Pool parties, DJs, bluegrass, a lot of good movie news, and Happy Hanukkah.
The Bar at The House on Sathorn is bringing in Jeffrey Chang from AHA Saloon via Taipei—number 24 on Asia’s 50 Best Bars—on Thursday starting at 7pm. Reservations via 02 344 4025, The Bar at The House on Sathorn
If you didn’t know this was coming, you’ve been out of the loop. This is a bit out of town, obviously, but we couldn’t leave out one of Thailand’s biggest music festivals, kicking off this Thursday. Tickets here, The Fields at Siam Country Club, Pattaya
Dive into the lyrical lunacy of Lylu at Thonglor’s favorite dive bar this weekend for spoken word poetry and live music. Sign up at the door if you want to have your say. Doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 8pm. B300, Speakerbox
If you’re all about voodoo vibes, then Something Wicked is already on your radar. Now, on Fridays, you’ll find Papa Benz filling this unique space with moody blues in Onnut, starting at 9pm. Free entry, Something Wicked
The regulars never miss the Bangkok Farmers Market for fruits, veggies, and goodies you can’t get anywhere else just off the Ekkamai BTS stop. Free entry, Gateway Ekkamai
LGBTQ reporter Chayanit “Milk” Itthipongmaetee will be hosting a powerful exhibition to address social preconceptions about trans men and shed light on their paths to embrace their bodies at Thonglor’s Angoon Garden. Free entry, Angoon Garden
In the mood for something wholesome this Saturday? Have some family fun at the Gingerbread Workshop and make some edible architecture with their executive pastry chef—and a lunch buffet. B2,000 for an adult and a child and B850 for each extra child, Westin Grande Sukhumvit
Join Mustache for melodic music with Davide, K- MRK, and Dani8el for your reliable Saturday night dancing starting at 9pm. B300, Mustache
There’s a pool party somewhere every weekend in Bangkok, and the one to check out this week is at the Holiday Inn by Rave Times. They’re expecting more than 200 guests and a night of tunes. B550 / B650 at the door. Holiday Inn Bangkok Sukhumvit
These new day parties are a novel way to get your Saturdays and Sundays in Khaosan off to a good start. Starting at 3pm, look for Slip On Soul and day party resident Krokakai spinning for your pleasure. Free entry, Mischa Cheap
Open the pod bay doors in Phra Khanong this Sunday for a look at Kubrick’s disturbing tale of tools, man, and space on Arcadia Barcade’s rooftop. Drink yourself full of craft beer until you’re bashing monkey bones into a kettledrum. Free entry, Arcadia Barcade
If you’ve ever been to Koh Kret, you’ll know Chitbeer, and if you’ve ever plucked a banjo in Bangkok, then you’ll know the crew of the Bluegrass Underground, playing this Sunday starting at 2:30pm. Free entry, Chitbeer
“We've found a disaster, a catastrophe, an outrage! A guaranteed-to-close-in-one-night beauty.” Well, for just one night, it’s Gene Wilder and Zero Mostel in one of the all-time greatest comedies to kick off Hanukkah at our favorite place to catch a movie. Tickets here, Friese-Greene Club.
Join the International Documentary Awards in Bangkok based on the ratings of 140 members strong International Jury, featuring six movies starting at 6pm.