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Screening of The Desert Eats Us, directed by prize winning documentary maker Kesang Tseten. Friday 1 October, 4.45pm. Nepal Tourism Board, Bhrikuti Mandap

Rivers of Pilgrimage, The Indian Cultural Centre and Siddhartha Art Gallery present  photographs from India and Nepal. 17 to 30 September, Nepal Art Council, Babar Mahal

Colours of Silence: Glimpses of Mustang, exhibition of Photos by Italian Restorer Luigi Fieni. 26 September to 24 October, 5.30pm, Sidhartha Art Gallery 4218048

Gurukul, the theater group presents Seto Kapal, a play directed by Bijaya Bisfot. Till 25 September, 5.30pm, Gurukul, Purano Baneswor, 4466956

, an exhibition of paintings and bamboo silk rugs by artist Peter Delahaye. Saturday 25 September, 6.30pm, Pipalbot, Baber Mahal Revisited, 4267657, [email protected]

Thailand Today, an exhibition on Thai culture, education and tourism. Saturday 25 September, 10am, Regal Ballroom, Yak & Yeti Hotel, 4371410

A People War Exhibition, Nepal's conflict history in pictures. Except Tuesdays, 11am-4pm, Patan Dhoka. For school visits, call 5549948,

Vulture Conservation Festival 2010, vulture nest watching, jungle hiking, camping and other activities, organized by Roots and Shoots Nepal. From 24 to 26 September, Basabasahi, Nawalparasi, call 4107599 for registration

Tavern Tales Special, The Nepal Bharat Library presents Namita Gokhale in Tour on Kathmandu, the author and founder of Jaipur Literary Festival will be hosting lectures, readings and talks. 28-30 September,  Nepal Bharat Library (28 and 30 September) and DAV school (29 and 30 September),

Bandipur Festival 2010, holiday packages to Bandipur, food stalls and dance and cultural shows. 23 to 25 September, Tundikhel, Kathmandu, 10am to 7pm

13th ASA Annual Architectural Exhibition, exhibition by students of Architecture at Pulchok Campus, students works, designs and many more, also art competition on 25 September, 10am. 1 to 3 October, Institute of Engineering, Pulchok

Cycle 4: Selfie, photo exhibition by 17 young amateur photographers. Till 23 October, Galleria CUC, Momo Magic, Pulchowk


Bourbon Room, live performances by Cine Gurung. Every Wednesday, Bourbon Room, Durbar Marg, 4441703

Sunday Jazz Brunch, enjoy a relaxing Sunday in The Terrace at Hyatt Regency with barbeque and live jazz music by Inner Groove. Every Sunday from 12pm to 3.30pm, Hyatt Regency, Boudha, 4491234/4489362

Nepathya Live in Concert
, Nepathya hits the stage after four years. 28 September, 6pm, Nepal Academy Hall, Kamaladi, Tickets: Rs 1000/Rs 500, call 9751083433


Saturday BBQ Brunch, enjoy mouth watering Mongolian BBQ at Gokarna Forest Resort. Every Saturday, Gokarna Forest Resort, Gokarna, 4451212, [email protected] ,Rs. 1500 + Taxes

Arabian Nights in The Cafe, taste the culinary delights from the Middle-East. Every Friday from 6:30 pm onwards, Hyatt Regency, Boudha, 4491234/4489362

Vesper Café, has quaint outdoor patio good for leisurely weekend brunch. Serves good salads, and steak-wraps but at a hefty price. Jhamel, open daily 11:00AM ‚Ä" 10PM

Attic, newly transformed lounge/bar ideal for Friday night drinking before hitting the dance spots. Popular among local celebrities. Uttar Dhoka, Lazimpat, 984161476

Everest Steak House, an old-school joint for everything steak. A sanctuary for meat. Thamel, 4260471

Jazoo, a quiet place ideal for beer and relaxing conversation. Bring a friend and enjoy their special barbeque set for a mix of everything, Jawalakhel (near the zoo), 5538321

Hadock, big compound with ample parking space, their Western and Thakali dishes are done to perfection. Jhamel, 5546431

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

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

Saturday @ Hyatt
, take a refreshing dip in the pool and sample the delicious barbeque in open air. Every Saturday from 12.30pm to 4pm at the poolside, Hyatt Regency, Boudha, 4491234

Summit Hotel, posh Western-style dining area with candlelight and a romantic night view of the city. Get really busy with the succulent ribs basket, and add the finishing touch with a hot Dutch apple pie. Jhamsikhel, 5521810

(11 JAN 2013 - 17 JAN 2013)