Stepping Out

What's happening on Long Island this weekend

Weekly calendar of exhibits, theater, music and more

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Ansel Adams: Sight and Feeling
An exhibition of Adams’ photographs that demonstrates how his intuitive and emotional response to the landscape resulted in powerful and enduring photographs. Through March 5. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 or www.nassaumuseum.org.
Light Works: 100 Years of Photos
A survey of photography processes and subjects from 1873 to 2000, ranging from Eadweard Muybridge’s 19th-century photographic studies of animal locomotion to Richard Misrach’s contemporary chromogenic prints. Through March 5. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 or www.nassaumuseum.org.
Mysteries of Bats
Tackapausha Museum and Preserve’s exhibit examines varied species of bats, featuring a live family of Egyptian Fruit Bats who fly and “hang out” in the museum’s nocturnal area. Other installations include displays about Long Island’s ecology and interactive activities. Tackapausha Museum and Preserve, Washington Ave. (between Merrick Rd. and Sunrise Hwy.), Seaford. 571-7443.
Norman Rockwell and Friends: American Illustrations from the
Mort Künstler Collection

An overview of masters from the Golden Age of American Illustration: Edwin Austin Abbey, Howard Chandler Christy, Dean Cornwell, Charles Dana Gibson, Winslow Homer, J.C. Leyendecker, Maxfield Parrish, Howard Pyle, Norman Rockwell, and N.C. Wyeth, among others. Through March 5. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.
Political Slant II: Editorial Cartoons
An original exhibition featuring works by Thomas Nast for historical context, along with works by award-winning editorial cartoonists Matt Davies, Walt Handelsman, Mike Keefe, Steve Kelley, and Signe Wilkinson. Through March 12. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hofstra.edu/museum.
Rotimi Fani-Kayode: A Retrospective
A showcase of the Nigerian-born photographer’s works produced between 1955 and 1989. His portraits explore complex personally and politically engaged notions of desire, spirituality and cultural dislocation. Through March 11. Nassau Community College, Firehouse Plaza Art Gallery, College Center Building, 1 Education Dr., Garden City. 572-7162.
Afternoon Movie
See “Approaching the Unknown,” the sci fi drama about an astronaut on an ill-fated solo mission to Mars, Friday, March 3, 2:30 p.m.; also “The Whole Truth, the courtroom thriller about an attorney’s efforts to get his teenage client acquitted for the murder of his father, Tuesday, March 7, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.
Film Screening
See the documentary “Stryker’s America: Photographing the Great Depression,” which tells the story of how Roy E. Stryker, a low-level federal bureaucrat, managed a massive New Deal project to document the Great Depression, Thursday through Saturday, March 2-4, 1 and 3 p.m.; Sunday, March 5, 12 p.m. Free with museum admission. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 or www.nassaumuseum.org.
Film Time
See Brian DePalma’s acclaimed gangster film, “The Untouchables,” with Sean Costner and Robert DeNiro, Friday, March 3, 1 p.m.; also “Star Trek Beyond,” the latest installment of the sci fi franchise, Wednesday, March 8, 2 and 7 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.
Friday Flick
See “Miracles From Heaven,” the faith-based fact-inspired movie about a little girl with a terrible disease who gets saved in more ways than one, Friday, March 3, 1 p.m. Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, 60 Verona Place, Valley Stream. 825-6422.
Un Ballo in Maschera
A screening of Guiseppe Verdi’s historically-based tale of illicit love, conspiracy betrayal, conducted by Zubin Mehta, Sunday, March 5, 2 p.m. $20. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or www.aupac.adelphi.edu.
Movie Matinee
See “Captain Fantastic,” a dramedy about a family who have retreated from the world to live in the wilderness, Tuesday, March 7, 2 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.
Movie Showing
See “The Light Between Oceans,” a period drama about a lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia who raise a baby they rescue from a drifting boat, Wednesday, March 8, 1:30 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.
Art Talk
Examine “Francis Picabia: Our Heads Are Round So Our Thoughts Can Change Direction,” with Professor Thomas Germano, Thursday, March 9, 1 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.
Movie Showing
Watch “The Martian,” the sci fi film about an astronaut’s struggle to survive on Mars after being mistakenly left for dead by his crew, Thursday, March 9, 2 p.m. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.

Theater/Music

The Full Monty
The outlandish Tony-nominated musical comedy based on the hit film, Thursday and Friday, March 2-3, 8 p.m.; Saturday, March 4, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 5, 2 and 7 p.m. $76 and $71. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900.
Lovers and Other Strangers
Renee Taylor and Joseph Bologna’s true-to-life, five-vignette comedy hit featuring different couples at varied stage of marriage, present by Adelphi’s Dept. of Theatre, Thursday and Friday, March 2-3, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, March 4, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, March 5, 2 p.m. $20. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.
Efrat
The violinist-vocalist in concert, with Aaron Nathans and Michael Ronstadt, the duo of Crooked Fiddle fame, Friday, March 3, 8:30 p.m. (open mic at 7:30 p.m.). $20, $22 at door. Garden Stage at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Central Nassau, 223 Stewart Ave.,Garden City. 248-8855 or www.gardenstage.com.
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Christopher Durang’s zany comedy that examines the midlife malaise of middle-aged siblings, Friday and Saturday, March 3-4, 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 5, 3 p.m. $22, $20 students and seniors Friday and Sunday. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400.
Celebrity Autobiography
The acclaimed comedy show featuring celebrities acting out celebity memoirs in the stars’ own words, Saturday, March 4, 8 p.m. $59, $49 and $39. Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington. 767-6444 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.
Parhelion Trio
The all-female ensemble in concert. Saturday, March 4, 8 p.m. $20. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.
Tommy James and the Shondells
The ‘60s rock ‘n rollers in concert, with Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals, Saturday, March 4, 8 p.m. $69.50, 49.50 and $39.50. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.
9 To 5 The Musical
Musical based on the popular 1980 movie about friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era, Saturday, March 4, 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 5, 2:30 p.m. $25, $23 seniors, $19 students, $15 youth 12 and under, $28 at door. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 775-4420 or www.broadhollow.org.
Celebrating Bob Dylan
The Dylan Tribute Band in concert, Sunday, March 5, 2 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.
Celtic Crossings
Composer-songwriter Phil Coulter and tenor Andy Cooney in concert, Sunday, March 5, 3 p.m. $69.50, 49.50 and $39.50. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.
Everett Trio
Everett Green salutes the best of Bobby Darin, Nat King Cole and Tony Bennett, Sunday, March 5, 2 p.m. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591.
Popular Standards
Les Degen performs classics popularized by Frank Sinatra and Bobby Darin, Sunday, March 5, 2 p.m. Tickets required. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.
Adelphi Symphony Orchestra
The orchestra performs Brandeberg Concertos Nos. 3, 6 and 5, Thursday, March 9, 7:30 p.m. Soloists include Adelphi professors tenor Jonathan Goodman and harpsichordist Elaine Comparone. $25. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or www.aupac.adelphi.edu.

Family

Aladdin
Join Aladdin and the Genie on their musical adventure in Agrabah, Saturday, March 4, 2 p.m. $12. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.
Madagascar
A musical journey out of the zoo and onto the stage, based on the popular animated film, Saturday, March 4, 2 p.m.; Sunday, March 5, 12 p.m. $11, $13 at door. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or
www.broadhollow.org.
The Tale of the Frog Prince
Follow along with a lonely frog prince who lives in a swamp on a large kingly estate, Saturday, March 4, 1 p.m. $10, $8 children. Arena Players, Vanderbilt Carriage House Theater, Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport. 293-0674 or www.arenaplayers.org.