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  • Heritage Malta exhibition sheds light on Malta’s medieval history 

    Heritage Malta exhibition sheds light on Malta’s medieval history 

    An exhibition entitled Core and Periphery: Mdina and Safi in the 9th and 10th centuries focuses on medieval times in Malta and is the first of a series which will be shedding further light on this epoch.  In collaboration with the Superintendence...

  • When politics and passion clash

    When politics and passion clash

    A screening of the National Theatre’s production of Antony and Cleopatra,  directed by Simon Godwin, will be held at Spazju Kreattiv Cinema, St James Cavalier, Valletta, on Thursday at 7.30pm. Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s...

  • Lunchtime concert at St Augustine

    Lunchtime concert at St Augustine

    Soprano Hannah Bonnici will perform a programme of arias and other songs at St Augustine Monastery, Valletta, tomorrow at noon. She will sing Mascagni’s La serenata and La tua stella, Tosti’s La serenata and Ideale, an excerpt from Mozart’s opera...

  • Encounter the Befana in Valletta

    Encounter the Befana in Valletta

    Italy’s popular folklore figure of the Befana is the guest of the next Magic Box event at the Italian Cultural Institute, St George’s Square, Valletta, tomorrow, at 6.30pm. According to Italian tradition the Befana is portrayed as a smiling old...

  • Screening of cinematic masterpiece

    Screening of cinematic masterpiece

    Roberto Rossellini’s film Journey to Italy (Viaggio in Italia) will be screened at Spazju Kreattiv Cinema, St James Cavalier, Valletta, on Wednesday at 7.30pm. Reputed to be among the most influential films of the postwar era, it charts the...

  • 'Bohemian Rhapsody' rocks the Golden Globes

    'Bohemian Rhapsody' rocks the Golden Globes

    "Bohemian Rhapsody" pulled a major upset at the close of the Golden Globes on Sunday, taking home the final two top prizes to put itself into the Oscars conversation along with "Green Book" and "Roma." On a night of wins for movies representing...

  • Long-delayed Tulip Fever opens this week

    Long-delayed Tulip Fever opens this week

    Tulip Fever is set against the backdrop of the 17th-century Tulip Wars. The film’s cast includes Alicia Vikander, Dane DeHaan, Judi Dench, Christophe Waltz, Tom Hollander, Jack O’Connell, Zach Galifianakis, Holliday Grainger, Matthew Morrison and...

  • The films that ruled box offices

    The films that ruled box offices

    And here we are, in the midst of Awards Season, with Hollywood gearing up for numerous ceremonies for the crowning of its favourites – no pun necessarily intended there, as The Favourite seems to be very much the fa­voured flavour of the...

  • A must-‘see’ panto

    A must-‘see’ panto

    I’ve seen a lot of pantos, I’ve even been in a few. I’ve laughed through the great ones, cringed through the not-as-great ones, booed at a lot of baddies and cheered a lot of heroes. They all tend to blur into one sugar-fuelled, vaguely...

  • Solidarity in creativity

    Solidarity in creativity

    Towards the end of last year, painter Ray Piscopo used his art to address all aspects of poverty. Here, he takes a look back at his art and explains the concept in more detail to Iggy Fenech. In today’s money-driven world, poverty is almost...

  • Malta debut for California musician

    Giving voice to what most of us think and feel, singer and artist Chellcy Reitsma, at 42, is surely wiser than most. Born in California and now living in Malta, Chellcy’s easy smile and vibrant persona belie a passionate spirit which needs to be...

  • Watch: The world is their office (ARTE)

    Watch: The world is their office (ARTE)

    Peter and Supi are digital nomads, they travel the world seeing new places and meeting new people, working only when they want via their laptops and a wifi connection. But is quitting the nine to five as good as it seems? Report on the advantages...

  • A whole lot of family fun

    Jack and The Beanstalk – the MADC panto for this year – took us on a rollercoaster ride in its new take of the beloved tale. In this version, our flawed hero Jack is an overly happy-go-lucky lad (annoyingly so), who dreams of only one thing: to be...

  • Chuckling away the Grinch in you

    Chuckling away the Grinch in you

    The pantos I’ve seen in recent years were disappointing, to say the least. They bored me to tears, they dragged on interminably and the magic was so roughly contrived that the suspension of disbelief was all but left behind in the car park. This...

  • Pursuing love in music

    Pursuing love in music

    Dutch-Maltese conductor Lawrence Renes returns to conduct the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra following on last year’s performance of Ein Heldenleben. The Sunday Times of Malta catches up with him. How are you feeling about the opportunity to...

  • Solo comedy performance wins audience’s hearts

    Solo comedy performance wins audience’s hearts

    Stand-up comedian Kevin Naudi won the hearts of his audience, which was made up of around 750 guests, with his hilarious script which touched on the state of national football teams, being a parent for the second time, Michael Jackson through the...

  • Maltese multi-instrumentalist to release debut album

    Maltese multi-instrumentalist to release debut album

    Warren Galea is a Maltese multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer currently residing in Brooklyn, New York. His biggest five influences are Mozart, Charlie Parker, The Beatles, Frank Zappa and Jimi Hendrix. Galea will release his debut album...

  • Acting degree

    Nicola Azzopardi recently graduated from the prestigious Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in London with a First Class Honours degree in Acting. She would like to thank the Arts Council for awarding her the Malta Arts Scholarship and for their...

  • Valletta International Baroque Festival 2019

    Valletta International Baroque Festival 2019

    Since 2013 the Valletta International Baroque Festival has treated audiences to some of the best international and local soloists and ensembles in the baroque music scene. This year’s edition of the festival starts next Friday and runs until...

  • Watch: Surfers against trauma (ARTE)

    Watch: Surfers against trauma (ARTE)

    New approaches to treating post-traumatic stress are coming to light. In Britain a pioneering initiative by the Cornwall-based charity Surf Action, introduces veterans suffering from PTS syndrome to surfing.