Bangkok returns to Middle Earth for 20th anniversary of LOTR in Imax

Though it’s kinda the worst time to be in a cinema what with all the COVID, would all three installments of the Lord of the Rings trilogy in Imax be enough to mask up for?  Definitely! To mark the 20th anniversary of the epic fantasy adventure, mega cinema chain Major announced Thursday afternoon that the ...

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New movie geek hangout is this Phrom Phong cafe and poster gallery by ‘Bad Genius’ director 

New movie geek hangout is this Phrom Phong cafe and poster gallery by ‘Bad Genius’ director 

After opening Mutual Bar two years ago, Bad Genius director Nattawut “Baz” Poonpiriya didn’t wait long to open another place – this time dedicated to something dear to his...

Fashion revolution scene wants Bangkok to think about what it wears at ‘Hear the Unheard’

Fashion revolution scene wants Bangkok to think about what it wears at ‘Hear the Unheard’

As the world dreams of its post-pandemic reality, a group fronting the fashion revolution movement wants people to start thinking about even bigger issues that lie ahead by...

Thai artist ‘Gongkan’ to kick off his American debut exhibit next month

Thai artist ‘Gongkan’ to kick off his American debut exhibit next month

Kantapon Metheekul, better known as Gongkan, will bring his surreal artwork to the United States at an exhibition in Los Angeles. Tip of the Iceberg not only marks his American...

See art you can’t touch and maybe not afford at Bangkok’s debut NFT exhibition

See art you can’t touch and maybe not afford at Bangkok’s debut NFT exhibition

Those who laughed when a duct-taped banana sold for US$120,000 and were blown away when a Nyan Cat GIF sold for $540,000 last month could be forgiven for thinking April Fool’s...

Iris Van Herpen’s future-forward dresses on display in downtown Bangkok

Iris Van Herpen’s future-forward dresses on display in downtown Bangkok

Those who want to see the avant garde high fashion of Dutch design house Iris Van Herpen with their own eyes can do so now through mid-May at a luxe downtown shopping mall – for...

‘Bad Genius’ director to helm horror flick set in 1997 Thailand

‘Bad Genius’ director to helm horror flick set in 1997 Thailand

The critical and box office darling behind 2017’s Bad Genius will direct a horror film set in the late 1990s that will be filmed in both Thailand and the United States. Backed...

1,460 days of being wild: Celebrate the Sino-tastic fetish of Chinatown’s ‘Ba Hao’ at Sunday birthday bash

1,460 days of being wild: Celebrate the Sino-tastic fetish of Chinatown’s ‘Ba Hao’ at Sunday birthday bash

This Sunday, Soi Nana’s Chinese-inspired red neon-lit bar featuring its own badass Airbnb listings will celebrate its fourth birthday with four stories of art, music, dance and...

Women-led Bangkok businesses to join forces at ‘Female Founders Farmers Market’

Women-led Bangkok businesses to join forces at ‘Female Founders Farmers Market’

Four months after first creating a space for women to sell, shop and meet, the “Female Founders Farmers’ Market” returns in April to the same lush Bangkok garden. On April...

Bangkok’s newest old fad? Photo booths. Find them here.

Bangkok’s newest old fad? Photo booths. Find them here.

The new thing Bangkok’s millennials are going nuts for is, like the croissants in their hands, nothing new at all. Anyone who’s been to newly opened cafe Bonci lately may have...


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A decade ago, Bangkok’s arts scene seemed almost nonexistent. These days, you can hardly find a neighborhood that’s not teeming with galleries. Whether you’re considering buying a Buddha painting, purchasing an experimental work or if you just go for the free wine at the opening, check us out before you head out for an artsy evening. With the vast offerings that include Bangkok’s gallery hopping, original music, comedy clubs, theater scene, poetry slams, and dance events, you’ll leave artsier than you came. That’s what we said.