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THE SILVER Dust exhibition displays over 260 selected photographs from Slovak movies, mapping Slovak cinematography from its beginning in the 1920s until the 1990s. The oldest shot exhibited is from the Jánošík movie, filmed in 1921, which was taken by Jaroslav Siakeľ. The exhibition runs (Tue-Sun 13:00-18:00) until November 2 at the Galéria fotografie Profil (Profil Gallery of Photography), at Prepoštská 4, in Bratislava. Tel: 02/5273-3212.
photo: Courtesy of Slovak Film Institute

LIVE MUSIC: Marry Jane and Rain - Slovak bands play hard rock.
Starts: Oct 24 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk50. Dom kultúry (House of Culture) Lúky, Vígľašská 1. Tel: 02/6382-3930.

LIVE MUSIC: Hot Bratislava Serenaders - Jazz band plays music of the 1920s and 1930s.
Starts: Oct 26 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk100. Spoločenský dom Nivy (Nivy Culture House), Súťažná 18. Tel: 02/5596-0861.

EXHIBITION: Eva Filo-vá: Feminine is Political - The artist displays T-shirts and photographs in which she captures feminist attitudes towards such issues as the abortion law.
Starts: Oct 23 at 18:00. Open: Mon-Fri 9:00-18:00 until November 23. Admission: free. CC centrum (CC Centre), Jiráskova 3. Tel: 02/6382-4390.

EXHIBITION: WATT Gallery Photo-Video - Presentation of the winning images taken by readers of the WATT magazine who participated in the magazine's competition.
Starts: Oct 22. Open: Tue-Sun 9:00-17:00 until November 14. Admission: free. Slovenské Národné Múzeum (Slovak National Museum), Vajanského nábr. 3. Tel: 02/5296-6623.


THE INTERNATIONAL Cithara Aediculae festival will offer classical guitar performances for six days from October 20 to 25. The 21st annual festival will start on Monday with a concert delivered by Italian guitarist Andrea Dieci at 17:00. The Bratislava Guitar Quartet will hit the stage at 19:00 the next day. Austrian musician Gabriel Guillen will perform on Wednesday, and Slovak Ján Labant on Thursday, both concerts starting at 19:00. The duo of Polish guitarist Grzegorz Kraviec and violinist Pavel Zalejisky will play on Friday at 19.00. The festival will end on Saturday with a Spanish Flamenco show. The event is accompanied by an exhibition of the work of deceased Nitra sculptor Ladislav Ševella. The venue of the festival is the Kostol Ducha Svätého (Church of the Holy Ghost), Sládkovičova 12, Nitra. Tickets cost Sk90. Tel: 0905/274-111.
photo: Coutesy of Cithara Aediculae

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Joint Concert of Soloists - Slovak soprano, alto, tenor, and bass singers, accompanied by the Symphonic Orchestra of the Bratislava Conservatory and conducted by Július Karaba, perform works by Brahms, Saint-Säens and Bruckner, together with the Christian Choral Society of Haarlem from Netherlands.
Starts: Oct 21 at 19:30. Tickets: Sk100. Spoločenské centrum - Kúpeľný ostrov 13, (Social Centre - Spa Island), Piešťany. Tel: 033/7752-146.

FESTIVAL: Trnava Triennial Posters 2003 - Prestigious international competition features 1,130 posters by 492 authors from 40 countries, which were issued from February 2000 until February 2003.
Open: Tue-Fri 9:00-17:00, Sat-Sun 13:00-18:00 until November 23. Admission: Sk50. Kopplov kaštieľ (Kopplov Mansion), Zelený kríček 3; Synagóga: Centrum súčasného umenia (Synagogue: Centre of Contemporary Art), Halenárska 2; Dom spoločnosti Ježišovej (House of the Society of Jesus), Štefánikova 46, Trnava. Tel: 033/5511-659.

EXHIBITION: Handmade Works by Women from the Trenčín Region - Display of traditional and non-traditional techniques.
Open: Tue-Sun 11:00-17:00, Sun 10:00-14:00 until November 9. Výstavná sieň TKPA (TKPA Exhibition Hall), Mierové nám. 16, Trenčín. Tel: 032/7434-716.


LIVE MUSIC: Honza Nedvěd - Folk concert by Czech legend Honza Nedvěd performs with the Poklad band.
Starts: Oct 20 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk280. Dom odborov (House of Unions), Nám. Ľ. Štúra 1, Žilina. Tel: 041/5623-802.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Organ recital by Peter Sochuľák features music mainly by Johann Sebastian Bach.
Starts: Oct 28 at 19:30. Tickets: Sk80. Katedrálny kostol (Cathedral Church), Námestie SNP, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4125-021.

EXHIBITION: Escape 2 - Artworks by two artists, Martin Piaček and Stano Masár, show ways of modern communication in today's society, their advantages and disadvantages.
Open: Tue-Fri 9:00-17:00, Sat-Sun 10:00-17:00 until November 16. Admission: Sk10. Považská galéria umenia (Považská Art Gallery), M. R. Štefánika 2, Žilina. Tel: 041/5622-522.

EXHIBITION: Ján Farský: Fatra; Jaroslav Fiľo: Himalayas - The exhibition displays around 100 photographs of the Fatra and Himalaya mountains taken by Slovak photographers.
Open: Mon-Fri 8:00-16:00 until October 31. Admission: free. Makovického dom (Makovického House), Horný val 20, Žilina. Tel: 041/5625-956.

EXHIBITION: Ingrid Kakodyová - Textile work by a native of Levice.
Open: Mon-Fri 9:00-18:00, Sat-Sun 10:00-18:00 until November 2. Admission: 12. Galéria Jozefa Nécseyho (Jozef Nécsey Gallery), Levice.


CLASSICAL CONCERT: Budapest Danubia Orchestra - Hungarian ensemble conducted by Domonkos Héja performs.
Starts: Oct 23 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk60, Sk70, Sk80. Dom umenia (House of Arts), Moyzesova 66, Košice. Tel: 055/6226-541.

EXHIBITION: Slovak Ceramics Today - Display of contemporary Slovak ceramics, devoted to deceased local ceramist Teodor Lugs, presents works created over the last three years.
Open: Tue, Wed, Fri 9:00-17:00, Thu 9:00-18:00, Sun 14:00-18:00 until November 16. Admission: Sk20. Šarišská Galéria (Šariš Gallery), Hlavná 53, Prešov. Tel: 051/7725-423.

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