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  • Watch: Discover beautiful gardens (ARTE)

    Watch: Discover beautiful gardens (ARTE)

    Jean-Philippe Teyssier, landscape architect, travels the world to discover beautiful gardens and their cultural meaning. In Northern Ireland, a 1920s garden still flourishes today thanks to Lady Londonderry, an eccentric aristocrat who wanted a...

  • Harvey Weinstein hands himself in to New York police

    Harvey Weinstein hands himself in to New York police

      Film producer Harvey Weinstein on Friday surrendered to authorities at a New York City police station on sex crime charges, months after he was toppled from Hollywood's most powerful ranks by scores of women accusing him of misconduct. More than...

  • Catch Valletta 2018's key contemporary art exhibition for free

    Catch Valletta 2018's key contemporary art exhibition for free

    Valletta 2018’s major contemporary arts exhibition Dal-Baħar Madwarna (The Island is what the Sea Surrounds) will be open to the public free of charge on Sunday May 27 – its final day before closing. 22 established and emerging artists, both...

  • Watch: Hunting Cain to perform at Funky Monkey tonight

    Watch: Hunting Cain to perform at Funky Monkey tonight

    How did the band get together and how long has it been? The band was conceived in 2015 by Kevin and Tom; James and myself joined in 2016. How do you describe your style? We do not have one particular style. However, our debut album The Last...

  • Three of Malta's oldest bands take the big stage

    Three of Malta's oldest bands take the big stage

    Teatru Manoel is dedicating a weekend to three exciting concerts from three of Malta’s top bands; the King’s Own (June 1) and La Valette (June 3) which are both resident in Valletta and the Band of the Armed Forces of Malta (June 2). The music...

  • Watch: The King's Singers' 50th (ARTE)

    Watch: The King's Singers' 50th (ARTE)

    The King’s Singers celebrate their 50th anniversary with a special concert as part of the Schwetzingen festival in the glorious Saint-Pancrace church. On the programme works by Ludwig Senfl, Hans Leo Hassler, Johannes Brahms, Max Reger, Toru...

  • 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...