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Ron Cerabona

Ron Cerabona is an arts reporter for The Canberra Times.

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.

Job Pilgrim in style of mediaeval miracle play

Ron Cerabona A spiritual crisis in Vivien Arnold's life sparked Job Pilgrim oratorio.

Question Time: Jude Colquhoun

Ron Cerabona Jude Colquhoun is a public servant and actress.

Films, live theatre and ballet on offer in town

Tom Hardy in The Drop.

Ron Cerabona What's on the entertainment calendar for the next 48 hours in Canberra.


Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit distracted from true horror of WWII

Blithe Spirit: Director Kate Blackhurst says the play is about

Ron Cerabona Kate Blackhurst is making her Canberra Rep directorial debut with Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit.

Scandalous Boy confronts power and sex in the ancient world

Confronting: Ethan Gibson and James Hughes in Scandalous Boy.

Ron Cerabona Actor Ethan Gibson says, "If you enjoy Game of Thrones, you'll enjoy Scandalous Boy."

Question Time: Sue Gore Phillips

Ron Cerabona Sue Gore Phillips shares her views on food, theatre and the Doctor.

Charlie Chaplin will help farewell the Arc cinema's program

National Sound and Film Archive Arc Screening Manager, Quentin Turnour, will be ending the Arc's seven-year-program with a Chaplin day on Saturday

Ron Cerabona The Arc cinema program's closure is imminent. But its program manager, Quentin Turnour, has arranged a special day of farewell that will celebrate  one of the icons of cinema.

Baz Luhrmann's lost musical back in the limelight

Dr Jeanette Delamoir will deliver her lecture on Friday.

Ron Cerabona For more than 20 years, Australian director Baz Luhrmann’s name has been linked  with spectacular  film and theatre productions such as The Great Gatsby,  Strictly Ballroom and...

Question time with Patrick Helean

Eureka: Patrick Helean loves the moment when schoolkids discover something new at Questacon..

Ron Cerabona Patrick Helean explains the joy of working at Questacon.

Boundless energy from Quantum Leap dancers


Ron Cerabona Boundless is on at the Playhouse, Canberra Theatre Centre

Free Rain Theatre Company premieres Legally Blonde the Musical in Canberra

Legally Blonde the Musical

Ron Cerabona Legally Blonde the Musical premieres in Canberra on July 4.

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.

Legally Blonde Canberra premiere is at ANU Arts Centre

Jenna Roberts, who will play Paulette, and Mosey the dog, who will play Rufus, in Legally Blonde The Musical.

Ron Cerabona Jenna Roberts. one of the stars of the upcoming Canberra premiere of Legally Blonde, is completing her PhD.

48 Hours, Saturday, May 24, 2014

Ron Cerabona 48 Hours May 24, 2014

Nelson Ferguson concert looks to the future of Fitters' Workshop

David Pereira plays cello in the Fitters Workshop on Wentworth Avenue in Kingston. Pereira will perform in <em>The Glass Soldier</em> at the venue on May 14.

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.

Dance company steps out in capital

Violinist Veronique Serret, at rear performs with dancers from left Juliette Barton and Fiona Jopp

Ron Cerabona Sydney Dance Company wants "to give the audience very different flavours in contemporary dance''.

Artists to transform Prime Minister's suite at Old Parliament House for new exhibition

Behind the scenes: Curator Gabrielle Edwards, director Daryl Karp and Kate Conner at the Beyond the Veneer exhibition at Old Parliament House.

Ron Cerabona From a 'clear desk policy' to ceramic teacups, new exhibition to reflect the history and personalities of Old Parliament House.