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    Teens, queens and political machines

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 25/02/2019

    » More LGBTI personalities in politics and the mainstream media, plus the return of a transgender beauty pageant in our monthly round-up of rainbow news.

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    A political roast

    Guru, Jarupat Buranastidporn, Published on 14/10/2016

    » The last few months left of the year usually welcome numerous dinner parties and gatherings with friends and colleagues. That is, if you're not stuck at the office finishing off all that work that's accumulated and sadly won't magically disappear. Head to another party and maybe it'll all blow over?

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    New media theatre

    Guru, Nianne-Lynn Hendricks, Published on 18/10/2019

    » The first bilingual podcast on the Bangkok performing arts scene, Bangkok Offstage Podcast is hosted by two Thai theatre critics: Amitha Amranand and Kaewta Ketbungkan. The podcast deals with discussions, reviews and interviews of local and foreign artists who perform on the Bangkok stage. Amitha is a writer, translator and language and writing teacher. She has been a theatre critic for the Bangkok Post since 2006 and teaches journalistic writing at Chulalongkorn University. She is on the artistic committee of the Bangkok International Performing Arts Meeting. Kaewta Ketbungkan is a writer, translator and content creator with strong knowledge in Thai cinema, theatre and culture from her nine-year experience in broadcast journalism. She has been an active member of the International Association of Theatre Critics — Thailand Center since 2016. Currently, she is developing her website www.annkaewta.com. Guru discuss the need for such a podcast and Thailand's theatre scene with Amitha and Kaewta.

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    Through the prism of history

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 04/10/2019

    » The book's title is printed on its spine: Prism Of Photography: Dispersion Of Knowledge And Memories Of The 6 October Massacre. Thereafter, from the first page on, we have only photographs with no captions.

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    P(l)aying Respect

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 21/06/2019

    » You should be well aware by now of the online brouhaha regarding phan wai khru, pedestal trays with flower arrangement, that come with a creative/political statement. The students usually offer these trays to the teachers as tokens of appreciation and respect on Wan Wai Khru (unofficially translates to Paying-Respect-to-Teachers Day) at schools. And they usually come decked out in a traditional style with specific types of flowers, which have beautiful meanings behind them.

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    What's in a name change?

    B Magazine, Andrew Biggs, Published on 15/09/2019

    » It's been an intense week for Thailand's deputy agriculture minister, whose dubious past as a drug runner has been revealed in an exposé in The Sydney Morning Herald, written by one Michael Ruffles.

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    Finding a forgotten history

    Life, Published on 28/08/2019

    » An award-winning social documentary photographer from Germany and an anthropologist from Thailand have joined forces to portray the Mlabri tribe in a photo exhibition at Goethe Institut, Sathon Road, from tomorrow until Oct 15.

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    A life of diplomacy

    Life, Atiya Achakulwisut, Published on 16/08/2019

    » Former prime minister Anand Panyarachun will give a speech in tribute to the late former deputy foreign minister Visutr Arthayukti at the launch of his biography on Sunday.

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    Cinema Politico

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 14/12/2018

    » The premiere of the social-commentary film Ten Years Thailand on Tuesday night saw a number of political celebrities in the vaulted foyer of the Scala, brushing elbows with journalists, film professionals and gawking onlookers. Sulak Sivaraksa was there, as well as historian Charnvit Kasetsiri, Thongthong Chandrangsu and several political-science scholars. Big names from political parties showed up: Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit from Future Forward, Parit Ratanakulserirengrit from the Democrats, Chatchat Sitthiphun and Wattana Muangsuk from Pheu Thai, Sombat Boon-ngamanong from Krian Party. Invitations had been sent out to all parties, according to the film producers, but no one from Palang Pracharat and Bhumjaithai attended the screening.

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    A phoenix rising

    Life, Tatat Bunnag, Published on 02/08/2019

    » When the Lido Theatre announced it was closing in May 2018 after over 50 years in operation as one of Bangkok's legendary three Apex's classic stand-alone cinemas long known for its unique programming of non-Hollywood titles and old-fashioned architectural style, a thousand fans congregated to bid a final farewell.

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