Announcements for Events,
Concerts and Shows
March 28 at the Kad Theatre, The Nutcracker 2004.
A combined ballet performance by local students, international dancers and
popular Thai singer Manunut Samaerasut. Tickets from 100 baht to 500 baht
with all proceeds going to the foundation for people with Down Syndrome in
Art Thesis Exhibition at
Chiang Mai University Art Museum is still ongoing until March 30. A
joint project from the Department of Fine Arts. Paintings, sculptures and
graphic arts. A great show worth seeing!
HQ Art Gallery exhibition ‘Icons of
Serenity’ by Suriya Siemmai and Wattanapong Yotaitiang.
Contemporary art to be seen from March 1 until March 31, Monday – Saturday
8.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m. HQ Art Gallery is situated at 3/31 Samlan Road,
opposite Wat Phrasing.
Panisa Gallery presents the art exhibition: ‘The
Third Step on the Road to Becoming a Lanna Artist’ by Pornchai
Jaima between March 19 – April 7.
Life Cycle of people in Thailand, a photo
exhibition by Ivar Sviestins at the Chiangmai City Arts and Cultural
Center is still on until March 31. Supported by the United Nations
Population Fund in Thailand (UNFPA), the Embassy of Sweden and the Planned
Parenthood Association (PPAT).
CMU Art Museum - until March 31, is showing the
Faculty of Art’s “Thesis Exhibition of Senior Students”;
a great exhibition. “Plan in Space”, art thesis of senior
students of Faculty of Art, CMU, is on view until March 29 in the CMU Art
The “Third Cartoon and Animation Festival,
Chiangmai” by Rabiang Silp Club, CMU starts on March 27 and runs
until April 2.
The next Ladies Lunch Bunch will take place
on Wednesday, March 31 at Siam Garden. Siam Garden is located
about half an hour’s drive south of Chiang Mai in Sarapee District. An
international buffet-style lunch will be served at noon for 150 baht per
person. Please reserve if you are coming (or not) by Sunday, March 28 by
email: Erica @siam-garden.com or 053-429-878.
Lucky Dogs Club Chiang Mai needs volunteers (students
are welcome!). More information at 053 342 362 or 09 997 8146.
Open Mike every Tuesday at the Irish Pub.
From 9 p.m. onwards. Show your musical skills, no matter if it is just
singing or with an instrument.
If you have a passion for making movies
using film or video, and are looking for others who have similar interest -
then ‘IndieClub’ is the community for you. Whether your interests
lie in acting, directing, producing, writing, lighting or any other skill
that is associated with making great film or video, join for free. Need more
info about the Chiang Mai ‘IndieClub’? Email: [email protected]
Amari Rincome’s March promotion is
called “Gourmet Ireland - New Irish Cooking” and features
Chef Adrian’s creations of old Irish recipes, cooked in a modern way. An
example of one of the dishes is: roast pepper-crusted loin of venison with
fresh thyme, Irish whiskey and crepes on white truffle creamed potatoes and
saut้ed fragrant leaf spinach. The April promotion will be Easter
Day Brunch on Sunday April 11 at La Gritta Restaurant. “Easter
Egg” theme and colorful decorations. Games for kids, including “Hunt the
Eggs” and many others, with prizes for the winners! Starts 11 a.m. Price:
350 baht net, children 200 baht net. April - all month long - “Reflections
of the Danube” - contemporary Austrian cuisine.
Amazing Sandwich, ‘a shady island in a sea of
rice’ Deli Restaurant and Takeaway, between Thai Airways Office and
Vista Hotel can also deliver to your door for orders over 350
baht. Lunchtime orders for delivery have to be faxed in no later than 10.30
a.m. Please phone after faxing to check if your order has been received.
Tel/Fax: 053 218 846.
Chez Gibus Grill House offers BBQ, salads &
french-fries except Sundays from 6 p.m. to 10.p.m. All you can eat
for only 219 baht. 42 Kampeangdin Road. Make your table reservations at tel.
Kurt’s Restaurant, formerly known as Formula 1,
will show every F1 race and pamper guests with buffets, Swiss and
international food as well as their tasty pizzas at its premises in the
restaurant on Anusorn market.
