What's On | Sunday, 09 August 2009
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Reggae pool party at Ta Fra Ben, Qawra. Music provided by One Love Sound. Tickets at €5 from Juuls Bar, St Julians and €7 at the door.

August 22
Lion’s Eye 3 Reggae Fest
Reggae party by Dingli Cliffs featuring two chillout areas, a large camping area, bar and grill and a DJ set. Updates:, 99834863


August 7, 27
Classical Vocal Evening
Joseph Lia (baritone) will be presenting a concert including works by Verdi, Mozart, Schumann, Donizetti, Caccini, Stradella, Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Rubinstein, Vella and others. 20:30 at the Sagrestia Vault of the Valletta Waterfront. Tickets at €15 can be bought from D'Amato, Valletta and at the door. Bookings:, 79409064.

August 15
The popular electro festival will take over Gianpula Fields from 18:00. Line up includes Booka Shade, Markus Schulz, James Zabiela, Laidback Luke, Umek, Vitalic and Giuseppe Ottaviani, with local support from Carl Bee, JJoy, Miss Roberta, Clay C, Joseph Armani, Bengy, Junior B, DJ Ruby, Cecil McCarthy, Moose and Conrad K. The night will be hosted by MC Stretch. Tickets: all Matrix outlets in Malta and Gozo at €30. Online bookings to: More info: 9937 3740.

August 12 - 14
Legends of the 60s and 70s
Defining bands from the two decades will be performing near Fra Ben, Buggiba from 19:30. The Sweet and T.Rex will be performing on August 12, The Animals on August 13 and on August 14 Herman and Hermits will be performing with 60's Legends (made up of members of The Kinks and The Hollies). Tickets: All Maltapost outlets, ticket hotline 79880582 or at the door.

August 15
Tribali and The Rifffs
The bands will be playing at Fra Ben, Buggiba from 19:30. Tickets from all Maltapost outlets. Hotline: 79880582

August 29
The Montreal-based DJ will be playing a set at Buskett Roadhouse from 22:00. Also featuring Owen Jay as local support and visuals by Pinkpube VJs. Tickets at €10. Hotline: 99290626

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.


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 August 23
MCA 07 - Masquerade
Exhibition by contemporary artist Douglas White (UK) at the Malta Contemporary Art, 8, Off Racecourse Street, Marsa. Opening hours are by appointment, which can be made on

Until August 28
Inspiration and Serenity
Exhibition of paintings by Emma Borg and Emmanuel Previ at Malta Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, Palazzo De La Salle, 219 Republic Street, Valletta.

Until August 29
Through Blue
Exhibition of paintings by James Vella Clark at Art E. Gallery, Victoria, Gozo.

Until September 1
The Artist at Work
A selection of high quality studies, highlighting the stages in producing a painting, ranging from personal sketches to bozzetto`s for clients and patrons, on to scaled drawings, spanning over three centuries of artistic activity in Malta, from the 17th till the 20th century are being exhibited at the Contemporary Hall, National Museum of Fine Arts, South Street, Valletta. Open Monday to Sunday from 09:00 - 17:00 (Last Admission 16:30).

September 12 - October 25
The 3rd Malta-Cyprus Ceramics Exhibition
Collective exhibition by Maltese and Cypriot ceramists at the Upper Galleries of St James Cavalier.

Until December 20
…and non-places
Exhibition of photos and etchings by Robert Zahra at Nuvo Art & Dine, Marsascala.


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:


Quiz Night Thursdays
Quiz at Ciao Fra, Sliema starts at 20:30. Each table booked is considered to be a team. Quiz packs containing 40 questions on different topics are given out to each team, who would in turn be given an hour’s time limit to fill in their answers. After the hour elapses, correct answers will be called out by the quizmaster, after which the winning table is announced. Winners receive a €20 discount off their bill. A free bottle of The Stump Jump (Australia), imported by Bicanter Wines, will be given to the winning table and runners up. Those interested in participating are kindly asked to contact quizmaster David Darmanin on 99458567.


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