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CLASSICAL MUSIC: Moyzes Quartet - Slovak ensemble performs works by Slovak composers.
Starts: Nov 19 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk90. Malá sála Slovenskej filharmónie (Little Hall of the Slovak Philharmonic), Palackého 2. Tel: 02/5443-3351.

LIVE MUSIC: Funky Carnival - Slovak bands Fundamental and Sax & Jay play with support from DJ Koki.
Starts: Nov 22 at 20:30. Tickets: Sk90. IC Film Club (formerly Charlie's), Špitálska 4. Tel: 02/5296-8994.

LIVE MUSIC: Brass Seance 2002 - Performance by the Czech Brno Brass band as part of the woodwind instruments' festival.
Starts: Nov 22 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk100. Primaciálny palác (Primatial Palace), Primaciálne námestie. Tel: 02/5920-3305.

LIVE MUSIC: Rock Against Cancer - Slovak, Czech and German bands perform.
Starts: Nov 22 at 18:00. Tickets: Sk50. Stredisko kultúry Nové Mesto (Nové Mesto Cultural Center), Vajnorská 21. Tel: 0905/716-851.

LIVE MUSIC: Trip Pet Jazz - Robert Balzar Trio, Gabriel Jonáš Quartet and other bands perform.
Starts: Nov 22 at 21:00 and Nov 23 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk150-180 (per day). Dom kultúry Zrkadlový háj (Zrkadlový háj House of Culture), Rovniankova 3. Tel: 02/6381-1328.

EXHIBITION: Moscow in the Eyes of Photographers - Eighty colour and black-and-white pictures of Russian capital.
Open Tue-Fri 10:00-17:00, Sat-Sun 11:00-18:00 until November 24. Admission: Sk30. Mestské múzeum, nádvorie Starej radnice (City Museum, Courtyard of the Old Town Hall). Tel: 02/5920-5111.

EXHIBITION: Bamako - Documentary photographs from present-day Africa by various artists.
Open Mon-Thu 9:00-13:00, 14:00-18:00, Fri 9:00-13:00, 14:00-17:00 until November 30. Admission: free. Francúzsky inštitút (French Institute), Sedlárska 7. Tel: 02/5934-7777.

EXHIBITION: Theatre's Life and Life's Theater - Photographs by Czech, Greek, Hungarian and Slovak artists.
Open Tue-Sun 13:00-18:00 until November 29. Admission: free. Galéria F7, Františkánske nám. 7. Tel: 02/5443-3335.

EXHIBITION: Les 5 Amis (Five Friends) - Photographs by professor and students of prestigious Visual Arts University La Cambre in Brussels.
Open Mon-Fri 10:00-17:00, Sat 10:00-16:00 until November 30. Admission: free. Medium Gallery, Hviezdoslavovo nám. 18. Tel: 02/5443-5334.


CLASSICAL MUSIC: Opera Treasures - Austrian ensemble Musica Poetica performs works by Wagner, Mozart and Verdi.
Starts: Nov 19 at 19:30. Admission: Sk200. Kongresová hala, Kúpeľný ostrov (Congress Hall, Spa Island), Piešťany. Tel: 033/7752-146.

LIVE MUSIC: Le Payaco - Popular Bratislava pop band.
Starts: Nov 20 at 19:30. Tickets: Sk50-70. Stará pekáreň, Rázusova 2, Nitra. Tel: 0905/655-451.

EXHIBITION: New York - The Day Before... - Photographs by Vlado Bačo remembering the first anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the World Trade Centre, New York.
Open Mon-Sun 10:00-23:00 until November 30. Admission: free. Art Jazz Gallery, Winterova 29, Piešťany. Tel: 033/7625-559.


CLASSICAL MUSIC: The World of Opera - Graduates from the Vienna conservatory play works by Verdi, Cilea, Puccini and Donizetti.
Starts: Nov 21 and 22 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk100-200. Dom umenia Fratra (Fatra House of Arts), Dolný val 47, Žilina. Tel: 041/5620-979.

DANCE PERFORMANCE: Trois - Dance show portrays principles of human nature.
Starts: Nov 22 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk50-80. Komorné divadlo (Cabinet Theatre), Nám. Slobody 3, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4146-540.

EXHIBITION: Miloslav Meliš - Slovak artist's modern paintings and collages with erotic motifs.
Open Mon-Fri 9:00-16:00 until November 22. Admission: free. Makovického dom, Horný Val 20, Žilina. Tel: 041/5625-956.


CLASSICAL MUSIC: Sacred Music - St. Cecilia choir performs works by Reispighi and Haydn.
Starts: Nov 21 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk50-70. Štátna filharmónia Košice (Košice State Philharmonic), Moyzesova 66, Košice. Tel: 055/6227-216.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Tosca - Puccini's opera about love between singer and painter.
Starts: Nov 23 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk100-180. Štátne divadlo (State Theatre), Hlavná 58, Košice. Tel: 055/6221-234.

EXHIBITION: Cleric Inspirations - Ukrainian painter Vitalij Lyba displays his works.
Open Tue-Fri 8:00-17:00, Sat 9:00-14:00, Sun 12:00-17:00 until November 30. Admission: Sk10. Slovenské technické múzeum, Hlavná 88, Košice. Tel: 055/6224-035.

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