Western SLOVAKIABratislva CONCERT:Kevin Costner is not just a famous actor but also – though less known – a musician. On March 25 he comes to Bratislava’s PKO venue as part of Kevin Costner & Modern West. The evening’s event will also introduce the winners of the Czech-Slovak Superstar competition: Martin Chodúr, Miro Šmajda and Jan Bendig. Costner’s country-rock concert will be opened with a gig by Sarah Beck “the gentle fairy from Nashville”. With all the possibilities, it could be a splendid experience for the whole family. Tickets cost €30 and are available through www.ticketportal.sk. For more info, call 02/5293-3321-23
LIVE JAZZ : [re:jazz] in Bratislava – The German group combining jazz and electronic music has won the hearts of many Slovak audiences and now returns to offer more of its masterful music.
Starts: March 22, 21:00,
Nu Spirit Club. Admission: from €15. www.nuspirit.sk; www.ticketportal.sk.
CLASSICAL MUSIC: The Slovak Philharmonics will give two concerts with their French leading conductor Emmanuel Villaume, introducing the works of Richard Wagner and Gustav Mahler at both of them .
Starts: March 26 and 27, 19:00; the Historical building of the National Theatre, Hviezdoslavovo Square. Tel: 02/2047-5 233; www.filharmonia.sk.
LIVE MUSIC & MORE: Mangofest – The first year of the “Festival of 6 Senses” will present, in addition to Latino, reggae and world music, also photographs, dance and workshops. The artists involved include Mango Salseros, Flaco de Nerja, Thierry & Friends, EA band, Lopez, and others.
Starts: March 26-28. SD (House of Culture) Nivy, Súťažná 18. Admission: €10 (1 day) or €12 (2 days). Tel: 02/5596-0861; www.cultus.sk/kino_nivy.htm.
OPERA: Faust – The world-renowned Georgian bass Paatu Burkhuladze will star in Gunaud’s opera as Mephisto– phéles. M. Dvorský will perform the part of Faust.
Start: March 28, 19:00. New SND building, Pribinova 17. Admission: €15-€40. Tel: 02/2047-2299, 02/2049-4290; www.snd.sk.
EXHIBITION: Gustav Mahler and Vienna – This exhibition in the Austrian Cultural Centre shows the role of Vienna and its institutions on the life of this famous conductor and composer of the early-modernist era and the Fin-de-Siécle as well as his influence on Vienna.
Open: Mon-Fri 10:00-17:00 until April 2. RKF, Zelená 7. Admission: free. Tel: 02/5464-1337; www.rakusko.eu/sk.
EXHIBITION: T + H + 1Rey (Cuba, Germany) + Kanaka Tsuruta (Japan) – At home Gallery presents an exhibition
by plastic artist-translator-art historian Tsuruta and museologist-conceptual-plastic artist 1Rey.
Open: Wed-Sun 14:00-18:00 until April 4. The Synagogue, Mliečňanská 5. Admission: free. Tel: 031/5627-999; www.athomegallery.org.
EXHIBITION:The exhibition hall of the Town Cultural Centre in Tvrdošín is fully decorated with Easter eggs until April 6. The exhibition called Easter Decorations (Veľkonočné dekorácie) presents more than 150 artists from Slovakia as well as Poland who have sent their creations to compete in the eighth year of the contest to select the most beautiful Slovak Easter egg (kraslica). Both traditional and experimental new technologies, made by both adults and children, can be admired in Tvrdošín. The cultural centre is open Mon-Fri 9:00-16:00 and admission is free. For more info call 043/5864-928 or see www.osvetadk.sk
MODERN DANCE: Posed – this dance performance of the CobosMika Company has the motto ''Life is Motion and Motion is the Mirror of the Soul'. Peter Mika and Olga Cobos are Slovaks living in Spain and the music for Posed was composed by Vlado Ďurajka.
Starts: March 26, 27 and 30, 19:00. ARTkino – PKO hall (former House of Culture). Admission:
€4-€6. Tel: 048/4146-540; www.studiotanca.sk.
MUSEUM: Closed Mines and Iron Mills – The Upper Hron Museum has prepared an exhibition about mining sites in the Poprad district that have closed, and also about the former iron furnaces in Horehronie.
Open: Mon-Fri 8:00-16:00, Sat-Sun 9:00-17:00 until March 31. Horehronské museum, Meštiansky dom, nám. M. R. Štefánika 13. Admission: €0.50-€1. Tel: 048/6112-453; www.horehronskemuzeum.sk.
CLASSICAL MUSIC: Prešovská hudobná jar – Within the cycle of Prešov Musical Spring, the Žilina Chamber Orchestra will give a concert presenting S. Prokofiev, A. Vivaldi, and W. A. Mozart; conducted by K. Kevický and with E. Garajová as alto soloist.
Starts: March 24, 19:00. PKO Čierny orol, Hlavná ulica 50. Admission: €2-€5. Tel: 051/7723-741-2; www.pkopresov.sk.
BOTANICS: Stone Herbarium – The Botanical Gardens host an exhibition of imprints in stone of leaves, fruits and plant parts, including one tree trunk, from the Mesozoic and Tertiary eras from 280-240 million years ago.
Open: Mon-Sun 9:00-15:00, until March 31. Botanická záhrada UPJŠ. Admission: €1-2. Tel: 055/2341-667; www.upjs.sk/
22. Mar 2010 at 0:00 | Zuzana Vilikovská