CONCERT: The Hope Gospel Singers and Band celebrate their 15th anniversary, and as it is a musical body, the natural way is a special concert, offering not only gospels in English, but also joint gigs with their guests, actor and singer Ján Slezák, actress Ľudmila Trenklerová, opera singer Matej Vaník and The Continentals. The concert takes place on November 30 at 18:00 in the DK Zrkadlový Háj House of Culture in Rovniankova 3 in Bratislava; tickets cost €6-€9 and can be purchased through 02/6381-1328 or www.kzp.sk.
CONTEMPORARY DANCE: Rootless Root: Kireru – The third edition of the cycle Koren(i)e súčasného tanca /Roots-Spices of Contemporary Dance brings the story of an end of one era and the birth of another, as conceived and performed by the Greek Rootless Root Company choreographed and directed by Jozef Fruček (SK) and Linda Kapetanea to the live music of John Parish and his band.
Starts: Nov 25, 19:00; new building of the Slovak National Theatre, Pribinova 17. Admission: €10-€20. Tel: 02/2047-2299; www.snd.sk.
LIVE MUSIC: Mario Biondi – The Italian singer who combines soul, R&B and jazz will perform songs mostly from his recent album Sun in Bratislava within the City Sounds cycle.
Starts: Nov 25, 20:00 (19:00 DJ Shakul & Jaslo); Ateliér Babylon, SNP Square 14. Admission: €25. Tel: 02/2090-1900; www.atelierbabylon.sk.
PARTY/CLUBBING: Nightcall w/ Brodinski (Bromance/FR) – The 5th anniversary of the Nu Spirit Club will see a big celebration, with French star of electronic sound, DJ Brodinski.
CLASSICAL MUSIC: Solamente Naturali: Musica poetica da camera – Musical Manuscripts and Scores Archives in Slovakia – Lubeník. After playing the so-far unknown scores from Rožňava and Liptovský Hrádok, the Solamente Naturali ensemble of early music will wind down the year 2014 by playing music from Lubeník’s scores.
LIVE MUSIC: Zaz – French songstress in the tradition of Edith Piaf who merges gipsy jazz with pop, swing and Latino-style music will give a concert in Bratislava, in a bigger venue than originally planned.
Starts: Nov 28, 19:00; Aegon Arena NTC, Príkopova 4. Admission: €33-€45. More info: www.citylife.sk.
BLUES FESTIVAL: Folk-Blues Session 2014 – The 14th year of the folk-blues and blues music will feature Gwyn Ashton Duo (AT/SK), Jerguš Oravec Trio (SK), Erich “Boboš” Procházka & Marek Wolf, Igor Cvacho & 3 Drive, focusing on the early era of blues.
Starts: Nov 29, 19:00; DK Lúky, Vígľašská 1. Admission: €8 (in advance)-€10. Tel: 02/6383-5404; www.kzp.sk.
MODERN DANCE/THEATRE: Debris Company: Clear – The personality split in its memories, past experience and values... to find something new. The piece performed by Marián Prevendarčík, Nikoleta Rafaelisová and Stanislava Vlčeková is choreographed by the latter and directed by Jozef Vlk.
Starts: Nov 28-29, 20:00; Elledanse theatre, T & D, Miletičova 17/B. Admission: €5-€10. Tel: 0905/969-105; www.elledanse.sk.
CONTEMPORARY MUSIC: NEXT – The international festival of contemporary music that defies genres celebrates 15 years by offering names like Rahsad Becker (GER), KTL (UK), Emptyset (UK), Myriam Bleau (CAN), Adam Donovan (AUS) and others.
Starts: Nov 26-29; various sites. Admission: €21 for the whole festival. More info (and tickets): www.citylife.sk.
LIVE MUSIC: Uprising Winter Edition – The 5th year of the winter edition of a popular reggae event will host foreign stars like Chezidek (JAM) & Firemen Crew (AT), Zion Train (UK), Irie Maffia (HU), and others.
Starts: Nov 29, 19:00; Ateliér Babylon, SNP Square 14. Admission: €15-€18. Tel: 02/2090-1900; www.atelierbabylon.sk; www.uprisng.sk.
