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Ron Cerabona

Ron Cerabona is an arts reporter for The Canberra Times.

Question Time: Sue Gore Phillips

Ron Cerabona Sue Gore Phillips shares her views on food, theatre and the Doctor.

Question time with Patrick Helean

Eureka: Patrick Helean loves the moment when schoolkids discover something new at Questacon..

Ron Cerabona Patrick Helean explains the joy of working at Questacon.

Heart of flamenco

Ron Cerabona A Spanish master's new show traverses his genre from its roots to current expression, writes Ron Cerabona.

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.

48 Hours, Saturday, May 24, 2014

Ron Cerabona 48 Hours May 24, 2014

Gaslight Books in Canberra to close after 25 years

Gayle Lovett of Gaslight Books is closing her shop after 25 years.

Ron Cerabona Gaslight Books, Canberra's specialist in crime, mystery, science fiction, fantasy and horror since 1989, is closing soon.

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.

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.

What's on in Canberra this weekend

By Brodie Owen and Ron Cerabona There's plenty on in the capital this weekend. Here's our pick.

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.

Capital Life

Queanbeyan's art trail

Ron Cerabona The seventh Queanbeyan Art Trail allows visitors to take a self-guided tour around 11 of the city's many studios.

48 Hours: Your weekend guide to Canberra

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

48 hours: Your weekend guide to Canberra

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

Musical still hip to these times

A scene from Hair the Musical on at the Q. Hud played by Will Huang, sings aboard the shoulders of Jay played by Ben Trabinger. 


Ron Cerabona When Hair was first produced in 1967, the contemporary issues it explored included war, racism, human rights and personal freedom. Some things never change.

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.

Stars bring Phantom's music to Canberra Theatre's night

Julie Lea Goodwin and Michael Cormick will play Christine and The Phantom respectively in the Phantom of the Opera next year at the Canberra Theatre.

Ron Cerabona The Phantom has been unmasked. In the historical surroundings of Benedict House in Queanbeyan, producer Anne Somes announced the stars of Free-Rain Theatre Company's 2013 Canberra premiere production...

A long way from the West Side

Cast members perform an excerpt from the musical West Side Story at the 'Nouveau Riche' wedding and evening wear shop. Lead character Nicola Hall playing Maria (back left) Kate Graham, Tamina Koehne-Drube and Beth Deer.

Ron Cerabona Nouveau Riche Bridal and Evening Wear in Queanbeyan is a long way from New York City's West Side. But it provided an appropriate setting for a performance of I Feel Pretty yesterday.

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.

Party piece finds comedy in family matters

Press Call for It's My Party ( and I'll die if i want to ) at the Q theatre Quenbeyan, (L to R)  Ron played by Henri Szeps, Michael  played by Trent Baker, Karen played by Freya Prajt,  Dawn played by Robyn Arthur and Ted played by Matt Furlani ,  Canberra.

Ron Cerabona Ron is a quintessentially Australian family man with a wife and adult children. He is told by the doctor he has three months to live.