Seoul Scene: Week of August 30th – September 5th, 2010

Things to Do, What's New — By nataliegilbert on August 29, 2010 at 12:36 pm

Check out what’s on this week in Seoul, as summer is slowly (and sadly) drawing to a close.

Music
Tenor Jeong-haeng Eom recital is at Seoul Arts Center at 8 p.m. on August 30th.

Comedy
Stand Up Seoul is bringing professional comedian Ted Alexandro  to the stage at Roofers Rooftop Bar on September 3rd and 4th. Alexandro is best known for his appearances on David Letterman, Conan O’Brian and Comedy Central Presents. Creator of Stand Up Seoul and one of Seoul’s best comedians, winner of the 2008 Hong Kong Comedy Festival, Brian Aylward will be hosting the show. The tickets are a steal at W35,000, which includes admission, a buffet dinner and one drink. Email standupseoul@hotmail.com or call 010-3037-8774 to purchase tickets.

Roofers Rooftop Bar

Events
Don’t miss the Seoul Grand Sale and the chance to take advantage of the massive savings that thousands of stores are offering across Seoul. The event runs until September 12th.

Film
EXIS, or Experimental Film &Video Festival, commences begins on September 1st. With no length limit or format restrictions on the films, expect quite a variety of Korean and international films. See here for more information.

The Chungmuro International Film Festival starts on September 2nd and features Korean and international classic and contemporary films. Screened in theaters around Chungmuro Street in Junggu District, tickets and schedules can be viewed here. The festival lasts until September 10th.

Note: Photo courtesy of Roofers Rooftop Bar.

Tags: comedy, festival, film, music