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Mexican Moustache Party
Fund-raising party for the Department of English Students Association at Ta Fjuri Street, Xemxija (next to traffic lights) from 20:00. Featuring DJ Bob. Dress code is Mexicana (moustaches obligatory). Entrance is at €5.


July 28
No Snow/No Alps
The band will be performing at the Farsons Beer Festival, Ta’ Qali. The Festival is open from 20:00 onwards. Entrance is free.

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 (Netherlands)
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.


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 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.


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.


Until 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 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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