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Music and Entertainment Nicholas J Johnson Nicholas J. Johnson is not to be trusted. As a multi-awarding magician, comedian, author and collector of scams, Nicholas has dedicated the last two decades to mastering the art of the con. As an entertainer he has stolen the watch clean off the wrist of an FBI agent, cheated a group of Canadian mounties at three card monte and baffled top ranking officers of the Australian Federal Police.  Where: Appearing throughout the CBD When: Check website Cost/bookings: Free More information: www.conman.com.au The Mystery of Captain Moonlite: Family Theatre Performance 13 Musical, physical and family friendly, centred around the true story of Captain Moonlite, a young bushranger who was the mastermind behind one of the only known escapes from Ballarat Gaol. Using original music inspired by Australian musicians from the region, the epic tale pieces together a number of stories about the life of Captain Moonlite, told through the eyes of the people who knew him. Weaving together fiction and fact, Fed Uni Arts Academy alumni present a fun, family friendly, 45-minute musical adventure. Where: Ballaarat Mechanics Insitute, Sturt Street When: 11am, Saturday & Sunday Cost/bookings: Free More information: www.heritageweekend.com.au 12 BALLARAT HERITAGE WEEKEND 2017