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Herald Design Forum seeks to expand definition of design

This is the first in a weekly series that examine the expanding role of design as the run up to the Herald Design Forum 2014 on Nov. 26. ― Ed.The Herald Design Forum 2014, a celebration of creativity...

Updated : 2014.10.22 20:21

Herald forum draws top design innovators

Herald Design Forum has established itself as one of Korea’s leading platforms to discuss design.The forum has shed light on the growing role of design in contemporary life since it was first held in...

Updated : 2014.10.22 20:06

Poet Ko Un wins Italy’s NordSud award

Renowned South Korean poet Ko Un has been chosen to receive an Italian award for literature, a local publisher affiliated with the poet said Wednesday.Ko will receive the literature award from the 2014 NordSud International Prize for Literature and Science at an Italian university Friday, ...

Updated : 2014.10.22 19:26

Homeless kids take snapshots of lives, dreams

PHILADELOPHIA ― The photograph that 6-year-old Logan Reed snapped near the place he once lived as a homeless child conveys not a thousand words, as the saying goes, but one plain desire.“My hope is ...

Updated : 2014.10.22 19:20

Grandparents raising grandkids describe joy

ORLANDO, Florida ― Teresa Apgar once envisioned her senior years as a time of globe-trotting travel and a busy social life. Instead, she’s chauffeuring an 8-year-old to taekwondo, learning about att...

Updated : 2014.10.22 19:19

Activist dives in dumpsters across U.S. to raise awareness of food waste

CLEVELAND ― Rob Greenfield is standing barefoot and shirtless in a dumpster when he finds the strawberries.He’s ravenous after bicycling more than 60 miles, so he stops rummaging through bags and bo...

Updated : 2014.10.22 19:19

Art studio to run Halloween slasher drawing session

Jankura Artspace will run a special early Halloween art session Friday.“Drawing Blood” will be a live drawing event based on the theme of a classic slasher movie. The event follows previous Halloween sessions at Jankura, a Zombie sketch night and the “DrawRing,” based on an Asian ghost...

Updated : 2014.10.21 20:44

Gwangju expats’ center offers Korean classes

Gwangju International Center will offer a new semester of Korean classes from Nov. 4.The seven-week courses range from beginner to advanced and take place on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, Wednesday and Friday evenings or on Saturdays. The courses cost 90,000 won for Saturday classes and 1...

Updated : 2014.10.21 20:44

Seoul players to mark Halloween with ‘Rocky Horror’ shadow cast

Seoul Players will be running its annual shadow cast production of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” for two nights this Halloween.The production is a screening of the movie musical, with a live cast ...

Updated : 2014.10.21 20:44

Indians in Korea kick off Diwali festivities

Indians in Korea kicked off Diwali celebrations Sunday with 450 people and hosted by Bollywood celebrity Dev Anand Jr.IIK vice president Rohidas Arote explained that the actor was the first Bollywood ...

Updated : 2014.10.21 20:43

Korea-Central Asia Youth Forum to run in Nov.

The Asia Exchange Foundation will be hosting the Korea-Central Asia Youth Forum in Goseong, South Gyeongsang Province, from Nov. 2-8.The forum, sponsored by the Korea Foundation, will discuss a multidimensional approach for Korea-Central Asia cooperation in areas including culture, the eco...

Updated : 2014.10.21 20:41

Daejeon to run charity bazaar to mark Together Day

Daejeon International Center will celebrate its Together Day Festival with the Daejeon International Charity Bazaar on Saturday.The festival, in its sixth year, will host booths selling second-hand items for charity, an international food court, and produce brought directly from local farm...

Updated : 2014.10.21 20:41

What do jeans mean to you?

Many people are probably familiar with the history of blue jeans ― how denim pants moved from work clothes for California gold miners in the 19th century to a must-have item for rebellious youngsters...

Updated : 2014.10.20 20:44

Seoul fashion is all about wearable and practical designs

Models, designers, fashionistas and celebrities descended on the newly opened Dongdaemun Design Plaza and Park to take note of Korea’s hottest fashion trends for the upcoming 2015 spring-summer seaso...

Updated : 2014.10.19 20:43

S. Korean satellite scientist dies

Choi Soon-dalChoi Soon-dal, a pioneer in South Korea’s satellite-building program who contributed greatly to technological development in this field, died of old age late Saturday. He was 83. The sci...

Updated : 2014.10.19 20:28