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EXHIBITION: Pictures. Polish modern artist Henryk Czesnik exhibits paintings reflecting his personal moods at the Old Town underground gallery below Michalská brána (Michael's Gate).
Admission free. Open daily except Mon 13:00-18:00. Galéria Michalský Dvor, Michalská ulica 3. Tel: 02/ 5441-1079. The exhibition runs until September 2.


CLASSICAL CONCERT: Tubarose. The Slovak Vocal Quartet performs works by German Georg Philipp Telemann, George Frederick Händel and Italian Vincenzo Bellini.
Tickets: 50 Sk. Starts at 18:00. Zichyho palác (Zichy's Palace), Ventúrska 9. Tel: 02/5443-1677.


FILM: The Cider House Rules. A drama based on John Irving's best-seller tells the story of Homer Wells, who grew up in an orphanage, then leaves to work in a Maine apple orchard where he confronts his childhood values and learns that every person must live by his own rules.
Tickets: 40-55 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Filmclub Múzeum, Mestské Múzeum in the Old Town Hall courtyard, Primaciálne námestie 3. Tel: 02/5443-5800.


CLASSICAL CONCERT: Cycle of Chamber Concerts. Cellist Jozef Lupták and pianist Eleonóra Škutová perform works by international composers at Primaciálny Palace.
Tickets: 50 Sk. Starts at 20:00. Primaciálny palác, Primaciálne námestie 1. Tickets on sale in advance at the Old Town Culture Centre, Uršulínska 11. Tel: 02/5443-2942.


PANTOMIME: The Strange Hood. An entertaining pantomime tale for children ranging from 5 years of age to any age at all.
Tickets: 40-70 Sk. Starts at 15:00. Divadlo Aréna (Aréna Theatre), Viedenská cesta 10. Tel: 02/6224-6875


MUSIC FESTIVAL: Hodokvas (Feast-Ferment). While Slovak music groups Malevil, Para, Chiky-liky-tua and Hudba z Marsu hold a concert, the town cinema will show international cult films.
Tickets: 99 Sk. Starts at 16:00. Kúpalisko (swimming pool) in the western Slovak town of Modra, 15 kilometres from Bratislava. Information requests can be sent to dempsey@wanadoo.sk


LIVE CONCERT: Hava Nagila II. Slovak singers Ervín Schonhauser and Mária Repková perform Jewish songs with pianist Igor Bázlik.
Tickets: 50 Sk. Starts at 18:00. Zichyho palác (Zichy's Palace), Ventúrska 9. Tel: 02/5443-1677

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