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Cisk Lager draught launched in UK

Cisk Lager draught launched in UK

Farsons Brewery has just launched Cisk Lager on draught in the UK in association with Morgenrot plc, a leading UK importer and distributor. Launched at Olympia in West Kensington, London, during Pub 17, the only dedicated show for the UK pub industry, Cisk Lager is expected to be rolled out this year at a number of leading trade outlets across the...

  • A fruitful visit

    A fruitful visit

    Albert Storace is enchanted by a performance by members of the Rotterdam Ensemble during Din l-Art Ħelwa’s annual celebration concert and during various other engagements. Din l-Art Ħelwa’s (DLĦ) annual cele­bration concert was the 51st and...

  • Come Together

    Come Together

    For the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra and the Amadeus Choir celebration of the Fab Four, Johnathan Cilia speaks to Wayne Grima about the upcoming tribute concert to The Beatles. For many, The Beatles are the quintessential musical outfit. Part...

  • As intended

    As intended

    As Adrian Buckle’s new play, Unintended, prepares for its premiere next month, Jo Caruana chats to British actress Joyia Fitch, who’ll be flying down to join this pioneering production. Most creatives will tell you they’re constantly looking for...

  • Top cast for Evita

    Top cast for Evita

    Astra Theatre has announced the principal cast for the upcoming musical Evita scheduled for March. Evita follows the tour-de-force experience of Grease last April – the first-ever live musical produced at this theatre. Cathy Lawlor will star in...

  • Sex and innocence

    Sex and innocence

    I must have been about 12 or 13 years old when I first became acquainted with Helmut Newton. The internet being in its infancy at the time, I had come across a black and white book at a local bookshop containing some of the most striking pictures...

  • Vocal and other pyrotechnics

    Vocal and other pyrotechnics

    I do not think that in the Manoel Theatre’s long history there has ever been such a concentration of dazzling coloratura and bravura singing in one evening, as there was when two prime donne  ‘confronting’ each other by re-enacting the real...

  • A gamut of emotions

    A gamut of emotions

    JackieDirector: Pablo LarraínStars: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta GerwigDuration: 200 minsClass: 12KRS Releasing Ltd In Jackie, Natalie Portman and Chilean director Pablo Larrain come together to lift the curtain slightly on the enigma...

  • Nostalgia is why we’re here

    Nostalgia is why we’re here

    T2 TrainspottingDirector: Danny BoyleStars: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee MillerDuration: 117 minsClass: 18KRS Releasing Ltd In 1996, Trainspotting, based on Irvine Welsh’s novel of the same name, was released to international acclaim...

  • Post-punk artist Promise Keeper to perform in Malta

    Post-punk artist Promise Keeper to perform in Malta

    William Fussell, better known as Promise Keeper, is performing in Malta on Saturday in an event organised by Be-Wild Events that will also see Brodu opening. The artist is known for his post-punk sound, which he describes as “surprise pop”. I...

  • End of the road for Black Sabbath

    End of the road for Black Sabbath

    Heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath have brought down the curtain at their final show. Nearly half a century since their first gigs, the Brummie hellraisers returned to their home town with indomitable frontman Ozzy Osbourne for their swansong set...

  • Ozzy Osbourne 'all over the place' ahead of final Black Sabbath shows

    Ozzy Osbourne 'all over the place' ahead of final Black Sabbath shows

    Rock star Ozzy Osbourne has admitted his emotions are "all over the place" in the lead-up to Black Sabbath's last ever show this weekend. Credited with creating heavy metal, the band will be drawing the final curtain on their generation-crossing...

  • 'I'll be back', Cameron says in Snapchat video with Schwarzenegger

    'I'll be back', Cameron says in Snapchat video with Schwarzenegger

    David Cameron promised he will "be back" as he channelled Arnold Schwarzenegger's Terminator in a video with the Hollywood star. The pair appeared together in a Snapchat video posted on the actor's account on Friday captioned "with my great friend...

  • Russell Brand: `Fatherhood had made me re-evaluate the way I look at gender`

    Russell Brand: `Fatherhood had made me re-evaluate the way I look at gender`

    Comedian Russell Brand has said that becoming a father has made him re-evaluate the way he looks at gender and forced him think twice about dressing his daughter in clothes designed for girls. Brand and his fiancee Laura Gallacher welcomed Mabel...

  • Malta 'a territory of land and sea' at Bozar in Brussels

    Malta 'a territory of land and sea' at Bozar in Brussels

    Malta is being exhibited as a territory of land and sea at an exhibition at the Bozar Centre of Fine Arts in Brussls. The exhibition story is told in 10 sections featuring over 60 works of art and heritage objects ranging from prehistory to the...

  • Vera Lynn marks 100th birthday with new album

    Vera Lynn marks 100th birthday with new album

    Renowned wartime singer Vera Lynn will celebrate turning 100 with the release of a new album. The “forces’ sweetheart” − who buoyed the nation’s spirits in World War II − will mark the milestone with the record which features new re-orchestrated...

  • Lady Gaga takes Super Bowl stage, but how will she use it?

    As Lady Gaga prepares to take America’s biggest stage at the National Football League (NFL) Super Bowl half-time show on Sunday, much of the country is speculating whether the outspoken singer will grab the opportunity to speak out on women’s...

  • Game of Thrones music to be taken on tour of US and Canada

    Game of Thrones music to be taken on tour of US and Canada

    Any fan of the HBO fantasy television series "Game of Thrones" will tell you that the show enthrals right from its opening title sequence accompanied by a foreboding instrumental piece played using drums and violins. Later this month, Ramin...

  • Kanye West's Grammy Awards 'boycott' opposed by British producer Menace

    Kanye West's Grammy Awards 'boycott' opposed by British producer Menace

    A British music producer who featured on Kanye West's Grammy-nominated album says it would be "silly to miss out" on the awards show amid reports the rap superstar will boycott the event. Adnan Khan, known as Menace, helped produce a track on Life...

  • Kristen Stewart hints at a Twilight return

    Kristen Stewart hints at a Twilight return

    Kristen Stewart has hinted she would consider starring in another Twilight film after saying she would be “the first to read” a new story in the saga. The American actress shot to international stardom playing Bella Swan in the vampire series,...

  • DeGeneres uses Finding Dory to take dig at Trump

    US talk show host Ellen DeGeneres took a subtle dig at US President Donald Trump’s immigration ban by explaining the plot of her hit animated movie Finding Dory. DeGeneres, who voices the forgetful fish Dory on a mission to find her parents in the...