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Event & Entertainment

Theater

Violent Events at GLT (牯嶺街劇場暴力事件), celebrating the 100th birthday of the Guling Street Theater, Body Phase Studio (身體氣象館) includes a mini art festival featuring Crime of the Senses tonight and Murder at the Military History Museum on Sunday.

* Guling Street Theater (牯嶺街小劇場), 2, Ln 5, Guling St, Taipei (台北市牯嶺街5巷2號)

* Free admission

* Tonight at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2:30pm and 7:30pm


The Body and Its Stuffing (皮囊和它的填充物) and To See (看見), two theatrical plays that probe the body and its senses. Combining live performance with installations, the first piece attempts to discover the beauty and ugliness of the body through theater. The second piece addresses humanity's connection with the material world through the act of seeing.

* Guling Street Theater (牯嶺街小劇場), 2, Ln 5, Guling St, Taipei (台北市牯嶺街5巷2號)

* Tickets are NT$200, available through NTCH ticketing

* Monday and Tuesday at 7:30pm

The Writing (書寫), a joint effort of artists from musical, dance and theater circles, the cross-over performance attempts to use language, music, imagery to form metaphors and reflections.

* Experimental Theater (國家實驗劇場), 21-1 Zhongshan S Rd, Taipei (台北市中山南路21-1號)

* Tickets are NT$300 and can be purchased through NTCH ticketing

* Tomorrow at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2:30pm


A Play of Brother and Sister (兄妹串戲), a restaging of Contemporary Legend Theater's (當代傳奇劇場) lauded production that can be best described as a hip-hop comedy blending elements from traditional Chinese opera with modern-day numbers with a twist of nonsensical humor.

* Ringside (聚場), B2, 10 Siwei Rd, Taipei (臺北市四維路10號B2)

* Free admission

* Tomorrow at 8pm


Classical Music

Image Chamber Orchestra's 2006 Summer Concert — Tribute to Mozart (映樂室內樂團2006夏日音樂會—向莫札特致敬) will be held at the Music Hall in the Xi Hu Branch of Taipei Public Library (台北市立圖書館西湖分館4樓音樂廳). The concert will introduce various musical forms and styles of Mozart, whose 250th anniversary is being celebrated throughout the world. The orchestra is a professional performance group composed of highly dedicated teachers working together to provide the best possible music education. The program will include Mozart's Divertimento in D Major for strings K136 and K138, Quartet in G Major for Flute, Violin, Viola and Cello K285b, Piano Trio K498, Quintet in A Major for Clarinet, two Violins, Viola and Cello K581, eight pieces from Don Giovanni for Two Clarinets, Six Duo for Clarinets edited from Mozart's Pieces, some excerpts from The Magic Flute, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, and others.

Upcoming

The Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra (上海愛樂樂團音樂會) will perform at Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall (國父紀念館) on Monday and Tuesday. The Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra was founded in 2004 out of the former Shanghai Broadcasting Symphony Orchestra and has already cooperated with several international musicians, including Jose Carreras, one of the world's top three tenors. * At Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, at 2F, 505, Renai Rd, Sec 4, Taipei (臺北市仁愛路四段505號2樓) * Tickets range from NT400 to NT3,000 and can be purchased through NTCH ticketing * Monday and Tuesday at 7:30pm


* At the Concert Hall in the Xi Hu Branch of Taipei Public Library, 4F, 594, Neihu Rd, Sec 1, Taipei (台北市內湖路一段594號4樓)

* Free Admission

* Saturday at 2:30pm


Nuance Chamber Ensemble 2006 Concert (微分音室內樂集) will tour Ilan, Taipei, Hsinchu and Taoyuan starting this Sunday. The ensemble is composed of guest violist Huang Tung-ying (黃東瀛), violinists Tsai Shih-chien (蔡詩肩) and Lin Wen-hsuan (林文宣), violist Hu Chu-yin (胡竹音) and cellist Hsieh Meng-jung (謝孟容). The program will include Mendelssohn's String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 13 and Brahms' String Quintet in G Major, Op. 111

* Sunday at the Ilan Performing Arts Center, Ilan County Cultural Affairs Bureau, 482, Zhongshan Rd, Sec 2, Ilan City (宜蘭市中山路二段482號), Wednesday at the National Recital Hall, Taipei, Thursday at Hsinchu Municipal Auditorium (新竹市立演藝廳), 17 Tungta Rd Sec 2, Hsinchu City (新竹市東大路二段17號) and Sept. 1 at the Performing Arts Hall of the Cultural Affairs Bureau of Taoyuan County Government (桃園縣政府文化局演藝廳), 21 Xianfu Rd, Taoyuan County (桃園市縣府路21號)

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