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Learn the Art of Coffee, Tonic, Salsa and more in this Week’s Event Line-up (Jan 20-26)

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:

coffee-championship2016 Philippine Coffee Championships

Coffee lovers, take note. This is the most caffeinated event of the year. Watch as the finest baristas in the country battle it out for the title of Philippine National Barista and Philippine National Latte Art Champion. The event also coincides with the Resorts World Manila’s Coffee Festival, which showcases the latest in coffee innovations, products and services from some of the best café suppliers in the Philippines. For the full championship schedule, check out their Facebook page.

January 20-23, 2016 | 11:00AM – 10:00PM
Atrium, Newport Mall, Resorts World Manila, Pasay City
Admission is free
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yoga-manilaYoga Manila’s Workshops with Kino & Tim

World-renowned ashtanga instructors Kino MacGregor and Tim Feldmann will be back in Manila for a series of workshops at Aruga by Rockwell. The workshops range from traditional guided Ashtanga Yoga classes, to more technical ones focused on the bakasana (crane pose) and deep twisting. See their website for the workshop schedules.

January 22 to 24, 2016
3rd Floor Edades Function Room, Aruga by Rockwell, Waterfront Drive, Rockwell Center, Makati City
Drop in rate is P5,500 per class
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barcino-flamencoBarcino’s Flamenco on Saturdays

Want an accompaniment to your paella and sangria? Head over to Barcino at SM Aura Premier and watch the soulful performance of Centro Flamenco, led by Emma Estrada. The performances happen every Saturday night beginning this weekend.

January 23, 2016 and every Saturday afterward | 8:00PM
Barcino, SM Aura Premier, Mckinley Parkway, Fort Bonifacio
Admission is free
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organic-marketThe Organic Market at BGC

Stock up on organic and natural foods for the week ahead with The Organic Market at Burgos Park. This Sunday market is a one-stop-shop for foodies, organic believers and just about anyone looking for a hip yet healthy weekend jaunt. They are also open to like-minded vendors and suppliers, so if you offer healthy food alternatives, go ahead and sign up! 

Every Sunday this January | 8:00AM – 6:00PM
Burgos Park, Forbestown Road, Bonifacio Global City
Admission is free
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spit-manilaComedy Nights with SPIT Manila

Beat the Sunday night blues with some free laughs courtesy of the Silly People’s Improv Theater. Happening at Circuit Makati, this show is the last instalment of their Comedy Nights series, so be sure to catch it!

January 24, 2016 | 7:00PM
Circuit Makati, Hipodromo St, Makati City
Admission is free
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gin-girlTonic Making Workshop by The Gin Girl

St. Louis-based renowned gin expert Natasha Bahrami is in town for a one-night-only tonic making and gin-tasting workshop at Alcohol by Volume. She’ll teach you how to make tonic from scratch and give a better appreciation of how the gin and tonic pairing works.

January 21, 2016 | 5:00-7:00PM
ABV, Basement Floor, 22 Jupiter St. cor. Galaxy St., Bel-Air, Makati City
Workshop fee of P1,500 per person
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geek-nightGeek Fight! Trivia Night : Bon Appetit

Do you consider yourself the absolute foodie? This week’s Geek Fight! Trivia Night will be focused on all things food, so you stand a chance at winning! An irreverent and rowdy team-based trivia quiz, Geek Fight! has been circling the rounds of pubs in Manila and is taking the battle to Splice Resto Bar this weekend. For the full game details, check out their Facebook page.

January 22, 2016 | 9:00PM – 12:00MN
Splice Resto Bar, Greenfield District, Mandaluyong City
Door charge of P200 per person
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whiskyIntro to Japanese Whisky Class

Learn about the fascinating history of Japanese whisky, from 1918 to 1970s. Sample a diverse range of whiskies from the era and you will be introduced to the world of Retro Japanese culture with LIT’s Japanese Whisky Conceirge.

January 24, 2016 | 6:00PM – 7:30PM
LIT Manila, Serendra, Bonifacio Global City
Workshop fee of P1,800 per person
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