• Dinner date to encourage dialogue

    Dinner date to encourage dialogue

    • May 31, 2018

    The Calentita Food Festival and Mayor Kaiane Aldorino Lopez yesterday announced a joint initiative called ‘Dinner and Dialogue’ where strangers can share a meal and their ideas. The concept behind Dinner and Dialogue is to create an informal setting where the views of people whose paths might not ordinarily cross can engage in dialogue, and

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  • Loss, identity and art, a powerful amalgamation

    Loss, identity and art, a powerful amalgamation

    • May 30, 2018

    ‘There is a relationship between loss and identity that is very important, and when you are the child of someone in exile, and in exile yourself, this may soon find release in the creation of art’ – Firouz Farman Farmaian Artist Firouz Farman Farmaian, this year’s judge of the Gibraltar Spring Visual Arts Exhibition currently

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  • Westside art goes on show

    Westside art goes on show

    • May 30, 2018

    Westside’s art is back at the Fine Art Gallery this week. Tonight sees the official opening of an exhibition which brings together the work of GCSE and A Level students from Westside School and this year for the first time also some students from St Martin’s School. The exhibition which fills both vaults at the

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  • The ‘Two-Stroke’ challenge from Santander to Gib

    The ‘Two-Stroke’ challenge from Santander to Gib

    • May 29, 2018

    A group of friends will be travelling from Santander, Spain to Gibraltar on motorcycles in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society. The group will be riding on classic motorcycles and will avoid dual carriageways along the trip. The ‘Two-Stroke’ challenge will take place over eight days in June, setting sail to Santander from the UK on

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  • Bosum Buddies ‘most outrageous’ hat design in Mad Hatter extravaganza

    Bosum Buddies ‘most outrageous’ hat design in Mad Hatter extravaganza

    • May 29, 2018

    This year’s Bosom Buddies annual fashion show was a hat extravaganza with Carl Mascarenhas clinching the top prize of ‘most outrageous’ hat design. His hat modelled by Davinia Baglietto, Mrs Europe, was a show stopping design with a head piece of glimmering rhinestones supporting a truly “outrageous” array of animalistic feathers. The Alice in Wonderland

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  • Cancer relief donation

    Cancer relief donation

    • May 24, 2018

    A hospital bed has been donated to the Cancer Relief Centre by the Yoga Centre in remembrance of Paddy Alcantara, whose first anniversary is today, 24 May. Present were Nalanie and Lillian, as well as Julio, Paddy’s husband, and Julian, one of their sons, and Dawn, Cancer Relief nurse.

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  • GIDF in Croatia in World Dance Championships

    GIDF in Croatia in World Dance Championships

    • May 24, 2018

    27 dancers from the Gibraltar International Dance Federation Dance Association are this week competing at the IDF World Dance Championships 2018 in Croatia. The Gibraltar team will compete in the Fantasy Dance, Dance Show, Free Dance, FitKid and Belly Dance categories in solos, duets, groups and formations. In all they will be presenting 94 dance

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  • Local artist selected for Berlin Exchange Residency

    Local artist selected for Berlin Exchange Residency

    • May 21, 2018

    Naomi Martinez has been selected to represent Gibraltar and this year’s Berlin artist residency. The Berlin art residence exchange programme is a cultural development initiative organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, together with Lichtenberg Studios. Naomi Martinez will travel to Berlin, Germany, in July for a four week period

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  • School children perform in Shakespeare’s MacBeth at the John Mackintosh Hall

    School children perform in Shakespeare’s MacBeth at the John Mackintosh Hall

    • May 21, 2018

    Shakespeare was brought to life for local school pupils over the week by a five piece acting crew from the Young Shakespeare Company. Loreto Convent pupils at the John Mackintosh Hall saw Macbeth plan the murders of King Duncan and Banquo alongside his wife. The tragedy that was written some 400 years ago showed it

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  • Youth Macbeth

    Youth Macbeth

    • May 21, 2018

    The Young Shakespeare Company performed the 400 year old play to school children at the John Mackintosh Hall. The actors integrated local children into their performances with this young girl from Loreto Convent portraying Banquo’s son Fleance in the Shakespearian tragedy. See our feature on page 12 and 13 of our print or e-editions Pic

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  • On the Rock this Royal Wedding Day

    On the Rock this Royal Wedding Day

    • May 19, 2018

    Harry and Meghan will be tying the knot today at the much anticipated event worldwide. On both sides of the pond families and friends will be watching the regal event that will see an American actress wed a Prince. Eyleen Sheil took a stroll into town and asked if you would be watching the Royal

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  • How will Gib celebrate the Royal Wedding?

    How will Gib celebrate the Royal Wedding?

    • May 18, 2018

    The love story of Harry and Meghan will be cemented in history with a Royal Wedding tomorrow and Gibraltar will be having its own celebrations to mark the special occasion. Tomorrow Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will say ‘I do’ at Windsor Castle while millions watch on and crowds line the streets. People locally will

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