CULTURE | Sunday, 23 December 2007

What's on


December 24
Four AM
Alternative Malta will once again be organizing a Christmas Eve party at Naafi, Valletta, starting from 9:30pm. Featured DJs include Zickler, Noel Aguis, Bob and Alison (DJ Ice). Tickets at Lm4 are available from: D’Amato (Valletta), Miss Sixty (Sliema), PrintXpress (University), or direct from Alternative Malta at: [email protected]
99459555 (Luigi) / 99848199 (Tim). Tickets at the door at Lm5 and subject to availability.

December 26
Santa’s Hangover
Insite, the campus newspaper will be hosting a post-Christmas bash at Hacienda, Baystreet. DJ Jeff will be providing the tunes and a plethora of special offers on drinks will be available including: Insite Drink Mix, 18 Vodka Red Bull Shooters at Lm4, Tequilla at 50c, Vodka at 75c, free Vodka and Tequilla Shooters at 11pm, Vodka Skittles shooters at 75c.

December 29
Cosmic Pulse
Psy/Goa-trance party at Surfside, Sliema. Lenny, Kris-Goa, Neegee and Dancing Shiva will be playing ethnic-electro over goa-classics to full on psy-trance. There will also be Psy Deco, Fruit ‘n Chai and a Psy Shop on the night. Starting from midnight onwards.


December 26
Christmas with the Consort
The St. James Consort will be performing at the St Catherine of Italy Church, Valletta from 7.30pm. The Consort is one of the youngest recent ventures produced by the St. James Cavalier Centre for Creativity. The programme includes pieces by Bach, Pachelbel, Vivaldi and Corelli.
December 27
Arias and songs for Christmas
Soprano Marita Bezzina and organist Michelle Cachia Castelletti will be presenting a programme at St Catherine of Italy Church, Valletta from 7.30pm which will include pieces by Schubert, Gruber, Mascagni and more.


Until December 28
John Martin Borg at Gallery G
The exhibition, which consists of over sixty pieces, includes the artist’s ever popular maritime works together with his distinctive ethereal landscapes. Included also is a selection of religious works and a number of concept studies for a large work which was commissioned for the President’s palace at San Anton. Gallery G's exhibition halls and Gallery shop (No 4, Sir Ugo Mifsud Street, Lija) are open to the public between 9:00am and 5:00pm weekdays and 9:30am and 12:30pm on Saturdays. Contact details: 21421984/5, e-mail Address: [email protected]

Until December 30
Moment in Time
A huge group of Maltese artists will be exhibiting at the Manoel Theatre Coutryard in aid of Flimkien Ghal Ambjent Ahjar. Open from 10am to 8.30pm.

Until December 30
Malta's Mediterranean Trilogy: Bread, Oil and Wine
An exhibition organised by Heritage Malta as part of the EU programme Trimed. At the Ta' Kola Windmill, Xaghra Gozo. Open Monday to Sunday from 9.00am - 5.00pm (last admission at 4.30pm).

Until January 4
American Prints
An exhibition of prints donated by Martin Karlin from the USA, held at the Contemporary Room of the National Museum of Fine Arts, Valletta. Open Monday to Sunday from 9.00am to 5.00pm (Last Admission 4:30pm).

Until January 6
Transcendence: materia, colori e rilievi
An exhibition of paintings by Anthony P. Vella at Heritage Malta Head Office, Valletta. Open Monday to Friday from 8.30am - 4.00pm.

Until January 13
Reportage photography by Gilbert Calleja
The exhibition, showing at the Upper Galleries of St James Cavalier, includes a selection of Calleja’s best images from reportage work which he has taken both locally and abroad for the past seven years. The exhibition brings together a selection of, mainly unpublished, photo-essays exploring subjects as varied as ‘Boxing’ and ‘Priests’ pastoral work’.

Until January 13
Miniature Nativity Scenes: A Multicultural Christmas
An exhibition of unique nativity scenes from the five continents at the Inquisitor's Palace, Vittoriosa. Open Monday to Sunday from 9.00am - 5.00pm (Last Admission 4.30pm) at Lm2 (4.66 Euros).

Until January 22
Roots of an Island
An exhibition of paintings by Christopher Saliba at the Loggia, National Museum of Fine Arts, Valletta. Open Monday to Sunday from 9.00am - 5.00pm (Last Admission 4.30pm).

Until January 15
Vanishing Valletta
Exhibition of photographs by David Pisani at the Hilton, St Julian’s. The exhibition showcases the product of an 18 year long project that was entered into the Bibliotheque Nationale de France. A book of photographs will also be released to coincide with the exhibition.


Quiz Nights held at Ciao Frà, Xemxija.
Entrance next to Beachaven. Every Thursday at 9.00pm, tables team up to fill in a self-completion quiz pack of 40 general knowledge and current affairs questions. Winners receive Lm10 discount off their bill and a bottle of bubbly (both winners and runners-up). Participation fee Lm1. Reservations call: 99458567.


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