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  • King Charles lll was the role of the late Tim Pigott-Smith's career

    King Charles lll was the role of the late Tim Pigott-Smith's career

    The late Tim Pigott-Smith has been lauded for one of his final appearances on screen in TV drama King Charles III. The actor, who died suddenly last month aged 70, portrayed a post-accession Prince of Wales in the 90-minute BBC Two adaptation...

  • Alfred Sant's play being performed in Paris

    Alfred Sant's play being performed in Paris

    Alfred Sant’s best selling play Fid-Dell tal-Katidral (Dans l’Ombre de La Cathédrale) is being performed in Montrouge, a major commune in south Paris, at the eighth edition of the European week. A series of cultural, political and social events...

  • Tributes pour in for DJ Robert Miles, dead at 47

    Tributes pour in for DJ Robert Miles, dead at 47

    Pete Tong and singer Boy George have led tributes to DJ Robert Miles, famous for his huge hit Children, following his death at the age of 47. The Italian trance star was best known for the dance anthem, which hit the top of the charts around the...

  • Journey through music and visual art

    Journey through music and visual art

    The Robert Samut Hall in Floriana will next week host an ambitious event. Crossing – A Journey through Music and Visual Art is an event featuring music composed by Simon Sammut and the visual art of Anthony Catania. The purpose behind this project...

  • Australia among the finalists for the Eurovision

    Australia among the finalists for the Eurovision

    The first semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest was held in Kiev last night, when ten countries out of 18 were selected for Saturday's final. They are Moldova: Hey Mamma by Sunstroke Project; Azerbaijan: Skeletons by Dihaj; Greece: This Is...

  • This week at the cinema

    This week at the cinema

    Alien: Covenant (2017)Genre: Sci-fiDirector: Ridley ScottStarring: Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demian BichirDuration: 122 minutesClass: 15KRS Releasing Ltd Ridley Scott directs another Alien...

  • Robert De Niro says 'next Charlie Chaplin' could be barred from US

    Robert De Niro says 'next Charlie Chaplin' could be barred from US

    Robert De Niro has said Donald Trump is hampering the arts and his immigration policy might keep out "the next Chaplin". The 73-year-old was accepting the Film Society of Lincoln Centre's Chaplin Award on Monday when he again took aim at the US...

  • Adding a beat to girl power

    Adding a beat to girl power

    Stephanie Fsadni has a chat with three ‘Maltese’ girls behind the pop group Beatz who placed in the top five in the Australian edition of The X-Factor Three young ladies of Maltese descent are carving out a name for themselves in the music...

  • First edition of Malta World Music Festival

    First edition of Malta World Music Festival

    As European and African musicians come together for the first edition of this festival, Ramona Depares speaks to artistic director Renzo Spiteri and rounds up the highlights. The first edition of the Malta World Music Festival (MWMF) takes place...

  • Better suited to the screen

    Better suited to the screen

    An actor is an actor, you might think. Film, television, theatre, radio, and so on – one is the same as the next, isn’t it? Actually, it isn’t. Not only do most actors have a preference for a particular medium, but they carry different...

  • Maria Galea exhibits in India

    Maria Galea exhibits in India

    Contemporary abstract artist Maria Galea, known for supporting Maltese artists both in Malta and abroad, has just returned from what she describes as an incre­dible experience in India where she had an artist residency as part of a programme by a...

  • Lady Macbeth strikes a chord with critics

    Lady Macbeth strikes a chord with critics

    Lady Macbeth does not tell the story of the Shakespearean anti-heroine, but that of Katherine (Florence Pugh), a woman in rural England in 1865 who is stifled by her loveless marriage to a bitter man twice her age, and his cold, unforgiving family.

  • A beautiful and tragic love story

    A beautiful and tragic love story

    The Promise3 starsDirector: Terry GeorgeStars: Christian Bale, Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le BonDuration: 133 minsClass: 12AKRS Releasing Ltd While various political ailments trouble modern Turkey, The Promise takes a look at an ignominious chapter in...

  • New artistic director for ŻfinMalta

    New artistic director for ŻfinMalta

    Celebrated international choreographer Paolo Mangiola has been selected as the new artistic director of Malta’s national dance company, ŻfinMalta Dance Ensemble. Incumbent artistic director Mavin Khoo, who gave birth to the island’s first national...

  • UK festivals to black out online

    UK festivals to black out online

    Some of Britain’s biggest festivals are to black out their websites for 24 hours as part of a campaign highlighting sexual assaults at music events. Festivals including Bestival, Parklife, BoomTown Fair and Secret Garden Party are part of the...

  • Twin Peaks' David Lynch suggests he's finished with films

    Twin Peaks' David Lynch suggests he's finished with films

    David Lynch has suggested that he has made his last film as he prepares for the return of Twin Peaks to television screens. The director and producer lamented the state of the film industry and said the wrong films were finding success. He told...

  • ‘May the 4th be with you’

    ‘May the 4th be with you’

    Dozens of Star Wars fans dressed like Jedi knights, Galactic Empire storm troopers and other characters from the sci-fi series paraded through central Taipei on Thursday, part of a worldwide celebration to mark the 40th anniversary of the film...

  • Refugee who fled Syria with violin on his back to release debut album

    Refugee who fled Syria with violin on his back to release debut album

    A Syrian refugee who fled the war-torn country with his violin on his back is to release a debut album. After escaping the Syrian city of Homs in 2015, Rami, 21, travelled almost 2,500 miles by foot and boat across eight countries with the...

  • US Vogue editor Anna Wintour to be made a Dame

    US Vogue editor Anna Wintour to be made a Dame

    American Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour is to be made a Dame Commander by the Queen in recognition of her celebrated career in fashion journalism. The 67-year-old, who was named in the New Year Honours diplomatic and overseas list, was editor...

  • Adele tops under-30s music rich list

    Adele tops under-30s music rich list

    Adele is now the richest musician under 30 in Britain and Ireland, according to the latest edition of The Sunday Times Rich List. The Hello singer’s global success has rocketed her wealth to a cool £125m – an increase of almost 50 per cent in the...

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