Fri, Sep 12, 2008 - Page 15 News List


▲ Crown Art Center Theater (皇冠小劇場), B1, 50, Ln 120, Dunhua N Rd, Taipei City (台北市敦化北路120巷50號B1) 

▲ Tonight and tomorrow at 7:30pm and tomorrow and Sunday at 2:30pm 

▲ Tickets are NT$450, available through NTCH ticketing

Tickets for Godot Theater Company’s (果陀劇場) much-anticipated Chinese-language production of Shakespeare’s Othello (針鋒對決) are running out fast. The production features accomplished Taiwanese stage actors Li Li-qun (李立群) and Chin Shih-jie (金士傑).

▲ Tainan Municipal Cultural Center (台南市立文化中心), 332, Chunghua E Rd Sec 3, Tainan City (台南市中華東路三段332號) 

▲ Tomorrow at 7:30pm

▲ Tickets are NT$500 to NT$4,000, available through NTCH ticketing 

The relationship between individuals, cultures and humans and the physical forces of nature underlie the dance project Heavy Orbits, a choreographic collaboration between Wang Pei-chun (王珮君) and New York’s Abigail Levine, who are both part of the performance art group Strange Company. The work includes two dance movements fused together with music composed by double bassist Martijn Vanbuel, who will perform live.

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

▲ Today at 8pm and tomorrow at 3pm 

▲ Tickets are NT$300, available through NTCH ticketing

What does a Lost Dog Mean? (一隻狗失蹤的意義) is a mime performance by Vis-a-Vie Theater and tells the story of two people brought together by a stray dog. 

▲ IP Dance School, 3F, 114-4, Wuchang St Sec 2, Taipei City (台北市武昌街二段114-4號3樓)

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

▲ Tickets are NT$250, available through NTCH ticketing

After the death of their parents, an older sister is forced to take care of her younger sister. Oddly, rather than focus on the psychological impact of losing one’s parents, Will Always Be My Doll (芭比娃娃加工廠) takes the tragedy in a different direction. The elder sister decides that its time for her younger sister to start dating and blows a wad of cash on a party, the dividend being to find her a partner. But the party changes both sisters in ways that they could never have imagined. 

▲ Nanhai Gallery (南海藝廊), 3, Ln 19, Chongqing S Rd Sec 2, Taipei City (台北市重慶南路二段19巷3號) 

▲ Sunday at 2:30pm and 6pm 

▲ Tickets are NT$250, available through NTCH ticketing

Classical music 

Falling In Love With Nodame Cantabile: 2008 Eric Chen Piano Recital (愛上交響情人夢—陳冠宇2008鋼琴獨奏) has popular pianist Eric Chen (陳冠宇) performing a program that includes Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13 “Pathetique” and

▲ Tomorrow at 2:30pm 

▲ Hsinchu Municipal Auditorium (新竹市文化局演藝廳), 17, Tungta Rd Sec 2, Hsinchu City (新竹市東大路二段17號) 

▲ Tickets are NT$200 to NT$400, available through ERA ticketing

The Baroque and Now (巴洛克與現代), features the Hotshot Cello Choir (名加大提琴合奏團), who are returning to the performance circuit with a program that includes Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No.6 BWV1015, Vivaldi’s Concerto Grosso Op. 3, Michael Kibbe’s Dark Moon Op. 135, Isaac Albeniz’s 3 Stucke fur vier Violoncelli and Mariano Mores’ Drei Argentinische Tangos. 

▲ Tomorrow (Taipei) and Sunday (Kaohsiung) at 7:30pm 

▲ Zhongshan Hall (台北市中山堂), 98 Yenping S Rd, Taipei City (台北市延平南路98號); Kaohsiung City Concert Hall (高雄市音樂館演奏廳), 99 Hehsi Rd, Kaohsiung City (高雄市河西路99號) 

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