16 events you don’t want to miss in Bangkok this weekend (Feb 7-10)
An alternative punk rock festival, a contemporary dance performance, cat yoga and a whole bunch of creative Bangkok Design Week activities.
Nine alternative punk rock bands perform at this brand new underground music festival, complete with lucky draws and free beer and shots, until stocks run out.
Feb 9. Speakerbox, Liberty Plaza, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor). B180 (first 10 people get in free)
Get nostalgic with live performances of '90s alternative rock from six local bands.
Feb 7. The Rock Pub, 93/26 Hollywood Street Building, Phayathai Rd. B300
A Hawaiian-themed party complete with a hula dance performance from Daneil Ho, in celebration of democratic relations between the U.S. and Thailand.
Feb 8. The Jam Factory, 41/1-5 Charoen Nakhon Rd., 081-829-2231. Free
Maggie Choo’s weekly LGBTQ+-friendly party features raucous drag shows, games and shots.
Feb 9. Maggie Choo’s, Fenix Novotel 320, Silom Rd., 091-772-2144
Don't miss the grand opening party of this collaboration between Tropic City and Sugar Ray's founders, with free-flow whiskey cocktails and beer until 9pm and live DJs.
Feb 12, 7pm. Konkord, 18 Sukhumvit Soi 11
The LA-based choreographer teams up with the Bangkok City Ballet and DD Flection for a collaborative, contemporary dance performance inspired by his multi-cultural background.
Feb 8-9, 7-9pm. Bangkok 1899, 134 Nakhon Sawan Rd. B800 via Ticketmelon
Women of varying ages reflect the frustrations and oppression they experience in daily life through movement.
Feb 7, 7pm. TCDC Bangkok, 1160 Charoenkrung Rd.
Historical Bangkok buildings in Talad Noi are lit up in a projection mapping contest.
Through Feb 9, 6pm-10pm. TCDC Bangkok, 1160 Charoenkrung Rd.
A collection of portrait paintings by Thai artist Arnuparp Sukkaw.
Through Feb 29. Attic Studios, 45/4 Sukhumvit Soi 31, 091-558-8773
Contemporary artists Ho Hao from Taiwan, Song Xi from China and Lisa Anderson from Australia explore Thailand's beliefs in the supernatural and the fagility of being human.
Feb 8-Mar 15. Subhashok The Arts Centre, 160/3 Soi Prommit, 02-662-0299
A colorful interactive exhibition from Thai architect and singer Yarinda Bunnag.
Through Feb 29. Warehouse 26, Sukhumvit Soi 26. Book here, B190
The Thai street photographer, Chatchai Boonyaprapatsara, exhibits colourful images of polar opposites, showing the clash between traditional Thai culture and modern Western influence.
Through Feb 22. Kathmandu Photo Gallery, 87 Pan Rd., 02-234-6700
A multimedia exhibition displaying the masterpieces of three Art Nouveau pioneers—Gustav Klimt, Alphonse Mucha and Aubrey Beardsley—on HD screens.
Through Apr 16. 2/F RCB Gallery, River City Bangkok, 23 Charoenkrung Soi 24, 02-237-0077. From B300 via Zipevent
This hands-on risograph (stencil-based) printing workshop lets you take home your work of art at the end.
Feb 8, 5:30pm. TCDC Bangkok, 1160 Charoenkrung Rd. Book here, B350
Learn how to make your own pottery using the hand-building technique.
Through Feb 9. TCDC Bangkok, 1160 Charoenkrung Rd. From B750
Cats and yoga? Say no more. PAWS Bangkok's weekly adoptable cafe will this week be preceded by a gentle flow yoga class, with the cats in attendance. Priced at B400, 50 percent of the class fee will go towards the animal shelter.
Feb 9:30-11am. UnionSpace, 30 Sukhumvit Soi 61
Craft some bon bons for your significant other just in time for Valentine's.
Feb 9. Baan Dusit Thani, 116 Saladaeng Rd. Book here, B550
Enjoy food, art and music at this neighborhood gathering. See here for the full itinerary.
Feb 9. ACMEN EKAMAI Complex, Ekkamai, 02-381-0012. Register here