Just like that, January 2016 is coming to a close. It feels like it was just yesterday that we were popping champagne while ringing in the new year. While we hope the first month of 2016 was good to you, we also hope you were good to January, too. Or was January like your free trial of 2016 so you could decide whether or not you want to fully commit to those resolutions?
Anyway, whether or not this month was the best or a bust, we’ve got a roundup of events to help you end it. From open mic nights to outdoor movies, and magazine tours to album launches, we’ve got your weekend plans covered.
See the story of four young men, played by Jung Jin-young, Kim Yoon-seok, Kim Sang-ho, and Jang Keun-suk, unfold as they venture out to revive their music dreams in this 2007 comedy film, and it’s for free! This is part of the Korean Cultural Center’s initiative to share the country’s culture and entertainment to the Filipino audience.
Jan. 31, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Cat Cafe Manila, 2/F 189 Maginhawa Street corner Makadios Street, Sikatuna Village, Quezon City
Just pay a fee of P800, which will cover the cat’s spay/neuter fee when it reaches five to six months, and you can take home a new furry friend from CARA Welfare Philippines!
Take part in the third out eight pop-up launches of online magazine Purveyr‘s as they debut their first print edition at Easy Skate-Surf. According to their official announcement posted on their website, the eight pop-up location will be “representing different categories of our local modern culture.”
#2Tom’s Story Album Launch Jan. 30, 8:30 p.m. onwards
Route 196 Bar, 196-A Katipunan Avenue Extension, Blue Ridge A, Quezon City
Pushing the boundaries of math and post-rock, local underground band Tom’s Story will launch their very first album this Saturday with performances from the band, along with other underground performers such as Autotelic, Musical O, and tide/edit. You wouldn’t want to miss out on the moving and head-bobbing instrumentals that this musical trio has to offer.