Bangkok is Burning: Vogue ambassador Amazon Sun is bringing ball culture realness to Thailand (VIDEO)

Strike a pose, shante, work it, throw shade, fierceness — these phrases have their origins in gay ball culture. If you’ve watched RuPaul’s Drag Race, seen the documentary Paris is Burning, or recall Madonna’s Vogue video, then you already know a bit about the scene, in which voguers compete in categories like “catwalk” and “realness” ...

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Daily Migration: Photo exhibition opening at Kathmandu Gallery captures commute of manual laborers

Daily Migration: Photo exhibition opening at Kathmandu Gallery captures commute of manual laborers

Perception changes everything. A photography exhibition opening next month in Bangkok strives to make that point as well as some other salient ones about the lives of the city’s...

Get Trippy: Siam Center’s newest art collab features renowned graffiti artist and graphic designer Felipe Pantone

Get Trippy: Siam Center’s newest art collab features renowned graffiti artist and graphic designer Felipe Pantone

| Coconuts Bangkok X Siam Piwat | A psychedelic mix of street and futuristic art for your viewing pleasure -- courtesy of the graphic designer of our generation.

The open-air EU Film Festival has free movies, popcorn, and rare chance to see ambassador’s residences (PHOTOS)

The open-air EU Film Festival has free movies, popcorn, and rare chance to see ambassador’s residences (PHOTOS)

OK, so you don’t actually get to go inside and peek around the ambassador’s residences — but the 27th annual European Union Film Festival, starting Thursday and...

Documentary on woman’s quest to match Danes with Issan women to make Bangkok premiere

Documentary on woman’s quest to match Danes with Issan women to make Bangkok premiere

A documentary examining the phenomenon of Thai women from the impoverished region of Isaan who marry Western husbands in Scandinavia will debut in Bangkok next month as part of...

Dizzying Bangkok: Street artist Abi’s second solo show tells city stories starring beloved cartoon characters

Dizzying Bangkok: Street artist Abi’s second solo show tells city stories starring beloved cartoon characters

Bangkok is by turns beautiful and decrepit, glorious and unseemly, and it always moves at lightning speed. No one captures this multi-dimensional, frenetic energy better than Abi...

Mariah Carey chills poolside in Thailand before Friday’s ‘intimate’ Bangkok concert

Mariah Carey chills poolside in Thailand before Friday’s ‘intimate’ Bangkok concert

The songbird has landed in Thailand. This morning, Mariah Carey posted a photo on her personal Instagram account, which shows her doing yoga with her kids at a villa...

Controversial cartoonist Joan Cornellà’s second Bangkok show ‘Happy Endings’ opens Thursday (INTERVIEW)

Controversial cartoonist Joan Cornellà’s second Bangkok show ‘Happy Endings’ opens Thursday (INTERVIEW)

After the great public reception he got at his first Bangkok show in March of last year, darkly funny Spanish cartoonist Joan Cornellà returns to Bangkok for his second solo...

‘Venice of the East’ plays host to first Bangkok Art Biennale

‘Venice of the East’ plays host to first Bangkok Art Biennale

More than 100,000 small white porcelain skulls cover a walkway at a temple in the Thai capital, an evocative installation on mortality featured in the first-ever Bangkok Art...

Pipit Banglamphoo Street Art project placed murals around old town with govt support [PHOTOS]

Pipit Banglamphoo Street Art project placed murals around old town with govt support [PHOTOS]

The Pipit Banglamphoo Street Art project placed nine murals around old town in neighborhoods not often visited by those who don’t reside there. It’s one of the first such...


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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.