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BRATISLAVA

LIVE MUSIC: Meetings in the Darkness - Various Slovak and Czech musicians perform in a charity concert for blind and sight-impaired people.
Starts: Nov 13 at 18:00. Tickets: Sk199. Koncertné štúdio 1, Slovenský rozhlas (Concert hall 1, Slovak Radio), Mýtna. Tel: 02/5441-3334.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Junior Concert - The symphony orchestra of the University of Fine Arts performs works by Mozart, Mahler and Dvořák.
Starts: Nov 15 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk60. Koncertná sieň Slovenskej Filharmónie (Concert Hall of the Slovak Philharmonic), Palackého 2. Tel: 02/5443-3351.

LIVE MUSIC: Jazz Against Cancer - Guitarist Rudy Linka plays with the Miles Evans Quartet in a charity event.
Starts: Nov 16 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk70. Koncertná sieň Klarisky (Concert Hall Klarisky), Farská 4. Tel: 02/5443-2942.

LIVE MUSIC: Anne Clark - British singer performs a mixture of electronic, jazz and folk music from her latest album.
Starts: Nov 17 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk390-450. Koncertné štúdio 2, Slovenský rozhlas (Concert hall 2, Slovak Radio), Mýtna. Tel: 0903-262425.

EXHIBITION: Ten Portraits - Paintings by Andy Warhol of Jews from around the world and paintings by Daniel Brogyányi of Jews in Slovakia.
Open Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00 until November 28. Admission: free. Galéria SPP (SPP Gallery), Drevená 4. Tel: 02/5413-1251.

EXHIBITION: A Collection of the Works of Three Artists - Graphic works and paintings by Vincent Hložník, Dušan Kállay and Koloman Sokol.
Open Tue-Fri 11:00-18:00, Sat-Sun 11:00-17:00 until December 8. Admisssion: free. Galéria Slovenskej sporiteľne (Slovenská sporiteľňa Gallery), Zelená 2. Tel: 02/5443-1492.

EXHIBITION: Month of Photography - Black and white pictures by American Keith Carter.
Open Mon-Sat 12:00-18:00 until November 23. Admission: free. Galéria Z, Zichyho palác (Gallery Z, Zichy Palace), Ventúrska 9. Tel: 02/5920-1611.

EXHIBITION: Retrospective - Abstract paintings by Dutch artist Ad Snijders.
Open Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00 until November 15. Admission: Sk60. Danubiana, Meulensteen Art Museum, Vodné dielo Čunovo (Čunovo Water Works). Tel: 0903-605-505.


WESTERN SLOVAKIA

LIVE MUSIC: Singers and Songwriters - Peter Piatko and Ado Drinka perform original music.
Starts: Nov 15 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk60. Trenčianske múzeum (Trenčín Museum), Mierové nám. 46, Trenčín. 032/7433-505.

LIVE MUSIC: Live Party - Top Slovak pop bands, among others No name, Gladiátor, Vidiek, Polemic, perform in concert.
Starts: Nov 16 at 18:00. Tickets: Sk250-300. Športová hala (Sports hall), Nad kúpaliskom, Handlová. Tel: 046/5475-440.

EXHIBITION: Josef Moucha - Czech photographer displays his double exposure pictures of the American dream.
Open Tue-Sun 14:00-18:00 until November 30. Admission: free. At Home Gallery, Mliečňanská 5, Šamorín. Tel: 031/5627-998.


CENTRAL SLOVAKIA

LIVE MUSIC: Peter Lipa & Band - Jazz concert with outstanding Slovak musicians.
Starts: Nov 14 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk200. Rondel klub 23, Závodská 6, Žilina. Tel:041/7641-929.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Piano Concert - Daniel Buranovský plays works by Schubert, Schumann, Chopin and other composers.
Starts: Nov 14 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk40-80. Dom umenia Fatra (Fatra House of the Arts), Dolný Val 47, Žilina. Tel: 041/5620-979.

EXHIBITION: The Paradox of Immortality - Multimedia art playing on the notion of light by Marek Kianička.
Open Mon-Fri 9:00-17:00, Sat-Sun 10:00-17:00 until November 17. Admission: Sk20. Považská galéria umenia (Považská Gallery of Art), Štefánikova 2, Žilina. Tel: 041/5622-415.


EASTERN SLOVAKIA

LIVE MUSIC: Caren Edwards & Jarek Smietana Trio - American singer and piano player performs with Polish jazz musicians.
Starts: Nov 12 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk150. Agentúra GES, Nám. L. Novomeského 13, Košice. Tel: 055/7299-211

EXHIBITION: Studio 1 - Polish artist Marek Eligiusz Janicki exhibits his photographs as part of the Vishegrad Days 2002 cultural festival.
Open Tue-Sat 10:00-18:00, Sun 10:00-14:00 until November 24. Admission: Sk20. Východoslovenská galéria, Hlavná 27, Košice. Tel: 055/6226-667.

EXHIBITION: Still Lifes - Photographer Rudo Prekop displays his pictures.
Open Tue-Fri 8:30-17:00, Sat-Sun 8:00-12:00. Admission: Sk10. Galéria umelcov Spiša (Spiš Artists' Gallery), Zimná 46, Spišská Nová Ves. Tel: 053/4464-710.

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