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What’s Happening?


Now – 6th January

DAD & ME
@ Pongnoi Art Space
053 329 305 [email protected], artspace.trickthink.com

Art exhibition by Monrudee Thiensart Tuesdays – Fridays 1 – 6 p.m. and Saturdays – Sundays 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Now – 28th February

WOVEN WISDOM
@ The Patricia Cheesman Collection Gallery www.studio-naenna.com

Come see a collection of masterpieces from the Studio Naenna Archives 5 – 7 p.m. until the closing reception on 28th February.

9th – 29th January

THE 20TH ANNUAL ‘TOSHIBA BRINGS GOOD THINGS TO LIFE’ ART EXHIBITION
@ Exhibition hall, 1st floor, Chiang Mai University Art Centre
053 218 280

The museum is open Tuesdays – Sundays from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

17th January

A FLUTE AND PIANO DUO RECITAL
@ AUA language school
081 682 8000, 053 211 377

D&M Music Studio is pleased to present ‘A Flute and Piano Duo Recital’ performed by American artists, flutist Peter H. Bloom, and pianist/harpist Mary Jane Rupert. Tickets are 300 baht, and 200 baht for students, contact K. Mongkol at 081 6828000.

1st – 3rd January

WHERE IS MY PRIZE
@ ArtSpace
[email protected] or 085 622 6607, 084 041 7982 www.artspacechiangmai.com

One man show featuring the music of Stephen Sondheim. In an evening of music and hilarity. With Antoine Garth on tenor and David Wilson on piano. Doors open at 7 p.m. Show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are 600 baht and include a drink and a decadent dessert!

17th January

MINI CONCERT AF
@ Kad Theatre, 5 floor, Central Kad Suan Kaew
053 224 444 ext 19008

MAM affiliated CP ALL public company limited will hold the road show to meet and greet with AF artists.

24th and 31st January

ROMEO & JULIET
@ Kad Theatre
053 224444 ext 19008 or 50006

A different version of Romeo and Juliet. Showing at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Ticket prices are 450, 350, 250 and 150 baht.

30th – 31st January

THE ULTIMATE ADVENTURE RACE
@ Prem Center
[email protected]

The Prem Center is hosting the ultimate adventure race for 12 to 19 year old students. The Prem Adventure Challenge involves two days of physical and mental challenges, conducted in teams of two. Teams will compete in a 20 km on and off-road mountain bike race, a 800 metre swimming leg, a 5 kilometre cross country run through the beautiful hills of Chiang Mai, and the ‘Team Challenge’ segment of the race, which is a mix of orienteering, and physical and mental problem solving. Prizes include a variety of outdoor equipment.

Now – 10th February

TAT PHOTO CONTEST
02 250 5500 ext 1113, 1120 or Call Centre 1672 www.tourismthailand.org

Tourism Authority of Thailand is hosting a photo contest entitled ‘The 2nd Amazing Thailand in Photos’ to promote Thai tourism. There are 3 topics in the contest; Nightfall in Thailand, Tourism and Thai Lifestyles, and Thai Tourist Places. The first prize winner will receive 100,000 baht and have their photo featured on the cover of the Thai tourist resource encyclopaedia. Please submit or download an application form on www.tourismthailand.org.

29th – 30th January

‘NORTHERN THAILAND PROGRAMMER COMPETITION 2009
@ SIPA Chiang Mai
053 247 282 ext 111, 053 247272 www.competition.thai-it.net

SIPA, BOI and NSTDA will host ‘Northern Thailand Programmer Competition 2009’, finding the best vocational/university programmer. The programmes for the competition are PHP and C. Qualification round, is on 29th January at Mae Jo University and the final round is the next day at Pantip Plaza.

Now – 28th February

LANNA PHOTO CONTEST
081 922 9063, [email protected]

Knowledge Media Group invites all of you to join the Lanna Photo Contest to promote tourism, arts, and the unique cultural and historical heritage of Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai. The theme of the contest is ‘Cheers! Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai’. Winners announced on March 31st, with exhibitions from May 1st to July 31st. There will be a dozen generous prizes valued at more than 250,000 baht.

