Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 25 February, 2014

Greetings.

A particularly light week in Phnom Penh commences tonight Tuesday 25 with two competing music events. Take your pick:

The new Classical Concert series 2014 presented by The Piano Shop and ARTPlus Foundation debuts at Meta House (Sothearos Blvd between Sihanouk and St 194), with Duo Conertante (cello and flute) playing music by Marini, Vivaldi, Mozart and more from 8 pm. $5/$2 with wine.
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Meanwhile, at the other end of town a night of Cambodian music at Doors (Cnr Sts 47 and 84), and also at 8 pm, presented by Cambodian Living Arts, including performances of many traditional instruments including chapei dang weng (long-necked lute) and electric guitar, plus singers. $3 entrance.
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All week at Bophana (St 200, between St 63 and Monivong), the continuation of their Rithy Panh retrospective until Friday night. Then the opening, on Saturday 1 at 5 pm, of a special exhibition of the maquettes and clay figures used in The Missing Picture. The exhibition runs until March 4.
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And way out at the InterContinental over the weekend, piano solo recitals by Japanese pianist Miki Aoki on Saturday 1 at 6.30 pm and Sunday 2 at 11 am.
Tickets (starting at $20) on sale at the venue.
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In brief: new and returning…

Tuesday 25 from 8 pm, Classical Concert series 2014 presented by The Piano Shop and ARTPlus Foundation debuts at Meta House with Duo Conertante (cello and flute) playing music by Marini, Vivaldi, Mozart and more. $5/$2 with wine.
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Tuesday 25 from 8 pm, a night of Cambodian music featuring Cambodian Living Arts, at Doors, including singing, chapei dang weng, other traditional instruments and a bit of electric guitar for good measure. $3 entrance.
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Tuesday 25 to Friday 28 at 6.30 pm at Bophana Centre, the continuation of their Rithy Panh retrospective.
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Saturday 1 at 5 pm at Bophana Centre the opening of a special exhibition of the maquettes and clay figures used in The Missing Picture. The exhibition runs until March 4.
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Saturday 1 at 6.30 pm and Sunday 2 at 11 am at the InterContinental, piano solo recitals by Japanese pianist Miki Aoki. Tickets (starting at $20) on sale at the venue.
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Ongoing….

In Siem Reap, McDermott Gallery Old Market has a new exhibition of lacquer pieces, Situations by Lim Muy Theam, capturing moments in the lives of Cambodians. Runs until February 28.
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In Battambang, Lotus Gallery, on St 2.5, presents the The darkness of the countryside, an exhibition by Battambang artists Nget Chanpenh and Hour Seyha. Runs until March.
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Made in Battambang at the Institut français du Cambodge, featuring 113 works by 26 artists. Until March 15.
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In Siem Reap, Fading Faces at The 1961: a dual exhibition by Kakkada Chhai and Phok Sopheap.
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Chinese House presents the opening of El Campo by Martin Bandzak, a photographic journey into the lives of the Subtiava community in Nicaragua.
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A good friend is hard to find, an exhibition of paintings by the late Svay Ken at Meta House.
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Phnom Penh: Rescue Archeology, a group exhibition featuring video and a reading station, at SaSaBassac (second floor, #18 Sothearos, near St 178). Artists involved include Amy Lee Sanford, Khvay Samnang, Lim Sokchanlina, Sok Chanrado, Svay Sareth, Than Sok and Tith Kanith. Until March 15
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The quiet half of the sky, a series of paintings by Chhan Dina: “the surface reality of the daily work of Cambodian women, and draws up unexpressed dreams and aspirations from the souls of these mothers, sisters and daughters. […] These eleven strong pieces remind us of the people that we see, that we know, and that we are.” Equinox (St 278, near Wat Lanka). Until April 5.
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New Leaf Book Cafe in Siem Reap, has a continuous exhibition for Small Art School, featuring the work of young aspiring Cambodian artists.
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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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