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 13-14, 8 p.m.; Saturday, June 15, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, June 16, 2 and 7 p.m.; Wednesday, June 19, 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

The Founders

The blues band in concert, featuring original members of Roomful of Blues, Thursday, June 13, 8 p.m. With special guest Chris O’Dell and Blue Roots. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Oh, What a Night

The Hit Men in concert, with special guest Fleetwood Macked, Thursday, June 13, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Completely Unchained

The Van Halen tribute band in concert, Friday, June 14, 8 p.m.; followed by All the Blink Thing’s Enema of the State 20th Anniversary Show, 10 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com..

David Benoit

The acclaimed jazz pianist-composer-arranger in concert, Friday, June 14, 8 p.m. With comedian Sherry Davey. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Happy Together Tour

The Turtles featuring Flo and Eddie, perform ‘60s favorites, Friday, June 14, 8 p.m. With Three Dog Night’s Chuck Negron, Gary Puckett and the Union Gap, The Buckinghams, The Classics IV, The Cowsills. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Anna Nalick

The pop-folk-Americana singer-songwriter in concert, Saturday, June 15, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Game On Fest

A single day esports tournament, Saturday, June 15, 10 a.m. Watch or play. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Now Youre Talking: It’s All Relative

A storytelling show, featuring NPR’s Ophira Eisenberg, Saturday, June 15, 8 p.m. Seven storytellers share compelling, heartbreaking, hilarious true stories about the ties that bind them to their families. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Rte. 25A, Brookville.(800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.

Warped Tour Band

The popular cover band in convcert, Saturday, June 15, 10 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Gabriel Iglesias

The “Fluffy” comedian-actor on tour, Sunday, June 16, 5 and 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Chicago

The iconic rock band in concert, Monday and Tuesday,, June 17-18, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Buddy Guy

The blues-guitarist-singer in concert, with the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band, Wednesday, June 19, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Keb Mo’

The blues guitarist in concert, Wednesday, June 19, 8 p.m. With special guest Jontavious Willis. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.thespaceatwestbury.com.

Louis Atlas and the All World Band

The reggae-pop singer-songwriter and his band in concert, Wednesday, June 19, 8 p.m. With special guest Sister Carol. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Jewish Music Singalong

Vocalist Robin Greenstein in concert, with “Jewish Music From All Over,” Thursday, June 20, 1 p.m. Audience participation is encouraged. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.

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, Thurrday, 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.

For the Kids

Splish Splash Animal Baths

Join Long Island Children’s Museum’s Animal Program educator to observe animal bathtime with the museum’s animals, Saturday, June 15, 3 p.m. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www. licm.org.

Eat Up! Spices

Discover tasty delights growing in Old Westbury Gardens beds, Saturday, June 15, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Concoct and sample a simple recipe full of seasonal flavors. Free with admission. Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Westbury Rd., Old Westbury. 333-0048 or www.oldwestbury.org

Studio Saturday

Drop into Nassau County Museum of Art’s Manes Center for hands-on activities inspired by the current exhibition, Saturday, June 15, 12-3 p.m. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

Museums/ Galleries and more...

Inspiration: Japanese Woodblock Prints

An exhibition 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 ”If Beale Street Could Talk,” the adaptation of James Baldwin’s novel about a young black couple in early-’70s Harlem, Friday June 14, 1 p.m. East Meadow United Methodists Church, 470 E Meadow Ave., East Meadow. 794-2570.

At the Movies

See “Free Solo,” the documentary that tells of professional rock climber Alex Honnold’s attempt to conquer the first free solo climb of famed El Capitan’s 900-meter vertical rock face at Yosemite National Park, Friday, June 14, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223- 6228.

Film Screening

See “Music Videos that Shaped the ‘80s,” Tuesday through Sunday, June 18-23, 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.

Film Time

See “The Mule, the crime drama about a 90-year-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran turned drug mule for a Mexican cartel, Wednesday, June 19, 2 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

On Screen

See “On the Basis of Sex,” the biopic based on the life and early cases of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Wednesday, June 19, 1 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.

Matinee Time

Watch “Boundaries,” the family drama about a single mom, her estranged father and teenage son on a cross country road trip, Thursday, June 20, 2 p.m. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.