5th – 22nd January

THE 2ND CMRU FUTSAL OPEN
@ Chiang Mai Rajabhat University

Chiang Mai Rajabhat University will host futsal games from 5th – 22nd January, 6 – 8 p.m. Win prizes of up to 20,000 baht.

Now – 11th January

CHIANG MAI WINTER FAIR
@ The area behind the Chiang Mai Provincial Hall
053 112 620

All sorts of wonderful, lovely and supremely tacky local goodies for sale in this annual winter fair. The Miss Chiang Mai contest will be held at the fair.

12th – 19th January

MUD HOUSE WORKSHOP
[email protected], 089 559 0302
http://www.thailandmudhouse.com/mudhouseworkshop.htm

Learn how to build a low cost, low impact Wattle and Daub House with the Thailand Art Community: Art on the Move, in Chiang Rai. Together they create artistic houses with bamboo framing using natural materials found in the immediate environment. You will participate in all aspects of the building.

22nd January

CHIANG MAI FRIENDS GROUP MEETING
053 206 212, 089 433 4926 [email protected] www.retireinchiangmai.com

The next meeting will be a potluck party to celebrate their 1st anniversary!

10th January

GENIUS CHILD…THROUGH AN ENJOYABLE LAND
@ Central Kad Suan Kaew,
053 224 444 ext 19008
All sorts of activities for kiddies.

Now – 11th January

LANNA MOTOR EXPO 2009
@ Behind the Chiang Mai City Hall

Come see a motor exhibition, Miss Teen Lanna Motor contest and many more activities.

16th-18th January

THE 26TH BOR SANG UMBRELLA AND SANKAMPAENG HANDICRAFT FESTIVAL
@ Samkampaeng

This festival features arts and handicrafts by locals such as umbrellas, wood carving, silver, weaving, and more.

10th January

CHILDREN’S DAY @ CHIANG MAI NATIONAL MUSEUM
@ Chiang Mai National Museum

Chiang Mai National Museum invites children to join activities from 9 a.m. Lunch, snacks and ice cream is free.

20th December

ETHNIC FOOD AND COSTUMES FESTIVAL
4 – 9 p.m.
@ Chiang Mai University Art Centre
081 530 1354

Salween Post Magazine and Indigenous Women’s Network of Thailand (IWNT) would like to invite you to join the ‘Ethnic Food and Costumes Festival’ featuring cultural performance and music of ethnic groups from Burma. There will be a fashion show, cooking competition, cooking recipes, arrays of food (including Burmese, Kachin, Palaung, Pa-O, Shan etc) and much more.


Every Saturday

FILM SPACE NEW SPACE FOR THINKING
starting at 7 p.m
@ The Media Arts and Design Building, CMU Art Museum, 2 nd floor, Nimmanhaemin Road, by Suthep Road Junction. 053 974846

January: Month of Star Directors…

3rd January:

WHERE IN THE WORLD IS OSAMA BIN LADIN? (2008) BY MORGAN SPURLOCK

10th January:

SAYONARA COLOUR (2005) BY NAOTO TAKENAKA

17th January:

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY (1995) BY CLINT EASTWOOD

24th January:

HANA-BI (1997) BY TAKESHI KITANO

31st January:

ANNIE HALL (1977) BY WOODY ALLEN

Every Friday

053 275277

January 2009 Film Programme

9th January

ARSÉNE LUPIN (2004)
By Jean-Paul Salomé with Romain Duris o Kristin Scott Thomas o Marie Bunel o Francoise Lépine

16th January

LES VACANCES DE MR. HULOT (1953)
By Jacques Tati with Jacques Tati o Nathalie Pascaud

23rd January

TRAFIC (1971)
By Jacques Tati with Jacques Tati o Maria Kimberly o Marcel Fraval o 96 mn o No Eng. sub-title.

30th January

LA GRANDE VADROUILLE (1966)
By Gérard Oury with Bourvil o Louis de Funés o Terry Thomas – Claudio Brook o Andrèa Parisy o Colette Brosset o132 mn o No Eng. sub-title.