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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Join a Public Jam to Celebrate Miles Davis in Bangkok

BANGKOK — Bangkok jazz musicians are welcome to bring their weapons of choice to join or just enjoy a jam session to commemorate American trumpeter Miles Davis 25 years after he died.

Thou Shalt Sing: Killers Out for Murder on Stage

BANGKOK — Murder is the game in a stage play mixing American film noir, Japanese Yakuza and anime timed thematically with the 40th anniversary of the Thammasat University massacre.

Czech Out Animated Fairy Tales And More This Weekend

BANGKOK — A centuries-old fairy tale adapted into puppet animation by a legendary Czech filmmaker to oppose Soviet rule will show for free this weekend as part of a Czech animation festival.

Grime Musician Skepta Wins Prestigious Mercury Music Prize

LONDON — Grime musician Skepta won Britain's prestigious Mercury Prize on Thursday for his fourth album, "Konnichiwa."

An Open Letter to Drum ‘n Bass Skeptics

Playing Drum ‘n Bass music in Bangkok in the ‘90s, I felt like a leper. No one wanted anything to do with the music. But with the frantic breakbeats and dark heavy bass of Jungle, or what was to be later called Drum ‘n Bass, or dnb, to me it was punk music for Generation Rave. Most importantly, it didn’t compromise.

Go on a 3D Digital Dance Journey Next Week

BANGKOK — Meat and cyber spaces converge on stage for audiences at a dazzling dance performance combining the human body and technology next week.

Kill a Sound With Reggae Appreciation Society

Reggae in Thailand? Though its roots are in 1960s Jamaica, the music has found its way into the hearts of people around the world including Thailand, where a vibrant scene which has spawned homegrown artists, DJs and festivals.

Wireless Earphones, Water Resistance and More Define New iPhone

SAN FRANCISCO, United States — At Apple's iPhone 7 unveiling in San Francisco on Wednesday, the tech powerhouse revealed a host of new and updated hardware and software, including a new type of headphone jack and souped-up camera. Here's a rundown of the biggest announcements.

From Iranian Scares to French Love, ‘Little Big’ Brings Indie Films to Bangkok

BANGKOK — A fearsome Djinn terrorizes a family in Iran’s first psychological horror film, an American drama details a woman’s transition to man, and a poignant Japanese drama about imperfect lives are among films ready to make audiences cry next week.

Cinema Dolce: Watch Splendid Tales From Italy at EmQuartier

BANGKOK — Harvey Keitel and Michael Caine are a pair of faltering creatives while a more surreal couple scour an empty world to repair a broken friend in films to show at next week’s Italian Film Festival.





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