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

Dave Mason

The rock ‘n roll hall of famer in concert, with special guest Richie Furay, Thursday, March 15, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Dixie Dregs

The jazz fusion rock ensemble in concert, Thursday, March 15, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

The Clairvoyants

The innovative mentalist duo perform their popular tricks, Friday, March 16, 8 p.m. NYCB Thatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

God of Carnage

Yasmina Reza’s award-winning drama about two contemporary Brooklyn couples who meet two discuss a playground fight between their sons, and the aftermath of that meeting, Friday and Saturday, March 16-17, 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 18, 3 p.m. Carriage House Players, Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport. 557-1207 or www.vanderbiltmuseum.org.

Lunasa

The popular Irish intsrumental band in concert, Friday, March 16, 8 p.m. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

The irreverent musical farce, Saturday, March 17, 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 18, 2:30 p.m.; Wednesday, March 21, 2 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

The Beach Boys

The iconic band in concert, Satuday, March 17, 7:30 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

The Chieftans

The acclaimed Irish band iin concert, Saturday, March 17, 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.

Sylvia

A. R. Gurney’s dark comedy, Saturday, March 17, 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 18. 3 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

“Weird Al: Yankovic

The singer/songwriter/parodist in concert, Saturday, March 17, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Bob Dylan: The Early Years

Guitarist Drew Velting in concert, Sunday, March 18, 2 p.m. Program includes Dylan’s early protest songs along with tunes that influenced the music legend. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Kevin James

The “Kevin Can Wait” star appears in his comic residency, Sunday, March 18, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Marc Cohn

The folk-rock singer-songwriter in concert, with the Blind Boys of Alabama, Sunday, March 18, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Stan Edwards and Linda Ipanema

The husband and wife song-and-dance duo in concert, with a celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 18, 2 p.m., 2 p.m. Tickets required. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.

Walk Off the Earth

The alt rock-ska-reggae band in concert, Wednesday, March 21, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

David Holzman; Battle of the Senses

The pianist in concert, Thursday, March 22, 2 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Trace Adkins

The country singer in concert, Thursday, March 22, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

In The Heights

The acclaimed musical about a community on the brink of change, Thursday and Friday, March 15-16, 8 p.m.; Saturday, March 17, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 18, 2 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

For the Kids

Dinosaur Day

Participate in dinosaur themed stories, crafts and activities, Saturday, March 17, 2 p.m. For grades K-2. Registration required. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.

Seussical the Musical

Musical based on the works of Dr. Seuss, Saturday, March 17, 2 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown

The lighthearted musical comedy based on Charles Schulz’s beloved characters, Saturday, March 17,11 a.m.; Sunday, March 18, 12 p.m. The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Springtime Celebration

Welcome the season with varied activities, presented by the Whaling Museum, Tuesday, March 20, 4 p.m. For grades K-3, Registration required. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.

Museums/Galleries and more...

Abstracting Art: Way of Seeing

A solo exhibition of the works of Adel Gorgy. On view are 16 of the artist’s recent large scale photographic pieces. Through April 29. Kellenberg Gallery, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre 323-3196.

Long island’s Best: Young Artists 2018

This juried exhibition, now in its 21st year, features 80 works of art by students in grades 9 through 12 attending public and private schools throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Opens March 17, through April 15. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

The Jazz Age: Picasso, Matisse, Chanel, Gershwin, Joyce, Fitzgerald and Hemingway

The wild times and brilliant work of a tightly connected group of musicians, artists and writers during the 1920s are the subject of this exhibition. On view are masterpieces of the 1920s, including neoclassical paintings by Picasso. Opens March 17, through July 8. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 or www.nassaumuseum.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.

Romare Bearden: Storyteller

An original exhibition that showcases Romare Bearden’s work, spanning historical, political and religious topics that explore 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.

Afternoon Movie

See “The Matchmaker,” a romantic comedy set in Ireland involving an aide to a senator who is sent on a trip there, Friday, March 16, 2:30 p.m.; also the John Wayne classic “The Quiet Man,” Tuesday, March 20, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Audrey Hepburn: Portrait of a Lady

Examine the life and career of Audrey Hepburn, with Marilyn Carninio, Friday, March 16, 12:30 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.