Poop Wine: Traditional Korean Remedy Gets First Ever Public Documentary

Though the average Korean you ask would have no idea what you are talking about, a recently released video documentary by Vice correspondent Yuka Uchida investigates the traditional cure-all beverage Ttongsul – better known as poop wine, made from rice wine and feces.

Dave Beck at Soul Train

Dave Beck at Soul Train.  September 7th at 9pm.  389-51,Jangjeon 1-dong,Geumjeong-gu,Busan


Dave Beck is a Brooklyn based folk pop singer with a sound that meshed Death Cab for Cutie with The Decembrists.  In 2010, he released his critically acclaimed album  “Stranger Homes,” which helped carve the way for hundreds of shows and multiple national tours.  Beck is known in Korea for his time spent working as a barista at Think Coffee and was showcased on the Korean television show ????.  This appearance led to a Dave Beck rooftop concert at the grand opening of Think Coffee Korea in Seoul, as well as a separate sold out show at the café.   

Tharp On: Family

This is the headline that greeted me after returning from a camping trip in which I was entirely off the grid. For one solid week, neither newspapers nor computer monitors taxed my sun-blazed eyes.

August Dynamic Korean Wave Class: Let’s take up Healthy Skin Care!

The Busan Global Center runs a 'Dynamic Korean Wave Class' once a month for foreign residents in Busan. The class for August will be learning how...

Hot Summer On Screen: Sizzling it up with More Provocative K-Pop

After School swinging around stripper poles, grabbing their crotches and singing wet and topless in First Love? Dal Shabet ripping their skirts open to reveal cameltoes for Look At My Legs?

Korea Takes Hip Hop Dance Title at Busan Sea Festival

Though there was a noted absence of rapping at this years Busan Hip Hop Festival, my initial shock slowly evolved into a welcome surprise.

Star Wars, Disney to Be Screened at the BCC

BUSAN, South Korea-- Walt Disney movies will be screened every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday night at 8 pm August 7-23 at Busan Cinema Center.    

The free outdoor screenings, Summer Movie Night 2013, will present classic Disney films filled with laughs, adventure, family fun and fabulous music on a giant 24-by-13 meter screen using state-of-the-art projection equipment. You can enjoy all these movies in the pleasant river breeze. 

Busan Cinema Center and the Walt Disney Company Korea Ltd. will screen Star Wars Episode I, II, III and Walt Disney Diamond Editions for the first time in Korea. These free outdoor Disney movie screenings will be held every year.

The screenings will still be held under light rain because the outdoor theater has a small roof. 

Busan International Kids’ Film Festival Underway this Week

BUSAN, South Korea -- The eighth Busan International Kids' Film Festival, the participatory image culture festival by the children, will be held from the twenty-fourth to twenty-eighth in Busan Cinema Center and Busan Community Media Center. 

In the festival with the subject of 'Play with me?', seventy movies from seventeen countries will be shown. 

'Room on the Broom', the animation based on the work of the famous UK fairy tale book writer, Julia Donaldson, will be shown at the opening ceremony. 

The opening ceremony will be held in the Sky Theater of Busan Cinema Center at five p.m. on the twenty-fourth. 

Source: Busan eFM News

BCC to Host Barrier-Free Movies

BUSAN, South Korea -- The Busan Cinema Center will hold the regular event to show a Barrier-Free Movie once a month starting this month. 

A Barrier-Free Movie means is a movie that everybody, including the visually and hearing impaired can watch together because it provides subtitles and a voice explanation in the dialogue of the movie. 

The first Barrier-Free Movie to be shown will be held in the small theater of Busan cinema center on twenty-ninth. It will be 'The gift of seventh room, which was the biggest box-office success of the first half of this year. 

The Barrier-Free Movie will be played in total of five times this year. The only period it won't be showing is when the Busan International Film Festival is being held. Citizens can see the movie at eight p.m. on the last Monday of every month in the small theater of Busan Cinema Center. 

BCC’s ‘Saturday Outdoor Concert’ a Great Success

BUSAN, South Korea -- Busan Cinema Center's 'Saturday Outdoor Concert' has gained great popularity with the citizens of Busan. 

Busan Cinema Center held its 'Funny Tonight Concert' starring Funny Band, the first brass performance band in Korea, at 5 p.m. on the sixth. 

The 'Durareum Saturday Outdoor Concert', which is held on the first Saturday of every month until September, is a free concert with performances and commentary scheduled to last ninety minutes.

Source: Busan eFM News


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