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

Aunt Jeanne’s Piano Lounge

An impromptu sing-along around the piano with composer Matthew Skla, Thursday, Jan. 17, 7:30 p.m. Landmark on Main Street, Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington. 767-1384 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

The musical biography of the early rock ‘n roller, Thursday and Friday, Jan. 17-18, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Jan. 19, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 20, 2 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

APB

The Scottish post-punk band in concert, Friday, Jan. 18, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413- 3535 or

www.myfathersplace.com.

Maria Bamford

The comedian-actress on tour, Friday, Jan. 18, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

O El Amor

The tribute band in concert, Friday, Jan. 18, 8 p.m. Followed by ‘90s Dance Party with DJ Savage, 10 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Sweet Charity

Neil Simon’s classic musical comedy inspired by Fellini’s “Nights of Cabiria,” Friday and Saturday, Jan. 18-19, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 20, 2:30 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

Wedding Night with Decadia

The ‘80s band performs a tribute to popular wedding songs, Saturday, Jan. 19, 7 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Peter Asher and Jeremy Clyde

The two British invasion guitarists join forces, with songs and stories from their ‘60s heyday, Saturday, Jan. 19, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413- 3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Chazz Palminteri’s A Bronx Tale

The autobiographical one-man show, that inspired the film and Broadway musical, Sunday, Jan. 20, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

PubliQuartet

The string ensemble in concert, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2 p.m. Registration required. East Meadow Public Library, 1886 Front St., East Meadow. 794-2570.

These Songs of Freedom

Jerome “City” Smith and the City Sounds ensemble in concert, with a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Monday, Jan. 21, 1 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

‘70s Explosion

Tribute bands Disco Unlimited and 45RPM in concert, Saturday, Jan. 26, 8 p.m. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

For the Kids

Kids in the Kitchen

Learn culinary skills, Friday Jan. 18, 11:30 a.m. Make a kid-friendly snack of banana pancake dippers. For ages 3-5. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www.licm.org.

World Food Festival

Explore the cuisine of Mexico, Friday, Jan. 18, 4 p.m. Listen to a story then sample foods from that culture. For grades 1-3. Registration required. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Mary Poppins

The beloved nanny is back on stage, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Saturday, Jan. 19, 11 a.m.; Sunday, Jan. 20, 12 p.m.; Monday, Jan. 21, 11 a.m. The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Peanuts

Go on a journey with Charlie Brown and his pals, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Protecting Predators

Learn about different topics in conservation to help protect Earth at the Center for Science Teaching and Learning, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2-4 p.m. Create a DIY craft from recycled materials. Bring an old clothespin and tooth pick as your supplies. For ages 5-12. Registration required. Center for Science Teaching and Learning, 1 Tanglewood Rd., Rockville Centre. 764-0045 or www.cstl.org.

Studio Saturday

Drop into Nassau County Museum of Art’s Manes Center for hands-on activities inspired by the current exhibitions, Saturday, Jan. 19, 12-3 p.m. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

Tinkerbell

Peter Pan’s sidekick shares her story, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 20, 11:30 a.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

Movie Fun

See “Smallfoot,” the animated comedy musical fantasy-adventure, based on the Bigfoot legend, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2 p.m. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591.

Peaceful Painting

Salute Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the craft workshop, Monrday, Jan. 21, 11 a.m.; 1 and 3 p.m. Pay tribute the civil rights leader’s message of peace by creating a colorful dove collage. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www.licm.org.

Songs of Freedom

Robbi K & Frieds perform a tribute commemorating the civil rights movement, Monrday, Jan. 21, 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. The interactive concerrt includes popular freedom and protest songs “We Shall Overcome,” “If I Had a Hammer,” and “Marchin’ Down to Selma.” Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www.licm.org.

Museums/Galleries and more...

Hidden in Sight: Photographing Incarceration

An exhibition of photographs spanning more than 50 years by three artists, Danny Lyon (American, born 1942), Jessica Earnshaw (Canadian, born 1983), and Isadora Kosofsky (American, born 1993), highlighting the varied critical issues within the prison system in America. Through March 10. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hofstra.edu/museum.

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.

Rivera and Beyond: Latin American Art

An exhibit of 20th century and contemporary artists from across Central and South America, from the collection of Joan and Milton Bagley. Masterworks by Fernando Botero, Elena Climent, Ana Mercedes Hoyos, Wifredo Lam, Julio Larraz, Roberto Matta, Carlos Mérida, Diego Rivera, Antonio Seguí, Franciso Zúñiga, and others are on view. Through March 31. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

Wild Kingdom: Hunt Slonem and a Hundred Years of Animal Art

An exhibition that showcases artists whose paintings, drawings, and sculpture have immortalized the wild kingdom. On view are works by Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, John James Audubon and Jeff Koons among others. With an installation by artist-designer Hunt Slonem who creates a dream-like sanctuary for parrots, rabbits and butterflies; his signature motifs. Through March 3. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

Afternoon Movie

See “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again,” the sequel to the film adaptation of the stage musical, Friday, Jan. 18, 2 p.m. Merrick Library, 2279 Merrick Rd., Merrick. 377-6112.

At the Movies

See “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again,” the sequel to the adaptation of the stage musical, Friday, Jan. 18, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.

Film Time

See “Colette,” the biopic based upon the life of the French novelist Colette, Friday, Jan. 18, 1 and 7:30 p.m. East Meadow Public Library, 1886 Front St., East Meadow. 794-2570.

Friday Flick

See “Mission Impossible: Fallout,” the latest installment of the adventures of the IMF Team, Friday, Jan. 18, 1 p.m. Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, 60 Verona Place, Valley Stream. 825-6422.

Movie Showing

See “Night of the Hunter,” the classic 1955 thriller, starring Robert Mitchum, Friday, jan. 18, 1 p.m.; also “Crazy Rich Asians,” the romantic comedy that follows a native New Yorker as she accompanies her longtime boyfriend to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2 and 7 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

Film Screening

See “Drawn From Nature,” the PBS American Masters’ series film that tells the dramatic life story of naturalist John James Audubon, the adventurer and self-taught artist who saw more of the North American continent than virtually anyone of his time (1785-1851), Tuesday through Sunday, Jan. 22-27, 12 p.m. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

On Screen

See “RBG,” documentary exploring Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ‘s exceptional life and career, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2:30 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.

Movie Matinee

See “A Star is Born,” the classic 1954 musical film with Judy Garland, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.

Art Talk

Examine “Blue Rider Group,” with art historian Vivian Gordon, Thursday, Jan. 24, 1 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.