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  • Turning dreams into reality

    Turning dreams into reality

    “I have a dream” – four words that have resonated throughout the past five decades having been pronounced  by the charismatic Martin Luther King back in August 1963. Though the context back then was a trailblazer for more rights to blacks in...

  • Oscars: the show must go on... without a host

    Oscars: the show must go on... without a host

    Hollywood's biggest night -- the Oscars -- is set to take place next month without a host for the first time in 30 years, after comedian Kevin Hart pulled out of the gig and no suitable replacement was found. Though organizers have yet to confirm...

  • Watch: When multi-nationals attack states (ARTE)

    Watch: When multi-nationals attack states (ARTE)

    In autumn 2016 demonstrations sprang up all over Europe against the CETA free-trade agreement between the European Union and Canada. The reason? An obscure clause which allows multinationals to sue nation states if they feel their profits may be...

  • Chinese New Year celebrations

    Chinese New Year celebrations

    With more than 4,000 years of history, Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, is the grandest festival for the Chinese people, who celebrate it with unparalleled enthusiasm and abundant festivities. Always associated with family reunion, peace,...

  • Fourth MCI concert

    Fourth MCI concert

    The Malta Cultural Institute will be presenting its fourth concert of the MCI 2018/2019 season tomorrow at 7pm at the G. F. Abela Junior College Theatre, Msida. During the concert the MCI will be presenting a pianoforte recital by Ricardo De...

  • Watch: Lucy's Last release new single

    Watch: Lucy's Last release new single

    Local band Lucy's Last have shifted towards a more synth-based style with their latest track Goodbye, which sees them distance themselves from their traditional guitar-based sound. The song, which was produced by the band in collaboration with...

  • Watch: Creating utopia (ARTE)

    Watch: Creating utopia (ARTE)

    Do human beings have the vision to create utopia? And if so, should we start out small or think really big? From digital algorithms to old-fashioned local politics, Streetphilosophy asks: how do we create a better world?

  • Highlights from the Valletta International Baroque Festival

    Highlights from the Valletta International Baroque Festival

    Tomorrow Noon: Olivier Spilmont, director and the Ensemble Alia Mens perform during the Musica Poetica – Bach Cantata and Concertos at the Manoel Theatre, Valletta. 4pm: Lucile Boulanger, viola da gamba, performs in Back to the Future at the...

  • Gozitan artist’s research on light and colour

    Gozitan artist’s research on light and colour

    Mark Sagona’s latest exhibition The Painted Psyche and Other Narratives 2000-2018 is on display at Palazzo de la Salle in Valletta until tomorrow. The collection of paintings focuses on the concept of deep inner feelings, transmitted through the...

  • Watch: Peru's golden fleece (ARTE)

    Watch: Peru's golden fleece (ARTE)

    The vicuña, a South American camelid related to the guanaco, lives in the high Andes. For centuries they have been hunted for food and for their beautiful fleece. Previously threatened with extinction they are now protected, only captured by man...

  • Highlights from the Valletta International Baroque Festival

    Highlights from the Valletta International Baroque Festival

    Tomorrow Noon: Ashley Solomon on flute and Terence Charlston on harpsichord will be performing Bach glute sonatas at St Catherine Church, Victory Square, Valletta. 7.30pm: The Accademia del Piacere,soprano Nuria Rial and Fahmi Alqhai, director and...

  • Preserving the antiporta: multimedia project

    Preserving  the antiporta: multimedia project

    A multimedia project is drawing attention to a disappearing architectural feature of Maltese homes – the inner door known as antiporta. Some houses, public entities and businesses still leave their front door open and the antiporta closed during...

  • Watch: Jan Blomqvist live (ARTE)

    Watch: Jan Blomqvist live (ARTE)

    DJ, composer and musician, Jan Blomqvist is a regular fixture in clubs worldwide. The Swedish Berliner’s trademark is concert techno: electronic dance music produced with live vocals and a live band, giving his performances a special atmosphere.  

  • The capital that was

    The capital that was

    In 1982 artist photographer David Pisani embarked on a personal project to document the city of Valletta and the surrounding harbour area with an emphasis on the city’s socially-deprived periphery and the infamous red light district of Strait...

  • New Day: Red Electrick's gift for the New Year

    New Day: Red Electrick's gift for the New Year

    Red Electrick have released their their third single with Joe Roscoe as frontman. It is the band’s first release for 2019. Released on New Year’s Day, New Day was inspired by one of Joe's closest friends who needed to "wake up", slap himself in...

  • Evening of operatic arias

    Evening of operatic arias

    The Nissena Philharmonic from Italy, conducted by Alexei Galea Cavallazzi, will be accompanying Maltese soprano Marvic Baldacchino and Italian baritone Salvatore Salvaggio in a 100-minute programme of popular arias by some of the most loved...

  • This week at the cinema - January 16, 2019

    This week at the cinema - January 16, 2019

    Colette (2018)Genre: BiopicDirector: Wash WestmorelandStarring: Keira Knightley, Fiona Shaw, Dominic West, Robert Pugh, Sloan Thompson, Arabella Weir, Denise GoughDuration: 111 minutesClass: 15KRS Releasing Ltd British independent film-maker Wash...

  • Highlights from the Valletta International Baroque Festival

    Highlights from the Valletta International Baroque Festival

    Today Noon: The Splendour of the Viol, with the participation of Fahmi Alqhai at the Oratory of the Rosary, Basilica of St Dominic, Valletta. The programme includes arias by Marin Marais, Antoine Forqueray, Carl Friederich Abel and Johann...

  • Kim Kardashian and Kanye West expecting fourth child

    Kim Kardashian and Kanye West expecting fourth child

    The latest Kardashian to keep up with is on the way, Kim Kardashian said, confirming rumours that she and rapper Kanye West are expecting a fourth child via surrogate. The lifestyle mogul and reality TV superstar told the US program "Watch What...

  • Watch: Aboard the Aquarius (ARTE)

    Watch: Aboard the Aquarius (ARTE)

    In January 2018 Italian photographer Stefano De Luigi went out to sea with the migrant rescue ship Aquarius. This film records his experiences on board.