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Tips for performances and other events in the capital between February 24 and March 5, including concerts, workshops, paintball battle, trade show, exhibitions and more.

Preßburger Klezmer Band(Source: Courtesy of Ticketportal)

Music & Dance
WORKSHOP: Scenic and oriental dance; Starts: Feb 24, 10:00
CONCERT: Paul van Dyk; Starts: Feb 24, 20:00
CONCERT: Preßburger Klezmer Band; Starts: Mar 3, 19:00
COURSE: Bounce Chicks for ladies; Starts: Mar 6, 17:00
Theatre & Classical Music
INTERNATIONAL PROJECT: Workshop and saxophone orchestra; Starts: Feb 24 – 26
CLASSICAL MUSIC: Wagner, Beethoven and Franck; Starts: Mar 2, 19:00
Events
INDOOR: Paintball Battle; Starts: Feb 26, 16:00
TRADE SHOW: Job opportunities; Starts: Mar 1 – 2
QUIZ: Pub Quiz; Starts: Mar 1, 20:00
MEETING: Looking for a dream job; Starts: Mar 3, 19:00
Exhibitions
EXHIBITION: Archive of 110 selected press photos; Open: Mon – Thu 10.00–17.00, Fri 9.00–15.00 until Feb 28
EXHIBITION: Poetical art for a disturbed era; Open: Tue - Fri 14:00 - 18:00 until Feb 28
Training
TRAINING: Pilates in English three days a week; Starts: Every Tuesday and Thursday evening, 20:20 and Wednesday morning 7:15
TRAINING: Zumba in English Every Tuesday; Starts: Every other Tuesday, 17:50
TRAINING: Yoga in English on Tuesdays and Thursdays; Starts: Every Tuesday, 7:15 and Thursday 18:45
TRAINING: Belly Dance in English Mondays; Starts: Every Monday, 18:00
Highlights of the year
SHOW: Ceasar Millan; Starts: Mar 25, 2017, 19:30
COMEDY SHOW: Michael Winslow; Starts: Apr 1, 20:00
SHOW: Cirque du Soleil; Starts: Apr 27 – 30
CONCERT: Vanessa-Mae; Starts: May 11 2017, 20:00
CONCERT: Andrea Bocelli; Starts: Nov 19, 19:30

Music & Dance

WORKSHOP: Scenic and oriental dance – This event offers a workshop by the Czech dancer Andalee or under her real name - Alžbeta Tvrdoňová, who is dedicated to various kinds of oriental dance. The lesson will be focused on scenic and oriental dance and their connection on stage, theory and a short choreography using a veil. Login is needed online here. Starts: Feb 24, 10:00; SAHRA - Dance & Relax Studio, Záhradnícka 46/A. Admission: €12. More info: www.facebook.com.

CONCERT: Paul van Dyk – Lovers of electro, trance and dance music can look forward to an evening with well-known German DJ Paul van Dyk, who comes to Bratislava. Starts: Feb 24, 20:00; Refinery Gallery, Vlčie Hrdlo. Admission: from €29. More info: www.ticketportal.sk.

CONCERT: Preßburger Klezmer Band – The first concert of the Preßburger Klezmer Band for this year brings a mixture of Jewish, Balkan and oriental music, as well as Slovak and Gypsy folk together with styles such as jazz, reggae and latino. Members of this group are: Marta Potančoková, Ivana Ecetová, Snežana Jović, Andrej Werner, Miro Lago and others. Starts: Mar 3, 19:00; V-klub, Square SNP 12. Admission: €10 (in advance), €12 (on door). More info: www.ticketportal.sk.

COURSE: Bounce Chicks for ladies – Course for beginners, who would like to try a sexy style of dancehall, mtv and ladies style and become a member of the Bounce Chicks community, which dances around Slovakia. Training will be led by dancer Lus Priecelová. Reservation needed at bouncechicks@gmail.com. Starts: Mar 6, 17:00; Majerníkova 6088. More info: www.facebook.com.

Theatre & Classical Music

INTERNATIONAL PROJECT: Workshop and saxophone orchestra – Saxophobia Bratislava 2017 are international saxophone master classes for students from conservatories and universities. There will be four teachers, who will share their knowledge: Oto Vrhovnik from Austria, Phillippe Portejoie from France, Lev Pupis from Slovenia, Ryszard Żołędziewski from Poland and Alexander Stepanov from Slovakia. All classes are open and all professors speak English. Starts: Feb 24 – 26. Conservatory in Bratislava, Tolstého 11. Admission: €35 (for active students), €15 (for passive students). More info: www.facebook.com.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Wagner, Beethoven and Franck – The Slovak Philharmonic presents a concert created from oeuvres by famous composers: Richard Wagner, Ludwig van Beethoven and César Franck. The concert is led by Ralf Weikert and Filippo, Gorini, plays piano. Starts: Mar 2, 19:00; The Slovak Philharmonic. Reduta, Square Eugena Suchoňa 1. Admission: €13, 10. More info: www.filharmonia.sk.

Events

INDOOR: Paintball Battle – This colourful and adventurous game is to be held in the former Matador tyres factory. The paintball match will last for three hours and can accommodate 40 people. Booking can be made at www.facebook.com/connecticlub. Starts: Feb 26, 16:00; the main entrance of the Vienna Gate in Petržalka. The game will start at 17:00. Admission: €20 (The price includes private booking of the battlefield for 3h, full clothing equipment, apart from shoes, 200 paint shots and video). More info: www.facebook.com.

