Bangkok Comeback To Re-Ignite Live Music Scene

On August 1st, Brownstone Studio will host a free-entry, live music extravaganza featuring 10 Thai and international acts from the city. Bangkok Comeback will be a timely boost for the arts scene here in the City of Angels. Some of the city’s freshest original acts will be performing through the evening. Hardcore Thai outfit Born…

What Does Bangkok’s Re-Opening Mean For Performers?

July 1st 2020 marks the “complete relaxation” of restrictions in Bangkok, and effective re-opening of the city. What does this mean for entertainment venues and performers? Let’s take a look at the regulations, which are the conditions for live entertainment venues re-opening in Bangkok. Hygiene standards Customers must wear a face shield, or mask upon entry…

Live In The Box: A Beacon For Original Music In Bangkok

Everyone came together with a clear goal, to let the artists shine and their music speak for itself. Bangkok’s live music scene may be suffering, but there is a light shining bright in the heart of Thong Lor, named Speakerbox. They have started work on a new project, producing cutting edge live sessions of original…

Klynton Lawrence Brings Silent Vibes to Bangkok’s Brownstone

We are trying to stir things with these events, not conform to the mainstream Klynton Lawrence has organized many events under his Silent Vibes banner, but this one was fueled by a different kind of meaning. The timing of this event, a screening of the Netflix premier of Spike Lee’s “Da 5 Bloods”, was perfect….

Back in Business: A New Era Begins in Bangkok

A new day is dawning in the City of Angels. Following the crushing blow of COVID-19, Bangkok has commenced the road to recovery. Restrictions are being eased in four stages, every 14 days, until all businesses open again. We’re now in a collective fight-back against the virus and its savage socio-economic impact. Bangkok is reeling…

Bangkok Families: Pumpkin Art Town

Pumpkin Art Town is the newest in a growing trend of picturesque family destinations in the surrounding areas of Bangkok, where kids can play, and parents can relax, have a beverage and eat good food. This space, located in Prathum Thani (45 minute drive minimum and three tollways!), has a strong focus on nature, with…

Sweet Poppy: A Family Haven In Nonthaburi

The greatest discoveries lie beyond our doorstep, and in Bangkok, the beyond is usually 30-45 minutes drive. Nonthaburi may look a distance on the map, but in fact, once you’re on the highway, it takes no longer to get there than a journey to Asoke for most Bangkokians. So, hit the highway and make your…

Bangkok Live Music: Healing Sundays At Studio Lam

BKK OX spoke to Tommy Hanson about Studio Lam’s new, weekly Sunday night event, which gives Bangkok revelers a place to unwind, relax, and enjoy the musical creations of some of the city’s great musicians. Music is a great healer, whether we’re licking our wounds from a few too many late nights, or perhaps life…

Bangkok Communities: New Spirit – The Human Touch

BKK OX spoke to Kittikhun Bhukhongkha (Big), who is one member of three, who make up the organization, New Spirit. Three people, one powerful vision – a Thailand which is human again. They are re-training Thai society, and its teachers, through public forums and workshops, how to connect with their inner human. New Spirit are…

Forest of Play: Chula and PlanToys Collaborate to Create a Kid Heaven

Forest of Play is an interactive exhibition for children aged 1-6 years-old, held at Exhibition Hall, Office of Art and Culture, Chulalongkorn University – a beautiful, prestigious, very green part of Bangkok. It runs from 9-5pm, every day, until 25 September, 2019. The exhibition is a collaboration by Chula’s Office of Art and Culture, and…