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Imagining the Contemporary City, a talk by prominent architect Biresh Shah. 24 August, 5.30pm, Indian Cultural Centre, Balmandir, Naxal, 4412715,

Monsoon Sensation, dance salsa, b-boying, belly, kizomba and celebrate the monsoon. 24 August, 6.30pm to midnight, wear gold, Meconopsis, Pulchowk.

International Night Market, chance to purchase shoes handpicked from international destinations. 27 August, 4.45pm, Garden of Dreams, Thamel, 4425340

The Rise of the Collateral, art exhibition by Manish Harijan. Runs to 20 September, 11am to 5pm, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Babarmahal, 4218048

Délices de France, a 'Party for Kat organised by the dogs' of Kathmandu. 25 August, 6pm. Délices de France, Ganesh Man Singh Building, Thamel,

Teej Festival, four days of Teej festivity complete with food stalls, shopping opportunities and fashion shows to be enjoyed not only by women, but also their families. 23 August to 26 August, 10am to 7pm , United World Trade Centre, Tripureshwor, 44425898, 9851045969

Saturday Bird Watching, catch native birds like the Spiny Babbler, Slender-billed Scimitar-babbler and Scarlet Minivet. 25 August, 7am, Shivapuri National Park, 4381214, 4381425

Kabab and Biryani Festival, showcasing a wide variety of kababs and biryanis from across South Asia. Runs till 26 August, The Yellow Chilli, Bluebird Complex, Tripureshwor, 4101088

Farmers' Market, sale of fresh bread, cheese, vegetables, and fruits. 24 August, 9am to 12pm, New Orleans Café, Patan, 5522708

Master Training Workshop, training for teachers who want to make their class rooms lively. Rs 600 per session, runs till 31 August, only Fridays, 8am to 1pm, The British Council, Lainchaur, 4410978

Street Photography Workshop, for photography novices who want to shoot street. Rs 2000, 24 to 28 August, 7am to 10am, Padma Party Palace, Birganj, 9845092943

Photo Exhibition and Auction at Cuppas, aiming to create a platform where photographers and potential patrons can interact. 31 August, 3.45pm, Cuppas, Putalisadak


Nepfest 3, band competition with cash prizes and a chance to open for Polish band Decapitated. Rs 5000 for registration, 25 August, 12.45pm

Emad Gabra live, catch the CD launch of this Egyptian artist music is tinged with Nepali sarangi. 24 August, 7pm onwards, Délices de France, Ganesh Man Singh Building, Thamel,


Irish Pub, laid-back bar ambience and a cultured selection of drinks. Lazimpat, Ananda Bhawan, 4416027

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

Everest Steak House, an old-school joint for everything steak, and indeed a sanctuary for meat-lovers. Thamel, near Chhetrapati Chowk, 4260471

No Name Restaurant, friendly ambience with palatable dishe- try their delicious momochas. Putalisadak

Boomerang Restaurant & German Bakery, offers a large selection of cuisine for those who want to enjoy a full meal and desserts. Lakeside, Pokhara, 065-461412

Tamarind, a multi-cuisine restaurant, offers an exquisite range of drinks and food. Jhamsikhel

Chopstix, savoury Asian food cooked in true Chinese fashion sure to charm and impress, try their famous drums of heaven. Kumaripati, 5551118

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

Cafereena, the extensive menu has something for everyone. Try their famous chips chilly. Sherpa Mall, Durbar Marg

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

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

New Tushita Restaurant, relaxing ambience and good food, don't miss out on their penne with creamy bacon and mushroom sauce. Lazimpat, 44432957

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

Bu keba, the organic restaurant in town offers continental and Indian cuisine along with chef's originals. Sanepa
1905 Restaurant, feast on roasted delights within this culinary palace whose walled premises and green garden make it an oasis within the city. Kantipath, 4215068


Saturday Nights at Borderlands, music, barbecue and much more for a memorable Saturday. Rs 2100, 27 August, 2pm, Borderlands Eco Adventure, Sindhupalchowk, 4381214, 4381425

Shivapuri Village, eco-tourism close to the Shivapuri National Park replete with a charm of bygone days. Patiswara, Shivapuri National Park, 4017725, 9851034141,

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

Dhulikhel Lodge Resort, located on a hilltop and offering a magnificent vista of valleys, foothills, and moutains to the north. Dhulikhel, 11-490114/494,

Last Resort, canyoning, hiking, rock climbing, rafting, mountain biking- challenge yourself and be adventurous at the Last Resort. Bhotekosi, Sindhupalchowk, 4700525, 4701247

(11 JAN 2013 - 17 JAN 2013)