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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

Million Dollar Quartet

The musical about a recording of an impromptu jam session involving Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Johnny Cash in 1956, Thursday and Friday, Jan. 16-17, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Jan. 18, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 19, 2 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or 
www.engemantheater.com.

The Disco Nights

The tribute band in concert, Friday, Jan. 17, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Everclear

The band in concert, featuring Sponge and The Raskins, Friday, Jan. 17, 8 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

GE Smith and Jim Weider

The SNL bandleader and The Band’s lead guitariist in concert, in a celebration of Fender’s famous Telecaster guitar, Friday, Jan. 17, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Eric Andersen

The folk singer-songwriter in concert, Saturday, Jan. 18, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Golda’s Balcony

The one-woman play examines the life of Golda Meir and her journey from Milwaukee schoolteacher to Prime Minister of Israel, Saturday, Jan. 18, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 19, 2:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or

www.broadhollow.org.

Warped Tour Band

The band in concert, covering Emo and pop-punk classics, Saturday, Jan. 18, 10 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Joe Picket and The Storm

The edgy rocker and his band in concert, Sunday, Jan. 19, 3 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Phillip Phlillips

The singer-songwriter in concert, Sunday, Jan. 19, 8 p.m. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 orwww.ticketmaster.com or www.thespaceatwestbury.com.

Dance Party

Weekly party event, including giveways and themed nights, Thursday, Jan. 23, 10 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot

The popular singer-songwriter and his band in a tribute to Billy Joel, Thursday, Jan. 23, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

For the Kids 

Polar Bear Pals

Create a friendly polar bear to keep company during the winter, Thursday and Friday, Jan. 16-17, 2:30-4 p.m. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www. licm.org.

The Mixed-Up Fairy Tale

An interactive performance combining the elements of classic stories into one fractured fairy tale, Frday, Jan. 17, 12 p.m.  Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Route 25A, Brookville. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.

The Rainbow Fish

A musical adventure based on Marcus Pfister’s beloved book, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Saturday, Jan. 18, 11 a.m.; Sunday, Jan. 19, 12 p.m.; Monday, Jan. 20, 11 a.m. The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or 
www.plazatheatrical.com.

Studio Saturday

Drop into Nassau County Museum of Art’s Manes Center for hands-on activities inspired by the current exhibition, Saturday, Jan. 18, 12-3 p.m. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

Lithographic Printing

Examine this antique way of creating images, at the Center for Science Teaching and Learning, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2:30-4 p.m. For ages 5-12. Registration required. Center for Science Teaching and Learning, 1 Tanglewood Rd., Rockville Centre. 764-0045 or www.cstl.org.

Pokemon Master

See if you have what it takes to be a Pokeman Master, Thursday, Jan. 23, 7-8 p.m. Complete the challenges and earn badges. Registration required. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591.

Museums/ Galleries and more...

Dinosaurs/Animal Adventure

See over 20 dinosaurs and meet over 35 animals at the dual exhibit. Learn about animal adaptations and explore how dinosaurs lived. See robotic dinos that look alive; experience amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals in their natural settings. Open daily, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Center for Science Teaching and Learning, 1 Tanglewood Rd., Rockville Centre. 764-0045 or www.cstl.org.

Locally Sourced: Collecting Long Island Artists

An exhibition that kicks off the Heckscher’s year-long centennial celebration, underscoring the museum’s commitment to preserving and presenting the stories of Long Island’s art through ther permanent collection. It brings together painting, sculpture, photography, and works on paper by dozens of artists to explore the themes of place, dialogue among artists, and landscape, with particular attention to the achievements of women artists of Long Island.Through March 15. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org

Other People’s Parties

An original exhibition that investigates the human impulse to capture party moments through photography and our desire to live vicariously through images of others. Artists on view include Henri Cartier-Bresson, Larry Fink, Danny Lyon, Mary Ellen Mark, and Andy Warhol. Through March 13. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, Ninth Floor, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hostra.edu.

The Seasons

An exhibtion that offers a fresh look at visual art inspired by the seasons, highlighted by an outstanding roster of artists. View paintings, sculpture, photography, fashion and design, including works by Grandma Moses, Jasper Johns, Norman Rockwell, Marc Chagall and Jane Freilicher, plus a special showcase of glittering minaudières and fashion accessories by handbag designer Judith Leiber. From traditional landscapes to avant-garde works, this exhibit offers a fanciful experience of every season and an endearing look at holidays through the eyes of artists across the past century. Through March 1. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

Six Perspectives

A members invitational exhibit, curated by Chuck Baker, featuring Rockville Centre-based artist Naomi Grossman. On view through Feb. 16, with opening reception, Saturday, Jan. 18, 7-10 p.m. LIC-A/The Plaxall Gallery, 5-25 46th Ave., Long Island City. Visit www.licartists.org for information.

Film Time                 

See “John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum,” the third installment of the neo-noir action thriller, Friday, Jan. 17, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.

Friday Flick

See “Downton Abbey,” the historical drama based on the acclaimed TV series,

Friday Jan. 17, 1 p.m. Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, 60 Verona Place, Valley Stream. 825-6422.

Tricia’s Flicks

See “Downton Abbey,” the historical drama based on the acclaimed TV series,

Friday, Jan. 17, 2 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Literary Voices

Mike Jurkovic, Ken Holland and Kelly Powell  read from their works, hosted by poet Peter V. Dugan and Sharon Anderson, Saturday, Jan, 18, 1-4 p.m. With open mic. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Movie Showing

See “Downton Abbey,” the historical drama based on the popular TV series, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2 p.m. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591.

Matinee Time

See “The Best of Enemies” the historical drama that explores the true story of an unconventional friendship that formed between a civil rights activist and a Ku Klux Klan president in 1971, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2:30 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.

Afternoon Movie

See “Rain Man,” the road-trip comedy-drama  about an autistic savant and his callow brother, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 1 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.

On Screen

See “The Farewell,” the comedy-drama about a Chinese family who tries to keep their beloved grandmother from learning about her terminal-cancer diagnosis, Wednesday, Jan. 22,  2 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

Art Talk

Examine “David Meets Wiley,” highlights from the Brooklyn Museum’s new show, with art historian Mary Vahey, Thursday, Jan. 23, 1 p.m.. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.