What to Do This Weekend: Trivia, A Pitch Meeting, and Live Music!

Hello Gwangju!

We’ve already reached the midway point of the month. Let’s see what there is to do in our city this weekend.

Thursday, November 14th

Courtesy of Speakeasy

A terrific way to start the weekend, and have a lot of fun doing it, is to take part in trivia night at Speakeasy! It’s going to be a great night of questions, and answers, with topics ranging from current events, to films, and music. Just get a team together of up to 5 people to participate. Don’t have a team? That’s not a problem! You can find one to join when you arrive. It only costs 5,000 won to play, and you have a chance to win cash, and prizes. The second place team will get their money back, and first place will win the rest of the pot. Nate will be your quiz master, so come out and put some of that trivial knowledge you have to good use. Trivia begins at 10:00 p.m., and if you need more information, please go to Speakeasy’s Facebook page.

Friday, November 15th

Courtesy of Gwangju Toastmasters

If you weren’t able to go and check out the Gwangju Toastmasters meeting last Friday night don’t worry because there is another chance tonight! The Gwangju Toastmasters will be having their second meeting at the GIC. It will begin at 7:30 p.m., and go for about an hour. Toastmasters is an organization with chapters all around the world that help people with communication skills. If you would like more details, please go to their Facebook page here.

Courtesy of Tequilaz

Vets on the Gwangju scene know that Tequilaz is the tops on Friday night with their great specials. Start out with some of their mouth watering tacos which are only 3,000 won each. Beer goes very well with tacos, and you can enjoy unlimited draft beers for only 15,000 won. If you prefer cocktails, then you can have unlimited rail drinks for 20,000 won. All specials run from 9:00 p.m., until midnight, and are cash only please. To get more details, and to find out what else is happening at Tequilaz, please go to their Facebook page.

Saturday, November 16th

Courtesy of the Gwangju Performance Project

Want to help with the Gwangju Perfromance Project‘s Cabaret Night 2020? Then you need to attend the open meeting happening this afternoon at the GIC. If you’ve been to cabaret nights in the past, then you know it’s a highlight of the GPP’s year. If you have a wonderful, wild, or weird idea for the next one to be held in the spring of 2020, please come down to the GIC and share. The meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m., and go until 2:00 p.m. If you would like more details, please go to the GPP’s Facebook page.

Courtesy of Gwangju-Jeonnam KOTESOL

The monthly meeting of Gwangju’s KOTESOL chapter will take place this afternoon at Gwangju National University of Education (GNUE). The meeting will feature two great presentations that will hopefully give you some ideas to use in your own classroom. There will also be plenty of opportunities to meet, and network with other teachers. It will start at 1:45 p.m., and go until 5:00 p.m. For complete details about the meeting, please follow this link. You can also get more details by visiting the chapter’s Facebook page.

Courtesy of Speakeasy

A couple of months ago Speakeasy held it’s first ladies night, and the placed rocked out with the music of Walking After U. The staff at Speakeasy thought there was no need to mess with success, so Walking After U returns for the second ladies night! Cocktail specials for the ladies will run from 3,000 won, to 5,000 won all night. If you have yet to catch one of the best live bands in Korea, then it doesn’t matter whether you’re male or female, get down to Speakeasy tonight. It will all begin at 9:00 p.m., so if you need more info, please go to Speakeasy’s Facebook page.

Don’t Forget!

The newly formed Gwangju Creative Writing group will be having a workshop on Sunday, November 17th. Please go to their Facebook page for more details.

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