TRADE SHOW: Job opportunities – The eighth year of the job opportunities trade show called Profesia Days 2017 brings many employers, lectures by successful people, guidance and advice on the labour market. Starts: Mar 1 – 2; Incheba Expo, Viedenská road 3 – 7. More info: www.www.profesiadays.sk.

QUIZ: Pub Quiz – This event is open to everyone who enjoys competitions or would just like to try to answer various questions from the quiz prepared by The Slovak Shamrocks Gaelic Athletic Club. Starts: Mar 1, 20:00; Satori stage, Mickiewiczova 9. Admission: €10 (entry for one team maximum of four). More info: www.satoristage.eu.

MEETING: Looking for a dream job – Discussion about start up possibilities in Slovakia, but also advice on how to find the dream job or how to set up a company even with no capital. Capacity is limited so reservation is needed in advance at info@intermationals.sk. Starts: Mar 3, 19:00; Internationals Bratislava, Square SNP 22. Admission: €5. More info: www.internationals.sk.

Exhibitions

EXHIBITION: Archive of 110 selected press photos - Krzysztof Gierałtowski is a Polish photographer who has dedicated more than 30 years to taking portraits of personalities from Polish culture, science, politics and intelligence. His oeuvres can be seen in the exhibition named the Ring, which includes 110 selected archival black and white press photos of chosen people. Open: Mon – Thu 10.00–17.00, Fri 9.00–15.00 until Feb 28; The Polish Institute, Square SNP 27. Admission: free. More info: www.polinst.sk.

EXHIBITION: Poetical art for a disturbed era – This exhibition presents oeuvres by Hubert Wurth, Luxemburg painter and artist, who currently lives in Vienna. The exhibition is curated by Paul Bertemes. Open: Tue - Fri 14:00 - 18:00 until Feb 28; Roman Fecik Gallery, Zámočnícka 8. More info: www.romanfecikgallery.sk.

Training

TRAINING: Pilates in English three days a week– The class of Mindfulness Pilates held in English is suitable for everyone. The class is limited to 10 persons, so reservation is needed in advance: info@internationals.sk. Starts: Every Tuesday and Thursday evening, 20:20 and Wednesday morning 7:15; Internationals Bratislava, Square SNP 22. Admission: €8,5 (one-time charge). More info: www.internationals.sk.

TRAINING: Zumba in English Every Tuesday – Not a dance lesson, but rather a party which the organisers call the Zumba dance. Organised by Internationals Bratislava, a non-profit organisation that brings people together from all around the world living or visiting Bratislava, regardless of their cultural origin. Starts: Every other Tuesday, 19:30; Centrum Radosť, Lýcejná 4. Admission: €6 (one-time charge). More info: www.internationals.sk.

TRAINING: Yoga in English on Tuesdays and Thursdays - Hatha Yoga sessions every Wednesday, beginner's level. Reservations and own mats are not necessary. Fruit and water are free. Starts: Every Tuesday, 7:15 and Thursday 18:45; Internationals Bratislava, Square SNP 22. Admission: €7,5 (one-time charge). More info: www.internationals.sk.

TRAINING: Belly Dance in English Mondays - A beginer&intermediate level of belly dancing, the oldest form of dance, according to many experts, having roots in all ancient cultures from the orient to India to the middle east. Starts: Every Monday, 18:00.EtnoDance, Súťažná 18. Admission: €6,5 (one-time charge). More info: www.internationals.sk.

Highlights of the year

SHOW: Ceasar Millan - Kynolog and dog trainer Ceasar Millan will visit Bratislava within his European tour called the Ceasar Millan Live Tour 2017. He and his four-legged companions will visit 15 chosen cities in 10 countries. Starts: Mar 25, 2017, 19:30; Winter Stadium of Ondrej Nepela, Odbojárov 9. Admission: from €45. More info: www.ticketportal.sk.

COMEDY SHOW: Michael Winslow – the Popular US comedian (Police Academy, Space Balls, Gremlins) will perform in Bratislava, bringing his show full of sound imitations, music, storytelling, and even a special version of the final battle scene from Star Wars. The show takes place in English, without interpretation. Starts: Apr 1, 20:00. Admission: €24-€44. More info: www.ticketportal.sk.

SHOW: Cirque du Soleil – The well-known international artistic group, Cirque du Soleil, comes again to Slovakia and for the first time they present their seven performances of the story named Varekai. It begins with a scene about a lonely man who flies down from the sky to wander around the border of reality and absurdity in a world, where miracles happen. Starts: Apr 27 – 30; Winter Stadium of Ondrej Nepela, Odbojárov 9. Admission: from €39. More info: www.eventim.sk.

CONCERT: Vanessa-Mae - British violin virtuoso Vanessa-Mae comes back to Bratislava after ten years and her performance will be accompanied by 40 Czech musicians from the Bohemian Symphony Orchestra, Prague including vocalists. Starts: May 11 2017, 20:00; Ondrej Nepela Ice Stadium, Odbojárov 9. Admission: from €29,90. More info: www.ticketportal.sk.

CONCERT: Andrea Bocelli – One of the greatest artists of Opera, Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, has recorded 15 studio albums and three Greatest hits albums over his more than 25-year-long career. The holder of the Golden Globe in the category of song for The Prayer in the animated film The Magic Sword, who last year released his most recent album named Cinema, comes to Bratislava. Starts: Nov 19, 19:30; Winter Arena of Ondrej Nepela, Odbojárov 9. Admission: from €99. More info: www.ticketportal.sk.

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