Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 29 March, 2016

Greetings,

Tonight, Tuesday 29 at 8 pm at Meta House, a special addition to the Classical Music Concert Series: the IBLA Foundation prize winners’ concert featuring artists from China, Japan, Korea and the USA performing piano/vocal music by Scriabin, Schumann, Chopin, Dvorak, Gounod, Rzewski and Elton John. $10/$3, reservations and additional information: 077 787038 or 016 985828
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On Wednesday 30 from 7 pm, ARTillery Café on 240½ St presents Easels in the Alley, this month led by artist Chhan Dina, a step-by-step tutorial of a painting done in her style. $28 for a two hour session, which includes a glass of wine, tapas and all materials. Bookings recommended, at ARTillery or by email to info@artillerycafe.com
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Also on Wednesday 30 at 7.30 pm, the ShowBox Gallery presents Portraits, featuring a collection of works of portraiture by local artists curated by Greg Balster and Conrad Keely. Until the 10th of April.
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On Thursday 31 at 6 pm at the French Institute the launch party for the Cambodia Urban Art Festival featuring light painting, dance and music.
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Also on Thursday 31, from 8 pm, at the delightful rooftop space at Tamarind Bar (St 240), songwriter and poet Scott Bywater presents Under the Stars with Poetry and Song, a special performance of words and music. For reservations call 012727197/089240638
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The Phnom Penh Players’ presentation of The Rocky Horror Show this weekend has been moved to the Department of Performing Arts, St 173, off Mao Tse Tung Blvd. Ticket holders from last Saturday’s cancelled shows can redeem tickets at any performances so long as they bring their tickets. A new performance has been added on Thursday. Dates are now Thursday 31 and Friday 1 at 7.30 pm, Saturday 2 at 6 pm and 10 pm.
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On Friday 1 at Bophana Center, the opening of Dancers 1973, a collection of photographs taken by Colin Grafton of a rare Khmer classical dance performance in the early 1970s, with the invitation “to discover stories of hardship, perseverance and survival, and also the renaissance of the classical dance which is the spirit of Cambodia.” 6 pm start, runs until April 28.
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A new Design Kompany virtual workshop, Self, starts Friday 1: a guided, prompt-led and hosted conversation in virtual space.
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On Saturday 2, as part of the Cambodia Urban Art festival, a free tuk tuk ride through the streets to visit the murals is offered. Leaving from the French Institute at 2 pm to finish at FCC Mansion, in time for the opening of the Theo Vallier painting exhibition Phnom Penh Streets, which commences at 5 pm.
More info on the tour
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On Sunday 3 from 8.30 pm, Khmer Architecture Tours presents Front du Bassac, the Chaktomuk Theatre and White Building. Bookings essential, email contact [ at ] ka-tours.org.
More info

Later on Sunday 3Drink and Draw at Show Box. $3 entry provides you two hours with a life model. Starts at 7 pm. B.Y.O drawing materials.
More info

Coming up at Ragamuffin, a short course on art therapy for loss, grief and mourning, April 5 – 7. “This 3-day course will utilise the gentle gift of creativity to explore the many experiences of loss and the process of grieving and transition. This course is for counsellors, therapists, social workers, educators, and professionals caring and supporting those going through any loss or transition.”

For a more rock’n’roll musical flavour of Phnom Penh, make sure you follow weekly gig guide LengPleng.com as well.

Fabian Hipp

Kumnooh
fabianhipp@kumnooh.com

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.comand ask to be added to the venue/artists list.

