“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”. Tickets are 300 baht and 200 baht for students -
available at the door at 7 p.m. For more information call Khun Mongkol 0
Last week of the Elephant Exhibition at Chiang Mai
National Museum. An exhibition from eight national museums in the north,
which demonstrates the relationships between elephants and Thai people.
History, beliefs, importance, elephants and art. Performances, photographs
and souvenir sales. Last day on May 31. More information from 0 5322 1308.
The 1st Street Basketball Competition at the Lanna
Hall, 4th floor of the Central Airport Plaza on May 28 and 29. Open to young
men and women aged 15-25, with the winning team receiving the prize of
100,000 baht. Details at 0 5328 1661-80 ext 1301-8.
Last week of Exhibition ‘Human being’ at the Four
Seasons Resort in Mae Rim. Paintings and sculptures by Kasemsak
Tranucharat. Daily from 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
First initiated by two artists from Thailand, ‘the
land foundation’ invites you to visit their ‘One Year Project’
exhibition until June 30 at the land foundation. For more information and a
map, please visit www.thelandfoundation.org or call 05381 1555.
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.
Dining and Restaurants
Amari Rincome celebrates May with
a Mediterranean Food Promotion at La Gritta. Favorites from
Greece, France, Italy and Spain. For information and reservation call 0 5322
At Amazing Sandwich you order your individual type
of Sandwich, Baguette or daily specialties. Chiang Mai’s Sandwich
Specialists since 1998 offers steady quality at reasonable prices in a
relaxing atmosphere. Now at two venues: 252/3 Prapokklao Rd. beside Thai
Airways office and 20/2 Huey Kaew Rd. opposite Chiang Mai Orchid Hotel.
Central Duangtawan Chiang Mai ‘Lunchtime
Rendezvous’. Daily from 11.30 a.m. - 2 p.m. for only 180 baht p.p.
Northern and Thai specialties from delicious Sashimi to live cooking
stations, northern specialties and much more. For reservation please call 0
5390 5000 ext. 3227.
Chiangmai Kebab, the first Kebab shop in Chiang Mai
opens daily at 5 p.m. - midnight. Traditional home made Pita bread, salad
and your choice of chicken or beef Kebab with the sauce you choose. They
also serve Falafel and Samosas made fresh daily. 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 recommended at 0 5388 8888.
‘Food for You’, at the old Jinda Needle Works
factory, 28 Moo 5, Chiangmai-Doisaket Road, Sansai, Chiang Mai. Open three
days per week on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays by reservation only from 5
p.m. onwards. A secret hideaway place with Fine Dining Thai Cuisine. Call
chef and owner Tutu for reservations and directions at Tel 0 5349 1604,
mobile 0 1530-4386.
‘La Casa’, true Italian cuisine serves over 200
dishes of home cooked specialties. La Casa is situated at 5 Irrigation Canal
Rd. Reservation for table or catering service at 0 5321 5802.
Rachamankha Hotel serves 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.saenkham terrace.com or www.baan saendoi.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 Duke’, on the East Side of Ping River, near the
‘little’ Rimping Supermarket is open daily for lunch and dinner with a
menu created for the expatriate and the Thai community. Huge tasty family
pizzas! The largest in Chiang Mai. Children very welcome. Telephone 0 5324
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 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.
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
Check out 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 maivista.com for those times.
Heinrich Boell Foundation will present ‘Maria full
of grace’ (by Joshua Marston, Colombia/Ecuador/US 2003) on Thursday May 26
at 8 p.m. on a big screen at the HBF compound. The Berlin Film Festival
award winner tells the story of one young woman’s journey from a small
Colombian town to the streets of New York, where she is transported into the
ruthless world of international drug trafficking. (Spanish with English
LuckyDogs Club (a non-profit
activity of the LuckyDogs Ltd.) 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:
Different upcoming workshops at Vitality Zone, at
the entrance of Wat Prasing. Thai Massage Ball/Herbal Massage Oil
workshop day on Monday May 30. How to make massage oil and Thai herbal balms
on Monday May 23 and a Candle Making Workshop on Tuesday May 24. Each
one-day workshop is 1,900 baht, sharing of expenses with 500 baht deposit
and pre-registration. If you are interested, please e-mail Marike at
marikevan [email protected]
Co-Dependents Anonymous (Chiang Mai) group - meeting
every Tuesday from 7-8 p.m. and Saturday from 3-4 p.m.. Email:
[email protected] or call 07-1897280 or 09-89 47869 for details.
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.yoga-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
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: