Korean adoptee comic tells his multi-media homeland trip story in Minneapolis

Bryant Lake Bowl and Theater 810 West Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Edward Yoo Pokropski will present his solo show Case 84: Adopted in the USA describing his return to Korea in 2015 at age 32 to discover his origins as a Korean adoptee. The show is a one-time appearance in Minneapolis, sponsored by AK Connection, an organization by and about adult Korean adoptees. Case 84: Adopted […]

Mu Films and Me & Korea to host Koreans and Camptowns conference

Northwestern University 633 Clark Street, Evanston, IL, United States

A conference entitled Korean Adoption and Its Global Legacies: 70 Years and Beyond will be held at Northwestern University, in Evanston, Illinois, April 13–14. The Korean adoptee service organization Me & Korea will co-sponsor the conference, along with Northwestern University and Mu Films, a documentary film company established by Deann Borshay Liem, a Korean adoptee. […]

Taiko artist and teacher Jennifer Weir to speak at Adoptee Hub event

Roseville Center Ice Arena 2661 Civic Center Drive, Roseville, MN, United States

The organizer  of a global women taiko drummers event in the Twin Cities is the featured speaker at the Adoptee Hub annual gala and fundraiser. The event will take place Saturday, April 27 in Roseville. Korean adoptee Jennifer Weir, who created the project and is the founder of her own taiko school, Taiko Arts Midwest, […]

$25

Korean and Korean American composers featured in East Meets West concerts

University Lutheran Church of Hope 601 13th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN, United States

A selection of works from Korean and Korean American composers will be featured during May in four performances in Minneapolis and St. Paul entitled East Meets West. The concert will be presented at four venues in May: University Lutheran Church of Hope, Minneapolis, on Friday, May 3 at 7 p.m.; MacPhail Center for Music, (Gary Sipes […]

Free

Korean and Korean American composers featured in East Meets West concerts

Hamline United Methodist Church 1514 Englewood Avenue, St. Paul, MN, United States

A selection of works from Korean and Korean American composers will be featured during May in four performances in Minneapolis and St. Paul entitled East Meets West. The concert will be presented at four venues in May: University Lutheran Church of Hope, Minneapolis, on Friday, May 3 at 7 p.m.; MacPhail Center for Music, (Gary Sipes […]

Free

Korean and Korean American composers featured in East Meets West concerts

Metronome Brewery 385 Broadway, St. Paul, MN, United States

A selection of works from Korean and Korean American composers will be featured during May in four performances in Minneapolis and St. Paul entitled East Meets West. The concert will be presented at four venues in May: University Lutheran Church of Hope, Minneapolis, on Friday, May 3 at 7 p.m.; MacPhail Center for Music, (Gary Sipes […]

Free

Classes in Korean traditional needlecraft jogakbo to be held

Minneapolis Institute of Arts 2400 3rd Ave. S., Minneapolis, United States

Minneapolis-based textile artist Jae Hyun Veenstra is offering a series of free classes in the traditional art of jogakbo, a Korean hand-sewing patchwork craft used since ancient times to make wrapping cloths and traditional crafts. In modern times, jogakbo has become a recognized art form and can be used to make innovative designs. The series, […]

Free

Classes in jogakbo, a Korean needlecraft, to be offered

Textile Center 3000 University Avenue SW, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Minneapolis-based textile artist Jae Hyun Veenstra is offering a series of free classes in the traditional art of jogakbo, a Korean hand-sewing patchwork craft used since ancient times to make wrapping cloths and traditional crafts. In modern times, jogakbo has become a recognized art form and can be used to make innovative designs. The series, entitled Colorful Korean: Re-Rooting with […]

Free

AAPI voting summit to be held in Philadelphia  

Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown 201 North 17th St., Philadelphia, United States

A National AAPI Leadership Summit will be held July 11-12, 2024 in Philadelphia to learn about emerging voting issues and how to mobilize the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. The event, to take place at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown, is a platform for partner organizations, issue experts, and communities from across the country. The purpose is […]

$40

U of Minnesota conference offers one-day event on adoption as a life experience

Northrop Auditorium 84 Church St. SE, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Two Korean adoptee experts on adult adoptees' issues will join a group of experts in a day-long symposium on the challenges faced by adoptees face at every stage of adulthood. This symposium is part of a four-day event, the 8th International Conference on Adoption Research (ICAR-8). The symposium will be held July 12, 9 a.m.to […]

$75

Copyright ©2024 Korean Quarterly. All rights reserved.

Show Buttons
Share on X
Hide Buttons