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There is always something to do in Bangkok – hunt down the latest goings-on with our what’s-on guide. Know of another event taking place that you want to share? Let us know in the comments!
Opera, classical, swing and more are coming to the Chao Phraya, as luxury hotels along Bangkok’s majestic river host performances of music from around the world. It all takes place as part of the Big Fish Bangkok River Music Festival, with free boats being laid on to get you between the events at properties like the Mandarin Oriental and the Shangri-La. Performances take place at various times on each of the ten consecutive evenings; details at www.bit.ly/bigfishbangkok.
Long-since unsung heroes of Thai photography are set to be thrown back into their deserved spotlight at this highlight of the ongoing Photo Bangkok 2015 festival. The opening reception on 19 September will be preceded by a talk between 3-5pm by Pornsak Sakdaenprai, one of the only two surviving photographers to be featured in the exhibition. Bangkok University Gallery, Rama 4 Road (a 10-minute taxi ride from MRT Khlong Toei); www.bit.ly/thaiphotomasters.
Friday 25 September marks the one-year anniversary of Bangkok’s first English-language comedy club, and they’re celebrating with stand-up by comedian David Davis from the US and with Canadian Drew McCreadie. Tickets from 500 baht with a drink; doors open at 8pm; Sukhumvit Soi 33/1 (BTS Phrom Phong); www.comedyclubbangkok.com.
How much of what we perceive of natural phenomena and disasters is controlled by the way it is portrayed by the mass media? That’s the thinking behind the Weatherproof photography exhibition, at our favourite haunt WTF Bar & Gallery. Sukhumvit Soi 51 (BTS Thong Lor); www.wtfbangkok.com.
How will you be spending your time in September in Bangkok? Let us know in the comments!
Photos by Big Fish Bangkok River Music Festival and Krista.