Tis The Freakin Weekend Baby
We round up the best in town over the next few days
It’s the weekend once again and we’ve got you covered on what’s happening.
First and Foremost, it’s Fashion Revolution Week!
Fashion Revolution week is all about raising awareness about where our clothes come from and understanding the social and environmental impacts our fashion has on the world. This weekend there are heaps of events to get your good karma points on and help you understand how to engage in sustainable fashion and clothing practices.
On Friday, Penh Lenh and Dorsu Cambodia are teaming up at Penh Lenh’s store in TTP from 3pm-7pm to present a collection of fashion and jewelry from sustainable, transparent and ethical working conditions and sources.
Dorsu co-founder Hanna Guy said brands are starting to notice consumers demand for transparency thanks in-part to the Fashion Revolution campaign.
“It’s really exciting that people all over the world are starting to support the Fashion Revolution Week and it’s clear the campaign is having an impact on brands,” she said.
On Saturday, KBach Gallery is hosting CULT from 11am until 8pm, for a full day of DIY workshops, ethical shopping, designer networking, food tasting, tipples.
And on Sunday, Fashion Revolution Cambodia and Fools Gold Events are hosting a clothes swap in celebration of sustainable fashion at Social Sundown Club from 4-8pm. Both men and women’s clothes welcome, good condition only.
Meanwhile, here’s what else is going on this weekend.
What’s On Stage
Your favorite folks to raise a glass, have a blast and get all nostalgia-y are back at Duplex from 9pm. It’s the 99 Boyz, need I say more?
Meanwhile, The Goldilocks Zone are bringing their helter-skelter vibes to Bassac Lane from 9pm.
What’s On Screen
It certainly is a golden-age to be a nerd right now with the premier of Avengers: Endgame. Critics and fans are already raving about how amazing it is and it’s only been out for a tenth of a second. You’ll finally get to see what happens to the big, bad Thanos and his ballsack face. It will be playing literally non-stop on every cinema screen in town, so check out your favorite one for details.
What’s On Stage
Comedy in Cambodia is back this time at Wings & Beer in TTP from 8pm. It’s pretty self-explanatory, but you can get a fix of delicious chicken wings, beer and comedy with your guests, the ever-dependable Sam Thomas and Roddy Fraser.
Later on, Phnom Penh Underground is proud to bring you CUBIK Rooftop at the old Rooftop Reggae Bar from 9pm. Featuring beats from your favourite Phnom Penh DJs, including DJ Sequence, Moudy, Saint Vincent and B-Fox.
Or if your feeling something a little more bluesy, head to Alchemy where the ChiTown Band will be bringing you the best Chicago blues from 8pm.
What’s On Screen
Factory Phnom Penh is hosting screenings of The Man Who Built Cambodia, the amazing documentary about the life and work of Cambodian planner and architect, Vann Molyvann. The screenings feature lively discussions with the documentary’s director, Christopher Rompre. Check out the event description for screening times and details.
Fancy experiencing some Australian liquor? Forget the Bundy rum and head to Juniper Gin Bar from 5pm for its Australian Gin Soiree; where you can sample two Australian-made gins from the East and West coast of the great southern land, Four Pillars and West Winds respectively.
Juniper co-owner Nathan Headlam said it was a privilege to host two gins at the forefront of the distillery movement.
“We’re excited to welcome them onto the menu at Juniper with this exclusive afternoon soirée,” he said.
What’s On Screen?
Back by popular demand, the seminally absurd and deliciously salacious The Favourite is back at The Flicks at 8pm. Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, and Rachel Weisz shine in this display of 18th century powerplays and one-ups with an Oscar-winning turn from Colman as the mad, sad Queen Anne.
Ever been to the majestic Oudong Mountain but was heartbroken by the sheer amount of trash left behind by tourists? Now’s your chance to change things thanks to GoGreen Cambodia who are hosting a cleanup campaign. A bus departs bright and early from Independence Monument at 6am for the mountain and returns at midday. Checkout the event description for details and to register.