Saturday, September 18 at 6.30 p.m. Saxophone
at its best - Narisa in Concert at the Kad theatre at Central Kad
Suan Kaew. Many surprise guests and artists. Tickets are available for 150,
300 and 500 baht and part of the amount will be donated to children in need
through HIV. Tickets: please check advertising on page 3.
Nothing: A Retrospective Exhibition
by Kamin Lertchaiprasert and Rirkrit Tiravanija at the Chiang Mai University
Art Museum, Exhibition from September 10-30, 2004, Tuesday-Sunday, 9 a.m.
– 5 p.m.
“Animal Lovers’ Dog Show” September
25 and 26 at the Lanna Hall of Central Airport Plaza, 4th
Floor. If you think your dog is the prettiest in town, the competition fee
is 300 baht or 350 baht at the door on the day of the competition BEFORE 10
a.m. on Saturday, September 25.
Winemaker’s Dinner at the Four
Seasons Resort Chiang Mai and Robert Mondavi Winery will team up for a
culinary extravaganza on Saturday, October 9, 2004. Cocktails, followed by a
splendid four-course menu. Jeff Cook, representative from Robert Mondavi
will lead through the evening, sharing and explaining the different
Californian wines. Limited Seating! Tickets are 1,700 baht ++. Reservation
and more information, call 0 5328 9181.
International Triathlon and Duathlon, Sunday,
September 26 from 7 a.m. – 12 noon. Open to many age groups. Apply in
person at SAT Chiang Mai office at the 700 Year Anniversary Complex daily
between 10 a.m. – 4.30 p.m. or on the event day from 4 a.m. – 6 a.m.
Entry fee 200 or 300 baht. Check out: www. sat.or.th/triathlon
Enjoy the Amari Rincome Hotel’s famous Sunday
Brunch, more deliciously tempting than ever. Make a reservation at La
Gritta Restaurant and enjoy unlimited gourmet treats for the whole
family. Every Sunday from 11.30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Amazing Sandwich: ‘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. 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.
Buonissimo Italian Restaurant and Shop! European
Deli! Cheese, wine, homemade pasta, bread and even Italian olive oil. Call
for table reservation, just come to the shop or even order by Internet. Tel.
053 853 098–9 or website www.buonissimo.co.th
Chez Gibus Grill House is featuring an ‘All you
can eat BBQ’ daily for only 219 baht. Chez Gibus is open from 6
p.m. - 10.p.m. daily except Sundays. 42 Kampeangdin Road. Make your table
reservations on tel. 053 272 712.
Fondue House opposite Central Airport Plaza has
changed its look. Check it out to be surprised even more when testing their
delicious Red wine or Chocolate Fondue. Traditional fondue, but light and
tasty. Call for reservation 09 423 1688 or 053 201 551.
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.
Rydges also presents a ‘Daily Lunch
Buffet’. Designed to cater for the needs of the busy people in
town throughout the week, the Business Lunch invites you for a quick but
tasty bite. Car park with direct connection to hotel. For more information
contact the Sales Dept. at 053 251 531, Rydges Amora Tapae Hotel, Chaiyapoom
Road, Chiang Mai.
Saenkham Terrace Restaurant, one of Chiang Mai’s
best kept secrets regarding Northern Cuisine. The place to meet after a
relaxing Spa treatment at Baan Saen Doi. Both places are to be found
at Baan Naifan 2. Check it out at www.saenkhamterrace.com or
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 Hole-In-The-Wall, Public House Chiang Mai,
newly opened English Pub in the heartland of Chiangmai where you can tuck
into traditional Fish and Chips, Shepherd’s Pie or have a three course
English Lunch for only 90 baht net. 39/7-8 Ratchamanka Rd., T. Phrasing, Tel
0 5328 3824
The Northern Park Emporium and Lilavadee Coffee
Gallery launched a new promotion of Health and Spa products under the
brand “Prumelia” (Lilavadee). The products include spa and skin
nourishing products with new scents and many Aromatherapy products from The
Northern Park Emporium. Lilavadee Coffee Gallery, opens daily from 8 a.m. to
‘The Pub’ on Huay Kaew Rd: For those of you
who are at a loose end on Mondays, The Pub is now open 7 days a week. Monday
to Friday 5 p.m.to midnight and Saturday-Sunday noon til midnight. Tetley
Bitter is available and Tiger beer on draft as well. Friday Happy Hour ALL
NIGHT with a discount of 20% on all drinks. Special occasions catered for
call 0 5321 1550 and speak to British Manager, Grahame, for more details.
