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CULTURE | Sunday, 22 June 2008

What's on


June 28
Creamfields 2008
This year’s Creamfields, Gianpula will feature Hernan Cattaneo, Dirty South, Dr. Lektroluv, Vitalic, Judge Jules and many more from 16:00 to 04:00. Last 400 tickets at €35. Next batch will be at €40 once these sell out. Ticket outlets include all Swinger outlets at Plaza, Valletta, Mosta, Baystreet and Paola and Fact and Royal Impact. Event hotline is 99373740,

June 28
The next Espionage party will be held at Point Break, Mellieha from 22:00 onwards. Featuring Job, Owen Jay and M Vella spinning soundtracks, freakbeat, soul, ska, Jamaican and many more. Tickets are at €6.

June 28
Tango Porteno
An evening of tango at Lo Squero, Floriana Haywharf from 21:00 onwards. Non-dancers are welcome to come and watch what Argentine Tango is all about. Free entrance.

June 27 - 28
God's Official
Mellow Drama present the Robert Farquhar comedy at St James Cavalier. Directed by James Calvert, the cast includes John Montanaro, Alan Paris and Steve Casaletto. Ticket prices for the preview weekend are at €12 for stalls and €10 for balcony; €15 for stalls and €12 for balcony for all other shows. Performance starts at 20:00. There will be a special late-night performance on June 28 at 22:00. Book at St James Cavalier: 21223200,

July 2 - 5
The Pardon Beggars
A stage version of the radio play by Vincent Vella, which was selected as regional winner for Europe in the BBC World Service and British Council International Radio Playwriting Competition 2007. Directed by Chris Gatt and featuring Pia Zammit, Coryse Borg, Manuel Cauchi and John Suda. Tickets may be purchased from Exotique, Agenda, Vodafone, Bookends and Newkiosks outlets, as well as from

July 2 - 8
MADC will be presenting Shakespeare’s Macbeth at Fort St Elmo, as directed by the Australian director Geoffrey Borny. The cast includes Paul Portelli, Charlotte Grech, Alan Paris, Jean Pierre Aguis, Colin Willis, Paula Fleri Soler, Faye Paris, Katherine Brown and Maxine Calleja Urry.


July 4
Areola Treat E.P. launch
The band will be launching their self-titled EP at Poxx Bar, Paceville accompanied by Cable 35 and DJ Jeanz. Doors open at 21:30, entrance is free upon purchase of E.P. at €10, €6 without E.P.

July 9
Winter Moods + Salt
Courtesy of NnG Promotions and Vodafone Music Jam, Winter Moods will be playing a mega summer concert at the Valletta Waterfront, supported by Salt. General standing tickets are at €10 each. Vodafone customers get a free ticket with every ticket purchased. A limited number of VIP tickets are available at €20 each. Tickets are available from Vodafone Retail Outlets and Exclusive Dealers, Exotique, Agenda Bookshop and online at

July 19
Nomad Son/Archaic Descent
The metal bands will be performing at Poxx Bar from 21:00. Nomad Son will be launching their CD, ‘First Light’. Entrance is at €7, free entrance with each CD purchased.,

Unplugged Wednesdays
Acoustic music at Townhouse 5, Republic Street, Rabat. Starts at 21:00 and entrance is free. To get to Townhouse 5, drive into Rabat's main street, passing the petrol station, and make a second turning on the right. For reservations call 27500055.

Ends today
Sea Dreaming
Derek Nice returns to St James Cavalier with new works, often made from recycled, regenerated found objects and materials. In collaboration with Vince Briffa (installation artist) Renzo Spiteri (percussionist) and Digby Atkinson (painter and printmaker).

Ends today
The latest experimental art event organised by Edukarti, an organisation of Art Education students within the Faculty of Education at the University of Malta, exhibited on the lower floor of St James Cavalier. Some of the drawings are in graphite or cut up into little squares that form a larger work when assembled, like pixels on a computer screen. Others are produced using smoke and even cigarette ash. Others became sculpture in mixed media, or were conceived using digital photo editing and 3D software. The exhibiting students are Emanuel Bonnici, Laura Cachia, Clive Gerada, Louise Mallia, Maria Micallef and Massabielle Zammit.

June 26 – July 20
A Commonwealth of Diverse Cultures Poland’s Heritage
A multi media exhibition consisting of 10 short documentaries on Poland’s cultural heritage held at the Atrium of St James Cavalier. Organised by the Embassy of The Republic of Poland and St James Cavalier Centre for Creativity, the films present a general history of Poland and the National Library in Warsaw, and the different traditions whose legacy has influenced the Polish contemporary culture.

Until July 10
A selection of artworks by Esprit and Simon Barthet, Giuseppe Cali’, Mary de Piro and Philippa Bianchi, Antoine, Gerald and Antoine-Paul Camilleri, Victor and Andrew Diacono, the brothers Edward and Robert and Debbie Caruana Dingli, Blanche Ellul Sullivan and Anna Grima, Arnold and Nicola Sultana at Gallery G, no. 4, Sir Ugo Mifsud Street, Lija. Open between 09:00 and 17:00 on weekdays and 09:30 and 12:30 on Saturdays. Contact details: 21421984/5. E-mail Address:

Until July 13
Bla Rima
Exhibition of abstract work on canvas by Jolene Cini and Sarah Spiteri at the GWU Hall, Valletta. Open Monday to Friday from 08:30 to 19:00

Until July 31
Caesar Attard
The artist will be exhibiting at Bank of Valletta, Santa Venera. Opening hours: Monday to Friday - 08:00 - 17:00 and Saturday - 09:00 - 13:00

A weekend of holistic living at the Gaia Foundation, Ghajn Tuffieha. Doors open at 18:00 and entrance is at €2. Featuring meditation, interactive workshops, a green market, an astrology area, natural body products, healthy buffets and more. More information: 21584473/4,

World Fest 2008
A celebration of Fair Trade at the Upper Barrakka, Valletta from 16:00 to 22:00. Includes ethnic food, a public forum and a concert featuring Rouage from France, Trania - Renzo Spiter’s new project and Zizza Ensemble. Entrance is free.

June 28 - July 12
Kinemastik Short Film Festival
This year's festival will include films from Belgium, UK, Norway, France, Germany and more. It will be opening at St James Cavalier at 20:00 with a night of 13 short films. The screenings at the festival's standard Gnien Il-Gardjola venue in Valletta will take place on July 11 and 12 from 20:00. Tickets for one night are at €5 and €9 for both nights. For more the full programme visit



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