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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

[Herald Review] ‘Cavalia’ gallops into heart of Seoul

It was just a five-minute walk from Sports Complex Station to get out of the hustle and bustle of the capital city and into the surreal world of “Cavalia.”The cast of “Cavalia” — 50 beautiful hor...

Updated : 2014.11.13 20:53

TV chiefs to discuss future of content

As technology evolves, the way people consume content is changing dramatically. In the U.S., video-streaming service Netflix has made giant strides, prompting many to ponder the future of television. In Korea and many other places, more people are opting to visit online streaming sites to ...

Updated : 2014.11.10 19:23

[Herald Interview] ‘I will give my all to Africa’

With retirement weighing heavily on her mind, Kim Chung-ja, a mezzo-soprano and music professor of Korea National University of Arts, took a sabbatical from work in 2005. She spent a few months travel...

Updated : 2014.11.09 20:48

Have you read Modiano? No, but I know a lot of other things...

PARIS (AFP) ― With the Internet taking over modern reading habits, do you still have to have read Proust, Balzac ... or Modiano to be considered cultivated in France? The answer, according to some experts, is “not necessarily.”With e-books, online blogs, Twitter and multiple other sourc...

Updated : 2014.11.09 20:40

[Weekender] Swanky food trucks rejuvenating neighborhoods

Vibrant food trucks are popping up in neighborhoods around the globe, serving up cleverly prepared and succulent on-the-go grub. Whether it is Korean fusion kimchi tacos, finger lickin’ good barbecue...

Updated : 2014.11.07 21:38