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Korea basketball league

Saturday, Nov. 23

Korea Tenders vs. LG Sakers

Yeosu

KCC Egis vs. SK Knights

Jeonju

Samsung Thunders vs. Dongyang Orions

Seoul

Mobis Automons vs. SK Bigs

Ulsan

TG X-ers vs. SBS Stars

Wonju

Sunday, Nov. 24

SK Bigs vs. KCC Egis

Bucheon

Dongyang Orions vs. TG X-ers

Daegu

SK Knights vs. LG Sakers

Seoul

SBS Stars vs. Samsung Thunders

Anyang

Korea Tenders vs. Mobis Automons

Yeosu

Tuesday, Nov. 26

TG X-ers vs. Korea Tenders

Wonju

Wednesday, Nov. 27

Samsung Thunders vs. SK Knights

Seoul

SK Bigs vs. SBS Stars

Bucheon

Dongyang Orions vs. Mobis Automons

Daegu

Thursday, Nov. 28

KCC Egis vs. LG Sakers

Jeonju



HORSE RACING

Seoul Racecourse, Gwacheon, 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, Nov. 23

First race post time: 11 a.m.

Sunday, Nov. 24

First race post time: 11 a.m.

DREAMLAND

Northern Seoul, Suyu Station (Line 4)

A seal show runs from 1 to 5 p.m. every hour, on the hour. An additional fee is required: 3,500 won ($2.50) for adults and 2,500 won for children.

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

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

(02) 982-6800

www.dreamland.co.kr



SEOULLAND

Gwacheon, Gyeonggi province

The Christmas extravaganza, "Santa Fantasia," runs daily until Dec. 25. On the bill are musical performances, parades and the opportunity to make your own Christmas tree.

Open daily from 9:30 a.m.

(02) 504-0011.

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



LOTTE WORLD

Eastern Seoul, Jamsil Station (Line 2)

Pottery lessons for adults and children are conducted once a week at the Folk Museum.

Each session runs at three hours. Cost: 60,000 won for four sessions, materials included.

A "World Carnival Parade" runs daily until Dec. 31.

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.

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

www.lotteworld.com/eng



EVERLAND

Yongin, Gyeonggi province

Everland's Christmas runs until Dec. 25. The program includes a daily Christmas Magic Parade at 2 p.m., a Santa Parade at 11:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., along with a variety of concerts and other performances. A fireworks show is scheduled for weekends at 8 p.m. until Dec. 20. Photos with Santa are available.

Open weekdays to 7 p.m., weekends to 9 p.m.

(031) 320-5000

eng.everland.com

ALL THAT JAZZ, Itaewon

Live jazz nightly by Korean and foreign musicians every day from 9 to 11 p.m. J.C. Clark Band plays on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

(02) 795-5701



BARAM, Hongdae

Live music by indie bands on every Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays beginning around 7 p.m.

(02) 422-8211

www.ssamnet.com.



BIG ELECTRIC CAT, Itaewon

Rock on Friday nights, mixed on Saturdays. Closed Sundays.

(02) 792-0754



BOBBY LONDON, Lotte Hotel, Jung-gu

British performers play live pop music every hour from 8:40 p.m.-12:40 a.m. During happy hours (5-8 p.m.), you get 20 percent off for whiskeys and 50 percent off beer. Business hours 5 p.m.- 2 a.m.

(02) 317-7091



CHUNNYUN DONGANDO, Daehangno

Live jazz nightly. Bands include Han Sang-won Band, Im In-geon Project, Taste of Jazz, Lee Jeong-sik Quartet, Wave, The Choi Se-jin Quintet, and Sin Gwan-ung Big Band. There are three sessions a night, every night, at 6:50, 9 and 11:50.

(02) 743-5555

www.chunnyun.com



CLUB BBANG, Sinchon

Live rock, pop, folk music from Friday to Sunday at 7:30-10 p.m.

(02) 362-1089

www.clubbang.com



J.J. MAHONEY'S, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Itaewon

New Zealand's Ultra Band plays Mondays to Thursdays, 5:30 p.m.-2 a.m., Fridays and Saturdays until 3 a.m., and Sundays until 1 a.m.

(02) 797-1234



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



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. Others play Monday to Thursday, 8:30-9:30 p.m., 10:30-11:30 p.m.

(02) 749-0906



MAESTRO, Amiga Hotel, Gangnam

A cocktail bar featuring a singer from the Philippines every night 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



WOODSTOCK, Itaewon

L.R.D. plays Mondays to Thursdays, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., and Fridays and Saturdays, 10 p.m.-3 a.m. It's open mike or jam sessions on Sundays.

