Culture, arts & entertainment: things to do in Canberra


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Estimated cost Usually under $10 Estimated duration 1-3 hours Distance away Less than a mile away
From 8:30pm at the Hippo Co bar each Wednesday, there's live jazz from a range of Australian and international jazz musicians. Check out who's there, then turn up and chill out in the bar on Gamera Place in Canberra.
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