What's On| Sunday, 01 February 2009


February 7
Club Sandwich

Second edition of the indie party at Chiaroscuro cellars, Strait Street, Valletta. Music by DJs Bob, Vinc and G. Doors open at 22:00. Entrance is at €2.

February 14
Espionage - Seagull Strange

Night of 60s, Jazz, Funk, Mod and more at Lo Squero, Velo Lounge, Floriana featuring DJs M.Vella, Job, Owen Jay and Specs. Doors open at 22:00. Tickets at €6 sold at the door.

February 20
C, The Carnival Party

Costume party at Chiaroscuro, Strait Street, Valletta. With music by Mathematikal, Owen Jay, Danieli, Roderick, Mike Quintion, Bob, and Chunky. Starts at 10:30 and entrance is at €5. The best-dressed will be featured in PlatinumLove magazine.


Ends today
From Within 2008
A collective exhibition by Heritage Malta's members of staff at Heritage Malta's Head Office, Valletta. Open Monday to Friday from 08:00 - 16:45 (last admission 16:30).

February 7 – March 15
Holidays in Malta

An exhibition of watercolours by Walter Busuttil at Heritage Malta Head Office, Merchant Street, Valletta. Free Entrance. Open Monday to Friday from 09:00 - 17:00 (last admission 16:30).

Until February 10
The Victor Pasmore in Malta Exhibition

An exhibition by Heritage Malta in collaboration with the Malta Council for Culture and the Arts (MCCA) featuring works by Victor Pasmore at the Contemporary Hall, National Museum of Fine Arts, Valletta. The exhibition will commemorate the 100th anniversary the artist’s birth and the 10th from his death. Open Monday to Sunday from 09:00 - 17:00 (last admission 16:30 hrs).

February 20 – April 17
The Victor Pasmore in Malta Exhibition

An exhibition by Heritage Malta in collaboration with the Malta Council for Culture and the Arts (MCCA) featuring works by Victor Pasmore at the Gozo Area Exhibition Hall of Heritage Malta, St Martin’s Quarters, The Citadel, Gozo. Free Entrance. Open Monday to Friday, 08:00 – 16:00 (last admission 15:30).

Until February 27
Modernist Malta: the architectural legacy

Photographic exhibition organized Kamra tal-Periti and Din l-Art Helwa at St James Cavalier, featuring Patrick Fenech, Matthew Mirabelli, Sergio Muscat, Alexandra Pace and Darrin Zammit Lupi.


February 6
ClubMurder + Item

The metal bands will be performing at Liquid Club, San Gwann from 21:00. ClubMurder will also be launching their full-length debut on the night. Entrance is at €7. Free transport to Paceville will be provided after the gig.

February 7
Norm Rejection and 26 Other Worlds

The metal bands will be performing at Remedy Rock Bar, Paceville. Entrance is at €5 and doors open at 22:00.

February 9
Pre-Valentine Massacre V

Metal acts Loathe, Knockturn Alley and Cypher will be performing at Remedy Rock Bar, Paceville from 21:00. Entrance is at €7.

February 13, 14, 15
Beyond the Barricade

Cast of previous principal performers from Les Miserables celebrate their 10th anniversary with a two-hour show of popular songs from musicals at the Manoel Theatre, courtesy of Masquerade Theatre Company. Performances start at 20:00. Bookings: 21246389 or
February 14
Kill Your Valentine
Performance by Niki Gravino and the Vile Bodies, with DJ sets from Cheeky Needle and Rusty Cowboy at Play Rock, Paceville from 21:30. Entrance is at €8.


Tonight and February 6 - 8

Theatre Anon. production of Neil Monaghan, Diene Petterle and Christopher Heimann play, held at MITP, St Christopher Street, Valletta at 20:30. Five people have to choose a moment from their life to relive for eternity. Featuring Charlotte Grech, Denise Mulholland, Liliana Portelli, Paul Portelli and Pierre Stafrace. Bookings: 21223200,

February 6, 7, 8
The Alchemist

Unifaun Theatre presents Ben Jonson's classic comedy, directed by Polly March (Royal Shakespeare Company) at the Manoel Theater. Featuring Edward Mercieca, Alan Paris, Nanette Brimmer, Manuel Cauchi, Stefan Cachia Zammit, Philip Stilon, Narcy Calamatta, Snits, Malcolm Galea, Andrew Galea, Ruth Zammit, Marie-Claire Pisani, Clive Piscopo, Joe Pace, Jimi Grima and Michael Zammit Maempel. Also joining the cast is Complicite' veteran pro Matthew Scurfield (Raiders of the Lost Ark). Performances start at 19:30.

February 13 - 15; 20 - 22 and 28; March 1

Unifaun Theatre production of Anthony Neilson's play. In the light of a pregnancy, a faithless couple pick apart their relationship. The two-hander is directed by Chris Gatt and features Pia Zammit and Mikhail Basmadjan. Performances start at 20:00. Bookings: 21223200,
March 6-8, 13-15
Porn - The Musical
Original new comedy musical is written by Malcolm Galea, Kris Spiteri, and Boris Cezek - collectively known as Indiskarf - at MITP, St Christopher's Street, Valletta. Stefan leaves Malta for America after discovering some upsetting details about his fiancé’s sex life. Tickets available from February 9.


February 12
Qed Nistenniek Nieżla max-Xita

Pierre J. Mejlak’s latest short story collection will be launched at the Chiaroscuro Cellars, Strait Street, Valletta from 19:30.


February 8
The Pauline Cult, Patriotism and National Identity

The trail will visit St Paul’s Grotto in Rabat, the Church of St Paul’s Shipwreck in Valletta and the Domus Pauli in Valletta. As the number of places for this event is limited one should book a ticket at €15. Only persons aged 12 years and older are allowed. Heritage Malta members pay €12. Further information can be obtained by calling 23954242.


February 5
Public lecture on Victore Pasmore

Katya Borg will be delivering a public lecture on Victor Pasmore. The lecture will be held at the Heritage Malta Head Office, Merchants Street, Valletta at 18:00. The lecture will be delivered in Maltese.


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