By The Nation
Gone lunar by the pool
Chinese New Year begins this weekend and tomorrow’s pool party at the Oriental Residence Bangkok on Wittayu Road makes a fine start. Loaf in a cabana, splash around all you want and dance to the crisp beats courtesy of the city’s |best spinners. Ask “KC” about promotional deals at (084) 355 1966.
Beautiful baby Beam
Beam at 72 Courtyard on Soi Thonglor is celebrating its first anniversary tomorrow with a top-notch sound system and a line-up of local stars plus guest DJ Jennifer Cardini from Paris. The Bt500 admission charge gets you one |free shot. The fun starts at 9. Call (02) 3927750.
Welcome back, DJ Nic
Superstar British DJ Nic Fanciulli returns to the capital for the first time in a decade tomorrow for a gig at Glow on Sukhumvit Soi 23. The multitalented Fanciulli stands out even among world-class purveyors of great dance music. Find out more at @RetoxSessions.
When the cock crows
The always-amazing Pangina Heals leads her drag troupe in a Year of the Rooster celebration at Maggie Choo’s on Sunday. Adding to the fun will be DJs Yui Truluv and Steven G cranking out ’90s tunes and hot models handing out nifty red envelopes. The Bt300 cover charge buys you a drink. |Call Ken for more deals at (087) 015 6600.
That vinyl magic
Wind down and groove to cool sounds at Studio Lam on Sukhumvit Soi 51 on Sunday. DJ Ben is armed with a crate of vinyl to delight you with jazz, funk, swing and nu jazz all night. Entry is free. Call (02) 261 6661.