What’s on in Sydney: November 24 to 30

What’s on in Sydney: November 24 to 30

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STAGE See the Australian premiere season of Coram Boy (until December 7), Helen Edmundson’s adaptation of Jamila Gavin’s novel of the same name – a heart-rending multigenerational narrative set around the dawn of the Industrial Revolution and featuring the music of Handel’s Messiah. 5pm, Kings Cross Theatre, 246-248 William Street, Kings Cross, $25, kingsxtheatre.com

MUSIC Brooklyn folk-rock singer-songwriter Steve Gunn is out to play tracks off his most personal album yet, The Unseen in Between, at an intimate gig where he will be joined by New Zealand’s Tiny Ruins. 7pm, The Red Rattler, 6 Faversham Street, Marrickville, $38.50, redrattler.org


EXHIBITION Southern Swell (until February 2) captures the salt-soaked joys of surfing in southern Sydney all the way from the 1950s to the present day with photographs, memorabilia and vintage surfboards on display. 10am-5pm, Hazelhurst Arts Centre, 782 Kingsway, Gymea, free, hazelhurst.com.au


MUSIC Canadian singer Carly Rae Jepsen has achieved the difficult feat of becoming a critically beloved pop star courtesy of her catchy love songs. Her latest album, Dedicated, had Rolling Stone praising Jepsen’s discography saying “pop’s two main ingredients – melody and melodrama – come to her naturally”. 8pm, Enmore Theatre, 118 Enmore Road, Enmore, $99-$119, ticketek.com.au


PARTY Music-loving members of the public can get a little closer to the action of the ARIA Awards at ARIA Party, with a spot on the red carpet to watch the arrivals, a live stream of the ceremony and an exclusive performance from a nominated artist. 2-9.30pm, Rock Lily, The Star, 80 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont, $44, ariaawards.com.au


FILM With summer just around the corner, now is the perfect time to watch a flick outdoors. Moonlight Cinema (until March 29) returns with its opening night selection Rocketman (rated M), the blockbuster Elton John biopic starring Taron Egerton as the bespectacled icon. 8.30pm, Belvedere Amphitheatre, cnr Carrington Drive and Broome Avenue, Centennial Park, $20-$40, moonlight.com.au


STAGE Brian Meegan and Steve Rodgers are the titular duo in Neil Simon’s still hilarious 1965 play The Odd Couple (until December 30) as a neat freak and a slob who become roommates after their marriages break down. 8.15pm, Ensemble Theatre, 78 McDougall Street, Kirribilli, $78, ensemble.com.au


COMEDY Irish funnyman Dylan Moran, perhaps best known for his stint on sitcom Black Books, visits with new stand-up show Dr Cosmos as he turns his deadpan wit to tackle the many problems of the world. 8pm, State Theatre, 49 Market Street, city, $89.90, ticketmaster.com.au

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