Kumnooh: arts guide for Cambodia, week commencing 28 February 2017

Greetings,

Tonight, Tuesday 28 at 6 pm, Meta House hosts a photographic exhibition, Cambodia Reawakening – One Year After The Khmer Rouge by John Burgess, a record of his visit to Cambodia in April 1980. There will be an artist talk at 8 pm.
More info

Also Tuesday 28, at 7 pm, an artist talk at N o w h e r e art studio/gallery by Erin Gleeson, curator, writer and the co-founding artistic director of Phnom Penh-based non-profit exhibition space, reading room and resource center Sa Sa Bassac.
More info

Over three nights this week Meta House presents short film nights from the Berlin Interfilm international short film contest. Wednesday 1 features the best human rights shorts of 2016, Thursday 2 the best Chinese shorts of 2016, and Friday 3 all the category winners for 2016. 7 pm starts.
More info

On Thursday 2, the opening of a new exhibition by Frederikke Tu, Deconstruct+ at The Insider Gallery Intercontinental Phnom Penh, based on observations of daily life in Phnom Penh. “Deconstruct + produces a coherent creative immersion and importance of the people contributing to and coping with the rapid changes amidst a building boom and a city racing to meet the 21st century.” From 6 pm, runs until April 15.
More info

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The Cambodian International Film Festival opens this Friday 3 a special outdoor screening and concert from 5.30 pm at Koh Pich, then continues through until Thursday 9 with over 160 screenings of films from more than 40 countries on many screens in Phnom Penh.
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On Friday 3, from 6.30 pm, Cloud hosts the opening of an exhibition of the paintings of Braeton Howard entitled KetaMind. “Through colors, mixtures and designs, I express my visions emotions as honestly as I can on canvas. I’ve had both, epiphanous and viciously intense experiences with psychedelic drugs. I believe in spreading awareness of the positive and negative results of drug use.”
More info

On Friday 3 at The Box Office, The Comedy Club Cambodia presents Comedic Stylings, a night of stand up comedy. Free entrance. From 8 pm.
More info

On Friday 3 and Saturday 4 at 7 pm, at the Department of Performing Arts, the Phnom Penh Players present a production of Terry Pratchett’s Wyrd Sisters – a take on Macbeth. Tickets available from Box Office, Show Box, Eleven One Kitchen and Tusk.
More info

On Saturday 4, the FCC presents a new exhibition by photographer Johan Bünger, The Soul of Cambodia, showing the daily life of the Cambodian people in all its diversity. From 6 pm.
More info

On Sunday 5 Khmer Architecture Tours presents Front du Bassac, the Chaktomuk Theatre and White Building. 8.30 am start, reservations essential.
More info

On Sunday 5 at CloudDrink and Draw: two hours with a life model for $3. Starts 7 pm.
More info

Coming soon:

  • spoken word open mic #7 at The L Bar, March 11
  • Two workshops at N o w h e r e art studio/gallery: self-portrait acrylic on canvas on March 11 at 1 pm and rubber stamping for beginners on March 15 at 6.30 pm.
    More info
  • The Object(s) of Collecting opening at Java Café Independence on March 15

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.com and ask to be added to the venue/artists list.

 


In brief: new and returning…


Tuesday 28, 6 pm, Meta House hosts a photographic exhibition, Cambodia Reawakening – One Year After The Khmer Rouge by John Burgess, with artist talk at 8 pm.
More info

Tuesday 28, at 7 pm, an artist talk at N o w h e r e art studio/gallery by Erin Gleeson, curator, writer and the co-founding artistic director Sa Sa Bassac.
More info

Wednesday 1, 7 pm, Meta House presents the best human rights shorts of 2016 from the Berlin Interfilm international short film contest.
More info

Thursday 2, 6 pm, the opening of a new exhibition by Frederikke Tu, Deconstruct+ at The Insider Gallery Intercontinental Phnom Penh, based on observations of daily life in Phnom Penh.
More info