The Grillstation’s famous Formula 1 Sundays
continue with specials prepared by Gypsy and his staff. Come early or
reserve your table in advance at 01 883 9361.
The Rydges Chiang Mai offers a great daily
business lunch buffet with Thai specialties and a
variety of international, mouth-watering highlights. Daily from noon – 2
p.m. at Chillies Restaurant inside the Rydges Hotel. Only 200 baht/person. A
true value for money!
Rydges Beer Garden is now open from 5 p.m. –
midnight, Happy Hour from 5-7 p.m. - buy 1, get 1 free (glass of beer or
jug), snacks and special dishes only 40 baht net per serving, BBQ and
suckling pig every Sunday, freestyle live music with female singer. Parking
available at the hotel. Table reservations at 053 251 531.
The Bear’s Den has ‘Sports on a Big
Screen’ whenever a big sporting event is on, like Formula 1 or
rugby. New opening hours - noon to 2 a.m. daily - lunches served from noon
to 3 p.m. - ‘Special’ all day big English breakfast has been added, in
addition to the regular three-course Sunday roast lunch. On Saturdays and
Sundays – BBQ your own choice from the ‘specials board’ or the chef
will cook it for you.
Bridges, dialogues towards a culture of peace, will
feature a keynote speaker at CMU on Friday April 9 at 2 p.m. Prof.
Robert Huber, a Nobel Laureate for Chemistry, professor at the Technical
University in Munich and former director of the Max Planck Institute for
Biochemistry will talk on ‘Protein structures in medicine’. For
information and free tickets, phone 053 943 661-5 or e-mail
Childbirth Preparation Classes - Especially for
first time parents who are interested in the Bradley method, Juanita Duong,
Diane Smith and Lori Rowe work together to teach a series of two 2-hour
classes that will help prepare a couple for the birth of their baby. After
the birth, one of these nurses will also do a follow-up visit to answer any
newborn questions as well as assist with breast-feeding if needed. Contact Raintree
Community Resource Center (053-262-660) if you are interested in the
classes, which are offered free of charge.
The teachings of ‘Eckhart Tolle’, a modern
master and the author of ‘The Power Of Now’. Listen and watch free in
English. A guide to spiritual enlightenment. Contact Ivan on 053 423 602 or
01 473 6414.
CMU Art Museum is showing free
classic movies every Sunday from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Subnotic Events Agency, an
international event and entertainment company are organizing a fund-raising
event with show and performers at the beginning of June in Chiang Mai. They
would like to get in contact with small and medium sized charity
organizations and individuals in Chiang Mai and Northern Thailand who need
urgent funds for their charity project and are interested in explaining
their project at this event. For more information, contact 09 191 8512
Anong, 01 027 1335 Dao or 05 041 3621 Lou. Also: volunteers are needed for
setting up the event.
Raintree Resource Centre - located just east of the
Nawarat Bridge. Free booklet: “Helpful Hints for getting settled in
Chiang Mai”. Open Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri. & Sat. 10 a.m. -
noon and Sundays 4 - 4.45p.m. (Closed on Wednesdays). Free library
membership with more than 600 videos and 5,000 English books available.
Info-line 053-262660. Movie-line 053-262661, e-mail: [email protected]
The Phamai Clinic, a governmental organization in
Chiang Mai treats people who have problem with alcohol, smoking and drugs of
any kind. Files are confidential! Call 053 226 135 or e-mail for more
information: [email protected]
Looking for a wheelchair? Hopefully not! But many poor
disabled children in Chiangmai area. So why not donate one for only 7,000
baht? Visit the Freedom Wheelchair Workshop across from the Chiangmai
Disabled Center, 133/1 Rajapakinai Road, Chiang Mai (near Thapae Gate).
Laundry and Internet service, traditional Thai massage,
Thai language courses. You find it all at the Chiangmai Disabled Center,
133/1 Rajapakinai Road, Chiangmai (near Thapae Gate).
Back on the air! Tune-in to the English language radio
program ‘Helping Hand’, broadcasting live, daily from
7.30-9 pm. The program can be heard on Radio Thailand Chiang Mai FM 93.25
MHZ, and provides useful information to both Thai nationals and