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

Island Harmonizers

The a cappella ensemble in concert, Thursday, July 18, 7 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library Courtyard, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

Ken McGorry and the Achievements

The blues-folk rock band in concert, Thursday, July 18, 8 p.m. Featuring the Meade Brothers, Blue Velvo and Ray Lambiase and the Tin-Kickers. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or

www.myfathersplace.com.

Little Steven

Stevie Van Zandt and the Disciples of Sout in concert, Thursday, July 18, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Mamma Mia!

The raucous ABBA jukebox musical, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Thursday, July 18, 7:30 p.m. Oceanside Park, 3800 Mahlon Brower Dr., Oceanside. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Saturday Night Fever

Musical adapted from the popular film, Thursday and Friday, July 18-19, 8 p.m.; Saturday, July 20, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 21, 2 and 7 p.m.; Tuesday, July 23, 8 p.m.; Wednesday, July 24, 2 and 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

The Secret Comedy of Women

An immersive theatrical experience about the challenges of womanhood, Thursday, July 18, 2 and 7 p.m.; Friday, July 19, 8 p.m.; Saturday, July 20, 2 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 21, 2 p.m.; Wednesday, July 24, 2 p.m. A mix of sketch comedy, improvisation, audience participation, and hilarious songs and videos. Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington (631) 271-4626 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Legally Blonde The Musical

The theatrical version of the popular movie, Friday and Saturday, July 19-20, 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 21, 3 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Randy Jackson

The Zebra frontman in concert, Friday, July 19, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Songs in the Attic

A tribute to Billy Joel, with David Clark, Friday, July 19, 8 p.m. East Village Green, Levittown. 292-2000 ext. 7382 or www.toh.li.

The Tempest

Shakespeare’s comedy of betrayal, ill treatment, the development of magic arts and revenge, Friday, July 19, 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 21, 7 p.m.; Wednesday, July 24, 8 p.m. Carriage House Players, Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport. (631) 854-5579 or www.vanderbiltmuseum.org.

Pippin

Stephen Schwartz ‘s acclaimed coming-of-age musical, Saturday, July 20, 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 21, 2:30 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

Rick Springfield

The singer-songwriter in concert, hosted by WCBS-FM, Saturday, July 20, 7 p.m. Eisenhower Park, Lakeside Theatre, East Meadow. 572-0201 or concertline, 572-0355.

Mamma Mia!

Th ABBA jukebox musical, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Sunday, July 21, 2 p.m. The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Latino American Night

A salute to Latin culture, Sunday, July 21, 7 p.m. Eisenhower Park, Lakeside Theatre, East Meadow. 572-0201 or concertline, 572-0355.

Scott Stapp

The Creed frontman in concert, Surday, July 21, 8 p.m. With special guests Messer and Weapons of Anew. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Polish American Night

A lively evening of cultural entertainment, Monday, July 22, 7 p.m. Eisenhower Park, Lakeside Theatre, East Meadow. 572-0201 or concertline, 572-0355.

I Prevail

The rock band in concert, Tuesday, July 23, 7:30 p.m. With special guests Issues and Justin Stone. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Teresa McClean

The vocalist in concert, Tuesday, July 23, 8 p.m. Program includes hits by Connie Francis, Dusty Springfield, Whitney Houston and more. Mill Brook, Valley Stream. 292-2000 ext. 7382 or www.toh.li.

Electric Mud

The rock band in concert, Wednesday, July 24, p.m. With Black Cadillac Kings and Chris Kinnnear Band. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Kamellot

The cover band in concert, Wednesday, July 24, 8 p.m. Coes Neck Park, 1240 Coes Neck Rd., Baldwin. 292-2000 ext. 7382 or www.toh.li.

Pop 2000

*NSYNC’s Lance Bass hosts the pop showcase, Wednesday, July 24, 8 p.m. With OTown, Aaron Carter, Ryan Cabrera and Tyler Hilton. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Slaid Cleaves

The Americana singer-songwriter in concert, Thursday, July 25, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or

www.myfathersplace.com.

For the Kids

Citizen Science

Study monarch butterfilies in Long Island Children’s Museum’s Milkweed Garden, Friday, July 19, 2 p.m. Collect data that supports the University of Minnesota’s Monarch Larvae Monitoring Project. For ages 4 and up. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www. licm.org.

Movie Fun

See “Smallfoot,” the animated musical comedy, Monday, July 22, 2:30 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.

Matinee Time

See “The Lego Movie 2,” the sequel to the aminated adventure, Wednesday, July 24, 2 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

The Little Mermaid

Jounrey under the sea with Ariel and her friends, Thursday, July 25, 12:30 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or

www.broadhollow.org.

Museums/Galleries and more...

Energy: The Power of Art

The science of art meets the art of science in this unique interactive exhibition. Working with the Brookhaven National Laboratories and the Tesla Museum, this innovative project juxtaposes masterworks in many media with images produced by the most advanced scientific instruments, and even an active “cloud chamber,” to explore the supposedly “invisible” world of energy. Opens Saturday, July 20. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

Inspiration: Japanese Woodblock Prints

An exhibition of prints drawn from the Museum’s collection of more than 60 historical woodblock prints, primarily from the 19th century (Edo period), that focus on themes of landscape, nature, courtesans, and Kabuki actors. Also on view are examples of contemporary woodblock printmaking and Manga (Japanese comics). Through July 26. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hofstra.edu/museum.

In a New Light: American Impressionism 1870-1940

A sweeping survey of American Impressionism, Ihe exhibition reveals the transformative influence of Impressionism on American art between the years of the Hudson River School—whose majestic landscapes influenced, and then gradually gave way to, French Impressionist–inspired works—and modernist trends of the early 20th century. Featured artists include Colin Campbell Cooper, Daniel Garber, Childe Hassam, George Inness, Ernest Lawson, Thomas Moran, Edward Willis Redfield, and Guy Carleton Wiggins. Through Aug. 18 Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

Pushing Boundaries: American Art After World War II

An original exhibition that explores how vsual artists continued to push against traditional concepts in the aftermath of World War II, building upon the aesthetic ideas of the avant-garde that began at the turn of the 20th century. Representational art, depicting reality, vied with non-objective modes of expression are viewed through the works of varied artists. Through Aug. 18. Hofstra University’s Emily Lowe Gallery, Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hostra.edu/museum.

Afternoon Movie

See “On the Basis of Sex,” the biopic based on the life and early cases of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Friday July 19, 1 p.m. Levittown Hall, 201 Levittown Pkwy, Hicksville. 794-2570.

At the Movies

See “Welcome to Marwen,” the tale of a photographer who funnels the pain of a personal tragedy into art using dolls, Friday, July 19, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223- 6228.

Film Time

See “Apollo 11,” the documentary about the 1969 Apollo 11 mission, Friday, July 19, 2 p.m.; also the 1939 classic “Dark Victory,” about a washed-up movie queen, Wedneday, July 24, 2 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.