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MONDAY - 14

EXHIBITION: Art in a Straight Jacket. The exhibition features art made by people suffering from psychiatric defects.
Admission free. Open Wed-Thu 12:00-20:00. Buryzone, Čajakova 11. Tel: 5245 0046. The exhibition runs till May 17.


TUESDAY - 15

EXHIBITION: Europe(ans). An exhibition featuring photographs of journalists taken throughout the 1990s.
Admission free. Open daily except Mon 13:00-18:00. Galéria fotografie Profil, Prepoštská 4. Tel: 5443 0459. The exhibition runs till June 6.


WEDNESDAY - 16

LIVE MUSIC: Jazz Under the Pyramid. Slovak jazz singer Silvia Josifoská will take her powerful jazz voice onstage with Slovak pianist Gabriel Jonáš and Slovak alt-saxophonist Radovan Tariška.
Admission free. Starts at 19:00. Studio 5 at Slovenský rozhlas (Slovak Radio), Mýtna 1. Tel: 5727 3479.


THURSDAY - 17

LIVE CONCERT: F.B.B. This Slovak blues-rock band, led by guitarist Peter Konfráter, will play covers as well as originals in the underground Old Town pub Aligátor.
Admission free. Starts at 20:00. Aligátor pub, Laurinská 7. Tel: 5441 8611.


FRIDAY - 18

MOVIE: Exotica. Canadian director Atom Egoyam explores the complex relationships between erotic entertainers and their clients of the strip club Exotica. In English with Slovak subtitles.
Tickets: 50 Sk Starts at 20:00. Kino Lumiére at Charlie's centre, Špitálska 4. Tel: 5296 3396.


SATURDAY - 19

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Talented Children. Pupils of Slovak music schools studying classical instruments such as the violin, cello, and piano, will take the stage in Bratislava to showcase their skills to the public.
Tickets: 10-80 Sk. Starts at 16:00. Koncertná sieň Slovenskej Filharmónie (Concert Hall of the Slovak Philharmonic), Palackého 2. Tel: 5443 3351-3.


SUNDAY - 20

VOCAL CONCERT: Spiritual Quintet. This legendary Czech folk group will perform with Slovak vocal group Close Harmony Friends and the Slovak Military Brass on the Primaciálne square stage. Close Harmony Friends sings their songs in English and Slovak.
Admission free. Starts at 20:00. Primaciálne námestie. Tel: 5443 2942

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