Tag Archives: 또랑광대

The Fourth Insa-dong Street Soripan (인사동 거리소리판4)

This is the fourth part in a series that documents the 2016 Sunday-afternoon street performances in Insa-dong by Park Tae-o and other “Ttorang Gwangdae” (또랑광대). See also part1, part2, and part3). Today, the performance started two hours later and took … Continue reading

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Back in the Early Years of this Century: Kim Myeong-ja’s “Super Wrestling”

When tuning in Gugak Hanmadang (국악한마당) on KBS this Saturday noon, I was surprised to see, besides some rather predictable fusion acts, the great Kim Myeong-ja (김명자), perform her piece “Mrs. Super’s Wrestling Match” (슈퍼댁 씨름대회 출전기). Hae-kyung Um, who’s … Continue reading

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