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Oktoberfest at Holiday Inn to feature German food and beer

Holiday Inn General Manager Stella Jacobs announces the Oktoberfest by the River to be held on November 4, 2013.

The Holiday Inn Chiang Mai will hold a German extravaganza Oktoberfest on November 4, 2013 featuring German sausages, wienerschnitzel, pork knuckle and, of course, German beer.
Stella Jacobs, General Manager of Holiday Inn Chiang Mai , announced that Holiday Inn Chiang Mai together with Paulaner Beer and Bangkok Airways cerebrate the famous German Beer “Oktoberfest by the River” on Monday November 4,2013 from 6 pm-10.30 pm held outdoors at the River Pavilion , Holiday Inn Chiang Mai. You can enjoy Paulaner Beer from Munich, Germany. As you listen to the German band Anton & The Funny Guys.
Tickets are available now at 599 baht net per ticket for German & International Buffet (Food only) and Paulaner Beer starts at 250 baht net per glass. Tickets for the buffet went on sale October 18, 2013 and early bird buyers will enjoy a free glass of Paulaner beer and enter into a chance to win Bangkok Airways roundtrip ticket to Krabi with 2 nights stay at Holiday Inn Resort Phi Phi Island or iPad Mini Free. For more information please call+66 5327 5300 or [email protected] hichiangmai.net or www. facebook.com/HIChiangmai. (PR)
 


RatiLanna Riverside Spa Resort Chiang Mai offers daily Churrascaria buffet

The Rio Restaurant and Wine Bar at RatiLanna Riverside Spa Resort is offering a daily buffet of its famed Churrascaria Brazilian style barbecue buffet offering such foods as salmons, squid, chicken, pork, beef and lamb grilled on a skewer. Waiters bring the grilled foods to your table skewered and cooked to your taste. The Rio Restaurant’s open kitchen and grill area allows the skills of their professional chef on display and the special Tuesday special of buy one wine, cocktail or beer and get one free or the Thursday’s deal of a free bottle of wine for a party of four make the 599 baht price a great deal. Monday and Wednesday’s price is only 500 baht. Open 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. nightly. The Mira Terrace offers Sunday barbecue dinners for the same price. For reservations or more information call 053-999333. (PR).


Let’s Celebrate!

Annual charity gala fundraiser from Phuenthai on November 5

The annual gala from the Samma Kom Phuenthai German International Organization (Thai German International Friendship Organization) will be held on November 5, 2013 at the Imperial Mae Ping Hotel at 7 p.m. This is the 5th anniversary of the organization and this year they will go all out with HRH Princess Soamsawali presenting awards in categories such as Hotel of the Year, Manager of the Year, Media of the Year, Human Rights in the North, Diplomat of the Year and more.
The event is under strict security as the Princess is attending so interested participants must purchase tickets in advance from the Podology Center and present a copy of their passport. There will be silent auctions as well as a regular auction. Students fro the Lanna School of the Dramatic Arts will perform as will the spiritual band Trinities Pulse. There will be German singers and many more at this gala event. This year funds raised will go to Friends in need (of “Pa”) Thailand, which is supporting children in need. Tickets are on sale at 89/6338586 or 053-038084. Or email for reservations; team @mft-thailand.com.


Fighting back against hatred: The Laramie Project

Here one of the killers talks about his role in the murder.

By Shana Kongmun
The Laramie Project is a play based on interviews of Laramie Wyoming, USA, taken after the brutal torture and murder of a young gay man, Matthew Shepard. Matthew Shepard was an openly gay student at the University of Wyoming who was beaten and tortured and left for dead tied to a fence on October 7, 1998. He died a few days later from his injuries. His death led the way for sweeping changes in hate crimes laws.
The Laramie Project is the latest project of the Gate Theater and is a moving and sadly tragic story of a town trying to explain itself to the world. The play is by Moisés Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project who drew on hundreds of interviews with locals and their own journal entries. The 3 act play has a group of actors skillfully switching characters as they relive the run up to the crime and include such people as the leader of the Westboro Baptist Church who came to Laramie to picket the funeral of Matthew Shepard.
Performed at Kad Suan Kaew, the Gate Theater once again excelled, this time in a compelling and haunting portrayal of hate crimes.

The play also features narrators who keep the threads of the story tied together.

Fred Phelps is portrayed in the play, the leader of the notorious Westboro Baptist Church that picketed the funeral of Matthew Shepard.


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Oktoberfest at Holiday Inn to feature German food and beer

RatiLanna Riverside Spa Resort Chiang Mai offers daily Churrascaria buffet

Let’s Celebrate!

Fighting back against hatred: The Laramie Project