The Wisdom of Lotus - The
School for Life is proud to present the exhibition for the first time of the
young artist Pimpisut Jamornmarn on September 9 2006, beginning at 4.30 p.m.
at Joy’s House, 114 Mug Sunpeesue. For more information Ph: 0 5385 4213 or
08 1671 3477.
Star Brass Band Jazz Concert - The free concert will
be staged on September 25, beginning at 7 p.m., at Chiang Mai University’s
Convention Centre, Nimmanhaemin Rd. The band will be performing a mixture of
New Orleans music, which consists of traditional, blues, and gospel.
Reservations are necessary Ph: 0 5394 4805 or 08 6190 0699.
“Believe” Lanna Style Design International
Workshop – The Craft Service Center(CDSC) associated with the Faculty
of Fine Art, Chiang Mai University will hold a two week workshop from 1 to
14 October at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University. The project
aims to promote the creation of a new fusion in contemporary design merging
traditional Lanna style with innovative international design. Further
information, Ph: 08 1706 2305 or cdsc. interaction @gmail.com
The Grand Opera Society of Chiang Mai announces the
opening of its 3rd season on Thursday, September 14, beginning at 7 p.m. The
season will open with Verdi’s “NABUCCO.” The register of
members of the society is also being opened at this time. If you wish to
become a member (free) of the society, please send name, email address and
telephone number to hcgraves @csloxinfo.com
Exhibition, ‘Abstract Sea -Colored Attack’- A
Chiang Mai artist who is active here and overseas, Rungsak Dokbua will stage
an exhibition of emotional and spiritual abstract paintings of the sea
between September 2 and September 28 at Art Space Ji-Qoo, Nimmahaemin Soi 5.
For more info, Ph: 0 5389 4250 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Studio Naenna’s Annual sale - will take place until
September 10 at the main gallery, Soi Chaing Khian, Huay Keow road and the
Adorn with Studio Naenna, Soi 1 Nimmanhaeminda road. Walk, drive, stride,
run to our textile galleries and receive once a year discounts. As a special
treat this year, there is a surprise with every purchase. Please e-mail for
further details patstudi@loxin fo.co.th or Ph: 0 5389 5136.
‘Back to Baroque’ concerts- The Music Department
of Payap University invites you to the final concert, Saturday, September 9th,
beginning at 7 p.m. at the Multi-Media Room (former library building) on
Payap’s Maekhao(Main) campus. The audience will be treated to an
extravaganza of pieces by European composers of the 17th
and 18th centuries. Further
information, Ph: 0 5324 8466.
Annual Terry Fox Run – Four Seasons Resort
Chiang Mai will be staging the 10th
Annual Terry Fox Run for cancer research on Saturday, September 30, 2006 at
the Chiang Mai 700 Year Stadium this includes a 10.2 km run or a 2.2 km
walk. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Oncological (Cancer)
Society of Thailand under the Royal Patronage of Her Majesty the Queen. For
more info please contact Ph: 0 53 298-181 or Duenswang.
JJ Side Walk Sale – A side walk street market will
be conducted on every Friday 3 p.m. – 9 p.m. at JJ markets (behind Tesco
Lotus Khamtieng) For more info. Tel: 0 5323 1524.
Live music on the terrace - The
1st Friday of every month, dinner and live entertainment beginning at 7
p.m., at The Gymkhana Club, 349 Chiang Mai, Lamphun Road. For more info
visit www. cheingmaigymkhana.com or email@example.com, Ph: 0 5324 1035.
Nongthip Thai Herb Spa/Massage at Hillside Condo 4,
Huaykaew road. They are willing to make you healthy and beautiful with Lanna
style’s knowledge of spa. Our spa courses are mixed with natural
components like oat spa, waterweed spa, black sesame spa, strawberry spa and
rose spa. Only 600 Baht for a 2-hour service. Moreover they offer a
cellulite reducing massage course that will smooth your skin. Promotion on
all this month. Ph: 0 5322 5944 ext.2215 or 08 4043 4355.
