■ B1, 1, Ln 102, Anhe Rd Sec 1, Taipei City (台北市安和路一段102巷1號B1), tel: (02) 2700-5411. On the Net: www.sappho102.biz
■ Shows start at 10pm. The venue is closed on Sundays and Mondays
■ Entrance is NT$200 tonight and NT$300 tomorrow. Free on other nights
Blues rock outfit Commuters (通勤少年) shares the stage with The Traveler (迷途者) tomorrow at Treellage (樹樂集), a cafe with live music.
■ 33 Minzu W Rd, Taipei City (台北市民族西路33號), tel: (02) 2599-1599. On the net: www.treellage.com
■ Shows run from 8pm on weekends. Treellage is open noon to 9pm Mondays through Fridays, 11am to 9pm Saturdays and Sundays
■ NT$300, one drink included. Tickets can be purchased online through www.indievox.com/treellage
Bob Log III plays punk-influenced rocking Delta blues tomorrow at The TAV Cafe (村落餐廳), a bar and cafe located at the Taipei Artist Village (台北國際藝術村). Also on the bill are La Cumbia Balkanska and David Chen and the Muddy Basin Ramblers.
■ 7 Beiping E Rd, Taipei City (台北市北平東路7號), tel: (02) 3393-7377X207. On the Net: tavcafe.com
■ Show runs from 5pm to 10pm
■ NT$400 in advance and NT$500 at the door
The Wall (這牆) programs regular live rock shows at Kaohsiung’s Pier 2 Arts Center (高雄駁二藝術特區). It is the release party ofMurky Crows’ (昏鴉) debut album tonight, with Fuguko (河豚子) and Rivertree as the opening acts. American A Capella ensemble Metro comes to the harbor city tomorrow.
■ 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
■ Entrance is NT$300 tonight and NT$700 tomorrow. 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 titled: Slavoj Zizek: The Peripatetic Philosopher of the 21st Century.
■ 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