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Ron Cerabona is an arts reporter for The Canberra Times.

Narrabundah's Young Archies finalist painted her sister

Ron Cerabona Canberra's only finalist in the Young Archie competition this year was 18-year-old Narrabundah artist Harriet Mitchell.

Mexican tenor to make Canberra debut at Voices in the Forest 2015

Mexican tenor Diego Torre studied at the National School of Music in Mexico City.

Ron Cerabona This year's Voices in the Forest will be the fifth. To mark the occasion, and because opera is a romantic idiom.

Canberra artist Luke Chiswell to open exhibition Touch Line in New York

Canberra artist Luke Chiswell with one of his artworks.

Ron Cerabona Canberra artist Luke Chiswell's show Touch Line involves images of intimate parts of the body he has drawn on then photographed.

Canberra Rep takes a comic look at the legendary Casanova

Tony Turner, as the older Casanova, reflects on the wicked antics of his misspent youth, with Steph Roberts as Edith in Canberra Rep's Casanova.

Ron Cerabona The exploits of legendary lover Giacomo Casanova come to the stage.

Alana Valentine's Head Full of Love comes to Street Theatre in Canberra

The striking set of the play Head Full of Love.

Ron Cerabona A beanie festival forms the backdrop to a story of two very different women who form a friendship.

Storm Boy is a stage adaptation of Colin Thiele's classic novel

Storm Boy, the classic novel by Colin Thiele is on at the Playhouse, Canberra Theatre Centre.

Ron Cerabona Director John Sheedy said he felt a lot of pressure in bringing the classic Australian children's book Storm Boy to the stage, beloved as it was by generations.

Spectacular Jesus Christ Superstar rises at AIS Arena


Ron Cerabona Luke Kennedy and Michael Falzon take the arena spotlight in a musical masterpiece.

2015 Australian National Eisteddfod - Bands and Orchestras is on this week

Lindsay Frost at the Australian National Eistedfodd.

Ron Cerabona The bands and orchestras division provides opportunities and challenges.

Segue at The Street Theatre explores connections between Australia and Europe

John Romau in a scene from <i>Massacre</i>.

Ron Cerabona A new festival explores the links between performance in Australia and Europe.

Miriam Margolyes is entertaining and provocative

Miriam Margolyes calls herself a

Ron Cerabona Miriam Margolyes is nothing if not forthright. In response to an admirer's fond compliment, she replied, "I'm not beautiful. I'm a fat old cow. I speak my mind."

Le Noir: the Dark Side of Cirque offers many spectacular acts

News. 6th April 2015. Le Noir - The Dark Side of Cirque, at the Canberra Theatre. Skaters featuring Jessica Anne Ritchie and Jeronimo Ernesto.

The Canberra Times

Photo Jamila Toderas

Ron Cerabona International performers set to dazzle in show featuring series of top acts.

Recreating the magic of Monkey in classic quest story

Darren Gilshenan as Pigsy, left, with Aljin Abella as Monkey.

Ron Cerabona It's a true classic - a moral tale, a road story, a quest that has spiritual and religious connotations and a lot of fun, director says.

Life and humanity on show in Street Theatre's First Seen: New Works in Progress program

Shared ambition: Playwrights Mariem Omari and Tom Davis.

Ron Cerabona Three works in this year's First Seen program have more in common than their unfinished status.

Canberra Repetory performs The Crucible in May at Theatre 3

Canberra Repertory's staging of

Ron Cerabona The emotionally gripping play The Crucible opens in Canberra.

The Last Five Years at Teatro Vivaldi shows a relationship from both sides

The musical, by Jason Robert Brown,  tells the story of writer Jamie (Findlay) and actress Cathy (de Jager) from two different perspectives - his, from the beginning of their relationship to its end, and hers, from the end to the beginning.

Ron Cerabona Actors Vanessa de Jager and Fraser Findlay said they identified with the characters in The Last Five Years - not their own, but each other's.

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Well Fett: Star Wars characters discover the world of burlesque in The Empire Strips Back.

Ron Cerabona What's on this weekend.

'Conflict and Compassion' theme of 2015 Canberra and Region Heritage Festival

Getting into the spirit of the 2015 Heritage Festival, (from left) Nichole Overall, Brent Hunter, Helen Bennett (hidden), Garry Reynolds, Elizabeth Burness, and Aylwen Gardiner-Garden.

Ron Cerabona The 34th Canberra and Region Heritage Festival has the theme Conflict and Compassion.

Two Fires Festival celebrates Judith Wright's legacy of arts and activism

Ian Marr carving words into the Dhurga Rock.

Ron Cerabona This year's festival of arts and activism marks Judith Wright's 100th birthday.

Canberra and Region Heritage Festival 2015: Conflict and Compassion

Ron Cerabona The 2015 Canberra and Region Heritage Festival recalls the centenary of Anzac but much else besides.

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The London Klezmer Quartet.

Ron Cerabona What's on in Canberra this weekend.