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

Man of La Mancha

The classic musical based on Cervantes’ “Don Quixote,” Thursday and Friday, Sept. 20-21, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 22, 3 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 23, 2 p.m.; Wednesday, Sept. 26, 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

Million Dollar Quartet

The jukebox musical that dramatizes a 1956 recording session among early rock ‘n roll/country stars, Thursday, Sept. 20, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.tickemaster.com..

Boeing, Boeing

The award-winning comedy about a playboy who juggles the arrivals and departures of his three flight attendant fiancées, Fridcay and Saturday, Sept. 21-22, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 23, 3 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Carlos Pavan

The classical composer-guiitarist in concert, Friday, Sept. 21, 2 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Hispanic Heritage

A musical journey that explores this history of Spanish music, with David Podles, Friday, Sept. 21, 12:30 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280 or www.elmontlibrary.org.

Nils Lofgren

The rocker in concert, with his acoustic duo, Friday, Sept. 21, 8 p.m. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www. thespaceatwestbury.com.

Oleanna

A Script-in-Hand Theatre production of David Mamet’s two-character drama about the power struggle between a university professor and a female student, Friday, Sept. 21, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 23, 2 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Punky Meadows

The rocker in concert, with Frank DiMino, performing Angel classics, Friday, Sept. 21, 7 p.m. With special guests Tempt, War & Blues, Bloodshot Monday. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Andre Rieu

The Dutch violinist in concert, Saturday, Sept. 22. Nassau Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Tpke., Uniondale. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.nassaucoliseum.com.

Any Friend of Percy D’Angelino is a Friend of Mine

Jason Milligan’s Mafia comedy, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

50+ Comedy Tour

The baby boomer-themed comic showcase continues its residency at the Madison Theatre, Saturday, Sept. 22, 6 and 8 p.m. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-4444 or www.madisontheatreny.org or www.50PlusComedy.com.

Kip Moore

The country singer-songwriter in concert, with special guest The Wild Feathers, Saturday, Sept. 22, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot

The popular singer-songwriter and his band in concert, Saturday, Sept. 22, 9 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Paul Joseph Trio

Paul Joseph and his jazz trio in concert, performing Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, Satuday, Sept. 22, 2:30 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.

Promise with Cart Bartlett, Jr.

The innovative jazz saxophonist in concert, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280 or www.elmontlibrary.org.

Wayne Newton

The iconic entertainer in concert, Saturday, Sept. 22, 8 p.m. “Up Closer and Personal” includes stories and videos from his legendary career. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Give Our Regards to Broadway

A musical revue saluting the ‘70s, Sunday, Sept. 23, 3 p.m. With a cast of Broadway performers and the Madison Theatre Studio Company. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-4444 or www.madisontheatreny.org.

The Gipsy Kings

The flamenco-salsa band in concert, featuring Nicolas Reyes and Tonino Bailardo, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 7:30 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Ratt

The heavy metal band in concert, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Trio de Reinas

The trio in concert, led by Adelphi faculty member Kristin Samadi, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 1 p.m. Program includes works by Milhaud, Khachaturian, Beethoven, Brahms, and Monti, and more. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.

Jason Alexander

The comic actor on tour, in a performance combining comedy and music, Thursday, Sept. 27, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

For the Kids

Pinkalicious

Pinkalicious Pinkerton comes to life on stage, in a musical romp based on Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann’s popular book, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Friday, Sept. 21, 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 22-23, 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Freckleface Strawberry

Charming musical based on Julianne Moore’s popular book, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Think Up: Old Westbury Whodunit

Investigate the wonders of nature and history’s mysteries at Old Westbury Gardens, Saturday, Sept. 22, 10:30 a.m. Go on a fact finding hunt through Westbury House and gardens to uncover clues and solve riddles. Free with admission. For ages 8 and up. Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Westbury Road, Old Westbury. 333-0048 or www.oldwestbury.org.

Movie Time

See “A Wrinkle in Time,” the sci fi fantasy adventure adapted from Madeleine L’Engle’s novel, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2 p.m. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591.

Museums/Galleries and more...

Hidden in Sight: PhotographingIncarceration

An exhibition of photographs spanning more than 50 years by three artists, Danny Lyon (American, born 1942), Jessica Earnshaw (Canadian, born 1983), and Isadora Kosofsky (American, born 1993), highlighting the varied critical issues within the prison system in America. Through March 10. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hofstra.edu/museum.

Impressions: The Artist’s Eye

An exhibition of works by the National League of American Pen Women. Through Sept. 28. Kellenberg Gallery, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-3196 or www.molloy.edu/artgallery.

Long Island Biennial

A juried exhibition of 52 works by artists representing Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Paintings, sculpture, photography, works on paper, and mixed media encompassing diverse styles, subject matter, and themes are included. Through Nov. 11. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

The Tile Club: Camaraderie and American Plein-Air Painting

An exhibit of tiles, drawings, sculpture, and prints that document the life and times of this lively artiistic society,which emerged following the nation’s Centennial in 1876. Through Nov. 11. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

True Colors

A full range of color’s magic is on display in this exuberant show of over 100 works from the 19th century to the current hot talents. From Monet and Matisse to Mark Rothko and Frank Stella, and onward to the huge Color Field canvases and pulsing neon sculptures of today, color as a means of expression is the keynote for this exhibition. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

At the Movies

See “Black Panther,” the superhero film set in the fictional African nation of Wakanda, Friday, Sept. 21, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.

Friday Flick

See “Downsizing,” the sci fi comedy-drama about a husband and wife who shrink themselves in order to simplify their livesFriday, Sept. 21, 1 p.m. Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, 60 Verona Place, Valley Stream. 825-6422.

Afternoon Movie

See “Furlough,” the comedy-drama about a femaile inmate on an emergency furlough to visit her dying mother, Friday, Sept. 21, 1 and 7:30 p.m. East Meadow Public Library, 1886 Front St., East Meadow. 794-2570.

Movie Matinee

See “Murder on the Orient Express,” the latest adaptation of the Agatha Christie classic, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2:30 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.

Film Time

See “Isle of Dogs,” Wes Anderson’s imaginative animated film about a boy looking for his lost dog, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2 and 7 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.