Poets to speak on poetry’s role in social movements

Minnesota poets who contributed to the essay and poetry collection We Are Meant to Rise will speak in a virtual panel Saturday, April 30, noon to 3 p.m.(CDT). Entitled We Are Meant to Rise: The Poetry of Social Movements, the poets will be asked to discuss how poetry contributes to how social movements form,  mature, […]

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Minnesotan Korean adoptee artist Megan Rye to speak

A virtual event, My Referral Photo: Whole Life in Korea, will be held Monday, May 2, 7 p.m. CDT, with Minnesota Korean adoptee artist Megan Rye, whose exhibition of 100 portrait paintings depicting children's adoption referral photos is at currently at the Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis. The event is part of an ongoing series called […]

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Children’s Day outdoor event in Roseville

Children and their families are invited to a Korean Children’s Day event, sponsored by Korean Adoptees’ Ministry Center (KAM Center) to be held Saturday, May 7, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will include snacks, Korean food, games and activities, goody bags, books and prizes. Lee’s Taekwondo students will do a demonstration of Korean […]

$20

Architect Grace Kim to speak at Twin Cities Cohousing Network event

A special live engagement via Zoom with architect Grace Kim, principal of Schemata Workshop in Seattle will be held Wednesday, May 11, 7 p.m. CDT. Kim specializes in design of cohousing communities and other types of multi-family buildings, which require a human-centric approach.  Kim co-founded Capitol Hill Urban Cohousing, a mixed-use project where she lives […]

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HANA Center Health Fair offers low cost screenings

5140 North California Avenue, Chicago, IL 5140 North California Avenue, Chicago, IL

Free health screenings will be available by appointment at the HANA Center’s 43rd Annual Korean American Health Fair, Saturday, May 21, noon to 5 p.m. The health fair will take place at the Swedish Hospital Galter Medical Pavilion, located at 5140 N. California Ave., Chicago). The last HANA Center health fair took place in 2019; […]

Author Marie Lee to read at Stillwater event

Novelist Marie Myung-Ok Lee will read from her recently-launched book The Evening Hero at the Zephyr Theater, Stillwater, on Wednesday, June 15. The event is sponsored by the Stillwater bookstore Valley Bookseller and one of a series of author events called Literature Lovers' Night Out. Lee's novel tells the story of a Minnesota doctor who […]

$15

Campaign kick-off event for Susie Strom, Korean American candidate for Minnesota House

Sucker Lake Regional Park 4500 Rice Street, Vadnais Heights, MN

Susie Strom, candidate for Minnesota House District 36A, will have an outdoor campaign kick-off event on Thursday, June 23, 5:30 p.m. at Sucker Lake Regional Park, 4500 Rice Street, Vadnais Heights. Strom, a Korean adoptee from the Twin Cities, is celebrating her Korean heritage with some Korean drumming and dancing performances, and Korean games at […]

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Registration open for KAAN conference, June 24-26, Denver

Registration is open for the 2022 in-person conference of the Korean American Adoptee Network (KAAN) to be held June 24 to 26, in Denver, Colorado.  The deadline for reduced registration is June 1. KAAN is a conference about all aspects of  adoption from Korea, and includes adult adoptees and their families, adoptee children and their […]

LA Benefit concert will support WomenCrossDMZ

The Los Angeles Korean American Musicians’ Association (LAKMA) will hold a benefit concert for WomenCrossDMZ entitled Peace Concert: Unified in Friendship and Harmony, at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. The concert, to be held August 6, will feature performances by the LAKMA Symphony Orchestra and Chorale. The evening will also include a […]

2022 Chicago Drum Festival set

Roosevelt University 430 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL

The Korean Performing Arts Institute of Chicago (KPAC) will hold its  2022 Chicago Drum Festival, a concert featuring diverse world-drumming teams based in the Chicago area. The concert will feature Ayodele Drum and Dance, Tsukasa Taiko, Chicago Samba, and the KPAC,  representing African, Japanese, Brazilian, and Korean traditions, respectively. Tickets are through Eventbrite and can […]

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