Saturday August 6, at Kad Theatre at 7 p.m., ‘The
Musical Concert’ Episode 3. Featuring selected songs from famous
musicals. Guest artist former Broadway star Joan Eubank plus Richie Castro,
Sue Eubank, Sarisa Hongtong, Book Kitavadhana, Yuthtana Lopanpaibul, Kai
Pannipa, Tianchai Sooktiang and Rinnapa Sereesak. Tickets: 700, 500, 200
baht, available at the door.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand will be hosting the
“Elite Model Look Thailand 2005” contest and are looking for
applicants between 16-25 years of age and a minimum height of 168 cm who
would like to represent Chiang Mai and the northern region in the national
contest in Bangkok.. Thai and foreign girls can apply now. Chiang Mai
Competition on Saturday, September 3, 2005. The overall winner will be sent
to the “Elite Model Look International 2005 World Competition”, in
Shanghai in October this year with competitors from over 80 countries. Apply
now at PR Counter Central Airport Plaza or Contact 0 2208 9946-9 for more
Formal Charity fundraising dinner hosted by The
Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi Resort and RZIM Wellspring International,
aiding women and children in ‘at-risk situations’, on Monday, August 8,
2005 at 7.15 p.m. Just Food and Im Jai House will be the
beneficiaries. Guest speaker will be international author Dr. Ravi
Zacharias, founder of Wellspring International and vocalist Usha Uthup with
the children of Im Jai House will provide musical entertainment. Tickets are
2,100 baht per person and available through the hotel at 0 5388 8888 ext..
8944 for further information.
The next meeting of the Informal Northern Thai Group
(INTG) at the Alliance Francaise is on Tuesday August 9, 2005: when
Carool Kersten: will talk about “Dr. Muller’s Asian Journey: Thailand,
Cambodia, Vietnam and Yunnan”. For more information email: Brian Hubbard.
brihubb @loxinfo.co.th, Tel./Fax: 0 5321 3972.
“Art Is Fun” according to 20 young artists. The
Chiang Mai University Art Museum and the Faculty of Fine Arts is hosting an
“Art is Fun II” exhibition now through August.
American Voices Concert at Payap University
Henry Luce Chapel on August 18, 2005 at 7.30 p.m. Vocalist Ira Spaulding and
pianist John Ferguson will join the Payap choir to perform American
traditional songs arranged by Aaron Copland, Broadway songs, and music by
George Gershwin, including excerpts from his famous folk opera “Porgy and
Bess”. Entrance is free but bookings can be made by calling the Music
Department, at 0 5324 8037.
‘Proud Ladies, Pink Skies’, Burmese Art on
display at La Luna Gallery until August 14. La Luna is open daily
except Mondays from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Tel. 0 5330 6678. Preview on www.la
CMU exhibition features the work of Natee Utarit.
“Ballad for Khrua Inkong” will be shown at the Chiang Mai University Art
Museum through to August 21. 9.30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays.
Don’t forget to visit Thapae Sunday Walking Street
every Sunday along Rachadamnoen Road running from 5 p.m. until midnight.
Enjoy the Amari Rincome Hotel’s daily
International Lunch Buffet at La Gritta Restaurant. Let chef Dirk spoil you
with a cornucopia of special delights. Reservations 0 5322 1130.
Amazing Sandwich Restaurant, since 1998 the Sandwich
Specialist in Chiang Mai, has opened branch number 3 at the new Sompetch
Gold Place, a few meters before you reach the Rydges Amora Tapae Hotel. All
branches serve individual kinds of sandwiches, burgers, baguettes, subs,
buns or cold platters with amazing quality at reasonable prices. Branches 1
and 2 are at 252/3 Prapokklao Rd. beside Thai Airways office and 20/2 Huey
Kaew Rd. opposite Orchid Hotel.
Buonissimo, La Trattoria del Sergio now renovated and
back in full swing. Italian Restaurant, delicatessen and wine shop,
Chiangmai Prao Rd, 500 m past Ram 2 Hospital, opposite side of the road,
tel. 0 5385 3098-9 or check out www.buonis simo.co.th
Chiang Dao Nest - Rainy Season Special 10 percent
discount for Rimping Supermarket cardholders on all food, drinks and
accommodation from now until August 31, 2005. For more details please see
Chiangmai Kebab, the newest Kebab shop in Chiang Mai
opens daily at 5 p.m. – 2.30 a.m. 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 fresh daily. Parking next to DK Book Shop
behind Oriflame. Tel. 0 7188 1832.
Chez Gibus Grill House: Tuck into fresh delights such
as Chef Alain’s famous ‘Chateaubriand’. Or choose your favorite cuts
from a display of prime quality meats and seafood from the BBQ station.
Match your meal with a fresh salad from the salad bar and flavor it with
your choice of sauces. Swiss Chef Alain is there from 6-10 p.m. except
Sundays. 42 Kampeangdin Road. 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
Chef Jovi from Fujian, the Chinese Restaurant at
the Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi Resort Chiang Mai has created a new lunch
Dim Sum Menu for only 500 baht per person. Open daily for lunch from 11 a.m.
– 3 p.m. and evenings from 6 p.m. onwards. Table reservations recommended
at 0 5388 8888.
‘La Casa’, true Italian cuisine serves over 200
dishes of home cooked specialties. La Casa is at 5 Irrigation Canal Rd. and
you will receive 10 percent discount by cutting out the advertising on back
page. Reservation for table or catering service at 0 5321 5802.
Rachamankha Hotel serves Afternoon Tea 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. Reservation
or more information, call 0 5390 4111.
Rydges Amora Tapae Hotel features a Pizza Margherita
promotion with free coleslaw for only 160 baht net. All through August at
the Chillies Restaurant from 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. For more information,
reservation or outside catering, contact the Sales Dept. at 0 5325 1531,
Rydges Amora Tapae Hotel, Chiang Mai.
Saenkham Terrace Restaurant offers a huge range of
Northern Thai dishes with favorites like deep fried shitake mushrooms, spicy
lemon grass salad, or a gurami fish salad. 6 to 8 km along the Kan Klong
Chonprathan Road from Chiang Mai University, depending upon your navigation
skills. Look for the over bridge into Baan Nai Fun 2 and look for the
clubhouse building on the right. Reservation: 0 5383 8990, open 11 a..m. to
The Chedi Chiang Mai, 123-123/1 Charoen Prathet Road:
Chicken Tikka, Lentil soup served in a fresh baked bread or steaks as you
desire. Upscale dining at lunch or for dinner. You will not be disappointed.
‘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. Children very
welcome. Telephone 0 5324 9231.
The Grillstation covers the Formula 1 Season and
shows every race in the season. Receive your personal race-info. Reserve
your table in advance at 0 5381 8355 or 0 1883 9361, Grillstation, opposite
Pornping Tower, Charoenprathed Road.
The House, Restaurant, Tapas and Wine bar: Stylish,
romantic, charming and an eclectic international mix of Mediterranean,
French, Italian and Asian Cuisine. New menu! Call The House for reservations
at 0 5341 9011.
The Pub on Huey Kaew Road has revamped their menu and
included a new range from Yorkies Pies. The weekly prize draw on a Wednesday
is very popular but you have to be there 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 1550.
The Writers Club and Wine Bar on Rachadamnoen Road
opens daily except Saturdays. Every Friday evening, the meeting place for
local and foreign writers and journalists.
To Nobody, German Restaurant in Soi Tewan is ideal
for expats and Thais alike. Enjoy cold German Draught beer and discover new
delights from Germany. Special of the month: Duck Thuringia style. 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.