Nepali Times
Life Times
About town


Karaoke for a Cause, by the Filipino Community in Nepal (FCN). Tickets: Rs 350, 24 September, 3pm to 11pm, 8 degrees, Jhamsikhel, call 9841861682, 9818418563, 9841143395

Poolbata Herda, adapting Arthur Miller's play: a View from the Bridge. 23 September, 5.30pm, Rimal Theatre, Gurukul

Siddhartha: Birth of a Dream, staging of Buddha's early life. 26 to 27 September, 6pm (on both days) and 2pm (on Tuesday), Nepal Academy Hall, Kamaladi, call 4240159

Changa Chait, usher in Dasain with the corporate kite flying competition. 28 September and 1 October, 11am onwards, Club Himalaya, Nagarkot, call 9841712350, 9851022064

Moving Planet Cycle Rally, a cycle rally to promote use of cycles for the future of the planet. September 24, 7am to 11am, Basantapur

Changa Chet, kite flying festival with music, food and fun. Bring your own thread and lattais. Rs 50 for entrance and Rs 50 for 5 kites. September 28, 10am to 5pm, Manjushree Park, Chobar

Manhunt Nepal, bringing together talented Nepali youth and corporate houses. 25 September, 4.30pm onwards, Army Officer's Club, Sundhara.

Cycle 6: Life, nature and wildlife photography by Om Yadav. 19 August to 30 September, 10am to 5pm, Galleria CUC, Maharajgunj

Exploring the Great Himalaya Trail, by Robin Boustead. Cultural Studies Group of Nepal presents its monthly lecture. September 28, 6pm, Shanker Hotel, Lazimpat

FSA Southasia 2011, screening 36 outstanding films. 29 September to 2 October, 12pm to 7.30 pm, Kumari Cinema, Kamal Pokhari

Garage Sale, organized by Rakshya Nepal. 30 September to 2 October, 10am onwards, Trikuti Colony, Battisputali, call 9851023958, 9841024000


September Paleti, Kiran Pradhan makes a comeback. 30 September, 'r' sala, Nepa-laya, Kalikastan, 4412469, paleti@nepalaya.cpm

Pink Floyd Tribute, a tribute concert to Pink Floyd. 1 October, 5pm onwards, St. Xavier's School ground, Jawalakhel

Rock Awaaz, a social fundraising event with bands like Mukti and Revival, Monkey Temple and Rock Sitar performing. Entrance fees: Rs 150, September 28, 1pm to 7.30pm, Jawalakhel


Fire and Ice, the home to some of the most delicious pizza is back in town. Thamel, 4250210

Rox Restuarant, Hyatt Regency introduces the Sunday Pranzo menu so don't miss the Italian Specialties. Sunday, 12.30 pm to 3.30 pm, The Café, Hyatt Regency, Boudha

Farmer's Market, get your fresh supply of vegetables and organic greens. Every Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday, 9am to 12pm (Sundays and Saturdays) and 4pm to 7pm (Wednesday), 1905, Kantipath (Saturday and Wednesday) and New Orleans, Pulchowk (Sunday), 4260326

Boudha Stupa Restaurant & Café, enjoy wood-fired pizza with a superb view of boudha stupa and free wi-fi. Boudha, 2130681

Chopstix, savory Asian food cooked in true Chinese fashion sure to charm and impress. Begin your feast with the Dragon Chicken; it is one-of-a-kind. Kumaripati, 5551118

Attic, newly transformed lounge/bar ideal for Friday night drinking before hitting the dance spots. Uttar Dhoka, Lazimpat, 984161476

Lazy Gringo, fail-safe Mexican restaurant. The lemonade with refills is what won us over, but the food is mighty fine. Jawalakhel

Black Pepper Café & Pub, cosmopolitan dining and drinking in a traditional style courtyard, try the apple sauce pork chops and enjoy the good service. Kopundole Height, Lalitpur, 5521897, 5536926

Upstairs Cafe, a delicious range of Vietnamese cuisine to sample. Maharajgunj, near the US embassy

Le- Trio Restaurant & Bar, a good place to hang out and a better place to eat. Pulchowk, 5521674

OR2K, One of the few vegetarian restaurants in the Valley, their Middle Eastern platter is delicious and their cocktails robust. Mandala Street, Thamel, 4422097

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. Pulchok

Jazoo, a quiet place ideal for beer and relaxing conversation. Bring a friend and enjoy their special barbeque set for a mix of everything. Jawalakhel (near the zoo), 5538321

(11 JAN 2013 - 17 JAN 2013)