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  • Mozart visits Valletta at midnight

    How did the idea to hold this concert at midnight arise? Malta Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO) marketing director Maria Blanco came up with the idea to present a programme in this particular way following some passionate discussions with the MPO ...

  • Finding the right beat

    Drumming and creating rhythm and beat can be considered to be the root of music, and a good drummer can truly set the pace, in more ways than one, for the direction his or her band is willing to take. Angelo Zammit, 40, a podiatrist from Żurrieq,...

  • Photographer Joe P Smith in international exhibitions

    Maltese photographer Joe P Smith recently returned from Brussels where his photographic exhibition The Texture of Memory had a very successful month-long run at the European Economic and Social Council as part of the external cultural programme...

  • A hackneyed thriller

    Unlocked3 starsDirector: Michael AptedStars: Noomi Rapace, Orlando Bloom, Toni ColletteDuration: 98 minsClass: 15KRS Releasing Ltd Swedish actress Noomi Rapace forged a career in Hollywood on the back of her astounding turn as one of the most...

  • The sleazy side of politics

    Miss Sloane4 starsDirector: John MaddenStars: Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-RawrDuration: 132 minsClass: 15KRS Releasing Ltd We’ve all heard the terms ‘lobby’ in politics-speak – the tobacco lobby, gun lobby, anti-abortion lobby, and...

  • Protect your child from asthma

    World Asthma Day is an annual event organised by the Global Initiative for Asthma which aims to increase asthma awareness, care and support around the world.  World Asthma Day falls on the first Tuesday of May. Asthma is a chronic disease of the...

  • Why electric cars are here to stay

    Battery Electric Vehicles, or just Electric Vehicles (EVs), run on an on-board battery usually placed centrally at the base of the chassis. They still have a motorised engine that turns the wheels but it is fuelled by electrical energy instead of...

  • Extra-ordinary

    La Reggia Marsaxlokk Food: 9/10Service: 8/10Location: 8/10Value: 9/10Overall: 9/10 I was happy to be here. Deliriously happy. The confidently named Reggia restaurant in Marsaxlokk serves up dishes that delight, amaze and captivate the senses.

  • Fuzzhoneys in the UK

    Nottingham went a bit Femmetastic last month as Maltese rock duo Fuzzhoneys took their unique blend of blues and rock to England – the latest leg of their tour after a successful concert held at the Salesian Theatre in March. “Femmetastic has been...

  • European Heart Failure Awareness Day in Malta

    To coincide with European Heart Failure Awareness Day, the Maltese Cardiac Society and Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Directorate, in collaboration with Novartis, organised activities to increase awareness on heart failure in Malta. Heart...