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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, Feb. 13-14, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 15, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 16, 2 and 7 p.m.; Wednesday, Feb. 19, 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

Bobby Deitch Band

The soul band in concert, with Brandon “Taz” Neiderauer, Friday, Feb. 14, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or 
www.myfathersplace.com.

Lee Brice

The country singer-songwriter in concert, Friday, Feb. 14, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

On Golden Pond

The poignant yet comic exploration of aging and family dynamics, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 14-15, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 16, 3 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Pepper

The band in concert, Friday, Feb. 14, 10 p.m.; with opening sets by Kash’d Out and The Elovaters. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Ron White

The Blue Collar Comedy funnyman on tour, Friday, Feb. 14, 7 and 10 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Gary Gulman

The Last Comic Standing finalist on tour, Saturday, Feb. 15, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or 
www.paramountny.com.

History of American Rock ‘n Roll

A musical showcase, Saturday, Feb. 15, 8 p.m. With Charlie Thomas and the Drifters, the Coasters, the Chiclettes, and Bobby Brooks Wilson. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-4444 or www.madisontheatreny.org.

Lauryn Hil

The The hip hop singer-songwriter in concert, Saturday, Feb. 15, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or

www.livenation.com.

Legends of Soul

Codi Childs in concert, with a tribute to soul icons, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Public Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Rent

The beloved rock musical, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2 and 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.

Sundance Roxy Reunion

Over Kill, Ludi Christ and Toxic Shock celebrate Long Island’s legendary rock venues, Saturday, Feb. 15, 6 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Trio Solisti

The acclaimed chamber ensemble in concert, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2 p.m. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.com.

Jerome “City”  Smith and City Sounds

Jerome “City” Smith and his ensemble in concert, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2 p.m. The musical-theatrical peformance focuses on the influence of black music. Elmont Memorial Public Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Jesse Kinch

The singer-songwriter in concert, Sunday, Feb. 16, 8:30 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Kevin James

The popular actor-comedian in action, Sunday Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or 
www.paramountny.com.

Liverpool Shuffle|

Join the tribute band for a Beatles brunch, Sunday, Feb. 16, 3 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Marisela “Dama" De Hierro

The Mexican singer in concert, Sunday, Feb. 16, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Fitz and The Tantrums

The indie pop/neo-soul band in concert, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 8 p.m. With special guest Twin XL. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Monsta X

The South Korean boy group in concert, with an album release party, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Los Lobos

The acclaimed Tex-Mex rockers in concert, Thursday, Feb. 20, 7:30 p.m. Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington 767-6444 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

For the Kids 

Cinderella

Follow along with Cinderella on her trip to the Royal Ball, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Saturday, Feb. 15, 11 a.m. The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Cinderella

The beloved fairy tale springs to life, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or

www.merrick-theatre.com.

Studio Saturday

Drop into Nassau County Museum of Art’s Manes Center for hands-on activities inspired by the current exhibition, Saturday, Feb. 15, 12-3 p.m. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

The Cat in the Hat

Join the trouble-making Cat in the Hat Cat in the Hat on a musical adventure, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Sunday, Feb. 16, 12 p.m.; Monday through Friday, Feb. 17-21, 11 a.m. The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Elephant & Piggie: We’re in a Play

A musical adventure, from the pages of Mo Willems’ beloved books, Tuesday, through Thursday, Feb. 18-20, 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www.licm.org.

Bubble Mania

Join bubble-ologist Casey Carle for his humorous bubble show, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.

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 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.

Six Perspectives

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