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JURAJ Griglák and his Bass Friends is the title of a new project put together by bass player Griglák and fellow jazz musicians - guitarist Matúš Jakabčic, violinist Stanislav Palúch, and drummer Peter Solárik. The quartet will perform original bass grooves by Griglák, who has played in several other bands, such as Martin Kratochvíl Jazz Q, Slovak Radio Dance Orchestra, and Gustav Brom Big Band. The concert starts June 11 at 20:00, at V-klub on Námestie SNP 12, Bratislava. Tickets cost Sk90. Tel: 02/5296-6936.
photo: Courtesy of Juraj Griglák

LIVE MUSIC: Gabo Jonáš - Well-known pianist performs with his jazz band.
Starts: Jun 14 at 21:00. Tickets: Sk50. Music club Woch, Františkánske nám. 7. Tel: 02/5443-2927.

LIVE MUSIC: Jablkoň - Czech folk band, known for performing on the soundtrack of the movie Smradi (Brats).
Starts: Jun 12 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk199. Divadlo Stoka (Stoka Theatre), Pribinova 1. Tel: 02/5443-5667.

DANCE: Lúčnica - One of Slovakia's top folk-dance ensembles performs a programme entitled Dance and Game.
Starts: Jun 12 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk150. Dom kultúry Zrkadlový háj (Zrkadlový háj House of Culture), Rovniankova 3. Tel: 02/6383-6776.

LIVE MUSIC: Marián Varga - Legendary Slovak electric organ player in a solo concert.
Starts: Jun 13 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk120 and Sk150. Dom kultúry Zrkadlový háj (Zrkadlový háj House of Culture), Rovniankova 3. Tel: 02/6383-6776.

DANCE: Crave - The Association of Contemporary Dance presents a new production directed by Macedonian Aleksandar Ivanovski.
Starts: Jun 12 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk80 and Sk100. Štúdio 12 (Studio 12), Jakubovo nám. 12.
Tel: 02/5930-4715.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Bratislava Musical Spring - Final concert of the festival, with the Slovak Philharmonic Choir performing a work by Joseph Haydn.
Starts: Jun 13 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk150. Koncertná sieň SF (Concert Hall of the Slovak Philharmonic), Palackého 2, Tel: 02/5443-3351.

EXHIBITION: We Were Here - Photographs by Polish Tadeusz Rolke capture the vanished world of the Hasidic movement in Poland and Ukraine.
Open Tue-Sun 9:00-17:00 until June 15. Admission: Sk30-60. Slovenské národné múzeum (Slovak National Museum), Vajanského nábr. 2. Tel: 02/5296-1973.

EXHIBITION: Ocean's II - Jana Maderová exhibits hand-painted clothes together with jewellery by Barbara Gregušová.
Open Mon-Fri 13:00-18:00 until June 30. Admission: free. K Gallery, Ventúrska 8. Tel: 02/5443-3927.


LIVE MUSIC: Strunoznenie - Slniečko, Jej družina, and Aftertee perform at a festival of folk music.
Starts: Jun 14 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk100. Kino Hviezda (Hviezda Cinema), Kniežaťa Pribinu 3, Trenčín. Tel: 032/7433-505.

EXHIBITION: Escape: CZ - Display of contemporary art within the framework of the Multiplace 2 festival of new media.
Open Tue-Fri 9:00-17:00, Sat-Sun 13.00-18:00 until June 22. Admission: Sk10. Synagóga, Centrum súčasného umenia (Synagogue, Centre for Contemporary Art), Halenárska 2, Trnava. Tel: 033/5514-657.


DANCE: Silent Desert - Dance studio performs an original piece choreographed by Zuzana Hájková.
Starts: Jun 10 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk50 and Sk80. Dom kultúry (House of Culture), Nám. Slobody 3, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4145-154.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: State Chamber Orchestra - Students of the Žilina Conservatory and the Academy of Musical Art in Bratislava perform works by Weber, Bruch, and Beethoven.
Starts: Jun 11 at 19:00. Admission: free. Dom umenia Fatra (Fatra House of Arts), Dolný Val 47, Žilina. Tel: 041/5620-979.

EXHIBITION: Grupa - Works by a group of Hungarian-Slovak artists, who first exhibited together in 1903, draw inspiration from the Slovak countryside and its people.
Open Mon-Fri 9:00-17:00, Sat-Sun 10:00-17:00 until July 13. Admission: Sk20. Považská galéria umenia (Považská Gallery of Arts), Štefánikova 2, Žilina. Tel: 041/5622-415.

HER and Her Heart is an exhibition currently taking place at Dom fotografie (House of Photography) in Poprad, featuring seven Slovak female photographers. The artists captured women in their typical environment - their rituals and customs, but also their corporeality and sensuality. The media used are classical photography, photo-installation, and digital print. The photo above is one of four episodes from Lucia Nimcová's Women, created for the 2003 Pictorial Report on the State of the Country. The exhibition is open daily except Sundays from 10:00 to 18:00 and on Saturday from 10:00 to 14:00 until June 22. Dom fotografie, Námestie Sv. Egídia 44, Poprad. Tel: 052/7723-818.
photo: Lucia Nimcová


CLASSICAL MUSIC: State Philharmonic Košice - Students of the Košice Conservatory perform, conducted by Bartolomej Buráš.
Starts: Jun 12 at 19:00. Dom umenia (House of Arts), Moyzesova 66, Košice. Tel: 055/6220-763.

LIVE EVENT: 24-Hour Party - Three dance floors, 30 DJs, and performances by Slovak pop stars Dara Rollins, Misha, and Robo Papp.
Starts: Jun 14 at 14:00. Admission: free. Arzenal Club, Haniska, Košice. Tel: 0555/6930-888.

EXHIBITION: Štefan Belohradský - Paintings, drawings, and sculptures by Slovak artist and co-founder of the "concretist" movement in Slovakia.
Open Tue-Fri 10:00-18:00, Sat 11:00-18:00, Sun 14:00-17:30 until June 22. Admission: Sk20. Východoslovenská galéria (Gallery of Eastern Slovakia), Hlavná 27, Košice. Tel: 055/ 6221-187.

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