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[RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK] Plant Cafe & Kitchen offers innovative vegan menu
Plant Cafe & Kitchen is a pioneer in Seoul's burgeoning vegan dining scene. Founder Mipa Lee launched her business in central Seoul's Itaewon before opening a second location in Hongdae's popular Yeonnam-dong. Plant is on a mission to make the plant-based lifestyle simple and tasty.
[LIFE'S OLLE TRAILS 7] Healing perfectionism on Pyoseon Beach
From 2018 to 2022, I ran a New Year's resolutions group on Facebook. Each year, members attempted to complete at least 70 percent of our goals, often using an app to track productivity. These are some of my stats:
[LIFE'S OLLE TRAILS 8] Confronting OCD in Woljeong-ri
By June 2022, I had just a few Olle Trails stamps left to collect. In true perfectionist fashion, I was adamant about completing my passport on June 18 - my first anniversary of starting the trails. In order to achieve that, I had to hike every Sunday.
Say Sue Me brings Korean indie rock to Chicago
Busan band Say Sue Me brought their unique brand of shoegazy surf rock (surfgaze?) back to Chicago on July 20. It was the second-to-last stop on their seven-city North American tour, the night after playing K-Indie Music Night in New York with Crying Nut.
Korean, Canadian artists, scientists explore concept of time
“The Blind Watchmaker” artistic project began with a thought-provoking hybrid event that merged the realms of digital art, science and philosophy at the Youth Art Administration in central Seoul's Chungjeongno, July 16. The collaborative project involving Korean and Canadian artists and scientists revolved around the enigmatic concept of time, exploring its depth, significanc...
Cambodians in Korea demonstrate against election at home
Cambodians in Korea held a protest against the national election in their home country in front of Bosingak belfry in downtown Seoul, Sunday. They voiced their objections to the election, which they said was illegitimately run by the country's dictatorial leadership.
Comic book legend Bob Layton comes to Korea
Renowned comic book artist, writer and editor Bob Layton is coming to Korea for a month-long visit to meet fans all across the country.
'Death Punk Disco' band 18Fevers to infect UK
COVID-19 is fading into the background, but is the world ready for 18Fevers? The Seoul-based band is about to embark on its first U.K. tour, where it will play four shows at Rebellion Festival in Blackpool alongside Rumkicks, its “sister band,” shortly after releasing its latest album, “Death Punk Disco.”
[RAS KOREA] An American farmboy in 1970s Korea
I arrived in Korea at the tender age of 19, a time in most young people's lives when they believe themselves impervious to disease, death and other calamities. Korea in the mid-1970s was a land on the cusp of an economic explosion, but it hadn't happened yet.
Inuit art travels from Nunavut to Gwangju, Seoul
Art from around the world was displayed at the 14th Gwangju Biennale, which ended its 94-day run earlier this month. Of the nine national pavilions, the Canada Pavilion was a little different. It displayed 90 artworks from 32 Inuit artists, products of the West Baffin Art Collective in Kinngait (Cape Dorset) in Canada's northern territory of Nunavut.
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