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Get Your Act Together playwrights chosen
Theatre & Dance 12-07

Two local playwrights have been selected to work with international mentors and have their scripts funded

Shakespeare: Still on Point?
Theatre & Dance 12-07

Shakespeare’s work has been around for centuries – but is it still as relevant as it always was? Here, five of the young actors taking part in the MADC’s upcoming production of the Taming of the Shrew, in San Anton Gardens, explain why they firmly believe it is

Film review | Spider-Man: Homecoming: Netting the youth audience in its web
Film 11-07

Spider-Man: Homecoming is an overstuffed superhero franchise concoction that delights as much as it frustrates • 3/5

Teaching universal love – it starts at home | Moira Scicluna Zahra & Mark Scicluna
Books 10-07

Teodor Reljic speaks to Moira Scicluna Zahra and Mark Scicluna about Mamà, allura din imħabba? – a new picturebook which gently celebrates the universality of same-sex parenthood. Malta-born but currently based in Scotland, writer-artist duo delve into the challenges of such a comparatively risque project in the current Maltese publishing landscape 

[WATCH] MOAS to receive all proceeds from Coldplay’s latest song
Music 07-07

MOAS patrons Coldplay have released a new song, A L I E N S, with all proceeds donated to the Malta-based registered charity

Panel to discuss youth culture at Summer Book Festival
Books 06-07

The Summer Book Festival in Gozo will open on 14 July, featuring a panel discussion on youth culture and literature

[WATCH] Culture Minister insists V18 transfers to satisfy ‘organisational needs’
Valletta 2018 06-07

Culture Minister Owen Bonnici denies allegations that high-profile transfers at Valletta 2018 Foundation were politically motivated

Maltese cinemagoers drop by 4.4% in 2016
Film 05-07

Over 25% of Maltese cinema patrons chose a 3D movie, a sizeable chunk of the over 673,000 patrons of Malta's eight cinemas

The lightshow wizard method | Andrew Schembri
Entertainment 05-07

Andrew Schembri, one half of the lighting installation duo Late Interactive, speaks about how the young company’s unique approach to lighting for culture and entertainment events came about, ahead of their next showcase – IDDI, which forms part of the Malta International Arts Festival

Catherine Tabone is V18’s new executive director
Valletta 2018 04-07

Former executive director Karsten Xuereb will be taking up a new role within the Superintendence of Cultural Heritage whilst Margerita Pulé has been offered a role within another cultural entity

[WATCH] PD leader Marlene Farrugia keeps a mean beat during Qrendi band march
Entertainment 04-07

'Have you seen her, have you heard, the way she plays there are no words...'

Film review | Bright Sunshine In: A lover’s discourse, ad nauseam...
Film 04-07

Bright Sunshine In is the kind of film you get when an acclaimed and talented filmmaker and an acclaimed and talented actress get together on a project... and the magic that’s meant to follow simply doesn’t happen • 2/5

‘Bound to lose’: Paolo Villaggio’s Fantozzi – 10 of the best
Film 03-07

A Maltese childhood in the 1980s and pre-Cable TV 1990s meant being brought up on Italian TV, for which the Fantozzi movie would be a highlight of the week

Fantozzi actor Paolo Villaggio, 84, dies in Rome
Film 03-07

Paolo Villaggio, best known for his role as Ugo Fantozzi, died in Rome this morning at the age of 84

‘Gayer than Strait Street’ | Sean Buhagiar
Theatre & Dance 03-07

Director Sean Buhagiar speaks about the upcoming cabaret bonanza Balzunetta Towers, penned by Alfred Sant with lyrics by Albert Marshall and featuring an eclectic selection of local performers who will seek to reconstruct the history of the Balzunetta area – known as ‘Strait Street’s naughtier, gayer sister’ 

[WATCH] Gianluca Cilia, 9, to represent Malta in Junior Eurovision
Music 02-07

Nine-year-old Gianluca Cilia won the festival with a powerful rendition of the Italian ballad 'Perdere l'amore'  

Lionel Messi marries childhood sweetheart, Antonella Roccuzzo
Entertainment 01-07

Lionel Messi has married his childhood sweetheart, Antonella Roccuzzo

Swing to the music as BANDLI returns for second edition
Cultural Diary 30-06

Contemporary music takes the leap from theatre to piazza in BANDLI, where the public can create a musical ensemble as they swing

Health Minister Chris Fearne on medicinal cannabis
President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca on children's policy
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