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  • LIFE

    Mourning three legends

    Life, John Clewley, Published on 13/08/2019

    » Three legends died recently, each one of whom made important and distinctive contributions to their own musical cultures -- molam producer and impresario Theppabutr Satirodchompu, South African musician and bandleader Johnny Clegg, and New Orleans songwriter, pianist and bandleader Art Neville.

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    The tragedy behind the triumph

    Life, Tatat Bunnag, Published on 09/08/2019

    » The life of a professional athlete may appear to be nothing but glamorous and prestigious to those on the outside. But there's often a lot more going on behind the scenes than we're aware of.

  • LIFE

    The boys are back in town

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 29/07/2019

    » After listening to their music for more than half my life, Westlife became one of those bands on my bucket list that I wanted to see live. And so, when word came that they would be performing in Thailand following their reunion last year, there was no hesitation -- I just had to be at their concert.

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    A global meeting for music buffs

    Life, John Clewley, Published on 30/07/2019

    » The 45th International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM) was held at Chulalongkorn University earlier this month. The premier global meeting for ethnomusicologists was held in Southeast Asia for the first time in its history. As the secretary-general of the ICTM Prof Ursuka Hemetek said: "This is a special occasion for us to be in Southeast Asia for the first time."

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    Taylor Swift passes Kardashian clan as highest-paid celebrity

    Life, Published on 12/07/2019

    » Singer Taylor Swift was named the world's highest-paid entertainer on Wednesday but was closely followed by two members of the wider Kardashian clan-reality star turned cosmetics queen Kylie Jenner and rapper Kanye West.

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    A Bizarro birthday party

    Life, Gary Boyle, Published on 10/07/2019

    » If you're a fan of British indie band The Wedding Present, you'll have bought their debut album, George Best, back in 1987. And if you bought the follow-up, Bizarro, you did so 30 years ago, an anniversary the band are celebrating with a special Bangkok show next Monday.

  • LIFE

    Elton John delivers tolerance message at Montreux show

    Life, Published on 02/07/2019

    » Elton John made his first and last appearance at the Montreux Jazz Festival on Saturday, delivering a slick and energetic performance that ended with a message of tolerance and love.

  • LIFE

    Follow the yellow brick road

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 21/06/2019

    » There is a newly-invented subgenre of the rock biopic: the queer, British, 1970s-set rock biopic, preferably with family trauma and cruel (or at least unsympathetic) parents. First was Bohemian Rhapsody, the shoddy Freddie Mercury flick, whose status as an Oscar-nominated title still befuddles. Now comes Rocketman, in which Taron Egerton preens and struts in Elton John's greatest hits of wardrobe flamboyance, even at his AA session.

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    K-pop band Nu'est returns, in full

    Life, Published on 18/06/2019

    » Last year, Nu'est W -- a four-member special unit of K-pop sensations Nu'est -- blew Thai fans away with their impressive stage show. Next month, all five members of Nu'est will be in town, performing over two nights and providing countless unforgettable memories for their fans.

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    There's a new king in town

    B Magazine, Tatat Bunnag, Published on 26/05/2019

    » For the first time, the multi-award-winning Disney musical The Lion King comes to Thailand. Based on the 1994 animated film, The Lion King follows the adventures of Simba, the orphaned lion cub who seeks to avenge the death of his father and take his rightful place as the King of the Pride Lands. The spectacular show mixes themes of family, friendship, love and betrayal.

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