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

Sunset Boulevard

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical adaptation of the award-winning 1950 film about a faded star of the silent screen era, Thursday and Friday, Sept. 19-20, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 21, 3 and 8 p.m.; Wednesday, Sept. 25, 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or

www.engemantheater.com.

Ann Hampton Callaway and Susan Werner

Cabaret star Ann Hampton Callaway and jazz singer-songwriter Susan Werner in concert together, Friday, Sept. 20, 8 p.m. Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington (914) 361-9333 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Latinas!

Yvette Malavet-Blum in concert, accompanied by Robert Boutcher, Friday, Sept. 20, 2 p.m. Program includes tunes by Latina superstars including La Lupe, Rosa Paso, Teresa Berganza, and Linda Rondstadt. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Mamma Mia

The ABBA jukebox musical, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20-21, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 22 3 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Shilegah Law

The Irish band in concert, Friday, Sept. 20, 7 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Almost Queen

The popular tribute band in concert, Satuday, Sept. 21, 9 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Early Women of the Blues

Singer-songwriter Kirsten Thien in concert, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2:30 p.m. Program includes songs from Ida Cox, Ma Rainey, Alberta Hunter and Bessie Smith. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.

Lettuce

The funk band in concert, Saturday, Sept. 21, 8 p.m. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.thespaceatwestbury.com.

Star Wars Film Concert Series

John Williams’ Oscar-winning score is performed live to the complete “Star Wars: A New Hope,” Saturday, Sept. 21, 2 and 8 p.m. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Rte. 25A, Brookville.(800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.

The Tribute

The Beatles tribute band in concert, Saturdday, Sept. 21, 8 p.m. With special guest Brian Ripps. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

U-4Ria

The pop-soul group in concert, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Wicked Divas

Alli Mauzey and Dee Roscioli, who starred in Broadway’s “Wicked,” in concert, Saturday Sept. 21, 8 p.m. Program includes tunes from “Wicked” and other Broadway showstoppers, along with opera selections. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-4444 or www.madisontheatreny.org.

Four Italian Tenors

The young Italian quartet in concert, Sunday Sept. 22, 3 p.m. Program highlights beloved Italian opera arias and songs. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-4444 or www.madisontheatreny.org.

Frank Sinatra Through the Years

Jerry Cardone celebrates Ol’ Blue Eyes, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

New York Exceptions

The band performs doo-wop classics, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Penny Lane

The Beatles tribute band in concert, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2 p.m. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591.

T.J. Miller

The comedian on tour, Sunday, Sept. 22, 8 p.m. With special guest Dustin Chafin. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Rick Wakeman

The Yes frontman in concert, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

The Hideaways

The blues band in concert, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 8 p.m. With special guest Peter Mancini and the HIllside Airmen. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Darlingside

The indie folk band in concert, Thursday, Sept. 26, 7:30 p.m. Jeanne Rimsky Theater, Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington (914) 361-9333 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Liverpool Shuffle

The acclaimed Beatles tribute band in concert, with Walking Down Abbey Road, Thursday, Sept. 26, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

For the Kids

Disney’s High School Musical

The hit musical about a high school musical production, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Ribbit! Ribbit!

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month at Long Island Children’s Museum’s Community Gallery, Saturday, Sept. 21, 1-3 p.m. Learn about the Puerto Rican Coqui, “little frog,” and make a unique version of this special species. For ages 3and up. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www. licm.org.

Steel Impressions Steelband

The steel drum band in an interactive concert, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2-3 p.m. Program features authentic Caribbean music and introduction to the history of the steel drum. Registration required. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223- 6228.

Great Oreo Taste-off

Try out different flavors of the popular cookie and vote for a favorite, Thurssday, Sept. 26, 7- 8 p.m. For grades 6-12. Registration required. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223- 6228.

Museums/ Galleries and more...

Dinosaurs/Animal Adventure

See over 20 dinosaurs and meet over 35 animals at the dual exhibit. Learn about animal adaptations and explore how dinosaurs lived. See robotic dinos that look alive; experience amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals in their natural settings. Open daily, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Center for Science Teaching and Learning, 1 Tanglewood Rd., Rockville Centre. 764-0045 or www.cstl.org.

Energy: The Power of Art

The science of art meets the art of science in this unique interactive exhibition. Working with the Brookhaven National Laboratories and the Tesla Museum, this innovative project juxtaposes masterworks in many media with images produced by the most advanced scientific instruments, and even an active “cloud chamber” to explore the supposedly “invisible” world of energy. Through Nov. 3. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

Mort Kunstler: The Godfather of Pulp Fiction Illustrators

An exhibition that showcases the acclaimed artist’s larger-than-life role in the golden era of pulp fiction, unfolding in more than 80 original illustrations from the artist’s private collection, almost all publicly exhibited for the first time. Originally featured in magazines such as Stag, Male, and For Men Only in the ‘50s, ‘60s,and ‘70s, the illustrations brought to life headlines that screamed adventure. Through Nov. 17. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

Other People’s Parties

An original exhibition that investigates the human impulse to capture party moments through photography and our desire to live vicariously through images of others. Artists on view include Henri Cartier-Bresson, Larry Fink, Danny Lyon, Mary Ellen Mark, and Andy Warhol. Through March 13. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, Ninth Floor, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hostra.edu/museum.

At the Movies

See “‘The Hustle,” the comedy about a pair of female con artists plying their trade in a stunning seaside town in the south of France, Friday, Sept. 20, 6:30 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223- 6228.

Movie Showing

See “Vice,” the biopic about Dick Cheney’s influential role as vice president, Friday, Sept. 20, 1 p.m. East Meadow Firefighters Benevolent Association Hall, 70 Maple Ave., East Meadow. 794-2570.

Poetry Reading

Barbara Novack hosts a poetry event celebrating Long Island poets on Walt Whitman’s Bicentennial, featuring JR Turek, Sunday, Sept. 22, 3 p.m. Molloy College, Kellenberg Hall, Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-3260.

Trivia Night: Parks and Recreation

A pop culture trivia event, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 7:30 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Afternoon Tea and Garden Stroll

Enjoy a full tea at Old Westbury Gardens’ Orchard Hill, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 1-3 p.m. A seasonal guided garden tour follows. Reservations required. Old Westbury. 333-0048 or www.oldwestbury.org.

Afternoon Movie

See “The Lady in Number 6,” the documentary about concert pianist and Holocaust surviver Alice Herz Sommer, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 1 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.