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  • Big names lined up for Malta Jazz Festival

    Big names lined up for Malta Jazz Festival

    The world's top saxophone players, drummers and vocalists are among those on the line-up of this year's Malta Jazz Festival. The 29th edition will take place between July 15 and 20. The festival will feature Kenny Garrett, one of the world’s most...

  • Gianni Morandi live in Malta

    Gianni Morandi live in Malta

    Gianni Morandi will perform live at Malta Fairs and Conventions Centre, Ta’ Qali, on Friday, at 9pm. During the two-hour show, Morandi will sing more than 40 tracks, including some of his greatest hits over his 60-year career as well as new songs,...

  • A ballet set in the roaring ’20s

    A ballet set in the roaring ’20s

    A performance by Russia’s Bolshoi Ballet of Dmitri Shostakovich’s The Golden Age will be screened at Spazju Kreattiv Cinema tomorrow, at 6pm. With its jazzy score and music-hall atmosphere, featuring beautiful tangos, the ballet is a refreshing...

  • Piano and cello couple’s annual recital

    Piano and cello couple’s annual recital

    Internationally-acclaimed pianist and cellist couple Michelangelo Carbonara and Kyung Mi Lee will perform their 11th annual recital at the Kempinski Hotel, San Lawrenz, on Saturday at 6.30pm. The selected programme features a selection of...

  • Border to be screened at Spazju Kreattiv

    Border to be screened at Spazju Kreattiv

    Border will be screened at Spazju Kreattiv Cinema on Saturday at 8.30pm. Tina (Eva Melander) is a border guard who has the ability to smell human emotions and catch smugglers. When she comes across a mysterious man with a smell that confounds her...

  • Amber and Pamela launch new song

    Amber and Pamela launch new song

    Amber and Pamela have launched a new song titled Russian Roulette, intended to raise awareness about domestic violence. In collaboration with the Marcy Foundation, the song is their first duet together, though the two have previously collaborated...

  • Assumed perfection masking deeply-seated infection

    Assumed perfection masking deeply-seated infection

    Dù Theatre and Spazju Kreattiv explore the complex relationship between family dynamics, social class and politics, writes André Delicata. TheatreRepubblika ImmakulataSt James Cavalier I was hopeful as I sat down in the theatre. Since Dù Theatre’s...

  • Eminent Italian flautist in Malta

    Eminent Italian flautist in Malta

    Eminent Italian flute player Enzo Caroli will give two performances in Gozo this weekend as part of the 13th edition of the Gaulitana music festival, which ends on Sunday. He will perform a flute recital entitled Flute Classics, accompanied by...

  • Artists still struggling to attract wider audiences

    Artists still struggling to attract wider audiences

    Art and creativity have become increasingly popular among the Maltese, also thanks to social media, but some artists still strive to attract a wide audience and infrastructural support is lacking. Eight Maltese and international artists...

  • No longer what we used to be

    No longer what we used to be

    Dù Theatre group is staging Repubblika Immakulata, an original Maltese satirical work written and directed by Simone Spiteri, at Spazju Kreattiv Theatre this weekend. The plot revolves around a general election, a wedding and a local feast – on...

  • Iron Maiden frontman in one-man show in Malta

    Iron Maiden frontman in one-man show in Malta

    Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson will be the protagonist of a one-man show in Malta in June.  Organised by NnG Promotions, Dickinson will be on stage on June 8 at the Sir Temi Zammit Hall, University Of Malta, Tal-Qroqq. Dickinson is considered one...

  • An artist's charged relationship with landscapes

    An artist's charged relationship with landscapes

    So much of memory is defined by the landscapes in which we have lived. We imbue these physical spaces with emotion and a sense of time past, and we too are marked by the same conditions that define the contours and precipices of our...

  • Fairy tale exhibition unveils oral traditions

    Fairy tale exhibition unveils oral traditions

    A variant of the Cinderella tale, as told from generation to generation in Gozo, has inspired an exhibition currently behind held in Victoria. The Maltese Cinderella and Her Sisters focuses on the story of Il-Germudija (the sooty one), which art...

  • Remembering artist Victor Pasmore

    A talk about artist Victor Pasmore, his time in Malta and how this influenced his life and career, will be held today at 6.30pm at MUŻA, the national community art museum in Valletta. The event will comprise a presentation about Pasmore and his...

  • A magical journey through Roald Dahl’s tales

    A magical journey through Roald Dahl’s tales

    The School of Performing Arts (Sopa) is staging What a Dahl Day! at the Salesian Theatre, Sliema, on Saturday at 4.30pm. This original production is a musical narrative based on the tales of Roald Dahl performed by pupils aged five to seven,...

  • Musical on saving the world’s memories

    The School of Performing Arts (Sopa) is staging the musical The Three Sunsets at the Salesian Theatre, Sliema, on Saturday and Sunday. The plot revolves around an old man and a girl who live in a special forest guarding all the memories of the...

  • Msida bastion historic garden tour

    A guided tour of the Msida Bastion Historic Garden will be organised by Din l-Art Ħelwa on Saturday. During the 90-minute walking tour the guide will narrate stories about duels, suicides and heroism, and give details about funerary practice,...

  • Holy Week concert and exhibition in Mqabba

    Holy Week concert and exhibition in Mqabba

    The King George V Band of Mqabba will perform a musical programme entitled El Sagrado tomorrow at 7.15pm at the 15th century chapel of St Basil, a stone’s throw away from Mqabba’s parish church square. The band, directed by David Agius, will...

  • Youths to perform theatrical adaptations of classic literature texts

    Youths to perform theatrical adaptations of classic literature texts

    The second edition of the youth theatre festival Trikki Trakki will be performed at Blue Box Theatre, M Space, Msida, on Saturday. During the show, six groups of students, aged 10 and 11, from schools all across Malta will be challenged to perform...

  • Art captures the joys of wine

    Art captures the joys  of wine

    Italian naïve-art painter Antonio Ligabue, who painted barrel tops in bistros for his sustenance, may have inspired a unique exhibition currently on at Is-Suq tal-Belt, in Valletta. At least, that’s what George Meekers, head of sales at Delicata...