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MCube Chakati Guff, talk and presentation by visual artist Ashmina Ranjit. 19 July, 4 to 6 pm, Gallery Mcube, Chakupat, Lalitpur

Monsoon Yoga @ Monastery, engage in classic Ashtanga yoga, walk to a famous meditation cave nearby, and learn about Buddhism from the of Neydo Monastery. Rs 9750, 20 to 21 July, 8am to 7pm, Neydo Monastery, Pharping, Pranayama Yoga

Parda, watch the Nepali adaptation of Tennessee Williams' classic A Street Car Named Desire by the Freelancers Nepal. 19 July, Mandala Theatre, Anamnagar

Critical Mass, be a part of a cycling movement that is taking place in 300 cities around the world and pedal around town on the last Friday of every month. 26 July, 5.30 to 7.30pm, Tudhikhel

Goalmari, Bangladesh’s Own Island, a photo exhibition by Bangladeshi photographer Munem Wasif that revolves around water problems faced by his country. 25 July to 15 August, 10am to 6pm, Alliance Francaise of Kathmandu, Teku road, (01)4241163/4242832

Bottoms up, let your taste buds and olfactory nerves go on a joy ride at the 10th Annual wine tasting festival at Kilroys. Rs 200 per glass or Rs 800 per half litre.July to August, Kilroy’s, Thamel, (01)4250440/41

Goal, team up with friends and take on other teams in the KTM Nights Cup futsal tournament. Rs 8000 per team, 27 to 28 July, 8 am to 8pm, Grassroots Recreational Centre, Mandikatar, 9841342635

Never Sorry, the inside story of Ai Wei Wei, who inspired global audiences and blurred the boundaries of art and politics. 19 July, 5.30pm, Sattya Media Arts, Jhamsikhel (01)5523486

A People War, a permanent exhibition of photographs that portrays the reality of Nepal through 10 years of insurgency. Everyday except Tuesday, 11 am to 4 pm, (01)5549948,

Cut! write a script, win $2700 prize money, and make your own movie. Deadline 15 August,

Together for Baitadi, ride to raise money to build an eco-friendly birthing facility in Baitadi. 20 July, register at www.socialtours.blogspot

Voices, a talk program with media personalities Kunda Dixit and Narayan Wagle. 19 July, 4 pm, Nepal Bharat Library, Nepal Airlines Building, New Road

Report it, hone your report writing skills with at this three day workshop. Rs 6000, 26 to 28 july, 9.30am to 4.30pm, CareerMaster Nepal and HR Development Center, Pulchok, Lalitpur, (01)5524891

Photography Workshop, learn the tricks of basic photography with in-class lectures and practical shooting assignments. Rs 4000, 21 July to 14 August, Sundays and Wednesdays, 5 to 7pm, HQ, Jhamsikhel, Lalitpur,

Talk Talk, meet and share your ideas with Jon Shrestha, the 19-year-old author of crime fiction novel The Darkside. 22 July,4.30 to 6 pm, Pasa Yard, Lalitpur

Spak and Friends, don't miss an evening of music, dance, and stand-up comedy. 19 July, 7.45pm, Moksh, Jhamsikhel


The third edition of the Kathmandu Kora Cycling Challenge will take place on Saturday. More than 700 cyclists have registered to take part in the challenge that aims to raise 1 million rupees to build a model eco- friendly birthing centre in Baitadi.

The Kora is a circuit route of the Kathmandu valley’s lower hills, sub urban areas and sights. Participants can choose to take on the 50 km challenge or the more demanding 75 km. For each kilometer covered, the Kathmandu Kora requests participants to pledge Rs 100 for support.

If you are not a cyclist, you can help by choosing to sponsor a few kilometers or others cyclists taking on the challenge. Last year’s challenge saw participation of 300 riders and collectively raised over Rs 950,000 which went towards building a birthing facility at Samritu in Rukum.

Date: 20 July 2013

Time: 7am

Place: Patan Durbar Square

Kutumba live for children

Head down to Patan Museum and show your support for Baby Life Home- a home for children infected with HIV/AIDS. Moving forward with the motto 'altruism is religion', Baby Life Home has been providing shelter and education to infected children from Dang, Baitadi, and Salyan Nepali folk instrumental band Kutumba performs live along with Hari Maharjan and Monsif to support the home. Also enjoy Slam poetry by Word Warriors.

Entrance: Rs 300

Date: 19 July

Time: 5pm onwards

Venue: Patan Museum Courtyard

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