Cocktails, microbreweries, Isaan film, Canada Day and a tuk-tuk music festival.
FOOD & DRINK
"Harvest Queen" by MO Bar, Mandarin Oriental, Singapore
Silom’s swanky cocktail bar is celebrating its no. 11 spot on Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2020 list with a new menu inspired by five leading cocktail bars across Asia, including Jigger & Pony (#1), Bar Benfiddich (#15), Charles H. (#29), Caprice Bar (#34) & MO Bar (#46). The 10 concoctions will be available until the end of September.
Aug 6, 6pm. Vesper, 10/15 Convent Rd., 02-235-2777
After more than a year’s hiatus, pho night is back for one night only at Sathorn’s jazz den. Secure your seat here.
Aug 6, 7pm. Smalls, 186/3 Suan Phlu Soi 1
American barbecue meets Thai flavors, with craft beers and bourbon and ryes from Beervana and Bootleggers.
Aug 7, 5pm. Soul Food Mahanakorn, 56/10 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor)
Join this fun, plant-based farmers’ market and picnic in a garden, with vegan food vendors, organic Prosecco and live music.
Aug 8, 9am-5pm. Ekm6, 10/1 Ekkamai Soi 6
Take a trek out to Nonthaburi for the launch of Mitr Samphan Brewery, a craft beer bar and microbrewery from the folks at Mitr Craft. From 2:30-4pm, take the chance to grill craft beer pioneer Wichit Saiklao, a.k.a. Chit of Koh Kret's legendary Chit Beer. Food trucks will also be on hand so you can line your stomach.
Aug 8, 11am-11pm. Mitr Brewery, 85/3 Tiwanon-Pak Kret Soi 21, 092-701-2488
Chow down on all-you-can-eat pizza, fresh pasta, gooey brownies and more (B499) to a soundtrack of hip hop. Add B699 for two-hours of free-flow booze.
Aug 9, noon-3pm. Soho Pizza, 26/3 Sukhumvit Soi 11
Celebrate with happy hour all night, featuring pints of Asahi, Chang, Heineken and Tiger for B120, Guinness for B220 and Vedett IPA for B250.
Aug 7, 7pm. The Last Drop, 152 Soi Sukhumvit 22
Join Bangkok DJs Wanton Witch and Hearses, who’ll be spinning everything from hip hop and disco to experimental and hard techno, avant garde and possibly even gabber at Sathorn’s arty dive bar.
Aug 7, 7:30pm. Jam, 41 Charoenrat Soi 1. Free entry
Celebrate Canada's 153rd birthday with live music, food—including Canadian BBQ, poutine, and Nanaimo bars—raffles, hockey and beer.
Aug 8, 11am-10pm. British Club Bangkok, Silom Soi 18. B699 here
Chang Music Connection presents a drive-in tuk tuk music festival with live music from big-name local artists like Potato, Palmy, Joey Boy, Stamp Apiwat, Three Man Down, Taitosmith and more, plus food trucks. Tickets are available via the online competitions only.
Aug 8, 5pm-midnight. Asiatique the Riverfront, 2194 Charoenkrung Rd.
Get some laughs in with an international line-up of stand-up comedians.
Aug 6, 8pm. Soho Bar, 1 Santiphap Rd., 081-456-6710. B200 (includes one drink)
Join this screening of Paul and Jiriya Spurrier’s mini-series “The Forest,” which follows a new teacher who has just left monkhood on a warped journey in a rural Thai village. The experience will be completed with an Isaan buffet.
Aug 7, 6:30-10:30pm. The Friese-Greene Club, 259/6 Sukhumvit Soi 22, 087-000-0795
Clear out your wardrobe and switch up your style at this all-welcome clothes swap. Simply bring in your used/unwanted clothes and swap them for new treasures.
Aug 8, noon-2pm. Seeds & Sunshine, 1/F, Park Avenue, 126/33 Sukhumvit Soi 63
Performance artist and dance and movement psychotherapist Dujdao Vadhanapakorn and friends seek to simplify your perception on life with this series of movement-based semi-improvisational performances featuring electronic music and light.
Aug 5-8, 7-8pm. 4/F, BACC, 939 Rama 1 Rd., 093-629-6639. B380
Thai illustrator Gongkan, who recently collaborated on music videos for Lukas Graham and Troye Sivan, and Naraphat Sakarthornsap, who is known for using flowers to explore issues of gender inequality, showcase paintings and photographs that explore environmental pollution.
Aug 6-Oct 4. RCB Photographer’s Gallery, River City Bangkok, 23 Charoenkrung Soi 24, 02-237-0077. Free
Join the launch of this photography exhibition by Sitthiporn Banjongpetch, who explores and critiques the ways in which men view women as sexual objects.
Aug 7, 7pm (then through Aug 30). Green Lantern Gallery, 1045 Sukhumvit Rd. (BTS Thonglor), 080-994-6683
Aug 8-9, 10am-7pm. 3/F, Palette Artspace, 1057 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor)
If you’re coast-bound this weekend, head to the beach at Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin for this annual food festival
Aug 7-8. Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin, 1 Damnernkasem Rd., Hua Hin
This much anticipated (and oft-delayed) exhibition finally hits Bangkok on Wednesday, featuring a private collection of 128 original artworks and pieces of memorabilia from the Pop Art icon, spread across four categories: Self-portraits and Photos; Celebrity Portraits; Magazine and Album Covers; and, Silk Printing and Others. Early bird tickets are B300 for adults and B200 for senior citizens, children and students (ID required) via ticketmelon.com.
Aug 12-Nov 24. RCB Galleria, 2/F, River City Bangkok, 23 Charoenkrung Soi 24