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EXHIBITION: Marylin Stern, a leading American photographer, exhibits large-format collages of the American landscape.
Admission free. Open daily (except Mon) 13:00-18:00. Galéria fotografie Profil, Prepoštská 4. Running until September 30.


OPERA: Hamlet. Ambroise Thomas's opera adaptation of the Shakespearean drama of the Danish prince. Sung in French.
Tickets: 50-180 Sk. Starts at 19:00. SND (Slovak National Theatre), Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1. Tel: 02/5443-3890, 5443-3764.


EXHIBITION: Otis Laubert - In Front of a Book. An exhibition of three-dimensional objects in two cycles: Interpretations, Laubert's original creations based on famous art works, and On Boards, objects he found in various locations.
Admission free. Open Wed-Sun 16:00-19:00. Galéria Priestor for Contemporary Arts, Somolického 1/B. Running until September 30.


LIVE CONCERT: Bluestime. The Slovak band plays blues and rock a la Gary Moore at the underground Aligátor pub.
Admission free. Starts at 21:00. Aligátor pub, Laurinská 7. Tel: 02/5441-8611.


FILM: Baraka. Ron Fricke, USA, 1992
An epic documentary starring Planet Earth, its sounds and people. With a 70-mm camera Fricke brings the Streets of Manhattan, the garbage dumps of Calcutta and a poultry factory (among many other sights) into stunning relief.
Tickets: 30 Sk with a club card (50 Sk at the door). Starts at 20:45. Filmclub Nostalgia, Stavebná fakulta, Starohorská 2. Tel: 02/5296-1713.


EXHIBITION: Always with a Smile and Never Otherwise... Drawings and displays of TV cartoons by Slovak caricaturist Marián Vanek.
Admission 10-30 Sk. Open Tue-Fri 10:00-17:00 and Sat-Sun 11:00-18:00. Stará radnica (Old Town Hall), Primaciálne námestie 3. Tel: 02/5443-4742. Running until October 31.


TEMPLE CONCERT: Trombonist Juraj Mitošinka, organist Stanislav Šurin and tenor Oto Gregor perform the music of Jean-Baptiste Loeillet, Joseph Sebastian Bach and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Admission free. Starts at 18:00. Evanjelický kostol (Evangelical Church) Bratislava-Prievoz, Radničné námestie. Tel: 02/5596-8837

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They praise the activities of students who may change the current state of corruption.

Organisers of the first student protest, Karolína Farská and Dávid Straka.

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People enjoying hot water in Bojnice spa.