Arts & Entertainment

Flight MH 370

Friday, 25 July 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 30 By Lang Reid
The investigators have not even found the missing Malaysian Airlines plane MH 370, but already there is a book about the mystery on the Bookazine shelves!  With a mixture of…

Horseshoe Point brings baroque opera to Thailand

Friday, 08 June 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 23 By Wolfram Reda
Pattaya’s Horseshoe Point helped introduce Thailand to baroque theatre when it sponsored a performance of one of the earliest English operas at Bangkok’s Thailand Cultural Centre.

Slash

Friday, 18 July 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 29 By Lang Reid
My first exposure to a rock guitarist called Slash, was after hearing the band Guns N’ Roses which was led by a rather melodramatic and off-the-wall character called Axl Rose.

Wan Thanakrit grooves at Soul Lounge Sessions

Friday, 08 June 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 23 By Warunya Thongrod
Former Academy Fantasia contestant Thanakrit Panichawit knocked out bluesy songs from his first two solo albums at the Hard Rock Hotel’s Soul Lounge Sessions held at the end of last…

A Street Cat Named Bob

Friday, 11 July 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 28 By Lang Reid
I did my usual browse at Bookazine in the Avenue, looking for some book or other to jump off the shelves and into my hand.  The biographies didn’t excite me,…

VooDoo G Session Party at Pullman Pattaya Hotel G

Friday, 01 June 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 22
That old black magic will get you in its spell when you enter the weird and wonderful world of the upcoming G Session at Pullman Pattaya Hotel G on Saturday,…

One Summer America 1927

Friday, 04 July 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 27 By Lang Reid
I could have started this review by writing “Bill Bryson’s done it again.  Go to Bookazine and buy this book.  B. 468 for over 600 pages.  Bargain of the year!”…
Thai pop group NUVO rocked the Tavern by the Sea at the Amari Orchid Pattaya, playing to a packed house of local and international fans on May 19.

Mango Rains

Friday, 27 June 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 26 By Lang Reid
I was sitting having a quiet beer and chatting with Kim Fletcher, the Landlord of Jameson’s Irish Pub, when the subject of books came up.  In his opinion, one of…

Asia guitar festival heading to Bangkok

Friday, 25 May 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 21
The 2012 Asia International Guitar Festival will take place from 14-17 June at the Siam City Hotel in Bangkok.

Outliers

Friday, 20 June 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 25 By Lang Reid
Outliers, the Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell (ISBN 978-0-141-04302-9, Penguin Books, 20090) follows on from his books The Tipping Point (How little things can make a big difference) and…

Latino Groove VII – ‘Semana De Mayo’

Friday, 25 May 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 21
The 7th Latino Groove night under the theme “Semana De Mayo” will be held at the Havana Bar, Holiday Inn on Saturday 26th May from 8:30 p.m. onwards.

is it really too much to ask?

Friday, 13 June 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 24 By Lang Reid
The book I have reviewed this week, is it really too much to ask? (ISBN 978-1-405-91413-0, Penguin, 2014) is the fifth volume of The World According to Clarkson.  These books…

Opera coming to Bangkok

Friday, 18 May 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 20
A stage production of the opera “Dido & Aeneas” will be performed at the Thailand Cultural Centre, Small Hall on 18, 19 and 20 May starting at 8 p.m. each…

What do you pack?

Friday, 06 June 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 23 By Lang Reid
Most of the long time ex-pats who read the Pattaya Mail would relate to this book by Dr. Roberto Di Marco, “What do you pack (if you’re never coming back)”…
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