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FILM: Oscar Wilde. Brian Gilbert's movie portrays the legendary British writer, famous for both his wit and his homosexuality, following his arrival in New York and his meeting with personal idol Alfred Douglas. In English with Slovak subtitles.
Tickets: 53 Sk. Starts at 20:00. Kino Lumiere, Charlie Centre, Špitálska 4. Tel: 5296 3396.


EXHIBITION: Plants and Man. This exhibit of photos and physical artefacts traces the evolution of the use of medicinal herbs as well as poisonous plants in the daily life of Slovaks.
Admission 20 Sk. Open daily except Mon 9:00-17:00. Slovenské národné múzeum (Slovak National Museum), Vajanského nábrežie 2. Tel: 5934 9141. The exhibition runs till July 29.


LIVE CONCERT: Candy Dulfer and Funky Staff. Dutch alto-saxophonist Dulfer is backed up by a band featuring pianist Thomas Banks.
Tickets: 700 Sk. (on sale at PKO office, Špitálska 25, Tel: 5292 5023, or Dr. Horák, Medená 19, Tel: 5443 5667). Starts at 20:00. Park kultúry a oddychu (Leisure and Culture Park - PKO), Nábrežie L. Svobodu 3. Tel: 5441 5826.


MUSIC EVENING: The Sound of Movies. Duna underground pub holds a soundtrack evening featuring music from movies such as Matrix, The Beach and Trainspotting.
Admission free. Starts around 20:00. Galéria Duna music club, Radlinského 11. Tel: 5249 7006.


MUSICAL: Nunsense. Nuns sing, dance, and answer mobile phones in this American comedy about the sisterhood. In Slovak.
Tickets: Sk. Starts at 19:00. Teátro G DUR, Istropolis, Trnavské mýto 1. Tel: 5022 8702.


DANCE PERFORMANCE: Lord of The Dance. This glamorous Irish step-dance troupe will shake the Petržalka exhibition hall Incheba.
Tickets: 1,500 - 1,950 Sk (on sale at PKO office or Dr. Horák - see Wednesday listing for details). Starts at 20:00. Incheba (Congress Hall C), Viedenská cesta 7. Tel: 6727 1111.


EXHIBITION: Faces in Colour. Slovak caricaturist Mariana Kojšová exhibits her portraits.
Admission free. Open daily except Sun 10:00-17:00. Galéria Divyd, Múzeum J. N. Hummela, Klobučnícka 2. Tel: 5443 3888. The exhibition runs till June 6

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