If you need help figuring out what you want and how to get it, TK Reading Club and Bookscape are hosting an event on Saturday about the book “Designing Your Life: How to Build a Welllived, Joyful Life”.
The advice of authors Bill Burnett and Dave Evens – both Silicon Valley design innovators – will be discussed that afternoon in Mini Theatre Room 12 on the eighth floor of TK Park at CentralWorld.
Asian Leadership Academy co-founder and chief executive May Sripatanaskul and Rawit Hanutsaha, who translated the book into Thai, will lead the chat. Joining them will be Narin Jitpraneechai, co-founder of the social enterprise called achieve, which helps put Thai students on the right career path.
There’s no admission charge. Find out more at https://bit.ly/2OC4t9X.
Take your sunglasses
The 62nd Bangkok Gems & Jewellery Fair at Impact Arena from September 7 to 11 will have 900 domestic and overseas companies represented at 2,000 booths. Prepare to be dazzled by the diamonds, pearls, gold and other precious metals and costume and fashion jewellery, as well as the astonishing equipment used in the trade.
Metro Men/LGBT, The Moment, Heritage & Craftsmanship, Spiritual Power and Beyond Jewelry /Jewelry Crossover will participate in “The Niche Showcase”, featuring eyeglasses, mobile phones, clocks and home décor.
The show’s open to trade people from September 7 to 9 and the general public on September 10 and 11. Learn more at (02) 507 83923 and www.BkkGems.com.
Build a library
The Bangkok Art Book Fair will be held at Bangkok Citycity Gallery on Sathorn Soi 1 from September 6 to 9 with every kind of tome imaginable on sale. One speciality will be books on contemporary art and techniques for making contemporary art prints.
Get the details at (083) 087 2725.
‘Dorian Gray’ onstage
Oscar Wilde’s gothic and philosophical novel “The Picture of Dorian Gray” hits the stage at the Chatrium Residence Riverside’s Culture Collective Studio on Charoenkrung Soi 70 in Bangkok from September 13 to 16.
Director Loni Berry sets the play in a Bangkok jazz cabaret of the 1940s and ’50s. Tickets cost Bt1,000 at http://CultureCollective.com/productions/thepictureofdoriangray. Find out more at (089) 876 5400 and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hoist a glass with O’Malley
O’Malley’s Irish Pub is opening a new branch in the basement of the United Centre Building on Bangkok’s Silom Road on Saturday.
Your favourite new “Irish local” will have the same extensive range of classic ales and pub food and a warm, welcoming staff.