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What's On August 28

The week ahead.

29 August 2011, 12:00am
NIGHTLIFE

FRIDAYS
Gianpula Fridays
17 nights of partying (began in May 27) featuring DJs Pierre Cordina, Tony Tony, Clayton J, JJoy, Ruby, Joseph Armani, Toby, MyKill and Carl Bee at the Main Room and Groove Gardens of Gianpula, limits of Rabat from 23:00 till 04:00. Entrance is at €6.

FRIDAYS
Bridge Bar Jazz Nights
Live jazz every Friday night at Bridge Bar, by Victoria Gate, Valletta from 21:00. Line up of locally established jazz musicians includes Marc Galea, Lawrie Simpson, Walter Vella, Effie Azzopardi and Eric Santucci. The schedule will also include some foreign surprises, visiting sporadically through the summer.

SEPTEMBER 3
Binary Funk Night
A night of electro and funk music at Rock Elements, Wilga Street, Paceville. Featuring sounds from the likes of Pip Williams, The Hidden Persuader, Drexciya, Dynamic Bass System. Starts from 22:00.

SEPTEMBER 3
End of Summer
Station to Station party at Stitch Club, limits of San Gwann featuring Chunky’s Phat Beatz and Italian DJ Francesco Garnieri. Doors open at 22:30. Tickets at €10 (€15 at the door) can be purchased from Solid Gold, Sliema; D Shore, Valletta; Tom Bar, Floriana. Ticket Info: 7927 2601 + 7929 2107.

SEPTEMBER 7
Generation Goth
Goth party at V-Gen Club, Paceville from 21:30. Featuring DJs Mozzer, Hades and NME. Online tickets at €5 can be purchased from http://www.nuwavemalta.com/generation_goth.html. €6 at the door.

EXHIBITIONS

ENDS TODAY
Brass hammering and art
Exhibition by Sicilian painter, Corrado Iozia at Brookies, Victoria. Iozia specialises in traditional antique style etching and hammering
on brass sheets, some of which he leaves raw and some which he colours. The exhibition also features paintings on canvas.

UNTIL AUGUST 31
Notebooks
A collaborative writing/photography exhibition by Miriam Calleja and Kurt Paris at The Palace Hotel, Sliema.

UNTIL SEPTEMBER 2
Preti 10x10
An exhibition of ten works by Italian artists from Calabria inspired by the works of Mattia Preti and purposely produced for
this exhibition at The Heritage Malta Area Exhibition Hall, The Citadel, Victoria, Gozo. Entrance is free. Opening Hours: Mondays-
Fridays: 08:00-16:00, Saturdays: 08:00-12:00.

UNTIL SEPTEMBER 25
The Papal Corpus Christi Procession during the reign of Pope Gregory XVI
An exhibition of illustrations and memorabilia at St John’s Hall Cittadella Centre for Culture and the Arts related to this annual procession by Salvatore Busuttil (artist of Gozitan origin) between 1837 and 1839. For more information log on to info@gozoculture.com.

MUSIC AND DANCE

TONIGHT
Gozo Music Festival
Annual music festival held at Gozitano Complex, Victoria. Featuring two large open-air dance floors, with dancers, fire jugglers and fireworks accompanying the music acts. For updates, log on to www.dynamicpromotions.com.mt.

SEPTEMBER 3
Rockestra
Musical concert in aid of the Community Chest Fund at MFCC, Ta’ Qali from 20:00. With musical arrangements by Sigmund Mifsud, who also conducts the orchestra. The eclectic evening with feature favourites from Led Zepplin, Guns n Roses, Pink Floyd, U2, Kansas and Metallica and more. Tickets can be booked through: www.mfcc.com.mt.  

SEPTEMBER 4
Street Flamenco – The Story
A street dance/flamenco performance at Kullegg San Benedittu, Boys Secondary School, Kirkop at 20:30. Tickets at €10 can be booked from Riot Boutique Bar at Baystreet Complex and The Plaza, through contact Caroline Caruana on 79 056589, or at the door.

WINE FESTIVALS

SEPTEMBER 2-4
Delicata Wine Festival
The Gozo edition of the popular wine festival will take place at Nadur from 19:30. The last wines will be served at 23:30 before closing at midnight, and there will be live entertainment throughout. For more information log on to www.delicata.com.

SEPTEMBER 3, 4
Qormi Wine Festival
Festival of wine, food, art and music in the area of Qormi’s St George’s Parish Church.

ARTISAN MARKETS

SEPTEMBER 4
Patches Fair
The eighth edition of the Patches Market, featuring an array of local handmade crafts and food at Upper Barrakka Gardens, Valletta from 16:30 to 22:00. With music from Claire Tonna in the evening.

VILLAGE EVENTS

AUGUST 29
Gharb Day
Various events – including dance and music by local artists – at the Main Square, Gharb, Gozo. Presentation of certificates to students attending courses will be organised by the council, including presentation of Ġieħ l-Gharb award.

SEPTEMBER 3, 4
Festa Bdiewa f’Burmarrad
An activity celebrating farmers’ work at Burmarrad church parvis. On Sunday morning, Burmarrad farmers will stage a parade with their tractors and have their vehicles and tools blessed. During the two-day activity, besides exhibits of traditional tools, plants and agricultural products there will be Maltese folk music. Organised by The Burmarrad Administrative Committee and the Burmarrad Feast Committee in collaboration with the Parliamentary Secretariat for Consumers, Fair Competition, Local Councils and Public Dialogue as well as the Malta Tourism Authority.

SIEGE
COMMEMORATION

SEPTEMBER 7
Commemoration of Malta’s Sieges – Mass
Solemn Concelebrated Mass with the participation of the Reverend Chapter and Clergy of the parish and local dignitaries, commemorating the Great Siege of 1565 and the Second World War 1939-1943 at Collegiate Basilica of the Nativity of Our Lady, Xagħra, Gozo. Starts at 09:00.

SEPTEMBER 7
Commemoration of Malta’s Sieges – Ceremony
Commemorative ceremony including a re-enactment by the Xagħra Re-enactment Historical Group acting the entrance of Grand Master Jean de La Valette proclaiming the 9 September as a national feast day, the speech on the occasion and the laying of wreaths in front of the Great Siege Monument. Held at Victory Square, Xagħra, Gozo from 10:00.