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Brick by Brick, a multimedia event to promote clean and green bricks, with photo exhibition by Achinto, Nepal's first Flashmob. This The "Domino Effect", with live music and a contemporary art performance by Karl Knapp will also take place 9 April, 4pm, Jawalakhel Football Ground, free entry,

Lives and Faces, pictures from the Maoist insurgency in India by Mustafa Quraishi. 17 March to 17 April, 11am to 4pm, closed on Tuesdays, Shanti Sangrahalaya, Madan Puraskar Pustakalaya,
Patan Dhoka, 5549948

Nature through Lens 6, exhibition of photographs for nature conservation. 3 to 6 April, 10am onwards, Nepal Art Council, Babar Mahal
Mithila Cosmos: New Narratives, an exhibition of Mithila paintings by SC Suman. Till 5 April, Babar Mahal Revisited, 4218048

Watercolour paintings of unique and exquisite orchids, by Hemlata Pradhan. Till 1 May, Serindia Gallery, O.P. Garden, Soi Charoenkrung 36, Charoenkrung Road, Bangkok, 022386410, [email protected]

KJC Spring Camp for Kids 2011, a 10-day camp for 6 to 13-year-old children. Starts 4 April, 5013554, [email protected]

Teen Art Competition, organized by AmarJyoti Foundation. 16 April, Trikuti Colony, Battisputali, 4482868, 9851023958

Call for entries for Film Southasia, a festival of South Asian documentaries. 29 September to 2 October, early submission deadline: 31 May 2011, final submission deadline (for films made after April 2010): 31 June 2011, Film Southasia Secretariat, Patan Dhoka, 5552141,, [email protected]


Freedom in the Groove, the Acoustic Bass in Case, KJC's master class by Ian Eustis, 4 April, 5pm, KJC, Jhamsikhel, 5013554, [email protected]

KJC's choir classes, by Australian bassist Marcus Dengate, jazz, gospel and popular music. Every Friday, 5 to 6pm, Jhamsikhel, 5013554, [email protected]


Momotarou, serves Japanese food that is top value for money. Extravagant taste yet humble in presentation. Thamel and Sanepa

OR2K, one of the few vegetarian restaurants in the town, their Middle Eastern platter is delicious and their cocktails robust. Mandala Street, Thamel, 4422097

Ghangri Café, a quiet place with comfortable sofas and a lovely courtyard, perfect for those sunny afternoons. Although famous for their open sui mai, they offer a few other great dishes as well. Pulchowk

Newa de Café, won't be surprised if there is a Newari mama in the kitchen churning out chhoila, sukuti, kachila and bara at this restaurant right amidst the bright lights of Thamel. Try Newari delicacies like deep-fried buffalo tongue, brain and intestines. You will be blown away. Next to Kathmandu Guest House, open everyday

Le Bistro Restaurant & Bar, the outdoor dining area invokes a great atmosphere for a night of drinks with friends and family. While they serve a plethora of dishes, it is the Indian food they pride themselves on. Thamel, 4701170

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

Koto Restaurant, the first Japanese restaurant in Kathmandu, serves up 25 years of history. Whether it's the fresh sashimi, sushi, sukiyaki or tempura, their experienced Japanese and Nepali chefs are sure to impress. Darbar Marg

(11 JAN 2013 - 17 JAN 2013)