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BRATISLAVA

LIVE MUSIC: Drums of Bougarabou. Student drum quartet plays African rhythms and ethno music in an underground tea house.
Starts: Feb 26 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk30. Čajovňa v podzemí, Bernolákova 1. Tel: 0907/361-906.

LIVE CONCERT: Love 4 Money. The Bratislava rock band sings their own songs in Slovak and English.
Starts: Feb 27 at 21:00. Tickets: Sk50. Charlie's pub, Špitálska 4. Tel: 02/5296-3396.

LIVE MUSIC: Vlado Vizár Jazz Quartet. A trombonist, pianist, drummer and double-bass player perform jazz music.
Starts: Feb 27 at 20:30. Admission: free. Hystéria pub, Odbojárov 9. www.hysteria-pub.sk

CLASSICAL MUSIC: The Slovak Philharmonic and the Slovak Philharmonic Choir led by Nicolae Moldoveanu perform Pyotr Illich Tchaikovsky and Sergei Prokofiev.
Starts: Feb 28 and Mar 1 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk120-150. Slovenská filharmónia, Palackého 2 (Reduta). Tel: 02/5443-3351(3).

EXHIBITION: Vladimír Kováč. Landscape paintings of Bratislava are a mix of classic-realistic expressions and abstract art.
Open Tue-Sat 16:00-19:00 until April 19. Admission: free. Galéria Ardan, Lermontovova 14. Tel: 02/5249-1197.

EXHIBITION: Contemporary art from Burgenland. 50 artists from the Austrian region exhibit their works.
Open daily 10:00-17:00 except Mon until April 7. Admission: Sk20-40, Galéria mesta Bratislavy - Mirbachov palác, Františkánske nám. 11. Tel: 02/5443-1556 (7,8).

EXHIBITION: Jazyk-Tyzyk: System Trithem. Exhibition presenting art works and new trends in information technology.
Open daily except Mon 10:00-17:00 until March 31. Admission: Sk30-60. Galéria Aktuality, Pálffyho palác, Panská 19. Tel: 02/5443-3627.

EXHIBITION: Out of Garbage. Photographs by Roman Balog (Slovakia), Julian Hartley (Hungary), Ryan Pratt (Great Britain) and Alvaro Lopez (Panama) who met on a cruise in Caribbean, American and Alaskan waters.
Open daily Wed-Thu 14:00-22:00, Fri 19:00-24:00 until March 14. Admission: free. Galéria Buryzone, Čajakova 11. Tel: 0905/960077. www.buryzone.sk


WESTERN SLOVAKIA

CLASSICAL MUSIC: The Accordion Ensemble, formed by music school teachers in 1965, performs international composers.
Starts: Feb 26 at 19:30. Tickets: Sk50-100. Congress Hall of the Social Centrum at the Piešťany spa, Piešťany. Tel: 033/7752-150.

MUSICAL: Dream About Rose. Theatrical musical based on the Oscar Wilde fairy-tale Nightingale and Rose, a story of love and sacrifice. In Slovak.
Starts: Mar 2 at 17:00. Tickets: Sk110, Culture House Tirnavia, Trojičné nám, Trnava. Tel: 033/5511-000

EXHIBITION: Furniture and Living. The 12th annual fair presents new trends in furniture and furniture accessories from around the world.
Open Feb 26-Mar 2 9:00-18:00, Mar 3 9:00-16:00. Admission: Sk60, Výstavisko Agrokomplex, Výstavná 4, Nitra. Tel: 037/6572-111(2,3).

EXHIBITION: Naďa Rappensbergerová. Colourful graphic works by this Slovak artist feature historical and poetical motifs.
Open daily except Mon 10:00-17:00 until March 24. Admission: Sk40. Nitrianska galéria, Župné nám. 3, Nitra. Tel: 037/7721-754.


CENTRAL SLOVAKIA

LIVE MUSIC: Peter Cardarelli Quartet. American tenor saxophonist plays jazz with Slovak keyboard, bass and drum players.
Starts: Feb 27 at 19:30. Tickets: Sk100. Jazz club at Smädný mních, Dolná 20, Banská Bystrica. www.jazzclub.sk

LIVE CONCERT: Le Payaco and Para. Two Slovak bands rock the central Slovak Red Lobster pub.
Starts: Mar 2 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk100. Červený Rak, Námestie SNP 13, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4153-882.

EXHIBITION: Imrich Weiner-Kráľ. Collection of works by a painter who was one of the founders of the Slovak Modernist movement and a leading representative of Slovak Surrealism.
Open Tue-Fri 9:00-17:00 Sat-Sun 10:00-16:00 until March 20. Admission: Sk7-40. Štátna galéria, Dolná 8, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/412-6080.

EXHIBITION: My Homeland. Born in the central Slovak town Martin, Zoltán Varga's lense captures the region's surroundings in 99 photographs.
Open Mon-Fri 8:00-18:00 and Sat-Sun 9:00-13:00 until March 8. Admission: Sk3-5. Kultúrne centrum, Hviezdoslavova 5, Martin. Tel: 043/4132-274 or 4134-592.


EASTERN SLOVAKIA

LIVE MUSIC: Devil's Violin of Berky Mrenica. String orchestra performs Slovak, Gypsy and Balkan folk and traditional music.
Starts: Mar 2 at 17:00. Tickets: Sk150. Dom Kultúry, M. R. Štefánika 875/200, Vranov nad Topľou. Tel: 057/4463-950 or 4431-746.

CLASSICAL CONCERT: State Philharmonic in Košice led by Hungarian conductor Domonkos Héja performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Franz List.
Starts: Feb 28 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk50-70. Štátna filharmónia, Moyzesova 66 (Dom umenia), Košice. Tel: 055/6227-216, tickets: 055/6220-763.

EXHIBITION: Not Only Walls Have Ears. The exhibition reveals the secret technology used by 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).

EXHIBITION: Lacandonian Indians. The exhibition offers insight into the primitive life of the last authentic root of the legendary Mayans living in a jungle between Mexico and Guatemala.
Open Tue-Sat 9:00-17:00 and Sun 9:00-13:00 until March 24. Admission: free. Východoslovenské múzeum, Nám. maratónca mieru 2, Košice. Tel: 055/ 6223-061.

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