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  • Jazz brass masterclass

    Jazz brass masterclass

    As part of the Malta Jazz Festival, free masterclasses in brass for jazz are being given by acclaimed trumpeter Stjepko Gut. Gut studied jazz trumpet at the Swiss Jazz School in Bern, Switzerland and at Berklee College of Music in Boston,...

  • Watch: Understanding climate change (ARTE)

    Watch: Understanding climate change (ARTE)

    A scientific team led by explorer Evrard Wendenbaum go to Renland, a region in Greenland that remains largely unexplored. By studying icebergs and glaciers they hope to better understand the processes of climate change.

  • Creative workshop

    Creative workshop

    Spazju Kreattiv will be holding a workshop titled Ikkrea to assist and address queries and procedures in relation to the programme’s application process and calls for proposal. Under the new strategic vision based on the principles of identity,...

  • Colour in Valletta

    Colour in Valletta

    Part of St Lucia Street in Valletta has been given a splash of colour with the installation Colour in Valletta, an artistic display celebrating Valletta’s status as Europe’s Capital of Culture 2018 in a vibrant and festive way. The colourful...

  • Free Malta Jazz Festival events on Thursday

    Free Malta Jazz Festival events on Thursday

    The Malta Jazz Festival continues on Thursday with the following events: Lunchtime concert The Galea/Montanaro/Smith Trio, with Warren Galea on guitar, William Smith on drums and Dean Montanaro on bass, will be performing in Parliament Square at...

  • ‘Bringing unseen films to unusual places’

    ‘Bringing unseen films to unusual places’

    Solar Cinema, an international project founded back in 2006 by Maureen Prins and co-producer Cathleen Tanti, has brought the art of film back to Malta’s unique and unusual locations. With the primary aim to forego traditional narratives...

  • Performance of Spanish works

    Performance of Spanish works

    The Strada Stretta Concept will be hosting The Obscure Object of Desire, two nights of Spanish music and theatre under the artistic direction of Giuseppe Schembri Bonaci. A theatre performance will be held today featuring the works of Garcia...

  • Weekend of obsession

    Weekend of obsession

    Baxx Baxx, inspired by a book of short stories named The Names They Left Behind (Kulħadd Ħalla Isem Warajh) written by Maltese author Clare Azzopardi, is being presented at the Manoel Theatre this weekend. Produced in collaboration with Grokk...

  • Watch: Overcoming the cold war (ARTE)

    Watch: Overcoming the cold war (ARTE)

    Helsinki July 1975: Finnish president Urho Kekkonen’s intervention at the Conference for Security and Co-operation in Europe sought to overcome the painful divisions of the Cold War in Europe.

  • Olivier Zanot masterclass

    Olivier Zanot masterclass

    Alto saxophonist Olivier Zanot is giving a masterclass tomorrow as part of the Malta Jazz Festival. The musician has played and/or recorded with various jazz artists such as Dee Dee Bridgewater, Laurent Coq, David El-Malek, Karl Jannuska, Sandro...

  • Going deeper

    Going deeper

    The story and legacy of Jacques Mayol – the legen­dary free-diver whose life became the inspiration for the Luc Besson cult movie The Big Blue – will be screened by Solar Cinema at Wied iż-Żurrieq tomorrow. Dolphin Man draws viewers into the world...

  • Win free tickets to the Malta Jazz Festival

    Win free tickets to the Malta Jazz Festival

    Twelve tickets are being given out for one of the year's most anticipated music events - the Malta Jazz Festival.  The Blue Tangerine, Christian McBride’s New Jawn and world music supergroup Bokanté will be performing on stage on Friday. João...

  • Triq Cinemoon Festival delves into the mind

    Triq Cinemoon Festival delves into the mind

    The second night of the Triq Cinemoon Festival tomorrow focuses on the theme of being ‘In Mind’. This unusual festival, in its sixth year, asks its prospective audience to choose the films that are to be screened. The films proposed for this week...

  • This week at the cinema - July 18, 2018

    This week at the cinema - July 18, 2018

    Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)Genre: MusicalDirector: Ol ParkerStarring: Lily James, Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Dominic Cooper, Pierce Brosnan, Stellan Skarsgård, Colin Firth, Cher, Julie Walters, Andy Garcia,Jeremy Irvine, Celia...

  • Zooming in on three decades of jazz

    Zooming in on three decades of jazz

    Those who don’t know master photographer Joe Smith’s work have the opportunity to correct that with a retrospective exhibition entitled Jazz Island at the Hotel Phoenicia’s Palm Court Lounge, which is running until Saturday to coincide with the...

  • Watch: Ireland's indie rockers (ARTE)

    Watch: Ireland's indie rockers (ARTE)

    Northern Irish indie rockers Two Door Cinema Club have great stage presence and with three top selling album under their belt they are going from strength to strength.

  • Groove with the greats

    Groove with the greats

    Free jazz masterclasses are being held throughout this week as part of the Malta Jazz Festival. Participants in tomorrow’s masterclass will be learning from internationally-acclaimed Yotam Silberstein. The Israeli guitarist has earned his place...

  • Maltese musical tells story of the Magdalene Sisters

    Maltese musical tells story of the Magdalene Sisters

    Il-Ħanina Maddalena, a new Maltese musical telling the story of the Magdalene Sisters of Valletta, premieres tomorrow as part of this year’s edition of the Malta International Arts Festival. The musical, inspired by true events, tells the story of...

  • Watch: Man behind Borat gets US lawmakers to promote giving guns to pre-schoolers

    Watch: Man behind Borat gets US lawmakers to promote giving guns to pre-schoolers

    In Sacha Baron Cohen's provocative new comedy show, American politicians are filmed backing a fictitious program to teach kindergartners how to use guns to defend themselves in school shootings. In a seven-episode series which launched on cable...

  • Watch: 200 million women undergo genital mutilation (ARTE)

    Watch: 200 million women undergo genital mutilation (ARTE)

    Around 200 million women in the world have undergone FGM as children, a terrible practice which is still common in many African countries.