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15 WHAT'S ON WHAT'S ON TODAY TODAY Wiki Loves Monuments: Workshop Workshop and information session regarding the Wiki Loves Monuments initiative at Spazju Kreattiv at St James Cavalier, Valletta at 18:00. Throughout the month of September the public is encouraged to take photos of their local monuments and heritage sites and upload them to Wikimedia Commons using a free licence, in order for them to be shared and used across Wiki platforms and within the public domain. More information: https://goo. gl/5X5xJH. Game Tales Game Tales is a game narrative and writing workshop hosted by the Institute of Digital Games - University of Malta with the support of Arts Council Malta, featuring talks and hands-on writing sessions by award winning game writers and designers Meg Jayanth, Rob Morgan, Aksel Koie and Mink Ette. Taking place at the Valletta Campus of the University of Malta, St Paul's Street, Valletta. The event will be launched with a keynote address on September 11 at 18:00. MUSIC THURSDAYS UNTIL SEPTEMBER 21 Jazz Nights at Pjazza Regina Following last year's successful run of events, our Jazz Nights will be returning to Caffe Cordina, Valletta every Thursday until September 21 at 20:00. A five-piece band will once again create a lively atmosphere with jazz classics and original improvisations for three hours. SEPTEMBER 23 Rotting Christ in Malta Acclaimed Greek metal band Rotting Christ will be performing at The Garage in Zebbug, together with X-Vandals and Decline The Fall. Doors open at 20:00. Early bird tickets: €15, regular tickets: €20, available at Kickstart Rock Bar, Mad Hatter and online at www. metallinsula.com. SEPTEMBER 30 The Nil By Mouth Sessions feat. The Wedding Present / Weval / Pional / Happyness Alternative rock music night at Sky Club, St Julian's at 20:00. Featuring The Wedding Present (UK), Weval (NL), Pional (ES) and Happyness (UK). Also featuring local acts Fabricka, KNTL and The Velts. Organised by Hairy Amp in collaboration with Trackage Scheme. Tickets: https://shop. trackagescheme.com/event/nil- mouth-sessions/ THEATRE OCTOBER 7, 8; 12-15; 19-22 William Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play (Abridged) Unifaun Theatre production of the Reduced Shakespeare Company comedy at Spazju Kreattiv at St James Cavalier, Valletta at 20:00. Directed by Chris Gatt. Cast includes Nathan Brimmer, James Ryder and Joseph Zammit. Bookings: http://www.kreattivita.org/en/ event/william_shakespeare_ long_lost_first_play/ OCTOBER 20, 21 The Phantom of the Opera Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical version of The Phantom of the Opera presented by Grapevine Music, by arrangement with The Really Useful Group Ltd. Permormed at the MFCC, Ta' Qali. Tickets available at https:// www.showshappening.com/ Grapevine-Music/Phantom-Of- the-Opera. FILM SCREENING SEPTEMBER 16 Brotherhood: A Story of Metal in Malta Premiere screening of locally produced documentary on the Maltese metal music scene at Embassy, Valletta at 10:30. Tickets: https://shop. trackagescheme.com/event/ brotherhood-story-metal- malta/. WINE FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 15, 16 Maltese Food and Wine Festival Food and wine festival held at Hal Ghaxaq from 19:00. Visitors will be able to find will be able to find horse meat, local pork, Maltese home-made ravioli and the famous Maltese platter. The Maltese platter includes a selection of indigenous Maltese products, such as, peppered goats' cheese, Maltese sausages, snails, bigilla (brown bean dip), arjoli (a local dip served with snails), olives, and our own ħobż biż-żejt (Maltese bread with tomato spread and other local ingredients). There will also be wines supplied by Delicata, and live entertainment. Entrance to the event is free. More information: https://goo.gl/ qUEBvA. ENTERTAINMENT SEPTEMBER 16 Spots & Stripes Indie pop party at Beachaven, Xemxija at 22:30. Featuring DJs Bob, G is for Gustav and Jamie DC. Entrance is at €5 at the gate. THURSDAYS UNTIL SEPTEMBER 28 Maltese Nights at Valletta Waterfront Take in the scenic Grand Harbour views and re-live traditional Malta at Valletta Waterfront every Thursday evening until September 28. Activities include traditional folk dancing, falconry displays, "terramaxka" (street organ) music, artisan market stalls, as well as duelling parades between the Knights of St. John and the Ottoman Turks, amongst other activities. SEPTEMBER 29 Eden Comedy Club's 17th Stand Up Comedy Night Stand-up comedy night featuring international comedians Tamar Broadbent and Al Lubel at Eden Cinemas, St Julian's at 19:30. Hosted by Geoff Whiting. Tickets: www. edencinemas.com.mt, 2371 0400. WORKSHOP TOMORROW Ikkrea Workshop and discussion pertaining to Spazju Kreattiv's programme at Studio B, Spazju Kreattiv at St James Cavalier, Valletta at 11:00. Based on the three principles of Identity, Diversity and Legacy which the yearly programme seeks to reflect through the various projects held both within and beyond the walls of St James Cavalier. COMMEMORATION TOMORROW Commemoration of the George Cross Award and Santa Marija Convoy Event commemorating the George Cross and Santa Marija Convoy at Fort St Elmo, Valletta from 18:00. The event will include guided tours of the World War II section of the National War Museum, found within the same fort. Archival documents and photographs will also be on display for public viewing. This event will be an opportunity to explore the upper section of the Cavalier, where a monument dedicated to the first victims of World War II is situated. Due to its vantage position, the Cavalier offers breathtaking views over the Grand Harbour and the Marsamxett Harbour. Admission is free of charge. maltatoday, WEDNESDAY, 13 SEPTEMBER 2017 THIS WEEK Rotting Christ Tamar Broadbent The Wedding Present

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