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Events This Week: 19/04/2012

This weekend is going to be mental. You can tell spring is here when the events start piling in. There are film, culture, music and the usual ‘let’s get hammered’ events this week. Here are the ones we want to go to. THURSDAY 19th – THURDAY 26th The 14th International Women’s Film Festival in Seoul...

Interview: Pictureplane

Under the pseudonym Pictureplane, electro musician Travis Egedy started out by remixing songs of his contemporaries before perfecting the eclectic, psychedelic, and downright fixating tunes you can hear from him today. Since he’ll be appearing in Seoul this weekend we probed him with some questions, resulting in answers about his intriguing background, the type of...

Events This Week: 29/03/2012

It’s nearly time for all events to just involve hanging out in Hongdae park, but not quite yet. So, here are some other things you can do this week instead. THURSDAY Open stage This sounds like a really cool event. It’s a great concept which is as simple as it sounds; a variety of artists...

Crafty Little Buggers

Bored of Forever 21 and H&M? Annoyed with being unable to try subway clothes on? Then take things into your own hands, and start accessorising the clothes you already have, à la a thousand blogs encouraging you to ‘get crafty’. A button here, a feather there, and boom! got yourself a new-looking outfit with the...
Events This Week: 15/03/2012

Events This Week: 15/03/2012

I think I can speak on behalf of all of Chincha when I say I have been excited about this weekend since last Sunday night. With St. Patrick’s Day falling on Saturday, there seems to be so much leprechaun-themed stuff going on and it’s likely everywhere is going to be bustling with people dressed in...

Events This Week: 08/3/2012

It seems we were fooled by the rise in temperature last week. After creating beautiful mental images of rooftop barbeques, drinking magkeolli outside on benches, tandem bike rides along the Han River, and Hongdae park discos, a spray of annoying fat rain washed the dreams away. As always, even though it is rainy and cold...
Events This Week: 26/01/2012

Events This Week: 26/01/2012

Here we are, on a fabulous three day week (two days in my case!). We hope you all had an amazing Lunar New Year break, we sure did. One third of Chincha is lazing around in Vietnam somewhere, the other was sick and just ate a lot, and as for me, I went on a...

Yongsan Electronics Market

Cameras, adapters, TVs, PCs, laptops, accessories, cables and more. I felt like I’d just stepped out of Tron. Yongsan Electronics Market is so overwhelmingly massive and confusing, I didn’t know what to do with myself. Yongsan Electronics Market (YEM) has everything a computer geek would need. If you want to take advantage of being in...