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  • Glitch Festival announce their biggest line-up to date

    Glitch Festival announce their biggest line-up to date

    Glitch Festival has quickly established itself as the biggest festival in Malta as well as one of Europe’s major electronic festivals, and that’s no surprise. Following three successful editions, Glitch Festival returns on August 14, 15 and 16, ...

  • A different Valentine celebration

    A different Valentine celebration

    If music be the food of love, sing on – and this is what Kateriana Fenech intends to do for My Funny Valentine, a concert with a twist. Interview by Ramona Depares. What are your earliest memories of singing? When did you know that you wanted to...

  • What happened to the antiporta?

    What happened to the antiporta?

    Overlooked are the stories that the Maltese townhouse once framed through the gaze of its ‘antiporta’. A vehicle for interaction between the residents of a house and the pavement-walkers, this hung space held many an encounter. With a simple nod,...

  • A very international vampire comedy

    A very international vampire comedy

    With Unifaun Theatre’s latest production, The Acrobat, opening this weekend, Jo Caruana chats to Marco Michel, one of the international award-winning cast members behind this exciting and original piece of theatre. The words ‘vampire’ and ‘comedy’...

  • Art exhibition in aid of ALS Malta Foundation

    Art exhibition in aid of ALS Malta Foundation

    As part of its CSR commitment, PKF Malta hosted its second art exhibition and reception in aid of the ALS Malta Foundation. The event was held at The Villa, Balluta Bay, St Julian’s.  Guests and clients were invited to examine the various art...

  • Beyonce, Jay-Z offer chance of lifetime tickets to fans who go vegan

    Beyonce, Jay-Z offer chance of lifetime tickets to fans who go vegan

    Music's first couple Beyonce and Jay-Z are encouraging fans to go vegan for a month with a contest to give one lucky winner a lifetime of free tickets to their shows. Queen Bey announced the challenge to her 123 million Instagram followers late...

  • Gozo's Aurora to return to its cinema roots for special Valentine's screening

    Gozo's Aurora to return to its cinema roots for special Valentine's screening

    Gozo’s renowed Aurora Opera House will return to its cinematic roots and screen 70s classic Saturday Night Fever for one night only to mark Valentine’s Day.  The theatre,which for decades was a mainstay for Gozitan cinephiles, will take audiences...

  • Hungarian director Béla Tarr to serve as master of cinema at Valletta Film Festival

    Hungarian director Béla Tarr to serve as master of cinema at Valletta Film Festival

    Hungarian film director Béla Tarr will be a special guest at the fifth edition of Valletta Film Festival taking place between Friday 14 and Sunday 23 June. The renowned director, who directed award-winning films such as Almanac of Fall and The...

  • Street art in European Capitals of Culture

    Street art in European Capitals of Culture

    Urban sculpture is indispensable testimony of cultural history and developments of human civilisation. As significant symbols of a city’s cultural landscape, urban sculpture seals memories that inspire respect across generations, becoming timeless...

  • A stinging look at modern love and betrayal

    A stinging look at modern love and betrayal

    What is love? What role does intimacy play? Is there any purpose for betrayal in a relationship?  These are some of the questions the audience attending Masquerade’s staging of the award-winning play Closer in the coming days might ask.  Written...

  • The threat of violence is at the core of the Metropolitan’s Carmen

    Carmen, George Bizet’s masterpiece of the gypsy seductress who lives by her own rules has had an impact far beyond the opera house.  Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine plays opera’s ultimate seductress, while Roberto Alagna returns to the role of...

  • Guided tour of historic garden

    A guided walking tour of the Msida Bastion historic garden, Floriana, will be held by Din l-Art Ħelwa tomorrow morning. During the tour, participants will view the garden cemetery’s funerary and military architecture, its symbols of death and...

  • Night of Maltese and American music at the Manoel this weekend

    Under the direction of Miran Vaupotić, the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra will be premiering two works in a night of Maltese and American music.  After opening with the famous overture to Bernstein’s operetta Candide, the orchestra’s own piccolo...

  • Take action

    Take action

    A truly global event taking place every year unites the world’s population in the fight against cancer. It aims to save millions of preventable deaths each year by raising awareness and education about the disease, pressing governments and...

  • An abstract view of life

    An abstract view of life

    Some artists might find it hard to break away from realistic art and turn to something more abstract and expressive, while for others, it is just a natural progression. An exhibition opening tomorrow in Valletta shows how expressionist artist...

  • Aġenzija Sapport exhibition at Ministry of Economy

    Aġenzija Sapport exhibition at Ministry of Economy

    Aġenzija Sapport, under the Parliametary Secretariat for Persons with Disability and Active Ageing, is hosting an exhibition entitled Celebrating Abilities in collaboration with the Ministry of Economy, Investments and Small Businesses. The...

  • International cast arrives in Malta for Unifaun play

    International cast arrives in Malta for Unifaun play

    The international stars of The Acrobat (Blood Ties), which will be staged for the first time in Malta next month by Unifaun Theatre Productions, have arrived this week to start cast rehearsals. Professional actors Marco Michel from Switzerland,...

  • A disappearing Maltese architectural characteristic

    A disappearing Maltese architectural characteristic

    Antiporta: A Fading Negotiation – an installation by Chris Briffa Architects – is on display at Spazju Kreattiv, St James Cavalier until Sunday. The antiporta is an inner door prevalent in Maltese homes – which simultaneously provides privacy and...

  • Display of archived pieces

    Display of archived pieces

    Wiki Loves Art 2019, a selection of works that have been collected from events held at St James Cavalier and from the Spazju Kreattiv programme between the years 2013 and 2018 are currently being presented at Space A, Spazju Kreattiv at St James...

  • More than a string to one’s bow

    More than a string to one’s  bow

    "A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?” gifted scientist Albert Einstein once said.  Unbeknown to many, the theoretical physicist was also an avid music enthusiast and reportedly played the violin...