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What's On

What's On

ABS (All Blues & Ska) is on stage at Riverside Music Cafe (Basement, 2, Lane 244, Sec. 3, Roosevelt Rd. Taipei City 台北市羅斯福路三段244段2號B1; Tel: 02-2368-7310; Web site: http://www.riverside.com.tw/) at 9:30 p.m. tonight. Admission is NT$400.
Ear Worm Party kicks off at Air/VS (B1F, No.208, Sec.2,Fuxing S. Rd., Taipei City) from 10 p.m. tonight. Participating DJs include DataBass, Anthany, and Honey. Admissions are NT$400 (in advance), and NT$400 for female and NT500 for male at door.
Taipei Hip Hop Crew features DJ D.Soto at Bliss (No. 148, Sec. 4, Xin-Yi Rd. Taipei; Tel: 02-2702-1855; Web site: http://bliss-taipei.com) at 10 p.m. tonight. Taipei Hip Hop Crew THC is Babble On(MC, Bboy) and Vast (producer, MC, tech) and Shaman (MC, producer) . They will be going to Zhong Li, Tai Nan, Tai Zhong, Tai Dong, Kaoshiong...so get ready 2 get Blazzzed... Right now they are also recording the first THC album, coming soon. Any artists or musicians looking to work with us are welcome... peace...! Bliss is close to the intersection of DunHwa South Rd. and Xin-Yi Rd. It is on the south side of Xin-Yi Rd., just one small block east of DunHwa. Admission is NT$200.
Tizzy Bac Mini Concert will kick off at Riverside Music Cafe at 9:30 p.m. tomorrow night. Ticket is NT$400.
Soma will be on stage at Bliss (No. 148, Sec. 4, Xin-Yi Rd. Taipei; Tel: 02-2702-1855; Web site: http://bliss-taipei.com) at 10 p.m. tomorrow night. Soma is a local Taipei, Taiwan cover band that performs current popular rock music as well as popular songs from the 70's, 80's and 90's. Soma focuses on a wide range of music that pulls you onto the dance floor. Admission is NT$200
Dex Pistols will be on stage at Party Room (No. 138, BaDe Rd. Sec. 4, Taipei; Tel: 02-3762-1289; Web site: http://www.partyroom.com.tw/) on March 8.
Smooth & Mellow (an Acoustic Jazz party)
kicks off at Brown Sugar (No.101, SungRen Rd., ShinYi District, Taipei; Tel: 02-8780-1110; Web site: http://www.brownsugar.com.tw) on Mondays.
Open Jam Night kicks off at Riverside Music Cafe on Mondays. Admission is NT150.
Not Only Jazz Night kick off at Brown Sugar on Tuesdays. Tiger Hwang plays your favorite tunes.
Ladies Night kicks of at Plush (12F, No.138, Sec.4, BaDe Rd., Taipei; Tel: 02-3762-1600; Website: http://www.plush.com.tw/) on Wednesdays.
La Rumba party kicks off at Brown Sugar on Wednesday. Romantic salsa and your favorite Latin dance music - all night!
In the Mix party kicks off at Paulina's Bar, Restaurant & Billiards (167, Section 2 Anho Road, Taipei; Tel: 02-2378-5678) on Wednesdays.
Foreigner's Night kicks off at Club Wax (B1, No. 67, Sec. 2, Roosevell Road, Taipei; Tel: 02-3365-3041; Web site: http://www.clubwax.com.tw/) on Wednesdays. Foreigners get to drink all they can - for just NT$350. Admissions are NT$500 for guys and NT$350 for girls. Show your foreign ID card and pay only NT$350.
Ladies' Night kicks off at Ziga Zaga (No.2, Sung Shou Road, Taipei, Taiwan; 02-2720-1234; Web site: http://www.grandhyatttaipei.com.tw/clubhyatt/Club_zigazaga.htm) on Wednesdays.
Sweety Girls' Night kicks off at 9% Night Person (B1,No.222,JinShan S. Rd Sec.2 Taipei; Tel: 02-3322-6162; Web site: http://www.9club.com.tw)
Area 51 Harp and Violin Duo will be on stage at National Concert Hall, Chang Kai Shek Cultural Center at 7:30 p.m. on March 3. Tickets are NT350 and NT$500, and available through NTCH Ticketing System (http://www.artsticket.com.tw/).
Chien-Feng Chen Piano Recital is on stage at National Recital Hall, Chang Kai Shek Cultural Center at 7:30 p.m. this evening. Tickets are NT$300 and NT$500, and available through NTCH Ticketing System (http://www.artsticket.com.tw/).
Tingwen Shao's Piano Recital will be on stage at National Recital Hall, Chang Kai Shek Cultural Center at 7:30 p.m. on March 1. Tickets are NT$250 and available through NTCH Ticketing System (http://www.artsticket.com.tw/).
Sing Together will be on stage at National Concert Hall, Chang Kai Shek Cultural Center at 7:30 p.m. on March 2. Tickets are NT$300, NT$400, NT$600, NT$800 and NT$1,000, and available through NTCH Ticketing System (http://www.artsticket.com.tw/).
Yu Flute Choir Premiere Concert
will kick off at National Concert Hall, Chang Kai Shek Cultural Center at 7:30 p.m. on March 7. Tickets are NT$300, NT$500, NT$800, NT$1,000, NT$1,200 and NT$1,500, and available through NTCH Ticketing System (http://www.artsticket.com.tw/).
Taipei County Yingge Ceramics Museum
(No.200, Wunhua Road, Yingge Township, Taipei County; Tel: 02-8677-2727) Silent Pulses—Hearing Nature's Intentions: Chou Yu-mei's Solo Exhibition is on display at Ceramics Hallway (B1) until March 16. Fresh Fish: A Year of Abundance is on display at YCM Gallery until April 6. Fish have long been a symbol of fortune during Chinese festivals. Traditionally associated with abundance, they now have many new shapes and sizes in the hands of modern artists. Charmed by the Carmine Glaze is on display at Sunlight Gallery (1F) until March 2. Sevres 1740-2008: From Madame de Pompadour to the 21st Century: A Passion for Art is on diplay until March 23. The exhibition "The Glamour of Gilt White: European Noted Porcelain Wares," held at the Yingge Ceramics Museum in early 2006, opened the door for understanding European ceramic art.
