Two-woman art show, SEXY CITYSCAPES, opening Nov. 9

SexyCityscapes-Poster The Wild East / Arts & Entertainment In this two-part interview, The Wild East interviews Megan Angele and Trista di Genova, in the lead up to their two-woman show SEXY CITYSCAPES, opening at DV8 bar in Taipei Nov. 9, 2014. Megan is a classically trained painter from Oregon who

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FOREIGN AUTHORS FARRAH FURTADO, TRISTA dI GENOVA @ Apex Bookstore Taipei

ELIAS EK x FARRAH FURTADO x TRISTA DI GENOVA x JONATHAN M. HEMMINGS BOOK DISCUSSION x SIGNING EVENT @ APEX BOOKSTORE TAIPEI: On July 19 Saturday afternoon, four foreign writers Farrah Furtado (Canada), Trista di Genova (America), Elias Ek from Sweden, and Jonathan M. Hemmings (South Africa). These four noted

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Scott Cook on touring Taiwan as a musician

Hey there friends, As you’ve probably guessed, there’s a lot of story to tell since I wrote you last. But before we get into all that, and for those folks who won’t be reading further, I want to share a video of “Pass It Along”, shot in Melbourne by friend

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‘Transition’ band still banned from Taiwan, ironically

Trista di Genova / The Wild East Transition (前進樂團) is a British expat band that has attained a fair level of success and popularity in Taiwan thanks to their cheery, catchy cross-cultural hits, like 對不起我的中文不好 (‘Sorry my Chinese is not good’ (other links below). The band’s British members fell in

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David Wood’s book launch ‘absolutely successful’

The Wild East / Entertainment BIRDS IN CAGES AT THE BIKE REPAIR SHOP is David Wood’s first book of poems, and on Saturday, April 12th 2014 we invited you to join us at Retro Coffee, for a night of poetry and song. Several Poets and Songwriters from around Taiwan performed,

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Scott Cook to wind up Taiwan tour @Sappho, Mar. 30

The Wild East / Entertainment Canada’s prairie balladeer Scott Cook is back in Taiwan, fresh from a tour of Australia, in the company of fellow Canadian songwriter and roustabout Scotty Dunbar! Sunday, March 30’s lineup: 8:30pm Scott Cook w/ Thomas Squires 9:15pm The Vicious Cabaret 10:15pm Scotty Dunbar 11:00pm The

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‘Gonzo’ returns for night of glee @ Taipei Comedy Club

Dan “Gonzo” Machanik in Association with The Taipei Comedy Club Presents “Gonzo Returns to Treasure Island” 10pm Friday 10th January, $200, Taipei 卡米地 comedy club. 忠孝東路4段553巷20號, Taipei, Taiwan 110. Nearest MRT: Taipei City Hall. One Night Only, Taiwan Comedy Legend Dan “Gonzo” Machanik brings his no-holes-barred, brand of Ex-Pat humor

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Literary high felt at Taichung ‘Writ’ events

The Writ is a quarterly literary event that takes place at the Taichung Refuge, in the exotic setting of the former Dongshan Amusement Park. In December, “This may be The LAST Writ at The Refuge Community, so we want to make it a good one!” says Boston Paul, Refuge director.

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Author Furtado: ‘My fans are like my family’

In this exclusive interview, the Wild East’s Trista di Genova asks author L. Farrah Furtado about her latest news, views on writing and her WIP ‘Pop-Rock-Cop’. Both local expat writers will be participating in the 2014 Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE). Trista: Who are you? 🙂 Furtado: I’m the life-long

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Daniel Pearl Day in Taiwan: How it all got started

The founder of Daniel Pearl Day in Taiwan, Sean Scanlan, spoke this week with the Wild East’s Trista di Genova about how the day-long music festival got started twelve years ago. Trista: Thanks for taking the time to talk to us, Sean. Here are a few questions that are probably

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