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Of Artists & Artisans: Stephanie Borg in focus

As the Malta Artisan Christmas Fair gets under way this weekend, 14 & 15 December at the Phoenicia Hotel, we speak to Stephanie Borg, artist and creator

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Space boy dream Moira Zahra and Mark Scicluna

Comic strip artists & their ‘Space Boy Dream’

Comic strip artists are a growing group in Malta. We talk to the talented creators of ‘Space Boy Dream’; the life of fictional hipster, 23-yr-old Vincent.

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The last laugh: Malta's wall artists get official recognition

Graffiti or Wall Art? Malta’s spray-can project

Graffiti or wall art? Malta’s walls have little of either right now. But an unusual art initiative is changing our drab streets for the better.

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Narrow Street, Broad Mind: Spazji Art Exhibition, 9-30 July

A narrow street with a broad mind. Spaces / Spazji art exhibition, 9 – 30 July, highlights the new city insider space that Strait Street, this once most notorious of Valletta’s streets, is becoming.

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A Maltese artistic great: Edward Caruana Dingli exhibition

Don’t miss Patrimonju Malti’s spectacular exhibition of works by one of Malta’s greatest C20th artists, Edward Caruana Dingli. Painting from private collections rarely in the public eye.

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Cultural pleasures for free

There’s no excuse not to spend an hour or two on cultural pursuits when they come free courtesy of Palazzo Falson, Mdina. February’s Food, Art, Wine lectures talk about ‘erotic food’ and the ‘healthy’ portrayal of wine through the ages in art. You get to sip, taste and sup a bit too!

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Newly-Minted Photos: a cafe exhibition

Malta, but perhaps not as we know it. Two upcoming photographers portray more unusual views of Malta on the walls of Mint, a cafe in Sliema, in an exhibition starting Saturday 5th.

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Books, Art & Wine @ South Street, Valletta

It’s still weather to be enjoying the outdoors, but if you fancy some culture, head to the National Museum of Fine Arts, Valletta. Wine flows on Saturday, and people in period costume float around on Sunday!

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Childrens’ Events at Malta’s Museums

Hard-pushed parents get some help this weekend with a range of kids’ activities on hand at Malta’s museums and heritage sites. If you miss these, there’s still a lot of arts, crafts and heritage events going on for little ones.

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What makes ‘good’ art?

Good art is in the eye of beholder. Or is it? Columnist and lawyer Andrew Borg Cardona, familiarly known in Malta as Boċċa, muses on the art debate on the Islands, if there ever was one.

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Notes from abroad – Maltese artist Lisa Falzon

Malta InsideOut is also about hearing from those who straddle being insiders and outsiders. We ask artist Lisa Falzon, now in Ireland, what makes her tick and what she misses about Malta.

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Naked Body Beautiful at No. 68 Art Gallery

No. 68, the Valletta art gallery that keeps on surprising us, is running an exhibition examining ‘The Life Model’. Go size up your own body and ideals, fears and fantasies against the artistic interpretations you find there.

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Travel Explored at Malta Contemporary Art

There’s one more week to catch a highly-intriguing group exhibition of video entitled ‘The World Next Door’ at Malta Contemporary Art (MCA) in Marsa.

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Art house Cinema Kinemastik

Kinemastik stands for all things art house and fringe in Malta’s cinema. Catch its short film night, ‘Exploding Cinema’, this Saturday, 30 May

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