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CLASSICAL MUSIC: Love and Admiration - Chamber orchestra Mimeza performs works by 17th century French composers.
Starts: Feb 11 at 17:00. Admission: free. Gallery of the French Institute, Sedlárska 7. Tel: 02/5934-7777.

LIVE MUSIC: Robo Papp - Slovak R&B singer performs songs from his new album in an unplugged concert.
Starts: Feb 13 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk50. Metro Music Club, Suché mýto 6. Tel: 0905/657-010.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Slovak Philharmonic - Pianist Jakub Čižmarovič plays works by Shostakovich, Beethoven, and Tchaikovsky.
Starts: Feb 13 and 14 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk130-160. Koncertná sieň SF (Concert Hall of the Slovak Philharmonic), Palackého 2. Tel: 02/5443-3351.

LIVE MUSIC: Music Club - Slovak hard rock band Stares, aka White Noise, performs.
Starts: Feb 14 at 19:30. Tickets: Sk40. Dom kultúry Lúky (Lúky House of Culture), Vígľašská 1. Tel: 02/6382-3930.

LIVE MUSIC: Hot Jazz Ambassadors - Well-known Viennese musicians perform in Bratislava.
Starts: Feb 14 at 21:00. Tickets: Sk90. Music Club Woch, Františkánske nám. 7. Tel: 02/5443-2927.

LIVE MUSIC: Bratislava Hot Serenaders - Jazz and swing tunes from the 1920s and 30s.
Starts: Feb 16 at 19:00 Tickets: Sk100. Spoločenský dom Nivy (Community House Nivy), Súťažná 18. Tel: 02/5596-0861.

EXHIBITION: Art of Socialist Realism - Works by Slovak artists from the 1948-1963 era.
Open Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00 until March 16. Admission: Sk40. Mirbachov palác (Mirbach Palace), Františkánske nám. 11. Tel: 02/5443-1556.

EXHIBITION: Rudolf Fila - Selected works from one of Slovakia's major artists.
Open Mon-Sat 12:00-18:00 until March 16. Admission: free. Galéria Z, Zichyho palác (Z Gallery, Zichy Palace), Ventúrska 9. Tel: 0903/468-776.

EXHIBITION: Europress Fujifilm Awards - Slovak photographers contributing to the competition.
Open Tue-Sun 13:00-18:00 until February 28. Admission: free. Galéria fotografie Profil (Profil Gallery of Photography), Prepoštská 4. Tel: 02/5443-0459.


CLASSICAL MUSIC: Concert for Six Hands - The My Len Um trio plays works by Gautier, Boutry, and Rachmaninov on one piano.
Starts: Feb 13 at 19:30. Tickets: Sk150. Spoločenské centrum, Kúpeľný ostrov (Cultural Center, Spa Island), Piešťany. Tel: 033/7752-146.

EXHIBITION: Paintings and Objects - Slovak artists Alojz Klimo and Tamara Klimová exhibit works with geometric elements.
Open Mon-Fri 9:00-17:00, Sat-Sun 13:00-18:00 until March 8. Admission: Sk20. Galéria Jána Koniarka (Ján Koniarik Gallery), Zelený kríček 3, Trnava. Tel: 033/5511-659.

EXHIBITION: Jana Šabíková-Farmanová - Paintings by a young Slovak artist.
Open Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00 until February 16. Admission: Sk20. Nitrianska galéria (Nitra Gallery), Župné nám. 3, Nitra. Tel: 037/7721-754.


DANCE: I Haven't Written to You in a Long Time - A woman's life story told in a dance performance.
Starts: Feb 12 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk50-80. Štúdio tanca (Dance Studio), Nám. Slobody 3, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4145-154.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: The Bartered Bride - The State Opera stages classical piece by Bedřich Smetana.
Starts: Feb 15 at 18:30. Tickets: Sk120-160. Štátna opera (State Opera), Národná 11, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4124-418.

EXHIBITION: In Space and Out Of Time - Display of puppets and puppet theatre props from the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava.
Open Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00 until March 30. Admission: Sk20. Oravská galéria (Orava Gallery), Hviezdoslavovo nám. 11, Dolný Kubín. Tel: 043/5863-212.


LIVE MUSIC: Ears - Slovak pop-rock band performing at the release of their new CD.
Starts: Feb 12 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk60. Agentúra GES, L. Novomeského 13, Košice. Tel: 055/6224-303.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: State Philharmonic - Hanwon Choi on violin plays works by Barber, Gershwin, and Williams.
Starts: Feb 13 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk50-70. Dom umenia (House of the Arts), Moyzesova 66, Košice. Tel: 055/6220-763.

EXHIBITION: Ex Voto - Various works of art reflecting religious devotion and sacrifice.
Open Tue-Fri 9:00-17:00, Sun 14:00-18:00 until March 9. Admission: Sk20. Šarišská galéria (Šariš Gallery), Hlavná 51, Prešov. Tel: 051/7734-038.

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