Stepping Out

What's happening on Long Island this weekend

Weekly calendar of theater, exhibits, music and more

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Performances/On Stage

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.

In The Heights

The acclaimed musical about a community on the brink of change, Thursday and Friday, May 3-4, 8 p.m.; Saturday, May 5, 3 p.m.; Sunday, May 6, 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

Adelphi Opera Theatre

Adelphi Department of Music students perform scenes, ensembles and arias, Friday, May 4, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, May 5, 4 p.m. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.

A Whole New World of Alan Menken

An evening of song and story with award-winning composer, Friday, May 4, 8 p.m. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Rte. 25A, Brookville.(800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.

Bill Engvall

The actor-comedian shares his insights and comic perceptions on his latest standup tour, Friday, May 4, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Cabaret

The award-winning musical about a freewheeling, seedy nightclub in Weimar-era Berlin, Friday and Saturday, May 4-5, 8:30 p.m.; Sunday, May 6, 3 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400.

Decadia

The band presents 80s vs. 90s Night, Friday, May 4, 9 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Music of the Divas

Vocalist JayCee Driesen in concert, with special guest pianist Lydia Sabosto, Friday, May 4, 1 p.m. Program includes hits by Barbra Streisand, Shirley Bassey, Bette Midler, Judy Garland, Carole King, Cher, and more. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Yacht Rock Revue

The ‘70s light rock tribute band in concert, Friday, May 4, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

A Rock’n Doo Wop Spectacular

An oldies revue, Saturday, May 5, 7 p.m. With The Duprees, Charlie Thomas’ Drifters, Shirely Alston Reeves, Bobby Wilson’s Tribute to Jackie Wilson, The Devotions, and Teresa McClean. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Rte. 25A, Brookville.(800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.

Disco deMayo

A disco showcase, Saturday, May 5, 8 p.m. With Tavares, Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes, Double Exposure, and more. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Hofstra Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band

The student ensembles in concert, Saturday, May 5, 8 p.m. Program includes traditional and contemporary works. Hofstra University, John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-6644 or www.hofstratickets.com.

Penny Lane

The Beatles tribute band in concert, Saturday, May 5, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Pirate Flag

The Kenny Chesney tribute band in concert, Saturday, May 5, 8 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

John Scupelliti and The Reactions

The band in concert, performing doo wop hits, Sunday, May 6, 2 p.m. Tickets required. Bellmore Memorial Library, 2288 Bedford Ave., Bellmore. 785-2990.

Love, Loss and What I Wore

Nora Ephron’s hit play consisting of an all-female cast reading monologues of particular interest to women, Sunday, May 6, 2 p.m. Tickets required. Merrick Library, 2279 Merrick Rd., Merrick. 377-6112.

Oy, Father

Musical love story of a Jewish female cantor and a Catholic priest, based on the relationship between former priest Bill McBride who married cantor Irene Failenbogen, Sunday, May 6, 2 p.m. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591.

The Magic of Broadway

The Oceanside Chorale in concert, Saturday,, May 6, 2 p.m. Program includes a triute to Andrew Lloyd Webber, and music from “Cats,” “Phantom of the Opera,” and “The Sound of Music.” Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

New York Exceptions

The band performs rock ‘n roll hits, Sunday, May 6, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Sylph

The chamber ensemble in concert, Sunday, May 6, 2 p.m. Program includes works by Bach, Chopin, Vivaldi and Gershwin. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre.

The Yardbirds

The iconic British rockers in concert, Sunday, May 6, 7 p.m. With the Mark Stein Project, and special guests Canned Heat and The Blues Magoos. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Hofstra Percussion Ensemble

The student ensemble in concert, Monday, May 7, 7 p.m. Hofstra University’s Joseph G. Shapiro Family Hall, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-6644 or www.hofstratickets.com. 766-6257.

Indigo Girls

The folk-rock music duo in concert, Thursday, May 10, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

For the Kids

Star Wars Day Party

Celebrate the iconic movie franchise with crafts, games and snacks, Friday, May 4, 4 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Out of This World

Explore space and the galaxy, Saturday, May 5, 1-3 p.m. Discover secrets of the solar system and imagine what lies beyond the planet. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www.licm.org.

Frogs, Bugs and Animals

A program dedicated to learning and loving animals, Sunday, May 6, 1 p.m. Meet Princess the toad, Tickles the hedgehog and other creatures. Tickets required. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

Mad Science: Matter of Fact

Explore physical and chemical changes by turning nickel into gold, Tuesday, May 8, 4:30 p.m. (grades K-2), 6 p.m. (grades 3-6. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Exotic Animals

Meet animals from Tackapausha Nature Preserve, Thursday, May 10, 4 p.m. For grades K-6. Registration required. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.

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 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 “Jumani: Welcome to the Jungle,” the action adventure comedy about four teenagers who are sucked into a magical video game, Friday, May 4, 3 p.m.; also “The Post,” the thriller that focuses on The Washington Post’s role in publishing the Pentagon Papers, Tuesday, May 8, 3 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

At the Movies

See “Darkest Hour,” the biopic that tells of Winston Churchill’s first weeks as Britain’s prime minister as Western Europe crumbles under the Germans’ blitzkrieg assault, Friday, May 4, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.