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What’s Happening?


Now – 15th March
HER EMOTION
@ 9 Art Gallery, Chiang Rai
053 719 110

An art exhibition themed ‘Her Emotion’ by Suwanne Sarakana and Suppharat Ratcharin. Women’s emotions are complicated but interesting to observe. The two women artists in this show each represent their individual female emotions in a manner unique to their upbringing.

21st March – 30th April
MESSAGES
@ Tita Gallery (opposite the Four Seasons Resort & Spa)
053 298 373, 081 952 8303

The contemporary art exhibition ‘Messages’ by Infinity. Open daily from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Now – 31st April
SONG OF MEMORY: TRADITIONAL MUSIC OF THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE
@ Chiang Mai Arts City and Cultural Center
053 217 793

A multi-media exhibition of musical instruments, clothing, films and photos of the Karen, Hmong, Mien, Lahu, Akha, and Lisu peoples. Curated by Victoria Vorreiter. For more information and timetable please call the above number.

Now – 18th March
‘THERE’
@ Galerie Panisa, Mahidol Road
053 202 779

This painting exhibition entitled ‘There’ by Nattaya Horasakul features her abstract pieces that use space, surface, the overlapping of colour layers, brush strokes, and lines to reflect the feelings and emotions of her imaginative terrain.

5th – 27th March
ART THESIS
@ Chiang Mai University Art Center
053 944 805, 053 218 280

The art exhibition by fourth year students of the printing programme of the Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University. The opening ceremony will be on Friday 5th March, at 6 p.m.

1st-31st March
CROSSING BORDERS
@ Sangdee Gallery, Sirimungklajarn Road, Soi 5
082 388 6515 [email protected]

A photography exhibition featuring the work of Marisa Marchitelli and Piyavit Thongsa-ard, two of Sangdee’s resident members. They will be showcasing a varied body of work depicting border issues from Thailand to Mexico. Opening reception will be on 1st March, 6-9 p.m.

14th March – April
NATURAL SIX
@ La Luna Gallery
053 306 678

From March 14th – April La Luna will be celebrating its 6th year anniversary with the ‘Natural Six’ exhibition.

Now – 25th June
THINK HO!
@ Think Park, Rincome Intersection
084 773 2600

Art exhibition and market showcasing graphic design and Lanna-style arts and crafts by up and coming designers in Chiang Mai. The market will be held from 4-10 p.m. every Thursday and Friday.

8th March

AN EVENING WITH THE STARS!
@ RatiLanna Resort
089 559 8383 [email protected]

Join Care for Dogs at the first Oscar Viewing Party, March 8 at 6.30 p.m. Watch the Academy Awards on a big screen by the riverside. Red carpet entrance, cocktail hour, movie songs by Ana Gracey and Antima Khuttiwung, a silent and live auction, raffles and a movie trivia quiz. Tickets are 750 baht including an international vegetarian buffet, welcome cocktail and soft drinks. Enjoy a night of sparkle and glamour! All proceeds will help homeless dogs and cats in Chiang Mai. Ticket sales at Rati Lanna, Hair Pro or Care for Dogs.

15th March onwards
HUG ACADEMY SUMMER CAMP & SUMMER DANCE 2010

This summer take your kids to enjoy new experiences: learning hip-hop, jazz-cover, Muay Thai, Arts, DJ-ing and cooking, as well as a visit to Flight of the Gibbon. For more information and timetable please visit www.hugacademy.com/.

6th and 13th March
TALES IN THE GARDEN
@ Royal Flora Ratchaphruek Garden
02 568 2547 www.scgfoundation.org

SCG foundation and Royal Ratchaphruek Chiang Mai organises ‘1st Tales in the Garden Chiang Mai’ every Saturday from 4-5.30 p.m. Experience activities for every family member ranging from tips for reading children’s picture books by professional translators of Thailand, talks by psychiatrists and pediatricians, plays based on tales by children’s picture book experts, and activities promoting creativity.

