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Muni-Muni Stories recaps season
FILIPINAS Heritage Library and the OPM Archive present the 12th episode of Muni-Muni Stories: A Podcast on Filipino Music on Mar. 26, 6 p.m. The episode is a Recap Finale with Moy Ortiz and Krina Cayabyab. This recap episode of Muni-Muni Stories contemplates the nature of the OPM (Original Pilipino Music) Archive: a living, advocacy-driven, and crowd-sourced repository that links creators and lovers of Philippine music. By recording and analyzing the songs and their stories, this living archive studies the aural evolution of Filipino culture. Moy Ortiz and Krina Cayabyab track that evolution as they recall the past episodes’ highlights. On the way, they discover new directions in the making and reception of music, reaching past the times of crisis. The podcasts are available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.
PPO Chamber Music concert focuses on strings
THE PHILIPPINE Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) streams its fourth Chamber Music Concert on Mar. 26, 8 p.m., via the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and PPO Facebook pages and the CCP YouTube Channel. The focus of this concert is string instruments. Cello player Giuseppe Andre Diestro and double bassist Ariston Payte III will play Sonata for Cello and Double Bass in B-flat Major K.292 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. It will be followed by Quartet for Four Violins Op.107 by Ignaz Lachner, to be performed by violinists Berny Dulce Payte, Ma. Angelica Uson, Ayesa Cruz, and Gemma Bicaldo. For more information, visit the CCP website (www.culturalcenter.gov.ph) or follow the official CCP and PPO Facebook pages.
Araneta City celebrates Earth Hour
ARANETA City is taking part in this year’s celebration of Earth Hour, holding several activities promoting sustainability and environmental welfare. The Trash to Cashback program is being held at Araneta City until Mar. 27. This is being done in partnership with Basic Environmental System and Technologies, Inc. and the Environmental Protection and Waste Management Department of Quezon City. Araneta City is also accepting recyclable waste materials like PET bottles and old newspapers at the kiosk located at the Araneta City Bus Station in exchange for bXTRA environmental points that can be used in select establishments. Araneta City will be marking Earth Hour on Mar. 27, 8:30 p.m., by turning off the lights. It will also present the Earth Hour Virtual Spotlight which will feature a special video produced by the World Wildlife Foundation on all social media channels. For more information on the activities, visit https://aranetacity.com/.
KCON:TACT 3 virtual festival runs until Sunday
SMART Communications, Inc.’s KCON:TACT 3 virtual festival is ongoing until Mar. 28, via GigaFest.Smart. KCON:TACT 3 is a K-Culture and pop music celebration featuring nine days of Korean content, with live concerts and meet and greets with dozens of K-Pop artists. Catch the performances and meet and greet sessions by visiting MegaFest.Smartone (http://gigafest.smart/) your mobile browser. The featured K-pop acts include AB6IX, A.C.E, Dreamcatcher, Loona, SF9, Stray Kids, Too, and Woodz (Cho Seung Youn).
Jack Nicklaus apparel available at Lazada’s Birthday Sale
CELEBRATE Lazada’s Birthday Sale — which runs until Mar. 27 — and visit Jack Nicklaus’ Flagship Store to enjoy up to 50% off on select styles. Jack Nicklaus Apparel, named after the golf legend Jack Nicklaus, is now available at LazMall. Jack Nicklaus offers men’s knits in an assortment of colors which are made from either mercerized cotton or polyester and Spandex. Men’s woven shirts come in multi-colored mini plaid that are made from cotton, nylon and spandex with classic colors to choose from. The brand also offers water-resistant full-zip jackets and vests that are both lightweight and breathable. Each piece is crafted with the CoolPlus Moisture-Wicking feature. There are also stylish and comfortable bottoms with striking colors like Paradise Pink and Brilliant Blue. Complete the look with accessories like belts and caps that will match any outfit.