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What's On | Sunday, 04 October 2009

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MUSIC

October 9
Dripht + Dolls for Idols

Dripht will be reuniting for one show at Remedy Club, Paceville, with support from Dolls For Idols. Doors open at 21:30. Entrance is at €5; €10 with both Dripht EPs.

October 10
Areola Treat

The band will be playing at Rookies Bar, Bugibba from 22:30. Entrance is free.

October 17
The Gaslamp Killer

The Californian genre-bending electro artist will be performing at Escape Club, Corinthia Marina Resort, St Julian’s at 22:00. He will be joined by local DJs Danjeli, Owen Jay, A.I., Big Dog Foundation, Synthact and Ezzy. Tickets are at €14.

THEATRE

October 8 - 11
One-Act Play Festival

MADC's annual launching pad for new talent, held at the MADC Clubhouse, Santa Venera from 19:30. The festival this year will feature five plays directed by Adam Brimmer, Maxine Calleja Urry, Justin Camilleri, Franco Rizzo and Barrie Stott. Bookings: bookings@madc.biz. Tickets may be purchased at the door half an hour before performance.

October 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25
Appuntamenti
Original play in Maltese by Du Theatre at St James Cavalier at 20:00, written by Simone Spiteri, winner of the first prize in the National Francis Ebejer playwriting competition in 2009. Bookings: 21223216/200, boxoffice@sjcav.org.

October 23, 24, 25, 30, 31; November 1, 6, 7, 8
Bla Kondixin 2009
This year’s edition of the popular satirical show at Sir Temi Zammit Hall, University. Performances start at 20:00 (except on October 31 at 19:30). Bookings: 21223216, boxoffice@sjcav.org. More info: www.blakondixin.com

Tonight
Who’s Breaking?

Kneeplays Youth Theatre present an AIDS-themed play by Philip Osment directed by Barrie Stott and featuring Justin Fenech, Rachel De Martino, Philip Leone-Ganado and Franco Rizzo at St James Cavalier, staring at 20:00. Tickets are at €8, with €5 concessions. Bookings: 21223216, boxoffice@sjcav.org.

EXHIBITIONS

Until October 31
Pat Kurs

Vintage Polaroid and digital photograph exhibition - from 1969-2009.
24 hour display at The Palace Hotel, Sliema, Malta. www.patkurs.com / www.exposedart.com / 00356 9929 2488

Until October 4
Pornolitics Remix

Collection of works by Raphael Vella at St James Cavalier.

Until October 10
Islands of Dream - Discover the Maltese Temples

Exhibition at The German-Maltese Circle, St Christopher Street, Valletta. Opening hours: Weekdays 09.00 to 12:30 and 16:30 to 20:00. Saturdays: mornings only.

Until October 11
Cartoons For Diversity and Against Discrimination

Exhibition of 34 cartoons at the St James Cavalier Atrium by 14 participants of the Cartoons competition held as part of the European Commission campaign For Diversity Against Discrimination.

Until October 25
The 3rd Malta-Cyprus Ceramics Exhibition

Collective exhibition by Maltese and Cypriot ceramists at the Upper Galleries of St James Cavalier.

November 6 - December 13
Il Suono del Silenzio

Exhibition of works on canvas, board and paper using paint and mixed media by Jean Karl Izzo at the Upper Galleries of St James Cavalier.

Until September 30
MUHS exhibition

Photography exhibition by the Malta University History Society (MUHS) in collaboration with the University of Malta Library by University of Malta students, dealing with 'Monuments and Sites' and 'Endangered Heritage', held on the ground floor of the University Library. Can be visited during Library opening hours: Monday Friday: 09:00 – 17:00; Saturday: 09:00 – 12:00.

Until November 15
2 Diaries

A joint exhibition by Carmel Bonello and Jeremy Ellul at the Heritage Malta Head Office, Old University Buildings in Merchants’ Street, Valletta. Opening hours Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm (closed on public holidays). On Saturday 3rd October the exhibition will be open in the evening for the event of Notte Bianca.

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

ACADEMIA

October 8, 15, 22, 29 and November 5
Five French philosophers
Professor Joe Friggieri will be giving a short cycle of lectures on French Philosophy at the University Gozo Centre, Mgarr Road, Xewkija, Gozo each lecture will be dedicated to a major philosopher, namely Descartes (October 8), Rousseau (October 15), Voltaire (October 22), Pascal (October 29) and Sartre (November 5). All lectures start at 19:00 and finish at 20:00. Entrance is free but booking is recommended: 21220701/21238456

CIAO FRA

Thursdays
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.

Fridays
Aperitivo Fridays

From 18:00 until 20:00 on Fridays, Ciao Fra, Sliema will be offering an unlimited mouthwatering supply of nibbles and finger food, along with free flowing Prosecco (di Valdobbiadene DOC - Veneto, courtesy of Bicanter Wines) - all at the price of €10.00

 


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