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  • The reinterpretation of buildings

    The reinterpretation of buildings

    Following the launch of her architecture-inspired exhibition Construct, artist Celia Borg Cardona chats to Jo Caruana about the processes that led her to this dynamic solo showcase. Our surroundings provide so much inspiration for creativity. From...

  • Richard England’s Sanctuaries

    Richard England’s Sanctuaries

    Architect and artist Richard England is presenting a collection of artworks focusing on different churches at Art..e Gallery in Victoria. This is England's second exhibition at that venue. Last year he put on show a series of works that were...

  • Fuzzhoneys, Pyramid Suns, Falcon’s Flying Circus come together in one gig

    Fuzzhoneys, Pyramid Suns, Falcon’s Flying Circus come together in one gig

    Three indie music bands are joining for one big gig in Marsascala. Girl-duo Fuzzhoneys, four-piece rock band Pyramid Suns and rock’n’rollers Falcon’s Flying Circus will be performing original material as well as giving their take on more...

  • Satirising Maltese politics on stage

    Satirising Maltese politics on stage

    Mediteatru is putting up its second production, Politira, an original, fast-paced political satire in Maltese penned and directed by Keith Borg. The country is in election mode and the candidates are campaigning in full swing. Shawn Balzan is a...

  • Uh oh, it’s time to party

    Uh oh, it’s time to party

    Following the launch of their single and video, the guys from Massacre House Party take turns telling Ramona Depares all about the journey from concept to recording and distribution. Musicians Sylvan Borg, Aaron Sammut and Samwel Mallia are...

  • Pulling her strings

    Pulling her strings

    Veronica Stivala spends a day visiting Europe’s most successful puppet museum and the world’s oldest social housing estate still in use in the city of Augsburg. The puppets I have always been fascinated by puppets. Looking back, I would say this...

  • Dancing to Dante’s tune

    Dancing to Dante’s tune

    Naupaca Dance Factory’s latest offering is ambitiously inspired by Dante’s La Divina Commedia. Veronica Stivala speaks to lead dancer and production manager Deborah Agius about how exactly one dances to Dante. I strongly suggest you watch the...

  • Fleeing the cold winter temperatures

    Fleeing the cold winter temperatures

    More Europeans are taking wintertime holidays and travelling in search of the sun, preferring beach holidays to winter sports. The traditional winter skiing holiday in the Alps has suffered market losses. According to the latest survey of the...

  • ‘Treat risotto like a woman’

    ‘Treat risotto like a woman’

    Masterchef UK judges Gregg Wallace and John Torode could not have been more withering. Gordon Ramsay couldn’t have been more frank or more to the point. Chef Ferron looked down at my plate, shook his head mournfully and delivered his judgement:...

  • Anatomy of a nuclear family

    Anatomy of a nuclear family

    Penned by the remarkable Brad Fraser, True Love Lies is a play that aesthetically seems simple, but in reality is complex and profound. In fact, although a large chunk of it takes place in a restaurant, the play anatomises the nuclear family as we...

  • All in pink for Pink October

    All in pink for Pink October

    For the first time ever, integrated marketing communications agency JP Advertising, together with Europa Donna Malta Breast Care Support Group and the Action for Breast Cancer Foundation, have rolled out Pink October, a breast cancer awareness...

  • Celebrating two centuries of public auditing in Malta

    Celebrating two centuries of public auditing in Malta

    This year marks the 200th anniversary since the establishment of the Audit Office in Malta in 1814 by Governor Thomas Maitland to address lax accounting practices, corruption, poor financial information, competence of officials and inadequate...

  • Best Western India Hotel Group signs up for Busy Rooms

    Best Western India Hotel Group signs up for Busy Rooms

    Busy Rooms will be supporting the Best Western India Hotel Group with an entire central reservation solution made up of technology, distribution, optimisation and support services. The full membership package includes Busy Rooms’ own central...

  • The missing link in the City

    The missing link in the City

    Ed eats Sciacca GrillSouth StreetVallettaTel: 2123 7222 Food: 8/10Service: 6/10Ambience: 7/10Value: 6/10Overall: 7/10 On the menu today we have a short story for starters, and my take on a restaurant I’ve been meaning to try for a while as main...

  • Valletta soul in decline

    Valletta soul in decline

    The protagonist of Tony Cassar Darien’s Il-Kennies tal-Ġenna, held in Pjazza Teatru Rjal, Valletta, Ġanni, is an honest man. However, he has lost the one woman he loved and has also been treated unjustly by his employers at the bank where he used...

  • A new expression of skincare

    A new expression of skincare

    Chanel’s Le Lift line has expanded, with the brand’s first three creams joined by two new products: Le Lift Sérum and Le Lift Crème Yeux, which help combat signs of ageing and skin regeneration. Le Lift Sérum is endowed with the anti-ageing powers...

  • Pedicabs’ uphill struggle

    Pedicabs’ uphill struggle

    T.C. O’Rourke has encountered plenty of nasty weather in his years as a Chicago pedicab operator – rain, snow and steamy summer heat. But he has never pedalled into a headwind as rough as this year’s blast from City Hall, which has imposed some of...

  • Making a meal of mince

    Making a meal of mince

    I have so many chicken recipes I could probably write a book entitled Fifty Ways with Chicken. Then, as I have dozens of recipes using minced meat, I could write a sequel called Fifty Ways with Mince. Like chicken, mince, be it beef, pork or lamb,...

  • The puppet and the bullies

    The puppet and the bullies

    With the countdown to popular festival ŻiguŻajg finally begun, Jo Caruana chats to writer and actress Veronica Stivala about her upcoming children’s show, Cookie and the Art of Bullying. International children’s festival ŻiguŻajg returns next...

  • When things go wrong in the EU

    When things go wrong in the EU

    When travelling to another EU country, be it on holiday, for business or to study, should you fall ill or have an accident you have the same rights to healthcare as people insured in that country. In case of an emergency you can contact any of the...

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