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

Brit Floyd

The Pink Floyd tribute band in concert, Thursday, July 25, 8 p.m. With special guests Messer and Weapons of Anew. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

The Capris

The doo wop group in concert, Thursday, July 25, 8 p.m. Rath Park, 849 Fenworth Blvd., Franklin Square. 292-2000 ext. 7382 or www.toh.li.

Saturday Night Fever

Musical adapted from the popular film, Thursday and Friday, July 25-26, 8 p.m.; Saturday, July 27, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 28, 2 and 7 p.m.; Wednesday, July 31, 2 and 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

The Secret Comedy of Women

An immersive theatrical experience about the challenges of womanhood, Thursday, July 25, 2 and 7 p.m.; Friday, July 26, 8 p.m.; Saturday, July 27, 2 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 28, 2 p.m.; Wednesday, July 31, 2 p.m. A mix of sketch comedy, improvisation, audience participation, and hilarious songs and videos. Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington (631) 271-4626 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Emil Stucchio & The Classics

The timeless group in concert, Friday, July 26, 8 p.m. Hewlett Point Park, 130 Hewlett Point Ave,, East Rockaway. 292-2000 ext. 7382 or www.toh.li.

Half Step

The Grateful Dead tribute band in concert, Friday, July 26, 7 p.m.; followed by ‘90s night with DJ Savage. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

The Tempest

Shakespeare’s comedy of betrayal, ill treatment, the development of magic arts and revenge, Friday, July 26, 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 27, 7 p.m. Carriage House Players, Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport. (631) 854-5579 or

www.vanderbiltmuseum.org.

Vic Vincent Group

The band in concert, with “Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer,” Friday, July 26, 12:30 p.m. Program highlights summertime hits. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Carmine Appice

Appice discusses the making of his Guitar Zeus project, with performance by new rock band Kodiak, Saturday, July 27, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Jim Breuer

The popular comedian continues his residency, in “Comedy, Stories & More,” Saturday, July 27, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Lenny Dell and the Demensions

The doo wop group in concert, featuring special guest Manhattan Skyline, Saturday, July 27, 8 p.m. Eisenhower Park, Lakeside Theatre, East Meadow. 572-0201 or concertline, 572-0355.

Chris Isaak

The singer-songwriter in concert, Sunday, July 28, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Creole American Night

A salute to Creole cultural traditions, Sunday, July 28, 7 p.m. Eisenhower Park, Lakeside Theatre, East Meadow. 572-0201 or concertline, 572-0355.

Mamma Mia!

The ABBA jukebox musical, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Sunday, July 28, 2 p.m. The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Harvey Granat & Co.

The singer in concert, Monday, July 29, 7:30 p.m. Tickets required. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

Atlantic Years

The Aretha Franklin cover band in concert, Tuesday, July 30, 8 p.m. Echo Park, 399 Nassau Blvd., West Hempstead. 292-2000 ext. 7382 or www.toh.li.

Killswitch Engage

The metalcore band in concert, with Clutch, Tuesday, July 30, 7 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

45 RPM

The cover band in concert, Wednesday, July 31, 8 p.m. Merrick Road Park, 2550 Clubhouse Rd., Merrick. 292-2000 ext. 7382 or www.toh.li.

Jim Dawson

The singer-songwriter in concert, with Rebbeca Angel, Thursday, Aug. 1, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

For the Kids

Big Banana Blast Off

An interactive puppet show, presented by Petra Puppets, Friday, July 26, 2-3 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.

Cinderella

Follow Cinderella’s adventures in a fast-paced musical production, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Friday, July 26, 11 a.m.; Wednesday, July 31, 1 p.m. The Showplace at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Citizen Science

Study monarch butterflies in Long Island Children’s Museum’s Milkweed Garden, Friday, July 26, 2 p.m. Collect data that supports the University of Minnesota’s Monarch Larvae Monitoring Project. For ages 4 and up. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www. licm.org.

The Wizard of Oz

Join Dorothy and her friends on their journey to Emerald City, Monday, July 29, 10:30 a.m. p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

Matinee Time

See “Muppets From Space,” an extraterrestial adventure featuring daredevil Gonzo, Wednesday, July 31, 2 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Movie Fun

See “Mary Poppins Returns,” a reimagined adventure based on the iconic tale, Wednesday, July 31, 2 p.m. Malverne Public Library, 61 St. Thomas Place, Malverne. 599-0750.

Follow the Stars

Discover how long before GPS mariners navigated the seas by following the stars, presented by The Whaling Museum, Thursday, Aug. 1, 7-7:45 p.m. Examine navigational artifacts, including a log book. Create a log book to take home to journal your summer adventures. For grades 1-5. Registration required. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead.481-6591.

Museums/ Galleries and more...

Energy: The Power of Art

The science of art meets the art of science in this unique interactive exhibition. Working with the Brookhaven National Laboratories and the Tesla Museum, this innovative project juxtaposes masterworks in many media with images produced by the most advanced scientific instruments, and even an active “cloud chamber” to explore the supposedly “invisible” world of energy. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

Inspiration: Japanese Woodblock Prints

An exhibition of prints drawn from the Museum’s collection of more than 60 historical woodblock prints, primarily from the 19th century (Edo period), that focus on themes of landscape, nature, courtesans, and Kabuki actors. Also on view are examples of contemporary woodblock printmaking and Manga (Japanese comics). Through July 26. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hofstra.edu/museum.

In a New Light: American Impressionism 1870-1940

A sweeping survey of American Impressionism, Ihe exhibition reveals the transformative influence of Impressionism on American art between the years of the Hudson River School—whose majestic landscapes influenced, and then gradually gave way to, French Impressionist–inspired works—and modernist trends of the early 20th century. Featured artists include Colin Campbell Cooper, Daniel Garber, Childe Hassam, George Inness, Ernest Lawson, Thomas Moran, Edward Willis Redfield, and Guy Carleton Wiggins. Through Aug. 18. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

Pushing Boundaries: American Art After World War II

An original exhibition that explores how vsual artists continued to push against traditional concepts in the aftermath of World War II, building upon the aesthetic ideas of the avant-garde that began at the turn of the 20th century. Representational art, depicting reality, vied with non-objective modes of expression are viewed through the works of varied artists. Through Aug. 18. Hofstra University’s Emily Lowe Gallery, Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hostra.edu/museum.

At the Movies

See “Isn’t it Romantic,” the rom-com satire about a young woman disenchanted with love who finds herself trapped inside a romantic comedy, Friday, July 26, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223- 6228.

Friday Flick

See “Cowboys & Aliens,” the sci fi western adventure, based on the graphic novel of the same name, Friday, July 26, 1 p.m. Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, 60 Verona Place, Valley Stream. 825-6422.