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Tips for performances and other events in the capital between March 3 and 12, including concerts, party, meeting, opera premiere, exhibitions and more.

Macy Gray(Source: Courtesy of Ticketportal)

Music & Dance
CONCERT: Preßburger Klezmer Band; Starts: Mar 3, 19:00
COURSE: Bounce Chicks for ladies; Starts: Mar 6, 17:00
CONCERT: Macy Gray; Starts: Mar 8, 19:00
PARTY: Retro; Starts: Mar 10, 21:00
Theatre & Classical Music
OPERA: Premiere of Arsilda by Antonio Vivaldi; Starts: Mar 9, 19:00
Events
MEETING: Looking for a dream job; Starts: Mar 3, 19:00
DISCUSSION/ WORKSHOP: Experience Conference; Starts: Mar 9 – 10
FESTIVAL: Radio_Head Awards; Starts: Mar 12, 20:00
COURSE: Drawing course (in English); Starts: Mar 13, 20 and 27, all days from 17:00
Exhibitions
EXHIBITION: Penetrations of Polish and Slovak cinematography; Exhibition opens: Mar 3, Mon - Thu 9:00 - 17:00, Fri 9:00 - 15:00 and lasts until Mar 31
EXHIBITION: Playing Hide and Law; Exhibition opens: Mar 10, 18:00; Wed - Sat 14:00 - 19:00and lasts until May 13
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

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.

CONCERT: Macy Gray – American R&B, jazz and soul musician Macy Gray will introduce her ninth and latest album, Stripped, to Bratislava, as part of the project, City Sounds of Bratislava, which brings concerts by world-famous musicians to the capital. Starts: Mar 8, 19:00; The Old Market Hall, Square SNP 25. Admission: €30. More info: www.ticketportal.sk.

PARTY: Retro – Lovers of rock´n´roll, disco, music of 70s and 80s or just those who would like to enjoy and dance to this legendary music can look forward to the energetic Czech band The Fireballs and three DJs - Arnoštko, Babika and Frenky. The atmosphere, activities and decorations will be in tune with the sounds. Starts: Mar 10, 21:00; KC Dunaj, Nedbalova 3. Admission: €7. More info: www.facebook.com.

Theatre & Classical Music

OPERA: Premiere of Arsilda by Antonio Vivaldi – The performance of the three-act opera composed by Italian baroque composer Antonio Vivaldi, is the result of the collaboration of the Slovak National Theatre with several foreign theatres and gives the opera an original slant. This project is led by Václav Luks, directed by David Radok and choreographed by Andrea Miltnerová and Přemysl Janda. Starts: Mar 9, 19:00; Hall of Opera and Ballet, the new building of SND, Pribinova 17. Admission: €19 – 49. More info: www.snd.sk.

Events

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.

DISCUSSION/ WORKSHOP: Experience Conference – The two-day long international conference is dedicated to user experience, design and digital innovations. The purpose of the conference is to open a discussion between researchers, designers, developers and business executives from different industries about the best user-centred practices. Starts: Mar 9 – 10, Waterworks Museum. Admission: €299 (conference), €79 (workshop). More info: www.exconf.com.

FESTIVAL: Radio_Head Awards - The award ceremony for the Slovak music Radio_Head Awards, created by Rádio_FM, the third circuit of RTVS is held for the ninth time. The competition categories are, for example, Single of the Year, Discovery of the Year and Debut of the Year in various genres. After the ceremony there will be an Official After Party in the Nu Spirit Club. Starts: Mar 12, 20:00; The Old Market Hall, Square SNP 25. Admission: €8. More info: www.ticketportal.sk.

COURSE: Drawing course (in English) – Portrait drawing is suitable for everyone from beginners to intermediates and includes three four-hour sessions on the basics of realistic portrait drawing. No previous experience is required. Desk easels, all drawing materials and refreshements are provided. The course is delivered by an Australian sculptor Robert Stollar. Starts: Mar 13, 20 and 27, all days from 17:00; Galeria ZIV, Trenčianska 53. Admission: €250. More information: www.ziv.sk.

Exhibitions

EXHIBITION: Penetrations of Polish and Slovak cinematography – The exhibition includes movie posters, which are a reminder for the public of the cooperation between Polish and Slovak cinematography. All the displayed posters come from the collection of the Slovak Film Institute in Bratislava. Exhibition opens: Mar 3, Mon - Thu 9:00 - 17:00, Fri 9:00 - 15:00 and lasts until Mar 31. More info: www.polinst.sk.

EXHIBITION: Playing Hide and Law – The exhibition is curated by Avi Feldman and the participating artists are Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Burak Arikan, Ariella Azoulay, Dalibor Bača, Tali Keren, Alona Rodeh and Carey Young. Playing Hide and Law seeks to expose the latent power of the law. Exhibition opens: Mar 10, 18:00; Wed - Sat 14:00 - 19:00 and lasts until May 13; Transit.sk, Beskydská 12. More info: www.facebook.com.

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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