Updated 18:24 PM PHT Thu, March 16, 2017
Manila (CNN Philippines Life) — This weekend, watch twelve bands in a huge anniversary gig, get the chance to buy and trade vinyl with other audiophiles and vinyl collectors, participate in a conference about female empowerment, discover the photography of female Bisaya artists, and join a talk about science and addiction.
The Rest is Noise, music site Vandals on the Wall’s live gig production, will be celebrating its second anniversary with a 12-act show. This year’s line-up features Outerhope, Beast Jesus, tide/edit, Tom's Story, Calix and skinxbones, Oh, Flamingo, Cheats, thenils, Moonwlk, Musical O, Pedicab, and Rjay Ty. The show will take place on Saturday, March 18 at 7 p.m. at Route 196 Bar, Katipunan Ave. Ext., Blue Ridge A, Quezon City. The first 100 attendees will be given free limited edition merchandise. For updates, visit The Rest is Noise’s Facebook page.
Segunda Plaka is an occasional vinyl swap meet and community event organized by vinyl sellers, collectors, and audiophiles. There will be a Segunda Plaka this weekend, where vinyl goods will be sold by CIVG (Collector's Items & Vintage Goodies), Sounds_inc, Raffy Ignacio of Blueroom Artgallery, Gabrielreyes Magat, and Sound Thrift: Bargain Records & Books. There will also be live music from the vinyl DJs Diego Mapa and Mario Serrano. Segunda Plaka will be on Sunday, March 19, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Cup Fiction, 141 White Plains, Katipunan Ave., Quezon City. Entrance is at ₱100 and includes one ticket for a prize raffle. For updates, visit Segunda Plaka’s Facebook page.
Every Girl Can is a one-day conference about female empowerment and gender equality, which aims to bring together powerful women in the industry for a full day of insightful sharing, unique conversation and learning. Among the speakers in the event are model and entrepreneur Teresa Herrera, Life Coach and motivational speaker Pia Acevedo, social entrepreneur and eco-warrior Krie Lopez, advertising CEO and “chairmom” Merlee Jayme, and marketing mogul Margot Torres. Every Girl Can will happen on Saturday, March 18, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Silk Room at Blue Leaf Events Pavilion in McKinley Hill, Taguig. For ticket registration, visit She Talks Asia’s website.
This weekend, Vetro gallery will be exhibiting the black and white photography of three female Bisaya artists: Banawe Corvera, Jan Sunday, and Gail Geriane. For this exhibit, entitled Umbra 2.0, their black and white collection aims to highlight photography as fine art and to promote self-image awareness. All works tackle feminist thought, and the exhibit will put focus on how each of the artists’ body of work revolve on the concept. Umbra 2.0 will be on Saturday, March 18 at 6 p.m. at Vetro, 135 Congressional Ave., Project 8, Quezon City. For more info, visit Vetro’s website.
Cafe Scientique is a world-wide movement to bring science closer to the public through conversation. For this particular event, The Mind Museum hosts a talk on addiction, and how science could be used to address it. Cafe Scientifique: The Science of Addiction will take place on Saturday, March 18, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at The Mind Museum, JY Campos Park, 3rd Ave., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. Entrance is free but seats are limited. Interested participants may register through this link.