Korean Adoptees of Chicago monthly dinner event set

Sun Wah BBQ 5039 N Broadway, Chicago, IL, United States

Korean Adoptees of Chicago (KAtCH) will hold its February dinner at Sun Wah BBQ, 5039 N. Broadway, Chicago, February 25, 6:30 p.m. The event is for Korean adoptees and their friends and family. Registration is required; seating is limited. For more information or for last-minute reservations or cancellation, please email:  kads@katchicago.com. KAtCH exists to represent […]


Webinar on Korean peace open for registration

Laying Out a Roadmap for Peace in Korea in 2023 is the title of a free online webinar to be held at 2 p.m. (CST) Wednesday, March 1. New Korea peace legislation will be re-introduced in Congress on that day by Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA). The discussion at the event will center around the political […]


Adoptee Hub to hold fifth year anniversary and fundraiser event

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

Adoptee Hub will hold its fifth anniversary and fundraiser April 15, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Roseville Center Banquet Hall. The keynote speaker for the event will be Korean adoptee Rebecca Kimmel of Washington (state), whose birth family search resulted in her discovery that her birth records had been falsified.  Her story was reported […]

Lotus Flower Lantern-Making for Buddha’s Birthday

34 13th Avenue NE 34 13th Avenue NE, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Jangmi Arts will hold a workshop on lotus flower lantern-making, a traditional lantern used for worship and for parades on Buddha's birthday in Korea.  The workshop will be held Saturday, May 6, in two sessions: 1 to 3 p.m. and 3 to 5 p.m.  The event will be held at 34 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis. […]


Ariana Kim and Chamber Music Society of Minnesota to perform Maksimal

Sundin Music Hall 1531 Hewitt Avenue, St. Paul, MN, United States

The Chamber Music Society of Minnesota (CMSM) violinist and artistic co-director Ariana Kim, along with pianist Ieva Jokubaviciute, will perform the Minnesota premiere of Maksimal for violin and piano at its next concert on May 7. A modern work by American composer David Tempkin, Maksimal was inspired by the music of Beethoven. Tempkin is known […]


Crossings screening to be held in San Francisco

Great Star Theater 633 Jackson St., San Francisco, MN, United States

The documentary film Crossings will have a San Francisco premiere at the film festival CAAMFest 2023 on May 13, 5:30 p.m. at The Great Star Theater, located in Chinatown. Crossings, by award-winning documentary filmmaker Deann Borshay Liem, describes the journey of Women Cross DMZ, a group of international women peacemakers who crossed the demilitarized zone […]


History scholar to present on history of Gwangju Uprising on 43rd anniversary

Korean history researcher Hayana Kim will speak in a free virtual event May 18 (7 p.m. CST) on the legacy of democracy in South Korea, and in honor of the 43rd anniversary of the 1980 Gwangju Uprising, a pivotal moment in South Korea’s struggle to reject a military dictatorship and re-establish democratic rule.  The uprising […]


Korean hanji papercraft class to be held

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine St., Marine-on-St. Croix, MN, United States

The Hanji Crew, two women skilled in the Korean design craft of mulberry paper, or hanji, will hold a two-day class at the Marine Mills Folk School, located in Marine on the St. Croix, on Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21, from 1 to 4 p.m. on both days. Participants will create a Korean-style […]


Ung Lim Lee to exhibit landscape art in St. Paul

Xia Gallery and Cafe 422 University Ave., St. Paul, MN, United States

Mountains and Trees, an exhibit of drawn and painted landscapes by Twin Cities artist Ung Lim Lee, will premiere at Xia Gallery in St. Paul with an opening reception to be held Friday, June 9, at 6 p.m. Lee, age 90, was born in what is now North Korea. His art school education was interrupted […]


Arirang Lions to hold annual Chicago picnic for adoptees

Blue Star Memorial Woods 701 E. Lake St., Glenview, IL, United States

The Arirang Lions Club of Chicago will hold its annual picnic for adoptees and their families on Saturday, June 10.  The picnic will be held at Blue Star Memorial Woods, 701 E. Lake Ave., Glenview, Illinois. There is no charge, but a freewill offering is accepted. The picnic is in its 43rd year, and the […]


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