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LIVE MUSIC: Students of the music and dance faculties of the Academy of Fine Arts perform.
Starts: Jan 28 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk50. Zrkadlová sieň Primaciálneho paláca (Mirrored Hall of the Primate's Palace), Primaciálne nám. 1. Tel: 02/5443-2942.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Slovak Philharmonic - Eugéne Indjić and Marián Lapšanský perform piano works by Voříšek, Martinů, and Schumann.
Starts: Jan 30 and 31 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk130-160. Koncertná sieň SF (Concert Hall of the Slovak Philharmonic), Palackého 2. Tel: 02/5443-3352.

WORLD MUSIC: Ethnic Influences - Czech musician Ondřej Smeykal plays the didgeridoo with guests singing shamanic songs and playing drums.
Starts: Jan 30 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk120-140. Dom kultúry Zrkadlový háj (Zrkadlový háj House of Culture), Rovniankova 3. Tel: 02/6381-1328.

LIVE MUSIC: Folk Forum - Singer songwriter Soňa Horňáková performs with her S. H. Band.
Starts: Jan 30 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk80. Stredisko kultúry - Nové Mesto (Nové Mesto Cultural Center), Vajnorská 21. Tel: 02/4437-3760.

DANCE: The Tree - Performance by the folk dance ensemble SĽUK portrays Slovak and Slavic folkloric traditions.
Starts: Jan 31 and Feb 1 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk100. SĽUK, Balkánska cesta 31 (Rusovce). Tel: 02/6285-9125.

EXHIBITION: Jacques Brel - Display of photographs and documents concerning the life of the famous French actor and singer.
Open: Mon-Fri 8:30-12:30, 13:30-17:30 until February 5. Admission: free. French Institute, Sedlárska 7. Tel: 02/5934-7777.

EXHIBITION: Still Lives - Mixed media photographs by Marie Kudasová, includes portraits and self-portraits.
Open: Tue-Sun 13:00-18:00 until February 2. Admission: free. Galéria Profil (Profil Gallery), Prepoštská 4. Tel: 02/5443-0459.

EXHIBITION: Selected Works - Paintings and bronze sculptures on display in celebration of the 70th birthday of Andrej Rudavský.
Open: Mon-Sat 12:00-18:00 until February 9. Admission: free. Galéria Z (Z Gallery), Ventúrska 9. Tel: 02/5920-1611.

EXHIBITION: Boards - Austrian artist Eduard Tauss exhibits three-dimensional wall-mounted objects, created using a thermoplastic process.
Open: Mon-Thu 10:00-18:00, Fri 10:00-16:00 until March 7. Admission: free. Rakúske kultúrne fórum (Austrian Cultural Forum), Zelená 7. Tel: 02/5464-1337.


EXHIBITION: Vojtech Matušinec - Sculptor presents a selection of his work.
Open: Tue-Fri 9:00-17:00 until March 31. Admission: Sk20 Slovenské poľnohospodárske múzeum (Slovak Agriculture Museum), Dlhá 92, Nitra. Tel: 037/6523-359.


LIVE MUSIC: The Modern Face of Jazz - Oskar Rózsa plays with Ľuboš Priehradník and Robo Rist.
Starts: Jan 30 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk100. Rondel klub 23, Závodská 6, Žilina. 041/7003-173.

DANCE: Rooms - Contemporary dance performance choreographed by Marta Poláková.
Starts: Jan 29 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk50-80. Komorné divadlo, Dom kultúry (Chamber Theatre, House of Culture), Nám. Slobody 3, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4145-154.

EXHIBITION: Virus - Miloš Kopták and Jaroslav Žiak exhibit works inspired by modern technologies.
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), Štefánikova 2, Žilina. Tel: 041/5622-415.

EXHIBITION: Art in Spas - Display of over 50 works created by jewellers, sculptors, and painters during international symposia in Slovak spas that have taken place annually since 1998.
Open Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00 until February 9. Admission: Sk10 Galéria P.M. Bohúňa (P.M. Bohúň's Gallery), Tranovského 3, Liptovský Mikuláš. Tel: 044/5522-758.


CLASSICAL MUSIC: Two vocal soloists accompanied by piano perform works by Mozart, Dvořák, Jindřich, and Smetana.
Starts: Jan 30 at 18:00. Tickets: Sk40-60. Reduta Concert Hall, Nám. Sv. Egídia, Poprad. Tel: 052/7721-394.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Concerts for the Youth - Košice State Philharmonic led by Martin Majtúk performs music by Romantic composers.
Starts: Jan 30 and 31 at 8:00, 10:00 and 12:00. Tickets: Sk20 Dom umenia (House of Arts), Moyzesova 66, Košice. Tel: 055/6226-541.

EXHIBITION: Selected Works - Monika Hurajová and Peter Huraj present their paintings and drawings.
Open Tue-Sat 9:00-17:00, Sun 9:00-13:00 until February 9. Admission: free. Východoslovenské múzeum, Hviezdoslavova 3, Košice. Tel: 055/6223-061.

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