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This Week

MONDAY - 8

EXHIBITION: Saloon. Galéria Ardan opens an exhibition of paintings and sculptures shown at different times since its founding 10 years ago. The gallery exhibits exclusively Slovak work.
Admission free. Open Tue-Sat 16:00-19:00. Galéria Ardan, Lermontovova 14. Tel: 02/5249-1197. Running until November 30.


TUESDAY - 9

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Musica Poetica da Camera. Slovak Peter Guľas performs the works of composers Johann Jacob Froberger, John Bull and Domenico Scarlatti on antique instruments. Part of Bratislava's Days of Old Music concert series.
Tickets: Sk40. Starts at 17:15. Vodné kasárne in Slovenská národná galéria (Slovak National Gallery), Rázusovo nábrežie 2. Tel: 02/5443-2081(2).


WEDNESDAY-10

FILM: Billy Elliot. A gruff coal miner in the midst of a massive 1980s strike sends his 11-year-old son Billy (Jamie Bell) to boxing lessons; meanwhile, Billy falls in love with ballet. A family crisis erupts.
Tickets: Sk40 with club card (Sk50 at the door). Starts at 18:30 and 20:45. Filmclub Nostalgia, Stavebná fakulta, Starohorská 2. Tel: 02/5296-1713. www.nostalgia.sk


THURSDAY - 11

LIVE CONCERT: Kroko & DoNoWa. Slovak big-beat bluesman Kroko performs blues covers and originals with his new band.
Admission free. Starts at 21:00. Aligátor pub, Laurinská 7. Tel: 5441 8611.


FRIDAY - 12

EXHIBITION: European Galanda. The most important avant-garde work of Slovak painter and illustrator Mikuláš Galanda.
Admission: Sk10-20. Open daily except Mon 10:00-18:00. Vodné kasárne in Slovenská národná galéria (Slovak National Gallery), Rázusovo nábrežie 2. Running until December 2.


SATURDAY - 13

FOLK EVENING: Folk music by Juraj Šimičák, folk dancing by groups Zuberec and Muzička. Visitors will also be invited to dance to authentic Slovak folk music.
Tickets: Sk50. Starts at 19:00. Reštaurácia Slovak Pub, Obchodná 62 (next to ÚĽUV center). Tel: 02/5441-8601.


SUNDAY - 14

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Sunday Matinee. Slovak musicians (piano, bassoon, viola, violin, clarinet, cello and mezzo-soprano vocals) perform Slovak composers.
Tickets: 40Sk. Starts at 10:30. Galéria mesta Bratislavy (Bratislava Town Gallery) - Mirbachov palác, Františkánske námestie 11. Tel: 02/5443-0331

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