My first encounter with any of the well-bitten Apples was five years ago when, while using a simple Nokia, I was beginning to get frustrated with the small buttons, thumb breaking texting, and small screen. So when my brother, who had just come back from the US, brought with him a pocket full of iPhones for his family, I nodded with big eyes like a puppy dog, and got one.
People living in Pattaya now have a new opportunity to learn about Thai history, arts and culture. The National Museum Volunteers (NMV), a non-profit organization which has served the National Museum Bangkok since 1969, has created a branch here in Pattaya. The NMV Pattaya will provide interested people with the opportunity to study the art, history and culture of Thailand and its neighbors through lectures, workshops, excursions, and study groups.
The doors opened at the Hard Rock’s Hall of Fame on the evening of Sunday 13 January to welcome the amazing American Jazz & Blues duo of Tuck & Patti.
It was ‘All That Jazz’ at the Silverlake Vineyard on the 15th of December where crowds grew bigger by the minute as dusk turned into darkness, to listen to many famous Thai and international artists as they took to the stage to give their best in music.
During the last weeks there have been some exciting jam sessions at the Jazz Pit/PIC kitchen Soi 5. Joining Thomas Reimer from Austria, who had played with George Benson and performs at the Jazz Pit regularly from Thursday to Monday, were several international musicians, including Max Bedouelle on violin (France), Paul Erik on trumpet & vocals (Denmark), Neil on vocals (England), Michael Sternbacher on guitar (Germany), Jair-Rohm Parker Wells on bass (USA; Wells has played with Anthony Braxton, Karl Berger, Daniel Carter, Jaron Lanier and Tony Scott), and Peter Couling on drums (England).
More than 30 long legged contestants competing for the Super Model International 2012 crown strutted down the runway at Sea Sand Sun Resort and Spa on Sunday, Sept. 2nd as they made their presence touring the Eastern Seaboard and Bangkok from 27 August up to 5 September 2012.
On the 16th of June, a farewell party was hosted by Rosanne and Mike Diamente at their home for the many friends who wanted to bid farewell and wish the two long time expatriates and their spouses, Bruce and Judy Hoppe and Ranjit and Chitra Chandrasiri a great new start.
On the 23rd of June, members of Pattaya and Bangkok Communities gathered at the Pinnacle Resort and Spa Pattaya to celebrate the 70th birthday anniversary of Pat Burbridge.
U.S. Ambassador Kristie Kenney paid a visit to Pattaya Mail Publishing Co., chatting with journalists on subjects ranging from American investments in Thailand to politics, human rights and the embassy’s outreach efforts for expatriates.
Have you ever wondered where a great scientist would first show their potential? Well, we think we know the answer … A Science Fair.