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

In The Heights

The acclaimed musical about a community on the brink of change, Thursday and Friday, April 26-27, 8 p.m.; Saturday, April 28, 3 p.m.; Sunday, May 2, 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

PnB Rock

The hip-hop performer in concert, Thursday, April 26, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Adelphi Jazz Ensemble

The student ensemble in concert, Friday, April 27, 7:30 p.m. Program includes jazz favorites and student compositions. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.

Cabaret

The award-winning musical about a freewheeling, seedy nightclub in Weimar-era Berlin, Friday and Saturday, April 27-28, 8:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 29, 3 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400.

Dweezil Zappa

The younger Zappa and his band in concert, Friday, April 27, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Gypsy

The popular Stevie Nicks/Fleetwood Mac tribute band in concert, Friday, April 27, 8 p.m.; follwed by Drop Dead Sexy, the ‘90s cover band, at 10 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Hofstra Symphony Orchestra

Adam Glaser directs the orchestra in a program of varied works, Friday, April 27, 8 p.m. Hofstra University, John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-6644 or www.hofstratickets.com.

Jazz Cafe

Local musicians peform, Friday, April 27, 7 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

The Pillowman

Martin McDonagh’s dark comedy about a writer in a totalitarian state, Friday and Saturday, April 27-28, 8 p.m.; Sunday, April 29, 3 p.m. Carriage House Players, Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport. 557-1207 or www.vanderbiltmuseum.org.

The Wedding Singer

Musical based on the hit 1988 Adam Sandler film, Friday and Saturday, April 27-28, 8 p.m.; Sunday, April 29, 2:30 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 775-4420 or www.broadhollow.org.

Buddy Guy

The blues legend in concert, Saturday, April 28, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Long Island Harmonizers

The a cappella chorus and chapter quartets present “Dave and Caroline’s Jamaica Honeymoon,” honoring long time member, Dave D’Antonio, Saturday, April 28, 8:07 p.m.; Sunday, April 29, 3:07 p.m. Brookside Auditorium, 1260 Meadowbrook Rd., North Merrick,. 921-8553 or www.longislandharmonizers.org.

Spider Saloff

The jazz vocalist presents “Irving Berlin: The American Dream,” Saturday, April 28, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Rte. 25A, Brookville.(800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.

Who’s Bad?

The MIchael Jackson tribute band in concert, Saturday, April 28, 9 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Adelphi Chorale and Vocal Ensemble

The student ensemble performs Vivaldi’s “Gloria,” Sunday, April 29, 4 p.m. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.

Dancing Dream

The acclaimed ABBA tribute band in concert, Sunday, April 29, 3 p.m. Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington. (631) 698-9696 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Dick Fox’ Spring Doo Wop Extravaganza

Classic doo wop groups perform, Sunday, April 29, 3 p.m. Lineup includes Lou Christie, Gary Lewis and the Playboys, The Vogues, Little Peggy March, The Elegants, The Marcels, and The Devotions. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Hofstra New Music Ensemble

The student ensemble in concert, Sunday, April 29. 3 p.m. Program features the premiere of a new work by Rebecca Feynberg and student compositions. Hofstra University’s Helene Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-6644 or www.hofstratickets.com.

Todd Rundgren’s Utopia

The progressive rock band in concert, Tuesday, May 1, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

The Piano Guys

The YouTube senseation in concert, Wednesday, May 2, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Cabaret Theatre

Adelphi Department of Theatre students present “The Steak Tartare Caper or Behind Every Moan is a Woman,” an original evening of satirical songs and stories by Nicholas Petron and Jonathan Larson, Thursday and Friday, May 3-4, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, May 5, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, May 6, 2 p.m. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.

For the Kids

Aladdin

Join Aladdin and the Genie on their musical adventure in an exotic magical world, Sunday, April 29, 11:30 a.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 775-4420 or www.broadhollow.org.

Cherry Blossom Trees

Celebrate spring’s cherry blossoms at the art workshop, Sunday, April 29, 2 p.m. Create cherry blossom branches out of tieusse paper and natural materials. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www.licm.org.

Fear Factor

Teams compete in creepy mini-competitions, Monday, April 30, 6 p.m. Prizes awarded. For grades 6-12. Registration required. Merrick Library, 2279 Merrick Rd., Merrick. 377-6112.

Harry Potter Science

Explore chemistry with a Harry Potter theme, Monday, April 30, 7 p.m. For grades 6-12. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Museums/Galleries and more...

Abstracting Art: Way of Seeing

A solo exhibition of the works of Adel Gorgy. On view are 16 of the artist’s recent large scale photographic pieces. Through April 29. Kellenberg Gallery, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre 323-3196.

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. Opens April 21, through July 22. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime 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 1920s, including neoclassical paintings by Picasso. Through July 8. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 or www.nassaumuseum.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 that explore 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.

Afternoon Movie

See “Molly’s Game,” the thriller based on the life of Molly Bloom, who runs the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game and becomes a target of the FBI, Friday, April 27, 2:30 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Film Time

See the neo-noir sci fi thriller “Blade Runner 2049,” which picks up 30 years after the first film left off, Friday, April 27, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.