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Tue, May 30, 2023 | 20:45
Living Room in HBC presents 8 artists, 5 DJs
Eight visual artists and five DJs from around the world are about to bodyslam their way into Living Room, a basement bar in central Seoul's Haebangchon neighborhood, for a new art exhibition starting this Saturday and running until June 24.
| 2023-05-15 16:06
Yongsan-based foreign artists celebrate 'Joyous Itaewon'
The Yongsan Spring International Art Exhibition invited 77 visual artists, including 32 foreign residents of Korea, to display their works for “Joyous Itaewon 2023,” which officially opened for public viewing on May 8 until May 12 at Yongsan Art Hall.
| 2023-05-12 14:00
US garage punk band the Dumpies drop by Korea
Way back in mid-2021, the Dumpies began contacting people in Korea, trying to set up a tour for October that year. Not surprisingly, it didn't happen. But now, almost two years later, the Oregon-based American punk band is finally coming to Korea.
| 2023-05-09 12:28
Seoul Shakespeare Company ends 4-year hiatus with 'Measure for Measure'
Shakespeare once wrote, “Perseverance, my dear Lord, keeps honour bright.” And it is here that we find Seoul Shakespeare Company. Since its founding in 2011, the group has seen its fair share of highs and lows, but it's set to return next month with one of its boldest productions to date: a reimagining of “Measure for Measure” set in 1980s Vienna
| 2023-05-07 13:20
HiteJinro's new beer Kelly tries hard to look like it's from Denmark
HiteJinro's recently released malt beer, given the understated name Kelly (derived from “Keep Naturally”), boasts in at least nine places on its beer can front label of its apparent origin. It screams at the consumer: “KELLY'S MALT GROWN IN THE NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN BREEZE” “100% DENMARK PREMIUM MALT,” “Denmark Premium,” “GROWN IN JUTLAND BY SEA BREEZE,” “FROM DENMARK,” “Malt ...
| 2023-04-25 17:06
Cherry blossoms at Yeongam Wangin Culture Festival
Cherry blossom season came early to Korea this year. While many of the country's usual blossom festivals were caught off guard and had to reschedule their events forward, others not typically timed with the spring occurrence had a lucky break.
| 2023-04-20 00:44
D. Hall perfects stand-up comedy through 'Nunchi'
D. Hall never forgets about who's watching. “I definitely view the audience as a collaborator in having a great evening,” he told The Korea Times.
| 2023-04-17 00:19
Preserving traces of wartime forced mobilization
The past few weeks have been filled with headlines about wartime forced labor as the Yoon Seok Yeol administration tries to resolve the issue and repair bilateral ties with Japan. While many are likely to be familiar with the general contours of this history, fewer are probably aware that remnants of this mobilization exist in a state of crumbling decay a short distance from ...
| 2023-04-11 13:32
Phillies announces last party before move to new location
After more than 26 years in its current location, Phillies is moving out and reopening nearby. The restaurant-pub has undergone ownership changes many times and gone through a few rebrandings and expansions, but it has been a fixture of central Seoul's Haebangchon neighborhood since opening in 1997.
| 2023-04-11 10:16
Violinist Big Lux returns to Korea
It's been over five years since Big Lux last set foot in Korea, but he's happy to be back in a place he considers a “second home.” “The last time I came back to Korea in 2017, even after being gone two years, I couldn't walk down the street in HBC (Seoul's Haebangchon) without bumping into someone I knew,” he told The Korea Times.
| 2023-04-11 09:30
Korea eyes launch of 4th Nuri space rocket in 2025
Memorial Day 2023
Korea's household debt-to-GDP ratio highest among 34 major economies
Japanese destroyer flies controversial flag as it arrives in Korea for joint drill
Seoul on alert over Pyongyang's imminent spy satellite launch
Vietnam emerges as major market for Korean chipmakers
[ANALYSIS] China's ban on Micron tests Washington-Seoul alliance
Korea's diplomacy put to test amid signs of thaw in US-China relations
Top 20% of income earners fuel increase in Q1 consumption as pandemic ends
Local governments appeal to young generations through YouTube
Memorial Day 2023
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