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Getting to the meat of the matter

Getting to the meat of the matter

When Monique Zammit was still a child, her father Noel would wake up at 5am on Saturday morning and marinate enough rabbit to feed 30 people for lunch.  “I had a separate kitchen installed at the back of the house,” he recalled. “That way I kept out of my wife’s hair. But boy, was that rabbit good!” A woodworker by trade, Mr Zammit, has lost count of how...

  • Johnny Depp in surprise appearance on Disneyland ride

    Johnny Depp in surprise appearance on Disneyland ride

    Johnny Depp has surprised theme park fans by popping up in character as Captain Jack Sparrow on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disneyland in California. Depp returned to the attraction that inspired his hit movie franchise, in which...

  • Joseph Fiennes defends Michael Jackson role

    Joseph Fiennes has defended his axed portrayal of Michael Jackson and still wishes that audiences could see it. Sky Arts pulled the episode of the Urban Myths series after the pop superstar’s daughter Paris Jackson said clips of the show made her...

  • 'Mozart at Midnight' to keep classical music buffs up late

    'Mozart at Midnight' to keep classical music buffs up late

    A late-night tribute to Mozart modelled on the classical composer's own predilection for midnight concerts will be raising money for the Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation.  Organised by the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, the 'Mozart at...

  • Ramla Bay to host sustainable music and arts festival

    Ramla Bay to host sustainable music and arts festival

    Sunscape Festival will return to Gozo's Ramla Bay this coming July with a series of live musical performances, collaborative workshops and unique activities such as surfboard yoga, shadow theatre and slacklining.  Now in its fourth edition, the...

  • Silence of the Lambs secured director a place in film history

    Silence of the Lambs secured  director a place in film history

    More than 25 years after it first came to the big screen, few film fans are unfamiliar with Anthony Hopkins’s chilling stare as he gazed at Jodie Foster through the thick glass wall in The Silence of the Lambs. The 1991 thriller spelled an Academy...

  • Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins lead tributes

    Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins lead tributes

    The Silence of the Lambs stars Jodie Foster and Sir Anthony Hopkins have paid tribute to the film’s Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme. Foster said she was “heartbroken” by the film-maker’s death, while Sir Anthony described Demme as “one of...

  • Madonna brands planned biopic as 'lies'

    Madonna brands planned biopic as 'lies'

    Madonna has stepped up her criticism of a planned biopic about her rise to fame, branding it "lies". The music superstar voiced her anger at Blond Ambition, which will tell the story of her career in the early 1980s, after previously hinting she...

  • Beyonce offers US scholarships to mark anniversary of 'Lemonade'

    Beyonce offers US scholarships to mark anniversary of 'Lemonade'

    Beyonce has announced that she is offering four scholarships to female students to mark the one year anniversary of her Lemonade album. The scholarships will be given at four US colleges for the 2017-2018 academic year, to "encourage and support...

  • Ed Sheeran grants a dying fan's wish

    Ed Sheeran grants a dying fan's wish

    Ed Sheeran has granted a six-year-old boy his dying wish by meeting him backstage before a gig. The singer-songwriter invited Ollie Carroll who suffers from a rare and terminal condition, backstage ahead of a concert in Manchester. Ollie's...

  • This week at the cinema

    This week at the cinema

    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)Genre: ActionDirector: James GunnStarring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Batuista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Pom Klementieff, Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell  Duration: 137 minutesClass: N/AKRS Releasing...

  • Bananarama are back

    Eighties pop trio Bananarama are reuniting, saying “it’s now or never”. The group, famous for hits including Robert De Niro’s Waiting, Cruel Summer, Venus and Love in the First Degree, sold 40 million records and last performed together at the...

  • Twenty-five faces of Gozo

    Twenty-five faces of Gozo

    Gozo’s colourful side was exposed in a set of 25 photographs by Daniel Cilia showing what the island has to offer beyond its sea, sun and sand. Exhibited at the Committee of the Regions Building in Brussels, the photos will remain on display...

  • Sir Elton John cancels shows due to 'potentially deadly' infection

    Sir Elton John cancels shows due to 'potentially deadly' infection

    Sir Elton John has cancelled a series of shows in the US after suffering from a "potentially deadly" bacterial infection that forced him to spend two nights in intensive care. The singer, 70, contracted the infection during his recent tour of...

  • International appointment for Helen O'Grady academy principal

    International appointment for Helen O'Grady academy principal

    Well-known actor Alan Montanaro, principal of the Helen O’Grady Drama Academy in Malta has been invited to join the academy's international training and development team. A number of new branches are expected to open in several new territories,...

  • Just add water

    Just add water

      Following the successful Shape, Colour, Composition, artist and architect Mark Muscat is holding another exhibition, entitled Dispersion: A Fluid Interpretation of Malta. This exhibition, Muscat says, showcases works from a newer phase in his...

  • Simon’s Pub music marathon returns

    Simon’s Pub music marathon returns

    Simon’s Pub Music Festival has now become a staple event for music-goers, with the festival being held for the 19th consecutive year. Like in previous years, all proceeds will be donated to the Inspire Foundation, a non-governmental organisation...

  • Triumphant and touching

    Triumphant and touching

    A standing ovation, no less, greeted Miriam Gauci, twice, at the end of her triumphant performance of Puccini’s ‘Japanese’ masterpiece at Gozo’s Aurora Opera House. As I remarked at the end of her highly successful lieder evening at the Manoel...

  • The female portraits of Pietro Annigoni

    The female portraits  of Pietro Annigoni

    Seeing is influenced by the knowledge one has acquired, thus impacting our personal interpretation of things. When looking at a portrait, there are two elements to take into account: first that this is the visual representation of somebody and,...

  • New performance venue for rockers

    New performance venue for rockers

    With the closing down of the iconic Coconut Grove bar in Paceville some eight months ago, many rock and metal music lovers found themselves at a loose end. And, although there are already hangouts that focus on this genre of music – such as...

  • Mueran Humanos in Malta

    Mueran Humanos in Malta

    Argentinian duo Mueran Humanos, known for their experimental, punk and avant-garde methods, will be performing in Malta on Saturday at Razzett l-Aħmar, Attard. The duo consists of Carmen Burguess on vocals, drum machines and synths and Tomas...

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