Performance; The Vagina Monologues, a staged reading
written by internationally-acclaimed playwright Eve Ensler, on 13 May 2006.
Buffet Dinner and Performance, beginning at 7:30pm. Plern Thai Restaurant in
Hillside 4 Condominium. Tickets, 250 baht. Tickets can be purchased at
Hillside 4, Chiang Mai Mail* or by contacting 05 705 4139. Proceeds will go
to the Burmese Women’s Union
Exhibition:”The Natural Treasure Lanna…The Charm
of the North” a Painting Exhibition by Jay Surasen at Exhibition Centre,
Sofitel Central Plaza Bangkok from 1st
– 30th June 2006 at 9.00 a.m.
– 6.00 p.m. Part of the proceeds from the sale
of work during the exhibition will be donated to “The Earth Safe
Project for Conservaton of The Ping River Water Source” Amphur Chiang
Dao, Chiang Mai Province.
Exhibition: The Faculty of Fine
Arts, Chiang Mai University proudly presents the Solo Exhibition of “Black
Magic” by Udom Chimpakdee. Find out how much are can explain the beliefs
of sacred items which people still believe in our society nowadays. Those
items came from the beliefs and faiths of local people that they have faith
in, but its value and meaning have change follow the favor, the taste and
behavior of human. From positive value has change to serve the dark side of
the human’s heart. The exhibition will be on view until 14 May, 2006 at
Ji.Qoo Gallery, Nimmanheminda Rd. Soi 5, Muang, Chiang Mai.
Violin Recital by Vadim Tchijik at the
Alliance Francaise on Monday April 24, 2006 at 7.30 p.m. The programme
will include works of J-S Bach, Paganini, Kreisler and Ysae. Tickets
will be on sale at the Alliance at 350 baht, Tel: 0 5327 5277. Vadim has
performed twice in Chiang Mai, at AUA and CMU, with the “Trio de Paris”.
Contemporary Art from Myanmar at The
Dhara Dhevi Gallery, Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai from April 8
– May 31, 2006. An extraordinary selection of 16 of the top
contemporary artists in Myanmar, comprising a total of 50 works is one of
the largest showings of contemporary Myanmar art in one venue in Thailand.
Date Change: Chiang Mai Voices, a
new choral group under the leadership of Rainy Riding, the longtime director
of the Chiang Mai Choral Society, will join with Payap University’s Sacred
Singers to perform Saturday evening, May 20, at 7 p.m. in the AUA
Auditorium for a FREE Christian Music Celebration. Just Friends’, a
woman quartet will complete the show.
“Footlight’, a tribute to Broadway!
Please mark June 3 on your calendars for the Chiang Mai Choral
Society International’s performance of Broadway favorites. The show will
feature solos, ensembles, and choral performances of tunes from Fiddler on
the Roof, West Side Story, Camelot, Cats, Sound of Music, Music Man, South
Pacific and others. You don’t want to miss this one.
Dino Fantasy Park World Tour,
explore the jungle and hunt for dinosaurs on 20,000 square meter of area at
Muan Jai Outdoor Courtyard, Central Airport Plaza in Chiang Mai. Experience
dinosaur land from Jurassic Park, everyone will experience T-Rex puzzle as
tall as 3-storey building, a pack of real raptors, 3-horned Triceratops, and
40 kinds of dinosaurs from April 14 – May 14, 2006. Entrance fee is
250 for adult and 150 for child. Children who are smaller than 130 cm. will
be free. Open from Monday-Friday from 12.00-20.30 and Saturday-Sunday from
10.30-20.30, tickets are provided at the entrance.
Debussy Festival in Chiangmai continues starting 3 June.
For more information about the Debussy Festival, write to Jan Verwers at:
[email protected] or phone him at 053-868-209 or 09-757-9875
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 Kebab 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
Fish and Chips: The new hours of trading for Charlie’s English
Fish and Chips will be from 24 April Open 12 30–8 30 pm. closed Saturdays.
Tel 06 916 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. Place
your table reservations for the festive season now. Call 0 9423 1688 or 0
Sunday Brunch at the Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai at the Lanna
Terrace Cooking School from 11.30 a.m. – 3 p.m. 1,300 baht ++ per person,
children up to 12 years 650 baht ++. A scrumptious feast of live action
stations featuring favorite cuisines from around the world. Reservations
recommended. Tel 0 5329 8181 or e-mail siriluck. [email protected]
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 for their latest
specials at phone 0 9557 8470.
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
Seafood Delight Promotion at the Imperial Mae Ping
Hotel’s Gold Leaf Restaurant during lunch and dinner. Neptune’s
catch, Crystal Prawns, Salmon, Pearl Cod, Halibut and more with delicious
sauces daily. More information and reservations 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.
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.
Paradise Pizza at 7/2Ratchawitchi Rd. across from
the Irish Pub has a games night, every Monday at 7 p.m. Cribbage,
backgammon, chess and more. All welcome. More information at 0 5341 8409
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.
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]
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. If you are looking for authentic German (and
International) good food, look no further. 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:
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.chiangmaiexpatsclub.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
email: [email protected]
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.
‘Overstay fine’ more than doubles! The Thai Immigration Bureau
has announced that the overstay fine will be changed from 200 baht per day
to 500 baht per day effective Wednesday, March 15. This may be of particular
interest to tourists, visiting guests, maids, and contractors.