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MONDAY - 21

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 - 22

CLASICAL CONCERT: Soloists Giller Thome, Róbert Šebesta and Kamila Zajíčková will be accompanied by the Slovak chamber orchestra Musica Aeterna as they sing opera arias by international composers.
Tickets: 70-390 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Moyzesova sieň (Moyzes Hall), Vajanské nábrežie 12. Tel: 5443 3351-3.


WEDNESDAY - 23

EXHIBITION: Pictures Inspired by Love. Czech actress and painter Iva Huttnerová exhibits her pictures about love, painted
with love.
Admission free. Open daily except Mon 13:00-18:00. Galéria Michalský Dvor, Michalská 3. Tel: 5441 1079. The exhibition runs till June 3.


THURSDAY - 24

LIVE MUSIC: World Music Evening. The Slovak Pressburger Klezmer Band, which plays old Jewish music on traditional instruments, will perform with the Hungarian band Ghymes.
Tickets: 100-120 Sk. Starts at 20:00. DK Zrkadlový Háj, Klub Za zrkadlom, Rovniankova 3. Tel: 6381 1328.


FRIDAY - 25

LIVE CONCERT: Underground. The stage at the Petržalka Culture House Lúky will be taken over for one night by Bratislava rappers.
Tickets: 80 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Dom Kultúry Lúky, Vígľašská 1. Tel: 6382 3930.


SATURDAY - 26

OPERA: Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The Second Slovak opera premiere depicting the legendary womaniser Don Juan will be performed in Italian with Slovak subtitles.
Tickets: 300-600 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Slovenské národné divadlo (Slovak National Theatre), Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1. Tel: 5443 3083.


SUNDAY - 27

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Organ Concert under the Pyramid. Slovak organist Imrich Szabó will perform scores by composers such as Johann Sebastian Bach and Franz Liszt.
Admission free. Starts at 10:30. Slovenský rozhlas (Slovak Radio) Concert Hall on Mýtna 1. Tel: 5727 3479

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