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Lady Penh: what to do in Phnom Penh?

Lady Penh is the founder of Phnom Penh and tells you about what's going on in Phnom Penh!

not to miss!
D+2  Thu. 30/04, 18:30 - Jose Manuel Paredes @ Lemon Tree
D+3  Fri. 01/05, 18:30 - Thank God It's Friday with Mike's Burger @ Kingdom Breweries
D+4  Sat. 02/05, 18:30 - Murder Mystery Night @ The Willow
D+4  Sat. 02/05, 19:00 - The Phnom Penh Players: ROMEO Y JULIET @ The Mansion
D+5  Sun. 03/05, 10:00 - 5 de Mayo Fiesta! @ Alma Café
Tuesday, April 28
exhibition
18:00 Art Opening: "Creative Charcoal" @ ARTillery
 
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For Women's Day this year, a special competition asked fine art students from the Royal University of Fine Arts to create artwork that addressed the issue of women’s empowerment in Cambodia.

Creative Charcoal is a special collection from these students, illustrating a social message as well as their talent. The artwork of the competition's 13 finalists is on display at ARTillery on St. 240 1/2.

In partnership with Sustainable Green Fuel Enterprises (SGFE) the winning artwork has been printed on SGFE's char-briquette charcoal bags which are used in thousands of homes, shops and restaurants around Cambodia - spreading the social message these students have illustrated.

Join us to celebrate these young artists in their first exhibition, and support the power of the arts for social change!

Free wine and refreshments the first hour, with Artist Discussion at 7:00pm.

We look forward to welcoming you on the Street 240 and a half!

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cinema
20:30 THE KILLING FIELDS (1985) @ The Flicks 2
 
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Sydney Schanberg is a New York Times journalist covering the civil war in Cambodia. Together with local representative Dith Pran, they cover some of the tragedy and madness of the war, in Phnom Penh.

When the American forces leave, Dith Pran sends his family with them, but stays behind himself to help Schanberg cover the event. As an American, Schanberg won't have any trouble leaving the country, but the situation is different for Pran; he's a local, and the Khmer Rouge are moving in.

The Killing Fields is a suspenseful and exhilarating experience, a journey through an apocalyptic landscape that features one shocking image after another. Watch, and you'll see why the film is so acclaimed and a must-see for everybody in Cambodia; locals as visitors.

(141 minutes, biography, drama, history)

Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92zK2w78J-c

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Regulars and reminders
exhibition
"Undivided Nature" by Sin Rithy @ Romeet Gallery
 
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Romeet is pleased to present “Undivided Nature; the death within life / the life within death”, a solo exhibition by the Battambang based artist Sin Rithy.

This exhibition is a discussion of contradictions around several life & death forces. As long as life is, life is an empty blank space in which all stories can be written. Death, as a never-ending and certain journey, is full. Emptiness is the direct experience of boundless, ever-expanding and undivided nature.

Sin Rithy makes this exhibition literally alive, by including living animals and textiles waving in the wind. Nature, not in its botanical aspect but instead referring to the human being, the intrinsic instinct, represented through animals, conflict, canvas, wood or portraits is the main subject of Rithy’s works; but with this omniscient question: what is full and what is empty?

Overtaking sadness and pity, artist Sin Rithy tries to pictures emotions and feelings and to give to the audience an expression of the invisible wich always occupied emptiness to make it fullness.

Subjects of this Sin Rithy exhibition reveal the artist awareness of his past and thereby his redemption.

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sports
12:15 Slow Flow Yoga (Alison) @ Yoga Phnom Penh
 
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Vinyasa Flow slowing things down for the heat of the day!

All Levels.

1 drop in class $ 8 10 drop in class pass $ 70

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visit
13:30 Daily Photo Tour & Workshop @ FCC
 
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Professional Photographer Michael Klinkhamer is leading a casual-high learning curve photography workshop-tour in Phnom Penh.

During the 4-hour tour you will learn to set your camera for optimum results and discover Phnom Penh City with your camera.

This photo workshop is designed to make you a better photographer.

Costs:

1/2 day from 1.30pm until 5.15pm from $55 per person.

Full day from 9.30am until 5.15pm $110,- p.p.

Includes all transportation by stand-by tuk-tuk-optional, ferry ride, fees and waters.

For Bookings Call: +855 (0) 60873847

website: www.klinkphoto.com

www.facebook.com/cambodiaphototours

Organized by: Cambodia Photo Tours

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sports
19:30 Dodgeball Night! @ PP Dodgeball Field
 
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Join in with Dodgeball, every Tuesday AND Thursday from July 22 from 7.30pm to 9.30pm at #55-57, Street 123 (near the Russian Market).

Starting off at 7.30pm, so arrive a bit earlier :-)

Dodgeball, a sport, a time to peg a friend or enemy, a fantastic workout and most of all the chance for triumph.

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sports
20:00 Ultimate Frisbee @ 3G Field on National Assembly Road
 
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We play Tuesdays on the 3g fields at 8pm, Wednesdays at 4.30pm on the ISPP fields (street 380 directly across from Blue Pumpkin), and Sundays from 3.30 to sundown at Northbridge.

New players (of all experience levels and genders) are welcome on any or all of these days.

Email jaredcahners@gmail.com to let us know you are coming!

http://www.phnompenhultimate.com

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party
21:00 Funk House @ Pontoon Pulse
 
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With Alan Ritchie and Lefty Stryker. The Best Funk House in the World.

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exhibition
"Manu" by Sothea Thang @ The Plantation
 
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Manu is a unique and impressive collection of two-metre high harmonious and uncluttered creations started one year ago. Representing the cycle of life, they follow the process of development of a human being, from the simplest primitive form to the most sophisticated structures.

Sothea Thang graduated from the Norton University where he studied architecture, Sothea opened his first exhibition in 2009, when a friend who saw one of his drawings, convinced him to organize it. Six exhibitions of paintings later Sothea started to explore new horizons: sculpture.

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