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Well after some pestering I'm putting an archive online. I very much doubt that I'll do much except paste each week's email up here. don't forget to let me know your events!!

 

This week, 13/6/07-19/6/07

Ladders to climb on a roof? No...let's levitate!

Well it seems like quite a few of you did that anti-rain dance for Ally last week, can I now make a request for the opposite? Or maybe even one better, can you all do a snow dance? I've always dreamed of skiing to work. Theatresports wasn't quite the raging success I hoped it might be, but don't be put off, we have some better plans and more enthusiasm for this Sunday! If you're looking for a room - let me know - there are some nice ones out there, including a couple at my house that are soon to become vacant. Drop me a line!

See you out there!


This week:


** Wednesday 13th **
- Lecture and discussion at the REYUM Institute: "Never Marry a Woman With Big Feet"
Prof. Mineke Schipper. 6.30pm, #47 St 178, 023-217-149

- Fete de la musique (opening night).
All free, with a total of 13 venues (11 on June 22 alone!)
Tonight: The Pockemon Crew, Chaktomuk Theatre, 7pm.

- Film at Scandinavia Hotel, 8pm.
"Gummo", directed by Harmony Korine

** Thursday 14th **
-
Refugee Film Week, opening night: "New Year Baby" (Socheata Poeuv, USA)
French Cultural Centre, 6.30pm.

- Screening of the Soap Opera “At the factory gates”. Ep 5 & 6.
In Khmer, English subtitles. 6pm Bophana AVRC. www.bophana.org.
Seat bookings to Thanaren Than, 092-605-127 thanaren.than@bophana.org

** Friday 15th **
-
Refugee film week, French Cultural Centre
4pm: "Refugee" (Spencer Nakasako, USA) (Khmer version)
6pm: "Blood Diamond" (Edward Zwick, USA)

- Thai Classical: The unique sound of the Khim
Art Café, 7pm. www.artcafe-phnom-penh.com

- Cinema at French Cultural Centre.
7pm. "Ali Zaoua, Prince De La Rue." Morocco (English subtitles).

** Saturday 16th **
-
Cambofest: Film and video festival, 3-11pm.
Venue "A" - Features, shorts, experimental media: Meta House (#6 St 264)
Venue "B" - Social issue docs and more: SALA Artspace (339E2 Sisowath)
Venue "X" - Details TBA.
www.cambofest.com

- Beer tasting challenge @ Monsoon. Sample 10 beers and nibbles for $10.
7pm. Bookings required, 012-247-832

- Refugee film week: French Cultural Centre
3pm: "Neither Here Nor There" (Kerri Yost, USA)
5pm: "Baran"(Majid Majidi, Iran)
7pm: "ZoZo"(Josef Fares, Sweden)

- La Musica Rococo: A selection of fine Italian chamber music.
Art Café, 7pm. www.artcafe-phnom-penh.com

** Sunday 17th **
- Cricket at Boeng Keng Kang High School. All welcome, no skill or experience required.
10am, $5 for game and BBQ, St 370 near St 71. Contact Sean 092-259-459.

- Theatregames at Gasolina, 4pm. Weekly improvisation fun and games, while relaxing with some drinks in the Garden at Gasolina.
Turn up to watch, to play, to judge, even just to see what it's all about, all are welcome. It's all about making stuff up and having a good time.
I'd love it if you could let me know if you’re interested, but feel free to turn up on the day. Queries to me. (#56-58 St 57)

- Cambofest: Film and video festival, 3-11pm.
Venue "A" - Features, shorts, experimental media: Meta House (#6 St 264)
Venue "B" - Social issue docs and more: SALA Artspace (339E2 Sisowath)
Venue "X" - Details TBA.
www.cambofest.com

** Monday 18th **
- Public holiday today for the 71st birthday of Queen Monineath
(Full title: Her Majesty Preah Reach Akka-Mohèsey Norodom Monineath Sihanouk)

- Refugee film week, French Cultural Centre
  6pm: "Terror's Children" (Mohammed Naqvi, Sharmeen Obaid, USA)
7pm: "The Refugee" (Nigel Barker, US/UK)

** Tuesday 19th **
- Refugee film week, French Cultural Centre
6pm: "Refugee" (Spencer Nakasako, USA)
7.15pm: "In This World" (Michael Winterbottom, UK)

** Wednesday 20th **
-
Refugee film week, French Cultural Centre
5pm: "New Year Baby" (Socheata Poeuv, USA) (Khmer version)
7pm: "New Year Baby" (Socheata Poeuv, USA)

- Film at Scandinavia Hotel, 8pm.
"Even Dwarves Started Small", directed by Werner Herzog


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092-830-179

Credits to:
These excellent sites with what's on guides:
www.expat-advisory.com/cambodia
www.taxivantha.com/VanthaNet
www.sangsalapak.org.kh/whatson/
www.javaarts.org/
And of course a BIG thank you to everyone who let me know about events!

*** Advance notice ***

June 22
- Painting, drawings and installation by Denise Scott, Sala Artspace (exhibition from June 20)
- Party: PrahokRock @ Rubies

June 22-25
Vis a vis: Classical festival, Raffles Le Royal.

June 23
S & M Party, Pontoon. Say goodbye to Sean & Mariana.

June 24
Architechture tour - houses of Toul Kork

June 25
Presentation on the book "Ta Prohm: A Glorious Era in Angkor Civilization"

June 29
- Fashion fundraiser @ Monsoon
- City of Ghosts Location tour