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FOUR Polish painters - Jerzy Grabowski, Janusz Orbitowski, Jan Pamuła, and Mieczysław Wiśniewski - present their works at the Komart Gallery. The artists are representatives of the Polish wave of geometrical abstraction, and belong to the generation that emerged onto the Polish and international art scene in the 1960s. The exhibition is open from Tuesday to Friday from 10:00 to 18:00 and runs until January 11, 2004 at the Galéria Komart (Komart Gallery) on Zámočnícka 8. Admission is free. For more information call 02/5441-3440.
photo: Courtesy of Komart Gallery

BRATISLAVA

LIVE MUSIC: Polemic - Slovak band plays ska, a style of music formed in Jamaica in the 1960s.
Starts: Nov 13 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk120. Dom kultúry Lúky (Lúky Culture House), Vígľašská 1. Tel: 02/6382-3930.

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Momentum Musicum - Katarína Brejková plays piano and Vradko Budzák plays French horn.
Starts: Nov 16 at 16:00. Tickets: Sk80. CC Centrum, Jiráskova 3. Tel: 02/6382-4390.

LIVE MUSIC: Slovak band Vždy @ Všade plays funky pop, while Ad Hoc plays the blues.
Starts: Nov 14 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk50. Dom kultúry Lúky (Culture House Lúky), Music Club, Vígľašská 1. Tel: 02/6382-3930.

EXHIBITON: Song of Songs - Display of paintings by Israeli artists featuring motifs of the Solomon biblical song.
Open: Tue-Sun 9:00-17:00 until November 30. Admission: Sk20. Slovenské Národné Múzeum (Slovak National Museum), Vajanského nábrežie 2. Tel: 02/5296-6944.

EXHIBITION: Changes of Fibre - Slovak textile artist Ildikó Dobešová presents her winter fashion collection of knit clothing for women that are for sale.
Open: Mon-Fri 10:00-18:00 until December 5. Admission: free. Dizajn štúdio (Design studio) ÚĽUV, Dobrovičova 13. Tel: 02/5296-4153.

EXHIBITION: Photographs of the World's Heritage in Japan - The exhibition displays photos of historic and natural sites in Japan protected by UNESCO.
Open: Mon-Fri 9:00-17:00 until November 28. Admission: free. Japonské veľvyslanectvo (Embassy of Japan), Hlavné nám. 2.
Tel: 02/5980-0100.


WESTERN SLOVAKIA

EXHIBITION: Book-Object, Object-Book - Display of old Slovak and Czech books.
Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00 until November 16. Admission: Sk30. Nitrianska galéria (Nitra gallery), Župné nám. 3, Nitra. Tel: 037/6579-641.

EXHIBITION: Exile-Asylum - Two artists from Nitra, Ľudovít Bebjak and his son Pavol, present their paintings with religious motifs.
Open: Tue-Fri 9:00-17:00, Sat-Sun 10:00-17:00 until November 16. Admission: Sk10. Ponitrianske múzeum (Ponitra Museum), Štefánikova 1, Nitra. Tel: 037/6514-253.



THE CONTEMPORARY dance performance Quiet Desert will take place at 19:00 on November 11 at the Dance Studio in Banská Bystrica. Five dancers - Tomáš Nepšinský, Veronika Koprnová, and Zdenka Svíteková from Slovakia, as well as Ondrej Vidlář and Lenka Vokurková from the Czech Republic, will perform choreography by Zuzana Hájková. Quiet Desert won the international Festival of Contemporary Dance contest in Slovakia this year and will be shown at the Japanese Dance Biennial 2004 festival, which will run in Tokyo next November. The Banská Bystrica Dance Studio (Štúdio tanca) is located at 3 Námestie slobody. Tickets cost Sk80. For more information call 048/4146-540.
photo: René Miko

CENTRAL SLOVAKIA

OPERA: Giacomo Puccini: Tosca - A story full of passion, psychological pressure, murders, and suicides, performed in Italian.
Starts: Nov 13 at 18:30. Tickets: Sk100, Sk120, Sk140. Štátna Opera (State Opera), Národná 11, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4125-823.

EXHIBITION: Out with Colour - Jana Farmanová-Šabíková from Nitra presents her figural paintings.
Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00 until January 4, 2004. Admission: Sk20. Oravská galéria (Orava Gallery), Župný dom, Hviezdoslavovo nám. 11, Dolný Kubín. Tel: 043/5863-212.

EXHIBITION: Pictures - Slovak artist Ladislav Moško displays landscape paintings of the Trenčín and Orava regions.
Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00 until January 4, 2004. Admission: Sk20. Oravská galéria (Orava Gallery), Župný dom (Župný House), Hviezdoslavovo nám. 11, Dolný Kubín. Tel: 043/5863-212.

EXHIBITION: Sculptures - Display of wooden sculptures by Milan Struhárik.
Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00 until January 4, 2004. Admission: Sk20. Oravská galéria (Orava gallery), Župný dom, Hviezdoslavovo nám. 11, Dolný Kubín. Tel: 043/5863-212.


EASTERN SLOVAKIA

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Košice State Philharmonic orchestra, conducted by Czech conductor Tomáš Koutník, plays music by Czech composers Antonín Dvořák and Josef Suk, and French composer Jacques Ibert.
Starts: Nov 13 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk60, Sk70, Sk80. Dom umenia (House of Arts), Moyzesova 66, Košice. Tel: 055/6227-216.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Concert for the Youth Celebration of the Studentsş Day - Košice State Philharmonic orchestra, conducted by Tomáš Koutník, plays music by Czech Josef Suk.
Starts: Nov 14 at 8:30, 10:00. Tickets: Sk60, Sk70, Sk80. Dom Umenia (House of Arts), Moyzesova 66, Košice. Tel: 055/6227-216.


Prepared by Kristína Havasová

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