Chiang Mai Hash House Harriers have been running and
drinking on Saturdays since 1991. We have excellent runs in the most
beautiful area in Southeast Asia and plenty of ice cold beer to slake your
thirst. Join us for a run or simply to take part in the social activities
with Hashers of our community and their families. Further details are
available on www.thai-american.com/hhh/csh3.asp.
Free Friday Night Concerts: Every Friday night from 5
p.m. to 8 p.m. we are putting on a free concert at Suan Buak Hard Park, on
the south end of the moat. We invite every one to come. We will be playing
contemporary Christian music with dance and occasionally drama. We also
invite other Christian musicians, actors, and dancers to join us. They can
call Daniel Shultz at 08 1952 6487 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Accommodation Business Owners’ Register –
We would like to invite hotels, guest houses, etc., to register on the
Chiang Mai Housing Bureau’s website www.cnxtourism.com. in preparation for
the International Horticultural Exposition Ratchaphruek 2006. The aim is to
provide an accommodation service for tourists who will visit the event and
support the many activities that will be happening in Chiang Mai. For more
information and application forms, contact Chiang Mai Tourism Business
Association on 0 5381 9314-5.
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 info@chiangmaiex patsclub.com, www.chiang
LuckyDogs Club (a non-profit activity of LuckyDogs
Ltd.) has moved to new premises, only 5 km from the old site. Bigger kennels
with wider running space for play and exercise. For more information contact
Nienke Parma, MD LuckyDogs, at 08 9997 8146 or email: email@example.com
Dining and Restaurants
Salmon – The most popular and
well known fish around the world! Inspired by varied preparation in
different countries, “La Gritta” restaurant is proud to present a unique
a la carte menu featuring dishes from this delicious fish, such as Tatar of
salmon on crisp lotus root, essence of salmon or a fine Piccatta on home
made pasta. Catch these flavors and many more daily for dinner throughout
the month of September at “La Gritta” restaurant at the Amari Rincome
hotel. Phone: 0 5322 1130 for bookings.
Le Soliles, French Restaurant. New to Chiang Mai. At
35 Chang Moi, Soi 2, only 2 minutes from Thapae Gate, invites you to enjoy
our charming surrounds, delicious cuisine and yummy home made deserts. Open
Monday to Saturday. Lunch: 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Dinner: 6:30 p.m. – 10
p.m. Reservations: 0 5323 2468.
Pizza Pizza is the Italian “deli” in Chiang Mai
Center (near Thapae Gate), uses only fresh and healthy ingredients with the
very best of Italian tradition. Here you can come for a pizza, a sandwich
made of fresh home made bread, a salad, a gelato, a milk shake or simply an
authentic espresso coffee. Locals, expats and tourists alike gather in this
friendly and relaxing atmosphere now also offering free internet for
customer use. Check out http://pizzapizza.zip.io Tel: 0 5320 7265.
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 08
9423 1688 or 0 5320 1551.
Sunday Brunch at the Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai
at the Lanna Terrace Cooking School from 11.30 a.m. – 3 p.m. 1,500 baht
per person, children between 8 and 12 years 750 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.
La Casa, true Italian cuisine serves over 200 dishes
of home cooked specialties at 5 Irrigation Canal Rd. 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 mica firstname.lastname@example.org.. 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
sub-district, Muang, Tel. 0 5324 2505, Fax: 0 5324 2506.
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
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.
Art Space 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:
artspacecm@ yahoo.com or 08 4041 7982.
Movie Schedule Chiang Mai
Interested in what is shown at ALL theaters in Chiang
Mai? Check this out: http:// www.movieseer.com/DisplayPerDay.asp?Chan
nel=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. on the Media Arts and Design Building Roof Top at CMU Arts Museum. More
information at 0 5394 4846, ext 22.