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  • Emma Watson poses braless

    Emma Watson poses braless

    Actress Emma Watson has posed braless in one of her most risque magazine photo shoots to date, and says she has made the “transition into being a woman on-screen” in her latest film role. The 26-year-old was snapped by British fashion photographer...

  • Lady Gaga to replace Beyoncé at Coachella Festival

    Lady Gaga to replace Beyoncé at Coachella Festival

    Lady Gaga is replacing Beyoncé as the headline act for this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Beyonce recently pulled out of the top slot for the California-based music event due to being pregnant with twins and instead has been...

  • Mastering primal urges

    Mastering primal urges

    TheatreVenus in FurBlue Box Theatre, Msida Power is one of the most complex desires of the human condition. Its influences are intricately woven into the fundamental aspects of our personalities and it manifests itself in multiple ways. Masquerade...

  • This week at the cinema

    This week at the cinema

    Hidden Figures (2016)Genre: DramaCertification: PGDuration: 127 minutesDirected by: Theodore MelfiStarring: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim ParsonsKRS Releasing Ltd Based on the non-fiction book...

  • Trump accuses Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel of 'pulling out the race card'

    Trump accuses Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel of 'pulling out the race card'

    President Donald Trump accused Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel of "pulling out the race card" because the other side is "losing badly" after the comedian thanked him for making the ceremony look more inclusive. The president stayed silent during the...

  • Ryan Gosling's Oscars composure sees his James Bond odds slashed

    Ryan Gosling's Oscars composure sees his James Bond odds slashed

    La La Land star Ryan Gosling may have missed out on an Oscar but his composure amidst the chaos that surrounded the best picture prize has catapulted him into the running to be named the next James Bond. Gosling could be seen chuckling on stage as...

  • Accountant caused Oscar chaos with wrong envelope

    Accountant caused Oscar chaos with wrong envelope

    A high-flying accountant caused chaos at the Oscars after handing Warren Beatty an envelope from the wrong pile, a boss at the firm responsible for the ballot has said. The climax of the Academy Awards fell victim to "human error", leading to La...

  • Love makes world go round

    Love makes world go round

    Albert Storace delves into how the popular comic opera Le nozze di Figaro, which is being staged at the Manoel Theatre as from today, came into being Le nozze di Figaro is the first of the famous trilogy of operas which was the fruit of the...

  • U2 accused of stealing song by British songwriter

    U2 accused of stealing song by British songwriter

    A British songwriter and guitarist is claiming that rock band U2 and lead singer Bono stole one of his songs for their 1991 album Achtung Baby. In a lawsuit filed in Manhattan federal court, Paul Rose said U2 lifted elements of his song Nae...

  • Oscars blunder was our mistake, says accounting firm PWC

    Oscars blunder was our mistake, says accounting firm PWC

    The accounting firm responsible for the counting and collation of votes for the Oscars has apologised for its part in the blunder that saw La La Land announced as the winner of best picture instead of Moonlight. The mix-up saw the musical...

  • Sixth Sense director jokes after unforeseen Oscars gaffe

    Sixth Sense director jokes after unforeseen Oscars gaffe

    Director M Night Shyamalan has joked that he wrote the ending to the 89th Academy Awards, which saw the wrong winner announced in the coveted best picture category. The Sixth Sense director is renowned for his films which have a twist at the...

  • Watch: Major gaffe as wrong film named as best picture at Oscars

    Watch: Major gaffe as wrong film named as best picture at Oscars

    African-American coming-of-age tale "Moonlight" won the Oscar for best picture last night, beating favorite "La La Land" after an embarrassing onstage gaffe over the announcement. In a mishap that caused uproar and confusion, presenters Warren...

  • Documentary highlights plight of Syrian refugees

    Documentary highlights  plight of Syrian refugees

    The challenges faced by refugee children fleeing war-torn Syria for a new life in the UK are explored in a documentary for children’s channel CBBC. My Life: New Boys in Town tells the story of Adel, 12, who came to the UK three years ago and now...

  • Rapper Eminem to headline Reading and Leeds festivals

    Rapper Eminem to headline  Reading and Leeds festivals

    Hip-hop veteran Eminem will return to the Reading and Leeds festivals this summer, sparking delight among music fans. The rapper will headline the event for the third time as organisers unveiled more than 70 names for the twin festivals. He joins...

  • A microcosm of curiosities

    A microcosm of curiosities

    Fondazzjoni Patrimonju Malti (FPM) has over the years proven that it is particularly adept at putting on a visually pleasing and informative exhibition, be it on a large or small scale. The ongoing exhibition at Palazzo Falson is the sixth such...

  • Actor Bill Paxton dies aged 61

    Actor Bill Paxton dies aged 61

    Actor Bill Paxton has died after complications following surgery. The 61-year-old, who starred in Twister, True Lies and Aliens, died on Saturday. A family representative said in a statement: "It is with heavy hearts we share the news that Bill...

  • Magrin to release follow-up single to Parachute

    Magrin to release follow-up single to Parachute

    Christina Magrin, 13, is becoming a household name after representing Malta at the 14th edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest held in Valletta with Parachute, which she co-wrote with Matt (Muxu) Mercieca and Florent Boshnjaku. Following...

  • New comics-related courses at the Public Library

    Graphic Novels Library Malta, in collaboration with the Central Public Library, is organising two comics- related courses following an overwhelming demand and recommendation for courses from library patrons and comic book enthusiasts. The courses...

  • A dialogue between artist and nature

    A dialogue between artist and nature

    Latvian artist Lasma Vitolina, a painter, photographer and graphic designer whose latest project is creating floral mandalas from nature elements found in Maltese flora, is currently exhibiting at Palazzo de Piro, Mdina, until the first week of...

  • Darba Waħda sessions

    Darba Waħda sessions

    Darba Waħda, the Valletta 2018 project which brings children and the elderly together to participate on a number of a fun activities, including storytelling, drama, art and games, will be back next month. The free sessions are led by applied drama...

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