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Western SLOVAKIA

(Source: SME)

Western SLOVAKIA

Bratislava
CONCERT:
ROBERT Glasper Experiment is a US group that merges futuristic jazz with hop-hop, R&B and new urban sounds. Within the series In Jazz We Trust, they will play – supported by Slovak performers DJ Magalova, Kinet, Stroon and Ink Midget – on March 27 at 21:00 in the NU Spirit Club in Luxor Passage, Štúrova 3, in Bratislava. Tickets cost €2 and can be purchased through 02/5293 -3321; www.ticketportal.sk or www.nuspirit.sk.

Bratislava
CIRCUS:
Shanghai Nights – The Chinese National Circus, famous for its impressive acrobats, will present its new show in a single event performed in Slovakia.
Starts: March 24, 19:00; Hant Arena (ŠH Pasienky), Tr-navská cesta 29. Admission: €24-€39. Tel: 02/5293-3321; www.ticketportal.sk.

Bratislava
ART OF MIME:
The way of the Cross, or Via Dolorosa, is the final re-run of the special performance by mime artist Milan Sládek to the music by Marcel Dupré, accompanied by texts read by actor Štefan Bučko.
Starts: March 27, 19:30; Church of St Vincent de Paul, Tomášikova 8. Admission: €5-€10. Tel: 02/5293-3321; www. ticketportal.sk.

Bratislava
BIRD-WATCHING:
Cycling Trip for the First Swallows – The first birds arriving in Slovakia this spring can be observed on a 40-km cycling trip. Organisers can lend binoculars and offer professional insight.
Starts: March 29, 9:00- 15:00; starts at Viedenská Road, the parking lot under the SNP Bridge. Admission: voluntary. More info: www. watching.sk.

Bratislava
CLASSICAL MUSIC:
Bratislavská Komorná Gitara / Bratislava Chamber Guitar – Oksana Sinková (flute, Estonia), Petr Nouzovský (cello, CZ) and Miriam Rodriguez-Brüllová (guitar, SK) will play works composed for guitar.
Starts: March 30, 19:00; Music Centre, Zichy Palace, Ventúrska 9. Admission: €5-€7.

Bratislava
MUSIC-AWARDS CONCERT:
Radio_Head Awards Festival – The Radio_Head music awards ceremony will be preceded by two days of concerts in three halls of the Slovak Radio building, presenting last year’s winners, musical premieres, an organ concert of works by Philip Glass and more.
Starts: March 28-29, 19:00 (17:00 on 29); Slovak Radio, Mýtna 1. Admission: free. More info: www.citylife.sk.

Bratislava
CLASSICAL MUSIC:
Sunday Matiné / Nedeľné Matiné – The regular events in the Bratislava City Gallery this time bring Brigitte Buxtorf (flute, CHE), Dominique Guignard (flute, CHE) and Viera Bartošová (piano, SK) playing works of Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, Louis Drouet, Adolphe Adam, Berlioz, Bizet, Gabriel Fauré, Philippe Gaubert and Francis Poulenc.
Starts: March 20, 10:30; GMB Mirbach Palace, Františkánske Square 11. Admission: €3. Tel: 02/5443-1556; www.gmb.sk.

Bratislava
EXHIBITION:
Darker Than Black – The exhibition explores the symbolic and sometimes controversial colour from different angles, presenting the works of nine Slovak and Czech artists and one group, as curated by Katarína Slaninková. Visitors can add their personal touch by knitting a piece of one work.
Open: Tue-Sat 13:00-19:00 until April 4; SODA Gallery, Školská 8. Admission: free. Tel: 0907/853-562; www.sodagallery.sk

Bratislava
EXHIBITION:
Daniel Fischer Obrazy / Paintings – The paintings of versatile,
contemporary Slovak artist Fischer are on display in an exhibition curated by Marián Mudroch. Open: Tue-Sun 14:00-19:00 until April 6; Galéria 19, Lazaretská 19. Admission: free. Tel: 02/5292-6651; www.galeria19.sk.

Bratislava
PHOTO EXHIBITION:
Czech Press Photo – The winners of the photo-journalism competition from the Czech Republic show their works in several categories.
Open: Workdays 10:00-16:00; Courtyard of the Culture Ministry, SNP Square 33. Admission: free. Tel: 918 817 140; www.nocka.sk.

Nitra
FILM FESTIVAL:
Ecuadorian Film Festival – The festival shows this Latin American country through stories, documents and art. A parallel event takes place in Bratislava.
Starts: March 27; Tatra Theatre Club, Old Karol Spišák Theatre. Admission: free. Mo-re info: mic.iom.sk/atlas/2014/02/ekvadorsky-filmovy-festival.

