The Bangkok Hit List: 27 November – 03 December 2014

Slowfest Farmrak - photo by thebarrowboy

SHOPPING: Slowfest Farmrak

Life in the slow lane is the order of the day as Slowfest Farmrak takes over Makkasan train station on the Airport Rail Link line this Saturday: expect food and live music, plus arts and crafts workshops thrown into the mix.
ARL Makkasan

Pecha Kucha Bangkok - photo by Pecha Kucha Bangkok

CULTURE: Pecha Kucha

This regular event returns for its latest outing at Saisin University, in which speakers talk about projects and issues using the Pecha Kucha format from Japan, in which their speech is based around twenty images shown for twenty seconds each. Doors open at 6.30pm on Thursday, admission free.
9th Floor, Sasa Patasala Building, Saisin University, Chulalongkorn Soi 12 (MRT Sam Yan/BTS National Stadium); www.pechakucha.org

 

Concert in the Park - photo by Bangkok Symphony Orchestra

OUTDOORS: Concert in the Park

The Bangkok Symphony Orchestra continues its extended 2014-15 run of the Concert in the Park; celebrate the arrival of the cool season and kick back with friends and a picnic at the park’s Sala Bhirom Bhakdi. Sessions run every Sunday from 5.30pm through until 01 February.
Lumpini Park (MRT Lumpini/BTS Sala Daeng); www.bangkoksymphony.org

Doughnut is King by Thu Myat - photo by Thu Myat

CULTURE: Off the Wall Burmese Street Art

As Burma begins to embrace street art as a new form of discourse to tell the stories of the country’s past and present, street artists Thu Myat and Wunna Aung showcase Off the Wall, the latest exchibition of contemporary Burmese art at Bangkok’s Thavibu Gallery. Runs until 13 December.
Silom Soi 19 (BTS Surasak); www.thavibu.com; 11am-7pm, closed Sundays

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