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Photojournalism workshop @Sattya, learn to take pictures that speak for themselves. 25 February, 1:00 pm onwards, Sattya Space, Jawlakhel. Call 5523486

2nd Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival. Till 26 February, Nepal Tourism Board, Call 4437965

Tibetan Losar Celebration, enjoy Losar with the thumping beats of DJ Shishir and DJ Sundyp. 24 February, 5:00 pm onwards Club Platinum, Durbarmarg

Placid nuances, 7th solo exhibition of acrylic and water colour paintings by Neera Joshi Pradhan. Till 16 March, Park Gallery, Pulchowk

Welcome Summer, Red Carpet is all set to welcome summer in style. 25 February, 1:00 pm onwards, Club Paltinum, Durbarmarg

2012- The Leap, enjoy the best of Salsa and jazz music. 29 February, 5:30 pm onwards, 8 degress, Jhamsikhel. Call 4420564

Ladies Night, every Wednesday at Casablanca, enjoy the music, drinks, karaoke and happy hour. Casablanca Lounge, Babar Mahal Revisited


Live music by SIGN band every week except Tuesdays and Wednesdays. 7:30 pm onwards, Corner Bar, Radisson Hotel, Lazimpat. Call 4411818

Kutumba Playing for Heritage II, Kutmba will be travelling across Nepal. to generate awareness on preservation and protection of local heritage Till 15 April

Baja Gaja, playing live every Tuesday, 7: 30pm onwards at Moksh, Pulchowk. Call 5526212

Live music at Jazzabella Café. Every Wednesday and Friday 6pm onwards, Jazzabella café, Jhamsikhel, Patan. Call 2114075

Ides of March, be a part of the epic concert with bands like Antim Grahan, Jindabaad, Severe Dementia and Laakhey performing for a good cause. Nepal Hemophilia Society. 31 March, 1pm to 8pm


Upstairs Cafe, a delicious range of Vietnamese cuisine to sample. Maharajgunj, near the US embassy

Boudha Stupa Restaurant & Café, enjoy wood-fired pizza, homemade pastas and the one and only tibetan gyakok. Boudha, 012130681, 9841484408.

Bench Burger, be it a fish or a steak burger, Bench Burger offers many types and tastes for your palate. Krishnagalli, Patan

Irish Pub, for the simple reason that the place actually feels like a bar. Don't miss out on their Irish coffee. Lazimpat, Ananda Bhawan, 4416027

Him Thai Restaurant and Bar, for the most authentic Thai cuisines in town. Lazimpat, 4418683

Tama, enjoy delicious khaja and taas set,and host of other Indian and Nepali snacks at a reasonable price. Gairidhara.

Station BBQ, try the table top grills for self-cooked barbeque or order mutton skewers and pork chops. Jhamsikhel

Summit Hotel. Savour the succulent ribs basket, and add the finishing touch with a hot Dutch apple pie. Jhamsikhel, 5521810

Café Soma, enjoy scrumptious brunch and indulge in crepes with sugar and lemon. Jhamsikhel

Attic, comfy lounge/bar ideal for Friday night drinking before hitting the dance spots. Uttar Dhoka, Lazimpat, 984161476

Ghangri Café, a quiet and relaxing place with delicious food. Although known for their open momos, their Chef Salad is equally mouthwatering. Pulchowk, 5528703

Buddha Bar, offers a warm and cozy space for intimate conversations over a large selection of drinks. Thamel, 9851053235

Just Baked, try the most amazing fruit tart and succulent brownies in town. Old Baneshwor

Dragon Café, enjoy momos, sizzlers and vegetable coins at the most reasonable prices. Kumaripati

Chopstix, savory Asian food cooked in true Chinese fashion sure to charm and impress. Try the famous drums of heaven. Kumaripati, 5551118

The Factory, a trendy restobar with great food, drinks and zesty music. Try the cheesecake, it's a must. Mandala Street, Thamel

New Orleans, offers a wide variety of western dishes that are scrumptious yet healthy. Try the rosemary chicken and hamburgers. Jhamsikhel, 5522708

Manny's Eatery and Tapas Bar, enjoy Latin tunes with special discounts on great food and drinks. , Shaligram Hotel Complex, 5536919

Chongqing Fast Food, gear up for some mouth watering Chinese dishes like Sour and Spicy Pork and Kung Pao Chicken. Thamel

Japanese Crepe Station, try the uniquely Nepali khuwa crepe for a quick fix. Kichapaokhari and Basantapur.
Call 4256655

Casa de Cass, offers continental delicacies, baked goodies, brewed coffee and everything in between. Jawalakhel

Cinnamon Grill and Lounge, mouth watering delicacies with live music. Try the grilled tenderloin steak and quiche lorraine with fresh fruit salad. Jhamsikhel, 5521339

Dhokaima Cafe, exquisite atmosphere, friendly service, cozy bar, place to see and be seen at. Patan Dhoka, Yala Maya Kendra, 5522113

Everest Steak House, an old-school joint for everything steak. Thamel, near Chhetrapati Chok, 4260471


The Last Resort, be a part of the Bungy or Swing Jump over the Bhote Khosi river 160 metres below or mountain biking up to the Tibetan border. The Last Resort Sales Office, Mandala Street, Thamel, 4700525

Holiday at Grand Norling Hotel, Gokarna. One night and two days at Rs 4500 and two nights and three days at Rs 7000. Call 447948

Fulbari Resort, enjoy the scenic view of Pokhara as you pamper yourself with tennis, golf, drinks and dinners. Rs 6500 per person for 2 nights and 3 days.

Call 4461918, 4462248,,

The Borderlands Eco Adventure Resorts, raft in the mighty Bhote Kosi, try a canyon descent, an off-the-beaten trek to a hidden monastery. Call 4700894

Ruling the street is organising an all women scooter rally on 8 March to mark International Women's Day. The rally will start from Kathmandu Darbar Square, pass through major landmarks of the valley and finally end at Bhaktapur Darbar Square. Participants will be provided refreshments at various checkpoints. Awareness programs related to women's issues are scheduled to take place after the rally. The band Abhaya and the Steam Injuns will perform at the start and end points. Leading women entrepreneurs and celebrities will take part in the rally and celebrate womanhood.

8 March, 8 am onwards
Registration fees: Rs 250/- (including T-shirt and refreshments)
Call 9851043398 for more information

(11 JAN 2013 - 17 JAN 2013)