April KClub Meeting

Need a new hobby to keep your spirits up while we’re all social distancing?  Been watching K-Dramas for years and want to meet new K-Drama lovers?  Love BTS but don’t know much about Korean television?  Break out the kimchi and join us to watch an episode of one the hottest Korean shows, then pop onto a Zoom call to chat about the show, the newest Korean music, and Korean culture – all from the comfort of our own homes.

On Sunday, April 11, from 3:00pm – 5:00pm, we will be watching the pilot episode of “True Beauty.”  Based on the popular webtoon by the same name, “True Beauty” tells the story of high school student Lim Jugyeong who, after being bullied by her family and peers for being “ugly,” learns the transformative power of makeup through online video tutorials and turns herself into a classic Korean beauty just in time to transfer to a new school.  In this new school, she is considered a “goddess” and is instantly popular, but she never stops considering herself ugly, and her greatest fear is that everyone will discover her secret.  Enter the handsome and popular boy, Lee Suho, who has seen her around town without her makeup on and who just happens to attend her new school.

Ages 16+

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link and viewing instructions.  Register on the event calendar here.

For questions, please email us at: ccljtc@ccls.org.

March KClub Meeting

Need a new hobby to keep your spirits up while we’re all social distancing?  Been watching K-Dramas for years and want to meet new K-Drama lovers?  Love BTS but don’t know much about Korean television?  Break out the kimchi and join us to watch an episode of one the hottest Korean shows, then pop onto a Zoom call to chat about the show, the newest Korean music, and Korean culture – all from the comfort of our own homes.

On March 28, from 3:00pm – 5:00pm, we will be watching the pilot episode of “Vincenzo.”  A black comedy crime drama, “Vincenzo” follows the character of Park Joo-Hyung – renamed Vincenzo Cassano after being adopted by the head of the Italian mafia at the age of eight – as he tries to escape warring mafia factions and make his fortune in South Korea after the death of his adoptive father.

Ages 16+

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link and viewing instructions.  Register on the event calendar here.

For questions, please email us at: ccljtc@ccls.org.

February KClub Meeting

Need a new hobby to keep your spirits up while we’re all social distancing?  Been watching K-Dramas for years and want to meet new K-Drama lovers?  Love BTS but don’t know much about Korean television?  Break out the kimchi and join us to watch an episode of one the hottest Korean shows, then pop onto a Zoom call to chat about the show, the newest Korean music, and Korean culture – all from the comfort of our own homes.

On February 21, from 3:00pm – 5:00pm, we will be watching the pilot episode of “Hospital Playlist.”  From the writers of “Reply 1988,” this slice-of-life drama tells the story of a group of five doctors who have been friends for twenty years, ever since their days in medical school, and who now work together in the same hospital.  One of the highest rated Korean dramas in cable TV history, “Hospital Playlist” is set to return with its second season in May.

Ages 16+

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link and viewing instructions.  Register on the event calendar here.

For questions, please email us at: ccljtc@ccls.org.

January KClub Meeting

Need a new hobby to keep your spirits up while we’re all social distancing?  Been watching K-Dramas for years and want to meet new K-Drama lovers?  Love BTS but don’t know much about Korean television?  Break out the kimchi and join us to watch an episode of one the hottest Korean shows, then pop onto a Zoom call to chat about the show, the newest Korean music, and Korean culture – all from the comfort of our own homes.

On Sunday, January 17, from 3:00pm – 5:00pm, we will be watching the pilot episode of “Lovestruck in the City.”  Newly released on Netflix beginning on December 22nd and airing until January 29th, this romantic comedy tells the story of architect and hopeless romantic Park Jae Won, played by famous actor Ji Chang Wook, who meets and falls instantly in love with Yun Seon Ah, a spontaneous and free spirited woman.  However, unbeknownst to him, Yun Seon Ah is really the alter ego of an ordinary woman named Lee Eun Oh, who is just looking to temporarily reinvent herself.  Despite this, she also falls in love with him.  Romance and shenanigans ensue as this couple – among others – navigates their way through dating and love while living the fast-paced city life.  This drama is the first in a series of dramas titled “City Couple’s Way of Love.”

Ages 16+

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For questions, please email us at: ccljtc@ccls.org.

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December KClub Meeting

Need a new hobby to keep your spirits up while we’re all social distancing?  Been watching K-Dramas for years and want to meet new K-Drama lovers?  Love BTS but don’t know much about Korean television?  Break out the kimchi and join us to watch an episode of one the hottest Korean shows, then pop onto a Zoom call to chat about the show, the newest Korean music, and Korean culture – all from the comfort of our own homes.

On December 12, from 6:00pm – 8:00pm, we will be watching the pilot episode of “100 Days My Prince”.  Crown Prince Lee Yul passes a law making it mandatory that all Korean citizens of marriageable age must marry before they turn 28 – right before a failed assassination attempt on him leaves him with amnesia.  Hong Shim, a strong, intelligent woman, who works many jobs to support herself and her father, is the oldest unmarried woman in her village.  She and her father take in the prince unknowing of his social status, and the two marry to avoid being punished under the new marriage law.  What follows is their love story.

