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    The sacred and the mundane

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 17/07/2019

    » When people want to learn of certain cultures, they mostly look to something big like opera, literature, arts and even cultural heritage specific to that country.

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    Revolutionary's road

    Life, John Clewley, Published on 02/04/2019

    » Poet, novelist, piano player. And that was before Gil Scott-Heron had reached 20. He wrote and recorded his best known song, The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, in 1971, and from then on produced a unique and polemical body of prose, poetry and music that led him to be dubbed the "Father of Political Rap", the originator of "nu soul" and many more titles. He preferred being called a "bluesologist".

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    The ventriloquist

    B Magazine, Published on 30/09/2018

    » There's an uncanny numerology associated with Theeradej "Kane" Wongpuapan. One of Thailand's most lovable actors, who's still attracting deafening screams at every public appearance, seems to have a thing for number six.

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    From Reading to Nakhon Nowhere

    B Magazine, Alan Parkhouse, Published on 06/05/2018

    » For the past 39 years, Roger Crutchley's weekly Postscript column has kept Bangkok Post readers smiling, taking a light-hearted look at life through the eyes of a long-time expat as well as being a welcome respite from the regular angst of crime, local politics, demonstrations and coups that often filled the rest of the paper.

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    When Life Gives YouLemons

    B Magazine, Chanun Poomsawai, Published on 08/05/2016

    » Beyonce's sixth LP charts a spectrum of emotions surrounding her marriage.

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    From Carnegie Hall to Thailand Cultural Centre

    Life, Published on 05/04/2016

    » Italian pianist and composer Giovanni Allevi will give a solo piano recital in the small hall of Thailand Cultural Centre on April 11 at 7.30pm.

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    10 to see

    Life, Published on 10/10/2014

    » A banquet of movies is back to please gluttonous (not always a bad thing) cinema-goers at the 12th World Film Festival of Bangkok, which begins next Friday at SF CentralWorld. As usual, European titles, Asian mavericks, Latin American stories as well as hot documentaries pack the 10-day programme that shows a total of 60 films.

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    Spectacular molam show socks it to the city-slickers

    Life, John Clewley, Published on 07/10/2014

    » A lively crowd gathered last Saturday night on a vacant plot of land near Wat Payayang, just down from the Urupong intersection in central Bangkok, to enjoy a colourful show by the Khon Kaen-based molam troupe Prathom Banthoengsin. It's not often we get this kind of show right in the centre of town — the last one I went to was the Banyen Rakkan/Nok Noi Uraiporn joint concert a couple of years ago at the National Stadium — so I couldn't pass up the opportunity.

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