“Art Thesis Exhibition 2005” The
Graduating Class of the department of printmaking, painting and sculpture,
Faculty of Fine Arts will exhibit from March 10 – 30, 2006 at the gallery
at CMU Art Museum. Opening on Thursday, March 9, 2006 at 6 p.m. More
information at 0 5394 4805.
Free Guitar Concert by Vorarit (Art)
Treyanurak at Prem Tinsulanonda International School on March 9, 2006 at
7 p.m. Entrance is free and composers played will be Milan, Villa-Lobos,
Turina, Albeniz, Sor, Sanz, Brower and York
An art exhibition by “Art for
Animals” is on display at the Chiang Mai Zoo now through Tuesday,
March 14. The featured artists are Chaleo Nilmoung and Rungsak Dokbua.
Next INTG meeting at the Alliance Francaise
on Tuesday, March 21, 2006: ‘Great Leader, Dear Leader: Demystifying North
Korea under the Kim Clan’. A talk and book launch by Bertil Lintner. More
information, e-mail Convener Brian Hubbard at [email protected] or
Tel./Fax: 0 5321 3972.
Next meeting of Skๅl International Chiang Mai
and North Thailand will be at the new D2 Hotel in downtown Chiang Mai on
Thursday, March 23 at the worldfamous night bazaar. To reserve or to become
a member of Skๅl International Chiang Mai & North Thailand, please
contact Secretary Eleanor Hardy by e-mail [email protected]
Smile(s)! Upcoming Concert and exhibition at La
Gondola Restaurant, Riverfront Garden of Rimping Condoby Chiang Mai artist
Doris Kraushaar featuring “Changing faces”, plus singer Richie Castro on
Saturday, April 1 at 7.30 p.m.
The 10th Rincome-Ang
Khang Season Fun Rally on April 22-23, 2006. More
information, contact the Amari Rincome Hotel, Sales Department, 0 5322 1130
or e-mail [email protected] Mark your calendar: This year’s Rincome
Ang Khang Season Rally will be on the weekend of April 22-23, 2006.
Cozy, diverse and tasty, the perfect family lunch is
served at the Amari Rincome Hotel! Enjoy the Daily International
Lunch Buffet for only 325 baht at La Gritta Restaurant. Reservations 0
Amazing Sandwich Restaurant, the Sandwich
Specialist in Chiang Mai since 1998, has opened its third branch at the new
Sompetch Gold Place, a few meters before you reach the Rydges Amora Tapae
Hotel. All branches serve sandwich extravaganzas 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. Italian
Restaurant, delicatessen, and wine shop. Tel. 0 5385 3098-9 or check out www.buonissimo.co.th.
Chiangmai Kebab opens daily at noon – 2.30 a.m.
Traditional home made Pita bread, salad and your choice of chicken or beef
with the sauce you choose. They also serve Falafel and Samosa fresh daily.
Parking next to DK Book Shop behind Oriflame. Tel. 0 7188 1832
Farang Ses restaurant at Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi
offers delicious Foie Gras and other tantalizing delicacies which are
paired with a world class selection of wines and impeccable service to
provide you with a truly extraordinary dining experience. Farang Ses is open
daily from 7 p.m.– 10 p.m. Advance reservations required, call Tel: 0 5388
8888 ext. 8997 or 8549
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. Place your table reservations for the festive season now. Call 0
9423 1688 or 0 5320 1551.
Fresh Farm Company delivers delicatessen to your
door throughout the year. Bitburger beer in barrels, quality wines from
Australia, Germany, Italy. Place your order with Alfred Herbold or check
with ‘To Nobody Restaurant’ for their latest specials, phone 0 9557 8470
or Joerg Eisenschmidt at 0 7183 1202.
Fujian, at Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi serving
authentic Cantonese cuisine and tantalizing contemporary Chinese dishes in
an elegant two-storey Sino-
Portuguese style mansion, tucked away in the picturesque corner of Kad Dhara
market surprises with special Dim Sum special lunch offers. Open daily for
Lunch 11.30 a.m. -2.30 p.m. and for dinner from 6.30 p.m. – 10.30 p.m. For
details and reservations, please call 0 5388 8888 Ext. 8548.
Glass Onion, Wine, Piano or cocktail bar? Every
night a different theme. Expect the unexpected! The Glass Onion, 61
Nimmanahaeminda Road in the Room #1 Mall. Parking at rear. Open daily,
except Mondays, from 7 p.m. until 1 a.m. Reservations: 0 5321 8479
Every Saturday Night Imperial Mae Ping Hotel
offers a Grand BBQ at the Chang Beer Garden. Roast sirloin, BBQ spareribs,
whole fish grilled in banana leaves and many more succulent items. Dinner
served from 6.30 – 10.30 p.m. at baht 395++ per person, baht 495 ++ food
and a glass of Chang draft beer or baht 595++ food and
unlimited Chang draft beer. More information and reservations at 0 5328
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.
