Hilarious dating comedy, sustainable clothes swaps, Ed Sheeran love songs and a night of German electronic music with Digitalism.

NIGHTLIFE

Pioneer DJ Thailand Championship Final

Watch eight finalists battle it out for the title of best DJ, followed by an after party. Drinks specials include B600 for free-flow Monkey Shoulder whiskey cocktails. 

Thursday, Apr 25, 7pm. W Bangkok, 106 Sathorn Rd., 02-344-4000. 

Digitalism

The German electronic music duo known for hits like “Pogo” and “Infinity” perform in Bangkok for the first time.

Saturday, Apr 27, 7pm. Beam, 1/F, 72 Courtyard, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 02-392-7750. Tickets B590 on Ticketmelon.

Safe Room Saturdays

A night of heavy and experimental electronic music led by three local talents: Marmosets, Ahivar and Jirus.

Saturday, Apr 27, 9pm. Safe Room, 2/F, Whiteline, Silom Soi 8, 087-061-1117. B250 including one drink.

 

LIVE MUSIC

Sub-se-quently

A night of experimental instrumentals featuring James Welburn (UK), F- (TH),  Knavish Tricks (NZ) and Plenty.

Thursday, Apr 25, 8pm. Jam, Charoen Rat Soi 1, 089-889-8059. B200.

 

Siam Cubano

Test your dancing skills to the sound of Latin rhythms from a live band. 

Apr 25-27, 9pm-1am. Flamenco, 9/F Helix Building, EmQuartier, Sukhumvit Rd. Free.

 

The Greed, Scrum Syrup, Anatora 69 & Hey Bastian

Four bands with four different styles perform live, showcasing Japanese grindcore, Japanese rap-metal, Spanish indie pop and Thai/Japanese punk.

Saturday, Apr 27, 8pm. Jam, Charoen Rat Soi 1, 089-889-8059. B200.

Ed Sheeran

The multi-platinum award winning English singer-songwriter will return to woo Bangkok with sweet hits like “Perfect,” “Shape of You” and “Photograph.”

Sunday, Apr 28. Rajamangala National Stadium, 286 Ramkhamhaeng Soi 24, Yaek 18. B2,000-6,000 via Thaiticketmajor.

Five New Old

 

J-pop band will perform their R ‘n’ B and ‘80s sounds along with two local bands, Inspirative and Safeplanet. 

Sunday, Apr 28, 8pm. De Commune, 1/F, Liberty Plaza, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 088-419-7380. B500 in advance via Ticketmelon/ B600 on the door.

 

COMEDY

Chris Henry -  Around The World in 80 Dates

Laugh your socks off as this 40-year-old Scottish stand-up comedian regales you with tales of single life in the modern age.

Friday, Apr 26, 8:30pm. The Comedy Club Bangkok, 2/F The Royal Oak, Sukhumvit Soi 33/1, 02-662-1650. B600 in advance (online or at The Royal Oak Pub)/ B800 on the door.

Mommy Rants

An open-mic comedy show that invites moms and moms-to-be to celebrate motherhood with a good old rant.

Saturday, Apr 27, 6pm. WTF Gallery & Cafe, 7 Sukhumvit Soi 51, 02-662-6246. Free.

 

ART

From Monet to Kandinsky. Visions Alive

This huge multimedia exhibition promises to take viewers on an immersive journey through the works of 16 prolific artists, including Degas, Monet and van Gogh, featuring state-of-the-art HD projection, animation and striking surround sound. Visitors can also try their hand at painting while sipping on wine.

Apr 26-Jun 16. 2/F, RCB Galleria, River City Bangkok, 23 Charoenkrung Soi 24. Early-bird tickets B300 via Zipevent/ regular B350/ children B200.

 

Pretty Ugly

The Scottish multi-media conceptual artist, Richard Skene, brings three of his newest art collections—Cityscapes; Pretty Ugly and Flying Colours—to Sathorn, exploring global social and cultural themes. Opening party on Apr 26, 6pm.

Apr 26-May, Woof Pack, 1/3-9 Sala Daeng Soi 1, Silom, 089-826-2299.

 

Beyond Autism

Tanut Suvanabhat, a 23-years-old autistic artist, showcases his work guided by his older sister Chittakarn, giving a new perspective on disability.

Satuday, Apr 27, 6:30pm. Kinjai Contemporary, 44 Ratchawithi Rd., 089-815-3082. Free.

Home in the truly home by P.P.

This solo exhibition by a Thai artist explores the concept of home through a series of crayon-like drawings and paintings.

Apr 27-May 6, 10am-7pm. 10ml., 65/12 Soi Chokchai Ruammitr, Vibhavadirangsit Rd., 089-465-6915. Free.

 

THEATER

Project: Young 5

Five short plays directed by young Thai talents, organized by the community-minded Fullfat Theater.

Through May 2, Art and Cultural Center Sang Arun, 6/F, Plan House Building, Sathorn Soi 10, 02-237-9070. B450-500 at 065-420-8596.

 

FILM

Bangkok Open Air Cinema Club

An open-air rooftop screening of Goodfellas with popcorn and booze.

Friday, Apr 26, 7pm. The Hive Thonglor, 46/9, Sukhumvit Soi 49, 02-662-6062. Free for members/B150 for non-members via Eventbrite.

 

WORKSHOPS

Draw Yourself

Learn how to draw a self-portrait guided by Thai artist Somnuek Klungnok.

Friday, Apr 26, 12:30-4pm. Lhong 1919, 248 Chiangmai Rd., 094-554-8883. Free.

 

Waste To Worth

Bring your unwanted textiles and a non-plastic water bottle to this workshop, where you'll learn how to make a bottle holder.

Saturday, Apr 27, 2-5pm. Model Market, Sukhumvit Soi 53. Free but advance registration is required at bit.ly/2KaKaCY.

 

FASHION

Fashion Revolution Week

Through Apr 28, this year's Fashion Revolution Week questions #WhoMadeMyClothes? with a series of talks about sustainable fashion, as well as film screenings, workshops (including "Co-Creation Fashion with Communities" by Cara Boccieri, founder of Akamae on Apr 26, "Closing the Gap, Making the Loop" on Apr 26 and "Waste To Worth: Turning Textiles Waste into Bottle Holders" on Apr 27, both led by textile designer Kamonnart Ongwandee) and clothes swaps (Model Market, Sukhumvit Soi 53 on Apr 27).