An island dissected | Raphael Vella
We speak to artist and academic Raphael Vella about Shooting Society: Documenting Life in Malta, a new book of photographs and writings he co-edited with Carmel Borg and ask: does...
To know us is to know the English
The Maltese are a product of their colonial past and you find it in the social division that ‘Menglish’ and university education can still elicit.
Comic book legends head to Valletta | Malta Comic Con 2012

This year’s edition of the annual Malta Comic Con will feature a star-studded...

This year’s edition of the annual Malta Comic Con will...

Starving artists or architects of the future?

As Valletta was declared European Capital for Culture for 2018, Culture...

As Valletta was declared European Capital for Culture for...

‘Censorship would still be around were it not for divorce’ – Owen Bonnici

Labour spokesperson for culture Owen Bonnici says government has relaxed censorship in an attempt to recover from the divorce referndum, while Culture Minister...

Labour spokesperson for culture Owen Bonnici says...

From the cabinet to the nursery | Paul Stebbings

We speak to British theatre director Paul Stebbings, whose take on the...

We speak to British theatre director Paul Stebbings, whose...

Sex, secrets and the legacy of Mintoff | Alex Vella Gera

Last year, Alex Vella Gera was at the centre of the censorship storm thanks to...

Last year, Alex Vella Gera was at the centre of the...

Book Review | Anatomy of a Disappearance

Award-winning Libyan author Hisham Matar continues to explore the theme of missing fathers, Rose Lapira discovers.

Award-winning Libyan author Hisham Matar continues to...

Mintoff’s long shadow a backdrop for Alex Vella Gera’s new novel

In the wake of the Realta’ controversy, novelist Alex Vella Gera discusses...

In the wake of the Realta’ controversy, novelist Alex...

Valletta announced as European Capital for Culture 2018

Following months of intense preparation and aided by a slick marketing...

Following months of intense preparation and aided by a...

The Creative Economy Strategy – is it a strategy at all?

Five artists, academics and cultural practitioners question the current...

Five artists, academics and cultural practitioners question...

Film Review | Anna Karenina

Director Joe Wright teams up with Keira Knightley for the third time, and injects a dose of energy to this austere Russian classic.

Director Joe Wright teams up with Keira Knightley for the...

Book Review | A Summer of Drowning

Fascinated with novels by poets, ROSE LAPIRA is enchanted by Scottish bard John Burnside’s evocative journey through traumatic childhood memories.

Fascinated with novels by poets, ROSE LAPIRA is enchanted...

V18 bid book to 'represent Maltese culture'

The Valletta Local Council has today presented its final bid to host the ...

The Valletta Local Council has today presented its final...

Do androids dream of disappointing movies? | Philip K. Dick on film

With the release of the Total Recall remake, we examine other Philip K. Dick...

With the release of the Total Recall remake, we examine...

Literature under duress | Kallia Papadaki

Greek short story and screenwriter Kallia Papadaki speaks to us about...

Greek short story and screenwriter Kallia Papadaki speaks...

Negotiating these strange days | Marina Espasa

We speak to the Catalan writer Marina Espasa, who will be among the many...

We speak to the Catalan writer Marina Espasa, who will be...

Malta Mediterranean Literature Festival explores the recession

The island’s most dynamic literary festival will kick off on August 30 this...

The island’s most dynamic literary festival will kick off...

Adults only: Maltese producer to adapt book about ‘porn princess’

Maltese film producer Jean Pierre Magro will help bring Chuck Palahniuk’s...

Maltese film producer Jean Pierre Magro will help bring...

Creative economy strategy launched today

The Finance and Culture Ministries, together with the Creative Economy Group, launched the Creative Economy Strategy at St James Cavalier.

The Finance and Culture Ministries, together with the...

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