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LIVE MUSIC: Black Bridges (Černé Mosty) - Czech band plays blues in electric Chicago style.
Starts: May 2 at 19:00. Tickets: free. Aligátor club, Laurinská 7. Tel: 02/5441-8611.

LIVE MUSIC: Izaline Calister & Band - Dutch singer with a Caribbean background performs jazz ballads and swing.
Starts: May 2 at 20:30. Tickets: Sk120. Metro Music Club, Suché mýto 6 (underground). Tel: 0903/464-265.

LIVE MUSIC: Sylvia Josifoská, Gabriel Jonáš, Radovan Tariška - Slovak jazz musicians stage a concert.
Starts: May 3 at 20:30. Tickets: free. Woch Music Club, Františkánske nám. 7. Tel: 02/5443-2927.

LIVE MUSIC: Gary Lucas - Well-known underground guitarist and singer from New York plays blues with Slovak musicians.
Starts: May 5 at 20:30. Tickets: Sk120. Metro Music Club, Suché mýto (underground). Tel: 0903/464-265.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Isabelle Poulain and Guy Bonfiglio - French musicians (piano and baritone) perform works by Charles Gounod, Claude Debussy, Francis Poulenc and Gabriel Faure.
Starts: May 5 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk30-40. Zrkadlová sieň Primaciálneho paláca. Tel: 02/5934-7713.

EXHIBITION: Rudolf Sikora - Over 20 graphic works by this Slovak artist are a response to Russian Kazimir Malevich, founder of the 'supremacist' geometrical art movement.
Open Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00 until June 30. Admission: free. Múzeum Milana Dobeša, Zámočnícka 13. Tel: 02/5443-2305.

EXHIBITION: Modern and Contemporary Art - Sculptures and paintings by Slovak artists from the second half of the 20th century.
Open daily 10:00-18:00 until September 1. Admission: Sk15-30. Esterházy Palác (3rd floor), Nám. Ľ. Štúra 4. Tel: 02/5443 2081(2).


WESTERN SLOVAKIA

CONCERT: Violin Orchestra - Bratislava musicians perform operettas and folk.
Starts: April 30 at 19:30. Tickets: Sk160. Koncertná sieň Kúpeľnej dvorany, Trenčianske Teplice. Tel: (Culture Centre) 032/6559-128.

LIVE MUSIC: Majáles - Slovak pop, rock and ethno groups Para, Seven Days To Winter, B3, Hex, Neuropa, Mango Molas join for a concert.
Starts: April 30 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk180. Kultúrne centrum Pezinok, Holubyho 42, Pezinok. Tel: 033/6413-949.

EXHIBITION: Good Day, Nitra - Fine art exhibits by mentally disabled children.
Open Tue-Fri 8:00-17:00, Sat-Sun 10:00-17:00 until May 26. Admission: Sk5-10. Nitrianske múzeum, Štefánikova 1, Nitra. Tel: 037/7419-771.

EXHIBITION: Viliam Malík - One of the oldest Slovak photographers, Malík captured the period from 1930 until today.
Open Tue-Sun 9:00-16:00 until May 5. Admission: Sk5-10. Trenčianske múzeum, Mierové nám. 46, Trenčín. Tel:043/7432-396.


CENTRAL SLOVAKIA

LIVE MUSIC: Exfónia - Slovak group performs music based on poetry and inspired by folk tradition.
Starts: April 30 at 17:00. Tickets: Sk20. Centrum mestskej kultúry Rubigall, Nám. sv. Trojice 3, Banská Štiavnica. Tel: 045/6911-731.

CONTEMPORARY DANCE: Rooms - Dance performance illustrates loneliness, alienation and anonymity among people living in urban environment.
Starts: April 30 at 17: 00. Tickets: Sk50-80. Komorné divadlo, Nám. slobody 3, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4146-540.

EXHIBITION: Peter Župník - Extraordinary black and white photographs of ordinary objects.
Open Tue-Fri 9:00-17:00 Sat-Sun 10:00-16:00 until May 26. Admission: Sk15. Štátna galéria, Námestie Š. Moyzesa 25, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4126-208.

EXHIBITION: Slovak Photography from 1925-2000 - Modernism, Postmodernism and Postphotography trends influencing Slovak photography through the 20th century.
Open Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00 until June 2. Admission: Sk10-40. Zvolenský zámok, Námestie SNP, Zvolen. Tel: 045/5321-903.


EASTERN SLOVAKIA

LIVE MUSIC: Exfónia - Slovak group performs music based on poetry and folk tradition.
Starts: May 2 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk60. Ges club, Laca Novomeského 13, Košice. Tel: 055/7299-211.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Let's Celebrate Life - Popular Bratislava rock band on tour.
Starts: April 29 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk290. Stará športová hala v centre (Old Sport Hall in the centre), Košice. Tel: (Culture Centre) 055/161-86.

EXHIBITION: Revived Monuments - Sacral monuments, fortifications, ceilings and roofs artefacts from the Prešov region.
Open Tue-Sat 9:00-17:00, Sun 14:00-18:00 until May 19. Admission: Sk10-20. Šarišská galéria, Hlavná 51, Prešov. Tel: 051/7725-423.

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