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  • Namasté for Nepal

    An exhibition titled Namasté Nepal is being held on Wednes-day at 7pm at Bongo Nyah, Marsascala, to raise funds for the earthquake victims of Nepal. The exhibition showcases photo- graphy from five artists and focuses on Nepal scenery. Visitors...

  • Essential vinegars in your pantry

    One of my favourite kitchen occupations at this time of year is to refresh my acetaia – rather a grand term for my collection of bottles of home-made flavoured vinegars – and to make new ones. Herbs, fruit, spices and edible flowers can all be...

  • Second album from Ascendor

    Second album from Ascendor

    Gozitan metal band Ascendor released their second studio album, Drive My Demons Away, for free online streaming and are now gearing up for a live performance in August for the official launch. Following a turbulent 2014 for the heavy metal...

  • The right serving ritual

    The right serving ritual

    With a legacy that dates back to 1864, Heineken has always been associa­ted with quality, a result of its finest ingredients and traditional brewing process. But the Heineken expe­rience goes beyond the product; it is the whole ritual of serving...

  • Rigoletto dedicated to Paul Asciak

    Rigoletto dedicated to Paul Asciak

    The Gaulitanus Choir will be dedi- cating its forthcoming opera, Rigoletto, to the memory of Maltese tenor Paul Asciak, who passed away recently. Asciak is remembered for his great contribution to the local musical scene, particularly due to his...

  • Arkadia Marketing wins award for good workplace practices

    Arkadia Marketing wins award for good workplace practices

    Arkadia Marketing Ltd is the overall winner of the Business Leaders Malta Employee Research Award in the ‘over 150 employees’ category. Arkadia came on top as a result of its good practice at the workplace and the healthy dynamics between employer...

  • 10th Malta International Arts Festival

    10th Malta International Arts Festival

    For a decade now, the Malta International Arts Festival (MIAF) has been delighting audiences with its mix of the finest cultural performers the world has to offer. From virtuoso musicians to Shakespearean drama, stunning visual installations, to...

  • Trolley dash in Sliema

    Trolley dash in Sliema

    Holland & Barrett is giving away up to €500 worth of quality health products in a trolley dash through its new Sliema outlet on May 23. To participate, one can log on to the Get Carried Away app on Facebook where one will be asked a simple question.

  • Jazz pianist returns to the Manoel

    Jazz pianist returns to the Manoel

    Dutch pianist Mike del Ferro returns to the Manoel Theatre, this time as part of a jazz trio. Del Ferro is no stranger to the national theatre, having performed a number of successful gigs. The musician is a highly sought-after composer, pianist...

  • Getting out of fast lane to put on the cruise control

    Getting out of fast lane to put on the cruise control

    No one reacted as the sound of a mighty horn ripped through the air:  not the swimmers, the sunbathers and certainly not the two young boys jumping into the same jacuzzi in which I was trying to relax. Lifting my sunglasses, I realised the blare...

  • Vanilla-flavoured custard for dessert

    Vanilla-flavoured custard for dessert

    Ambrosia Devon Dream, a vanilla-flavoured custard that can be poured over desserts, strawberries and other fruit, has been launched in Malta. Over 13,000 pots of the new custard were distributed to visitors at the Mġarr strawberry...

  • The musical paths less-travelled

    The musical paths less-travelled

    How do you describe the music of Funk Initiative? We are six musicians with very different musical backgrounds such as pop, jazz, funk and rock and our original compositions kind of reflect that. We try to fit ourselves into the indie funk genre,...

  • TUI prepares 50-year-old travel firm for retirement

    TUI prepares 50-year-old travel firm for retirement

    The world’s largest tourism and leisure group is going to retire one of Britain’s best-known travel brands to use a single name to promote its holidays. The Thomson name, which dates back to 1965, will be ditched along with First Choice as part of...

  • New executive chef for The Waterfront Hotel in Gżira

    New executive chef for The Waterfront Hotel in Gżira

    Adrian Buttigieg is the new executive chef of The Waterfront Hotel in Gżira. The 29-year-old has extensive experience in the five-star hotel catering business both in Malta and abroad and has won various awards. Buttigieg started out his career...

  • Concert and talk on female 20th-century composers

    Concert and talk on female 20th-century composers

    Irene Suchy, an eminent Austrian musicologist, will be giving a talk at the German-Maltese Circle in St Christopher’s Street, Valletta, on Wednesday at 7pm. The talk will deal with an unusually interesting subject – rediscovered female composers...

  • Nintendo theme parks

    Mario, Donkey Kong and Link from the Zelda universe could all jump off the screen and have their own rides after Nintendo and Universal announced a collaboration. The Japanese video game maker’s popular characters and worlds will inspire future...

  • The beauty in the ugliness

    The beauty in the ugliness

    When it comes to art, I am very much of the Pablo Picasso school of thinking when he poetically stated: “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life”. And if I had any dust in my soul, it was definitely spring cleaned after visiting...

  • Trackage Scheme presents Rooftop live sessions

    Trackage Scheme presents Rooftop live sessions

    Trackage Scheme, the online community that supports local, alternative music, has teamed up with The Rooftop at the Gianpula Complex in Rabat to present a series of music events throughout summer. The events kick off on June 10 and take place...

  • Our struggle to be free

    Our struggle to be free

    The universal search for freedom goes on in FM Theatre Production’s upcoming portrayal of the Butterflies Are Free. Jo Caruana interviews director Stephen Oliver. Freedom is something we all crave. In our jobs, in our relationships and in our...

  • Lufthansa’s watch app

    Lufthansa travellers can have their boarding card and essential flight information displayed on their wrists through an Apple Watch app. The new dedicated app connects to the conventional Lufthansa app on iPhones and iPads via Bluetooth. Just ...

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