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Ron Cerabona is an arts reporter for The Canberra Times.

Carmen Sweet by Expressions Dance Company is a classic told in modern dance

Ron Cerabona The story of a tempestuous gypsy gets a new psychological treatment told through movement.

Riddledom: Author David Astle reveals his passion for words and puzzling moments

Ron Cerabona Wordsmith David Astle looks at the long and fascinating history of linguistic befuddlement around the world in his latest book.

Hamlet by Bell Shakespeare in Canberra: Damien Ryan blends humour with tragedy

Josh McConville and Doris Younane in Bell Shakespeare's Hamlet.

Ron Cerabona In Bell Shakespeare's production, director Damien Ryan wants to balance the personal tragedy with the wider political context in which the story unfolds.

Soul of Fire stars Maxi Blaha as Nobel Peace Prize winner Bertha von Suttner

Ron Cerabona Maxi Blaha stars in a play about the first woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

Conor Simpson, Canberra Irish dancer, is in Lord of the Dance

Ron Cerabona A Canberra Irish dance champion is taking advantage of a great opportunity.

The Circle Cut by Sounds has 104 flutes at the High Court

Flautist Janet McKay will be one of the soloists.

Ron Cerabona A mass flute performance is seeking both audience members and performers.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show brings Eric Carle's books to life

Ron Cerabona This adaptation of Eric Carle's books features 75 puppets designed in the style of his distinctive illustrations.

Literary news

Magda Szubanski comes to Canberra for Reckoning: A Memoir promotions

Ron Cerabona Magda Szubanski will sign copies of her book Reckoning: A Memoir at Westfield Woden.

CSO Matinee Magic: In the Mood conducted by Timothy Sexton

In the mood: conductor, arranger, musical director and performer Timothy Sexton.

Ron Cerabona Canberra Symphony Orchestra lets its hair down for a program of hits by Glenn Miller and other giants of the past.


Litbits: Mark Henshaw wins The Copyright Agency's Author Fellowship

Ron Cerabona Literary news and events in Canberra for September 2015

The Confidence Man by Side Pony Productions is audience participation theatre

Ron Cerabona A new audio theatre work influenced by Hitchcock and Tarantino has some audience members on stage.

Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare from Canberra Rep set in the 1920s

From left, Vivek Sharma (as Claudio), Marni Mount (Hero), Jim Adamik (Benedick) and Lainie Hart (Beatrice).

Ron Cerabona Canberra Rep's Much Ado About Nothing is set in the 1920s for good reason.

The Wharf Revue's 15th anniversary blends old and new


Ron Cerabona The Wharf Revue has seen a lot in its 15 years so even a sudden change in the prime ministership wasn't enough to stop it in its tracks.

Amity Dry's musical Mother, Wife and the Complicated Life

Cast members, from left, Susan Ferguson, Amity Dry, Nikki Aitken and Rachel McCall.

Ron Cerabona Amity Dry's musical has struck a chord with audiences with its take on motherhood, careers and relationships.

Luke Sweeting and Antipodes jazz up Scandinavian pop

Jazz pianist Luke Sweeting.

Ron Cerabona A band with a unique brand of jazz head to Canberra.

Canberra Symphony Orchestra chief executive Henry Laska retiring

Henry Laska is retiring in December 2015 as chief executive officer of the Canberra Symphony Orchestra.

Ron Cerabona Sarah Kimball will take over as Canberra Symphony Orchestra chief executive in December.

Silver Linings: 25 Years of Tuggeranong Community Arts

Creative Producer Julian Hobba outside the Tuggeranong Arts Centre with the universal light ,which is still a work in progress that will be part of the Silver Linings festival.

Ron Cerabona  For a quarter of a century, Tuggeranong Community Arts has brought a wide variety of culture to the community.

Lavazza Italian Film Festival 2015 in Canberra: How to see the heart of Italy

In <i>God Willing</i>, a son tells his atheist father that he wants to be a priest.

Ron Cerabona There's something for every taste, from comedy to documentary to drama, in this year's selection.

Crossing Ahead celebrates 30 years at Canberra Dance Development Centre

Ron Cerabona  Canberra Dance Development Centre is celebrating its achievements while also looking to the future.