Stepping Out

What's happening on Long Island this weekend

Weekly calendar of exhibits, theater, music and more

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Performances/On Stage

Bleachers

The indie pop act in concert, Thursday, Oct. 12, 7.30 p.m. $48 and $38. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Rte. 25A, Brookville. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.

Blue October

The alternative rock band in concert, Thursday, Oct. 12, 8 p.m. $35 and $27. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.thespaceatwestbury.com.

Gypsy

The classic musical set backstage on the 1920s-30s burlesque circuit, Thursday and Friday, Oct. 12-13, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 14, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 15, 2 and 7 p.m.; Wednesday, Oct. 18, 8 p.m. $76 and $71. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

The Nerd

Larry Shue’s comic farce about a thirtysomething architect and a houseguest who overstays, presented by Hofstra University’s Dept. of Drama and Dance, Thursday, Oct. 12, 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, Oct. 13-14, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 15, 2 p.m. $10, $8 seniors and students. Hofstra University’s Schaeffer Black Box Theater, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-6644 or www.hofstratickets.com.

Blondie

The iconic band in concert, Friday, Oct. 13, 8 p.m. $143, $93, $73, $53. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Rte. 25A, Brookville. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.

The Woman in Black

Susan Hill’s acclaimed ghost story comes dramatically alive in an ingenious stage adaptation, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 13-14, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 15, 3 p.m. $20, $15 seniors and children. Carriage Housee Players, Vanderbilt Carriage House Theater, Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport. 557-1207 or www.carriagehouseplayers.org.

Tracy Morgan

The popular comic, star of the “30 Rock” series, on tour, Saturday, Oct. 14, 7 p.m. $70, $60, $55, $50. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

The King and I

The beloved Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, Saturday, Oct. 14, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 15, 2:30 p.m. $26, $24 seniors, $20 students, $15 youth 12 and under, $29 at door. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A new take on Shakespeare’s comedy, Saturday, Oct. 14, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 15, 3 p.m. $22, $20 students and seniors Friday and Sunday. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Best of Broadway

A musical showcase featuring songs from Broadway shows over the past 10 years, presented by Adelphi’s Dept. of Theatre, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 15, 4 p.m. $25. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.

Charlie and Sharon

A new play, part of a trilogy, that tells the story of Sharon Tate’s life and murder, Saturday, Oct. 14, 7 p.m. $11, $9 seniors and students. Magnolia Community Center, 700 Magnolia Blvd., Long Beach. For information and tickets visit sharontatelbny.brownpapertickets.com.

Martin Sexton Trio

The singer-songwriter in concert, Saturday, Oct. 14, 8 p.m. $60, $50, $40.Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington. 767-6444 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Lilia

Libby Skala performs her solo play that tells the true story of Austrian actress Lilia Skala, who flees the Third Reich and goes on to receive an Oscar nomination, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.

Side By Side

Jean and Bill McClelland in a salute to Oscar Hammerstein II and Stephen Sondheim, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2 p.m. Program includes songs from “Showboat,” “South Pacific,” Carousel,” and more. Tickets required. Merrick Library, 2279 Merrick Rd., Merrick. 377-6112.

Jonny Lang

The blues-gospel singer-songwriter in concert, with the Adam Ezra Group, Thursday, Oct. 19, 8 p.m. $55, $40, $30, $25. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Southern Jam

The Allmost Brothers Band & Freebird in concert, in a tribute to the Allman Brothers and Lynyrd Skynyrd, Thursday, Oct. 19, 8 p.m. $32 and $22. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or

www.thespaceatwestbury.com.

Tango Buenos Aires

An ensemble of musicians, vocalists and dancers honor the culture of Argentina and the essence of tango, Sunday, Oct. 15, 3 p.m. $45-$55. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-4444 or

www.madisontheatreny.org.

Everett Greenberg Quartet

The ensemble in concert, with “The Other American Songbook,” Thursday, Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m. Program includes hits by Neil Diamond, Engelbert Humperdinck and Tom Jones. Tickets required. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

The Price Is Right Live

An interactive live version of the classic TV game show, Thursday, Oct. 19, 8 p.m. $79.50, $69.50, $49.50. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.tickemaster.com.

For the Kids

Creepy Crawlies

Get in the Halloween spirit with a visit from some creatures from Tackapausha Nature Preserve, Thursday, Oct. 12, 4 p.m. For grades K-6. Registration required. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.

Artful Adventures

Discuss and create art, in conjunction with Hofstra Museum’s Andy Warhol exhibition, Saturday, Oct. 14, 11:30 a.m. Emily Lowe Gallery, South Campus, Hempstead.463-5672.

Pinkalicious

Follow Pinkalicious through this musical romp of the children’s book, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2 p.m. $12. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Museums/Galleries and more...

Andy Warhol

This original exhibition of works by pop artist Andy Warhol inc ludes a selection of screenprints and photographs from the Hofstra University Museum collections. By juxtaposing his photographs with his screenprints, the exhibit contextualizes and reveals his working methods and artistic process. Through March 11. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hofstra.edu/museum.

Converging Voices: Gender and Identity

An original exhibition that focuses on issues of gender and identity, reflecting an international scope. Featured artists include Ghada Amer, Mariam Ghani, Martine Gutierrez, Guerrilla Girls, Yee I-Lann, Zanele Muholi, Pinaree Sanpitak, Carrie Mae Weems, and Philemona Williamson. Through Dec. 15. Hofstra University’s Emily Lowe Gallery, Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hostra.edu/museum.

Ebb and Flow: Seascape and Shoreline Views

An exhibition of works of artists inspired by the sea. Over four dozen paintings, prints, and photographs from the Heckscher Museum’s permanent collection are on view, including works by Reynolds Beal, Eugene Boudin, Alfred Thompson Bricher, Stan Brod sky, Arthur Dove, Edward and Thomas Moran, Roy Nicholson, Jules Olitski, Betty Parsons, Maurice Prendergast, and William Trost Richards, among others. Through Nov. 12. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

New York, New York

The exhibition, guest curated by Director Emerita Constance Schwartz, portrays the city’s grit and glamour, its excitement and bustle as interpreted through more than 140 artworks. Artists on view include John Sloan, Reginald Marsh, Childe Hassam, Red Grooms, Robert Henri, Fairfield Porter, Berenice Abbott, Milton Avery and Georgia O’Keeffe, among others. Through Nov. 5. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 or

www.nassaumuseum.org.

The Lockhorns Meet Howard Huge

An showcase of comic cartoons by Bill and Bunny Hoest. The bickering long-marred Lockhors and their affable oversized pet are the stars of this exhibit, which honors the cartoonists’ contributions to art and culture. Through Nov. 5. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

Afternoon Movie

See “A Beautiful Mind,” the biopic based on the life of Princeton mathematician John Nash, a Nobel Laureate in Economics, Friday, Oct. 13, 2:30 p.m.; also “The Wedding Plan,” an Israeli romantic comedy about an Orthodox Jewish woman who tries to find a suitor to marry on a schedule after being dumped by her fiance, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

At the Movies

See “The Zookeeper’s Wife,” a drama that tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion of Poland, Friday, Oct. 13, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.

Film Time

See “Beatriz at Dinner,” the comedy-drama about a holistic medicine practitioner who attends a wealthy client’s dinner party, Monday, Oct. 16, 1:30 and 7 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.