BUSAN, South Korea — The second weekend of the new year has arrived, and Mother Nature has decided to be kind and reward us with what looks to be afternoons of sun and warmer temps.
With the forecast expected to be pleasant, it’s a great opportunity to head outdoors to climb a mountain, or take a stroll along the beach. There’s plenty of music options to keep you busy this weekend, as well as basketball, films and exhibitions going around the city.
You can check out the Haps Calendar for everything going on around the area. Enjoy!
Violet Lea @ Soultrane – Violet brings her sweet Texas sounds to Soultrane for her monthly gig, with special guests always joining along in the fun. Friday, 9:30 p.m., Soul Trane, PNU.
Mr. Headbutt @ Club Realize – Head on out to listen to Daegu’s Mr. Headbutt at their CD release party, along with five other killer bands at Club Realize. Saturday, 8 p.m., Club Realize, Kyungsung.
Flip Cup Tournament @ HQ Jangsan - One of the bigger tournament venues for Flip Cup, HQ Jangsan is set for another big tourney Saturday night. Saturday, 9 p.m., HQ Bar, Jangsan.
Symphonic Sessions @ DGBD’s – If you’re up in Seoul this weekend, check out Symphonic Sessions in Hongdae where some of Busan and Seoul’s best rappers, hip hop artists and reggae sounds are on display. Saturday, 11 p.m., DGBD’s, Hongdae, Seoul.
Tobogganing @ Hwamyeong Toboggan Slope – What better way is there to enjoy the winter chill then with a ride down a toboggan slope? Daily, 10 a.m., Hwamyeong Toboggan Slope, Hwamyeong-dong.
KT Sonic Boom vs. Samsung Thunder – Darian Townes returns to face his ex-teammates as the much improved Sonic Boom host Samsung this Saturday. Saturday, 2 p.m., Sajik Gymnasium, Sajik-dong.
Ice Skating @ Pohang Ice Rink - Lace up the skates and enjoy a fun afternoon of ice skating at the Pohang Ice Rink. Daily, Pohang Ice Rink, Pohang.
Objects of Interest Art and Photography Show @ SSAM Space – Check out some fantastic art and photos by illustrator Yuhee Kim and photographer Lee Gumienny, which turns Suyeong’s subway station into quite the spectacle. Daily, SSAM Art Space, Suyeong subway station.
Woody Allen’s Latest Works @ Busan Cinema Center - Cinephiles can rejoice as more than 20 of Woody Allen’s greatest flicks are being played over the month of January at the Busan Cinema Center. Daily, Busan Cinema Center, Centum City.
Friday – Sunny; 7’C/43’F
Saturday - Partly Sunny; 10’C/48’F
Sunday - Partly Sunny; 9‘C/46‘F
Don’t see your event listed? Well, ya didn’t put it on the calendar. Go, now, put it up on the calendar! ^^