Nang Dalawin ng Pag-ibig si Juan Tamad
BASED on a short story in Nick Joaquin’s book (1979), Tanghalang Pilipino presents a stage adaptation of
until March 11 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Little Theater. The play was adapted by Rody Vera and directed by Jonathan Tadioan. For tickets and schedules, visit TicketWorld ( 891-9999).
Araneta Center holds art exhibit for a cause
FOURTEEN employees from the Araneta Center show off their artistic talents in a charity exhibit that will benefit the key programs of the J. Amado Araneta Foundation. is an open theme exhibit that gathers the diverse artworks created by the employees who belong to different departments of the company such as Archives, Business Development, Marketing, Clinic, Property Administration, Architectural & Engineering. Over 40 artworks are on display that use a variety of media including oil, acrylic, yarn, ballpoint, pencil and charcoal.
is on view at the Gateway Gallery in Araneta Center, Quezon City until Feb. 28.
Museum Foundation’s lecture on cone snails
The first of the Museum Foundation of the Philippines’ Sabado sa Museo Lecture Series will be held on Feb. 24, 2 p.m.-4 p.m. at the National Museum Auditorium, National Museum of Fine Arts, P. Burgos St., Manila. The lecture is “Cone Snails: From Natural History Treasures to A Pharmacological Cornucopia for Novel Non-Opioid Drugs for Pain” by Dr. Baldomero “Toto” M. Olivera. The shells of cone snails were among the most highly prized Natural History objects in the 17th to 19th centuries, and today, their venoms are a source of drug leads for pain providing new alternatives to opioids. Dr. Olivera will describe how from his start collecting cone shells as a child, he has become a scientist developing the rich biodiversity of cone shells as an exciting source of potential new drugs. He has published over 300 research papers and described over 30 new species of venomous marine snails from the Philippines. Admission to the lecture is free but participants must pre-register. For details, call 404-2685, text 0915-4688-912, or e-mail inquiry@ museumfoundationph.org.