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Grand opening of Mr. Q Massage and Beauty

This month at the Chiang Mai University Art Museum

 

Grand opening of Mr. Q Massage and Beauty

Festive balloons, bouquets of flowers and a crowd of happy friends marked the opening day of Mr. Q Massage and Beauty, and marked the achievement of a lifetime dream for owner June Wongmalee. June’s whole family was there for opening day, including son, Que, for whom the business is named. June stated that she has wanted to own this type of business since she was a teenager, and she chose her location carefully.

Located on Chotana Road across from the Lanna Golf Course, Mr. Q is now open for business.
Located across from Lanna Golf Course on Chotana Road near several shops selling golf equipment, the massage and beauty business will cater to the needs of sportsmen and women as well as the general public. June herself is an avid golfer, and knows well the value of a good massage at the end of 18 holes.
On opening day, guests toured the beauty shop and observed its new equipment, then went upstairs to see the rooms set aside and furnished for traditional Thai massage. Each of the fourteen massage beds is attractively made up, with flowers complimenting each room. Large and comfortable chairs downstairs are for foot massages, and guests took advantage of the opportunity to enjoy relaxing and refreshing foot massages after the ribbon cutting. In addition to various types of massages, the beauty shop features a full range of hair care and beauty services including Bobbi Brown makeup and skin care products. Mr. Q is the only shop in Chiang Mai offering this famous line of beauty products, which are sold in the U.S. at upscale stores such as Bergdorf Goodman and Nordstrom.

Frank Weicks cuts the ribbon, assisted by Tanida Kanchanawat, BandhitaSrinualnad and the owner of Mr. Q Massage and Beauty, June Wongmalee

TV Channel 3 stars traveled from Bangkok to the opening of Mr. Q Massage and Beauty. Tanida Kanchanawat (left) and Bandhita Srinualnad relax in the beauty shop.

Owners, staff and guests on opening day at Mr. Q’s Massage
and Beauty salon.

Que, for whom the business is named, (fourth from left) seen here flanked by the staff of Mr. Q Massage and Beauty salon.

 

This month at the Chiang Mai University Art Museum

Sara Stanhope of the Heide Modern Art Museum in Melbourne cuts the ribbon to officially open the “The World in Painting” exhibit on display at the CMU Art Museum until October 30.

The Chiang Mai Art Museum along with Australian Embassy, the Heide Modern Art Museum in Melbourne and the Cordon Foundation, jointly organized an exhibition on contemporary paintings entitled “The world in painting” by Chaiyos Chantratit, and Sara Stanhope who presided over the opening ceremony at the display hall of CMU Art Museum on October 4.
Sara Stanhope, Deputy Director of Heide Modern Art Museum selected the works on display of eight leading artists who through their concepts and perspectives are able to showcase an understanding of Australian art, explained Stanhope.
“The World in Painting” exhibition is on display until October 30 and the public is welcome to visit free of charge from 9am – 5pm, Tuesdays through Sundays.
Anotehr art exhibit at the museum this month are the works of ten Thai abstract artists who are displaying their works in a grouping titled “Abstract Art.”
The artists, Associated Professor Kase Chawanalikitkorn, Banarak Nakbunlang, Assistant Professor Pichet Piaklin, Thongchai Yukhantapornpong, Pakornpat Chantakaisorn, Jesada Tangtrakulwong, Kittikong Tilokwattanothai, Amornthep Mahamat, Nattawut Singthong, and Watcharawut Punlawan will have their works on display until October 28.
In addition, a lecture entitled “Understanding the Abstract Arts” led by Assoc. Prof. Somporn Boonrod will take place on October 18 from 1:30pm until 4:00pm at the museum. CMM Reporters

Three of the ten artists from CMU gather in front of their works entitled “Abstract Art” that is on display until October 28.