• Murder calling

    Murder calling

    There’s nothing like a grizzly murder plot to get thriller fans running to the theatre – and An Inspector Calls promises to do exactly that. Jo Caruana dares to find out more, in this interview with director Michael Mangion. With the lively...

  • Artist turns shrapnel into sculptures

    Artist turns shrapnel into sculptures

    There is a violinist, a farmer tilling his field, and a cockerel with a propeller for a head. All were once rockets, artillery shells, or bullets falling on Lebanon's battlefields. Artist Charles Nassar has been transforming their dark, wrangled...

  • When dreams keep you awake

    When dreams keep you awake

    What started as a note scribbled for her parents in her school diary would go on to fuel a lifelong passion for music and performance.  Jessica Magro was only 12 years old when her voice caught the attention of her school’s choir director. Chosen...

  • Examination of everyday traumas

    Examination of everyday traumas

    Shakespeare returned to the Manoel Theatre yesterday after 10 years with Unifaun Theatre Productions’ staging of Macbeth. The classic tragedy is given a unique take by UK-based theatre director Clive Judd, who adapts it for a modern audience.

  • Watch: The Kooks live in Berlin (ARTE)

    Watch: The Kooks live in Berlin (ARTE)

    With their critically acclaimed fifth studio album ‘Let’s Go Sunshine’ released last year, the Brighton band are at the top of their game. For this Berlin leg of their tour they play tracks from the recent album as well as old favourites.

  • Quiz Night ticks all the boxes

    Quiz Night ticks all the boxes

    The second Quiz Night, organised by TimesEvents, on Friday attracted more than 185 participants, who gathered at Il-Fortizza in Sliema for a fun night out. Teams of four to eight member each competed in six written sections of seven minutes each...

  • Concert of sacred music

    A concert of sacred music will be held at St Dominic’s Priory Church, Rabat tomorrow at 5.30pm. The Sorrowful Mysteries from Heinrich Biber’s rare Rosarien Sonatas (strings and continuo organ) will be played by performers Sarah Spiteri, Joanne...

  • Real life events in film

    Boy Erased tells the true coming of age and coming out story of Jared Eamons (Lucas Hedges), the son of a Baptist pastor in a rural, small American town who is viciously outed to his parents (Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe) at age 19.  Fearing a...

  • Will it rain or will the sun shine?

    Kids Dig Science is coordinated by the Science in the City team at the Malta Chamber of Scientists. This season, the team is once again meeting with the scientists to find out the latest in all things science, then cut it down to size for children...

  • Tunnel vision

    Tunnel vision

    In the last few months Wirt Għawdex has been asked by its members and the public about its position with regards to the proposed tunnel linking Gozo to Malta. Before a formal position is taken by the organisation, Wirt Għawdex will be holding an...

  • Private tours of San Anton Palace

    Private tours of San Anton Palace

    Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar is inviting its members and the public to a private tour of San Anton Palace and its beautiful staterooms which are rarely open to the public. This tour is being organised in conjunction with The Sustainable...

  • Gaulitana events for today and tomorrow

    The 13th edition of Gaulitana: A Festival of Music continues with two events.  The first event kicks off at 11.30am with A Musical Journey: 18th to 21st century by Giuseppe Fricelli and Daria Aleshina Piano Duo, Italy/Russia at the Ministry for...

  • Classic thriller sheds light on hypocrisy of Victorian and Edwardian high society

    Classic thriller sheds light on hypocrisy of Victorian and Edwardian high society

    English dramatist J.B. Priestley’s famous thriller An Inspector Calls is an MADC production that features a number of the island’s top performers at the Blue Box Theatre in Msida . As one of Priestley’s best-known plays, An Inspector Calls has...

  • Spontaneous theatre performance

    Spontaneous theatre performance

    Shawn Kinley (right), a top improvisation teacher from Canada, is in Malta to give Maltese actors and improvisers the opportunity to attend two separate workshops on the art of improvisation. The workshops are being held at Ibraġ parish church...

  • Scale model exhibition at the Malta Maritime Museum

    Scale model exhibition at the Malta Maritime Museum

    Scale model enthusiasts are encouraged to visit the 38th Annual Premiere Scale Model Exhibition at the Malta Maritime Museum in Vittoriosa, running until Tuesday. The various high-standard models which will be on display are considered veritable...

  • Watch: Venezuela in crisis (ARTE)

    Watch: Venezuela in crisis (ARTE)

    On one side is President Maduro, supported by Iran, Cuba, Russia and Turkey. On the other side is Juan Guaidó, self-proclaimed president, recognised by the USA and a majority of EU countries.

  • Italian quartet in Gozo

    Italian quartet in Gozo

    The 13th edition of Gaulitana: A Festival of Music continues today at 7.30pm with Neolithic Steel by the Steelwind Chamber Saxophone Quartet of Italy at the Ġgantija Temples, Xagħra.    The ensemble will perform works from their homeland, together...

  • The invisible red thread

    Valletta-based artist Pawlu Mizzi will be holding the last viewing of his latest visual art project Kobba today. After travelling across the islands and stopping at six venues within the community, Kobba will now be hosted by sculptor Antoine...

  • Children’s Cinema Day

    Children’s Cinema Day

    KRS Releasing Children’s Cinema Day takes place tomorrow, when films, specially selected for the occasion, comprising comedies, adventures, animation, action and sci-fi, will be screened at cinemas in Malta and Gozo. Film shows at reduced prices...

  • Malta contributes to a million voices

    Malta contributes to a million voices

    Malta has participated with two contributions to the Ode2Joy Challenge of Europa Nostra. The Europa Nostra Challenge, launched last year by chairman Placido Domingo, aims to post a recording or video of as many voices, instruments, soloists or...