December is already upon us? Bring on the Christmas lights! Let’s see what there is to do in the city this weekend.
Thursday, November 29th
Courtesy of Speakeasy
It’s time for the Thursday night quiz at Speakeasy! There will be six rounds with topics ranging from current events, to movies and music. You can get together a team of your friends (max. 5 people), or find a team to join when you get there. It only costs 5,000 won to play, and you’ll have a chance to win cash, and free shots. The second place team will get their money back, and the first place team will get the rest. Nate is your quiz master in charge, so come on down to Speakeasy for a great night of questions and answers! For more info, please go to the Speakeasy Facebook page.
Friday, November 30th
Photo Courtesy of Tequilaz.
If you’re new to Gwangju, then you’re going to want to check out Tequilaz and their Friday night specials! If you’re a veteran of the city, then you already know that it’s the place to be on Friday. You can enjoy their famous tacos for only 3,000 won each. You’re going to need something to wash those tacos down with, so how about unlimited drafts for 12,000 won? If you prefer cocktails, then you can get unlimited rail cocktails for only 20,000 won. All specials run from 9:00 p.m., until midnight, and are cash only please. The staff is really friendly, so come on down tonight and have some fun! If you need more info, then please go to their Facebook page.
Saturday, December 1st
Courtesy of the Gwangju Performance project
The Gwangju Performance Project (GPP) wowed audiences with their first musical production, Little Shop of Horrors. Now their last show of the year might be the biggest and best yet! The GPP is proud to present their production of the Tony winning Broadway musical, The Wiz! The Wiz is an urban retelling of the classic children’s story The Wizard of Oz. The Wiz was one of the first, big scale musicals with an all African-American cast. All of the GPP members have been working hard to present another great musical for the residents of Gwangju. The first two shows take place today at 3:00 p.m., and 7:00 p.m. There will be another performance tomorrow at 3:00 p.m. as well. If you can’t make it this weekend, there will be three more shows from December 8th, to the 9th. For all the information that you need, including how to order your tickets in advance, please go to the Facebook event page. Go out and support live theater in Gwangju!
Sunday, December 2nd
Courtesy of Gwangju Yoga
After a busy weekend out on the town, you might be looking for a nice, relaxing way to begin the week. Look no further than the GIC for their Sunday morning yoga class. The class will begin at 11:00 a.m., and you will have to bring your own mat. They also suggest a donation of 5,000, to 10,000 won. The class is led by Emily, a yoga instructor who was trained in America. For more details, please go to their Facebook page.
Adopt-A-Child for Christmas still needs your help! They’re looking for less than a dozen people to make sure that the kids in the local Gwangju orphanages have something to open. If you are interested in personally buying a gift, please follow this link to their Facebook page.