What's happening on Long Island this weekend

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Theater/ Music

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas
The heartwarming adaptation of the beloved film, Thursday and Friday, Jan. 2-3, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Jan. 4, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 5, 2 and 7 p.m. $60. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.
Buskin & Batteau
Jingle writers turned singer-songwriters David Buskin and Robin Batteau in concert, Friday, Jan. 3, 8:30 p.m. (open mic at 7:30 p.m.). $20, $22 at door. Garden Stage at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Central Nassau, 223 Stewart Ave.,Garden City. 248-8891 or www.gardenstage.com.
Jessie’s Girl
The ‘80s tribute band performs, with special guest Constantine Maroulis, Friday, Jan. 3, 8 p.m. $15 and $25. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.
The Owl and the Pussycat
The hit Broadway comedy that became the popular movie with Barbra Streisand, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 3-4, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 5, 3 p.m. $20 Friday and Sunday, $25 Saturday. Arena Players, Vanderbilt Museum Carriage House Theater, Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport. 293-0674 or www.arenaplayers.org.
It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
A stage adaptation of the Frank Capra’s classic film, set in a radio station in the 1940s, with a live sound FX artist, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 3-4, 8 p.m. $20, $18 seniors, $18 students, $15 ages 12 and under; $25 at door. Studio Theatre, 141 S. Wellwood Ave., Lindenhurst. (631) 226-8400 or www.broadhollow.org.
Buyu Ambroise Jazz Quartet
A lively program of Haitian and American jazz standards, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.
Dancing at Lughnasa
Brian Friel’s memory play about five unmarried sisters in a fictional Irish town, Saturday, Jan. 4, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 5, 3 p.m. $21, $18 students and seniors Friday and Sunday. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400.
How the Other Half Loves
Adaptation of a British comedy about the passion and panic of three married couples, Saturday, Jan. 4, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 5, 2:30 p.m. $20, $18 seniors and students, $14 youth. All tickets $25 day of show. BroadHollow Theatre, BayWay Arts Center, 265 E. Main St., East Islip. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.
New York Philharmonic
Music director Alan Gilbert leads the orchestra in concert, with pianist Yefim Bronfman, Saturday, Jan. 4, 8 p.m. Program includes Christopher Rouse’s Rapture, Magnus Lindberg’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5. $123, $93 and $63. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville. (800) 745-3000 or (516) 299-3100 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.
Naomi Zeitlin
The vocalist presents a tribute to Carole King and James Taylor, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.
Jon Batiste
The jazz pianist in concert, with his band Stay Human, Thursday, Jan. 9, 8 p.m. $37and $32. Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington.767-6444 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

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