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Invention in Tradition, an exhibition of paintings by Umesh Shah. 8 April to 23 April, 10.30 am to 5.30 pm, Park Gallery, Pulchowk, 5522307

Dutch Queen's Day, be a part of a special flea market where you can buy or sell your products. Rs 600 (for stall), starts from 30 April, 12.30 pm to 5pm, Summit Hotel, Kupondole

Bike Night, catch the screening of documentary Life Cycles followed by BMX cycle stunts by Ashish and friends and a cycle repair workshop by Pancha Astha. 21 April, 5pm onwards, Sattya Media, Jawalakhel, 5523486, 9813075926

Learn Photography, learn the basics of photography in this 12 day long session. Rs 2999, 17 April to 28 April, 7am to 9.30am, 4244348, 9841240341

Jamacho Challenge, put on your running shoes and take part in this fun race organised by Sustainable Energy Nepal (SEN). Rs 500 to Rs 750 (inclusive of lunch, water and transportation), 21 April, 8am, Balaju Chowk, 9841966118

The Signature Walk, Party Nepal brings you Miss Nepal through the ages in this exclusive show. 20 April, 7pm onward, Hotel Radisson, Lazimpat


Nepfest: Beginning of the End, this promotional gig of Decapitated features an array of bands like Amokkshan, Bidroha, Imperium and Scarlet Void. Rs 100, 28 April, 2pm onwards, Neon Pub, Thamel

Sufi Night, Hamro Fellowship presents Hemant Rana performing for charity for Hospice Nepal. Rs 1000, 20 April, 7pm onwards, Patan Museum, Mangal Bajar, for tickets call 9802051400

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

Naya Faya Live, don't miss SKA Punk band Naya Faya's live performance. Rs 200, 8pm to 10pm, Moksh, Jhamsikhel


La Rotisserie, get your fill of roasted delights like chicken, duck and trout. Jawalakhel

Just Baked, a cozy café with amazing pastries and friendly ambience. Old Baneshwor

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

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

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

Casablanca, enjoy the food and sing your hearts out at the karaoke station. Babar Mahal Revisited

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

Pumpernickel Bakery, grab an early breakfast or brunch with interesting choices of bread and sandwiches. Experiment with its goat cheese or yak cheese sandwiches, or have a sip of coffee in the classy indoor dining area. Thamel, 7.30am to 7pm, 4259185

Saigon Pho, spacious interior with authentic Vietnamese dishes. Lazimpat

Mike's Breakfast, huge breakfasts and a never-ending supply of coffee amidst a lush garden setting characterise this café, popular among tourists and locals alike. Naxal, 4424303

Café Du Temple, famous for its delicious food, warm ambience and a beautiful roof top view. Patan Durbar Square, 5527127

Grill Me, a restaurant with a warm ambience and delicious grilled delights. Jhamsikhel, 5535294
Summit Hotel, savour the succulent ribs basket, and add the finishing touch with a hot Dutch apple pie. Jhamsikhel, 5521810

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

No Name Restaurant, friendly ambience with palatable dishe- try their delicious momochas. Putalisadak

Cosmopolitan Café, located at the heart of Basantapur, this cozy café offers arguably the best chicken sizzler in town. Basantapur (along Kathmandu Durbar Square), 4225246

Vesper Café, has a quaint outdoor patio good for leisurely weekend brunch. Serves good salads, and steak-wraps. Jhamsikhel

8 degrees, from lemon lassis to spicy pork stews, 8 degrees is a great place to try continental dishes. Jhamsikhel

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

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

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


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

Last Resort, canyoning, hiking, rock climbing, rafting, mountain biking- challenge yourself and be adventurous at the Last Resort. 4700525, 4701247

Universal Festival

Fulbari Resort in Pokhara is all set to host the two day Universal Religion Festival from 21 April onwards. The festival promises to bring together local and international artists. Guests will also have unlimited access to art equipment and can explore their creative sides while enjoying a special dance by psychedelic artist Carin Dickson. Apart from music, visitors can take part in yoga and massage sessions, tattoo conventions, flea markets, jewellery making workshops, hula hoop and poi dancing.

Tickets range from USD 350 to USD 800 (Limited tickets are available at the entrance), April 21 to April 23, 10 am to 5:30 pm, Fulbari Resort, Pokhara


(11 JAN 2013 - 17 JAN 2013)