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  • Jazz aficionados in for a treat

    Drummers Mark Giuliana, who performed on David Bowie’s last album, and Antonio Sanchez will be among the performers at a star-studded 27th edition of the Malta Jazz Festival at Ta’ Liesse in Valletta. Ramona Depares catches up with them. Mark...

  • Gaulitana’s last three concerts

    The last three concerts in this year’s Gaulitana Festival in Gozo had a link between them. It began with the violin and piano recital at the Gozo Ministry hall by the Gran Duo Italiano, consisting of Mauro Tortorelli (violin) and Angela Meluso...

  • Perfect blend of action, comedy, music

    Baby Driver5 starsDirector: Edgar WrightStars: Ansel Elgort, Jon Bernthal, Jon HammDuration: 112 minsClass: 15KRS Releasing Ltd One of 2017’s greatest movies comes from writer/director Edgar Wright, whose Baby Driver hits all the right notes – a...

  • Seeing conflict through apes’ eyes

    Andy Serkis has single-handedly brought the art of performance capture to the fore; an art he continues in the rebooted Planet of the Apes saga as Caesar, the leader of the species of highly intelligent apes spawned from a scientific experiment...

  • Cars far worse than bars for second-hand smoke

    A single cigarette smoked in a stationary car with its windows closed can produce a very high level of second-hand smoke. Dr Charmaine Gauci explains. Smokers often think that keeping the window open in a car while they are smoking will not affect...

  • The great seduction

    Baia Beach ClubLittle Armierl/o Mellieħa Food: 6/10Service: 6/10Ambience: 10/10Value: 6/10Overall: 7/10 You could be fooled into thinking you’ve landed in paradise – only don’t look too far left or too far right, or behind you for that matter.

  • Summer to savour

    Heat a nonstick skillet or griddle pan over medium-low heat. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, sugar, le­mon juice and lemon zest to­get­her for about 30 seconds until frothy. Whisk in ricotta cheese and one cup of milk and let stand for a few minutes.

  • The exemplary life of Henry and Inez Casolani

    Inez Casolani, born in 1915, died of sudden, massive heart attack 25 years ago, on July 13, 1992, as she was enjoying her summer vacation at Birżebbuġa with her husband Henry (1917-1999). When their daughter, Sr Cecilia, later went to clear her...

  • The Malta Police Force’s Criminal Investigation Department is 100 today

    Before British rule, crime prevention was enforced by the threat of hard punishments. Such punishments remained on the statute books after 1800; however, owing to the frequent number of thefts, the British administration introduced the payment of...

  • A peek inside the Phoenicia Hotel following its €15m refurbishment

    The Phoenicia Malta has reopened its doors for business under new management and after an impressive €15 million refurbishment. Gordon Campbell Gray, chairman of Campell Gray Hotels, which manages the hotel, told The Sunday Times of Malta: “The...