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FILM: Sweet and Lowdown. Emmet Ray is the best jazz guitarist in America, but he's also an alcohol, a petty thief, and an emotional porcupine. A Woody Allen film. In English with Czech subtitles.
Tickets: 60 Sk. Starts at 17:30 and 20:00. Artkino, Istropolis, Trnavské mýto 1. Tel: 5557 4939.


PHOTO EXHIBITION: Prohibited Fruits. Famous Mexican photographer Lilili Guerrero exhibits her humorous, ironic and sarcastic portraits of fruit.
Admission free. Opening of the exhibition: 17:00. Galéria fotografie Profil, Prepoštská 4. Open daily except 13:00-18:00. Tel: 5443 0459. The exhibition runs till July 1.


LIVE MUSIC: Slamente Naturali. As part of the Old Music Concert series, Czech flutists and cellists with Slovak violinists will perform works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Tickets: 35 Sk. Starts at 17:15. Vodné Kasárne at Slovenská národná Galéria (Slovak National Gallery), Rázusovo nábrežie 2. Tel: 5443 2081-2.


LIVE CONCERT: Guitar recital. Mexican guitarist Mauricio Díaz Álvarez will play mainly Mexican compositions, but also selections from Joseph Sebastian Bach.
Tickets: 90 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Klarisky koncert hall, Farská 4. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Town Culture Centre, Uršulínska 11. Tel: 5443 2942.


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.


EXHIBITION: Otherwise. The exhibition features experimental drawings and paintings of the legendary Slovak figurine artist Milan Paštéka.
Admission free. Open Wed-Sun 16:00-19:00. Gallery Priestor, Somolického 1/B. The exhibition runs till June 19. www.publicis.sk/priestor/kontakt.htm


CLASSICAL CONCERT: Sunday Matinee. The Music Academy Trio from Banská Bystrica and Societa Rigata orchestra from the Czech Republic will give a day-time performance in the capital city.
Tickets: 40 Sk. Starts at 10:30. Galéria Mesta Bratislavy (Bratislava Town Gallery) - Mirbachov Palác, Františkánske námestie 11. Tel: 5443 0331

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