Stepping Out

What's happening on Long Island this weekend

Weekly calendar of theatre, music, exhibits and more

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Performances/On Stage

Eric Schenkman

The Spin Doctors’ Eric Schenkman headlines a concert featuring Bridges & Tunnles and Andrew Weiss and Friends, Thursday, Sept. 27, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or

www.myfathersplace.com.

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.

Man of La Mancha

The classic musical based on Cervantes’ “Don Quixote,” Thursday and Friday, Sept. 27-28, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 29, 3 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 30, 2 p.m.; Wednesday, Oct. 3, 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

Boeing, Boeing

The award-winning comedy about a playboy who juggles the arrivals and departures of his three flight attendant fiancées, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28-29, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 30 3 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

1964 the Tribute

The Beatles tribute band in concert, Friday, Sept. 28, 8 p.m. With special guest Brian Ripps. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Queen Extravaganza

The tribute band in concert, Friday, Sept. 28, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Yellow Brick Road

The Elton John tribute band in concert, Friday, Sept. 28, 8 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Chris Monty and Friends

Chris Monty headlines a stand-up showcase, with Tina Giorgi and Eric Haft, Saturday, Sept. 29,7 p.m. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-4444 or www.madisontheatreny.org.s

Disco Unlimited

The popular band in concert, Saturday, Sept. 29, 9 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Hot Autumm Nights

Classic rock ‘n roll headlined by Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone,Saturday, Sept. 29, 8 p.m. With The Grass Roots and The Buckinghams. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Party Rock

The party band in concert, Saturday, Sept. 29, 8 p.m. With special guest DJ Smooth City. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Saturday Night Fever

Musical adaptation of the classic film, Saturday, Sept. 29, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 30, 2:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 775-4420 or www.broadhollow.org.

Club Loaded

Dokken in concert, Sunday, Sept. 30, 7:30 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Golden Tone Orchestra

The orchestra in concert, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2 p.m. Program includes swing, Big Band and jazz favorites. Tickets required. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.

New York Exceptions

The doo-wop band in concert, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2 p.m. Tickets required. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.

Danity Kane DK3

The R&B pop band in concert, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 8 p.m. With special guest Dawn & Dumblonde and Glo 96. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Brian Fallon

The singer-songwriter in concert, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 8 p.m. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or

www. thespaceatwestbury.com.

For the Kids

Lord of the Rings Day

Celebrate the Great American Read: Lord of the Rings trilogy with related projects and experiments, Thursday, Sept. 27, 6:30-7:30 p.m. For ages 8-14. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.

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. 28, 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 29-30, 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Backpacks and Humpbacks

Join Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum staff for a session on humpback whales, Friday, Sept. 28, 4 p.m. With whale craft. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.

Movie Fun

See “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,” the sci fi adventure sequel to “Jurassic World,” Friday, Sept. 28, 6:30 p.m. For grades 6-12. Registration required. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Freckleface Strawberry

Charming musical based on Julianne Moore’s popular book, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Jump Up: Leaps and Bounds

Test your family’s fun factor in a series of energetic team relay races at Old Westbury Gardens, Saturday, Sept. 29, 10:30 a.m. Free with admission. Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Westbury Road, Old Westbury. 333-0048 or www.oldwestbury.org.

Pajama Storytime

Come dressed in comfy pjs for some bedtime stories and songs, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 7 p.m. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591.

Museums/Galleries and more...

Hidden in Sight: Photographing Incarceration

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.

Afternoon Movie

See “Death of Stalin,” the political satire of Cold War Russia, Friday, Sept. 28, 1 and 7:30 p.m. East Meadow Public Library, 1886 Front St., East Meadow. 794-2570.

At the Movies

See “Molly’s Game,” the thriller based on the life of Molly Bloom, who ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became a target of the FBI, Friday, Sept. 28, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.

Friday Flick

See “ Pitch Perfect 3,” the latest installment of the movie franchise that follows the musical misadventures of collegiate a cappella singers, Friday, Sept. 28, 1 p.m. Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, 60 Verona Place, Valley Stream. 825-6422.