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

Carrie and the Cats

The local funk-rock band in concert, with Gnarly Karma, Thursday, Sept. 6, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Brewer & Shipley

The folk rock duo in concert, with John Dudek, Friday, Sept. 7, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

The Fast Lane

The Eagles tribute band in concert, Friday, Sept. 7, 7-9 p.m. followed by The Black Parade, Emo, Pop-punk and 2000s Alternative Night with DJs Jet and Swabby, 10 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Little Shop of Horrors

The cult rock horror musical involving a meek floral shop assistant and a strange plant, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 7-8, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 9, 2:30 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 775-4420 or www.broadhollow.org.

Milagro

The Santana tribute band in concert, Friday, Sept. 7, 6-8 p.m. Tickets required. Bellmore Memorial Library, 2288 Bedford Ave., Bellmore. 785-2990.

Boeing, Boeing

The award-winning comedy about a playboy who juggles the arrivals and departures of his three flight attendant fiancées, Saturday, Sept. 8, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 9, 3 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Don McLean

The iconic singer-songwriter in concert, wth special guest Pure Prarie League, Saturday, Sept. 8, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.tickemaster.com.

The Orchestra

Former ELO members regroup, Saturday, Sept. 8, 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, Saturday, Sept. 8, 10 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Club Loaded

Nonpoint in concert, Sunday, Sept. 9, 6 p.m. With special guests He Is Legend, Letters From The Fire, Despyre, and more. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

The Magpie Salute

The blues rock band in concert, Sunday, Sept. 9, 7 p.m. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www. thespaceatwestbury.com.

Norm McDonald

The actor-comedian on his standup tour, Sunday, Sept. 9, 7 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Dana Carvey

The comedian on his “The Humans are Fantastic” tour, featuring the Carvey Brothers, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Dee Snider

The Twisted Sister frontman in concert, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 7:45 p.m. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www. thespaceatwestbury.com.

Celtic Thunder X Tour

The Irish vocal group in concert, celebrating 10 years, Thursday, Sept. 13, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.tickemaster.com.

Keller Williams

The singer-songwriter in concert, Thursday, Sept. 13, 8 p.m. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or

www. thespaceatwestbury.com.

Man of La Mancha

The classic musical based on Cervantes’ “Don Quixote,” Thursday and Friday, Sept. 13-14, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 15, 3 and 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or

www.engemantheater.com.

Rick Springfield

The singer-songwriter in concert, with special guest The Mylars, Thursday, Sept. 13, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

For the Kids

Eat Up! What’s Cooking in the Gardens

Discover tasty deights in Old Westbury Gardens beds, Saturday, Sept. 8, 10:30 a.m. Concoct and sample a simple recipe full of delicious seasonal flavors. Free with admission. Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Westbury Rd., Old Westbury. 333-0048 or www.oldwestbury.org.

Museums/Galleries and more...

Hidden in Sight: Photographing Incarceration

An ehibition 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.

Mysteries of Bats

Tackapausha Museum and Preserve’s exhibit examines varied species of bats, featuring a live family of Egyptian Fruit Bats who fly and “hang out” in the museum’s nocturnal area. Other installations include displays about Long Island’s ecology and interactive activities. Tackapausha Museum and Preserve, Washington Ave. (between Merrick Rd. and Sunrise Hwy.), Seaford. 571-7443.

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. One of many that emerged following the nation’s Centennial in 1876, it comprised a select group of artists, writers, and musicians, including Winslow Homer, William Merritt Chase, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Edwin Austin Abbey, J. Alden Weir, and Stanford White, Meetings were known for spirited conversation and experimentation with painted tiles. 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 Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

At the Movies

See “The Post,” the historical political thriller based on the publication of the Pentagon Papers, Friday, Sept. 7, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.

Afternoon Movie

See the 1941 film classic, “Ball of Fire,” Friday, Sept. 7, 1 p.m. East Meadow Public Library, 1886 Front St., East Meadow. 794-2570.

Tricia’s Flicks

See “Book Club,” the romantic comedy about four lifelong friends whose lives are forever changed after reading “50 Shades of Grey” at their monthly book club, Friday, Sept. 7, 2 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Romeo et Juliette

A screening of Charles Gounod’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s timeless tragedy, filmed at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2 p.m. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.

Movie Showing

See the documentary “Won’t You Be My Neighbor,” which tells of the life and work of Fred Rogers, star of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” Monday, Sept. 10, 1:30 p.m. North Merrick Public Library, 1691 Meadowbrook Rd., North Merrick. 378-7474.

Ben and Jerry: An Evening of Entrepreneurial Spirit

The iconc founders of their namesake ice cream business examine their road to succes and business philosophy, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 7 p.m. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.

Film Time

See ““Chappaquiddick,” the dramatic retelling of Senator Ted Kennedy’s tragic accident and its aftermath, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2 and 7 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

Movie Matinee

See “Phantom Thread,” the romantic drama about an elegant couturier in 1950s London, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.

On Screen

See “Book Club,” the romantic comedy about four friends who gather at their book club, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Art Talk

Examine “Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawaii,” with Professor of Art History Thomas Germano, Thursday, Sept. 13, 1 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.

Brown Bag Lecture

Join museum docent Riva Ettus for an informative talk on the current exhibit, Thursday, Sept. 13, 1 p.m.; followed by exhibit tour, 2 p.m. Nassau County Museum of Art, Manes Center, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.