June begins with a bang of the best festivities, coinciding with Negroni Week and containing plenty of art and design exhibitions and parties along the way. As usual, we filtered the best for you. If you’re not full of life by the end of the week, clearly you didn’t follow our recommendations.
Negronis all week
Bangkok Negroni Week 2017
Starting tonight at Vogue Lounge (8pm), Bangkok will officially be entering into Negroni Week 2017. If you’ve never been a part of the event, it’s a time to bar-crawl Bangkok for all the twists and turns of the classic cocktail you can get... and not just ‘cause. Negroni Week is a worldwide charity that raised US$400,000 last year. Charity funds are made from every glass of Negroni sold by participating bars, so see which of your favourite Bangkok taverns are participating in Negroni Week 2017 on negroniweek.com.
June 5-11, over 100 bars in Bangkok; negroniweek.com
Decode Da Vinci watches
IWC Schaffhausen Da Vinci Exhibition in Bangkok
Starting Tuesday, Swiss luxury watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen is showcasing a pristine selection of its Da Vinci watches - inspired by who else but the Renaissance artist and scientist - at Siam Paragon’s Atrium. The special exhibition will feature both 2017 creations under the line concept as well as nine rare historic pieces, which includes the 1914 Savonnette Lady’s pocket watch and a 1967 Da Vinci. This will be the first time Da Vinci watches have been formally introduced to South East Asia, so even if you aren’t looking to buy an IWC timepiece anytime soon, it’s still a grand event worth a stroll through.
June 6-18, Hall of Fame, M Floor, Siam Paragon, 991 Rama 1 Road; 0-2610-8000, siamparagon.co.th
Enter the Lucie winners’ circle
Opening Night of Lucie Masters
See some of the greatest photographs ever snapped at the House of Lucie this week. The gallery is showcasing the works of 130 Lucie Award honorees, which includes Elliott Erwitt, Lillian Bassman, Mary Ellen Mark, Duane Michales, Greg Gorman and more. Photography fans mustn’t miss this chance to see over 200 original prints and published photographs by master shutterbugs. Opening night begins at 7pm.
June 7, House of Lucie, 1 soi Ekamai 8; 09-5478-9987, luciefoundation.org
Vogue city rave
Full Moon Party at Vogue Lounge
Craving a rave but confined to the city? Vogue Lounge has come up with a solution to this predicament. Say hasta la vista to your grueling week by going all out on Friday at Vogue Lounge’s Full Moon Party - well, sort of. It’s the Vogue Lounge, so you still have to dress to impress to get in, but once you’re there let loose to the spins of DJ Karl Andy and all the booze VL has to offer. Make reservations at email@example.com or by calling 02-001-0697.
June 9, Vogue Lounge, 6th Floor, MahaNakorn Cube, 96 Narathiwas Ratchanakharin Road; 0-2001-0697; voguelounge.com
The Band plays jazz
Live Jazz Band
We’ve always got something for jazz lovers. The next night to get your fill of soulful live jazz music is this Saturday at Le Café des Stagiaires, starting from 9pm. The Band - that’s the name of the jazz trio - will be playing a variety of styles until shutdown, including pop-jazz, Latin and Brazilian. Grab another jazz-lover and enjoy!
June 10, Le Café des Stagiaries, 142/21 soi Sathorn 12; 08-6840-8934; cafestagiaries.com
Follow Thailand Tatler for the latest in style and events news.