The Spirit of Suul Makers

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The spirit of "suul" (Korean for "alcohol") is more than a "quick pint after work." It's a uniquely Korean spirit of hospitality and camaraderie, where the motto to "play as hard as we work" is on full display. We work hard together through a long day. We gather for an equally long night of libations […]

A K-Movie Star is Born: Jjapaguri!

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Popularized by the Oscar-winning Korean film "Parasite," jjapaguri is a simple yet delicious instant noodle dish with steak. Learn from KCI Board member & popular IG food poster, Sarah Kim-Lee, as she uses top sirloin for her rendition of jjapaguri! REGISTER HERE Sarah Kim-Lee, Instructor  Instagram: @sarahkim_lee

#KollabAtHome: Chuseok Music Showcase

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Join our partners at Kollaboration SF for a mini-showcase of local Korean American and Korean-inspired performance artists. Come check out these new artists and music as you'll never know if you might find your new anthem. Watch HERE  Romeo Romeo is a Singer-Songwriter from New York City currently residing in LA. Inspired by K-Pop, K-R&B, […]

History & Culture of Bojagi Wrapping

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Your introduction to Korea’s bojagi culture and history! Learn this traditional art of an eco-friendly, reusable cloth wrapping. Learn 4 basic knot styles by bojagi artist Ellen Lee: Hydrangea knot (수국매듭) Royal knot (궁중매듭) Clutch knot (클러치 매듭) Little handle knot (작은 손잡이 매듭) Bojagi materials are available for purchase if you would like to […]

K-Wave: A Look at the Power of Hallyu

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From early 90s K-pop music to Psy to BTS, the Hallyu movement (“Korean Wave”) has evolved and grown exponentially over the years. Where did it start? What helped shape the evolution and growth of Hallyu? Where is it headed? A high-level look at the power of Korean pop culture in music, film, drama and more, […]

Good Old-Fashioned K-Street Food: Tteokbokki

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This popular Korean street food -- spicy rice cake or "tteokbokki" -- is all about comfort and camaraderie. Learn from Jee Kim, a local Korean food teacher. Her unami-filled tteokbokki recipe will not disappoint! For Bay Area attendees who would like to cook along, Jee has graciously assembled kits with all the ingredients you need […]

Galbi-jjim, Chuseok Style

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Join Chef Junsoo Bae of the hot new Korean restaurant in SF, SSAL, as he shares his family's favorite Chuseok meal -- galbi-jjim (Korean braised short ribs), made with chestnuts and other seasonal local produce. REGISTER HERE Junsoo Bae, Chef Junsoo is a native of South Korea who started his career at The Culinary Institute […]

The Art of Minhwa: K-Folk Painting

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Introduction to the history of Minhwa (Korean folk art; literally means "painting of the people") and the significance and meaning of symbols such as flowers, tigers, and books. Minhwa artist Kate Nam will demonstrate painting a peony and share some of the Minhwa work featured in Korean TV dramas. REGISTER HERE Kate Nam, Instructor Kate […]

Fall Fermentation: Mixed Root Kimchi Medley

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Get into the fall spirit with Aruna Lee, founder of Volcano Kimchi, known for her inventive kimchi varieties using organic seasonal ingredients. Learn how to make kimchi using fall root vegetables: turnip, rutabaga, daikon radish, kohlrabi & parsnip. REGISTER HERE Aruna Lee, Instructor Aruna was born in South Korea, and grew up in a buddhist […]

#KollabAtHome: Chuseok Festival Virtual Concert

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Join us, October 9th at 7 PM for a live, virtual concert with @Kollaboration SF Bay Area and DJ Ganzi! REGISTER HERE Dj Ganzi DJ Ganzi has performed at local festivals, galas, clubs, and events. He is a unique and stylish all-genre music DJ but also very mysterious. Join him this Friday for a special K-Pop […]

Got Rice?: Interactive Parent-Child Workshop

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Join our friends from the Korean Community Center of the East Bay (KCCEB) for this interactive workshop, where parents and kids will explore Korean rice. We'll discuss some history about rice in our culture: Variety of rice in Asian culture with some examples Then narrow into the types of rice most Koreans use and eat […]

Animation & Culture: Spotlight on Korean American Animators

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What makes animation special to you? How does your Korean heritage, and concepts such as "han" (the unique Korean feeling of unresolved emotional pain), influence your life and art? Join us for the answers to these intriguing questions and more as we shine a spotlight on three young Bay Area luminaries of animation: Edwin Chang […]

Kocktail & Kanapé

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Celebrate the final day of the Chuseok Festival with professional chef Brett Gabby as he demonstrates how to make his unique kimchi cocktail & a Korean-inspired canapé -- squash & Asian pear fritter with perilla honey mustard. Cheers to everyone! REGISTER HERE Brett Gabby, Chef Brett received his culinary degree at the International Culinary Center […]