Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for the week commencing 29 October, 2013

Greetings:

(Remember, if you need help finding any of the below mentioned Phnom Penh locations, most can be found on this map art_map_alt, kindly provided to the Kumnooh website by arts+society).

On Thursday 31 from 2 pm to 4 pm, Cambodian Living Arts (Sothearos Blvd, just south of St 294) are holding a celebration of their Arn Chorn-Pond Living Arts Scholarships. Scholarship students will share their experience from last year and do a small performance. Open to the public.
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On Friday 1 at 6 pm, at Meta House, a joint presentation by the Goethe-Institut and the Institut français du Cambodge: French and German singing cabaret and open stage to mark the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Elysée Treaty. Participation welcomed.
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On Saturday 2 at 7 pm at Department of Performing Arts (behind Parkway Centre, with access through St 173), Amrita Performing Arts presents A Contemporary Arts Platform: An evening of Cambodian Contemporary Dance. Three works are to be presented: Bach Cello Suites, Dream and Ferocious Compassion. Tickets $2, available at Java Café and the Amrita offices at 128G9 Sothearos Blvd.
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Also on Saturday 2 at 7 pm Meta House hosts the return of the WASH collaboration for a launch of their first album, Triptych, a blending of poetry and music conceived, created and recorded in Phnom Penh. Selection from both Triptych and their subsequent composition The Next Horizon will be performed.
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ReCreation, a Cambodian based art agency, has launched a Search for Cambodia’s new emerging Cambodian artists, for 2014. Deadline is January 14, with announcement of winners on February 14. Check the website for more information, how to apply, and who to encourage to apply.
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Next weekend look out: it’s time for the 10th International Music Festival Phnom Penh, a great programme spread out over five days at the InterContinental Phnom Penh and Meta House. Free entry to a world class festival, with notable Cambodian participation as well.
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Also next weekend Penhstock at Sharky Bar, three days of peace, love and music; jazz with the Martin Jacobsen Trio at Doors and later Sofitel, and the opening of a new exhibition by Lim Sokchanlina at SaSaBassac.

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Fabian Hipp

Kumnooh
fabianhipp@kumnooh.com

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In brief: new and returning…
Thursday 31, 2 pm to 4 pm, Cambodian Living Arts celebrate the Arn Chorn-Pond Living Arts Scholarships.
More info

Friday 1 at 6 pm, at Meta House: French and German singing cabaret and open stage. Participation welcomed.
More info

Saturday 2 at 7 pm at Department of Performing Arts, Amrita Performing Arts presents A Contemporary Arts Platform: An evening of Cambodian Contemporary Dance. Tickets $2, available at Java Café and the Amrita offices.
More info

Saturday 2 at 7 pm at Meta House, WASH album launch, Triptych, a blending of poetry and music conceived, created and recorded in Phnom Penh.
More info Even more info

Next weekend: 10th International Music Festival Phnom Penh, a great programme spread out over five days at the InterContinental Phnom Penh and Meta House.
More info

Ongoing….

Queen for a Night, works by Kampot-based artist Vincent Broustet opens Saturday night at 6 pm, McDermott Gallery Old Market in Siem Reap. The show runs until October 31.
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Snap Shots, a new Monkey Arts Cooperative/Daniel Rothenberg photo exhibit, at Chinese House (Sisowath Quay). Until November 3
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Sonleuk by young photographer Neak Sophal at Romeet Gallery (St 178 near St 19). Until November 10
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Elegy: Reflections on Angkor by John McDermott. The award-winning American photographer maintains his strong presence on the Siem Reap art scene with his mesmerizing monochromatic fine art images of Angkor taken between 1995-2009. Now exhibiting in three McDermott Galleries located in the Old Market Area, FCC Angkor Complex and Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor.
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Plae Pakaa, a program of 3 rotating performances of Cambodian traditional arts at the National Museum of Phnom Penh. A Cambodian Living Arts production. Every Friday and Saturday, 7 pm (May to September); Monday to Saturday, 7 pm (October to April).
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Phare Ponleu Selpak, the famous Cambodian circus school offers nightly performances in both Siem Reap and Battambang, on a rolling cycle of different works.
In Siem Reap: at 7.30 pm under the big top in Siem Reap, behind the Angkor National Museum, in front of Angkor Century Hotel.
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In Battambang: visual arts exhibition from 6.15 pm then circus show at 7 pm.
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DanceWorldCambodia offers classes in lyrical contemporary, commercial jazz and pop, hip hop and breakdance. Hotel Cambodiana Studio (via Physique Gym club reception). For more details contact dance@danceworldcambodia.com
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