Plaza Theatrical Productions staging of 'La Cage aux Folles" serves up plenty of laughs.
Exhibits and more...
Across Time & Place: Treasures from the Permanent Collection
This rotating exhibition highlights a broad range of works by 19th and 20th century American and European artists from the Heckscher Museum’s Permanent Collection. Of particular interest is Étienne Berne-Bellecour’s monumental Embarkation Maneuver, 1882, which factually depicts the departure of a regiment of cuirassiers following the Franco-Prussian War. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.
Complejo: The Art of M. Tony Peralta
A thought-provoking exhibit of mixed-media silkscreens exploring race and physical appearance, created by New York-based artist-designer Manuel Antonia Peralta. Through Nov. 2. Nassau Community College, Firehouse Plaza Art Gallery, 1 Education Dr., Garden City. 572-0619.
The “Iranian Schindler”
An exhibit of photograhs and artifacts honoring Abdol-Hossein Sardari, the Iranian envoy stationed in Paris who rescued thousands of Jews from the Nazis. Through December. Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County, 100 Crescent Beach Rd., Glen Cove. 571-8040 ext. 100 or www.holocaust-nassau.org.
A major exhibit that includes a significant selection of Chagall’s 1957 series of hand-colored etchings of Bible stories. Through Nov. 4. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 or www.nassaumuseum.org.
Political Slant: Editorial Cartoons
Original sketches and digital prints of contemporary cartoons by five editorial cartoonists: Walt Handelsman of Newsday, Mike Keefe, Steve Kelley, Jimmy Margulies of The Record (North New Jersey) and Signe Wilkinson of the Philadelphia Daily News. Through Dec. 21. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672.
Sydney Chastain-Chapman/Julie Tremblay
This exhibition pairs Julie Tremblay’s sculptural work with paintings and works on paper by Sydney Chastain-Chapman. Through Nov. 4. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 or www.nassaumuseum.org.
Village Art Club Fall Membership Show
Varied works in assorted mediums are on view. Through Nov. 2. Rockville Centre Library, Downstairs Meeting Room, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6915.
See “October Sky,” the true story of NASA engineer Homer Hickam, Friday, Nov. 2, 2:30 p.m.; also Leonardo DiCaprio’s epic romance, “Titanic,” Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.
At the Movies
Watch the comedy “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” about British retirees who travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel, Friday, Nov. 2, 1 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.