It’s back to school time for all you UC kids!
The marketing team behind KTOWN Night Market and Kollaboration will partner up with Monterey Park Chamber of Commerce to bring you MPK Night Market! It will be held at Barnes Park on July 25th from 5:00pm to 10:30 pm. There will be no entry fee and is set to be scheduled as a once a month event, held on a Friday.
MPK Night Market will feature fusion food trucks, street food vendors (Ice Cream Lab, Fluff Ice, Swirls Potato & Lemonade, and more!), along with visual art exhibitions, shopping, carnival games, musical performances at the Barnes Park Amphitheater, and the city’s first beer and wine garden at a public park.
And to top off the night, an after party will be hosted by American Legion Post 397. The venue is located next to Barnes Park.
July 25th, 5:00PM to 10:30PM
350 S Mcpherrin Ave,
Monterey Park, CA 91754
For more information visit: MPKnightmarket.com
Image courtesy of MPK Night Market
Starting from June 29 until September 28, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art will be presenting “Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392–1910,” the first-ever, comprehensive exhibition of nearly 150 beautiful objects from Korea’s longest ruling dynasty. Viewers will get a chance to explore and experience the 500 years of traditions, custom and history of these artifacts, some of them considered national treasures.
The Koreatown Youth Community Center is holding its 13th Annual Benefit Concert, presented by Bright World Foundation. Seven different musical acts are featured in this concert: Run River North, Brian Culbertson, David Benoit, Yang Ok Choi, Siwoo Kim, Seung Ju Kim and Kays. Artists greatly vary in genre, performing everything from classical music to indie rock. Read up on our cover of RNN here.
KYCC is a non-profit service organization that focuses on supporting families by providing services in education, finances, housing and health. Located in Koreatown, KYCC works to aid socioeconomically disadvantaged Korean American and multiethnic families in the Greater Los Angeles area.
For more information about KYCC or the event, click here.
The Lyric Theatre in Los Angeles has announced two summer residencies this July, and one of them being Anderson .Paak and the Free Nationals every Tuesday.
Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals will deliver in remaking alternative rock classics from beloved bands into compelling, funkier versions by extracting every bit of soul, jazz, hip-hop, electronic funk, and r&b from these great tunes- simultaneous paying homage to some of their all-time favorite songs and bands.
Also in performance will be indie hip hop artist Parker aka Dumbfoundead, beat boxing extraordinaire Mike Gao accompanied by DJ Skitz.
To RSVP click here. No Cover. 18+
Visit The Lyric Theater for more information.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
The Lyric Theater
520 N. La Brea Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Image via Anderson Paak
The one and only Hallyu fan convention is here! And will take place August 9th and 10th at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena. The convention will cover everything in Korean entertainment: K POP, K FILM, K DRAMA, K GAME, etc., and give fans the opportunity to meet and greet their favorite K CELEBRITIES! It allows fans and Korean entertainment enthusiasts the opportunity to interact with Korean culture as a community in a fun, personal fashion.
With over 20,000 fans in attendance, KCON 2013 was a landmark event that smashed all expectations. KCON 2014 is set to be even bigger than last year, bringing the fans even more stars, more panels, and more hi-touches!
The artist line up includes: Lee Seung Gi, CN BLUE, Girls Generation, IU, B1A4, Jung Joon Young, Teen Top, and VIXX, and recently added to the line up is Big Bang’s G-Dragon and SPICA, with special guests violinist Jun Sung Ahn, dancer and choreographer Aimee Lee Lucas (G Dragon’s “Them Girls”, Park Bom’s “You and I”), Dramabeans creator Javabeans, and many more!
For more information on the event click here.
Tickets and Ticket Combo Packages range from $50 to $400. Individual tickets go on sale July 3rd, and ticket combo packages go on sale July 1st.
Click here for ticket information.
August 9th (Sat.) and 10th (Sun.) 2014
Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
3939 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90037
Venue does not offer free parking and will range from $20 – $30.
Click here for more info LA Coliseum Parking
The Dis/orient/ed Comedy Show, in celebration of their 2 year anniversary, will also host a benefit for their Tuesday Night Project in Los Angeles.
The evening’s lineup is comprised of an almost all female stand up show, including Liliana Cervantes, Mona Concepcion, Kyle Mizono, D’Lo, Atsuko Okatsuka and Jenny Yang. It will be featuring comics seen on HBO, Showtime, the Logo Network, NBC, Funny or Die, Buzzfeed Video, and the California’s Funniest Female competition, along with SURPRISE GUESTS.
The Tuesday Night Project is an Asian American grassroots and volunteer based organization devoted to bridging communities by providing programming and interactive spaces for people to connect through artistic expression.
For more information: DIS/ORIENT/ED COMEDY
To purchase tickets click here.
Tickets $35 // $20 for Group
Use discount code EARLYBIRD for $5 off on tickets!
Saturday, July 12, 2014
7:00PM: Pre-Show Happy Hour and Community Mixer in the courtyard
8:00PM: SHOW STARTS
The Historic David Henry Hwang Theater
Little Tokyo, Los Angeles
120 Judge John Aiso St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Theater Phone: (213) 625-7000
Attention, Korean adoptees around the country. What’s (y)our story?
Boston Korean Adoptees invites you to its 10th Anniversary Conference, a gathering of adoptees from around the world. There will be speakers, film screenings, panel discussions and an opportunity to participate in the BKA14 Digital Story Collection project. It’s happening August 14-17 at the Omni Parker Hotel in Boston. For more information click here.
August 14th – 17th
Omni Parker Hotel in Boston
60 School St, Boston, MA 02108
Spring rate (April 16 – July 15): $150
Summer rate (July 16 – conference): $200
Leadership Conference: additional $10
*all payments will be securely processed using Paypal