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MONDAY - 30

EXHIBITION: Ferrogramme. Austrian artist Christoph Feichtinger exhibits his prints of iron sewer covers and shaft caps on hand-made Kitakata paper.
Admission free. Rakúske kultúrne fórum (Austrian Culture Forum), Zelená 7. Tel: 5443 2985. Exhibition runs till September 30.


TUESDAY - 31

ORGAN CONCERT: Organ days of Jozef Grešák. American organist Cathryn Wilkinson will play works by international composers.
Tickets: 20-40 Sk. Starts at 20:00. Chrám svätého Egídia (Saint Egad Cathedral), Radničné námestie, Bardejov. Tel: 054/472 3013.


WEDNESDAY - 1

EXHIBITION: Bratislava's Majsch painting family. The exhibition presents work of the Bratislava family of painters from the 19th century.
Admission 20-40 Sk. Open daily except Mon 10:00-18:00. Galéria mesta Bratislavy (Bratislava's Town Gallery), Mirbachov palác, Františkánske námestie 11. Tel: 5443 1556-8. The exhibition runs till October 14.


THURSDAY - 2

CLASSIC CONCERT: Czech violonists Michal Kaňka and Slovak cellist Eugen Procház will perform with Bratislava Chamber soloists.
Tickets: 70 Sk. Starts at 20:00. Zrkadlová sieň (Mirror Hall) at Primaciálny palác, Primaciálne námestie 1. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Old Town Culture Centre on Uršulínska 11. Tel: 5443 2942.


FRIDAY - 3

FLOURISH CONCERT: The Slovak Brass Harmony band will hold a concert on the Bratislava Old Town Main Square.
Admission free. Starts at 18:00.


SATURDAY - 4

JAZZ AND ROCK CONCERT: Slovak guitarist Henry Tóth with The Big Band will present his new CD.
Tickets: 50 Sk. Starts at 20:00. 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.


SUNDAY - 5

LIVE CONCERT: American Klezmer Brass All Stars - Di Shikere Kapelye band will play Balkan- Jewish music led by trumpeter Frank London.
Tickets: 70 Sk. Starts at 20:00. 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.


MONDAY - 6

MIME PERFORMANCE: Suitcase. Slovak mime and clown Vladimír Kulíšek will hold a show set to the tunes of musician Radek Michalko.
Tickets: 20 Sk. Starts at 17:00. 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.


TUESDAY - 7

BLUES CONCERT: Slovak harmonica player Erich Boboš Procházka, guitarists Ján Litecký-Šveda and Juraj Turtev will perform with singer Silvia Josifoska.
Admission free. Starts at 19:00. Nádvorie Mirbachovho paláca (Mirbach Palace's courtyard), Františkánske námestie 11. Tel: 5441 2102.


WEDNESDAY - 8

CLASICAL CONCERT: Trio Camerale. The Czech Chamber Orchestra will perform at Zichy Palace.
Tickets: 50 Sk. Starts at 20:00. Zichyho palác, Ventúrska 9. Tel: 5443 1681.


THURSDAY - 9

CLASSIC CONCERT: American violinist Vladimír Tsypin will perform with Slovak pianist Zlatica Poulová.
Tickets: 70 Sk. Starts at 20:00. Zrkadlová sieň (Mirror Hall), Primaciálne námestie 1. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Old Town Culture Centre on Uršulínska 11. Tel: 5443 2942.


FRIDAY - 10

FLOURISH CONCERT: The Slovak Brass Harmony band will hold a concert on the Bratislava Old Town Main Square.
Admission free. Starts at 18:00.


SATURDAY - 11

EXHIBITION: Gladiola 2001. The most beautiful and interesting varieties of Slovak gladiolas will be exhibited in the Bratislava district of Ružinov.
Admission free. Open from 8:00 to 20:00. Dom Kultúry Ružinov (Ružinov Culture House), Ružinovská 28. Tel: 4333 0523.


SUNDAY - 12

PANTOMIME: The Strange Hood. An entertaining pantomime tale for children from 5 years of age.
Tickets: 40-70 Sk. Starts at 15:00. Divadlo Aréna (Aréna Theatre), Viedenská cesta 10. Tel: 6224 6875

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