K-Drama Weekly Update: 04-05-18

K-pop made history when Seo-hyun for Girl’s Generation, Red Velvet, Baek Ji-young and veteran singers Lee Sun-hee and Cho Yong-pil held a concert in Pyonyang, North Korea on April 1. About 1,500 North Korean fans were in attendance, as well as North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, his wife Ri Sol-ju and sister Kim Yo-jong, who previously attended the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Another concert on April 3 was held between South Korean and North Korean entertainers was held. There are more concerts and cultural exchange to happen between North and South Korea in coming months.

Everything Books: 03-29-18

Join local authors for the monthly Words and Wine event at 6 p.m. Tuesday hosted by Kona Stories Book Shop. This event is free to the public and offers a chance to meet and greet some of Hawaii’s favorite authors while enjoying complimentary pupu and wine. April’s featured authors are Carol Thorsness, Sara Ackerman and Gordon Noice with Virginia Isbell.