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People in Between, Photo Exhibition by Gemunu Amarsinghe. Till 11 January, 11am to 2pm, Tuesdays closed, Peace Museum, Madan Puraskar Pustakalaya, Patan Dhoka

Assorted motifs, an exhibition of paintings by Chirag Bangdel and other artists. Till January 15, Chai Chai Café, Jhamsikhel

Screening of Eat Pray Love, starring Julia Roberts. 7 December, 5.30pm, Lazimpat Gallery Cafe, Lazimpat,

Close-up 14th Hits FM Music Award 2067, an event to honour the best in the Nepali music industry. 7 January, starts 2.30pm, Army Officers Club, Sundhara

The Wedding and Gift Expo, wedding dresses, jewellery, gifts and mehendi sessions. Till 9 January, 10am to 6pm, Exhibition Centre, United World Trade Centre, Tripureswor

Let's talk about ART baby! a collaborative solo from the series of Artivities by artist Sujan Chitrakar. Till 27 January, 11am to 6pm, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Babar Mahal Revisited, 4218048

ICT Info-Trade 2011, more than 80 brands of IT related products, new technologies, and attractive discounts. Till 9 January, 10am to 5pm, Exhibition Hall, Bhrikuti Mandap, Exhibition Road

Winter Art Collection, works by Japanese and Nepali artists. Till 24 January, 11am to 5pm, Sunday to Friday, Kathmandu Contemporary Arts Centre, Jhamsikhel, 5521120,

AmarJyoti Foundation, provides support through scholarships in art and sports, elderly daycare and grief recovery. 9851023958

Staging of Suina Karnalika, a new play presented by Aarohan-Gurukul in association with Karnali Natya Samaj of Mugu. Till 9 January, Rimal Theatre, Gurukul, Old Baneswor, 4466956


Absolute Live Music, by Rashmi & Kitcha Band every Friday and performances by Shabnam & Cannabiz Band every Wednesday. 7.30pm onwards,  Absolute Bar, Hotel Narayani Complex, Pulchok, Lalitpur, 5521408, 5549504,

Baja Gaja playing live at Moksh. Every Tuesday, 7.30pm onwards, Moksh, Pulchok, 5526212

Live Music by Sign band at The Corner Bar. Every day except Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 7.30pm onwards, The Radisson Hotel, Lazimpat, 4411818


Boudha Stupa Restaurant & Café, enjoy wood-fired pizza with a superb view of Boudha stupa and free wifi, candlelight dinner options are also available for the romantics every full moon night. Boudha, 2130681

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  

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

Le Bistro Restaurant & Bar, the outdoor dining area invokes a great atmosphere for a night of drinks with friends and family. Thamel, 4701170

Yin Yang Restaurant, east meets west as you choose from a variety of Thai and continental dishes. Get a little spice in your life with their pad thai or green curry. Thamel, 4701510

Kakori at Soaltee Crowne Plaza, Kebabs, curries and more, enjoy Indian food at its best. Everyday 7pm to 10.45 pm for dinner, Soaltee Crowne Plaza, Tahachal, call 4273999 for reservations

Waffles promotion at The Lounge from 12.30pm to 4.00pm every day, Vegetarian Buffet at The Cafe every Tuesday from 6.30pm, and Arabian Nights at The Cafe every Friday from 6.30pm at Hyatt Regency, Boudha, 4491234, 4489362

Café de Newa, try Newari delicacies like deep-fried buffalo tongue, brain and intestines. You will be blown away.
Next to Kathmandu Guest House, open everyday

Irish Pub, not only does it feel like one, but it's Irish all the way down to the original recipes from the owner's wife. Ananda Bhawan, Lazimpat, 4416027

Everest Steak House, an old-school joint for everything steak. A sanctuary for meat. Thamel, near Chhetrapati chok, 4260471

Saturday BBQ Brunch, enjoy mouth-watering Mongolian BBQ at Gokarna Forest Resort. Every Saturday, Gokarna Forest Resort, Gokarna, 4451212,,
Rs. 1500 plus taxes

Comfort Zone, a decent range of cocktails and barbequed meats should keep you glued to the massive screen at one end. Comfort Zone (rooftop of Bank of Kathmandu), Thamel

The Kaiser Cafe Restaurant & Bar, enjoy a pleasant BBQ lunch in the ambient settings of The Garden of Dreams. Every Sunday, 12pm to 3pm, Kaiser Mahal, Thamel, Rs 1,200 per person, 4425341

(11 JAN 2013 - 17 JAN 2013)