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  • Spring plant and pollinator workshop

    Palazzo Falson in Mdina is collaborating with Friends of the Earth Malta on a workshop for children aged six to 12, which will take place on Saturday between 10.30am and noon. Participants will experience apiculture up close during this workshop...

  • Apotheosis: the mortality of false gods

    Apotheosis: the mortality of false gods

    THEATREApotheosisSt James Cavalier It has to take a dedicated and impartial outsider’s perspective to shed some objective, if highly dramatised, light on a contentious subject.  Corruption, violence and politics have been complicit bedfellows from...

  • The greatest painting in the world lecture

    The second set of lectures in the Personal Perspectives I – The Greatest Painting in the World series runs on Thursday evening starting at 6.30pm. Lecturers Ann Gingell Littlejohn and Mark Sagona will be giving an insight into what they believe is...

  • Antiques and fine arts fair

    Antiques and fine arts fair

    An antiques and fine arts fair is being held at The Oratory, No. 10, Oratory Street, Naxxar from tomorrow between 5 and 9pm. It will also be open on Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday from 10am to 9pm.  Entrance to the fair, which is...

  • MADC’S latest production at Blue Box Theatre

    MADC’S latest production at Blue Box Theatre

    The MADC’s production of J. B. Priestley’s thriller An Inspector Calls will be opening its spring theatre season this Friday. Set in the hypocritical world of Victorian and Edwardian English society, the classic play revolves around an...

  • Filigree: weaving intricate works of art

    Filigree: weaving intricate works of art

    The delicate art of filigree was introduced in Malta and all over the Mediterranean and beyond by the Phoenicians but its charm and prestige may have been somewhat lost over the centuries.  Maltese filigree is most often associated with jewellery...

  • James Holland to lecture on Malta’s war history

    James Holland to lecture on Malta’s war history

    Renowned British writer, historian and broadcaster James Holland will be giving a lecture about Malta’s crucial role in World War II.  The talk, entitled ‘Fortress Malta: An Island Under Siege (1940-1942)’, will be held inside the ballroom of the...

  • Feast of clarinet music

    The 13th edition of Gaulitana: A Festival of Music continues tomorrow at 12.30pm with the Espresso series by the Malta School of Music Clarinet Ensemble, at Cathedral Square (the Citadel) in Victoria.    The Espresso series kicks off with a...

  • Bittersweet love

    Bittersweet love

    Hua Mulan was a heroine who disguised herself as man to stand in for her father and joined the army in the Northern Wei Dynasty. That well-known story has been adapted for this movie.  Mulan’s commander Wentai was impressed by Mulan’s martial...

  • Stories and histories

    Heritage Malta is holding a lecture entitled ‘Stories and histories: The genesis of the national collection of paintings and sculptures’ today at MUŻA, the national community art museum in Valletta. In 2020, MUŻA and Heritage Malta will be...

  • Macbeth brings Shakespeare to the Manoel again after 10 years

    Macbeth brings Shakespeare to the Manoel again after 10 years

    Together with Unifaun Theatre Productions, the Manoel Theatre will be bringing William Shakespeare’s celebrated tragedy Macbeth to the the stage on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.  It is directed by maverick UK-based theatre director Clive...

  • Gozo's fragile landscape... through the eyes of French photographer

    Gozo's fragile landscape... through the eyes of French photographer

    An exhibition focusing on the fragility of our landscape by Malta-based French photographer will kick off in Gozo on Saturday. A student of architecture and graduate of Beaux Arts de Rennes, Cyril Sancereau specialises in the photography of...

  • A day in the country

    A day in the country

    A small collection of landscapes by Richard Saliba is being exhibited at art..e Gallery in Victoria. The paintings have been executed during the past few years and represent the rich and diverse characteristics of the Maltese landscape, in...

  • Gaulitana festival events tomorrow

    Gaulitana festival events tomorrow

    The 13th edition of Gaulitana: A Festival of Music continues tomorrow with two events. The first event, entitled Gaulitagħna (part of the Musicalive series), by the Forte Trio Piano Trio from Kazakhstan, will be held at the Ċentru Ġesù Nazzarenu...

  • Investigating the big blue sea around us

    Investigating the big blue sea around us

    A big wall painting of a map representing the Mediterranean welcomes visitors to contemporary Italian artist Rossella Biscotti’s exhibition currently on at Blitz in Valletta. Titled Three Works and a Script, the exhibition features seemingly...

  • Is a limitless brain possible?

    Is a limitless brain possible?

    A screening of the 2011 film Limitless, followed by a CineXjenza discussion on topics raised by the film, will be held at St James Cavalier Cinema tomorrow at 7pm. The film plot features frustrated author Eddie Morra (Bradley Cooper), who is...

  • Chameleon is Malta's song for Eurovision contest

    Chameleon is Malta's song for Eurovision contest

    Chameleon, the official song and video representing Malta’s 2019 Eurovision song, performed by Gozitan singer Michela Pace has been released.  Michela Pace earned the right to represent Malta in the Eurovision contest when she emerged triumphant...

  • Victim of review bombing

    Captain MarvelDirectors: Anna Boden,Ryan FleckStarring: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben MendelsohnDuration: 124 minutesClass: 12AKRS Releasing Ltd Film not reviewed While this week’s other release Boy Erased sadly highlights the medieval...

  • Homosexuality and lies

    Homosexuality and lies

    Boy Erased3 starsDirector: Joel EdgertonStars: Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Russell CroweDuration: 115 minsClass: 15KRS Releasing Ltd The release of Boy Erased is timely, coming as it is after the recent declarations of former X-Factor Malta...

  • Take five – a year of film

    Take five – a year of film

    The Film Grain Foundation, the private foundation behind the Valletta Film Festival, has just launched its programme for 2019. This programme will go beyond the now popular Valletta Film Festival, which will this year run between June 14 and 24...