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ZenKimchi food guide a surprise hit

The ZenKimchi Seoul Restaurant Expat Guide surprised even the author when it started placing at the top of travel categories on Amazon.com when it was released last month. The independently published ...

Updated : 2015.04.01 20:11

‘Movies in 10’ presents bitesize blockbusters

The Back to the Future movie trilogy revolves around Marty McFly’s adventures traveling back and forth between the future and the present using the DeLorean time machine. Now a comedy event is performing time-related feats of its own, packing those three movies into a 10-minute reenactmen...

Updated : 2015.04.01 20:11

Mesh print exhibition blends style, fun

For those who find Kakao characters too cute, an upcoming exhibition by Daegu’s Mesh Printing features the friends in somewhat less savory situations, alongside other work.Jess Hinshaw and Christophe...

Updated : 2015.04.01 20:10

Daegu Story Slam open to advice

The Daegu Story Slam will get its eighth run this month.The story slams are a live retelling of true tales, with each night’s stories based on a theme, with this week’s being “So I took their advice …” Stories should be told without the benefit of notes or memorization and should be t...

Updated : 2015.04.01 20:08

Gwangju V-Day show to help women’s causes

Performances of “A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant and a Prayer” will be held this weekend in Gwangju to aid women’s causes. “A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant and a Prayer” is one of the standard performances for V-Day, a global movement to campaign against violence against women and girls a...

Updated : 2015.04.01 20:08

Yongsan runs photo contest for expats

The Yongsan district in Seoul is holding a photo competition for foreign residents this month.The photos must reflect one of three categories ― showing the attractive side of Seoul, the international aspects of Yongsan or residents’ personal experiences in the city.Winners will receive c...

Updated : 2015.04.01 20:08

Ladies’ Night to rock in support of feminist group

Korean and expat bands will be rocking out in aid of women’s causes at Ladies Night next week.Ten acts, including Guten Birds, Baekma and Oops Nice will be playing at the concert, which will support feminist community Disruptive Voices.The first concert was held in January in support of H...

Updated : 2015.04.01 20:08

Seoul Global Center runs volunteer programs

Seoul Global Center is inviting volunteers to participate in several programs in late March and April. The programs are mostly on weekends and include work helping the elderly, cultural workshops for children, assistance with performances and translation during counseling for foreign worke...

Updated : 2015.03.26 20:19

Camarata holds auditions for ‘Pirates of Penzance’

The Camarata Music Company is seeking performers for its upcoming operetta and musical “The Pirates of Penzance.”This Gilbert and Sullivan comedy centers around Frederick, who accidentally becomes an apprentice pirate, after his request to train as a pilot is misheard. Auditions will be ...

Updated : 2015.03.26 20:18

‘Truth about Love’ opens doors for theater in Gwangju

Gwangju is to get a dose of a new kind of drama Saturday with a Korean-expat joint community theater project, “The Truth about Love.”The project was run by Unpuzzled Theater, which was set up by Jam...

Updated : 2015.03.26 20:18

Film explores stories from Jeju massacre

Jane Jin Kaisen, a visual artist who was adopted from Korea to Denmark, bases her art on questions around memory, history and migration. It is within this framework that she tackled one of the biggest...

Updated : 2015.03.26 20:17

Former Seoul teacher shines with ‘Gilded’ trilogy

Many expats in Korea think they have a novel in them. Some even go on to write and publish them. Few, however, manage to get a whole trilogy published. But Christina Farley has done just that with “G...

Updated : 2015.03.18 19:43

Ethiopians rally to raise money for ailing student

An Ethiopian student and father of two in Busan is in need of help to pay for an urgent liver transplant. Lemma Teshome Tufa, a nanotechnology Ph.D. student at Pusan National University and a descendent of a Korean War veteran, has been hospitalized since Feb. 15 after a chronic condition ...

Updated : 2015.03.18 19:38

Talk to discuss forestation in North, South Korea

The Royal Asiatic Society Korea branch will host a talk on Korea’s successes and challenges in forestation on Tuesday.Victor Teplyakov, a professor of forest governance and nature conservation at Seoul National University, will discuss South Korea’s massive reforestation campaign under P...

Updated : 2015.03.18 19:37

Seoul Global Center offers start-up classes

Seoul Global Center will run its business start-up school for foreign entrepreneurs from March 30.Classes will cover issues related to starting and running a business in Seoul, such as writing a business plan, financing and tax, employment and intellectual property issues. The course will ...

Updated : 2015.03.18 19:37