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Ron Cerabona

Ron Cerabona is an arts reporter for The Canberra Times.

Nelson Ferguson concert looks to the future of Fitters' Workshop

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

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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.

Heart of flamenco

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

48 hours: What's on in Canberra this week

Ron Cerabona Looking for entertainment in Canberra this weekend? Look no further.

Almost dawn for Sunset Boulevard

Bronwyn Sullivan as Norma Desmond performs at the Q Theatre during the announcement of her casting in production of Sunset Boulevard being presented by the Queanbeyan City Council.

Ron Cerabona Bronywn Sullivan is ready for her close-up.

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

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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.

Kids find homage to the '80s cuts loose

Ron Cerabona Members of Generation Y performed songs from the era of Generation X for Generation Z yesterday when the cast of Free Rain Theatre's production of Back to the 80s took to the stage of Rosary Primary...

Gen Y embrace Gen X in Back to the 80s

Cast members of Back to the 80s

Ron Cerabona Members of Generation Y performed songs from the era of Generation X for Generation Z yesterday when the cast of Free Rain Theatre's production of Back to the 80s took to the stage of Rosary Primary...

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. 


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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.