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MONDAY - 15

EXHIBITION: Walking through the Past - from Enlightenment to Biedermeier is designed for antique collectors. It includes Baroque, Empire and Biedermeier paintings, and furniture from 1750 to 1850.
Admission: 10-30 Sk. Open: Mon-Fri 10:00-17:00 and Sat-Sun 11:00-18:00. Stará radnica (Old Town Hall), Primaciálne námestie 3. Tel: 02/5443-4742. Running until November 15.


TUESDAY - 16

CLASSICAL CONCERT: The Slovak Albrecht Quartet and Accordion Quintet perform Ludwig van Beethoven, A. Albrecht, H. Ambrosius and A. Piazzolla.
Tickets: 40 Sk (on sale at the Town Culture Centre, Uršulínka 11, Tel: 02/5443-2942). Starts at 19:00. Koncertná sieň Klarisky (Klarisky Concert Hall), Farská 4.


WEDNESDAY -17

LIVE MUSIC: Donau Monarchie Jazz Band. Pianist Pavol Bodnár, bassist Andrej Šebo and drummer Csaba Csendes perform at Hystéria pub, in Bratislava's Zimný štadión (Winter Stadium).
Admission free. Starts at 20:30. Hystéria pub, Odbojárov 9. Tel: 02/4445-4495. www.hysteria-pub.sk


THURSDAY - 18

LIVE DUO-CONCERT: The Slovak Jewish folk Pressburger Klezmer Band performs with the Macedonian/French Slonovski Bal brass band.
Tickets: 160-200 Sk (on sale at Dr. Horák, Medená 19, Tel: 02/5443-5667). Starts at 20:00. DK Zrkadlový Háj, Klub Za zrkadlom, Rovniankova 3. Tel: 02/6381-1328.


FRIDAY - 19

METAL CONCERT: Slovak bands Ethercal Pandemonium and Dead Poets Society share the stage with Austrian and Czech hard-core bands Vanitas and Pikodeath.
Tickets: 80 Sk. Starts at 18:00. Dom Kultúry Dúbravka (Dúbravka Culture House), Saratovská 2/A. Tel: 02/6436-5610. www.dkd. host.sk


SATURDAY - 20

OPERA: The Bartered Bride by Bedřich Smetana. A Czech opera known for cheerful music and comic characters.
Tickets: 50-180 Sk (on sale at the SND's Central Box office, Komenské námestie, Tel: 02/5443-3890, 5443-3764). Starts at 19:00. Slovenské Národné Divadlo (Slovak National Theatre - SND), Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1.


SUNDAY - 21

EXHIBITION: Design's Dimensions - 100 classical chairs. The German Vitra Design Museum exhibits miniature chairs. The chairs are original workman's models from 1800 to 1990.
Admission 10-50 Sk. Open daily except Mon 10:00-18:00. Esterházy Palace of Slovenská národná galéria (Slovak National Gallery) on Námestie Ľudovíta Štúra 4. Tel: 02/5443-4587

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