Events & Entertainment

Compiled by Ho Yi  /  STAFF REPORTER

Fri, Sep 16, 2005 - Page 14

Theater

A Dream Play (夢幻劇), a performance in English by the Drama Club Company.

● Red Playhouse (紅樓劇場), 10, Chengdu Rd, Taipei (台北市成都路10號). Tickets NT$500, through NTCH.

● Tonight and tomorrow at 7:30pm; Sunday at 2:30pm

Wonder Work -- Who is Santa Clause? (誰是聖誕老公公?), a production by the If Kids Theater Company (如果兒童劇團).

● Tickets NT$350 to NT$1,000. Call (02) 3343 3622.

● Tonight at 7:30pm; tomorrow at 10:30am, 2:30pm and 7:30pm; Sunday at 10:30am and 2:30pm

Five Fortunes Come Knocking (五福臨門) by the Honwa Folk Dance Troupe (紅瓦民族舞蹈團).

● Yangsheng Temple Square (楊聖廟廣場), 39, Ln 154, Dongyuan St, Taipei (台北市東園街154巷39號). Free admission.

● Tomorrow at 7pm

The River of Time -- Fantastic Boutique Trilogy (時光之河 -- 奇幻精品屋三部曲), a modern dance piece by Fu Jen Catholic University Hot Dance.

● National Taiwan Arts Education Institute (國立台灣藝術教育館), 47, Nanhai Rd, Taipei (台北市南海路47號). Free admission.

● Sunday at 2:30pm

Classical

John Hicks and Elise Wood Jazz Concert

(希克斯與伍德爵士長笛音樂會).

● Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall (國父紀念館), 505, Renai Rd, Sec 4, Taipei (台北市仁愛路四段505號2樓). Tickets NT$400 to NT$1,800, through NTCH.

● Tonight at 7:30pm

Dang Thai-son Piano Recital -- International Chopin Piano Competition Winner (鄧泰山鋼琴獨奏會 -- 亞洲首位華沙蕭邦鋼琴大賽首獎), with the Northern Vietnamese musician performing works by Debussy, Faure among others.

● National Concert Hall (國家音樂廳). Tickets NT$300 to NT$1,500, through ERA ticketing.

● Tomorrow at 7:30pm

Phantom of the Opera (歌劇魅影), with the Taipei quartet performing works by Mozart.

● National Recital Hall (國家演奏廳). Tickets NT$300 to NT$500, through NTCH.

● Tomorrow at 7:30pm

Royal Baroque -- Charity Concert With Four Harpsichordists (輝煌巴洛克 -- 四部大鍵琴慈善音樂會).

● National Concert Hall (國家音樂廳). Tickets NT$300 to NT$2,000, through ERA ticketing.

● Sunday at 2:30pm

Jazz Reverie (夢幻騎士) with the Evergreen Symphony Orchestra performing works by Gershwin, Anderson and others.

● National Concert Hall (國家音樂廳). Tickets NT$500 to NT$1,500, through ERA ticketing.

● Tuesday at 7:30pm

Rock and Pop

NTU Corridor Cafe (迴廊咖啡館) presents Red Timber (水筆仔樂團) and Mint Cigarette (涼菸樂團) tonight; The Country Rock Jazz Night with Randy Lin (與Randy Lin共渡鄉村搖滾爵士之夜) tomorrow.

● NTU Sports Center 1F (台大綜合體育館1樓) at the intersection of Xinhai Rd and Xinsheng S Rd (台北市辛亥路與新生南路交口). Free admission. Call (02) 8369 5656.

● Tonight and tomorrow at 8pm

Witch House (女巫店) features Jasmine (假死貓小便) tonight; Metamorphosis -- Bailamos (變形蟲爵士樂團) tomorrow; This Mrs (這位太太) and Kant and Busy Mind on Thursday.

● 7, Ln 56, Xinsheng S Rd, Sec 3, Taipei (台北市新生南路三段56巷7號). Entrance NT$300.

Call (02) 2362 5494.

● All shows begin at 9:30pm

Ziga Zaga at Grand Hyatt Taipei (君悅飯店Ziga Zaga) presents Scarlip, the international seven-member band from Montreal, performing a wide spectrum of styles.

● 2, Songshou Rd, Taipei (台北市松壽路2號). Call (02) 2720 1200 x3288.

● Monday to Thursday at 9:30pm; Friday and Saturday at 10pm

Citizen Cain (大國民) features Stand-up Comedy every Wednesday; Live Jam every Thursday; DJs every Friday; DJ Shep Dawg every Saturday.

● 67, Dongfeng St, Taipei (台北市東豐街67號). Call (02) 2708 4557.

