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

Elf

The modern-day holiday classic, based on the popular film, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 23-24, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 25, 2 and 7 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 28-29, 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

Fall Dance Concert

Hofstra University dance students perform, with special guests, Thursday and Friday, Nov. 29-30, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 1, 2 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 2, 2 p.m.; Hofstra University’s John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-6644 or www.hofstratickets.com.

Annie

The popular musical, based on the Little Orphan Annie comic strip, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 23-24, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 25, 3 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Dark Star Orchestra

The acclaimed Grateful Dead tribute band in concert, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 23-24, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000

or www.ticketmaster.com

or www.paramountny.com.

ZBTB

The Zac Brown tribute band in concert, Friday, Nov. 23, 8 p.m. With special guest Southbound. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Camelot

The classic musical with the beloved Lerner and Loewe score, Saturday, Nov. 24, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 25, 2:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

Ronnie Spector

The iconic vocalist in concert, performing “Best Christmas Party Ever!,” Saturday, Nov. 24, 8 p.m. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-4444 or www.madisontheatreny.org.

The Clairvoyants Christmas

The Austrian magician and mentalist duo on tour, with a holiday-themed act, Sunday, Nov. 25, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 orwww.livenation.com.

John Mueller’s Winter Dance Party

The tribute band recreates Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big ‘Bopper’s final tour, Sunday, Nov. 25, 3 p.m. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-4444 or www.madisontheatreny.org.

Music Through The Ages Vincent Band

Vocalist Elliot Goldberg in concert, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2 p.m. Program includes standards, rock ‘n roll and ethnic tunes. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.

Il Divo

The popular classical crossover quartet in concert, Monday, Nov. 26, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 orwww.livenation.com.

Brian Setzer Orchestra

The swing-blues band in concert, with “15th Anniversary Christmas Rocks,” Tuesday, Nov. 27, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

David Johansen

The former New York Dolls singer and his band in concert, Thursday, Nov. 29, 8 p.m. With special guest Frankenstein 3000. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www. thespaceatwestbury.com.

Dance Adelphi: Le Lien

Adelphi University Dept. of Dance students perform the world premiere of “Le Lien,” Wednesday through Friday, Nov. 28-Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 1, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 2, 2 p.m. With other ballet and modern works. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.

Rafael Mangual

The vocalist in concert, with “Love Songs and Spanish Ballads,” accompanied by pianist Justin Friedman, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2 p.m. Program includes Spanish love songs, bolleros, bossa novas and ballads by Cole Porter, Jobin, and others. Landmark on Main Street, Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington. 767-1384 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Goodheart Band

The power band in concert, with special guests Richie Cannata and Jeff Ganz, Thursday, Nov. 29, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Whiskey Myers

The southern rock-country band in concert, Thursday, Nov. 29, 8 p.m. With special guest Bishop Gunn. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

For the Kids

Film Showing

“A Wrinkle in Time,” the sci fi fantasy adventure adapted from Madeleine L’Engle’s novel, Friday, Nov. 23, 2 p.m. Merrick Library, 2279 Merrick Rd., Merrick. 377-6112.

Pinkalicious

Musical adaptation of the popular book about Pinkalicious, who can’t stop eating pink cupcakes, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Friday, Nov. 23, 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tickets required, Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

Caps for Sale/Three Billy Goats Gruff

The classic stories come to life on stage, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Saturday, Nov. 24, 11 a.m.; Sunday, Nov. 25,12 p.m. The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or

www.plazatheatrical.com.

Snow White

Follow along with Snow White on her adventures that lead to a happily ever-after, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Who Took Tom Turkey?

Solve the mystery of what happened to Tom the Turkey in this charming musical, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 25, 12 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

Matinee Time

See “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation,” the latest installment of the popular animated movie franchise, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2 p.m. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591.

Movie Fun

See “Ice Age: Collision Course,” the fiifth installment of the animated sci fi comedy adventure, Thursday, Nov. 29, p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

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.

Heckscher Collects: Recent Acquisitions

An exhibition of two dozen 20th century and contemporary works that have been acquired by the museum over the past five years. With a selection of prints produced by more traditional and diverse experimental processes; experimental photography by Bill Armstrong, Ellen Carey, and Joe Constantino; New York City street scenes by N. Jay Jaffee; and images of Cuba by Bastienne Schmi; along with abstract and representational paintings. Through May 12. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

Rivera and Beyond: Latin American Art

An exhibit of 20th century and contemporary artists from across Central and South America, from the collection of Joan and Milton Bagley. Masterworks by Fernando Botero, Elena Climent, Ana Mercedes Hoyos, Wifredo Lam, Julio Larraz, Roberto Matta, Carlos Mérida, Diego Rivera, Antonio Seguí, Franciso Zúñiga, and others are on view. Through March 31. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

Wild Kingdom: Hunt Slonem and a Hundred Years of Animal Art

An exhibition that showcases artists whose paintings, drawings, and sculpture have immortalized the wild kingdom. On view are works by Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, John James Audubon and Jeff Koons among others. With an installation by artist-designer Hunt Slonem who creates a dream-like sanctuary for parrots, rabbits and butterflies, his signature motifs. Through March 3. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.