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

The Addams Family

A musical comedy based on the macabre Addams Family characters, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8-9, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 10, 3 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Completely Unchained

The Van Halen tribute band in concert, Friday, Nov. 8, 8 p.m.; followed by The 90s Band. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Dwight Yoakam

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

Fefu and her Friends

Maria Irena Fornes’ feminist classic about a group of women in 1935 New England convening for a meeting that turns into a freestyle consciousness-raising session, presented by Hofstra University Dept. of Drama and Dance, Friday and Saturday, Nov,. 8-9, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 10, 2 p.m.; Thursday, Nov. 14, 8 p.m. Hofstra University’s Black Box Theater, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-6644 or www.hofstratickets.com.

Lucia Micarelli

The violinist-actress in concert, Friday, Nov. 8, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Paul Thorn Band

The Southern rock-blues singer-songwriter in concert, with special guest Alice Drinks The Kool Aid, Friday, Nov. 8, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Decadia 80s Night

The powerhouse cover band in concert, Saturday, Nov. 9, 8 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Patti LaBelle

The R&B icon in concert, Saturday, Nov. 9, 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.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

The irreverent sexy farce, adapted from the popular 1988 film, Saturday, Nov. 9, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 10, 2:30 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 775-4420 or www.broadhollow.org.

Flying Burrito Bros All-Star Tribute

Legacy musicians in concert, in a 50th anniversary tribute to the influential country rock band, Saturday, Nov. 9, 8 p.m. With Greg Harris, Jeff Pevar, David Jackson and Don Heffington. Jeanne Rimsky Theater, Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington. 767-6444 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Jonathan Van Ness

The Emmy-nominated television personality-podcaster on tour, Saturday, Nov. 9, 8 and 10:30 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Lights–Camera–Action

A musical tale of a fictional movie studio making an action movie musical filmed at different locations around the world, presented by L.I. Cabaret Theatre, Saturday, Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m. With 40 musical numbers and a cast of 35, including special guest stars. Temple B’nai Torah, 2900 Jerusalem Ave., Wantagh. 946-7207.

Paul Anka

The legendary crooner in concert, celebrating 60 years of hits, Saturday, Nov. 9, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Robert Gordon

The neo-rockabilly singer in concert, with guitarist Chris Spedding, Saturday, Nov. 9, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Allman Betts Band

The rock band formed by the sons of Gregg Allman and Dickey Betts concert, Sunday, Nov. 10, 7 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Boz Scaggs

The rock legend in concert, Sunday, Nov. 10, 7 p.m. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Route 25A, Brookville. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.

Guys and Dolls

The classic musical from Broadway’s golden era, about gambling with luck and love under the bright lights of Broadway, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2 p.m. The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Manhattan Madness

A Script-In-Hand Theatre production of Betsey Tooker Transom and Michael J. Norton’s madcap comedic collage, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Music of the Masters

Pianist Veselin Ninov in concert, with young laureates of the Manolov International Music Competion, Sunday, Nov. 10, 1:30 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Steven Page

The Barenaked Ladies frontman in concert, with Dean Friedman, Sunday, Nov. 10, 7 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Josh Gates Live

The avid explorer, the star of Discovery Channel’s hit-series Expedition Unknown, shares his tales of adventure, Thursday, Nov. 14, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or

www.livenation.com.

Lori Out Loud

Performer Lori Klein shares stories about modern life, with special guest Troy Rami, Thursday, Nov. 14, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

O.A.R.

The rock band in concert, Thursday and Friday, Nov. 14-15, 8 p.m. With special guest Riker Lynch. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

The Zen Tricksters

The pioneering jam band in concert, Sunday, Nov. 10, 7 p.m. Jeanne Rimsky Theater, Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington. 767-6444 or

www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

For the Kids

Freckleface Strawberry the Musical

The charming tale about a young girl who hates her freckles, based on the book by actress Julianne Moore, presented by Nassau Community College Dept. of Theatre and Dance, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8-9, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 10, 2 3 p.m. Nassau Community College, Little Theatre, Garden City. 572-7676.

Movie Fun

See “Pokemon; Dectective Pikachu,” the live action fantasy mystery, based on the Pokemon franchise, Friday, Nov. 8, 7-8:45 p.m. With pizza. For grades 6-12. Registration required. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Junie B. Jones the Musical

A fast-paced musical adaptation of Barbara Park’s best-selling books, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Movie Time

See “Toy Story 4,” the latest installment of of Pixar’s Toy Story series, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2 p.m. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591.

Lego Building Competition

Use your imagination to creative inventive Lego designs, Thursday, Nov. 14, 5:30-6:30 p.m. For grades 6-12. Registration required. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.

Museums/ Galleries and more...

Mort Kunstler: The Godfather of Pulp Fiction Illustrators

An exhibition that showcases the acclaimed artist’s larger-than-life role in the golden era of pulp fiction, unfolding in more than 80 original illustrations from the artist’s private collection, almost all publicly exhibited for the first time. Originally featured in magazines such as Stag, Male, and For Men Only in the ‘50s, ‘60s,and ‘70s, the illustrations brought to life headlines that screamed adventure. Through Nov. 17. 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.