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YOUTH WITH IMPACT
Five Cambodian entrepreneurs will share their experience in this group discussion.
Impact Hub, #17 Street 306. Thursday, August 18, 18:00-21:00
 
AUSTRALIAN WINE TASTING
Alison Harvey from Wingara Wines introduces a range of fine Australian wines from the Deakin Estate from South East Australia. $20 per person including Aussie BBQ.
The Providore, 67 Sothearos Blvd. Thursday, August 18, 18:30-20:00
 
INTERNATIONAL ART HAIR SHOW
Exciting hairstyles abound in this event that features 10 hair dressers from Japan and three from Cambodia. Entry is free.
The D22/H22 Tama Hotel, Phnom Penh Tower, #445 Monivong Blvd. Thursday, August 18, 19:00-21:00
 
EPIC PUB QUIZ
Showbox’s quiz that will get your head scratching is back. $1 entry fee gives you the chance to win free drinks and prizes.
Showbox, #11, Street 330. Thursday, August 18, 20:00
 
INFINITY AB FAB NIGHT
The Cambodian premier of Patsy and Edina’s debaucherous Absolutely Fabulous the Movie. 70s disco themed with buffet and free flowing wine and beer. Prizes for the best Patsy and Edna lookalikes. SMS “AbFab” to ticket hotline: 095 544 652, $50 for buffet plus two hours free flow wine, beer & soda. $80 for as above plus two hours free flow champagne. 
Raffles Hotel le Royal, #92 Rukhak Vithei Daun Penh. Friday, August 19, 19:00
 
DMC INFORMATION DAY
An information event for under and post graduates students who are interested in the Bachelor’s Degree Scholarship in Media Management at Department of Media and Communication. 
Department of Media and Communication, Russian Blvd, Toul Kork. Saturday, August 20, 7:30-11:30
 
TEAMBUILDING WORKSHOP
A Khmer speaking event that will teach and improving team building skills without resorting to micromanaging, functioning well with different personality types, and how to listen and plan with a group to execute goals.
Impact Hub, #17 Street 306. Saturday, August 20, 10:00-12:00
 
DUTCH PANCAKE NIGHT
Showbox crafts up some delicious dutch pancakes along with other tasty food and beverages.
Showbox, #11, Street 330, Saturday, August 20, 16:00
 
FLEA MARKET
Swap Sabai’s third instalment is the perfect chance to pick through someone else’s wardrobe or clear out your own in this undercover flea market. Featuring live music and local restaurants from the Russian Market area. Tables are now fully booked.
Crossfit Amtrak, #45, Street 454. Sunday, August 21, 10:00-14:00
 
OKI YOGA
Bruce Robertson introduces Japanese yoga, featuring a presentation of its history and segments broken down by each of the practise’s values. $30 per person.
Nataraj Yoga Studio, #52, Street 302. Sunday, August 21, 13:00-17:00
 
DOGGY DAY
To celebrate Olympics month, bring your furry friend down in your national colors with a chance to win prizes for the best dressed on two and four legs.
Farm to Table, #16, Street 360, BKK1. Sunday, August 21, 16:00-18:00
 
THEATRE PERFORMANCE
Originally premiered in Battambang, Matilde Nuñez Galleguillos and Hugo Fonfon’s ‘Cambodian War Widow Project’ depicts one night in the life of a Khmer Rouge widow through a combination of circus, music and dance. $2 entry fee.
Meta House, #37 Sothearos Blvd. Sunday, August 21, 19:00
 
NERD NIGHT BBQ CROSSOVER
This novel concept brings snappy slideshows on specific topics of interests, topped off with tasty BBQ food and beverages.
The D22/H22,Tama Hotel, Phnom Penh Tower #445 Monivong Blvd. Monday, August 22, 18:00
 
DRINK AND DRAW + DRAWING CLASS
Life drawing and drinking, $3 entry for two hours with a life model. Join Sarah at 19:00 for a drawing class to brush up on your skills.
Cloud, E0, Street 9, Tonle Bassac. Monday August 22, 19:00-22:00
 

SWAP SABAI III 
Swap Sabai’s third instalment is the perfect chance to pick through someone else’s wardrobe or clear out your own in this undercover flea market. Featuring live music and local restaurants from the Russian Market area. Tables are now fully booked.
Crossfit Amtrak, #45, Street 454. Sunday, August 21, 10:00-14:00. Supplied 

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 18, 21:30
 
KARAOKE NIGHT
Sing until your throat’s raw and get a free beer or soda if you jump on stage. Entry is free and you can enjoy the meatball special for $1.
Aura Thematic Hostel, # 205A Street 19. Thursday August 18, 18:00
 
AMOK SOUL PROJECT
Featuring Lewis Pragasam and Phillipe Javelle.
The Governor’s House, #3 Mao Tse Tung Blvd. Thursday, August 18, 20:00-23:00
 
DJ PARTY
Psy-trance and electronic underground music.
Meta House, #37 Sothearos Blvd. Thursday, August 18, 21:00
 
FUNKIN’ THURSDAY
Special guest DJ Shaman playing Disco funky House music.
Pontoon Pulse, #80 Street 172. Thursday, August 18.
 
