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BRATISLAVA

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Moyzes's Quartet - Ensemble performs works by Mozart and Britten, featuring oboe soloist Igor Fáber.
Starts: Jan 21 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk55-90. Slovenská filharmónia (Slovak Philharmonic), Palackého 2. Tel: 02/5443-3351(3).

LIVE MUSIC: Boboš Procházka & Frozen Dozen - Harmonica player Boboš performs with his blues band.
Starts: Jan 23 at 20:30. Admission: free. Mamut Pub, Cintorínska 32. Tel: 0903/253-669.

LIVE MUSIC: Phil Shöenfelt & Southern Cross - Englishman Shöenfelt, who used to play with Nick Cave, plays with his Czech band.
Starts: Jan 23 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk120-140. Klub za zrkadlom (Club Behind the Mirror), Rovniankova 3. Tel: 02/6381-1328.

LIVE MUSIC: Jazz Concert - German trio featuring a saxophonist, pianist, and bassist.
Starts: Jan 24 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk90. Zrkadlová sieň Primaciálneho paláca (Mirror Hall of the Primate's Palace), Primaciálne nám. 1. Tel: 02/5443-2942.

LIVE MUSIC: Flaco de Nerja - Slovak flamenco guitarist plays authentic flamenco music while a dancer performs.
Starts: Jan 25 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk150-180. Klub za zrkadlom (Club Behind the Mirror), Rovniankova 3. Tel: 02/6381-1328.

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Cappella Istropolitana - Bratislava City Chamber Orchestra led by Róbert Mareček performs Händel, Vivaldi, Bach, and Verdi, with piccolo and violin solos.
Starts: Jan 26 at 17:00. Tickets: Sk70. Zrkadlová sieň Primaciálneho paláca (Mirror Hall of the Primate's Palace), Primaciálne nám. 1. Tel: 02/5443-2942.

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Spanish Impressions in Wintry Bratislava - Slovak flautist and guitarist perform music by Spanish composers like Astor Piazzolla.
Starts: Jan 26 at 16:00. Tickets: Sk60. CC Centrum, Jiráskova 3. Tel: 02/6382-4390.

EXHIBITION: Christmas - The A-R Union, formed by independent artists during socialism, displays works by artists who have received the union's awards for their past work.
Open Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00 until February 16. Galéria mesta Bratislava v Pálffyho paláci (Bratislava City Gallery in Pálffy's Palace), Panská 19. Tel: 02/5443-3627.

EXHIBITION: Roland Goeschl - Works by the Austrian painter, sculptor, and photographer.
Open Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00 until March 30. Admission: free. Galéria Komart (Komart Gallery), Zámočnícka 8. Tel: 02/5443-2305.


WESTERN SLOVAKIA

EXHIBITION: Nativity Scenes - Around 20 nativity scenes collected from the Trenčín region, created using different materials ranging from wood, ceramics, and painted glass to cornhusk, dough, and wire.
Open Tue-Fri 9:00-17:00 and Sat-Sun 9:00-16:00 until January 31. Admission: Sk6-10. Trenčianske múzeum (Trenčín Museum), Mierové nám. 46, Trenčín. Tel: 032/7434-431.


CENTRAL SLOVAKIA

MUSICAL: The Báthory Woman - Based on the story about the bloody countess, this modern musical drama portrays a woman struggling for love in a world full of jealous men. In Slovak.
Starts: Jan 24 and 25 at 18:30. Tickets: Sk220-280. Divadlo Andreja Bagara (Andrej Bagar's Theatre), Svätoplukovo nám. 4, Nitra. Tel: 037/7721-578(9).

LIVE MUSIC: Honza Nedvěd - Czech folk legend comes to play in Žilina.
Starts: Jan 24 at 19:30. Tickets: Sk280. Mestské divadlo (City Theatre), Horný val 3, Žilina. Tel: 041/5623-703.

EXHIBITION: Real Space: World of Michal Moravčík - The sculptor's works articulate his thinking in three basic dimensions - time, space, and density.
Open Mon-Fri 9:00-17:00, Sat-Sun 10:00-17:00 until February 16. Admission: Sk20. Považská galéria umenia (Považská Gallery of Arts), M. R. Štefánika 2, Žilina. Tel: 041/5626-931.


EASTERN SLOVAKIA

CLASSICAL CONCERT: The Košice State Philharmonic led by Czech Tomáš Koutník performs Rachmaninov and Schostakovich.
Starts: Jan 23 at 19:00. Dom umenia (House of the Arts), Moyzesova 66, Košice. Tel: 055/6220-763.

LIVE MUSIC: Chiki Liki Tu-A - Band from eastern Slovak town of Prešov, mixing pop, rock, folk, and jazz in an original form, performs in a joint concert with US duo Sabot.
Starts: Jan 25 at 20:00. Ponorka Club, Dr. Alexandra 61, Kežmarok. Tel: 052/4523-797.

EXHIBITION: Aspects of Emotion - Štefan Bubán presents more than 30 works, mainly abstract oil paintings.
Open Mon-Fri 9:00-16:00 until the end of February. Admission: Sk5-20. Zemplínske múzeum (Zemplín Museum), Kostolné námestie, Michalovce. Tel: 056/6421-326.

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