Disney-Pixar’s latest animation roars into 1st place

Disney-Pixar’s 16th feature, “The Good Dinosaur,” came in first place at the Korean box office on its opening weekend, while local human drama “The...

A year of superior shows

This year major art exhibitions will highlight Nam June Paik (1932-2006), the Korea-born pioneer of video art, some first-generation Korean modern painters and the...

Murakami exhibit addresses Fukushima nuclear disaster

TOKYO - In the gentrified kitsch landscape Takashi Murakami depicts, 500 grotesque priests parade along dazzlingly colorful giant panels. The artist’s zany ukiyoe-turned-manga world takes...

Korea’s Jindo dogs are facing a crisis at home

Twenty stray dogs, which looked to be Jindo dogs, were confined in a chicken farm for about a year in a rusted cage and...

Start the new year off fresh, and squeaky clean

At the end of one year and the beginning of another, there are a few rituals that come to mind for many Koreans. One...

Golden Monkey Village welcomes the new year

The dawn of a new year encourages people to make new plans and have hope, but those living in the so-called Golden Monkey Village...

The Latest Night Cafes in Koreatown

Some students are blessed with being able to study wherever and however, be it outside on the lawn, during the middle of a party,...

The Unique Korean Age System

How would you feel if you instantly got older by one or two years? This happens if you use how people count their age...

A new take on taekwondo and its performance

There is a shift taking place in the taekwondo world. The ancient martial art, typically associated with technique, athletic discipline and footwork, is slowly making...

Christmas is Different in Korea

Wearing warm sweaters, decorating a tree, and having a special dinner with family and friends are some of the common ways to celebrate the...

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