Stepping Out

What's happening on Long Island this weekend

Weekly calendar of theater, exhibits, music and more

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Performances/On Stage

Daniel Ovedia

The artist-musician in concert, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2 p.m. A solo drumming performance is paired with digital images. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Fetty Wap

The rapper in concert, Thursday, Jan. 18, 7 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Once

The acclaimed musical based on the Oscar-winning film about an Irish singer-songwriter, Thursday and Friday, Jan. 18-19, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Jan. 20, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 21, 2 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

Dennis Miller

The comedian speaks his mind on his latest tour, Friday, Jan. 19, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Last 5 Years

A musical deconstruction of a love affair and a marriage taking place over a five-year period, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 19-20, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 21, 3 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

The renowned orchestra in concert, with violin virtuoso Pinchas Zukerman as guest conductor and soloist, Friday, Jan. 19, 8 p.m. Program includes Beethoven, Mozart and Elgar. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Rte. 25A, Brookville.(800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.

Voyage

The Journey tribute band in concert, featuring Hugo, with special guest, Heart tribute band Bad Animals, Friday, Jan. 19, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Annie

The irrepressible comic strip heroine comes to life in the beloved musical, Saturday, Jan. 20, 4 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 21, 2:30 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

The Rock Pack

Foreigner founding member Lou Gramm in concert, Saturday, Jan. 20, 8 p.m. With Journey’s Steve Augeri, Asia’s John Payne, Toto’s Bobby Kimball, and The Tubes’ Fee Waybill. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

‘70s Explosion

45RPM and Disco Unlimited in concert, Saturday, Jan. 20, 8 p.m. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.thespaceatwestbury.com.

Buddah Big Band

The 17-piece Big Band in concert, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Carlos Pavan

The classical guitarist in concert, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2:30 p.m. Tickets requird. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

Daniel Rodriguez

The tenor, known as the “singing policeman,” performs, Sunday, Jan. 21, 3 p.m. He is joined by Molloy College Cap21 musical theater students and the South Shore Symphony in a program of Broadway tunes. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-4444 or

www.madisontheatreny.org.

The Precisions

The group performs vintage rock and doo-wop, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2 p.m. Tickets required. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.

Salute to Swing

Jazz clarinet/sax great Ken Peplowski leads an all-star combo in swing classics, Thursday, Jan. 25, 7:30 p.m. Tickets requird. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

For the Kids

Cinderella

The beloved tale, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Saturday Jan. 20, 11 a.m.; Sunday, Jan. 21, 12 p.m. The Showplace at Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Junie B. Jones

A musical adaptation of the popular book series, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Happy as Clams: The Musical

A musical adventure set in Long Island’s Great South Bay, written and performed by Lena Pennino-Smith, Saturday, Jan. 20, 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.; also Tuesday through Thursday, Jan, 23-25, 10:15 a.m. and noon. Meet Clammy the clam and her best friend Gabby the fiddler crab. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www.licm.org.

Legion of Villains

A musical adventure with storybook villains, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 775-4420 or www.broadhollow.org.

Rainforest Butterflies

Join explorer Steve Fratello as he takes you into his journey through tropical rainforests, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2:30 p.m. View butterfly and moth displays from Central America, the Amazon, Afric, Southeast Asia and New Guinea. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.

Museums/Galleries and more...

Andy Warhol

This original exhibition of works by pop artist Andy Warhol includes a selection of screenprints and photographs from the Hofstra University Museum collections. By juxtaposing his photographs with his screenprints, the exhibit contextualizes and reveals his working methods and artistic process. Through March 11. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hofstra.edu/museum.

Fool the Eye

An exhibit that examines how artists use perceptual illusions, devising visual tricks to manipulate space, incorporating spatial illusion. Featured are 20th- and 21st-century artists whose work has explored illusion, including Salvador Dali, Janet Fish, Audrey Flack, Jasper Johns, Judith Leiber, Roy Lichtenstein, Vik Muniz, Ben Schoenzeit, and Victor Vasarely. Through March 4. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

From Frankenthaler to Warhol: Art ofthe ‘60s and ‘70s

An exhibition that delves into the two trends that defined the art of the 1960s and ‘70s: abstract and representational works. Color Field, Minimalist, Pop, and Photorealist work by Don Eddy, Audrey Flack, Helen Frankenthaler, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Richard Lindner, and others are included. Through March 11. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

Mysteries of Bats

Tackapausha Museum and Preserve’s exhibit examines varied species of bats, featuring a live family of Egyptian Fruit Bats who fly and “hang out” in the museum’s nocturnal area. Other installations include displays about Long Island’s ecology and interactive activities. Tackapausha Museum and Preserve, Washington Ave. (between Merrick Rd. and Sunrise Hwy.), Seaford. 571-7443.

Afternoon Movie

See “ American Made,” the biopic about an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA during the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra affair, Friday, Jan. 19, 2:30 p.m.; also “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” a comedy-drama about a feud between two adjacent restaurants in France, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

At the Movies

See “Lady Macbeth,” a thriller that centers on a young woman sold into a loveless marriage in 19th-century rural England, Friday, Jan. 19, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.

Tricia’s Flicks

See “The Mountain Between Us,” the survival drama about two strangers who must forge a connection after they are stranded after a tragic plane crash on a remote snow covered mountain, Friday, Jan. 19, 2 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Film Screening

See the documentary “Josef and Anni Albers: Art is Everywhere,” Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 20-21, 1-4 p.m. The film explores the lives of the pioneers of 20th century modernism, including rare footage. Nassau County Museum of Art, Manes Center, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

Art Talk

Examine “David Hockney,” with Professor Thomas Germano, Monday, Jan. 22, 1 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.

Movie Matinee

See “The Glass Castle,” based on Jeanette Walls’ autobiography about her unconventional childhood, Monday, Jan. 22, 1:30 and 7 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Film Time

See “Stronger,” the biographical drama based on the memoir of a Boston Marathon bombing survivor, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2 and 7 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.