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Lauren Ogden of Aranda and Sophie Lindquist of Palmeston

Friday 13th at NFSA

Canberrans flocked to the National Film and Sound Archive for a Friday the 13th double feature of Rosemary’s Baby and Pet Sematary

Melanie Herfort of Karabar and Chelsea Yardley of Calwell

Ben & Jerry’s Openair Cinema Kicks Off

Canberrans came out to enjoy some sun and an evening of fine film with the return of Ben & Jerry’s Openair Cinemas on the Patrick White Lawns overlooking Lake Burley Griffin.

The Canberra Guide

It's been a good year for Canberra's red wines.

30 of the best Canberra red wines for 2016

Canberra's 2015 vintage produced sensational reds. The quality – now in the glass for all to enjoy – justifies the superlatives sprinkled around like water at harvest time last year.

Kid friendly: Jamie's Italian at Civic.

For Canberra kids

Here are some recommendations for our favourite child-friendly eating spots in Canberra.

Hopscotch in Braddon

City's best beer gardens

You know it's summer when you can sit in a tranquil garden and savour a refreshing drink and tasty food.

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Eating out

Co-owner Nick Jennings in the new-look 38 Espresso at Kingston Foreshore.

38 Espresso gets a makeover

Kingston Foreshore stalwart 38 Espresso has had a makeover, and while they're still all about the coffee, there's a whole lot more to the cafe now.

In The City

Sending out a Mayday

Roshambo and D'Opus (Rowan Thomson and Ross Garrett) in full flight, performing live with fellow rappers and musicians.

Local hip-hop duo D'Opus and Roshambo have been a fixture of the Canberra music scene for more than a decade. Thomas McCoy caught up with the two performers, producer Ross Garrett (RG) and rapper Rowan Thomson (RT), at a Civic café to learn more about their creative journey.

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