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Reporter : Dong Sun-hwa
Sun, December 3, 2023 | 20:51
[INTERVIEW] 'The Flag': Kwon Jin-ah's love letter to people chasing their dreams
Love is one of the most universal themes in music, but it is not the only subject that singer-songwriter Kwon Jin-ah wants to address. The 25-year-old, who has a thirst for self-exploration and self-improvement, always seeks to craft songs about diverse issues that reflect her own journey and ...
Competition among rookie boy groups to gain momentum
Teaser for xikers' upcoming mini-album, “HOUSE OF TRICKY: Doorbell Ringing” / Courtesy of KQ EntertainmentBy Dong Sun-hwaIn hindsight, 2022 was the year of K-pop girl groups. A host of rookie female acts like NewJeans, IVE and Le Sserafim took the music scene by storm shortly after their debut and competed fiercely against each other to become the next K-pop queen...
Violinist Han Soo-jin to perform at Korea Times Spring Concert
Award-winning violinist Han Soo-jin will perform classical works by Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky and Beethoven at The Korea Times' annual Spring Concert, which is scheduled for March 23.
'NCT 127: Limitless': first K-pop graphic novel to hit shelves in July
“NCT 127: Limitless,” the first graphic novel utilizing K-pop intellectual property (IP), will be released in July.
'Chat GPT is fast, but doesn't provide accurate information', Flitto CEO
AI chatbot Chat GPT is fast but does not always provide accurate information, according to Simon Lee, CEO of translation service provider, Flitto.
From 'Red Book' to 'Spring, Again,' women-centered theatrical shows take center stage
A poster for the upcoming musical, “Red Book” / Courtesy of ATEODBy Dong Sun-hwaThree musicals that either began or will soon start their runs in March ― “Red Book,” “Spring, Again” and “Hope” ― have one thing in common. They all illuminate the lives of women, who boldly walk their own paths against all odds. Set in the 1820-191...
[REVIEW] BoA dazzles fans in 'Musicality' concert unfazed by lingering cold
Just like the title of her mega-hit, “No. 1” (2002), singer BoA proved that she is still one of the best players in the K-pop world during her concert at the Olympic Hall in southern Seoul, Sunday.
'In the Name of God' documentary roils entertainment industry
“In the Name of God: A Holy Betrayal,” a Netflix documentary about heinous crimes committed by Korean cult leaders, is rocking the country's entertainment industry.
BLACKPINK's concert ticket price soars in Taiwan due to scalping
The ticket price for K-pop girl group BLACKPINK's upcoming concerts in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, has soared up to 400,000 Taiwanese dollars ($13,000) - which is nearly 45 percent higher than the original price - due to scalping.
Fan's mother finds K-pop group B.A.P's trophy at Philippine flea market
Fans of K-pop boy group B.A.P were shocked to find out the group's 2012 trophy had been sold at a flea market in the Philippines for 4,000 won ($3.08). The news quickly went viral after a TikTok user shared a photo of the trophy, Sunday. She said her mother bought it at a second-hand item shop in the Philippines, without knowing what it was.