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What’s on – January 2014

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Mark your calendar for events, festivals, musicals and shopping deals this January in and around Bangkok.

The Monocle Seasonal Shop

21. Monocle -Ettinger largWhat: Siam Center is seeking to emphasize its “Ideaopolis” concept, by launching the first-ever monocle seasonal shop in Thailand and in Asia, also unveiling “Another Alternative” urban lifestyle pop-up store under the concept of “The Unexpected Mix” as the new must-visit spot in town.

When: Ongoing

Where: Siam Center (989 Rama 1 Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok)

How much: It varies

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Prenatal Massage at Omroom

prenatal massageWhat: Pregnancy yoga, self-massage and Lamaze breathing taught by model Cindy Burbridge and traditional Chinese medicine practitioner Doris Seau.

When: January 28, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where: Omroom (25 Soi Chidlom)

How much: THB 2,900

More info: 081 4228171,,

Festive Afternoon Tea

Festive Afternoon TeaWhat: Afternoon tea held by the Ambassador Hotel featuring fine tea or freshly brewed coffee along with a selection of sandwiches, including marinated turkey finger sandwiches, deep-fried soft shell crab with mayonnaise shrimp roe, and Christmas pudding.

When: Daily until January 5, 2014, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Ambassador Hotel Bangkok (171 Sukhumvit 11)

How much: THB 350 per person

More info: 02 254 0444 ext. 1589,

Quiz Night

What: After celebrating a White Christmas party at Bistro 33, in Bangkok, Bangkok Community Theatre is inviting all for a fun quiz night, to celebrate its January Club Night, accompanied by drinks at happy hour prices.

When: January 9 at 7 p.m.

Where: Bistro 33 (Sukumvit Soi 33)

How much: Free to members;

THB 100 for non-members

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Broadway Babe

smileWhat: With the aim to bring more musical theater—Broadway style—to Bangkok and Southeast Asia, Broadway Babe started at the end of 2012 doing several performances in town. If you still haven’t watched one of its shows, you will also be able to do so during this year. Stay in the loop to the publication of its 2014 calendar of activities soon.

When: Year round; specific dates to be announced

Where: Different locations in Bangkok

How much: It varies

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Saturday Seafood Night and Sunday Brunch

What: Am Café is offering both an international and seafood buffet dinner and a splendid brunch buffet featuring international, Thai and Asian favorites.

When: Buffet dinner every Saturday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and brunch every Sunday noon to 3 p.m.

Where: Ambassador Hotel Bangkok (171 Sukhumvit 11)

How much: THB 950

More info: 02 254 0444 ext. 1581-2,

Chinese New Year Festival

VFBK3CO3AAAAWhat: The Chinese New Year will be celebrated in Bangkok during all of January with parades, dragon dancers, fireworks, and wonderful food in the street markets.

When: From now until January 30, 2014

Where: Chinatown, Bangkok

How much: It varies

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American Heritage Jazz Sundays

American Heritage JazzWhat: Revive the music of BB King, George Benson, Dizzy Gillespie, Wynton Marsalis, Louis Armstrong, and Duke Ellington to the rhythm of Pom Armstrong & Jazz Band, at the American Heritage Jazz Sundays.

When: From now until May 26, 2014, starting 6 p.m. till late

Where: Roadhouse BBQ (942/1-4 Rama 4 Road, Bangkok)

How much: It varies

More info: 02 236 8010,

From Tarot to Qi Gong

From Tarot toWhat: Omroom is offering a variety of sessions to be held by its in-house practitioners: tarot, yoga, Family Constellation (intuitive therapy), reiki, crystal healing, kids’ yoga, Healing Channels (energy healing), white light healing, Qi Gong, Light Ways (energy healing), meditation, and Quantum chakra balancing. Simply book 24 hours in advance.

When: Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Omroom (25 Soi Chidlom)

How much: It varies

More info: 081 4228171,,

Shopping at CentralPlaza Chiang Mai Airport

Shopping at CentralPlazaWhat: CentralPlaza Chiang Mai Airport is offering 1,000 points and a chance to win Chiang Mai-Samui tickets with Bangkok Airways, to 1 Card members who shop there during all of January. Points can be redeemed for free movie tickets, subscriptions to magazines, gifts, and much more.

When: From now until January 31, 2014

Where: CentralPlaza Chiang Mai Airport

How much: It varies

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Food and Beverage Promotions

Food and BeverageWhat: The Banyan Tree Bangkok is offering several promotions in all of its outlets, like “Ketel in a Kettle anyone?” where Moon Bar will serve this ultra-premium vodka in a copper kettle to celebrate its heritage and renowned craftsmanship; Taihei will be serving winter crabs from the Pacific Ocean, in and around Japan and the Pacific Islands; Saffron restaurant will be offering an a la carte menu featuring flower-filled dishes; Latitude Lounge and Bar will serve Japanese- and Thai-inspired tapas; and Romsai will celebrate Australia’s National Day on January 26, with a buffet brimming with premium quality Australian produce and its traditional outback BBQ.

When: From now until January 31, 2014

Where: The Banyan Tree Hotel Bangkok (21/100 South Sathon Road)

How much: It varies

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