● Weekdays at 9:30pm; Weekends at 10pm

The Shannon features live bands on the weekends and ladies night with live music on Thursdays.

● 6, Dunhua N Rd, Taipei (台北市敦化北路6號). Entrance NT$250 for weekends. Call (02) 2772 0948.

● All shows begin between 9pm to 10pm

Lava Bar features hip-pop and R 'n' B music every night.

● B1, 86, Songren Rd, Taipei (台北市松仁路86號B1). Call (02) 8780 3867.

Brown Sugar (黑糖餐廳) presents Impression Quartet on Mondays; Cool Fusion with guest musicians on Tuesdays; Night of Rumba on Wednesdays; Back to Love on Thursdays; Soul Train on Fridays; City Light on Saturdays; Salsa on Sundays.

● 101, Songren Rd, Taipei (台北市松仁路101號). Entrance NT$380 for weekdays; NT$550 for weekends.

● All shows begin at 9:30pm

The Living Room (小客廳) features Rockin' On the Yin Side featuring Lost in Vega tonight; the Retrosexuals tomorrow; Fresh College Bands featuring Thirteen (拾參) and Orange Grass (橙草) on Tuesday; Rock the Hump featuring Rich Farmer (田橋仔) on Wednesday; The Workshop, offering a stage for artists of all kinds hues every Thursday.

● 3F, 8, Nanjing E Rd, Sec 5, Taipei (台北市南京東路五段8號3樓). Entrance NT$50 for Monday; NT$100 for weekends. Call (02) 8787 4154.

● Weekdays at 8:30pm; Weekends at 10pm

Blue Note (藍調) features Uno Quartet (烏野薰爵士四重奏) every Tuesday; New Decision Quartet (爵心爵士樂團) every Thursday; Metamorphosis (變形蟲爵士樂團) every Friday; Jive Stakes and Gu Hao every Saturday.

● 4F, 171, Sec 3, Roosevelt Rd (台北市羅斯福路三段171號4樓). Entrance NT$300 for weekdays; NT$350 for weekends. Call (02) 2362 2333.

● All shows begin at 9:30pm

The Wall (這牆) presents The No. 1 (天下第場好萊舞) featuring Hua Bu La Shi (花不拉屎) and Coach (教練) tonight; Seraphim Saturday Nightfever Tour 05 (六翼天使2005巡迴演出) featuring Anthelion (幻日) and Seraphim (六翼天使) tomorrow.

● B1, 200, Sec 4, Roosevelt Rd, Taipei (台北市羅斯福路四段200號B1). Entrance NT$300 at the door; NT$250 in advance.

● Tonight and tomorrow at 8:30pm

Riverside Cafe (河岸留言) presents Real Collective Jazz Quartet (爵士四重奏) tonight; 1976 tomorrow; Raw Soldier Joy in a Song of Triumph (新兵樂凱歌) and Banji (鈑機) on Sunday.

● B1, 2, Ln 244, Roosevelt Rd, Sec 3, Taipei (台北市羅斯福路三段244巷2號B1). Entrance NT$300. Call (02) 2368 7310.

● All shows begin at 9:30pm

Exhibition

The Exhausted Body (消盡的身體), curated by Russian curator Nina Dimitriadi and features works by 10

artists from around the world.

● Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts (高雄市立美術館), 20 Meishuguan Rd, Gushan District, Kaohsiung. (高雄市鼓山區美術館路20號). Open Tuesday to Sunday from 9am to 5pm. Call (07) 555 0331.

● Until Oct. 23

Pedro Tseng's Digital Installation Photography -- Stairs to the Sky (曾長生的數位裝置攝影 -- 天梯系列), an exhibition on spirituality.

● Sheltering Sky (天棚藝術), 111, Huanhe N Rd, Sect 1, Taipei (台北市環河北路一段111號). Open Monday to Saturday from 12pm to 6pm. Call (02) 2558 5789.

● Until Oct. 16

Pixie -- Gashapon Works from Twelve Artists (扭蛋十二).

● Taipei MOMA (Taipei MOMA畫廊), 3F, 19, Ln 252, Dunhua S Rd, Sec 1, Taipei (台北市敦化南路一段252巷19號3樓). Call (02) 8771 3372.

● Until Sept. 25

Exhibition of Recent Watercolor Paintings by Cheng Hsiang-long (鄭香龍水彩畫近作展).

● National Museum of History (國立歷史博物館), 49, Nanhai Rd, Taipei (台北市南海路49號). Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm. Call (02) 2361 0270.

● Until Sept. 25

Naturally -- Lee Zhen-cheng Painting Exhibition (自然而然 -- 李鎮成油畫展).

