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Golden Voice

The life and extraordinary career of Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti, who died on September 6, will be remembered though a screening of the DVD, "Pavarotti Forever", at 7pm on Wednesday at the Scala Theatre in Siam Square.

Published on November 2, 2007

Edited by Radio Television Italiana, the 76minute documentary features many of the Pavarotti's most famous performances, including "Che gelida manina", "Vesti la giubba" and "E lucevan le stelle", as well as his incomparable performances of popular arias, sacred songs and Neapolitan favourites.

His remarkable gifts broadened the horizons of the classical music world, while his generosity and philanthropy touched the lives of millions.

Admission is free.

For confirmation, call (02) 252 8809

New View

The pictorial book "Thailand: Nine Days in the Kingdom" will be launched at the Zen Event Gallery on the eighth floor of Zen in CentralWorld on Thursday.

HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn will preside over the opening at 6pm. The multimedia exhibition features some 400 photos taken by 55 photographers, including 11 from Thailand, featuring various views of the Kingdom.

Anuchai Secharunputong portrays reverence for the HM the King, while The Nation's Charoon Thongnual reflects on the conflict in south Thailand and its unseen culture. German Greg Gorman captures Thai boxing. American James Nachtwey takes Aids and treatment for the disease in Thailand as his subject. Stunning aerial views of Thailand are taken by Yann Arthus-Bertrad.

The show runs until November 25. The book costs Bt1,750 and is available at B2S, Asia Books and Kinokuniya.

For more information call

(02) 590 310-7 ext 1919.

Woven wonders

Rare textile collections from Burma, Cambodia, China and Malaysia will be on display in the exhibition, "Weaving Paradise: Southeast Asian Textiles and their Creators", at the Jim Thompson Art Centre from tomorrow until January 31.

On display will be nearly 30 pieces of textiles. The show is curated by Linda McIntosh and designed by Patchara Pitipanich.

The centre on Kasemsan Soi 2 (BTS: National Stadium) is open from 9am to 8pm daily.

For more information call, (02) 612 6741.

Indulge yourself

The latest spa and health products, new medical technology and wellness and spa-resort packages will be on offer at the Thailand Health and Beauty Show from Wednesday until November 11 at Impact Convention Centre in Muang Thong Thani. The fair is open for traders only during its first three days, with the public welcome to attend on November 10 and 11.

There will be workshops, talks and sales of natural foods and beverages and Thai spa products.

For more information,

call (02) 504 5050.

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