DJ PARTY
Tim Coates and Mikus are back with the fantastic Nudism night dropping G-House and Techno to an up for it crowd. 
Pontoon Pulse, #80 Street 172. Friday, August 19
 
BLOCK PARTY
Cloud’s third Block Party featuring rap concerts, live painting and other surprises dedicated to Cambodia and international hip hop culture. 
Cloud, #32E0 Street 9, Tonle Bassac. Friday, August 19, 19:00
 
DJ PARTY
Featuring DJ Watt’s Up who will take you on a musical journey that challenged musical boundaries.
Showbox, #11, Street 330. Friday, August 19, 20:00
 
LOUNGE NIGHT
Enjoy fine food and cocktails while “monsieur” WEZ-T creates a sophisticated and sexy atmosphere with downtempo tunes.
Chinese House, #45 Sisowath Quay, Friday, August 19, 21:00
 
DJ PARTY
Oskar Club hosts Nicolo Berton and Nora Haidee to bust out some dope tunes. Kitchen open until 1am.
Oskar Club, #159 Sisovath Quay. Friday, August 19, 22:00
 
KAREOKE NIGHT
Sing until your throat’s raw and get a free beer or soda if you jump on stage. Entry is free and you can enjoy the meatball special for $1.
Aura Thematic Hostel, # 205A Street 19. Saturday, August 20, 18:00
 
SALSA PARTY
Great cocktails and Latin tapas complement smooth and sexy dancers.
Doors, #18, Street 84 & 47. Saturday, August 20, 21:00
 
DJ PARTY
Rhythm Control:  Special guests this month are Dilee & Achaya with resident Alan Ritchie ready to fire up the dance floor with up front Funk, House & Techno.
Pontoon Pulse, #80 Street 172. Saturday, August 20
 
METAL NIGHT
Featuring Phnom Penh bands Nightmare A.D. and Knell with their unique brand of Thrashcore and alternative metal madness.
Oscars on the Corner, Cnr Street 13, 104, Saturday, August 20, 21:00
 
KAMPOT PLAYBOYS
The Playboys hit up Golden Street at Duplex for one last show in Phnom Penh.
Duplex, #3, Street 278. Saturday, August 20, 21:30
 
NOSTALGIA NIGHT
Classic tracks from the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s.
Eluvium Lounge #205a, Street 19. Sunday, August 21, 18:00
 
DJ PARTY
Soul Sonic Groove with DJ Alan Ritchie playing Reggae, Soul, Hip Hop beats.
Pontoon Pulse, #80 Street 172. Sunday, August 21
 
MONDAY MARGARITA 
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 22, 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 23, 21:30
 
OPEN MIC NIGHT
Hosted by Scott Bywater, sit back and listen to the cornucopia of talented Phnom Penh musicians.
Showbox, #11, Street 330. Wednesday, August 24, 20:00

Film
 
ANSEL ADAMS – A DOCUMENTARY (2002, 82 min)
A moving documentary on one of the most definitive American photographers of our generation, exploring themes such as man’s relationship with nature that are embodied in Adams’ work. 
Meta House, #37 Sothearos Blvd. Thursday, August 18, 16:00-17:30
 
WHEN THE LAKE IS EMPTY (2010, 51 min)
A cautionary documentary of the environmental impacts of over-fishing and development has on the Tonle Sap, a lake which almost 3 million Cambodians rely on for their livelihoods.
Bophana Center, #64, Street 200. Thursday, August 18, 18:30
 
ART ADDICT (2015, 97 min)
A documentary on the career and life of social butterfly and passionate collector of the arts, Peggy Guggenheim, featuring interviews from art critics to historians including audio interviews from Guggenheim herself.
Meta House, #37 Sothearos Blvd. Thursday, August 18, 20:00
 
PRESS, PAUSE, PLAY (2012, 80 min) 
Directors David Dworsky and Victor Köhler attempt to weigh the pros and cons of the vast amount of creativity unleased on the public thanks to the digital revolution.
Meta House, #37 Sothearos Blvd. Friday, August 19, 16:00
 
THE HEADLESS WOMAN (2008, 87 min)
A woman who accidentally drives over something becomes disconnected from reality after convincing herself that she may have killed someone.
Bophana Center, #64, Street 200. Saturday, August 20, 14:00
 
THE CONTINUUM BEYOND THE KILLING FIELDS (2010, 110 min)
A story of adversity over grief, this documentary tells the story of Em Theay, a survivor of the Khmer Rouge regime.
Bophana Center, #64, Street 200. Saturday, August 20, 17:00

Religion
 
BHUDDIST MEDITATION 
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
 
BHUDDIST MEDITATION 
Wat Langka. Call 012 482 215. Mondays 18:00

Fitness and Sport
 
METAFIT
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 19, 06:30. Wednesday, August 24, 06:30#445 Monivong Blvd
 
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 21, 14:10 

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