Stepping Out

What's happening on Long Island this weekend

Weekly calendar of theater, music, exhibits and more


Performances/On Stage


The iconic folk rockers in concert, Thursday, Sept. 14, 8 p.m. $95, $75, $65. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or or

Barry Manilow

The pop legend in concert, Thursday, Sept. 14, 7:30 p.m. Nassau Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Tpke., Uniondale, (800) 745-3000 or or


The classic musical set backstage on the 1920s-30s burlesque circuit, Thursday and Friday, Sept. 14-15, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 16, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 17, 2 p.m. $76 and $71. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or

Steve Earle and the Dukes

The country rockers in concert, with Los Lobos, Thursday, Sept. 14, 8 p.m. $69.50, $49.50, $39.50, $2.50 . The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or or

Into the Woods

Stephen Sondheim’s acclaimed musical retelling of fairy tales, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 15-16, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 17, 3 p.m. $22, $20 students and seniors Friday and Sunday. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or

Radio Hits with The Fabulous Accords

The oldies group in concert, Friday, Sept. 15, 12:30 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Bijan Mortzavi

The Iranian violinist in concert, Saturday, Sept. 16, 8 p.m. $200, $100, $85, $65, $60, $55, The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. 800-745-3000 or or

Bob Hope Tribute

A musical comedy salute to the entertainment icon, Saturday, Sept. 16, 2:30 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.

Food and Music Festival

Outdoor free event with food trucks and entertainment by Long Island Fringe Festival performers, culminating in a Battle of the Bands Saturday, Sept. 16, 3-8 p.m. Six bands compete in front of a panel of judges. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Rte. 25A, Brookville. (800) 745-3000 or or

Sugar and Spice

The band in concert, with ‘70s hits, Saturday, Sept. 16, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.


A concert version of the acclaimed musical, featuring a cast of Broadway performers, Saturday, Sept. 16, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 17, 2 p.m. $50-$100; VIP tickets include premium seating and Saturday post-show reception with the cast. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or

The Hambones

The band performs a mix of classic country/rockabilly and blues, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2 p.m. Tickets required. Merrick Library, 2279 Merrick Rd., Merrick. 377-6112.

Complete Works of Shakespeare (abridged)

Madcap comedy with three actors performing 37 of the Bard’s plays in a 90-minute romp, Sunday, Sept. 17, 7 p.m. $15. Arena Players, Vanderbilt Mansion Courtyard, Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport. 293-0674 or

John Waite

The singer-songwriter in concert, with contemporary folk-pop singer-songwriter Ellis Paul, Sunday, Sept. 17, 7 p.m. $35-$45. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-4444 or

Dick Fox’s Doo Wop Extravganza

Classic doo wop groups in concert, Sunday, Sept. 17, 6 p.m. Lineup includes Lou Christie, The Skyliners, The Tymes, Shirley Alston Reeves, Eddie Holman, The Del Satins and The Knockouts. $99.50, $69.50, $49.50. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or

Kevin James

The “Kevin Can Wait” star takes his act back on the road, Sunday, Sept. 17, 8 p.m. $99.50, $79.50, $69.50, $49.50. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or or

Manhattan Lyric Opera

Anne Tormella and Doug Botnick in concert, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2 p.m. Program features hits from classic operas, operettas and Broadway. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

For the Kids

Night Hike

Explore the trails at the Center for Science Teaching and Learning and find out what’s lurking in the woods, Friday, Sept. 15, 7:30-9 p.m. After the walk, visit the Amazing Animals Exhibit to meet some nocturnal animals when they’re awake. $7. Pre-registration required. Center for Science Teaching and Learning, 1 Tanglewood Rd., Rockville Centre. 764-0045 or


Varied fun and educational activities, featuring a high-energy performance by the Grammy-winning Tim Kubart & the Space Cadets, Sunday, Sept. 17,12 p.m.-4 p.m.; concert at 2:30 p.m. Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Westbury Rd., Old Westbury. 333-0048 or

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

Converging Voices: Gender and Identity

An original exhibition that focuses on issues of gender and identity, reflecting an international scope. Featured artists include Ghada Amer, Mariam Ghani, Martine Gutierrez, Guerrilla Girls, Yee I-Lann, Zanele Muholi, Pinaree Sanpitak, Carrie Mae Weems, and Philemona Williamson. Through Dec. 15. Hofstra University’s Emily Lowe Gallery, Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or

New York, New York

The exhibition, guest curated by Director Emerita Constance Schwartz, portrays the city’s grit and glamour, its excitement and bustle as interpreted through more than 140 artworks. Artists on view include John Sloan, Reginald Marsh, Childe Hassam, Red Grooms, Robert Henri, Fairfield Porter, Berenice Abbott, Milton Avery and Georgia O’Keeffe, among others. Through Nov. 5. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 or

Ebb and Flow: Seascape and Shoreline Views

An exhibition of works of artists inspired by the sea. Over four dozen paintings, prints, and photographs from the Heckscher Museum’s permanent collection are on view, including works by Reynolds Beal, Eugene Boudin, Alfred Thompson Bricher, Stan Brod sky, Arthur Dove, Edward and Thomas Moran, Roy Nicholson, Jules Olitski, Betty Parsons, Maurice Prendergast, and William Trost Richards, among others. Through Nov. 12. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or

Afternoon Movie

See “My Cousin Rachel,” the gothic romantic thriller based on Daphne du Maurier’s novel, Friday, Sept. 15, 2:30 p.m.; also the documentary “Ocean Frontiers III: Leaders in Ocean Stewardship & the New Blue Economy,” Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

At the Movies

See “Everbody Loves Somebody,” the bilingual romantic comedy set in Los Angeles and Baja that centers on a successful doctor trying to heal her personal life, Friday, Sept. 15, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.

Film Classic

See “Behold a Pale Horse,” 1964 classic that chronicles the story of Manuel Artiguez, an aging Spanish Civil War guerilla, Friday, Sept. 15, 2 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Friday Flick

See “Going In Style,” the heist comedy about three lifelong pals who risk everything by embarking on a daring bid to knock off a bank, Friday, Sept. 15, 1 p.m. Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, 60 Verona Place, Valley Stream. 825-6422