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Events & Entertainment

Theater

Mr. Eyeball Cabaret -- Eye Party(眼球先生夜總會之Eye Party), a performance that is a fashion show, talk show and a dance piece all in one. Red Playhouse (紅樓劇場), 10, Chengdu Rd, Taipei (台北市成都路10號).

● Tickets NT$600, through ERA ticketing.

● Tonight and tomorrow at 1pm and 8pm

Dragonfly 28 (蜻蜓二八), a children's play by the Bean Theater. Metropolitan Hall (城市舞台), 25, Bade Rd, Sec 3, Taipei (台北市八德路三段25號).

● Tickets NT$300 to NT$1,000, through ERA ticketing.

● Tomorrow at 2:30pm and 7:30pm

National Guo Guang Opera Company (國立國光劇團) presents three Beijing Opera pieces Green Faced Villain (通天犀), The Great Award (大登殿) and Peony Pavilion (寫真離魂). National Taiwan Junior College of Performing Art -- Muzha Campus Guo Guang Theater (國立台灣戲曲專科學校木柵校區國光劇場), 8-1, Ln 66, Muzha Rd, Sec 3, Taipei (台北市木柵路三段66巷8-1號).

● Tickets NT$200 and NT$300.

Call (02) 2938 3567 x402 to x408.

● Tomorrow at 2:30pm

Human Condition II -- Those Men in Her Life (她與她生命中的男人), a theatrical performance written and directed by Taiwanese director Wu Nien-jen (吳念真). National Chiang Kai-shek Cultural Center, Kaohsiung City (高雄中正文化中心), 67, Wufu 1st Rd, Kaohsiung City

(高雄市五福一路67號).

● Tickets NT$350 to NT$1,600, through ERA ticketing.

● Tomorrow at 2:30pm and 7:30pm

Classical

101 Philharmonic Ensemble (笛韻琴聲 -- 華佩與陳貞蕙音樂會), featuring music from Bizet, Emmanuel and Ibert among others. National Recital Hall (國家演奏廳).

● Tickets NT$200 and NT$300, through ERA ticketing.

● Tonight at 7:30pm

The Performances of Chinese Musical Instruments (金石絲竹奏新聲). National Taiwan Arts Education Center (國立台灣藝術教育館), 47, Nanhai Rd, Taipei (台北市南海路47號).

● Free admission. Call (02) 2311 0574.

● Tonight at 7:30pm

An Ning and Jian Pei-ying Piano Duet Concert (安寧與簡佩盈雙鋼琴獨奏會), featuring music from Saint-Saens, Gershwin and Rachmaninoff among others. National Concert Hall (國家音樂廳).

It's time for everyone to go Irish as Saint Patrick's Day roles round again. Theme nights at some local watering holes and good prices on Guinness are the main attractions.

The Shannon will be offering live music, traditional Irish from 8:30pm to 10pm followed by Rubber Band until late. No cover charge, 50 percent of Celtic menu and special prices on selected drinks. Call the Shannon at (02) 2772 0948 for reservations. Address: 6, Dunhua North Road, Taipei (台北市敦化北路6號).

The Tavern is offering a Grand Irish Buffet with plenty of food from the Emerald Isle and a host of Irish-themed cocktails from 7pm. Also a live DJ. Call (02) 8780 0892 for reservations. Address: 415, Xinyi Rd, Sec 4, Taipei (台北市信義路四段415).

The Brass Monkey will be offering a free Guinness to anyone wearing something green on March 17 and also a live DJ. The Saint Patrick's Day party will culminate with an Irish dancing competition and also a host of drinks specials. Call (02) 2547-5050 for details. Address: 166 Fuxing N Road, Taipei (台北市復興北路166).

Upcoming

Flute masters from around the world and local musical groups will team up to present a program of lively flute music at the 2006 International Flute Festival (2006國際長笛藝術節). The six-days event will take place at Novel Hall (新舞台), 3-1 Songshou Rd, Taipei (台北市松壽路3-1) from April 19 to April 25. Tickets cost between NT$500 to NT$1,800, available through the Novel Hall and NTCH ticketing outlets.

The Slovak National Folklore Ballet -- Lucnica (斯洛伐克國家舞團 -- 路尼加), the 57-years-old ensemble will show off the beauty of Slovak cultural heritage through dance, music and songs in Taiwan starting from April 4 through April 10. The rarely-seen performances will tour Taipei, Chungli, Taichung, Hsinchu, Yuanlin and Kaohsiung. Tickets cost between NT$300 and NT$1,200, through ERA ticketing outlets, except for Yuanlin (tickets through NTCH ticketing outlets or call (04) 8323410). For more information, visit www.arsformosa.com.tw.


● Tickets NT$400 to NT$1,500, through ERA ticketing.

● Tomorrow at 7:30pm

Tsai Chia-hui Piano Recital (蔡佳憓鋼琴獨奏會), featuring music from Bach, and Chopin among others. National Recital Hall (國家演奏廳).

● Tickets NT$300 and NT$500, through ERA ticketing.

● Tomorrow at 7:30pm

Composer Portrait Series I -- Mozart Piano Music (大師系列I -- 莫札特鋼琴篇) with pianist Iwan Koenig and Yinqi Orchestra performing music from Mozart and Mendelssohn among others. Novel Hall (新舞台), 3-1 Songshou Rd, Taipei (台北市松壽路3-1號)

● Tickets NT$300 to NT$1,200, through ERA ticketing.

● Tomorrow at 7:30pm

Xingtian Temple Music Award Concert (行天宮菁音獎優勝者音樂會), featuring music from Telemann, Marcello and Weber among others. Xuankong Library at Xingtian Temple (行天宮附設玄空圖書館), 9, Ln 120, Dunhua N Rd, Taipei (台北市敦化北路120巷9號).

● Free tickets required in advance.

Call (02) 2713 6165 x352

● Tomorrow at 7pm

The Oriental Classics: Ga Da Mei Lin Symphonic Poem (東方經典 -- 嘎達梅林). National Concert Hall (國家音樂廳).

● Tickets NT$300 to NT$1,600, through NTCH.

● Sunday at 7:30pm

The Voice of Angeline (台北天使之音) featuring works by Pergolesi, Pachelbel and Gounod among others. Novel Hall (新舞台), 3-1 Songshou Rd, Taipei (台北市松壽路3-1號).

● Tickets NT$250 and NT$350.

Call (02) 2717 1963.

● Sunday at 7:30pm

Fantasy Peripheral Visions -- Artemis Yen Hua-rong Piano Recital (幻象 -- 顏華容鋼琴獨奏會), featuring music from Liszt, Bach and Prokofiev among others. The concert at the National Recital Hall (國家演奏廳) features music from Pasculliz and Bolling among others.

● Tickets NT$250 to NT$500, through ERA ticketing.

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