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[Design Forum] Koolhaas, Paik expound on evolving profession of architecture

Architect Rem Koolhaas expressed his concerns about contemporary design turning into a surveillance system during a special lecture held as part of the Herald Design Forum 2014 in Seoul. In today’s g...

Updated : 2014.11.26 22:05

[Design Forum] An inspiration for aspirants

Inspiration-seeking designers attended a design forum in Seoul on Wednesday to listen to dignitaries from around the world explain how they drew up original ideas during their youth. Speakers included...

Updated : 2014.11.26 21:59

Comic book 'Misaeng' tops 2 mln in sales

"Misaeng," a Korean comic book series about an intern's daily life at his workplace, hit the 2 million mark in sales this week, boosted by the popularity of an adapted drama series, the book's publisher said Wednesday.   "The book hit the 2 million sales mark on Tuesday and became the m...

Updated : 2014.11.26 13:30

[Herald Review] Two stage masters experiment with gugak

Korean stage director Lee Youn-taek calls himself a “cultural nationalist.”He openly criticizes historians for confusing the history of Korean theater with that of Western theater in Korea, asking, ...

Updated : 2014.11.24 20:53

[Herald Interview] Dressing up a tradition in new clothes

When Kim Sung-nyo began her three-year term as artistic director of the state-run National Changgeuk Company of Korea in March 2012, she had two things in mind. First was to lure younger and livelier ...

Updated : 2014.11.23 20:56

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Pop music“Singing in the Smile with Michael Bolton”: American singer-songwriter Michael Bolton is gearing up for two solo concerts in Seoul. The multi-Grammy Award-winning artist is the voice behind...

Updated : 2014.11.21 21:19

Concert to mark tbs eFM anniversary

The nation’s English and Chinese radio station tbs eFM (101.3Mhz) will hold an annual concert on Nov.25 to mark its six anniversary.This year’s concert theme will be Gugak ― traditional Korean music ― performed under the title of ‘The 6th Movement - in Traditional Harmony.’The concer...

Updated : 2014.11.21 20:52

[Newsmaker] Will price controls save publishing?

Korea will introduce a new book price control system on Friday in an effort to salvage its moribund publishing industry. But whether it will be sufficient to turn around Koreans’ dwindling interest i...

Updated : 2014.11.20 21:39

A dance with Daddy: Federal inmates get chance to go to the ‘ball’

MIAMI ― In a Federal Bureau of Prisons first, inmates serving time in a Miami federal detention center were allowed to dance with their daughters for an afternoon as part of a reentry program. The th...

Updated : 2014.11.19 20:32

Accessible home sits sky-high over Seattle

SEATTLE ― Anne and Brom Wikstrom have lived in the city’s Magnolia neighborhood for a very long time. They’re used to beautiful views. Blue water. Purple mountains. Rising city.So when they started...

Updated : 2014.11.19 20:28

Nine-taled fox to join Avengers superheroes in U.S. comic series

A cartoon character based on the Korean myth about a nine-tailed fox will be joining Spiderman, Ironman and other superheroes in Marvel’s “Avengers” comic book series, the U.S. firm’s executive sa...

Updated : 2014.11.18 20:58

Feline fans flock to cat cafes around world

TOKYO ― A cafe patron is trying to woo Amu ― she of the long hair and lovely green eyes ― but the beauty disdainfully turns away.And then she flicks her fluffy tail. Amu is a long-haired calico ― ...

Updated : 2014.11.16 20:51

Mixing fun with history

Rest, childbirth and blue jeans. These are some of the themes of exhibitions held by the National Folk Museum of Korea since last year. Some of these special, but not-so-special topics raised eyebrows...

Updated : 2014.11.14 21:21

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Pop music“Singing in the Smile with Michael Bolton”: American singer-songwriter Michael Bolton is gearing up for two solo concerts in Seoul. The multi-Grammy Award-winning artist is the voice behind...

Updated : 2014.11.14 21:19

[Herald Interview] Creator touts real bond between horses and riders

Normand Latourelle, the producer and creator of “Cavalia,” describes his show as an ode to the millennia-old relationship between horses and human. “‘Cavalia’ is not a circus. It’s not a horse s...

Updated : 2014.11.13 20:55