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Ron Cerabona is an arts reporter for The Canberra Times.

Canberra Highland dancer performing at Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Melbourne

Ron Cerabona A Charnwood resident is one of the performers in the upcoming event.

Literary news

Litbits: Maxine Beneba Clarke will run a workshop in Canberra


Ron Cerabona Details of what is on in Canberra and region's literary scene.

Cheryl Barker stars in Voices in the Forest at National Arboretum in Canberra

Ron Cerabona Cheryl Barker has had a long and distinguished international opera career and is looking forward to performing at the National Arboretum for the first time.

The Strays wins 2016 University of Canberra Book of the Year title

The winner of the 2016 University of Canberra Book of the Year, Emily Bitto, reads from her novel, The Strays

Ron Cerabona Thousands of staff members and new students will receive a copy of a prize-winning debut novel.

Cabarets in Canberra Theatre Courtyard Studio bring a Taste of Tinseltown and Buzzing Broadway

Ron Cerabona Canberra singers will perform songs from Broadway and Hollywood in two shows at the Courtyard Studio.

Canberra Symphony Orchestra pimping the percussion at Llewellyn Hall with Claire Edwardes

Percussionists Wyana O'Keeffe and Veronica Bailey experiment with toy instruments, which will be used in the Canberra Symphony Orchestra's upcoming concert.

Ron Cerabona The Canberra Symphony Orchestra's final concert for 2015 features some very unusual instruments.


Litbits: Canberra author Craig Cormick wins award for Ned Kelly book


Ron Cerabona What's on and news events from Canberra's literary world.

The Pirates of Penzance from Canberra Philharmonic Society

The Pirates of Penzance cast, from left, Maddison Lymn, Shane Horsburgh, Marcus Hurley.

Ron Cerabona Philo's production using the Essgee version isn't quite the traditional Gilbert and Sullivan operetta.

Litbits: Thunderbolt Prize winners announced

Ron Cerabona The latest literary news from Canberra and beyond.

Rhonda Burchmore brings timeless style, song to Broadway Baby at Teatro Vivaldi

Singer and actress Rhonda Burchmore.

Ron Cerabona Rhonda Burchmore is back at Teatro Vivaldi with a new cabaret show full of songs and stories.

Politics and the personal mix in this Hamlet, at the Canberra Theatre Centre

Ron Cerabona Damien Ryan's production of the Shakespearean tragedy has a modern setting and aims to balance the family drama and the wider context.

In Yer Face: The Bald Archy Prize by Peter Batey and Fran Henke sends up art awards

Bald Archy creator Peter Batey with some of the entries to the satirical art award.

Ron Cerabona There's never been a book about the Bald Archy Prize – until now.

Litbits: Classes in Creative Writing, workshops in family history


Ron Cerabona Literary news from in and around Canberra.

Sufi Ensemble and Whirling Dervishes in Canberra for Gallipoli centenary year

Canberrans will get a rare chance to experience the Whirling Dervishes, a tradition dating back to the 13th century.

Ron Cerabona An opportunity to see a traditional Sufi ceremony is part of a cultural exchange between Australia and Turkey to commemorate 100 years since the Gallipoli campaign.

Keeping good Company with Stephen Sondheim

Tim Sekuless, Pip Murphy, Jarrad West perform in Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's apartment building, which  doubled for a Manhattan complex on the Hudson River

Ron Cerabona The Stephen Sondheim musical Company still has a lot to say about relationships.

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.

Canberra Repertory Society 2016-17 season launch – something for everyone

Canberra Repertory Society's season launch for 2016, Director Tony Turner, president David Bennett and director Jordan Best.

Ron Cerabona Canberra Rep's upcoming season has plenty of variety.