Tasty treats in downtown Bangkok

lifestyle January 17, 2019 01:00

By THE NATION

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The Wongnai Bangkok Food Festival 2019 is back at the square at the front of CentralWorld until Sunday and this year offers more than 100 today until Sunday.



Titillate your taste buds with choux cream at Pick a Choux, milk tea with chewy tapioca balls at Cha-Bar, crab fried rice at Herehai, Sawang Crab Noodle and bingsu at Sofuto from Chiang Mai. 

Popular artists stage mini concerts to keep everyone entertained. The festival is open from 11am to 10pm.

Sura stirs the soul

South Korea’s sexy sensation DJ Sura is all set to spin high-energy electronic dance music at the Bacardi House Party at Demo in Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor) tomorrow night from 9 until 2.

Find out more or male a reservation by calling (085) 250 2000 (Thai) or (096) 387 4569 (English).

Bangkok gets its block party

The Bangkok Block Party returns from its second edition this Saturday and Sunday with stages dubbed Blaq Lyte & Rap Now at Siam Paragon, Future Factory Bangkok at Siam Center and Auntys Haus at the Siam Discovery Skywalk. 

The outdoor party, which runs from noon to midnight on both days, will feature top Thai and international music talents, including Irish hip-hop artist and producer Rejjie Snow, Jessie James, Solomon, Autograf, The Greed and Flytrap.

Tickets are Bt900 for a one-day pass and Bt1,500 for a 2-day pass at BTS ticket booths. For more information, visit Facebook.com/bangkokblockparty.

Putting the concept into context

Concept Context Contestation, the travelling project organised by the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut, is presenting contemporary art from Southeast Asia at The Secretariat in Yangon, Myanmar from Saturday until February 18.

CCC Yangon features many of the original CCC Bangkok pieces, in addition to some 25 extra works, many of which are new commissions, and 10 newly included artists, among them Thai photographer Manit Sriwanichpoom.

On Sunday, Goethe-Institut Yangon will host a one-day public symposium focusing on Southeast Asian visual practice and CCC discourses of art relating to collective concerns in Southeast Asia.

Searching for Shakespeare

Bangkok Community Theatre is holding auditions for William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” on February 10 from 2 to 6pm and again on February 12 from 6 to 10pm.

The search is on to fill 10 principal roles (3 female and 7 male) and between four and six ensemble members.

If you have what it takes, head to Bistro on Sukhumvit 33 and try out but fist download the audition form at bangkokcommunitytheatre.com then send it to twelfth.night.bct@gmail.com.