Honor recital on Saturday, November 5 at 7.30 p.m.
at the Multimedia room Payap University, Mae Kow Campus. The program
includes piano and guitar solos, guitar ensemble, double concerto for
clarinet, viola and piano.
An Enchanted Evening at Gong Dee Studio in Soi
Nimmanhaeminda 1 will feature tenor Brook Kitavadhana with HIS
favorite songs, before he moves on. Sunday November 6, 2005 at 7.30 p.m..
Limited Seating. Tickets available at Gong Dee Studio for 300 baht.
Next INTG meeting at the Alliance Francaise on
Tuesday, November 8 2005. Olivier Evrard will touch the topic: “Is
‘taization’ equivalent to assimilation? Acculturation and perpetuation
of ethnic boundaries in Northern Thailand and Laos”. More information,
e-mail Convener Brian Hubbard at firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel./Fax: 0 5321
Ladies Lunch Bunch Group meets on Wednesday
November 9 at noon at The Empress Hotel, 199/42 Chang Klan Road
(main restaurant - private room). Thai, Western, Japanese and Vietnamese
Lunch Buffet, for 160 baht p.p. Reservations through organizer Jo Ann
Steele: josteele @loxinfo.co.th
Remembrance Day on Friday November 11, 2005 with a
remembrance service to be held at the Chiang Mai Foreign Cemetery, in memory
of all those who gave their lives in war and the service of their country. A
two minute silence will be observed at 11 a.m. This will be preceded by a
non-denominational service, commencing at about 10.45 a. m. After the
service visitors are invited to the Chiengmai Gymkhana Club for
refreshments. The Chiang Mai Foreign Cemetery is on the Chiang Mai –
Lampoon Road about 1.5 km south of Nawarat Bridge, opposite the Electricity
Hats Off! The musical Salute to the brave women and
men of the war years on Friday, November 11, 2005 at 7 p.m. at Gong Dee
Gallery, Nimmanhaeminda Rd. Soi 1, organized by the Nakornping Community
Production team a non-profit group, guarantees a fun filled harmonic evening
with very talented singers and actors from the community. Limited seating!
Get your tickets (300 baht) well in advance at Gong Dee. Profits from
tickets sales will go to the Hillside Condo rooftop fundraiser.
Annual Yardsale at Grace International School, Hang
Dong Road on Saturday, November 12, 8a.m. – noon. Food and fun,
Christmas gift items, English and Thai Books and Cards. Furniture items and
many second hand treasures changing hands. If you want to sell, please call
the GIS office 0 5313 1175 and if you want to buy: See you on November 12!
“Shanghai in Chiang Mai” - art with the twist!
La Luna Gallery will host a solo exhibition for Christian
Develter’s work throughout November at the gallery on Charoenrajd
Road. For more information check website: www.lalunagallery.com or
Now every Sunday ‘Cool Jazz @ Kad Dhara’ from
5–6.30 p.m. at Kad Dhara Shopping Village at Mandarin Oriental Dhara
Dhevi Resort. No entrance fee to listen to two fascinating bands; Breakfast
Wine (Trio) and Garn and Kwan (Duo).
Panisa Gallery shows the work of Ajarn Tongchai Sisu
Prasead, Ajarn Ponjai Jayma, Ajarn Ritigon Magaeo and Anan Rechawanin at
their gallery until November 7, 2005, opposite the Niyom Panich Toyota
showroom, Mahidol Road. Open daily from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.
The Writers Club and Wine Bar in conjunction with the
Suvannabhumi art gallery is staging a six month season (until February 2006)
of contemporary Burmese art, by leading artists, some of whose work can not
be shown in Burma because of its political nature. Open Sundays – Fridays,
12 – midnight, closed on Saturdays on Rachadamnoen Road, opposite La Villa
Don’t forget to visit Thapae Sunday Walking Street
every Sunday at Thapae Gate along Rachadamnoen Road, from 5 p.m. until
Every Saturday from 5 p.m. Wualai Walking Street,
the Silver Street of Chiang Mai.
Midnight Market every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
in front of Kad Suan Kaew Department Store from 6-11 p.m. Kad Sum Murd
Dining and Restaurants
Amari Rincome Hotel features Creole and Cajun Cuisine
throughout November. Influenced by French, Spanish
and African immigrants the Cajun and Creole Cuisine has their roots in the
American State of Louisiana and the city of New Orleans. On a special menu
Amari features some of the most famous dishes and also new creations which
makes it an exciting food experience. Daily at La Gritta Restaurant.
Reservations at tel. 0 5322 1130.
Amazing Sandwich Restaurant, the Sandwich Specialist
in Chiang Mai since 1998, with three branches, serve sandwich extravaganzas
and burgers with amazing quality at reasonable prices. Branch 1 is at 252/3
Prapokklao Rd. beside Thai Airways office, Branch 2 at 20/2 Huey Kaew Rd.
opposite Orchid Hotel and Branch 3 at Sompetch Plaza, near Rydges Tapae
Buonissimo, La Trattoria del Sergio.. Italian
Restaurant, delicatessen, and wine shop. tel. 0 5385 3098-9 or check out
Bella Italia, new Italian venue in the middle of
town. Home cooked specials, changing daily, and pasta dishes as economical
as 35 baht per portion. Open for lunch and dinner daily except Sundays. Ask
for the November Special. For group reservation and/or a map, call 0 9851
Chiangmai Kebab, 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.
