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CLASSICAL MUSIC: Ave Maria - Slovak musicians play works by Verdi, Moyzes and Janáček.
Starts: July 8 at 19:30. Admission: free. Kostol Panny Márie Snežnej, Na Kalvárii. Tel: 02/5477-5341.

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Musa Ludens - Slovak musicians perform ancient compositions.
Starts: July 11 at 18:00. Tickets: Sk50. Courtyard of Múzeum J. N. Hummela, Klobučnícka 2. Tel: 02/5443-3888.

LIVE MUSIC: Dámska jazzda (Ladies' jazz night out) - Slovak female singers perform with a jazz orchestra.
Starts: July 12 at 20:30. Tickets: Sk70. Nádvorie VŠMU, Ventúrska 3. Tel: 02/5441-8133.

LIVE MUSIC: Evening of Hot Spanish Rhythms - Slovak guitarist Martin Bies plays with El Flamenco Clan.
Starts: July 13 at 20:30. Tickets: Sk70. Nádvorie VŠMU, Ventúrska 3. Tel: 02/5441-8133.

EXHIBITION: Animals - Paintings and graphic works by Slovak artists on the theme of animals.
Open: Tue-Sat 16:00-19:00 until September 6. Admission: free. Galéria Ardan, Lermontovova 14. Tel: 02/5249-1197.

EXHIBITION: Aspects of Emotions - Štefan Bubán displays his abstract paintings.
Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00 until August 4. Admission: free. Výstavná sieň SPP, Drevená 4. Tel: 02/541-31251.

EXHIBITION: Martin Chirino - Wooden and iron sculptures by Spanish artist from Canary Islands.
Open Tue-Sun 10:00-20:00 until August 30. Admission: Sk30-60. Danubiana Museum, Čunovo. Tel 0903/605-505.


WESTERN SLOVAKIA

LIVE MUSIC: Musica Gaudeans - Czech ensemble performs works mainly by George Gershwin and Leonard Bernstein.
Starts: July 13 at 19:30. Admission: Sk50-150. Kongresová hala, Spoločenské centrum, Kúpele (Spa) Piešťany. Tel: 033/7752-150.

EXHIBITION: Never Be Afraid to Make a Mistake - Slovak artist Ria Kmeťová looks for connections between photographs and media.
Open: Mon-Fri 10:00-22:00, Sat-Sun 12:00-22:00 until July 31. Admission: free. Galéria Subterra, Ulica 7. Pešieho pluku, (Staré divadlo), Nitra. Tel: 037/6525-003.

EXHIBITION: Folk Art from Kovačice - Paintings by amateur artists from the Slovak minority in Yugoslavia.
Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00 until July 21. Admission: Sk20. Nitrianska galéria, Župné nám. 3, Nitra. 037/7721-754.


CENTRAL SLOVAKIA

EXHIBITION: Paradiso Perduto (Paradise Lost) - Recent works by Slovak painter Laco Teren, an important figure in the 1980s post-modernist movement.
Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00 until September 8. Admission: Sk10-20. Oravská Galéria, Hviezdoslavovo nám. 11, Dolný Kubín. Tel: 043/5863-212.


EASTERN SLOVAKIA

LIVE MUSIC: Tón (Tune) - Folk group from Medzilaborce plays at the Košice cultural summer festival.
Starts: July 11 at 17:00. Tickets: free. Dolná brána, Hlavná ulica, Košice.

EXHIBITION: Expansions - Contemporary artist Milan Bandurčin displays paintings, drawings and graphic works.
Open Tue-Sat 9:00-17:00, Sun 9:00-13:00 until July 30. Admission: free. Východoslovenské múzeum, Hviezdoslavova 3, Košice. Tel: 055/6223-061.

EXHIBITION: In the Garden of Calmness - Customs connected to death and burial in Slovakia show religious and ethnic variety.
Open Tue-Sat 9:00-17:00, Sun 9:00-13:00 until August 31. Admission: Sk20. Východoslovenské múzeum, Nám. maratónca mieru 2, Košice. Tel: 055/6223-061.

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