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  • Applications for SongCraft, showcase for young singer-songwriters, open

    Applications for SongCraft, showcase for young singer-songwriters, open

    SongCraft: The Young Singer-Songwriter Showcase is receiving applications from young musicians looking to develop their skills and present original songs in front of an audience.  Organised by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ and Spazju Kreattiv, youths aged...

  • Uncovering the real face of China

    Uncovering  the real face of China

    Four Maltese artists have transformed their experience at China’s coastal province of Fujian into a tangible creative expression through painting, sculpture and photography. For the sixth year, a group of artists was invited to China to...

  • Opera based by French actress’ real-life intrigues

    Opera based by French actress’ real-life intrigues

    A live screening of the New York Metropolitan Opera’s production of  Adriana Lecouvreur will be held at St James Cavalier Cinema, Spazju Kreattiv, Valletta, on Saturday at 6.55pm. Based on a play by Eugène Scribe, the opera is inspired by the...

  • ‘This job does not get easier, you just get braver’

    ‘This job does not get  easier, you just get braver’

    Game of Thrones star Eugene Simon is conducting two acting workshops in Malta this weekend. He tells Stephanie Fsadni about his connection to the island, his experiences on set and what it takes to be an actor in the 21st century. He views acting...

  • Inauguration of restored historic paintings

    Inauguration of restored historic paintings

    Three historic paintings at the Archbishop’s Curia that have been restored and conserved will be inaugurated at an event being held this evening at the same venue at 6.30pm. The three 18th-century paintings portray the images of the Immaculate...

  • Award-winning comedy on sexual politics

    Award-winning comedy on sexual politics

    Masquerade Malta is staging Closer, a comedy by Patrick Marber directed by Anthony Bezzina, at Blue Box, M Space, Msida, on February 1, 2, 8, 9 and 10 at 8pm. Winner of Best Comedy Award in the 1997 Evening Standard Awards and 1998 Olivier, BBC...

  • De La Salle 6th formers to stage Lasallian Nights

    Sixth form students of De La Salle College, Cottonera, are this weekend staging Lasallian Nights, three evening shows during which the students are performing a main stage play entitled Te Quiero together with an assortment of short talent...

  • Public gets chance to see facelift to St Helen's basilica titular painting

    Public gets chance to see facelift to St Helen's basilica titular painting

    The titular painting of St Helen’s Basilica in Birkirkara, featuring the saint’s discovery of the Cross in the Holy Land, is getting a much-needed facelift and the public can view the works in progress during an open day on Saturday. The...

  • Judge dismisses Judd harassment claim against Weinstein

    Judge dismisses Judd harassment claim against Weinstein

    A Los Angeles court on Wednesday dismissed actress Ashley Judd's sexual harassment lawsuit against disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein -- but said she can move forward with allegations he defamed her and damaged her career. US District...

  • Musical marathon

    Musical marathon

    For more than 20 years, the Ensemble Matheus has been one of the most renowned ensembles in the world of classical music, thanks to its bold and accessible artistic approach. Jean-Christophe Spinosi created the Matheus Quartet in 1991, driven by...

  • Year of the Pig print exhibition opens in Valletta tomorrow

    Year of the Pig print exhibition  opens in Valletta tomorrow

    An exhibition of prints celebrating the upcoming Year of the Pig, kicks off at the China Cultural Centre in Melita Street, Valletta, tomorrow. In ancient times the pig represented wealth and fertility and is often considered a symbol of wealth in...

  • Art knows no age: teacher starts to draw in his retirement

    Art knows no age: teacher starts to draw in his retirement

    A former technical drawing teacher, who only started taking art lessons when he reached retirement age, will be mounting his first exhibition tomorrow. Vincent Borg, 70, admitted that attending the Malta School of Art helped him discover his...

  • This week at the cinema - January 9, 2019

    This week at the cinema - January 9, 2019

    The Favourite (2018)Genre: BiopicDirector: Yorgos LanthimosStarring: Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz, Emma Stone, Nicholas Hoult, Joe AlwynDuration: 119 minutesClass: 15KRS Releasing Ltd Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos (The Killing of a Sacred Deer,...

  • Open meeting for artists and the public

    Open meeting for artists and the public

    As the collaborative Artists’ Residency programme between the Valletta 2018 Foundation and Fondazzjoni Kreattività has now come to end and therefore at a time of crossroads for residencies, Spazju Kreattiv is inviting the public to an open meeting...

  • Għarb artistic programme on cultural diversity

    Għarb artistic programme on cultural diversity

    Between 2016 and 2018, Fondazzjoni Kreattività and the Valletta 2018 Foundation collaborated on an international programme of artists’ residencies based in Għarb. This aimed to enrich cultural diversity within the national creative scene,...

  • The fine line between satire and protest

    The fine line between satire and protest

    TheatreLet’s Talk About Six!Salesian Theatre, Sliema There is a very fine line between satire and protest. Satire is meant to protest indirectly, through ridicule, using that sharpest of tools: wit. The past year has been a particularly fraught...

  • Maltese film director 'excited' to be nominated for UK award

    Maltese film director 'excited' to be nominated for UK award

    Maltese film director Winston Azzopardi is among the nominees in the UK's National Film Awards 2019. He was nominated for The Boat, which features a lone fisherman who boards an abandoned sailboat. Finding no signs of life, he emerges back on deck...

  • Lecture on Catherine the Great

    Lecture on Catherine the Great

    Marie-Anne Mancio will be giving a DFASinMalta lecture on Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia, at the Salini Resort, St Paul’s Bay. The empress, founding academies and libraries and commissioning buildings and gardens, brought Russia into a...

  • A taste of home captured through still life

    A taste of home captured through still life

    A longing for home has inspired Anna Galea to create a collection of still life works that not only remind her of Malta but also stimulate the taste buds. “These paintings portray subjects that mean home to me and that give me a sense of belonging.

  • Swirls of colour

    Swirls of colour

    Renowned Maltese artist and illustrator Kenneth Zammit Tabona is exhibiting watercolour paintings at Christine X Art Gallery in Sliema. Perhaps best known for his depictions of Maltese interiors and landscapes, Zammit Tabona provides a...