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Seoul Book Club to host Q&A with British author Helen Oyeyemi

British author Helen Oyeyemi, author of “Boy, Snow, Bird,” “Mr. Fox” and “The Icarus Girl” will be talking about her work at the Seoul Book and Culture Club on Sunday. At the event, held in partnership with the British Council, host Barry Welsh will interview Oyemi, with Korean inter...

Updated : 2016.11.29 14:52

Seoul Players seeks scripts for 2nd one-act play workshop

Seoul Players is looking for playwrights with original one-act plays to work with for a May performance. Successful scripts will be put through a workshop with directors and actors in March, enabling writers to see how their story pans out and revise it as needed in the run-up to the per...

Updated : 2016.11.29 14:51

‘Love List’ explores friendship, romantic ideals

While it might sound easy enough to list 10 things you want in a romantic partner, would it work out as you expect if you met someone who perfectly matches them?That’s the teaser posed by Changwon Co...

Updated : 2016.11.22 17:13

Exotic Beasts opens exhibition with a question mark

“The Seas are Calm, Come Home” by Grace LaFaceBusan-centered art group Exotic Beasts will hold a weeklong exhibition in Busan from next weekend. The group’s third exhibition, enigmatically titled “...

Updated : 2016.11.22 17:13

Gwangju center hosts Africa Day

Gwangju International Center will host an Africa Day event Saturday, showcasing various cultures from the continent. The event will open with some family-friendly cultural experiences that guests will be able to try out, such as flag painting, having names written in Arabic and trying on t...

Updated : 2016.11.22 17:13

‘Life in Busan’ expat guidebook published

The Busan Foundation for International Cooperation has released a guide for expats living in the city. “Life in Busan” is available in five languages -- Korean, Mandarin Chinese, English, Vietnamese and Indonesian -- and aims to provide “all the information needed to help get settled in...

Updated : 2016.11.22 17:12

Korean team wins Asia ball hockey tourney

Team Korea won the International Street & Ball Hockey Federation’s first Asian Ball Hockey Championships last week in Hong Kong.Korea beat the hosts 7-3 in the final of a tournament that also saw thr...

Updated : 2016.11.22 17:12

Busan-based comedians to play Seoul show

Expat comedy club Stand Up Seoul will host a special stand-up night Saturday with a lineup of comedians from Busan. Stand Up Seoul’s Rudy Tyburczy will compere for 10 comedians from the southern city’s Ha Ha Hole comedy club: Chris Tharp, John Meyerriecks, David Scraggs, Kelvin Brassbrid...

Updated : 2016.11.22 17:10

Seoul Shakespeare Company holds auditions for ‘Winter’s Tale’

Seoul Shakespeare Company will hold auditions Dec. 3-4 for its seventh main stage production, “The Winter’s Tale.”The play -- to be directed by Michael Downey -- will be performed on the last three weekends of April, and rehearsals will be held on Saturdays, Sundays and Monday evenings ...

Updated : 2016.11.22 17:10

Hockey Day spreads love of sport to kids

The Canada Ball Hockey League held a Hockey Day event for local children Saturday. Elementary school children from local schools including Chadwick International School and CBIS took part in the event...

Updated : 2016.11.10 19:46

RASKB to host transport talk

The Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch will host a talk on Nov. 22 on the history and recent developments in Korea’s transport system.Andy Tebay and Nikola Medimorec, writers for Kojects, a website about public transport and urban development in Korea, will take the audience through how p...

Updated : 2016.11.10 19:44

Irish association to hold Korean War commemoration

The Irish Association of Korea will host a Remembrance Day event Saturday to remember the soldiers who fought in the Korean War, while also touching on the history of the Irish on the peninsula“Half a World Away” will take guests to the Irish war memorials in the National War Memorial of...

Updated : 2016.11.10 19:44

Seoul Players runs 10-minute play festival

Seoul Players is holding its annual 10 Minute Play Festival for two weekends, starting Saturday.In its sixth year, the competition received 200 play script submissions, from which Seoul Players chose ...

Updated : 2016.11.10 19:44

Gwangju Center offers new cultural classes

The Gwangju International Center is offering new cultural classes this month, including a course in basic Arabic reading.Starting Nov. 23, the course will run Wednesday and Friday mornings, for four weeks, covering the basics of the alphabet and moving on to reading sentences.The center wi...

Updated : 2016.11.10 19:43

Seoul Global Center offers free startup office space

Seoul Global Center is recruiting new businesses for its startup incubation offices in Jongno and Coex.The center provides free office space to new businesses to encourage entrepreneurship. Four spaces in a shared office are available in the Seoul Global Center building in Jongno, and two ...

Updated : 2016.11.10 19:43