Fillmore East’s famous tender juicy USDA and
Argentinean Angus Steaks and huge burgers for the kids can be enjoyed at the
‘dry again’ River Restaurant on Charoenrasd Road. For table reservations
call Ron at 0 5326 2418.
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
Glass Onion, Restaurant or Meeting Place? Wine or
cocktail bar? Sundowner venue or late night cocktail? Expect the unexpected!
The Glass Onion is at 61 Nimmanahaeminda Avenue in the Room #1 Mall. Parking
at rear. Open daily from 6 p.m. until 1 a.m.. Reservations: 0 5321 8479.
Imperial Mae Ping Hotel celebrates Loy Krathong on
November 16. An unforgettable soiree set around the swimming pool with
finest Lanna cuisine and a contemporary Thai dance performance. Float your
sins away and appease the water spirits with your own Krathong. Early
reservations recommended due to limited seats available. From 6–10 p.m. at
395 baht ++ per person inclusive of a wonder potion. More information and
reservation at 0 5328 3900.
La Casa, true Italian cuisine serves over 200 dishes
of home cooked specialties at 5 Irrigation Canal Rd. and you will receive 10
percent discount by cutting out their advert from the Chiangmai Mail.
Reservation for table or catering service at 0 5321 5802.
My Home, eat and feel at home at ‘My Home’ with
daily changing specials, freshest ingredients and sweet western desserts and
cakes cooked to your liking. Open daily from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Parking
available. 328/1 Charoenrad Rd. Watket District, Muang, Tel. 0 5324 2505,
Fax: 0 5324 2506.
Pum Pui, the one and only in Chiang Mai, might not be
easy to find but when you do, it is definitely worth it! Black Truffles
have arrived and are featured on various dishes. Table Reservation at 0
5327 8209, 24/1 Moon Muang Soi 2.
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.
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
Schmidt Co in Chiang Mai offers the best brands of
latest products for bakeries and pastry chefs to get ready for the high
season. Sweets, flours, imported chocolates and much more. Check advertising
for telephone numbers and contact details.
Seven Suns Restaurant and Guesthouse have spread the
rumor they have the finest Fish and Chips you can find. Worth a try! Great
for a light lunch. Seven Suns at 155 Rachamanka Road, Muang, Chiang Mai
50200, telephone 0 5381 4325. Open daily. Aussie BIG Breakfast served all
The Pub on Huey Kaew Road has weekly changing special
nights for their regular guests. Become one too and call Grahame for more
information. Don’t forget the Saturday night special of 15 percent
discount on all main course meals and new: Sunday Roasts for the whole
family. Call 0 5321 1550.
To Nobody, German Restaurant in Soi Tewan serves huge
crispy Pork knuckle, beer, home made bratwursts, and trout from the Royal
Project, (not to be missed). 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
Interested in what is shown at ALL theaters in Chiang
Mai? Check this out: http:// www.movieseer.com/Display
PerDay.asp?Channel=2 It has all the movies and times at all the theaters
in Chiang Mai.
Art films at CMU. Free movies every Saturday at 6.30
p.m. in the Media Room of Arts and Design at CMU Arts Museum. More
information at 0 5394 4846, ext 22.
Chiang Mai Expats Club.
Meetings, every 2nd and 4th
Saturday of the month at Art’s Cafe, 291 Thapae Rd, at Thapae Gate at
10.30 a.m., upstairs. November meetings on Saturday, November 12 and
November 26. For more info, email at: info@ chiangmaiexpatsclub.com or visit
the website www.chiang maiexpatsclub.com
LuckyDogs Club (a non-profit activity of the
LuckyDogs Ltd.) has moved to new premises, only 5 km from the old site.
Bigger kennels with wider running space for the necessary play and exercise.
For more information contact Nienke Parma, MD LuckyDogs, at 0 9997 8146 or
A matchmaker service of sorts is fixing up families
with pets who really need homes. The Lanna Dog Rescue, a very active
group in Chiang Mai, is determined to improve the lives of abandoned and
sick dogs that should have happy homes. Temples often act as shelters for
unwanted dogs. The Lanna Dog Rescue is working with temples by organizing
sterilizations, and providing vaccinations, medical care and food. For
information, please go to www.lanna dog.net
Co-Dependents Anonymous (Chiang
Mai) group meeting every Tuesday from 7-8 p.m. Email: email@example.com or
call 0 5863 9898. Al-anon (Chiang Mai) group meeting every Saturday
from 3-4 p.m. Call 0 5863 9898 or 0 7892 7043. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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
32 Meter Taxis now in Chiang Mai.
The correct fare is 40 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. Insist on the meter
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
T.I.T.S. - 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: