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INsight @ Neilson Hays Library. A fusion of individual quests by Simona Ambrosini and Ingrid Van der Heyden. June 4th to 30th. Subway @ La Lanta Fine Art Gallery. Photographs by Luc Dratwa. Until July 4th. Malaysian Food Promotion @ Flavors. June 7th 21st. Transstructurity @ 338 OIDA Gallery. An installation art exhibition by Thasnai Sethaseree. June 7th August 31st. In Transit @ The Art Center, Chulalongkorn University. By Jakrawal Nilthamrong, together with Eakarpon Settasuk, Kaensan Rattanasomrerk, Siwakorn Tesabumrung and Nasree Labaideeman. Until July 17th. Sardinia Promotion @ Brio, Anantara Riverside Resort. Italian Chef Michele Laiso introduces a seasonal menu, inspired by Mediterranean island life. Throughout June. Chinese Rice Wine and Kurobuta Pork @ Fei Ya Chinese Restaurant. Discover Homemade Chinese Rice Wine with Chef Leung. June 8th to July 7th. Metamorphose @ Speedy Grandma Art Gallery. Group exhibition by six Thai Artists. Until June 21st. Wine and Wine Platter Promotion @ Dream Hotel. Bodegas Piqueras, the Spanish prestige wine and wine platter promotion at Flava Restaurant every day from 12.30 23.00 hrs. Until June 14th. Sweet & Tasty Snow Fish Promotion @ Wine Pub. Throughout June. Chalood's Mural Painting Retrospective @ BACC. May 31st June 18th. Remembrance by Charit Pusiri @ Ardel's Third Place Gallery. Until June 30th. The Summer Collection @ Vertigo, Banyan Tree. Throughout June. White Asparagus Promotion @ Madison, Four Seasons. Until June 9th. Four Regions Thai Set Menu @ Babble and Rum. Until June 7th. Night Shift @ The Rooftop Gallery. May 10th 2013 June 10th. You Dee Me Suk @ Bangkok University Gallery. May 6th June 6th. Buddhadasa Bhiku Exhibition @ Kathmandu Photo Gallery. Until June 30th. Beat the Summer Heat @ Dream Hotel. Cool off with an icecold glass of your favourite refreshing drink and a dip in the Dream Pool. Until June 30th. Phantom of the Opera @ Muangthai Rachadalai Theatre. May 7 to June 9. East Meets West @ Luna Sky Garden Cafe. May 1st July 31st. Hokkaido Food Festival @ Two Forty Eight Café & Bar. May 1st June 30th. Time Remapping @ 100 Tonson Gallery. April 25th June 16th. Cynthia Utterbach @ Bamboo Bar, Mandarin Oriental. Until June 30th. Page 2 www.bangkokscene.com
Wednesday June 5th Retro Night @ Levels. Every first Wednesday of the month. To Launch this special regular new theme night: Disco! Plastic Funk @ The Club Khaosan. Celebrate the worldwide success of the track "Who" which they had produced with Tujamo. Million White Party @ Demo. Dress Code: White House of Soul @ Nest Rooftop. Every Wednesday. Special ladies drinks all night. Free entry. Sound Shade 7 Wednesdays @ Le Bar, Sofitel Sukhumvit. Nudism @ Grease. A weekly dose of stripped down grooves. Run BKK + Models Can Dance @ Bed Supperclub. Every Wednesday. Ladies Night @ Axis and Spin, Continent Hotel. Wednesdays. Vinyl Pharmacy @ Apoteka Lux. Old Skool hiphop Wednesdays. Girl Gangs @ Narz. Ladies get five free drinks before midnight! Burlesque Wednesdays @ Levels. Capture the spirit of Burlesque with live performances from some of Bangkok's best dancers. Sexy outfits and scantilyclad young ladies. Super Foxes Ladies Night @ Bash. Belted, buckled and booted! Above Eleven Ladies Night @ Above Eleven. Salsa music and 50% discount for ladies drinks. Wednesday Acoustic Jam Session @ Beer Vault. Featuring Vvienna and Band. Every Wednesday from 8pm High Heels and Lipstick Night @ Platinum Lounge, Novotel Bangkok Platinum Hotel. Every Wednesday. Buy 1 get 1 free drink plus 10 baht discount will be provided per inch of heel! Ladies Night @ Q Bar. Every Wednesday. Ladies free entry all night plus two free drinks. Thai Teriffic @ Koi. All Thai DJs every Wednesday.
Limited Edition at Hotel Muse
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Photos by Paul Hutton
Bespoke Auto Company and Thai Beauty Queen Make a Charming Match Words and photos by Paul Hutton Asia Pacific Regional Director Paul Harris, General Manager for Emerging Markets Asia, Herfried Hasenoehrl and General Manager for RollsRoyce Motor Cars Bangkok, Chatvithai Tantraporn.
