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Western SLOVAKIA Bratislava EXHIBITION: NINE BRANCHES of the Slovak National Museum have prepared a joint exhibition for all gourmets and admirers of Slovak lore. Through a number of historical documents and fascinating exhibits, The Tastes and Aromas of Slovakia display presents cuisines typical for the national population, as well as for the country’s minorities – Hungarians, Germans, Croatians, Ukrainians, Ruthenians, Roma, Jews and Czechs. The exhibition is available at the Podhradie exhibition hall at Žižkova 18 in Bratislava daily except Tuesdays from 10:00 to 17:00 until March 30, 2009. Tickets cost between Sk50 (€1.66) and Sk100 (€3.32). For more information, call 02/5934-9111 or go to www.snm.sk.

The Tastes and Aromas of Slovakia(Source: Courtesy of SNM)

Western SLOVAKIA

Bratislava EXHIBITION: NINE BRANCHES of the Slovak National Museum have prepared a joint exhibition for all gourmets and admirers of Slovak lore. Through a number of historical documents and fascinating exhibits, The Tastes and Aromas of Slovakia display presents cuisines typical for the national population, as well as for the country’s minorities – Hungarians, Germans, Croatians, Ukrainians, Ruthenians, Roma, Jews and Czechs. The exhibition is available at the Podhradie exhibition hall at Žižkova 18 in Bratislava daily except Tuesdays from 10:00 to 17:00 until March 30, 2009. Tickets cost between Sk50 (€1.66) and Sk100 (€3.32). For more information, call 02/5934-9111 or go to www.snm.sk.

Bratislava
SHOW: The Ultimate Ladies Night Out – The famed Chippendales, a troupe of dancers, who have performed as many as 40,000 shows in more than 200 countries, take their clothes off in a steamy, thrilling spectacle.
Starts: Oct. 28, 20:00. Admission: Sk999 - Sk1,500 (€33.16 - €49.79). The PKO (Culture and Leisure Park), Nábrežie L. Svobodu 3. Tel: 02/5293-3321.

Bratislava
CLASSICAL MUSIC: The Piano Trio – Three talented Slovak musicians perform.
Starts: Oct. 29, 19:00. Admission: Sk160 (€5.31). Pálffy Palace, Zámocká 47. www.bkis.sk.

Bratislava
LIVE MUSIC: Klezmer Jazz – A performance by Polish band the Jazzish Quintet, led by André Ochodlo.
Starts: Oct. 29, 20:00. Admission: Sk100 (€3.32). Hlava XXII (Catch XXII), Bazová 9. Tel: 0903/725-557, www.hlavaxxii.sk.

Bratislava
THEATRE: Three Ts – Three actors improvise scenes based on topics suggested by the audience.
Starts: Oct. 30, 19:00. Admission: Sk200 (€6.64). Loď - Divadlo v podpalubí (Theatre in the Underdeck), Tyršovo Nábrežie. Tel: 0903/449-650, www.adylod.sk.

Bratislava
OPERA: Svätopluk Matinée – The Slovak National Theatre invites all opera lovers to watch the final dress rehearsal of Svätopluk, the famous opera by Eugen Suchoň.
Starts: Nov. 2, 10:30. Admission: Sk60 (€1.66). The Slovak National Theatre, Pribinova 17. Tel: 02/5778-2534, www.snd.sk.

Bratislava
EXHIBITION: The Magic of Animation – Spending an afternoon at this exhibition of colourful animation designs is a wonderful experience for children and their parents alike.
Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00, until November 23. Admission: Sk10 (€0.33) for children, Sk20 (€0.66) for adults. Bibiana, Panská 41. Tel: 02/5443-1308, www.bibiana.sk.

Trenčín
CLASSICAL MUSIC: Trenčín Musical Autumn – The city of Trenčín presents a chamber concert with several compositions by Eugen Suchoň to brighten up these grey autumn days.
Starts: Nov. 2, 18:00. Admission: Sk70-Sk90 (€2.32-€2.99). Miloš Alexander Bazovský Gallery, Palackého 27. Tel: 032/7436-858, www.gmab.sk.

Nitra
EXHIBITION: Intimbum – This site-specific display by Sam, a contemporary Czech artist, is part of the Young Curators Gallery project.
Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00, until November 23. Admission: Sk20 (€0.66). Nitra's Bunker Gallery, Župné Square 3. Tel: 037/6579-641, www.nitrianskagaleria.sk.


Central SLOVAKIA



Žilina
LIVE MUSIC: Good for Cows – Ches Smith and Devin Hoff, members of the American Xiu Xiu band, come to Slovakia with their free-jazz experimental project.
Starts: Oct. 27, 20:00. Admission: Sk100 (€3.32). The Stanica Žilina-Záriečie Culture Centre, Závodská Cesta 3. Tel: 041/5623-564, www.stanica.sk.


Eastern SLOVAKIA



Košice
CONCERT:CONCERT halls throughout Košice and Bratislava will resonate with beautiful melodies by Dvořák, Janáček, Martinů, Schulhoff, Eben and other Czech maestros as mezzo-soprano Magdalena Kožená, one of the world’s most successful singers, begins her European tour. She is promoting her new album Songs My Mother Taught Me. Accompanied by Malcolm Martineau, a renowned British pianist, the famous Czech opera singer will offer an unforgettable musical experience. The first concert will be held at Košice’s Palace of Art (Moyzesova 66) on October 30, starting at 18:00. In Bratislava, she will perform at the Reduta (the Slovak Philharmonic Concert Hall, Palackého 2) on November 2 at 19:00. Tickets cost Sk350 (€11.62). More information, visit www.filharm.sk and www.sfk.sk.

Košice
LIVE MUSIC: Hana Zagorová and Guests – Hana Zagorová, the legendary award-winning Czech singer, performs her greatest hits.
Starts: Oct. 28, 19:00. Admission: Sk450 - Sk500 (€14.94 - €16.60). Palace of Art, Moyzesova 66. Tel: 055/161-86.

Poprad
EXHIBITION: Photographs – Juraj Lipscher, a successful Slovak artist who has lived in Switzerland since 1968, presents three cycles of photographs .
Open: Mon-Fri 8:00-17:00, until November 7. Admission: Sk20 (€0.66). The Tatra Gallery Exhibition Hall, Alžbetina 30. Tel: 052/7721-968, www.tatragaleria.sk.

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