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BK Weekend: What's on in Bangkok this Mar 16-19

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

By Bonnie Sananvatananont | Mar 15, 2017

  • BK Weekend: What's on in Bangkok this Mar 16-19
    The Jam Factory

Thursday (Mar 16)

GIGS: Axelle Red

The Belgian singer and songwriter behind the songs "Manhattan-Kaboul" and "Naive" makes her Bangkok debut. Tickets available at bit.ly/2mc6gY8.
 
Mar 16-17. Alliance Francaise de Bangkok, 179 Wireless Rd.
 

 


SPECIAL SCREENINGS: War Without Images

As part of the bar's monthly cultural fim nights, this edition screens the 2002 documentary by Mohammed Soudani and Michael von Graffenried which examines the importance of documenting conflict and how it can shape our understanding of war. There will be a short discussion of the film after the screening with cultural researcher and author Viriya Sawangchot.

Mar 16. Jam, Charoen Rat Soi 1, BTS Surasak.


SPECIAL SCREENINGS: Weiner

The Documentary Club hosts a screening of the 2016 documentary following former rep. Anthony Weiner's run for mayor of New York in 2013 which was ruined by an unexpected sex scandal.

Mar 16. I Hate Pigeons, 34/2 Soi Sribumphen, Rama 4 Rd. 


ART: Joan Cornella

The Spanish cartoonist, known for his black humor-laced six-panel comic strips that touch on topics ranging from cannibalism to infanticide, makes his Bangkok debut.

Through Mar 23. Future Factory, Phahon Yothin Rd. 


Friday (Mar 17)

CONCERTS: Tennyson 

The Canadian brother and sister electronic duo, best known for tracks like "Beautiful World" and "Fault Line", perform live in Bangkok with opening act Cyndi Seui and an after party with DJ Kova O' Sarin. Dress code is sportswear. 

Mar 17. Live RCA, RCA, Rama 9 Rd.


NIGHTLIFE: Arthur Yeti 

A night of big bass and hip-hop beats from a member of the London-based Yeti Out creative collective, with support from DJs NT66, Sweed and Aopsher. 

Mar 17. Beam, 72 Courtyard, Sukhumvit Soi 55


NIGHTLIFE: Dudespotting

In celebration of the second Trainspotting film, the Dudesweet party theme hosts this themed party, featuring music inspired by the film, ranging from Iggy Pop to Blondie, courtesy of DJs Bad News and Good Enough. 

Mar 17. T-Rex, Thonglor Soi 14.


NIGHTLIFE: Drake Night

The newly-revamped board game cafe/bar hosts a night dedicated to music from the popular Canadian rapper, best known for songs like "Fake Love" and "Hotline Bling."

Mar 17. Game Over, Liberty Plaza, Sukhumvit Soi 55

ART: Promulgate

An exhibition showcasing submitted typography and illustration works from students, lecturers, designers, artists and the general public inspired by the key words "moderation," "reasonable," "risk management" and "knowledge and virtue."
 
Mar 17-19. Bangkok University Gallery (Rangsit Campus), 9/1 Phahon Yothin Rd.

THEATER: Four Chances for Drama

An experimental piece performed as part of the ongoing Low Fat Art Fest, featuring a live nude sketch during which the model tells the audience about her life stories.
 
Mar 17-19. Thong Lor Art Space, 58/14-15 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor)

WORKSHOPS: Tea Workshop with TE - Session One

Learn the basics of tea making, including various types of tea, tips for tea brewing, tea pairing with food and snacks, how to create tea infusions and how to create tea-infused body.

Mar 17. The Commons, Thonglor Soi 17


Saturday (Mar 18)

NIGHTLIFE: Kolour in the Park

The outdoor house and techno music festival returns, featuring two days worth of art, music and food. So far, the lineup includes international names like Wankelmut, Tube & Berger, Adana Twins B2B Animal Trainer and more. Local names include Sunju Hargun, Koish, Dan Buri, X0809 and many more. 

Mar 18-20. Thai Wake Park, 18/4 Soi Sudsawas, Lieb Khlong 6 Rd. 


NIGHTLIFE: Trasher Sunset Kingdom 

The popular party team Trasher takes a step away from their usual style with a non-alcoholic party at the breezy creative hub. Expect plenty of danceable pop tunes from the likes of Britney Spears, Miley Cyrus and Taylor Swift played alongside live performances from Jelly Rocket and Gene Kasidit. There also promises to be booths selling delicious mocktails, food and artworks.
 
Mar 18. The Jam Factory, 41/1 Charoennakorn Rd.
 

GIGS: Matajiwa Live at Fatty's

The Indonesian rock band visits Bangkok with support from local acts Matthew Fischer, Voodoo Asylum and Kota Taki. Also performing at Good Space (BTS Mo Chit) on Mar 24.

Mar 18. 598/66 Asoke Din Daeng Rd.


Sunday (Mar 19)

NIGHTLIFE: Beauty and the Bitch(es)

The popular drag queen party returns under a Dirty Disney theme, featuring an appearance from drag queen star Pangina Heals. Free flow alcohol from 7-9pm for B500.
 
Mar 19. Maggie Choo's, underground/F, Hotel Novotel Bangkok Fenix Silom, 320 Silom Rd.

GIGS: Nonku Phiri

The South African dance and electronic musician performs a selection of hiphop, r'n'b and electronic house tracks as part of her Asia tour

Mar 19. Jam, 41 Charoen Rat Soi 1, 083-5451-833.

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