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  • Is a limitless brain possible?

    Is a limitless brain possible?

    A screening of the 2011 film Limitless, followed by a CineXjenza discussion on topics raised by the film, will be held at St James Cavalier Cinema tomorrow at 7pm. The film plot features frustrated author Eddie Morra (Bradley Cooper), who is...

  • Chameleon is Malta's song for Eurovision contest

    Chameleon is Malta's song for Eurovision contest

    Chameleon, the official song and video representing Malta’s 2019 Eurovision song, performed by Gozitan singer Michela Pace has been released.  Michela Pace earned the right to represent Malta in the Eurovision contest when she emerged triumphant...

  • Victim of review bombing

    Captain MarvelDirectors: Anna Boden,Ryan FleckStarring: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben MendelsohnDuration: 124 minutesClass: 12AKRS Releasing Ltd Film not reviewed While this week’s other release Boy Erased sadly highlights the medieval...

  • Homosexuality and lies

    Homosexuality and lies

    Boy Erased3 starsDirector: Joel EdgertonStars: Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Russell CroweDuration: 115 minsClass: 15KRS Releasing Ltd The release of Boy Erased is timely, coming as it is after the recent declarations of former X-Factor Malta...

  • Take five – a year of film

    Take five – a year of film

    The Film Grain Foundation, the private foundation behind the Valletta Film Festival, has just launched its programme for 2019. This programme will go beyond the now popular Valletta Film Festival, which will this year run between June 14 and 24...

  • Mood and meditation: two women in search of peace

    Mood and meditation: two women in search of peace

    Two women from wildly diverse countries, and who create markedly divergent art, have come together for a striking exhibition which displays how, in such highly individual approaches, can be found common traits and shared vision. The exhibition of...

  • Supporting heritage tourism in the EU

    On February 18 and 19 the Institute for Tourism, Travel & Culture at the University of Malta participated in the kick-off meeting for a prestigious Erasmus+ collaboration with key cultural organisations in Europe in Matera, the European Capital of...

  • An evening of music and wine

    An evening of music and wine

    Rachel Fabri’s name is synonymous with musical theatre, and now she gets ready to up the stakes with her participation in Muso Merlot. Adam Brimmer finds out more about the Studio 18 event. What is Muso Merlot? Think of it as an annual, unique...

  • A mirror to the Maltese

    A mirror to the Maltese

    Repubblika Immakulata is set to turn Maltese stereotypes on their heads in a play that is as cutting as it is true. Adam Brimmer has a chat with scriptwriter Simone Spiteri to find out more. It has been a while since we last heard from Du’ Theatre...

  • Moving towards intangible heritage

    Moving towards intangible heritage

    Unlike its more tangible sister, the concept of intangible heritage is a relatively new one to the Maltese Islands. Indeed, considering that some of our megalithic temples and the city of Valletta have been recognised as World Heritage Sites since...

  • Children’s Cinema Day

    Children’s Cinema Day

    Another edition of Children’s Cinema Day organised by KRS is scheduled for Saturday. On the day films specially selected for the occasion, comprising comedies, adventures, animation, action and sci-fi, will be screened at cinemas in Malta and...

  • Danusan’s big show

    There are still a few tickets left for the shows of Maltese comic duo Danusan’s Ix-Xow Il-Kbir Għall-Kbar Tad-Danusan at Sir Temi Zammit Hall, Msida, on March 15 at 8.30pm, March 17 at 3pm and March 23 at 8.30pm. To book, visit...

  • Bulgarian piano recital

    Bulgarian piano recital

    Bulgarian virtuoso pianist Rostislav Yovchev will perform a piano recital tomorrow at 6pm at Studio B, St James Cavalier, Valletta. Admission is free. He will perform works of Robert Schumann, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Frédéric Chopin, Sergei...

  • Classical fairytale ballet

    Classical fairytale ballet

    A screening of Russia’s Bolshoi Ballet performing the resplendent classical fairytale ballet The Sleeping Beauty, featuring Olga Smirnova as young Princess Aurora, will take place at St James Cavalier Cinema tomorrow at 6pm. For tickets, visit...

  • MCI youth concert

    The Malta Cultural Institute is holding its 70th anniversary youth celebration concert tomorrow at 7pm at the auditorium of G. F. Abela Junior College, Msida. During the concert the Malta University Junior College Orchestra and soloists under the...

  • Actor indicted for alleged hate attack hoax

    Actor indicted for alleged hate attack hoax

    A Chicago grand jury on Friday indicted American actor Jussie Smollett on 16 felony counts after allegedly lying to police about being the victim of a racist, homophobic hate crime. Police say Smollett - who gained fame on Fox musical drama...

  • Watch: Climate change refugees (ARTE)

    Watch: Climate change refugees (ARTE)

    Thousands of migrants have left Central America recently to try and reach the United States. But what is pushing these people to leave their homes? Since 2014 serious drought has hit Honduras, a situation exacerbated by hydroelectric and mining...

  • Craving for sensual beauty

    A collective art exhibition by three Gozo-based artists – Penny Foster, Mark Xuereb and Tomas Hed – entitled Erotic Cravings, opens today, at Arthall, 8, Agius de Soldanis Street, Victoria, and runs until April 7. The exhibits all aim to awaken...

  • Malta’s 'first female prime minister' literally takes the stage

    Malta’s 'first female prime minister' literally takes the stage

    Malta-based playwright John Baraldi’s new play, Apotheosis, opened on Thursday night at Spazju Kreattiv in Valletta.  The protagonist of this political drama portray's Malta’s first female prime minister – a fictional character named Dolores,...

  • Presenting The Maltese Cinderella

    A socio-literary exhibition entitled The Maltese Cinderella and the Women’s Storytelling Tradition is taking place until April 11 at Il-Ħaġar Museum, Victoria, and a sneak preview for women of the new prize-winning book of the same name, by...