 


In brief: new and returning…


Tuesday 29 at 8 pm at Meta House, the Classical Music Concert Series IBLA Foundation prize winners’ concert featuring artists from China, Japan, Korea and the USA performing piano/vocal music by Scriabin, Schumann, Chopin, Dvorak, Gounod, Rzewski and Elton John.
More info

Wednesday 30 from 7 pm, ARTillery Café on 240½ St presents Easels in the Alley, this month led by artist Chhan Dina, a step-by-step tutorial of a painting done in her style.
More info

Wednesday 30 at 7.30 pm, ShowBox Gallery presents Portraits, a collection of works of portraiture by local artists curated by Greg Balster and Conrad Keely. Until April 10.
More info

Thursday 31 from 6 pm at the French Institute the launch party for the Cambodia Urban Art Festival featuring light painting, dance and music.
More info

Thursday 31 at 8 pm at Tamarind Bar rooftop (St 240), songwriter and poet Scott Bywater presents Under the Stars with Poetry and Song. For reservations call 012727197 or 089240638.
More info

Thursday 31 and Friday 1 at 7.30 pm, Saturday 2 at 6 pm and 10 pm, the Phnom Penh Players present The Rocky Horror Show at Department of Performing Arts, St 173, off Mao Tse Tung Blvd.
More info

Friday 1 from 6 pm at Bophana Center, the opening of Dancers 1973, a collection of photographs taken by Colin Grafton of a rare Khmer classical dance performance in the early 1970s. Runs until April 28.
More info

Friday 1, a new Design Kompany virtual workshop, Self: a guided, prompt-led and hosted conversation in virtual space.
More info

Saturday 2, 2 pm, from the French Institute, a free tuk tuk tour of murals that are a part of the Cambodia Urban Art festival. Finishes at at FCC Mansion for the opening of the Theo Vallier painting exhibition Phnom Penh Streets, which commences at 5 pm.
More info on the tour
More info on the exhibition

Sunday 3 from 8.30 pm, Khmer Architecture Tours presents Front du Bassac, the Chaktomuk Theatre and White Building. Bookings essential, email contact [ at ] ka-tours.org.
More info

Sunday 3 at 7 pm at Show Box, Drink and Draw  provides you two hours with a life model for $3. B.Y.O drawing materials.
More info


Ongoing….


Every Tuesday, 7.30 pm at Tim’s Greasy Spoon in Siem Reap, the Spoken Arts night invites writers and readers to share.
More info

Every Tuesday, 6.30 – 7.30 pm, body music classes at the Music Arts School (#14, St 360, BKK1) presented by Eric Ellul.
More info

Every Tuesday and Thursday at 6.30 pm, Bophana Center presents Cine Soiree, an evening of film and discussion. Programme changes every week, across a wide range of cinema experiences.
More info

Every Saturday morning at 10 am Coin Café presents free apsara dance classes for children.
More info

The Phnom Penh Writers Workshop holds events every second Sunday afternoon for Phnom Penh writers who are interested in discussion and critique of their works in progress.  Next event, April 3.   If you would like to be involved, please contact Claire (clairemarchantcollier [ @ ] gmail.com or John john.christopher.brown [ @ ] gmail.com.

Sunday afternoons until July 4, Romcheik 5 collective in Battambang presents Repairing My Memories by Mil Chankrim.
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At the Insider Gallery at the InterContinental Hotel, Drawing the Golden Thread, a joint exhibition by Chhan Dina and Frederikke Tu celebrating the beauty and fragility of the natural world. Until 17 April.
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At Java Café Independence Monument, Body of Work, featuring fashion portraiture by Alan James Flux, “a selection of images and sketches that characterize the artistic intent behind the works and how they challenge the aesthetic traditions of the fashion industry.” Until 30 April.
More info

The Lotus Pond Art Gallery at The Plantation present the opening of 36 Views of Phnom Penh, an exhibition by Laurent Villate, celebrating the motley collection of pavements, streets and buildings in the city.

