What's On | Sunday, 19 July 2009
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July 21
Summer Reggae Night
Reggae Night at Simon’s Pub, Depiro Street Sliema from 21:00.

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.


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.

Tony Grimaud live at NSTS Acquacentre
Singer-songwriter, guitarist and harmonica player Tony Grimaud plays at 8:30pm. Free entrance and ample parking. Further enquiries or table reservation – call Keith on 99471813

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:

August 1
Microfest ‘09
Music festival at Montekristo Estates, Siggiewi from 18:00. Featuring Mike Dred, Kosmik Kommando (UK), Marco Passarini (Italy), 030303 Rave Crew (Netharlands)
Ebola (UK), Debasser (UK), Luke Handsfree (UK), local bands Areola Treat, No Bling Show, Dolls for Idols and Skimmed and local guests Brian James, Manthrax, Katya, Danjeli, Jamez vs. Mike, Jay Zinga, Squeak, Rok On, Bjan Jensen, Kilativ, Jon Roy, Hystericbros, 1+1, RDR Residents and CSS Residents. Tickets at €20 are available from: Virtual Reality (Fgura), Zanadu Bar (M’Scala), White Arrow (University), Art Hair Studio (Paola), Royal Impact (Zabbar). Infoline: 99274177, 99465401

August 8
Bonnie Prince Billy
Following the cancellation in May, the cult folk musician will be playing at the MITP Courtyard, Valletta at 19:00, supported by Bark Bark Disco. Tickets at €12 if bought prior to the performance (, €15 at the door.

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.


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 22 - 24
Comedy of Errors
Production by Globe Theatre, London at Argotti Gardens, Floriana from 21:00. Tickets at €15. Tickets:, Agenda Bookshops, Bookends, Newskiosk, Exotique and Vodafone outlets.

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.

July 31
Musical drama based on the July 1551 attack on Gozo by the Turks at St Michael’s Citadel, Victoria, Gozo at 21:00 (seating at 20:00). Directed by Terry Shaw and based on the book by David Crewe. Featuring Ludwig Galea, Georgina Gauci and Mary Rose Mallia backed by a 40-strong chorus. Tickets at €15 from: Din L-Art Helwa (21 220358/21 225952, Bookworm, Republic Street, Gozo, D’Amato Music Shop, St. John Street, Valletta, Frances Barnes (2156 1647) or

August 7 - 9
A Pagoni production of the Moira Buffini play at St James Cavalier. Cast includes Pia Zammit, Jean Marc Cafa, Jo Caruana, Andrew Galea, Timothy Bond and Katie Prosser. Tickets: 21223200,


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.

Until July 31
The Life Model
Exhibition at 68, St Lucy Street, Valletta centered around the nude. Participating artists include Vince Briffa, Antony Calleja, Jeni Caruana, Patrick Dalli, Alexandra Pace, Astrid Steinbrecher and Zygimantas Augustinas. Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 10:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 18:00; Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 - 13:00. Entrance is free.


The Wandering Cinema
The wandering cinema tour, organised by Kinemastik, starts with a screening at Senglea's St Lawrence Steps at 21:00. This is the first of three screenings.. A selection of Maltese and International Short films will be shown.

August 1, 2
Kinemastik International Short Film Festival
The fifth edition of the open air, non-competitive event will take place at
Gnien il Gardjola, Valletta at 20:30 and will feature a selection of locally produced short films and documentaries, together with the work of several international artists as well a number of talks and workshops.


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


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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