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Seoul's cultural programs for foreigners reduced by budget cut

Foreigners wanting to participate in Seoul's cultural experience programs will face more competition this year after the city's council slashed the programs' budget, officials said Monday. The progr...

Updated : 2011.01.24 11:01

Jeju Weekly editor falls into journalism

Canadian heads island’s only English-language newspaper In 2000 Todd Thacker came to Korea to pursue a graduate degree in Confucianism in Busan. Ten years later, the Ottawa-native is the managing ...

Updated : 2011.01.20 18:12

Jinju expats raise money for YWCA lunchbox program

Around midterm week in the fall semester at Chinju National University of Education an inspiration turned into reality. Over a bowl of bibimbap with my colleague, Kerri Strothard, I brought up the i...

Updated : 2011.01.18 17:59

SIWA president holds exhibition

The president of Seoul International Women’s Association is staging her first solo exhibition “37 Degrees” at the Insa Arts Center, Insadong, from Jan. 19-24. The second non-Korean to get a BA de...

Updated : 2011.01.18 17:42

What happens when love and culture collide

Whether the maxim that love conquers all is fact or fairy tale, one thing is certain: Relationships have never been closer to making obstacles of culture and distance moot. In a globalized world, wh...

Updated : 2011.01.18 17:37

[Come together] Camarata Music Company

Name: Camarata Music Company (CMC) Location: Seoul Number of members: More than 350 Started: 2009 This is a series introducing associations and clubs for expats. This week, Expat Living spoke to ...

Updated : 2011.01.18 17:35

SSFL offers chance to play soccer at all levels

This is a series introducing associations and clubs for expats. This week, Expat Living spoke to SSFL chair Daniel Behrendt ― Ed. ― Name of Club: Seoul Sunday Football League ― Location(s): Thro...

Updated : 2011.01.16 18:24

O’ngo teaches classic Korean cuisine

O’ngo teaches classic Korean cuisine O’ngo Culinary School is offering cooking classes for Korean cuisine on Saturdays in January and February. Classes cover Korean classics such as “Bibimbap,” “Ja...

Updated : 2011.01.13 18:41

Supercolorsuper rings changes in music scene

Concert promoter seeks to make gig-going cheaper, add style to Korean indie shows Expats often complain about the lack of bands that tour Korea, but one Californian has stepped up to change that. T...

Updated : 2011.01.12 10:48

Free Korean classes, sign up now

Free Korean classes, sign up now The Yongsan District Office will be offering Korean language classes, with signup underway for an absolute beginner class that will begin on Feb. 8 and run for 10 we...

Updated : 2011.01.11 20:01

Volunteer at St. Mary’s Hospital

Volunteer at St. Mary’s Hospital Volunteers with Yeoksam Global Village Center are planning a visit to sick children in southern Seoul on Jan. 15. The volunteer group will visit St. Mary’s Hospital...

Updated : 2011.01.11 20:01

Yeoksam GVC offers tteokguk cookery class

Yeoksam GVC offers tteokguk cookery class If you want the traditional bowl of tteok soup on New Year’s Day but don’t know how to make it, Yeoksam Global Village Center offers a chance to learn how a...

Updated : 2011.01.11 20:01

Polar bear swim on Saturday

A polar bear swim to raise money for the Asian Community School in Busan will take place Saturday at Haeundae Beach from 2-5 p.m. Participants should meet at the Wolfhound Irish Pub in Haeundae. The...

Updated : 2011.01.11 17:44

Concert for Haiti Saturday

A benefit concert for Haiti will take place Saturday night at Club Spot across from Hongdae Park in Seoul. Taking place from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., One Hundred for Haiti Seoul will feature performances b...

Updated : 2011.01.11 17:44

Contractors vow fight for control of Ansan Foreign Workers Center

The 24 migrant workers evicted last week from a shelter at the Ansan Foreign Workers’ Center (AFC) have all been re-housed, but the center’s operators are vowing to fight the closure, claiming it w...

Updated : 2011.01.11 10:27