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5 events to keep busy with this week

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A dog decked out in America's finest. Phnom Penh will play host to celebrations for US Independence Day this Sunday. Randy Robertson/Flickr

5 events to keep busy with this week

Drawing a blank on what to do this week? Tired of the same old watering holes? Spice up your nights (and days) with some activities that we’ve carefully curated for the novelty-seeker in you.

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The veteran Australian band returns to Phnom Penh as part of their Fire Rooster Asia Tour. Don’t miss it.

Sharky Bar, #126 Street 130. June 30, 9pm


Four speakers take on various topics at this convention meant to connect Cambodian programmers. For more information, join the Facebook group Khmer Coders.

Emerald Hub, Street 169. July 1, 2pm-5pm

Australian band Plan B. Photo supplied
Australian band Plan B. Photo supplied


A theatrical poetry performance with music and visual arts by Scott Bywater, Warren Daly, Adrianna Snochowska, and Marianna Hensley. Limited seating, with $10 tickets, which includes a copy of the illustrated text. Contact [email protected] to reserve seats.

Lotus Pond Gallery, Plantation Urban Resort and Spa, #28 Street 184. 8pm-8:45pm


Sao Sopheak will spin records, pulling up songs from legendary singers Sinn Sisamouth, Ros Sereisothea, Pen Ron, and others.

Meta House, #37 Sothearos Boulevard. July 1, 9pm

Poster for theatrical poetry performance Red River.
Poster for theatrical poetry performance Red River. Photo supplied


Joe Wrigley performs with former leader of the Yankee Doodle Dandee Band, native New Yorker Richard ‘Banjoman’ Pearl for Independence Day.

Alchemy GastroPub, #36 Street 123. July 4, 8:30pm


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