DAY6 in Los Angeles

DAY6 was absolutely amazing live! I was so happy when they opened with one of my favorites, 아 왜. The crowd had so much energy (like almost too much), and DAY6 really reflected it in their performance. Especially during the Q&A interaction, Jae continued to hype up the audience, to the point where a girl …

KCON Experience

KCON Los Angeles 2017 was an incredible experience! I met so many wonderful artists and creators at the forefront of the modern Hallyu wave, including makeup artist Das, beauty vlogger Edward Avila, and violinist and Youtuber JunCurryAhn. It was an honor to meet people I have followed and admired for so long. These artists and …

KCON Los Angeles

K-Pop has developed alongside the country of Korea itself, reflecting its joys, sorrows, and its rapid global success. KCON, started in 2012 through collaborations between Powerhouse Live, Mnet Media, CJ E&M and Koreaboo, celebrates Korean pop culture including music, entertainment, food, beauty, style. “Hallyu”, the Korean wave, continues to engulf the globe, and now created …

Beyond the Scene

BTS has officially rebranded, and their new international handle is "Beyond the Scene". Big Hit Entertainment stated: "The new BI (brand identity) of BTS symbolizes the youth that do not settle down to reality but open doors to move forward to grow...The design was visualized to express ARMY facing/meeting BTS at the doors when they …

The K-Pop Museum

As a long-time k-pop lover, I was instantly intrigued when I saw a sign indicating the entrance to the K-Pop Museum. It was a perfect place to visit on a cloudy jangma (장마) day, during the rainy season, in Gyeongju (경주). I wasn't sure what to expect, but k-pop has had such a major influence …