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Shipwrecked and separated

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“Twelfth Night” – William Shakespeare’s classic comedy that dared to question gender norms long before it was fashionable – is the new Bangkok Community Theatre production and will be performed at Creative Industries, M Theatre on New Phetchaburi Road on May 2325 and again from May 29 to June 1.

Directed by Ethan Oulton and produced by Elise Meleisea, it opens with a dramatic shipwreck on the island of Illyria, where Shakespeare’s heroine finds herself haplessly and hysterically trapped through all of love’s amusing comedies as she struggles to seek out her true soul mate.

Tickets costing Bt800 are available at www.BangkokCommunityTheatre.com and Ticketmelon. 

In search of a chair

Italian film “La Sedia Della Felicita”, or “The Chair of Happiness” in English, is the second movie in River City Bangkok Film Club’s 2019 series and screens at RCB Forum on the second floor of River City Bangkok on May 25 at 2pm.

Directed by Carlo Mazzacurati, the film blends mystery and suspense, romance and emotion, topped up with plenty of laughs.

Admission is free but reservations are recommended,

Email rcbfilmclub@rivercity.co.th or check out www.RiverCityBangkok.com)

Turning the pages

Once a month, SEA Junction holds a mini book and craft fair in room 408 of the Bangkok Arts and Culture Centre (BACC). The next one takes place this Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 7pm and, as usual, will feature new books from recognised publishers with an interest in the countries of Southeast Asia as well as used books in Thai, English and Indonesian on various issues related to Southeast Asia and the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS). There are also a few literature and developmentrelated works from outside the region.

Find out more by calling (097) 002 4140. 

The man from Paris

Mysterious Parisian Alexis, also known as Aazar, one-third of producer group Point Point, will be manning the deck at Barbarbar on Thonglor Soi 10 tomorrow night from 9 until late.

Expect full-on hard trap with jawdropping elements and a signature underline scratch. His track “Pop Dat” with 4B was one of the most played trap songs in 2016 and featured in DJ sets across festival stages and club shows all over the world.

Tickets are Bt500 with one drink. Find out more at (085) 253 2000. 

Techno night out

Iconic and Mendy Indigo invite clubbers to a night of contemporary techno music with the Bangkok debut of special international guest Marcel Dettmann on Wedneday at Beam of 72 Courtyard starting from 10.

The German DJ, producer, and record label owner, considered one of the most influential proponents of contemporary techno, is a resident at the wellknown Berlin nightclub Berghain. 

Tickets cost Bt950 with one drink. Book a table at (02) 392 7750.

 

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