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James will share his experiences travelling in the Tohoku region, which covers six prefectures – Aomori, Akita, Miyagi, Iwate, Yamagata and Fukushima – each of which has its own fascinating places to visit and things to try. Fukushima, interestingly enough, has always been famous for its peaches.
You could be Snow White
Having scored successes with its previous British-style pantomimes “Cinderella” and “Aladdin”, the Bangkok Community Theatre will head into the woods in November with “Snow White”. Auditions are being held at Bistro 33 on Sukhumvit Soi 33 on Saturday afternoon and Monday evening.
If you can sing, dance, act the fool or do a trick, the auditions welcome English-speakers age 16 and up. Find out more at www.BangkokCommunityTheatre.com or [email protected]
Hoteliers putt for charity
The Bangkok Hospitality Challenge takes place at the Vintage Club in Khlong Dan on November 15, with hotel industry decision-makers will gather to network, share ideas and play a little golf.
SiteMinder, the industry’s top cloud platform, is aiming to raise Bt100,000 for the Yim Kids Foundation, an Accor initiative, and the Beaumont Partnership Foundation, which seeks to extend quality education across Thailand. Learn more at www.SiteMinder.com.
XXO Party times two
The XXO Party Bangkok, part of the gay dance circuit, rolls into the Novotel on Sukhumvit Soi 20 with “Candyland” on October 5 and “Black Sensation” on October 6. Top circuit DJs GSP, Enrico Meloni, Elad Navon, Aaron Marc, SpectrumK and dancers from around the world will be in the thick of great production and sound systems.
Bt50 off every ticket sold will be donated to the Sarnelli House orphanage and to kids in Nong Khai dealing with HIV and Aids. Tickets are limited so rush to XXOParty.com/ticket.