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Ron Cerabona

Ron Cerabona is an arts reporter for The Canberra Times.

48 hours

48 hours: What's on this weekend?

Ron Cerabona Looking for something to keep you occupied this weekend? We've got you covered.

48 hours: What's on this weekend?

Ron Cerabona Looking for something to keep you occupied this weekend? We've got you covered.

First Word

Early reading to cherish

Ron Cerabona When I was five years old, I made a recording. No, I wasn't some prepubescent Justin Bieber.

Nelson Ferguson concert looks to the future of Fitters' Workshop

David Pereira plays cello in the Fitters Workshop on Wentworth Avenue in Kingston. Pereira will perform in <em>The Glass Soldier</em> at the venue on May 14.

Ron Cerabona Nelson Ferguson was a musician and artist who was rendered almost blind in World War I. Despite this, he was able to rebuild his life.

Litbits

Indie nomination for Walsh

Ron Cerabona Canberra author Kerry-Anne Walsh who has been nominated in the non-fiction category of the Indie Awards 2014.

48 hours: What do do in Canberra this weekend

Ron Cerabona We look over some of the best ways to make the most of the weekend.

Sunday too far away: Thompson set to give film strong start out of the blocks

Hunter Page-Lochard and Madeleine Madden, actors in the film Around The Block.

Ron Cerabona The new Australian film Around the Block might not have been made if not for the clout of screen legend Jack Thompson.

48 Hours: Your weekend guide to Canberra

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Ron Cerabona Christmas gardens, festivals and twilight fetes. All here in your weekend guide.

Canberra Critics' Circle Artist of the Year announced

Christopher Latham, winner of the Canberra' Critics ' Circle Artist of the Year award.

Ron Cerabona The Canberra Critics' Circle Artist of the Year for 2013, announced on Tuesday, is the director of the Canberra International Music Festival, Christopher Latham.

48 hours: Your weekend guide to Canberra

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Ron Cerabona Christmas carols, festivals and outdoor movies. All here in your weekend guide to Canberra.

Writing retreat

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Ron Cerabona Tired of violence and crass, tasteless humour in our entertainment? Authors Billie Dean and Andrew Einspruch were.

Doug Anthony All Star conjures the past

Tim Ferguson.

Ron Cerabona It's an unobtrusive plaque you've probably walked over a thousand times at the intersection of Petrie Plaza and City Walk: ''The Doug Anthony All Stars were born and died here.''

Types that bind: writers' ink flowing in a new vein

The exhibition,

Ron Cerabona In an increasingly online era, books and handwriting are often looked on as old-fashioned, if not verging on obsolete.

Improbable maybe, but all rep is good fun

At Theatre 3, Acton, actors from the Canberra Repertory, rehearse for their coming prodution of Improbable Fiction. On stage, L to R, Heather Spong (Vivvi), Evan Bowen (Clem), Maddy Kennedy (Ilsa) and Jerry Hearn (Arnold).

Ron Cerabona What happens when the creations of a group of would-be writers come to life? Alan Ayckbourn explores the possibilities in his comedy Improbable Fiction, which opens at Theatre 3 on Friday.

Going back to the island for all things folk

Jacqueline Bradley of Ainslie at the Carillon, Canberra. She will playing at

Ron Cerabona Those wanting a taste of the National Folk Festival before the event will have their chance in 2013.

Popular musical guaranteed to leave audiences wanting more

Media call for

Ron Cerabona Ickle Pickle Productions artistic director Justin Watson said, ''Anecdotally, I've heard Oliver! is the show done by the most individual companies around the world.''

Summer School so cool

Young Music Society summer school at Canberra Boys Grammar School. Young students perform a number during their end of day concert.

Ron Cerabona ''Muppets and Merry Melodies'' was the theme of the 38th annual Young Music Society's Summer School.

Filmmaker enriches two cultures

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Ron Cerabona ANU graduate John Darling's legacy lives on in creative exchanges between filmmakers.

Groups tune up for orchestral play off

Ron Cerabona The Australian National Eisteddfod turns 75 this year. From Thursday, about 2500 musicians will take part in the bands and orchestras division across a range of age divisions.

48 hours: making the most of your weekend

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Ron Cerabona It's the last weekend in autumn, and here's just a couple of ways you can get out there and enjoy it.