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Big Day South a cultural showcase in Ulsan

After a successful run last year, the Big Day South Festival will return this month, with a three-day artistic showcase in Ulsan.The festival was set up last year by Ali Safavi and Philip Brett as a s...

Updated : 2015.04.15 19:56

Adoptee support group seeks funds for relocation

Global Overseas Adoptees’ Link, a nonprofit organization in Seoul for overseas Korean adoptees, is seeking funds to help pay for a relocation of its offices after rent became unaffordable.GOA’L provides support programs for overseas adoptees from Korea, including a mentor program, help w...

Updated : 2015.04.15 19:55

Free start-up classes offered in Yeouido

Yeouido Global Business Center will hold a free advanced business course for expat entrepreneurs late this month.The course will cover tax affairs and establishment of a company and is open to any foreign resident thinking about setting up a business in Korea.Classes are in English and run...

Updated : 2015.04.15 19:55

Camarata choir to ‘Sing into Spring’

The Camarata Chamber Singers will be holding a spring concert on April 26, with music from across ages and genres.“Sing into Spring” is an annual concert featuring music in a variety of styles including madrigals, pop and spiritual songs.The singers are an auditioned choir run by the Cam...

Updated : 2015.04.15 19:55

Volunteer group PLUR to hold scavenger hunt fund-raiser

Expat volunteer group PLUR’s Help Your Seoul Branch is holding a fund-raising scavenger hunt in Hongdae on Saturday. The group’s operations include projects to help feed the homeless and teach underprivileged children.“During the spring and summer months, the two main shelters in the Se...

Updated : 2015.04.15 19:55

Daegu Theatre Troupe to run 24-hour theater event

Procrastinators need not apply. Daegu Theatre Troupe is running a 24-hour theater event this weekend in which participants have to create a short play from scratch in a single day.In “Once Upon Another Time,” writers, actors and directors meet in the evening and are split into teams. The...

Updated : 2015.04.15 19:54

‘Top Girls’ looks at women and success

Seoul Players is returning to the stage this month with a production of Caryl Churchill’s “Top Girls,” an unconventional look at womanhood and what it takes for women to succeed.The play was one of...

Updated : 2015.04.08 20:02

Sewol exhibition explores permanence, legacies

Almost a year has passed since the Sewol ferry sank off the coast of Korea, taking with it some 300 lives, most of them students on a school trip.An exhibition looking at the main figures involved in ...

Updated : 2015.04.08 20:02

Seoul seeks international student volunteers

Seoul City is looking for international student ambassadors to help with activities and promotions for foreign college students from May 1 to Nov. 1.Activities will include social networking promotions for the government at one upload a week, helping to promote cultural events such as the ...

Updated : 2015.04.08 20:00

Gwangju center offers tour to Muan

Gwangju International Center will run a GIC Culture Tour to Muan, South Jeolla Province, on April 25.The first stop on the tour will be the birthplace of Choeui, a Joseon-era Zen monk who also became a tea master.Lunch will follow at a restaurant for grilled pork over an open fire.After lu...

Updated : 2015.04.08 20:00

Free health consultations for foreign workers in Busan

Busan Workers Health Center will run free consultations for foreign workers on April 19.The consultation includes basic tests on cholesterol and blood pressure, administering drugs, and advice on stress and workplace illnesses.Further consultations are also planned for July 19 and Oct. 18....

Updated : 2015.04.08 20:00

Daejeon Arts Collective holds group exhibition

Daejeon Arts Collective will be holding a group exhibition at Daejeon City Hall.The exhibition, titled “Beyond the Fields We Know,” features work in a variety of media, including ceramics, photography, silkscreen prints, painting and multimedia.The show runs from Thursday until Tuesday a...

Updated : 2015.04.08 20:00

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