6 events to go to this week of July 14 to 19

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Space Encounters Gallery reopens with three new solo shows and a group show. Photo from SPACE ENCOUNTERS GALLERY/FACEBOOK

Manila (CNN Philippines Life) — This week, watch a classic of Spanish cinema, view new works of art online and offline, and help raise funds for a studio which has been home to both indie bands and local music legends.

From Outer Space and other shows at Space Encounters Gallery

Space Encounters Gallery reopens with four new shows: Humbly’s “Friends from Outer Space,” Martkill’s “Laa Laa Land,” Bryan Yabut’s “TBT, Throwback Too,” and the group show “The Frida Kahlo Show,” which pays tribute to the work of the Mexican painter.

To visit the gallery, set an appointment between 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The shows will run for three weeks. Strictly no mask, no entry.

For more information, visit the Space Encounters Facebook page. The gallery is located at 7/F Unit 7D, Padilla Bldg., F. Ortigas Jr. Rd., Ortigas Center, Pasig.

“The Long Now” by Jem Magbanua and “Earthly Delights” by Cristina Gamón

Galerie Stephanie has two new exhibitions open this month: "The Long Now" by Jem Magbanua and "Earthly Delights" by Cristina Gamón. In “The Long Now,” Magbanua takes off from Google Maps to materialize the relationship between today’s climate of remoteness/isolation and the physicality of space. On the other hand, Gamón’s "Earthly Delights" is her take on the story of creation, inspired by Bosch and using colors of fruits such as rambutan, kalamansi, makopa, durian, and other ‘exotic’ fruits “to paint a window into a vertiginous and otherworldly sea.”

The exhibits run until July 21, 2020. Galerie Stephanie is located at 4th flr, Shangri-La Plaza, EDSA cor. Shaw Blvd., Mandaluyong City. Gallery hours are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For visits after 5 p.m., call 7940-5726 or email [email protected] to book an appointment.⁣

Alternatrip Presents: Pa-Extend Po! Featuring Shirebound and Busking

Alternatrip PH recently started the series “Alternatrip Presents: Pa-Extend Po!,” their fundraising event for Redverb Studios. Redverb has been a creative playground for these young indie bands to make music and find their sound. It has been the studio for indie bands such as Ang Bandang Shirley, Oh, Flamingo!, We are Imaginary, the Geeks, the Strange Creatures, and Ourselves the Elves — as well legends such as the Wuds and Chikoy Pura.

On July 18, Shirebound and Busking will be playing via live stream. Ticket prices are from ₱350 (access to Season 1 shows) to ₱1500 (access to the shows, one limited edition shirt, and a digital copy of the Season 1 songs). Click here for more details or to avail of any of the packages.

Kwarantin by Junyee

UP Vargas Museum is virtually presenting Junyee’s latest installation Kwarantin. The work is described as constructs of “bamboo beds enclosed in tall, uneven rails and with black marks dispersed across the space. The beds are strewn on the museum lawn to index a state of unrest.”

Kwarantin will premiere virtually on July 16, 6 p.m. via the UP Vargas Museum’s Facebook page. Visit the event page for more details.

The Future of Architecture and Design

These uncertain times call for a reevaluation of professions. Join architect Felino “Jun” Palafox, Jr. and interior designer Chat Fores in Enderun Colleges’ The Future of Architecture and Design, a webinar focused on a forward-thinking approach to the future projects, concepts, and frameworks. The webinar will be held on July 17, 2020, 2 p.m.

Visit the event page for more details.

The South by Victor Erice

This weekend, Cine club PELíCULA by the Instituto Cervantes de Manil and the Embassy of Spain continues with “El Sur” by Victor Erice. The 1983 film was in the official competition of the Cannes Film Festival and a nominee for the Palme d’Or. It tells the story of a woman who confronts her childhood relationship with her father, who disappeared when she was 15.

The film will be available for free from July 18 to 19. A discussion about the film with Jessica Zafra will be held on Sunday, 5 p.m.

Check the event page for more details.