Thursday 2, 7 pm, Meta House presents the best Chinese shorts of 2016 from the Berlin Interfilm international short film contest.
More info

Friday 3, 6.30 pm, Cloud hosts the opening of an exhibition of the paintings of Braeton Howard entitled KetaMind.
More info

Friday 3, 7 pm, Meta House presents all 2016 category winnners from the Berlin Interfilm international short film contest.
More info

Friday 3, 8 pm at The Box Office, The Comedy Club Cambodia presents Comedic Stylings.
More info

Friday 3 and Saturday 4, 7 pm, at the Department of Performing Arts, the Phnom Penh Players present a production of Terry Pratchett’s Wyrd Sisters.
More info

Friday 3, 5.30 pm, the Cambodian International Film Festival opens with a special outdoor screening and concert at Koh Pich. The festival continues until Thursday 9.
More info

Saturday 4, 6 pm, the FCC presents a new exhibition by photographer Johan Bünger, The Soul of Cambodia, showing the daily life of the Cambodian people.
More info

Sunday 5, 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents Front du Bassac, the Chaktomuk Theatre and White Building.
More info

Sunday 6, 7 pm at Show BoxDrink and Draw: two hours with a life model for $3.
More info

 


Ongoing….


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 third Wednesday, 7.30 pm at The Harbour in Siem Reap, the Spoken Arts night invites writers and readers to share.
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. If you would like to be involved, please contact Claire (clairemarchantcollier [ @ ] gmail.com or John john.christopher.brown [ @ ] gmail.com.

Krama Spirit by Andre-Louis Becht at the Lotus Pond Gallery at The Plantation, 12 canvasses inspired by the traditional Cambodian garment and statement of Khmer identity, the krama.
More info

The French Institute presents the opening of From the studio to fine art, an exhibition by Sopheap Pich which features a partial re-creation of the artist’s studio inside the gallery space. Until March 18.
More info

Performing arts courses at Brighton International School (#79 street 310) for ages 4 – 6 and 7 – 11 – singing, dancing, acting, every Saturday.
More info

Java Café Independence presents There’s A Ghost In My House, Drawings and Paper Cuts by Philip Faulks.
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

The Traditional Dance Show, presented by Cambodian Living Arts, takes place at the National Museum stage. The hour-long performance showcases classical and folk dances from across Cambodia, including the famous Apsara. Every night Monday-Saturday (October-April) and every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday (May to September).
More info

Phare Ponleu Selpak, the famous Cambodian circus school offers nightly performances in Siem Reap and performances on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays in 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 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 21 February, 2017

Greetings,

On Wednesday 22, collaborating artists Amy Lien and Enzo Camacho will present their works-in-progress produced over the course of the past six weeks of their Pisaot residency with Sa Sa Art Projects at The White Building.  An artists’ talk at 6 pm will be followed by an open studio until 8.30 pm.
More info

Also on Wednesday 22, from 6.30 pm, the opening of Krama Spirit by Andre-Louis Becht at the Lotus Pond Gallery at The Plantation, 12 canvasses inspired by the traditional Cambodian garment and statement of Khmer identity, the krama.
More info

At the National Library of Cambodia on Wednesday 22, at 7 pm, the Khmer puppet theatre company Kok Thlok will perform some episodes of the Reamker with large shadow puppets (sbek thom). A 55 minute show in Khmer with English subtitles. Free entrance.
More info

On Thursday 23, from 6.30 pm, at Sa Sa Bassac, the first event in the READ! programme will feature the launch of a new Khmer-language book, Vitheavy 2016, published by Kampu-Mera Editions. Editor and contributing author So Phina will lead a series of readings, a discussion and Q&A. Khmer event with English interpretation.
More info

On Friday 24 and Saturday 25 at 7 pm, at the Department of Performing Arts, the Phnom Penh Players present a production of Terry Pratchett’s Wyrd Sisters – a take on Macbeth. Tickets available from Box Office, Show Box, Eleven One Kitchen and Tusk. Two more shows on the follow weekend, March 3 and 4.
More info

Two workshops this weekend at N o w h e r e art studio/gallery: Basics of Calligraphy on Saturday 25 at 1 pm and Block Printing on Fabric on Sunday 26 at 12 noon.
More info

On Sunday 26 Khmer Architecture Tours presents 1960s Houses and Villas in Toul Kork, including the White Building in Bassac. 8.30 am start, reservations essential.
More info

On Monday 27 at CloudDrink and Draw: two hours with a life model for $3. Starts 7.30 pm, after additional drawing class at 7 pm for $1.
More info

Coming soon:

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.com and ask to be added to the venue/artists list.


