Stepping Out

What's happening on Long Island this weekend

Weekly calendar of theater, music, exhibits and more


Performances/On Stage

Dwight Yoakam

The country singer-songwriter in concert, Thursday, Sept. 7, 8 p.m. $99.50, $79.50, $55. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. 800-745-3000 or or


The hard rocking band in concert, with Scottish rock trio Biffy Clyro, Thursday, Sept. 7, 8 p.m. $85, $65, $55, $45, $40. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or or

Snarky Puppy

The fusion-influenced jazz-funk collective in concert, Thursday, Sept. 7, 7:30 pm. $74, $59, $49, $39. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Rte. 25A, Brookville. (800) 745-3000 or or

Bye Bye Birdie

The popular musical homage to 1960s small town America, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 8-9, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 10, 2:30 p.m. $26, $24 seniors, $20 students, $15 youth 12 and under, $29 at door. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or

Into the Woods

Stephen Sondheim’s acclaimed musical retelling of fairy tales, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 8-9, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 10, 3 p.m. $22, $20 students and seniors Friday and Sunday. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or

Sugar and Spice

The popular band in concert, with a Motown revue, Friday, Sept. 8, 6:30 p.m. Tickets required. Bellmore Memorial Library, 2288 Bedford Ave., Bellmore. 785-2990.

Engelbert Humperdinck

The iconic crooner in concert, on his 50th anniversary tour, Saturday, Sept. 9, 8 p.m. $149.50, $99.50, $69.50, $59.50, $49.50. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or

Jeff Ross

The comic on tour, benefitting Long Island Autism Communities, Sunday, Sept. 10, 7:15 p.m. $175 (includes open bar and dinner), $100 ticket only. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. 800-745-3000 or or

Pakistani American Night

An evening of music and dance, Sunday, Sept. 10, 7:30 p.m. Eisenhower Park, Lakeside Theatre, East Meadow. 572-0200 or concertline, 572-0223.

Seth’s Big Fat Broadway

Seth Rudetsky, the radio host, writer and accompanist to the stars, deconstructs the best (and worst) of Broadway in his one-man show, Sunday, Sept. 10, 3 p.m. $35. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-4444 or

A Celebration of the Divas

Vocalist JayCee Driesen presents a tribute to popular divas, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.


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

For the Kids

Listen Up! Herbs and Preserving

Discover tasty delights growing in Old Westbury Gardens beds, Saturday, Sept. 9, 12 p.m. Concoct and sample a simple recipe full of delicious seasonal flavors. Free with admission. 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

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 Brodsky, 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

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

Afternoon Movie

See “Robin and the 7 Hoods,” the 1964 musical comedy in which the Rat Pack takes on the Robin Hood legend, set in 1930s Chicago, Friday, Sept. 8, 2:30 p.m.; also “Arsenic and Old Lace,” Frank Capra’s dark comedy about a drama critic who learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

At the Movies

See “Before I Fall,” the teen drama about a popular high school senior caught in a time loop that forces her to relive a crucial day in her life over and over, Friday, Sept. 8, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.

Tricia’s Flicks

See “Megan Leavey,” the biopic about a young Marine corporal and her unique bond with her military combat dog during their deployment in Iraq, Friday, Sept. 8, 2 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Un Ballo in Maschera

A screening of Verdi’s historically-based tale of illicit love, conspiracy and betrayal, filmed at the National Theater in Munich, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2 p.m. $20. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or

Film Time

See “Everybody Loves Somebody,” a bilingual romantic comedy set in L.A. and Baja that centers on a successful doctor trying to heal her personal life, Monday, Sept. 11, 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Film Screening

See the documentary “Modern Drea ms: Art of America,” in which British historian Andrew Graham-Dixon traces the role of 19th and 20th century artists in helping America to establish its own distinct culture, Tuesday through Saturday, Sept. 12-16, 11 a.m., 12 p.m. and 1 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 17, 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. Free with museum admission. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 or

Movie Showing

See “The Zookeeper’s Wife,” a drama that tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion of Poland, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2:30 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.

On Screen

See “Fences,” the acclaimed film adaptation of August Wilson’s drama about a working-class African-American father raising his family in the 1950s, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 1 and 7 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.

Film Time

See “A United Kingdom,” a British biographical drama based the life of Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana who shocked the world when he married a white woman from London, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2 and 7 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.