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What's Happening? Vol. 18 No. 8 August 2009

   






7th - 31st August
BEAUTY OF LIFE
@ Northern Village Floor 2nd, Central Plaza Chiang Mai Airport
053 999 199 ext 1020-1023


Central Plaza Chiang Mai Airport presents an art exhibition by Jakkapan Chaijit featuring his painting themed 'Beauty of Life'. The exhibition will take place Monday - Fridays, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. and 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. on weekends.



8th - 31st August
SPIRITS IN NATURE
@ 9 Art Gallery / Architect Studio, Chiang Rai
053 719110 www.9artgallery.com


Art exhibition by Lisa Moses and Paradorn Warrapinyaporn entitled 'Spirits in Nature'. Using watercolour, acrylic, and print mediums, a Thai and American, present a diversity of eastern and western expressionss.

Open Tuesdays - Sundays 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. The opening will be held on 8th August, 7 p.m.


1st - 31st August
LOVE OF MOTHER AND CHILD
@ 116 Art Gallery
053 302 111 www.116artgallery.com


116 Art Gallery and a group of emerging Lanna artists exhibit 'Love of Mother and Child' to cerebrate H.M. Queen Sirikit's birthday on the occasion of the annual Mother's Day celebration. Open daily from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. The opening will be held on 9th August, 6 p.m. onwards.















Now - 7th August
LIGHTNING CONDUCTOR
@ PongNoi Art Space
081 288 3908


Art exhibition by Supachai Satsara entitled 'Lightning Conductor' every Tuesday - Friday, 1 - 6 p.m., and 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. on weekends.



Now - 25th August
INTO AN EMPTY SKY
@ Chiang Mai University Art Centre
053 218280, 053 944833


The Jim Thompson Art Centre in collaboration with the Mexican Embassy, Thailand, is proud to present an art exhibition by Xawery Wolski, curated by Gridthiya Gaweewong and curatorial assistants Penwadee Nophaket Manont & Yuwadee Srihuayyod. Open Tuesdays - Sundays, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. closed on Mondays and national holidays.



[b]Now - 31st December
REMEMBRANCE 600TH YEAR PRA MAHA SAREESUTAMMA TILOKKARAT
@ Chiang Mai National Museum
053 221308 cmmuseum@yahoo.com

Chiang Mai National Museum will exhibit royal antecedents, royal duties, and an art exhibition by Princess Sirindhorn on occasion of the Thai heritage conservation day as well as celebrating the remembrance of King Tilokkarat. The exhibition will be on view every Wednesday - Sunday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.




12th August
SUPER MOM '09
@ Promotion field floor 3rd, Central Kad Suan Kaew
053 224 444


Central Kad Suan Kaew presents 'Super Mom '09' featuring a fashion show of mothers and their children, the best mother of the year contest, food and drinks and more.




12th August
CANDLE LIGHTING CEREMONY
@ Outdoor area, Central Kad Suan Kaew
053 224 444


From 5 p.m. onwards you are all invited to enjoy music performances by the symphonic bands from Chiang Mai schools to cerebrate H.M. Queen Sirikit's birthday. After that, join the candle lighting ceremony.



7th August
NETWORKING EVENING
@ Le Meridien Hotel
053 230 127 www.networkingone.com


The monthly business networking evenings are held on the first Friday of every month and are a great opportunity for business professionals and individuals alike to meet, network and exchange views in a social environment. Bring along colleagues and business associates to take full advantage of the networking. The entry is 300 baht per person and includes wine, beer and food. Starting from 6.30 p.m.





15th August
WEDDING FAIR 2009
@ Grand Nanta Ballroom, Holiday Inn, Chiang Mai
053 275300


Come and be inspired by wedding fashion shows, sample food and wine, photography studios, jewellery and cosmetics suppliers.



22nd August
CHIANG MAI BAKERMART AND ROCH PRODUCTS
@Narawdee seventh floor Ratanakosin Hotel


Come along to join a seminar on all things baked: caramel apple tart, panna cotta and icing for cakes in a variety of styles 12.30 - 5 p.m..




15th August
CHIANG MAI IS BURNING IS THROWING A...RETRO-FIT!!!!
085 225 2169


Dj Astrolabe and Dj Loca will be throwing down Retro-Disco and Deep House Grooves, and when the music takes control you too will throw a RETRO-FIT. Dust off your platform shoes and Party Down in your most festive Disco Era Apparel. Tickets are 100 baht, the party starts at 9 p.m. and boogies 'til 2 a.m. for more information about location and becoming our facebook friend at http://facebook.com/chiangmai.isburning or follow us on twitter: http://twitter.com/chiangmaiburns.
Dress: 70's Disco and Retro Fashions. That means LOTS OF POLYESTER.





