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  • Mixing grit with glitter

    As Masquerade prepares to stage the Malta debut of Lucy Burke’s Glitter Punch, Laura Bonnici chats with the play’s director Petra Sant to find out why she’s excited to add her vision to this critically-acclaimed coming-of-age drama. “Can there...

  • A measure of the #MeToo movement

    A measure of the #MeToo movement

    This production comes as an evolution by WhatsTheirNames Theatre of the popular Shakespeare at The Pub. What led to the decision to move to a different venue? WhatsTheirNames decided to branch out and grow. Even though the brains behind the...

  • A fresh look at animal (and human) migration

    A fresh look at animal (and human) migration

    Zugunruhe, Tom Bailey’s award-winning performance that explores the migratory restlessness of birds through interpretative dance, will be staged at the Catholic Institute, Floriana, next Sunday at 5.30pm. Through his performance, Bailey shines a...

  • When life imitates art

    When life imitates art

    British playwright Rebecca Brewer will be premiering the locally-commissioned DripFeed on the Maltese stage this month. Adam Brimmer asks her about the real life stories that inspired the satirical piece. How did your collaboration with Studio 18...

  • On death and children

    On death and children

    This year’s edition of the International Spring Orchestra Festival is themed around the Bauhaus movement and takes inspiration from Egon Schiele’s Death and the Maiden. Adam Brimmer interviews artistic director Karl Fiorini. This year’s theme for...

  • Ballantine’s kicks off Malta’s first True Music party

    This year Ballantine’s Scotch Whisky is taking True Music back on the road and rejoining forces with Boiler Room for a series of events around the globe in Russia, Poland, Spain and South Africa. Maltese partygoers will be able to witness the...

  • Inspire’s Easter egg hunt is back

    Inspire’s Easter egg hunt is back

    The Inspire Foundation’s Easter egg hunt – to be held on Monday between 10am and 3pm at In­spire’s park in Marsa­scala – is perfect for those looking for some family fun time and children can also put their tracking skills to the test.  A hunt for...

  • Gabriel Caruana exhibition

    A selection of the late Gabriel Caruana’s works are on display at The Mill – Art, Culture and Crafts Centre, Birkirkara. The art will provide viewers with a glimpse of who Caruana was and how he keeps on living through his art. Gabriel Caruana –...

  • AI in culture, art and creative practice

    Heritage Malta is experimenting with the latest artificial intelligence through a detail of its Death of Dragut and the technical knowledge of Vincent Van Gogh.   Three Maltese researchers and experts in their field will deliver a lecture on the...

  • Dairy products in 17th and 18th century Malta

    Heritage Malta will be holding a lecture by Noel Buttigieg on dairy products in 17th and 18th century Malta at the Inquisitor’s Palace in Vittoriosa, on Thursday.  The criminal proceedings of the Inquisition throw an interesting light on the...

  • Imperfect and incomplete beauty

    The Japanese aesthetic concept of Wabi-Sabi ‒ beauty that is imperfect, impermanent and incomplete ‒ is the theme of an exhibition of the same name being organised by Arthall in collaboration with the international pop-up gallery Spright-Art. The...

  • Watch: Cannes, the Moment Before (ARTE)

    Watch: Cannes, the Moment Before (ARTE)

    German filmmaker Wim Wenders won the Palme d'or for Paris, Texas in 1984. He describes that it was like to win.

  • Watch: More than a pinch of salt…

    Watch: More than a pinch of salt…

    Episodes from the Passion of Our Lord are annually retold through various media but one of the most striking remains salt. The Domus Pius IX  of Cospicua has been setting up a Last Supper display since 1954, annually drawing hundreds to their...

  • Drawings from fashion, pop art

    Drawings from fashion, pop art

    A collection of oil paintings by American artist SJ Fuerst, whose work is both beautiful and funny, will be on display today, tomorrow and on Saturday at the Lily Agius Gallery, Sliema. Entitled Forest Fresh, Fuerst’s paintings feature drawings...

  • Artist reflects on death and eternity

    Artist reflects on death and eternity

    Religious mysticism, decadence and faith in eternity interact in an original Good Friday exhibition executed by a young artist. Yeshua – Fid-Dell tal-Ħarsa Tiegħu (Christ – In the Shadow of His Vision) features Jennings Falzon’s interpretations...

  • WATCH: An Anti-Trump Bastion in Texas (ARTE)

    WATCH: An Anti-Trump Bastion in Texas (ARTE)

    Since Trump's inauguration, pockets of resistance are being organised throughout the United States in "sanctuary" cities. Austin, Texas, is one of them. Renowned for its open-mindedness despite being the capital of a very conservative state, the...

  • This week at the cinema - April 17, 2019

    This week at the cinema - April 17, 2019

    Hellboy (2019)Genre: Action, fantasyDirector: Neil MarshallStarring: David Harbour, Milla Jovovich, Ian McShane, Sasha Lane, Daniel Dae KimDuration: 120 minutesClass: 15KRS Releasing Ltd Director Neil Marshall, famous for gore-heavy titles like...

  • Outdoor films under the stars

    The Sheer Bastion is hosting an open-air cinema week from Friday to Monday, featuring all kinds of films, from cult classics to musicals. Dirty Dancing will be screened on Friday at 9.30pm; Shawshank Redemption on Saturday at 8pm; Pulp Fiction on...

  • The Theory of Everything: discussion and open forum

    The Theory of Everything: discussion and open forum

    Science tells us we should be able to explain and link together all physical aspects of the universe in one single, unified theory: a theory of everything. ĊineXjenza is holding a discussion and open forum, during which participants will be able...

  • Yobetit teams up with brand ambassador Ben Camille for international campaign

    Yobetit teams up with brand ambassador Ben Camille for international campaign

    Maltese iGaming company Yobetit signed Maltese celebrity Ben Camille and kickstarted their new international campaign #BeLikeBen. You may have seen it pop up over the past month, and if you haven’t or want to learn more, we’re here to fill you...