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Worldental Daily Bangkok 2015, 22 September

THE APPROVEDTRIBUTE TOTHE BLUES BROTHERS Starting time: 7.30 p.m. Venue:Thailand Cultural Centre Take a trip back to 1980 and re- live Jake and Elwood’s musical road trip from the cult movie The Blues Brothers. This live theatre produc- tion, created by one of the original Blues Brothers, Dan Aykroyd, has been a huge success for over two decades, travelling stages world- wide, from London’s West End to Los Angeles, and features all the greatestsongsfromthemovie,suchas “Everybodyneedssomebodytolove”, “Gimme some lovin’” and “Jailhouse rock”.Tonight,thetributeshowwillrock Bangkok’s 17th International Festival of DanceandMusic,oneofthecity’scul- turallandmarksthatoffersaplatform to international artists from various genres every year. REDISCOVERING FORGOTTENTHAI MASTERS OF PHOTOGRAPHY Times: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Venue: Bangkok University Gallery (City Campus) The photographic exhibition “Re- discovering Forgotten Thai Masters of Photography” has been initiated andcuratedbyManitSriwanichpoom, a Bangkok-born photographic artist andspecialphotographylecturer.His aim is to shed light on the distinctive- ness of Thai photography by seeking out its main influencers. As part of the first international PhotoBangkok festival,theBangkokUniversityGallery is currently presenting the results of Sriwanichpoom’s search that fea- tures selected works of seven Thai mastersofphotography,whohavein- fluenced the country’s photographic art throughout the last century. NANTATHEATRE Starting time: 8 p.m. Venue: RCA Plaza Building Thenon-verbalKoreanstageshow NANTA is one of a kind: combining inventive percussion music with a comical theatre performance, it has thrilled audiences worldwide since 1997 and even made it to Broad- way in 2004. The comic chefs of the NANTA theatre company present an interactive play in a culinary setting that incorporates traditional Korean rhythms, as well as unconventional percussion instruments, including cooking utensils, such as chef’s whisksandcarvingknives.Twoyears ago, the Korean company opened a theatre in Bangkok and enter- tains both national and international guests weekly from Tuesday until Sunday. SUNDOWNER Times: 5–7 p.m. Venue:OctaveRooftopLoungeandBar, Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit What could be better than enjoy- ing a cold drink after a busy congress day while watching the sun go down behind the skyline of Bangkok in one of the best rooftop bars in town? The Octave Rooftop Lounge and Bar is located on the 45th floor of the Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit and features a restaurant, private dining room, bar and signature rooftop lounge. Every day from 5 to 7 p.m., the Octave holds its pro- longed happy hour, the Sundowner, offering two cocktails for the price of one. MUAYTHAI LIVE Starting time: 8 p.m. Venue: AsiatiqueThe Riverfront (Warehouse No. 4) Ifyouarefascinatedbymartialarts and would like to know more about the evolution of Thai boxing, then you should pay a visit to Muay Thai Live. This spectacular stage show presents the history of the Thai sport—from its origins in ancient Siam to present-day Thaiboxingfights.Withimpressivelive fightsandastirringtheatricalperform- ance, the show introduces the ancient art of Muay Thai and gives an exciting insightintoThaiculture. What’s on in Bangkok? 22September Tuesday, 22 September 2015 Travel AD ©BangkokMarriottHotelSukhumvit WDD0115_23_Events 21.09.15 13:45 Seite 1 WDD0115_23_Events 21.09.1513:45 Seite 1

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