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Ron Cerabona is an arts reporter for The Canberra Times.

Larry Sitsky's final 80th birthday concert premieres Opus 1

Ron Cerabona For the last in the series of concerts to mark Larry Sitsky's 80th birthday, his Opus 1 will be played in public for the first time in Australia, more than 50 years after it was written.

Griffyn Ensemble's The Shearer That Could Have Been

Ron Cerabona The Griffyn Ensemble is ending its 2014 Griffyn Fairy Tales season with a Christmas ghost story in Yarralumla Woolshed.

New movies for December

Ron Cerabona What's coming up at the cinema this week.

Question Time, with Steph Burgess

Ron Cerabona Steph Burgess: Finance manager, John James Foundation, and stage manager

48 hours for December 6, 2014

Pianist Margaret Legge-Wilkinson

Ron Cerabona 48 Hours

REBUS Theatre raises awareness of disability issues in interactive plays

Behaviour models: REBUS Theatre actors Ben Drysdale and Meredyth Pettit in the public service situation play Unintended.

Ron Cerabona Canberra's newest actors' company, REBUS Theatre, aims to educate people about the experience of people with disabilities.

Sally Greenaway's Christmas carol rearranged for symphony orchestra performance

Special touch: Canberra composer Sally Greenaway with copies of her song.

Ron Cerabona Canberra composer Sally Greenaway has composed a song for the Canberra Symphony Orchestra's first Christmas concert.

The Competition premiere showcases Canberra's homegrown talent

Star struck: Steffie Waters, played by Leah Baulch, in

Ron Cerabona Canberra Times film critic Simon Weaving's debut feature film premieres on Wednesday night.

Book launch: Crying Meri by Vlad Sokhin exposes violence against PNG's women

An image from <i>Crying Meri</i>.

Ron Cerabona Vlad Sokhin has spent the past couple of years raising awareness of gender-based violence in PNG.

48 hours: What's on this weekend

Ron Cerabona What's on this weekend

Voices in the Forest director leaves international stars to just get on with it

Voices in the Forest rehearsal with Peter Coleman-Wright, Simon O'Neill and Inessa Galante.

Ron Cerabona The three featured soloists in this year's Voices in the Forest concert festival have been remarkably free of diva displays at rehearsal, says artistic director Chris Latham.

And I Was Never The Same Again review: Life-changing moments captured and replayed on stage

Canberra Playback Theatre: front from left, Ali Clinch, Ian Wood and Liz O' Neill, Back from left, Robin Davidson and Chris Stanilewicz.

Ron Cerabona Come and share your experiences and see them re-enacted live on stage.

Sculptor Kensuke Todo is Canberra Critics' Circle Artist of the Year

Prized: Japanese-born Canberran Kensuke Todo has won top honours for his steel sculptures.

Ron Cerabona Canberra Critics' Circle Artist of the Year Kensuke Todo is delighted to have his work recognised in his adopted city.

Free-Rain Theatre Company's 'Mary Poppins' launch

Shaun Rennie as Bert, and Alinta Chizey as Mary Poppins. (Behind from left) Ben Burgess, Ashley Di Berardino, Georgina Galvin, and Sophia Highmore.

Ron Cerabona The world's favourite magical nanny will be flying into the Canberra Theatre next year.

Question Time: Simon Griffiths

Simon Griffiths:

Ron Cerabona Simon Griffiths, photographer, author.

48 hours November 22, 2014

Ron Cerabona New films among weekend offerings.

Litbits: November 22

Ron Cerabona Journalist Julian Fitzgerald examines the changing communication media and methods used by our country's leaders.

Creative Communities Project: Canberra artists mentor schools

Ron Cerabona ACT principals are seeing the positives as artists volunteer to share their talents, writes Ron Cerabona.

Music

Canberra Symphony Orchestra celebrates Christmas

In charge: Timothy Sexton will conduct the CSO's Christmas concert.

Ron Cerabona The Canberra Symphony Orchestra's Christmas concert features a mixture of traditional and modern.

Shortis and Simpson twist classic tunes in We've Got Our Standards at Teatro Vivaldi

A different take: Moya Simpson and John Shortis are having fun with classic songs.

Ron Cerabona Shortis and Simpson present their take on some well-known songs, writes Ron Cerebona.