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Ron Cerabona

Ron Cerabona is an arts reporter for The Canberra Times.

Lone Survivor DVD review

Lone Survivor on DVD

Ron Cerabona Lone Survivor (MA15+) 4 stars

Question time

Question Time: Jerry Hearn

Ron Cerabona The actor has never forgotten how he felt when he landed the part of a pixie.

Did you know about Canberra's first hospital?

Ron Cerabona Canberra's first hospital,  in Balmain Crescent, Acton was completed in May 1914.

Litbits: September 27 2014

Ron Cerabona Hachette Australia will accept submissions of young adult novels in all genres during October.


La Cage Aux Folles will have you in stitches

Ron Cerabona In a show where gender can be a guessing game, costumes and performances were never going to be easy, writes Ron Cerabona.


2015 Arts ACT Project Funding: List of recipients

Sparrow-Folk: Juliet Moody, left,  and Catherine Crowley

Ron Cerabona A comic musical duo and a children's picture-book author are among those given a boost in the Arts ACT round for 2015.

Queenie van de Zandt workshop and concert

Ron Cerabona Musical theatre doyenne Queenie van de Zandt returns home next month to help children brush up on their audition techniques and to perform at the final Morning Melodies concert.

Sunshine on Leith DVD review

Ron Cerabona Jukebox musical struggles to prop up weaker Proclaimers' songs.

Question Time: Adam Shand on The Real Chopper

Ron Cerabona Adam Shand, journalist, author.


Canberra Symphony Orchestra's Hollywood magic


Ron Cerabona If you love songs from the movies, a symphony orchestra and a military band, this concert is for you, writes Ron Cerabona.

Litbits: September 20

Ron Cerabona Litbits

Film review

The Maze Runner's an intriguing puzzle

Ron Cerabona Film review: With a hint of Lord of the Flies, this Dystopian young-adult, sci-fi is a mystery worth pursuing.

Wish I Was Here scrubs up fine

Ron Cerabona Film review: Zach Braff's effort is far from a classic movie but it is personal, sincere and likeable..

Film review

Planes: Fire and Rescue flies a little low

Ron Cerabona Film review: This might be an unnecessary sequel to an unnecessary movie, but it is a pleasant time-filler.

Equus Canberra Repertory Society: A horse of a different colour

Front, Jerry Hearn, with Nikole Rene Souza  in

Ron Cerabona In Equus, Martin Dysart is a psychiatrist who is asked by a magistrate to take on a most unusual case.

Cellist Anthony Albrecht in Bach to the Bush concert

Cellist Anthony Albrecht

Ron Cerabona After two years of study at the Julliard School in New York, cellist Anthony Albrecht is reconnecting with his home country with a solo performance of Bach suites.

Bad Words DVD review Ron Cerabona

Ron Cerabona Bad Words (MA) 2.5 stars

Film review

Night Moves crawls, but then rewards

Jesse Eisenberg, from left, Dakota Fanning and Peter Sarsgaard in <em>Night Moves</em>.

Reviewer: RON CERABONA Film review: This eco-drama is extremely slow-moving, but for those with patience it can be savoured.

Litbits: September 13

Ron Cerabona Literature news from Canberra and districts.

Night moves delivers more whimper, less bang

Ron Cerabona NIGHT MOVES (M) 3.5 stars