Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

This Week

MONDAY - 28

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.


TUESDAY - 29

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.


WEDNESDAY - 30

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.


THURSDAY - 31

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.


FRIDAY - 1

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.


SATURDAY - 2

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.


SUNDAY - 3

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

Top stories

EU roaming fees to end on June 15 – in theory

Slovak customers still waiting to find out how mobile operators will implement change.

Archaeologist pieces together early history of what is now western Slovakia Photo

For an archaeologist, the most important thing is his most recent rare discovery, says Július Vavák.

Students visited Svätý Jur as part of their European Wanderer project

How to sell Slovak books to English readers

Slovak literature makes it to the big bookstores of London, but it is unlikely to become a bestseller yet.

On Wednesday, Slovak literature will be presented in one of the biggest bookstores in London. Among the new books translated into English is also the anthology of current Slovak prose selected and translated by Magdalena Mullek and Júlia Sherwood.

General Prosecutor filed a motion for the dissolution of ĽSNS

The Slovak Supreme Court received a motion to dissolve the extreme right ĽSNS party founded and led by Marian Kotleba.

Jaromír Čižnár