All posts tagged "Chicago"

  • Jin Ahn-soon was elected to head the Korean American Association of Chicago Sunday.
    Chicago Korean association elects first female president

    By The Korea Times Chicago staff Chicago’s Korean American community has elected its first female leader. Jin Ahn-soon won the race for the presidential seat of the Korean American Association of Chicago Sunday with 56.3 percent of...

    • Posted July 21, 2015
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  • North Korean escapees Lee So-yeon, Han Seo-hee and Lee Mi-kyung sing a North Korean song, "Let's Meet Again," at a talk concert in Arlington Heights Thursday.
    Chicago TV station hosts three North Korean refugees, their stories

    Three North Korean refugees spoke of their experiences for a talk concert inside a television station in Chicago’s Arlington Heights last Thursday. The women — Lee So-yeon, Han Seo-hee, Lee Mi-kyung — were brought on the air...

    • Posted July 20, 2015
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  • Glendale's comfort woman statue (Yonhap)
    Comfort woman statue to be installed in Chicago

    Plans for the installation of a comfort woman statue in Chicago, one of a handful cropping up across the country, is underway. According to the statue installation committee in the city, the statue — a replica of...

    • Posted July 7, 2015
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  • South Korean hip-hop sensation Epik High performed inside Chicago's House of Blues June 4. The group congratulated the Korea Times, the event's media sponsor, on its 44th anniversary. (Korea Times)
    Interview: Epik High takes Chicago by storm

    By The Korea Times Chicago South Korean hip-hop group Epik High, which is in the midst of their North American tour, stopped by Chicago’s House of Blues last week to rock a full house. The group spoke...

    • Posted June 8, 2015
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  • Epik High
    Epik High to stop by Chicago House of Blues next month

    Korean hip-hop giants Epik High will perform at the House of Blues in Downtown Chicago June 4. The trio — Tablo, Mithra, DJ Tukutz — are expected to arrive in Chicago as a part of their 2015...

    • Posted May 22, 2015
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    Hangeul party coming to Chicago

    A party for the Korean writing system, Hangeul, will kick off in Chicago on May 16. Held by All That Story America and the Chicago Korean Consulate General, 2015 Story of Korea: Hangeul Party is an attempt...

    • Posted May 11, 2015
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  • Washtenaw International students received a donation to support orphaned North Korean defectors from a Chicago volunteer organization April 17. (Photo courtesy Hanmaeum)
    Chicago volunteer group donates toward education for orphaned N. Korean refugees

    A group of students at Michigan’s Washtenaw International High School gathered to hold an event April 17 to help orphaned North Korean defectors. Hanmaeum, a volunteer organization from Chicago, donated about $3,000 toward the effort at the...

    • Posted April 24, 2015
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