Community Art Gallery at The Asia Foundation (St 242) presents of Silhouettes of Tomorrowland by Kong Vollak, using installation and printmaking to portray urbanisation and the development of Phnom Penh.
More info
Even more info

The Governor’s House Boutique Hotel (3 Mao Tse Tung Blvd, 100 m from Norodom Blvd) and Little Hearts International present a twofold exhibition by street photographer Vincent de Wilde, Between Salt and Earth and Supervivere, Cambodia Today.
More info

Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra hosts Wonders of 1929, a collection of vintage photographs of Cambodia, the work of Georges Portal, a French actor and director.
More info
Even more info

New Leaf Book Cafe in Siem Reap, has a continuous exhibition for Small Art School, featuring the work of young aspiring Cambodian artists.
More info

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 1995-2014. Now exhibiting in two McDermott Galleries located at FCC Angkor and Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor.
More info

Plae Pakaa, a program of 3 rotating performances of Cambodian traditional arts at the National Museum of Phnom Penh. Friday is a dance show, Saturday opera, and Sunday large shadow puppets. A Cambodian Living Arts production. Every Friday and Saturday, 7 pm (May to September); Monday to Saturday, 7 pm (October to April).
More info

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.
More info
In Battambang: visual arts exhibition from 6.15 pm then circus show at 7 pm.
More info

DanceWorldCambodia offers classes in adult ballet, yoga and Bollywood style.  For more info contact dance@danceworldcambodia.com

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Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 15 March, 2016

Greetings,

On Thursday 17 at the Insider Gallery at the InterContinental Hotel from 6 pm, the opening of Drawing the Golden Thread, a joint exhibition by Chhan Dina and Frederikke Tu celebrating the beauty and fragility of the natural world. Please RSVP to Artistdina [ @ ] gmail.com.
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Also on Thursday 17, from 6.30 pm, Java Café Independence Monument presents Body of Work, featuring fashion portraiture by Alan James Flux, “a selection of images and sketches that characterize the artistic intent behind the works and how they challenge the aesthetic traditions of the fashion industry.” Until 30 April.
More info

Also on Thursday 17, at 7 pm, Meta House hosts an artist talk with German artist Alfred Banze, for the finissage of his exhibition The Public Is Private, The Private Is Public. Mr. Banze will present a selection of his projects between art and cultural education that he has created over the past 10 years in Berlin and worldwide.
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On Friday 18 at 7 pm at Chaktomuk Theatre, the US Embassy presents an evening of dance by Sophiline Arts Ensemble and Washington DC’s Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company. Tickets at Chaktomuk Theatre or call 077 945 015 / 077 986 015.
More info

On Saturday 19 at 7.30 pm, The Space (#25B Street 21) is hosting First Draft, an art, poetry and booze night (rescheduled from last Friday). Bring booze, snacks, two to three poems, art supplies… and see what happens. This is planned to be a regular (every second Saturday) event.
More info

Please note that the Meta House event Performance Experiments on Saturday 19 has been scaled back, and will be a shorter live music performance with digital visuals, featuring members of Audio Mainline and Invisible Agent.
More info

On Sunday 20 from 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents Front du Bassac, the Chaktomuk Theatre and White Building. Bookings essential, email contact [ at ] ka-tours.org.
More info

Later on Sunday 20Drink and Draw at Show Box. $3 entry provides you two hours with a life model. Starts at 7 pm. B.Y.O drawing materials.
More info

On Monday 21 from 6 pm, Mito Hotel presents a debut exhibition by artist Ranon Phal, a collection of works using ink brush, watercolour, pencil, oil colour and acrylic. Please RSVP at: www.tinyurl.com/HOUatMito.
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Coming up at the end of May, Kampot Arts and Music Association is preparing “a Feastival of trash culture, garage rock’n’roll, hot’n’spicy food, wild and crazy B-grade horror movies (especially vintage Khmer ghost movies) and more than just a bit of burlesque boogaloo.” A general call for volunteers, interested performers and venues is being sent out.
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For a more rock’n’roll musical flavour of Phnom Penh, make sure you follow weekly gig guide LengPleng.com as well.

Fabian Hipp

Kumnooh
fabianhipp@kumnooh.com

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.comand ask to be added to the venue/artists list.


