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

Collective Soul

The post-grunge band in concert, Thursday, Nov. 15, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Elf

The modern-day holiday classic, based on the popular film, Thursday and Friday, Nov. 15-16, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 17, 3 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 18, 2 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

Streetfighter

The Rolling Stones tribute band in concert, Tbursday, Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m. Tickets required, Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

The Wolves

Sarah DeLappe s acclaimed debut play, that tells of a girls’ high school soccer team as they go through their warm-ups, presented by Hofstra University’s Dept. of Drama and Dance, Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 15-17, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 18, 2 p.m.; Hofstra University’s John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-6644 or

www.hofstratickets.com.

Appleseeds: The Life, Times & Musicof Pete Seeger

Patricia Shih in concert, with a tribute to the iconic folksinger, Friday, Nov. 16, 12:30 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Brandon “Taz” Neiderauer

The young guitarist-songwriter in concert, Friday, Nov. 16, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Constellations

NIck Payne’s two-person romantic drama that examines the boundless potential of a first encounter, free will and friendship, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 16-17, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 18, 3 p.m. Carriage House Players, Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport. 557-1207 or www.vanderbiltmuseum.org.

Driving Miss Daisy

A Script-In-Hand Theatre production of Alfred Uhry’s acclaimed play that teills of the relationship of an elderly white Southern Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur Friday, Nov. 16, 7 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Hofstra Chorale and Chamber Choir

The ensembles in concert, with an eclectic selection of choral music, Friday, Nov. Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m. Cathedral of the Incarnation, 50 Cathedral Ave., Garden City. 463-5497.

Kansas

The progrressive rockers in concert, celebrating the 40th anniversary of their hit album “The Point of Know Return,” Friday, Nov. 16, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Pop 2000

O-Town, Ryan Cabrera, and Larger Than Life tribute band in concert, Friday, Nov. 16, 8 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Toto

The seminal rock band in concert, celebrating their 40th anniversary, Friday, Nov. 16, 8 p.m. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Route 25A, Brookville. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or

www.tillescenter.org.

Annie

The classic musical, based on the Little Orphan Annie comic strip, Saturday, Nov. 17, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 18, 3 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or

www.merrick-theatre.com.

Hofstra Jazz

Hofstra’s small jazz ensembles in concert, Saturday, Nov. 17, 1 p.m. Program includes arrangements of standards, popular songs and original compostions. Hofstra University, Joseph G. Shapiro Family Hall, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-6644 or www.hofstratickets.com.

50+ Comedy tour

The baby-boomer themed comedy showcase, presented by Paul Anthony’s Long Island Comedy, Saturday, Nov. 17,7 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Jim Breuer

The comic continues his residency, with “Comedy, Stories & More,” Saturday, Nov. 17, 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 acclaimed singer-songwriter and his band in a tribute to Billy Joel, Saturday, Nov. 17, 9:30 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Russell Thompkins Jr and The New Stylistics

The soul singer and his vocal group in concert, Saturday, Nov. 17, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Vintage Bliss

The vocal duo in concert, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2 p.m. Program includes hits from Sinatra, Bobby Darin, ladies of jazz, Motown and more. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Steve Martin and Martin Short

The acclaimed comedians perform sketches, with conversation about their iconic careers, Sunday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m. With the Steep Canyon Rangers and jazz pianist Jeff Babko. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Route 25A, Brookville. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.

Vic Vincent Band

The band in concert, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2 p.m. Program includes pop, rock, doo-wop and more. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.

The Wailers

The reggae band in concert, Sunday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Alan Parsons Live Project

The progressive rock ensemble in concert, Monday, Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

The Struts

The English rock band in concert, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or

www.paramountny.com.

For the Kids

Pinkalicious

The musical tale of a young girl with an appetite for pink cupcakes, inspired by Elizabeth and Victoria Kann’s beloved book, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Saturday, Nov. 17, 11 a.m.; Sunday, Nov. 18, 12 p.m. The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or

www.plazatheatrical.com.

Pinkalicious

Musical adaptation of the popular book about Pinkalicious, who can’t stop eating pink cupcakes, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Saturday, Nov. 17, 3 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.

Snow White

Follow along with Snow White on her adventures that lead to a happily ever-after, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Stargazing

Explore the last frontier, Monday, Nov. 19, 6 p.m. Observe stars through three telescopes in the library courtyard, with an astrronomy lession. For grades 2-12. Tickets required, Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

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.

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. Opens Nov. 17, 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. Opens Nov. 17, 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. Opens Nov. 17, through March 3. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

Afternoon Movie

See “Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again,” the sequel to the film adaptation of the stage musical, Friday, Nov. 16, 1 p.m. East Meadow Public Library, 1886 Front St., East Meadow. 794-2570.

At the Movies

See “Ocean’s 8,” the all-female reboot of the popular heist thriller, Friday, Nov. 16, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.

Friday Flick

See “Phantom Thread,” the romaantic drama about an elegant couturier in 1950s London, Friday, Nov. 16, 1 p.m. Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, 60 Verona Place, Valley Stream. 825-6422.

On Screen

See “Finding Your Feet,” the British romantic comedy about a rich snob who seeks refuge with her estranged sister after disccovering that her husband of 40 years is having an affair, Wednesday,, Nov. 21, 2 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

Rigoletto

Screening of Verdi’s classic opera, filmed at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2 p.m. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.

Movie Matinee

See “Chappaquiddick,” the dramatic retelling of Senator Ted Kennedy’s tragic accident and its aftermath, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2:30 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.