Modra
WINE FESTIVAL:
Vitis Aurea Modra 2014 – This wine festival includes an international exhibition, professional wine tasting and more.
Starts: March 28-29; Eles-ko Wine Park, Partizánska 2275. Admission: free. Tel: 0904/910-105; www.vincur.sk, www.modra.sk.

Trenčín
JAZZ:
Gwyn Ashton Trio – The trio (Gwyn Ashton-guitar, AUS-UK; Lukáš Kytnar-bass, CZ; Roman Vícha-drums, CZ play Zeppelin-style blues rock.
Starts: March 30, 19:00; Piano Club Trenčín, Pod Sokolice 12-16. Admission: €10. More info: www.pianoclub.sk.

Nové Zámky
EXHIBITION:
Majstri Grafiky / Masters of Graphic Art – This exhibition focuses on graphic art and its techniques in the 15th-17th centuries, as curated by Andrej Lauko.
Open: Tue-Fri 8:00-17:00, Sat 9:00-13:00 until Apr 5. Galéria umenia Ernesta Zmetáka, Björnsonova 1. Admission: €0.50-€1.50. Tel: 035/ 6408-440; www.galerianz.eu.

Central SLOVAKIA

Banská Bystrica
THEATRE:
CROSS the Mind is a project by US theatre director and activist Marcy Arlin that focuses on community theatre. Arlin has prepared a public reading of the play Zuzana a Starci (Paparazzi) / Susanna and the Elders (Paparazzi), written by Eva Maliti-Fraňová and performed by Eva Dočolomanská as an open rehearsal on March 26, at 19:00, with a discussion afterwards. Tickets for the event at the Puppet Theatre Bábkové Divadlo Na Rázcestí, Skuteckého 14 in Banská Bystrica, cost €2.50. More information is available at 048/4125 -513 or www.bdnr.sk.

Žilina
CLASSICAL MUSIC:
Večer Francúzskej Hudby / Evening of French Music – The Slovak Sinfonietta conducted by Valentin Doni from Moldova, with Michael Berki and Michal Dírer on piano, will play compositions by Ravel, Saint-Saens and Bizet.
Starts: March 27, 19:00; ŠKO (Slovak Sinfonietta), Dolný Val 47. Admission: €6-€10. Tel: 041/2451-111; www. skozilina.sk.

Svätý Anton
HUNTERS’ FESTIVAL:
Chovateľská Prehliadka Poľovníckych Trofejí / Breeders’ Show of Hunting Trophies – This exposition tradition shows the achievements of hunters.
Open: workdays 8:00-15:00 until March 28; Hunting Museum in Svätý Anton. Admission: €3-€6. Tel: 045/6913 -932; www.msa.sk.

Eastern SLOVAKIA

Košice
MODERN DANCE:
Art Dance 2014 – This dance performance featuring BoBalet group includes choreography by Boba Brella, Martin Goga, Anton Beliš and Francesco Azzari.
Starts: March 27, 19:00; Ka-sárne Kulturpark barracks, Kukučínova 2. Admission: €5. More info: www.k13.sk/udalosti/art-dance-2014.

Poprad
MEMORIAL EXHIBITION:
Jan Mózer – Zlomený Narcis / Broken Daffodil; Peter Mózer – Portréty / Portraits – This exhibition will open with a ceremony commemorating the Jewish girls and women who were transported from Poprad in the Second World War.
Starts: March 25, 15:00 at the memorial board at the railway station; the exhibition is open Mon-Fri 10:00-17:00, Sun 13:00-17:00 until April 8; Tatranská galéria, Hviezdoslavova 12. Admission: €1-€1.50. More info: www.tatragaleria.sk.

Košice
LIVE MUSIC:
Gamma Ray (Ger) & Rhapsody of Fire (IT) – Two phenomena of nature, a German and an Italian rock/metal band, will join forces to perform a concert in Slovakia as part of their current tour.
Starts: March 24, 19:00; Collosseum Club, Vrátna 70. Admission: €24. More info: www.collosseum.sk.

Prešov
EXHIBITION:
Kľukatými Cestami-Moderné Slovenské Umenie zo Súkromných Zbie-rok / On Winding Roads-Modern Slovak Art from Private Collections – This exhibition offers a retrospective of 72 works by 51 artists, showing the path of Slovak modernism.
Open: Tue-Fri 9:00-17:00; Sun 13:00-17:00 until Apr 6; Šariš Gallery, Hlavná 51. Admission: €0.50-€1.50. Tel: 051/7725 -423; www.sgpresov.sk.

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