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

One Act Festival

A showcase of four original one act plays, presented by Adelphi University Dept. of Theatre, Thursday and Friday, Feb. 27-28, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 29, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, March 1, 2 p.m. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.

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, Feb. 27-28, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 29, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 1, 2 and 7 p.m.; Wednesday, March 4, 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

Anthony Rodia

The comedian shares his humorous insights, Friday, Feb. 28, 8 and 11 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or 
www.myfathersplace.com.

Disco Inferno

The 1970s jukebox musical set in the East End of London in 1976, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 28-29, 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 1, 2:30 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

45 RPM

The ‘70s radio cover band in concert, Friday, Feb. 28, 8 p.m.; followed by the 90s Band, 10 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Trevor Noah

The comedian, host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” on tour, Friday, Feb. 28, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Almost Queen

The Queen tribute band in concert, Saturday, Feb. 29, 9 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Best of Broadway

Musical showcase highlighting legendary composer-lyricist Jerry Herman, performed by Adelphit University students, Saturday, Feb. 29, 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 1, 4 p.m. Program includes songs from “Hello, Dolly!, “La Cage aux Folles and more. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.

Cousin Fungus

The progressive jam-rock band in concert,  with singer-songwriter Chris Pepe, Saturday, Feb. 29, 7 p.m. Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington 767-6444 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Pat Travers Band

The rock guitarist and his band in concert, Saturday, Feb. 29, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Just Sixties

The tribute band in concert, Sunday, March 1, 3 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Lil T-Jay

The rapper in concert, Sunday, March 1, 8 p.m. With special guest Mulatto. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Masters of Illusion Live

The stage version of the award-winning TV series that features top magicians doing their best illusions, Sunday, March 1, 7 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Chippendales ‘Get Naughty’

The all-male risque dancers perform, Thursday, March 5, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Dana Simone

The pop singer in concert, with Stephanie Lombardo and Kristen Ardito, Thursday, March 5, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

On A Winter’s Night

Christine Lavin and friends in concert, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the acclaimed “On A Winter’s Night” CD, Thursday, March 5, 7:30 p.m. Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington 767-6444 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

For the Kids 

Elephant & Piggie: We’re in a Play

A musical adventure, based on Mo Willems’ beloved books, Thursday and Friday,  Feb. 27-28, 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.; Sunday, March 1, 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.; Tuesday through Thursday, March 3-5, 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, Feb. 29, 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, Feb. 29, 11 a.m.; Sunday, March 1, 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, Feb. 29, 12-3 p.m. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

Movie Time

See “Angry Birds Movie 2,” the sequel to the animated adventure based on the beaky buddies from the best-selling video game, Monday, March 2, 7 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Pajama Story Time

Come dressed in comfy pjs for some bedtime stories and songs, Wednesday, March 4, 7 p.m. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591.

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.

The Seasons

An exhibition 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.

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.

Film Time                 

See “Stuber,” the buddy cop action comedy, Friday, Feb. 28, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.

Friday Flick

See “Fences,” the acclaimed film adaptation of August Wilson’s drama about a working-class African-American father raising his family in the 1950s, Friday, Feb. 28, 1 p.m. Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, 60 Verona Place, Valley Stream. 825-6422.

On Screen

See  “Missiissippi Burning,” the dramatization of the Ku Klux Klan’s murders of three civil rights workers in 1964, Friday, Feb. 28, 1 p.m.; also “Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice,” the documentary that traces the singer’s life and career from her childhood in Tucson through her decades-long career and to her retirement in 2011 due to Parkinson’s disease, Wednesday, March 4, 2 and 7 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

Silent Film Screening

See “Robin Hood,” the 1922 adventure starring Douglas fairbanks, hosted by film historian Philip Harwood,  with piano and commentary by Ben Model, Sunday, March 1, 2 p.m. Tickets required. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

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 197, Tuesday, March 3, 2:30 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.