Yesterday, in preparation of the Ninoy Aquino Day, we reminisced on “Cebu’s Fight for Freedom During Marcos Reign,” how the people of Cebu took part in the opposition against martial law. Today, let’s get back some of that of positiveness and be thankful for the freedom we won back as a nation. For the people of Cebu, we’ve got a list of the events you can spend your weekend on:
FRIDAY, August 21, 2015
Support your school’s representatives! Watch them battle it out on the dance floor for the top spot at The Event Center at SM City Cebu, Pope John Paul II Ave. corner A. Soriano Avenue, North Reclamation Area, Cebu City. The competition starts at 1:00 PM.
Hot Reggae Nights brings together reggae bands from all over Cebu City, helping to “promote local artist and new aspiring bands to be heard and recognized.” They also aim to be recognized as a home for all reggae artists. For their performance tonight at The HeadquarterZ along F. Cabahug St, Cebu City, they’ll be featuring bands Skankin Brews, The Monkeys, Aphrodisiac, and Switch. Great news, there’s no entrance fee! Music starts playing at 9:00 PM.
Every celebration calls for a feast! Spend Ninoy Aquino Day enjoying the new menu at The Monastery, located at 976 Veteran's Drive, Lahug, Cebu City.
Grilled Pork Belly - Php 120
Sizzling Sisig - Php 135
Chicken Kebab - Php 150
Calamari Frito - Php 150
Pancit Canton Guisado - Php 185
Grilled Chicken - Php 225
Grilled Stuffed Squid - Php 245
Sinigang na Sugpo - Php 255
Sizzling Spicy Gambas - Php 265
Crispy Prawn Fritters - Php 365
Crispy Pata - Php 410
It’s a day to celebrate so dance your heart out! At LIV Super Club Meadnight tonight will be none other than DJ Tom Faus, “Las Vegas & Hollywood’s fave international DJ.” MC GMTFX and resident DJs, Nishhh, Dane, Jack, Charlz, Celine. Doors open at 8:30 PM. There’s a P200 entrance fee but for what’s bound to be a great night, it’s worth it. Be at A108 City Time Square, Mantawe Ave., Tipolo, Mandaue City.
SATURDAY, August 22, 2015
Handuraw Pizza has something special for Saturday! Concave will be performing along with other bands Soda Can Genie, FOC Fashion, Otis Green and The Family is Under Attack. Make your Saturday a music-filled one at Handuraw Pizza, 460 Gorordo Ave., Brgy. Kamputhaw, Lahug, Cebu City. Music starts at 9:00 PM.
Need to be on the dance floor a few hours more? LIV Super Club has got you covered with the international award-winning DJ, DJ Junglist. DJs Nishhh, Dane, Jack, and Charlz will be there to help heat the place up. Dancing starts at 8:30 PM with an entrance fee of P300 at A108 City Time Square, Mantawe Ave., Tipolo, Mandaue City.
Saturday night at The HeadquarterZ is all about the ladies. Support the female talents of the local rock music biz. Bands Sefyla, 3 Seconds Notice, Potters, Cyca and Silingan Ni Felicity will be playing at 9:00 PM at The HeadquarterZ, F. Cabahug St, Cebu City.
One of today’s hottest Filipina actresses, television host, singer-songwriter, comedian and, just recently, author, will be here in Cebu at The Terraces of Ayala Center Cebu, Cebu Business Park, Archbishop Reyes Avenue, Cebu City. Alex Gonzaga will be entertaining her fans and the show starts at 6:00 PM. There’s a bonus if you buy her album. You’ll be able to meet and greet Alex Gonzaga right after the show.
SUNDAY, August 23, 2015
1.) eSports Festival
One awesome thing about the digital age is that electronic games have now evolved into the equivalent of sports. Join in on the competition or watch other players duke it out on Dota 2, Street Fighter, Starcraft 2, Clash of Clans and many other crowd favorites.
2.) Eiga Sai
Catch the last day of screenings of “Free Japanese Movies at the Eiga Sai,” The Japanese Festival 2015, an annual celebration of the Philippines-Japan Friendship Month. Read our article on the movie schedules and movie plot summaries or you can head straight to Ayala Center Cebu, Cebu Business Park, Archbishop Reyes Avenue, Cebu City.
Travel back in time and relive a world that was much simpler than it is today. Robinsons Malls partnered with the Cebu Vintage Bicycle Club and Tindak Sugbo to bring you this sentimental, heart-warming exhibit. See the exhibit at Ground Level, Robinsons Cybergate Cebu, Fuente Osmeña, Cebu City. The exhibit will be there all weekend and Sunday is your last chance so grab it!
Photo credits: eat. sleep. market.