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  • Art and feminism at The Blitz

    Art and feminism at The Blitz

    Art + Feminism is an international project aimed at improving content on women and the arts on Wikipedia, and encouraging women’s participation in the encyclopaedia. The project’s main event is an editing workshop – Edit-a-thon – that takes place...

  • From clowns to comedy

    From clowns to comedy

    The team behind Science in the City will once again be hosting The Big Van Science clowns as they return to Malta for a series of two shows. The first show is intended for an adult audience, while the second is a children’s show. Both shows will...

  • Breaking down our sheltering walls

    Breaking down our sheltering walls

    TheatreCollapseSt James Cavalier It is interesting to see how the human psyche is so very powerful when it comes to protecting us from the terrible realities that happen around us and sadly, at times, to us directly. Unifaun Theatre is presenting...

  • Art that transgresses borders and language

    Art that transgresses borders and language

    Drawn, shredded or alluded to in the form of stark geometric lines, maps are linking thread that run through Mario Abela’s latest experimental exhibition. Dislocated Geographies, which opens at Spazju Kreattiv, Valletta on February 23, is the...

  • Burberry celebrates new collection with multi-sensory installation

    Burberry celebrates new collection with multi-sensory installation

    Burberry celebrated ‘Time’, Christopher Bailey’s final collection for the brand, against a multisensory installation that forms part of a new collaboration with United Visual Artists (UVA). Our Time, a piece of work on loan from the Museum of Old...

  • Shadow puppetry show on this weekend

    Shadow puppetry show on this weekend

    Años Luz, a show that brings the spotlight on to shadow puppetry, will be taking place this weekend as part of the Valletta 2018 programme. AñosLuz, which literally means Light Years, will be focusing on the constant interplay between entering and...

  • Magical celebration connects the world

    Magical celebration connects the world

    The second edition of ‘Unite with Tomorrowland’ is being held in Malta on July 28 at the Marsa Sports Ground. When this summer 400,000 visitors from all over the world gather in Boom for the double edition of Tomorrowland, more than 100,000 People...

  • Valletta 2018 project seeks to bridge generation gap

    Valletta 2018 project seeks to bridge generation gap

    Registration for Darba Waħda…, Valletta 2018’s intergenerational project in which elderly people above the age 60 and young people, aged 9 to 12 years, get together to participate in games, drama and other creative fun activities, is currently...

  • West End leading lady Charlotte Gorton to star in Malta's Mamma Mia

    West End leading lady Charlotte Gorton to star in Malta's Mamma Mia

    Local theatre fans are in for a huge treat when West End leading lady Charlotte Gorton takes to the stage in Mamma Mia later this year, as part of FM Theatre’s mammoth 20th anniversary theatrical season. Hot on the heels of the sell-out success My...

  • 'Older women aren't sitting around a card table in cardigans' - actress Imelda Staunton

    'Older women aren't sitting around a card table in cardigans' - actress Imelda Staunton

    Imelda Staunton has said it is important to see older women on screen who are not just "sitting around a card table in cardigans". The Oscar-nominated actress, 62, stars in Finding Your Feet as a woman who discovers her husband of 40 years is...

  • Carnival results announced

    Carnival results announced

    Festivals Malta together with the Carnival Organisational Team announced the competition results of Carnival 2018. The results are as follows: COMPETITION No 1- Triumphal Float – Category “A” First Prize: “Spettaklu mużikali, f’sena speċjali...

  • Trump wants 'biased and insecure' Oprah Winfrey to run for president

    Trump wants 'biased and insecure' Oprah Winfrey to run for president

    Donald Trump has said he wants "biased" and "insecure" Oprah Winfrey to run for US president so that she can be "exposed and defeated". Winfrey recently sparked speculation that she might run for office following her rousing speech about equality...

  • 'Three Billboards' leads the pack at politically-edged BAFTA awards

    'Three Billboards' leads the pack at politically-edged BAFTA awards

    Dark comedy Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri was the biggest winner at the BAFTA Film Awards, held in London on Sunday, an event which saw the campaign for women's rights in the entertainment industry take centre stage. Three Billboards...

  • Extraordinarily beautiful

    Extraordinarily beautiful

    Phantom Thread4 starsDirector: Paul Thomas AndersonStars: Vicky Krieps, Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley ManvilleDuration: 130 minsClass: 12KRS Releasing Ltd A few months ago, Variety magazine broke the news that actor Daniel Day-Lewis has decided to...

  • Potential unfulfilled

    Potential unfulfilled

    The 15:17 to Paris2 starsDirector: Clint EastwoodStars: Alek Skarlatos, Anthony Sadler, Spencer Stone, Ray CorasaniDuration: 203 minsClass: 12KRS Releasing Ltd The terrible state of affairs in the world today dictates that terrorist attacks...

  • Speed as artistic virtue

    Speed as artistic virtue

    Fondazzjoni Patrimonju Malti (FPM) consistently puts on regular well-researched exhibitions that are intriguing whether they are set up on a large scale or in a more intimate context. Whatever the case, they manage to generate a lot of interest on...

  • Malta and La Commedia dell’Arte

    Malta and La Commedia dell’Arte

    As Australia passes the baton on to Malta for this year’s World Commedia dell’Arte Day under the auspices of the Malta Commission of Unesco, Narcy Calamatta tells Iggy Fenech all about the history of the genre, Malta’s place within its narrative...

  • Going vinyl

    Going vinyl

    When did you start working on the new EP? Around three months ago. I decided to go out of my comfort zone and go a step further using different techniques and equipment which I wasn’t used to. I approached a good friend of mine, who is the...

  • Hidden details unveiled in Picasso oil painting

    Hidden details unveiled in Picasso oil painting

    Scientists have uncovered hidden details beneath one of Pablo Picasso's oil paintings that give an insight into how the famous painter created his work of art. Using state-of-the-art imaging techniques, a team of researchers in the US and Canada...

  • Exhibition to mark artist Ebba von Fersen Balzan

    Exhibition to mark artist Ebba von Fersen Balzan

    Iniala5 Galleries are holding an exhibition to mark the years since the demise of Maltese German artist Ebba von Fersen Balzan. This is the first in a series of exhibitions that will showcase Ebba’s extensive and varied collection of art from her...