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  • Accordion band performance and celebrations

    Accordion band performance and celebrations

    The Santa Maria Accordion Band will be performing during a concert organised by Philip Agius in Guardamangia on Tuesday at 7pm.  This concert is to celebrate World Accordion Day as well as the band’s 25th anniversary.  The band, which was formed...

  • Watch: Healthcare on the Rails in Siberia (ARTE)

    Watch: Healthcare on the Rails in Siberia (ARTE)

    Since 2009, five trains of the RZD - the Russian railway - travel through Siberia and the Russian Far East to provide medical care in isolated villages. For these remote regions, striken by the rural exodus, the railway is the only link with the...

  • A recital with a twist

    A recital with a twist

    A lunchtime concert organised by the Barocco Foundation, integrating classic with pop music, will be held at St Augustine church, Old Bakery Street, Valletta on Tueday from noon to 12.50pm. Maltese harpist and pianist Lydia Buttigieg will be...

  • The great disconnect

    The great disconnect

    A quick glance around any group of people will show you how connected they are. A million notifications a minute light up any event – sharing pictures, videos, thoughts and news. We’re connected, certainly, but are any of us actually connecting to...

  • Celebrating multicultural libraries

    A Libraries Day celebrating multicultural libraries will be taking place tomorrow from 9.30am to 5.30pm at the Central Public Library in Floriana, hosted in conjunction with Malta Libraries. The day will feature a number of readings and books in...

  • In for a hellish ride

    In for a hellish ride

    Hellboy2 starsDirector: Neil MarshallStarring: David Harbour, Milla Jovovich, Ian McShane, Sasha Lane, Daniel Dae KimDuration: 120 minsClass: 15KRS Releasing Ltd Hellboy is not your typical super-hero – tall, physically imposing and utterly...

  • We are all smudged

    London’s Royal Academy’s 1997 exhibition Sensation was controversial for a number of reasons. Bad taste, explicit sexual content and general shock factor forced the Royal Academy to declare one of the 15 halls as an adult-only zone. The mannequins...

  • Mixing grit with glitter

    As Masquerade prepares to stage the Malta debut of Lucy Burke’s Glitter Punch, Laura Bonnici chats with the play’s director Petra Sant to find out why she’s excited to add her vision to this critically-acclaimed coming-of-age drama. “Can there...

  • A measure of the #MeToo movement

    A measure of the #MeToo movement

    This production comes as an evolution by WhatsTheirNames Theatre of the popular Shakespeare at The Pub. What led to the decision to move to a different venue? WhatsTheirNames decided to branch out and grow. Even though the brains behind the...

  • A fresh look at animal (and human) migration

    A fresh look at animal (and human) migration

    Zugunruhe, Tom Bailey’s award-winning performance that explores the migratory restlessness of birds through interpretative dance, will be staged at the Catholic Institute, Floriana, next Sunday at 5.30pm. Through his performance, Bailey shines a...

  • When life imitates art

    When life imitates art

    British playwright Rebecca Brewer will be premiering the locally-commissioned DripFeed on the Maltese stage this month. Adam Brimmer asks her about the real life stories that inspired the satirical piece. How did your collaboration with Studio 18...

  • On death and children

    On death and children

    This year’s edition of the International Spring Orchestra Festival is themed around the Bauhaus movement and takes inspiration from Egon Schiele’s Death and the Maiden. Adam Brimmer interviews artistic director Karl Fiorini. This year’s theme for...

  • Ballantine’s kicks off Malta’s first True Music party

    This year Ballantine’s Scotch Whisky is taking True Music back on the road and rejoining forces with Boiler Room for a series of events around the globe in Russia, Poland, Spain and South Africa. Maltese partygoers will be able to witness the...

  • Inspire’s Easter egg hunt is back

    Inspire’s Easter egg hunt is back

    The Inspire Foundation’s Easter egg hunt – to be held on Monday between 10am and 3pm at In­spire’s park in Marsa­scala – is perfect for those looking for some family fun time and children can also put their tracking skills to the test.  A hunt for...

  • Gabriel Caruana exhibition

    A selection of the late Gabriel Caruana’s works are on display at The Mill – Art, Culture and Crafts Centre, Birkirkara. The art will provide viewers with a glimpse of who Caruana was and how he keeps on living through his art. Gabriel Caruana –...

  • AI in culture, art and creative practice

    Heritage Malta is experimenting with the latest artificial intelligence through a detail of its Death of Dragut and the technical knowledge of Vincent Van Gogh.   Three Maltese researchers and experts in their field will deliver a lecture on the...

  • Dairy products in 17th and 18th century Malta

    Heritage Malta will be holding a lecture by Noel Buttigieg on dairy products in 17th and 18th century Malta at the Inquisitor’s Palace in Vittoriosa, on Thursday.  The criminal proceedings of the Inquisition throw an interesting light on the...

  • Imperfect and incomplete beauty

    The Japanese aesthetic concept of Wabi-Sabi ‒ beauty that is imperfect, impermanent and incomplete ‒ is the theme of an exhibition of the same name being organised by Arthall in collaboration with the international pop-up gallery Spright-Art. The...

  • Watch: Cannes, the Moment Before (ARTE)

    Watch: Cannes, the Moment Before (ARTE)

    German filmmaker Wim Wenders won the Palme d'or for Paris, Texas in 1984. He describes that it was like to win.

  • Watch: More than a pinch of salt…

    Watch: More than a pinch of salt…

    Episodes from the Passion of Our Lord are annually retold through various media but one of the most striking remains salt. The Domus Pius IX  of Cospicua has been setting up a Last Supper display since 1954, annually drawing hundreds to their...