The return of Bangkok's adoptable cat cafe, pool contests, real live music performances and art with a message.
Learn insider tips from Il Fumo’s chef-partner and charcoal-grill maestro Nelson Amorim, covering beef cuts, dry-ageing, grilling and seasoning. The lesson will be followed up by a beef tasting session of Rubia Gallega, wagyu and black Angus. B2,500/person, which includes a B1,000 voucher to spend at the restaurant within 30 days. Wine pairing is an additional B900.
Jun 20, 3:30-5:30pm. Il Fumo, 1098/2 Rama 4 Rd., 02-286-8833, firstname.lastname@example.org
Credit: The Last Drop
The Last Drop had barely opened when the bar and restaurant closures hit. Now you can celebrate the new sports hub’s reopening, with 10 percent of takings going towards their next charity food giveaway. The celebration will be followed up on Jun 20 with the return of the Premier League and a pool competition and on Jun 21 with a meet up for World Music Day.
Jun 19, 5-10pm. 152/1 Sukhumvit Soi 22
Head to this live, in the flesh (yes, you heard that right) concert by Mahidol University’s Salaya String Quintet to hear renditions of popular classics from the likes of “Beauty and the Beast,” “Cats” and more.
Jun 20, 4pm. RCB Artery, River City Bangkok, 23 Charoenkrung Soi 24. Free
Hailing from France, this internationally-celebrated event aims to promote amateur and professional music artists. It’s Bangkok manifestation will feature a screening of immersive French electronic documentary “French Waves” at Alliance Française de Bangkok on Jun 20, 2pm (B120), followed by live-streamed DJ sets from Studio Lam in partnership with United We Stream Asia at 7pm. On Jun 21, tune in online at 3pm for live music from Thai and French artists playing at So Bangkok.
Jun 20-21. Facebook Live and at Alliance Française de Bangkok, 179 Wireless Rd.
Join this virtual concert to raise funds for Until Freedom, an intersectional organization fighting for social justice in the US. Expect performances from singers, musicians, rappers, and poets, including Thaitanium’s Big Calo; jazz vocalist Lezlie Harrison; singer, poet, and trumpeter Jeng and more. The event is free to attend; direct donations to Until Freedom are encouraged and will gain you raffle tickets.
Jun 21, 7-8pm. Zoom (link will be shared the day before the event)
Head to Thonglor’s risque artspace for this photography exhibition by Lao Xie Xie, which plays on the dichotomous Thai pronunciation of 555 (ha ha ha) and the Chinese pronunciation (wu wu wu—a crying sound) to explore differences in perception and the Yin and Yang of life.
Jun 19-30, 11:30am-7:30pm. Green Lantern Gallery, 1045 Sukhumvit Rd., 080-994-6683. If closed, contact nearby Palette Artspace
Video artist and film director Chulayarnnon Siriphol has been painstakingly collecting newspaper cuttings since the military coup in May 2014. His colorful collages with dissident undercurrents turn news stories on their heads, imbuing them with comments on bureaucratic inertia and hypocrisy. The exhibition will feature a four-channel animation of the newspaper collages made daily by the artist over five years. To ensure public safety, visitors must wear masks and make an appointment in advance via email@example.com or 083-087-2725. A virtual opening party will also be held on Jun 21, 9-10:30pm, on Clouds Virtual Club’s Facebook page.
Jun 21-Aug 9, Wed-Sun, 1-9pm. Bangkok CityCity Gallery, 13/3 Sathorn 1, South Sathorn Rd.
This multimedia digital exhibition delves into the life and work of the Dutch post-impressionist, from his early novice charcoal sketches to his famous oil masterpieces, displayed on huge screens with music, alongside quotes, letter correspondences and physical recreations of his paintings.
Through Dec 31. MODA (Museum of Modern Art), 2/F, River City Bangkok, 23 Charoenkrung Soi 24, 02-237-0077. B350 on Zipevent
Through Jul 4, 11am-8pm. RCB Galleria 2, 2/F, River City Bangkok, 23 Charoenkrung Soi 24. Free entry
Play tourist for the day with free Bangkok walking tours from local travel company Expique. Check out the full schedule and register to join here. Tours are limited to 10 people each.
Every Tue and Sat in Jun. Various locations