FILM & ART
Credit: JWD Art Space
Artist Somboon Hormtientong’s retrospective on his two homes—Germany and Thailand—opens with a party on Jul 30.
Jul 30-Aug 31, 5:30-10pm. JWD Art Space, Chulalongkorn Soi 16. Free
Artist Phadungsak Kheawpong’s second solo exhibition is centered on his experiences during his life in Bangkok.
Aug 1-22, 6-9pm. Number1gallery, 19 Silom Soi 21. Free
Credit: Ian Helwig
Art school dropout Ian Helwig turns 20 years of hooliganism and graffiti on the streets on Brooklyn and Bangkok into paintings themed around recycled pop culture imagery, four-letter words and cheaply illustrated Indian matchboxes.
Jul 31-Aug 16, 5pm-late. Jam, 41 Charoen Rat Soi 1. Free
Catch all the films created during the #stayhome lockdown at the festival’s live event, featuring drinks from brands like Mahanakhon, Russian Standard and Sivilai, food from the likes of Smoking Pug and Vivin, and more.
Jul 31, 7-10pm. Whiteline, Silom Soi 8. Free
FOOD & DRINKS
Hamachi at Madison at the Anantara Siam
Copper Bar unveils a new menu crafted during the lockdown. There will also be happy hour deals on the bar’s “all-star” drinks.
Jul 31, 6pm-late. Copper Bar, 1/F, Racquet Club, 02-018-7833, 083-072-2770. Free
Enjoy a six-course dinner featuring lobster with beurre noisette, saffron turbot and wagyu rib eye alongside a “blind” wine pairing; guests rank and score each wine, and at the end of the dinner, the winning label and sommelier will be announced.
Aug 1, 6pm-late. Madison, Anantara Siam, 155 Rajadamri Rd. B3,500
Credit: Mikkeller Bangkok
The monthly Mikkeller Running Club run around Ekkamai takes place the first Saturday of the month. Every running club member gets a free beer for participating.
Aug 1, 5pm-late. Ekkamai Soi 10, Yaek 2. Free
Enjoy select wines from Italy’s Bolgheri region paired with cheese and cold cuts at Barbon, part of a wine tasting series taking place each Saturday in August.
Aug 1, 8-10pm. Barbon, Hostel Urby, 1222 Songwat Rd. B990 standard/B1,500 premium
On Nut’s Brownstone returns with a day of genre-spanning live music from the likes of Jennifer Lackgren, Venn, Stay Awake and Dirty Magic across two stages, plus craft beer, cheap food and experimental art. Only 80 tickets are available.
Aug 1, 11am-late. Brownstone, On Nut Soi 25. Free with the purchase of any drink
Thonglor’s underground music oasis is putting together a night of blues, rock, soul, disco and funk, led by Happy 3 Friends and Big Backyard.
Jul 31, 7pm-midnight. Speakerbox, Liberty Plaza, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 084-662-6642. Free
Seen Scene Space brings together Thai bands Inspirative, Moving and Cut, and Laika for a Saturday show at Lido Connect.
Aug 1, 4-11pm. Lido Connect, 256 Rama I Rd. B500
Credit: The Rock Pub
The long-delayed Linkin Park tribute show finally takes stage at the Rock Pub. Previous ticket holders can get in for free; new tickets are very limited.
Aug 1, 9pm-late. The Rock Pub, 93/26 Hollywood Street Bldg., Phaya Thai Rd. B350 (includes one drink)
Studio Lam welcomes a power-packed line-up of DJs, including DJ Zombie (a.k.a. Pang from Yellow Fang), Krit Morton (from Mela), ReeLLove and more.
Aug 1, 8pm-late. Studio Lam, 3/1 Sukhumvit Soi 51. Free
Explore Bangkok’s green lung, Bang Krachao, with the BKK Bar Crawl team. The private walking and cycling tour includes a tie-dye workshop, lunch at the Bang Nam Phueng floating market, and sunset ciders and beers at Hiddenwoods. Tickets are very limited.
Aug 1, 11:30am. Meet at Sanphawut Pier, 565 Sanphawut 23 Alley, Bang Na. B900 (includes boat transfer, tie-dye workshop, T-shirt and photos)
Groove to tropical Caribbean, Latin American and African beats from the resident DJs at Sathorn’s underground art bar, and try Jam’s new cashew nut-based ice cream at the same time.
Aug 1, 8pm-midnight. Jam, 41 Charoen Rat Soi 1. Free
Biscuit, Chinatown’s intimate den of good music and good taste, is back with two DJ sets this weekend: Billy V (house) on Friday and Freddy Funk (soul, jazz, trip-hop) on Saturday.
Jul 31-Aug 1, 9pm-late. Biscuit Bar and Cafe, 110 Pantachit Alley, Chinatown. Free
The Mustache crew takes over the decks at the Hyatt Regency’s rooftop bar.
Aug 2, 5pm-late. Spectrum, Hyatt Regency, 1 Sukhumvit Soi 13. B500-B1,000
Bangkok Island’s Terra Canta world music brand celebrates a belated Phi Ta Kon on the Chao Phraya with a boat party anchored by electronic music.
Aug 1, 4-10pm. Yannawa Temple (opposite Charoenkrung Soi 53). B450-500
Three DJs from the Bangkok Invaders crew descend upon Penta for a party born in Germany and brought to Bangkok.
Aug 1, 7pm-late. Penta, 582/25-26 Sukhumvit Soi 63. Free
MARKETS & WORKSHOPS
Featuring over 20 film photography-related vendors, the “Filmisnotdead
” market will be the perfect place for analog snappers to browse cool film cameras and film. There will also be works by acclaimed photographers on display.
Jul 31-Aug 1, 12am-8pm. Dining Hall, 2/F, Glowfish Offices, Sathorn Thani Soi 2. Free
The B-Floor Theater crew invites one and all to join a workshop based on rasa boxes and the Laban technique, in which you learn through the nine basic emotions: Fear, Humor, Surprise, Disgust, Anger, Love, Courage, Grief, and Peace.
Aug 1-2, noon-6pm each day. F/6, Friends of BACC Room, BACC, 094-494-5104. From B1,500