The film is a hit at the box office and may be responsible for an uptick in enrollment at the Khmer Arts Academy.
In less than one month, Long Beach went from having zero options for Korean-inspired bulgogi and kimchi pizzas, to two. The latest is Bixby Knoll’s PowWow Pizza.
Scripps College in Claremont has extended a special welcome to the Los Angeles and Long Beach-based Cambodian communities to attend a premiere performance of music by iconic Cambodian composer Chinary Ung this Saturday.
In early 2009, Seak Smith heard a horrific out of New Jersey, detailing the graphic gang rape of a 7-year-old girl by nine men, who had been sold the child by her very own older sister.
Filmmaker Kalyanee Mam is bringing her award winning documentary, A River Changes Course, to the Cambodia Town Film Festival on Saturday September 14th. In this interview with Culture Agent columnist Sander Roscoe Wolff, she speaks about her childhood, her involvement with Inside Job, and the impact of globalization on the people of Cambodia.
Dengue Fever, Bochan Huy and Indradevi are just three of the unique contempotary artists spearheading a new Cambodian-inspired music scene, one that is bringing back the legacy of ’60s Khmer rock in a myriad of different ways. All will be featured in a “Music Corner” at Cambodia Town Film Festival, taking place September 14-15 at the Art Theatre.
This Saturday, KGA will be hosting its 9th annual Yellow Lounge Showcase, featuring art and performances by the city’s underrepresented Khmer youth demonstrating the struggle and survival of the face of their obstacles and give them an opportunity to be heard.