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  • ‘Matchless’ work by Mozart to be performed at Mdina cathedral

    ‘Matchless’ work by Mozart to be performed at Mdina cathedral

    The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra will perform Wolf­gang Amadeus Mozart’s Great Mass in C minor, K. 427, at the Metropolitan Cathedral, Mdina, on Friday at 7.30pm. Penned by Mozart after his wife Constanze’s recovery from a serious illness, the...

  • Ozzy Osbourne hospitalised

    Ozzy Osbourne hospitalised

    Ozzy Osbourne has been admitted to hospital after experiencing complications from the flu. “His doctors feel this is the best way to get him on a quicker road to recovery,” the 70-year-old rocker’s wife Sharon Osbourne tweeted. “Thanks to everyone...

  • Cinema attendance in the EU drops in 2018

    Cinema attendance in the EU drops in 2018

    After three years of above average levels, total cinema admissions in the European Union decreased by 3.0% in 2018, to 955 million tickets sold. This is 29.4 million fewer than in 2017 and the fourth lowest level registered in the EU since 2009,...

  • Conflict on the Inner Mongolian steppes

    Conflict on the Inner Mongolian steppes

    Spazju Kreattiv, in collaboration with China Cultural Centre in Malta, is screening the film Wolf Totem at St James Cavalier Cinema tomorrow at 7.30pm. The 2015 drama film is about young Beijing students Chen Zhen (Feng Shaofeng) and Yang Ke...

  • It's official, Oscars will take place without a host

    It's official, Oscars will take place without a host

    The upcoming Academy Awards, the biggest night in Hollywood, will take place this year without a host for the first time in three decades, organizers said Tuesday. "We can confirm that there will be no host," a spokesperson from the Academy of...

  • This week at the cinema

    Green book (2018)Genre: Comedy, DramaDirector: Peter FarrelyStarring: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini, Don Stark, Sebastian Maniscalco, Dimiter D. MarinovDuration: 130 minutesClass: 12AKRS Releasing Ltd Based on the life of...

  • Listen to stories about traditional Maltese food-related practices

    Listen to stories about traditional Maltese food-related practices

    Food historian and educator Noel Buttigieg will lead a series of four sessions entitled ‘Traditional foodways: An appetite for the past’, exploring selected artefacts from the refectory, kitchen and dining room at Palazzo Falson, Mdina. Each...

  • When a power struggle leads to national chaos

    When a power struggle leads to national chaos

    A performance by the UK National Theatre of Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of King Richard II at the Almeida Theatre in London will be broadcast at St James Cavalier Cinema, Valletta, tomorrow at 7.30pm.  The King of England, Richard II, played by...

  • The tragic choice facing a bride

    The tragic choice facing a bride

    The 2015 Spanish drama film La Novia (The Bride) directed by Paula Ortiz, adapted from Blood Wedding, the 1933 tragedy by Federico García Lorca, will be screened today at 7.30pm at St James Cavalier Cinema, Valletta. Attendance is free but subject...

  • Workshop for wind/percussion instrument players

    Workshop for wind/percussion instrument players

    Tikka Banda is inviting young or mature wind or percussion instrument players who have a practical grade of Level 4 and above to apply to take part in a five-hour ‘Be Tikka Banda for a Day’ workshop on March 9 from 12.30 to 6pm. The workshop will...

  • Expressions of Marian devotion

    Expressions of Marian devotion

    The opening verse of the oldest Marian antiphon, Sub tuum præsidium (Under your protection), has inspired the Fondazzjoni Belt Victoria to set up an exhibition dedicated to Mary, Mother of God. Set up at Il-Ħaġar, Heart of Gozo Museum in...

  • Pablo Picasso’s early years

    Pablo Picasso’s early years

    Young Picasso, a new film by Phil Grabsky, will be screened at the Eden Cinemas, St Julian’s, today, at 8.15pm and on Sunday at 3pm. Pablo Picasso is one of the greatest artists of all time – and right up until his death in 1973 he was the most...

  • A culinary celebration of the Chinese New Year

    A culinary celebration of the Chinese New Year

    As part of celebrations marking the start of the Chinese New Year of the Pig, Spazju Kreattiv in collaboration with the China Cultural Centre in Malta, is screening two episodes of the second season of A Bite of China at St James Cavalier,...

  • Sanremo festival takes on new format

    Sanremo festival takes on new format

    The annual showcase of Italian music returns today for its 69th edition. Popular singer Claudio Baglioni resumes his role as artistic director and presenter, and comedians Claudio Bisio and Virginia Raffaele will be his co-hosts. As in previous...

  • West End performers take over the Manoel stage

    On Saturday and Sunday, the Manoel Theatre is staging a not-to-be-missed double bill performance. The Welsh Musical Theatre Orchestra, along with four established West End performers, will be treating audiences to a weekend of musical...

  • Cats musical live in Malta

    Cats musical live in Malta

    Andrew Lloyd Weber’s love of cats prompted him to write a smash hit musical based on T. S. Eliot’s collection of feline poems. When the musical opened on Broadway, nearly 40 years ago, few predicted its amazing success – or what it would mean for...

  • Original vampire romantic comedy open this weekend at St James Cavalier

    Original vampire romantic comedy open this weekend at St James Cavalier

    The first-ever adaptation of Italian novelist Agnes Moon’s The Acrobat (Blood Ties) will be performed at the Spazju Kreattiv theatre for three weekends between Saturday and February 23.  As a romantic comedy detailing the relationship between two...

  • Neuroscience professor to talk about brain research

    Strokes cause 10.41 per cent of all deaths in Malta. It is also the most common cause of disability. Thus, it is crucial that the brain is protected from further damage after a stroke.  Mario Valentino, associate professor in neuroscience at the...

  • 2018’s winners

    2018’s winners

    2018 was a strong year in terms of film releases here in Malta as reported by KRS Releasing Limited. During the period December 20, 2017 to December 18, 2018 the film distributors released a total of 146 films, 30 of which were in 3D A total of 26...

  • An eagerly awaited conclusion

    An eagerly awaited conclusion

    The dragon that looks like a big, black cat, Toothless, and his best human friend Hiccup return to our screens for their third – and apparently final – adventure in the critically beloved, box-office smashing series. Over the course of the...