A helipad party, a Brazilian carnival, a fem film festival and Maroon 5's fifth Bangkok gig.

NIGHTLIFE

2019 Redbull3style World Champion: J. Espinosa

Hailing from San Francisco, DJ J. Espinosa plays everything from hip-hop to dance music.

Thursday, Mar 7, 9pm-2:30am. Penta, 582, 23-24 Sukhumvit Soi 63 (Ekkamai), 086-408-7734. B300 in advance; B400 on the door, includes one drink.

 

Alle Farben

German techno DJ and music producer makes a Bangkok comeback, this time playing at Ratchada’s hidden club.

Friday, Mar 8, 9pm. Mustache Bar, 544/5 Ratchadaphisek Soi 7, 064-814-5933. B400, includes one drink.

 

Cosmicats with Enchan

Known for his uplifting techno beats, Dee Montero (N Ireland) spins at Asoke’s favorite club with support from Enchan (Kenya) and Dan Buri.

Friday, Mar 8, 9:30pm. Glow, 96/4-5 Sukhumvit Soi 23, 086-614-3355. B400, includes one drink.

 

MMMH feat. Michael Yumé

London-based house DJ takes over the decks at Thonglor’s hidden gem.

Friday, Mar 8, 9pm. 12 x 12, 810/22 Thonglor Soi Thararom 2, 094-260-4713. B200.

 

TLT Pres Envision (Exclusive Event on Helipad)

Party on a helicopter landing pad 50 storys above ground with a lineup of trance and techno DJs led by Simon O'Shine (Poland) and ReOrder (Slovakia).

Saturday, Mar 9, 3pm. W District, Sukhumvit Rd., 02-381-2277. B700-990 at Ticketmelon, includes one drink.

 

Westin Pool Party

Spend the afternoon partying or chilling by the pool before hitting the club at Levels for an after-party.

Saturday, Mar 9, 1-9pm. The Westin Grande, 259 Sukhumvit Soi 19, 02-207-8000. B400 including free-flow from 1-2pm.

 

Blast Pool Series #0046 - Spring Break 2019

Spanish DJs Alex Ferrer, Road to Mana and Adiero + Nukier spin techno by the pool all afternoon.

Saturday, Mar 9, 2-9pm. DoubleTree by Hilton, 18/1 Sukhumvit Soi 26, 02-649-6666. B400 including one drink, or B800 including one-hour free flow.

 

Carnival Street Party!

This Brazilian street party promises live salsa dancers, drag queens, Capoeira fighters, Batucada drummers and DJs.

Saturday, Mar 9, 5-9pm. Havana Social, 1/1 Sukhumvit Soi 11, 087-066-7711. B300 includes one drink.

 

Vibe Soundsystem at 12 x 12

Can’t decide which music you feel like vibin’ to? Check out a blend of dancehall, hip-hop, reggae, and drum 'n' bass with artists including Mizuyo, Sticky Keys and U-Key.

Saturday, Mar 9, 9pm-1am. 12 x 12, 810/22 Thonglor Soi Thararom 2, 094-260-4713. B200.

 

Bohemian Rooftop Party

Feel free, bohemian-style, at this '80s and '90s rooftop party, with free-flow beverages from 7-9pm (B200 ladies/B600 men) including beer, wine, cocktails and soft drinks.

Saturday, Mar 9, 7pm-2am. Mojjo Rooftop Lounge and Bar, 12 Sukhumvit Soi 24, 02-011-1111. B1,800 for table reservations; B200 ladies/B600 men.

 

LIVE MUSIC

Maroon 5

Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine took the leap from pop-crooner to full-blown meme with his shirtless Super Bowl performance earlier this month. Plenty of Bangkok fans will be baying for a close-up glimpse of his tattooed torso when the band bring hits like “This Love” and “Girls Like You” to our city for the fifth time.

Saturday, Mar 9, 7pm. Impact Challenger, Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani. Tickets start from B3,000 at Thaiticketmajor.

 

Lucky Tapes & Tendre

Two Japanese soul pop bands perform live with support from Thai indie soul band Pla Nin Tem Ban.

Sunday, Mar 10, 7pm. RCA Live Arena,  94, 23/92-94 RCA Rd., 098-974-6974. B1,100 in advance at Ticketmelon or B1,400 on the door.

 

ART

Lovely Blossoms

Art exhibition by Phookpan Chairat and Supmanee Chaisansuk showcasing paintings of flowers.

Through Mar 24, 5pm. Sathorn 11 Art Space, 404 Sathorn Soi 11, 02-004-1199. Free.

 

Din Clay Ton Exhibition

Ratchaburi ceramist Wasinburee Supanichvoraparch and his German counterpart Stefanie Hering team up to display their respective pottery making-techniques.

Mar 8-30, 10am-9pm. Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC), 939 Rama I Rd., 02-214-6630. Free.

 

Tian Tian Xiang Shang

A showcase of white dolls that have been painted and transformed by Thai activists, politicians and artists to represent things that they believe in.

Through Apr 12, 10am-9pm. Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC), 939 Rama 1 Rd., 02-214-6630. Free.

 

SCREENINGS

Fem Film Festival 2019

To mark International Women’s Day 2019, this festival presents 10 films including: Thelma & Louise (Mar 7, 6:30pm); Matangi/Maya/M.I.A  (Mar 8, 8:30pm; Mar 9, 1:45pm; Mar 10, 11:30am); I Am Not a Witch (Mar 9, 3:45pm); The Craft (Mar 10, 6:45pm) and more. On Saturday Mar 9, 6:15pm, there will also be a talk with social critic and well-known Chiang Mai feminist author Lakana Panvichai, also known as Kham Phaka. Visit the website for full schedule.

Through Mar 10, Bangkok Screening Room, Saladaeng Soi 1, 094-125-9906. B300.

 

Roma

For International Women’s Day, BACC will present a special screening of Roma, a triple Oscar-winning film set in 1970s Mexico City charting a year in the life of a middle-class family's maid.

Saturday, Mar 9, 2-5pm. Auditorium, 5/F, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC), 939 Rama I Rd., 02-214-6630. Free.

 

WORKSHOPS & FAIRS

Bangkok Biggest Bar Of Soap

Participate in a group activity to create 100kg-worth of soap from waste cooking oil and take some home with you.

Saturday, Mar 9, 2-5pm. K-Village, Rama 4 Rd., 02-258-9919. Free.

 

Anti-Pollution Skin Care Workshop

DIY facial mask and cleansing foam workshop to freshen up your skin from the pollution.

Saturday, Mar 9, 10:30am-12pm. The Commons, Thonglor Soi 17, 089-152-2677. B1,200 at www.thecommonsbkk.com.