To Nobody, German Restaurant in Soi Tewan
celebrates 3 years in Chiang Mai. September promotion:
Bavarian Pork Roast with Semmelknoedel (dumplings) and red cabbage for only
199 baht. Daily from 5 p.m. onwards, except Tuesdays. For group or catering
reservations, call Joerg or Sunisa Eisenschmidt at 0 5321 4483.
The Writers’ Group has re-launched itself and
appeals to all writers to join their informal discussions and work critique.
There are two meetings (each about 90 minutes); the informal
‘Scribblers’ meets on the second Wednesday of each month
to discuss elements of novel and short story writing, while the more serious
‘Wordsmiths’ meet every fourth Wednesday to critique
selected work of the members. These take place at the Writers’ Club and
Wine Bar on Ratchadamnoen road from 7:30 p.m. sharp. More information:
[email protected] chiangmai.com
Attention all Chess players: an informal Chess
Group now meets at Home Restaurant (down a small Soi to the left of Rydges
Amora Hotel on the Moat), every Wednesday from 7:30 p.m. All levels welcome,
simply show up (with a set if you have one). More information: [email protected]
The Chiang Mai Stage Club holds many activities
for people who are interested in all aspects of drama. The group meets every
Monday evening at 7 p.m. Are you interested in plays, readings and
performances? Notice: Audition Call for a young Asian Male under 30
for the role of ‘Song’ in the play M. Butterfly by David Henry Hwang,
which will be produced at the beginning of next year by the Chiang Mai Stage
Club. Just contact [email protected] for further information
Lucky Dogs Club Chiang Mai needs volunteers
(students are welcome!) Health and Happiness for ‘underprivileged’ dogs
can also be given with canned dog food or small (even big) donations. We
greatly appreciate any help. More information at 0 9997 8146 or
Lanna Dog Rescue has rescued dogs and they are
ready for adoption by a loving home. Call: (Thai) 0 5394 5332 ext 101 (day)
0 5389 4774 (evening) Wilaiwan, (English) 0 5321 2810 Roshan or e-mail:
“Lanna History Seminar ” on
September 16 at the conference room of Wiang Haeng
Wittayakom School in Wiang Haeng district, Chiang Mai. The seminar will
include evidence of a pre-history human community discovered in Wiang Haeng
district, archeological exploration and excavation at historical sites in
Wiang Haeng district. Lecturers will be Dr Prasith Auetrakulwit and Asst
Prof Chartchai Romson, from archeology faculty of Silpakorn University,
Group Capt Sakpinich Promthep, head of the history division of the Royal
Thai Air Force and Dr Phattaya Yimrewat, Assistant Director of Mahidol
CMU Art Museum Theatre is showing
free classic movies every Sunday from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. September 12,
Kirikou and the sorceress. September 19, Belleville Rendevous.
Taxi Meter -
important for the wet season. Call Nok - tel. 0 9261 4290 - 20 baht flag
fall, 30 baht for the first 2 km and 4 baht for each subsequent kilometer.
Two more recommended taxi drivers were Somkam at 0 1952 0900 and Wirrapont
at 0 1960 1391.
On the air! Tune in to the English
language radio program ‘Helping Hand’, broadcasting live,
daily from 7.30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Request line: 0 5327 1227. The program can be
heard on Radio Thailand Chiang Mai FM 93.25 MHZ, and provides useful
information for Thai nationals and foreigners.