Saturday, 7 May at 7 p.m., The Dancers’ Company will
start their performance with a concert of motion and imagination at Kad Suan
Kaew Theater and dedicate all proceeds to benefit “Children’s’ Cricket
in Chiang Mai” as well as “School Funding for Orphaned Children.”
Tickets 100, 400, 500 and 1000 baht available at the door. Last minute
information? Contact Linda Buck at mobile 0 7191 3807.
Thai German Service on Sunday, May 8, 2005. Start
with coffee and cake at 3.15 p.m., followed by a service given by Pastor
Burkhard Bartel at the Christian German School. More information from
thai-deut [email protected]
Entrepreneur Workshop by Dr. Laura Godrfredsen on
Sunday May 8, at Payap University from 1.30 p.m. – 3.30 p.m. The focus of
the seminar is on what is a viable business and developing business plans
that works. It will be held at the Graduate School Building Room 318 on Mae
Kaew Campus (off Super Highway near Carrefour).
Free concert for friends and fans at River Ping Palace,
Chiang Mai on Saturday, 14 May 2005 at 7 p.m. sharp. “Let’s Do It!”
An evening of music by Cole Porter. Featuring vocalists: Antoine
Garth and Mimi with John Smith on the guitar. Cocktails start at 5.30 p.m.
Cash bar. Make reservations and stay for a special set menu dinner following
the concert. 400 baht. 0 5327 4932. Seating is limited for dinner.
Ladies Lunch Bunch Group meets on Wednesday May 11 at
noon at the beautiful restaurant of Sheraton Chiang Mai. International
buffet for a special price. For reservations and directions please email to
Dot Delaney at email: tdonline [email protected] or call 0 1671 1638.
First initiated by two artists from Thailand, ‘the
land foundation’ invites you to visit their ‘One Year Project’
exhibition from May7 - June 30, 2005, at the land foundation. For more
information and a map, please visit www.thelandfoundat ion.org or call 05381
A classic song recital, featuring tenor Antoine Garth
and pianist Santi Saentong will take place on Friday May 20 at A.U.A. at
7.30 p.m. Works by Scarlatti, Debussy, Brahms, Strauss and more. Parts of
the proceeds will go to support the Guadarun Children Foundation. For more
information, please call 0 5321 8335, 0 9852 7506.
“Barry Snyder Piano Recital” on Saturday, May
28, 2005 at 8.00 p.m. at A.U.A Language Center on Rajdamnern Road. D&M
Music Studio in cooperation with A.U.A Chiang Mai proudly present “Barry
Snyder Piano Recital”. The tickets are priced at 300 and 200 baht for
students available at the door at 7 p.m. For more information call Khun
Mongkol 0 1682 8000.
The next meeting of the Informal Northern Thai Group
(INTG) is on Tuesday, May 17, 2005 at 7 p.m. at the Alliance Francaise
in Chiang Mai: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sampan Singharajwarapan, CMU’s renowned
geologist, will talk about the geology of Northern Thailand and its
environs. For more information email: [email protected] info.co.th or call 0 5324
The Writers Club and Wine Bar is showing work of
young Thai artists until the end of May. Amongst others, artist Kom
Suwanakerd, a graduate of Rachamongkon Technology Institute’s Fine Arts
Department is exhibiting works entitled “Pace of Life”. Every Friday
evening, meeting place of local and foreign writers and journalists!
Fairytales and Folktales. 17 artists display their
interpretation of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytales as well as other
stories, sagas and epics at ‘La Luna Gallery’ on Charoenrajd Road until
May 15, 2005. Tel. 0 5330 6678.
Bangkok Community Theatre merrily presents Puss in
Boots” at The British Club (Silom Soi 18). An interactive children’s
play for the young, and young at heart! May 28 and 29, 2005 twice daily at
1.30 p.m. and 4 p.m. plus on June 4 and 5 three times daily at 11 a.m., 1.30
p.m. and 4 p.m. Tickets 180 baht each will be available from May 5 at CD
Warehouse on the 3rd floor of ‘The Emporium’. For more information,
please visit the BCT website at www.bct-th.org, e-mail:[email protected] sala.net or call
0 9166 4786.