National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall 國父紀念館
(505, Jen-ai Rd, Sec. 4, Taipei 台北市信義區仁愛路4段505號; Tel:02-2758-8008) 2008 Taiwan Vitality Sulpture Exhibition will be on display at Chung-shan National Gallery (2F) until March 2. Calligraphy Presentation in the New Year of 2008 will be on display at East & West Corridors (2F) until March 9. Taiwan Series: Our Native Place-The Exhibition of the Photo Competition Work of Art is on display at West Corridor (1F) until February 29. Photos of Taiwan's Image Exhibition is on display at East Corridor (1F) until February 29. Jian Hwan-Bin, Liou Guo-Ying Couple Ceremic Carving Joint Display will be on display at Tzai-chih Room (B1) until March 6. Opening hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Gold Ecological Park, Jinguashi
(No. 8, Jinglang Rd., Ruefang Township, Taipei County; Tel: 02-2496-2800; Web site: http://www.gep.tpc.gov.tw) Contemporary Metal Crafts Special Exhibition - The language of metal artists runs on the 2F, Museum of Gold, until June 1, 2008. Opening hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. from Tuesdays to Fridays and 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.
National Palace Museum 國立故宮博物院
(No. 221 Chih-shan Rd., Sec. 2, Taipei台北市至善路二段221號) Chang Dai-chi'en Residence (Permanent Exhibit) is on display at Chang Dai-chi'en Residence. Arts from the Ch'ing Imperial Collection (permanent exhibit) is on display at Gallery 106. Splendors of Ch'ing Furniture (1800-1911) is on display at gallery 108: This permanent exhibit demonstrates furniture as an art form combining both aesthetic with pragmatic qualities. Charioting in the Shang Dynasty: Artifacts from the Horse-and-Chariot Pits at Hsiao-t'un is on display at gallery 304. This permanent exhibit demonstrates an archaeological collection of the country's most prestigious research organization the Academia Sinica. The T'ien-lu Lin-lang Library: Treasured Rare Books of the Ch'ing Inner Court is on display until June 30, 2008. Details see Web stie: www.npm.gov.tw/. Open: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays to Fridays; 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Saturdays. Admissions: NT$ 160.
Robert Swinhoe- 19th Century Taiwan Memorial Tour
is on display at National Taiwan Museum (No.2, Siangyang Rd., Taipei City; Tel: 02-2382-2699) until January 1, 2009. Robert Swinhoe (September 1, 1836 - October 28, 1877) was an English naturalist. Swinhoe was born in Calcutta, India. He was stationed to the remote port of Amoy, some 300 miles to the northeast of Hong Kong, in 1855. While at Amoy he courted and married Christina Stronach, the daughter of a Scottish missionary, in 1857. In 1860 Swinhoe was named as the first European consular representative to the island of Formosa (Taiwan).
National Center for Traditional Arts 國立傳統藝術中心
(201, Sec. 2, Wubin Rd., Jisin Village, Wujie Township, Yilan County 宜蘭縣五結鄉季新村五濱路二段201號; Tel: 03-9705-815) Wu Ching Gold Sculptures in Progress 吳卿金雕展 is on display until June 30. Admission is free. Opening hours are 9 p.m. to 6 p.m. everyday.
The Beauty of Taiwanese Puppetry
is on display at Room 202 of National Museum of History (49 Nan Hai Road, Taipei City; Tel: 02-2361-0270) until April 27. Taiwanese artifacts are one of the main focuses of the Museum's research and acquisition activities. The Museum has been assigned an independent exhibition hall that particularly displays various themes and faces of Taiwanese culture since 2005, to offer a historical perspective on early Taiwan immigrants lives, in the hope of stimulating more positive attitudes toward preserving, renovating, and growing our own local cultural heritage.
Plush
Ladies night on Wednesdays; girls in skimpy tops are ,welcome to join club dancing competitions to win LV bags.
Brown Sugar
No.101, SungRen Rd., ShinYi District, Taipei, Taiwan (台北市信義區松仁路101號; Tel: 02-8780-1110) , Web site: http://www.brownsugar. com.tw. Smooth & Mellow Night features accoustic jazz on Mondays. Tiger Hwang is on the stage at ‘Not Only Jazz’ night every Tuesday. La Rumba Party features romantic salsa and Latin dance music all night on Wednesdays. Thursdays are Soul Train nights. Funky Town is on Fridays. City Light party features jazz, funk, soul and a more urban flavor on Saturdays. Mountain Latin Band features Sunday Salsa parties every week.

“Seemingly the same, and yet so different - Photos from Four Cities“ at the German Cultural Center Taipei
From 22 February – 11 April 2008 the German Cultural Center Taipei will exhibit photographic works by Hong Kong-based photographer, film maker, and film critic He Wei.
Exhibition Duration: 2/25/2008 to 04/11/2008
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 10 am to 8 pm
Venue: German Cultural Center (12F No.20, Heping W. Rd. Sec. 1, Taipei City 108 北市和平西路一段20號12樓)