“Animal Lover’s Dog Show” –
September 25 and 26 all day at the Lanna Hall, Central Airport Plaza, 4th
International Triathlon and Duathlon, Sunday, September
26 from 7 a.m. – 12 noon. Open to many age groups. Apply on the event
day from 4 a.m. – 6 a.m. Application fee 200 or 300 baht. Check out:
Chiang Mai Symphony Orchestra’s first full
performance at Kad Theatre on Saturday, October 2, 2004. Performing
artists will be “A Capella 7” and the newly established CMSO (with 80
musicians) who will play western and Thai classical music on western
instruments. Admission Tickets at 500 baht and 100 baht (for students) are
available at Kad Suan Kaew’s Information Desk or call Chiangmai Mail
New: Caf้ Philo will open up in Chiang Mai and
all French-speaking people are invited to participate at the first Caf้
Philo in Chiangmai on October 2, 2004, at 10 a.m. at the cafeteria of
Alliance Fran็aise. More info: 06 92 44 777 or email:
“Beauty has no Mercy” – Ten young Thai artists
presenting their beautiful, funny and provocative paintings, prints and
photographs at La Luna Gallery, Chiang Mai, from October 02 to November 14.
Open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., except Mondays. La Luna Gallery, 190
Charoenraj Rd, T. Watgate, A.Muang, Chiang Mai. Phone: 053 306 678 / Mbl: 09
635 7667 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.lalunagallery .com
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, representing Robert Mondavi will lead the
evening, sharing and explaining the different Californian wines. Limited
Seating! Tickets are 1,700 baht ++. Reservation and more information, call 0
INTG. The next meeting of the Informal Northern
Thai Group is Tuesday, October 12, 2004. Klaus Berkmller will
talk on “Protected Areas in the Lao PDR”. For more information e-mail:
Enjoy the Amari Rincome Hotel’s famous Sunday
Brunch, more deliciously tempting than ever. So, forget about your
diet for one day and spoil yourself with a cornucopia of special delights.
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.
Telephone 053 221 130.
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. 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 tasting 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. Montri.
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 Bear’s Den Bar and Restaurant, beside Rimping
Condominium. Mondays – House Spirits 50 baht all night long. Wednesdays
– Ladies Night and free Bingo. Ladies drink free from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Thursdays and Fridays 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. it’s 2 for 1 on House Draught,
Bottles, Spirits and Wines. Tel/Fax: 0 53 260404.
The Grillstation’s famous Formula 1 Sundays
continue with specials from their a la carte menu, 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, just
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
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 10 p.m.
The Pub on Huay Road is now open every day. Tetley
Bitter in cans and Tiger Beer on draught are available. Fantastic Friday
gives you a 20 percent discount on ALL drinks ALL night. Full coverage of
all live major sporting events shown in the sports bar. Special occasions
catered for. Call Grahame on 0 5321 1550 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: wordsmiths @1stopchiangmai.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: chess@
Chiang Mai Stage Club- 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. Contact cmstageclub@ yahoo.com for
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 mailto:
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 0 5330 9187 (office), 0 5385 3265 (home), or email: email@example.com
“Meet Top US Educators in October” Leading
US colleges visiting CMU International Center during October will be
available to meet local students and families interested in cost-effective,
high-quality education. The Chancellor, Leeward College/University of
Hawaii: Oct. 4. Dean of International Education, Santa Monica
College: Oct 12. Director, California State University: Oct. 18.
Call IC-ACE for info & appointments: 0 5394 2896. Please
bring in transcripts and passports.
Inter Mini Golf September Promotion, If you play Mini
Golf at Inter Mini Golf, ask for the Manager and tell her you read Chiangmai
Mail. You will receive a discount of 50 percent throughout September and
Food and Beverage will be discounted 10 percent.
CMU Art Museum Theatre is showing free classic movies
every Sunday from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. September 26, Wannee and Junah.
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 other taxi drivers
are Somkam at 0 1952 0900 and Wirrapont at 0 1960 1391.
The Phamai Clinic (Methadone Clinic), a government
organization in Chiang Mai treats people who have problems with alcohol,
smoking and drugs of any kind. Files are confidential! Call 053 226 135 or
e-mail for more information: Pha_mai_clinic@ hotmail.com