Almost 25 years old, the Calypso Cabaret is one of Bangkok’s and Thailand’s oldest ladyboy cabaret shows. For many years it could found be at the Asia Hotel theatre, by the Ratchathewi BTS station, though more recently it has relocated to Bangkok’s latest riverside shopping haven, the Asiatique. The pride of the ladyboys. Thailand is…

Bangkok has had a number of puppet theatres and touring puppet shows over the years, but none more renown than the Joe Louis Puppet Theatre. From 2001, this Puppet Troupe put on nightly shows ar the Suan Lum Night Bazaar in Bangkok, but then came close to packing it all in after financial problems in 2004. Such…

We see them all over the bustling metropolis of Bangkok: working on the street or on the side of a skyscraper under construction. Even out in the provinces, wherever there is work to be done, one sees them: men and women working, covered from head to toe to ward against the hot Southeast Asian sun.…

Those interested in Chinese culture, namely Chinese language literature and landscape photography, should visit the Chinese Book and Culture 2013 exhibition underway right now at Nan Mee Art Gallery. Chinese heritage brought to Bangkok. The exhibition features more than 100,000 books from Chinese, Taiwanese and Hong Kong publishing houses and more than 40 photos on…

‘Khu Kam’ or ‘Sunset At Chaophraya’ is a love story of a Thai girl named ‘Angsumalin’ who was also a member of ‘Free Thai Movement’ (a Thai underground group of activists working against Imperial Japan) and a Japanese navy officer named ‘Kobori’ during World War II. Their love walked in the opposite directions with their…

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