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Magical Cambodia – a cultural rebirth

Magical Cambodia – a cultural rebirth

We've launched our new online magazine highlighting Cambodia's contemporary arts and culture.  One article at a time, Magical Cambodia is building a magazine that will introduce you to the artists, galleries, writers, dancers, filmmakers, musicians, and spaces that...

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Tribe Art Gallery & Fin Dac

Tribe Art Gallery & Fin Dac

  Tribe's mission statement says exactly what it actually does. No B.S. here, they are the real thing.:  Nat Di Maggio & Terry McIlkenny, the owners/managers both share a love and passion for Urban / Street and Contemporary Art. Originally from London UK...

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The Brave Women in the New Cambodian Artists

The Brave Women in the New Cambodian Artists

New Cambodian Artists - NCA We sat in front row seats in the black box theater to experience the recent work of the New Cambodian Artists on Saturday night. It was intense, immediate, personal, moving, skillful, and entrancing. You leave recognizing that you have...

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The Power of the Phare Circus in Siem Reap, Cambodia

The Power of the Phare Circus in Siem Reap, Cambodia

I reserved going to Phare Circus until I had learned first hand about their elevating social enterprise, roamed the Phare Ponleu Selpak (PPSA) or “The Brightness of the Arts” campus in Battambang, and befriended teachers, students and some of the countless talented...

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It is a delicate dance…

It is a delicate dance…

It is a delicate dance. Cambodia haunts you as it inspires you. Next door to the abundantly gardened retreat of our home a hotel is being built. According to locals it is owned by a woman who has to start and stop the construction in order to raise the funds to...

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Your Stories Are More Powerful Than You Think

Your Stories Are More Powerful Than You Think

I spoke at length to a vibrant young man last night. He was a stranger, but only for a moment. He opened up about his life story in which he had literally raised himself, worked many jobs, learned 2 languages, stretched his mind and body, and gained confidence. Yet,...

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Remembering the Truths

Remembering the Truths

The role of the US in the disaster of Cambodia. After one month of arriving in Cambodia, I take a day to myself, get caught up with social media, clean the house, and peruse a few books already read for the purpose of trying to answer some questions friends have...

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Brochures for the Soul Shoes Project

Brochures for the Soul Shoes Project

  Brochures are ready for the Soul Shoe Project.  Are you making your shoes?  A child dies every 5 minutes from violence.  Make a shoe.  Stop the Silence.  Use community art to bring awareness. The vast majority of children are killed outside warzones and that...

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Meet Brandon M Watkins – Our New Board Member & Communications Ambassador

Meet Brandon M Watkins – Our New Board Member & Communications Ambassador

Brandon M Watkins has joined the Board of Directors for the Living Arts Corporation and is serving as our Communications Ambassador.
Mr. Watkins is the Administration Manager at SMW Projects, Inc., a full service Project Management firm with offices in Lousiana and Texas, and SSE Electrical and Instrumentation in Baytown, Texas where he manages business affairs in the areas of operations, marketing and PR. Previously Brandon Watkins worked at Burrow Global Construction LLC, an EPC company, and was instrumental in managing computer, payroll, project and safety systems.

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