Stepping Out

The Sesame Street gang sing their hearts out at Nassau Coliseum

Elmo and his friends on tour


Family Fun

Sesame Street Live’s “Can’t Stop Singing”

The Sesame Street gang visits Nassau Coliseum with a toe tapping, finger snapping musical extravaganza. When Elmo gets his furry fingers on Abby Cadabby’s magic wand, Sesame Street becomes a nonstop, all-singing, all-dancing musical montage.

Friday through Sunday, Sept. 21-23. $15, $25 and $42, along with a limited number of $58 Gold Circle seats and $100 Sunny Seats. Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale. (800) 745-3000 or

In Concert

Jupiter String Quartet

The Jupiter String Quartet returns to Adelphi University’s for a fifth season as Adelphi’s artists-in-residence. This acclaimed ensemble – composed of violinists Nelson Lee and Megan Freivogel, violist Liz Freivogel,and cellist Daniel McDonough – have earned a reputation for their vibrant musicality and passion. Their uplifting and lighthearted program includes Haydn’s String Quartet in E flat Major, Op. 33, No. 2, “The Joke”: Bartó’s String Quartet No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 7; and Brahms’ String Quartet in C Minor, Op. 51, No. 1.

Friday, Sept. 21, 7:30 p.m. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, Concert Hall, 1 South Ave., Garden City. (516) 877-4010 or

Seasonal Delights

Italian Experience

Greet fall at that delightful area tradition, Hofstra University’s annual Italian Experience. Entertainment includes award-winning recording artist Filippo Voltaggio; traditional folk songs and dances performed by Coro d’Italia, the Long Island Mandolin and Guitar Orchestra, opera highlights with members of The Bronx Opera Company, a kids’ show with Katie’s Puppets, magic with Gary the Great, along with a Poets and Writers Piazza, and tasty treats.

Sunday, Sept. 23, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $6, $4 seniors, children under 12 free. Hofstra University’s South Campus, Hempstead. (516) 463-6582 or visit