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Pixar’s Bao: Discussed and Deconstructed

Pixar’s first female-directed short film, Bao, hit cinemas recently, tugging at the heartstrings of viewers worldwide before Incredibles II started to play. The latest in Pixar’s now famous shorts has quickly become a favourite for many, especially among those whom it spoke to the loudest: Asian immigrants to the West. But it should speak to …

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Seoul Queer Festival: Pride in the Face of Adversity

Two years ago, I was walking through Tokyo’s Shinjuku district when I was slapped across the face by a thousand rainbows. The Pride parade was in full force, singing and dancing and owning its vibe with, well, pride. To contrast this, the lead up to the Seoul Queer Festival has been marred with pre-emptive protests …

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Plea de Blanc Hotel: The Ex-Housewife from Korea who Beat the Bullies

Tony is a Korean-born US citizen. His mother recently moved back to Korea after living for 18 years in America. This is the inspiring story of how she has found a way to flourish in the new and frantic business world of South Korea with her beautiful hotel Plea de Blanc, told in Tony’s own …

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Watch Art Come to Life at L’atelier, Seoul (with Trazy)

We had a great time visiting L’atelier interactive art gallery in Dongdaemun today with Trazy, Korea. It’s the perfect art experience for families, couples, and groups of friends. Fun with a bit of education thrown in. Scroll down to the bottom for a vlog of our day at L’atelier. How to get to L’atelier? The …

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The Palace: Traditional Korean Theatre (with Trazy)

The Palace can be seen at Jeongdong Theatre, Seoul. A beautiful location with a lovely cafe to chat about the show after. We absolutely loved this play (and you can see why in great detail below). It’s on until July 2018 so you have plenty of time to go see it. Honestly, I was open-mouthed …

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