Community Happenings and
Saturday, July 10, Gong Dee Studio
presents a program of Delicious Songs, performed by soprano Sheilagh
Angpiroj and pianist Bennett Lerner. Songs by Donaudy, Respighi, Korngold,
Christopher Berg, and Poulenc at Gong Dee Studio, Nimmanhemin Rd., Soi 1 at
7.30 p.m. Admission 200 baht. Reservation advisable.
The Influential Sri Lanka? A continuation of work
by Chiang Mai-based photographer Angela Srisomwongwathana. Black & white
pictures and color range from fine, symbolic stone carvings to world class 5th
century frescos. A-Gallery, opposite Gong Dee Studio, on
Nimmanhaemin, Soi 1 until July 22, from Monday – Friday, 4-7 p.m.
Friday, July 23, I got rhythm! Music by George
Gershwin, performed by Bennett Lerner and David Wilson, pianists, with
Chaipruk Mekara, clarinettist, Pantawat Nawig, percussionist, and Remi
Namtep, electonist. Special guests, Joan Eubank, vocalist, and Bernard
Sumner, pianist. Multi-media room, Mae Kao campus, Payap University at 7.30
p.m. Admission free!
Romantic Songs at the auditorium at AUA, 75
Rachadamoern Road on Saturday, July 31, 2004 at 7 p.m.. Tenor
Ruediger Liesmann and pianist David Wilson will perform songs from Gustav
Mahler, Robert Franz, Franz Schreker and Arnold Schoenberg. Lyrics are
translated into English but will be performed in German Language. Ticket 100
Amari Rincome Hotel in
Nimmanhaeminda Road celebrates all National Holidays with special Lunch
Buffets. Don’t miss French Bastille Day on Wednesday, July 14, 2004. Table
reservation at 053 22 1130.
Amazing Sandwich has two restaurants: ‘The
shady island in a sea of rice’ branch No. 2. opposite Kad Suan Kaew
Shopping Mall and the ‘old’ Deli Restaurant and Takeaway between
the Thai Airways Office and Vista Hotel. 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.
‘Baan Rom Mai Garden Restaurant’ in the newly
opened Chang Klan Plaza on Chang Klan Road. Thai and Isaan Food in a Bali
style environment. Small Conference and Karaoke Rooms, delicious Thai Food!
Open daily from 10 a.m. – midnight. Table reservation, Tel. 0 5382 0037-8.
Chez Gibus Grill House will feature a special Cous Cous
Night on Saturday, July 17 for 380 baht only. Chez Gibus is open from 6
p.m. to 10.p.m. daily except Sundays. All you can eat for only
219 baht. 42 Kampeangdin Road. Make your table reservations at tel. 053 272
Darling Wine Pub, on Huay Kaew Road, Chiang
Mai’s best known wine bar offers this month a 20 percent discount on all
bottled wines. Parking places right behind their building (entrance before
Darling, between the two building blocks). For wine testing evenings or
table reservations, call 053 227 427. Closed Mondays!
House of Palm, traditional and southern Thai cuisine.
Happy to assist in party arrangements. Closed every Wednesday. On Doi Saket
Highway. For directions and reservations call 0 5329 1401, Mr. Montri.
Le Coq d’Or Restaurant Promotion for the month of
July: Set Lunch including a glass of fruit punch only 390 baht and Set
Dinner including a glass of wine for 1,250 baht. Live music every Thursdays!
For table reservations or pick up from your home or hotel, call 0 5328 2024
or 0 5380 1501.
Rydges-Amora Tapae Hotel presents a ‘Daily
Lunch Buffet’. Designed to cater the needs of the busy people in
town throughout the week, the Business Lunch invites you for a quick but
tasty bite. An extensive fresh salad bar, a well-balanced buffet, the soup
and the carving of the day, along with the famous Rydges desserts are the
best choice for a light and healthy lunch, daily, between 12 noon and 2 p.m.
Car park with direct connection to hotel. For more information contact the
Sales Dept. at 053 251 531, Rydges Amora Tapae Hotel, Chaiyapoom Road,
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 0-5381-8355 or 0-1883-9361,
Grillstation, opposite Pornping Tower, Charoenprathed Road.
The Bear’s Den Bar & Restaurant, a/c main
bar and restaurant, garden bar and beer terrace, beside Rimping Condominium.
All major LIVE sports action shown on the big screen, English Football
League, Six Nations Rugby, Formula One. Traditional British ‘Pub Grub’,
European and Thai Meals served daily. Sunday – Roast Beef with all the
trimmings, 220 baht served all day. Group reservation: Tel/Fax: 0 53 260404.
The Pub on Huay Kaew Road, one of the best known
places in town, has a new improved menu, offering pub grub and tasty Thai
dishes. Music theme nights on all Wednesdays in July. July 14, Bob Dylan,
July 21, Blues and July 28, Country/Western night. Fridays Happy Hour from 5
p.m. – 8 p.m. Each Sunday roast beef and roast lamb with Yorkshire
pudding, roast potato, veggies and gravy. Start is at noon until they run
out. Sports schedule displayed in the bar.
