JOIN THE CULT
Cambodia’s Ultimate Lifestyle Trade is back for its fourth edition in a more intimate setting to showcase the best ethical fashion and lifestyle brands.
Casablanca restaurant, #63 Street 170. Thursday, October 13, 18:00-21:00
ENVISIONING THE FUTURE OF POST OFFICE SQUARE
The Asian Foundation Community Art Gallery and Norton University are proud to present the works of seven architect student teams reimagining of The Post Office Square in Phnom Penh’s historic French Quarter.
The Asia Foundation, #59 Street 242. Thursday, October 13, 18:00-21:00
EPIC PUB QUIZ
Head scratchers and brain teasers abound in this knowledge testing pub quiz. $1 entry gives you a chance to win cash, drink prizes.
Show Box, #11 Street 330. Thursday, October 13, 20:00
YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH DAY
Aims to raise awareness of mental health issues in Cambodia and reduce the knowledge gap and negative association with mental illness.
Royal University of Phnom Penh, Russian Federation Blvd. Friday, October 14, 7:30-12:00
Come see some of the best comedians Phnom Penh has to offer.
The Box Office, #76 Street 244. Friday, October 14, 20:30-23:30
ALMA FUNDRAISER FOR ANIMAL RESCUE CAMBODIA
Alma Café will host an all-day fundraiser for animal welfare group Animal Rescue Cambodia. Enjoy our vegetarian special with proceeds going directly to ARC.
Alma Café, #59 Street 155. Saturday, October 15, 8:00-21:00
GERMAN BEER FESTIVAL
It’s Oktoberfest so it’s time to responsibly enjoy some of the best German drafts around, including Löwenbrau, plus German prezels , sausages and sauerkraut.
The Providore, #67 Sothearos Blvd. Saturday, October 15, 12:00-20:00
KHMER ARCHITECTURE TOURS
Two tours are available this weekend. On Saturday is Phnom Penh’s Religious Sites and on Sunday is the Front du Bassac, which includes Chaktomuk Theater and the White Building.
Reservations required, email [email protected] Saturday and Sunday, October 15-16
25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE PARIS PEACE ACCORDS CONFERENCE
Ambassador Jean-David Lévitte , one of the key players in the international negotiations of the accords will discuss the changes the world faces today and how Cambodia can play it’s part. Free entry.
Institut Francais du Cambodge, #218 Street 184. Tuesday, October 18, 18:30-21:00
KHMER ROUGE TRIAL BOOK LAUNCH & PANEL DISCUSSION
“The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia” is the first comprehensive study on the functionality and work of the ECCC. Presented by Civil Peace Service and GIZ, the book provides analysis from leading scholars and practitioners from within in the court. The event will include a keynote lecture from Gregory Stanton, president of Genocide Watch and research professor in genocide studies and prevention.
Meta House, #37 Sothearos Blvd. Wednesday, October 19, 19:00-21:00
SWING DANCE CLASS & SOCIAL DANCING
Join Naomie for the only swing dance class in town. $4 entry includes lesson and one free drink, social dancing free.
Cloud, #32 Street 9EO. Wednesday, October 19, 19:30
Music and Nightlife
CAMBODIAN SPACE PROJECT
The icons of bringing back the golden years of Cambodian rock ‘n’ roll are back for a one night performance at The French Institute. Free entry.
Institut Francais du Cambodge, #218 Street 184. Thursday, October 13, 18:00-22:00
Psy-trance and electronic underground music.
Meta House, #37 Sothearos Blvd. Thursday October 13, 21:00
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, corner of Street 110 and Sisowath Quay. Thursday, October 13, 21:30
DINE WITH JAZZ
A soft jazz evening with amazing food.
Terrazza, #1C Street 282. Friday, October 14, 20:00
Featuring Filipino band OPM, plus drink specials from a guest bartender.
The Room, #10 Street 246. Friday, October 14, 20:30
Pulse the House. Residents DJ Shaman & DJ Flo playing upfront funky house and discotech with special guest Tim Coates.
Pontoon Pulse, #80 Street 172. Friday, October 14, 21:00
YAB MOUNG CONCERT VOL.1
Yab Moung records brings the heavy metal to Show Box, presenting Cambodian rockers
Doch Chkae and Phnom Penh metal institution Nightmare A.D. T-shirts and CDs available for purchase on the night.
Show Box, #11 Street 330. Saturday, October 15, 19:00-23:00
The Kampot Playboys are back for a session of danceable tunes at Duplex.
