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Sports in Korea



ASIAN GAMES

Friday, Oct. 11

12:20 p.m., KBS-TV

Horse Riding - Obstacles

Taekwondo - Semifinals

Boxing - Semifinals

Men's Volleyball - Semifinals

Badminton

1:25 p.m., KBS2-TV

Women's Singles Tennis - Finals

Mixed Tennis - Finals

Women's Field Hockey - Finals

Badminton

Horse Riding

3 p.m., MBC

Women's Field Hockey - Finals

5:10 p.m., KBS-TV

Men's and Women's Taekwondo - Semifinals

Men's Handball - Finals

5:20 p.m., KBS2-TV

Women's Soccer - China vs. South Korea

6:10 p.m., SBS-TV

Taekwondo - Finals

7 p.m., KBS-TV

Taekwondo - Finals



Saturday, Oct. 12

2 p.m., KBS-TV

Handball

Track and Field

Boxing

2 p.m., SBS-TV

General Coverage

4 p.m., KBS2-TV

Women's Volleyball - Semifinals

5:10 p.m., KBS-TV

Women's Basketball - Semifinals

Taekwondo - Semifinals and Finals

6:10 p.m., MBC-TV

Women's Basketball - Semifinals

7 p.m., KBS-TV

Taekwondo



Sunday, Oct 13

2 p.m., KBS-TV

Boxing - Finals

Badminton - Semifinals and Finals

Men's Volleyball - Finals

2 p.m., SBS-TV

General Coverage

5:10 p.m., KBS-TV

Men's Volleyball - Final

Taekwondo - Semifinals



HORSE RACING

Seoul Racecourse, Gwachon, Gyeonggi province

Subway line No. 4, Seoul Race Course Station

(Parking limited; public transportation recommended)

Admission: 800 won

Rooms on the sixth floor of the grandstand are reserved for foreigners. Translation service is available in English, Chinese and Japanese; English programs are available. An ID card or passport is required for entry; one Korean guest can accompany each foreign visitor. The facility opens at 9:30 a.m. on race day; reservations are recommended. Call (02) 509-1221 on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday, or (02) 509-1217 on race days. Win, place, show, quiniela, exacta bets available. Betting limit: 100,000 won each race.

Saturday, Oct. 12

First race post time: 11 a.m.

Sunday, Oct. 13

First race post time: 11 a.m.


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Theme Parks


DREAMLAND

Northern Seoul, Suyu Station (Line 4)

A day pass, providing access to most of the park's attractions and rides, costs 16,000 won ($13) for adults, 14,000 won for teens and 12,000 won for children.

Open 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. daily.

www.dreamland.co.kr



LOTTE WORLD

Eastern Seoul, Jamsil Station (Line 2)

Large flower displays formed into the shapes of towers and animals are on display until Oct. 20.

Magicians perform at 1:30, 3, 4:30, 6 and 8 p.m. daily. The magic show costs 3,000 won for adults, 2,500 won for students and 2,000 won for children. It is free for day- and season-pass holders.

Open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. (02) 411-2000

www.lotteworld.com/eng



SEOULLAND

Gwacheon, Gyeonggi province

Featuring more than 100 artistic and creative works made out of paper -- from dinosaurs and insects to airplanes and cartoon characters ?are on display until Feb. 23. Even the backdrops are made from paper.

Models of European cities and villages, as well as an artist's conception of a future underwater city, are in the "Mini-Land" exhibition, running to December.

The Asian Games are being projected on giant television screens until Monday.

A mask festival featuring three Asian nations -- Korea, China and Japan -- will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Open daily from 9:30 a.m. Closing times vary. (02) 504-0011.

eng.seoulland.co.kr/eng/main.asp



EVERLAND

Yongin, Gyeonggi province

Traditional German dance is being staged at 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. through Sunday; traditional German music is at 6, 7 and 8:30 p.m. through Sunday.

Oct 27. The Maple Half Marathon will be held at the Speedway. Applications are being accepted until Sunday.

Open daily; hours vary depending on the day.

(031) 320-5000

www.eng.everland.com


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Live Music


JANUS, Cheongdam-dong

Live jazz twice a day, 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. Monthly concert on the first Sunday of the month from 5 p.m. Some of Korea's most famous musicians have made their debut on this stage.

(02) 546-9774



JAZ, near Konkuk University

Traditional jazz club with live music every day 8:30-11 p.m. Business hours 12 p.m.- 2 a.m.

(02) 498-6934



JAZZ STYLE, Sinchon

Blues Band, Intercross, and Aeroplane Band perform live on Fridays and Saturdays from 8 p.m. Business hours 4 p.m.-midnight.

(02) 332-3450



JUST BLUES, Itaewon

Live music by R&B musicians. The Chae So-young Band performs Fridays and Saturdays, 9-11 p.m., 11:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Other bands play Mondays to Thursdays at 8:30-9:30 p.m. and 10:30-11:30 p.m.

(02) 749-0906



THE LOUNGE, Lotte Hotel, Jung-gu

There are four themes according to the time of the day. The Lounge goes 7 a.m.-noon and plays New Age, sound tracks and pop music. The Tea Lounge goes noon-5 p.m. and plays traditional classical music on harp and flute. The Sophisticated Lounge 5-8:30 p.m. plays piano and saxophone. The Jazz Lounge from 8:30 p.m. to midnight plays fusion, modern and crossover music by the jazz quartet Birds.

(02) 317-7131



MAESTRO, Amiga Hotel, Gangnam

A cocktail bar with live music every day from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.

