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BRATISLAVA

LIVE MUSIC: Let's Celebrate Life. Popular Bratislava rock band No Name tours Slovakia.
Starts: April 8 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk120-150. Park kultúry a oddychu, Nábr. arm. gen. L. Svobodu 3. Tel: 02/5441-5826.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Musica Aeterna. Kamila Zajíčková (solo) and Peter Zajíček (violin) perform works by baroque composers.
Starts: April 9 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk80. Slovenská filharmónia (Reduta), Palackého 2. Tel: 02/5443-3351(2,3).

LIVE MUSIC: Dlhé diely (Long Parts). Young Slovak group performs music with elements of jazz, folk and ethno.
Starts: April 11 at 20:30. Admission: free. Metro Club, Suché mýto (underground). Tel: 0903/464-265.

FOLK MUSIC: Dopravár a Guingoi. French groups perform traditional local music and dances, as a part of the Petržalka Folklore Days festival.
Starts: April 12 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk60. DK Zrkadlový háj, Rovniankova 3. Tel: 02/6383-6776.

EXHIBITION: Dialogue With Wood - Forest a La Ronde. American artist of Czech origin, Emilie Beneš Brzezinski, displays over 40 wooden sculptures.
Open daily 10:00-18:00 until May 31. Admission: Sk30-60. Galéria Danubiana, Meulensteen Art Museum Čuňovo. Tel: 0903/605-505.

EXHIBITION: Workers (1979-1990). Hungarian photographer Péter Korniss captures lives of people travelling for work to the country's capital - Budapest.
Open Tue-Sun 13:00-18:00 until April 28. Admission: free. Galéria fotografie Profil, Prepoštská 4. Tel: 02/5443-0459.

EXHIBITION: Gloria et Miseria. 80 graphic works illustrate coronations of Hungarian kings, religious ceremonies and military activities in 16th and 17th centuries in three different ways.
Open daily 10:00-17:00 until May 5. Admission: free. Mirbachov palác, Františkánske nám. 11. Tel: 02/5443-1556 (7,8).

EXHIBITION: MADI. Artists of international MADI movement display paintings and posters known for their playful character and geometric 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.


WESTERN SLOVAKIA

LIVE MUSIC: Let's Celebrate Life. Popular Bratislava rock band No Name plays in Nitra.
Starts: April 10 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk120. Športová hala Olympia, Chrenovská 16, Nitra. 037/7410-906.

LIVE PERFORMANCE: Swing Ball. Prague Swing Orchestra, Ondřej Havelka and Melody Makers, Bratislava Hot Serenaders, Henry de Winter, Tap Dance Quartet and many other musicians and dancers bring out the swing atmosphere.
Starts: April 13 at 19:30. Kúpeľná dvorana, Trenčianske Teplice. Tel: (Culture Centre) 032/6559-128.

LIVE MUSIC: Slnkorecords in Subterra. Local bands Dlhé Diely, Šina & Martin Burlas, Slavko Solovic and Ján Boleslav Kladivo perform various music styles.
Starts: April 13 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk80-100. Subterra, Staré divadlo, Ulica 7. Pešieho pluku, Nitra. Tel: 0907/981-454.

EXHIBITION: Václav Cigler. Slovak artist exhibits glass works and drawings made over the last 40 years.
Opens daily 9:00-17:00 except Mon until April 28. Admission: Sk5-10. Galéria M. A. Bazovského, Palackého 27, Trenčín. Tel: 032/7436-858.


CENTRAL SLOVAKIA

CONTEMPORARY DANCE: Checkmate or Checkmates. Choreographed by Zuzana Hájková, the dance pictures relations between illusions, imagination and reality of a contemporary man.
Starts: April 12 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk80-140. Komorné divadlo - Dom Kultúry, Nám. slobody 3, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 0903/507-962.

EXHIBITION: Mor ho/Fuck Him! Czech painter and performer Jiří Suruvka exhibits digital printing on synthetic canvas and video-shows of cabaret dances.
Open Tue-Fri 9:00-17:00, Sat-Sun 10:00-15:00 until May 10. Admission: Sk7-40. Štátna galéria, Dolná 8, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4126-080.

EXHIBITION: Jewellery and Tinkery. Blanka Šperková draws inspiration for her jewellers from the old tinkering tradition.
Open daily 8:00-16:00 except Mon until April 30. Admission: Sk15-30. Budatínsky zámok (Budatín Castle), Žilina. Tel: 041/5620-033.

EXHIBITION: Alexander Gutrai and Zuzana Ilavská present computer graphics and paintings.
Open Mon-Fri 9:00-16:00, Sun 10:00-16:00 until May 26. Admission: Sk6-12. Galéria Jozefa Nécseyho, Sv. Michala 40, Levice. Tel: 036/6312-112.


EASTERN SLOVAKIA

OPERA: Trubadúr by Giuseppe Verdi. Set in the 15th century in Spain, it talks about superstition, vengeance and jealousy. In Italian.
Starts: April 10 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk100-180. Štátne divadlo, Hlavná 58, Košice. Tel: 055/6221-234.

FOLK DANCE: Lúčnica. The largest Slovak folk ensemble performs traditional dances in Košice.
Starts: April 13 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk190-290. Štátne divadlo, Hlavná 58, Košice. Tel: 055/6221-231.

EXHIBITION: A Golden Keg 2002. Over 160 authors from 30 different countries exhibit 535 drawings with humorous beer motifs.
Opens Tue-Fri 9:00-17:00, Sun 14:00-18:00 until April 28. Admission: Sk20. Šarišská galéria, Hlavná 51, Prešov. Tel: 051/7725-423.

EXHIBITION: Still life in 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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