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This Week

MONDAY - 23

EXHIBITION: Castles and Chateaux. Slovak painter Janko Alexy exhibits his oil and pastel castle paintings.
Admission free. Open Mon-Fri 8:00-17:00. Galéria Linea, Drieoová 34. Tel: 4342 9976. Exhibition runs till December 31.


TUESDAY - 24

OPERA: Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi. The tragedy of prince Carlos who vainly fights to free France from his father's tyranny. In Italian.
Tickets: 50-180 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Slovenské národné divadlo (Slovak National Theatre), Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1. Tel: 5443 3771.


WEDNESDAY - 25

FILM: Night on Planet Earth. Director Jim Jarmusch captures five scenes from taxies in five different cities on one night. Starring Winona Ryder and Roberto Benigni.
Tickets 30 Sk. Starts at 18:30 and 20:45. Filmclub Nostalgia, Stavebná fakulta, Starohorská 2. Tel: 5296 1713.


THURSDAY - 26

CONCERT: One Woman Show. Austrian singer Beate Tachetzy (also known as Beate Sunny) sings cover versions of Edith Piaf and Tina Turner tunes.
Tickets: 80 Sk. Starts at 9:00. Cultus - Spoloeenský dom Nivy, Sú?ažná 18. Tel: 5596 0861.


FRIDAY - 27

METAL CONCERT: Slovak Metal. Bratislava metal groups Crusader and Sighisoare perform with the Nitra metal band Thalarion.
Tickets: 50 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Dom kultúry Dúbravka, Saratovská 2/A. Tel: 6436 5640.


SATURDAY - 28

MIME PERFORMANCE: Tunnel. Lubljana mime theatre Glej performs Tunnel, a play reflecting every-day troubles.
Tickets: 100 Sk. Starts at 19:06. Theatre Aréna, Viedenská cesta 10. For advance booking call tel: 6224 6845.


SUNDAY - 29

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Mikuláš Schneider-Trnavský. Winners from the 16th International Trnava competition, in which orchestras perform compositions from Slovak composer Schneider-Trnavský, now get to showcase their skills in Bratislava.
Tickets: 20-40 Sk. Starts at 10:30. Galéria Mesta Bratislavy - Mirbachov Palác, Františkánske námestie 11. Tel: 5443 0331

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