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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Friday: Filmmaker Apichatpong’s First to Screen in Thonglor

BANGKOK — It’s a rare chance to see internationally acclaimed filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s films in Thailand. But his very first feature will be show Friday along with other five independent movies for free this weekend.

From Kawaii to Narak: Bangkok Gets Its Own AKB48

BANGKOK — Thailand this week became the third country to boast a local chapter of ABK48, the Japanese superstar girl group that epitomizes everything about cuteness, or kawaii, in Japan.

Hear ‘Imperial March’ and More Movie Music From Philharmonic

NAKHON PATHOM — From John Williams’ Star Wars and Harry Potter scores to Klaus Badelt’s Pirates of the Caribbean theme, the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra will play pop showtunes for music and movie fans alike next month.

Thai Music Fest Season Has Come. Time to Get Outta Town.

Dancing to music under the night sky reconnects with our primal roots. The big difference is drums and bonfires have given way to big sound systems, lasers, food trucks and beer stalls.

Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s With Your Own Bad Self

BANGKOK — Dodge Cupid’s arrow and celebrate the love Tuesday with some interesting Valentine’s Day alternatives.

Live Muay Thai Fighting Show ‘Ong Bak’ Kicks Off Friday

BANGKOK — The 2003 action flick that put Tony Jaa on the map and gave Muay Thai a boost worldwide will come kicking to life on stage starting Friday.

Uncanny Valley: Bangkok’s Club Tribes Hit the Road (Photos)

NAKHON RATCHASIMA — For those who chase bliss dancing till dawn, Bangkok’s free-wheeling nightlife has been in a state of decline.

AIS to Stream HBO and Sell Google Chromecast

BANGKOK — A month after the realm lost access to HBO, the No. 2 mobile operator announced Monday it will soon stream all the...

Get Close to Chinese Queer Through ‘Be a Woman’

BANGKOK — Activist Fan Popo tries to fight for LGBT rights by capturing their lives and struggles in mainland China on film. The director will screen and discuss one of his docs at a Sathon area art-bar later this month.

Joe Satriani to Bite Into ‘Shockwave Supernova’

BANGKOK — American rock guitarist Joe Satriani will come to Thailand for his first full solo show of his “Strange Beautiful Music” to leave audiences “Flying in a Blue Dream.”

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