By THE NATION
New York band Madball returns to Thailand for the first time in two decades with what they claim is the craziest and the most intense hardcore show they have ever performed. They’ll be at Hollywood Ratchadapisek Soi 4 on December 8 at 7pm with two opening acts Ten Baht Per Hour and Indonesia’s Taring. The NYC quartet released their eighth studio album, “Hardcore Lives” in June 2014. Tickets are Bt1,500 at the door.
Game for a laugh
Bangkok Improv, a night of laughs based loosely on hit show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?”, Theatre Sports and American comedy enterprise “The Second City”, is back tonight at the Comedy Club Bangkok starting at 8.30pm. The show will introduce some new players to the improv scene in Bangko led by an incredibly talented, multi award-winning improviser and featuring the best of Bangkok’s improv comedy community. Tickets are Bt500 at the door. Find out more at www.ComedyClubBangkok.com.
Just love to dance
Bangkok Dance Academy stages its 10th charity performance “The 9 Harmonies” this weekend at Aksra Theatre King Power with shows tomorrow night at 7.30 and again on Sunday at 4. The performances give students the opportunity to improve their love for the art of dance, by bringing 20 songs composed by His Majesty the late King Bhumibol to create a story of love and relationships in a family through several generations. Find out more by calling (02) 278 0599 or (081) 868 2447.
Paradise Park pampers pooches and their owners with the “Dog Lover” event taking place on the first floor of the shopping complex on Srinakarin Road from now until December 11. Shoppers will get to meet Instagram doggie stars and shop at 26 specialised stores including Dog Cafe by Dogkery and Puppiness Dog Bakery. There are also four booths offering free health checks and a Dog Paradise Card service. Check it out at www.ParadisePark.co.th.
A night of Chinese opera
“Night at the Museum” returns for a seventh year to Museum Siam from December 1517 on the theme “Ngew” (Chinese opera). Running on all three evenings from 4 to 10, it features an exhibition about the history of Chinese opera, costumes and makeup. More than 15 food stalls will be set up around the area to keep visitors sated. Call (02) 225 2777 extension 102 or visit Facebook.com/ museumsiamfan to find out more.