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Limits of Control

Thanks to a friend who provided free tickets, I spontaneously attended an interesting concert, just around the corner, at the Mapo Art Center (마포아트센터). Only when arriving, I found out that this was the 20th anniversary of 다스름, a chamber ensemble of twelve … Continue reading

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A Hundred Days of Solitude

It was at night time in the courtyard of my home, when I noticed it. The blissful crying of the maemi (매미) had been replaced by the more snarly cirping of their grasshopper cousins. Sunny days and sultry nights are … Continue reading

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No Shakespeare but the Park

I should have made prior reservations. When I arrived at the Arko Arts Theater almost one hour before this year’s last performance of HAN Tae-sook’s (한태숙) legendary “Lady Macbeth” would take place—one of the most widely analysed “intercultural” appropriations of Shakespeare … Continue reading

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