What's On | Sunday, 30 May 2010

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June 5
A night of 90s music at Rookie’s Sports Bar, Bugibba at 22:00. DJs on the night: Bob and Miss Sue, filtering the best from indie, Britpop, alternative rock, grunge and much more. Free entrance.

June 25
Party bil-Bajd (2nd Edition)
Alternative rave party at Liquid Club, San Gwann at 22:30. DJ line-up: Bob, Legendary Sound System, Danjeli and A.I. Free entrance before 23:30. Entrance after 23:30: €5.


Vocal Aid by Stage Coach
Stagecoach theatre school presents the sixth edition of this concert, featuring a 500-strong choir at the Mediterranean Conference Centre at 18:30. The show will also integrate dance and drama. All proceeds to go to a local charity.

Trios from Malta
A chamber concert featuring Maltese Trios for violin, clarinet and piano at the St James Cavalier Music Room from 19:30. All featured works are contemporary, and vary from Muscat’s contemporary folk to complex works of Albert Pace, Karl Fiorini and Ruben Zahra. Tickets at €8 may be obtained from the St James Cavalier booking office by calling on 2132 2200 or online at

June 3
North to South: An Evening of Music Travelling Across Europe
The Camilleri Trio will be giving a recital of music spanning from the North to the South of Europe at St James Cavalier from 20:00. Tickets: €10 (€7 concessions) from St James Cavalier box office: 21223200 or online:

June 4 – 6
Ghanafest 2010 – Malta Mediterranean Folk Music Festival
The Malta Council for Culture and the Arts presents a concert series of Mediterranean folk roots at Argotti Gardens, Floriana at 19:00. More information: 21245168, 79048179 or

June 9
James Blackshaw & Nancy Elizabeth
Virtuoso 12 string guitarist James Blackshaw and highly acclaimed singer-songwriter Nancy Elizabeth will be performing at the MITP Theatre in Valletta at 20:00. Tickets are at €14 and are available from or any Vodafone, Exotique or Agenda outlet. Further information: 79593116.

All the Great Books
Mellow Drama presents their latest comedy ‘All the Great Books’ at St James Cavalier, Valletta at 20:00. Cast includes: John Montanaro, Marc Cabourdin and Colin Fitz and is directed by Wesley Ellul. Tickets are at €10 and are available from St James Cavalier Box office or online from

Tonight and June 4 – 6
The 39 Steps
Mellow Drama production of the Patrick Barlow’s zany re-imagining of the Alfred Hitchcock classic film and the novel that inspired it, at the Sir Temi Zammit Hall of the University of Malta at 20:00. The cast includes Alan Montanaro, Julia Calvert, Alan Paris and Steve Casaletto. Directed by James Calvert. Tickets starting from €10, can be booked from, or by calling 2789 2789.

Ends today
7 Days
Exhibition of multimedia works by Vince Caruana at Maji Wine & Dine Art gallery (next to Banca Giuritale) in Victoria, Gozo. Opening hours: Monday – Friday 19:00 – 22:30, Saturday 10:00 –12:30, 19:00 – 22:30, Sunday 10:00 – 12:30.

June 5 – July 5
Fibonacci Skies
Exhibition of 88 acrylic paintings by Jeni Caruana at Opus 64 Galerie, 64, Tigne Street, Sliema. Opening times: Monday to Saturday – 10:30 – 13:00, 16:30 – 19:00; or by appointment. Contact Angela Tabone on 2132 3206/7949 6419 or,

Until June 6
Edward Caruana Dingli (1876 – 1950) Portraits, Views and Folkloristic Scenes
A lavish exhibition of the portraitist’s work at the Palace, Valletta, courtesy of the Fondazzjoni Patrimonju Malti. Admission to the exhibition is €5 for adults (€3 concessions). A comprehensive exhibition catalogue will accompany the event.

June 5 – July 26
Relocation – Emerging artists from Malta
Collective exhibition at Bank Of Valletta Centre, Sta Venera. Featured artists are Emanuel Bonnici, Gilbert Calleja, Patrick Mifsud, Teresa Sciberras, Elisa von Brockdorff, Michael Xuereb. Curated by Raphael Vella. Opening times: Weekdays –08:00 – 17:00; Saturdays – 08:00 – 13:00.

June 10 – July 4
Cyprien Galliard
Solo show by the Paris-born, Berlin-based artist at MCA, St James Cavalier Upper Galleries. Galliard works in sculpture, painting, etching, photography, video, performance and large-scale interventions in public space. Opens at 18:00 on June 10.

Until June 26
Exhibition of paintings by the late Olaug Vethal (1946 – 2007) at Radisson Blu Golden Sands, Ghajn Tuffieha.

Until July 31
A Sight to Sea
Inaugural exhibition for SoGalerie, Dun Karm Street, Iklin, featuring photographs by David Pisani taken with an archaic pinhole camera. Opening hours: Monday to Friday 10:00 – 17:00, Saturday 10:00 – 13:00, or by appointment.


Patches – The Special Market
The first edition of a unique monthly artisan market at Upper Barrakka Gardens, Valletta will run from 15:00. Various handmade crafts will be on sale, with Plato’s Dream Machine and DJ Bob entertaining during the evening.

June 5 – 6
Earth Garden
The fourth edition of the Earth Garden festival will be held at Ta Qali National Park. The festival will provide two main areas: the Open Village, which is free, and a music concert on Saturday, which is on a ticket-only basis.


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