Another Thursday and, once again, here you are like some kind of fervent salivating event junkie, your twitching index finger desperately clicking as you perspire a damp cold sweat into the mousepad and, through gritted teeth, you murmur the word ‘weekend.’ Finally you can suckle our sweet, sweet event nectar….or maybe you’re just at a bit of a loose end for the next few days. Either way, prepare to be informed.

november events

FRIDAY 22nd

360sounds Eight Years Anniversary Party @Club NB

Celebrating the eight revolutions of the sun that our planet has undergone since the Gangnam night’s inception, 360sounds will be playing a wide variety of musical genres and for 20,000 won you can enjoy these services from 10pm-5am.

RACE by David Mamet @White Box Theatre

Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet said that his acclaimed play is about “race and the lies we tell each other on the subject.” This will be Probationary Theatre’s final production in Seoul so reservation is essential and tickets are 15,000 won. 

SATURDAY 23rd

Reel Rock Film Tour

Reel Rock, a collection of the world’s biggest rock climbing and mountaineering films, is on its eighth compendium and fourth screening in Korea. Don’t miss it in Seoul on the 23rd at Eunpyeong Cultural Center. Prepay tickets are 10,000 won or 15,000 on the door. Party afterwards. 

Fedde Le Grande at Octagon

His bio says he’s “considered by countless fans and artists as one of the single most defining figures in house music,” with others going so far as to call him the “saviour of house.” If you agree then you should catch the Dutch electronica DJ behind massive hit “Put Your Hands Up For Detroit” at superclub Octagon’s second anniversary. 20,000 won entry before 11pm; 40,000 won after. 

Soju Lab Presents: The Gosen Community Soju Bus

Those booze scientists/club promoters over at Soju Lab have come up with an opportunity for you to get simultaneously charitable and smashed with this pub/club crawl. The party bus will be beginning and ending its journey at The Southside Parlour and Boombar respectively with some secret non-Itaewon stops in between. All net proceeds will be going towards funding scholarships for students in Namibia. More info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/626755030710438/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming

Alex Bau @Basium

The Bavarian techno machine that is Alex Bau will be spinning his well-respected brand of electronic dance music in Itaewon this Saturday night. Entrance is a mere 10,000 and things kick-off at 9pm.

Van Gogh Fuck Yourself!@ Club DGBD

The will be hosting a creatively-named night of five local bands this Saturday and music begins at 10. 

SUNDAY 24th

48 Hour Film Project Seoul Fifth and Final Meet & Greet

Debut moviemakers and seasoned pros will battle it out to see who can write, shoot, edit, and score the best 4-7 minute short film. Seoul’s winner receives 2 million won, a trophy, screenwriting software, has their film shown at Filmapalooza in New Orleans and has the chance to go all the way to Cannes. Socialising begins at 4pm at Sin Bin Sports Bar in Itaewon. .

Words by Michael Beech
Image by Janna Gibson on @chinchamag Instagram.