Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 29 August, 2017

Greetings,

On Friday 1, Cloud hosts another Paint and Sip event – $20 for all materials and a glass of wine. No painting experience necessary. Seats limited. 5.30 – 7.30 pm.
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From Saturday 2, an exhibition of street art at KBach Gallery in advance of a charity auction at the Sofitel on September 10. Open until 8 September. More on KBach here.
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On Saturday 2 from 6 pm, the spoken word event A nook for rhyme crooks returns to Cloud: “a dead-poets society-esque safe space dedicated to creative expression, nonjudgmental acceptance, and the culture of listening.”
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Monday 4, the Phnom Penh Film and Book Club kicks off its first meeting at Java Independence at 7 pm with discussion of Lord of the Flies.
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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…


Friday 1, 5.30 pm, Cloud hosts another Paint and Sip event – $20 for all materials and a glass of wine. No painting experience necessary. Seats limited.
More info

Saturday 2, 11 am, an exhibition of street art at KBach Gallery in advance of a charity auction. Through to September 8.
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Saturday 2, 6 pm, the spoken word event A nook for rhyme crooks returns to Cloud.
More info

Monday 4, 7 pm, the Phnom Penh Film and Book Club at Java Independence discusses Lord of the Flies.
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Ongoing….


Most Sundays (and occasionally Saturdays) Khmer Architecture Tours presents a range of the architectural wonders of Phnom Penh. 8.30 am start, reservations essential.
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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.

Neverland Art Space hosts a group art exhibition, Whatever Comes featuring 13 artists from Cambodia and the region.
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Java Tuol Kork hosts Creative Generation, the first of a series of five exhibitions supporting local artists across a range of media – in this case, fashion and photography by Chang Shanghai.
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At Chinese House, Phnom Penh Primitive: Night of the Iguana a new exhibition of paintings by Julien Poulson, founder of The Cambodian Space Project, inspired by Phnom Penh nightlife and the music of Iggy Pop.
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At Meta House, Waiting for the Ice Melt, an exhibition in which the artist Nget Chanpenh of the Romcheik 5 Collective of Battambang retraces a 18-month period living under the influence of crystal meth.
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Meta House hosts Mythology of Form, an exhibition of pieces by German painter and Phnom Penh resident Clement Jesch.
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At the French Institute, Kbach Roam (Dance Pattern), an exhibition of historic photographs documenting the postures and poses of the Cambodian Royal Ballet, by George Groslier, long time director of the National Museum of Phnom Penh. The glass negatives dating from 1917 have recently been restored and digitised. Runs until September 7.
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Every Saturday morning at 10 am Coin Café presents free apsara dance classes for children.
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Performing arts courses at Brighton International School (#79 street 310) for ages 4 – 6 and 7 – 11 – singing, dancing, acting, every Saturday.
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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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DanceWorldCambodia
 offers classes in adult ballet, yoga and Bollywood style.  For more info contact dance@danceworldcambodia.com

 

 

 

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