● Pacific Cultural Foundation (太平洋文化基金會藝術中心), B1, 38, Chongching S Rd, Sec 3, Taipei (台北市重慶南路三段38號B1). Open Monday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm. Call (02) 2337 7155.

● Until Sept 24

One Hundred Years of Artists in Taipei -- Pan Xiao-xia Photo Book (台北美術家一百年 -- 潘小俠攝影造像簿) and Maze IV -- Tsai Ming-liang Solo Exhibition (迷宮IV -- 蔡明君個展)

● No. 20 Stock (二十號倉庫), 6-6, Ln 37, Fuxing Rd, Sec 4, Taichung (台中市復興路四段37巷6-6號). Call (04) 2220 9972.

● Until Oct. 2

Fifty-eight Years of Pang Jiun's Art -- New Eastern Expressionism (龐均藝術生活58年 -- 創新東方表現主義風格), showcasing over 200 oil paintings and sketches by the artist.

● Chan Liu Art Gallery (長流畫廊), 3F, 12, Jinshan S Rd, Sec 2, Taipei (台北市金山南路二段12號3樓). Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 7pm. Call (02) 2321 6603.

● Until Oct. 2

2005 Joint Exhibition of Live-in Artists (2005年駐館藝術家聯展).

● Grass Mountain Chateau(草山行館), 89, Huti Rd, Yangmingshan, Taipei (台北市陽明山湖底路89號). Open Monday to Sunday from 9am to 5pm. Call (02) 2862 1911.

● Until Oct. 26

The Movement of the Bamboo Stool -- A Memorial Exhibition of Lee Jiin-shiow (竹凳的移動 -- 李錦繡紀念展) a large-scale retrospective on the late artist's painting.

● Taipei Fine Arts Museum (台北市立美術館) at 181, Zhongshan N Rd, Sec 3, Taipei (台北市中山北路三段181號). Open Tuesday to Sunday from 9:30am to 5:30pm. Call (02) 2595 7656.

● Until Nov. 27

Wang Wei-lin's Spirit Lives On: Tribute to an Anonymous Figure -- 2005 Chen Yi-fan Solo Exhibition (王維林精神永垂不朽 -- 向偉大的模糊致敬 -- 2005陳一凡個展), and Contemplation -- Zhou Zhu-wang Solo Painting Exhibition (凝視 -- 周珠旺繪畫創作個展).

● Hong Gan Museum (鳳甲美術館), at 5F, 260, Daye Rd, Taipei

(台北市大業路260號5樓). Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10:30am to 5:30pm. Call (02) 2894 2272.

● Until Sept. 25

Xanadu Variations (仙那度變奏曲), an exhibition examining the expression of "space" in contemporary art.

● Museum of Contemporary Art (台北當代藝術館), at 39, ChangAn W Rd, Taipei(台北市長安西路39號). Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm. Call (02) 2552 3721.

● Until Sept. 25

The Art and Aesthetics of Form: Fantastic Realms in a Journey to the West (造型與美感 -- 西遊記的世界), showcasing a selection of Buddhist and Taoist figure paintings.

● National Palace Museum (國立故宮博物院), 221, Zhishan Rd, Sec 2, Taipei (台北市至善路二段221號). Open Monday to Sunday from 9am to 3pm. Call (02) 2881-2021.

● Until Sept. 25

Edge of the Tibet Sky (天界西藏 -- 馮建國經典攝影展).

● Taiwan International Visual Arts Center (台灣國際視覺藝術中心), 1F, 29, Ln 45, Liaoning St, Taipei (台北市遼寧街45巷29號1樓). Open Tuesday to Friday from 11am to 7pm; Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 5pm. Call (02) 2773 3347.

● Until Sept. 28

Music

2005 Taiwan International Ethnographic Film Festival (2005台灣國際民族誌影展), showcasing ethnographic films centered on the theme of family.

● Majestic Cinema (真善美戲院), 7F, 116, Hanzhong St, Taipei (台北市漢中街116號7樓). Tickets NT$1600 for the whole festival; NT$600 for a single day; NT$130 for one film, through NTCH. Visit http://www.tieff.sinica.edu.tw

● Sept. 30 to Oct. 4

Oyster (蠔華馬戲團), a surrealistic dance by the Inbal Pinto Dance Company (平頭舞團) from Israel.

● Novel Hall (新舞台) at 3-1 Sungshou Rd, Taipei (台北市松壽路3-1號). Tickets NT$500 to NT$1,800, through ERA ticketing.

● Oct. 14 and 15 at 8pm; Oct. 16 at 3pm