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  • Historical political power game staged in Malta

    Historical political power game staged in Malta

    Christopher Marlowe’s classic play The Jew of Malta will be staged by the MADC at the Manoel Theatre this weekend and next. The play is a story about a man seeking revenge, which cascades into a series of ever more murderous events, with...

  • This week at the cinema - October 3, 2018

    This week at the cinema - October 3, 2018

    A Simple Favour (2018)Genre: ThrillerDirector: Paul FeigStarring: Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Henry Golding, Eric Johnson, Jean SmartDuration: 117 minutesClass: 15KRS Releasing Ltd Paul Feig (Spy, Ghostbusters) directs this mystery thriller based...

  • When brutal terrorism meets child-like innocence

    When brutal terrorism meets child-like innocence

    Brutal terrorism and child-like innocence are combined in the award-winning play Us/Them by Carly Wijs, which is being staged by Shrinking Violets this week and next at the Splendid, Valletta. The play is based on the horrific events of September...

  • Pianist Clifford Borg to perform at Berlin's Philharmonic Hall

    Pianist Clifford Borg to perform at Berlin's Philharmonic Hall

    Pianist Clifford Borg will be performing at the Enlightened Piano Radio Awards in Berlin, following his nomination for an award in the Best Holiday Album category. Mr Borg’s album ‘Eco-Harmony’ has given the Maltese pianist two chart-toppers on...

  • An act of political sin at Eden Cinemas

    An act of political sin at Eden Cinemas

    The Eden Cinemas will screen An Ideal Husband, a 1999 film based on the play by Oscar Wilde, tomorrow at 8.15pm . The plot revolves around Sir Robert Chiltern, a successful government minister, who is well off and with a loving wife. But all this...

  • Mourning for Charles Aznavour, beloved French crooner, dead at 94

    Mourning for Charles Aznavour, beloved French crooner, dead at 94

    French singer Charles Aznavour, who stole the hearts of millions with decades of haunting love songs, has died aged 94, his spokeswoman said on Monday. Aznavour passed away overnight at one of his homes, in the village of Mouries north of the...

  • Cliff Zammit Stevens’ 10th Anniversary Concert

    Cliff Zammit Stevens’ 10th Anniversary Concert

    Renowned Maltese tenor Cliff Zammit Stevens will celebrate the 10th anniversary of his career by giving his largest annual concert to date at the Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta, tomorrow at 8pm. Zammit Stevens will be sharing the stage...

  • Music+ mini-festival events

    Music+ mini-festival events

    A series of events will be held this week as part of the Music+ mini-festival currently being organised by the Classique Foundation, a non-profitable cultural organisation that aims to promote music culture in the Maltese islands by organising...

  • Last Solar Cinema screening

    Last Solar Cinema screening

    After touring the Maltese islands in summer, Solar Cinema is showing its last screening tomorrow in Paola. Entitled the ‘Best of our Fest’, the event will feature a selection of short films that have gone down well with the audience over the past...

  • Flute and piano performance

    Flute and piano performance

    Duo Silvio Zammit and Ramona Zammit Formosa will open the season of lunchtime concerts with a flute and piano performance at St Augustine Monastery tomorrow. The flute and piano duo will perform the 19th-century English prolific composer John...

  • Swing Nuages at The Gut

    Swing Nuages at The Gut

    Swing Nuages are today playing at The Gut in Valletta. The fun-loving gypsy swing and manouche jazz band currently features an eclectic five-piece group of musicians from different backgrounds, with Angela Vella Zarb on vocals, Karl Galea and...

  • A life-saving journey

    A life-saving journey

    MOAS, the NGO dedicated to assisting refugees and migrants, is presenting its documentary Fishers of Men at St James Cavalier. The film follows the Catrambone family as they embark on the MOAS (Migrant Offshore Aid Station) journey and gives an...

  • Like The Beatles in concert

    Like The Beatles in concert

    Beatlemania is hitting Malta. It’s the magical 1960s again, when four young lads took the world by storm. Back then, millions around the world followed the Beatles through radio shows and TV appearances. The band sold millions of records and...

  • Celebrating 10 years of concerts

    Celebrating 10 years of concerts

    The stage is set for Cliff Zammit Steven’s concert on Wednesday, with performances from the tenor himself, as well as Ira Losco and the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra Cliff Zammit Stevens is one of the undisputed darlings of the Maltese classical...

  • Crazy good fun

    Crazy good fun

    Crazy Rich Asians4 starsDirector: Jon M. ChuStars: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle YeohDuration: 120 minsClass: 12AKRS Releasing Ltd Not, as I first thought, about rich Asians who are crazy, but about Asians who are crazy rich, Crazy Rich...

  • Artist, poet join forces

    Artist, poet join forces

    On the eve of Notte Bianca on Saturday… an art exhibition, a little different from the normal, will be showing at the Casino Maltese in Republic Street, Valletta. Artist Raymond Dominic Agius is teaming up with the poet Walid Nabhan to present Of...

  • Great fantasy fun for all the family

    Great fantasy fun for all the family

    When 10-year-old Lewis (Owen Vaccaro) moves in with his Uncle Jonathan (Jack Black), he discovers that the curious mansion he now calls home is full of secrets. Lewis is not sure which is more astonishing: the wondrous, sprawling house… or the...

  • Notte Bianca 2018 – best one ever

    Notte Bianca 2018 – best one ever

    With his imminent departure as Notte Bianca’s artistic director on the horizon, Sean Buhagiar speaks to Anna Marie Galea about the trials and tribulations of his time at the helm of this Herculean event and where he plans to go from here. Many...

  • 14 years later

    14 years later

    In 2004, the Beslan school siege shook the world to its core; 10 years later, a play about it reopened the wound to help heal it better. Here, actress Maria Buckle tells Iggy Fenech about the Shrinking Violets’ adaptation of Us/Them, which is set...

  • It’s cool to be at the Manoel… and warm in winter

    It’s cool to be at the Manoel… and warm in winter

    Malta’s National Theatre has launched its concluded restorations, which spanned over a year. The restorations – which were part-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (80 per cent EU and 20 per cent national funds) – include the...