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

Chris Robinson Brotherhood

The blues rockers in concert, Thursday, Nov. 2, 8 p.m. $45 and $29.50. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or

www.thespaceatwestbury.com.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A new take on Shakespeare’s comedy, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3-4, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 5, p.m. $22, $20 students and seniors Friday and Sunday. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Brother Sun

The folk trio in concert, Friday, Nov. 3, 8:30 p.m. (open mic at 7:30 p.m.). $18, $20 at door. Garden Stage at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Central Nassau, 223 Stewart Ave.,Garden City. 248-8891 or www.gardenstage.com.

Dee Snider

The Twisted Sister frontman in concert, Friday, Nov. 3, 8 p.m. With V.O.X. and Killcode. $99.50, $62.50, $39.50, $35. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Hair

The groundbreaking hippie musical, presented by Hofstra University’s Dept. of Drama and Dance, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3-4, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 5, 2 p.m. $10. Hofstra University’s John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-6644 or www.hofstratickets.com.

Kiss Me Kate

Cole Porter’s musical version of “The Taming of the Shrew,” Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3-4, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 5, 2:30 p.m. $20 students, $15 youth 12 and under, $29 at door. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

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The Kiss tribute band in concert, Saturday, Oct. 28, 8 p.m. $30 and $20. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or

www.thespaceatwestbury.com.

50+ Comedy Tour

Comedy revue featuring baby boomer comedians, Saturday, Nov. 4, 8 p.m. With Paul Anthony, Stevie G.B., Sherry Davey and Jim Dailakis. $35. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-4444 or www.madisontheatreny.org.

Long Island Comedy Fest

Local comic showcase, Saturday, Nov. 4, 8 p.m. With Chris Roach, Joe Starr, Richie Minervini, Carie Karavas, Jeff Norris, and Darcy Novick. $49.50 and $35.50. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Dennis DeYoung

The Styx singer-songwriter in concert, Saturday, Nov, 4, 8 p.m. $79.50, $59.50, $49.50, $35. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

It’s A Musical

An original musical revue, hosted by Craig Field and Jen Grabowski, with a cast of 35, presented by Long Island Cabaret Theatre, Saturday, Nov. 5, 7:30 p.m. Dancing with The Rockinghams follows. $22. Temple B’nai Torah, 2900 Jerusalem Ave., Wantagh. 946-7207.

Marrin Mazzie and Jason Danieley

The Broadway “power couple” in concert, Saturday, Nov. 4, 7 p.m. $300 (gala performance and party; $50 show only. Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington. 767-6444 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Fiddler on the Roof

The musical about a Jewish peasant and his family in pre-revolutionary Russia, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2 p.m. $28, $20 seniors. The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

The Hambones

The popular band in concert, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2 p.m. Program includes a mix of classic, country, rockabilly and blues tunes, with a tribute to Bob Dylan. Tickets required. Bellmore Memorial Library, 2288 Bedford Ave., Bellmore. 785-2990.

Hofstra String Quartet

The ensemble in concert, Sunday, Nov. 5, 3 p.m. Program includes Mozart, Barber, Turina and Schubert. $15, $12 seniors and students. Hofstra University’s Helene Fortunoff Theater, California Ave., South Campus, Hempstead. 463-6644 or www.HofstraTickets.com.

Long Island Sound Barbershop Chorus

The acapella ensemble in concert, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2 p.m. Tickets required. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.

The Maine

The pop-rock band in concert, Sunday, Nov, 5, 7 p.m. $45, $35, $25, $20. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Piano Classics

Philip Malamud in concert, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2 p.m. Program includes selections by Bach, Mozart, Grieg and Chopin. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Tre Bella

The three-part harmony female ensemble in concert, Sunday Nov. 5, 2 p.m. Program includes Italian and Italian-American pop tunes. Tickets required. Merrick Library, 2279 Merrick Rd., Merrick. 377-6112.

Peter and the Starcatcher

The award-winning play, a prequel to Peter Pan, presented by Adelphi University Dept. of Theatre, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Nov. 8, 6:30 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, Nov. 9-10, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday Nov. 11, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 12, 2 p.m. $25 Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.

Annie

The irrepressible comic strip heroine comes to life in the beloved musical, Thursday and Friday, Nov. 9-10, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 11, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 12, 2 p.m. ; Wednesday, Nov. 15, 7 p.m. $78 and $73. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

Rodrigo Y Gabriela

The Mexican classical guitar duo in concert, Thursday, Nov. 9, 8 p.m. $64, 49.50 and $39.50. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.thespaceatwestbury.com.

For the Kids

Cinderella

Follow Cinderella’s adventures in a fast-paced musical production, Saturday, Nov. 4, 2 p.m. $12. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Mo Willems Day

A tribute to the children’s author, with games and crafts, Saturday, Nov. 4, 11 a.m. For ages 4-6. Registration required. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.

Rapunzel

An original musical, based on the beloved tale, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Saturday Nov. 4, 11 a.m. $12 The Showplace at Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Museums/Galleries and more...

Andy Warhol

This original exhibition of works by pop artist Andy Warhol inc ludes 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.

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 www.hostra.edu/museum.

Ebb and Flow:

The Lockhorns Meet Howard Huge

An showcase of comic cartoons by Bill and Bunny Hoest. The bickering long-marred Lockhors and their affable oversized pet are the stars of this exhibit, which honors the cartoonists’ contributions to art and culture. Through Nov. 5. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

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 www.nassaumuseum.org.

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 www.heckscher.org.