■ 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 tonight and tomorrow. Tickets can be purchased online through www.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). Tonight’s show features garage rock favorite 88 Balaz (88顆芭樂籽) and Brit pop/grunge group Trash. Pop jazz artist Joanna Wang (王若琳) plays tomorrow. Sunday promises to be a night of metal sounds from Tainan-based heavy metal band Burning Island (火燒島), metalcore act Losing Art (漂浮者樂團) and Masquerader.
■ 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
■ Shows start at 7:30pm tonight and tomorrow, 7pm on Sunday
■ NT$400 tonight, NT$1,000 tomorrow and NT$300 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, globalization and alternative medicine. All discussions and lectures are conducted in English. This weekend’s lecture is entitled: Ancient Aliens: Ancient Myth and Modern story telling, and features an interview with John Rush, who will discuss the popularity of the Ancient Alien Myth, where it comes from and how closely it is related to ancient myth — but myth none the less.
■ 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. For more information visit www.taipeidiscussionandlearning.blogspot.com