Stepping Out

What's happening on Long Island this weekend

Weekly calendar of theater, music, exhibits and more

Posted

Performances/On Stage

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder

The musical comedy about an heir to a family fortune who sets out to jump the line of succession by eliminating the relatives in his way, Friday and and Saturday, Nov. 29-30, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 1, 2:30 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

Dark Star Orchestra

The Grateful Dead tribute band in concert, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 29-30, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Jimmy Webb

The acclaimed composer in concert, Friday, Nov. 29, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.

Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot

The popular band in concert, performing Billy Joel hits and more, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 29-30, 10 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

A Christmas Carol

Musical adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens tale, Saturday, Nov. 30, 8:30 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 1, 3 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Andy Aledort and Friends

The blues-rock guitarist and his band in concert, with a tribute to Gregg Allman, Saturday, Nov. 30, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening

The son of the late great Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham and his band in concert, Saturday, Nov. 30, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

The Machine

The Pink Floyd tribute band in concert, Saturday, Nov. 30, 8 p.m. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or

www.thespaceatwestbury.com.

A Celtic Christmas

Irish storyteller Tomáseen Foley, with his ensemble, in concert, Sunday Dec. 1, 3 p.m. Program features traditional Irish music and dance. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-4444 or

www.madisontheatreny.org.

Chazz Palminteri

The actor performs his one-man version of “A Bronx Tale,” Sunday Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Dell’Amore Jazz Quartet

Dr. Bob Dell’Amore and his band in concert, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2 p.m. Program includes jazz standards, R&B and classics with a new modern sound. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Emerson String Quartet

The renowned ensemble in concert, Sunday, Dec. 1, 4 p.m. Program includes Mozart’s Quartet in D Major, K. 575; Fanny Mendelssohn’s String Quartet in E-flat major; Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 5. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Route 25A, Brookville. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.

Franco Corso

The vocalist in concert, with “My Italian Christmas,” a Bocelli-style holiday show, Sunday, Dec. 1, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Masquerade Rock Music Fest

Varied acts in concert, Sunday, Dec. 1, 7 p.m. Featuring Puddle Of Mudd, Fuel, and Sponge, with special guests The Raskins; hosted by Don Jamieson from That Metal Show. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.thespaceatwestbury.com.

Oceanside Chorale

The ensemble in concert, with “A Musical Holiday,” a tribute to popular holiday songs from many cultures, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Vic Vincent Band

The band in concert, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2 p.m. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.

Hofstra University Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Hofstra University student ensembles in concert, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 8 p.m. Program includes traditional and contemporary works. Hofstra University’s John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-6644 or www.hofstratickets.com.

Michael Bolton

The singer-songwriter in concert, performing greatest hits and holiday favorites, Tuesday Dec. 3, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Joe Nichols

The country singer-songwriter in concert, Wednesday Dec. 4, 8 p.m. With special guest Natalie and the Damn Shandys. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Step Sistas

The tap ensemble in a holiday showcase, Wednesday, Dec. 4. 2 p.m. With special guests Red Hot Mamas. Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington 767-6444 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Thereesa Caputo Live

Long Island’s favorite medium and star of her hit TLC series, demonstrates her unique talents, Thursday and Friday, Dec. 5-6, 7:30 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or

www.paramountny.com.

For the Kids

Charlotte’s Web

The enchanting world of Wilbur the pig and his beloved pal Charlotte come to life in Plaza Theatrical Productions adaptation of E.B. White’s beloved book, Friday, Nov. 29, 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tickets required. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

Junie B. Jones the Musical

A fast-paced musical adaptation of Barbara Park’s best-selling books, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

The Nutcracker

Long Island Ballet Theatre’s abridged version of the holiday classic, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2 p.m. Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington 435-222-2Tix (2849) or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Pinkalicious

The musical adaption of Elizabeth and Victoria Kann’s beloved tale of Pinkalicious, a young girl who can’t stop eating pink cupcakes, Saturday, Nov.30, 11 a.m.; Sunday, Dec. 1, 12 p.m. The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Pajama Story Time

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

Museums/ Galleries and more...

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.

Film Time

See ”Little,” the fantasy comedy about an overbearing boss who is transformed into the child version of herself, Friday, Nov. 29, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.

Friday Flick

See “Show Dogs,” the buddy cop comedy about a police dog that goes undercover to stop a disaster, Friday, Nov. 29, 1 p.m. Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, 60 Verona Place, Valley Stream. 825-6422.

Christmas at Westbury House

Old Westbury Gardens annual holiday celebration, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. With decorated period rooms, visit from Santa, crafts, holiday marketplace, refreshments and more. Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Westbury Rd., Old Westbury. 333-0048 or www.oldwestbury.org.

At the Movies

See “Yesterday,” the Beatles-inspired comedy about a struggling songwriter, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

On Screen

See ‘Arctic,” a survival thriller about a man stranded in the Arctic after an airplane crash, and the choices he’s faced with to survive, Wednesday. Dec. 4, 2 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.