In brief: new and returning…


Thursday 17 at 6 pm, the Insider Gallery at the InterContinental Hotel presents the opening of Drawing the Golden Thread, a joint exhibition by Chhan Dina and Frederikke Tu. Please RSVP to Artistdina [ @ ] gmail.com.
More info

Thursday 17 at 6.30 pm, Java Café Independence Monument presents Body of Work, featuring fashion portraiture by Alan James Flux.
More info

Thursday 17, at 7 pm, Meta House hosts an artist talk with German artist Alfred Banze, for the finissage of his exhibition The Public Is Private, The Private Is Public.
More info

Friday 18 at 7 pm at Chaktomuk Theatre, an evening of dance by Sophiline Arts Ensemble and Washington DC’s Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company. Tickets at Chaktomuk Theatre or call 077 945 015 / 077 986 015.
More info

Saturday 19 at 7.30 pm, The Space (#25B Street 21) is hosting First Draft, an art, poetry and booze night. Bring booze, snacks, two to three poems, art supplies.
More info

Sunday 20 from 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents Front du Bassac, the Chaktomuk Theatre and White Building. Bookings essential, email contact [ at ] ka-tours.org.
More info

Sunday 20 from 7 pm, Drink and Draw at Show Box. $3 entry provides you two hours with a life model.
More info

Monday 21 at 6 pm, Mito Hotel presents a debut exhibition by artist Ranon Phal. Please RSVP at: www.tinyurl.com/HOUatMito.
More info


Ongoing….


Every Tuesday, 7.30 pm at Tim’s Greasy Spoon in Siem Reap, the Spoken Arts night invites writers and readers to share.
More info

Every Tuesday, 6.30 – 7.30 pm, body music classes at the Music Arts School (#14, St 360, BKK1) presented by Eric Ellul.
More info

Every Tuesday and Thursday at 6.30 pm, Bophana Center presents Cine Soiree, an evening of film and discussion. Programme changes every week, across a wide range of cinema experiences.
More info

The Phnom Penh Writers Workshop holds events every second Sunday afternoon for Phnom Penh writers who are interested in discussion and critique of their works in progress.  Next event, March 20.   If you would like to be involved, please contact Claire (clairemarchantcollier [ @ ] gmail.com or John john.christopher.brown [ @ ] gmail.com.

The Lotus Pond Art Gallery at The Plantation present the opening of 36 Views of Phnom Penh, an exhibition by Laurent Villate, celebrating the motley collection of pavements, streets and buildings in the city.

The French Institute presents Café Elephant, an exhibition of work by Czech cartoonist Jiří Slíva, to mark the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the Czech Republic and Cambodia.
More info

At Bophana Center, an exhibition by Erick Gonzalez entitled The Altered Mirror: Reflections from Guatemala and Cambodia, in which the Franco-Guatemalan artist draws on links and his journey between the two countries. Until the end of March.
More info

Meta House hosts an installation by Berlin based artist Alfred Banze: Public Colors, Private Lines, based on experiences at the soon-to-close Sammaki Artspace in Battambang.
More info

Community Art Gallery at The Asia Foundation (St 242) presents of Silhouettes of Tomorrowland by Kong Vollak, using installation and printmaking to portray urbanisation and the development of Phnom Penh.
More info
Even more info

At Sa Sa Bassac, Futurographies: Cambodia – USA – France, a multi=disciplinary exhibition with works by Yim Maline, Marc Eberle, Studio Revolt/Anida Yoeu Ali and Masahiro Sugano, Stuart Isset, Pete Pin, Roland Neveu, Binh Danh, Eng Rithchandaneth, Dave Kyu and Chath Piersath.
More info

The Governor’s House Boutique Hotel (3 Mao Tse Tung Blvd, 100 m from Norodom Blvd) and Little Hearts International present a twofold exhibition by street photographer Vincent de Wilde, Between Salt and Earth and Supervivere, Cambodia Today.
More info

Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra hosts Wonders of 1929, a collection of vintage photographs of Cambodia, the work of Georges Portal, a French actor and director.
More info
Even more info

New Leaf Book Cafe in Siem Reap, has a continuous exhibition for Small Art School, featuring the work of young aspiring Cambodian artists.
More info

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 1995-2014. Now exhibiting in two McDermott Galleries located at FCC Angkor and Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor.
More info

Plae Pakaa, a program of 3 rotating performances of Cambodian traditional arts at the National Museum of Phnom Penh. Friday is a dance show, Saturday opera, and Sunday large shadow puppets. A Cambodian Living Arts production. Every Friday and Saturday, 7 pm (May to September); Monday to Saturday, 7 pm (October to April).
More info

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.
More info
In Battambang: visual arts exhibition from 6.15 pm then circus show at 7 pm.
More info

DanceWorldCambodia offers classes in adult ballet, yoga and Bollywood style.  For more info contact dance@danceworldcambodia.com

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 8 March, 2016

Greetings,

Tonight, Tuesday 8 at 7 pm, Meta House kicks off a three day Cambodian film festival in honour of International Women’s Day, Step it Up. Opening night will feature screenings of The Last Reel, Two Girls Against the Rain, and Choices Made in Life.   Wednesday and Thursday screenings commence at 6.30 pm.
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On Wednesday 9, the Lotus Pond Art Gallery at The Plantation present the opening of 36 Views of Phnom Penh, an exhibition by Laurent Villate, celebrating the motley collection of pavements, streets and buildings in the city. Cocktail reception from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm.
More info

Also on Wednesday 9, a special extra concert in The Piano Shop Classical Music Concert Series at Meta House, students of the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music performing works by Mozart, Schubert, Dvorak and Ravel. $10/$3.
More info

Friday 11 from 5 pm to 6.30 pm, Northbridge International School are holding their IB diploma visual art exhibition, on the themes environment, surrealism and emotions; a chance for the Phnom Penh community  view the students’ work.  Refreshments to be provided.  RSVP to Melanie_ireland [ @ ] nisc.edu.kh

In the latest in a new wave of interactive DIY art and literature nights in Phnom Penh, on Friday 11 from 7.30 pm, The Space (#25B Street 21) is hosting First Draft, an art, poetry and booze night. Bring booze, snacks, two to three poems, art supplies… and see what happens. This is planned to be a regular (every second Saturday) event – but note the first one is a Friday.
More info

On Friday 11 and Saturday 12, Cambodian Living Arts and Global Arts Corps present a new work featuring young artists from Phare Ponleu Selpak, See You Yesterday, fusing theatre and circus skills. Performances are at Black Box Theater at the International School of Phnom Penh, at 7pm. Tickets ($5/$2.50) available from Cambodian Living Arts, Amrita Performing Arts, Java Cafe, National Museum, and ISPP. Contact 077 945 015 / 077 986 015 / boxoffice [ @ ] amritaperformingarts.org.   For transport to the venue, buses are available leaving from Build Bright University at 6 pm sharp, returning after the performance. Tickets $2.50, bookings essential: please call 023 986 032.
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On Saturday 12 at 6 pm, Sa Sa Bassac is screening the documentary From the Heart of Brahma (2014), followed by a conversation with the star Prumsodan Ok and director Robert F. Douglas, as part of the current exhibition Futurographies: Cambodia – USA – France.
More info

On Sunday 13 from 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents Central Phnom Penh by cyclo.   Booking essential, email contact [ at ] ka-tours.org.
More info

On Monday 14, Drink and Draw at Cloud.  Two hours with a life model for $3.  From 7.30 pm.
More info

For a more rock’n’roll musical flavour of Phnom Penh, make sure you follow weekly gig guide LengPleng.com as well.

Fabian Hipp

Kumnooh
fabianhipp@kumnooh.com

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.comand ask to be added to the venue/artists list.


