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CLASSICAL MUSIC: Master's Degree Concert - Ana Krsmanovic plays the accordion for her final concert before the end of her studies.
Starts: Feb 18 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk40. Primaciálny palác (Primate's Palace), Primaciálne nám. 1. Tel: 02/5920-3305.

LIVE MUSIC: World Music - Pressburger Klezmer Band and Czech band Natalika perform in a joint concert.
Starts: Feb 20 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk100-120. Dom kultúry Zrkadlový háj (Zrkadlový háj House of Culture), Rovniankova 3. Tel: 02/6381-1328.

LIVE MUSIC: Tea at Five - Czech folk legend František Nedvěd and his band Druhé podání perform.
Starts: Feb 23 at 17:00. Tickets: Sk220-250. Live! Club, Einsteinova (Aupark shopping centre). Tel: 02/6345-4108.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Music in the Gallery - Ján Vaculík, Ida Kirilová, and Dušan Stankovský play works by Dvořák, Smetana, and Tchaikovsky.
Starts: Feb 23 at 10:30. Tickets: Sk40. Mirbachov palác (Mirbach Palace), Františkánske nám. 11. Tel: 02/5443-1556.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Momentum Musicum - Chamber trio featuring musicians Jana Illésová, Ján Felmayer, and Ladislav Fančovič performs.
Starts: Feb 23 at 16:00. Tickets: Sk60. CC centrum, Jiráskova 3. Tel: 02/6382-4390.

EXHIBITION: Ways into Silence - Blanka Votavová displays her graphic works.
Open Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00 until March 30. Admission: Sk40. Pálffyho palác (Pálffy Palace), Panská 19. Tel: 02/5443-3627.

EXHIBITION: Salon of European Caricature - Drawings by caricaturists from 23 countries, profiling Hungarian artist Békési Joe.
Open Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00 until March 9. Admission: Sk10-20. Slovenské národné múzeum, Zimná záhrada (Slovak National Museum, Winter Garden), Vajanského nábrežie 2. Tel: 02/5934-9122.

EXHIBITION: Juraj Čutek - Latest works by Slovak painter and sculptor.
Open Tue-Sun 13:00-18:00 until March 2. Admission: free. Galéria Nova (Nova Gallery), Baštová 2. Tel: 02/5443-3039.

EXHIBITION: Sit Down, Please! - Rastislav Čeleďa displays new designs in furniture.
Open Mon-Fri 8:00-16:30 until March 20. Admission: free. K.F.A. Gallery, Karpatská 11. Tel: 02/5720-1313.


CLASSICAL MUSIC: Laureates of International Competitions - Two young musicians perform works by Chopin, Liszt, Enesco, Brahms, and other composers.
Starts: Feb 18 at 19:30. Tickets: Sk150. Spoločenské centrum, Kúpeľný ostrov (Cultural Centre, Spa Island), Piešťany. Tel: 033/7752-146.

EXHIBITION: Everyday Modern Life - French op-artist Victor Vasarely and Slovak painter Daniel Bidelnica present their graphics.
Open Mon-Sun 14:00-17:00 until March 9. Admission: free. Galéria Merum (Merum Gallery), Štúrova 108, Modra. Tel: 02/5478-9416.

EXHIBITION: Dream About a Country - Jana Magulová displays 14 landscape paintings in romantic and realistic styles.
Open Mon-Fri 8:00-18:00, Sat 8:00-12:00 until February 22. Admission: free. Podunajská knižnica (Podunajská Library), E. Ödvösa 35, Komárno. Tel: 035/7725-965.


BALLET: Nutcracker - Well-known ballet by Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, with Michal Mikeš and Yelena Kirillová in the lead roles.
Starts: Feb 18 at 18:30. Tickets: Sk90. Štátna opera (State Opera), Národná 11, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4124-418.

EXHIBITION: For Jánošík's Ducat - The best of 500 works created by children around the country are exhibited at the museum that houses a permanent exhibition about the Slovak hero Juraj Jánošík.
Open Tue-Fri 9:00-16:00, Sat 10:00-17:00 until March 15. Múzeum Janka Kráľa (Janko Kráľ Museum), Námestie Osloboditeľov 31, Liptovský Mikuláš. Tel: 044/5522-554.


LIVE MUSIC: Two Guitars - Štefan Šanta and Tomáš Blažo perform blues and folk songs.
Starts: Feb 22 at 19:00. Admission: free. Café Hoepfner, Hotel Smokovec, Starý Smokovec. Tel: 052/4425-191.

LIVE MUSIC: Jesus Revolution - Performance by an American gospel and dance group.
Starts: Feb 23 at 18:00. Admission: free. Mestské kultúrne stredisko (City Cultural Centre), Janka Borodáča 18, Sabinov. Tel: 051/ 9343-530.

EXHIBITION: The Known and Unknown - Retrospective display of works by sculptor František Patočka.
Open Tue-Fri 9:00-17:00 until February 28. Admission: Sk20. Šarišská galéria (Šariš Gallery), Hlavná 51, Prešov. Tel: 051/7734-038.

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US philosopher with Slovak roots, Michael Novak, dies

The man who advised politicians and even presidents Gerald Ford and James Carter died on February 17, aged 83.

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