What's On | Sunday, 05 July 2009
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July 24
Boatparty on Hornblower
Boatparty featuring live music from Airport Impressions and a DJ set by Nathan D (from 8.97 Bay). The Hornblower will depart from Bugibba at 20:00. Tickets are at €15. Bookings: 99477895.

July 25
Club Sandwich summer session 2
Alternative/Indie party at Zmerc City, Valletta Regatta Club, Marsamxett, Valletta from 22:30. Featuring DJs Bob and Vinc. Entrance is free.


Simon Vella at the NSTS Aquacentre
The violinist will be playing a blend of lounge fusion sounds at the NSTS Aquacentre, Sliema at 20:30. Entrance is free. More info and table reservation: 99471813

July 9
Ira Losco in aid of Inspire
Ira Losco and band will be playing at Grand Excelsior Hotel Yacht Club, Valletta from 19:00. Tickets at €10 can be bought from or Grand Excelsior Hotel Reception. All Proceeds go to The Eden Foundation and Razzett Tal-Hbiberija.

July 18
Item vs. Knockturn Alley
The metal bands will be playing at Poxx Bar, Paceville from 22:00. Entrance is at €6.

July 19
Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja will be performing with Michael Bolton at Luxol Grounds, Pembroke at 20:30. Organized by NNG Promotions. Tickets:, Vodafone, Agenda, Exotique outlets.

July 21
Laura Pausini live at Luxol
The Italian singer will be performing at Luxol Grounds, Pembroke from 20:30. Organised by NNG Promotions. Tickets:

July 31
Brikkuni live at Buskett Roadhouse
The band will give their first concert of the summer from 21:00. Tim Ellis will be resident DJ for the night. Entrance is at €8. More info:

Bridge Bar sessions
Fringe presents jazz nights at Bridge Bar, Victoria Gate, Valletta from 21:00. Featuring a selection of local and international artists playing a variety of genres including bebop, latin, fusion and bossa jazz, amongst others.


July 10 - 12; 15, 16; 17 - 19
Two Gentlemen of Verona
This year's MADC Shakespeare will take place as part of Evenings on Campus at the MITP Courtyard, Valletta and is directed by Polly March. The all-female cast features Marylu Coppini, Veronica Stivala, Maria Buckle, Isabella Attard, Sue Scantlebury, Maria Somers, Jane Pillow, Katherine Brown, Elaine Camilleri, Angele Galea, Rachael Tedesco Triccas, Marie Claire Pellegrini, Hillary Briffa, Julia Calvert and Paula Fleri Soler.
Opening night tickets are €10; €18 for other nights. Bookings:,, 2122 4011 (leave message on answering machine).

July 27 - 31, August 1, 2
Porn: The Musical
Indiskarf’s musical comedy will have a second run at Argotti Gardens, Floriana before its run at the Edinburgh Fringe. Tickets:, Exotique, Agenda Bookshop, Bookends, Newskiosk and Vodafone outlets.


Until July 14
Olaug Vethal (1946-2007): Drawings and Prints
Exhibition of paintings and drawings at The National Museum of Fine Arts, Valletta.

Until July 19
Police photography
Exhibition by Stephen Busuttil at the main hall of St James Cavalier.

Until July 23
19th BOV Retrospective Exhibition
Exhibition by painter Charles Cassar at the Bank of Valletta Head Office, St Venera.


July 20 - August 1
Masquerade's Summer Experience 2009
Workshop at Drama Centre, Valletta covering acting, dance and song, and how the creative borders between these areas become merged in both training and performance contexts. Tutors include actor Nick Potts, musical director Luke Thornton and Teacher/Choreographer Becky Elliott-Moore. The workshops will include daily classes in jazz dance, fitness, musical theatre song presentation, improvisation, textual studies, vocal technique, and choreography. Open to youngsters aged seven years up to adults. Participants will be grouped up according to age/experience. Afternoon and evening sessions to choose from. Contact: 21246619/79793737,

Until July 21
Tambourine workshop
The Etnika project will be putting together a tambourine workshop consisting of five 90 minute sessions and priced at €50. Those interested are to get in touch on for details on venue and times.

Until August 27
Tribal Belly Dance classes
Tribal Dance Malta is organising a 10-week belly dance course at Activezone Gym, Msida (next to Junior College). Each course consists of a one-hour class once a week. The Tuesday class starts at 19:30 (except for the first three weeks where it will start at 20:00) and the Thursday class starts at 21:00 each week. The fee for each course is €80. Availability is limited and booking recommended through


July 12
All in the timing
Call for actors for David Ives' play - to be directed by Philip Leone Ganado - at the St James Cavalier Studioshop, Valletta at 18:00. Applicants must be 16 - 25. Those interested should send an email to CVs are optional.

Until September 1
The Censor Me!!! Art Cafe
A call for artists for an exhibition which is to coincide with the upcoming production Censor Me!!! (Banned from theatres near you). All artists are encouraged to forward any work related to the theme of censorship. All artforms are accepted and the number of entries per artist is open. Those interested should send an email to


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