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Stuff to do (01/13/23)

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Postponed Bernadas concert pushes through

THE FINAL concert in the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Triple Threats series, featuring Popper Bernadas, which was originally scheduled for last December, will push through on Jan. 14, 7:30 p.m., at the cultural center’s Tanghalang Ignacio Gimenez (Black Box Theater). Mr. Bernadas will perform songs from original Filipino musicals, OPM, and his original compositions. For concert tickets, visit https://premier.ticketworld.com.ph/shows/show.aspx?sh=TRIPLET322

Instituto Cervantes holds discussion on art

INSTITUTO Cervantes will be hosting the round table discussion “Let’s Talk About Art” on Jan. 15, 2 p.m., in the Intramuros branch of Instituto Cervantes at Calle Real, Plaza San Luis, Intramuros. Participating in the discussion are Filipina artist Phyllis Zaballero, art collector and connoisseur Jaime Laya, and former Secretary of Tourism Gemma Cruz Araneta. The event’s moderator will be Instituto Cervantes’ director Javier Galván. Prior to the discussion, there will be a tour of the exhibit “Fondly Remembering Spain,” also organized by Instituto Cervantes, which features Ms. Zaballero’s paintings. The discussion will begin with these paintings before delving into Philippine art and Contemporary art. Admission is free. To confirm attendance, e-mail to cenmni@cervantes.es. For further information, visit Instituto Cervantes’ Facebook page (InstitutoCervantesManila) or Instagram (institutocervantesmanila).

Araneta City holds Grand Clearance Sale

Araneta City is holding its Grand Clearance Sale until Jan. 15, with discounts of up to 70% on clothing, footwear, appliances, home decor, and more. Stores at the Gateway Mall, Ali Mall, Farmers Plaza, and SM Araneta City are participating in the Grand Clearance Sale. In addition to the discounts, every ₱2,000 single or accumulated receipt purchase from any Araneta City establishment will entitle a customer to one free Araneta City calendar. Present receipts at redemption booths situated at the Gateway Activity Area, Food Express, Gateway Mall Concierge, Ali Mall Concierge, and Farmers Plaza Concierge to claim the calendar. Customers also still have a chance to win a Geely Okavango, a seven-seater Mild Hybrid SUV, with Araneta City’s “Dream Ride Like No Other” Christmas car promo. Earn a raffle entry through any of the following: single receipt purchase worth ₱1,000 from any Araneta City establishment (including Novotel Manila Araneta City), up to four accumulated receipts worth ₱250 from Araneta City food courts or Dampa, four Gateway Cineplex tickets, or a single or accumulated receipt purchase worth ₱2,000 of Petron products. Present the proof of purchase at the Gateway Mall Concierge, Gateway Mall Activity Area, Gateway Mall Food Express, Ali Mall Concierge, or Farmers Plaza Concierge until Feb. 5 to qualify for the raffle. Customers also get double e-raffle entries on purchases and e-raffle stub redemptions made from Jan. 13 to 15. Visitors will also receive Coca-Cola collectibles with any meal at Food Express, Food Gallery, Food Plaza, and at the Dampa at Farmers Market as part of the On-The-Go Christmas Treats foodcourts and Dampa promo. Just present ₱350 in single or accumulated receipt purchase that includes any Coca-Cola product from any Araneta City food court to get the Coke merchandise. The promo will also end on Jan. 15.