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  • Baroque Christmas concert at Żabbar church

    Baroque Christmas concert at Żabbar church

    The Manoel Theatre has this festive season combined one of the most beautiful baroque churches in Malta with one of Europe’s leading ensembles to present a Baroque Christmas Concert at Our Lady of Graces Sanctuary, Żabbar, on Saturday. The event...

  • Unique museum comes to life once more

    Unique museum comes to life once more

    Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)Certified: PGDuration: 98 minutesDirected by: Shawn LevyStarring: Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Owen Wilson, Dan Stevens, Ben Kingsley, Skyler Gisondo, Steve Coogan, Rebel Wilson, Ricky Gervais, Dick...

  • Fairy dust sprinkle

    Fairy dust sprinkle

    Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast (2014)Certified: UDuration: 76 minutesDirected by: Steve LoterVoices of: Mae Whitman, Megan Hilty, Lucy Liu, Raven-Symone, Anjelica Huston, Ginnifer Goodwin, Rosario Dawson, Mel BKRS Releasing Ltd Since...

  • Birdman leads Critics’ Choice nominations

    Birdman leads Critics’ Choice nominations

    Birdman, the dark existential comedy about the would-be comeback of a has-been actor, scored 13 Critics’ Choice Movie Awards nominations, continuing its early run as a Hollywood awards season favourite. The film starring Michael Keaton has already...

  • Stars salute Robin Williams

    Stars salute Robin Williams

    The stars of Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, including Owen Wilson, Dan Stevens and Sir Ben Kingsley, paid tribute to their late co-star Robin Williams at the film’s European premiere. Wilson, who returns as “little cowboy” Jedediah in...

  • Early Mona Lisa traced to English country home

    Early Mona Lisa traced to English country home

    Researchers into the provenance of a painting dubbed the Early Mona Lisa reported they had identified an English nobleman who probably bought it in Italy in the late 18th century and a country house where it was found in 1911. The revelations came...

  • A Christmas tree of sweet pastry

    A Christmas tree of sweet pastry

    Ingredients100g unsalted butter, softened at room temperature100g caster sugar1 egg, lightly beaten275g plain flour1 tsp vanilla extract150g icing sugarEdible silver balls Method Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F/Gas 5. Line a baking tray with oven...

  • Salmon fondue

    Salmon fondue

    Serves 2 Ingredients100g chopped onions200g diced cheddar cheese15g butter2 cups tomato sauce2 tots sherrySalt and pepper100g diced smoked salmon¼tsp sweet chilli sauceFrench bread to serve Method Melt the butter, sauté the onions gently until...

  • Moore takes pains to portray Alzheimer’s

    Moore takes pains to portray Alzheimer’s

    Early in the film Still Alice, the Columbia University professor played by Julianne Moore is the picture of health, taking a jog through campus, until she realises she is completely lost. Miniscule movements in her pale face betray the panic...

  • Biblical epic Exodus leads US, Canadian film charts

    Biblical epic Exodus leads US, Canadian film charts

    Exodus: Gods and Kings, an action-filled epic starring Christian Bale as biblical leader Moses, marched to the top of US and Canadian movie charts, collecting $24.5 million in ticket sales over the weekend. The multitudes of moviegoers for Exodus...

  • Clips spin-off show for EastEnders anniversary

    Clips spin-off show for EastEnders anniversary

    Long-running soap EastEnders is marking its 30th anniversary with a Gogglebox-style spin-off show where members of the cast share a sofa and watch some of their most famous scenes again. The series, which will only be shown on iPlayer, is called...

  • Milestone in academic history

    Milestone in academic history

    The Faculty of Laws of the University of Malta marks its foundation day on Wednesday. Raymond Mangion, head of the faculty’s Department of Legal History and Methodology, traces its history. The Universitas Studiorum, the present University of...

  • Jim Carrey tells of make-up ‘torture’ during The Grinch

    Jim Carrey tells of make-up ‘torture’ during The Grinch

    Hollywood star Jim Carrey has told how he was given training from an expert who advised the CIA on dealing with torture as he coped with a gruelling make-up regime in one of his movies. The star had to endure a “horrendous” daily ordeal lasting...

  • An eminent lawyer

    An eminent lawyer

    The Faculty of Law will tomorrow grant an award for academic excellence to one of its luminaries, nonagenarian judge Maurice Caruana Curran. The judge was born in Valletta on June 11, 1918, and was educated at the Old Lyceum and then at the Royal...

  • Keira Knightley pregnant

    Keira Knightley pregnant

    Screen star Keira Knightley is reported to be pregnant with her first child. The 29-year-old actress, who landed a Golden Globe nomination for her role in The Imitation Game yesterday, is said to be more than three months into the pregnancy. The...

  • Puttanesca octopus

    Puttanesca octopus

    Serves 4 Ingredients1 octopus of about 800g 200g chopped tomato sauce100g black olives30g capers1 clove of garlic80ml white wine3 anchovies in oilParsley Extra virgin olive oilSalt and pepper Preparation Bring the water to a boil in a large saucepan.

  • Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at St Paul's Pro-Cathedral

    The St Paul Choral Society is this evening taking part in the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols being held at St Paul's Anglican Pro-Cathedral in Valletta at 6.30pm. Entrance is free

  • Living dangerously

    Living dangerously

    Ed eats The Italian JobLevel 3, Bay Street,St Julian’sTel 2372 20227 Food: 7/10Service: 6/10Ambience: 7/10Value: 8/10Overall: 7/10 Finally, winter has decided it had enough of its summer holidays. Wearing the same T-shirt in December as I wore in...

  • How Antonio Bosio became famous worldwide

    How Antonio Bosio became famous worldwide

    Where in Malta was Antonio Bosio’s birthplace? Maltese historians assert he was born in Vittoriosa. Giovanni Curmi, one of the first to attempt to tackle Bosio’s biography seriously, adds emphatically: “We have his act of birth registered in one...

  • Impromptu Christmas feast

    Impromptu Christmas feast

    Plans fallen through? Invitation cancelled? Decided to stay home instead of going to Prague? You suddenly find that you are expected to pull Christmas dinner out of a hat, as it were. And you haven’t ordered a turkey or baked a Christmas cake or...

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