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Contemporary Forms, Kathmandu Contemporary Arts Centre presents 'The Prakriti Project Eternal Visions - Contemporary Forms' by Rabindra Shakya and Maureen Drdak. Till 26 February, 5.30 pm, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Babar Mahal Revisited

Tavern Tales: Untold Histories. Researcher and journalist, Bhola Paswan, in conversation with one of Nepal's leading documentary film makers, Tsering Rhitar Sherpa. February 19, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm, Ramlaya, Lazimpat.

Ladies Night every Wednesday at Casablanca, enjoy the music, drinks, karaoke and happy hour. Casablanca Lounge, Babar Mahal Revisited.

Ultimate Photography Workshop, Artudio presents the 12th session of digital photography workshop. Rs 3000, Starting from mid-February, 7am to 9am, Artudio, Lazimpat, 9841498425, 9841379780

Doc at Sattya, watch special documentary screenings centered around African American history. Free entrance, 6pm to 9pm, Sattya Media Arts Collective, Jawalakhel


Cobweb playing at Tranzit, enjoy rock songs from the legendary Nepali rock band Cobweb. 17 February, 7:00 pm onwards. Tranzit Woodfire Pizza Restaurant and Bar, Thamel

Kutumba Playing for Heritage II, Kutmba will be travelling across Nepal. to generate awareness on preservation and protection of local heritage 18 Feb till 15 April. First performance 18 February, 5:00 pm onwards, Asan

Hip Hop at House, enjoy Lyrics Indy and his hip hop moves as part of the Black History Month celebrations.
Rs 200, 7.30 pm onwards, House of Music, Thamel

Sounds of the Season. Bands from different genres of music will come together for an unforgettable musical evening. 18 February, 1:00 pm onwards, Neon Pub Thamel.

Let There Be Lights, get out of your seats and unite against loadshedding with 1974 AD, Albatross and Abhaya and the Steam Injuns. Free entrance, 18 February, 4pm to 7pm, Lainchaur Ground

Ides of March, be a part of the epic concert with bands like Antim Grahan, Jindabaad, Severe Dementia and Laakhey performing for a good cause. Nepal Hemophilia Society. 31 March, 1pm to 8pm


Boudha Stupa Restaurant & Café, enjoy wood-fired pizza, homemade pastas and the one and only tibetan gyakok. Boudha, 012130681, 9841484408.

Peri Peri, home of legendary Portugese flamed grilled chicken, enjoy the dishes served with the trademark Piri Piri sauce. Jhamsikhel, 9808563803
Station BBQ, try the table top grills for self-cooked barbeque or order mutton skewers and pork chops. Jhamsikhel

Chongqing Fast Food, gear up for some mouth watering Chinese dishes like Sour and Spicy Pork and Kung Pao Chicken. Thamel

Tama, enjoy delicious khaja and taas set,and host of other Indian and Nepali snacks at a reasonable price. Gairidhara.

Japanese Crepe Station, try the uniquely Nepali khuwa crepe for a quick fix. Kichapaokhari and Basantapur. Call 4256655

Latin Nights, dance the night away with Latin tunes while enjoying special discounts on great food and drinks. Manny's Eatery and Tapas Bar, Shaligram Hotel Complex, 5536919

Cinnamon Grill and Lounge, mouth watering delicacies with live music. Try the grilled tenderloin steak and quiche lorraine with fresh fruit salad. Jhamsikhel, 5521339

Pumpernickel Bakery, grab 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

Summit Hotel, posh dining area offers a romantic night view of the city. Get busy with the succulent ribs basket, and add the finishing touch with a hot Dutch apple pie. Jhamsikhel, 5521810

Lhasa Bar, enjoy a beer or a splash of cocktail at this springboard for excellent young musicians starting out on the Thamel circuit. Thamel, 985101043

Casa de Cass, offers continental delicacies, baked goodies, brewed coffee and everything in between. Jawalakhel

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

The Factory, a trendy restobar with great food, drinks and zesty music. Try the cheesecake, it's a must. Mandala Street, Thamel

Just Baked, a cozy café with amazing pastries and friendly ambience. Old Baneshwor

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

Casablanca, enjoy the food and sing your hearts out at the karaoke station. Babar Mahal Revisited

Chopstix, savory Asian food cooked in true Chinese fashion sure to charm and impress. Try the famous drums of heaven. Kumaripati, 5551118

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


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,,

Ace Travels Winter Package, enjoy a luxurious yet affordable holiday package with Ace Travels to countries like Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia. Offers start from Rs 48,800 per person for a 4 nights and 5 days tour package to Thailand, call its toll free number 16600100600

The Borderlands Eco Adventure Resorts, raft in the mighty Bhote Kosi, try a canyon descent, an off-the-beaten trek to a hidden monastery or a mountain bike ride along the Tibetan border. Call 4700894

Flower power

Neera Joshi Pradhan will be showcasing water colour and acrylic paintings in her solo exhibition entitled 'Placid Nuances' starting from 25 February at the Park Gallery, Pulchowk. Neera, the daughter of late artist Ramananda Joshi, is a botanical artist and illustrator who has been involved in botanical art since 1999. Beyond the accurate portrayal of the botanical subjects, Neera expresses the soul of flowers on the canvases using her distinct personal style. She derives her passion for art and flora from nature and is fascinated by the rich texture and hues of flower petals.

Placid Nuances
24 February-16 March at Park Gallery,Pulchowk

(11 JAN 2013 - 17 JAN 2013)