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  • Tragic love story

    Tragic love story

    The Bolshoi Ballet’s 2015 performance of The Lady of Camelias will be screened at St James Cavalier, Valletta, on Sunday. The tragic love story is based on a passionate but short-lived relationship with Marie Duplessis by the author, Alexandre...

  • Malta Carnival 2018 launched

    Malta Carnival 2018 launched

    Building up on the success of previous years, the 2018 edition of the Malta Carnival has a number of firsts which range from an increase in the diversity of overall activities as well as a larger number of participants. Moreover, this year’s...

  • Concert by Yiddish and Roma musicians

    Concert by Yiddish and Roma musicians

    A group of 14 leading klezmer (Yiddish) and lautari (Roma) musicians will perform in a multicultural concert titled The Other Europeans at St Agatha’s Auditorium, Rabat, on Saturday. These two groups of people once inhabited the same space in...

  • A poet’s tireless search for truth

    A poet’s tireless search for truth

    Chilean-French cult film-maker Alejandro Jodorowsky’s 2016 surreal masterpiece Endless Poetry will be screened at St James Cavalier Cinema, Valletta, tomorrow evening. Set in 1940 Santiago, Chile, the biopic follows a 20-year-old “Alejandrito”...

  • Charity Ball in aid of Victim Support Malta

    Ladies Circle Malta and TBWA\ANG will be hosting a Masquerade Charity Ball, Saturday February 10 at Radisson Blu Resort, St Julian’s in aid of Victim Support Malta (VSM), a local NGO that supports victims of rape, sexual assault and domestic...

  • Interpreting T.S. Eliot’s poem The Waste Land

    Interpreting T.S. Eliot’s poem The Waste Land

    A walkthrough performance of T. S. Eliot’s famous poem The Waste Land will be staged this evening at The Splendid in Valletta by The Strada Stretta Concept, under the auspices of the Valletta 2018 Foundation. The Waste Land is widely regarded as...

  • Announcements - February 1, 2018

    Announcements - February 1, 2018

    AMATO. On January 30, peacefully in her sleep at Duchesne House in Roehampton, SR LILIAN rscj went to meet the Risen Lord, at the age of 97. She leaves to mourn her loss her Sisters of the Society of the Sacred Heart, her sister-in-law Erminia,...

  • Epic historical Chinese action film

    Epic historical Chinese action film

    The 2015 action film Dragon Blade will be screened today at St James Cavalier Cinema at 7.30pm. The film is set in the year 48BC during the Han Dynasty in northwest China. Huo An (Jackie Chan) is the captain of the Silk Road Protection Squad. When...

  • Rotary Club Malta finally gets its first female member

    Rotary Club Malta finally gets its first female member

    The Rotary Club Malta has finally inducted its first-ever female member, almost 30 years after the international organisation removed gender-based membership requirements.   Sue Simons, a professional fundraiser whose father was a Rotarian in the...

  • Concert by German harpist

    Concert by  German harpist

    German harpist Silke Aichhorn will perform a harp concert at Our Lady of Victory church, Valletta, on Friday. She will play two Ave Marias, by Gounod and Caggini respectively, the last arranged specially for this concert. Other works in the...

  • Screening of Puccini’s Tosca by Met Opera

    Screening of Puccini’s Tosca by Met Opera

    An encore screening of the Met Opera’s production of Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca at St James Cavalier Cinema will take place on Thursday at 7pm. This melodrama about a volatile diva, a sadistic police chief and an idealistic artist has offended and...

  • Embedded – an exhibition of paintings inspired by fossils in Maltese rocks

    Embedded – an exhibition of paintings inspired by fossils in Maltese rocks

    An exhibition entitled Embedded, by Wioletta Kulewska, inspired by the marine fossil remains found in Maltese limestone, opens on Friday and runs until March 1 at Palazzo de La Salle, Valletta. All the rock found in the Maltese archipelago,...

  • Announcements - January 31, 2018

    Announcements - January 31, 2018

    Mr ANTHONY CACHIA and Miss DOREEN BAYLISS The marriage between Anthony and Doreen took place on January 31, 1968 at Stella Maris parish church, Sliema. Mgr Fr. Guido Calleja officiated. Best wishes from your children Chris and Jackie and her...

  • A lucky escape for St Paul

    A lucky escape for St Paul

    The statue of St Paul had a near miss during the procession on Saturday evening, in Valletta, taking a heavy knock against the church door as it was being carried inside by devotees. The statue by Melchiorre Gafà is traditionally taken into the...

  • OBITUARY - Dalli

    DALLI On January 30 at St James Hospital in Sliema, comforted by the rites of the Holy Church, CARMEN widow of the late Denis at the age of 85. Surrounded by her family, she leaves to mourn her children Donald and Grace, Denis and his wife Marisa,...

  • Ice-cream cones withdrawal extended

    Ice-cream cones withdrawal extended

    Following last week's withdrawal of one lot of vanilla ice-cream cones advertised as "vegan" because of traces of milk not declared on the label, health authorities said on Tuesday that all lots were being withdrawn. People with allergies to milk...

  • Victorian circus setting for Greek play Antigone

    Victorian circus setting for Greek play Antigone

    The Manoel Theatre will this weekend be transformed into a Victorian circus in a world-first setting for Jean Anouilh’s legendary adaptation of the ancient Greek play, Antigone. The narrative of this 2,500-year-old script centres on the tale of...

  • A community read for Sliema residents

    A community read for Sliema residents

    The first issue of Sliema Times, an Allied Newspapers Ltd publication, is being distributed free to all Sliema households this week. As a community newspaper, Sliema Times aims to be a platform for this vibrant locality’s community to converse,...

  • Malta Eurovision Song Contest 2018

    Malta Eurovision Song Contest 2018

    This year’s edition of the Malta Eurovision Song Contest will be held on Saturday at the Malta Fairs and Conventions Centre in Ta’ Qali. A total of 16 finalists will compete to represent Malta in the 63rd edition of the Eurovision Song Contest...

  • Sacred music concert to mark St Paul’s feast

    Sacred music concert to mark St Paul’s feast

    A concert of sacred music inspired by St Paul, including Gustav Holst’s St Paul’s Suite and selections from Felix Mendels­sohn Bartholdy’s oratorio Paulus, will be held at St Paul’s church in Rabat, on Thursday as part of the Rabat Agape...