Photo courtesy of USqare Cultural Center
The culture complex at USquare has some great performances and art exhibits going on right now. First up is a Korean drama called All About my Wife. This performance started Sept.19 and will continue through Oct. 19 in the Hall Place Garden. The recommended age for this event is 15 and up and seats are priced at 30,000 won. For more information call 062-360-8437 or check out the website.
The Kumho Gallery at USquare currently has a high school painting art exhibition on display from now until Sept. 30. The gallery is open from 10 A.M.-7:30 P.M. For more information call 062-520-8835 or check out the website. The admission to the exhibit is free.
The Gwangju Asia Content and Entertainment Fair (ACE) is at to the Kimdaejung Convention Center until Sept. 28. There will be exhibits and seminars on a wide range of industry areas such as broadcasting, games, animation and more. Hours for the exhibition are 10 A.M.-5 P.M., and admission is 5,000 won for adults, children are free. For more information or directions, you can consult their handy English website.
Club Bohemian is hosting their latest concert series at their downtown club on Friday, Sept. 26 at 7:30 P.M. Your 20,000 won entry fee covers an all-accoustic set called The New Beginning with three different bands sharing the stage for the night. For more information and directions check out their website.
Photo courtesy of Cafe Bohemian.
Calling all geeks! It’s finally here! Alleycon 2014 takes over Gwangju this weekend. Starting with a casual meet and greet at the First Alleyway restaurant on Friday, Sept. 26 at 7 P.M., the next day is when the geekiness really sets in, with an all-day event out at Kwangju Women’s University from 9 A.M.- 8 P.M. There will be role play games, video game competitions, board games galore, and a dedicated art room so you can try your hand at being creative. There will be vendors selling art, books, food and drinks, and a photo stand so folks can get pics with their friends. The 20,000 won entry fee is more than covered with the deals and discount coupons to local vendors and restaurants include in your registration bags. Pre-registration ends today, but there are still a few walk-in spots available. For more information check out the Facebook group.
Photo courtesy of Alleycon 2014.
This week’s GIC talk is on Saturday, Sept. 27 at 3 P.M. is The Art of being Fully Human, with Dana Han, a professor from Chonnam University. She will share wisdom and advice from the book Living, Loving, Learning with Leo Buscaglia.
The 2014 Asia Culture Forum started in 2006 to join together many Asian countries to encourage cooperation and competition to strengthen all the member countries. This year’s event will take place Oct. 1-2 at the Convention Hall at Chonnam University, with the theme of Cultural Prosperity and Mutual Growth of Asia. Many cultural experts from 12 countries will participate. For more information about the event, check out the website. To pre-register for the event, check out this link.