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

Cirque du Soleil

The inventive circus troupe returns to Long Island with their “Big Top” show “Volta,” Friday, June 22, 8 p.m.; Saturday, June 23, 4:30 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, June 24, 1:30 and 5 p.m. Through July 1. Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale. (800) 745-3000 or www.tickmaster.com or www.nycblive.com.

Singin’ in the Rain

Musical adapted from the 1950s MGM movie musical, Thursday, and Friday, June 21-22, 8 p.m.; Saturday, June 23, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, June 24, 2 and 7 p.m.; Wednesday, June 27, 2 and 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

Trevor Hall

The acoustic rock singer-songwriter in cocert, Thursday, June 21, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Happy Together Tour

The Turtles, featuring Flo and Eddie, perform ‘60s favorites, Friday, June 22, 8 p.m. With Three Dog Night’s Chuck Negron, Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, Paul Revere & The Raiders’ Mark Lindsay, and The Association.NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Edith, Marlene, Sophie & Me

Lois Morton salutes the legacy of Edith Piaf, Marlene Dietrich and Sophie Tucker, Friday, June 22, 1 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Fleetwood Macked

The popular Fleetwood Mac tribute band in concert, Friday, June 22, 8 p.m.; followed by the Warped Tour Band, 10 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

The Purple Xperience

The band in concert, with a tribute to Prince, Friday, June 22, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

The Fast Lane with Gypsy

The Eagles tribute band in concert, along with a tribute to Steve Nicks, Saturday, June 23, 7 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

The Mike Nesmith and MIckey Dolenz Show

The duo in concert, with hits from The Monkees era, Saturday, June 23, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Peter Cetera

The award-winning singer-songwriter and former Chicago bass player in concert, Saturday, June 23, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Neil Stuart and the Empire State

A heartfelt celebration of the feel-good music of the heroes of rock ‘n roll, Saturday, June 23, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

South Asian American Night

A cultural program of entertainment, Saturday, June 23,7 p.m. Eisenhower Park, Lakeside Theatre, East Meadow. 572-0200 or 572-0335 day of event.

Band of Long Island

The concert band performs, Sunday, June 24, 8 p.m. Eisenhower Park, Lakeside Theatre, East Meadow. 572-0200 or 572-0335 day of event.

Chase Rice

The country singer-songwriter in concert, Thursday, June 28, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

For the Kids

Junie B. Jones

A fast-paced musical adaptation of Barbara Park’s best-selling books, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Friday, June 23, 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, June 23-24, 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 599--6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Studio Saturday

Drop in to The Manes Center to create projects and work inspired by Nassau County Museum of Art’s current exhibit, Saturday, June 23, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Spend up to an hour exploring a range of materials, techniques, and themes. For all ages. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

Frogs, Bugs and Animals

Get up close and personal with a variety of animals from Green Meadows Farm, Monday, June 25, 4.p.m. For grades K-7. Registration required. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.

Movie Fun

See “A Wrinkle in Time,” the sci fi fantasy adventure, based on the classic novel, Monday, June 25, 2 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.

The Circus Guy

A magic-comedy show, featuring juggling and feats of balance, Tuesday, June 26, 7 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Silly Sunglasses

Stop by Long Island Children’s Museum and create silly sunglasses during a craft workshop, Wednesday and Thursday, June 27-28, 2-4 p.m. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www.licm.org.

Fairytale Storytime

Act out the story of “The Three Billy Goats Gruff,” create a bridge from straws and make a craft, Thursday, June 28, 4-5 p.m. For grades K-2. Registration required. Merrick Library, 2279 Merrick Rd., Merrick. 377-6112.

Museums/Galleries and more...

The Age of Tiffany: Between Nouveau and Deco

An exhibition that places Tiffany within the context of other decorative art from the Heckscher Museum’s permanent collection. Through July 22. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prim e Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

Anything Goes: The Jazz Age

The wild times and brilliant work of a tightly connected group of musicians, artists and writers during the 1920s are the subject of this exhibition. On view are masterpieces of the ‘20s, including neoclassical paintings by Picasso. Through July 8. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org

Heavy Metal:Photographs by Jan Staller

An exhibition of Staller’s large-scale photographs that transform the industrial environment into a place of profound, otherworldly beauty. He presents found industrial objects as sculptural artifacts of the post-industrial age. Through July 29. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

Portfolios II: Offset Lithographic Prints

The second exhibition in a series that highlights portfolios of prints and photographs from the Hofstra University Museum’s permanent collections. The artists experimented using a commercial press to create fine art prints. Works by Chuck Close, John Moore, Olga Moore, Italo Scanga, Salvatore Scarpitta, and Miriam Schapiro, among others, are included. Through July 27. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hofstra.edu/museum.

Romare Bearden: Storyteller

An original exhibition that showcases Romare Bearden’s work, spanning historical, political and religious topics exploring everyday African-American life in 20th century America. The exhibit includes prints in a variety of methods (aquatint, engraving, etching, lithograph, and silkscreen). Through Aug. 17. Hofstra University’s Emily Lowe Gallery, Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hostra.edu/museum.

At the Movies

See “Downsizing,” the sci fi comedy-drama about a husband and wife who shrink themselves in order to simplify their lives, Friday, June 22, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.

Friday Flick

See “Beatriz at Dinner,” the comedy-drama about a holistic medicine practitioner who attends a wealthy client’s dinner party, Friday, June 22, 1 p.m. Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, 60 Verona Place, Valley Stream. 825-6422.

Tricia’s Flicks

See “All the Money in the World,” the crime thriller that follows the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III, Friday, June 22, 2 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.