WORLD MUSIC: Irish Traditional Music – ITM – will be played by the Dalách band representing the modern stream of this genre.
Starts: Nov 28, 20:00; Hlava 22, Bazová 9. Admission: €5. Tel: 0911/193-382;
THEATRE FESTIVAL: Error – The International Festival of Homeless and Community Theatres in its 8th year brings theatres from the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Slovenia, Germany and Slovakia, and also an Armenian-Turkish theatre group.
Starts: Nov 28 (16:00)-29 (10:00); Pisztory Palace, Štefánikova 25. Admission: voluntary. More info: www.citylife.sk.
LIVE MUSIC: Ragtime Night with Saxophone Syncopators – Ladislav Fančovič, Frederika Babuliaková, Pavol Hoďa, and Ján Gašpárek are a saxophone quartet playing – not only – ragtime music.
Starts: Nov 29, 20:00; Art Klub Kafé Scherz, Palisády (Partizánska 2). Admission: €5. Tel: 0918/ 724-379; www.kafescherz.sk.
MUSEUM/EXHIBITION: Coronatus Posonii - The exhibition of Hungarian coronation jewels is completed with prints and artworks from that period.
Open: daily except Mondays, 10:00-17:00 until Dec 31; Museum of History, SNM, Bratislava Castle. Admission: €4-€7. More info: www.snm.sk.
EXHIBITION: Monika and Bohuš Kubinskis – Depozit frontovej línie / The Deposit of the Frontline – The exhibition of this couple focuses on the artistic perception of war and national historical memory.
Open: upon agreement until March 31, 2015; At Home Gallery, Mliečnanská 6. Admission: voluntary. More info: www.athomegallery.org.
DANCE: Fantázia Orientu / The Fantasy of the Orient is the 7th year of the show presenting a whole range of Oriental dance, music and atmosphere, including guests from the Czech Republic, Tina Ahmed and David Katolický, as well as various Oriental troupes from Slovakia. Tickets for the show on November 29 at 18:00 on the Big Stage of the House of Unions / Dom odborov in Ľ. Štúra Square 1 in Žilina cost €7 (in advance, Habibi restaurant, Mirage shopping centre, email@example.com) – €8. More information offered via 0904/575-514 or the mentioned email.
MODERN DANCE: 7_ choreografov / 7_Choreographers - This piece explores the motif of duets through the perspective of seven prominent Slovak modern dance choreographers.
Starts: Nov 28, 18:00; Divadlo štúdio tanca / Theatre Studio of Dance, Na Kačici, Komenského 12. Admission: €7-€8. Tel: 048/4146-540; www.studiotanca.sk.
THEATRE/DANCE: Nočná skúška / Night Exam – The premiere of this piece combines dance and drama in a unique story of rehearsing a musical performance, in which most of the cast play themselves.
Starts: Nov 28, 29, 19:00; historical building of State Theatre Košice, Hlavná 58. Admission: €4-€12. Tel: 055/2452-269, -260; www.sdke.sk.
FILM FESTIVAL: Ekotopfilm – The festival of environmental films includes not just movie screenings, but also debates, lectures and other activities.
Starts: Nov 24-25; Galéria shopping centre, Toryská 5. Admission: free. More info: www.kamdomesta.sk.
CLASSICAL MUSIC: Godár Symphonic and Film – The State Philharmonic Košice (ŠfK) plays a concert concentrated on the work of contemporary Slovak composer Vladimír Godár, both symphonic and film music for which he has already received awards.
Starts: Nov 27, 19:00; ŠfK, House of Arts, Moyzesova 66. Admission: €3.50-€7. Tel: 055 /6220 -763; www.sfk.sk.
CLASSICAL MUSIC: řák vs Smetana – The concert dedicated to Czech classical music – within the Prešov Musical Autumn – will host soprano Lucie Kašpárková, tenors Jaroslav Dvorský and Anton Baculík, bass-baritone Marián Lukáč, Katarína Barčovská and Júlia Grejtáková on piano performing Slavonic Dances and operatic duets and arias.
Starts: Nov 26, 19:00; PKO Čierny Orol, Hlavná 50. Admission: €3.50-€7. Tel: 051/7723 -741; More info: www.pkopresov.sk.
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