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Bratislava THEATER:

PROBABLY the best-known novel about a knight, Cervantes’ story of Don Quixote and his loyal servant Sancho Panza, is told in an innovative way through the language of Flamenco dance, black-light theatre, live music and singing at Bratislava’s Teatro Wüstenrot on October 27 in Don Quijote podľa Sancha. This dash of Iberian flair is choreographed by Spain’s Ramón Martinez and performed by the Remedios dance group. For more information, please go to or


l JAZZ MUSIC: Coffee & Jazz – Radovan Tariška and Juraj Bartoš are connected through long-term projects; this time they play with Klaudius Kováč. The performance combines superb musical skills with the intimate atmosphere of a café.

Starts: October 25, 17:00; Coffee & Co, Laurinská 5. Admission: voluntary. More info:


CLASSICAL MUSIC: Cracow Duo – Poles Jan Kalinowski on cello and Marek Szlezer on piano will play works by Chopin, Tasman, Martinú and Shostakovich.

Starts: October 26, 19:00; Dvorana Concert Hall, Zochova 3. Admission: €5. Tel: 02/2047- 5233;, www. pol-


EXHIBITION: Jesenné / Au- tumn / Blues – A selection of Slovak graphics by Augustovič, Gažovič, Hložníková, Kellenberger, Mikyta, Pollág, Richtáriková and Zimková, among others, offers a taste of this genre.

Open: Mon-Fri 13:00-18:00 until October 31; Galéria Čin-čin, Podjavorinskej 4. Admission: free. Tel: 0905/206-298; www.


EXHIBITION: Juraj Bartusz gestá/gestures/body/sekundy/seco nds – This exhibition presents a retrospective of his work, including recordings of his concepts and a look at his creative process.

Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00 until October 31; SNG, Esterházy Palace, Ľ. Štúr Square 4. Admission: €1.30-€3.50. Tel: 02/5443- 4587;


EXHIBITION: Segment - Polstoročie slovenského šperku / Half a Century of Slovak Jewels – The gallery and the AURA association present a review of the artistic side of Slovak jewels and jewellers over fifty years.

Open: Tue-Sun 12:00-17:00 until October 31; Galéria Medium, Hviezdoslavovo Square 18. Admission: free. Tel: 02/5443- 5334; dium.


EXHIBITION: ...beziehungswe ise... verdichtungen und kontexturen / ...poťažmo... zahustenia a kontextúry – For her latest exhibition, Marga Persson (Sweden) has chosen paper to express her creativity.

Open: Mon-Sat 13:00-17:00 until November 3; Galéria X, Zámočnícka 5. Admission: free. More info: www.kamdo-,


EXHIBITION: Zreštaurované terče / Restored Targets – The Association of Trnava Sharpshooters, an amateur enthusiasts’ group, exhibits old targets restored between 2007 and 2009.

Open: Tue-Sun 11:00-17:00 until November 22; Western Slovak Museum, Múzejné Square 3. Admission: €0.50-€1. Tel: 033/ 5512-913;


Banská Bystrica

THE SHOW Gypsy Fire 2010 - Goran Bregović brings this famous Balkan musician and his Wedding and Funeral Orchestra as special guests to the ice hockey stadium in Banská Bystrica on October 28. Goran Bregović has composed the music for films by Emir Kusturica and is renowned for his perception of a wide range of music. They will be accompanied by the Gypsy music of Alexander Daško and Sisa Sklovská, Richard Rikkon, and the “Russka Roma” ensemble from Russia. For more info, please go to, or


BODYBUILDING: World Cha-mpionship of Amateurs and Professionals in Bodybuilding and Fitness – About 400 athletes and global members of the WFF and WBFF federations are expected to compete at this world championship.

Starts: October 29-30, 19:00; Sports Hall of Brusno Elementary School. Admission: €10 (amateurs) - €15 (professionals). Tel: 02/5293-3321; www.ticketpor-,


PHOTO EXHIBITION: 30 Rokov fotoklubu Obzor pri KKS / 30 Years of the Photography Club of the Regional Cultural Centre – This exhibition by amateur photographers from the Obzor Photography Club brings a retrospective of their works.

Open: Mon-Fri 8:00-15:00 until October 29; foyer of the Žilina Regional Office. Admission: free. Tel: 041/7063-111;,



LIVE MUSIC: Phoenix Uprising – Concert by an international band playing an unrestrained fusion rock, consisting of Kevin Macke (USA), David Latinovic (Serbia), Jaro Lozak (Slovakia), and Martin Špaldoň (Slovakia).

Starts: October 26, 21:00; Wave klub, Hlavná 121. Admission: €1. Tel: 0949/714-372; www.


EXHIBITION: Andy Warhol a Júlia – This exhibition aims to present the controversial US artist, whose family background reaches eastern Slovakia, through his drawings, previously unseen in Slovakia, as well as through previously unscreened movies about his mother, Júlia, who had an important influence on his life and work.

Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-20:00 until November 6; Eastern Slovak Gallery, Hlavná 27. Admission: €5. Tel: 055/6817-511;

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