All posts tagged "SXSW"

  • Fans wait outside the venue of K-pop's Night Out at the South by Southwest music festival on March 17, 2016 in Austin, Texas. (Yonhap)
    South by Southwest’s K-pop event draws a crowd

    (Yonhap) — The K-pop event of South by Southwest (SXSW), the world’s largest music festival, drew hundreds of people, the South Korean content agency said Friday. More than 1,300 people gathered for K-pop’s Night Out, which featured...

    • Posted March 18, 2016
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    Michelle Obama tells SXSW crowd she won’t run for president

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Michelle Obama used the South by Southwest Music Festival to show off her vocal chops and make a quick announcement — she’s not running for president. The first lady made her debut Wednesday...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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    K-pop musicians ready to rock global festivals

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Few have clear answers to the question, “What is hallyu?” This not because the meaning of hallyu, or the global boom of Korean pop culture, is too hard to grasp, but because hallyu itself...

    • Posted March 8, 2016
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  • Popular Korean hip-hop group Epik High perform at SXSW Saturday.
    SXSW gets a dose of K-pop

    The annual “K-pop Night Out” showcase, put on each year at SXSW by the Korea Creative Content Agency, heat up the stage through the weekend with a lineup that included Epik High, Crayon Pop, The Barbarettes, Hitchhiker,...

    • Posted March 23, 2015
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    Epik High, Crayon Pop to perform at SXSW’s K-pop Night Out

    K-pop stars Epik High and Crayon Pop will perform at SXSW this year in its annual K-Pop Night Out showcase March 19. Other acts invited include Hitchhiker, The Barberettes, Asian Chairshot, EE and Eastern Sidekick, according to...

    • Posted February 5, 2015
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    SAT to drop essay and return to top score of 1,600

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff The SAT is getting its first facelift since 2005. Beginning in 2016, essays will be optional, the highest score will be lowered back to 1,600 and penalties for wrong answers...

    • Posted March 7, 2014
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  • Korean rock band No Brain performs at the South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas in this 2013 file photo. The band will again take the stage at the festival, which runs March 7-13.
(Courtesy of Korea Creative Content Agency)
    ‘K-pop Night Out’ due in Texas

    By Kim Ji-soo A “K-pop Night Out” will be held next week in Austin, Texas, on the sidelines of the South by SouthWest (SXSW) festival. The SXSW is one of the world’s largest music festivals and will...

    • Posted March 6, 2014
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