Showing posts from September, 2015

Tikber u Tinsa

His first play after last year’s smash hit Jiena Nħobb, Inti Tħobb Simon Bartolo’s explosive new script is the story of an extraordinary boy with a brilliant mind, a heart of gold, and a tortured soul. 

WHEN ALBERT Chetcuti goes to a local theatre, he thinks he is up for a night of entertainment and fun. Little does he expect a life-shattering experience that will turn his whole existence upside down and make him question everything ... From who he is to what he is doing there. 

Both funny and poignant, Tikber u Tinsa is the unforgettable journey of a man who moves not in space but time, in search of a memory lost and not wanting to be found, of good times and difficult ones. But most of all, it is about a son who never really understood his place in the big plan of life that he designed for himself.

Directed by Roderick Vassallo and featuring Clive Piscopo. fifteen-year-old Jamie Cardona, and Alison Abela, this new play is a beautiful yet unsparing depiction of what it means to be a hum…

MUL+IPLICI+Y : Multiples in the City - by the MOSAICO Group of Artists

This paintings exhibition by the MOSAICO group of artists within the City of Valletta has been thought out as a representation of 14 artists' perspectives on the islands of Malta and Gozo and the cultural changes presently going on. Multiples in the City refers to the different people that walk, work and come into Valletta everyday, bringing in a new language tied in with the multiple cultural layers of what is Valletta.

The Exhibition will be open to the public, free entrance, at the German Maltese Circle, everyday excepting Sunday, during the month of October. The Opening hours are Mondays to Fridays from 9:00 - 12:30/ 16:30 - 20:00 and Saturdays Mornings only.
There shall be a special late opening for the Notte Bianca, Saturday 3rd October till Midnight, with the artists present for discussions with visitors.
We look forward to seeing you there!

Malta Doom Metal Festival

Venom Inc., Tysondog, Nomad Son, Doomed, and Alunah  are among the bands that will perform at the festival.

There will be an official warmup gig at Remedy, Paceville on the 22nd October 2015 featuring the following bands:- Cult of the Fox, Hooded 

Malta Doom Metal Festival will take place in Chateau Buskett limits of Rabat, Malta on 23-24th October 2015.

Timeless favourites under the stars

Enjoy evergreen favourites along with more recent hits to be sung by the Trio Bellagio along with Christine Dalli and Deborah Attard in the beautiful setting of Villa Bologna.

Regular guest stars on Spanish national TV, the acclaimed Spanish tenors Trio Bellagio has a wide following in Europe and the Americas, and will be singing a wide variety of music, from rock to opera, in Italian, English and French, including popular songs such as Caruso, Il Mondo, Con Tè Partiro, I Will Always Love You, Feelin’ Good, Love, la Vie en Rose Funiculì Funiculà, and many other old and new favourites.

In view of FAA's strong following in Gozo, our organisation is subsidising transport to the Trio Bellagio concert at Villa Bologna on Saturday 26th September, for anyone who wishes to come over for it.

The event will also feature local artisans displaying beautiful handmade crafts including jewellery, ceramics, art, and filigree as well as stands selling Spanish food and wine. Bring your friends and mak…

A concert of French and Maltese Sacred Music

A concert of French and Maltese Sacred Music

in aid of Richmond Foundation

St John's Co-Cathedral, Valletta 

Friday 2nd October 2015 at 7:30pm

Science in the City

A line-up of surprises, exciting research, and science-related experiments, exhibitions, talks, debates, films and performing arts is set to further brighten the 4th edition of Science in the City—European Researchers’ Night, the annual science and arts festival.  The city streets will come to life as visitors explore innovative activities ranging from flying drones to space rockets, DNA extractions to dissections, health and dental checks to lots of child-friendly experiments and games.

The Science Fair at City Gate will be bursting with spectacular experiments, exhibitions, music, theatre and performing arts. These will include revving racing cars, Quakes and Shakes, street labs by Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST) and the Institute of Applied Science Student Organisation (IASSO), an interactive exhibition by the National Student Travel Foundation (NSTF), underwater projections, Giant bubbles & Fonzu l-fenek by Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST), …

Ugly Beauty: Sandro Zerafa plays the music of Thelonious Monk

The Strada Stretta Concept presents 'Ugly Beauty: Sandro Zerafa plays the music of Thelonious Monk', in collaboration with Valletta 2018 Foundation and under the artistic direction of Giuseppe Schembri Bonaci.

Thelonious Monk was one of the pioneers of be-bop and one of the most influential figures in the 20th century. Together with Bud Powell, Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie, he helped reshape modern jazz. An iconoclast, an eccentric and an innovator, Monk and his angular compositions epitomize the sound of modern jazz. Sandro Zerafa, a Maltese guitarist residing in Paris will team up with local bass player Oliver Degabriele and French drummer Lionel Boccara in an homage to this unique figure in 20th century music.

Date: 2nd October 2015

Time: 2030hrs

Venue: Strait Street, between Old Theatre and Archbishop Str. (Near Splendid)

Event is FREE of charge.

A Night with the Stars

The Strada Stretta Concept presents A Night with the Stars, in collaboration with Valletta 2018 Foundation and under the artistic direction of Giuseppe Schembri Bonaci.

An evening of unforgettable classics, as part of Stretta Festival, with:

Singer: Joe Cutajar
Keyboards: Mro Paul Abela
Drums/Percussion: Charlie City Gatt
Base Player: Ryan Abela
Saxophone: Sammy Murgo

Some of the songs in the repertoire for the evening include,

As time goes by , That old black magic, South of the border,
The more I see you, New York New York, My Way,
You made me love you, The Great Pretender
...... & many more......

Date: 18th September 2015
Time: 2030hrs
Location: Strada Stretta, corner with Old Theatre Street

The event is FREE of charge.

Poster attached designed by Jessica Muscat