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Pride Cruise Bangkok and Bangkok Island are bringing the LGBTQ community back together and celebrating a belated Songkran Festival and Pride Month party with models, games, catwalk competitions and drag queen performances, along with guest DJs Coxpearl, Jay and Bradley Kaos. Grab tickets from B1,200 here
Jul 11, 5-11pm. Pick up at 4pm, Yannawa temple (opposite side of Charoenkrung Soi 53)
Find out what it’s like to attend a real live concert under the “new normal” with music from Gym and Swim, H 3 F and Valentina Ploy.
Lub d Samui hostel and GoJo Tours have teamed up for this treasure hunt in Silom and Bangrak. Complete tasks, retrieve clues and try to get to the finishing point in the fastest time to be in with a chance of winning an all-inclusive trip for two to Koh Samui. Entry is free with reservation via Facebook message
by Jul 9.
Jul 11, 8:30am-noon. Lobby, Triple Two Silom, 224 Silom Rd.
Learn to create drinks and food for the perfect Italian brunch before enjoying brunch yourself. Tickets
are B2,500—as a part of Shaken Not Broken Thailand, 50 percent of proceeds go to help bartenders affected by the pandemic.
Travel company Smiling Albino
is behind this painting class, which will take place in what is billed as a new co-working space for artists
—somewhere to pick up art supplies, set up an easel and learn some new tricks from local experts. The class will be conducted in Thai with English translator available. To reserve your spot, visit the studio’s ZipEvent page
or email email@example.com.
Wedding planner Rainforest
, known for organizing glitzy weddings for celebrities, is bringing the ramshackle wooden shophouses in Hua Takhe Old Market to life with floral art installations, free flower-related workshops and stalls selling reasonably-priced flowers and plants from farmers. Check Facebook
for the schedule. While you're there, be sure to check out some of the highlights from our Hua Takhe photo walk
Through Aug 4. Hua Takhe Old Market, Lad Krabang Soi 17. Open daily 10am-6pm
This exhibition features artworks by Phongsakorn Mahapaurya that emphasize the importance of art during dark times and is curated by his sister, Karn Chatikavanij.
Jul 9-Aug 8. Woof Pack, 1/3-9 Sala Daeng Soi 1, 089-826-2299
This photographic portrait series was born from a scanning error. It features distorted images of old glass negatives taken by late Phuket-based photographer Liang Ewe between 1964-1968, creating the sense that the subjects are trapped in another dimension.
Head to Ekkamai’s Spanish joint to check out this series of acrylic portraits on canvas, which explore exceptional, revolutionary and controversial women of modern history. Meanwhile on Jul 11, the restaurant will be hosting a Galicia-style "Pulpo a Feira
," or octopus party.
Jul 9. Broken Eggs, 112/7 Sukhumvit Soi 63 (Ekkamai), 02-047-7811
This politically-charged showcase invites the six Thai artists who exhibited in the build up to the coup in 2014
to revisit their ideas through the lens of the social and political climate of 2020. Expect commentary on military rule, the “new normal” and freedom of speech in artworks, stickers and installations. Entry is free.
Browse art, second-hand clothes, gifts, pottery, Thai liquor, film cameras and more at this compact market.
Jul 11-12, 10am-9pm. Rooftop Glasshouse, Luk Hostel, 382-384-386 Vanich 1 Rd. (MRT Wat Mangkon)
After having canceled its popular bi-annual book sale in May due to Covid-19 restrictions, this library is hosting a scaled down book fair
in its garden cafe, with a curated selection of fiction and non-fiction English language books, at bargain prices starting as low as B20. Due to the limited space and to encourage social distancing, only 10 people will be allowed to browse at a time and the selection of books will be replenished with new titles each day.
Open to comics of all levels and skill-sets, this English-speaking open mic will (hopefully) bring some laughs.
Jul 10, 8-10:30pm. Khaosan Comedy Club, G/F, Khaosan Park Resort, Khaosan Rd.
Hang out with fluffy kittens while sipping on coffee in Ekkamai and raise money for PAWS Bangkok animal shelter. Visits will be limited to one hour and the number of visitors will be controlled to ensure social distancing.
Jul 12, noon-4pm. UnionSpace, 30 Sukhumvit Soi 61, 062-015-5533