Online art classes, a Fungjai music festival, free margaritas and a whole load of exercise classes—who said staying at home was boring?
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This Friday, Bangkok’s queer underground collective is bringing to rave to your house, with electronica, minimal, sub and techno music from DJs Mae Happyair and Wanton Witch.
Apr 3, 5:30pm-bedtime. Facebook Live
Join Mexican restaurant Tacos & Salsa for this Facebook Live fiesta, complete with music and answer Mexican trivia questions for a chance to win discount vouchers on delivery food and free margaritas.
Apr 3, 7-9pm. Facebook Live
Apr 4, 8pm-midnight. Live.ticketmelon.com
Music streaming service, event organizer and online music zine Fungjai is gearing up for over seven hours of live music on Saturday with this on-screen festival. Expect artists like Thai pop group Taitosmith, indie group Safeplanet and more.
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Tune into Opera Siam's channel to listen to classical concert series from their extensive archives. Each weekday at 8pm, they feature a new concert, opera or other performance hosted by Maestro Somtow, such as Siam Philharmonic plays "Mahler’s Resurrection Symphony" on Apr 2.
Weekdays, 8pm and 24/7 on Opera Siam TV
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Stay fit at home with free Facebook Live classes like barre (Apr 2, 7pm; Apr 5, 10am), mat pilates (Apr 3, 7pm) and shadow boxing (Apr 4, 10am—all classes are also available in their Facebook archive). You can even get an exercise bike delivered to your apartment with the “Tribe-to-Go” initiative, priced at B5,500 for bike and shoe rental, plus B2,000 deposit and location-dependent delivery fees. They will be holding one online cycling class per day for 14 days—sign up via Line @tribebkk or email email@example.com.
Check out Facebook Live for an extensive series of free classes ranging from PT at home (5:15pm daily) and easy move (Apr 3, 6pm) to body combat (Apr 3 and 5, 7pm) and muay fit (Apr 4, 6pm).
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Join free live barre classes with Physique 57’s new "Workout from Home" series on Facebook. You can also fork out for their extensive video-on-demand service for just B660/month (promotional price).
Apr 2 and 3, 6pm. Facebook Live
Join The Hive Thonglor's series of online wellness events, from Urban Minimalist (Apr 2, 7pm) to Morning Yoga with Yuvika (Apr 7, 9am) and Anatomy of the Mind for Entrepreneurs (Apr 8, 6:30pm).
Apr 7, 9-10am. Facebook Live and Zoom
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River City Bangkok may be closed for the time being but you can still explore it online, with animated presentations about the artists of two upcoming exhibitions: Vincent Van Gogh and Andy Warhol; and 360-degree virtual tours of their current exhibitions (Vanishing Bangkok: The Changing Face of the City by British photographer, Ben Davies; Left Behind by Italian photographer Carolina Sandretto; Tube Gallery’s 20th Anniversary fashion exhibition). The gallery is also running an online campaign through Apr 30, inviting emerging artists to document their daily life in self-isolation through any type of art. Share your work on social media with the hashtag #ARTNODISTANCE for a chance to be exhibited alongside professional artists at River City Bangkok.
Join an online "Art and Wine" class led by Sukhumvit Soi 26's art school. Priced at B1,600, you can expect fun and structured exercises and step-by-step guidance through live and interactive online tuition, with all materials delivered direct to your home. Wine is not included, but is encouraged! Join on Apr 3 for "Inky Birds - a study in pen and ink" or Apr 4 for "Matisse Portraits and Still Life - a study in pastels into paints."
Fridays and Saturdays, 4:30-7:30pm