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BK Weekend: What’s on in Bangkok this Jul 6-10

Your guide to the best things to do in Bangkok this weekend.

By Choltanutkun Tun-atiruj | Jul 06, 2017

  • BK Weekend: What’s on in Bangkok this Jul 6-10
    Kingdom's Edge by Richard Humphries

See also: 20 events you don't want to miss in Bangkok this July


Note: Alcohol sales will be prohibited this weekend due to Asahna Bucha Day on Jul 8. That means no booze will be sold from 00:01am on Saturday to midnight on Sunday. 

Thursday (July 6)

Art: Prostration

Local artist Thavorn Ko-udomvit, in collaboration with fellow artists Suradech Kaewtamai, Nitikorn Kraiwichian, Watchara Klakakai and more, presents a series of portraits dedicated to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

Through Aug 6. Ardel Gallery of Modern Art, Belle Ville, 99/45 Borommarachonnanee Rd., 02-422-2092

Nightlife: Toro x Sugar Ray

Chanchai "Boyd" Rodbamrung senior bartender of Sugar Ray takes over Toro's bar on Jul 6-7. Expect Spanish-inspired cocktails and sangria. 

Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor),. 02-392-7790


Friday (July 7)

Theater: Plum

A live play starring Kwin Bhichitkul and Tassakorn Seepuan, performed as part of the art exhibition "Digest Pls." that features a variety of art pieces exploring the theme of digestion. 

Through Jul 9. Syrup the space, Liberty Plaza Bldg, 1000/170 Sukhumvit Soi 55, 061-656-1924. B390-500

Art: Kingdom's Edge by Richard Humphries

Captured over eight years, British photojournalist Richard Humphires' latest collection of photographs explores Thailand's restive Southern region. 

Through Aug 7. Foreign Correspondent’s Club Thailand, Penthouse/F, Maneeya Centre, 508/5 Phloen Chit Rd., 02-652-0580-1

Nightlife: Prohibition Ends At Last

A prohibition-themed party featuring disco music from the roaring '20s alongside free cocktails and canapes. 

Manhattan Bar, 2/F, JW Marriott Bangkok, 4 Sukhumvit Soi 2, 02-656-7700 ext.4230. B699.

Nightlife: And Union X Crying Thaiger

On Jul 7, Crying Thaiger celebrates the official launch of And Union Bavarian craft beer with a rooftop party, a specially created burger and the brand's Friday, Summer and Sunday beers.

 

27/1 Sukhumvit Soi 51, 097-052-8861

Nightlife: Thailand Brew Fest 2017

Taking place at the leafy surrounds of Sukhumvit Soi 61's Quaint on Jul 7, the festival will let you taste over 50 American craft beers and ciders on tap from 12 different breweries including familiar names like Ballast Point, Flying Dog, Coronado and Evil Twin. Door tickets are priced at B955. 

5pm. Quaint, 23 Sukhumvit Soi 61, 02-714-1998. Open daily 8am-midnight

Movie: Flummoxed Cocoon

Thai filmmaker Beam Wong hosts a screening of his latest experimental sci-fi music short film, Flummoxed Cocoon. Followed by a live music session by him and his friends of the soundtrack to the film.

Jam, 41 Charoen Rat Soi 1, 083-5451-833. By donation.


Saturday (July 8)

Art: Check-in by Peera Vorapreepanich

The artist explores how photography is used to document history by presenting his own personal account of events and the surrounding environment.

Through Aug 19. Soy Sauce Factory, 11/1 Charoen Krung Soi 24, 061-835-6824

Movie: Harry Benson: Shoot First

A scrrening of the documentary about the Scottish photographer best-known for capturing The Beatles's inaugural trip to the United States in 1964, followed by an in-depth discussion.     

Pick Pic Photographer & Studio, Prawit Lae Phuean Soi 4, Sukhumvit Rd., 085-141-3131

Art: Surroundings

Bridge Art Space hosts a group exhibition from eight young Thai artists exploring the complexity of living in modern society across a variety of platforms. Runs through Jul 20. 

Bridge, Charoenkrung Rd.

Market: Bangkok Farmer's Market

This Jul 7-8, go shop artisan food, local-produced and organic farmer's product at Bangkok Farmer's Market. This week at Gateway Ekkamai.11am- 6pm.

982/22, Sukhumvit Rd. www.fb.com/bkkfm

Fair: Freitag Second Life Canvas

The eco-friendly bag brand hosts an event to let you paint your own bags along with an auction for special edition Miami bags painted by 10 top Thai artists like Alex Face, Jaytherabbit and Miss Ink.

Freitag Pop Up Store, 428/7-8 Siam Square Soi 7. 02-658-3755.


Sunday (July 9)

Gigs: Jazz Night

The French jazz and bossa vocalist, Aude Lotelais, performs an evening of live music, with all guests earning a chance to win two night stay at Dream Phuket Hotel & Spa.

Through Jul 11. Flava, Dream Hotel, 10 Sukhumvit Soi 15, 02-254-8500. Free entry.

 


Monday (July 10)

Alison Wonderland

Music festival: Road to Waterzonic

The Sydney-based DJ and producer, Alison Wonderland, headlines the concert leading up to the two-day EDM-slash-water festival. Stay tuned for further lineup announcements. Grab your tickets at www.waterzonic.com

Muang Thai GMM Live House, 8/F, CentralWorld, 999/1 Rama 1 Rd.

 

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