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  • Unite with Tomorrowland to return this summer

    Unite with Tomorrowland to return this summer

    Unite With Tomorrowland is coming to Malta for the second time in as many years on July 28. The event will be held once again at the Marsa Sports Grounds. Last summer saw a line-up of international and local artists perform live on the Unite Stage...

  • More 'nice', less 'noise': could drones be the next 'fireworks'?

    More 'nice', less 'noise': could drones be the next 'fireworks'?

    Fleets of light-carrying mini drones could replace fireworks as traditional entertainment, according to the boss of Intel's drone group. Anil Nanduri said the pre-programmed Shooting Star mini drones, which carry coloured LED lights and use...

  • Ira Losco preparing for double album upcoming release

    Ira Losco preparing for double album upcoming release

    Ira Losco’s 15th anniversary edition of “Love me or Hate me” is available for free download from https://we.tl/WVC0T4cjuF in preparation for the release of her double album. The album will feature over 20 new tracks, with all singles being...

  • YouTube censures vlogger after suicide video outrage

    YouTube censures vlogger after suicide video outrage

    YouTube has cut business ties with Logan Paul - after the vlogger received strong criticism for posting a video appearing to show the body of a suicide victim. The 22-year-old said he felt ashamed and did not expect to be forgiven after filming in...

  • Six in 10 try to recreate movie scenes

    Six in 10 try to recreate movie scenes

    The "flying" scene from Titanic, the "lift" in the last scene of Dirty Dancing - and Meg Ryan's restaurant outburst in When Harry Met Sally are among the most recreated movie scenes, according to a new study. Researchers from Panasonic polled...

  • France's Deneuve defends right for men to 'pester'

    France's Deneuve defends right for men to 'pester'

    Actress Catherine Deneuve and 99 other French women on Tuesday denounced a backlash against men following the Harvey Weinstein scandal, saying the #Metoo campaign against sexual harassment amounted to "puritanism" and was fuelled by a "hatred of...

  • Versace family disowns 'fiction' of US TV series on designer's death

    Versace family disowns 'fiction' of US TV series on designer's death

    The family of Italian designer Gianni Versace has distanced itself from a long-awaited US television series about his violent death. The nine-part series, made by 21st Century Fox and premiering next week, stars Spanish actress Penelope Cruz and...

  • Sexual harassment scandal looms large at Golden Globes

    Sexual harassment scandal looms large at Golden Globes

    Dark drama Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and mother-daughter comedy Lady Bird were the top winners at the Golden Globe awards on Sunday night on a night marked by barbed comments about sexual harassment in Hollywood and passionate odes...

  • 'Handmaid's Tale,' 'Big Little Lies' lead Golden Globes TV wins

    'Handmaid's Tale,' 'Big Little Lies' lead Golden Globes TV wins

    Dystopian saga "The Handmaid's Tale" and drama "Big Little Lies" won the top television honours at Sunday's Golden Globes awards, where stories about women led a ceremony dominated by the Time's Up movement to fight workplace sexual...

  • Gorgeous, glamorous and glizy

    Gorgeous, glamorous and glizy

    Molly's Game4 starsDirector: Aaron SorkinStars: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin CostnerDuration: 140 minsClass: 15KRS Releasing Ltd Only in America would the FBI  have the courtesy to call Molly Bloom (Jessica Chastain) seconds before a team...

  • History’s richest man

    History’s richest man

    All The Money In The World4 starsDirector: Ridley ScottStars: Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, Mark WahlbergDuration: 132 minsClass: TBAKRS Releasing Ltd On November 8, 2017, just days after the allegations of sexual misconduct began to...

  • Of encounters and adventures

    Of encounters and adventures

    Goodbye Berlin star Anand Batbileg was recently in Malta for the screening of the film as part of Żigużajg International Arts Festival for Children. Giulia Privitelli catches up with him during the Q&A session. What happens when a moving object...

  • Handel’s Messiah at St Paul’s Pro-Cathedral

    St Paul’s Anglican Pro-Cathedral in Valletta is to stage a grand performance of Handel’s glorious Messiah in aid of the Valletta Skyline Appeal, featuring the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, University of Western Australia Choral Society and...

  • A return to tradition

    A return to tradition

    It’s that time of the year again. The presents have been distributed, the turkeys have been carved and we’re welcoming a brand new year. Of course, that means it’s also panto season and, just like clockwork, the local stages are replete with...

  • There is nothing like this Dame

    There is nothing like this Dame

    It was great to be back at the (nearly) newly refurbished Manoel Theatre (the stall seats are still temporary) to watch this year’s Christmas Panto by Masquerade – Alice in Wonderland – A traditional Christmas Panto.  Although there are other...

  • Homegrown record label launches local music abroad

    Homegrown record label launches local music abroad

    Kewn Records burst on the scene with a very solid debut offering, Being in Space and Time, a mixtape showcasing some of Malta’s more edgy and alternative sounds. Ramona Depares interviews the two minds behind the label – Nick Morales and James...

  • Letterman lands Obama as first guest on new Netflix show

    Letterman lands Obama as first guest on new Netflix show

    Veteran former US talk show host David Letterman will return to television on January 12 in a new Netflix show where his first guest will be former US President Barack Obama, Netflix Inc said on Friday. Called "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction...

  • Are you ready to hit the Edinburgh Fringe?

    Are you ready to hit the Edinburgh Fringe?

    Steve Hili is hilarious – but we wouldn’t know that had it not been for his many shows over the years and his sporadic Facebook posts about people with strange kinks… Indeed, Steve’s presence on the stage has meant that he has fashioned a great...

  • Street art: young Italians shake Camorra's hold on public space

    Street art: young Italians shake Camorra's hold on public space

    Inward, Author provided Felia Allum, University of Bath and Luca Palermo In some ways, Naples is really two cities in one. By day, it’s a city of such beauty and character that it’s often used as a set for films. But by night, away from the busy...

  • Nostalgic return for panto producer

    Nostalgic return for panto producer

    For many, panto evokes nostalgic memories of childhood. But for the Aldred family, it represents a part of their lives that they still cherish. This is why John and Chris Aldred and their daughter Carolyn are flying in from the UK just to go to...