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Thu, September 23, 2021 | 03:27
Korean spatial designer creates installation for global human rights
The latest Amnesty International letter-writing campaign, “Write for Rights,” focuses on young activists around the world that have been unjustly detained for their efforts in fighting against human rights abuses. Amnesty International approached Korean furniture and spatial designer You Hye-mi to design an installation that would shed light on each of the individual activist...
| 2020-02-04 15:37
Companies team up to bridge aesthetic gap in cosmetic surgery industry
Banobagi Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics have teamed up with medical concierge company Seoul Cosmetic Surgery to assist in bridging the Korean cosmetic surgery industry and the unique medical and aesthetic needs of expats in Korea, as well as tourists coming to Korea specifically for cosmetic treatments and surgeries. They have recently been hosting events specifically for for...
| 2020-01-30 15:04
Nourished Abroad provides mental health support for expat women
Being an expat in Korea brings with it challenges mental, physical and emotional, and the holidays can be an especially daunting and lonely time for anyone far away from home. Dawn Wheeler, the founder of Nourished Abroad, helps women in their physical and mental health journey through support and coaching. At the start of next year she is offering a six-week women-only group...
| 2019-12-25 17:27
Sephora lets down customers in Korea with limited product lineup
While Korean cosmetics and beauty products have become essential items on the bathroom shelves of beauty lovers around the world, it is still difficult for darker-skinned women living in Korea to find their shade of foundation here. With the arrival of Sephora, darker-skinned women had expected this to change, but have been left disappointed. Sephora, the world's biggest cosm...
| 2019-12-03 16:39
The Collective presents 'Dinner with Friends'
Expat theater group The Collective keeps flipping scripts and is back to stage its unique take on Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, "Dinner with Friends." Ray Salcedo, co-founder of The Collective, returns as director for this year's main stage, coming off their successful run of “Romeo and Juliet” last fall.
| 2019-11-19 19:20
Pow! Wow! bombs Seoul with public art
Contemporary art initiative Pow! Wow! returned to Seoul for its second year, bombing the streets with art and beautifying the areas around Konkuk University and Seongsu-dong with massive multiple-story murals and live public art installations by top international and local artists, chosen for their skillful artistry, community-driven sense of fun and desire to share their pro...
| 2019-09-25 22:31
The Collective presents Stories From Below
Seoul-based expat community theater company The Collective will put on a one-day creative showcase featuring a diverse array of art forms at Emu Artspace, June 29. Following the success of their acclaimed main stage production of "Romeo and Juliet" - reimagined as taking place in a matriarchal society - last winter, "Stories from Below: A Collective Arts Festival" is the very...
| 2019-06-25 20:21
IArtSeoul will be hosting their second brunch pop-up on Sunday. This time they will be serving?waffles made by Chef Emily Walden Harris and homemade fried chicken prepared by “Chef Jonathan.” Chef Jonathan is a seasoned private chef with a Bachelor's Degree in Culinary Arts Management from the Culinary Institute of America, and has worked in numerous positions in over 16 countries,?ranging from sous chef, culinary arts instructor, and as a managing partner. Chef Jonathan also has several distinctions further corroborating his talents, such as Certified Executive Chef, Certified Culinary Educ...
| 2019-06-04 17:09
Se So Neon frontwoman So!YoON! releases debut album
While Korean indie rock band Se So Neon is taking over stages locally and internationally, the band's frontwoman So-yoon Hwang released her debut self-titled solo album, So!YoON!, last week, just three years after the band's inception.
| 2019-05-26 17:09
Shade x Femme kicks off Pride celebrations in Seoul
June is international Pride Month, and this year the Seoul Queer Culture Festival is in its 20th year. To mark the occasion, Seoul-based creative collective Shade x Femme will present a week of events, starting June 27, exploring queer culture in Korea and celebrating what it means to be queer with free workshops, a panel discussion and film screening for everyone. Celebratio...
| 2019-05-21 18:29
Korean consumers fascinated by expensive, unconventional fruit
How conglomerate chiefs plan to spend this Chuseok
Hunting tigers in Manchuria in 1912
Are 'North Korean defectors' traitors?
Ministry offers virtual visits to ancestral graves amid pandemic
Gov't reconsiders 2nd Jeju airport project
Farmer of Seoul's last remaining rice growing region in upbeat mood
Hunting 'devilfish' in Korea in 1912
Ridi attracts pre-IPO investment worth of W200 billion
'Body profile' trend may cause serious side effects
Climate crisis is imminent
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