Entertainment

Manila is the hub for live entertainment. Big international bands and variety shows usually land in the capital's big arenas or casinos. Pasay City's Cultural Center of the Philippines is an arts district of sorts, catering to theatre and classical music mavens. In the provinces, it's all about live local bands, especially in cities like Baguio and Dumaguete. Music festivals like the Malasimbo Music & Arts Festival are also big draw.