Start and end the week strong with two indulgent feasts and in the middle, fed your soul with art, culture and fashion. Here are our picks of how to live life to the fullest this week:
A big and drunken New Zealand feast
The Ultimate NZ Beer Dinner
This Wednesday, Kai is serving up a hearty New Zealand feast to go along with beers from Beervana and Tuatara. The dinner lasts for three hours, starting at 6:30pm, and will include standing canapes, seated mains and, of course, a free flow of beer. Guests are limited to 50, so be sure to call and reserve a seat to the ultimate NZ beer dinner.
May 31, Kai, 142/22-23 soi Sathorn 12; 0-2635-3800; kai-bangkok.com
Get lost in the ‘Elements’
Elements by Michael Deloffre
As an artist, Michael Deloffre is heavily inspired by nature, its forces and components. In this solo show at S Gallery, the artist is presenting abstract paintings that convey the world in the language of “philosophia naturalis”. So, take a break from your artificial surroundings, put a cocktail in hand and reconnect to nature through art.
June 1-September 1, S Gallery, Sofitel Sukhumvit, 189 Sukhumvit Road; 09-3582-6588; mgartdesign.com
Live Well, Drink Well and Dress Really Well
Who doesn’t want to live and drink (coffee) well and look good while doing it? Japanese men’s fashion brand, Takeo Kikuchi, at Central Chidlom is hosting dress master classes this Thursday through Saturday. It’s a privileged opportunity to raise your menswear game by receiving personalized advice from a tailoring and styling master from Tokyo. If you’re extra ambitious, you can also refine your taste in coffee with a drip tasting session directed by an award-winning barista - available three times a day (11am-noon; 2-3pm; 5-6pm).
June 1-3, Takeo Kikuchi Central Chidlom, 4/F, Central Chidlom, 1027 Ploenchit Road, Lumpini; 0-2294-2250; takeokikuchith.com
RCB Film Club’s June opening Film: Blood of my Blood
Did you know that the River City Bangkok is another independent screening venue in Bangkok? The RCB opens their film club this Saturday at 4pm with the Portuguese film Blood of my Blood (2011), an award-winning drama considered to be one of Portugal’s best films of all time. The event is free of charge with complimentary wine and snacks from the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel next door, which almost sounds too good to be true. You do, however, have the exhaustive task of emailing (email@example.com) or calling the RCB Film Club to reserve your seat.
June 3, River City Bangkok, soi Charoenkrung 24, Talat Noi; 0-2237-0077; rivercitybangkok.com
Free the bird again
Garden Party IV
Hop onto the Freebird Garden Party bandwagon. The modern Aussie restaurant tucked away on Sukhumvit 47 is hosting the fourth edition of the popular Sunday afternoon foodie event. Socialize while indulging in good atmosphere, music and an ideal backyard BBQ-style menu. Fresh oysters, grilled veggies, smoked wings and corn on the cob are just a few of the must-orders at this affair. The garden party runs from 1-7pm with three pricings: 1,250 baht for free flow food, 1,500 baht for free flow booze and 2,500 for free flow everything. Make your reservations at firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 4, Freebird, 28 soi Sukhumvit 47; freebirdbkk.com
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