Duplex, #3 Street 278. Saturday, October 15, 21:30
No Problem Disco is back again with head honcho Jack Malipan and special guests Alan Ritchie & Loren-Zoo dropping disco house & funky re edits.
Pontoon Pulse, #80 Street 172. Saturday, October 15, 21:30
The Seng Thoung country band goes full honky tonk, performing the best Western swing around, from Johnny Cash to Hank Williams Sr.
Oscars on the Corner, corner of streets 13 and 104. Saturday, October 15, 21:30
A live music day featuring Box Wine and White Bread, Clay George and a jungle jam session.
Mestizo, #114 Street 95. Sunday, October 16, 13:00-23:00
SUNDAY ACOUSTIC SESSION
Enjoy fresh fruit drinks and acoustic tunes by Aram Khmer Duo.
The L Bar, #18 Street 93. Sunday, October 16, 17:30-20:30
Soul Sonic Groove with Alan Ritchie playing funk, soul, hip hop, reggae & b-boy breaks.
Pontoon Pulse, #80 Street 172. Sunday, October 16, 21:30
MONDAY MARGARITA AND JAZZ NIGHT
Featuring host Clay George, come down and drink up your favorite frozen margarita: buy one, get one free.
The Riverhouse Lounge, corner of Street 110 and Sisowath Quay. Monday, October 17, 21:30
TWO FOR TUESDAY
Come and dance on our live DJs’ mix and party the night away! Happy hour: Buy two, get one free.
The Riverhouse Lounge, corner of Street 110 and Sisowath Quay. Tuesday, October 18, 21:30
OPEN MIC NIGHT
Danzo hosts a night featuring the freshest musical talent Phnom Penh has to offer.
Show Box, #11 Street 330. Wednesday October 19, 20:00
ANGKOR, THE STONE FOREST (2002, 52min)
This documentary explores the early history of Cambodia through the Angkor temples of Phnom Da, Sambo Preykuh and the Sanctuary Caves of Kampot.
Bophana Center, #64 Street 200. Thursday, October 13, 18:30
BONNE NUIT PAPA (2014, 101min)
A documentary made by the daughter of Dr. Ottara Kem, Marina, the story traces her father’s secretive footsteps in Cambodia as he became caught up in Cambodia’s ideological wars of the past.
Meta House, #37 Sothearos Blvd. Thursday, October 13, 16:00
CINEMA FOR PEACE: FILMS AND PRESENTATIONS
A new cinema series, tonight’s session will include A FORCE MORE POWERFUL (2000, 74min), a film highlighting non-violent protest movements that used petitions, parades and walkouts rather than bullets. Includes light refreshments and a brief talk by Som Chanmony from the Peace Bridges Organization.
Meta House, #37 Sothearos Blvd. Thursday, October 13, 19:00-20:30
ADAMA (2015, 85min)
Twelve-year-old Adama lives in a village in West Africa, when his brother goes missing and he embarks on a quest to find him searching beyond the seas to the front lines of Europe in the first World War.
Institut Francais du Cambodge, #218 Street 184. Saturday, October 15, 10:00
DON’T THINK I’VE FORGOTTEN: CAMBODIA’S LOST ROCK AND ROLL (2014, 107min)
A documentary about some of Cambodia’s most iconic rock ‘n’ roll starts during Cambodia’s golden age of music in the ‘60s and ‘70s before being swept away with the rise of the Khmer Rouge.
The Empire, #34 Street 130. Saturday, October 15, 16:30
WILD TALES (2014, 122min)
Back by popular demand, this Argentinian film shows six short stories about people in distress in extreme situations.
The Empire, #34 Street 130. Sunday, October 16, 20:30
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 Street 360. Sundays 08:30, 17:30
Wat Langka. Call 012 482 215. Mondays 18:00
Health and Fitness
Meeting at Amatak for a brisk run over to Olympic Stadium with a session of stairs and incline accelerations in preparation for the Bokor Mountain marathon.
CrossFit Amatak, #45 Street 454. Thursday, October 13, 6:00-8:00
Overlook the Himarwari Garden Terrace as instructor Maxwell takes you through the postures. $10 per person per class, includes yoga mat. For bookings call 016 871 710.
Himawari Fitness Center, #313 Sisowath Quay. Thursdays, 6:30-7:30, Saturdays, 7:00-8:00
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 14:30 sharp. $5 for expats, $3 for Cambodians.
Phnom Penh railway station. Sundays, 14:10