Fall Dance Concert
Hofstra University dance students perform new works choreographed by faculty choreographers and special guests, Thursday and Friday, Nov. 21-22, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 23, 2 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 24, 2 p.m. Hofstra University’s John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-6644 or www.hofstratickets.com.
The inspiring story of an extraordinary girl comes to life on stage, based on Roald Dahl’s beloved novel, Thursday and Friday, Nov, 21-22, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 23, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 24, 2 and 7 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.
Adelphi Jazz Ensemble
The ensemble in concert, Friday Nov. 22, 7:30 p.m. Program takes the audience on a journey around the world through the works of classic composers. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.
Diego El Cigala
The Romani flamenco gypsy singer in concert, Friday, Nov. 22, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.
Hofstra Chorale and Chamber Choir
David Fryling directs the ensembles in a seasonal performance, Friday, Nov. 22, 7:30 p.m. Program includes an eclectic selection of choral music. Cathedral of the Incarnation, 50 Cathedral Ave., Garden City. 463-5497.
Marshall Crenshaw Trio
The singer-songwriter and his band in concert, with Elliott Peck, Friday, Nov. 22, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.
New Found Glory
The rock band in concert, Friday, Nov. 22, 7:30 p.m. With special guests Hawthorne Heights, Free Throw and Jetty Bones. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.
A Harry Potter-themed costume and dance party, Friday, Nov. 22, 8 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.
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, Saturday, Nov. 23, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 24, 2:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.
The cover band in concert, Saturday, Nov. 23, p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.
The iconic pop singer in concert, Saturday, Nov. 23, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.
Jay and the Americans
The iconic pop-rock group in concert, Saturday, Nov. 23, 8 p.m. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-4444 or www.madisontheatreny.org.
Loudon Wainwright III
The singer-songwriter in concert, Saturday, Nov. 23, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.
National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine
The orchestra in concert, featuring pianist Olga Kern, Saturday, Nov. 23, 8 p.m. Program includes Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6 (Pathétique). Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Route 25A, Brookville. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.
The jazz trumpeter in concert, Sunday, Nov. 24, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.
The band in concert, with The Johnny Nale Band, Sunday, Nov. 24, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or
Jackie “The Jokeman’ Martling
The comic on tour, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.
For the Kids
The enchanting world of Wilbur the pig and his beloved pal Charlotte come to life in Plaza Theatrical Productions adaptation of E.B. White’s beloved book, Saturday, Nov. 23, 11 a.m.; Sunday, Nov. 24, 12 p.m. The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.
Junie B. Jones the Musical
A fast-paced musical adaptation of Barbara Park’s best-selling books, Saturday, Nov. 23, 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. 23, 2 p.m BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.
An interactive program that explores the animal kingdom, Sunday. Nov. 24, 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. Regostration required. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.
Knock-Em Dead Comedy Game Show
An interactive comedy trivia event, incorporating popular game shows, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2-3 p.m. and 3:30-4:30 p.m. Registration required. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591.
The SpongeBob Musical
A musical adaptation of the beloved Nickelodeon animated series, Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 26-27, 7:30 p.m. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Route 25A, Brookville. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.
See the animated holiday classic “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving,” Wednesday, Nov. 27, 10:30 a.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.
Museums/ Galleries and more...
Locally Sourced: Collecting Long Island Artists
An exhibition that kicks off the Heckscher’s year-long centennial celebration, underscoring the museum’s commitment to preserving and presenting the stories of Long Island’s art through ther permanent collection. It brings together painting, sculpture, photography, and works on paper by dozens of artists to explore the themes of place, dialogue among artists, and landscape, with particular attention to the achievements of women artists of Long Island.Opens Nov. 23, through March 15. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org
Other People’s Parties
An original exhibition that investigates the human impulse to capture party moments through photography and our desire to live vicariously through images of others. Artists on view include Henri Cartier-Bresson, Larry Fink, Danny Lyon, Mary Ellen Mark, and Andy Warhol. Through March 13. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, Ninth Floor, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hostra.edu.
Picture This! The Art of Children’s Books
A celebration of children’s book illustration guest curated by author/illustrators Tim Miller and Isabel Roxas. Works on view include illustrations by Sophie Blackall, Eric Carle, Catia Chien, Victoria Cossack, Mike Curato, C.G. Esperanza, Brian Floca, Gilbert Ford, Stephanie Graegin, Jen Hill, Ezra Jack Keats, Aram Kim, Colleen Kong-Savage, Leo Lionni, Tim Miller, Oge Mora, Il Sung Na, John Parra, Isabel Roxas, Cecilia Ruiz, Maurice Sendak, and more. Through Jan. 12. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.
See ”Tolkien,” the biopic about the early life of author J. R. R. Tolkien, Friday, Nov. 22, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.
See “Hacksaw Ridge,” based on the true story of a pacifist Army medic who served during the Battle of Okinawa, Friday, Nov. 22, 1 p.m. Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, 60 Verona Place, Valley Stream. 825-6422.
See ‘‘‘Luce,” a psychological thriller about racial tensions in high school. Friday, Nov. 22, 2 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.
Early Bird Walk
Celebrate Migratory Bird Month with a walk through Old Westbury Gardens, guided by an educator from the Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary and Audubon Center, Saturday, Nov. 23, 9-10 a.m. Bring binoculars for a closer look. Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Westbury Rd., Old Westbury. 333-0048 or www.oldwestbury.org.
At the Movies
See “Ophelia,” a re-imagining of Hamlet, told from Ophelia’s perspective, Monday, Nov. 25, 2 and 7 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.
See “The Upside,” the comedy-drama that tells of the relationship between a wealthy man with quadriplegia and an unemployed man with a criminal record who’s hired to help him, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2:30 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.