MaltaToday | 24 August 2008

What's On | Sunday, 24 August 2008

The 16th edition of the Evenings on Campus is currently being held at the Old University Courtyard, St Paul’s Street, Valletta. Tickets for all events are available from and the following outlets: Vodafone, Exotique, Agenda, NewsKiosk, Bookends and at the door. All events start at 20:30.

August 25
The Royal Tenenbaums
The Royal Tenenbaums is a 2001 dramatic/black comedy directed by Wes Anderson. A largely off-beat, ironic, absurdist sense of humor pervades the entire film. Tickets are at €5.

August 29, 30
Original choreography performed by two Maltese and five young, foreign dancers. Choreographers Christina Camilleri and Maria Cassar merge together two different dance genres to create a fusion of classical and contemporary techniques. The audience is asked to come, support and participate as an artist would in front of a blank canvas. Tickets at €8.


Poezijaplus ghal Kilin
Poezijaplus will be hosting an event dedicated to the local author at Café Deux Baronnes, next to Upper Barrakka, Valletta from 19:30. Charles Xuereb will be interviewing Kilin’s family members during the event, while Trevor Zahra, George Peresso and Marco Galea will talk about Kilin’s place in Maltese literature.


Until August 29
A Landscape Vision
Exhibition of paintings by Peter Heywood at Gallery G, Villa Gourgion, 4, Sir Ugo Mifsud Street, Lija. More info ñ 21421984/5 or email

Until August 30
Life As It Happens – Valletta Waterfront Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow
A photography exhibition documenting the story of the Valletta Waterfront since its launch three years ago. Set up on the waterfront parallel with the Atrium Carpark, it features over 80 photographs, some of them measuring over four metres. Open from Monday to Sunday, between 10:00 and 22:00. For more information, email:

Until September 8
Gloriana - The Gate of Atlantis
Exhibition of paintings by Raphael Labro at the Cittadella Cultural Art Centre, Victoria, Gozo. Open daily from 10:00 to 16:00.


August 27
The band will be playing at ‘Reef Rhythms’, held at Reef Club, Westin Dragonara. They will be joined by Cedarhouse and Y4J. HYPERLINK ""

August 29
Scream Daisy Unplugged
The band will be playing an acoustic set at the La Rive Café and Wine Bar, Sliema.

September 7
An Evening with Luigi Tessarollo and Marc Galea
Luigi Tessarollo (Italian virtuoso guitarist) together with Marc Galea (session guitarist, tutor) will be performing at the MITP, St Christopher’s Street, Valletta from 20:30. The concert will be divided into two parts. In the first act Luigi and Marc are going to play several jazz , latin and blues numbers mixed with their own compositions arranged for guitar duo, while in the second part they will be joined by Lawrie Simpson on double bass and Joe Bibi on drums. Tickets are at €10. For booking please call St James Cavalier on 21223200 or at the door.

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 Rabatís main street, passing the petrol station, and make a second turning on the right. Reservations: 27500055.

August 30
Mod, soul, funk, psychedelia and French pop at Point Break, Ghadira, Mellieha as spun by DJs Job, Owen Jay, Ssoker, M Vella and featuring Zizza Ensemble from 22:00 till late. Tickets are at €6.

Surfside Wednesdays
Outdoor parties at Surfside, Sliema every Wednesday from 20:30. Featuring DJs Clayton J and Tony Tony plus weekly guests. Also featuring fire jugglers, shisha and percussionists. Register for an eight-week pass from

Tat-Tarag Wednesdays
Night of music and art at the Tat-Tarag Wine Bar, Saqqajja Hill, Rabat from 20:30. Tel: 79256198, or email

September 5, 6
Qormi Wine Festival
Five exhibitions, ranging from wine, paintings, photo, floral and another of historical and cultural treasures found in Qormi, will be concurrently held during the festival. Also includes performances by bands, soloists and ghana performers and competitions. Entrance to all exhibitions and events is free of charge.
Contact the organisers at 7906 2455, 7920 3512 or email address:


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