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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

AM/FM Show

45 RPM and Wonderous Stories in concert, Friday, Jan. 10, 8 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Jiayi He

The harmonica virtuoso in concert, Friday, Jan. 10, 12:30 p.m. Elmont Memorial Public Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Teddy Smith and Greg Kritikos

The comedians join forces for “Brother From Other Mothers,” Friday, Jan. 10, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Unforgettable Fire and Fix You

The U2 and Coldplay tribute bands in concert, Friday, Jan. 10, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Yuto Kanazawa Jazz Trio

The Japanese guitarist-bassist and his ensemble in concert, Friday, Jan. 10, 7 p.m. Program includes selections inspired by American, Asian and South American Sounds. Planting Fields Arboretum’s Coe Hall 1395 Planting Field Rd., Oyster Bay. (516) 922-8600 or www.plantingfields.org.

Les Degan

An interactive musical journey down memory lane with Les Degan, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Public Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

The Simon and Garfunkel Story

A concert-style theatrical tribute to the iconic duo, Saturday, Jan. 11, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

ZBTB

The Zac Brown tribute band in concert, Saturday, Jan. 11, 10 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Elena Ulyanova

The pianist in concert, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2:30 p.m. Tickets required. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

The Guthrie Brothers

The duo in concert, with a tribute to the Everly Brothers and Simon & Garfunkel, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

The Magic of Alexo

The magician engages with the audience in his interactive show, Sunday, Jan. 12, 12 p.m. The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Man in Black

A tribute to Johnny Cash, Sunday, Jan. 12, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

The orchestra in concert, with pianist Khatia Buniatishvili, Sunday, Jan. 12, 3 p.m. Program includes Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Route 25A, Brookville. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.

Sugar and Spice               

The ensemble in concert, performing soul and Motown favorites, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2 p.m. Tickets required. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.

TLC Combo

The acoustic duo in concert, with a tribute to the Rat Pack, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2 p.m. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591.

Vic Vincent Group

The band performs a musical history tour of American country music, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Public Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Morrie Louden Duo

Bassis Morrie Louden and pianist Mike Eckrothj in concert, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2 p.m. Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington (914) 361-9333 or 
www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Postcard

The rock band in concert, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

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.

Nicole Henry

The jazz vocalist in concert, with Roberta Lawrence, Thursday, Jan. 16, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Phil Vassar

The country singer-songwriter in concert, Thursday, Jan. 16, 8 p.m. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or 
www.thespaceatwestbury.

For the Kids 

Polar Bear Pals

Create a friendly polar bear to keep company during the winter, Thursday and Friday, Jan. 9-10, 2:30-4 p.m. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www. licm.org

Dinosaur World Live

The Jurassic period comes alive in this interactive show, Frday, Jan. 10, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Meet impressive creatures, including a flesh-eating plant and a Tyrannosaurus Rex. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Route 25A, Brookville. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.

Birds and Dinos

Examine the connection between dinosarus and how birds evolved from them, at the Center for Science Teaching and Learning’s Saturday, Jan. 11, 2-3 p.m. Registration required. Center for Science Teaching and Learning, 1 Tanglewood Rd., Rockville Centre. 764-0045 or www.cstl.org.

STEM Explorers

Investigate the worlds of science, engineering, technology and math, Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 11-12, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Participate n hands-on activities and demonstrations. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www. licm.org.

Studio Saturday

Drop into Nassau County Museum of Art’s Manes Center for hands-on activities inspired by the current exhibition, Saturday, Jan. 11, 12-3 p.m. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

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.

Picture This! 
The Art of Children’s Books

A celebration of children’s book illustration guest curated by author/illustrators Tim Miller and Isabel Roxas. Works on view include illustrations by Sophie Blackall, Eric Carle, Catia Chien, Victoria Cossack, Mike Curato, C.G. Esperanza, Brian Floca, Gilbert Ford, Stephanie Graegin, Jen Hill, Ezra Jack Keats, Aram Kim, Colleen Kong-Savage, Leo Lionni, Tim Miller, Oge Mora, Il Sung Na, John Parra, Isabel Roxas, Cecilia Ruiz, Maurice Sendak, and more. Through Jan. 12. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

Afternoon Movie

See “The Art of Racing in the Rain,” the inspirational drama about a sports car racer and his golden retriever, Friday, Jan. 10, 2 p.m. Merrick Library, 2279 Merrick Rd., Merrick. 377-6112.

Film Time                 

See “The Kitchen,” the mob crime thriller about a trio of fed-up mobster wives who take over the family business in ‘70s-era New York, Friday, Jan. 10, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.