Don’t forget to visit Thapae Sunday Walking Street
every Sunday along Rachadamnoen Road from 5 p.m. until midnight and Wualai
Walking Street every Saturday where you can purchase silver products and
many home decorative items.
Dining and Restaurants
Amari Rincome celebrates May with a Mediterranean
Food Promotion at La Gritta. For information and reservation call 0
At Amazing Sandwich, with two restaurants, it’s
absolutely your choice how you like your delicious Sandwich, Sub or Bun.
Chiang Mai’s Sandwich Specialists since 1998 offers unlimited variations,
daily specials and only what you like! You find them at Amazing Sandwich at
252/3 Prapokklao Rd.-beside Thai Airways office and 20/2 Huey Kaew
Rd.-opposite Orchid Hotel.
Central Duangtawan Hotel’s Malibu Lounge in the
middle of Night Bazaar. Cocktails; perfect drinks over live music; enjoy the
soothing sounds of the resident band after a day of activities. Wind down
over a perfect cocktail, cool draft beer or glass of wine. Opening Hours: 5
p.m. – 1 a.m.
Chiangmai Kebab, the first Kebab shop in Chiang Mai
is now open. Traditional home made Pita bread, salad and your choice of
chicken or beef Kebab with the sauce you choose. Opening offer only 60 baht.
They also serve Falafel and Samosas daily from 5 p.m.–midnight. Parking
next to DK Book Shop behind Oriflame. Tel. 0 7188 1832.
Chez Gibus Grill House lets you have ‘your’ daily
BBQ season. Choose your favorite cuts from an assorted display of prime
quality meats and seafood and have them cooked the way you want. Match your
meal with a fresh salad from the salad bar and flavor it with your choice of
yummy sauces. All you can eat for only 219 baht per person. Chef Alain is
there from 6-10 p.m. except Sundays. 42 Kampeangdin Road. Make your table
reservations on Tel. 0 5327 2712.
Fondue House opposite Central Airport Plaza. A haven
of good food to let you relax after a hectic day and enjoy Fondue with the
family. Try it, you won’t be sorry. For reservation 0 9423 1688 or 0 5320
Fujian, the Chinese Restaurant at the Mandarin
Oriental Dhara Dhevi Resort Chiang Mai where you can enjoy the
extraordinary! Dim Sum and Chinese Nouvelle Cuisine. Open daily for Dim Sum
Lunch from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. and evenings from 6 p.m. onwards. Table
reservations at 0 5388 8888.
‘Food for You’, at the old Jinda Needle Works
factory, 28 Moo 5, Chiangmai-Doisaket Road, Sansai, Chiang Mai. Open
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays by reservation only from 5 p.m. onwards. A
secret hideaway place with Fine Dining Thai Cuisine. You don’t know what
you miss until you try. Call Chef and Owner Tutu for reservation and
direction at Tel 0 5349 1604, mobile 0 1530-4386.
Le Grand Lanna features a Chilean Wine Promotion as
long as stock lasts. For reservation, lunch and dinner, call Tel. 0 5388
8888 ext 8566.
The Oriental Shop Bakery at Mandarin Oriental Dhara
Dhevi Resort offers a wide new tea selection to compliment their dark and
white chocolate creations. Also taking orders for special birthday cakes.
Tel. 0 5388 8888.
Rachamankha Hotel offers Afternoon Tea Menu for you
and your guest’s delight. Light cheese cakes, apple strudel with whipped
cream and Scone Mascarpone and jam among many other different sweets to make
your afternoon tea most enjoyable. Reservation or more information, call 0
Rydges Amora Tapae Hotel serves a delicious
International Lunch Buffet at the Chillies Restaurant inside the hotel.
