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

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

The musical biography of the early rock ‘n roller, Thursday and Friday, Jan. 24-25, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Jan. 26, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 27, 2 and 7 p.m.; Wednesday, Jan. 30, 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

Blinkin Park

All the Blink Things and The New Divide tribute bands in concert, Friday, Jan.25, 9 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Voyage

The Journey tribute band in concert, featuring Hugo with special guest Bad Animals, Friday, Jan. 25, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

The Wall Live Extravaganza

The acclaimed Pink Floyd tribute, Friday, Jan. 25, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or ww.livenation.com.

Rabbit Hole

David Lindsay-Abaire’s award-winning domestic drama about a suburban New York couple dealing with the loss of their only young son, Saturday, Jan. 26, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 27, 3 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Robert Gordon

The neo-rockabilily singer in concert, Saturday, Jan. 26, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413- 3535 or

www.myfathersplace.com

Sweet Charity

Neil Simon’s classic musical comedy inspired by Fellini’s “Nights of Cabiria,” Saturday, Jan. 26, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 27, 2:30 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

‘70s Explosion

Tribute bands Disco Unlimited and 45RPM in concert, Saturday, Jan. 26, 8 p.m. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.

Scotty McCreery

The country music singer-songwriter in concert, Saturday, Jan. 26, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 orwww.livenation.com.com.

ZBTB

The popular Zaz Brown Tribute Band in concert, Saturday, Jan. 26, 10, p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Caroline Doctorow

The folksinger-songwriter in concert, with “The Great American Folk Song Revival,” Sunday, Jan. 27, 2 p.m. Tickets required. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223- 6228.

Life is a Cabaret

Vocalist Marianna Grace in concert, accompanied by pianist Stewart Walters, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2 p.m. Program includes Broadway and film hits. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591.

Rhonda Denet and the Bad Cats

The vocalist in concert with her band, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2:30 p.m. Program includes Motown, gospel and more. Tickets required. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

Trio Delphi

The ensemble in concert, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2 p.m. Registration required. East Meadow Public Library, 1886 Front St., East Meadow. 794-2570.

Vic Vincent Band’s Musical Hisstory Tour

The ensemble performs rock and roll and doo-wop hits, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

The Whiffenpoofs

The acclaimed collegiate a cappella group in concert, Sunday, Jan. 27, 3 p.m. Landmark on Main Street, Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington. 767-1384 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Triva Night: I Heart the ‘90s

A pop culture trivia event, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 7:30 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.com.

Jazz All-Stars

Singer-pianist Draul Sherman in concert, with saxaphonist Houston Person and Jay Leonhart on bass and vocals, Thursday, Jan. 31,7:30 p.m. Program includes jazz standrards, pop favorites and original compositions. Tickets required. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

Joi Koy

The enerrgetic comedian on his “Break the Mold: tour, Thursday, Jan. 31, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

For the Kids

Kids in the Kitchen

Learn culinary skills, Friday Jan. 25, 11:30 a.m. Make a kid-friendly snack of banana pancake dippers. For ages 3-5. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www.licm.org.

Mary Poppins

The beloved nanny is back on stage, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Saturday, Jan. 26, 11 a.m.; Sunday, Jan. 27, 12 p.m. The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Peanuts

Go on a journey with Charlie Brown and his pals, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Studio Saturday

Drop into Nassau County Museum of Art’s Manes Center for hands-on activities inspired by the current exhibitions, Saturday,

Jan. 26, 12-3 p.m. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

Tinkerbell

Peter Pan’s sidekick shares her story, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

Get to Know H20

Explore the importance and power of water at the Center for Science Teaching and Learning, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2-4 p.m. For ages 5-12. Registration required. Center for Science Teaching and Learning, 1 Tanglewood Rd., Rockville Centre. 764-0045 or www.cstl.org.

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.

At the Movies

See “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” a prequel to the Star Wars franchise,Friday, Jan. 25, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223- 6228.

Film Time

See “Unbroken,” a biographical war drama about U.S. Olympian Louis “Louie” Zamperini who survived in a raft for 47 days after his bomber was downed in World War II, then was sent to a series of prisoner of war camps, Friday, Jan. 25, 1 p.m. East Meadow Public Library, 1886 Front St., East Meadow. 794-2570.

Friday Flick

See “Ocean’s 8,” the all-female reboot of the popular heist thriller, Friday, Jan. 25, 1 p.m. Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, 60 Verona Place, Valley Stream. 825-6422.

Tricia’s Flicks

See “A Simple Favor,” the film noir that centers around a mommy vlogger who seeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend’s sudden disappearance from their small town, Friday, Jan. 25, 2 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Screen Time

See “Operation Finale,” the historical drama that follows a team of top-secret Israeli agents who travel to Argentina to track down Adolf Eichmann, Friday, Jan. 25, 2 p.m. ; also “The Children Act,” a British legal drama legal drama based on Ian McEwan’s acclaimed novel about a judge forced to determine a child’s fate, Monday, Jan. 28, 2 and 7 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Film Screening

See “Drawn From Nature,” the PBS American Masters’ series film that tells the dramatic life story of naturalist John James Audubon, the adventurer and self-taught artist who saw more of the North American continent than virtually anyone of his time (1785-1851), Tuesday through Sunday, Jan. 29- Feb. 4, 12 p.m. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

On Screen

See “Finding Your Feet,” the romantic comedy about an aristocrat who moves in with her estranged sister after discovering that her husbabd of 40 years is having an affiar, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2:30 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.

Movie Matinee

See “Crazy Rich Asians,” the romantic comedy that follows a native New Yorker as she accompanies her longtime boyfriend to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.

Matinee Time

Watch “Flint,” a drama based on the toxic water crisis in Flint, Mich., Thursday, Jan. 31, 2 p.m. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin