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Last Thursdays, US ambassador to Nepal Scott H. DeLisi talks about 'Role of Development for Economic Growth in Nepal' and his experiences of working in developing countries. 26 January, 5pm to 7pm, DECC Hall, United World Trade Centre, Tripureshwor

Sunday Cinema, New Nepali Cinema presents the screening of Dasdhunga, a movie about the mystery behind the death of UML party members Madan Bhandari and Jivanath Aasrit. Rs 100 and Rs 50 (for students), 21 January, 4pm to 7pm, Yala Maya Kendra, Patan Dhoka

Pranayama Power Yoga, Pranayama brings a month-long yoga session for a healthy start to the new year. Rs 350 per class, starting from 2 January,
7am to 8pm, 1905, Kantipath,

New Wangden Carpets and Furniture Exhibition, check out the Wangden Carpet Collection by Rupert Smith or browse through Nepali and Tibetan carpets and furniture. 17 December to 30 January, 2pm onwards, Indigo Gallery, Naxal, 4413580

Queens Fashion Show, celebrate glitz and glamour with food and drinks at this fashion show. 20 January, 5pm onwards, Belly Buster, Lazimpat

Family Fair, enjoy a fun day out with your little ones complete with magic shows, circus shows and live music. Rs 150 (for children) and Rs 200 (for adults), 21 Janaury, 12pm onwards, Garden of Dreams, Thamel, 4425340
Cycle 7: Identity, three photography installations: Navarasa, Ink'd and The Tales of Dirty Feet by talented photographers. 9.30 am to 8pm, 6 January to 15 February, Galleria CUC, Deetya Complex, Maharajgunj

Ultimate Digital Photography Workshop, learn everything about photography. Fees Rs 3000, 7am to 9.30 am, 15 to 24 January, The Image Park (Opposite of Peanuts), New Road, 9841240341, 9841497639


Live Night, groove to the live performance of the band Night. Tickets Rs 200, 21 January, 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm, Uttar Dhoka, Lazimpat

Black History Month, celebrate the spirit and culture of African Americans with music and literature events and documentary screenings. House of Music, Thamel

Hope Concert, Bethel Fellowship Trust Nepal and Bishram Ministries Nepal present live performances by Divine Connection and Kutumba. 21 January, 3pm to 6.30 pm, St. Xavier's School, Jawalakhel, 9841721736, 9808982171


Imago Dei, be it casual hangouts or business meetings, Imago Dei is the place for you. Nag Pokhari

Sol Delicatessen, a range of gourmet food that will satiate the most refined palates. 10am to 6pm (closed on Mondays), Babar Mahal Revisited, 4216433,

Manny's Eatery and Tapas Bar, scrumptious panini, sandwiches and more lunch delicacies starting at Rs 199. Manny's also offers a satisfying assembly of a unique continental cuisine. Open for lunch and dinner and a Tapas Bar for you to unwind and relax. Jawalakhel Shaligram Complex, 5536919

Cibo, a sandwich bar at heart, this cafe serves up one of the best sandwiches in town. Lazimpat

Cha Cha Café, this Japanese restaurant is popular for its spaghetti and burger steaks. Thamel

Pumpernickel Bakery, get an early breakfast or brunch with interesting choices of bread and sandwiches. Experiment with its goat cheese or yak cheese sandwiches, or have a sip of coffee in the classy indoor dining area. Thamel, 7.30am to 7pm, 4259185

Chikusa, enjoy a cup of freshly ground coffee with syrupy pancakes, waffles and crepes. Thamel

Jazz Upstairs, the perfect place to relax with friends, listen to good music and have a plate of the best momos in town. Lazimpat

Bench Burger, be it fish or steak burgers, Bench Burger offers many types and tastes to satisfy your palate. Krishnagalli, Patan

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

OR2K, one of the few vegetarian restaurants in the Valley, its Middle Eastern platter is delicious and the cocktails are to die for. Mandala Street, Thamel, 4422097

Buddha Bar, offers a warm and cozy space for intimate conversations over a large selection of drinks. Thamel, 9851053235

Ghangri Café, a quiet place with comfortable sofas and charming courtyard, perfect for those sunny afternoons. Although famous for its open sui mai, the cafe also offers other great dishes. Pulchowk

Tama, an assortment of traditional delicacies and old classics at an affordable price. Gairidhara

Rum Doodle, a hodgepodge of flavors and a must for trekkers and mountaineers. Thamel

Dhokaima Cafe, exquisite ambience, friendly service, cozy bar, place to see and be seen at. Patan Dhoka, Yala Maya Kendra, 5522113


Amtrip Adventures, be a part of the Amtrip Bungy or Swing Jump Event. Rs 2700 per person for one day or Rs 4500 per person for an overnight stay, valid until the end of January, Amtrip, Naxal, 4444690, 4444820,

Fulbari Resort, enjoy the scenic view as you pamper yourself with tennis, golf, drinks and dinners. Rs 6500 per person for 2 nights and 3 days, Pokhara, 4461918, 4462248,,

(11 JAN 2013 - 17 JAN 2013)