This Week


EXHIBITION:'s full of stars... Yugoslav artist Gyula Šanta exhibits his paintings in an underground gallery near Bratislava's Michalská brana (Michael's Gate).
Admission free. Open daily except Mon 13:00-18:00. Galéria Michalský Dvor (Micheal's Courtyard Gallery), Michalská 3. Tel: 5441 1079. The exhibition runs till August 5.


CLASSICAL CONCERT: Italian conductor Igor Coretti will lead YMISO, an international youth symphony orchestra, at Saint Martin's Cathedral in the Bratislava Old Town.
Tickets: 70 Sk. Starts at 20:00. Dóm Svätého Martina (St. Martin's Cathedral), Rudnayovo námestie. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Old Town Culture Centre on Uršulínska 11. Tel: 5443 2942.


FILM: The Straight Story by David Lynch. A hobbling old man hitches a trailer to his lawnmower and drives 300 miles to see his dying brother.
Tickets: 40-55 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Filmclub Múzeum, Mestské Múzeum, Primaciálne námestie 3. Tel: 5443 5800.


PHOTO EXHIBITION AND LIVE PERCUSSION CONCERT: Slovak drummer and percussionist Jozef Dodo Šošoka will open a photo exhibition of František Chrástek
Admission free. Starts at 18:00. Výstavná sieň SPP (SPP Gallery), Drevená 4. Tel: 5441 6103. The exhibition runs till August 5.


EXHIBITION: Silk Path and Hand-Paper Objects. Zuzana Šujanová exhibits her painted silk dresses, while her mother, Erika Gregušová, exhibits bowls, vases and candle-holders.
Admission free. Open Mon-Fri, 13:00-18:00, Sun 15:00-18:00. K. Gallery, Ventúrska 8. Tel: 5443 3927. The exhibition runs till July 31. Exhibited objects are for sale.


JAZZ CONCERT: Gallant Duel. Jazz musicians Berco Balogh, Zuzana Ďurdinová and Q of Stanislav Herka will hold a jazz-musical evening.
Tickets: 50 Sk. Starts at 20:30. Nádvorie VŠMU (VŠMU's courtyard), Ventúrska 3. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Old Town Culture Centre on Uršulínska 11. Tel: 5443 2942.


PANTOMIME SHOW: Golden Statue. Slovak mime Miroslav Kasprzyk and his group will perform a pantomime show on the Main Square.
Admission free. Starts at 20:00. Bratislavské Hlavné námestie (Bratislava Main Square)

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