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This Week

MONDAY - 22

EXHIBITION: XYZ - War. Slovak painters Matej Gavula, Peter Ondrušek and Milan Tittel offer different interpretations of the word 'war'.
Admission free. Open Wed-Sun 16:00-19:00. Galéria Priestor, Somolického 1/B.
Tel: 0905 231 187. Runs until October 28. www.publicis.sk/priestor/main.htm


TUESDAY - 23

OPERA: La Boheme. Giacomo Puccini's most popular opera is based on the novel depicting bohemian life in 19th-century Paris.
Tickets: Sk50-180, on sale at Slovenské Národné Divadlo (Slovak National Theatre - SND) box office, Komenského námestie, Tel: 02/5443-3890, 5443-3764. Starts at 19:00 at SND, Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1.


WEDNESDAY -24

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Bratislava's Symphonic Orchestra, the Choir of the Bratislava Academy of Music and the Adoremus and Ad una corda choirs perform Ludwig van Beethoven, Max Bruch and Ján Levoslav Bella.
Tickets: Sk50. Starts at 19:00. Koncertná sieň (Concert Hall) at the Slovak Philharmonic, Palackého 2. Tel: 02/5443-3351 (or 3353).


THURSDAY - 25

LIVE DOUBLE-CONCERT: Buddy Wonders and Cream Revival. Czech bands play the blues in Bratislava's underground Aligátor pub.
Admission free. Starts at 21:00. Aligátor pub, Laurinská 7. Tel: 02/5441-8611.


FRIDAY - 26

FILMS: Chinatown by Roman Polanski and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Miloš Forman. Jack Nicholson stars as a private detective in the thriller set in San Francisco and as a rabble-rousing mental patient in the drama set in a psychiatric clinic. Both films won Oscars.
Admission free. Starts at 18:30 and 20:45. Filmclub Nostalgia, Stavebná fakulta, Starohorská 2. Tel: 02/5296-1713. www.nostalgia.sk


SATURDAY - 27

EXHIBITION: Štefan Prokop (1941 - 1987) - collected works. More than 100 drawings, 40 reliefs and 30 sculptures by the Slovak artist.
Tickets: Sk20-40. Starts at 10:30. Galéria Mesta Bratislavy (Bratislava Town Gallery) - Mirbachov Palác, Františkánske námestie 11. Tel: 5443 0331


SUNDAY - 28

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Sunday Matinee. Slovak harp, flute and cello musicians perform Bedřich Smetana, Johann Sebastian Bach and Franz Joseph Haydn.
Tickets: Sk40. Starts at 10:30. Galéria mesta Bratislavy (Bratislava Town Gallery) - Mirbachov palác, Františkánske námestie 11. Tel: 02/5443-033

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