World renowned deluxe car maker Rolls Royce expanded its visibility within Thailand with a chic cocktail launch of its new showroom in the prestigious Siam Paragon in the heart of Bangkok. Miss Universe Thailand 2006 Charm Osathanond attended the occasion with wellknown male model Art Supawatt Purdy. Page 10 www.bangkokscene.com
Motoring Aristocracy and the Beauty Queen Worlds First RollsRoyce Boutique Showroom Launched
Rolls Royce Charms Siam Shoppers
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Velvet Nightclub Grand Opening in Sukhumvit 33: Photos by Paul Hutton
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Latest Offers/Happy Hours/Happenings
Vana Belle, A Luxury Collection Resort, Koh Samui Debuts Creative Dining Creative Dining, a unique offering from Vana Belles superlative dining team, headed by director of culinary & service, Dario Congera, is designed with Vana Belles global explorer guests in mind. When guests order from the Creative Dining menu, they can specify a location in the resort anywhere they please to dine. Building on the basic idea of luxury room service, the culinary & service team at Vana Belle has created the Creative Dining menu, allowing guests to bring the resorts culinary experience with them as they explore the natural beauty of the island of Koh Samui, relax in their luxurious accommodations, or take part in the many activities and entertainment options offered onsite. With Creative Dining, guests are invited to enjoy their culinary experiences wherever their curiosity takes them on Vana Belles stunning sixacre property: at the serene Secret Pond, while taking in a sunset on the white sand beaches of Chaweng Beach or after a relaxing practice on the beachfront yoga platforms overlooking the Gulf of Siam. The Creative Dining menu features fresh bites and larger dishes, latenight dining, a childrens menu, dessert menu, and a diverse selection of cocktails, spirits, beers and wines.
Happy Hours Wine + Cocktails + Tapas The Glaz Bar is located on a leafy boulevard just steps from the Skytrain greets guests with a wellchilled ambiance, plush seats to sink into and morphing lighting that complements mindfully mixed music tracks and live acts. The soothing welcome extends to passionately prepared cocktails and sommelier selected wines between the hours of 5pm and 9pm, accompanied by inspired tapas created by awardwinning international chefs, along with premium cold cuts + magnificent cheeses. Special allyoucandrink is also available only at THB 888 net.
Hellzapoppin at 'babble & rum'! Jazzy New Yorker Kristen Evelyn Rossi is now appearing at The Riva Surya outlet alongside the banks of the Chao Phraya. You can catch Kristen and Graeme Cunninghame, aka Hellzapoppin, every Thursday starting from 7pm onwards! More information: babble&rum team 026335000 ext. 7500
Thursday June 6th XGraffiti Party @ Zaleng Edition. Free beer bar provided by Chang Export. Summer Stop, The Jukks, Tattoo Colour. New Happy Hour Launch @ Plaza Athenee. Every first Thursday of the month, the Glaz Bar invites you to chillout in style. Follow up with special menus designed to match the wines at French restaurant Reflexions. DJ Falcon @ Bed Supperclub. Featuring the long time Daft Punk collaborator. Gossip Girls @ Gossip Bar. Gossip Gastro Bar invites you to the official launch of its weekly Gossip Girls ladies night! Ambar Ladies Night Fiesta @ Four Points by Sheraton. Free Sangria! Sukosol Ladies Night @ Sapphire Bar. Spanishstyle ladies night fiesta. F Party @ Love F Bar. Exclusive models night with free shisha. Latitude Lounge Ladies Night @ Banyan Tree. Thursdays until June 30. Future Funk @ Grease. Every Thursday some seriously funky tunes. Model Night @ Velvet Nightclub. Every Thursday. Funk Soul Brother Thursdays @ Playground Bubbles and Mixology. Thursday Live! Nest Rooftop presents Johnny O and Tapanee Manaves. Vibetown @ Route 66. Every Thursday mayhem, sexy people, unlimited drinks and offthewall jammin beats & four DJs. Too Sexy Thursday @ Levels. Every Thursday Three Free Drinks for Ladies before Midnight. UB Rising @ Q Bar/Bash. Each and every Thursday night the UB Radio crew will be showcasing their stable of cutting edge DJs. CM2 Ladies Night @ Novotel Bangkok On Siam Square. Now every Monday and Thursday. Pintsman Privileges @ The Pintsman. Ladies Night Every Thursday. Tokyo Lights @ Koi Fashion Lounge. Every Thursday electro, deep and tech house. Massive Thursday @ Narz. Get 5 Free Drinks Before Midnight. DJ Nut, MC Coga, DJ Don and DJ Champ. Ladies free entry. Rewind to the 80's @ Dickinsons Culture Cafe. Every Thursday.
