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  • CONCERT reviewA Night to Remember

    29 Jan 2015 : Mozart, Brahms and Beethoven: three safe choices for a concert here in Bangkok. And the sellout audience that filled the Main Hall of the Thailand Cultural Centre on Tuesday to hear pianist Krystian Zimerman and the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra under the baton of guest conductor Charles Olivieri-Munroe in a programme of works by the three titans knew they would be spending the evening in safe musical territory. But they may not have expected that the evening would include one of the most memorable Bangkok musical experiences in recent memory.

  • Theatre previewAll the king's men: Naii Nai staged as The Gentlemen

    29 Jan 2015 : Unfortunately, Pichet Klunchun will not appear onstage in a reproduction of his dance performance Naii Nai which begins tomorrow at Chulalongkorn University's Sodsai Pantoomkomol Centre of Dramatic Arts. Other changes from last year's staging in Singapore with TheatreWorks include the title, which has changed to The Gentlemen, and the performance's narrative, which has been rendered more conventional.

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  • Concert review

    Looks great, sounds OK

    28 Jan 2015 : It isn't just in jest when people refer to The 1975 as an "indie boy band".

  • Concert Review

    A syrupy spoonful of Buble

    27 Jan 2015 : Following a decade-long gap, the king of easy listening returned to delight fans with Michael Buble Live in Bangkok 2015 at IMPACT Arena on Friday.

  • All wrapped up in haze

    25 Jan 2015 : Shoegaze four-piece Hariguem Zaboy brings a breath of fresh air to the crowded Thai music scene with their unique debut release

  • Rihanna wins battle over use of image

    22 Jan 2015 : LONDON - Pop singer Rihanna on Thursday won her legal battle with British high street giant Topshop after it sold a T-shirt bearing her image without first requesting permission.

  • Ploughing into the field of love

    22 Jan 2015 : Last Saturday saw the last of Popscene, an indie concert promoter. It was a sad occasion as Popscene has been relentless in bringing smaller international acts to Bangkok for the past seven years. But all good things must somehow come to an end.

  • Leap back into the play

    22 Jan 2015 : Chatchanok Hemachandra has just recovered from a severe knee injury she picked up from her thesis dance performance.

  • Monster hit of a Musical

    20 Jan 2015 : The wait is over for those wishing to watch the Broadway musical version of Beauty And The Beast. To celebrate its 20th anniversary on the stage, Disney's Beauty And The Beast, The Original Broadway Musical Spectacular, will premiere at Muangthai Rachadalai Theatre on Feb 24 and run until March 15.

  • Skinheads gather in anti-racism event

    18 Jan 2015 : KUALA LUMPUR - Asian "skinheads" converged on Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur over the weekend for two days of full-throated live music performances -- but with a message far different from that often associated with their Western cousins.

  • BRUNCH COVER STORY

    A master and his music

    18 Jan 2015 : Turn the radio on and the chances are you will hear one of Nitipong “Dee” Honark’s songs. For the past three decades, it has been his lyrics that have influenced Thai popular music.

  • Grateful Dead reunion delights senior US senator

    17 Jan 2015 : NEW YORK - When the White House operator tracked down Senator Patrick Leahy two decades ago to take a call, the secretary of state, Warren Christopher, asked the lawmaker to "turn down the radio."

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