The Malta Independent 1 March 2021, Monday


‘Vespri’ by Trevor Żahra translated by Clare Vassallo

Wednesday, 24 February 2021, 14:11 Last update: about 5 days ago

What do you do when you're stuck in traffic? Fiddle with the car radio? Listen to the banter of DJs or ... study the driver of the car next to you until you get obsessed with her and end up following...

A life far from ordinary

Wednesday, 24 February 2021, 14:09 Last update: about 5 days ago Noel Grima

At 97 years of age, one would expect that the life of Albert Ganado has been a very fulfilling life. But after reading this autobiography of sorts one is filled with admiration that one person could...

The lying life of adults

Tuesday, 16 February 2021, 09:42 Last update: about 13 days ago Noel Grima

The name is fictitious, a pseudonym. In an age of self-promotion, Elena Ferrante keeps her real identity a closely-guarded secret. In 2016, Time magazine included Ferrante among the 100 most...

In the shadow of giants

Tuesday, 9 February 2021, 14:28 Last update: about 20 days ago Noel Grima

On clear nights, when the moon has not risen yet, the sky fills up with so many stars, otherwise invisible when the moon appears. So too in the history of art in these islands, between the twin...

Stealing the conclave

Tuesday, 2 February 2021, 09:56 Last update: about 27 days ago Noel Grima

Sooner or later, it will have to happen. The conclave to choose a new pope. Novelists of all hues and colours have been trying to draw up a scenario for the next conclave for many years...

The MPO Chamber Fridays Return

Thursday, 28 January 2021, 12:08 Last update: about 2 months ago

The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra's digital endeavours continue with Chamber Fridays2, a series of online recitals featuring musicians from Malta's national musical ensemble, commencing on February...

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