Gwang Yang BBQ Restaurant

Kpop Artist Hangouts In L.A.

Korean Celebrity Hot Spots Every generation, fans follow handsome young boyband groups with an almost cult-like following.  The phenomenon of Kpop’s popularity has bought South Korean artists to the mainstream in the United States.  With so many Kpop artist touring in the United States it’s no longer difficult to see them in concert. However, where can you see the artist hanging out during their downtime. … Continue reading Kpop Artist Hangouts In L.A.

Oo-kook Korean BBQ and Coffee

All You Can Eat BBQ and Heyri Coffee Before the weather completely changes and my tastebuds switches to soups I visited another Korean BBQ restaurant in Koreatown.  The most recent restaurant is a little different as it’s not located directly on Wilshire Blvd.  Oo-Kook specializes in an all you can eat Korean BBQ, with various servings of banchan. Oo-Kook BBQ I met up with my … Continue reading Oo-kook Korean BBQ and Coffee

K-town food tour, Avital food tour, The Prince Restaurant Entrance, Los Angeles

K-Town Food Tour Review

Avital Food Tour: Koreatown I decided to go to a Korean food tour for two reasons; I could visit new restaurants and meet new people who loved Korean food.  I booked Avital Tours after a quick google search of Korean food tours in Los Angeles. I choose Avital because they make exceptions for food allergies (I have a shellfish allergy) and I could learn more … Continue reading K-Town Food Tour Review

Skirball, Jim Henson, The Muppets

Skirball Cultural Center Experience

Skirball: Fraggle Rock & Noah’s Ark We started our day rather early, meaning we were up and out the door by 9:30 a.m.  After reading reviews online the best advice stated to go early in the morning.  My sister and I were glad that we did because there was plenty to see and we beat the crowds. Exhibitions The Jim Henson Exhibition:  Imagination Unlimited Jim … Continue reading Skirball Cultural Center Experience

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KCON L.A. Panel Sessions Experience

Panel Sessions Key Takeaways Since 2012 KCON Los Angeles has held a convention showcasing talented Korean artist, producers, and companies.  This year KCON was held from August 10-12th at the Staples Center and the Los Angeles Convention Center in downtown L.A.  KCON hosts three full days of panel discussions along with K-pop concerts held in the evening on Saturday and Sunday. A brief introduction of … Continue reading KCON L.A. Panel Sessions Experience

24 Hours in L.A.’s Koreatown

Korean Food, Cafe’s, And Historic Landmarks I don’t know where to begin with discussing this sub-city of Los Angeles.  I first discovered that Los Angeles has the largest Koreatown in the United States a little after I went to my first Korean BBQ restaurant. Before I started enjoying Korean BBQ I would drive through the sub-cities like Little Tokyo, Little Italy,  and Little Ethiopia and … Continue reading 24 Hours in L.A.’s Koreatown

Kpop World Festival LA Finals, KCCLA

K-Pop World Festival L.A. Finals

2018 Changwon Kpop World Festival Recap Earlier this month the K-pop dance and vocal academy commenced.  The Academy was hosted by the Korean Cultural Center of Los Angeles and the Musicians Institute College of Contemporary Music.  The Academy consisted of a two-week dance and vocal training courses. There were a total of 80 entries in the Los Angeles area alone.  After completing the academy the … Continue reading K-Pop World Festival L.A. Finals

Traditional Korean Music And Dance Performances

“Movement Korea” Performance Recap Besides mathematics, I believe one of the other languages that connect people is music.  Gwanggaeto Samulnori Art Company has performed in 20 countries promoting Korean traditional entertainment.  I attended their latest project: 2018 LA Ari Project “Movement Korea” at the Korean Cultural Center in Los Angeles. The night began with rhythmic music filling the Ari Hall theatre.  There were five  selections this … Continue reading Traditional Korean Music And Dance Performances

Korean Cultural Center in Los Angeles

Korean Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California Experience

Korean Cultural Center L.A. Experience I decided I would share a place that I’ve been visiting since I was first introduced to Korean dramas and Korean music.  The place I’m discussing is the Korean Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California. I first started going to the Cultural Center almost three years ago when I decided to take my first Korean Language class.  The Center is … Continue reading Korean Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California Experience

Instead of A Blog​ Post Here’s What I’m Working On

Instead Of A Blog Post Here’s What I’m Working On Travel And Adventure Show In Los Angeles I’m looking forward to attending the Travel and Adventure Trade Show on Saturday, February 24th and Sunday, February 25th, 2018.  I will be updating this post later for my full review.  Additionally, I will be posting tweetable mentions on Twitter throughout the event, so follow Korean Convenience and … Continue reading Instead of A Blog​ Post Here’s What I’m Working On