Western SLOVAKIABratislavaPARTY: WORLD famous French DJ David Guetta, 42, who recorded a hit titled Gettin’ Over You, performs at the Incheba Open Air complex in Bratislava on September 14. He issued his first single recording called Up & Away in 1994, co-authored with Robert Owens. In 2002, he recorded a debut album Just a Little More Love. His fame grew outside of France and his home haven of Ibiza in 2007 with the release of Pop Life. The concert starts at 20:00 and tickets cost €40 or €70 for a VIP ticket. For more info, go to www.ticketportal.sk.
LIVE MUSIC: Dan Bárta & Illustratosphere – this Czech singer, popular especially among “musical gourmets” will perform in one of Bratislava’s established music clubs.
Starts: September 15, 19:30; Nu Spirit Club, Šafárikovo Square 7. Admission: €15. Tel: 0917/304-891; www.nuspirit.sk.
CLASSICAL MUSIC: Katedrálny organový festival – The Cathedral Organ Festival ends with a concert by US musician David di Fiore playing J.S. Bach, C. Franck, J. Reubke, M. Dupré, J. Langlais, and M. E. Bossi.
Starts: September 16, 19:00; St. Martin Cathedral, Rudnayovo Square. Admission: €5-€7. Tel: 02/5293-3321; www.ticketpor- tal.sk, www.bkis.sk.
CLASSICAL MUSIC: Special Concert of the Slovak Philharmonic – A special guest, Hungarian conductor Zsolt Nagy, professor at the Conservatoire National Supérieur in Paris, will bring the premiere of Missa Pro Nobis by Slovak composer, philosopher and humanist Roman Berger, with soloists Denisa Šlepkovská, Stanislav Beňa, and František Kovár.
Starts: September 17, 19:00; historical building of the SND, Hviezdoslavovo Square. Admission: €7-€8. Tel: 02/2047-5233; www.filharm.sk.
EXHIBITION: Jana Čepa – Renková Uhly pohľadu – Angles of View is an exhibition of a promising young Slovak painter who expresses her complex view of life through a simple form.
Open: Mon-Sun 8:00 – 19:00 until September 19; GUBA Gallery, Galvaniho 7. Admission: free. Tel: 0907/150-345; www.guba.sk.
REPRODUCED MUSIC: Darkness 6 – Nine DJs will show their skills in both duels and solo performances during this all-night event.
Starts: September 17, 20:00, Piano klub. Admission: €12. Tel: 02/5293-3321; www.ticketportal. sk, www.party.drom.sk.
SALE AND EXCHANGE OF PETS: Terrano fauna - Owners and fans can admire, buy, sell, or exchange fish, snakes, lizards, turtles, spiders, insects for feeding and many more kinds of gear; there are also exhibitions, lectures, competitions and a veterinary advisory centre.
Starts: September 19, 9:00 - 13:00; hall of the Secondary Agricultural School, Zavarská 9. Admission: €0.70-€1. Tel: 0944/ 069-430; www.terranofauna.eu/ sk.
EXHIBITION: THE CENTRO Nitra shopping complex is offering visitors a chance – until the end of September – to see photographs by Ctibor Bachratý from last year’s Divadelná Nitra International Festival. The photo collection consists of 22 big-format works by the artist who is considered one of the kings of Slovak theatre photography. Bachratý has also documented music and dance festivals such as Pohoda and the Art Film Festival.
EXHIBITION: Marek Orman-dík – Očistec/Purgatory offers a new collection of paintings and plastic art inspired by the classical literary work of Dante Alighieri.
Open: Tue-Wed 10:00 – 13:00, Thur-Sat 13:00 – 16:00 until September 25; Exhibition Hall of Liptov Gallery of P. M. Bohúň. Admission: €0.50-€1. Tel: 0918/ 599-856; www.galerialm.sk.
EXHIBITION: Trinásta kom-nata – The Thirteenth Chamber offers an exhibition of works made by physically or mentally handicapped clients of social homes and is presented every year during the International Festival of Creativity and Fantasy, Jašidielňa.
Open: Mon–Fri 8:00 – 16:00 until September 16; Makovického Dom/House of Makovický. Admission: free. Tel: 041/5625-956; www.kulturnecentrum.zilina.net.
MOUNTAIN CLIMBING: 86th Traditional Climbers’ Week – The main events will take place between Thursday and Sunday and the events will be attended by world-ranked Slovenian climber Silvo Karo. An informal climb to Slavkovský štít and several other attractions as well as a final party with live music are part of the events.
Starts: September 12-19; Horský hotel SOREA, Hrebienok. More info: www.james.sk.
MUSEUM EXHIBITION: His-tória hasičstva na Slovensku – The History of Fire Fighters in Slovakia in the Town Museum in Stropkov traces the gradual development of fire fighting and its equipment in Slovakia and was prepared by the Regional Museum in Prešov.
Open: 9:00-16:00 until September 15; Zámocká 519/3. Admission: €0.20-€0.50. Tel: 054/7424-634; www.stropkov.sk/ muzeum.
13. Sep 2010 at 0:00 | Zuzana Vilikovská