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MONDAY - 5

MUSICAL: Some Like It Hot. Famous American musical starring Marylin Monroe is performed in Slovak. Featuring humorists Miro Noga and Števo Skrúcaný.
Tickets: 200-390 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Nová scéna, Kollárovo námestie 20. Tel: 5292 1139.


TUESDAY - 6

CLASSICAL CONCERT: The Slovak chamber orchestra Musica Aeterna led by Peter Zajíček and featuring Italian violin player Riccardo Masahide Minase, will perform works of Antonio Vivaldi and Tomaso Albinoni.
Tickets: 70 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Moyzesova sieň (Moyzes hall) on Vajanského nábrežie 12. Tel: 5443 3351.


WEDNESDAY - 7

OPERA: Pagliaci by Ruggero Leoncavallo and Cavalleria Rusticana by Pietro Mascagni. Both operas are popular Italian works capturing the reality of everyday life and the character of ordinary people.
Tickets: 50-180 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Slovenské Národné Divadlo (Slovak National Theatre), Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1. Tel: 5443 3890, 5443 3764.


THURSDAY - 8

LIVE MUSIC: Blues Mother In Law. Slovak blues-rock band featuring guitarist Bonzo Radványi and his 'Fine Resophonic' guitar will play cover versions of 'white' blues-men.
Admission free. Starts at 20:00. Aligátor pub, Laurinská 7. Tel: 5441 8611.


FRIDAY - 9

FILM: Quest For Fire. This silent movie by Jean-Jacques Annaud tells the story of three prehistoric people who set out on a dangerous journey to search for fire then learn to understand human feeling.
Tickets 30 Sk with a club card (card costs 50 Sk at the door). Starts at 18:30. Filmclub Nostalgia, Stavebná fakulta, Starohorská 2. Tel: 5296 1713.


SATURDAY - 10

EXHIBITION: Fiction Book and Illustration. The exhibition features works of the most significant and famous Slovak illustrators Martin Benka, Ľudovít Fulla and Mikuláš Galanta.
Admission 10-50 Sk. Open daily except Mon 10:00-18:00. Esterházy Palace of Slovenská národná galéria (Slovak National Gallery) on Námestie Ľudovíta Štúra 4. Tel: 5443 4587.


SUNDAY - 11

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Moyzes Quartet. This Slovak male chamber orchestra will perform works of Bagin, Kupkovič and Ferenczy.
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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