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The best things to do in Bangkok this weekend

Make the most out of Bangkok with our guide to the weekend's best events and activities

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Time Out Bangkok editors
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There are a lot going on in Bangkok, from an art exhibition to edgy gigs and parties, and here are cool ideas to enjoy your weekend in the city to the fullest.

The best things to do in Bangkok this weekend

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Bon appétit! In this 3-week celebration of French cuisine and products Tour de France from ten Bangkok’s French chefs, such as Chef Francis Barthe, Chef Cédric Cador & Chef Federico, who are calling all street food lovers to savor the authentic and distinctive French fare from ten French regions. Get a chance to meet stars from MasterChef Thailand, such as Chef Paope (Winner of Masterchef All Stars Thailand 2020) and Chef Quest (Runner-Up of Masterchef All Stars Thailand 2020), who will make a four-course French meal in the French Chef's Table session.
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Thailand Digital Arts Festival (TDAF) 2022 returns for the third edition with a big showcase of over 120 NFT artworks from Thai artists under the theme of THE MASTERPIECES OF NFT COLLECTION.  NFT artwork collections are also available for purchase at https://bit.ly/3CuF6ko.  
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  • Yaowarat
Thai artist and stand-up comedian Udom "Note" Taephanich reflects on his artistry and uniqueness as well as his views on life coaches through I Need a Life Coach, the exhibition that aims to explore what it means to be a life coach in the current society.
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ATTA Gallery tags team with three artists from Norway—Sigurd Bronger, Runa Vethal Stølen, and Reinhold Ziegler—for three solo exhibitions under the collective name of and then there were three. The then there were three exhibition will bring many beautiful art and crafts pieces that showcase the modern art techniques from the Norwegian artists at the venue between June 18 and July 31.
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LGBTQ-focused PULSE Galleries are hosting art exhibitions to celebrate diversity, inclusivity, and social well-being that showcase a variety of art formats, ranging from photography, digital art, sculptures, and lighting installations. The PULSE Chroma 2022 series takes place at all five establishments of PULSE clinics in Silom, Asok, Phrom Phong, Ploenchit, and Phayathai.
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Straight from Taiwan to Bangkok, WITHIN Taiwan’s Selected VR Works is the first-time-ever collaborative exhibition between the Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts (FAAMAI), Chulalongkorn University x Digital Art Foundation. The works integrate the application of VR with various formats—films, sound arts, and contemporary dance—to showcase the digital interpretation. The highlight of the exhibition is the three works of Virtual Reality from Taiwan, selected by Concept Museum of Art, that will definitely get your mind lost in the VR world.
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Bangkok CityCity Gallery is playing host to A Conversation with the Sun, an exhibition by award-winning indie film director Apichatpong Weerasethakul, in collaboration with production house DuckUnit and technologist/artist Pat Pataranutaporn. The interdisciplinary exhibition showcases a variety of the director’s artworks, ranging from motion pictures to technology-driven creations. Apichatpong has also released “self-documented footage” gathered over years of filmmaking, which also acts as a “personal archive.” Technologist Pat Pataranutaporn, a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology or MIT, brings the cutting-edge AI technology of GPT-3, a platform used for building conversations, to add more dimension to the film director’s pieces. The exhibition runs at Bangkok CityCity Gallery until July 10.
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Go an extra mile with WHAT’S BEHIND THE STREET, the newest art exhibition at Central: The Original Store. The exhibition aims to portray the modern Charoenkrung Road through the eyes of three Thai urban artists: Pakorn, Asin, and Jecks. The artists apply mixed media techniques (e.g. spray paintings, paintings, prints and character designs) to showcase their urban artworks. Find out what's really behind the street at Central: The Original Store from June 9 to July 10 (10:00-18:00). 
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  • Phrom Phong
Let us tell you once and floral! This solo exhibition Nature versus Nurture, by Thai artist Naraphat Sakarthornsap, showcases three stages of flowers in a series of artworks that reflect coming-of-age issues like limited freedom and loss of identity.   Explore your identity through nature at SAC Gallery from June 18 to August 13.
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