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.
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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
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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.
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On Saturday 4, from 2.30 pm, Cloud is hosting an art talk, in French, by Erick Gonzalez: an introduction to pop art.
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On Sunday 5 Khmer Architecture Tours presents Front du Bassac, the Chaktomuk Theatre and White Building. 8.30 am start, reservations essential.
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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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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
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…


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

Thursday 2, 6.30 pm at the French Institute, a contemporary dance performance by the dancer Hun Pen.
More info

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

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

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

Sunday 5, 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.
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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

 

 

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