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  • Extraordinarily beautiful

    Extraordinarily beautiful

    Phantom Thread4 starsDirector: Paul Thomas AndersonStars: Vicky Krieps, Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley ManvilleDuration: 130 minsClass: 12KRS Releasing Ltd A few months ago, Variety magazine broke the news that actor Daniel Day-Lewis has decided to...

  • Potential unfulfilled

    Potential unfulfilled

    The 15:17 to Paris2 starsDirector: Clint EastwoodStars: Alek Skarlatos, Anthony Sadler, Spencer Stone, Ray CorasaniDuration: 203 minsClass: 12KRS Releasing Ltd The terrible state of affairs in the world today dictates that terrorist attacks...

  • Speed as artistic virtue

    Speed as artistic virtue

    Fondazzjoni Patrimonju Malti (FPM) consistently puts on regular well-researched exhibitions that are intriguing whether they are set up on a large scale or in a more intimate context. Whatever the case, they manage to generate a lot of interest on...

  • Malta and La Commedia dell’Arte

    Malta and La Commedia dell’Arte

    As Australia passes the baton on to Malta for this year’s World Commedia dell’Arte Day under the auspices of the Malta Commission of Unesco, Narcy Calamatta tells Iggy Fenech all about the history of the genre, Malta’s place within its narrative...

  • Going vinyl

    Going vinyl

    When did you start working on the new EP? Around three months ago. I decided to go out of my comfort zone and go a step further using different techniques and equipment which I wasn’t used to. I approached a good friend of mine, who is the...

  • Hidden details unveiled in Picasso oil painting

    Hidden details unveiled in Picasso oil painting

    Scientists have uncovered hidden details beneath one of Pablo Picasso's oil paintings that give an insight into how the famous painter created his work of art. Using state-of-the-art imaging techniques, a team of researchers in the US and Canada...

  • Exhibition to mark artist Ebba von Fersen Balzan

    Exhibition to mark artist Ebba von Fersen Balzan

    Iniala5 Galleries are holding an exhibition to mark the years since the demise of Maltese German artist Ebba von Fersen Balzan. This is the first in a series of exhibitions that will showcase Ebba’s extensive and varied collection of art from her...

  • A story of freedom and love

    A story of freedom and love

    A studio tucked away in Valletta has been a hive of activity as 11 dancers each day stepped into the world of Bizet’s femme fatale ahead of ŻfinMalta Dance Ensemble’s premiere ofCarmen yesterday. “As a firm believer that dance not only entertains...

  • Legendary actress Helen Mirren: I have experiences insecurity all my life

    Oscar-winning actress Dame Helen Mirren has confessed to feeling insecure on a daily basis and says she has never "felt beautiful". The 72-year-old, who won the Best Actress Oscar for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in 2006 film The Queen,...

  • Historic walk through the Silent City

    Historic walk through the Silent City

    An evening walk is being held through Mdina, the old medieval capital city of Malta. The walk will be led by historian Vincent Zammit and is being organised by Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar. The walk takes place on February 23 at 7pm, starting from...

  • New environment course launched

    Institute for Education and BirdLife Malta have launched a new course aimed at primary school teachers in delivering outdoor learning through nature. The course for the MQF Level 6 Award in Teaching Outdoor Learning through Nature will be...

  • Children's theatre season opens at Teatru Salesjan

    Children's theatre season opens at Teatru Salesjan

    Teatru Salesjan, Sliema’s community theatre, has launched a new performance season for families and young people. From March to May 2018 three productions for young audiences will be presented in a special theatre season calledNuna Palk, a...

  • When art meets science

    When art meets science

    As songstress Nadine Axisa gets ready to serenade audiences with Frank Sinatra classics in aid of the University of Malta’s Research, Innovation and Development Trust, Iggy Fenech has a chat with Wilfred Kenely, the CEO of the trust, about the...

  • Exhibition focuses on Gozitan realities

    Exhibition focuses on Gozitan realities

    Four contemporary Gozitan artists will unveil 24 exhibits at the main hall of the European Parliament between March 6 and 9. The exhibition, titled Embracing Change in Gozo, focuses on Gozitan realities and aspirations. Rachel Galea, Kris Saliba,...

  • Cinema attendance keeps level in 2017

    Cinema attendance keeps level in 2017

    In line with the high levels observed in the previous two years, the European Audiovisual Observatory estimates that total admissions in the European Union decreased only slightly by 0.7% to 985 million tickets sold in 2017. While this is 6.6...

  • Children's cinema day returns

    Children's cinema day returns

    KRS Releasing is holding the first of the twice-yearly Children Cinema Day events on March 10, when 15 specially-selected films for children will be screened. The list on offer comprises a variety of genres that range from animation to adventure...

  • ‘A real ride of a performance’

    ‘A real ride of a performance’

    Artistic projects are often held close to the heart but, for American actor Bryan Jennings, returning to Malta to take part in a local production after a 10-year hiatus from the island really does mean the world. “I am so excited to be back,”...

  • This week at the cinema - February 14, 2018

    This week at the cinema - February 14, 2018

    Phantom thread (2018)Genre: DramaDirector: Paul Thomas AndersonStarring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Vicky Krieps, Lesley ManvilleDuration: 130 minutesClass: 15KRS Releasing Ltd Daniel Day-Lewis returns to the big screen for one last time as the...

  • Models voice support as Gigi Hadid speaks about weight loss

    Models voice support as Gigi Hadid speaks about weight loss

    Models have rushed to support Gigi Hadid after she was forced to defend herself from body shamers. The catwalk star had posted a lengthy explanation about why she has lost weight over recent years, saying that when she started modelling she had...

  • Angelic voices and composer performing in aid of charity

    Angelic voices and composer performing in aid of charity

    Angelic voices and music from the heart will feature prominently in two concerts being held next month in aid of the Community Chest Fund. The renowned Vienna Boys Choir will perform on March 20 and pianist, composer and conductor Ezio Bosso...