Friday, 6 November
ART: A Girl Of November
In honor of International Violence Against Women’s Day on 25 November, Chomp will hold special screenings, discussions, presentations and more to raise awareness for gender-based violence. They will also feature a striking new art exhibition called “A Girl of November” by Thai artist Tinna Hongngam that also explores the issue.
Chomp, Sam Sen Soi 1 - 02 629 2026
ART: First Friday - Portrait Party
After celebrating portrait month in October, Attic Studios opens its doors to showcase the works created by its students and visiting artists. You can even try your hand at painting your own portrait at this First Friday event.
Attic Studios, Sukhumvit Soi 31 - 02-662-0224
CONCERT: Salsabangkok Fiesta 2015
Don’t miss your chance to see salsa superstars from around the world, including six-time World Salsa champions Rafael Barros and Carine Morais from Brazil. Tickets are 500 B and can be purchased online or in person at Rumpuree Dance Studio and La Reuda.
Windsor Suites Hotel Bangkok, Sukhumvit Soi 20 - 081-430-6684
NIGHTLIFE: Retox Sessions Presents Christoph
For the first time in Bangkok, Newcastle-based DJ and producer Christoph will take over Glow with deep house beats inspired by his father’s Motown vinyls and brother’s Chicago and Detroit house cassettes. Presented by Retox Sessions, the night will feature warm-up sets by Keiran Sharples & Salke with Sunju Hargun and local favorites Sen Yai. Tickets are 450 B and include one drink.
Glow, Sukhumvit Soi 23 - 086 614 3355
NIGHTLIFE: Giant Swing x Based on Kyoto
Japanese dance music crew Based on Kyoto brings their eclectic mix of music genres to Studio Lam as part of their Asian Psychedelic Monster Tour 2015. Expect to hear a fusion of house, electro, ambient, dub, soul, jazz and rock. Tickets are 300 B.
Studio Lam, Sukhumvit Soi 51 - 02 261 6661
Saturday, 7 November
YOGA: Free Laughter Yoga
Get silly this Saturday with a free laughing yoga session at Prem Yog & Prana. Laughing yoga is a great way to reduce stress, strengthen your immune system and keep you in a good mood throughout the day. Go get the giggles at 4pm!
Prem Yog & Prana, Sukhumvit Soi 26 - 081 935 7066
MUSIC: Delicate Decibel 2015 Music Workshop
Join in the second day of a two-day experiential and live electronic music workshop as part of Delicate Decibel 2015. OB Ostertag will present a music workshop all about synthesizer music and the 40-year history of electronic music. There will also be an after-party with drum’n’bass music by DJ Goo & D Goose.
Jam Studio, Charoen Rat Soi 1 - 089 889 8059
ART: Soul Panopticon
Catch the opening reception of “Soul Panopticon,” an abstract and portrait solo exhibition by Jp Pemapsorn. Explore her personal energy and style and see her ability to represent the state of her mind in an exact moment. The exhibition opens at 7pm and free drinks and snacks will be provided.
Midnice Gallery & Cafe, Chockchai 4 Soi 18 - 086 282 0282
ART: The Optimists
Presented by Michael Shaowanasai, Paul Ulan-Taylor’s exhibition “The Optimists” will debut at RMA Institute, featuring mixed-media paintings that explore the idea of the necessity to understand and celebrate our unique quirks and deficiencies.
RMA Institute, Sukhumvit Soi 22 - 02 663 0809
NIGHTLIFE: Dancing Under the Stars with DJ Neon
Celebrate the end of rainy season with Gramercy Park’s Dancing Under the Stars series. For the first edition, they’ve brought in DJ Neon, an internationally acclaimed DJ from Belgium who has played in Ibiza and at Tomorrowland.
Above 11, Fraser Suites Sukhumvit - 083 542 1111
Sunday, 8 November
MARKET: Thanksgiving Market
Get into the spirit of autumn with the Thanksgiving Market at K Village. Shop from over 100 vendors and famous online shops. There will also be workshops and live music.
K Village, Sukhumvit Soi 26
Artists Bark Se Hee, Jeong Ho Jeong, Jang Won Seok, Chai Siris, SupansaThongsuk and Praween Piangchompu explore bipolar disorder through painting, printmaking and photography. The complex topic is not so much meant to be understood, but rather sensed, as it goes beyond the realm of basic human understanding. Join the opening reception from 6pm - 9pm on Sunday.
Whitespace Gallery, One Sala Daeng 1 - 08 1699 5298
SPOKEN WORD: Bangkok Lyrical Lunacy
This edition of Bangkok Lyrical Lunacy has the theme “SpottieOttieDopaliscious.” Special guest poet Zohab Zee Khan will take the stage, displaying his talents as Australia’s 2014 National Slam Champion. Anyone can take the mic if they get up the courage - no sticking to the theme necessary!
Overground Bar & Cafe, Sukhumvit Soi 22 - 062 150 8300