In brief: new and returning…


Wednesday 22, 6 pm, artists’ talk and open studio by Amy Lien and Enzo Camacho with Sa Sa Art Projects at The White Building.
More info

Wednesday 22, 6.30 pm, the opening of Krama Spirit by Andre-Louis Becht at the Lotus Pond Gallery at The Plantation.
More info

Wednesday 22, 7 pm at the National Library of Cambodia Kok Thlok will perform some episodes of the Reamker with large shadow puppets (sbek thom).
More info

Thursday 23, 6.30 pm at Sa Sa Bassac, the launch of a new Khmer-language book, Vitheavy 2016, published by Kampu-Mera Editions. Readings, a discussion and Q&A.
More info

Friday 24 and Saturday 25 at 7 pm, at the Department of Performing Arts, the Phnom Penh Players present a production of Terry Pratchett’s Wyrd Sisters.
More info

Saturday 25, 1 pm, N o w h e r e art studio/gallery offers Basics of Calligraphy workshop.
More info

Sunday 26, 12 noon, N o w h e r e art studio/gallery offers Basics of Calligraphy workshop.
More info

Sunday 26, 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents 1960s Houses and Villas in Toul Kork, including the White Building in Bassac.
More info

Monday 27, 7.30 pm at CloudDrink and Draw: two hours with a life model for $3. Additional drawing class at 7 pm for $1.
More info

 


Ongoing….


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 third Wednesday, 7.30 pm at The Harbour in Siem Reap, the Spoken Arts night invites writers and readers to share.
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. If you would like to be involved, please contact Claire (clairemarchantcollier [ @ ] gmail.com or John john.christopher.brown [ @ ] gmail.com.

The French Institute presents the opening of From the studio to fine art, an exhibition by Sopheap Pich which features a partial re-creation of the artist’s studio inside the gallery space. Until March 18.
More info

Performing arts courses at Brighton International School (#79 street 310) for ages 4 – 6 and 7 – 11 – singing, dancing, acting, every Saturday.
More info

Java Café Independence presents There’s A Ghost In My House, Drawings and Paper Cuts by Philip Faulks.
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

The Traditional Dance Show, presented by Cambodian Living Arts, takes place at the National Museum stage. The hour-long performance showcases classical and folk dances from across Cambodia, including the famous Apsara. Every night Monday-Saturday (October-April) and every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday (May to September).

More info

Phare Ponleu Selpak, the famous Cambodian circus school offers nightly performances in Siem Reap and performances on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays in 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 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 14 February, 2017

Greetings,

At Muse Café (St 13 & St 178) on Wednesday 15 from 7.30 pm, the monthly literary night will include readings from many – writers and readers both seasoned and raw are welcome to attend.
More info

On Thursday 16 from 6.30 pm, the French Institute presents the opening of From the studio to fine art, an exhibition by Sopheap Pich which features a partial re-creation of the artist’s studio inside the gallery space. Until March 18.
More info

On Saturday 18, the French Institute hosts an arts workshop based on the Eadward Muybridge photographs of elephants in motion. 10 am – 12.30 pm.
More info

New performing arts courses launch this Saturday 18 at Brighton International School (#79 street 310) for ages 4 – 6 and 7 – 11 – singing, dancing, acting, every Saturday.
More info

N o w h e r e art studio/gallery presents a class on rubber stamping for beginners on Saturday 18, from 1 pm, and self-portrait acrylic on canvas on Sunday 19 from 1 pm also.
More info

