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Author event with Sheeba Shah, to discuss her latest novel Facing my Phantoms. 2 7 November, 3pm to 4.30pm, British Council, Lazimpat, 9849100300,

Trees and Leaves II, painting exhibition by Samjhana Rajbhandari and Bidhata KC. 26 November to 4 December, 5pm, Fusion Studio, Sagarmatha Bazaar, Mandala Street Thamel

Japan Festival, a one-day festival organised by the Japanese Embassy to showcase Japanese art, music, cuisine and products. 27 November, 11am to 5pm, Shankar Hotel, Lazimpat

Balgo, an exhibition of contemporary Australian indigenous art. Till 5 December, 11am to 6pm, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Babar Mahal Revisited, 4218048

Cricket for changing lives, a friendly T-20 cricket match organised by FAITH to create awareness about HIV. 27 November, 11am Tundikhel ground,

Once in a lifetime, an exhibition of mixed media works by the Australian artist Donato Rosella. 21 November to 5 December, 11am to 6pm, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Babar Mahal Revisited, 421804

Kathmandu International Theatre Festival 2010. 17 November to 7 December, Gurukul, Old Baneswor, for details see schedule on opposite page

Screening of Up, an animation movie about an adventurous 78-year-old who ties his house to thousands of balloons and flies to South America. 26 November, 3pm, USEF-Nepal, Gyaneswor, 4414598
Nepal Bharat Library presents Tavern Tales in Kathmandu: Word Warriors - Slam Poetry in Nepal. 26 November, 4pm, Nepal Bharat Library, NAC building, New Road. The event is free and open to the public.

QC Awards 2010: The Poetry Slam, Quixote Cove and the US Embassy calls for applications for a slam poetry competition. Submission deadline 30 November, 5pm to 8pm, contest on 14 December, Jawalakhel,, 5536974

Dreaming of Player Flags: Mantra on the Wind, an exhibition of impressionistic photography by Sandy Shum. 16 November to 6 December, Kathmandu Contemporary Arts Centre, Jhamsikhel, 5521120

The Lion King, students of Malpi International School are back again with their award-winning musical play. 1-2 December, 6pm, Nepal Academy Hall, Kamaladi


Golden Moments, the best bands in Nepal pay tribute to classic rock: Moksh Restaurant, Jhamsikhel, 26 November, 7pm, Jigme and the Strings Cafereena Restaurant, Darbar Marg, 27 November, 7pm, Rusty Nails 1905 Restaurant, Kantipath, 3 December, 7pm, all-star performance

Kgarira Festival Dub FX Live beat-boxing at 1905, presented by digital om productions. 1 December, starts 7pm onwards, 1905 Restaurant, Kantipath


Koto Restaurant, whether it's the fresh sashimi, sushi, sukiyaki or tempura, their experienced Japanese and Nepali chefs are sure to impress. Darbar Marg, 4220346

Thanksgiving at Kilroy's of Kathmandu and K-too Beer & Steakhouse, for a traditional thanksgiving dinner complete with turkey, pecan pie and free mulled wine. Till 27 November, 6pm onwards, Kilroy's Restaurant, Jyatha Street, Thamel, 4250440, 4250441

Casa Toscana, 26 varieties of yummy pizzas to try. Till 28 November, 11am to 11pm, Casa Toscana, Pulchok

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

Ramalaya Tea Room, 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,

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

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

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

1905 Restaurant, feast on roasted delights within this converted aristocratic residence. Walled ambience and green surroundings make it an oasis within the city, Kantipath, 4215068
Dhokaima Cafe has a new menu, try the Blackened Norwegian Salmon and Grilled Shrimp Ajillo. Patan Dhoka, 5522113

Hankook Sarang, serves up the incredible tastes of Korea, including superlative steamed rice to anchor meals fit for kings. Thamel, near Tamas

Yin Yang Restaurant, east meets west as you choose from a variety of Thai and continental dishes. Get a little spice in your life with their pad thai or green curry. Thamel, 4701510

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, 4491234, 4489362

Alfresco, for homemade pastas and other lip-smacking delights. Soaltee Crowne Plaza, 4273999

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


The Fulbari Resort & Spa, experience a luxury holiday at its best, enjoy Pokhara as never before. Fulbari Resort & Spa, Pokhara, 4461918, 4462248

Club Himalaya, for amazing mountain views and refreshing weekend escapades, special package available for Nepalis and expatriates. Nagarkot, 4410432
Dhulikhel Mountain Resort, Palanchok Bhagwati Darshan Package with one night's accommodation in the mountain rooms and transport to and from the temple. Dhulikhel, 4420774

Grand Norling Hotel, countryside weekend package offering suite room, swimming, gym, massage, and discounts on other facilities. Gokarna, 4910193

(11 JAN 2013 - 17 JAN 2013)