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photo: Courtesy of Baroque Testo

Dance-theatrical ensemble Ars Corp in cooperation with the Astorka Korzo theatre performs Baroque Testo, a wordless satire about people corrupted by power. Half dance and half theatrical performance Baroque Testo, a Latin term, which in English means Baroque Witness, joins a vision of Paradise - Beauty, Goodness and Justice - with the Apocalypse, the Last Judgement and Hell. The ensemble performs its piece, based on music by JS Bach and Slovak contemporary composer Vladimír Godár, for the first time on November 28 at 19:00 at Divadlo Astorka Korzo at SNP square 33, Bratislava. Tickets cost Sk160. For more information call 02/5443-2093.


NEXT 2005 Warm-up - Austrian Justice Yeldham and the Dynamic Ribbon Device, Swiss Man Manly and Slovak Urbsounds and Martin Vysoký warm people up for the Next festival of new and experimental music scheduled for December 1-3.
Starts: Nov 28 at 21:30. Admission: Sk50. A4-Zero Space, Námestie SNP 12. Tel: 0908/522-725.

The Fugees - The hip-hop band returns in its original formation to concert podiums.
Starts: Nov 29 at 20:00. Admission: Sk990, Sk1,290. Incheba Aréna, Viedenská cesta 3-7. Tel: 02/6727-3031.

micro.Wilsonic - Grant Marshall, alias Daddy G, leader of the British band Massive Attack, performs within a warm-up evening for the summer Wilsonic festival.
Starts: Dec 2 at 21:00. Admission: Sk249. Stará Tržnica (Old Market Hall), Námestie SNP.
TRAVESTI SHOW: Queens of Night - After great success the Czech ensemble returns to Slovakia with a new Christmas show.
Starts: Dec 2 at 19:00. Admission: Sk350, Sk400. Dom kultúry (House of Culture) Ružinov, Ružinovská 28. Tel: 02/4333-0260.

Advent Concert - Czech band B.P.T. from Zlín sings spirituals and gospels.
Starts: Nov 30 at 17:00. Admission: free. Franciscan Church. Tel: 034/7722-155.

The California E.A.R. Unit - The excellent American sextet performs Frank Zappa, Shaun Naidoo, Frederic Rzewski, Martin Burlas and Július Fujak.
Starts: Nov 30 at 19:30. Admission: Sk100. Synagogue, Ulica pri Synagóge. Tel: 037/1618-6.

Moravany NAD Váhom
Rock Chilling - Punk bands including The Exploited from Scotland, German Dritte Wahl and Slovak outfits Konflikt and Arzén perform in a concert against violence.
Starts: Dec 2 at 19:00. Admission: Sk300. Topvar Pub. Tel: 033/7729-715.


Banská Bystrica
White Storks - The display presents the white stork as a protected species in Slovakia, its habitat, nesting and more.
Open: Mon-Fri 8:00-11:30, 12:30-16:00, Sun 9:00-11:30, 12:30-16:00 until Feb 8. Admission: Sk10, Sk20. The Central-Slovak Museum, Tihányi's Manor House, Radvanská 27. Tel: 048/ 4103-376.


Resuscitation - Peha band, Pavol Hammel and finalists of the SuperStar competition perform at a benefit concert organized by the JA Reiman Faculty Hospital.
Starts: Nov 30 at 19:00. Admission: Sk500. Jonáš Záborský Theatre, Námestie Legionárov 6. Tel: 051/7562-199.

photo: Jana Lišaníková

Nové stromy vo mne or New Trees Inside of Me is the latest show from Štúdio tanca, the dance troupe from Banská Bystrica. From the thematic point of view it is a sequel to the About Tree Inside of Me show from 1996, into which choreo-grapher Zuzana Hájková put her feelings about moving from Bratislava to Banská Bystrica. In the current piece she further develops the idea of comparing man and tree. Nine dancers deal with the birth of man and tree, the connection between man and woman and mankind's relationship with nature. The performance takes place at the Štúdio tanca on Námestie Slobody 3, in Banská Bystrica, on November 30 at 19:00. Tickets cost Sk90. For more information call 048/4146-540.

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