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

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, Thursday and Friday, March 14-15, 8 p.m.; Saturday, March 16, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 17, 2 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

Cyrille Aimee

The French jazz vocalist in concert, in “Move On: A Sondheim Adventure,” Thursday, March 14, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413- 3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Everlast

The hip-hop singer-songwriter in concert, Thursday, March 14, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Ain’t Misbehavin

The musical revue saluting the black musicians of the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s and ‘30s, Friday and Saturday, March 15-16, 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 17, 3 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Anne Fischer and the Songbook Ensemble

The vocalist and her ensemble in concert, in a tribute to “Famous Female Singers of the 20th Century,” Friday, March 15, 12:30 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

45RPM

The popular tribute band in concert, with Cover Girl, Friday, March 15, 8 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Irish Comedy Night

Comic showcase with Mike Keegan, Bill McCarty and Moody McCarthy, Friday, March 15, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413- 3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Jessie’s Girl

The acclaimed tribute band in concert, with “Back to the Eighties,” Friday, March 15, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Russian National Ballet Theatre

The ballet company performs “Sleeping Beauty,” Friday, March 15, 8 p.m. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Rte. 25A, Brookville.(800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.

Tommy James & The Shondells

The iconic band in concert, Friday, March 15, 8 p.m. With special guests The Grass Roots and The Box Tops. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Chris D’Elia

The actor-comedian on tour, Saturday, March 16, 5, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Disco Unlimited

The tribute band in concert, Saturday, March 16, 9 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Perfect Pitch Project

The jazz ensemble in concert, celebrating “Women of Jazz,” Saturday, March 16, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

The Temptatioms

The Motown legends in concert, with the Four Tops, Saturday, March 16, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Fiddlers Green

The quartet salutes St. Patrick’s Day with song and stories, Sunday, March 17, 2 p.m. Tickets required. East Meadow Public Library, 1886 Front St., East Meadow. 794-2570.

Kinky Friedman

The maverick guitarist in concert, with Dale Watson, Sunday, March 17, 7 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413- 3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Sugar and Spice

The group in concert, with a tribute to Aretha Franklin, Sunday, March 17, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Jim Breuer

The comic continues his residency, with “Comedy, Stories & More,” Sunday, March 17, 7 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Songs of Ireland: A Celtic Celebration

Irish vocalists and a musical ensemble in a St. Patrick’s Day-themed concert, Sunday, March 17, 3 p.m. Program includes traditional folk songs, opera, Broadway tunes, and more. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Rte. 25A, Brookville.(800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.

Del McCoury and David Grisman

The bluegrass guitarists in concert, with “The Del & Dawg Show,” Thursday, March 21, 7:30 p.m. Landmark on Main Street, Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington. 767-1384 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Eddie Money

The rocker in concert, with special guest John Waite, Thursday, March 21, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

The Rippingtons

The acclaimed contemporary jazz ensemble in concert, featuring Russ Freeman, Thursday, March 21, 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

A Year With Frog and Toad

Musical based on Arnold Lobel’s beloved books, Saturday, March 16, 2 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

An Itsy Bitsy Spider

Examine some amazing arachnids, Saturday, March 16, 2-4 p.m. Also make a spider craft to take home. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www.licm.org.

The Cat in the Hat

Join the Cat in the Hat on his mischievous adventures in this adaptation of the Dr. Seuss classic, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Saturday, March 16, 11 a.m.; Sunday, March 17, 12 p.m. The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Young People’s Concert

Dr. Paul Sheldon leads his ensemble in an interactive concert, Sunday, March 17, 2:30 p.m. Program includes selections from “The Sound of Music” and other favorites. Tickets required. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

Museums/Galleries and more...

Heckscher Collects: Recent Acquisitions

An exhibition of two dozen 20th century and contemporary works that have been acquired by the museum over the past five years. With a selection of prints produced by more traditional and diverse experimental processes; experimental photography by Bill Armstrong, Ellen Carey, and Joe Constantino; New York City street scenes by N. Jay Jaffee; and images of Cuba by Bastienne Schmi; along with abstract and representational paintings. Through May 12. 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.

That 80s Show

An exhibition that revisits one of the most dynamic eras in American art history. More than 100 works by the great personalities of the ‘80s, including Eric Fischl, Julian Schnabel, David Salle, Ross Bleckner, Bryan Hunt, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Kenny Scharf, Cindy Sherman, Robert Longo, Jenny Holzer, Robert Mapplethorpe, Annette Lemieux, Charlie Clough, Tseng Kwong Chi, Jonathan Lasker and others. The show also features a music and sports memorabilia, “hall of fame” of including Michael Jackson’s glove, Prince’s fashion, Madonna’s jewelry, and autographed sports items. Opening Saturday, March 16. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

At the Movies

See “The Old Man and the Gun,” the bittersweet dramedy based on the mostly true story of Forrest Tucker’s daring prison escape at age 70 that confounded authorities and enchanted the public, Friday, March 15, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223- 6228.

Film Time

See “First Man,” the biopic on Neil Armstrong and the first moon landing, Friday, March 15, 1 p.m. East Meadow Public Library, 1886 Front St., East Meadow. 794-2570.