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  • 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...

  • Mood and meditation: two women in search of peace

    Mood and meditation: two women in search of peace

    Two women from wildly diverse countries, and who create markedly divergent art, have come together for a striking exhibition which displays how, in such highly individual approaches, can be found common traits and shared vision. The exhibition of...

  • Supporting heritage tourism in the EU

    On February 18 and 19 the Institute for Tourism, Travel & Culture at the University of Malta participated in the kick-off meeting for a prestigious Erasmus+ collaboration with key cultural organisations in Europe in Matera, the European Capital of...

  • An evening of music and wine

    An evening of music and wine

    Rachel Fabri’s name is synonymous with musical theatre, and now she gets ready to up the stakes with her participation in Muso Merlot. Adam Brimmer finds out more about the Studio 18 event. What is Muso Merlot? Think of it as an annual, unique...

  • A mirror to the Maltese

    A mirror to the Maltese

    Repubblika Immakulata is set to turn Maltese stereotypes on their heads in a play that is as cutting as it is true. Adam Brimmer has a chat with scriptwriter Simone Spiteri to find out more. It has been a while since we last heard from Du’ Theatre...

  • Moving towards intangible heritage

    Moving towards intangible heritage

    Unlike its more tangible sister, the concept of intangible heritage is a relatively new one to the Maltese Islands. Indeed, considering that some of our megalithic temples and the city of Valletta have been recognised as World Heritage Sites since...

  • Children’s Cinema Day

    Children’s Cinema Day

    Another edition of Children’s Cinema Day organised by KRS is scheduled for Saturday. On the day films specially selected for the occasion, comprising comedies, adventures, animation, action and sci-fi, will be screened at cinemas in Malta and...

  • Danusan’s big show

    There are still a few tickets left for the shows of Maltese comic duo Danusan’s Ix-Xow Il-Kbir Għall-Kbar Tad-Danusan at Sir Temi Zammit Hall, Msida, on March 15 at 8.30pm, March 17 at 3pm and March 23 at 8.30pm. To book, visit...

  • Bulgarian piano recital

    Bulgarian piano recital

    Bulgarian virtuoso pianist Rostislav Yovchev will perform a piano recital tomorrow at 6pm at Studio B, St James Cavalier, Valletta. Admission is free. He will perform works of Robert Schumann, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Frédéric Chopin, Sergei...

  • Classical fairytale ballet

    Classical fairytale ballet

    A screening of Russia’s Bolshoi Ballet performing the resplendent classical fairytale ballet The Sleeping Beauty, featuring Olga Smirnova as young Princess Aurora, will take place at St James Cavalier Cinema tomorrow at 6pm. For tickets, visit...

  • MCI youth concert

    The Malta Cultural Institute is holding its 70th anniversary youth celebration concert tomorrow at 7pm at the auditorium of G. F. Abela Junior College, Msida. During the concert the Malta University Junior College Orchestra and soloists under the...

  • Actor indicted for alleged hate attack hoax

    Actor indicted for alleged hate attack hoax

    A Chicago grand jury on Friday indicted American actor Jussie Smollett on 16 felony counts after allegedly lying to police about being the victim of a racist, homophobic hate crime. Police say Smollett - who gained fame on Fox musical drama...

  • Craving for sensual beauty

    A collective art exhibition by three Gozo-based artists – Penny Foster, Mark Xuereb and Tomas Hed – entitled Erotic Cravings, opens today, at Arthall, 8, Agius de Soldanis Street, Victoria, and runs until April 7. The exhibits all aim to awaken...

  • Malta’s 'first female prime minister' literally takes the stage

    Malta’s 'first female prime minister' literally takes the stage

    Malta-based playwright John Baraldi’s new play, Apotheosis, opened on Thursday night at Spazju Kreattiv in Valletta.  The protagonist of this political drama portray's Malta’s first female prime minister – a fictional character named Dolores,...

  • Presenting The Maltese Cinderella

    A socio-literary exhibition entitled The Maltese Cinderella and the Women’s Storytelling Tradition is taking place until April 11 at Il-Ħaġar Museum, Victoria, and a sneak preview for women of the new prize-winning book of the same name, by...

  • Classics at the museum

    The Għaqda Mużikali Marija Bambina, Banda Vittorja, will perform a concert at the National Museum of Archaeology, Republic Street, Valletta, tomorrow at 7.30pm, as part of celebrations to mark the 30th anniversary of its foundation. During the...

  • A dance trip through space

    Cosmos: The Dance Show – a spectacle combining classical dance with hip-hop, will be staged at St Aloysius’ College, Birkirkara, tomorrow at 6pm. It is produced by Mandy Dance Academy and Waterfall Dancers, and also features special guests from...

  • Bricksburg heroes reunite

    Bricksburg heroes reunite

    The computer-animated adventure comedy film The Lego Movie 2 will be screened at St James Cavalier Cinema, Valletta, tomorrow at 2pm and on Sunday at 11am. For tickets, visit https://ticketenginex.kreattivita.org.

  • Malta Artisan Markets in Valletta

    Malta Artisan Markets in Valletta

    Malta Artisan Markets’ first event this year will be held tomorrow and on Sunday from 11am to 5pm on the second floor of the Suq Tal-Belt, Merchants Street, Valletta. The market will comprise stalls set up by small, independent, creative, local...

  • Female artists present their world views

    Female artists present their  world views

    Innocence, tranquillity and beauty are the main components of an exhibition opening tomorrow at the China Cultural Centre on the occasion of International Women’s Day. These elements are present in the works of both Feng Xiwen of China and local...