Thursday, September 21, 2017

What's On: August 19-25

From gastronomic adventures to unmissable events, we’ve got your social life sorted for the next seven days.

La Table du Strand
Inya Lake Hotel, 37 Kabar Aye Pagoda Road
From August 18 (weekly from Wednesday to Saturday)

Designed to look like a private apartment, this pop-up restaurant by The Strand hotel is complete with an open-plan kitchen and a communal dinner table. Guests at La Table de Strand will enjoy an eclectic six-course menu of classic dishes with a contemporary twist.

After being greeted with a glass of champagne and a personal welcome by executive chef Christian Martena and his brigade, diners will be given a sneak preview of The Strand’s new menu when the hotel reopens in November.

Seating is limited to 12 guests per evening and costs US$70.00 per person (excluding wine). To reserve, contact or by phone at 01 243 377.

Heal Our Country, Save Our People
Immortal Titans Wine Bar and Dining
August 19, 6pm-2am
Do a good deed while you dance at this charity event featuring DJs Master Baytar, DJ Pxone, DJ Yuki and DJ 49iven. Entry costs K10,000 (including one drink) and 70 percent will be donated to flood relief efforts.


Side Effect is back
50th Street Bar, 50th Street (lower block), Botahtaung township
August 19, 9pm

Who said rock’ n’ roll is dead? Indie-rockers Side Effect are back, and performing at 50th Street Bar along with End The Cycle.

Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
Junction Square Cinema
Sun-Thurs: 10am, 1pm, 4pm, 7pm
Fri-Sat: 10am, 1pm, 4pm, 7pm, 9:30pm

Tumble down a rabbit hole into the nonsensical and magical world of Wonderland with this fantasy adventure, very loosely based on Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking-Glass. The sequel to the 2010 film Alice in Wonderland, it stars Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter and Alan Rickman in his final film role. If you go, don’t forget your porpoise. No wise fish would go anywhere without a porpoise.