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Tribute to MF Husain: Journey of a Maestro, an exhibition of serigraphs and drawings, opening remarks by Sangeeta Thapa and Sujan Chitrakar and a talk program by Dr Geeti Sen. 12 to 14 August, 5.30pm, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Baber Mahal Revisited, 4438979

Group Art, exhibition of works by Nepali and foreign artists, organised by Unique Strokes. Till 12 August, 10am to 5pm, Park Gallery, Pulchok, 5522307,

Little Voice, an exhibition of artworks by Sarita Dongol and Mamoru Hosoi. Till 15 August, 5.30pm on opening day, gallery hours: 10am to 5pm, Newa Chen Art Gallery, 5535532

Lyrics from the Junkyard, junkyard sculptures from Meena Kayastha. 19 August to 9 September, from 11am to 6pm, Baber Mahal Revisited, 4438979

Staging of Bukhyacha, a Nepali adaptation of Italian play About Face. Till 3 September, every day except Mondays, 5.30pm, Arohan Theatre, Gurukul, Old Baneshwor, 4466956

Faces: A portrait photo workshop, conducted by photographer/film-maker Gorakh Bista. 13 to 20 August, 11am to 3pm, Fee: Rs 1500, Sattya Media Arts Collective, Jawalakhel

Organic Farming training, training on bio intensive farming, organized by Eco organic Nepal. 14 August to 4 September, 10am to 4pm, EON farm at Mahankal, Fee: Rs 4000, 9849685808, [email protected],

2nd annual Gaijatra International Pride Festival, Blue Diamond Society is staging Nepal's pride march for the country's sexual and gender minority. 14 August, Bharatpur, Chitawan

Nepal Gem & Jewellery Expo 2011, organised by Nepal Gem & Jewellery Association(NEGJA). 19 to 21 August 2011, 11am to 6pm, Soaltee Hotel, Megha Malhar Hall, Soalteemode

Nepal Real State Expo 2011, organised by Nepal Land and Housing Association of Nepal.
25 August to 28 August, 11am to 6pm, Bhrikuti Mandap, Kathmandu

South Asia & China Trade Fair 2011, with Dashin Bazaar. Organised by Nepal China Executive Council.
15 to 19 September, 11am to pm, Bhrikuti Mandap, Kathmandu

School Sanitation: the neglected development link, a photo exhibition to spread awareness on school sanitation, organised by Water Aid. Till 13 August, 3pm on Thursday and 5pm on Saturday, Nepal art Council, Babar Mahal

Organic Market, a weekly organic market where along with picking the fresh organic produce for home you can enjoy brunch. Every Saturday, 1905, Kantipath

Nepal Cine Symposium, a South Asia focused international film network and promotion platform for cinema which includes a film festival 'Something like a film festival' organised by DocSkool. Till 22 November, Submission open until 30 August,, [email protected], 4471104


Album Launch of Hamro Desh, sixth album of Robin and the New Revolution. 13 August, Attic Bar, Lazimpat, 9808011015

Youth-Stand up for Peace, concert to mark International Youth Day along with workshops, meetings and cultural events. 13 August, noon onwards, GAA Hall, Thamel


Upstairs Cafe, a delicious range of Vietnamese cuisine to sample. Maharajgunj, near the US embassy

Délices de France, special menu with duck 3 courses, including Duck jambonet with its vegetable garnish or Duck breast with its mangogarnish. Friday 12th, Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th August, dinner @ Rs 1400 plus taxes, Ganesh Man Singh Building, 2nd floor (above Illy Galeria Cafe), Booking is necessary (limited offer), call 4260326

Cinnamon Grill Lounge, offers delicious food and good music, added bonus- live performance by Ciney Gurung every Saturday. Jhamsikhel

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

9th Annual Wine Festival, Kilroy's monsoon wine festival will feature 15 varieties of exquisite wines from six different countries. Till15 September, Kilroy's of Kathmandu, Thamel, 4250440

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. Pulchok

Buddha Bar, has been an establishment since the days of the hippies and offers a warm and cozy space for intimate conversations over a large selection of drinks. Thamel, 9851053235

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

Krishnarpan, a specialty Nepali restaurant at The Dwarika's Hotel, 6 to 22 courses, an authentic Nepali meal. The Dwarika's Hotel, Battisputali, 4479488

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

Bhojan Griha, traditional Nepali restaurant that serves up great local food with folk music and dance. Dillibajar
Organic Café and Salad Bar, hearty breakfasts and healthy salads while you catch up with your reading or emails in the heart of Thamel. Chakshibari Road, Thamel 4215726


Monsoon Madness at Hotel Shangri-la, Pokhara. See Pokhara as never before, monsoon package at Rs 4999 for 2 nights and 3 days. Till 30 September, Shangri-la Village, Pokhara, call 4412999 for booking

Monsoon Getaway at Gokarna Forest Resort. Till 31 August, Gokarna, 4451212

Park Village Resort, Saturdays and Sundays combo package with swimming, lunch and a bottle of beer.
adults and Rs 800 for children, call 4375280 for reservations

(11 JAN 2013 - 17 JAN 2013)