What's on in Sydney: February 10 to 16

What's on in Sydney: February 10 to 16


COMMUNITY The biggest dragon boat race event in the southern hemisphere has hit the harbour with more than 3000 paddlers taking to the water this weekend in the spectacular 12-metre long vessels. 8.30am-3pm, Cockle Bay Wharf, city, free, darlingharbour.com

ART View the most outstanding works submitted for last year's HSC examination in visual arts at Artexpress 2019 (until April 28). The talent on display runs across many mediums with drawing, painting, ceramics, sculpture, textiles, photomedia and more. 10am-5pm, Art Gallery NSW, Art Gallery Road, The Domain, city, free, artgallery.nsw.gov.au

Cat Power is returning to the Enmore.

Cat Power is returning to the Enmore.

Biomorphic, a sculpture by Jessica O'Donnell from St Marys Senior High School.

Biomorphic, a sculpture by Jessica O'Donnell from St Marys Senior High School. Credit:Robert Edwards


ART Shelf Life (until February 24) is a group exhibition that considers the artistic genre of the still life with traditional and contemporary takes on the theme. Noon-4pm, May Space, 409b George Street, Waterloo, free, mayspace.com.au

STAGE Watch a revival production of My Night With Reg (until March 9), which won playwright Kevin Elyot the 1995 Olivier Award for best new comedy. Set in London's gay scene during the mid-'80s the plot focuses on a group of friends across the years. 5pm, New Theatre, 542 King Street, Newtown, $35, newtheatre.org.au

MUSIC Canadian musician Jane Siberry is in town as part of a seven-month long world tour. Best known for her signature song Calling All Angels, she performs an intimate gig for her Australian fans. 8pm, Camelot Lounge, 19 Marrickville Road, Marrickville, $45, camelotlounge.com


MUSIC Prodigiously talented songwriter Cat Power is back to share songs from her most recent release, Wanderer, which NME called "a quiet triumph, the understated work of an artist honouring herself and her creativity". 8pm, Enmore Theatre, 118 Enmore Road, Newtown, $79.90, ticketek.com.au

Cat Power returns to the Enmore.

Cat Power returns to the Enmore.


STAGE From Melbourne playwright Louris van de Geer comes Tuesday (until February 23), a satire set inside a suburban supermarket that delves into consumerism and social alienation. 6.45pm, Belvoir, 25 Belvoir Street, Surry Hills, $25, belvoir.com.au


STAGE Inspired by the lives of the Bronte sisters, Jen Silverman's subversive and whimsical dark comedy The Moors (until March 1) follows the arrival of a governess to a very unusual household. Arrive at 6.30pm for a pre-performance talk open only to ticket holders. 7.30pm, Seymour Centre, corner City Road and Cleveland Street, Chippendale, $50, seymourcentre.com


OUTDOORS Stars for Your Valentine invites couples to a sunset picnic to grab a telescope and watch as night falls. The evening is not only romantic but also educational, as there is an astronomer in attendance with which to discuss the heavenly constellations visible. 7pm, Loch Avenue South, Centennial Park, $19, centennialparklands.com.au

Scottish power poppers Teenage Fanclub.

Scottish power poppers Teenage Fanclub.Credit:Mushroom


MUSIC Scottish cult power pop band Teenage Fanclub return to share three decades of music making, as well as tunes from their last album, Here. Come along early to catch Aussie alt rockers Dallas Crane in the support slot. 8pm, Metro Theatre, 624 George Street, city, $73.50, ticketek.com.au


DANCE So You Think You Can Dance's Sally Dashwood shows off her choreography skills with Girls on Tap, a female tap dancing extravaganza that explores objectification and empowerment. 2pm and 8pm, Glen Street Theatre, corner Glen Street and Blackbutts Road, Belrose, $55, glenstreet.com.au