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Ron Cerabona is an arts reporter for The Canberra Times.

Bald Archy Prize's cause for mirth comes of age

NEWS: ..The Bald Archie's on display at the Watson Arts Centre, Canberra. Bald Archie's Founder/director Peter Batey with some of the entries. 30th January 2014. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times
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Ron Cerabona The winner of the 21st Bald Archy Prize will be revealed on Friday at Watson Arts Centre.

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48 hours: What's on in the capital 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.

Artists to transform Prime Minister's suite at Old Parliament House for new exhibition

Behind the scenes: Curator Gabrielle Edwards, director Daryl Karp and Kate Conner at the Beyond the Veneer exhibition at Old Parliament House.

Ron Cerabona From a 'clear desk policy' to ceramic teacups, new exhibition to reflect the history and personalities of Old Parliament House.

Rep puts priority on youth

Ron Cerabona Canberra Rep may be heading into its 82nd season, but the emphasis at Friday’s launch was firmly on youth.

Budding filmmaker Oliver Levi-Malouf in Trop Jr festival finals again

Oliver Levi-Malouf, 15, in his kitchen where he shot parts of his short-film which is a finalist in Tropfest Jr.

Ron Cerabona A film by 15-year-old Daramalan College student has made it into the finals of the Trop Jr short film festival.

48 hours: Your weekend guide to Canberra


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

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.

Everyone's a critic as Les Mis hits or misses

Les Miserables cast member Kristin Zeitlhofer from the ensemble chats to Dave Smith who plays Jean Valjean about the differences of the film to the play at Dendy Cinema at the Canberra Centre.

Ron Cerabona The Canberra Philharmonic Society should not have anything to fear from the film of Les Miserables that opened on Boxing Day.

Popular musical guaranteed to leave audiences wanting more

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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.''

Spirit of salsa shimmies to the beat of its popularity

NEWS: Four Canberra dance schools will perform this year at the annual Sydney Latin Festival. Shiromi Morris,29 of City gives a sneak preview at the Salsabor Dance Studio, Civic, Canberra.  28th January 2013.  Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Ron Cerabona During the day, Tamina Koehne-Drube is a graduate lawyer at King & Wood Mallesons. After hours, though, she swaps the business attire for something a little more colourful as a Latin dance...

Argy-bargy over nation's capital laid bare in drama

(L-R) Actors, John McGlynn and Phil Perman, perform a scene from

Ron Cerabona Dalgety was a leading contender; Wagga Wagga was also considered. We are celebrating Canberra's centenary in 2013, but it was by no means inevitable this place would be the national capital.

Naked ladies are naughty but so nice


Ron Cerabona These ladies are fully clothed. If you want to see them bare (almost) all, you will have to buy a ticket.

Roles aplenty in this Welsh classic

Actors Graham Robertson, Alice Ferguson, Geoffrey Borny and Erin Pugh, play multiple charters each in Dylan Thomas' Under Milk Wood.

Ron Cerabona Canberra Repertory Society's production of Under Milk Wood begins with actors sitting on a row of chairs on a bare stage.

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

48hrs dinkus

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.

Weekend fun in Canberra

Wind Air Water kite festival

Ron Cerabona Still scratching around for something to do this weekend? Worry no more! Ron Cerabona has you covered.

Reunion party gives Don another go

Actors rehearse ((l-r) Pat Gallagher as Mal and Peter Robinson as Don for the sequeal of Don's Party at Canberra Repertory, Theatre 3.

Ron Cerabona Peter Robinson was quick to accept the title role in Canberra Repertory Society's production of Don Parties On. It was a decision he almost regretted.


Litbits - Ron Carabona

Ron Cerabona A quick look at literature around the capital.