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Western SLOVAKIA Bratislava LIVE MUSIC:FAMOUS New Age music pioneer Jean-Michel Jarre is giving two concerts in Slovakia as part of his Oxygene Tour 2008. The French composer, performer and music producer, who made it into 1997’s New Guinness Book of Records for performing in front of 3.5 million people celebrating Moscow’s 850th anniversary, still fascinates his admirers with unforgettable shows full of spectacular fireworks and laser shows. Jarre will perform at the Pasienky Sports Hall (Trnavská Cesta 29) in Bratislava on November 28 and at the Steel Arena (Nerudova 12) in Košice on November 29. Both concerts start at 20:00. Tickets cost between Sk890 (€29.54) and Sk1,390 (€46.14). More information is available at 0915/844-154 or www.epg.sk.

Jean Michel Jarre(Source: Courtesy of EPG Rock On)

Western SLOVAKIA

Bratislava LIVE MUSIC:FAMOUS New Age music pioneer Jean-Michel Jarre is giving two concerts in Slovakia as part of his Oxygene Tour 2008. The French composer, performer and music producer, who made it into 1997’s New Guinness Book of Records for performing in front of 3.5 million people celebrating Moscow’s 850th anniversary, still fascinates his admirers with unforgettable shows full of spectacular fireworks and laser shows. Jarre will perform at the Pasienky Sports Hall (Trnavská Cesta 29) in Bratislava on November 28 and at the Steel Arena (Nerudova 12) in Košice on November 29. Both concerts start at 20:00. Tickets cost between Sk890 (€29.54) and Sk1,390 (€46.14). More information is available at 0915/844-154 or www.epg.sk.

Bratislava
LIVE MUSIC: Art of Livin – Slovak alternative bands, Sto múch and Chiki Liki Tu-A, perform.
Starts: Nov. 27, 20:00. Admission: Sk150 (€4.98). Klub Za Zrkadlom music club, Rovniankova 3, Petržalka. Tel: 02/ 6381-1328, www.artoflivin.sk.

Bratislava
FESTIVAL: Nu Dance Fest – A presentation of modern dance choreography by artists from Slovakia and abroad.
Runs: Nov. 27-Dec. 1. Admission: Sk100 (€3.32) for each performance. A4 Zero Space Club, SNP Square 12. www.a4.sk.

Bratislava
OPEN HOUSE: See More – The Slovak National Theatre opens its gates so that fans can take a look behind the curtains. Several performances are held both in the theatre and outside.
Starts: Nov. 29, 10:00. Admission: free. The Slovak National Theatre, Pribinova 17. Tel: 02/5778-2534, www.snd.sk.

Bratislava
OPERA: Orfeo ed Euridice – The final dress rehearsal of this famous opera by Christoph Willibald Gluck takes place.
Starts: Nov. 30, 10:30. Admission: Sk60 (€1.66). The Slovak National Theatre, Pribinova 17. Tel: 02/5778-2534, www.snd.sk.

Bratislava
EXHIBITION: Hats and More - Josefine Pavlik invites fashion lovers to a display of hats and other accessories.
Open: Mon-Fri 13:00-18:00, until December 2. Admission: free. The K Gallery, Ventúrska 8. Tel: 02/5443-3927, www.kgallery.sk.

Bratislava
EXHIBITION: Detour – Visitors can travel through 18 Norwegian hiking trails and admire the unique architecture of the surrounding buildings .
Open: Mon-Fri 10:00-18:00, Sat-Sun 13:00-18:00, until December 4. Admission: free. Design Factory, Bottova 2. Tel: 02/5020-1717, www.designfactory.sk.

Nové Zámky
FESTIVAL: Jazz Blues Jamboree – The fourth edition of this international music marathon features renowned jazz musicians including Lucky Peterson from the United States and Livin Blues from the Netherlands.
Runs: Nov. 28-29. Admission: Sk500 (€16.60) for festival pass. Palace of Culture, Hlavné Square 7. Tel: 0905/327-961, www.klikkblues.sk.

Nitra
EXHIBITION: Inside – Seven talented photographers present their newest works on the theme of “the inside”.
Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00, until November 30. Admission: Sk20 (€0.66). Nitra Gallery, Župné Square 3. Tel: 037/6579-641, www.nitrianskagaleria.sk.

Central SLOVAKIA



Banská Bystrica
CLASSICAL MUSIC: Three talented musicians perform different compositions for clarinet, piano and cello.
Starts: Nov. 25, 18:00. Admission: Sk100 (€3.32). Palace of Workers, Robotnícka 3. Tel: 048/4125-887, www.kisbb.sk.

Žilina
CIRCUS: THE POPULAR Moscow Circus on Ice invites families to their exciting and colourful shows in Žilina, Trenčín and Bratislava on November 28, 29 and 30 respectively. This amazing kaleidoscope of performances by numerous acrobats, jugglers, high-wire artists and clowns, combined with figure skating, will thrill spectators of all ages. The ensemble will perform at Žilina’s Sports Hall at Športová Street, Trenčín’s Sports Hall at Hodžova Street and at Bratislava’s Vlado Dzurilla Sports Hall at Ružinovská Street, starting at 18:00. Admission is between Sk300 (€9.96) and Sk890 (€29.54). For more information, call 0902/399-047 or go to www.show-time.sk.


Žilina
BENEFIT CONCERT: Concert for Angels – The Eden dance theatre has prepared this performance to mark World AIDS Day.
Starts: Nov. 30, 18:00. Admission: by voluntary donation. The Fatra Palace of Art, Jozefa Vuruma Street. Tel: 041/5620-952, www.slovaksinfonietta.sk.

Eastern SLOVAKIA



Poprad
LIVE MUSIC: Symphomusiq Tour – Desmod, one of the most popular bands in Slovakia, tours the country with the State Symphonic Orchestra in Košice to present a combination of pop and classical music.
Starts: Nov. 24, 19:00. Admission: Sk350 - Sk390 (€11.62 - €12.95). Poprad Arena, Uherova Street. www.desmod.sk.

Košice
EXHIBITION: Museum as a Workroom - A score of renowned Slovak painters present their works created during a 13-hour creative workshop.
Open: Tue-Sat 09:00-17:00, Sun 09:00-13:00, until December 1. Admission: free. The Eastern Slovak Museum, Hviezdoslavova 3. Tel: 055/6222-039, www.vsmuzeum.sk.

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