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LIVE MUSIC: Dragska Pet. Swedish brass 23-member student orchestra plays entertaining compositions at a student dormitory.
Starts: Apr 3 at 18:45. Admission: free. Elam klub, Staré grunty 53 (Mladosť dormitory), Mlynská Dolina. (end-line of buses #39 a 31).

LIVE MUSIC: Hip Hop Show. Czech and Slovak bands perform hip hop, while a graffiti exhibition is held.
Starts: Apr 5 at 18:00. Tickets: Sk100. Klub za zrkadlom, Roviankova 3 (Petržalka). Tel: 02/6381-1328.

DANCE PERFORMANCE: Country Cloggers. Slovak country groups perform clogging, Irish and historical dances.
Starts: Apr 6 at 19:30. Tickets: Sk150. Culture House Dúbravka, Saratovská 2/A. Tel: 02/6436-5640.

BALLET: The Rite of Spring. A ballet by Igor Stravinskij inspired by myths and legends from Russia.
Starts: Apr 6 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk120. Slovak National Theatre, Hviezdoslavovo nám. 1. Tel: 02/5443- 3083.

EXHIBITION: Madi. Artists of international MADI movement display paintings and posters known for their playful character and geometrical forms.
Open daily except Sun 12:00-18:00 until April 28. Admission: free. Galéria Z - Zichy's Palace, Ventúrska 9. Tel: 0903/468-776.

EXHIBITION: Four from Zoo. Spanish and Dutch artists exhibit abstract paintings.
Open daily except Mon 10:00-18:00 until May 31. Admission: Sk60. Galéria Danubiana, Meulensteen Art Museum, Čuňovo. Tel: 02/5441-5724.

EXHIBITION: Can You Show What's in Your Bag? While Slovak Dominika Horáková-Ličková peers with her camera to ladies' handbags, Czech Krištof Kintera creates figurines.
Open Mon-Fri 13:00-18:00 until April 22. Admission: free. Open gallery, Baštová 5. Tel: 02/5441-7758.

EXHIBITION: Hungarian Puppet. Exhibition offers a little excursion to the history of Hungarian puppet art.
Open Mon-Fri 10:00-18:00, weekends 11:00-19:00 until April 14. Admission: Sk5-20. Bibiana, Panská 41. Tel: 02/5443-1308.


LIVE CONCERT: Beatz.05. Drum and bass evening, live DJs.
Starts: Apr 5 at :21:00. Tickets: Sk50, Calipso club, Hlavná 17, Trnava. www.beatz.host.sk

EXHIBITION: Joint exhibition. Artists from Trenčín and from the Czech town of Uherské Hradište hold a joint exhibition.
Open Mon-Fri 9:00-17:00 until April 14. Výstavná sieň TKPA, Mierové námestie 16. Trenčín. Tel: 032/7434-716.

EXHIBITION: Colourful World of Daniel Bidelnica. Inspired by Thai culture, Slovak artist exhibits graphic works and photographs.
Open daily 10:00-19:30 until April 16. Admission: free. Malá galéria, Kúpeľná 4, Nitra. Tel: 037/6517-604.

EXHIBITION: Crimps. Klavdia Kosziba displays images she produced by painting, creasing, and adding new colours and motifs.
Open Mon-Fri 10:00-22:00 until April 15. Admission: free. Subterra, Staré divadlo, Ulica 7. pešieho pluku, Nitra. Tel: 0907/981-454.


CLASSICAL CONCERT: Žilina orchestra performs Bach and Beethoven.
Starts: Apr 4 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk50-100. Dom umenia Fatra, Dolný val 47, Žilina. Tel: 041/5620-952.

LIVE MUSIC: No Name. Popular Slovak rock/pop band begins its tour around Slovakia.
Starts: Apr 5 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk120. Športovná hala Štiavničky, Cesta na stadion 12, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/16-186.

EXHIBITION: Jozef Kollár. A master of Slovak Modernism, Kollár portrayed workers, old people and the countryside of Banská Štiavnica mining town in the 1950's.
Open daily except Mon 10:00-17:00 until June 23. Admission: Sk10. Galéria Petra M. Bohúňa, Tranovského 3, Liptovský Mikuláš. Tel: 044/5522-758.

EXHIBITION: Ľudovít Fulla (1902-1980) and Slovak world. Fulla with other representatives of Slovak Modernism offer their vision of the Slovak world.
Open daily except Mon 10:00-17:00 until June 23. Admission: Sk30. Galéria Ľudovíta Fullu. D. Makovického 1, Ružomberok. Tel: 044/4324-867.


LIVE MUSIC: Real MK. Košice singer Martin Kittner hosts the Hungarian band Romantic.
Starts: Apr 4 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk220. Štátne divadlo (State Theatre), Hlavná 58, Košice. Tel: 055/16-186 (tickets), 055/6221-231 (theatre).

COUNTRY BALL: Slovak and Czech bands play American country and groove.
Starts: Apr 6 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk50. Kultúrne stredisko Jánošík, Nižná úvrať 25, Košice. Tel: 055/ 16-186.

EXHIBITION: Doc & Donts. Eva Masaryková and Ľuba Saykalová create displays concerning women's issues.
Open Tue-Sat 10:00-18:00, Sun 13:00-17:00 until April 28. Múzeum Vojtecha Löfflera, Alžbetina 20, Košice. Tel: 055/6223-073.

EXHIBITION: Still life at Eastern Slovakia. Still life paintings by local artists.
Open Tue-Sat 10:00-18:00, Sun 10:00-14:00 until April 28. Admission: Sk10-20. Východoslovenská galéria, Hlavná 27, Košice. Tel: 055/6221-187 (8).

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