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

Bandsation

A showcase of up-and-coming bands, Thursday, May 31, 7 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Cirque du Soleil

The inventive circus troupe returns to Long Island with their “Big Top” show “Volta,” Thursday, and Friday, May 31-June 1, 8 p.m.; Saturday, June 2, 4:30 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, June 3, 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, May 31-June 1, 8 p.m.; Saturday, June 2, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, June 3, 2 and 7 p.m.; Wednesday, June 6, 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

Appetite for Destruction

The Guns N’ Roses tribute band in concert, with special guest Aerosmith tribute band PUMP, Friday, June 1, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Mr. Clean and the Fantastics

The Big Shot band, starring Mike DelGuidice in concert, Friday, June 1, 10 p.m.; Uppercut, 8 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Roger and JP’s Comedy Riot

Join Roger and JP from WBAB 102.3 for a an evening of laughs, with special guests Robert Kelly and Rich Vos, Friday, June 1, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Cabaret

The acclaimed musical set in a Berlin nightclub in the late 1920s, Saturday, June 2, 8 p.m.; Sunday, June 3, 2:30 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 775-4420 or www.broadhollow.org.

Lorrie Morgan and Pam Tillis

The country legends in concert, Saturday, June 2, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com. Rolling Stoned and the Doobie Others

The Rolling Stones and Doobie Brothers tribute bands in concert, Saturday, June 2, 9 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Merrick Chorale

The vocal ensemble in concert, with “Music From the Stage and Screen,” Sunday, June 3, 2 p.m. Program includes a medley of songs by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Merrick Library, 2279 Merrick Rd., Merrick. 377-6112.

Naomi Zeitlin

The popular vocalist in concert, Sunday, June 3, 2 p.m. Tickets required. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.

Woodmere Music Club

Winners of the 2018 competition of the Friday Woodmere Music Club in concert, Sunday, June 3, 2 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

Tyler Henry

The clairvoyant medium, star of E!’s “Hollywood Medium,” on tour, with “5 Life Lessons I’ve Learned From The Departed,” Wednesday, June 6, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Midge Ure and Paul Young

The British pop-New Wave stars join forces for “The Soundtrack of Your Life,” tour, Thursday, June 7, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

For the Kids

Gruff!

An interactive eco-musical, based on “The Three Billy Goats Gruff,” Thursday and Friday, May 31-June 1, 10:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.; Saturday, June 2, 11:30 a.m.; Tuesday through Friday, June 5-8, 10:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. The show, which takes place in a world that goats have transformed into a toxic junkyard, combines puppetry, physical comedy, projections, laser effects and original songs. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www.licm.org.

Movie Night

See “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” the second installment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy, Friday, June 1, 6:30 p.m. For grades 6-12. Registration required. Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, 60 Verona Place, Valley Stream. 825-6422.

Listen Up: Storybook Stroll

Stroll Old Westbury Gardens’ and hear Margot Theis Raven’ “Hero Dog of WWI: A True Story,” Saturday, June 2, 12 p.m. Later create a unique take home craft. For ages 3-5.. Free with admission. Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Westbury Rd., Old Westbury. 333-0048 or www.oldwestbury.org.

Matinee Time

See Disney/Pixar’s “Coco,” the award-winning animated tale about an aspiring young musician who embarks on a journey to the magical land of his ancestors, Sunday, June, 3, 2 p.m. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591.

Pajama Story Time

Come dressed in comfy pjs for some bedtime stories and songs, Wednesday, June, 6, 7 p.m. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591.

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. 484-9337 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

Afternoon Movie

See Disney/Pixar’s “Coco,” the award-winning animated tale about an aspiring young musician who embarks on an extraordinary journey to the land of his ancestors, Friday, June 1, 3 p.m.; also “The Commuter,” the action thriller about an insurances salesman who iis caught up in a criminal conspiracy during his daily commute home, Tuesday, June 5, 3 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

At the Movies

See “Phantom Thread,” the romantic drama about an elegant couturier in 1950s London, Friday, June 1, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.

On Screen

See “The Greatest Showman,” the fictionalized musical biopic about P.T. Barnum, Monday, June 4, 1:30 and 7 p.m. North Merrick Public Library, 1691 Meadowbrook Rd., North Merrick. 378-7474.

Film Time

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, Wednesday, June 6, 2 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.