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MONDAY - 26

EXHIBITION: Touch. Slovak artist Gabriel Wagner uses various techniques to express spirituality. Admission free. Open 10:00-17:00, except weekends till July 23. Spoločenský dom Trávniky, Nevädzova 4. Tel: 4333 0520.


TUESDAY - 27

CONCERT: Vlado Vizar Jazz Quartet. An evening of jazz performed by leading Slovak musicians. Admission free. Starts at 19:00. Reštaurácia Rosnička. Dúbravka, K. Adlera 22. Tel: 6436 8996.


WEDNESDAY - 28

ORGAN CONCERT: As part of the Year of Bach Festival - Slovakia 2000, Germany's Hans Jurgen Scholze plays scores by such Bach, Bohm, Buxtehude, Ahrens and Liszt on organ. Admission free. Starts at 19:00. Veľký evanjelický kostol, Panenská ulica.Tel: 5596 2237.


THURSDAY - 29

OPERA: Die Entfuhrung aus Dem Serail. Mozart's best comic opera tells the story of two Italian women captured at a Turkish pasha's Seraglio (palace). Tickets: 50-180 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Slovenské Národné Divadlo (Slovak National Theatre), Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1. Tel: 5443 3890, 5443 3771.


FRIDAY - 30

EXHIBITION: Sculptures of Bratislava's courtyards, streets and squares. The fifth international exhibition of sculptures placed in the town centre. Admission: 20-40 Sk. Open daily except Mon 10:00-18:00 till September 3. Pálffyho Palác (Palffy Palace), Panská 19. Tel: 5443 3627.


SATURDAY - 1

CONCERT: Beach Party Weekend. The Dubliner Irish pub invites you to participate in Miss Wet T-shirt and Mr. Wet shorts competitions, drink coctails and swim. Admission free. Friday and Saturday 12:00-1:00. The Dubliner Irish Pub, Sedlárska 6. Tel: 5441 0706.


SUNDAY - 2

FILM: Little Voice. A sad comedy of a shy, neurotic girl who is derisively called LV (Little Voice) by her overbearing mother, because she can imitate Marilyn Monroe, Marlene Dietrich and Judy Garland. Tickets: 53 Sk. Starts at 20:30. Charlie Centre, Špitálska 4. Tel: 5296 3430

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