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  • Ariana Grande debuts first track since terror attack

    Ariana Grande debuts first track since terror attack

    Ariana Grande made a surprise appearance at Coachella to debut her first track since the terror attack at her Manchester Arena show. The singer, 24, performed No Tears Left To Cry at the California festival on Friday night. The song comes less...

  • Swedish DJ Avicii dead at 28

    Swedish DJ Avicii dead at 28

    Updated 8pm Swedish DJ Avicii has died in Oman aged 28, his publicist has confirmed.  "It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii," a representative for the DJ said in a statement.  "He was found...

  • Watch: Malta's hardcore trio Bila drop new single

    Watch: Malta's hardcore trio Bila drop new single

    Bila, possibly Malta's most hardcore noise and punk band, have just released a new single, Do What I Want.  The track is accompanied by a video shot in black and white, on location at what appears to be one of Malta's iconic, abandoned...

  • Malta's newest space for contemporary art to open this month

    Malta's newest space for contemporary art to open this month

    The META Foundation announces the official opening of Valletta Contemporary (VC) – Malta’s newest space for contemporary art. The gallery, which is located on East Street in Valletta, opened its doors to the public on April 13. Under the artistic...

  • Watch: The Areola Treat to play at this year's Rock the South

    Watch: The Areola Treat to play at this year's Rock the South

    Areola Treat have been catalysts for their genre on the local front, a rousing brand of indie punk. Sibbi, the first track I heard from the band, remains one of my favourite local offerings with Lisa Micallef Grimaud’s somehow husky, somehow...

  • Eating words for love

    Eating words for love

    The first season of Nuna Palk performances for children at Teatru Salesjan will come to a close in May with Land of the big word factory by Theatre Anon. Hailed as one of Malta’s most innovative theatre companies, Theatre Anon has devised an...

  • Celebrating Claude Debussy

    Celebrating Claude Debussy

    To celebrate the 100th year anniversary of Claude Debussy's death in 1918 the Manoel Theatre is presenting a recital on April 25 at 8pm at the Manoel Theatre. The evening highlights some of the composer's most evocative and iconic piano solo and...

  • Cultural Policy Designers unite in new European network

    Cultural Policy Designers unite in new European network

    Independent cultural policy designers, known in the field for their policy work across Europe and beyond, have launched a new network. The eight founders of the Cultural Policy Designers Network (CPDN) have joined forces to provide alternative and...

  • Watch: New single and video by Marilena

    Watch: New single and video by Marilena

    Singer Marilena launched her new single, Higher, together with a video, to coincide with International World Voice Day. "This song is very close to my heart as it talks about the power of self-belief and striving towards one's utmost potential. I...

  • Dutch Capital of Culture poet honours Daphne Caruana Galizia

    Dutch Capital of Culture poet honours Daphne Caruana Galizia

    Artists should use Valletta’s European Capital of Culture status to take a stand on issues such as the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia, according to Dutch poet Eeltsje Hettinga, who has used his work to honour the slain journalist. Mr...

  • This week at the cinema - April 18, 2018

    This week at the cinema - April 18, 2018

    Love, Simon (2018)Genre: DramaDirector: Greg BerlantiStarring: Nick Robinson, Jennifer Garner, Josh Duhamel, Katherine Langford, Alexandra Shipp, Logan MillerDuration: 110 minutesClass: 12AKRS Releasing Ltd The romantic comedy-drama by...

  • 'Government and culture don't make the best bedfellows'

    'Government and culture don't make the best bedfellows'

    The year was 1999, or maybe a tad later. I had just started my first full-time job in the media – incidentally, as assistant editor for this same magazine, the Sunday Circle – when I was assigned to interview The Beangrowers. The Beanwhat? – was...

  • Reflecting existentialism in visual art

    Reflecting existentialism in visual art

    Being Us is a visual conversation between Mario Abela and Justin Falzon, two artist friends regarding the essence of life, bringing together a body of work that both artists address in their own way by means of their own, individual...

  • Cross cultural exhibition in Valletta

    Cross cultural exhibition in Valletta

    Broken Dreams, part of Valletta 2018’s cross-cultural photography exhibition, A Tale of Two Cities, opens on April 20 at the Malta Postal Museum and Arts Hub in Valletta. The exhibition is a collection of photographs by David Pisani, taken in...

  • A dark and menacing comedy

    A dark and menacing comedy

    Is-Serra, Teatru Malta’s latest production, revolves around one of Malta’s most heated current debates – mental health. Originally penned by Harold Pinter in 1958 and titled The Hothouse, the script has been translated to Maltese by Simone...

  • They can hear you

    They can hear you

    In the modern horror thriller A Quiet Place, a family of four must navigate their lives in silence after mysterious creatures that hunt by sound threaten their survival. If they hear you, they hunt you. The film stars Emily Blunt as Evelyn Abbott;...

  • A refreshingly different point of view

    A refreshingly different point of view

    Blockers4 starsDirector: Kay CannonStars: Leslie Mann, Kathryn Newton, John CenaDuration: 102 minsClass: 15KRS Releasing Ltd I will confess that the premise of Blockers prompted my default eye-rolling reaction to a film described as a ‘teen sex...

  • An evening of musicals

    An evening of musicals

    Studio 18’s Muso Merlot is back this April for the third year running – this time at The Italian Job Restaurant, Bay Street Complex, St Julian’s. Featuring songs from The Greatest Showman, Hamilton, and La La Land, along with classics from shows...

  • What’s happening at Gaulitana

    What’s happening at Gaulitana

    Gaulitana, Gozo’s popular annual festival of (mainly) music events – which is organised by Gaulitanus Choir – is bang in the middle of its 12th edition. This year, the festival runs until April 29; it kicked off with an art exhibition, Percorso di...

  • Firing on all cylinders

    Firing on all cylinders

    Sigmund Freud’s socks would have rolled up and down with sheer delight had he been fortunate enough to be in the audience for Hush, a  new musical by Denise Mulholland and Luke Saydon. A young boy, Gus loses his voice after his mother’s death and...