A Peruvian lunch, an aerobics dance party, DJ sets from Zudrangma Records and Studio Lam and a free photography workshop.
MUSIC & NIGHTLIFE
Ticketmelon's new quarantine-friendly live streaming platform returns with another collab with DJs from Thonglor nightclub Beam.
Apr 18, 8-11pm. Live.ticketmelon.com
To get through Covid-19 closures, Zudrangma Records and Studio Lam have set up an online radio platform. Get that Friday feeling with sets from Rabih Beaini (Morphine Records) and Sunju Hargun (Karma Klique). You can also access the radio’s archive online.
Apr 17, 6-11:30pm. On the website
Believe it or not, coronavirus does have a silver lining: being able to attend events anywhere. Kick off your weekend with this fun-loving, Chiang Mai-based aerobics teacher, followed by an '80s disco party.
Relax your mind with this meditation session by Mindful Sparks, which teaches you to connect with the parts of yourself that you feel are unlovable or unworthy with empathy and compassion.
Apr 17, 6:30pm. Zoom (meeting ID: 756-7139-8546)
Beat the Covid blues with lunch made by a stranded Peruvian chef, featuring ceviche, a drink, a snack and a dessert developed with Thai craft chocolate brand Kad Kokoa, all for B490. Pre-order via Facebook Messenger (Kad Kokoa or Na Cafe), watch your meal being prepared live on Instagram, while the chef offers cooking tips, then have your food delivered to you by Grab (delivery fee not included).
Apr 19, noon-4pm
Hone your photography skills with this hands-on virtual workshop by Bangkok’s Fame Lights Academy, which will cover the basics of exposure (shutter speed, aperture, ISO) and how to set the correct exposure using the different light metering modes on your camera. Bring your DSLR or compact camera to the meeting.
Apr 18, 1-3pm. Zoom. Free with registration (limited capacity)
Join this virtual fundraiser by Paron School of Art to learn how to paint inky birds. Following completion of payment to your charity of choice (suggested donation B1,500), message them on Facebook or email email@example.com with proof to access the Zoom meeting invitation.
Apr 19, 4:30-6:30pm. Zoom
Credit: Narath Boriboonhiranthana, “House of Cards”
In the first online exhibition by Bangkok’s S.A.C. Gallery, Thai artists Uttaporn Nimmalaikaew, Narath Boriboonhiranthana, Weerapong Sansomporn, Thanathorn Suppakijjumnong and Japanese artist Three come together to explore how materials weave and flow in and out of our lives, touching on ideas of interconnevitiy in a global world through woodwork, knife drawing, weaving, printwork and sculpture.
Through May 1. On the website
Grill the deputy director of the Bureau of Epidemiology, Disease Control Department, Dr. Thanarak Plipat, on Thailand’s response to the Covid-19 crisis at this online Q&A, hosted by the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand (FCCT) and moderated by BBC correspondent Jonathan Head. Join at 1:30pm to submit questions.
Apr 17, 2-3:30pm. FCCT Facebook Live