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MONDAY - 17

FILM: Antonia's Line. A strong-willed woman returns to her home village after World War II .
Tickets: 53 Sk. Starts at 20:30. Kinohall Lumiere, Charlie Centre, Špitálska 4. Tel: 5296 3396.


TUESDAY - 18

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Faith Lutheran Church Choir. Led by conductor Jacqueline Y. Noack, this American charity choir performs songs such as O Happy Day and Here I Am Lord.
Tickets 90 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Koncertná sieň Klarisky (Klarisky Concert Hall), Farská 4. Tel: 5443 2942.


WEDNESDAY - 19

CONCERT: Cycle of Flourish Concerts. The Slovak Brass Harmony performs on Hlavné námestie (Main Square) every Wednesday.
Admission free. Starts at 18:00. Hlavné námestie (Main square). Tel: 5441 3063.


THURSDAY - 20

PHOTO EXHIBITION: My Slovakia, Our Slovakia. Pavol Socháň depicts rural Slovakia.
Admission free. Open daily except Mon 13:00-18:00. Photo Gallery Profil, Prepoštská 4. Tel: 5443 0459. Exhibition runs till September 4.


FRIDAY - 21

PERFORMANCE: Tingle-Tangle Ride for Ladies and Gentlemen. Cabaret programme of international music bands, clowns, and jugglers.
Tickets: 90 Sk. Starts at 20:30. Courtyard of VŠMU (University of Performing Arts), Ventúrska street Tel: 5441 3063.


SATURDAY - 22

CONCERT: Belas'. Slovak band Belas' (Bright Blue) plays country music in this summer coffee-house on the Danube embankment.
Admission free. Starts at 17:00. Park Kultúry a oddychu PKO (Culture and Leisure Park), Nábrežie L. Svobodu 3. Tel: 5441 5826.


SUNDAY - 23

JAZZ CONCERT: Vlado Vizár Jazz Quartet. Leading Slovak jazzmen perform on the open air courtyard among the historical walls of the Town's Museum.
Admission free. Starts at 19:00. Old Town Hall Courtyard. Tel: 5441 3063.


MONDAY - 24

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Vocal group Sklo. Traditional Slovak folk music can be best heard at this group performance, together with folk soloist Darina Laščiaková.
Tickets 70 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Koncertná sieň Klarisky (Klarisky Concert Hall), Farská 4. Tel: 5443 2942.


TUESDAY - 25

EXHIBITION: Gothic Art from the Bratislava collections. The exhibition features gothic relics of the city's museums from the 13th to 16th centuries.
Admission free. Open Tue-Fri 10:00-17:00 and on weekends 10:00-18:00. Town's Museum, Primaciálne námestie 3. Tel: 5443 1473. Exhibition runs till September 3.


WEDNESDAY - 26

FILM: Trainspotting. A provocative black comedy about the highs and lows of heroin addiction set against today's consuming society.
Tickets 30 Sk. Filmclub Nostalgia, Stavebná fakulta, Starohorská 2. Tel: 5296 1713.


THURSDAY - 27

LIVE MUSIC: Stan The Man. British bluesman living in Prague who played with B. B. King, performs original blues in Aligátor pub.
Admission free. Starts at 20:00. Aligátor, Laurinská 7. Tel: 5441 8611.


FRIDAY - 28

PERFORMANCE: Jesus, My Joy. Witness the nation's attempt to play a Bach composition simultaneously at 250 Slovak churches around the country.
Admission free. Starts at 20:00.


SATURDAY - 29

CONCERT PROJECTION: The best of Duran Duran. Duna Gallery invites you to listen to the introduction of the new Duran Duran album.
Admission free. Starts at 21:00. Duna Gallery, Radlinského ulica 11. www.duna.sk


SUNDAY - 30

EXHIBITION: Pictures. The underground gallery below Michal's gate exhibits pictures of Slovak artist Daniel Bidelnica.
Admission free. Open daily except Mon 13:00-18:00. Gallery Michalský dvor, Michalská ulica 3. Tel: 5441 1079. Runs till August 24

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