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  • An evening of satire

    An evening of satire

    It-Tliet Angli... aħna aħna jew m’aħniex is the next production by stage company Teatru Rjal. Named after the satirical tele-vision programme by the same name, the three ‘angels’ are comedians Toni Busuttil, Snits and Ronald Briffa (Ron) who will...

  • Music from Naples

    Music from Naples

    The Manoel Theatre will present an evening of music from Naples with the renowned Italian folk singer Lucilla Galeazzi. The vastness of the Neapolitan repertoire extends over five centuries: its great variety of forms from instrumental music to...

  • Our trash is their treasure

    Our trash is their treasure

    Giulia Privitelli reviews Elka’s Flying Sculptures and wonders whether these sculptures represent a social commentary on the way we treat our environment. If, for a moment, we could forget what an exhibition gallery is and what it is meant for,...

  • Exhibition on Rejoice! project

    Exhibition on Rejoice! project

    Improvised Moves is the title of a photographic exhibition that concludes the Goldberg Ensemble Malta’s Rejoice! project. The exhibition is the result of experimental and collaborative work between art photographer Sergio Muscat, dancer Liana...

  • What the devil?

    What the devil?

    Mario Philip Azzopardi’s new play Ix-Xitan Kunjomu Malti, staged by Staġun Teatru Malti at the Manoel Theatre, shows him still pursuing sensational topics and colourful methods of staging. The title should hint broadly as his new theme of...

  • What happens behind closed doors

    What happens behind closed doors

    Think you know your neighbours? Think again. Actor Andre Agius tells Jo Caruana why you can never be too sure who’s in your midst – as highlighted in the hit play, The People Next Door. Do you ever really know the people who live next door? The...

  • Helen O’Grady Academy in Indian conference

    Helen O’Grady Academy in Indian conference

    The Helen O’Grady Academy recently took part in an international conference held in Hyderabad, India, where Alan Montanaro, principal of the Malta branch, gave a presentation on bringing characterisation and animation into dynamic classes. “We...

  • Exhibition on Abruzzo craftsmanship

    Exhibition on Abruzzo craftsmanship

    Craftsmanship, with its strong link which binds it to the daily life of its place of origin, offers a precious illustration of the previous and contemporary mechanisms which generated it. The Italian Cultural Institute is hosting Shared Traces, an...

  • 50 shades of tame and coy

    50 shades of tame and coy

    50 Shades of GreyDirector: Sam Taylor-JohnsonStarring: Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dorman111 mins; Class 18;KRS Releasing Ltd I had not read E.L. James titillating gazillion-selling book 50 Shades of Grey. Any fleeting curiosity I may have felt...

  • A brief history of Hawking

    A brief history of Hawking

    The Theory of EverythingDirector: James MarshStarring: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Tom Prior123 mins; Class 12;KRS Releasing Ltd Next Sunday, Eddie Redmayne will in all likelihood walk away with the Best Actor Oscar for his brilliant...

  • The curse of the predictable plot

    The curse of the predictable plot

    The PyramidDirector: Grégory LevasseurStarring: Ashley Hinshaw, James Buckley, Denis O'Hare109 mins; Class 15;KRS Releasing Ltd Over the centuries, explorers who have dared attempt to uncover the secrets of the ancient wonders of the world,...

  • St Paul’s shipwreck on the big screen

    St Paul’s shipwreck on the big screen

    The docudrama The Shipwreck was recently launched at the headquarters of the Ċentru Animazzjoni u Komunikazzjoni (ĊAK) Malta. This docudrama narrates the story of the shipwreck of St Paul in Malta and how his three-month sojourn on the island...

  • Fans flock to Fifty Shades of Grey premiere in Berlin

    Fans flock to Fifty Shades of Grey premiere in Berlin

    After months of hype, Fifty Shades of Grey mania hit fever pitch at the film’s world premiere in Berlin. Screaming fans scrambled to get a selfie on the red carpet with stars Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson, who play Christian Grey and his lover...

  • The face of seduction

    The face of seduction

    50 Shades of Grey (2015)Certified: 18Duration: 125 minutesDirected by: Sam Taylor-JohnsonStarring: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Eloise Mumford, Luke Grimes, Rita Ora, Victor Rasuk, Max Martini, Dylan Neal, Callum Keith Rennie, Jennifer Ehle,...

  • Grandmother visits Whitney Houston's daughter

    Grandmother visits Whitney Houston's daughter

    Whitney Houston’s mother has visited the hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, where the late singer’s daughter is being treated after she was found unresponsive at her home. Cissy Houston arrived at Emory University Hospital at around 1.30pm local time...

  • Intimate portrait of gay couple wins World Press Photo

    Intimate portrait of gay couple wins World Press Photo

    A photograph of two gay lovers in St Petersburg won the World Press Photo of the Year award, organisers said today, selecting a picture they said highlighted increasing hardships for homosexuals in Russia. The photo, in which the two faces are...

  • Action! New Bond film under way

    Action! New Bond film under way

    Daniel Craig looks ready for action in the first image of the star in forthcoming Bond film Spectre. The actor wears sunglasses and is dressed in black as he holds his gun, against a mountainous backdrop in Austria. A behind-the-scenes video from...

  • Visceral portrait of Kurt Cobain

    Visceral portrait of Kurt Cobain

    A raw documentary about Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain wowed the audience at its international premiere in Berlin, giving rare insights into the life of a man who, despite or because of his success, felt alienated until his suicide. Eight years in...

  • Australia gets spot in Eurovision

    It is called Eurovision, but organisers of the famous singing competition have invited Australia to take part in this year’s show, which marks the 60th anniversary of the competition. Australia will be fast-tracked to the final, which will be...

  • Fifty Shades set to earn top whack

    Fifty Shades set to earn top whack

    The Fifty Shades Of Grey film has failed to get critics hot under the collar - but is expected to be a hit at the box office. The film version of EL James' raunchy best-seller is having its world premiere at the Berlin film festival tonight, ahead...

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