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MONDAY - 24

PHOTO EXHIBITION : Dušan Dukát. Exhibition featuring Dukát's non-typical photos of Bratislava at the turn of the millennium.
Admission free. Open daily 10:00-18:00. Galéria Tatrasoft (Gallery Tatrasoft), Klarinská 10. Tel: 5441 9007. Exhibition ends April 28.


TUESDAY - 25

ART EXHIBITION: Light and Colours. Modern Hungarian fine art with themes close to the Rousseau's Barbizon School and colouring similar to impressionism.
Tickets: 20-40 Sk. Open daily 10:00-18:00. Pálfyho Palác (The Pálfy Palace), Panská 19. Tel: 5443 1556. Exhibition ends April 30.


WEDNESDAY - 26

LIVE MUSIC: Big Bastard Beat Band. Club Čierny Havran (The Black Raven) hosts this unique band in GUnaGU theatre.
Tickets: 50 Sk. Starts at 19:30. Divadlo GUnaGU (GUnaGU Theatre), Biela 6. Tel: 5441 2102. Advance booking: Uršulínska 11, Mon-Fri 13:00-17:00.


THURSDAY - 27

LIVE MUSIC: Dorian Grey. The hard-rock cover band playing rock, blues and funk will have their conert enriched by video projection about graffiti art.
Tickets: 200 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Klub Za Zrkadlom (Club Behind the Mirror), Rovniakova 3. Tel: 6383 6764.


FRIDAY - 28

OPERA: Werther. Massenet's premiere based on J.W. Goethe's novel The Sorrows of Young Werther, tells the story of a young love-struck man driven to commit suicide. In French language.
Tickets: 200-300Sk. Starts at 19:00. Slovenské Národné Divadlo (Slovak National Theatre), Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1. Tel: 5441 2842.


SATURDAY - 29

PANTOMIME MUSICAL: Grand Pierrot. Milan Sládek, the well-known Slovak mime, pays homage to world-famous mime Jean Gaspard Deburau.
Tickets: 50-90 Sk. Starts at 19:06. Divadlo Aréna (Arena Theatre), Viedenská cesta 10. Tel: 6224 6875.


SUNDAY - 30

FILM: Sleepy Hollow. Jonny Depp plays the young New York detective who tries to uncover the mystery murders in a little village. In English with Slovak sub-titles.
Tickets: 85 Sk. Starts at 15:30, 18:00 and 20:30. Kino YMCA (YMCA Cinema), Karpatská 2. Tel: 5249 878

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