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8 amazing things to do this week

Havana Social's Tiki Pool Party
Havana Social

Fri 29 

Layers of Tranquility at River City Bangkok; 10 am

The first solo show of the artist, Layers of Tranquility features paintings by young artist Mi Qiaoming, who juxtaposes  Western oil painting and Chinese ink painting, making it her personal style. 

Frida Kahlo Paint & Wine at Paron School of Art; 6.30 pm; B2,400

Spend your evening sipping wine and making art. The class will focus on Frida Kahlo-themed acrylic painting. For B2,400, you will get all the materials needed for the class, snacks, and free-flow wine.


Sat 30

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds at Show DC Arena; 7 pm; tickets start from B3,600

Noel Gallagher is coming to Bangkok! The English singer, songwriter and guitarist is best known as a former member of legendary English rock band, Oasis, which he co-founded with his younger brother Liam Gallagher in 1991. The group later split and the older Gallagher sibling formed Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds in 2010.

Havana Social - Tiki Pool Party at Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20; 2 pm

Put on your swimsuit, unbutton that Hawaiian shirt and make your way to Havana Social’s Tiki pool party at Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20 on 30 Nov. It’s guaranteed to be a fun night, with tiki-inspired drinks and sexy afro-Latin beats delivered by DJ Pepe and DJ Henry Knowles.

Thai Gastronomy Series 3 at Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin; 6 pm; B4,200 (B5,800 with wine pairing)

Acclaimed Danish chef Henrik Yde-Andersen of one Michelin-starred Kiin Kiin in Copenhagen, along with chef Chayawee Sutcharitchan – the head chef of Kiin Kiin’s sister restaurant Sra Bua at Siam Kempinski, joins hand with Northern superstar chef Phanuphon “Black” Bulsawan of Blackitch in Chiang Mai to deliver a show-stopping six-hand dinner that fuses Northern Thai flavor with Kiin Kiin’s signature cooking style.

Mindfulness, Creation of Images and Well Being at Studio Persona; 10 am

Studio Persona, a space for art expression and play, in collaboration with Art Therapy Foundation, invites you to experience a two-day spiritual workshop led by art therapist Christine Tremblay. The workshop is meant to help you explore mindfulness and discover self-compassion.

A Convenient Sunset l A Convenient Holdup at Bangkok CityCity Gallery

Thai artist Miti Ruangkritya presents two sides of 7-Eleven stores in Thailand. You have photos of the stores taken during the golden hour alongside pixelated CCTV images of the stores taken during robbery attempts. The series has turned something simple into something deeply intense, imparting a sense of the inevitability of chaos even in an environment that seems to be controlled.


Sun 01

Gus Dapperton Live in Bangkok at Live Arena; 9 pm; B1,590

American singer/songwriter, Brendan Rice, better known by his stage name Gus Dapperton, is performing live in Bangkok for the first time in Oct. Gus is known for his love-struck indie-pop music and cinematic music videos. His hit singles include “I’m Just Snacking,” “Moodna, Once With Grace,” and “Prune, You Talk Funny.”