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    Last band standing

    Life, John Clewley, Published on 19/11/2019

    » I first heard Orchestre Les Mangelepa's seductive and sweet sound on one of their songs from the late 1970s, Embakasi, which was a nationwide hit in Kenya and beyond. Initially, I thought they had recorded the song in what was then Zaire but in fact they were expatriate Congolese musicians who had settled in Nairobi, Kenya, mainly to take advantage of the sophisticated recording industry that had developed around East Africa's biggest commercial centre.

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    The lost signal

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 15/11/2019

    » After bingeing on several international stories on Netflix, Thai audiences are finally getting a taste of home in a new original series The Stranded, which is released today on the streaming platform in 190 countries. It is the first Thai original series to be launched on Netflix.

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    Connecting the dots

    Life, Published on 14/11/2019

    » Entering Amy Diener's apartment is like entering an art gallery. There, she exhibits her art, and no space on the walls is left clear. What connects the works? Dots. You can call Diener "The Dot Girl", as her art is mainly created by dots. Lots of them. And each one is perfectly drawn.

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    A story told a hundred different ways

    Life, Pattarawadee Saengmanee, Published on 13/11/2019

    » The annual khon masked dance returns to Thailand Cultural Centre, with this year's feature being the episode Sueb Marga: The Adventures Of Hanuman. To help enhance the audience experience, a special accompanying exhibition provides different interpretations of the beloved tale.

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    Accordionist accords BKK a great honour

    Life, Published on 13/11/2019

    » The Polish embassy in Bangkok and the Gift of Life Foundation present the "Accordionism" concert featuring emerging Polish accordionist Konrad Ligas, at Sala Sudasiri Sobha, Lat Phrao 41, on Sunday at 4pm.

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    Green Day tickets go on sale

    Life, Published on 12/11/2019

    » Although it's still months away, ticket sales are now open for Green Day Live in Bangkok 2020 which will take place on March 11 at Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani.

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    The ugly world of the pretties

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 12/11/2019

    » Rachadech "Nam Oun" Wongtabutr, a male product presenter or "pretty boy", became one of the most loathed people in Thai society the day news channels aired security camera footage from his condominium of him dragging the unconscious body of "pretty girl" Thitima "Lunlabelle" Noraphanpiphat into the lobby of his building.

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    Tradition vs trash on Loy Krathong

    Life, Suwitcha Chaiyong, Published on 11/11/2019

    » From krathong made from banana leaves to those made of styrofoam, bread, ice and other biodegradables, Thais have come up with many different ideas and materials to make floats for the Loy Krathong Festival, during which, on every Full Moon of the 12th lunar month, they pay respect and seek forgiveness from the Goddess of Water. The festival takes place tonight.

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    Ghost stories

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 08/11/2019

    » Flying in with a floating head and dangling intestines, the reimagined tale of krasue recently made its showcase at the 32nd Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) as part of the Crosscut Asia section that featured supernatural and horrific stories from the region.

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    Loy Krathong around Thailand

    Life, Pattarawadee Saengmanee, Published on 08/11/2019

    » Rivers, lakes and canals around the country will be illuminated by candlelight as Thais release a series of lotus-inspired floats in order to ask forgiveness from the Water Goddess for their infringements during the much-loved Loy Krathong Festival.

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