The Tavern, under new management, offers ‘All
you can drink’ Heineken draft beer from 9 p.m. – 11 p.m. for
only 199 baht! Open daily from 11 a.m. – 1 a.m. Daily live music! Tel. 053
The House, Restaurant, Tapas and Wine Bar on Moon
Muang Road. Call Manager Joe for information and reservations at 053 419
011. Closed Sundays!
To Nobody (Soi Tewan) celebrates 3 years in Chiang
Mai. New promotion from July 11 – August 8, daily from 5 p.m.
onwards, daily except Tuesdays. Probably Thailand’s longest Thuringian
BBQ sausage with Sauerkraut and your choice of potato salad, mashed
potatoes, or farmer style potatoes. Price or 2 persons only 299 baht. Group
reservations, call Joerg or Sunisa Eisenschmidt at 0 5321 4483.
Lucky Dogs Club Chiang Mai
needs volunteers (students are welcome!) More information at 09 997 8146 or
mailto: c_ [email protected]
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 playing an instrument. Poetry or song. Email tree
[email protected] for more information. Mikes are provided, just bring
along a good mood and help the jam.
Shower singers - come forward! Do you sing in the
shower? Consider sharing your hobby in a more social setting. The Chiang
Mai Choral Society is looking for singers, people who can
read music (or pretend to) and who love to have a good time on Monday nights
while practicing. Find out more by contacting Ellen Clark, choir secretary,
on 053 309 187 (office), 053 853 265 (home), or email [email protected]
Public Talk by Nicholas Bourriaud on July 12, 2004
(Monday), 7:30 p.m. onwards at Ecole Francaise d’Extreme-Orient, 131
Charoen Prathet Rd., T. Chang Klan, A. Muang, Chiang Mai. Nicholas Bourriaud
is a renowned art critic and curator who has actively organized contemporary
art exhibitions and written for international art and cultural publications.
He will present a talk as part of his research for the upcoming publication
on topic ‘Altermodernism’: Globalization, Buddhism and Contemporary Art.
Lecture will be in English with Thai interpretations on discussion session.
RSVP is recommended to ensure your free seat. For more information of all
activities and to pre-register for lectures and field trips which are
underway with the ‘Fly me to another world project’, please
contact Fly With Me to Another World project office, Tel 0-5389-0277/ Fax:
0-5321-4305 or email at [email protected] flywithme project.org
The Chiang Mai Charm Cluster supports private sector
initiatives that can help to increase the average daily expenditure and
length of stay of tourist visitors to Chiang Mai. *101 Reasons To Spend
Another Day* will have a presentation at the Rydges Amora Hotel on
Friday, July 16, 2004 from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Register by Fax: 0 5381 8641
Global Education Days at CMU-IC 2004: “Gateway to Your
Future.” The International Center of Chiang Mai University (CMU-IC)
will host “Global Education Days at CMU-IC 2004” on July 16-17 (Friday
and Saturday), 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.. “GE Days 2004” will be the forum for
students and families to understand and compare the advantages of studying
in the USA, UK, Canada, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. Visitors will
discover options for Scholarships, hear Alumni talks (in Thai), receive
expert counseling and Visa advice, and enjoy games and gifts. Free
assessment tests will be given: Global English (for Communication), TOEFL,
IELTS, or Japanese. Pre-registration and info: 053.942881-8, [email protected],
Overcoming AIDS together International World Conference
in Bangkok July 11 – 16 at Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani. Monday,
July 12 at 7 p.m., Women speak out. Tuesday, July 13 at 7 p.m.,
Anti-retroviral therapy, films and discussions. Wednesday, July 14 at 7
p.m., Open Film Night: Trafficking and other issues. Thursday, July 15 at 7
p.m. HIV Edu-tainment, performances, films and discussions. Saturday, July
17, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. is children day with kids from the Mercy Youth Circus
performing. Saturday, July 17 at 7 p.m. Charity Night with baroque music
from the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra, art auction and Heaven’s Melody. All
events are free and everyone is welcome. The panel discussion will be
translated into Thai. For more information on different events and venues,
please call 0 2527 0316 – 7.
Raintree Resource Center -Located just east of the
Nawarat Bridge. Free library membership with more than 600 videos and 6000
English books available. Free booklet: “Helpful Hints for Getting Settled
in Chiangmai”. Open on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday from 10
a.m. to 12 noon, and on Sunday from 3-4.15 p.m. Info-line 053-262-660.
Movie-line 053-262-661. Email: rain [email protected] cmcchurch.org
Transformation by numbers. The Journey of your Life -
seeing the whole picture. Come and learn about numerology, geometry,
metaphysics, divination and how energy works. Talks, groups, readings and
workshops. Contact: kristar @post.com, tel: 01-55555-30, www.zenith5.net
CMU Art Museum is showing free classic movies
every Sunday from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Taxi Meter - important for the
wet season. Call Nok - tel. 09 261 4290- 20 baht flag fall, 30 baht for the
first 2 km and 4 baht for each subsequent kilometer.