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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, March 5-6, 8 p.m.; Saturday, March 7, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 8, 2 and 7 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or 
www.engemantheater.com.

Ballet Folclorico Nacional de Mexicode Silvia Lozano

An evening of authentic Mexican dance and music with the innovative and theatrical group of dancers, Friday, March 6, 8 p.m. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Route 25A, Brookville. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.

Boyz II Men

The R&B-hip hop group in concert, Friday, March 6, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. (800) 745-3000 orwww.livenation.com.

Carie Karavas

The wisecracking comic shares her humorous insights, Friday, March 6, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or 
www.myfathersplace.com.

Montgomery Gentry

The duo’s Eddie Montgomery in concert, Friday, March 6,  8 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Reel Big Fish

The ska punk band in concert, Friday, March 6, 8 p.m. With special guests Big D and Kids Table and Keep Flying, The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Broadway on Main Street

Five Broadway performers recreate memorable musical theater moments, Saturday, March 7, 8 p.m. With Ali Ewoldt, LaVon Fisher-Wilson, Major Attaway, Judy McLane and Nic Rouleau. Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington 767-6444 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

counter)induction

The new music ensembler in concert, Saturday, March 7, 8 p.m. Program includes works by Doug Boyce, Sidney Boquiren and Jessica Meyer. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.

Disco Inferno

The 1970s jukebox musical set in the East End of London in 1976, Saturday, March 7, 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 8, 2:30 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

Dweezil Zappa

The younger Zappa and his band in concert, Saturday, March 7, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Steve Forber

The pop singer-songwriter in concert, Saturday, March 7, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Urinetown

The satirical musical comedy, performed by Molloy College Cap21 Performing Arts students, Saturday, March 7, 2 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 8, 3 p.m. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-4444 or www.madisontheatreny.org.

ZBTB

The Zac Brown tribute band in concert, Saturday, March 7, 9 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Asher and Clyde

Peter Asher and Jeremy Clyde join forces, Sunday, March 8, 3 p.m. Program features songs and stories from their ‘60s heyday. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

A Tribute to the Women of Rock

Re-experience the amazing girl groups of the ‘60s and other iconic vocalists, with Tommy Sullivan, Sunday, March 8, 2 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Steve Hackett’s Genesis Revisited

The former Genesis guitarist and his band on their latest concert tour, Sunday, March 8, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Women of the Blues

Kirsten Thien celebrates the great blues vocalists, Sunday, March 8, 2 p.m. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591. 

Straight Up With Stassi Live

Reality star and podcast host Stassi Schroeder on tour, Wednesday, March 11, 8 p.m. With special guests Beau Clark and Taylor Strecker.  The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Live Vinyl

Songwriter producer Peter Mormoris and his band in concert, Thursday, March 12, 8 p.m. With rock ‘n roll band Somehow Sorry. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

For the Kids 

Elephant & Piggie: We’re in a Play

A musical adventure, based on Mo Willems’ beloved books, Thursday and Friday,  March 5-6, 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www.licm.org.

Seussical

Join the Cat in the Hat and all the beloved Dr. Seuss characters on a musical adventure, Saturday, March 7, 2 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Snow White Goes West

A retelling of the timeless classic, set during the California Gold Rush, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Saturday, March 7, 11 a.m.; Sunday, March 8, 12 p.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, March 7, 12-3 p.m. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

Mutts Gone Nuts

Canines and comedy combine in the action-packed show, featuring talented four-legged performers, Sunday, March 8, 3 p.m. Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington 767-6444 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Museums/ Galleries and more...

Antarctica: Journey to the Extreme

Photos by fine arts photographer Holly Gordon are on view, offering a glimpse into a captivating landscape. Through April 22. Kellenberg Gallery, Molloy College, Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-3196 or www.molloy.edu.

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.

Uncharted: American Abstraction in the Information Age

Eight artists explore some of the unexpected ways that math, science and technology are transforming our perception of the visual arts. Using a range of styles and materials, creating both two-dimensional, three-dimensional, and site-specific works, these artists investigate mathematical or scientific principles, in both explicit and implicit ways, and often use technology to produce their work. Through June 19. Hofstra University’s Emily Lowe Gallery, Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hostra.edu/museum.

At the Movies

See the Oscar-nominated “Harriet,” the biopic about abolitionist Harriet Tubman,

hosted by Molloy College English Dept., Friday, March 6, 5 p.m. Molloy College, Hays Theatre, Wilbur Arts Building, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-3260 or www.molloy.edu.

Film Time                 

See “Judy,” the biopic that tells of the legendary Judy Garland’s arrival in London in 1968 for a series of concerts, Friday, March 6, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.