LIVE CONCERT: Two Slovak bands, Sui Vesan/Jana Ondrejková and Preßburger Klezmer Band, join the Czech Natalika band. Ethnic with elements of Jewish traditional music in contemporary style.
Starts: Jan 31 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk60 - 80 (on sale at Dr. Horák on Medená 19 and PKO on Špitálska 25). Klub za zrkadlom, Rovniankova 3. Tel: 02/6381-1328.
LIVE MUSIC: Blue Sundown and Siclay. The bands play rock and blues, mostly covers from the 1980s.
Starts: Jan 30 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk50. Galéria Duna, Radlinského 11. Tel: 02/5296-5037.
LIVE CONCERT: Queen Revival and P.N.G. Two Bratislava bands perform rock music.
Starts: Feb 1 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk60. Culture House Lúky, Vígľašská 1. Tel: 02/6382-3930.
CLASSICAL CONCERT: Slovak Philharmonic led by Georg Schmohe and featuring pianist Thomas Larcher perform works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven.
Starts: Jan 31 and Feb 1 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk120 - 150. Concert Hall of the Slovak Philharmonic, Palackého 2. Tel: 02/5443-3351 (2, 3).
EXHIBITION: Polyfunctional Centre. The exhibition features urban-architectonic competition projects for the construction of a new residential/office centre on the Bratislava embankment.
Open Mon-Fri 9:00-16:30 from January 29 until February 22. Admission: free. K.F.A. Gallery, Karpatská 11. Tel: 02/5249-7030.
EXHIBITION: New York. Photographs, paintings and graphic works by Slovak artists capturing urban landscapes in New York.
Open Wed, Fri, Sat 17:00-19:00 until February 28. Admission: free. Culture House Dúbravka, Saratovská 2/A. Tel: 02/6436-5640.
EXHIBITION: Contemporary Slovak Art. The exhibition presents a collection of paintings by contemporary Slovak artists.
Open daily 9:00-17:00 until February 8. Admission: free. CC Centrum, Jiráskova 3. Tel: 02/6382-4390.
EXHIBITION: Cultural Meetings - from West to East. Paintings and sculptures by artists from China, Armenia, Slovakia and the Czech Republic.
Open daily except Sun 12:00-18:00 until February 17. Admission: free. Z Gallery, Zichy's Palace, Ventúrska 9. Tel: 02/5443-1681.
FOLK CONCERT: Karpaty. Bratislava folk ensemble performs folk songs from different Slovak regions.
Starts: Jan 29 at 19:30. Tickets: Sk150. Congress Hall of the Social Centrum at the Piešťany spa, Piešťany. Tel: 033/7752-150.
MUSICAL: Báthoryčka. According to a legend, the countess of Čachtice castle used to kill young girls and bathe in their blood, believing it preserved her youth. In Slovak.
Starts: Jan 31 at 18:30. Tickets: Sk280. Divadlo Andreja Bagara, Svätoplukovo nám. 4, Nitra. Tel: 037/7721-578 (9).
EXHIBITION: Katarína Kuková. A series of imaginative paintings depicting physical and spiritual space between individuals.
Open daily 8:00-16:00 until February 28. Admission: free. Ponitrianske osvetové stredisko, Fatranská 3, Nitra. Tel: 037/6532-544.
EXHIBITION: Ex Voto. Offering an excursion into the history of 'Naive Art', the exhibition presents a collection of paintings and sculptures used at various rituals.
Open daily except Monday 10:00-16:00 until March 3. Admission: Sk10 - 50, SNG - Galéria institného umenia, Schaubmarov mlyn, Cajlanská 255, Pezinok. Tel: 033/6404-035.
BRASS MUSIC: Big Brass Orchestra and Little Brass Music Mostárenka from the central Slovak town Brezno hold a concert featuring their best soloists.
Starts: Feb 1 at 19:00. Admission: free. Stredoslovenské osvetové stredisko, Horná 21, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4153-591.
CLASSICAL CONCERT: New Year's Chamber Concert. State Chamber Orchestra performs Georg Friedrich Händel, Giacommo Rossini and Carl Maria von Weber.
Starts: Jan 31 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk50 - 100. Dom umenia Fatra, Dolný val 21, Žilina. Tel: 041/5620-979
EXHIBITION: Beauty of Pipes. A collection of glass and wooden pipes with figural motifs from Slovak museums.
Open daily 8:00-15:00 in January and Mon-Fri 8:00-15:00 in February until April 15. Admission: Sk10 - 30, Starý zámok, Starozámocká 11, Banská Štiavnica. Tel: 045/6913-113.
EXHIBITION: Time Changes. Sculptor Juraj Meliš exhibits 37 sculptures and drawings created from objects he found on the streets.
Open daily 9:00-16:00 until March 3. Admission: free. Galéria slovenskej sporiteľne, Námestie SNP, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4314-111.
MUSICAL: Roma Soul. A ballad about a rich boy with an interest in Romany music which makes him seek his identity.
Starts: Jan 30 at 10:00. Tickets: Sk40 - 50, Divadlo Romathan, Štefánikova 4, Košice. Tel: 055/6224-980 or 6220-619.
OPERA: La Boheme. Italian Giacomo Puccini's most popular opera, based on Murger's novel about the life of a bohemian in Paris during the 19th century.
Starts: Jan 30 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk160. Divadlo Janka Borodáča, Hlavná 58, Košice. Tel: 055/6221-234.
EXHIBITION: Ján Hanák. Stage designs and theatre posters by the artist reflect social-critical and religious motifs in a provoking erotic way.
Open Tue-Thu 9:00-17:00 until February 10. Admission: Sk10 - 20. Východoslovenská galéria, Hlavná 27, Košice. Tel: 055/6221-187 (8).
EXHIBITION: Art of the 20th century. The exhibition presents collections of drawings and graphic works from the 1970s and 1990s.
Open Tue, Wed, Fri 8:00-17:00, Thu 8:00-18:00, Sat 9:00-13:00 and Sun 14:00-18:00 until March 3. Admission: Sk20. Šarišská galéria, Hlavná 51, Prešov. Tel: 051/7725-423.
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