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

Duo Brasileiro

The jazz ensemble in concert, Thursday, July 19, 7 p.m. Program includes Brazilian songbook classics from the 1960s through today. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

The In-Crowd Show

A tribute to the grreatest hits of the ‘60s and ‘70s, Thursday, July 19,7 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library Courtyard, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

Lamar Peters

The vocalist performs Elvis Presley and Tom Jones hits, Thursday, July 19, 8 p.m. Hewlett Point Park, 130 Hewlett Point Ave., East Rockaway. 292-2000 ext. 7382 or www.toh.li.

Newsies

Musical based on the 1992 film. wjocj was inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City, Thursday and Friday, July 19-20, 8 p.m.; Saturday, July 21, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 22, 2 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com. A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Shakespeare’s beloved comedy, Friday, July 20, 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 22, 7 p.m.; Wednesday, July 25, 8 p.m. Carriage House Players, Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport. 557-1207 or www.vanderbiltmuseum.org.

Completely Unchained

The Van Halen tribute band in concert, with Def Leppard tribute band Rock of Ages and an all-female tribute to Bon Jovi, Friday, July 20, 7 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Panic at the Disco

The rock band in concert, Friday, July 20, 7 p.m. Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale. (800) 745-3000 or www.tickmaster.com or www.nycblive.com.

‘80s Explosion

The high-energy cover band in concert, Friday, July 20, 8 p.m. Eisenhower Park, Lakeside Theatre, East Meadow. 572-0200 or 572-0335 day of event.

Zebra

The acclaimed hard rock band in concert, Friday, July 20, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 625-2700 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot

The acclaimed singer-songwriter and his band in a tribute to Billy Joel, Saturday, July 21, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Singin’ in the Rain

Musical adapted from the beloved 1950s MGM movie musical, Saturday, July 21, 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 22, 2:30 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 775-4420 or www.broadhollow.org.

Sister Act

The feel-good musical comedy based on the hit 1992 film, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions,Sunday, July 22, 2 p.m. The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Creedence Clearwater Revisited

CCR founding members bassist Stu Cook and drummer Doug “Cosmo” Clifford in concert, Wednesday, July 25, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Johnny Avino

The vocalist performs a tribute to Frank Sinatra and friends, Wednesday, July 25, 8 p.m. Rath Park, 849 Fenworth Blvd., Franklin Square. 292-2000 ext. 7382 or www.toh.li.

Murder Mystery Theatre Adventure

An interactive theatrical event where guests participate, Wednesday, July 25, 6 p.m. With family-style dinner from Rockvile Centre’s Chat Noir. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-4444 or

www.madisontheatreny.org.

Darla

The progressive funk band in concert with indie rockers Ritual Talk, Thursday, July 26, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 625-2700 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Tuesday Afternoon

The Moody Blues tribute band in concert, Thursday, July 26, 8 p.m. Rock Hall Museum, 199 Broadway, Lawrence. 292-2000 ext. 7382 or www.toh.li.

For the Kids

Mad Sciece of Long Island’s Sonic Sounds

Explore how sound is made at the interactive show, Thursday, July 19,6:30-7:30 p.m. For grades K-5. Registration required. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591.

Mad Sciece of Long Island’s Sonic Sounds

Explore how sound is made at the interactive show, Friday, July 20, 2 p.m. For grades 1-5. Registration required. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.

Mary Poppins

The charning musical about everyone’s favorite nanny, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Friday, July 20, 7 p.m.; Saturday, July 21, 2 p.m.; Sunday, July 22, 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 599-6870 or www.licm.org.

Make Up: Painted Bubble Brooms

Unearth your inner artist on a guided walk through Old Westbury Gardfens, Saturday, July 21 10:30 a.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.

Zooming with Color and Friction

Explore friction at the creative workshop, Tueday, July 24, 2 p.m. Experiement to see how friction works than create a work of art to take home. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www.licm.org.

Movie Fun

See “Willy Wonka and the Choclate Factory,” starring Gene Wilder, Saturday, July 21, 10 a.m.; also the animated martial arts comedy “Lego Ninjago Movie,” Monday, July 23, 2 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.

Petra Puppets’ Musical Zoo

An interactive ventriloquist puppet show, Monday, July 23, 5:30 and 7 p.m. With comedy illusions, music and audience participation. Tickets required. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

Petra Puppets’ Musical Zoo

An interactive puppet show, Tuesday, July 24, 7-7:45 p.m. North Merrick Public Library, 1691 Meadowbrook Rd., North Merrick. 378-7474.

Summer Matinee

See Disney’s “WALL–E,” the animated sci fi fantasy about lonely robot who discovers love on a fantastical journey across the universe, Wednesday, July 25, 2 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Movie Night

See “The Boss Baby,” the animated comedy that relates how a new baby’s arrival impacts a family, outdoors on Eisenhower Park’s big screen, Thursday, July 26, dusk. Eisenhower Park, Lakeside Theatre, East Meadow. 572-0200 or 572-0355.

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.

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.

True Colors

A full range of color’s magic is on display in this exuberant show of over 100 works from the 19th century to current hot talents. From Monet and Matisse to Mark Rothko and Frank Stella, and onward to the huge Color Field canvases and pulsing neon sculptures of today, color as a means of expression is the keynote for this exhibition. Opens July 21. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

Afternoon Movie

See “A Wrinkle in Time,” the sci fi fantasy adventure adapted from Madeleine L’Engle’s novel, Friday, July 2, 1 p.m. East Meadow Public Library, 1886 Front St., East Meadow. 794-2570.

Film Time

See “The Big Heat,” the 1953 ffilm noir starring Glenn Ford as a straight-arrow police detective, Friday, July 20, 1 p.m.; also “The Greatest Showman,” the fictionalized musical biopic about P.T. Barnum, Wednesday, July 25, 2 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.