On Sunday 19 Khmer Architecture Tours presents Front du Bassac, the Chaktomuk Theatre and White Building. 8.30 am start, reservations essential.
More info

On Sunday 19, 7 pm at Show BoxDrink and Draw: two hours with a life model for $3.
More info

Also on Sunday 19, at 8 pm, Vienna Serenade, a garden concert at Raffles Hotel Le Royal featuring a woodwind trio of Anton Isselhardt (flute) Daisy Kim (oboe) and Michele Bowen (bassoon) playing works by Mozart, Beethoven and WFE Bach. $10/$3.
More info

Coming soon:

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.com and ask to be added to the venue/artists list. 


In brief: new and returning…


Wednesday 15, 7.30 pm, Muse Café (St 13 & St 178) hosts its monthly literary night.
More info

Thursday 16, 6.30 pm, the French Institute presents the opening of From the studio to fine art, an exhibition by Sopheap Pich.
More info

Saturday 18, 10 am, the French Institute hosts an arts workshop based on the Eadward Muybridge photographs of elephants in motion.
More info

Saturday 18, new performing arts courses launch at Brighton International School (#79 street 310) for ages 4 – 6 and 7 – 11.
More info

Saturday 18, 1 pm, N o w h e r e art studio/gallery presents a class on rubber stamping for beginners.
More info

Sunday 19 Khmer Architecture Tours presents Front du Bassac, the Chaktomuk Theatre and White Building. 8.30 am start, reservations essential.
More info

Sunday 19, 1 pm, N o w h e r e art studio/gallery presents a class on self-portrait acrylic on canvas.
More info

Sunday 19, 7 pm at Show BoxDrink and Draw: two hours with a life model for $3.
More info

Sunday 19, 8 pm, Vienna Serenade, a garden concert at Raffles Hotel Le Royal featuring a woodwind trio playing works by Mozart, Beethoven and WFE Bach. $10/$3.
More info


Ongoing….


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 third Wednesday, 7.30 pm at The Harbour in Siem Reap, the Spoken Arts night invites writers and readers to share.
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. If you would like to be involved, please contact Claire (clairemarchantcollier [ @ ] gmail.com or John john.christopher.brown [ @ ] gmail.com.

Meta House host Into The Dark: Human Costs Of The Southeast Asia’s Ice Epidemic, an exhibition by German photographer Benjamin Haselberger on the underworld of crystal methamphetamine in Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar and the Philippines.
More info

At the Insider Gallery at the Intercontinental Hotel, the opening of an art exhibition by Grace H. Gutekanst, Enigmatic.
More info

At the Lotus Pond Gallery, Plantation urban resort & spa, Sampot civilisé, an exhibition by Chan Dany, examining the role and uses of the Cambodian silk garment sampot.
More info

Java Café Independence presents There’s A Ghost In My House, Drawings and Paper Cuts by Philip Faulks.
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

The Traditional Dance Show, presented by Cambodian Living Arts, takes place at the National Museum stage. The hour-long performance showcases classical and folk dances from across Cambodia, including the famous Apsara. Every night Monday-Saturday (October-April) and every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday (May to September).

More info

Phare Ponleu Selpak, the famous Cambodian circus school offers nightly performances in Siem Reap and performances on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays in 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 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: arts guide for Cambodia, week commencing 7 February 2017

Greetings,

Tonight, Tuesday 7 at 6 pm at Meta House, the opening of Into The Dark: Human Costs Of The Southeast Asia’s Ice Epidemic, an exhibition by German photographer Benjamin Haselberger on the underworld of crystal methamphetamine in Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar and the Philippines. From 8 pm, an artist talk, presentation and screening of documentaries on meth abuse in the region.
More info

On Wednesday 8 at the French Institute, a special presentation by Romain Puértolas, author of The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir who got Trapped in an Ikea Wardrobe. From 6.30 pm.
More info

