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  • Stand up comedy at the Eden

    Stand up comedy at the Eden

    Join the Eden Comedy Club for its 18th Stand Up Comedy Night featuring three hilarious acts on Friday 23rd February at 8.30pm, at the Eden Cinemas. Audiences are in for treat, with the headline act Damian Kingsley. Stylistically, Damian tells...

  • Watch: Is Electricity a Luxury? (ARTE)

    Watch: Is Electricity a Luxury? (ARTE)

    The positive and polemic European news programme's two subjects are: why is electricity so expensive? And what can European countries do to safeguard their flagship companies?

  • Games theme for dance workshops

    Games theme for dance workshops

    The teachers, choreographers, dancers and students at The Dance Workshop are busy preparing for the 19th annual production of the school, which will be held on March 25 at The Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta.  Following a number of...

  • Watch: Eating Insects (ARTE)

    Watch: Eating Insects (ARTE)

    The United Nations holds that insects are a nutritious food source that could tackle food shortages around the world. Today 2 billion people on our planet regularly eat insects. With a German start-up in the process of creating a ‘bug-burger’,...

  • Another drink in the wall: Sliema’s oldest bar

    Another drink in the wall: Sliema’s oldest bar

    You’ve walked past it a thousand times. You might have even gone in once, though you don’t really remember. But in the last year, something has changed. Despite its blink-and-you-miss-it exterior, the Hole In The Wall – the oldest pub and bar in...

  • Sliema’s ever-shining star: Terry Bencini

    From her first performance at the Gaiety Theatre and a stint living in Milan, to singing for the Maltese community in Australia and her emotional performance when she announced her retirement, singer, comedienne and actress Terry L. Bencini walks...

  • Watch: Quentin Tarantino regrets Uma Thurman's Kill Bill crash

    Watch: Quentin Tarantino regrets Uma Thurman's Kill Bill crash

    Quentin Tarantino has described Uma Thurman's car crash on the set of Kill Bill as "the biggest regret of my life". The director said he had not considered the driving shot on the Mexico set to be a stunt at the time, before Thurman lost control...

  • Watch: Tunisia's Rag Trade (ARTE)

    Westerners buy four times more clothes than 30 years ago which are often thrown away after a few months. Many are deposited in clothing containers on street corners. But what happens to these donations? The answer reveals a global trade in...

  • Cardboard cut-out stands in for director at Oscars luncheon

    Cardboard cut-out stands in for director at Oscars luncheon

    A life-size cut-out of French film director Agnes Varda stole the show from Hollywood's elite at the annual Oscar nominees luncheon. The event is attended by all of the nominees who traditionally pose for a group photo ahead of the star-studded...

  • Watch: Joseph Calleja mesmerizes BBC breakfast show

    Watch: Joseph Calleja mesmerizes BBC breakfast show

    Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja wooed BBC morning show presenters and millions of viewers with his vocal acrobatics over the weekend.  Until tomorrow, Calleja is portraying Cavaradossi in Tosca, one of Puccini's most beloved operas, at the Royal...

  • Five days of music and spectacle

    Five days of music and spectacle

    The 68th edition of the Sanremo festival kicks off this evening with a new artistic director and host, Claudio Baglioni, at its helm. The singer-songwriter will be flanked by model and actress Michelle Hunziker and actor Pierfrancesco Favino in...

  • The saga continues

    The saga continues

    The Young Adult literary genre has provided much fodder for the big screen. While the lofty heights of the books in the Harry Potter, Twilight and Hunger Games series and their cinematic adaptations have been very hard to reach, The Maze Runner...

  • Power up with plant protein

    Power up with plant protein

    Chicken Pad Thai Servings: 4 1 pound chicken breastFreshly ground pepper, to taste1 tbsp olive oil1 tbsp honey2 tsp chili garlic sauce3 tbsp rice wine vinegar2 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce1 tbsp peanut butter¼ cup water1 medium zucchini, spiralised...

  • A number, a street

    A number, a street

    59 Republic59, Republic Street,VallettaTel: 7926 4613 Food: 8/10Service: 7/10Ambience: 9/10Value: 7/10Overall: 8/10 Five out of every four people I know have problems with fractions. If the error in that sentence didn’t jump out at you instantly,...

  • A bad rip-off

    A bad rip-off

    Den of Thieves2 starsDirector: Christian GudegastStars: Gerard Butler, Pablo Schreiber, O’Shea Jackson Jr.Duration: 140 minsClass: 15KRS Releasing Ltd Den of Thieves opens on a night scene as we track an armoured truck making its way along a Los...

  • Maltese musicians interviewed

    Laurence Mizzi: Mużiċisti mill-qrib: ġabra ta’ intervistiHorizons, 2017. ISBN978-99957-63-89-3 This volume contains a collection of interviews Laurence Mizzi conducted with Maltese musicians – composers and performers – and published  in the...

  • A magnificent rendering

    A magnificent rendering

    On January 12, at St Paul’s Anglican Pro-Cathedral in Valletta, a packed church sat down to enjoy a magnificent rendering of Handel’s greatly loved Baroque sacred oratorio, Messiah. The concert under conductor Maestro Michael Laus with the Malta...

  • Watch: The Belly of Palermo (ARTE)

    Watch: The Belly of Palermo (ARTE)

    A five stop culinary tour around Europe’s celebrated markets. In this episode: Palermo’s Ballarò market’s varied street food as well as the recipe for “cassata”.

  • Unforgettable evenings

    Unforgettable evenings

    From de Victoria to Zerafa and Telemann to Rameau, Albert Storace reviews some highlights from the Valletta International Baroque Festival. Perhaps one of the most famous  composer-priests is Tomás Luís de Victoria, “the Spanish Palestrina,” whose...

  • Staġun Teatru Malti with new play

    Staġun Teatru Malti with new play

    Jiena Nħobb, Inti Tħobb (JNIT) and Ħabbilni Ħa Nirbaħ (ĦĦN) were among the most successful original plays presented by Staġun Teatru Malti at the Manoel Theatre in the last nine years. JNIT holds the theatre’s record in sales for an original...