This Week


FILM: The Barber of Siberia by Nikhita Mikhalkov. Jane Callahan (Julia Ormond) travels to the wilds of Siberia to sell a steam-driven timber harvester, where she meets two men.
Tickets: 50-55 Sk. Starts at 16:30, 20:00. Artkino in Istropolis cinema, Trnavské mýto 1. Tel: 5022 8241.


OPERA: Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi. The tragic story of Rigolleto, a court jester to a tyrant king and loving father to his beautiful daughter. In Italian.
Tickets: 50-180 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Slovenské Národné Divadlo (Slovak National Theatre), Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1. Tel: 5443 3890, 5443 3764.


EXHIBITION: Lalki. The fairy-tale exhibition of Polish puppets introduces contemporary Polish puppet theatre while presenting folk traditions.
Admission 10 Sk. Open Tue-Fri 10:00-18:00, Sat-Sun 11:00-19:00. Bibiana International Art House for Children, Panská 41. Tel: 5443 1308. Exhibition ends March 11.


LIVE MUSIC: Boboš and Frozen Dozen. Harmonica master Boboš Procházka and his group Frozen Dozen will play blues in the Aligátor pub.
Admission free. Starts at 20:00. Aligátor pub, Laurinská 7. Tel: 5441 8611.


BALLET: Giselle by Adolphe Charles Adam. This famously romantic work, where reality meets fantasy, is the story of unfulfilled and unhappy love.
Tickets: 60-120 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Slovenské Národné Divadlo (Slovak National Theatre), Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1. Tel: 5443 3890, 5443 3764.


DISCO EVENING: The Classic Hits. The best rock hits ranging from the Doors to Metallica, from the 70s to the 90s, will be mixed at the underground Duna club.
Tickets: 50 Sk. Starts at around 20:00. Duna Gallery, Radlinského 11. Tel: 5296 5037.


EXHIBITION: English Country. Slovak artist Barbara Balážová will exhibit her pictures of the English countryside painted in the 19th century style.
Admission free. Open daily 10:00-17:00. Galéria Divyd, Klobučnícka 2. Tel: 5443 4387. Exhibition ends February 14.

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