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

Celtic Tenors

The classical crossover trio in concert, Thursday, March 7, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

We Three

The sibling pop band in concert, Thursday, March 7, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Ain’t Misbehavin

The musical revue tribute to the black musicians of the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s and ‘30s, Friday and Saturday, March 8-9, 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 10, 3 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Marshall Crenshaw and the Bottle Rockets

The versatile singer-songwriter-guitarist and his band in concert, Friday and Saturday, March 8-9, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413- 3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

The Monkees

Mike Nesmith and Mickey Dolenz in concert, Friday, March 8, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Refugee

The Tom Petty tribute band in concert, Friday, March 8, 8 p.m.; followed by The 90s Band, 10 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

The Wall Live Extravaganza

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

Broadway on Main Street

Musical revue featuring Broadway performers recreating signature moments from their acclaimed roles, Saturday, March 9, 8 p.m. With Anika Larsen, Stormer Lever, Lana Gordon, and more. Landmark on Main Street, Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington. 767-1384 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Damn Yankees

The classic musical fable with a baseball twist to the legendary Faust myth, Saturday, March 9, 8 p.m.; Sunday,, March 10, 20, 2:30 p.m.; Wednesday, March 13, 2 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

The Musical Box

The Genesis tribute band in concert, Saturday, March 9, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Shilelagh Law

The popular Irish band in concert, Saturday, March 9, 10 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

West Side Story

A concert version of the classic musical, featuring the South Shore Symphony Orchestra and Broadway vocalists, Saturday, March 9, 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 10, 3 p.m. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-4444 or www.madisontheatreny.org.

Columbus Ave

The Oceanside-based band in concert, Sunday, March 10, 2 p.m. Program includes Beatles, The Who and Green Day hits. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591.

Dominic Cheli

The pianist in concert, Sunday, March 10, 2 p.m. Registration required. East Meadow Public Library, 1886 Front St., East Meadow. 794-2570.

Kevin James

The popular actor-comedian on tour, with special guest Gary Valentine, Sunday, March 10, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

New York Exceptions

The popular grounp in concert, Sunday, March 10, 2 p.m. Program includes 50s and 60s hits. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Shanghai Quartet

The chamber ensemble in concert, Sunday, March 10, 4 p.m. Program includes Beethoven’s Quartet in F, Op. 18, Nos. 1-3; Chinasong, a selection of Chinese Folk Songs; Schubert’s Cello Quintet in C. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Rte. 25A, Brookville.(800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.

Vic Vincent Group

The ensemble in concert, Sunday, March 10, 2 p.m. Program includes a Jersey Boys tribute. Tickets required. Merrick Library, 2279 Merrick Rd., Merrick. 377-6112.

Songs of Ireland

A revue celebrating traditional and contemporary Celtic music, Wednesday, March 13, 7 p.m. With eight vocalists accompanied by a musical ensemble. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-4444 or www.madisontheatreny.org.

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder

The musical comedy about an heir to a family fortune who sets out to jump the line of succession by eliminating the relatives in his way, Thursday and Friday, March 14-15, 8 p.m.; Saturday, March 16, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 17, 2 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

Cyrille Aimee

The French jazz vocalist in concert, in “Move On: A Sondheim Adventure,” Thursday, March 14, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413- 3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Everlast

The hip-hop singer-songwriter in concert, Thursday, March 14, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Images of Women

Folk musician-historian Robin Greenstein in concert, Thursday, March 14, 1 p.m. Program explores women’s roles through history. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.

For the Kids

A Year With Frog and Toad

Musical based on Arnold Lobel’s beloved books, Saturday, March 9, 2 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

The Cat in the Hat

Join the Cat in the Hat on his mischievous adventures in this adaptation of the Dr. Seuss classic, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Saturday, March 9, 11 a.m.; Sunday, March 10, 12 p.m. The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Hatched

An interactive show set in a farrmyard, telling the journey of a newborn chick emerging from her shell at sunrise to a strange and busy world, Saturday, March 9, 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. For pre-school through age 6. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www.licm.org.

The Little Mermaid

The beloved mermaid comes to life in the musical adventure, Saturday, March 9, 2 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

Eggs-traordinary Eggs

Participate in some simple egg experiments at the Center for Science Teaching and Learning, Sunday, Jan. 10, 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.

Pushing Boundaries: American Art After World War II

An original exhibition that explores how vsual artists continued to push against traditional concepts in the aftermath of World War II, building upon the aesthetic ideas of the avant-garde that began at the turn of the 20th century. Representational art, depicting reality, vied with non-objective modes of expression are viewed through the works of varied artists. Through Aug. 18. Hofstra University’s Emily Lowe Gallery, Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hostra.edu/museum.

At the Movies

See “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the musical biopic of Freddy Mercury and Queen, leading up to their famous 1985 Live Aid performance, Friday, March 8, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223- 6228.

Marilyn & Ella

Explore Marilyn Monroe and Ella Fitzgerald’s unique friendship in the mid 1950s, with Marilyn Carminio, Friday, March 8, 12:30 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Film Time

See ““Leap Year,” the romantic comedy about a woman who has an elaborate scheme to propose to her boyfriend, Monday, March 11, 2 p.m. Malverne Public Library, 61 St. Thomas Place, Malverne. 599-0750.

Movie Showing

See “The Meg,” the sci fi thriller about deep-sea submersible filled with an international research crew that lies disabled at the bottom of the Pacific after having been attacked by a massive shark, Monday, March 11, 2 and 7 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Afternoon Movie

See “The Old Man and the Gun,” the bittersweet dramedy based on the mostly true story of Forrest Tucker’s daring prison escape at age 70 to a string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public, Wednesday, March 13, 2 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.