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THE SECOND annual Nu Jazz Dayz, an indoor festival presenting a style of music called new jazz, a combination of live and electronic music, will take place on November 6 and 7. It will start at 20:00 with the band Veneer from Trnava, a five-member group that remixes tracks by other musicians, such as Lenny Kravitz. Among other bands will be the British groups Neotropic and The Bays, and Austrian performer Tom Wieland. The next day, also starting at 20:00, the Slovak bands Dlhé Diely, B3, and Kinet Magálová, and the British performers Akasha and Mr Hermano will hit the stage. The festival will take place at the Babylon Club, Karpatská 2 in Bratislava. Tickets cost Sk380 for one day and Sk590 for both days. For more information call 02/5556-3214.
photo: Courtesy of Vresk Agency

EXHIBITION: Budmerice Nature - 37 art teachers who participated in a Budmerice symposium display landscape paintings and ceramics.
Open: Mon-Fri 8:00-17:00 until November 27. Admission: free. Metodicko-pedagogické centrum (Methodical-educational centre), Tomášikova 4.
Tel: 02/4820-9435.

EXHIBITION: Glokality - Photographs by 11 Slovak photographers capturing global and local themes.
Open: Mon-Fri 13:00-18:00 until December 5. Admission: free.
Open Gallery, Baštová 5.
Tel: 02/5441-3316.

EXHIBITION: On the Way to Professionalism - Autographs, documents, and artefacts showing the life of Alexander Moyzes, a composer from the eastern town of Prešov.
Open: Tue-Sun 9:00-16:30. Admission: Sk20. Hudobné múzeum - Bratislavský hrad (Music Museum - Bratislava Castle).
Tel: 02/5441-3349.

VETERANS on Wheels, an exhibition that displays 11 renovated motorcycles from the collection of the Veteran Club in Banská Bystrica. Motorbikes displayed include a Harley Davidson from 1928, the Manet 90, Ariel 500, and Norton ES 2, and an American Indian 600 from 1930, which is now out of production. Visitors can also see a military Jeep Willis, which was used by the US army during the second world war. The exhibition is at the Stredoslovenské museum (Museum of Central Slovakia), Thurza House, at Námestie SNP 4, in Banská Bystrica. It is open from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16:00 and on Sunday from 9:00 to 16:00 until November 13. Admission is Sk10. Tel: 048/4125-897.
photo: Courtesy of TASR


LIVE MUSIC: With a Song on Wings - Charity concert held by Slovak musicians, including Ján Kuric and Alan Mikušek.
Starts: Nov 5 at 18:00. Tickets: Sk79. DK Tirnavia (Tirnavia Culture House), Trojičné námestie, Trnava. Tel: 033/5906-108.
EXHIBITION: Beauties of Slovakia - Slovak painter Igor Vaculčiak from Brezno displays his paintings of the Low Tatras.
Open: Tue-Sun 11:00-17:00 until November 16. Admission: Sk10. Galéria slovenského naivného umenia (Gallery of Slovak Naive Art), Mierové nám. 22, Trenčín. Tel: 032/7442-245.


CLASSICAL CONCERT: The Bartered Bride - Comic opera by renowned Czech composer Bedřich Smetana conducted by Igor Bulla.
Starts: Nov 6 at 18:30. Tickets: Sk100, Sk120, Sk140. Štátna Opera (The State Opera), Národná 11, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4155-715.

EXHIBITION: Money of the Kysucké Museum Collection - Display of bills and coins that have been used in Slovakia and Russia.
Open: Tue-Fri 8:00-16:00, Sat-Sun 9:00-15:00 until November 30. Admission: Sk10. Moyzesova 50, Čadca. Tel: 041/4321-386.

EXHIBITION: Kysuce Wedding - An exhibition portraying a traditional wedding from Slovakia's northwestern region of Kysuce, with a specially arranged wedding table.
Open: Tue-Fri 8:00-16:00, Sat-Sun 9:00-15:00 until December 31. Admission: Sk10. Moyzesova 50, Čadca. Tel: 041/4321-386.


FESTIVAL: Nu Jazz Dayz - The Slovak band Veneer, the Czech Nierika, and the British Akasha perform a mixture of live and electronic music.
Starts: Nov 9 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk150. GES Club, L. Novomestského 13, Košice. Tel: 055/6224-303.

EXHIBITION: Historical Pipes - Around 100 pipes from the beginning of the 17th century on display.
Open: Mon-Thu, Sun 10:00-22:00, Fri-Sat 10:00-24:00 until November 30. Admission: free. Smokovec Hotel, Starý Smokovec 25, Vysoké Tatry (High Tatras). Tel: 052/4425-191.

EXHIBITION: Laco Torma - A collection of animated humour focusing on railway tunnels by a Bratislava caricaturist.
Open: Tue, Wed, Fri 9:00-17:00, Thu 9:00-18:00, Sun 14:00-18:00 until November 27. Admission: Sk10. Šarišská Galéria (Šariš Gallery), Hlavná 51, Prešov. Tel: 051/7725-423.

EXHIBITION: Paintings - Works by Alica Vojčíková-Gabzdilová, an east-Slovak artist.
Open: Tue 9:00-18:00, Wed-Fri 9:00-17:00, Sun 13:00-18:00 until November 4. Admission: Sk10. Krajské múzeum (Regional Museum), Hlavná 86, Prešov. Tel: 051/7734-708.

EXHIBITION: Juraj Jánošík - Slovak caricaturist Fedor Vico-Dereš displays his works that capture the life of the Slovak folk hero.
Open: Tue 9:00-18:00, Wed-Fri 9:00-17:00, Sun 13:00-18:00 until November 18. Admission: Sk10. Krajské múzeum (Regional Museum), Hlavná 86, Prešov. Tel: 051/7734-708.

Prepared by Kristína Havasová

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