CHAKTOMUK FILM INSIGHT
Short film screening including ‘Fist Full of Pebbles’ and ‘Revive’ followed by a Q&A with the directors as part of Chaktomuk Short Film Festival.
Bophana Center, #64, Street 200. Thursday, August 11, 18:30
Old school bingo hosted by Ducky and Aneth. Prizes include free beer, cash pot, and prizes from sponsors Super Duper Supermarket. $1 entry fee.
Showbox, #11, Street 330. Thursday, August 11, 20:00
A pop show from first year professional design students from LIMKOKWING University, students use broken toys and figures, reconstructing them with the use of spray painted pencils, illustrations and photographs.
Cloud, 32Eo, Ville de Phnom Penh. Friday, August 12, 18:00- Saturday, August 13, 23:00
TURTLE CLUB PROJECT
Short films and talks to generate intergenerational dialogue between Khmer Rouge Survivors and the Cambodian youth.
Meta House, #37 Sothearos Blvd. Friday, August 12, 19:00
The best Belgium beers and beats in town featuring DJ WEZ-T.
Meta House, #37 Sothearos Blvd. Friday, August 12, 21:00
The Courageous Turtle a play about a student and a farmer talking about a superhero turtle. The play teaches students about the Khmer Rouge regime and is now going nation wide. Entry is free.
Meta House, #37 Sothearos Blvd. Saturday, August 13, 10:00
Come for a lazy Sunday lunch filled with delicious cakes, pies, Riel beers, and a raffle with great prizes. Proceeds going towards animal shelter and treatment group Animal Rescue Cambodia.
The Pelican Food Company, #52, Street 282. Sunday, August 14, 11:30-18:30
DRINK AND DRAW
Life drawing and drinking, $3 entry for two hours with a life model.
Showbox #11, Street 330. Sunday, August 14, 19:00
CHAM IDENTITIES IN A GLOBAL AGE
A lecture in Khmer by Dr Kok-Thay Eng, Director of the Cambodia Institute for Pace and Development on the stygmatization of Cham Muslims and their attempts to revive their community.
Bophana Center, #64, Street 200. Wednesday, August 17, 18:30
Music and Nightlife
LADIES NIGHT OUT
Featuring DJ Kiss and DJ Star. Groups of five ladies get a free bottle of vodka, plus all ladies get a free welcome drink from 21:00.
The Riverhouse Lounge #157 St.110 Corner Sisowath Quay. Thursday, August 11, 21:30
Trumpet Master Steve Cannon will perform a tribute to his idols from Miles David to Louis Armstrong.
The Governor House, Mao Tse Tung Blvd, BKK1, Thursday, August 11, 20:00-23:00
Psy-trance and electronic underground music.
Meta House, #37 Sothearos Blvd. Thursday August 11, 21:00
Special guest Tim Coates playing Disco funky House music.
Pontoon Pulse, #80 Street 172. Thursday, August 11
Chicago-style acoustic blues with Jeffro Starks.
Farm to Table, #16, Street 360, BKK 1. Friday, August 12, 18:00-20:00
Coming to you live & direct from the Lazy Gecko. Drink Specials all night!
Lazy Gecko #1 St. 252. Friday August 12, 20:00
Acoustic solo featuring Tony Elchico.
The Riverhouse Asian Bistro, #157 St.110 Corner Sisowath Quay. Friday, August 12, 20:30
An East-West fusion event featuring trumpeting maestro Steve Cannon and Cambodian performer Bunhong Cheak, backed up by Lewis Pragasam and Philippe Javelle.
Chinese House, #45 Sisowath Quay. Friday, August 12, 20:00-01:00
Dragonfly Collector, the award winning solo project by Filipino singer, songwriter Clementine, drawing musical influences from The Smiths and The Beatles, takes the stage in his only stop in Cambodia as part of his Southeast Asian tour.
Showbox #11, Street 330. Friday, August 12, 20:00
Pulse the House: Resident Dj’s Alan Ritchie & Dj Shaman playing upfront House & Techno with special guest Rob Bianche.
Pontoon Pulse, #80 Street 172. Friday, August 12
Featuring DJ Paipai. $6 entry includes one Asahi beer.
Pontoon, #80 Street 172. Friday, August 12, 21:00
4 On the Floor, will bring the best of blues, motown, classic rock and r&b tunes to the rooftop terrace.
FCC Rooftop, #363 Sisowath Quay. Saturday, August 13, 20:30
Kampot Playboys take the stage and rock out.
Oscar’s on the Corner, Crnr Street 13, 104. Saturday, August 13, 21:00
Flux DJ Flow and Rob Saint Vincent play the best in Tech House & Techno.
Pontoon Pulse, #80 Street 172. Saturday, August 13
Chilled out jazz with Steve Cannon & Phil with brunch options for kids.
