Activist documentaries

Activist documentaries, Screening of A world beyond humans and The invisible (r)evolutions. The screenings will be followed by an interaction with the filmmaker Philippe Borrel. 5 September, 3pm and 5.30pm, Alliance française of Kathmandu, (01)4241163, (01)4242832,

How far we’ve come? A talk by Shail Shrestha, president of Kathmandu Cycle City 2020 on the issue of road safety for cyclists, in tribute to wildlife academic and conservationist Pralad Yonzon. 28 August, 3pm to 4.30pm, Wildlife Conservation Nepal (WCN) Office, Bafal, (01)4289818,,

Saparu (Gai Jatra), The festival of death and rebirth will be celebrated during a rally in the streets of Kathmandu (see page 10-11). 30 August, Basantapur

Pride parade, Nepal’s LGBT community comes together for the sixth annual Pride Parade. 30 August, 12.30pm, Himalaya Java, Trivedi Marg, Thamel

Get inspired, USEF-Nepal has guest speaker Aakarshan Dhakal to tell his story of how he used simplicity and self-reflection to turn adversities into opportunities. 1 September, 2.30pm to 3.30pm, USEF, Gyaneswor, Kathmandu, (01)4444779, (01)4444780,

Art Market, A place to sell and buy paintings, prints, posters and design products. 5 September, 12pm to 4pm,

The Yellow House, Sanepa,,

Homage, British artist, Martin Travers explores the concepts of identity and self-empowerment through painting (review on page 13). Till 6 September, 11am to 5pm,

Siddhartha Art Gallery, Babar Mahal Revisited, (01)4218048 Where to now?

A lecture by Nepali Times editor Kunda Dixit about the state of Nepal post-earthquakes.

Rs 400 for non-members (includes tea and snacks), 4 September, 9.30am, Moksh Café, Jhamsikhel,

Building better, A workshop and discussion on the benefits of earthbag building and earthquake resistant design. 4 September, 10am to 5pm,

The Summit Hotel, Sanepa Images of Nepal,

An exhibition of black and white images taken by Jan Møller Hansen before and after the 25 April earthquake. Inauguration 9 September, 5.30pm, till 22 September, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Babar Mahal Revisited, (01)4218048

Run for Nepal, A 5k virtual race to raise fund for Oxfam Intermón which is helping victims of Nepal earthquake. 12 September,

Call for submission, Photographers, curators, photo-based artists, historians, anthropologists are invited to submit works and ideas for digital projection, discussions, performances on the theme ‘TIME’. Deadline 15 September,

Support, A special fund-raising print sale to contribute towards the rebuilding of heritage sites in Patan by Kathmandu Valley Preservation Trust (KVPT)

Nepal Cup 2015, A charity football tournament to raise funds for quake-affected schools in Nepal and promote the country as a tourist attraction. 2 to 4 October, Dasarath Rangasala Stadium, Tripureshwor,,

Quake photobook, Nepal425 launches a crowd-sourcing drive for printing a coffee table book featuring 700 pictures of the earthquake. All proceeds from the sales will go to quake-affected.

Wholeness, Artist Puran Khadka whose work is a meditative abstraction full of spiritual awakening exhibits his paintings. Till 30 October, Park Gallery, Pulchok, (01)5522307,

The Yeti Run, Test your strength, stamina and teamwork at Nepal’s first obstacle race. 26 September, St Xavier’s School, Godavari, 9841226397,

Climate + Change, A dynamic exhibition exploring the effects of climate change on the Hindu Kush Himalayan region. Till 30 September, 9am to 5pm, International Mountain Museum, Gharipatan, Pokhara, (061)460742,,


Uttar Dakshin food festival

Uttar Dakshin food festival, An opportunity to experience the authentic taste of North and South India's rich culinary heritage. Kakori, Soaltee Crowne Plaza, (01)4273999,

The Village Cafe, Authentic Newari food that comes straight from the heart. Pulchowk Road, (01)5540712

The Heritage, Escape the hodgepodge of the tourist hub as you relish delights like paella and panna cotta. Thamel, (01)4254343

Trisara, With dishes like flambeed prawns, crispy chicken, and khao soi, it would be a folly to ignore its aromas. Lazimpat, (01)4410200



Prakriti Bhavin Package

Prakriti Bhavin Package, An exclusive two-night package tailored for Nepalis and expats living in Nepal. Rs 55,000 (half board basis), valid till 30 September, The Dwarika’s Resort, Dhulikhel, (01)4479488

Neydo Monastery, A monastery and guest house, Neydo is home to many significant religious sites of the great siddhas. Leave your troubles behind and book a room. Pharping, Kathmandu,

The end of the universe, Stay in a family-run hotel that is located atop Mahankal hill. It is believed to be one of the oldest hotels in the area. Mahankal Mandir, Nagarkot, Bhaktapur, 9741020969

Waterfront Resort, Head to this eco-friendly resort right in front of Phewa Lake. Sedi Height, Pokhara. (61)466 303/304, 9801166311,

Glacier Hotel, Good value and friendly service for travellers on the lap of Lake Phewa. Gaurighat, Lakeside, Pokhara, (061)463722,

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


Open mic

Open mic, Calling all aspiring singers. Every Tuesday, 7pm, House of Music, Thamel, 9851075172,

Fusion Explosion, Kanta Dab Dab is a trio of bass, drums and sitar that will take you someplace else. Rs 200, 29 August, 8pm, House of Music, Thamel, Thamel, 9851075172,

Reggae night, Joint Family Internationale will be playing their prominent reggae music. Rs 300, 28 August, 7pm, House of Music, Thamel, Thamel, 9851075172,

Album launch, Launch of Adrian Pradhan's new album, Abhiwaadan. 28 August, 7pm, Club 25 Hours, Tangal, (01)4437486,

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