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  • Willie Apap exhibition

    Willie Apap exhibition

    The evolution of Willie Apap’s (1918-1970) choice of subject matter, form and colour palette reveals a certain kind of purification, a move from the exterior to the interior, from the visible realm to that of the inner human condition, and...

  • Relationship between music and architecture

    Relationship between music and architecture

    KantaKantun Bieb Bieb is an ongoing education project which explores the relationship between music and architecture. Using parallels between the two disciplines, children are encouraged to explore different ideas of sound and space. In this...

  • The Madness of George III live at St James

    The Madness of George III live at St James

    Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast live to cinemas, in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse. Written by one of Britain’s best-loved playwrights Alan Bennett (The History...

  • Too much going on

    Too much going on

    Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald3 starsDirector: David YatesStars: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan FoglerDuration: 134 minsClass: 12KRS Releasing Ltd Above the soundtrack of the end credits of Harry Potter and the Deathly...

  • Raw, real, relevant

    Raw, real, relevant

    The Hate U Give4 starsDirector: George Tillman Jr.Stars: Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell HornsbyDuration: 133 minsClass: 12KRS Releasing Ltd An initial scene in The Hate U Give skilfully sets the scene for what is to come. Starr Carter...

  • In the Fade to open ninth edition of German film festival

    In the Fade to open ninth edition of German film festival

    The German Film Festival, organised by the German-Maltese Circle in collaboration with the Goethe Institute, is by now firmly cemented in Malta’s cultural calendar. Now in its ninth edition, the festival has for years offered Maltese and...

  • Aflame with flamenco

    Aflame with flamenco

    As Malta heads into winter, a troupe of professional flamenco dancers and musicians is bringing Malta some Andalusian fire. The Seville-based Compañia Maria ‘la Serrana’ dances out the themes of struggle, perseverance and attaining excellence...

  • Watch: Reviewing Italy's Salvini (ARTE TV)

    Watch: Reviewing Italy's Salvini (ARTE TV)

    Can the populist alliance of the Northern League and the Five Star movement lead to the implosion of the European Union? This documentary interviews government leaders Luigi Di Maio and Matteo Salvini, their critics and opponents as well as Steve...

  • The power of performing arts for children

    The power of performing arts for children

    With applications now open for the third edition of the Maltese Islands Festival, organiser Luke Mercieca highlights the benefits of the performing arts for a child’s development. It’s no secret that the performing arts can have a lasting,...

  • A festival that keeps growing

    A festival that keeps growing

    As this year’s edition of the Malta International Organ Festival got off to a rousing start last week, Adam Brimmer interviews artistic director Joseph Lia. How was your love for the organ born? My love for organs was born when I used to sing in...

  • The New Victorians to host interactive songwriting show at ŻiguŻajg

    The New Victorians to host interactive songwriting show at ŻiguŻajg

    The New Victorians are giving budding musicians and songwriters the opportunity to learn more about creating their own material in an interactive jamming session this November called Rave and Behave. In the show, there’s a competition coming up...

  • 35 years of X-Vandals

    35 years of X-Vandals

    The band that was instrumental in spawning a healthy metal scene in Malta is still going strong and, 35 years down the line, is getting ready to deliver a unique concert to long-term fans. Adam Brimmer interviews band guitarist Ray ‘il-Baħri’. Ray...

  • No Limits solo comedy performance, live at MCC

    No Limits solo comedy performance, live at MCC

    Never one to shy away from a challenge, Kevin Naudi is back with his third solo stand-up comedy performance at the Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta. The show, entitled No Limits is guaranteed to bring the house down, as the comedian...

  • Open Mic tomorrow

    Inizjamed’s 30th Open Mic will tomorrow not meet in a bar but in a palazzo – Palazzo Żabbar, Sanctuary Street, Żabbar at 3pm An exhibition, part of the Mahalla Festival, with the participation of artists from Malta, Turkey, France and Belgium,...

  • Watch: Aeropostale - 100 years on (ARTE)

    Watch: Aeropostale - 100 years on (ARTE)

    100 years ago the pioneering Aéropostale Company was the ambitious project of Pierre-George Latécoère. He wanted to link Europe to South America with an airline that would reach down to Patagonia…

  • Dogman crime thriller

    Dogman crime thriller

    Matteo Garrone, the master film-maker behind Gomorrah returns to the crime thriller genre with the tension-filled and relentlessly captivating Dogman.  Marcello (Marcello Fonte) is a small and gentle dog groomer who wants two things, to look after...

  • MCI concert

    MCI concert

    The Malta Cultural Institute is presenting its second concert for the 2018/2019 season at the G. F. Abela Junior College Theatre, Msida, tomorrow at 7pm. During this concert the MCI will be welcoming back the Malta University Junior College...

  • Percussion evening in Gozo

    An exciting programme of 20th century and contemporary percussion works by Nebojsa Zivkovic, Ivan Trevino, Ian McClafin, Benjamin Finley, Pulse Percussion Trio, Iannis Xenakis and Gene Koshinski will feature in a concert organised by the Manoel...

  • Watch: Discovering Père-Lachaise (ARTE)

    Watch: Discovering Père-Lachaise (ARTE)

    The Père-Lachaise cemetery in Paris is famous as being the final resting place of great figures such as Oscar Wilde, Marcel Proust and Jim Morrison. But it is also a surprisingly diverse natural habitat, a hidden biosphere in the heart of Paris.

  • David Hockney painting soars to $90m - a record for living artists

    David Hockney painting soars to $90m - a record for living artists

    An iconic 1972 painting by British artist David Hockney soared to $90.3 million at Christie's on Thursday, smashing the record for the highest price ever paid at auction for a work by a living artist. With Christie's commission, "Portrait of an...