9th August
WE'RE GONNA GO DANCING!
@ Chiang Mai University Art Centre Nimmanhaemin Road.
087 579 009 www.cnxartconnex.wordpress.com


Japan Contemporary Dance Network (JCDN) in collaboration with Japanese Study Centre, Faculty of Humanities, CMU and CNX art connex, invite you to a public performance called 'We're Gonna Go Dancing' by Maki Morishita, a Japanese artist, on 9th August, 5-9 p.m.





Now - 4th September
SHORT FILM CONTEST
053 873 297 www.infocomm.mju.ac.th


Faculty of Information and Communication, Mae Jo University invites you to take part in the short film contest themed 'Think of … Chiang Mai' to laud the attractiveness of Chiang Mai. The winner of this contest will receive a cash prize and a trophy from the Thai Film Director Association.




Now - 2nd August
11TH HHK IN THE NORTH
@ Chiang Mai University Art Centre
www.hhkint.com


Enjoy 10-80% discount off world class stationary and more in the big fair. The shops open from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.



Now - 31st December
GOLF 4 U PACKAGE
@ dusitD2 hotel
053 999999 d2cmrsvn@dusit.com


dusitD2 chiang mai is now offering a special package for golf lovers to enjoy their favourite sport at a selected golf club. The 'Golf 4 U' package is a 3-day, 2-night stay in a deluxe room with everything you need. The price starts at 11,000 baht.



Now onwards
SUB OF THE DAY
@ Subway, Floor 1st, Pavillion Night Bazaar
053 818 970 subwaychiangmai@yahoo.com


Subway, a very well known sandwich restaurant in America, is now launching their new branch in Chiang Mai. The new 'fresh sandwich' franchise also offers door to door service for the pop menu 'Sub of the day' everyday from 11 a.m. - 9.30 p.m. @59 baht each. Classics include Italian BMT, Subway Club, roasted chicken breast and tuna, while the Basics includes turkey breast, ham, roast beef and even a 'Veggie Delite'. They will charge 30 baht for delivery outside night bazaar area. For more info please visit www.subway.com.



Throughout August
SPECIAL PROMOTION FOR THE STEAK HOUSE'S 1ST ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
@ The Steak House Pub and Restaurant
053 224123


The Steak House celebrates the 1st anniversary by offering a very special promotion to customers. Receive a special discount 30 - 50% on food, beverages and wine. For more information please call the above number.



Now - 31st August
GOLDEN CHINESE SET MENU
@ The Imperial Mae Ping Hotel
053 270 181

The Gold Leaf Chinese restaurant has prepared a special promotion 'Golden Chinese Set Menu' @ only 350 baht net. Open daily from 11.30 a.m. - 2 p.m. and 6-10.30 p.m.



Now - 31st October
RELAXING TIME…RELAXING PRICE
@At Niman
053 224 949 www.atnimancm.com email:inforsvn@gmail.com


At Niman's launch of the 'Relaxing time… Relaxing price' special promotion to welcome the panda fest in Chiang Mai. Get 30-40% with their comfortable rooms until the end of October.



12th August
MOTHER'S DAY CELEBRATION
@ Holiday Inn, Chiang Mai
053 275300


For a memorable Mother's Day celebration, bring your mom and family to enjoy authentic Cantonese Cuisine. Chef Ha prepares mom's favorite dishes including Roast Goose, Peking Duck Hong Kong Style, Assorted Dim Sum and Shark Fin Soup to delight all the family on this special occasion. It's only @ B 410++ for dim sum and BBQ buffet. Mom eats free!



FILM PROGRAMME

Every Saturday, 7 p.m.
FILM SPACE NEW SPACE FOR THINKING


@ The Media Arts and Design Building, Nimmanhaemin Rd., by Supthep Road Junction
Tel. 053 944846

August 2009: The Month of Reality

1st August: The Case of the Grinning Cat (2004) by Christ Marker
8th August: McLibel (2005) by Franny Armstrong and Ken Loach
15th August: Black Sun (2005) by Gary Tarn
22nd August: Pornography: A Secret History of Civilisation (1999) by Chris Rodley, Dev Varma
29th August: Every Little Thing (La Moindredes Choses) (1997) by Nicolas Philibert

Every Friday, 8 p.m.
ALLIANCE FRAN AISE DE CHIANGMAI

@ Charoenprathet Rd.
Tel. 053 275277

AUGUST 2009 FILM PROGRAMME

7th August
INDOCHINE (1992)

by Regis Wargnier with Catherine Deneuve o Vincent Perez o Jean Yanne o 160 mn o Eng. S.Titles

14th August
PEPE LE MOKO (1937)

by Julien Duvivier with Jean Gabin o Mireille Balin o Charpin o Line Noro o B&W o 93 mn

21st August
LE DERNIER METRO (1980)

by Francois Truffaut with Gerard Depardieu o Catherine Deneuve o Jean Poiret o 130 mn o Eng. subtitles

28th August
MELO (1986)

by Alain Resnay with Sabine Azema o Fanny Ardant o Pierre Arditti o Andre Dussolier o 140mn o Eng. S.Titles
 
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