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Sam Smith to Serenade Bangkok for 1st Time

BANGKOK — Is your pocket ready for more concerts? Sam Smith will hold a concert in Bangkok for the first time.

‘Stray’ Into Left-Field Beats Friday at Whiteline

In 2009, London-based producer Stray earned props in the Drum ‘n’ Bass, or DnB, scene with his debut work “Timbre.” Released as a B-side, the track’s abstract atmospherics, off-kilter beats and climactic amen breakbeats had the scene waxing lyrical over the producer's studio wizardry.

With J.K. Rowling’s Help, Jude Law Builds a New Dumbledore

LOS ANGELES — When Jude Law met with J.K. Rowling about portraying the younger version of Albus Dumbledore, the two discussed how to rebuild...

How to Cool Weather in Bangkok: Fun Stuff to Do

BANGKOK — Cool weather could be gone at any moment, so it will be best to savor it while we can. Here is a list of things to do while temperatures in Bangkok still revolve around the 20 degree.

Mosh and Bang Heads This Weekend in Bangkok

As a young lad in the ‘80s attending a Catholic school, one of my favorite pastimes was lunchtime, carving upside-down crosses into church doors while humming The Sex Pistols’ “Anarchy in the UK.” Needless to say, I was heavily into punk and metal in my rebellious junior high school years.

Rage, Rave at the Dying of the Dark Bar

When it comes to underground electronic tunes in Bangkok, it was always the smaller, independent clubs brave enough to say “fuck you” to commercial music and do something different. In the mid-’90s, Deeper in Soi Silom 4 sparked the flame for the city’s rave scene, in the early 2000s cafe Democ gave local crews a venue to perform, and in 2014 Dark Bar became the place that gave Bangkok’s next-gen DJs and promoters a place to be heard.

Bangkok Quickies: Must-See March Movies

BANGKOK — While the fearsome return of Lara Croft in the “Tomb Raider” reboot and robot smash of “Pacific Rim Uprising” will own the March box office, an array of alternative films will screen throughout the capital.

Check Inn 99 Lands Bigger, Better Home (With Rooftop)

BANGKOK — After staging a series of farewell parties last week and checking out from its 59-year venue, one of Bangkok’s oldest nightclubs will reopen not so far away with upgraded facilities.

Get French-spired: Celebrate Bastille Day in Bangkok Bars, Restaurants

BANGKOK — Head out this week to celebrate the French National Day.

Miss Universe Drops Thai Licensee 2 Months Before Pageant

BANGKOK — The fate of this year’s Miss Universe pageant, set for December in Bangkok, was briefly in doubt after its domestic financier was...



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