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  • Gianni Morandi to sing live in Malta in April

    Gianni Morandi to sing live in Malta in April

    Gianni Morandi will be singing live at the Malta Fairs and Conventions Centre in Tà Qali on April 12. The show will feature more than 40 tracks from Morandi’s repertoire forming a playlist that would retrace the fundamental stages of his 60-year...

  • This week at the cinema - January 30, 2019

    This week at the cinema - January 30, 2019

    How to train your Dragon: The Hidden World (2018)Genre: AnimationDirector: Dean DeBloisVoices of: Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Kit Harington, Jonah Hill, Kristen Wiig, Jay Baruchel, America FerreraDuration: 104 minutesClass: PGKRS Releasing...

  • Grammy-winning R&B singer James Ingram dies at 66

    Grammy-winning R&B singer James Ingram dies at 66

    James Ingram, a Grammy winner known for his soulful R&B hits, has died, his friends and colleagues said Tuesday. He was 66 years old. "I have lost my dearest friend and creative partner James Ingram to the Celestial Choir," performer Debbie Allen...

  • Future generation art

    Future generation art

    Internationally-acclaimed artist Rossella Biscotti is having a solo exhibition at Blitz, as the art gallery launches its 2019 season. Entitled Three Works and A Script, the exhibition, being curated by Sara Dolfi Agostini, will portray the...

  • Applications for SongCraft end tomorrow

    Applications for SongCraft end tomorrow

    SongCraft: The Young Singer-Songwriter Showcase is receiving applications from young musicians looking to develop their skills and present original songs in front of an audience.  Organised by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ and Spazju Kreattiv, youths aged...

  • Maestros of the camps

    Maestros of the camps

    Each year thousands of activities take place across the world to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. On this occasion, the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute in Valletta have organised the screening of the 2017 docu-film Maestro: Alla...

  • Eurovision: Malta to compete in second semi-final on May 16

    Eurovision: Malta to compete in second semi-final on May 16

    Malta will compete in the second half of the second Eurovision Song Contest semi-final after a draw was held in host city Tel Aviv on Monday.Michela Pace earned the right to represent Malta in the Eurovision when she emerged triumphant in the...

  • Disappearing features of Gozo immortalised

    Disappearing features of Gozo immortalised

    Disappearing or lost aspects of Gozo and migration are among the themes portrayed in an exhibition documenting an international programme of artists’ residencies based in Għarb between 2016 and 2018. Titled Not Just the City, the exhibition...

  • Award-winning play to launch new season at Blue Box

    Award-winning play to launch new season at Blue Box

    The 2019 theatre season at Blue Box is this week kicking off with a production of Patrick Marber’s multi-award-winning play, Closer. Staged by top local theatre company Masquerade Malta, Closer is a must-see black comedy of sex, honesty and...

  • Abstract exhibition at Palazzo de la Salle 

    Valletta-based artist James Vella Clark’s latest exhibition Convergence will be on display at the Palazzo de la Salle Art Galleries throughout the month of February. Vella Clark is one of Malta’s best-known expressionist interpreters of the...

  • Watch: Pop influences in Turkish music (ARTE)

    Watch: Pop influences in Turkish music (ARTE)

    Derya Yildirim brings a breath of fresh air into Turkish music. Together with the Grup Şimşekthey revisit the Anatolian tradition and bring in pop influences.

  • Collective exhibition of modern art

    A collective exhibition focusing on the expressive power of abstract, colour and forms, with artists from Malta, Hungary and the UK, will be on show at Arthall, a new gallery in the heart of Victoria, opened by Marta Obiols Fornell, who is...

  • Black Panther scores big win at Screen Actors Guild Awards

    Black Panther scores big win at Screen Actors Guild Awards

    Groundbreaking superhero blockbuster Black Panther on Sunday won the top prize at the Screen Actors Guild Awards - a major boost to its campaign for Oscars glory next month. The film won for best ensemble cast, besting musical romance A Star Is...

  • Film on politics of war

    Yorgos Lanthimos (The Lobster, The Killing of a Sacred Deer) returns with The Favourite, featuring a ferociously brilliant cast – Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone. Early 18th century England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck...

  • Lecture on property during Knights’ time

    Lecture on property during Knights’ time

    The National Library will be holding a public lecture from its Urban Landscapes series, coordinated by Mevrick Spiteri and Maroma Camilleri. Entitled ‘Properties of the Order of St John: structural transformations in Valletta’s houses’, the...

  • A classic showcase

    A classic showcase

    The Gozo Youth Wind Band within the Gozo Youth Wind Band & Orchestra will be holding its annual concert, the Don Bosco Grand Concert, entitled A Classic Showcase.  A Classic Showcase will be held on Sunday at 7pm at the Don Bosco Oratory Theatre,...

  • Concert of sacred music

    Concert of sacred music

    As part of this year’s Agape Festival, Fondazzjoni Paulus will be paying tribute to Mro Joseph Vella on the first anniversary of his demise through a presentation by Celine Schembri and Lydia Buttigieg on the late professor’s works on February 1...

  • The ultimate frenemies?

    The ultimate frenemies?

    Mary Queen of Scots4 starsDirector: Josie RourkeStars: Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, Jack LowdenDuration: 124 minsClass: 15KRS Releasing Ltd A couple of weeks after The Favourite, a quirky look at the reign of Queen Anne, comes another worthy...

  • Profoundly affecting performances

    Profoundly affecting performances

    Beautiful Boy4 starsDirector: Felix van GroeningenStars: Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, Maura TierneyDuration: 120 minsClass: 15KRS Releasing Ltd Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet offer two profoundly affecting performances in Beautiful Boy,...

  • Always on the ball

    Always on the ball

    There are few local events I look forward to as much as I look forward to each and every Comedy Knights instalment. Uproariously funny and devastatingly blunt, they warm the cockles of my mostly shrivelled, blackened heart with their insightful...