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.
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.
Ben & Phil at NSTS The acoutstic duo will be performing at the NSTS Aquacentre, Sliema from 20:30. Entrance is free. More info or table reservation: 9947 1813 (Keith Marshall).
Jesper Ejrup Danish musician will be playing at Juuls, Paceville from 21:00. His One Step Closer EP will be on sale at €5.
Item vs. Knockturn Alley The metal bands will be playing at Poxx Bar, Paceville from 22:00. Entrance is at €6.
Calleja&Bolton Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja will be performing with Michael Bolton at Luxol Grounds, Pembroke at 20:30. Organized by NNG Promotions. Tickets: https://maltaticket.com/, Vodafone, Agenda, Exotique outlets.
Laura Pausini live at Luxol The Italian singer will be performing at Luxol Grounds, Pembroke from 20:30. Organised by NNG Promotions. Tickets: https://maltaticket.com/
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.
Tonight and July 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: www.madc.biz, email@example.com, 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: www.maltaticket.com, 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.
WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
AUDITIONS/CALLS FOR ARTISTS
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 email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
MALTA ARTS FESTIVAL - WEEK THREE
Tonight and tomorrow
Strada Wine, food, and art in the upper part of Strait Street and South Street from 19:30 onwards.
Tonight and tomorrow
Anticantata Electro-acoustic music theatre installation by Rosa Ensemble (Netherlands) at the Old Opera House Ruins at 21:00. Tickets at €15.
July 14, 15
King J. Lear The theatre project is a collaboration between Italian and Maltese actors at Argotti Gardens, Floriana at 21:00. Experimental take on the classic play. Tickets at €15.
July 22 - 24
Comedy of Errors Production by Globe Theatre, London at Argotti Gardens, Floriana from 21:00. Tickets at €15.