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MONDAY - 20

FILM: American Beauty. Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening and Thora Birch star in the Sam Mendes black comedy about depressing suburban life in modern America.
Tickets: 60 Sk. Starts at 20:00. Art-kino in Istropolis cinema, Trnavské mýto 1. Tel: 5022 8241.


TUESDAY - 21

LIVE CONCERT: Cycle of Chansons. Czech cabaret singer Renata Worek-Drösslerová performs Czech and international chansons mainly inspired by Frederic Chopin.
Tickets: 70 Sk. Klarisky at 20:00. Koncertná sieň Klarisky (Klarisky Concert Hall), Farská ulica. Tickets on sale in advance at the Old Town Culture Centre, Uršulínska 11. Tel: 5443 2942.


WEDNESDAY - 22

ROCK CONCERT: Blues Rock Circus. Slovak rockers cover English versions of old folk and rock and roll, from Chuck Berry to the Rolling Stones.
Tickets: 20 Sk. Starts at 21:00. Harley Davidson Pub, Rebarborová 1. Tel: 4319 1095


THURSDAY - 23

LIVE BLUES: Bluesweiser. The Slovak blues and funk band Bluesweiser rocks the Aligátor pub with its unique style.
Admission free. Starts at 21:00. Aligátor pub, Laurinská 7. Tel: 5441 8611.


FRIDAY - 24

EXHIBITION: Style is Real. An underground gallery presents graffiti work by Slovak Vlado Scott and Emil Wolf in pictures, on the showroom floor, and via computer animation.
Admission free. Open Wed-Sun 16:00-19:00. Galéria Priestor, Somolického 1/B. The exhibition runs till August 26.


SATURDAY - 25

THEATRE PERFORMANCES: PAT 2001. Hungarian, Polish, Czech and Slovak theatres hold performances on streets and squares of the Bratislava Old Town.
Admission free. Starts at 10:00 until 17:00.


SUNDAY - 26

FALCON SHOW: The Saint Bavon falconers display the skills of their amazing birds in the Devín castle courtyard.
Admission free. Starts at 16:00 until 19:00. Hrad Devín

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