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Forget Boring Summit and Head to ASEAN Film Fest

BANGKOK — Though we couldn’t join world leaders at last week’s ASEAN Summit, us average Joes and Somchais can explore the region over the next two weeks through the annual Bangkok ASEAN Film Festival.  
Strawberry Fanta, monk offering basket, and sai sin showcased in “The Invisible Things” on June 13.

Exhibition Explores What It Means to Be ‘Very Thai’ and ‘Very German’

BANGKOK — If you’re Thai, it might be a graduation photo hanging in your living room. If you’re German, it might be an Aldi...
Suriyan Tantemsin with a Predator helmet. Right, a Joker Predator helmet by him.

‘Predator’ Meets Samurai, The Joker at Ratchaburi Helmet Shop

RATCHABURI — A former art teacher is enthralling customers worldwide with motorcycle helmets modeled after the famed galactic hunter race. Although Predator riders are known...
Photo: David Simon / Courtesy

Teacher’s Charity Photo Exhibition Captures Kindness Around the World

BANGKOK — A science teacher’s photo exhibition will show at an Asok restaurant in June, with proceeds to go towards an education charity. “Humans Around...
Image: Bangkok Community Theatre

Swashbuckling Version of Twelfth Night to Invade Bangkok Stage

BANGKOK — A Shakespearean comedy is coming to New Phetchaburi Road – but with a swashbuckling twist. The Bangkok Community Theatre is putting on an...
"Speedy" (1928)

Return to the Roaring ‘20s at Scala’s Silent Film Fest

BANGKOK — Put on that cloche hat and have a night at the silver screens – the Silent Film Festival is in town. Five silent...
Kate Miller-Heidke from Australia performs during a rehearsal for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel. Photo: Sebastian Scheiner / AP

How To Throw A Eurovision Party in Thailand

BANGKOK — Gather your Eurovision-loving friends for some late night (or early morning?) watch parties this week.
Dominic Puwasawat Chakrabongse, director of Precious Plastic Bangkok, makes a plant pot.

Precious Plastic: Recycling Bangkok One Bottle Cap At A Time

BANGKOK — Gentle and down-to-earth, Dominic Puwasawat Chakrabongse is the full-time environmental activist behind Precious Plastic Bangkok, a volunteer-run initiative that collects bottle caps...
Jack Liao and Celine Lin hold up plushies of Usagi and Piske at a Kanahei event May 3 at CentralWorld.

Piske and Usagi Charm on Kanahei’s First Visit to Thailand

Update: An earlier version of this article identified Piske as a chicken. However, after the article was published, organizers reached out to Khaosod English to...
Varisara Bejrakashem, Roengsak Chankasem, and Nima Chandler of Nancy Chandler Graphics. Nima is holding an early version of the Nancy Chandler Map of Bangkok.

Journey’s End for Nancy Chandler’s Bangkok Maps

For almost half a century, a colorful map highlighting secret soi haunts has been a backpack staple of every dedicated visitor to Bangkok. But...

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