Archive for February, 2018

Hainburg an der Donau

February 10, 2018

When one lives in Bratislava, getting to know the neighboring small towns is so tempting. Hainburg an der Donau, some 10 kilometers away in Austria, is a quiet place for a lazy Sunday stroll. Forthcoming events out there at this link.

Manet – Portraying Life

February 9, 2018

Édouard Manet – father of Modernism, founder of Naturalism or godfather of Impressionism, the documentary “Manet – Portraying Life” exhibition at the Royal Academy gives the answers.  The shifting ground between portraiture and genre is explored in all its complexity.

Manet, The Railway, Photo courtesy: Artsy

Bratislava note books

February 6, 2018

Katerina Bezgachina

An elegant and useful blog about musical events in Bratislava and in the wider world: Bratislava note books.

The blog is bi-lingual, written in Russian and English, by an art connoisseur – Katerina Bezgachina.

In Victor Hugo’s words: “Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.”

Bratislava note books – Words and sounds. Texts on music.

Bratislava Castle

February 4, 2018

Bratislava Castle is among the main tourist attractions and most significant symbols of Bratislava. As a coronation city for almost 300 years, 18 kings and queens received the crown here. Among the most important, Maria Theresa was crowned on June 25, 1741. Nowadays the castle  hosts many expositions. Free entrance every first Sunday of the month.

Funnylicious Impro Theatre

February 1, 2018

The Funnylicious English-language impro theater group are indeed funnylicous! I had a chance to enjoy their unpredictable and completely improvised performance at malá scéna last night. The audience is also involved! As with Ha Ha Ha Impro in Sofia!

Funnylicious 🙂