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  • Midnight screening of Casino

    Midnight screening of Casino

    Casino, a 1995 American crime film directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone and Joe Pesci, will be screened today at midnight at the Cinema Bar by Citilights, St John Street, Valletta. In this tale of greed, deception,...

  • Greed leads to comedy in University play

    Greed leads to comedy in University play

    Evenings on Campus continue this weekend with the comedy Family Ties. The comedy follows the events after the death of Uncle Wilfred. His will has not been found and his vast fortune is thus tied up with bureaucratic red tape. Two cousins, Anthony...

  • A party gone wrong

    As part of a cycle of films dedicated to Czech director Miloš Forman this month, Spazju Kreattiv is tomorrow showing The Firemen’s Ball (1967) at 8.30pm. The volunteer fire department in a small town is having a big party, when the ex-boss of the...

  • Watch: Saving Syria's agriculture (ARTE)

    Watch: Saving Syria's agriculture (ARTE)

    When fighting in Syria drew close to Aleppo, agronomists at the International Centre for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA) launched a daring operation to save their collection. They managed to evacuate almost all of their seed bank to...

  • Tribute to DJ Avicii by Mqabba band

    Tribute to DJ Avicii by Mqabba band

    The King George V Band of Mqabba is holding its annual vocal and instrumental concert today in Mqabba square. Under the direction of band master David Agius, the band will perform various genres of music, from waltz to opera, from Maltese music to...

  • Watch: Rascally racoons (ARTE)

    Watch: Rascally racoons (ARTE)

    Native to North America, Racoons have been present in French and German forests since they were introduced in the 1920s. Although irresistibly cute and cuddly, their presence has caused problems for humans and other animals.

  • Leone Band in concert

    Leone Band in concert

    The Leone Philharmonic Society will, for another year, be producing the Leone Band in Concert: Festa Edition, as part of the traditional and national festivities of Santa Marija in Victoria. This concert annually presents a vast selection of music...

  • Hip hop street art gathering

    Hip hop street art gathering

    Rocky Valley Garden and Tigullio are hosting The Realest, a hip hop street art gathering, tomorrow at Rocky Valley Garden, Spinola Bay, St Julian’s. The gathering will be starting with small weekly hip hop events to gather funds for the space...

  • Oscars to create new award for popular movies

    Oscars to create new award for popular movies

    The organisers of the Oscars said on Wednesday they would create a new award category for popular movies and limit the annual, televised ceremony to three hours. In a letter to members, the board of governors of the Academy of Motion Pictures also...

  • Angelina Jolie wants divorce from Brad Pitt finalised by end of 2018

    Angelina Jolie wants divorce from Brad Pitt finalised by end of 2018

    Angelina Jolie on Tuesday sought to move forward with her long and sometimes bitter divorce from Brad Pitt, which has yet to be finalized after almost two years. Jolie's attorney filed papers in Los Angeles Superior Court saying the actress wanted...

  • Watch: The oldest tree in Japan (ARTE)

    Watch: The oldest tree in Japan (ARTE)

    Discover in Tokyo an ancient cherry tree; the oldest in Japan. Its delicate blossoms and gnarled trunk have inspired and awed generations of artists, and moved its visitors to reflect on its ephemeral beauty as a metaphor for the ephemeral beauty...

  • Malta’s first meme exhibition

    Malta’s first meme exhibition is celebrating internet culture and the office opening of alternative music publication Underground Sound.  This free exhibition will showcase online subcultures and their significance in our daily life. Memes are...

  • Reliving traditional Malta

    Reliving traditional Malta

    One can go back in time through Malta’s history on Thursdays at the Valletta Waterfront by attending a series of Maltese nights being held until September 27. Those attending can experience traditional folk dancing, falconry displays, the...

  • Changing climate captured on film

    Changing climate captured on film

    Chasing Coral, a documentary that takes viewers on a thrilling ocean adventure and uncovers why coral reefs are vanishing around the world at an unprecedented rate, will be shown tomorrow at the Salina Nature Reserve. The screening will be...

  • This week at the cinema - August 8, 2018

    This week at the cinema - August 8, 2018

    Hotel Artemis (2018)Genre: ThrillerDirector: Drew PearceStarring: Jodie Foster, Sofia Boutella, Dave Bautista, Jeff Goldblum, Zachary Quinto Duration: 94 minutesClass: 15KRS Releasing Ltd British screenwriter and producer Drew Pearce (Iron Man 3,...

  • Watch: Isle of Rhé's beauty (ARTE)

    Watch: Isle of Rhé's beauty (ARTE)

    Just off the west coast of France near La Rochelle, the Isle of Rhé offers a diverse landscape, with the sea an ever present menace.

  • Acoustic nights with Cheryl Balzan

    Acoustic nights  with Cheryl Balzan

    Palazzo de Piro is hosting a series of summer nights, where patrons can listen to some live music while enjoying the view from the Mdina bastions. Today, singer and musician Cheryl Balzan will be entertaining guests with popular jams. Cheryl...

  • Red Electrick to play live in San Lawrenz

    The annual live concert by popular Maltese band Red Electrick in Gozo will take place today in San Lawrenz. The five-man band first fired up the Maltese airwaves with their bouncy debut single The End of It All and they have not stopped...

  • An evening of contemporary music for all

    An evening of contemporary music for all

    On Saturday, the central courtyard of Castello Lanzun in San Ġwann, the headquarters of the Military Order of St Lazarus of Jerusalem, will become the stage to a recital featuring Nadine Galea on violin, Giuseppe Recchia on clarinet and Tricia...

  • Robert Redford, 81, to retire from acting

    Robert Redford, 81, to retire from acting

    Oscar winner Robert Redford will retire from acting following this autumn's release of his upcoming film The Old Man & The Gun, the 81-year-old told Entertainment Weekly in a story published on Monday. Redford, best known for films such as Butch...