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Postby ThreadKiller » 09 Aug 2011, 00:35

Please add any updated information to the specific threads listed below so as to help us provide a helpful resource to visitors:

1. Where can I find English books in Taiwan?
2. Where can I sell/buy second-hand books?
3. Where can I find DVDs in Taipei/Taiwan?
4. How can I order books or movies online?
5. Where are the movie theaters in Taipei/Taiwan?
6. Where can I find fellow musicians?

Where can I find a schedule of English TV in Taiwan? is another popular question. There is no one website with all that is on TV. Buy a copy of either the Taipei Times or China Post for a daily schedule. The China Post has a 3 day schedule for selected channels online (Disney, ESPN, Hollywood, Star Movies, National Geographic, etc.): http://www.chinapost.com.tw/tvlistings/ Otherwise, you simply need to find individual channels' websites. For example, the HBO and cinemax channels are here: http://www.hboasia.com/index.php/signature If you don't believe me, post here.

Interested in Asian Music? Then please add to and update these threads:
Alternative, Indie, and Underground Taiwanese/Chinese Music
Taiwanese and Chinese Pop, Rock, and Jazz Recommendations?
Looking for Metalheads
Favorite Bands in Taiwan
What is the Taiwanese Music Scene?!? Oxymoron?

Popular threads 1: Let us know …
… what you are watching (TV).
… what you are watching (movies). -Updated, August 2012
… what you are reading.

Popular threads 2: Forumosans are listening to ...
The Most Beautiful Songs Ever Written; Earworms (Songs That Get Stuck in Your Head); The Hardest Rockin’ Songs Ever!; The Most Electronic Thread; I’m Loving This Song Today; Best Jazz; Best Music Videos

Related forums:
You might find the information you require about upcoming entertainment events, live music, and Taiwan nightlife in the following two forums:
Events
Restaurants, Bars, and Clubs
Where Can I find? may also provide answers, if the search function is used correctly. (Here you will - for example - discover where to find guitar/music shops.)
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