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Calendar of Korean Events in Toronto

Want to know what’s happening? Then you’ve come to the right place. We list all the Korean events in Toronto here – whether it’s a festival, concert, film, party or sports event. If it’s got a Korean connection, then we want you to know about it! Plus we’ll give you all the necessary info we can so you can attend the fun Korean events, including how much it costs (if it’s not free) and where to buy tickets. Check back regularly to stay in the know on Korean events in Toronto. You know we have you covered!

May

Image courtesy of CCC

Image courtesy of CCC

CCC Creativity Night: Zine & Wine Party

  • What: Corean Canadian Creatives (CCC) is hosting their next Creativity Night. This one is to launch a magazine about their thoughts and experiences on Korean-Canadian identity which was created when they brought together a group of creatives to work collaboratively on the project. There will also be wine and raffle prizes to liven up the evening.
  • Where: Daniels Spectrum (585 Dundas Street East)
  • When: Friday, May 22nd at 7:00pm – 11:00pm
  • Why: Have fun, mix & mingle with other like-minded creatives. Plus there will be wine.
  • How much: $20 advance/online, $25 at the door
  • Tickets: Online or at the door

 

Poster courtesy of Cineplex

Poster courtesy of Cineplex

Chronicles Of Evil (악의 연대기)

  • What: A police detective accidentally kills a cab driver who drew a knife on him and then decides to cover up the crime. Of course, it doesn’t stay hidden and he ends up assigned to the murder investigation. Who’s out to get him?
  • Where: Empress Walk Cineplex (5095 Yonge Street)
  • When: Opens Friday, May 22nd, various show times
  • Why: Everyone loves a good thriller.
  • How much: $7-14 depending on the day
  • Tickets: Online or at the theatre

 

Pop Goes The World – All-request K-pop Party

  • What: A K-pop dance party brought to you by Pop! Goes The World!
  • Where: Club 120 (120 Church Street, 2nd Floor,)
  • When: Saturday, May 23 at 9:00 pm 
  • Why: Because you wanna dance, dance, dance the night away to K-pop.
  • How much: $15.00 in advance, $20.00 at the door
  • Tickets: Online or at the door 

 

DURANGO – a play by Julia Cho

  • What: Theatre Smash and fu-GEN Theatre Company present the Canadian premiere of DURANGO by Julia Cho, in association with Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. The play follows a Korean American family’s impromptu road trip as it uncovers growing rifts between father and sons.
  • Where: Buddies in Bad Times Theatre (12 Alexander St.)
  • When: May 16 to 31, Tuesday – Saturday at 8:00pm, Saturday and Sunday at 2:30pm
  • Why: It’s a Canadian premiere and the first time Cho’s work will be produced in Canada.
  • How much: $20 to $37
  • Tickets: Online or by phone at 416.975.8555
Image courtesy of TKFF

Image courtesy of TKFF

Toronto Korean Film Festival

  • What: The fourth annual Toronto Korean Film Festival (TKFF).
  • Where: Innis Town Hall (2 Sussex Avenue)
  • Why: Interesting Korean films, shorts and docs – lots of premieres. Check out our preview for all the info!
  • How much: $10.00 per screening .
  • Tickets: Online or at the door 

 

June

Dano Festival

  • What: The 22nd annual Dano Festival. More info coming soon.
  • Where: Christie Pitts Park (750 Bloor Street West at Christie Street)
  • When: June 5 ~ 6, 2015 
  • Why: It’s a fun, free festival with activities, great Korean street food and entertainment.
  • How much: Free!
Courtesy of Epik High North American tour Facebook page

Courtesy of Epik High North American tour Facebook page

Epik High Concert

  • What: Epik High is playing Toronto! Yep, you read that right. Epik High is coming to Toronto on the North American leg of their tour. Other stops include San Francisco, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Dallas, New York and finally, Toronto!
  • Where: Danforth Music Hall (147 Danforth Avenue)
  • When: Sunday, June 14th at 7:00 pm 
  • Why: It’s Epik High, do I need to say anything else? If you need more convincing, check out my review of them at K-pop Night Out at SXSW
  • How much: No details yet but tickets go on sale April 15th.

 

Want your event listed? Please let us know!! Send an email to the editor at cindy@ATKmagazine.com about any Korean-related event, concert, film, performance or festival and we’ll add it to the calendar. Invite us to cover your event and we’ll help promote it too! ^^

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