(02) 3440-8000



MOONGLOW, Hongdae

Live jazz Monday to Saturday, 9-11 p.m.

(02) 324-5105



ONCE IN A BLUE MOON, Apgujeong

Live jazz and R&B. The Yoo Seonghui Trio plays Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 7-8 p.m. The main stage features music from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Mondays to Saturdays, on Sundays to 11 p.m. The J.C. Clark Band plays Fridays. The Shin Dongjin Quartet performs Saturdays. The Lee Jung-sik band plays Sundays. Open 5 p.m.-2 a.m.

(02) 549-5490

www.onceinabluemoon.co.kr



PLAY HOUSE, Hongdae

Different genre of music are played at different hours of the day. From 7 p.m. its fusion jazz, from 10 p.m. its rock, heavy metal, and dance. There is a 5,000 won entrance fee which includes one drink.

(02) 352-7623



PLAY THE BLUES, Cheongdam-dong

Plays live blues music from Tuesday to Saturday at 9:30 p.m.

(02) 518-9991


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Clubs


CLUB TOOL, Hongdae

DJ Rood and DJ Moon spin house and hip-hop weeknights. Fridays and Saturday nights, RollerCoaster's Jinu spins freestyle from midnight until 1:30 a.m.

(02) 3141-0748



G, Itaewon

The most fun club in Itaewon these days, catering especially to a gay clientele, but all are welcome.



HODGE PODGE, Hongdae

A busy ?some Saturdays packed-solid ?dance-pop scene. Three resident DJs, Yang-in, Bin and Gyeong-jib, play a mixture of pop-rock and dance until 4 a.m.

016-259-2302



JOKER RED, Hongdae

Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Sunshine spins tribal house from 10 p.m. until 2 a.m. DJ Robby mans the turntables, playing progressive house 2-3 a.m. DJ Penguin Deluxe spins house 3-4 a.m.

016-773-9196



MATMATA, Hongdae

Funky interior and house music all night long. Saturday, DJ YaongII spins 9-10:30 p.m., DJ WooA plays 10:30 p.m.-midnight, DJ Bandi spins midnight-1:30 a.m. and 3-4 a.m., and DJ Yeongjun spins 1:30-3 a.m. and 4 a.m. to close.

016-394-6220



MI, Hongdae

Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Unkle spins techno, trance, house and jungle 1-3 a.m. DJ Dodo plays trance and house, DJs Kuma, Tak and Gojii spin house. (02) 3141-2046



MONGWHAN, Sinchon

Three floors, three different styles at this quirky bar. Downstairs is dance and techno, upstairs is more mellow, with art on the walls and cushions on the floor for sitting down and lounging.

(02) 325-6218



MYUNGWOLGWAN, Hongdae

An after-after-hours place. Thursdays to Sundays. DJ Kyu spins funky house and deep house 4 a.m.-closing. DJ Devil spins tribal house after midnight, Dave Benz spins progressive house after midnight. 017-7332-9026



NB, Hongdae

Hip-hop and funk keep this club packed Wednesday through Sunday nights.

011-716-1716


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Tours and Events


Many tours sell out quickly. Others that are undersubscribed may be canceled. We suggest that you call as early as possible to inquire about availability.



ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY:

ANDONG, PUSOKSA TEMPLE AND HAHOE VILLAGE TOUR

Saturday to Sunday. On the first day, the tour group will go to Pusoksa temple and Pongjongsa temple. The tour group will visit Tosan Sowon and Hahae village on the second day after breakfast. Traditional performances will be available for the tour group. You may bring a packed lunch for Saturday or eat Korean food at a local restaurant. Depart: 8 a.m. Return: 8 p.m. Cost: 153,600 won ($120), which includes transportation, shared accommodations, Saturday evening meal, Sunday breakfast and lunch and entrance fees. Beverages not included.

(02) 763-9483



STAR TRAVEL: TAEKWONDO

Daily. Beginner's courses in taekwondo offered between 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Cost: 65,000 won.

(02) 569-8114



TEMPLE STAYS

To Oct. 31. Experience the reverent life at Incheon's Jeondeungsa temple, and observe how monks print sutras using time-honored methods. Guests can also practice calligraphy and meditation and visit a natural history museum. Transportation must be arranged independently. Cost: 50,000 won for 1 day, 2 nights; 75,000 won for 2 days, 3 nights.

(02) 732-9925



USO: Panmunjeom (DMZ)

Tuesday. DMZ tours tend to sell out quickly; payment should be made a week in advance or bookings may be canceled. Strict dress code applies. Korean citizens not allowed. Bring identification. Depart: 7:30 a.m., return 1:30 p.m. Cost: $30.

(02) 795-3028


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Books


Here are some new English-language titles available at downtown Seoul's Kyobo Book Center. (02) 397-3507.



FICTION

IN TOO DEEP by Cherry Adair,

Ballantine, 10,320 won

GRAND AVENUE by Joy Fielding,

Pocket, 11,790 won

MOTHER OF PEARL by Melinda Haynes,

Pocket, 11,630 won

TO DANCE WHITE DOG by Terry Kay,

Washington, 10,060 won



NON-FICTION

GLOBALIZATION AND ITS DISCONTENTS by Joseph E. Stiglitz, Norton, 37,240 won

LINCOLN: SPEECHES AND WRITING,

1832-1858 by Don E. Fehrenbacher,

Library of America, 52,260 won

CULTURE JAM by Kalle Lasn, Quill,

19,470 won

NO LOGO by Naomi Klein, Picador,

22,390 won

I DON'T WANT TO TALK ABOUT IT by

Terrence Real, Fireside, 22,310 won
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