In brief: new and returning…


Tuesday 8 at 7 pm at Meta House, opening night for Step It Up, three day Cambodian film festival in honour of International Women’s Day.
More info

Wednesday 9 at 6.30 pm, the Lotus Pond Art Gallery at The Plantation present the opening of 36 Views of Phnom Penh, an exhibition by Laurent Villate, celebrating the city.
More info

Wednesday 9 at 6.30 pm at Meta House, day two of Step It Up, three day Cambodian film festival in honour of International Women’s Day.
More info

Wednesday 9 at 8 pm, The Piano Shop Classical Music Concert Series at Meta House presents students of the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music performing works by Mozart, Schubert, Dvorak and Ravel.
More info

Thursday 10 at 6.30 pm at Meta House, day three of Step It Up, three day Cambodian film festival in honour of International Women’s Day.
More info

Friday 11 from 5 pm to 6.30 pm at Northbridge International School,  IB diploma visual art exhibition, on the themes environment, surrealism and emotions.  RSVP to Melanie_ireland [ @ ] nisc.edu.kh

Friday 11
from 7.30 pm, The Space (#25B Street 21) is hosting First Draft, an art, poetry and booze night. Bring booze, snacks, two to three poems, art supplies… and see what happens.
More info

Friday 11 at 7 pm at Black Box Theater, Cambodian Living Arts and Global Arts Corps present a new work featuring young artists from Phare Ponleu Selpak, See You Yesterday, fusing theatre and circus skills.
More info

Saturday 12 at 6 pm, Sa Sa Bassac is screening the documentary From the Heart of Brahma (2014), followed by a conversation with the star Prumsodan Ok and director Robert F. Douglas.
More info

Saturday 12 at 7 pm at Black Box Theater, Cambodian Living Arts and Global Arts Corps present a new work featuring young artists from Phare Ponleu Selpak, See You Yesterday, fusing theatre and circus skills.
More info

Sunday 13 from 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents Central Phnom Penh by cyclo.   Booking essential, email contact [ at ] ka-tours.org.
More info

Monday 14, 7.30 pm, Drink and Draw at Cloud.  Two hours with a life model for $3.  From 7.30 pm.
More info


Ongoing….


Every Tuesday, 7.30 pm at Tim’s Greasy Spoon in Siem Reap, the Spoken Arts night invites writers and readers to share.
More info

Every Tuesday, 6.30 – 7.30 pm, body music classes at the Music Arts School (#14, St 360, BKK1) presented by Eric Ellul.
More info

Every Tuesday and Thursday at 6.30 pm, Bophana Center presents Cine Soiree, an evening of film and discussion. Programme changes every week, across a wide range of cinema experiences.
More info

The Phnom Penh Writers Workshop holds events every second Sunday afternoon for Phnom Penh writers who are interested in discussion and critique of their works in progress.  Next event, March 20.   If you would like to be involved, please contact Claire (clairemarchantcollier [ @ ] gmail.com or John john.christopher.brown [ @ ] gmail.com.

The French Institute presents Café Elephant, an exhibition of work by Czech cartoonist Jiří Slíva, to mark the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the Czech Republic and Cambodia.
More info

At Bophana Center, an exhibition by Erick Gonzalez entitled The Altered Mirror: Reflections from Guatemala and Cambodia, in which the Franco-Guatemalan artist draws on links and his journey between the two countries. Until the end of March.
More info

Meta House hosts an installation by Berlin based artist Alfred Banze: Public Colors, Private Lines, based on experiences at the soon-to-close Sammaki Artspace in Battambang.
More info

Community Art Gallery at The Asia Foundation (St 242) presents of Silhouettes of Tomorrowland by Kong Vollak, using installation and printmaking to portray urbanisation and the development of Phnom Penh.
More info
Even more info

