Monthly archive May, 2012
Events in Seoul This Week: 31/MAY/2012

Events in Seoul This Week: 31/MAY/2012

ONGOING Wicked: The Musical The much loved musical Wicked, described by the New York Times as “Broadway’s biggest blockbuster”, is beginning a two-month stint in Korea from May 31st to June 30th. Show times are varied, with 8pm showings most evenings during the week, and matinees on Saturdays (2pm) and Sundays (1pm). You can buy...
Korea Queer Culture Festival (Pride) 2012

Korea Queer Culture Festival (Pride) 2012

This weekend sees the return of the annual Gay Pride Festival to Seoul. There is limited information in English about the event, but here are some relevant details to give you the opportunity to join in. If you feel like being proud this year or just supporting the cause then respect the dress code of...
Primary Skool at the Viewzic Sessions

Primary Skool at the Viewzic Sessions

If you’re into experimental jazz-infused hip hop live jam sessions and you weren’t at Hongdae’s Sangsang Madang on Friday then you certainly missed a rare opportunity. If that doesn’t sound like your kind of thing, you are sorely mistaken and also missed a rare opportunity. Brought to life by cultural collective Viewzic and sponsors Fred...

Exclusive! Social Underground Mix

Exit, the dirty garage bar near Hongdae Park, is one of our favourite venues in Seoul – mostly because it’s the only place we know where we’re guaranteed to find decent music on a night out. This is especially true at Social Underground, the electro night that takes over the compact-yet-cool venue on the first...
Bananamilk

Bananamilk

Since Korea’s youth are a fashion conscious lot with an addiction to high-speed internet, it comes as no surprise that there are an unlimited number of style blogs ending in co.kr. It is often difficult, however, to find fashion sites based in this country that include English commentary. This is where Bananamilk comes in. A...

Ink Bomb International Tattoo Convention 2012

This weekend saw the return of the Ink Bomb 2012 International Tattoo Convention to Seoul. A collection of tattooists from all over the world gathered at Platoon, including artists from Japan, America and the UK, as well as those on their home turf in Korea. Walking into Platoon, there was a series of booths where...

Events in Korea This Week: 24/May/2012

It seems pretty quiet on the Seoul front this weekend, mostly due to the collective urge to flee the city for the long weekend. We’ve managed to find some worthy events anyway, so you can make the most of your three days off. ONGOING Baseball games Attending a baseball game during your stay in Korea...

Seoul World DJ Festival 2012

It’s that time of year again when it’s highly possible for you to dance for 16 hours straight, only to wake up surrounded by 10 Koreans dressed as Oompa Loompas taking your picture (this has actually happened…CHINCHA).  Seoul World DJ Festival isn’t always well-known for its line-up.  It is, however, known for giving you a...