Western SLOVAKIACONCERT: WITHIN the autumn Aupark Tour 2010 series, popular Czech and Slovak musician and former member of the legendary Modus band Miro Žbirka visits various Slovak cities and towns with the Cappella Istropolitana Chamber Orchestra conducted by Adrian Kokoš. On October 7, for example, Žbirka performs at the town sports hall in Púchov. For more info, please go to www.ticketportal.sk or www.zbirka.cz.
DANCE: Choreographic Factory – A show composed of young choreographers’ work will be performed by dancers from the Elle Danse experimental stage.
Starts: October 7, 20:00; T & D House, Miletičova 17/B. Admission: €4-€6. Tel: 02/5541-0716; www.elledanse.sk.
CLASSICAL MUSIC: Neznáma hudba - Albrechtina – Within the Unknown Music series, this evening is focused on the personality of composer Valentin Silvestrov, performed by E. Šušková, J. Slávik, M. Bajuszová and V. Godár.
Starts: October 4, 19:00; Pálffy Palace, Zámocká Street. Admission: voluntary. Tel: 0903/524-024; registerkultury.gov.sk/podujatia.
MUSIC, VISUAL ART: Multi- vitamín – A multi-genre benefit event which combines music with visual art and includes a design market, sale of the new DVD Animácia nie je mŕtva (Animation is not Dead) and concerts by The Autumnist, Future Sound of Petržalka and Marius Konvoj.
Starts: October 8, 15:00-24:00; Klub za Zrkadlom, Rovniankova 3. Admission: €1.20 (15:00-19:00), €4 (from 19:00) and €8 (with 3D glasses, T-shirt, etc.). Tel: 02/6383-6764; www.kzp.sk.
BENEFIT AUCTION: The Centrum súčasného umenia (Centre of Contemporary Art Foundation) and Sotheby’s auction house offer this benefit event. The works of Slovak contemporary art to be auctioned will be exhibited until October 5.
Starts: October 6, 19:00; Sklad (Warehouse) No. 7, Prístavná 10 – Eurovea. Admission: free. Tel: 02/5441-3316; www.ncsu.sk.
EXHIBITION: Drawing-pin – This exhibition by Dorota Sadovská brings the most recent cycle of the artist’s paintings, focusing on the human body but showing it from a different perspective.
Open: Fri-Sun 14:00-19:00 until October 17, Artgallery Devín, Brigádnická 27. Admission: free. Tel: 02/6030-0277; www.artgallery-devin.sk.
EXHIBITION: 3366 – This exhibition of Ašot Haas and Nenad Brankovič combines the technology of glass forming with a fascination with mathematics and geometry.
Open: Tue-Sun 13:00-18:00 until October 17; Baštová 2. Admission: free. More info: www. galeria- nova.sk.
CLASSICAL MUSIC: Krajiny pre Johanna Sebastiana Bacha – Within the project Countries for J.S. Bach, this concert offers, apart from Bach, also T. Jennefelt performed by Duo 7 (Swe-den; A. Hudak and J. Sjunnesson) and Slovak A. Ferienčíková.
Starts: October 6, 19:00; Evangelical Church of the Holy Spirit. Admission: €2. More info: www.24hod.sk.
EXHIBITION: Artist in Residence - Robbin Amy Silverberg and András Böröcz (USA) – Exhibition in a charming, non-traditional space inside a synagogue-turned-exhibition hall.
Open: Wed-Sun 14:00-18:00 until October 24; Mliečňanská 6. Admission: free. Tel: 0903/255- 681; www.athomegallery.org.
OPERETTA: Grófka Marica / Countess Marica – The State Opera stages this popular operetta by E. Kálmán, conducted by I. Bulla and directed by Peter J. Oravec.
Starts: October 5, 19:00; Národná 11. Admission: €4-€6. Tel: 048/4155-715; www.state- opera.sk.
EXHIBITION: Ján Križanský – An exhibition made up of a selection of paintings, drawings and graphic art installed in the beautiful surroundings of the north-western bastion of Zvolen Castle.
Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00 until October 10. Admission: €0.70-€2.70. Tel: 045/5321-903; www.sng.sk, www.kamdo- mesta.sk.
EXHIBITION: THE U SEDIACEHO anjela / At the Sitting Angel gallery in Kežmarok offers, until October 14, the exhibition Ondrej 4. Zimka Dialógy 2010 as part of its summer art festival. Ondrej Zimka has made modern, imaginative objects that are intriguingly installed in space. The exhibition can be seen from 10:00 to 18:00. For more info, please go to www.galeriauanjela.sk.
MUSICAL: Mária Antoinetta – This Slovak musical, created by V. Klimáček, G. Dušík, P. Uličný and J. Moravčík, dramatises one of the most fascinating stories in history, the fate of the Austrian princess Marie Antoinette, who married the heir to the French throne, only to be executed during the French Revolution.
Starts: October 8, 18:45; Divadlo Jonáša Záborského, Hlavná 48. Admission: €10-€12. Tel: 051/7562-199; www.djz.sk.
EXHIBITION: Putovanie krajinou / Wandering across the Country – This exhibition of the works of Antonín Vojtek shows a poetically perceived landscape.
Open: Tue-Sat 10:00-16:00 until October 23; Vila Flóra gallery in Starý Smokovec. Admission: €0.50-€1.50. Tel: 052/4422- 388; www.tatragaleria.sk.
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