After the heavy rains of August and September, October brings you more events to enjoy in better weather

Tanghalang Pilipino's

Tanghalang Pilipino stages a Hiligaynon adaptation of John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men. A Visayan term for ‘mouse’, Katsuri chronicles a test of friendship. The show runs until 27 October at the CCP Studio Theatre, Pasay City

Manila Symphony Orchestra Performs Sibelius and Beethoven 5th | October 6

The Manila Symphony Orchestra is set to perform Sibelius and Beethoven 5th. The show highlights the holy grail of all violin concertos: Sibelius’ D-minor and Beethoven’s Symphony in C-minor. At Hyundai Hall, Arete, Ateneo De Manila, Quezon City.

ManilArt 2019

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The country’s first visual arts fair ManilArt, a flagship project of NCCA, returns for its 11th year with the theme “Showcasing Commission for Culture and the Arts.” The fair runs until 13 October at the SMX Convention Centre, SM Aura Premier, Taguig City.

Shawn Mendes' Concert | October 10

Songwriter and singer Shawn Mendes comes back to Manila to showcase his eponymous studio album with14 tracks of upbeat melodies and heartfelt slow tunes that are sure to delight audiences. At the Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay, Metro Manila.

Atlantis Productions Presents

Atlantis presents the Tony Award-winning musical Sweeney Todd: The Devil Barber of Fleet Street, completing its line-up for its 20th anniversary season. The show runs until 27 October at the Theatre at Solaire, Parañaque City.

Ballet Manila's

Ballet Manila presents Giselle, a timeless piece about love, betrayal, heartache, and forgiveness. The show (supposedly on October 19 and 20 at the Aliw Theatre) will be on October 17, 8PM at the CCP Main Theatre.

Christina Quisumbing Ramilo and Pinky Urmaza's Exhibition At Silverlens | October 26

Catch Christina Quisumbing Ramilo and Pinky Urmaza’s art installation featuring each artistic philosophy. The exhibition runs until 23 November.

Backstreet Boys: DNA World Tour | October 28

Famous for the ’90s hit songs “Keep Playing Games,” “I Want It That Way,” and “As Long As You Love Me,” American boy band Backstreet Boys comes back to Manila with their new album, DNA World Tour. At the Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay, City.