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  • MADC checks into the California Suite

    MADC checks into the California Suite

    Neil Simon’s California Suite, a play in four scenes, offers comments on relationships with very contemporary and relatable themes of bitterness, infidelity and loss that accompany modern-day relationships. Although originally written in the 1970s...

  • Fun, witty and engaging

    Fun, witty and engaging

    Jes Camilleri reviews Much Ado about Nothing, a Shakespeare in The Pub production by WhatsTheirNames Theatre. Following the sold-out success of Two Gentlemen of Verona and Twelfth Night, the wonderful collective that goes by the name of...

  • The Baroque mentality

    The Baroque mentality

    Denis De Lucca: The Baroque MindInternational Institute for Baroque Studies, University of Malta. 2018. Consisting of 10 chapters and four appendices, The Baroque Mind presents the reader with a universe of the mental attitudes of diverse Baroque...

  • Burlesque in apocalyptic times

    Burlesque in apocalyptic times

    It’s been quite a few years since the last Burlesque themed show – what have you been up to? After six years and 10 successful shows I decided it was time for Creative Island to take a break from cabaret and branch out into different areas. Last...

  • Watch - Israel's 'chicken song' wins Eurovision - Malta last in Thursday televoting

    Watch - Israel's 'chicken song' wins Eurovision - Malta last in Thursday televoting

    Israel's Netta Barzilai won the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon on Saturday, bringing Israel its fourth victory in the glitzy pageant, watched by over 200 million people around the world, and the right to host the event next year. "Next time in...

  • Star of Strait Street off to Australia

    Star of Strait Street off to Australia

    Directly following the two V18 performances at The Phoenicia, the cast of Star of Strait Street - Polly March, Larissa Bonaci and Geoff Thomas - are heading off to Australia to put up the World War II love story for Maltese communities in Sydney,...

  • Short stories published in aid of ALS Malta

    Short stories published in aid of ALS Malta

    Maltese lecturer Noel Cachia recently published a book in Maltese entitled Stejjer ta’ Dari u tal-Lum. A total of 325 copies were sold and all proceeds have been donated to Bjorn Formosa on behalf of ALS Malta. The donation was presented to Mr...

  • Watch: Italian band bringing jazz fusion vibes

    Watch: Italian band bringing jazz fusion vibes

    Italian jazz fusion band will be performing at Razzett L-Aħmar, Attard tonight, May 12. The band will play their own work as well as classics such as The Chicken, made famous by Jaco Pastorius's cover.  Snips will be supported by Super Sponge...

  • Christabelle's Eurovision dream is over, but her advocacy work is not

    Christabelle's Eurovision dream is over, but her advocacy work is not

      Christabelle's Eurovision dreams came crashing back to Earth on Thursday night, but the singer says her semi-final elimination does not mark the end of her work to end taboos surrounding mental health.  In a Facebook post uploaded on Friday...

  • Watch: The Fresh Prince of Belair's bestie's in town

    Watch: The Fresh Prince of Belair's bestie's in town

    DJ Jazzy Jeff is a name that hip-hop fans, as well as those who used to follow the Fresh Prince of Belair TV series back in the late 1980s and 90s, will instantly recognise. Who doesn't remember the adorable doof that was Jazz, Will Smith's BFF on...

  • Watch: Red Electrick release first single with new line-up

    Watch: Red Electrick release first single with new line-up

    Ten years ago, five teenage guys sharing a love for music got together and formed a band. The name they chose was Red Electrick. The End of it All was their first single. The boys have worked hard to become one of the best bands to come out of...

  • Food and theatre at Cantina

    Food and theatre at Cantina

    Valletta 2018, together with Belgian theatre group Laika, presents Cantina, a performance playing on audience’s sense of taste and smell this weekend at Ta’ Qali. Three performances will be taking place, between May 11 and 13. Laika, a theatre...

  • Watch: New Bark Bark Disco single brings all the feels

    Watch: New Bark Bark Disco single brings all the feels

    Low-fi trio Bark Bark Disco, known for their raw, edgy, sound are making us fall for them all over again with their latest single, Big Love. Bark Bark Disco - which started out as a project by Ian Schranz and now also includes Rebecca Theuma and...

  • Watch: 47 musicians, 14 countries for Malta World Music Festival

    Watch: 47 musicians, 14 countries for Malta World Music Festival

    What is the aim behind the Malta World Music Festival? My aim is to bring high quality acts within the realm of world music, acts that go beyond the folk roots of a culture or country by fusing other musical elements within their artistic...

  • A cheeky little wolf doles out some Mother's Day love

    A cheeky little wolf doles out some Mother's Day love

    Fathers, may we get your attention please? Are you scratching your heads, trying to think up of a gift your little one can give to his mother for Mother’s Day next Sunday ? Worry no more, Lupettin has come to the rescue. Lupettin iħobb lill-mamà...

  • Isle of MTV 2018 line-up revealed

    Isle of MTV 2018 line-up revealed

    Updated 11.15am Jason Derulo, Hailee Steinfeld and Sigala, featuring live vocals from Paloma Faith and Ella Eyre, will be joining Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike at this year’s Isle of MTV being held at the Granaries on June 27. Derulo is a US pop and...

  • This week at the cinema - May 9, 2018

    This week at the cinema - May 9, 2018

    Wildling (2018)Genre: Horror fantasyDirectors: Fritz BöhmStarring: Liv Tyler, Brad Dourif, Bel Powley, James Le Gros, Collin Kelly-Sordelet, Mike FaistDuration: 92 minutesClass: 15KRS Releasing Ltd German director Fritz Böhm makes his directorial...

  • Watch: Cyprus impresses at first Eurovision semi-final

    Watch: Cyprus impresses at first Eurovision semi-final

    Cyprus impressed in the first semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest, held in Lisbon on Tueday night. The country - represented by Eleni Foureira - performed her song "Fuego" . Her odds of winning went from 66-1 to 5-2 after the first show at...

  • Fondazzjoni Kreattività adds multi-media installation to its permanent collection

    Fondazzjoni Kreattività adds multi-media installation to its permanent collection

    Four hanging works each measuring around six metres long have become the largest piece of art within Fondazzjoni Kreattività’s permanent collection. The works, which form part of a multi-media installation by Chinese artist Yang Zhiling, have been...

  • Ticks all the right boxes

    Ticks all the right boxes

    The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society4 starsDirector: Mike NewellStars: Lily James, Matthew Goode, Jessica Brown FindlayDuration: 124 minsClass: 12KRS Releasing Ltd The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society is idiosyncratic...