At Sa Sa Bassac, Futurographies: Cambodia – USA – France, a multi=disciplinary exhibition with works by Yim Maline, Marc Eberle, Studio Revolt/Anida Yoeu Ali and Masahiro Sugano, Stuart Isset, Pete Pin, Roland Neveu, Binh Danh, Eng Rithchandaneth, Dave Kyu and Chath Piersath.
More info

The Governor’s House Boutique Hotel (3 Mao Tse Tung Blvd, 100 m from Norodom Blvd) and Little Hearts International present a twofold exhibition by street photographer Vincent de Wilde, Between Salt and Earth and Supervivere, Cambodia Today.
More info

Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra hosts Wonders of 1929, a collection of vintage photographs of Cambodia, the work of Georges Portal, a French actor and director.
More info
Even more info

New Leaf Book Cafe in Siem Reap, has a continuous exhibition for Small Art School, featuring the work of young aspiring Cambodian artists.
More info

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 1995-2014. Now exhibiting in two McDermott Galleries located at FCC Angkor and Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor.
More info

Plae Pakaa, a program of 3 rotating performances of Cambodian traditional arts at the National Museum of Phnom Penh. Friday is a dance show, Saturday opera, and Sunday large shadow puppets. A Cambodian Living Arts production. Every Friday and Saturday, 7 pm (May to September); Monday to Saturday, 7 pm (October to April).
More info

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.
More info
In Battambang: visual arts exhibition from 6.15 pm then circus show at 7 pm.
More info

DanceWorldCambodia offers classes in adult ballet, yoga and Bollywood style.  For more info contact dance@danceworldcambodia.com

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 1 March, 2016

Greetings,

Tonight, Tuesday 1, the French Institute presents Café Elephant, an exhibition of work by Czech cartoonist Jiří Slíva, to mark the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the Czech Republic and Cambodia. The opening reception includes gypsy jazz from Corde et Lame. From 6.30 pm.
More info

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On Wednesday 2 from 6 pm at Bophana Center, the opening of an exhibition by Erick Gonzalez entitled The Altered Mirror: Reflections from Guatemala and Cambodia, in which the Franco-Guatemalan artist draws on links and his journey between the two countries. The show runs until the end of March.
More info

Commencing  Wednesday 2 and continuing weekly in March, Phnom Penh Community College presents a series of evening art workshops on the fundamentals of drawing, featuring artist France Damon. Bookings essential.
More info

Also on Wednesday 2, from 7.30 pm at Cloud, Drink and Draw returns with the special theme of 50s pin ups. $3 for two hours.
More info

On Thursday 3 from 6 pm, Romdeng Restaurant hosts the launch of Cambodia Captured: Angkor’s First Photographers In 1860’s Colonial Intrigues, a new book by Jim Mizerski. The book is available from all Friends ‘N’ Stuff retail outlets, and from Monument Books and Toys Cambodia and other Monument Books outlets.
More info
Even more info

On Saturday 5, Meta House hosts the launch of The White Building: a broken utopian dream, by Guy Singer, from 7 pm. Before the launch, a walking tour of the Bassac frontage area, including the White Building itself, starts at 4 pm – RSVP as numbers are limited.
More info

On Sunday 6 from 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents Front du Bassac, the Chaktomuk Theatre and White Building.   Booking essential, email contact [ at ] ka-tours.org.
More info

Later on Sunday 6, Drink and Draw at Show Box. $3 entry provides you two hours with a life model. Starts at 7 pm. B.Y.O drawing materials.
More info

Finally on Sunday 6, from 8 pm, Meta House hosts the latest in the Piano Shop Classical Concert series, with Spanish pianist Luís Avendaño, from the Royal Academy of Music in London, playing Chopin, Mompou, Albeniz and Ginastera.
More info

For a more rock’n’roll musical flavour of Phnom Penh, make sure you follow weekly gig guide LengPleng.com as well.

Fabian Hipp

Kumnooh
fabianhipp@kumnooh.com

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.comand ask to be added to the venue/artists list.

