Aboriginal musicians Anu and Calaw Pasiwali from the Amis village of Takangkou (大港口) perform tonight at Tiehua Music Village (鐵花村), an arts village composed of a music venue, design and crafts shops and a weekend arts fair in Taitung. Aboriginal singing combo Lan-hsin Band (嵐馨樂團) is on tomorrow’s bill, followed by Taitung Amis singer Long-ge (龍哥) and Xio-hai (小海) on Thursday.
■ 26, Ln 135 Sinsheng Rd, Taitung City (台東市新生路135巷26號), tel: (089) 343-393. On the Net: tw.streetvoice.com/users/tiehua.
■ Shows run from 8pm to 10pm. Music venue and crafts shops open 2pm to 10pm Tuesdays through Sundays. Weekend arts fair opens 6pm to 10pm every Friday, 3:30pm to 10pm every Saturday and Sunday
■ NT$250 for all shows. Tickets can be purchased online through tickets.books.com.tw
The Wall (這牆) programs regular live rock shows at Kaohsiung’s Pier 2 Arts Center (高雄駁二藝術特區). Electronic/dubstep outfit Lie Gramophone (謊言留聲機) shares the stage tomorrow with Kaohsiung-based hip hop/rock group Nanmen Production (南門音樂). It is electronic hip-hop group Magic Power (魔幻力量) on Sunday.
■ 1 Dayong Rd, Yancheng Dist, Greater Kaohsiung (高雄市鹽埕區大勇路1號), tel: (07) 521-5148. On the Net: www.thewall.com.tw
■ Show starts at 8pm tomorrow and 7:30pm on Sunday
■ NT$400 tomorrow and NT$1,000 on Sunday. Tickets can be purchased at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks, books.com.tw, and indievox.com
Taipei Discussion and Learning meets every Sunday at Wisteria Tea House (紫藤廬) to hear lectures and discuss topics such as philosophy, science, anthropology and alternative medicine. All discussions and lectures are conducted in English. This weekends lecture is titled: The Homeric Epics: What they tell us about Greek culture.
■ Wisteria Tea House (紫藤廬), 1, Ln 16, Xinsheng S Rd Sec 3, Taipei City (台北市新生南路三段16巷1號)
■ Every Sunday at 8pm
■ Entrance is free
The Taipei International Women’s Club will hold its annual Charity Gala Dinner on March 22, with proceeds benefiting the Taipei Parents Association for Autism and TIWC Educational Foundation. The evening includes a gourmet Cajun-inspired set menu, live music by Nbugu Kenyatta and his band the Kenyatta Funksters and prizes for best dressed as well as other surprises.
■ Shangri-La Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, 201 Dunhua S Rd Sec 2, Taipei City (台北市敦化南路二段210號)
■ March 22
■ Tickets are NT$3,000. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (09) 8112-9792