Stepping Out

What's happening on Long Island this weekend

Weekly calendar of theater, music, exhibits and more

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Performances/On Stage

Cirque du Soleil

The inventive circus troupe returns to Long Island with their “Big Top” show “Volta,” Thursday,, June 14, 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, June 15-16, 4:30 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, June 17, 1:30 and 5 p.m. Through July 1. Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale. (800) 745-3000 or www.tickmaster.com or www.nycblive.com.

Johnny Mathis

The iconic crooner in concert, Thursday, June 14, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

The acclaimed country superstars in concert, Thursday, June 14. Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale. (800) 745-3000 or www.tickmaster.com or www.nycblive.com.

Singin’ in the Rain

Musical adapted from the 1950s MGM movie musical, Thursday, and Friday, June 14-15, 8 p.m.; Saturday, June 16, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, June 17, 2 and 7 p.m.; Wednesday, June 20, 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

Disco Unlimited

The popular band in concert, Friday, June 15, 7 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Gary Gulman

The “Last Comic Standing” finalist on tour, Friday, June 15, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Jim Breuer

The popular comedian continues his residency, in “Comedy, Stories & More,” Saturday, June 16, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Lobby Hero

Kenneth Lonergan’s drama of four New Yorkers involved in a murder investigation in a Manhattan apartment building lobby, Friday and Saturday, June 15-16, 8 p.m.; Sunday, June 17, 3 p.m. Carriage House Players, Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport. 557-1207 or www.vanderbiltmuseum.org.

Paul and Rochelle at the Movies

The Chamlin duo share beloved songs originally written for the screen, Friday, June 15, 1 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Power Plays

A Script-in-Hand Theatre production of Alan Arkin and Elaine May’s trilogy of one-act plays about the collision of wills, Friday, June 15, 7 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Summer Freestyle Bash

Sal Abbatiello and Vinny Dice host the latest edition, Saturday, June 16, doors open 8 p.m.; concert 10 p.m. Corina, Cynthia, Lissette Melendez, Coro, Giggles, and Fascination are featured performers. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Trevor Hall

The acoustic rock singer-songwriter in cocert, Thursday, June 21, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

For the Kids

Father’s Day Craft Workshop

Decorate a ceramic mug and “All About Dad” poster, Saturday, June 16, 3 p.m. For grades 3-6. Registration required. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.

Junie B. Jones

A fast-paced musical adaptation of Barbara Park’s best-selling books, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Friday, June 15, 7 p.m.; Saturday, June 16, 2 p.m. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 599--6870 or

www. plazatheatrical.com.

Make Up: Paper Poppies

Unearth your inner artist during a guided walk through Old Westbury Gardens, Saturday, June 16, 12 p.m. Gather natural inspiration to form a seasonally inspired take-home craft. For ages 6 and up. Free with admission. Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Westbury Rd., Old Westbury. 333-0048 or www.oldwestbury.org.

Studio Saturday

Drop in to The Manes Center to create projects and work inspired by Nassau County Museum of Art’s current exhibit, Saturday, June 16, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Spend up to an hour exploring a range of materials, techniques, and themes. For all ages. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

Drive-In Movie

Transform a cardboard box into a kid-friendly car and watch Disney Pixar’s “Cars 3,” Monday, June 18, 6 p.m. Registration required. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.

Museums/Galleries and more...

The Age of Tiffany: Between Nouveau and Deco

An exhibition that places Tiffany within the context of other decorative art from the Heckscher Museum’s permanent collection. Through July 22. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prim e Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

Anything Goes: The Jazz Age

The wild times and brilliant work of a tightly connected group of musicians, artists and writers during the 1920s are the subject of this exhibition. On view are masterpieces of the ‘20s, including neoclassical paintings by Picasso. Through July 8. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

Heavy Metal:Photographs by Jan Staller

An exhibition of Staller’s large-scale photographs that transform the industrial environment into a place of profound, otherworldly beauty. He presents found industrial objects as sculptural artifacts of the post-industrial age. Through July 29. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

Portfolios II: Offset Lithographic Prints

The second exhibition in a series that highlights portfolios of prints and photographs from the Hofstra University Museum’s permanent collections. The artists experimented using a commercial press to create fine art prints. Works by Chuck Close, John Moore, Olga Moore, Italo Scanga, Salvatore Scarpitta, and Miriam Schapiro, among others, are included. Through July 27. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hofstra.edu/museum.

Romare Bearden: Storyteller

An original exhibition that showcases Romare Bearden’s work, spanning historical, political and religious topics exploring everyday African-American life in 20th century America. The exhibit includes prints in a variety of methods (aquatint, engraving, etching, lithograph, and silkscreen). Through Aug. 17. Hofstra University’s Emily Lowe Gallery, Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hostra.edu/museum.

Afternoon Movie

See “Apollo 13,” the docudrama based on the events of the Apollo 13 lunar mission, Friday, June 15, 3 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

At the Movies

See “All the Money in the World,” the crime thriller that follows the kidnapping of the teenage John Paul Getty III, Friday, June 15, 2 p.m. Merrick Library, 2279 Merrick Rd., Merrick. 377-6112.

Friday Flick

See “The Shape of Water,” the romantic sci fi fantasy thriller set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962, Friday, June 15, 1 p.m. Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, 60 Verona Place, Valley Stream. 825-6422.

On Screen

See “The Post,” the historical political thriller that tells of the Washington Post’s efforts to publish the Pentagon Papers, Friday, June 15, 1 and 7:30 p.m. East Meadow Public Library, 1886 Front St.,

East Meadow. 794-2570.

Movie Time

See “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” the adventure comedy about a group of teenagers who turn into video game characters, Monday, June 18, 1:30 and 7 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Musical Journey Through Israel

Examine the many forms of music inspired by Israel’s 70 years of history, with educator Ira Epstein, Monday, June 18, 1 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.

Movie Matinee

See “Allied,” a romantic spy thriller about a Canadian intelligence officer who develops a relationship with a French resistance fighter during World War II, with Brad Pitt, Wednesday, June 20, 2 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.

Film Showing

Watch “Paris Can Wait,” the romantic comedy about a neglected Hollywood wife on a road trip through France, Thursday, June 21, 2 p.m. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.