This Week

MONDAY - 17

CLASSICAL CONCERT: ARS Antiqua Austria. Slovak musicians conducted by Austrian Gunar Letzbor perform works by Austrian composers Kusser, Esterházy and Bertali.
Starts at 19:00. Koncertná sieň Klarisky (Klarisky Concert Hall), Farská 4. Tickets (70 Sk) on sale at the Old Town Culture Centre on Uršulínska 11. Tel: 02/5443-2942.


TUESDAY - 18

DANCE PERFORMANCES: The Slovak Contemporary Dancers perform the psychological dance Nurofen and the magic dance show Permanent Abyss at Aréna Theatre.
Tickets: 50-80 Sk. Starts at 19:06. Divadlo Aréna (Aréna Theatre), Viedenská cesta 10. Tel: 02/6225-0013.


WEDNESDAY - 19

FILM: Little Voice. A taciturn girl dubbed LV (Little Voice) by her scornful mother learns to imitate her favourite signers, such as Marilyn Monroe and Marlene Dietrich, after inheriting her father's records. Her mother's new lover discovers LV's talent and dreams of getting her on stage.
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. www.nostalgia.sk


THURSDAY - 20

LIVE CONCERT: Laura a její tygři (Laura and Her Tigers). A Czech band plays an energetic mix of rock, rhythm and blues, funk, salsa, soul and jazz at Charlie's pub.
Tickets: 150-170 Sk. Starts at 20:00. Charlie Centrum, Špitálska 4. Tel: 02/5292-5139.


FRIDAY - 21

PHOTO EXHIBITION: Dan Nataf: Three religions in Jerusalem. Features 53 photographs of Christian, Muslim and Jewish religious ceremonies in Jerusalem.
Admission 10-20 Sk. Open daily except Mon 9:00-17:00. Slovenské národné múzeum (Slovak National Museum), Vajanského nábrežie 2. Tel: 02/5934-9141 or 5934-9142. Running until October 10.


SATURDAY - 22

EXHIBITION: The Mystery of our Memory. This interactive exhibition explains how the human memory works.
Admission 10 Sk. Open Tue-Fri 10:00-18:00, Sat-Sun 11:00-19:00. Bibiana International Art House for Children, Panská 41. Tel: 02/5443-1308. Running until September 30.


SUNDAY - 23

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Momentum Musicum. Two Slovak clarinet players with piano accompaniment perform Igor Stravinsky, Aaron Copland, Claude Debussy and Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy.
Tickets: 60 Sk. Starts at 16:00. CC Centrum, Jiráskova 3. Tel: 02/6382-4390

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