Here at Ellry, we’re all about making everyday feel like an adventure. We’ve got ideas on how to make the most of your time, even when you’re not leaving town! Find out what’s happening in Manila with Ellry’s weekly guide:
BentobyKat’s Creative Bento Box Class
If you have kids, and they’re picky eaters, or you simply want to give your everyday packed meals a creative twist, this may be the class for you. Kat Maderazo creates amazingly designed bento boxes for her kids (and manages to hide veggies in them) — this workshop will teach you some of her tricks.
Bencab: Another Scale
Baguio-based National Artist of the Philippines Ben Cabrera or “Bencab” is opening the new year with an exhibition at UP’s Vargas Museum. It features Bencab’s recreation of his 1998 installation in Bandung, Indonesia, that resulted from a collaboration with Southeast Asian artists. This is part of the year-long celebration of his 50 years as an artist.
January 9 – 29, 2016 | 9:00 – 5:00PM
1F Galleries, Vargas Museum, Roxas Avenue, UP Diliman
Admission is free
Inkscribbler’s Watercolor Brush Lettering
Inkscribbler, a calligraphy and design studio, hosts workshops for art hobbyists and enthusiasts. This workshop is a basic class to introduce first-timers to brush lettering and basic watercolor techniques. Everything is provided for in the workshop; participants don’t need to bring anything.
Craftpoint’s Art of Brewing
Beer craft meets art at Craftpoint Brewing Co’s latest event. It features the works of Dee Jae Pa’este, Electrolychee and Tokwa Peñaflorida and live music by No Way José & Tollo, and Aeon Mapa. Three new beers have also been produced for the event, featuring labels made by the said artists.
123 Pour Latte Art Throwdown
Watch 6 teams battle it out in this free-pour latte art contest. Using espresso and milk, the baristas will slug it out in 6 challenges to create visually appealing latte based on the rules given. Latte art will be judged on four criteria – clarity, balance, creativity and overall appeal.
Got a tip for something hot happening next week? Let us know and it might just make our list!