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

Aida

The hit musical based on Giuseppe Verdi’s opera, Thursday and Friday, June 20-21, 8 p.m.; Saturday, June 22, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, June 23, 2 and 7 p.m.; Wednesday, June 26, 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

Loser Lounge’s The Music of Abba

The tribute band in concert, Thursday, June 20, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Milk Carton Kids

The indie Americana duo in concert, Thursday, June 20, 7:30 p.m. Landmark on Main Street, Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington (631) 271-4626 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Trace Adkins

The country singer in concert, Thursday, June 20, 8 p.m. With special guest Natalie & the Damn Shandys. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

The Four Horseman

The Metallica tribute band in concert, Friday, June 21, 10 p.m.; with Show No Mercy Slayer tribute, 8 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com..

Travis Tritt

The country singer in concert, Friday, June 21, 7 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

The Karpenters

The tribute band in concert, with a salute to the Carpenters’ 50-year legacy, Saturday, June 22, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Schism

The Tool tribute band in convcert, Saturday, June 22, 8 p.m. With Linkin Park tribute band New Divide and Alice in Chains tribute band Facelift. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

The Weight Band

The band in concert, featuring members of The Band and Levon Helm Band, Saturday, June 22, 8 p.m. With special guest Mark Newman. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Chazz Palminteri

The actor performs his one-man version of “A Bronx Tale,” Sunday, June 23, 7:30 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Neil Sedaka

The pop icon in concert, Sunday, June 23, 6p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Symphonic Pops Orchestra of Long Island

The orchestra in concert, Sunday, June 23, 2 p.m. Program includes Dave Brubek, The Beatles, Sinatra, Queen, Broadway show tunes, and more. Congregation Shaaray Shalom, 711 Dogwood Ave., West Hempstead. 481-7448 or www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4226249.

Caliente Dance Party

Ballroom Boutique Dance hosts an afternoon of Salsa and Merengue, Wednesday, June 26, 2 p.m. Landmark on Main Street, Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington (631) 271-4626 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Dave Diamond Band

The genre-defying band in concert, Wednesday, June 26, 8 p.m. With The Other Shoe. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Mamma Mia!

The raucous ABBA jukebox musical, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Wednesday, June 26, 1:15; 12 p.m. lunch. Westbury Manor, 1100 Jericho Turnpike, Westbury. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Albert Lee

The guitar legend in concert, Thursday, June 27, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Dionne Warwick

The iconic vocalist in concert, with special guest Darlene Love, Thursday, June 27, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

The Marshall Tucker Band

The southern rockers in concert, Thursday, June 27, 8 p.m. With special guests Them Dirty Roses and Lauren Davidson. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

For the Kids

Precious Pollinators

Examine the role of pollinating insects in nature and agriculture, Saturday, June 22, 2-4 p.m. Make a garden scene to take home. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www. licm.org.

Studio Saturday

Drop into Nassau County Museum of Art’s Manes Center for hands-on activities inspired by the current exhibition, Saturday, June 22, 12-3 p.m. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

The Circus Guy

An interactive magic-juggling show, Monday, June 24, 7 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Prestino’s Magic Show

A fast-paced interactive magic show for all ages, Thursday, June 27, 2-2:45 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.

Museums/ Galleries and more...

Inspiration: Japanese Woodblock Prints

An exhibition of prints drawn from the Museum’s collection of more than 60 historical woodblock prints, primarily from the 19th century (Edo period), that focus on themes of landscape, nature, courtesans, and Kabuki actors. Also on view are examples of contemporary woodblock printmaking and Manga (Japanese comics). Through July 26. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hofstra.edu/museum.

In a New Light: American Impressionism 1870-1940

A sweeping survey of American Impressionism, Ihe exhibition reveals the transformative influence of Impressionism on American art between the years of the Hudson River School—whose majestic landscapes influenced, and then gradually gave way to, French Impressionist–inspired works—and modernist trends of the early 20th century. Featured artists include Colin Campbell Cooper, Daniel Garber, Childe Hassam, George Inness, Ernest Lawson, Thomas Moran, Edward Willis Redfield, and Guy Carleton Wiggins. Through Aug. 18 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.” Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

Afternoon Movie

See “Vice,” the biopic about Dick Cheney’s influential role as vice president, Friday June 21, 1 p.m. East Meadow United Methodist Church, 470 E Meadow Ave., East Meadow. 794-2570.

At the Movies

See “First Man,” the biopic that tells the riveting story behind the first manned mission to the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the decade leading to the historic Apollo 11 flight, Friday, June 21, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223- 6228.

Friday Flick

See “15:17 to Paris,” the action adventure that tells of the real-life story of three friends whose brave act turned them into heroes during a high-speed railway ride, Friday, June 21, 1 p.m. Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, 60 Verona Place, Valley Stream. 825-6422.

Tricia’s Flicks

See “Apollo 11,” the documentary about the 1969 Apollo 11 mission, Friday, June 21, 2 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Film Screening

See “Music Videos that Shaped the ‘80s,” Tuesday through Sunday, June 25-30, 12 p.m. Explore the top videos that shaped the music video industry today from the view of the directors and artists. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

Trivia Night: Marvel Movies

A pop culture trivia event, Tuesday, June 25, 7:30 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Film Time

See “Can You Ever Forgive Me?,” the biopic about Lee Israel, a best-selling celebrity biographer in the 1970s and ’80s, Wednesday, June 26, 2 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

On Screen

See “A Star is Born,” the latest remake of the musical film classic, Wednesday, June 26, 1 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.

Matinee Time

Watch “Adrift,” the survival drama based on the real-life account of a couple stranded at sea during Hurricane Raymond, Thursday, June 27, 2 p.m. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.