Monthly Archives: January 2012

Valentin’s Day or: Here Come the Clowns

Karl Valentin (1882-1948) was a comedian avant la lettre, a regular on the stages of Southern Germany during the Weimar Republic. Usually performing alone or with his long-time stage partner (and lover) Liesl Karlstadt, he got a reputation for his linguistic … Continue reading

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Pansori in Daejeon: Go Hyang-im performs Sugung-ga

Naturally, I was excited. I had not attended a full-length pansori performance in what seemed like ages, then, on a moment’s notice (or, rather, a note on the homepage of the Pansori Hakhoe), I decided to go down to Daejeon, … Continue reading

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