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Buchanan Hamilton Exhibition, celebrate 200 years of biodiversity research in Nepal. 24 March to 1 April, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Baber Mahal Revisited

Girls Night Out, dance the night away as you enjoy this exclusive girls night out. Rs 700, 30 March, 6.30 pm to 11.30 pm, Lakhey Restro and Bar, Durbar Marg

Earth Hour, be part of WWF's global initiative spanning 135 countries and millions of people to cut down energy comsumption by turning off your lights for an hour. 31 March, 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm, worldwide
Poetry Slam Workshop with Screen.IN, attend a slam poetry workshop with Ujjwala from Word Warriors followed by a special screening of Louder Than a Bomb. 7 April, 12pm to 4pm, Sattya Media Arts Collective

Spring Camp, 10 days Spring Camp for children to empower themselves through music, art, dance and outdoor activities. 2 April to 6 April and 8 April to 12 April. For more information call 5013554


Ides of March, support the 'underground' music scene of Nepal with the annual concert featuring bands like Severe Dementia, Antim Grahan and Jindabaad. 31 March, 1pm to 8pm, Bhrikuti Mandap Fun Park

April Uprising II, watch live performances by Rai ko Ris, Tank Girl, Space Cake Break and The Doltish. Rs 200, 6 April, 7pm to 10pm, House of Music, Thamel

Kutumba Playing for Heritage II, Kutumba will be travelling across Nepal generating awareness on preservation and protection of local heritage. Until 15 April

Parikrama in Concert, catch famous Indian band Parikrama live in action with other bands like Cobweb, Abhaya and the Steam Injuns and X-Mantra. Tickets range from Rs 100 to Rs 400, 31 March, 11am to 8pm, Jawalakhel Football ground, Jawalakhel, 9801032067


Lazy Gringo, fail-safe Mexican restaurant. The lemonade with refills is what won us over, but the food is mighty fine. Jawalakhel

Comfort Zone, expansive restobar with a fantastic range of cocktails and barbeque meals. Thamel

Yin Yang Restaurant, east meets west as you sample a variety of Thai and continental dishes. Add a little spice in your life with their pad thai or green curry. If you can't handle the heat, fall into the safety net of their western dishes. Thamel, 10am to 10pm, 4701510

Aalishan, serves authentic Indian delicacies. Try the special chicken biryani and chicken reshami kabab. Jawalakhel, 5550039

Cafe Hessed, for those with a sweet tooth, offers a delicious range of cupcakes and doughnuts. Jhamsikhel

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

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

Milk Coffee and Cocktail Café, coffee house during the day and a cozy lounge serving cocktails at night, try its yarchagumba and molecular cocktails along with the famous Starbucks. Woodland Complex, Durbar Marg

Kaiser Cafe Restaurant & Bar, have a BBQ lunch and a glass of wine or beer inside the peaceful Garden of Dreams. Thamel, 4425341

The Olive Garden, now offering a revamped dinner menu from March 14 onwards with various trout dishes. Radisson Hotel, Lazimpat

Cafereena, the extensive menu has something for everyone. Try their famous chips chilly. Sherpa Mall, Durbar Marg

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

Singma Food Court, for the best Singaporean and Malaysian cuisine in town. Pulchok, 5009092 and Bhatbhateni, 4411078,

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

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

Lhasa Bar, enjoy a beer or a splash of cocktail at this springboard for excellent young musicians starting out on the Thamel circuit. Thamel, 985101043

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

Picnic, enjoy this Korean restaurant with affordable prices and heaping portions. Thamel

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


Chitwan Safari Tour, exciting wildlife safari in the Chitwan National Park at Rs 4999. Call Ace travels at 4411830

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

Spring Break @RSR, have the time of your life along the sandy banks of the mighty Trishuli river with unlimited food, drinks and music. Rs 3500 per person (room), Rs 3000 per person (tent), 31 March, River Side Spring Resort, Kurintar, 9841386652, 9849186888, 9813287921

Music by the Museum

Hits FM 91.2 and House of Music are organising the 5th edition of Music by the Museum with Ani Choying. All proceeds will be donated to the kidney hospital, Arogya Kidney.

Ani Choying began recording songs in 1996 and released her first album Cho in 1997. Since then she has released eight more successful albums and has been actively spreading the message of peace, harmony and wisdom through her soulful voice. She recorded her first Nepali album Moments of Bliss with local musicians which helped her gain a special place in the hearts of Nepalis. Her songs and original music have appeared on various albums including "Head Maasage" by Soul Flip, BMG Company and the "Buddha Bar" compilation by George V Company in France.

Date: 6th of April
Venue: Patan Museum
Tickets: Rs 1500
For bookings: Contact Hits FM: 4780534.

(11 JAN 2013 - 17 JAN 2013)