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  • Observations on human behaviour

    Love Letter, a new collection of paintings by Alfie Gatt, is intended to capture the intimacy of solitude and silence. The scenes create a dreamlike atmosphere, allowing the viewer to escape into a trance of peace, delving into nature where one...

  • A superb ensemble

    A superb ensemble

    Widows4 starsDirector: Steve McQueenStars: Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth DebickiDuration: 129 minsClass: 18KRS Releasing Ltd I have strong memories of the British crime drama Widows, which aired in the mid-1980s. I remember being...

  • Award-winning films at this year’s edition of ŻiguŻajg

    Award-winning films at this year’s edition of ŻiguŻajg

    As it has in previous years, this year’s edition of ŻiguŻajg International Arts Festival for Children & Young People is also featuring films in its repertoire. This year’s festival is bringing two French films to its audience – Wallay and The Big...

  • Percussion extravaganza

    Percussion extravaganza

    Iggy Fenech speaks to percussionist Daniel Cauchi about the Regional Concert Series’ final appointment: Percussion Ensemble at the Citadel Cultural Centre in Victoria. Seven months ago, Modern Music Days (MMD) set out to introduce audiences to...

  • Performing arts for children

    It’s no secret that the performing arts can have a lasting, positive impact on a child’s life. The stage is a creative escape to an imaginative world that initiates the development of invaluable life skills and cherished memories. Thus, with the...

  • Exporting our musical identity

    Exporting our musical identity

    Adam Brimmer catches up with MPO chairman Sigmund Mifsud ahead of the kick-off to the orchestra’s US and Russian tour. How was the idea for this tour born? The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO) management has always insisted on the importance of...

  • A musical journey through the Mediterranean

    A musical journey through the Mediterranean

    Sarah Chircop writes about a project that delves deep into the development of music and sound in Malta through performance and narrative. Like most of the histories of the Maltese islands, the story of music in Malta is one that is inseparable...

  • Live solo comedy performance at MCC

    Never one to shy away from a challenge, Kevin Naudi is back with his third solo stand-up comedy performance at the Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta. The show entitled ‘No Limits’ is guaranteed to bring the house down, as the comedian...

  • Speakers meet

    Speakers meet

    As chairman of the Small Branches of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Speaker Anġlu Farrugia participated in the CPA co-ordinating committee meeting. Throughout the day, the Speaker visited the House of Lords of the UK Parliament and...

  • Abba tribute band gives show

    Abba tribute band gives show

    The UK’s No. 1 Abba tribute band, Abba Revival, will bring the Swedish pop group’s greatest hits to life during a charity event in aid of the Save Valletta’s Skyline restoration appeal. Abba fans are invited to sing along to the band’s most...

  • Watch: Discovering Uruguay Part 2 (ARTE)

    Watch: Discovering Uruguay Part 2 (ARTE)

    Discovering Uruguay in two parts. This second episode takes us to Cabo Polonio, a small coastal settlement far from civilisation. The hippy inhabitants here live off-grid with no running water, in harmony with nature.

  • Mosaics exhibition

    Mosaics exhibition

    A solo mosaics exhibition by Paulene Attard entitled A Shattering Presentation of Colours and Textures is on display at Casino Notabile, Rabat, on Saturdays and Sundays until December 7. The artist’s latest creations, including wall hangings,...

  • Pre-festive season artisan market

    A wide array of products offered by Malta’s leading creative entrepreneurs and small independent businesses trending locally will set up shop against the backdrop of Balluta bay for an artisan’s market tomorrow and on Sunday. Malta Artisan...

  • Musico-literary evening in Cospicua

    The Collegiate Church of Cospicua will tomorrow host a musico-literary evening on the occasion of the completion of the restoration works on the titular painting of the Immaculate Conception. This devout painting was commissioned by Canon Fr...

  • Book festival aims for record numbers

    Book festival aims for record numbers

    “You cannot open a book without learning something,” Chinese philosopher Confucius said thousands of years ago. His words are still relevant today, in the digital age, when one can access any kind of information at the click of a button. A book...

  • Watch: Metropolis - Monaco (ARTE)

    Watch: Metropolis - Monaco (ARTE)

    Metropolis visits Monaco and asks what sort of cultural scene exists in the wealthy principality. Also in the programme, a focus on Canadian artist Chilly Gonzales and could the German city of Chemnitz be European capital of culture 2025?

  • And the saint comes marching in!

    And the saint comes marching in!

    The shock a saint feels when he descends on earth to observe how his feast is celebrated in our country was overwhelming. A saint who finds a small boy as his only ally and the rest of the town against him. This is a new spectacular social comedy...

  • Painting spiritual experiences

    A sacred art exhibition entitled Intimations, by Gozitan artist Aaron Formosa, is being held at the Banca Giuratale, Victoria. The main theme behind the exhibition is human existence in the light of faith or Christ – the spiritual light that...

  • Wider selection at book festival

    Wider selection at book festival

    The National Book Festival is returning with five days of activities and a larger selection of titles than ever before. National Book Council chairman Mark Camilleri said the festival, being held at the Mediterranean Conference Centre between...

  • Watch: Discovering Uruguay (ARTE)

    Watch: Discovering Uruguay (ARTE)

    Discovering Uruguay in two parts. The journey begins in the relaxed capital, Montevideo, before moving on to visit the wine region around San Gregorio de Polanco.