13th March
THE 11TH NATIONAL ELEPHANT DAY
@ Maesa Elephant Camp, Mae Rim District
053 206 247

Maesa Elephant Camp will arrange a grand celebration for its elephants to mark the importance of these intelligent creatures. ‘Satoke’, similar to kantoke, the traditional northern Thai style of dining, is organised into the world’s largest elephant buffet and many more activities. From noon – 4 p.m.

20th March
DOWN BY THE RIVER WITH ANA GRACEY & BAND
@ The Gallery Restaurant & Jazz Club
086 197 8398

A Hand to Paw Temple Outreach fundraising event, an evening of jazz, blues, soul and funk covers and originals performed by some of the best musicians in town. Tickets are 400 baht per person. Appetiser buffet from 6.30 – 7.30 p.m. Live performance from 7.30 – 9.30 p.m.

22nd-28th March
KING’S CUP ELEPHANT POLO TOURNAMENT
@ Anantara Golden Triangle Resort, Chiang Rai
053 784 084 [email protected]

The hugely popular event will take place from March 22nd to March 28th in the Golden Triangle. An opening parade and blessing ceremony will be held in Chiang Saen town on the first day of event. For more information please visit www.anantaraelephantpolo.com.

21st March
RED BOMB!
@ B1 Zone, Kad Suan Kaew

Do not miss the upcoming big match between Manchester United and Liverpool on Sunday night 21st March, 6 p.m. onwards. It will be televised live on a giant screen at Kad Suan Kaew car park.

28th March – 3rd April
THE 23RD ‘SAN MIGUEL’ CHIANG MAI INTERNATIONAL CRICKET SIXES
@ Chiang Mai Gymkhana Club
http://www.chiangmaisixes.com/

The San Miguel Chiang Mai Sixes will be held for the 23rd successive year. Plan to join them for the 2010 Sixes at the Chiengmai Gymkhana Club cricket grounds. If you are unable to join them at the Gymkhana Club this year, you can listen in, watch, or follow one of their RSS feeds so you can participate from a distance.

Now – April
AFTERNOON TEA PROMOTION
@ Prince Khum Phaya Resort & Spa
053 415 555

Prince Khum Phaya is offering an ‘Afternoon Tea Promotion’ available every day from 2 p.m. onwards. Come taste great coffee, tea or drinks with delectable cakes or snacks @ only 199 baht per person.

Now – 7th March
CLARKS MID-YEAR SALES
@ Clarks Shop, 1st floor, Central Plaza Chiang Mai Airport
053 277 157

Now ‘End of Season Sales’ are just beginning, with discounts of up to 70% on many popular designs in limited quantities.

FILM PROGRAMME

Every Saturday, 7 p.m.
FILM SPACE – NEW SPACE FOR THINKING
@ The Media Arts and Design Building CMU, Nimmanhaemin Road by Suthep Road Junction
053 944 846

March 2010: The Month of the Disastrous Life

6th March:
Tokyo Sonata (2008) by Kiyoshi Kurosawa
13th March:
Nobody Knows (2004) by Hirokazu Kore-eda
20th March:
Requiem for a Dream (2000) by Requiem for a Dream
27th March:
Transistor Love Story (1999) by Pen-Ek Ratanaruang

Every Friday, 8 p.m.
ALLIANCE FRANCAISE DE CHIANGMAI
@ Charoenprathet Road
053 275 277

March 2010: Film Programme
5th March

PRENOM CARMEN (1983) by Jean-Luc Godard with Maruschka Detmers o Jacques Bonnaffé o Jean-Pierre Mocky o Jean-Luc Godard o Jacques Villeret o 85 mn o Eng. s.t.

12th March

LE SAUVAGE (1975) by Jean-Paul Rappenau with Yves Montand o Catherine Deneuve o Luigi Vannuchi o Tony Roberts o Dana Winter o 105 mn o Eng. s.t.

19th March

LE SILENCE EST D’OR (1947) by René Clair with Maurice Chevalier o François Perier o Dany Robin o B&W o 100 mn o Eng. s.t.

26th March

M. KLEIN (1976) by Joseph Losey with Alain Delon o Michel Lonsdale o Jeanne Moreau o Juliette Berto o Massimo Girotti o Suzanne Flon o 123 mn o Eng. s.t.