D22/H22 Tama Hotel, Phnom Penh Tower. Sunday, August 14, 11:00-15:00
Soul Sonic Groove with DJ Alan Ritchie playing Reggae, Soul, Hip Hop beats.
Pontoon Pulse, #80 Street 172. Sunday, August 14
The works of Franz Schubery performed by Poom Prommachart from the Royal College of music in London and featuring a poetry reading of Weimar Classicism. $10 tickets, $3 for students.
The Piano Shop, #13, Street 178. Sunday, August 14, 20:00
SUNDAY RAVE PARTY
Get your dance on with the best of EDM, Hip Hop, Trap Top 40’s, and West Coast Hip Hip Hop favorites.
The Riverhouse Lounge Night Club, #157 Street 110 Corner Sisowath Quay. Sunday, August 14, 21:30
Come down and drink up your favorite Frozen Margarita: Buy one get one free.
The Riverhouse Lounge Night Club, #157 Street 110 Corner Sisowath Quay. Monday, August 15, 21:30
TWO FOR TUESDAY
Come and dance on our live DJs’ mix and party the night away! Happy Hour: Buy 2 get 1 free.
The Riverhouse Lounge Night Club, #157 Street 110 Corner Sisowath Quay. Tuesday, August 16, 21:30
OPEN MIC NIGHT
Hosted by Christain, a French singer/guitarist. $2 wine all night.
Showbox #11, Street 330. Wednesday, August 17, 20:00
THESE BIRDS WALK (2013, 71 min)
This neorealist art film follows a young runaway, and ambulance driver and their meeting of a dying humanitarian in a story shot over a three-year period that is both stark and beautiful.
Meta House, #37 Sothearos Blvd. Thursday, August 11, 16:00
SAMSARA (2011, 102 min)
A documentary that forgoes dialogue or descriptive text and uses striking visuals from over 25 countries to allow the viewer to form their own interpretations. Samsara comes from the Sanskrit word meaning “the ever turning wheel of life”.
Meta House, #37 Sothearos Blvd. Thursday, August 11, 19:00
PRIDE (2014, 120 min)
A group of LGBT activists help raise money for the families affected by the British Miner’s strike in a small Welsh town in 1984.
The L Bar, #18a, Street 93. Thursday, August 11, 19:30
VIRGINITY TRADE (2009, 60 min)
A documentary revealing the horrifying trafficking of virgin Cambodian girls, who are sought after by Cambodian men who believe having sex with a virgin will bring them luck and long health.
Meta House, #37 Sothearos Blvd. Friday, August 12, 16:00
A STRANGE ISLAM (2006, 52 min)
Explores a Cham Muslim community in Vietnam. Saturday,
Bophana Center, #64, Street 200. Saturday, August 13, 17:00
CREATIVE CONTROL (2015, 97 min)
A Google Glass type augmented reality starts affecting a young man’s relationships and grasp on reality when he starts using to fulfil his sexual fantasies.
Meta House, #37 Sothearos Blvd. Saturday, August 13, 19:00
ONCE WE WERE WARRIORS (1994, 99 min)
A New Zealand film offering a scathing critique on the violence and desperation in many Maori families through the eyes of 16-year-old girl desperate to hold her family together.
Meta House, #37 Sothearos Blvd. Sunday, August 14, 16:00
SLEEPWALKING THROUGH THE MEKONG (67 min)
Follows LA based Cambodian rock band Dengue Fever as it goes on its first Cambodian tour in 2005.
Meta House, #37 Sothearos Blvd. Sunday, August 14, 19:00
Wat Langka. Call 012 482 215. Saturdays 18:00
BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH SERVICE
Sunday morning service in English.
Bethany Baptist Church, #36 Street 310. Sundays 8:00
OPEN GATE WORSHIP
Khmer language service.
Open Gate Church, #36 Stree 360. Sundays 08:30, 17:30
wat Langka. Call 012 482 215. Mondays 18:00
Fitness and Sport
Crafted by a former Royal Marine Commando and national gymnast, Metafit sets your metabolism ablaze with latest interval and Tabata techniques.
Just bring a mat, a towel and some water. Free for first time participants. $4 for a 30 minute session.
Wat Botum Esplanade. Friday, August 12, 06:30, Wednesday, August 17, 06:30
Michael Light starts a four week course to improve climbers abilities on the rock face, including power, power-endurance, footwork, heel- and toe-hooking, compression strength, and route-reading. $20 for four classes for members, $40 for non-members.
Phnom Climb Community Gym, #345, Street 460. Tuesday, August 16, 18:30-19:30
CROSS COUNTRY RUNNING
Phnom Penh Hash House Harriers lead you through fields and farms followed by refreshments afterward. Walkers and runners of all shapes and sizes welcome. Truck leaves Phnom Penh station at 2:30PM sharp. $5 for expats, $3 for Khmers.
Phnom Penh Railway Station. Sunday, August 14, 14:10