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Pretty Night New Year's Countdown Concert 原創嬉遊跨年音樂會 will be held tonight from 7:30-12:30 a.m. at the 典藏藝術空間 Artco De Cafe (台北市長安東路一段8-1號 Taipei Chang-an East Rd., Sec. 1, 8-1 ; (02) 2560-2200 ext 356). It's an all-you-can-eat/drink party with an exhibit of 3-Dimensional Art in Modern Films, and live shows featuring performances by wacky clowns donned in punk outfits, Lily C and more. Tickets, NT$300 apiece, are available online at http://www.artouch.com, or call (02) 2542-9871.
Have you decided where to go for the 2007 New Year's Countdown? Taipei City, Taoyuan County, Taichung City, Tainan County and Kaohsiung City will host large-scale countdown events tonight, featuring performances by well-known local artists. If you're in the northern part of Taiwan, the outdoor parties on New Year's Eve are at the Taipei City Government 台北市政府 and the Taoyuan County Arts Center 桃園縣中正藝文中心, kicking off at 7 p.m. with performers such as Stanley Huang 黃立行, Gigi Leung 梁詠琪, May Day 五月?, Jolin Tsai 蔡依林, Show Luo 羅?祥, Evonne Hsu 許慧欣 and Penny Dai戴佩妮. Those living in central Taiwan should head down to the Taichung City Gymnasium 台中市立體育 for a New Year's bash with young stars like Fahrenheit 飛輪海 and Angela Chang 張韶涵 and a special gala-ending performance by Shin 信樂團. Tainan residents can head to the Yungkang Innovative Design Park 永康創意設計園區 in Tainan County to count down with Tanya Chua 蔡健雅, Alex To 杜德偉, Soda Green 蘇打綠 beginning at 6 p.m., with Taiwanese "god of rock 'n' roll" Wu Bai 伍? to wrap up the show. Kaohsiung residents can join mayor-elect Chen Chu 陳菊 and Asian Games billiards gold medalists Liu Shin-mei 柳信美 and Lin Yuan-chun 林沅君 for the New Year's Countdown at the Ocean Star of Kaohsiung.
Director and artist Robert Wilson invites the Taiwanese people into his astonishing aesthetic universe in "Master Lecture - Robert Wilson 遇見大師─羅伯.威爾森 " at the National Theater 國家戲劇院 (No.21-1 Zhongshan South Rd., Taipei 台北市中山南路21-1號 Tel: (02) 3393-9888) on January 7 at 2:30 p.m.. Combining hundreds of striking images from his prolific career, Wilson provides an intimate self-portrait of his creative process. Wilson references his landmark original works for the stage such as Deafman Glance, A Letter for Queen Victoria, Einstein on the Beach (created with composer Philip Glass), the CIVIL warS, and The Black Rider. At the conclusion of the performance, the audience is invited to explore Wilson's ideas further in an informal Q&A session. Hosted and translation provided by renowned local dramaturgist Stan Lai 賴聲川. Tickets, NT$600 apiece, are available through NTCH ticketing.
O-Brothaz Sound System presents "Caribbean 2007 New Years Jam" tonight at the Velvet Underground (B1 No. 50 Zhongxiao West Rd. Sec. 1 (located beneath K-Mall next to Shinkong Mitsukoshi Taipei Main Station store; entry to venue through Hi-Mart convenience store) This is a bashin', bangin' Caribbean Party with reggae, dance hall, hip-hop, soca, Kompa, zouk and all kinds of exotic music to dance the New Year's Eve away into 2007! Party begins at 11 p.m. Admission is NT$400 and includes one drink.
The Moscow Magic Clown Theater 俄羅斯歡笑默劇‧小丑王 will go on an islandwide tour January 13-23, with performances in Taipei City, Hsinchu, Taichung, Taoyuan, Changhua, Taipei County, Jhongli and Sinjuang. Each performer gives a distinct character to his or her roles in performances that are full of slapstick humor and loud, explosive action. Audience members who want to try out their comic skills on the stage and have fun will also be encouraged to step up. Tickets, priced between NT$400-NT$800, are available through ERA ticketing.
Disney on Ice presents Disney/Pixar's Finding Nemo 迪士尼冰上世界之《海底總動員》 in an islandwide tour with performances in Kaohsiung, Taipei and Taichung from February 9-24, 2007. Join the ocean-sized adventure of the curious clownfish Nemo, his overprotective father Marlin and their absent-minded yet lovable pal Dory as Disney on Ice immerses you in a vibrant aquatic world. Tickets, priced from NT$500 to NT$2,000, are available through the ERA ticketing system.


Updated : 2021-05-10 13:59 GMT+08:00