LIVE MUSIC: Spirituál Kvintet - This Czech formation sings spirituals.
Starts: Oct 3 at 19:00. Admission: Sk224. Slovak Radio, Mýtna 1. Tel: 02/5727-3111.
LIVE MUSIC: Klezmer Night - De Amsterdam Klezmer Band and Pressburger Klezmer Band give a double concert.
Starts: Oct 5 at 20:30. Admission: Sk190. Klub za Zrkadlom, Rovniankova 3. Tel: 02/6381-1328.
CLASSICAL MUSIC: Dvorský Brothers Sing Slovakia - Four Dvorský brothers - Peter, Pavol, Miroslav and Jaroslav - are accompanied by the Orchestra of the State Theatre in Košice under the baton of conductor Dušan Štefánek.
Starts: Oct 7 at 19:30. Admission: Sk950-Sk1,800. Sibamac aréna, Príkopova 6.
COMPETITION: French Song - A competition on who can sing the best French song.
Runs: Oct 8, 8:00-22:00. Dom kultúry (House of Culture) Ružinov, Ružinovská 28. Tel: 02/4333-0523.
EXHIBITION: Lost Free Space - This exhibition presents works by the attendees of the Summer Workshops that depict the surroundings of Zlaté Piesky, former industrial premises and a recreation area.
Open: Tue-Sun 14:00-20:00 until October 11. Admission: free. 13 m3 Gallery, Studená 12. Tel: 0918/648-099.
EXHIBITION: Industrial Bratislava - Photographer Anton Sládek focuses his lens on the capital's old industrial sites and uncovers their hidden beauty.
Open: Mon-Sun 11:00-10:00 until October 12. Admission: free. Galéria Veža (Tower Gallery), Továrenská 14. www.ba-industrial.sk.
FESTIVAL: Jazz Below the Castle - The 13th annual festival pays tribute to Czech-Slovak jazz musician Vlasta Průchová. Featuring jazz stars Peter Lipa from Slovakia, Dan Bárta and his Illustratosphere from the Czech Republic and the Rainer Böhm Quartet from Germany.
Runs: Oct 5-8. Admission: Sk500 for the whole festival. Piano Club, Pod Sokolice. 032/7442-420.
FESTIVAL: Breath of the Earth - This festival offers meditations, lectures, discussions, presentations, ecology workshops, spirituality and lessons on healthy eating, the healing power of nature and "food" for soul to teach the public how to live more in harmony with nature.
Runs: Oct 7, 9:00-22:00. Admission: Sk120. The Centre of Culture, Veterná 8. Tel: 0905/342-122.
FESTIVAL: Blues Jamboree - British Ten Years After, which performed at the legendary Woodstock festival in 1969, headlines the second year of this ambitious blues festival. Other performers include US singer Sharrie Williams, Dutch guitarist Lefthand Freddy and The Aces, young Polish formation Siódma and Hungarian harmonica player Mátyás Pribojszki.
Runs: Oct 6-7. Admission: Sk350, Sk450. Sports Millennium hall. Tel: 0905/327-961.
EXHIBITION: The Kolčáks - A trio of exhibitions presents artworks by the Kolčák family. Painter Ignác exhibits landscapes, portraits and figural works; his wife Běla paints about the coexistence of people and nature; and their daughter Karina is fascinated with light.
Open: Tue-Sun between 10:00-17:00 until November 5. Admission: Sk20. Oravská galéria (Orava Gallery), Hviezdoslavovo námestie 11. Tel: 043/5863-212.
FASHION: Fashion Show JKlett - Jitka Mikulová presents her models and Czech singer Helena Vondráčková sings.
Starts: Oct 6 at 20:00. Admission: Sk290. A tent at Námestie osloboditeľov. Tel: 055/6258-888.
FESTIVAL: Ars Antiqua Europae in Via Gothica - Performances by the Lords of Spiš fencing group and the Musa Ludens chamber ensemble complete the fifth year of this festival, which is dedicated to preserving historical European music.
Starts: Oct 2 at 17:30. Admission: free. The courtyard of the Dardanelles Pavillion, Markušovce. Tel: 055/7299-605.
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