Rock, ride, run

Rock, ride, run, Invitations open for outdoor athletes to compete at the Himalayan Outdoor Festival. 21 March, Hattiban Hills, (01)6218484,, www.

Yin Yoga, A new moon meditation where the sound of a live violin will guide your spirit to dive into your deepest self. 20 March, 5.30pm to 7pm, Pranamaya Yoga Studio, Boudha, 9802045484,,

EU Film Fest, The fourth edition of the EU Film Festival has a selection of films from 19 different European countries. 21 to 25 March, QFX-Kumari Hall, Kamal Pokhari, (01)4429445,

Curating 101, A workshop on dealing with local art production in relation to contemporary global processes. 21 March, 9am to 12.30pm, Yala Maya Kendra, Patan Dhoka, 9830608874,

Holy mountains, A lecture by Belgian author and mountaineer, Damien François, about the sacredness of the Himalayas. 23 March, 5.30pm, Yala Maya Kendra, Patan Dhoka, (01)4472807,

Barista training, Learn how to brew a perfect cup of coffee with Karma Coffee’s unique hand brewing equipment in a three-day workshop. Rs 1200 per session, 27 March, 17 and 24 April, 4pm to 6pm, Karma Coffee, Jhamsikhel, 9843767232,

Momo mania, The biggest momo party of the year. Rs 899 (adults), Rs 599 (under SLC), 21 March, 2pm to 9pm, Bhrikuti Mandap, (01)5544263, (01)5546696,,

Phantalassa, An exhibition of sound, video, drawing and photography by Mexican artist, Alain Ledezma, in residence at Mcube. Till 21 March, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Babar Mahal Revisited, (01)4218048,

Trash-free Tundikhel, An awareness campaign against littering in public. 21 March, 8am to 10am, Tundikhel, (01)4226471,,

Critical Mass, Join a group of cyclists as they seek to reclaim the streets of Kathmandu on their monthly trip. 27 March, 5.30pm, Kathmandu Durbar Square, 9802024586,

Women’s exhibition, Nine Nepali artists come together for a group exhibition. Till 30 April, Newa Chen Art Gallery, Kulimha, Kobahal, Patan, (01)5533532,

La grande soirée, Celebrating the International French speaking Day with drama, culinary stands, an exhibition and a series of concerts including a performance by Joint Family Internationale. 20 March, 5.30pm, Alliance Française of Kathmandu, Tripureshwor, (01)4241163,


Capital Grill

Capital Grill, This American style diner offers a large assortment of appetisers and entrees to suit everyone’s tastes. Bhatbhateni, (01)4428426,

Little Italy, Turn vegetarian at this Italian food chain and don’t forget to end your meal with the chef’s special chocolate bomb. Darbar Marg, (01)4233577,

Phat Kath, Offers French-ish food, takeaway crepes, hookahs, and a formidable hip hop soundtrack for everyone. Thamel, 9803314268

Chopstix, Savoury Asian food cooked in true Chinese fashion is sure to charm and impress. Try the famous drums of heaven. Kumaripati, (01)5551118

Radisson Special, Starting this month The Terrace Garden at Radisson is hosting barbecue evenings every Friday and Saturday. Visit to enjoy a variety of chicken, beef, fish, lamb and sausages, grilled to perfection. Rs 1200 (excluding taxes) per person, Friday and Saturday, 6pm to 10pm, The Terrace Garden, Radisson Hotel, Lajimpat.

The Corner Bar recently introduced its new menu that combines the best of local and international tastes. Golden fried prawn, Kurkure Machha Tareko, breaded stuffed mushrooms, falafel pita bread, honey chili potatoes, anyone?

Live music (Wednesday to Saturday), 4pm to 10.30pm (happy hours till 7pm), The Corner Bar, Radisson Hotel, Lajimpat.



Atithi Resort

Atithi Resort, A perfect place to stay, nearby pool, massage, sauna, and delicious food of your choice. Shantipatan, Lakeside, Pokhara. (061)466760 /400207,

Famous Farm, Wake up to the sounds of chirping birds and a fresh morning breeze wafting in through the aankhijhyal. Nuwakot, (01)4700426,

Relax! Yoga, detox and ayurveda treatment in a quiet corner of Kathmandu. Himalayan Peace and Wellness Center, Park Village Resort, Budhanilkantha (01)4375280, 980106661,

Haatiban Resort, Climb up to Chandragiri in the morning for a royal view of Kathmandu Valley and jog down to the hotel for a relaxed evening. Pharping, Kathmandu, (01)4371537/56

Temple Tree Resort and Spa, A peaceful place to stay, complete with a swimming pool, massage parlour, and sauna, it’ll be hard to leave once you go in. Gaurighat, Lakeside, (061)465819


Underside live

Underside live, The metal band celebrates ‘Satan’s Night in Hell’. Rs 400 (pre-sale only), 28 March, 6pm, Club 25 Hours, Tangal, 9843664132

Cancer night, A special concert with Kutumba, Rohit John Chettri and Ashesh Rai to raise funds for children battling cancer. Rs 2000, 20 March, 6pm, Moods Lounge, Blue Bird Mall, Tripureswor, 9813353423, 9841467697,

Combos concert, KJC’s faculty, with Nepali guest musicians and students of the Nepal Jazz Workshop come together for a live concert. Rs 3000, 20 March, 7pm, Moksh, Jhamsikhel, (01)5013554,,

March of Pigs, Progressive rock metal band, Kamero pre-launch their debut album The Absence Paradox with friends, Tumbleweed Inc, Vomiting Snake, Social Nerve and Horny Monks. 28 March, Purple Haze Rock Bar, Thamel, 9803719781

Sundance, An electronic dance music event with DJs from Nepal and Dubai. 4 April, 1pm onwards, 1905, Kantipath, 9803298511

Marina Xavier Live, Don't miss the charming Singaporean singer as she performs for the first time in Kathmandu. Rs 250, 20 March, 8pm, House of Music, Thamel, 9851075172,

The Immigrants live, From Argentine and Finnish tango to rare and evolving klezmer, this European trio promises a night of global sound. 20 March, 7.30pm, Places Restaurant and Bar, Thamel, (01)4700413,

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