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  • Fast-paced tour of city

    Fast-paced tour of city

    Look out from Senglea point and for a moment imagine you glimpse a barren promontory… a desolate landscape. Let us now imagine the same piece of land during the three months of the Great Siege filled with multi-coloured enemy tents, armed Ottoman...

  • Tosca at Aurora Theatre

    The Aurora Theatre has been a prime location for critically-acclaimed operas since its inauguration in 1976. Since then, the venue has hosted several fine performances, including Georges Bizet’s Carmen and Giacomo Puccini’s Madame Butterfly. This...

  • Addressing Valletta’s overdevelopment

    Addressing Valletta’s overdevelopment

    Clare Azzopardi’s new Maltese-language play deals with the gentrification of Valletta and misuse of power in society. In its dark-yet-humorous plot, the central character Ġorġ is approached with a strange request when a developer sets his sights...

  • Documenting the call of the wild

    Documenting the call of the wild

    The collapse of the Azure Window in Gozo may serve as a metaphor for how the wilderness of our islands is crumbling down while buildings grow higher and roads wider, artist Jimmy Grima told the Times of Malta. The theatre director left Malta three...

  • Red Electrick’s annual concert

    Red Electrick’s annual concert

    Red Electrick’s annual concert featuring, among others, Ivan Grech, Eliza, Brooke Borg, Kevin Paul Calleja, Wayne Camilleri, Raquela Dalli Gonzi, Norbert and Oxygyn, will take place tonight at 8pm. Due to the bad weather predictions, Red Electrick...

  • BNF Bank supports the production of opera Tosca

    BNF Bank supports the production of opera Tosca

    BNF Bank is once again supporting the arts and culture scene in Gozo by sponsoring the production of Giacomo Puccini’s timeless classic opera Tosca which will be performed at the Aurora Theatre in Victoria, on Saturday, October 13. The opera Tosca...

  • Tribute to Dun Karm Psaila

    Tribute to Dun Karm Psaila

    Sir Michelangelo Refalo Sixth Form, in collaboration with the Cultural Office within the Ministry for Gozo, is putting up a soirée as a tribute to the national poet Dun Karm Psaila at 7pm tonight. The event will be held at the Gozo Ministry Hall.

  • An island within an island, or a crossroad of destinies?

    An island within an island, or a crossroad of destinies?

    A short film based on real accounts of refugees living at the Marsa Open Centre is opening the Rima Film Festival on Friday. Directed by Emmanuel Tut-Rah Farah, Marsapolis offers a glimpse into the life of Ibrahim (Ayoub Aghil), a young Libyan...

  • The Jew of Malta

    MADC and the Manoel Theatre bring Christopher Marlowe’s classic play The Jew of Malta to the Maltese stage. The play tells the story of a man seeking revenge, which cascades into a series of ever more murderous events. It is set in a Malta...

  • Hilarious haunted hill

    Hilarious haunted hill

    TheatreXagħret MewwijaSt James Cavalier Xagħret Mewwija is back and is still a great crowd-pleaser in its shorter, revamped format. Trevor Zahra’s ribald look at events happening throughout the centuries brought together by their location – the...

  • Recollection of the Beslan school massacre

    Belgian playwright Carly Wijs’ thought-provoking play Us/Them is being produced by The Shrinking Violets at The Splendid, Valletta. Maria Buckle and Jacob Piccinino represent child-witnesses of the Beslan school massacre that claimed the lives of...

  • Vengeance and religious hypocrisy in renaissance Malta

    Vengeance and religious hypocrisy in renaissance Malta

    TheatreThe Jew of MaltaManoel Theatre It strikes me as incredible that it has taken this long to stage a production of Christopher Marlowe’s The Jew of Malta at the Manoel Theatre and yet, here it is – finally doing a much-needed run thanks to...

  • Dance theatre production

    Dance theatre production

    Artistic director and choreographer Irina Pauls performs It’s Schiller! a unique and gripping dance-theatre version of Friedrich Schiller’s fragments Die Maltheser at Teatru Salesjan, Sliema tomorrow and on Saturday. The show features on stage the...

  • Stories of exile and migration

    Stories of exile and migration

    The Rima Film Festival returns for the third edition with a showcase of films that reveal the diverse and subjective experience of exile and migration. While many of the cinematic and media portrayals on migration primarily focus on the negative...

  • Unique perspective of trapping

    Nassaba – Song of a Bird, written by Jimmy Grima, Joachim Robbrecht and Michael Grima, closely follows a theatre director/graphic artist and his father who is a bird trapper, and their relationship with nature. It is Teatru Malta’s collaboration...

  • Catholic Action assembly in Gozo

    The English More House School Choir will be singing during Mass led by Bishop Mario Grech during the Assembly of the Catholic Action Movement at Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary on Saturday at 6.30pm. Proceedings will be in Maltese, as will the meditated Rosary...

  • Contemporary art

    Contemporary art

    Nisġa: Storja Kontemporanja is an exhibition which seeks to feature dialogues between artists of different generations. The selection of works is put together in meaningful dialogues, each standing for a given narrative or facet. These works are...

  • At the shattered edges of the divide

    At the shattered edges of the divide

    TheatreUs/ThemThe Splendid The world as seen through the eyes of a child is a wondrous, hopeful place. Their view is coloured by their immediate surroundings, their family life, their childish rivalries and their intense friendships. Even in the...

  • Jeweller for the stars to give public lecture

    The Decorative and Fine Arts Society in Malta is presenting its first lecture of the season, From Downton to Gatsby – Jewellery and Fashion from 1890 to 1929, tomorrow.  The lecture will be held at the Salini Resort, St Paul’s Bay at 6.30pm.  The...

  • Learning more about Phoenician wrecks

    Learning more about Phoenician wrecks

    Exploring the Phoenician Shipwreck off Xlendi is the latest Heritage Malta exhibition. The exhibition focuses on the discovery of a Phoenician shipwreck which dates back to 700BC. Discovered off Xlendi in 2007, at a depth of 110 metres, this...