Mall giant Central returns to where it all began in Bangkok 70 years ago

Those who don’t feel like they’ve handed enough over to Thailand’s largest family-owned retail conglomerate have a new place to do so at a shophouse in Bangkok’s old town, where its empire began exactly seven decades ago.  Central: The Original Store, a five-story shophouse at No. 1266 on Charoen Krung Road, was the first property ...

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‘Blade Runner 2049,’ ‘La La Land,’ Dark Knight trilogy among 50+ movies to show on big screens

‘Blade Runner 2049,’ ‘La La Land,’ Dark Knight trilogy among 50+ movies to show on big screens

If it’s been awhile since you were motivated to enter a cinema (IMAX screenings of Tenet don’t count), this month brings fifty-something reasons to do so. Cinema’s past is...

So Grand: Dinosaur, dairy cow, Thaiborg vie for best provincial costume

So Grand: Dinosaur, dairy cow, Thaiborg vie for best provincial costume

Will it be the undead velociraptor from Khon Kaen, the Saraburi milk cow or cyborg from Korat to win people’s hearts? Despite the pandemic, the pageant life barrels ahead with...

There will be no Wonderfruit until 2021

There will be no Wonderfruit until 2021

Anyone still wondering whether they would be Wondering later this year got an answer today: Wonderfruit Festival organizers said the 2020 version of their fun, wild and trippy...

Maho Rasop music fest postponed to 2021

Maho Rasop music fest postponed to 2021

Damn you, 2020. One of the year’s most-anticipated festivals announced it’s not happening in November as planned.  Slated to return for its third outing for thousands of...

FooJohn returns for second act as jazz club

FooJohn returns for second act as jazz club

FooJohn the French Bistro and American Smokehouse may be dead, but fans of its live jams can soon return for more nights of spirited shows. Four months after the pandemic claimed...

Shop at ‘Bartendar Bazaar’ and help Bangkok’s struggling F&B folks

Shop at ‘Bartendar Bazaar’ and help Bangkok’s struggling F&B folks

Find stylish face masks, savory jams, sweet-scented candles and more in a hidden downtown bar where a flea market-slash-charity event will raise money for those in the struggling...

Adios Artbox: Open-air Nana hangout abruptly ends long run

Adios Artbox: Open-air Nana hangout abruptly ends long run

One year and three months after it landed in a private park by BTS Nana, open-air market Artbox will welcome its last guests today.  A popular destination packed with stalls...

Deaf beauty contest to be Thailand’s first pandemic pageant

Deaf beauty contest to be Thailand’s first pandemic pageant

Next Saturday, more than 40 contestants with impaired hearing will take the stage to compete for the crown of Miss and Mister Deaf Thailand at the kingdom’s first pandemic-era...

Big Bad Wolf’s massive book sale to go online in September

Big Bad Wolf’s massive book sale to go online in September

Use the pandemic to clear that last hoard of unread books? Rebuild that tower of literary shame in September, when a massive new dump of books hits town. Big Bad Wolf is making a...


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