Ages 16+

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link and viewing instructions.  Register on the event calendar here.

For questions, please email us at: ccljtc@ccls.org.

November KClub Meeting

Need a new hobby to keep your spirits up while we’re all social distancing?  Been watching K-Dramas for years and want to meet new K-Drama lovers?  Love BTS but don’t know much about Korean television?  Break out the kimchi and join us to watch an episode of one the hottest Korean shows, then pop onto a Zoom call to chat about the show, the newest Korean music, and Korean culture – all from the comfort of our own homes.

On November 21, from 6:00pm – 8:00pm, we will be watching the pilot episode of “Reply 1988.”  A must-see for anyone delving into the world of K-Dramas, “Reply 1988” is set during the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, which brought the developing city into the world’s spotlight, and revolves around the lives of five friends from the same neighborhood in Seoul as they grow up, get into mischief, and experience the influx of pop culture from around the world.  For an excellent article on this show, see this post from The New Yorker.

Ages 16+

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link and viewing instructions.  Register on the event calendar here.

For questions, please email us at: ccljtc@ccls.org.

October Virtual KClub

Need a new hobby to keep your spirits up while we’re all social distancing?  Been watching K-Dramas for years and want to meet new K-Drama lovers?  Love BTS but don’t know much about Korean television?  Break out the kimchi and join us to watch an episode of one the hottest Korean shows, then pop onto a Zoom call to chat about the show, the newest Korean music, and Korean culture – all from the comfort of our own homes.

On October 24, from 6:00pm – 8:00pm, we will be watching the pilot episode of “Another Miss Oh.”  Two women, both named Oh Hae Young, keep running into each other’s lives.  Between sharing the same school as kids and sharing the same career as adults, not to mention their issues with men, their lives are an entangled mess.  When one man, who can see glimpses of the future, becomes involved in their lives, he will have to choose which Oh Hae Young he wants to be with.  And both Oh Hae Youngs will have to learn how to separate themselves in order to live their lives as their own people.

Ages 16+

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link and viewing instructions.  Register on the event calendar here.

For questions, please email us at: ccljtc@ccls.org.

September Virtual KClub

Need a new hobby to keep your spirits up while we’re all social distancing?  Been watching K-Dramas for years and want to meet new K-Drama lovers?  Love BTS but don’t know much about Korean television?  Break out the kimchi and join us to watch an episode of one the hottest Korean shows, then pop onto a Zoom call to chat about the show, the newest Korean music, and Korean culture – all from the comfort of our own homes.

On September 19, from 6:00pm – 8:00pm, we will be watching the pilot episode of “A Korean Odyssey,” also known as “Hwayugi.”  Written by the Hong Sisters, a famous screenwriting duo known for such romantic comedies as “You’re Beautiful” and “Master’s Sun,” “A Korean Odyssey” is a modern take on the Chinese classic “Journey to the West.”  Son Oh-Gong is a powerful immortal in conflict with Ma-wang, the Bull Demon King.  Banished to and trapped in the human world, he is set free by a child, Seon-mi, who can see ghosts, in exchange for protecting her.  Years later, they meet again, and personalities and intentions clash.

Ages 16+

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link and viewing instructions.  Register on the event calendar here.

For questions, please email us at: ccljtc@ccls.org.

Virtual KClub Meeting – UPDATED DATE

Need a new hobby to keep your spirits up while we’re all social distancing?  Been watching K-Dramas for years and want to meet new K-Drama lovers?  Love BTS but don’t know much about Korean television?  Break out the kimchi and join us to watch an episode of one the hottest Korean shows, then pop onto a Zoom call to chat about the show, the newest Korean music, and Korean culture – all from the comfort of our own homes.

On August 29, from 6:00pm – 8:00pm, we will be watching the pilot episode of “Chicago Typewriter.”  Three resistance fighters from the 1930s Japanese occupation of Korea are reincarnated in the present as a best-selling writer, a fan, and a ghostwriter.  This drama follows their stories as strange connections between the time periods are revealed, and the characters have the chance to redeem themselves in the modern world.

Ages 16+

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link and viewing instructions.  Register on the event calendar here.

For questions, please email us at: ccljtc@ccls.org.

Virtual KClub Meeting

Need a new hobby to keep your spirits up while we’re all social distancing?  Been watching K-Dramas for years and want to meet new K-Drama lovers?  Love BTS but don’t know much about Korean television?  Break out the kimchi and join us to watch an episode of one the hottest Korean shows, then pop onto a Zoom call to chat about the show, the newest Korean music, and Korean culture – all from the comfort of our own homes.

On July 25, from 6:00pm – 8:00pm, we will be watching the pilot episode of “Live Up To Your Name”.  Part modern part historical drama, this show flips the typical K-Drama time travel trope on its head. Heo Im, a practitioner of traditional medicine from the Joseon period, falls into a river and comes up in modern day Seoul where he meets Choi Yeon-kyung, a cardiothoracic surgeon who only believes in modern medicine.

Ages 16+

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link and viewing instructions.  Register on the event calendar here.

For questions, please email us at: ccljtc@ccls.org.