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FILM: Monty Python and the Holy Grail. The classic British comedy starring Terry Gilliam tells the story of the Pythonites savaging the legend of King Arthur. In English.
Tickets: 53 Sk. Starts at 20:00. Kino Lumiere, Charlie Centre, Špitálska 4. Tel: 5296 3430.


EXHIBITION: Games. Slovak musician Milan Adamčiak exhibits what he calls an interactive series of blueprints for games and music which visitors can play.
Admission free. Open Mon-Fri 9:00-17:00. CC Centrum, Jiráskova 3. Tel: 6382 4390. Exhibition ends March 16.


LIVE CONCERT: Czech Folk Stars on the Slovak Scene. The folk group Nezmaři and folk legend Miky Ryvola will perform the traditional Czech tramp songs.
Tickets: 90 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Stredisko kultúry (Culture Center) in Nové Mesto, Vajnorská 21. Tel: 4437 2620.


BALLET: Romeo and Juliet. This ballet by Sergej Prokofiev of the well-known Shakespearean tragedy features leading Slovak ballet dancers and the Russian composer's gentle music.
Tickets: 60-120 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Slovenské Národné Divadlo (Slovak National Theatre), Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1. Tel: 5443 3890, 5443 3764.


PHOTO EXHIBITION: Contacts. An exhibition featuring the works of 30 Polish photographers whose works are permanently exhibiting in Gallery Pusta in the Polish city of Katowice.
Admission free. Open daily, except Mon 13:00-18:00. Galéria fotografie Profil, Prepoštská 4. Exhibition ends March 4.


LIVE ACT: Ultra Party 15 - Depeche Mode. Czech group Gandhars, two dance stages, video projections, T-shirts, CDs and MCs all pay homage to Depeche Mode.
Tickets: 120 Sk. Starts at 20:00. Duna Gallery, Radlinského 11. Tel: 5249 7006. www.duna.sk


CLASSICAL MUSIC: Stage of Young Talents. Pianist Matej Arendárik will perform works by international composers like Scarlatti, Bach, Zeljenka, Skrjabin and Liszt.
Tickets: 20-40 Sk. Starts at 10:30. Galéria Mesta Bratislavy (Bratislava Town Gallery) - Mirbachov Palác, Františkánske námestie 11. Tel: 5443 0331

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