Daily 11.30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Price 200 baht++ per person / children half
price. For more information, contact the Sales Dept. at 0 5325 1531, Rydges
Amora Tapae Hotel, Chiang Mai.
Saenkham Terrace Restaurant. Live Music every Friday
and Saturday evening, featuring tenor Book Kitavadhana at the Ban Naifun 2
Clubhouse. The place to meet after a relaxing Spa treatment at Baan Saen
Doi. www.saen khamte rrace.com or www.ba ansaendoi.com
Tapas Bar at The House has an extended covered
terrace with a middle Eastern-Indian ambience. New exciting dishes and wine
promotions on the menu. Tapas Bar is open daily from 6 p.m. to midnight.
Tel. 0 5341 9011.
The Grillstation covers the Formula 1 Season and
shows every race and pampers the guests. Receive your personal race-info on
every race. Reserve your table in advance at 0 5381 8355 or 0 1883 9361,
Grillstation, opposite Pornping Tower, Charoenprathed Road.
The Pub on Huey Kaew Road has revamped their menu and
included a new range from Yorkies Pies. Order at wholesale prices. The
weekly prize draw on a Wednesday is proving to be very popular but you have
to be in THE PUB at the time of the draw (7 p.m.) to win. Aussie Rules
Football every weekend. Games schedule is displayed in the bar. Every Friday
20 percent discount all night. For further details contact Grahame on 0 5321
To Nobody, German Restaurant in Soi Tewan. If you are
looking for a good night out with great food, look no further. To Nobody is
ideal for expats and Thais alike. Indulge yourself and
discover new delights from Germany. Open for lunch and then dinner from 5
p.m. onwards, (daily except Tuesdays). Call Joerg or Sunisa Eisenschmidt at
0 5321 4483 or 0 7183 1202.
Movie Schedule Chiang Mai
Look at http://www.major cineplex.com/pda/show time .php
and go to ‘Chiang Mai Branch’ for local show times at Central Airport
Similar movies are shown at Kad Suan Kaew and across the
street at 12 Huay Kaew Road. Check www.chiang maivi sta.com for those times.
LuckyDogs Club (a non-profit activity of the
LuckyDogs has moved to new premises, only 5 km from the old place. Bigger
kennels with wider running space for the necessary play and exercise. For
more information get in touch with Nienke Parma, M. D. LuckyDogs, Please
contact Nienke at 0 9997 8146 or email: c_dproject @yahoo.com
Creative Meditation every Wednesday at 6.30 p.m.
at the Brahma Kumaris Raja Yoga Centre in Changpuak, Chiang Mai. More
information tel 0 5321 4904 after 5 p.m. Foreigners very welcome.
Buddhist Meditation class every Wednesday at 7.30
p.m. sharp. Venue: The Yoga Studio, 90/1 Rachamanka St., 200 m west of
Prappoklao St. junction in the old city. Map at www.yo ga-chiangmai.com.
Suitable for beginners although everybody welcome. Call John 0 7172 7500 for
more info. Afternoons only please.
Monk Chat at Wat Suan Dok every Monday, Wednesday and
Friday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. First hand information in English from
English speaking novices and monks concerning questions you always wanted
Meter Taxis. 30 baht for the first 2 km and 4 baht
for each subsequent kilometer. Waiting time – 1 baht per minute. Taxi Call
Center, Tel 0 5327 9291, 0 5327 1242 ext 16, from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. 20–40
baht charge for call-out service, depending on location.
English language radio program ‘Helping Hand’,
broadcast daily from 7.30–9.00 pm. The program is on Radio Thailand
Chiang Mai FM 93.25 MHZ, and provides useful information to both Thai
nationals and foreigners.
T.I.T.S. - New English Language Radio Station, daily
from 8 a.m. – midnight. FM 106.50 MHZ to stay informed about your
community. Requests and comments, phone 0 5321 8006 or e-mail: TITS.radio