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Prepared by Kristína Havasová


THE THIRD part of the controversial exhibition Bound in Skin, which came into being in Hungary, is currently taking place at the Museum of Hungarian Culture (MMK) in Bratislava. The display includes photographs, body remains, and coffins that are artistically arranged by various Hungarian artists, historians, ethnographers, and psychologists. For instance, it includes an analysis of plastic surgery and its aim of creating a perfect and immortal body by psychologist Márta Csabai. The concept originated during a lecture delivered by Péter Tóth (who also exhibits) to his students about the meanings of the human body in culture. The exhibition takes place at Brämerova kúria mansion house at Žižkova 18 and is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 17:00 until May 31. Admission is Sk20 and Sk40. Tel: 02/5441-2021.
photo: MMK

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Easter Concert - The Slovak Philharmonic Choir, conducted by Friedrich Haider and featuring soprano singer Adriana Kohútková, alto Jitka Sapara-Fischerová, tenor Jozef Kundlák, and bass Martin Gurbaľ, performs musical works by Giuseppe Verdi.
Starts: Apr 7 and Apr 8 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk160-Sk190. Koncertná sieň Slovenskej filharmónie (Concert Hall of the Slovak Philharmonic), Palackého 2. Tel: 02/5443-3351.

LIVE MUSIC: Čechomor - Czech folk-rock band plays as part of their Krušovice Tour 2004.
Starts: Apr 7 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk200-Sk350. Národné tenisové centrum (National Tennis Centre), Príkopova 6. Tel: 02/4920-9888.

LIVE MUSIC: Ronin - The zen-funk quartet led by young Swiss composer Nik Bärtsch plays ritual groove music.
Starts: Apr 9 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk150. A4-nultý priestor (A4-Zero Space), Nám. SNP 12. Tel: 02/5921-4182.


CLASSICAL CONCERT: Easter Concert - String Orchestra of the Rosinský Elementary Art School in Nitra performs.
Starts: Apr 5 at 18:00. Admission: voluntary. Synagogue, Ulica pri synagóge, Nitra. Tel: 037/6511-193.

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Novozámocká Musical Spring 2004 - Flautist Silvia Stašková and pianist Samuel Bánovec perform works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Franz Schubert, and Albert Roussel.
Starts: Apr 7 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk20, Sk50. Centrum kultúry Nábrežie (Nábrežie Centre of Culture), Nábrežná 24, Nové Zámky. Tel: 035/6410-775.

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Confrontations - Cellist Jozef Lupták performs music by Johann Sebastian Bach.
Starts: Apr 8 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk40. Synagogue, Ulica pri synagóge, Nitra. Tel: 037/6511-193.


DANCE PERFORMANCE: Dance As a New Way of Communication - Modern dance by young professional dancers.
Starts: Apr 5 at 10:00 and Apr 6 at 9:00. Tickets: Sk50. Štúdio tanca (Dance Studio), Námestie slobody 3, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4145-154.

LIVE MUSIC: Peha and Chinaski - Concert by the popular Slovak and Czech bands.
Starts: Apr 6 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk150. Dom kultúry (House of Culture), Nám. Slobody 3, Banská Bystrica.
Tel: 048/4153-669.

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Easter Charity Concert - The State Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Louise Ginette from the Netherlands and featuring Japanese soprano Nao Higano and mezzo-soprano Eva Garajová, performs music by Pyotr Ilich Tchaikovsky and Giovanni Battista Pergolesi.
Starts: Apr 7 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk100. Dom umenia Fatra (Fatra House of Arts), Dolný Val 47, Žilina. Tel: 041/5620-979.


PICTURES from Travels, an exhibition at the Krajské múzeum (Regional Museum) in the eastern Slovak city of Prešov, displays work by popular Slovak photographer Dionýz Dugas until April 30. The artist presents the beauty and unusualness of nature, as captured during his travels through five continents. Visitors can see his artistic documentary photographs of trees, grass, rivers, and seas, as well as different images of the sun and fog, which have one aim: to encourage people to protect and love nature, as we need nature to survive. The museum is located at Hlavná 86 in Prešov and is open Tuesday from 9:00 to 18:00, Wednesday to Friday from 9:00 to 17:00, and Sunday from 13:00 to 18:00. Admission is Sk10. Tel: 051/7734-708.
photo: Dionýz Dugas

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Piano recital by Daniela Varínska - The Slovak musician performs pieces by Ludwig van Beethoven.
Starts: Apr 6 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk60. Dom umenia (House of Arts), Moyzesova 66, Košice. Tel: 055/6224-514.

EXHIBITION: Israel - Magdaléna Robinsonová displays her photographic memories of the first transport of Jewish girls from Poprad to Auschwitz.
Open: Mon-Fri 9:00-17:00, Sat 9:00-14:00 until April 13. Admission: Sk5, Sk10, Sk20. Tatranská galéria (Tatranská Gallery), Alžbetina 30, Poprad. Tel: 052/7721-968.

Prepared by Kristína Havasová

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