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LIVE MUSIC: Concert of Personalities - Czech and Slovak singers Lucie Bílá, Iva Bittová, Hana Hegerová, Jana Kirschner, Petr Hapka, Richard Müller and Milan Lasica.
Starts: April 23 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk250-590. Incheba, Viedenská 7. Tel: 02/6727-1111.

LIVE MUSIC: Three concerts - Slovak Devachan and Pressburger Klezmer Band, and Austrian/Yugoslav Balkan Express.
Starts: April 25 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk100-120. Klub za zrkadlom, Rovniankova 3. Tel: 02/6381-1328.

LIVE MUSIC: Fra Fra Sound - Dutch band plays African, Caribbean and crossover music.
Starts: April 27 at 20:30. Tickets: Sk150. Metro club, Suché mýto (podchod). Tel: 0903/464-265.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Sunday Matinee - Slovak quartet performs Mozart, Franck and Sarasate.
Starts: April 28 at 10:30. Tickets: Sk40. Hudobné centrum, Michalská 10. Tel: 02/5443-5070.

EXHIBITION: Cofax - 12th international computer hardware and software fair.
Open April 23-26 10:00-16:00. Admission: Sk25-50. Incheba, Viedenská 7. Tel: 02/ 6727-1111.

EXHIBITION: Eugen Lazišťan - Photographs of decaying bodies of birds electrocuted by power lines.
Open Tue-Sun 9:00-17:00 until May 26. Admission: Sk10-20. Slovenské národné múzeum, Vajanského nábr. 2. Tel: 02/5934-9141.

EXHIBITION: Ivor Diosi - Digital and interactive art.
Open Wed-Sun 16:00-19:00 until April 28. Admission: free. Galéria Priestor, Somolického 1/B. Tel: 02/5441-8262.

EXHIBITION: Swedish Architecture - 300 photographs depict architectural trends of the 20th century.
Open daily 10:00-18:00 until April 28. Admission: free. Dom Kultúry (osvetové centrum), Nám. SNP 12. Tel: 02/5443-2055.


LIVE MUSIC: Michal David on Tour - Czech rocker of the 1980s.
Starts: April 24 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk250. Športová hala, Mládežnícka 1, Trenčín. Tel: 032/16-186.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: I Long for Woman - Operetta melodies from Budapest.
Starts: April 26 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk150. Mestské kultúrne stredisko, Hradná 1, Komárno. Tel: 035/7713-550.

EXHIBITION: Ľudovít Fulla and The World of Folk Art - Folk inspiration in the work of Slovak modernist.
Open Tue-Fri 10:00-17:00 until November 10. Admission: Sk30. Galéria insitného umenia - Schaubmarov mlyn, Pezinok. Tel: 033/6404-035.

EXHIBITION: Václav Cigler - Glass works and drawings by the artist spanning four decades.
Open Tue-Sun 9:00-17:00 until April 28. Admission: Sk5-10. Galéria M. A. Bazovského, Palackého 27, Trenčín. Tel: 032/7436-858.


LIVE MUSIC: Soňa Horňáková and Guests - Folk concert.
Starts: April 20 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk100. Bombura club, Nám. M.R. Štefánika 16, Brezno. Tel: 048/6115-711.

DANCE PERFORMANCES: Dance Metamorphoses - Three contemporary dance shows.
Starts: April 26 at 18:30. Tickets: Sk120-160. Štátna opera, Národná 11, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4124-418.

EXHIBITION: Pictorial Dependence - Slovak Vlado Ondrej and German Bruno Raetsch experiment with new techniques in paintings and contoured works.
Open Mon-Fri 9:00-17:00, Sat-Sun 10:00-16:00 until May 17. Admission: Sk30. Štátna galéria, Námestie Š. Moyzesa 25, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4126-208, 4124-167.

EXHIBITION: Milan Mikoláš - Wooden sculptures by amateur wood carver.
Open Mon-Fri 10:00-18:00 until May 10. Admission: free. Mestské kultúrne stredisko, J. D. Matejovie 519, Liptovský Hrádok. Tel: 044/5221-100.


LIVE MUSIC: Braňo Mojsej and Friends - Pop concert.
Starts: April 23 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk60. Agentúra GES, Nám. L. Novomeského 13, Košice. Tel: 055/7299-211.

LIVE MUSIC: Evening of French Chansons - Slovak singers interpret French chansons.
Starts: April 24 at 19:30. Tickets: Sk80. PKO Čierny orol, Hlavná 50, Prešov. Tel: 051/7723-741.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Ivan Sokol - Slovak organist performs international composers.
Starts: April 24 at 19:15. Tickets: free. Roman-Catholic Church of Saint Mary's Birth, Vranov nad Topľou. Tel: 057/4422-551(2,3).

EXHIBITION: Fire in the Soul - Paintings by Slovak Catholic modernist Teodor Tekel.
Open Tue-Fri 9:00-17:00, Sun 14:00-18:00 until May 26. Admission: Sk10-20. Šarišská galéria, Hlavná 51, Prešov. Tel: 051/7725-423.

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