On Thursday 9 at 6 pm, Meta House presents a photographic exhibition and book launch by Omar Havana, Endurance, on the impact and consequences of the Kathmandu earthquake in 2015. A selection of photographs will be exhibited and the book will be on sale. Omar will hold a talk from 7 pm.
More info

Also on Thursday 9, from 7 pm Sophiline Arts Ensemble will perform on the helipad on the top of the Canadia Bank building. 100 tickets are available for $50 inclusive of food & soft drinks, and can be purchased at Java Café Independence, The 240, and Canadia Tower information counter.
More info

On Friday 10, Sa Sa Bassac commences a three month programme, READ, aimed at highlighting and activating their by-donation reading room, both in their exhibition space and online. Reception from 6 pm to 8 pm.
More info

At Meta House on Saturday 11, from 7 pm, Chaktomuk Film Insight 2017, a presentation of new Cambodian short films, from the Chaktomuk Short Film Festival. The screening will be followed by Q&A with filmmakers.
More info

On Saturday 11 from 7.30 pm, spoken word #6 at The L Bar – all comers encouraged to read, perform, tell a joke, or be good audience.
More info

On Sunday 12 Khmer Architecture Tours presents Central Phnom Penh by cyclo. 8.30 am start, reservations essential.
More info

Monday 13, 7.30 pm at CloudDrink and Draw: two hours with a life model for $3. Special additional drawing class at 7 pm for $1.
More info

Coming soon:

From the studio to fine art, an exhibition by Sopheap Pich opening at the French Institute on February 16.

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.com and ask to be added to the venue/artists list.


In brief: new and returning…


Tuesday 7, 6 pm at Meta House, the opening of Into The Dark: Human Costs Of The Southeast Asia’s Ice Epidemic, an exhibition by German photographer Benjamin Haselberger. From 8 pm, an artist talk, presentation and screening of documentaries on meth abuse in the region.
More info

Wednesday 8, 6.30 pm the French Institute, a special presentation by Romain Puértolas, author of The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir who got Trapped in an Ikea Wardrobe.
More info

Thursday 9, 6 pm, Meta House presents a photographic exhibition and book launch by Omar Havana, Endurance, on the impact and consequences of the Kathmandu earthquake in 2015.
More info

Thursday 9, 7 pm, Sophiline Arts Ensemble will perform on the helipad on the top of the Canadia Bank building.
More info

Friday 10, 6 pm, Sa Sa Bassac commences a three month programme, READ, aimed at highlighting and activating their by-donation reading room.
More info

Saturday 11, 7 pm at Meta House, Chaktomuk Film Insight 2017, a presentation of new Cambodian short films plus Q&A with filmmakers.
More info

Saturday 11, 7.30 pm, spoken word #6 at The L Bar.
More info

Sunday 12, 8.30 am Khmer Architecture Tours presents Central Phnom Penh by cyclo.
More info

Monday 13, 7.30 pm at CloudDrink and Draw: two hours with a life model for $3. Special additional drawing class at 7 pm for $1.
More info


Ongoing….


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 third Wednesday, 7.30 pm at The Harbour in Siem Reap, the Spoken Arts night invites writers and readers to share.
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. If you would like to be involved, please contact Claire (clairemarchantcollier [ @ ] gmail.com or John john.christopher.brown [ @ ] gmail.com.

At the Insider Gallery at the Intercontinental Hotel, the opening of an art exhibition by Grace H. Gutekanst, Enigmatic.
More info

At the Lotus Pond Gallery, Plantation urban resort & spa, Sampot civilisé, an exhibition by Chan Dany, examining the role and uses of the Cambodian silk garment sampot.
More info

Java Café Independence presents There’s A Ghost In My House, Drawings and Paper Cuts by Philip Faulks.
More info

The FCC hosts Resilience, a photographic exhibition featuring the work of Tim Page, George Nickels and John Rodsted, to mark the 25th anniversary of the Paris Peace Agreement, in collaboration with Constable Gallery at Large and the Cambodia Peace Museum project. Show runs until the end of January.
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

