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Montri Toemsombat in 2016 at the Ratchaprasong Art Maze installation in Bangkok. Photo: Toot Yung Art Center / Facebook

From Tribal to Urban, Chiang Mai Expo to Explore Polar Themes

CHIANG MAI — See art inspired by century-old tribal weaving and Japanese ceramics among others when an exhibition premieres later this month at a...

Nordic Film Fest to Set Sail With ‘Kon-Tiki’ Sea Quest

BANGKOK — The epic journey of a Norwegian explorer who sailed on a raft 8,000 kilometers across the Pacific Ocean will be among the top eight films from Nordic countries to screen in Bangkok later this month.

Thai Compassion For Rohingya Wins Big in Venice

BANGKOK — A Thai movie dedicated to Rohingya refugees scored a premier prize at the world’s oldest film festival last night.

Indie Theater House RCA Coming Downtown as House Samyan

BANGKOK — Seeing indie flicks will soon be a lot more convenient for downtown denizens.
Daniel Panjwaneey. Photo: Pablo Lauf / Courtesy

From Pakistan With Beats Comes ‘Alien Panda Jury’ to Safe Room

Many would assume Pakistan lacked a music scene because of its strict religious and conservative views, but like hip-hop group Public Enemy said, “Don’t...

Bangkok Cafes Brew Opportunity for the Deaf

BANGKOK — “I’m deaf but happy to take care of you. Please point the menu to order” a sign on the counter reads in English.

A Decade On, Libertine Outpost ‘Overstay’ Lives Up to Its Name

Inside a hostel sheltering sub-budget backpackers, an effeminate gay man slowly spreads his arms in tai chi movements. Across the room, other guests drink at the bar, chew on mushroom bruschetta and listen to Guerilla Poubelle blare from a laptop.
American playwright Neil Simon answers questions during an interview in Seattle, Washington. Photo: Gary Stuart / Associated Press

Gentle Humor Was the Lifeblood of Playwright Neil Simon

NEW YORK — When master playwright Neil Simon accepted the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in 2006, he was visibly nervous. But his...
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Train Under a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Master in October in Bangkok

BANGKOK — Learn Brazil’s famed martial art later this year when an instructor trained by the discipline’s pioneers comes to the capital. Brazilian jiu-jitsu instructor...
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In ‘Body Politic,’ The Audience is The Art

BANGKOK — An unusual street display turns the audience itself into the spectacle. Through performance art, an artist encourages not only physical participation but...

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