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Organic Ginger/ Natti Sunti, Siddhartha Art Gallery and the B.P Koirala India-Nepal Foundation present a performance art by Smitha Cariappa. 11 April onwards, 11am to 5pm, Babermahal Revisited, Babarmahal

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

Finding the Story, be a part of Sattya's creative non-fiction writing workshop. Apply by April 20, April 23 to April 27, 11am to 3pm, Sattya Media Arts Collective, Jawalakhel
Placid Nuances, paintings on display by Neera Joshi Pradhan. 6 April to 19 April, Park Gallery, Lazimpat

Canvas City, explore street art as you experiment with stencils, wheatpasting and stickers at this art workshop. 14 April to 15 April, 11am to 3pm, Sattya media Arts Collective, Jhamsikhel

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


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 Musean, Mangal Bazaar, For tickets contact 9802051400

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

New Year's Eve, catch Monkey Temple this New Year's Eve. 7pm onwards, 13 April, F4 Restaurant and Bar, Jhamsikhel


Pasto Vostro, a pretty place with some great pasta. Their bacon wrapped sausages are a must. Thamel

Yellow Chili, enjoy renowned chef Sanjeev Kapoor's dishes as this restaurant serves mouthwatering Indian delicacies. Thapathali

Bronco Billy, a new restaurant in town offering Tex-Mex and Indian dishes. They make their own corn tortillas, which get a big thumbs-up. Pulchowk, opposite Namaste Supermarket

Tama, enjoy delicious khaja and taas set,and a host of other Indian and Nepali snacks at a reasonable price. Gairidhara

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

Milk Coffee n Cocktail Cafe, coffee house during the day and a cosy lounge serving cocktails at night, try its yarchagumba and molecular cocktails. Woodland Complex,
Durbar Marg

Chopstix, savoury Asian food cooked in true Chinese fashion sure to charm and impress. Try the famous drums of heaven. Kumaripati, 5551118

Bhojan Griha, traditional Nepali restaurant that serves great local food with folk music and dance. Dillibajar
Hankook Sarang, from Bibimbab to Samgyeopsal, Hankook offers a wide range of Korean delicacies at affordable prices. Thamel (opposite Road house café)

New Orleans, offers a wide variety of western dishes that are scrumptious yet healthy. Get hooked on the rosemary chicken and hamburgers. Jhamsikhel, 5522708

The Factory, a trendy restobar for a refreshing stopover in the chaos that is Thamel. Great food and drinks, with zesty music. Don't miss out on the cheesecake, it's a must. Mandala Street, Thamel

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

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

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

Boudha Stupa Restaurant & Café, enjoy wood-fired pizza with a superb view of Boudha stupa. Boudha, 2130681
G Café, spic and span with a palatable menu, this restaurant is definitely worth the visit. Bouddha

Comfort Zone, expansive restobar with a decent range of cocktails and barbeque meats. Thamel

New Tushita Restaurant, relaxing ambience and good food. Don't miss out on their Penne with creamy bacon and mushroom sauce. Lazimpat, 44432957

Cafereena, the extensive menu has something for everyone. Try their famous chips chilly. Sherpa Mall, Durbar Marg

Dhaba, for an excellent range of North Indian delicacies, try their unbeatable Kashmiri Gosht. Thapathali


New Year Offer, Yeti Airlines offers a special treat this New Year as you can get a one way ticket and a one night free stay for a couple at Raniban Retreat for just Rs 6240. First come first serve basis, 4411855, 981884374

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


Creative D Pvt. Ltd and the Kathmandu Photographers Association is bringing together photography enthusiasts for a 3 day long exposition. The fair will include exhibitions by various organisations, forums on photography and provide visitors a chance to interact with photography experts and stalls with the latest photography equipment. Apart from the expo, there will be other events listed below.

Homage to Homai, a lecture by photographer Satish Sharma followed by a screening of Three Women and a Camera by Sabeena Gadihoke. 13 April, 6pm, Nepal Tourism Board

Photography- a Langauge to Address the World, a presentation by writer and photographer Frederic Lecloux. 14 April, 4pm, Nepal Tourism Board

Comtemporary Nepali Photography, an exhibition where young Nepali photographers display their latest works. 15 April, 4pm, Nepal Tourism Board

13 April to 15 April, 11am to 7pm, Bhrikuti Mandap, Exhibition Hall

(11 JAN 2013 - 17 JAN 2013)