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CLASSICAL MUSIC: Musica aeterna - Four Slovak soloists perform works by German and Italian composers.
Starts: May 7 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk80. Slovenská filharmónia, Palackého 2 (Reduta). Tel: 02/5443-3351 (2,3).

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Opening concert of Days of Europe 2002 - A Spanish guitarist and dancer, accompanied by the Slovak Capella Istropolitana, hold an open-air concert.
Starts: May 8 at 20:00. Tickets: free. Primaciálne námestie. Tel: 02/5441-5724.

LIVE SHOW: Stick 2 - International DJs mix techno music.
Starts: May 10 at 22:00-5:00. Tickets: Sk300. U-club, Nám. L. Svobodu. Tel: 02/5443-1803. www.uclub.sk

CONCERT: Spiritual Quintet - Czech group performs traditional music from Morava region, Irish and Scottish ballads, gospel and spiritual music.
Starts: May 12 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk200. Veľký evanjelický kostol (Big Evangelical Church), Panenská street.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Prague Chamber Orchestra - Ensemble performs works by international composers.
Starts: May 12 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk500. Slovenské Národné divadlo, Hviezdoslavovo nám. 1. Tel: 02/ 5443-3083.

EXHIBITION: Cross-section 1960-2000 - Paintings by Rudolf Krivoš show how a regime can manipulate an individual.
Open Mon-Sat 12:00-18:00 until May 26. Admission: free. Galéria Z, Zichyho palác, Ventúrska 9. Tel: 0903/468-776.

EXHIBITION: The Colours of Silence - Soňa Herényiová exhibits paintings of winter landscapes and horses.
Opens Tue-Sat 16:00-19:00 until June 21. Admission: free. Galéria Ardan, Lermontovova 14. Tel: 02/5249-1197.

EXHIBITION: Feedback - Alena Adamková's abstract paintings resemble the fuzz we see on TV screens when there is a technical problem.
Opens Wed-Thu 14:00-22:00, Fri 19:00-24:00 until May 16. Admission: free. Galéria Buryzone, Čajakova 11. Tel: 02/5245-0046.


LIVE MUSIC: Love 4 Money - Funky band from Bratislava.
Starts: May 8 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk50. Stará pekáreň, Rázusova 2, Nitra. Tel: 0905/309-742.

EXHIBITION: Visual Beauty of Labels - Labels on Budiš mineral water bottles feature paintings by Andy Warhol.
Open daily 14:00-17:00 until May 15. Admission: free. Arias and Vanda Gallery, Štúrova 108, Modra. Tel: 02/5478-9416.

EXHIBITION: New Postage Stamps - Exhibition of the latest Slovak works.
Open daily 14:00-17:00 until May 15. Admission: free. Arias and Vanda Gallery. Štúrova 108, Modra. Tel: 02/5478-9416.


CLASSICAL MUSIC: Gala Concert - Žilina state orchestra and Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra perform Ludwig van Beethoven.
Starts: May 7 at 17:00. Tickets: Sk150-250. Dom umenia Fatra, Dolný val 47, Žilina. Tel: 041/5620-952.

LIVE MUSIC: Zva 12-28 Band - Zvolen band plays jazz and blues.
Starts: May 9 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk70-100. Rondel klub 23, Závodská 6, Žilina. Tel: 041/7641-929.

EXHIBITION: Solo For Scissors - Ernest Svrček combines nudity and nature in realistic collages.
Open daily 8:00-16:00 except Sat until May 14. Admission: Sk10. Stredoslovenské múzeum, Thurzov dom, Námestie SNP 4, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4125-895.

EXHIBITION: Pictorial Dependence - Slovak Vlado Ondrej and German Bruno Raetsch experiment with new techniques in painting 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.


CONCERT: Košice Spring Music Festival - French violoncellist Gautier Capucon and Košice State Philharmonic perform works by Russian composers.
Starts: May 9 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk80-120. Dom umenia, Moyzesova 66, Košice. Tel. 055/6226-541.

CONCERT: Štefan Margita and Guests - Slovak opera singer and Prague Chamber Orchestra perform international composers.
Starts: May 10 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk300-500. Dom umenia, Moyzesova 66, Košice. Tel: 055/6226-541.

EXHIBITION: Travellers In the World of Airlines - Paintings by Ursula Wieland offer her perception of time and space while travelling by air.
Open Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00 until April 30. Admission: free. Andy Warhol Museum of the Modern Art, Ulica Andy Warhola 749/26, Medzilaborce. Tel: 057/210-59.

EXHIBITION: Revived Monuments - Preserved sacral monuments, fortification constructions, ceilings and roofs artefacts from the Prešov region.
Open Tue-Fri 9:00-17:00, Sat 9:00-18:00, Sun 14:00-18:00. Admission: Sk10-20. Šarišská galéria, Hlavná 51, Prešov. Tel: 051/725-423.

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