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  • Watch: Linking contemporary dance to tango

    Watch: Linking contemporary dance to tango

    Can you describe the concept behind the upcoming El Tango? The concept is quite abstract in nature. One of the most important elements in Tango is the way the movement is connected to the music. One could say that it is the music that generates...

  • Five huge international acts confirmed to play Malta this summer

    Five huge international acts confirmed to play Malta this summer

    Barely half an hour after the announcement that gypsy punk icons Gogol Bordello will be playing Malta in July, Rock 'N Malta confirmed another four big names for the summer gig circuit - 00s indie rockers Kaiser Chiefs; reggae god Julian Marley,...

  • Watch: Pomerania with Palm Trees (ARTE)

    Watch: Pomerania with Palm Trees (ARTE)

    Pomerade is Brazil’s most German town: Over 70% of its inhabitants can trace their roots to colonists coming from German Pomerania in the 19th century. Germanic culture is very much alive in the region.

  • Watch: Kaiser Chiefs and Gogol Bordello to perform in Malta

    Watch: Kaiser Chiefs and Gogol Bordello to perform in Malta

    Gypsy punk band Gogol Bordello, made famous when their biggest hit Start Wearing Purple was used in the cult film Everything is Illuminated, and indie band Kaiser Chiefs will be playing Malta this summer. The two concerts are being organised by...

  • This week at the cinema - May 23, 2018

    This week at the cinema - May 23, 2018

    Solo: A StAr Wars Story (2018)Genre: Sci-fiDirector: Ron HowardStarring: Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Paul Bettany, Jon Favreau, Linda HuntDuration: 135 minutesClass: N/AKRS...

  • Kenneth Calleja launches first solo EP

    Kenneth Calleja launches first solo EP

    Kenneth Calleja launched his first solo EP, Living in a Song, earlier this month. The Maltese artist, previously front man of the band Fire and regular guest singer for a number of prestigious local shows such as Rockestra, The Farsons Beer...

  • Barack and Michelle Obama to produce content for Netflix

    Barack and Michelle Obama to produce content for Netflix

    Former US President Barack Obama and wife Michelle Obama will produce films and series for Netflix Inc, the streaming service said on Monday, giving the former first family a powerful media platform to shape their post-White House legacy. Under...

  • Watch: Not without my car? (ARTE)

    Watch: Not without my car? (ARTE)

    The human population is growing and becoming more metropolitan: By 2050 two thirds of the world population will live in cities. How can we stay mobile and avoid congestion in the mega-cities of tomorrow?

  • Call for artists to present work at the 2019 Ostrale Biennale

    Call for artists to present work at the 2019 Ostrale Biennale

    Spazju Kreattiv, in collaboration with Ostrale, Dresden, invites proposals for the 2019 Ostrale Biennale, taking place between June 28 and September 29 in Chemnitz, Germany. The 2019 Ostrale Biennale offers an opportunity for established or...

  • UK’s Peter Greenaway to attend film festival

    UK’s Peter Greenaway to attend film festival

    Acclaimed British director Peter Greenaway will be the special guest of the Valletta Film Festival 2018, to be held from June 8 to 17. Mr Greenaway will be present for the opening ceremony of the festival on June 8 and for the special screening of...

  • Youth Theatre Festival a success

    Youth Theatre Festival a success

    As part of its newly-launched annual programme, Teatru Malta, Malta’s national theatre company, commissioned a children’s festival, baptising it Trikki Trakki Youth Theatre Festival. The festival, held on May 12 at The Malta Visual And Performing...

  • City, lights, action: 4th edition of film festival just weeks away

    City, lights, action: 4th edition of film festival just weeks away

    Over 120 screenings will be held during the 10-day Valletta Film Festival, which opens on June 8. Organised by the Film Grain Foundation, the fourth edition of the festival will be held in four venues around the city: Pjazza Teatru Rjal, the...

  • The black sheep strikes again

    The black sheep strikes again

    Deadpool 23 starsDirector: David LeitchStars: Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin, Zazie BeetzDuration: 119 minsClass: 15KRS Releasing Ltd If there were any danger any time soon that Marvel fatigue would set in – although given the mammoth success...

  • The great switcheroo

    The great switcheroo

    No-holds-barred actor, writer, stand-up comic and producer Amy Schumer is back on the big screen as Renee Bennett in I Feel Pretty. Renee is a woman who struggles with feelings of deep insecurity and low self-esteem that hold her back every...

  • In appreciation of Charles Thake

    In appreciation of Charles Thake

    Charles Thake was famous for his improvisations on stage, some of which beautifully covered his ‘dries’, which is how the theatre community refers to forgetting lines.  He and Joe Izzo made a fine comic team in the 1970s and 1980s.  This photo,...

  • The spirit of summer

    The spirit of summer

    TuaTara, the debut album by Manatapu, is set to bring the right vibe to the alternative scene this season. Ramona Depares interviews the band ahead of the album launch party. It’s been a while since we heard from you guys – what has Manatapu been...

  • On existential freedom and the launch of a new gallery

    On existential freedom and the launch of a new gallery

    Maltese contemporary art seems to be reinventing itself by diluting the shock factor and tackling contemporary arguments from a philosophical viewpoint. Maltese conceptual art and its associated manifestations of installations, video art and...

  • Watch: Colombia's guerrilla movements (ARTE)

    Watch: Colombia's guerrilla movements (ARTE)

    In Colombia, there is a guerrilla movement as old as FARC, but still in action: the National Liberation Army or ELN.

  • Vincent Kraft’s debut show in Malta

    Vincent Kraft’s debut show in Malta

    A photographic exhibition, entitled Street: People and Places, featuring some 21 works by Vincent Kraft, will be showing at the upper galleries of the Malta Society of Arts, Palazzo de la Salle, Valletta, between May 31 and June 16. Residing and...

  • ŻfinMalta’s dance festival for the masses

    ŻfinMalta’s dance festival for the masses

    Malta’s national dance company will be dipping its toes into new waters this summer when it throws a party, complete with top DJs, as part of its mission to make dance accessible to all. Malta Calls, which forms part of the Valletta 2018...