Friday June 7th
Beatitude @ Bash. 3rd Anniversary Presents The Digital Island Part 3. BKK Block Party @ Velvet. Black on Black! OKB in da house! Suk 11 Club Crawl @ Bed Supperclub, Q Bar, Nest Rooftop. B300 gets you VIP entrance and great drink deals. Radioactive @ Glow. With Tim Coates and Lazykay. Countdown to Sixth Anniversary @ Wip168. Every Friday throughout June. This week Roxy June. Aftergrad @ LED. Keep Calm! It's another Royal Party! Alex de Vries, Bennibasta etc. GDragon 2013 World Tour Live in Bangkok @ Impact Arena. Friday and Saturday. Created by the world class team that has worked with Lady Gaga and Michael Jackson. NJ's Story Concert @ Grand Hall, Thammasat University. Three shows: Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Guest Artists: Aof Pongsak , Gam Wichayanee and Gun Napat. Flashing Lights: Hot Pants @ Demo. Time to dress up and impress the cameras again! Phatfunk Drum and Bass: Joe Syntax @ Grease. New venue, new date (first Friday). One World Music Festival @ Levels. In celebration of the upcoming Singapore event. Chic Mystique: Myth Models Night @ Myth of Mahanaga. Models with composite card get a free meal and drinks every Friday. Glamourpuss @ Q Bar. The new Friday night theme with Mikey Mike. Bastard Pop @ Bed Supperclub. Every Friday. Featuring DJ Knaz. Chef Kinki Goes Urban @ Kinki Rooftop. Every Friday. Friday Flight Night @ The Club Khaosan. House, Electro, Big Room, Funky and a two hour happy hour promotion. Every Friday. Manga @ Koi Fashion Lounge. Every Friday featuring DJ Birz & DJ Andre. Funky Fridays @ Leapfrog Rooftop Bar, Ramada Encore. Every Friday DJ Mello. Mon Cheri Models Night Special @ Narz. Every Friday. Hip Hop / RnB. Ladies Night @ MyBar, Dusit Thani Hotel. Roctopussy @ Bash. DJ Octo is Roctopussy every Friday. Thank God It's Friday! @ The Reflexions. Every Friday.
Colours of Summer
A new series of monthly underground music nights kicked off this weekend with the launch of Colours of Summer, featuring international underground DJs who will spin the latest sounds at the trendy Siam@Siam, firstly at The Roof, and then until late at Party House One.
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Photos by Paul Hutton
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La Fete: Vertical/Horizontal, Inside/Outside @ BACC
Photographer Francoise Huguiers exhibition on the Middle Class in SE Asia
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Saturday June 8th Uncooked Rice @ Grease. Spoiled Rotten invites you to Let it All Hang Out. The Silent Prince @ Thailand Cultural Centre. In Celebration of 2600th Anniversary of the Buddha Enlightenment. The Bangkok Opera Foundation and Opera Siam International. Underground Circus @ Glow. Dan Buri, Boris Rubin. Special Guest Toby White. Trasher @ Sonic. Trasher Super 8: I Can be Your Hero Baby. Dress Code: All the superheroes! Splash Pool Party @ Aloft. Dress code: White for all but dress to impress with your sexiest beach wear. Samed Beach Festival 4 @ Sai Kaew Beach. Paradiso on the Beach! Blackhead White Line Concert @ Moonstar Studio. Special Guest: Moderndog. Anderson Noise @ Bed Supperclub. Brasil's #1 underground house & techno DJ. La Jetee Take Two @ Viva & Aviv The Riverside. An event from La Fete 2013. Uptown Saturday Night @ Q Bar. Bangkok's favourite sons and the coolest kids on the block, DJ Gift and DJ Tum. Filthy Saturdays by Filthy Solid @ Cafe Democ. Saturday Bass Culture. Model Night @ Love F Bar. Every Saturday. Groups of five get a free shisha. Tonight Saturday @ Dickinsons Culture Cafe. Every Saturday. Workout Saturday @ The Club Khaosan.