(02) 749-6034

BAHIA, Hongdae

Salsa music, 6 p.m.-midnight.

(02) 335-1512



CLUB ARCHE, Sillim-dong

Techno music comes to the neighborhood near Seoul National University. Far from the usual (and usually maddening) crowd.

www.clubarche.com



CLUB TOOL, Hongdae

House music and hip-hop. On Fridays and Saturdays, Roller Coaster's Jinu spins freestyle from midnight until 1:30 a.m.

(02) 3141-0748



G, Itaewon

This is one of the most fun clubs in Sinchon, catering to a largely gay clientele, although all are welcome.



HODGE PODGE, Hongdae

A busy ?some Saturdays packed-solid ?dance-pop scene. Three resident deejays, Yang-in, Bin and Gyeong-jib, play hip-hop, pop-rock and hardcore to 4 a.m.

016-259-2302



HOLLYWOOD, Itaewon

Dance pop and big hair at his crowded, popular joint.

(02) 749-1659



MACONDO, Hongdae

Salsa and merengue music at the oldest Latin-music bar in Hongdae.



MATMATA, Hongdae

Funky interior and house music all night long, although it really gets going after midnight.

016-394-6220



MI, Hongdae

The oldest electronic music club, featuring house, trance and jungle techno.

(02) 3141-2046



MONGWHAN, Sinchon

Three floors decorated in three different styles at this quirky, groovy bar. The downstairs features dance and techno; the upstairs is more mellow, with art on the walls and cushions on the floor.

(02) 325-6218



MYUNGWOLGWAN, Hongdae

A techno dance club that is most busy at the latest and late hours, especially after 2 a.m.

017-7332-9026



NB, Hongdae

Co-owned by one of the Seo Taiji Boys and almost always crowded from Wednesdays to Sundays. Featuring hip-hop music, and sometimes more alternative trance and house dance music in the side room.



SAAB, Hongdae

A variety of pop, hip-hop and house in this long-time Hongdae club. DJ Smood and DJ Noa spin hip-hop. DJ Superfly plays house.

(02) 324-6929

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.



BUKCHON CULTURAL DAY:

Nov. 23. Experience the cultural riches nestled between the Gyeongbok and Changgdeok complexes. Tour traditional dwellings, visit craftsmen at work on folk paintings and bamboo art, try your hand at traditional dyeing. Culminates with musical performances and a village party with buffet-style meal.

Begins: 2 p.m. Ends: 9 p.m.

Cost: Free for the first 30 people who

register in advance

(02) 333-3910

swan006@orgio.net

STAR TRAVEL: NORTH-KOREA THIRD

TUNNEL AND DMZ OBSERVATION

Two tours daily, except Mondays. Learn about the division of the Korean peninsula and the tragedy of families separated in the North and South.

Depart: 9 a.m., 1 p.m. Return: 1 p.m., 5:30 p.m.

Cost: 50.000 won (minimum 2 persons).

(02) 569-8114



STAR TRAVEL: EVERLAND FANTASY TOUR

Daily. A guided tour of one of Korea's largest amusement parks.

Depart: 9 a.m. Return: 5 p.m.

Cost: 75,000 won (minimum 2 persons).

(02) 569-8114



GRACE TRAVEL: SAMULNORI

Monday to Friday. Experience the traditional music played with four percussion instruments.

Depart: 3 p.m. Return: 7 p.m.

Cost: 65,000 won (minimum 2 persons).

(02) 332-8946

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



FICTION

REAP THE WIND by Iris Johansen,

Bantam, 10,920 won

ISLE OF DOGS by Patricia Cornwell, Berkley, 11,630 won

THE DARK HIGHLANDER by Karen Marue Moning, Dell, 10,180 won

TAPESTRY by Lynn Kurland, Jove, 11,630 won

NARCISSUS IN CHAINS by Laurell K. Hamilton, Jove, 11,630 won

RED DRAGON by Thomas Harris, Dell, 11,630 won

ECSTASY by Nicole Jordan, Ivy,

10,180 won

THE NO. 1 LADIES' DETECTIVE AGENCY by Alexander McCall Smith, Anchor, 17,400 won



NONFICTION

FIND ME by Rosie O'Donnell, Warner, 36,730 won

AT THE END OF AN AGE by John Lukacs, Yale, 34,270 won

FOUNDING BROTHERS by Joseph J. Ellis, Vintage, 20,820 won

PEACE IS EVERY STEP by Thich Nhat Hanh, Bantam, 20,310 won

E-MAIL ETIQUETTE by Samantha Miller, Warner, 19,940 won
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