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EVENTS

The Seven Henry Series: In Search of an Ideal Landscape, an exhibition of supracollages by the acclaimed Indic artist Syyed Iqbal Geoffrey. Starts 28 October, 5.30pm, till 17 November, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Babar Mahal Revisited, Gallery hours: 11am to 6pm, 12pm to 4pm on Saturdays, 4218048

Planet Nepal Contemporary Art Exhibition, installation art and exhibition by various artists. 2 November-10 November, 5.30pm, Kathmandu Contemporary Arts Centre, Jhamsikhel, Lalitpur, Gallery Hours: 11am to 6pm, Saturdays closed, 5521120

Hope: An International Schools' Art Exhibition, an exhibition by students of international schools in Kathmandu to help the flood survivors of Pakistan. 29 October, from 5pm to 7pm and 30 October, 10am to 3pm, Yalamaya Kendra, Patan Dhoka

A People War Exhibition, Nepal's conflict history in pictures. Every day except Tuesdays, 11am-4pm, Patan Dhoka. For school visits, call 5549948, www.apeoplewar.com

Lazimpat Gallery Café, screening of Suryoyo, a documentary by Turkish filmmaker Selda Meral. Starts 6.30pm, Lazimpat

Planet Nepal
Friday, 29 October
Patan Museum

11am-5pm: discussions on the environment with ENPHO and ICIMOD, documentary screening of Ushuaïa (Nicolas Hulot, Nepali version) and Home (Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Nepali version)

Patan Darbar Square

5.30pm : Official opening
5.55pm : Conceptual Light design/Installation by Karl Knapp
6pm : Kutumba in concert, Nepali folk instrumental ensemble
6.30pm : Performance Installation Fusion by Karl Knapp and Salil Subedi
7pm : Lo'Jo Trio in concert, French world band

Saturday, 30 October
Patan Museum

11am-4pm: roundtables on the environment with ENPHO and ICIMOD, documentary screening of Ushuaïa - A la recherche des Hommes – Nature (Nicolas Hulot, French version)

Patan Darbar Square

11am : Start of an all-day performance by students from Kathmandu University Centre for Art and Design & Lalit Kala Campus
12pm : Exposition of the 'Rickshaw Project' and meeting with the artists
3pm : Performance by Salil Subedi & EarthBeat 'Looking for Eco' with live audience interaction
4pm : Lo'jo Trio in concert, French World Band
7pm : Tryo in concert, French Reggae Band

Sunday, 31 October
Patan Museum

11am-5pm: roundtables on the environment with ENPHO, ICIMOD, and Fairplaylist ('Music industry and the Environment'), with screening of Home (Yann-Arthus Bertrand, English version) and Pani (Water, in Nepali with English subtitles), followed by a discussion with director Sushma Joshi

Patan Darbar Square

3pm : Performance by Salil Subedi & EarthBeat: 'Looking for Eco', with live audience interaction
4pm : Tryo in concert, French reggae band
7pm : Planet Nepal concert with Kutumba, Nirnaya Da'NSK and Rock Sitar


DINING

Boudha Stupa Restaurant & Cafe, enjoy wood-fired pizza with a superb view of Boudha stupa and free wifi, candlelight dinner options are also available for the romantics every full moon night. Boudha, 2130681

Waffles promotion at The Lounge from 12.30pm to 4.00pm every day, Vegetarian Buffet at The Cafe every Tuesday from 6.30pm, and Arabian Nights at The Cafe every Friday from 6.30pm at Hyatt Regency, Boudha, Kathmandu, 4491234, 4489362

Singma Food Court, for the best Singaporean and Malaysian cuisine in town. Pulchok, 5009092 and Bhatbhateni, 4411078, foodcourt@wlink.com, www.singma.foodcourt.com

Ghangri Café, a quiet place with comfortable sofas and a lovely courtyard, perfect for those sunny afternoons. Although famous for their open sui mai, they offer a few other great dishes as well. Pulchok

Roadhouse Café, serves pizzas cooked to perfection in wood-fired ovens. Jhamel, 5521755

Ramalaya Tea Room, now open for dinner, experience Chef Mohit's creations from Cider-brined Pork Chops to Guava Cheese, also 10% discount on evening dinners to all Nepali Times readers when they mention this ad. Pani Pokhari, near Japanese Embassy, for bookings call 4006589, 4006589, www.rde.com/index.phph/tea-room

Organic Café and Salad Bar, hearty breakfasts and healthy salads while you catch up with your reading or emails in the heart of Thamel. Chakshibari Road, Thamel, 4215726

Aqua Java Zing, soar high on a low budget, buy one cocktail, get one free, buy two hookahs, get one free, only during happy hours from 2pm to 6pm. Ganesh Man Singh Road, Thamel

Dhokaima Cafe has a new menu, try the Blackened Norwegian Salmon and Grilled Shrimp Ajillo. Patan Dhoka, 5522113

Kakori at Soaltee Crowne Plaza, Kebabs, curries and more, enjoy Indian food at its best. Everyday 7pm to 10.45 pm for dinner, Soaltee Crowne Plaza, Tahachal, call 4273999 for reservations

Saturday BBQ Brunch, enjoy a mouth-watering Mongolian BBQ at Gokarna Forest Resort. Every Saturday, Gokarna Forest Resort, Gokarna, 4451212, info@gokarna.net, Rs 1500 plus taxes

The Kaiser Cafe Restaurant & Bar, enjoy a pleasant BBQ lunch in the ambient settings of The Garden of Dreams. Every Sunday, 12pm to 3pm, Kaiser Mahal, Thamel, Rs 1200 per person, 4425341


MUSIC

Jazzmandu, a week-long jazz festival with performances from artists around the world:

Valley Jams at Upstairs Jazz Bar (Lazimpat), Moksh (Jhamsikhel), and House of Music (Thamel). Performances by Simak Dialog, Alukomarai and others. 29 October, 7.30pm to 9.30pm, Rs 400

Gokarna Jazz Bazaar at Gokarna Forest Resort. Live music by Ari Hoenig, Cadenza Collective, Kutumba and others. 30 October, 2.30pm to 10pm, Rs 699

Jazz for the Next Generation at Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory, Jhamsikhel. 31 October, 2.30pm to 4.30pm, free

Jazzmandu Master Class at Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory, Jhamsikhel. 1 November, 4.30pm to 5.30pm, free

Jazz at Patan at Patan Museum Square, Ari Hoenig trio, Cadenza and Friends. 2 November, 4.30pm to 5.30pm, Rs 1199

All Star Fever at Shambala Garden, Hotel Shangri-La, Lazimpat. Individual sets followed by a final jam. 3 November, 6.30pm to 10pm, Rs 799



LATEST ISSUE
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(11 JAN 2013 - 17 JAN 2013)


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