This Week

MONDAY - 12

EXHIBITION: Touch of Africa. Glass artist Petra Karásková and Jindřich Chramosty's design studio exhibit furniture with African motifs.
Admission free. Open Mon-Fri 8:00-16:30. KFA Gallery, Karpatská 11. Tel: 02/5720-1313. Running until November 29.


TUESDAY - 13

OPERA: Werther. Massenet's drama, based on the German poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's novel The Sorrows of Young Werther. In French.
Tickets: 200-300 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Slovenské národné divadlo (Slovak National Theatre), Hviezdoslavovo nám 1. Tel: 5443-3890, 5443-3764.


WEDNESDAY - 14

FILM: Total Eclipse. Agnieszka Holland's story about a friendship between two modern poetry pioneers (Leonardo DiCaprio and David Thewlis).
Tickets: Sk35 with club card, shows 18:30 and 20:45. Filmclub Nostalgia, Stavebná fakulta, Starohorská 2. Tel: 02/5296-1713.


THURSDAY - 15

CLASSIC MUSIC: Slovak Philharmonic features violin, cello and organ soloists performing Dmitri Shostakovich and Leoš Janáček.
Tickets: Sk120-150. Starts at 19:00. Koncertná sieň (Concert Hall) of the Slovak Philharmonic, Palackého 2. Tel: 02/5443-3351(3).


FRIDAY - 16

EXHIBITION: Lewis Carroll - photographs or Lewis Carroll as you have never seen him before.
Admission Sk10-20. Open daily except Mon 10:00-18:00, Sat-Sun 11:00-19:00. Bibiana (International Children's Culture Centre), Panská 41. Tel: 02/5443-1308. Until February 2002.


SATURDAY - 17

LIVE MUSIC: VOSR party. On the anniversary of the 1917 Big October Socialist Revolution, the Margot band plays while wait staff serves Stalin's tears vodka at a special low price.
Admission free. Starts at 20:00. KGB pub, Obchodná 52. Tel: 02/5273-1279.


SUNDAY - 18

CHAMBER CONCERT: Momentum Musicum. Two Slovak guitarists perform works mainly by Johann Sebastian Bach.
Tickets: Sk60. Starts at 16:00. CC Centrum, Jiráskova 3. Tel: 02/6382-4390

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