Rock out at Black Cabin, chuck paint at Holi festival, sail away with Karma Kruise or ponder on life with philosophical art exhibitions and a mental health walk.

NIGHTLIFE

Oskar's 8th Birthday

Standing strong amid all the new openings on Soi 11, an old favorite celebrates its eighth anniversary. Dress code: white.

Thursday, Mar 14, 9:30pm. Oskar Bistro, 24 Sukhumvit Soi 11. 097-289-4410. Free.

 

Somewhere Over The Rainbow (Maybe)

A party to bring people together, with drinks promotions before 9pm and a live DJ spinning pop-dance-singalongs from 9:30pm.

Friday, Mar 15, 7pm. Just A Drink (Maybe), Thonglor Soi 1. Free.

 

Comm//unity with Basic Soul Unit

Hong Kong-born DJ Basic Soul Unit takes the stage for a night of underground techno and electronic jams alongside DJs Elaheh and Jirus.

Friday, Mar 15, 8pm-2am. De Commune, 1/F, Liberty Plaza, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 088-419-7380. B200 before 10pm, includes one shot; B400 after.

 

Final Frontier #003

Get that Friday feeling with DJs Boogie G and Tristan Kino spinning disco, techno and house all night.

Friday, Mar 15, 9:30pm. Studio Lam, 3/1 Sukhumvit Soi 51, 02-261-6661. B150.

 

Dan Buri Invites Budakid & Lost Boy

Stay out late and dance to techno beats all night at this hidden club on Ratchada.

Friday, Mar 15, 9pm. Mustache Bar, 544/5 Ratchadaphisek Soi 7, 064-814-5933. Free before 11pm; B300 after, includes one drink.

 


LIVE MUSIC

Brit vs American Rock Night!

The best of both worlds with live rock music from both the UK and US performed by The Chocolate Cosmos and BravHub.

Thursday, Mar 14, 9:30pm. Black Cabin, 33/1 Soi Farmwattana, 098-425-4959. B300-400.

 

Immersive Sibilation I

Uncover experimental sound waves while welcoming Canadian duo headliner Marble Skirts. The international line-up includes Tommy Hanson (US), Liew Niyomkarn (TH/US), Toxic People (TH), Knavish Boris Tricks (NZ) and more.

Thursday, Mar 14, 8pm-12am. Jam, Soi Rong Nam Khaeng (Charoen Rat Soi 1), 089-889-8059. B300.

 

ART

Catch The Moon, Opening Reception 

The opening party for an exhibition by Ong-arj Loeamornpagsin, which explores how experimention and practice can help to understand the human condition. The exhibition will run until Mar 31.

Friday, Mar 15, 6pm. Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC), 939 Rama 1 Rd., 02-214-6630. Free.

 

Time Fine Art Exhibition

How do you define time? Nine artists answer this question through fine art.

Saturday, Mar 16-Apr 30, 6-9pm. 333Gallery, 23 Trok Rongnamkaeng, Yotha Rd., 081-845-1371. Free.

 

Let Me Be Your Mirror by Sandy Chuchat

An exhibition of paintings that explore mirroring both literally and figuratively. Exhibition runs until Apr 27.

Saturday, Mar 16, 7pm. Ekamian, 297/2 Sukhumvit 49, 083-789-9091. Free.


Here is life

A solo exhibition by Chubby Nida featuring paintings that explore daily life experiences, both good and bad, offering viewers a sense of kum lung jai—power and spirit to be able to fight through the less-than-perfect days. Exhibition runs until May 19.

Sunday, Mar 17, 4pm. G/F, Pullman Bangkok Hotel, 188 Silom Rd., 02-352-4000. Free.

 

FESTIVAL

Karma Kruise 5.0

Karma Kruise hosts a six-hour boat party on the Chao Phraya river featuring local and international DJ talents Sunju Hargun, Sarayu, Tornado Wallace and Samantha Nicole and more, as well as plenty of food and beverages. There's also a pre-party on Fri, Mar 15 (with free entry for ticket holders) at Safe Room.

Saturday, Mar 16, 2pm. The boat departs from Asiatique, 2194 Charoenkrung Rd., 087-061-1117. Sold out.

 

Holi Rangotsav Festival of Colors 2019

Celebrate the Hindu festival of colors—like India's version of Songkran but instead of water, you splash color.

Sunday, Mar 17, 10am-5pm. Show DC, 99/6-9 Rim Klong Bangkapi Rd., 02-203-1888. Free.

 


FAIR

Sports World Expo 2019

A massive sale dedicated to everything sports, from new product launches to clearance items.

Mar 15-24, 10am-10pm. IMPACT Arena, Exhibition and Convention Center, Muang Thong Thani Popular 3 Rd., 02-833-4455. Free.

 


MEET UP

Mental Health Mates Meets Bangkok

Meet up with strangers in Bangkok for a walk and talk about mental health without fear of judgement.

Sunday, Mar 17, Benjakitti Park, Rachadaphisek Rd. Free.

 


FILM

Free Solo - Bangkok Premiere

Thailand Mountain Sports Club (TMSC) presents a screening of Free Solo, a documentary about climbing that was nominated for Best Feature Documentary in the 2019 Academy Awards.

Friday, Mar 15, 8pm. SF Cinema at CentralWorld, 7/F, 999/9, CentralWorld, Ratchadamri Rd., 02-268-8888. B390 at Ticketmelon.

 


COMEDY

St Patrick's Day Stand-Up Comedy with Darren Matthews

Celebrate St. Paddy's early with laughs courtesy of globe-trotting Irish comedian Darren Matthews.

Friday, Mar 15, 8:30pm. The Comedy Club Bangkok, The Royal Oak Pub, 595/10 Sukhumvit Soi 33/1. B500 via the website or B700 on the door.