Sunday June 9th Sunday Buffet Brunch. Brunches galore in our weekly round up: Events Weekly Inspire: The Concert @ Centara Grand Convention Center. Vivid @ Velvet. Models get five free drinks every Sunday. @ Demo Purple Love @ Love F Bar. Every Sunday from 7pm to 2am. Remedy @ Apoteka Lux. Your weekly dose of Sunday bass, beats, eats and treats. Sucka Free Sundays @ Q Bar. A regular Sunday institution. After Party @ Bash. Party hard at Sucka Free Sunday at Q Bar, then come to the late late after party! Dubstep Sundays @ Cafe Democ. Every Sunday an event that's played a huge part in the development of dubstep since day dot. Soundset Sundays @ Levels. Every Sunday on the terrace. Atarichi Sunday @ Utage. Prepared table side, including Wagyu Beef, Alaskan King Crab, Oysters, Amaebi Sweet Shrimps, Lobster, Hokkigai Clams and more. Madness Night DJ Battle Zuper L vs. Skinny Mark @ Safe House. Sundays. Page 26 www.bangkokscene.com
Monday June 10th Lady Night Party @ Virgin by Wip168. Every Monday. Four ladies per table get a bottle of Red free before 11pm. Salsa Bachata @ Leapfrog, Ramada Encore. Every Monday. Caliente! Caliente! With DJ Pepe. Free nachos, performances. CM2 Ladies Night @ Novotel Siam Square. Now every Monday and Thursday. The party that pampers ladies. Mojito Mondays @ Nest Rooftop. Buy One Get One Free! Choose from a delicious selection: Classic Mojito, Peach and Ginger Mojito, Hazelnut Mojito etc. Boom Box Mondays @ Q Bar. Hailing from the land of the rising sun DJ ToRu eases you into the week with some classic hip hop, both old and new! Free entry all night. DJ Queen P @ Playground every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Tuesday June 11th On The Rock @ Grease. Every Tuesday. With DJ Mod. Velvet Ladies Night @ Velvet Nightclub. Every Tuesday. DJ Queen P Rules @ Axis and Spin. Every Tuesday. Explicit Tuesdays @ Levels. Chill Out, Jazz, Deep House, House, Tech House with DJ Smiley, DJ Neil Thorpe, DJ Brandon Neville. Free entry. Italian Tuesdays @ Patummat International Buffet Restaurant, The Sukosol. Buffet dinner smorgasbord with an Italian theme. What The Fox! @ Leapfrog, Ramada Encore. Ladies Night with free flow red wine, mojitos and martinis B99 per glass net. Tha Beatlounge @ Q Bar. With DJ Jedie: 5X National DJ Champion, DJ Jedie is the real deal when it comes to Hip Hop in Thailand. Flix Bkk Models Night @ Flix. Every Tuesday Flix welcomes all Bangkok models for a night of partying.
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Traditional Moroccan Restaurant and Shisha Bar Provides an Arabic Adventure on the Pranburi Coast
Words and photos By Paul Hutton
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Opening for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Casablanca is the premier dining venue at the impressive Villa Maroc in Pranburi, around 20 minutes drive south of Hua Hin. Genuine Moroccan dishes were introduced by an Arabic chef, who has since departed, but his knowledge has been passed on to the kitchen team. Thai and international dishes are also available however, if thick rich lamb curry stews and zesty dips with fresh pita bread are not your choice of the day.
Latest Offers/Happy Hours/Happenings
Savvy Soft Opening: Mode Sathorn Hotel invites early discovery of its fashionable lifestyle with irresistible incentives Mode Sathorn Hotel managed by Siam@Siam, the benchmarkbusting new fashionable lifestyle hotel at the heart of Bangkok, is enticing travellers with an appetite for new experiences to sample its distinctive charms with major soft opening savings for those who book and stay from now to October 31, 2013. The latest and freshest addition to Bangkoks city centre hotel lineup is open to exploration from as little as THB 3,000.net and 4,000.net per room night, including lots of extra privileges. The hotels Deluxe Mode room category offers three exquisitely creative design themes Metropolitan Chic, Multicultural facet (Eastern & Western) and Urban Stylish depending on what resonates with the guest, with a choice of King sized or Double Queen Sized beds.
The Sukosol Introduces Executives Package Now until 31 December 2013 Be pampered with a VIP stay at The Sukosol Bangkok. Book this two night Executives Package in a spacious Club Siam Deluxe Room for Bht. 9,400++ for two adults. The package comes with Club Lounge access with daily sumptuous breakfast, a signature drink at Sapphire Bar, special late checkout at 3pm, inroom fruit basket, one way airport transfer by BMW Series 5 (from or to airport), and 25% discount for booking an extension. For more information and make reservations, please call 022470123, ext 11031108 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Six Senses Spa makes a Prestigious Debut in the Groups Home City of Bangkok Six Senses Spa is delighted to announce the opening of its first spa in Bangkok at the prestigious Pacific City Club. This Six Senses Spa is the latest on the impressive list set in unique locations and major cities around the world. The spa décor evokes a traditional Thai heritage house, stylishly merging modern facilities with the ambiance of a bygone era. Warm old woods and silk soft furnishings are complemented with Asian antiques and copper fittings while the spectacular city views add a sense of drama. The Six Senses Spa at The Pacific City Club presents three single and one couples treatment rooms, a consultation room, a manicure and pedicure area, a nap room and a stateoftheart fitness centre.
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Movie of the Week
Tudari Korean Restaurant at Siam Paragon in Bangkok. Movie by Paul Hutton, Bangkok Scene.
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