Fri, Dec 23, 2011 - Page 14 News List

The Vinyl Word

By Marcus Aurelius, Olivia Wycech and Queen Bee  /  Contributing Reporters

Who wouldn’t want their picture taken with Betty Lin for Christmas?

Photo Courtesy of Winson Huang

Christmas has been going through some changes of late.

In malls and department stores around Taiwan, children can get a snapshot sitting on the lap of Santa Claus. But club Micasa is modifying this Christmas tradition tomorrow night by inviting its customers to have their photo taken with one of Taiwan’s most titillating models, Betty Lin (林佩璇).

“December is my favorite month and even though it is not an Asian tradition, I still like to get crazy on Christmas,” said Lin.

It rarely snows here, but inside Micasa, a snow machine will be make customers feel like they are in a winter wonderland. Lin, a 25-year-old model has been traveling the world this year and even got to see her first snowfall up close.

“When I saw snow in Europe, I felt like I was going to cry,” Lin said. “As a little girl, my father would tell me the story of Christmas, but it wasn’t until then [seeing snow] that I realized why so many people love celebrating the holiday.”

‧ X’Mas UV Snow Party starts at 10pm at Micasa, B1, 277, Dunhua S Rd Sec 2, Taipei City (台北市敦化南路二段277號B1), tel: (02) 2378-9955. This is an all-you-can-drink party and admission is NT$600 for ladies and NT$800 for men

It’s been more than a year since the last Earworm party. Tonight at Revolver the party outfit returns with a techno bash.

“It’s a night for all the friends of Earworm and techno lovers to come together,” said Ata Liu (劉阿雅), who is deejaying and promoting the event.

‧ Midnight Express: Bound for Techno City is tomorrow night at Revolver from 10pm to 4am. The bar is located at 1-2, Roosevelt Rd Sec 1, Taipei City (台北市羅斯福路一段1-2號), near Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall MRT Station (中正紀念堂捷運站) Exit 4. Tel: (02) 3393-1678. Admission is NT$350 and includes a drink. The lineup comprises Anthany, DataBass, Al Burro and A-Dao

Also at Revolver this weekend, there’s a festive edition of Syncopation, titled Jungle Bells, a party by Tranquility Bass and Spunite. Eight DJs will man the deck, and a top-of-the-line sound system, will be provided by Funktion One for the evening.

‧ Jungle Balls is tomorrow at Revolver from 10pm to 5am. Admission is NT$350 and includes two drinks. The lineup: Sound Engineer, Subtle, Adam Bombthreats, C-Type, Rich, Lai, and Robi Roka, with MC Stoppa on the mic

Stephane Pompougnac, creator of the popular lounge music compilation series Hotel Costes, will be performing at 18TC in Taichung tonight and at Barcode’s grand reopening party tomorrow.

‧ Stephane Pompougnac, at 18TC, 38, Dachuan St, Greater Taichung (台中市大川街38號), tonight from 10pm to 4am, and at Barcode, 5F, 22, Songshou Rd, Taipei City (台北信義區松壽路22號5F), tomorrow from 10pm to 4am. Admission is NT$600 (Taichung) and NT$500 (Taipei)

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