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MUSICAL: Some Like it Hot. Famous American musical which starred Marylin Monroe performed in Slovak. Featuring comedian Miro Noga and Števo Skrúcaný.
Starts: Feb 19 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk200-390. Nová scéna, Živnostenská 1. Tel: 02/5292-1139. www.nova-scena.sk

BALLET: Giselle by Adolphe Charles Adam. This famous romantic work, where reality meets fantasy, is the story of unfulfilled and unhappy love.
Starts: Feb 19 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk60-120. Slovenské národné divadlo (Slovak National Theatre, Hviezdoslavovo nám. 1. Tel: 02/5443-3083.

OPERA: La Boheme. One of the most famous of Giacomo Puccini's works about 19th century love between the young poet Rudolf and the dressmaker Mimi in Paris.
Starts: Feb 20 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk100-190. Slovenské národné divadlo (Slovak National Theater), Hviezdoslavovo nám. 1. Tel: 02/5443-3083.

LIVE MUSIC: Blizzard Fest 11. A concert with heavy metal groups Inner Fear (Czech Republic), The Deathbrothers (Hungary), Mistward and Mysterious Eclypse (Slovakia).
Starts: Feb 22 at 18:00. Tickets: Sk50. Dom kultúry Dúbravka, Saratovská 2/A. Tel: 02/6436-5640, 02/6436-2781. www.dkd.host.sk

EXHIBITION: UFA Posters. The exhibition presents 30 movie posters from the period between 1918-1943 produced by German production house UFA.
Open daily 10:00-17:00 until March 10. Admission: free. Goethe Institut, Panenská 33. Tel: 02/5443-3130/2.

EXHIBITION: Ecce Homo. Academic painter Darina Gladišová exhibits paintings with Christian motifs.
Open daily 16:00-21:00 until April 2. Admission: free. Quo Vadis, Katolícky dom Evanjelizácie pri fare Najsvätejšej Trojice, Hurbanovo nám. Tel: 0905/751-283.

EXHIBITION: Lewis Carroll - photographs. Works by the author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
Open daily 10:00-17:00 except Mon until February 23. Admission: Sk10. Galéria Bibiana, Panská 41. Tel: 02/5443-1308.

EXHIBITION: Putrid Box. Four Hungarian artists, Pál Gerber, Agnes Eperjesi, Endre Koronczai and Gyula Varnai, use original techniques to describe visual arts.
Open Mon-Fri 10:00-17:00, Sat 10:00-16:00 until March 16. Admission: free. Galéria Médium (VŠVU), Hviezdoslavovo nám. 18. Tel: 02/5443-5334.


WESTERN SLOVAKIA

CONCERT: Concert For Violin and Harp. Violinist Peter Michalica and harpist Adriana Antalová perform works by Tomaso Albinoni, Georg Friedrich Händel, Theresia von Paradis and Nikolai Rimskij-Korsakov.
Starts: Feb 19 at 19:30. Tickets: Sk150. Congress Hall of the Social Centrum at the Piešťany spa, Piešťany. Tel: 033/7752-146.

LIVE MUSIC: Etno Sphear. Bands play ethnic percussion music.
Starts: Feb 20 at 19:30. Tickets: Sk20-40. Subterra - Staré Divadlo, Ulica 7. Pešieho pluku, Nitra. Tel: 0907/981-454. www.subterra.sk

EXHIBITION: Juraj Oravec. The painter's works capture mythical motifs, bizarre symbols and carnival masques.
Open Mon-Fri 9:00-17:00, Sat 9:00-12:00 until February 23. Admission: free. Art Galéria, Kupecká 7, Nitra. Tel: 037/7419-360.

EXHIBITION: Ex Voto. Offering an excursion into 'Naive Art', the exhibition presents paintings and sculptures used in 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.


CENTRAL SLOVAKIA

OPERA: Puritans. Vincenzo Bellini's three-act opera depicts conflicts between Cromwell's supporters and the Stewarts in a story of love and tolerance.
Starts: Feb 21 at 21:40. Tickets: Sk100-140. Štátna opera, Národná 11, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4124-418.
LIVE MUSIC: G.B.H. British legendary punk group rocks Žilina's Guru Clubland.
Starts: Feb 24 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk400. Guru Clubland, Kuzmányho 6, Žilina. Tel: 041/5626-465.

EXHIBITION: Juraj Pančuška and Guests. Oil paintings, graphic works and drawings by the painter depicting a family's inner lives.
Open daily 9:00-16:00 except Fri until March 3. Admission: free. Múzeum SNP, Kapitulská 23, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4123-258.

EXHIBITION: Family Album.sk. Works by 34 Czech and Slovak photographers document Slovakia between 1989 and 2001.
Open daily 10:00-17:00 except Monday until March 31. Admission: Sk10-20, Oravská galéria, Hviezdoslavovo nám. 11, Dolný Kubín. Tel: 043/5863-212.


EASTERN SLOVAKIA

BALLET: Pink Floyd - In the Rhythm. The performance is a 70-minute mix of various ballet adaptations at the tunes of Pink Floyd.
Starts: Feb 22 at 10:00. Tickets Sk70-150. Štátne divadlo (State Theatre), Hlavná 58, Košice. Tel: 055/6221-231.

OPERETTA: Blue Rose. The detective/love-story of an investigator who solves a poison powder mystery and wins the heart of the beautiful Sylva.
Starts: Feb 23 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk100. Štátne divadlo (State Theater), Hlavná 58, Košice. Tel: 055/6221-231

EXHIBITION: Association of Slovak photographers in its 26th exhibition presents works capturing the natural world.
Open daily 8:00-18:00 except Sat and Sun until February 20. Admission: free. Knižnica Jána Bocatia, Hlavná ulica 48, Košice. Tel: 055/6223-291.

EXHIBITION: Not Only Walls Have Ears. An exhibition of the secret technology used by the former Czechoslovak secret police (ŠtB) agents to monitor dissidents under communism.
Open Tue-Fri 8:00-17:00, Sat 9:00-14:00, Sun 12:00-17:00 until March 3. Admission: Sk5-10. Slovenské technické múzeum, Hlavná 88, Košice. Tel: 055/6224-035(6).

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