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OPERA: Aida by Giuseppe Verdi. The Ethiopian princess Aida, unable to choose between the love of her nation and the love of her man, finds the solution through morbid means. In Italian.
Tickets: 50-180 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Slovenské národné divadlo (Slovak National Theatre), Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1. Tel: 5443 3890, 5443 3764.


CLASSICAL CONCERT: May Concert. The Bratislava Children's Choir will hold an open-air concert in the Bratislava Old Town Courtyard, just off Main Square.
Admission free. Starts at 17:00. Nádvorie Starej radnice (Old Town Courtyard), at Vajanského nábrežie 3. Tel: 5924 6111.


FILM: Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. Stanley Kubrick's famous post-war satire of an American general who, convinced of a Communist plot to taint American water, orders a nuclear attack on the USSR.
Tickets: 40 Sk with a club card (card costs 50 Sk at the door). Starts at 18:45 and 20:30. Filmclub Nostalgia, Stavebná fakulta, Starohorská 2. Tel: 5296 1713.


EXHIBITION: My biology. An exhibition featuring large-plane paintings by Vladimír Ossif.
Admission 10-20 Sk. Slovenské národné múzeum (Slovak National Museum) on Vajanského 2. Tel: 5934 9141. The exhibition runs till May 27.


CONCERT: 'Ethno' Evening. The Slovak group Mango Molas, which describes itself as "cosmo-ethnic", will be the opening act for a concert by the Czech group Čankišov.
Tickets: Sk. Starts at 19:00. Dom Kultúry Dúbravky (Dúbravka Culture House), Saratovská 2/A. Tel: 6436 5640.


DISCO PARTY: Depeche Mode Party. The Duna Gallery will present the latest Depeche Mode album 'Exciter' as well as the CD's first release 'Dream on.'
Tickets: 120 Sk. Starts at 20:00. Galéria Duna, Radlinského 11. Tel: 5249 7006. www.duna.sk


EXHIBITION: Mona Moon. An exhibition featuring sculptures and paintings by Slovak artist Andrej Čertezni.
Admission free. Open Tue-Sat 16:00-19:00. Galéria Ardan, Lermontovova 14. Tel: 5249 1197. The exhibition runs till June 8

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