Le Crystal lets you experience finest
French Cuisine, special set Lunch and Set Dinner Menus at Le Crystal French
Restaurant, outside for nature lovers on the garden balcony in the fragrance
from the Thai garden and the view of the Ping River. For more information or
reservations please call 0 5387 2890-1.
Mi Casa, homely, artistic and Mediterranean in the
middle of Chiang Mai on Suthep Road. Lots of vegetarian specialties. Open
from Tuesday to Sunday from 12 noon – 2.30 p.m. and for dinner from 6 p.m.
– 10.30 p.m. Telephone 0 5381 0240 or email [email protected] Mi Casa,
60 Moo 8, Suthep Road, Chiang Mai.
My Home, eat and feel at home at ‘My Home’
with daily specials like their specialty: Burmese chicken or Burmese goat.
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.
Primavera, Mediterranean restaurant in the middle
of Chiang Mai serves Greek, Spanish, Italian and even Thai food. Opposite
Amora Thapae Hotel with a big terrace to relax after an evening shopping.
Pum Pui, the one and only in Chiang Mai, might not
be easy to find but when you do, it is definitely worth it! Great Pizzas,
huge salads and a wide variety of wines from around the world. Experience a
quiet garden atmosphere in the middle of Chiang Mai. Table Reservation at 0
5327 8209, 24/1 Moon Muang Soi 2.
Rachamankha Hotel is known as the chic
place to enjoy a real afternoon tea. Rachamankha Hotel, telephone at 0 5390
4111 or e-mail: [email protected]
Saenkham Terrace Restaurant has 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. 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 the clubhouse building on the right. Reservation: 0
5383 8990, open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
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 more. Call 0 5329 7880-1 for
Seven Suns Restaurant and Guesthouse is rumored to
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 day.
To Nobody, German Restaurant in Soi Tewan is ideal
for expats and Thais alike. Enjoy all-time German favorites like Pork
knuckle, bratwursts, beer, trout from the Royal Project, (not to be missed).
A wide selection of high quality German wines. 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.
The Riverside Bar & Restaurant, experience
excellent cuisine, both Thai and
western, in an atmospheric, dreamy setting overlooking the Ping River. Soft
live piano and guitar music in the early evening followed by three quality
bands as the night rolls on. Board the nightly cruise boat at 7.15 p.m. for
a romantic and idyllic dining experience or charter a boat for your own
private party. Open daily from 10 a.m. – 1 a.m. 9-11 Charoen Rat Road. For
reservations Tel. 0 5324 3239..
TTK, The Thai Kebab, on Changklan Road opposite CM
Central Hospital serves kebab, schnitzel, falafel, hummus and much more.
Free salad, pickles and sauce to every meal. Open daily from 11.30 –
22.30. Telephone 0 5382 0234, or 0 9634 4249
Movie Schedule Chiang Mai
Interested in what is shown at ALL
theaters in Chiang Mai? Check this out: http://
It has all the movies and times at all the theaters in
Art films at CMU. Free movies every Saturday at
6.30 p.m. in the Roof Top
of Media Arts and Design Building at CMU Arts Museum. More information at 0
5394 4846, ext 22.
Chiang Mai Expats Club. Meets
every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month at the Chiang Mai Orchid Hotel on
Huey Kaew Road at 10.30 a.m. For more
info,email:[email protected], www.chiangmaiexpats
club.com. Note: On Saturday, March 25, Christopher G. Moore, author of over
17 novels and one collection of interlocked short stories will be the guest
speaker. Christopher Moore is probably best known by his cult classics, Land
of Smiles Trilogy, his behind-the-smiles study of his adopted country,
Thailand, and his highly popular Vincent Calvino Private Eye series.
LuckyDogs Club (a non-profit
activity of the Lucky Dogs 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 Lucky
Dogs, at 0 9997 8146 or email: [email protected]
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.lannadog.net.
ArtSpace Community Sessions every Saturday
from 10 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. focusing on Life Models. Everyone is welcome to
join. Newsprint and butcher’s paper provided, please bring all other
materials. A great way to get involved in the local art community and meet
new people while developing your skills. Beginners are welcome! Painting and
drawing classes are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Contact Chadwick:
[email protected] or 0 4041 7982.
Wealth management seminar for
expats. Winning strategies for managing your assets offshore. Presented by
Richard Colburn, professionally qualified and senior advisor with
Montpelier. Orchid Hotel, Wednesday March 8, 2-4 p.m.. Contact
[email protected] or 053 839 463. Limited space.
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
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: