Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 1 July, 2014

Greetings all,

The Classical Concert Series continues at Meta House this Wednesday 2 at 8 pm, featuring fourhanded piano with Giovanni De Cecco and Alberto Firrincieli, who will be performing works by Brahms, Schumann and Rubinstein.
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On Thursday 3 from 6.30 pm Java Café is hosting The Meeting of The Contemporary and The Classical: Between Two Cultures: a conversation with Malaysian dramaturge Lim How Ngean, Malaysian choreographer Naim Syahrazad, and Cambodian choreographer Phon Sopheap to discuss “the meeting of differences and similarities that lead to productive artistic energies.” In English with Khmer translation. Free entrance.
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A second chance for a bite of classical music this week on Saturday 5 from 7.30 pm with a recital at K West restaurant (#1 Street 154, corner of Sisowath Quay, next to Wat Ounalom), Giovanni De Cecco (piano) and Anton Isselhardt (flute) present Baroque Sonatas. Free Entrance.

Recently established in Phnom Penh is a fortnightly drink and draw session every second Sunday from 6.30 pm at Soul TEA’se (#55, St 240). BYO materials, two hours worth of life model provided. $3 entry. And the next one is this Sunday 6.
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Coming up at Phnom Penh Community College, a series of Tuesday evening photography workshops focusing on twilight and night Photography. Commences July 22. Check out below for details.
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If you are a venue or artist and would like to receive a weekly reminder to provide Kumnooh with an upcoming event or activity, please contact fabianhipp@kumnooh.com and ask to be added to the venue/artists list.

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Fabian Hipp

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fabianhipp@kumnooh.com

In brief: new and returning…

Wednesday 2 at 8 pm, the Classical Concert Series continues at Meta House featuring fourhanded piano with Giovanni De Cecco and Alberto Firrincieli, performing works by Brahms, Schumann and Rubinstein.
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Thursday 3 from 6.30 pm Java Café hosts The Meeting of The Contemporary and The Classical: Between Two Cultures: a conversation with Malaysian dramaturge Lim How Ngean, Malaysian choreographer Naim Syahrazad, and Cambodian choreographer Phon Sopheap to discuss “the meeting of differences and similarities that lead to productive artistic energies.” In English with Khmer translation. Free entrance.
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Saturday 5 from 7.30 pm, a classical recital at K West restaurant (#1 Street 154, corner of Sisowath Quay, next to Wat Ounalom), Giovanni De Cecco (piano) and Anton Isselhardt (flute) present Baroque Sonatas. Free Entrance.

Sunday 6 at 6.30 pm, drink and draw session at Soul TEA’se (#55, St 240). BYO materials, two hours worth of life model provided. $3 entry.
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Ongoing….

Java Café upstairs hosts new works by Nov Cheanick, entitled Rain. “In this poetic, introspective work, he calls for action—not the storm-the streets kind of action, but the kind of action that transforms the spirit.”
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Lightbox, in Kampot, hosts Move Kampuchea, featuring photographic portraits, with local students of Mayibuye Cambodia acting as photographers and subjects, in a large-scale, black & white format is produced collaboration with international street art initiative, the Inside Out Project. Currently open by appointment: please contact Katharina at k.glynne [ at ] lightboxart.org to visit.
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Meta House presents , Eternity, by Cambodia’s Crazy Community Group, dedicated to the weird and wonderful world of pre-wedding photographs.
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L’Institute Francais features an exhibition by artist and graphic novelist Virginie Broquet featuring works created in collaboration with students from the Phnom Penh University of Fine Arts.
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At Sa Sa Bassac, a new exhibition, Rubber man, by Khvay Samnang. Until 12 July.
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Cambodian Living Arts presents the exhibition Chhnang! about traditional and contemporary pottery making. CLA is located on Sothearos Blvd just south of St 294.

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DownTown Collective presents a new photographic exhibition opening at Equinox Bar (St 278 near Wat Lanka) entitled Phnom Penh Streets. You can view a preview at YouTube.
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Em Riem’s latest exhibition, Nature II, at Design la Galerie, #13D, St 178.

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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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