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ONE of the best and most in-demand DJs in the world, Dutch DJ Tiesto, plays at a celebration of the first anniversary of SRo3 Radio_FM. This is the only national radio station that offers adequate space to alternative music. The Dutch DJ will play with Slovak Cocodrillz and Sax'n'Jay and Hungarian DJ Corvin Dalek. Tiesto's production reflects the euphoric mood and liberalism of his native country, The Netherlands. The event takes place at the Bratislava's Expo Aréna in Incheba on Viedenská cesta on November 4, starting at 18:00. Tickets cost Sk790 (www.eventim.sk). More info is on www.tiestoceetour.com.

photo: Slovakia Promotion


Ars Poetica - The first evening of the poetry festival welcomes British and Irish poets Brian McCabe, Rebecca O'Connor, Matthew Hollis and Robert Minhinnick.
Starts: Nov 2 at 20:30. Admission: donation. A4-Zero Space, Námestie SNP. www.arspoetica.sk (also in English).

Boban Markovič Orkestar - The Serbian brass ensemble introduces its new CD, Phurikane Giľa II.
Starts: Nov 4 at 20:00. Admission: Sk399. Park Kultúry a Oddychu (Culture and Leisure Park - PKO), Nábrežie Ľ Svobodu 3. Tel: 02/5441-6608.

Samhain - Roc'hann performs Breton music, Eliah presents Irish dances and Keltieg plays traditional Celtic music during the multi-media celebration of the Celtic New Year.
Starts: Nov 5 at 13:00. Admission: Sk150. House of Culture Lúky, Vígľašská. Tel: 02/6382-3930.

DJs' Champion-ship in Mixing - Czech and Slovak DJs compete.
Starts: Nov 5 at 21:00. Admission: Sk190. Charlie's, Špitálska 4. Tel: 0908/888-555.

Organ Concert - Students of Bratislava's Academy of Performing Arts (VŠMÚ) play Johann Sebastian Bach within the JS Bach festival.
Starts: Nov 6 at 16:00. Admission: donation. Evangelic Church, Prievoz. Tel: 02/5932-7716.

Aetas Aenea - Tibor Bartfay, Martin Pala and Ondrej Zimka Jr exhibit their bronze artworks.
Open: Tue-Sun 12:00-18:00 until December 4. Admission: free. Slovenská Sporiteľňa Gallery, Zelená 2. Tel: 02/5977-2312.

František Hodonský (painting), Jan Hendrych (sculpture) - Two prominent Czech artists exhibit abstract paintings and sculpture of expressive female acts.
Open: Tue-Sun 9:00-17:00 until December 4. Admission: Sk20. Galéria MA Bazovského (MA Bazovský Gallery), Palackého 27. Tel: 032/ 7436-858.

Czech Bible in the Course of Centuries - The display presents the history of the Czech bible, its development through the centuries, i.e. from a handwritten version via printed books to the digital bible.
Open: Tue-Fri 8:00-17:00, Sun 13:00-17:00 until December 31. Admission: Sk40. Múzeum knižnej kultúry, Námestie sv. Mikuláša 10. Tel: 033/5512-556.


Chamber Concert - Tenor Jozef Gráf, clarinet player Bibiána Bieniková and pianist Zuzana Priečinská perform works by Franz Schubert, Ludwig van Beethoven, Gaetano Donizetti, Giuseppe Verdi and Giacomo Puccini.
Starts: Nov 3 at 19:00. Admission: Sk40-80. Dom Umenia Fatra (Fatra House of Arts), Dolný Val 47. Tel: 041/5620-979.

DolnÝ Kubín
Yuji Hiratsuka - The display shows the Japanese artist's graphic work, which is a witty and original synthesis of old Japanese ukiyo-e tradition and modern Western elements.
Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-17-00 until November 6. Admission: Sk20. Oravská galéria (Orava Gallery), Hviezdoslavovo námestie 11. Tel: 043/5863-212.


Bardejovské Kúpele
Katka Koščová - The winner of the popular TV competition SuperStar performs live.
Starts: Nov 4 at 19:00. Admission: Sk150. Žriedlo cinema. Tel: 054/4744-003.

Passion, Body, Voice - The representative exhibition of history of Slovak drama has moved from Bratislava to eastern Slovakia.
Open: Tue-Sat 9:00-17:00, Sun 9:00-13:00 until January 15. Admission: Sk15. Východoslovenské múzeum, Námestie Maratónu Mieru.
Tel: 055/6223-061.

FRAGMENTS of Memories is an exhibition of tapestries by Gabriela Verešová in Žilina. The artist creates her non-woven textiles using a special technique called "arttex". The basic material is pure wool and during the creative process the artist applies patches of coloured fleece to the base textile. By cutting, braiding and joining the soft pieces into various shapes or compositions she creates wool "paintings", which are first ironed under wet paper and then fixed by a textile machine to the base textile. The exhibition is open between Tuesday and Friday, 9:00 to 17:00, and on Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 to 17:00 until November 27. Tickets cost Sk20. Považská galéria umenia (Považie Art Gallery), MR Štefánika 2, Žilina. For more information call 041/5622-522.

photo: Považská galéria umenia

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