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GRAMMY AWARD winner Marcus Miller is performing in Bratislava on November 1. The jazz bass guitarist will play with his band - Poogie Bell on drums, Michael "Patches" Stewart on trumpet, Keith Anderson on saxophone, Bobby Sparks on keyboards, and Gregoire Maret on harmonica. The Bratislava concert is part of a tour supporting his latest album, Free. The concert takes place at the Aréna Theatre at Viedenská cesta 10 at 20:00. Tickets cost Sk999 or Sk1,499. For more information, go to www.divarena.sk or call 02/6720-2554.
photo: SITA

Western SLOVAKIA

Bratislava
CLASSICAL MUSIC:
Bella in Moyzeska - The Moyzes Quartet and the chamber orchestra of the town of Modra are among the musicians who will perform compositions by Ján Levoslav Bella and others.
Starts: Oct 31, 19:00. Admission: Sk120. Moyzesova Sieň (the Moyzes's Hall), Vajanského Nábrežie. Tel: 02/5935-6650.

Bratislava
LIVE MUSIC:
Rock Autumn - Popular US rock band My Chemical Romance opens its European tour by headlining the festival, which also features Slovak bands Desmond and Metropolis, as well as Mindless Self Indulgence, which accompanied My Chemical Romance on its American tour.
Starts: Oct 30, 18:00. Admission: Sk799, Sk1,500. Sports Hall Pasienky, Trnavská 29. www.rockovajesen.sk.

Bratislava
CLASSICAL MUSIC:
Concert on the 490th Anniversary of Reformation - The Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Slovak Symphony Choir, tenor Otokar Klein, soprano Adriana Kohútková, mezzo-soprano Terézia Kružliaková-Babjaková and others perform works by Felix Mendelssohn and Franz Schubert.
Starts: Oct 30, 19:00. Admission: Sk100, Sk150. Slovak Radio's Large Studio, Mýtna 1. Tel: 02/5935-6650.

Bratislava
EXHIBITION:
Sculptor Robert Kühmayer and Bratislava - This display presents sculptures by Bratislava native Robert Kühmayer (1883-1972), who stayed a part of the city's culture despite emigrating to Vienna in 1945. His most well-known works include the Duck Fountain on Šafárikovo Square and the sculpture of Piešťany's Crutch-breaker.
Open: Tue-Sun 11:00 to 18:00 until November 25. Admission: Sk80. Mirbach Palace of the Bratislava City Gallery, Františkánske Square 11. Tel: 02/5443-1556, www.gmb.sk.

Bratislava
EXHIBITION:
Mariana Mrvová - The young Slovak painter displays her large-scale paintings.
Open: December 31. Admission: free. Bonjour restaurant in the Apollo business centre, Mlynské Nivy 45. Tel: 0903/637-086.

Bratislava
EXHIBITION:
Come to See What is Inside! - This exhibition presents the entire history of medical equipment.
Open: Wed-Mon 10:00-17:00 until January 6. Admission: Sk70. The Slovak National Museum, Podhradie premises, Žižkova 18. Tel: 02/5920-7266.

Trnava
EXHIBITION:
His Master's Voice - This display by József Juhász, whom the public knows mostly as a performer and poet, is made up of installations featuring paintings and old gramophones, LPs and sewing machines.
Open: Tue-Fri 10:00-17:00, Sat-Sun 13:00-18:00 until December 12. Admission: Sk30. Ján Koniarek Gallery, the Synagogue, Halenárska 2. Tel: 033/5511-659.

Pezinok
EXHIBITION:
To Leave a Trace - This display marks the 20th anniversary of the death of prominent Slovak sculptor Štefan Prokop.
Open: Tue-Sun 14:00-17:00 until November 25. Admission: free. The Prokop Gallery, Potočná 5. Tel: 0915/815-712.


Central SLOVAKIA

DUTCH artists Marjon van Kan and Carla Sparenberg are showing their works at the Dutch Silver Circus exhibition in Nitra. Van Kan is presenting her graphic works and paintings from the last two years that feature circus themes. Sparenberg is displaying her original jewelry, which is made mostly from silver and combined with precious stones. Objects the artists created together are on display as well. The exhibition in the Akcent gallery on Kúpeľná 4 is open daily between 10:00 and 19:30. Admission is free. For more information, call 037/6517-604.
photo: Akcent

photo: Akcent

photo: Akcent

Žilina
LIVE MUSIC:
Midi Lidi & DJ Five - This group, which bills itself as the "Czech Kraftwerk", performs with assistance from DJ Five, also from the Czech Republic.
Starts: Nov 3, 20:00. Admission: Sk 120-180. Stanica Žilina-Záriečie culture centre. Tel: 0907/137-145.

Žilina
EXHIBITION:
Czechpoint - This exhibit presents political art by artists from the Czech and Slovak Republics, Poland, Hungary, Germany, Austria, Moldova, Mexico, Israel, and many others.
Open: Tue-Fri 9:00-17:00, Sat-Sun 10:00-17:00 until December 12. Admission: Sk30. Považská Galéria Umenia (Museum of Art), M. R. Štefánika 2, Tel: 041/5622-522.


Eastern SLOVAKIA

Košice
DANCE:
Dance Odyssey - Brazilian techno DJ and producer Wehbba headline this event that features 15 DJs performing techno, house and psytrance on three stages.
Starts: Oct 31, 21:00. Admission: Sk100 (in advance), Sk130, Sk150 (at the door). Old Malthouse, Štúrova 33. Tel: 055/6258-888.

Prešov
EXHIBITION:
Paintings - Roman Rembovský, a recent graduate of the Academy of Music and Performing Arts (VŠMU) with Ukrainian roots, exhibits his oil paintings of draperies as part of the Art Without Borders project.
Open: Tue, Wed, and Fri 9:00-17:00, Thur 9:00-18:00, Sun 14:00-18:00 until November 4. Admission: Sk20. Šarišská Galéria (Šariš Gallery), Hlavná 51. Tel: 051/7725-423.

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