Dinner and a movie-- it's a classic combination. Join us to watch the 2010 Korean film The Recipe (), which follows a television producer searching for the chef and recipe of a soybean paste stew (doenjang jjigae), while dining on doenjang jjigae.
Images of Korean Female Beauty
Makeup artist Seong Hee Park, who created looks for K-Pop's Wonder Girls and TV star Yunjin Kim, explores how the traditional ideals of Korean beauty in the paintings of Chosn-era artist Yun-bok Sin influences today's Korean female stars.
Jang Jin-Sung: Poet, Spy, Escapee
Author Jang Jin-sung, on his first visit to the U.S., discusses his new book, Dear Leader Poet, Spy, EscapeeA Look Inside North Korea, which describes his life in North Korea as a psychological warfare officer and one of Kim Jong-il's revered "court poets," as well as his dramatic escape to China and South Korea.
Maeuntang and Cooking with Seafood
Learn how to make this wonderful, spicy seafood stew in a hands-on workshop led by Chef Walter Rhee.The French have bouillabaisse, Italians have zuppa di pesce, and Koreans have maeuntang! He'll complete the meal by demonstrating how to make the perfect accompanying appetizers
The Beauty of Korean Arts and Crafts
Celebrate Korea's handicrafts and artistic traditions with adoptive parents Debbi Kent and Joan Suwalsky in a talk about their new book, 100 Thimbles in a Box: The Spirit and Beauty of Korean Handicrafts.