The Traditional Dance Show, presented by Cambodian Living Arts, takes place at the National Museum stage. The hour-long performance showcases classical and folk dances from across Cambodia, including the famous Apsara. Every night Monday-Saturday (October-April) and every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday (May to September).
More info

Phare Ponleu Selpak, the famous Cambodian circus school offers nightly performances in Siem Reap and performances on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays in 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 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 31 January, 2017

Greetings,

On Thursday 2, from 6 pm at the Insider Gallery at the Intercontinental Hotel, the opening of an art exhibition by Grace H. Gutekanst, Enigmatic.
More info

On Thursday 2 at the French Institute, a contemporary dance performance by the dancer Hun Pen. “Her dance uses body motions meant to speak both a universal and poetic language in which what she translates, opposes and synthesizes are the complex and contradictory feelings forming everyone’s identity.” 6.30 pm, $10/$5
More info

At Meta House on Thursday 2, the Saraswati Publishing launches Velon: Temple of the Leper King, a new novel by Bob Couttie. From 7 pm.
More info

On Saturday 4, from 2.30 pm, Cloud is hosting an art talk, in French, by Erick Gonzalez: an introduction to pop art.
More info

On Sunday 5 Khmer Architecture Tours presents Front du Bassac, the Chaktomuk Theatre and White Building. 8.30 am start, reservations essential.
More info

Sunday 5, 7 pm at Show BoxDrink and Draw: two hours with a life model for $3.
More info

Coming soon:

  • Sophiline Arts Ensemble dance performance on the helipad on the top of the Canadia Bank building, on February 9. 100 tickets are available for $50 inclusive of food & soft drinks, and can be purchased at Java Café Independence, The 240, and Canadia Tower information counter.
  • spoken word #6 at The L Bar on February 11
  • From the studio to fine art, an exhibition by Sopheap Pich opening at the French Institute on February 16

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
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In brief: new and returning…


Thursday 2, 6 pm at the Insider Gallery at the Intercontinental Hotel, the opening of an art exhibition by Grace H. Gutekanst, Enigmatic.
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Thursday 2, 6.30 pm at the French Institute, a contemporary dance performance by the dancer Hun Pen.
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Thursday 2, 7 pm, the Saraswati Publishing launches Velon: Temple of the Leper King, a new novel by Bob Couttie.
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Saturday 4, 2.30 pm, Cloud is hosting an art talk, in French, by Erick Gonzalez: an introduction to pop art.
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Sunday 5, 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents Front du Bassac, the Chaktomuk Theatre and White Building.
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Sunday 5, 7 pm at Show BoxDrink and Draw: two hours with a life model for $3.
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Ongoing….


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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Every third Wednesday, 7.30 pm at The Harbour in Siem Reap, the Spoken Arts night invites writers and readers to share.
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Every Saturday morning at 10 am Coin Café presents free apsara dance classes for children.
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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. If you would like to be involved, please contact Claire (clairemarchantcollier [ @ ] gmail.com or John john.christopher.brown [ @ ] gmail.com.

At the Lotus Pond Gallery, Plantation urban resort & spa, Sampot civilisé, an exhibition by Chan Dany, examining the role and uses of the Cambodian silk garment sampot.
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Java Café Independence presents There’s A Ghost In My House, Drawings and Paper Cuts by Philip Faulks.
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The FCC hosts Resilience, a photographic exhibition featuring the work of Tim Page, George Nickels and John Rodsted, to mark the 25th anniversary of the Paris Peace Agreement, in collaboration with Constable Gallery at Large and the Cambodia Peace Museum project. Show runs until the end of January.
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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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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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The Traditional Dance Show, presented by Cambodian Living Arts, takes place at the National Museum stage. The hour-long performance showcases classical and folk dances from across Cambodia, including the famous Apsara. Every night Monday-Saturday (October-April) and every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday (May to September).
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Phare Ponleu Selpak, the famous Cambodian circus school offers nightly performances in Siem Reap and performances on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays in 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 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