 


In brief: new and returning…


Tuesday 1 from 6.30 pm, the French Institute presents Café Elephant, an exhibition of work by Czech cartoonist Jiří Slíva, plus gypsy jazz from Corde et Lame.
More info

Wednesday 2 at 6 pm at Bophana Center, the opening of an exhibition by Erick Gonzalez entitled The Altered Mirror: Reflections from Guatemala and Cambodia.
More info

Wednesday 2 Phnom Penh Community College presents a series of evening art workshops on the fundamentals of drawing, featuring artist France Damon. Bookings essential.
More info

Wednesday 2, at 7.30 pm at Cloud, Drink and Draw with the special theme of 50s pin ups. $3 for two hours.
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Thursday 3, at 6 pm, Romdeng Restaurant hosts the launch of Cambodia Captured: Angkor’s First Photographers In 1860’s Colonial Intrigues, a new book by Jim Mizerski.
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Saturday 5 at 7 pm, Meta House hosts the launch of The White Building: a broken utopian dream, by Guy Singer, from 7 pm.
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Sunday 6 at 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents Front du Bassac, the Chaktomuk Theatre and White Building.   Booking essential, email contact [ at ] ka-tours.org.
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Sunday 6 at 7 pm, Drink and Draw at Show Box. $3 entry provides you two hours with a life model.
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Sunday 6 at 8 pm, Meta House hosts the latest in the Piano Show Classical Concert series, with Spanish pianist Luís Avendaño, from the Royal Academy of Music in London, playing Chopin, Mompou, Albeniz and Ginastera.
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Ongoing….


Every Tuesday, 7.30 pm at Tim’s Greasy Spoon in Siem Reap, the Spoken Arts night invites writers and readers to share.
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Every Tuesday, 6.30 – 7.30 pm, body music classes at the Music Arts School (#14, St 360, BKK1) presented by Eric Ellul.
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Every Tuesday and Thursday at 6.30 pm, Bophana Center presents Cine Soiree, an evening of film and discussion. Programme changes every week, across a wide range of cinema experiences.
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The Phnom Penh Writers Workshop holds events every second Sunday afternoon for Phnom Penh writers who are interested in discussion and critique of their works in progress.  Next event, March 6.   If you would like to be involved, please contact Claire (clairemarchantcollier [ @ ] gmail.com or John john.christopher.brown [ @ ] gmail.com.

Meta House hosts an installation by Berlin based artist Alfred Banze: Public Colors, Private Lines, based on experiences at the soon-to-close Sammaki Artspace in Battambang.
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Community Art Gallery at The Asia Foundation (St 242) presents of Silhouettes of Tomorrowland by Kong Vollak, using installation and printmaking to portray urbanisation and the development of Phnom Penh.
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At Sa Sa Bassac, Futurographies: Cambodia – USA – France, a multi=disciplinary exhibition with works by Yim Maline, Marc Eberle, Studio Revolt/Anida Yoeu Ali and Masahiro Sugano, Stuart Isset, Pete Pin, Roland Neveu, Binh Danh, Eng Rithchandaneth, Dave Kyu and Chath Piersath.
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The Governor’s House Boutique Hotel (3 Mao Tse Tung Blvd, 100 m from Norodom Blvd) and Little Hearts International present a twofold exhibition by street photographer Vincent de Wilde, Between Salt and Earth and Supervivere, Cambodia Today.
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At Romcheik 5 Artspace in Battambang, a retrospective exhibition of paintings by Sin Rithy, Endlessly.
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Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra hosts Wonders of 1929, a collection of vintage photographs of Cambodia, the work of Georges Portal, a French actor and director.
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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 1995-2014. Now exhibiting in two McDermott Galleries located at FCC Angkor 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. Friday is a dance show, Saturday opera, and Sunday large shadow puppets. 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 adult ballet, yoga and Bollywood style.  For more info contact dance@danceworldcambodia.com