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  • Swing tunes at The Gut

    Swing tunes at The Gut

    Swing Nuages, a fun-loving gypsy swing and manouche jazz band featuring an eclectic five-piece group of musicians from different backgrounds, will be playing a repertoire of songs synonymous with Django Reinhardt, as well as other standard tunes...

  • Contemporary adaptation of Francis Ebejer’s Boulevard

    Contemporary adaptation of Francis Ebejer’s Boulevard

    Teatru Malta, in co-production with the Manoel Theatre, will be collaborating with ŻfinMalta to commemorate 25 years since the death of beloved Maltese playwright Francis Ebejer. Boulevard, written in 1964, dabbles with the absurd in order to...

  • Let’s talk about organ transplants

    Let’s talk about organ transplants

    As part of Organ Donation Week, the Lifecycle (Malta) Foundation in collaboration with Transplant Support Group, is holding a talk on organ transplants on Wednesday at 8pm at the Hilltop Gardens, Naxxar. James Muscat, president of the Transplant...

  • Watch: On the Rooftops - London (ARTE)

    Watch: On the Rooftops -  London (ARTE)

    Exploring the rooftops of cities across the world and their diverse and surprising uses. London was long dominated by the iconic St Paul’s Cathedral but today skyscrapers are transforming the skyline whilst creative minded Londoners bring life to...

  • Band shows in Mellieħa

    Band shows in Mellieħa

    The La Vittoria Youth Band XOW returns, this year with a swing edition. Innovations and musical talent pertinent to traditional Maltese bands will not be lacking during this year’s edition. Even though tonight’s concert will be dedicated in its...

  • Film on dysfunctional family life

    Film on dysfunctional family life

    The More You Ignore Me is both a poignant and darkly funny coming-of-age story about dysfunctional family life in 1980s rural England that’s set to the music of The Smiths.  The story follows Gina (Sheridan Smith), whose efforts to be a loving...

  • Between heaven and earth

    Between heaven and earth

    Part of celebrations marking the 400 years since the village of Qrendi was declared a parish include a week-long exhibition of a selection of ex-voto paintings in the Sanctuary Chapel of Our Lady of Mercy. The chapel, currently closed awaiting...

  • A true four-legged war hero

    A true four-legged war hero

    Sgt Stubby: An Unlikely Hero4 starsDirector: Richard LanniStars: Helena Bonham Carter, Logan Lerman, Gérard DepardieuDuration: 75 minsClass: UKRS Releasing Ltd In 1917, Private First Class Robert Conroy of the 102nd Infantry Regiment, 26th...

  • The Pontiff’s life

    The Pontiff’s life

    Pope Francis – A Man of his Word4 starsDirector: Wim WendersFeaturing: Pope Francis, Joe Biden, Daniele De AngelisDuration: 96 minsClass: UKRS Releasing Ltd Pope Francis – A Man of His Word, a documentary by acclaimed German filmmaker Wim Wenders,...

  • Ebejer’s classic reimagined

    Ebejer’s classic reimagined

    This year, for the 25th anniversary since the death of the insurmountable literary heavyweight Francis Ebejer, Teatru Malta, in co-production with the Manoel Theatre, will be bringing back a fresh adaptation of his modern classic, Boulevard. It...

  • Painting a picture of hope

    Painting a picture of hope

    The Phoenicia are supporting Katrina Aquilina, founder of Beating Hearts Malta, by hosting an exhibition of paintings by Beating Hearts chairman, Professor Victor Grech, which is showing at the Palm Court Lounge until tomorrow. The exhibition is...

  • Opera, art and ballet on the big screen

    Opera, art and ballet on the big  screen

    The Eden Cinemas culture season is set to open with a bang once again, featuring some of the top titles from the world of opera and visual arts. For the seventh year in a row, the Eden Cinemas is collaborating with the Royal Opera House (ROH),...

  • Singer Michela Galea sees gold in 'L-Għanja tal-Poplu'

    Singer Michela Galea sees gold in 'L-Għanja tal-Poplu'

    The festival of Maltese song L-Għanja tal-Poplu 2018 has been won by ‘Mhux Kul ma Jleqq Deheb’ (Not all that glitters is gold), which was sung by Michela Galea. Lyrics were by Emil Calleja Bayliss to music by Renato Briffa.  ‘Mhux Kif Ħsibt’ sung...

  • Watch: U2's Bono stops gig after losing his voice

    Watch: U2's Bono stops gig after losing his voice

    U2 frontman Bono abruptly called off a Berlin gig after just four songs after losing his voice. The band apologised to fans, saying on its website: "We're so sorry for tonight's cancellation. "Bono was in great form and great voice prior to the...

  • What can life be like in 2047?

    What can life be like in 2047?

    That is the question posed by Cabinet of Futures, a recently-opened exhibition that is part of the Valletta 2018 Foundation’s cultural programme. Iggy Fenech speaks to one of the people behind it, Time’s Up-member Tina Auer. It all starts with a...

  • Last showing of homegrown opera

    Last showing of homegrown opera

    Aħna Refuġjati, a next-generation opera by Valletta 2018, closes with a last performance today at the Granaries in Floriana. More than 150 people have worked on the production, which sees over 100 people on stage, including 10 main singers, a...

  • Watch: Baby bosses (ARTE)

    Watch: Baby bosses (ARTE)

    With poverty and high unemployment in Italy, the Mafia is successfully recruiting more and more young people. The Libera NGO works at breaking these youths’ downward spiral.

  • Aubergine takes centre stage

    Aubergine takes centre stage

    Music is just one of three important ingredients contributing to Nightshade: Aubergine’s impact and aftertaste. The other two are a documentary that portrays Claron McFadden’s travels – which kickstarted the idea for this project – and food, but...

  • Maltese song festival

    Maltese song festival

    The 42nd edition of the festival L-Għanja tal-Poplu takes place at Pjazza Teatru Rjal in Valletta tonight. The 16 competing entries, chosen from 137 submissions, will be accompanied by the Malta Concert Orchestra, made up of 40 musicians under the...

  • ALS organising free concert

    ALS Malta is taking on its most ambitious event yet in an attempt to fundraise for a newer and bigger Dar Bjorn. The concert features the 18-piece Versatile Brass led by Paul Borg, together with Ivan Grech, Christabelle, Matthew James Borg, Amber,...