An Evening of Traditional Korea Music and Dance

Anevening of traditional Korea music and dance, performed by the Korean Traditional Music Orchestra of the Blind.  This orchestra continues the age-old tradition of blind musicians serving in the Korean Court Music Institute where thy performed at many royal ceremonies and rituals. The performance is on Tuesday,October 30, at 7 pm in the Smith Recital Hall, SDSU.  The event is… Read More An Evening of Traditional Korea Music and Dance

KCON 2012

For those who don’t know, KCON was an all day kpop convention held at the Verizon Wireless amphitheater in Irvine, California on October 13th. The event started at 10am and they had all kinds of booths, contests, competitions, and food for everyone to enjoy. There were celebrities everywhere! Security was super tight because there were screaming fangirls… Read More KCON 2012

Behind The Scenes with “MISSION COMPLETE”!

Originally posted on SSB:
I just had my first experience as a scriptwriter for a variety show today.  And it went really well.  Like awesome. Right now, I’m part of a crew that’s making a korean-ish variety gameshow called “MISSION COMPLETE”.  We filmed it at my taekwondo dojang, and wrapped up in the afternoon.  When…

“What is the K in K-pop?” Discussion by John Lie at UCSD

“The Culture Industry, Soft Power, and Cultural Transformation in South Korea” School of International Relations and Pacific Studies at UCSD Friday, November 2, 2012 12:30pm-2:00pm As part of the Korean wave, K-pop has been sweeping Asia and most recently even America and the whole world. With PSY’s record hit of his music video, Gangnam Style,… Read More “What is the K in K-pop?” Discussion by John Lie at UCSD

[Now Listening] 닐리리맘보(NILLILI MAMBO) by 블락비(Block B)

One of my favorite groups is back! Block B just released their new album called Blockbuster and their title song is called NALLILI MAMBO. Their last single was called NANRINA and I honestly don’t know where they’re getting these names from, but I don’t really care because the songs are amazing anyways. So this was… Read More [Now Listening] 닐리리맘보(NILLILI MAMBO) by 블락비(Block B)

AAJA – San Diego Events: Multimedia Journalism 101

From AAJA San Diego Events:   AAJA: Multimedia Journalism 101 Oct 20, 2012 @ 10:30am All welcome- students, professors, professionalists, community Learn the tricks of the trade for multimedia journalists. Panelists answer questions about where to start and what tools are needed to produce a quality story. RSVP: programs@aajasandiego.org Panelists include: Candice Nguyen, San Diego 6 Reporter;… Read More AAJA – San Diego Events: Multimedia Journalism 101