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9 best things to do this week

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Fri 10

Made by Legacy Flea Market Number 11 at Urban Yard (RCA); 3 pm; B100/day

Over 200 vendors, brands and collectors come together to sell retro clothes, home furnishings, records, cameras and more. This year, the flea market occupies Urban Yard, and favors bookworms by bringing in bookstores, book collectors and importers offering an extensive collection of English-language titles. Live music, DJ sets, and food stalls selling tasty food and drinks also await.

Lost Project Presents LOST in Bangkok 2020 at Whiteline; 7 pm; B400

Venture over to Whiteline for a get-together hosted by Lost Project, a promoter and organizer of psychedelic trance gatherings in Thailand. Get in touch with your spiritual side and trip out to tunes spun by DJs such as Sabaii Sabaii (Thailand), Ordo Ab Chao (Greece), Kikx (Italy), and Suddha (UK).


Sat 11

Circoloco at Baba Beach Club; B1,500

Straight from Ibiza, legendary party purveyors Circoloco is returning to Phuket for two weekends in January at the stylish Baba Beach Club. The line-up includes top tech-house names, including Seth Troxler, Peggy Gou, The Martinez Brothers, Jamie Jones, Jack Master, and many more.

Uthaipia at Kathmandu Photo Gallery; 6.30 pm; free entry

Renowned Thai street photographer Chatchai Boonyaprapatsara explores the relevance of Thainess in the digital age. The series, which was created over a 10-year period, shows how traditional Thai elements curiously collide with more modern influences, such as when a woman wearing traditional Thai clothing and a golden deer headpiece walks down the escalator in a shopping mall.

Back to School: Children’s day at Penta; 9 pm

Put on your school uniform and celebrate children’s day partying like you did back in your school days. Get down to tracks spun by DJ Ono, MC Calo, DJ Kenny V, DJ Arm Show, and Jah Jah Boyz. 

Natural Candle Workshop at Bangkok Soap Opera; 3 pm; B1,200

Ditch toxic paraffin wax candles and make your own natural candles instead. This candle making workshop led by Bangkok Soap Opera will teach you how to make candles the old-fashioned way using only natural ingredients.

Art & Wine: Andy Warhol at Paron School of Art; 4.30 pm; B2,400

Spend your evening sipping wine and making art. The class will focus on drawing celebrity portraits inspired by Andy Warhol. For B2,400, you will get all the materials needed for the class, snacks, and free-flow wine.


Sun 12

Of Monsters And Men at Moon Star Studio; 9 pm; B2,500 

For the first time ever, Icelandic indie folk/pop band Of Monsters And Men will be performing live in Bangkok. The band had their first taste of the spotlight when they won Iceland’s annual music competition, Musiktilraunir, in 2010. The group’s debut album the following year, My Head Is an Animal, landed the band several spots on the charts, including No. 6 on the US Billboard 200 album and No.3 in the UK . Their hits include “Little Talks,” “Dirty Paws,” and “King and Lionheart.”

Jaras Light Fes at Bangkok Art And Culture Centre; free entry 

To stimulate interest in the use of alternative energy for power generation, the Bangkok Art
and Culture Centre (BACC) has come up with Jaras Light Fes, an outdoor lighting festival featuring dazzling installations created by several Thai artists using electricity produced from solar cells.