EXOTIC Night II, a night of traditional and modern Latin American, Caribbean, and Indian dances, starts at 20:00 on March 20 at the Ružinov House of Culture. During the first year, two Slovak flamenco and exotic-dance groups, Tropical (pictured) and Latino Flash, prepared a joint show. Thanks to its success they have decided to perform together this time as well. The event's guests, dancers from Columbia and Cuba, will perform their traditional dances. Children's groups Niňos Del Tropical and Latinito will hold their show at 18:00, before the event's official start. Ružinov House of Culture is located at Ružinovská 28. The tickets cost Sk200 (Sk80 for the children's show) and are available at the Flamenco Music Club at Štefánikova 14, or at the Ružinov House of Culture. Tel: 02/4333-0281.
LIVE MUSIC: Feed the Cat - The six-member Bratislava pop band performs in English.
Starts: Mar 18 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk50. Metro Music Club, Suché mýto 6. Tel: 0905/657-010.
LIVE MUSIC: Paseillo - Flamenco group Agustito from Spain, with singer Maria José Aguilar, guitarist Morenito de Triana, and dancers La Chiri and La Anna, perform.
Starts: Mar 18 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk120, Sk140. Klub za zrkadlom (Za zrkadlom Club), Rovniankova 3. Tel: 02/6381-1328.
CLASSICAL CONCERT: Momentum Musicum - Concert from a series of chamber concerts featuring flautist Linda Sakálošová and pianist Peter Fančovič playing music by Johann Sebastian Bach, Gabriel Fauré, and Claude Debussy.
Starts: Mar 21 at 16:00. Tickets: Sk80. CC Centre, Jiráskova 3. Tel: 02/6382-4390.
LIVE MUSIC: IMT Smile Live 2004 - Concert by the popular Slovak band.
Starts: Mar 19 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk200. Somer, Pod Sokolicami 35, Trenčín. Tel: 032/7430-470.
LIVE MUSIC: Night of Musicals - Artists from the Jeszenszky Art Centre in the Hungarian town of Vác perform selections from world-famous musicals.
Starts: Mar 19 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk120, Sk160. Dom kultúry Družba (Družba House of Culture), Nám. Hrdinov 14, Levice. Tel: 036/6306-850.
LIVE MUSIC: Honza Nedvěd & Příbuzní - Concert by the Czech folk legend Nedvěd and his band.
Starts: Mar 21 at 17:00. Tickets: Sk190. Dom kultúry (House of Culture), Nám. Ľ. Štúra 2, Topoľčany. Tel: 038/5323-569.
EXHIBITION: The Harmony of Colours - Display of paintings by Eva Balázsová.
Open: Mon-Fri 10:00-17:00 until March 19. Admission: free. Centrum kultúry Junior (Junior Centre of Culture), Sládkovičova 2, Levice. Tel: 036/6312-822.
EXHIBITION: Coloured Egg - Display celebrating the coming of spring featuring hand-made embroidery with chicken motifs, and knitted rabbits by members of the Slovak Union of the Blind and Partially-blind.
Open: Mon-Fri 8:00-15:00 until March 19. Admission: free. Krajské osvetové stredisko (Regional Educational Centre), Fatranská 3, Nitra. Tel: 037/6532-544.
SWISS Child/Slovak Man is an exhibition that takes place in Žilina and displays paintings by the Slovak artist Patrik Kovačovský. The painter was the first Slovak to receive the Oskár Čepan Award, given to young artists, in 1996. The award enabled him to spend three months studying in California and in New York. Born in 1970, the artist's work has gone through many phases during his ten-year career and his coin designs have been awarded 11 National Bank of Slovakia Awards. Kovačovský also creates sculptures and videos. The exhibition runs at the Považská galéria umenia (Považská Art Gallery) at Štefánikova 2 in Žilina until April 18. The gallery is open from Tuesday to Friday from 9:00 to 17:00 and from Saturday to Sunday from 10:00 to 17:00. Admission is Sk5 and Sk10. Tel: 041/5622-415.
photo: Patrik Kovačovský
LIVE MUSIC: Pavol Hammel - Slovak pop singer and guitarist performs.
Starts: Mar 16 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk250. Mestské divadlo (Town Theatre), Horný val 3, Žilina. Tel: 041/5623-703.
LIVE MUSIC: Vinea No Name Tour 2004 - A concert by the all-male band touring 11 Slovak cities in support of its latest album.
Starts: Mar 15 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk120. Mestská hala (Town Hall), Športová 12, Prešov. Tel: 051/7733-581.
CLASSICAL CONCERT: Strauss Dynasty - The State Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Zdeněk Macháček, holds a performance dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the birth of Johann Strauss, the Elder.
Starts: Mar 18 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk100. Dom umenia (House of Arts), Moyzesova 66, Košice. Tel: 055/6226-541.
LIVE MUSIC: Chiki liki tu-a - Prešov's rock band performs.
Starts: Mar 20 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk99, Sk129. GES Club, Nám. L Novomeského 13, Košice. Tel: 055/7299-211.
Prepared by Kristína Havasová
15. Mar 2004 at 0:00