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

Annie

The irrepressible comic strip heroine comes to life in the beloved musical, Thursday and Friday, Nov. 16-17, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 18, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 19, 2 p.m. $78 and $73. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

The Clean House

Sarah Ruhl’s acclaimed quirky satire on social class, presented by Hofstra University’s Dept. of Drama and Dance, Thursday, through Saturday, Nov. 16-18, 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, 2 p.m. $10. Hofstra University’s Joan and Donald Schaeffer Black Box Theater, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-6644 or www.hofstratickets.com.

CNS Songs

The Crosby Stills Nash & Young cover band in concert, Friday, Nov. 17, 8 p.m. $35-$45. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-4444 or www.madisontheatreny.org.

Crystal Gayle and Lee Greenwood

The coutnry music icons in concert, performing their classics, Friday, Nov. 17, 8 p.m. $98, $68, $58, $48. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Rte. 25A, Brookville. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.

HIstory of 1950s and 60s Through Song

A multi-media show with Marc Black, Friday, Nov. 17, 12:30 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Max Weinberg’s Jukebox

The acclaimed drummer and his band in concert, Friday, Nov. 17, 8 p.m. $58, $53, $48. Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington. 767-6444 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot

The renowned Billy Joel cover band in concert, featuring members of Billy Joel’s band, Friday, Nov, 17 8 p.m. $55, $45, $30, $25. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Tank and Leela James

The R&B singer-songwriters in concert together, Friday, Nov. 17, 8 p.m. $99.50, $69.50, $49.50, $39.50, $35. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Old Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Manhattan Comedy Night

Stand-up showcase of comics direct fron New York City clubs, Saturday, Nov. 18, 8 p.m. With Christian Finnegan, Lenny Marcus, Wil Sylvince, and Bonnie McFarlane. $25. Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington. 767-6444 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Almost Queen

The tribute band in concert, Saturday, Nov. 18, 8 p.m. $65, $39.50, $29.50, $20. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Old Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald

An intimate concert with Sonny and Perley, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2 p.m.. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

South Shore Symphony

The popular orchestra in concert, with “A Celebration of Leonard Bernstein,” Saturday, Nov. 18 8 p.m. With guest soloist Dmitry Glivinskiy. $20-$30. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-4444 or www.madisontheatreny.org.

Trio Solisti

The acclaimed ensemble in concert, with works for piano, violin and cello, Saturday, Nov. 18, 8 p.m. $35. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.com.

China Soul

The National Acrobats and Martial Artists of Tianjin perform acrrobarics and martial arts, Sunday, Nov. 19, 8 p.m. $65, $45, $30. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Rte. 25A, Brookville. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.

Hofstra Jazz Ensemble

The ensemble in concert, in “Singers Unllimited: The American Songbook,” with the Hofstra Singers, Sunday, Nov. 19, 7 p.m. $10, $8 seniors and students. Hofstra University, John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-6644 or www.HofstraTickets.com.

Paul and Rochelle at the Movies

A musical tribute to classic movie tunes, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2 p.m. Tickets required. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.

Dream Theater

The progressive metal band in concert, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 8 p.m. $99.50, $89.50, $69.50, $59.50, $45, $35. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Brian Setzer Orchestra

The swing/blues band in concert, with their 14th Annual Christmas Rocks tour, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 8 p.m. $199.50, $149.50, $74.50, $49.50, $44.50, $39.50. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Old Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Twiddle

The jam band in concert, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 8 p.m. $35 and $25. 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. 18, 2 p.m. $12. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Willy Wonka

Roald Dahl’s timeless story of the candyman and his quest to find an heir comes to life, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Saturday Nov. 18, 11 a.m.; Sunday, Nov. 19, 12 p.m. $12 The Showplace at Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Click Clack Moo

Farmer Brown’s farm comes to life on stage, based on Doreen Cronin and Betsey Lewin’s popular book, Saturday, Nov. 18, 8 p.m. $20. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.

Turkey Tunes

Celebrate Novemenber through song and rhyme with Dara Linthwaite, Saturday, Nov. 18, 10:30-11 a.m. and 11:15-11:45 a.m. For ages birth through 5. Registration required. Merrick Library, 2279 Merrick Rd., Merrick. 377-6112.

ScienceSplosion

Juggler Mark Nizer’s interactive multi-media show exploring time and space, Sunday, Nov. 19, 3 p.m. $25. Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington. 767-6444 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

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 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.

Fool the Eye

An exhibit that examines how artists use perceptual illusions, devising visual tricks to manipulate space, incorporating spatial illusion. Featured are 20th- and 21st-century artists whose work has explored illusion, including Salvador Dali, Janet Fish, Audrey Flack, Jasper Johns, Judith Leiber, Roy Lichtenstein, Vik Muniz, Ben Schoenzeit, and Victor Vasarely. Opens Nov. 18, through March 4. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

From Frankenthaler to Warhol: Art of the ‘60s and ‘70s

An exhibition that delves into the two trends that defined the art of the 1960s and ‘70s: abstract and representational works. Color Field, Minimalist, Pop, and Photorealist work by Don Eddy, Audrey Flack, Helen Frankenthaler, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Richard Lindner, Claes Oldenburg, Fairfield Porter, Robert Rauschenberg, Larry Rivers, James Rosenquist, Andy Warhol, Tom Wesselman, and others aree included. Opens Nov. 18 through March 11. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

Afternoon Movie

See “Capote,” the biopic that follows the events during the writing of Capote’s non-fiction book In Cold Blood, Friday, Nov. 17, 2:30 p.m.; also “Mr. Wonderful,” a bittersweet romantic comedy that takes a poignant second look at first love, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

At the Movies

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, Nov. 17, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.