A silent disco, Canadian dream-pop, Swan Lake and a flash tattoo event.

NIGHTLIFE

 

Boogie Nights @Cactus

Yen Akat’s rooftop will come to life with disco tunes from DJs Tekayu Harrington and Nemo Cools. 

Oct 19, 10pm. Cactus, 15 Yen Akat Rd., 083-437-3515. Free

 

Basa Bongo

Groove to tropical beats from a live DJ, inspired by Asian, African and Latin American sounds.

Oct 18, 9pm. Studio Lam, 3/1 Sukhumvit Soi 51, 02-261-6661. B200

 

ShapeShifter x HUH? Vol.2 with Prison Religion

The second episode of this party series will see a US DJ duo blending blown-out trap and contemporary club music, with support from local house and techno DJs. 

Oct 18, 9pm. De Commune, 1/F, Liberty Plaza, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 088-419-7380. B500 via Ticketmelon

 

DARE to TRY: Silent Disco

Put on some wireless headphones and dance like noone's watching, with local DJs Daokanong (Stargazer), Dudesweet DJ Note and Monster P. 

Oct 20, 8pm. Lido Connect, 256 Rama I Rd., 062-929-8685. B250 via Ticketmelon

 


LIVE MUSIC

Men I Trust

Catch this up-and-coming Canadian dream-pop band in Bangkok. 

Oct 18, 8pm. Live Arena, RCA, Rama IX Rd. B1,590 via Ticketmelon

 

Electro Jazz Night

Charoenkrung’s jazz house is hosting an electro-jazz night featuring British DJ Justin Mills and local trumpeter Win Pongsakorn. 

Oct 18, 9pm. FooJohn Building, 831 Charoenkrung Soi 31, 085-527-3511. Free

 

Speak English

Local independent singer-songwriters bring their original songs to the stage.

Oct 19, 6:30pm. Mamao Bar, Sena Center, B/F, Phahonyothin Rd. B350

 

Sunday Afternoon Jazz Jam

Wind down on Sunday afternoon with this jazz jam session, and even join in. Happy hours from 3-7pm, with drinks from B69. 

Oct 20, 3pm. The Melting Clock, 8/1 Sukhumvit Soi 61, 02-0463798. Free

 


ART

“METABUGS” by Sniper1

This world-renowned Japanese artist breaks all the rules of traditional art by using street-style graffiti techniques to spray his canvases.

Through Nov 17, 11am. Chin’s Gallery, Arden’s Rama 3, 33/58 Yannawa Rd., 086-371-6009. Free

 

Switzerland Dan Isan From Khao Yai to Thap Lan

An art exhibition by Jakkrit Karaket, whose paintings are inspired by Prachin Buri province's Thap Lan National Park— known as "the Switzerland of Thailand." 

Through Oct 25, 10am. Woof Pack, 1/3-9 Sala Daeng Soi 1, 089-826-2299. Free

 

Beyond the Berlin Wall

To mark 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, 20 young artists from Silpakorn University have created artworks on canvas and wall miniatures on the subject of achieving freedom by overcoming fear.

Through Oct 27, 10am. Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC), 939 Rama I Rd., 02-214-6630. Free

 


THEATER

Bangkok International Performing Arts Meeting (BIPAM)

From Oct 16-20, BIPAM will bring a series of performances to Bangkok. On Oct 18-19, In Ter's View x New Cambodian Artists (Saeng-Arun Art and Culture Center, 114/1 N Sathon Rd.) sees a Thai director and all-female contemporary dance group, New Cambodian Artists (NCA), collaborate, while Violent Event ˟ (Oct 18-19, 8pm. Hostbkk Dance Studio, Chan Phen Restaurant, 4/F, Rama IV Rd.) sees two young German directors lead a raw choreography showcase in which dancers will role-play perpetrators and victims of violence. On Oct 18-20, enter a dark circus with Damage Joy by Nana Dakin (7pm. Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC), 939 Rama I Rd.), where four clowns willingly to do bad things to make you laugh, while on Oct 19, Made in UNI (8pm. Alliance française de Bangkok, 179 Witthayu Rd.) comprises two art perforamces by local students, exploring the imagination of visually impaired children and the painful effects of war on women.

 

Oct 16-20. B480/student or B600/general. BIPAM full-passes for B2,400/student and B4,000 via Eventsair 

 

Swan Lake, The Kremlin Ballet

A performance of Tchaikovsky’s most famous ballet, which tells the spellbinding tale of tragic romance between a prince and a swan princess, led by director and choreographer Andrei Petrov.

Oct 19. Thailand Cultural Centre, 14 Thiam Ruam Mit Rd. From B1,500 via ThaiTicketMajor

 


SCREEN

Michelangelo: Love and Death

A documentary film based on the tempestuous life of visionary master Michelangelo that digs into the stories behind his masterpieces. 

Oct 19, 2pm. Alliance Française de Bangkok, 179 Witthayu Rd., 02-670-4200. B100/members or B200/non-members via the website 

 

Soil Without Land

A documentary by Nontawat Numbenchapol exploring the life of the Tai-Shan people trapped in a prolonged ethnic war between Myanmar and northen Thailand (subtitled in English). 

Oct 20, 6pm. Husband and Wife Art Farm, Muang Thong Thani. 02-011-6126. B100 

 

The Omen

A pre-Halloween film screening of the original 1976 story of an an American ambassador surrounded by mysterious deaths—could the child that he is raising actually be the Antichrist? 

Oct 20, 6:30pm. Bangkok Screening Room, 1/3-7 Sala Daeng Soi 1, 090-906-3888. B240/members, B250/students and B300/non-members via Ticketing

 


COMEDY

Charles the French - Comedy Magic Show

This French comedian-slash-YouTuber will crack you up with his new comedy-magic show, "Here Comes the Secret." 

Oct 18, 8:30pm. The Comedy Club Bangkok, Royal Oak Pub, Sukhumvit Soi 33/1. B450 via ComedyClubBangkok / B600 at the door 

 


FAIRS

Friends Unlike

Been looking for an excuse to get inked up? Head to this tattoo art event, where Vancouver's Andrew Pommier—graphics artist for skateboarding brands like Girl, Chocolate, Element and Toy Machine—will be creating flash designs, which will then be carried out by Bangkok's Dipping Needle Tattoo Studio team (from B1,800).

Oct 17, 5pm. Sathorn 11 Art Space, 404 Sathorn Soi 11, 02-004-1199

 

Pronto x KaoKonLaKao

A charity sale and auction to support hospitals in the south of Thailand, featuring an auction of 10 one-of-a-kind Freitag bags customized by leading local street artists as well as a pop-up booth showcasing Bangkok denim importer Pronto's collections. 

Oct 18, 12pm. Lido Connect, 259 Rama I Rd., 062-929-8685. Free

 


UPCOMING

Karma Koncrete

On Oct 26, don't miss party collective Karma Klique's latest event: a 10-hour-long warehouse rave featuring a huge line-up of international techno, electronic and house DJs.

Oct 26, 2pm-midnight. About Studio, 35/20 Pradit Manutham Rd. From B1,300 via Ticketmelon

 


 

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