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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Indie Film on Massacre Wins Top Honors at Thai Film Awards

BANGKOK — An indie film related to the 1976 massacre at Thammasat University won three top awards Sunday night at the film industry’s annual awards show, with a fair share of the honors going to mass-market movies.

Thai Soap Offends Burmese With Royal Caricature

BANGKOK — A primetime soap portraying a Burma-like kingdom has drawn the ire of some in Myanmar who are demanding it be pulled off the air.

30 Hard Years and Going at Bangkok’s ‘Rock Pub’

BANGKOK — Step off the Skytrain and into a dungeon. Eyes adjust to the darkness to find about 200 people slam screaming into each other.

Review: With ‘Planet Lam,’ Paradise Bangkok Takes Thai Country to Next Level

Chris Menist and Maft Sai had just finished warming things up with vinyl selections of spiritual jazz, disco, Thai funk and roots reggae when the lights dimmed and out walked drummer Phusana Treeburut and guitarist Piyanart Jotikasthira.

Wonders Never Cease at Wonderfruit Festival 3.0

Despite a postponement that meant cancellations and ticket prices more exclusive than inclusive, Wonderfruit returned for a third year in strong form to remind...

Missed Wonderfruit? Join Wondertoots and Win Social Media This Weekend

BANGKOK — Festival fiends who either missed Wonderfruit or didn’t get enough of the art and music festival can look forward to Dudesweet’s redefinition of the festival from another perspective this coming weekend for wanderers to live, love and … whatever.

See, Spin, Grind it All This Weekend in Bangkok

As mentioned here last week, the next few weekends will be filled with spectacular outdoor festivals. This weekend alone will see Maya festival and Wonderfruit going off. However traveling to these outdoor fests may not be so convenient for some of you, so for those of you who decide to stay in Bangkok here are some events you should check out.

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.





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