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THE YOUNG at the Medium Gallery exhibition is the culmination of a week-long symposium of art students from central European countries. The symposium was held last October in the Austrian town of Bad Fischau-Brunn. Six students from Slovakia, six from Hungary, and six from Austria attended the event, where they created paintings, sculptures, and installations based on the theme of water. The Medium Gallery, located at Hviezdoslavovo námestie 18, is open from Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 17:00 and on Saturday from 10:00 to 16:00. The exhibition runs until February 28. Admission is free. Tel: 02/5443-5334.
photo: Mária Baloghová

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Medieval Music III - Experimental vocal ensemble Affetto from Brno performs.
Starts: Feb 24 at 17:15. Tickets: Sk40. Slovak National Gallery, Esterházyho palác (Esterházy Palace), Nám. L. Štúra 4. Tel: 02/5443-2081.

DANCE PERFORMANCE: Romeo and Juliet - The renewed multimedia dance performance directed and choreographed by Ján Ďurovčík.
Starts: Feb 25 and 26 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk350. Divadlo Aréna (Aréna Theatre), Viedenská cesta 10. Tel: 02/6720-2557.

LIVE MUSIC: Poutníci - Concert by the popular Czech country-folk band.
Starts: Feb 26 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk110. Stredisko kultúry (Culture Centre), Vajnorská 21. Tel: 02/4437-3760.

LIVE MUSIC: Joint Concert - Czech folk band Natalika and Slovak folk singer Zuzana Mojžišová perform.
Starts: Feb 26 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk100, Sk120. Klub za zrkadlom (Za zrkadlom Club), Rovniankova 3. Tel: 02/6381-1328.

LIVE MUSIC: Nový Rownák, Chalabala, Kalumet - Concert by Slovak country bands.
Starts: Feb 27 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk50. Dom kultúry Lúky (Lúky House of Culture), Vígľašská 1. Tel: 02/6382-3930.

EXHIBITION: Saved Sound - Display of Slovak musical instruments of the 19th and 20th centuries, including music boxes and portable gramophones, from the collections of the Musical Museum in Bratislava and the Western Slovak Museum in Trnava.
Open: Tue-Sun 9:00-17:00 until April 30. Admission: Sk10, Sk20. Slovenské národné múzeum (Slovak National Museum), Vajanského nábr. 2. Tel: 02/5934-9141.


WESTERN SLOVAKIA

LIVE MUSIC: Guegun David - Concert by the French trumpet player.
Starts: Feb 24 at 17:00. Admission: free. Dom kultúry (Culture House), Námestie slobody 10, Skalica. Tel: 034/6645-339.

LIVE MUSIC: Music in the Town - The Hungarian blues band The Bluesrivers, led by Zsolt Benkó, performs.
Starts: Feb 26 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk60. Dom kultúry (Culture House), Námestie slobody 10, Skalica. Tel: 034/6645-339.

LIVE MUSIC: Brouci - The Czech Beatles-cover band celebrates the 40th anniversary of the legendary Liverpool group's first success in the USA.
Starts: Feb 28 at 18:00. Tickets: Sk200. Dom kultúry (Culture House), Partizánska 17, Myjava. Tel: 034/6213-389.

EXHIBITION: Juraj Čutek - The Slovak sculptor exhibits his work.
Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00 until April 4. Admission: Sk20. Nitrianska galéria (Nitra Gallery), Župné nám. 3, Nitra. Tel: 037/6579-641.


CENTRAL SLOVAKIA


DOUBLE Evening, a two-part dance show by five dancers of the Banská Bystrica Dance Studio, takes place on February 27 and 28. The first part, Sectio, choreographed by Zuzana Kozanková, uses the symbol of tied hands to explore the nature of human relationships. The second performance, Mirakulos, choreographed by Katarína Mojžišová, tries to portray destiny and temptation. Both days, the performances take place at 19:00, at the Štúdio tanca (Dance Studio) at Námestie slobody 3 in Banská Bystrica. The tickets cost Sk90 and Sk180. Tel: 048/4146-540.
photo: Štúdio tanca

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Eva Sendreiová - The piano recital by Sendreiová opens the 44th annual Musical Spring festival.
Starts: Feb 26 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk30. Robotnícky dom (Workers' House), Robotnícka 5, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4142-472.


EASTERN SLOVAKIA

LIVE MUSIC: El Achim - This jazz concert by guitarist and singer Micha El, guitarist Rastjo, violoncellist Marcel Žabák, and percussionist Pali is dedicated to classic American writer Herman Melville (Moby-Dick).
Starts: Feb 25 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk20. Jazz Club, Kováčska 39, Košice. Tel: 055/6224-237.

EXHIBITION: Ground Zero - Photographs of the Twin Towers taken by American photographer Joel Meyerowitz following the attack on September 11, 2001.
Open: Mon-Fri from 10:00 to 18:00, Sat 10:00-14:00 until March 28. Admission: Sk5, Sk10. Dom fotografie (House of Photography), Námestie sv. Egídia 3633/44, Poprad. Tel: 052/7723-818.

Prepared by Kristína Havasová

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