Linda Hanson, of Woodmere, and Ed Murray star in Plaza Theatrical Productions' staging of "The Gin Game," at The Show Place at Bellmore Movies in Bellmore.
Exhibits and more...
AftermodernisM: Works on Paper
The next in the series that began in June focusing on a group of five contemporary artists, continues with an exploration of the drawing skills and innovations of an even greater number of artists, including those whose work was seen in the summer exhibition. Through Feb. 23. Nassau County Museum of Art, Contemporary Gallery, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 or www.nassaumuseum.org.
Land of the Rising Sun: Art of Japan
An original exhibition highlighting Japanese works, from Hofstra University Museum’s permanent collections, spanning the 16th through 20th centuries. Works include woodblock prints, hand-painted scrolls, and wood carvings with a focus on artistic traditions of various eras of Japanese culture. Through Feb. 2. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, Ninth Floor, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hofstra.edu/museum.
Off the Wall: Sculpture From the Permanent Collection
An exhibition of the Heckscher’ sculptural holdings, providing a broad overview of sculptural practice in America. Representational and abstract works created throughout the 19th and 20th centuries are on view, including portraiture, allegory, nationalistic themes, anecdotal figures from daily life, and decorative work in traditional mediums. Through March 16. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.
An in-depth exhibit of works by the famed Pop artist that juxtaposes his mostly black-and-white drawings on paper against many of his larger and more color-saturated works, in a variety of media. Through Feb. 23. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 or www.nassaumuseum.org.
Poor Art Student 10!
A showcase of the work of current art majors at Molloy College. Exhibit includes painting, sculpture, drawings, prints and ceramics. Through Feb. 13. Molloy College, Public Square Art Gallery, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre 323-3196 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Using the Lessons of the Holocaust to Teach Tolerance
A contextualized history that explains the 1920s’ increase of intolerance, reduction of human rights, and lack of intervention that enabled the persecution and mass murder of millions of Jews and others. Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County, 100 Crescent Beach Rd., Glen Cove. 571-8040 ext. 100 or www.holocaust-nassau.org.
See “Entrapment,” the romantic crime thriller about an art theft, with Sean Connery and Catherine Zeta-Jones, Friday, Jan. 24, 2:30 p.m.; also “Closed Circuit: They See Your Every Move,” the drama involving a high-profile terrorism case, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.
At the Movies
See “Elysium,” the dystopian sci fi action action thriller about class struggles, with Jodie Foster and Matt Damon, Friday, Jan. 24, 1 p.m.; also Monday, Jan. 27, 6:45 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.
The Honeymooners: America’s Most Beloved Televison Show
A look back at the career of iconic comic actor Jackie Gleason and his entourage, with Keith Crocker, Friday, Jan. 24, 12:30 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.
Barbara Novack, Molloy College’s writer-in-residence, reads from her latest book of poetry, hosted by poet Peter V. Dugan, Friday, Jan. 24, 7 p.m. With open mic. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.
Big Screen Film Festival
See Woody Allen’s “Annie Hall,” Sunday, Jan. 26, 2 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.
See “Frances Ha,” a dramedy about a contemporary New York woman in her late twenties trying to sort out her life, Monday, Jan. 27, 1:30 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.
Examine “Otto Dix, Egon Schiele & Max Pechstein: “The Human Beast,” with Professor Thomas Germano, Thursday, Jan. 30, 1 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.
Watch “Laura,” Otto Preminger’s film noir classic, starring Gene Tierney, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2 p.m. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.