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

Saturday Night Fever

Musical adapted from the popular film, Thursday and Friday, Aug. 22-23, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 24, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Aug. 25, 2 and 7 p.m.; Wednesday, Aug. 28, 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

The Alarm

The alternative rock/new wave band in concert, Friday, Aug. 23, 8 p.m. With special guests Modern English and Jay Aston’s Gene Loves Jezebel. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Beginnings

The Chicago tribute band in concert, Frday, Aug. 23, 8 p.m. Newbridge Road Park, 2600 Newbridge Rd., Bellmore. 292-2000 ext. 7382 or www.toh.li.

Brewer & Shipley

The folk-rock duo in concer, Friday, Aug. 23, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Celebrate Woodstock

A tribute to classic ‘60s and ‘70s hits with Our Generation, Friday, Aug. 23, 12:30 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Dean Karahalis and the Concert Pops

The popular orchestra in concert, Friday, Aug. 23, 8 p.m. Eisenhower Park, Lakeside Theatre, East Meadow. 572-0201 or concertline, 572-0355.

Julius Caesar

Shakespeare’s tale of politics and ambition, Friday, Aug. 23, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Aug. 25, 7 p.m.; Wednesday, Aug. 29, 8 p.m. Carriage House Players, Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport. (631) 854-5579 or www.vanderbiltmuseum.org.

New Divide

The Linkin Park tribute band in concert, Friday, Aug. 23, 9 p.m.; followed by Blink 182 tribute band All the Blink Things. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

The Allmost Brothers

The Allman Brothers tribute band in concert, Saturday, Aug. 24, 9 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Classic Albums Live’s Pink Flyod’s The Wall

The tribute band in concert, performing the classic album, Saturday, Aug. 24, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show

A tribute to iconic legends Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. and Joey Bishop, Saturday, Aug. 24, 8 p.m. Eisenhower Park, Lakeside Theatre, East Meadow. 572-0201 or concertline, 572-0355.

Zebra

The hard rockers in concert, Saturday, Aug. 24, 8 p.m. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.thespaceatwestbury.com.

Daughtry

American Idol season 5 alum Chris Daughtry and his band concert, with Augustana, Sunday, Aug. 25, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Game Grumps Live

Arin Hanson and Dan Avidan present a stage version of their popular YouTube series, Sunday, Aug. 25, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Korean American Night

An evening showcasing Korean culture, Sunday, Aug. 25, 7 p.m. Eisenhower Park, Lakeside Theatre, East Meadow. 572-0201 or concertline, 572-0355.

Gladys Knight

The soul icon in concert, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

The Hoodoo Loungers

The New Orleans-inspired band in concert, with Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Pat Benatar and Neil Geraldo

The acclaimed duo teams up with Melissa Etheridge, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 7:30 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.

Paul Joseph Trio

The composer-pianist and his jazz trio in concert, highlighting the music of Cole Porter, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2 p.m. No tickets or reservations required. Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington (631) 271-4626 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Lil Tjay

The rapper in concert, Thursday, Aug. 29, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Les Dudek Band

The acclaimed guitartist-songwriter and his band in concert, Thurssday, Aug. 29, 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

Movie Time

See “The Lego Movie 2,” the sequel to the aminated adventure, Thursday, Aug. 22, 7 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Movie Fun

See “The Lego Movie 2,” the aminated adventure sequel, Monday, Aug. 26, 2:30 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630..

Pablo’s Guitar

Examine the life and art of Pablo Picasso, including his famous work The Guitar, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 3 p.m. Create unique guitars using a variety of materials. For ages 5 and up. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www. licm.org.

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Energy: The Power of Art

The science of art meets the art of science in this unique interactive exhibition. Working with the Brookhaven National Laboratories and the Tesla Museum, this innovative project juxtaposes masterworks in many media with images produced by the most advanced scientific instruments, and even an active “cloud chamber” to explore the supposedly “invisible” world of energy. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor.

Mort Kunstler: The Godfather of Pulp Fiction Illustrators

An exhibition that showcases the acclaimed artist’s larger-than-life role in the golden era of pulp fiction, unfolding in more than 80 original illustrations from the artist’s private collection, almost all publicly exhibited for the first time. Originally featured in magazines such as Stag, Male, and For Men Only in the ‘50s, ‘60s,and ‘70s, the illustrations brought to life headlines that screamed adventure. Opens Aug. 24, through Nov. 17. 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/museum.

At the Movies

See “Fighting With My Family,” the sports biopic that depicts professional wrestler Paige’s life and journey to WWE success, Friday, Aug. 23, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223- 6228.

Friday Flick

See “The Martian,” the sci fi adventure about an astronaut’s struggle to survive on Mars after being mistakenly left for dead by his crew, Friday, Aug. 23. 1 p.m. Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, 60 Verona Place, Valley Stream. 825-6422.

On Screen

See “A Dog’s Way Home,” a drama that chronicles the heartwarming adventure of Bella who embarks on an epic 400-mile journey home after she is separated from her beloved human, Friday Aug. 23, 1 p.m. East Meadow Firefighters Benevolent Association Hall, 70 Maple Ave., East Meadow. 794-2570.

Balance in Nature Sculpture Talk and Tour

Discover the visual language of sculpture with a guided tours through Old Werstbury Gardens observing the works of Jerzy Jotka Kedziora, Sunday, Aug. 25, 12-1 p.m. Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Westbury Rd., Old Westbury. 333-0048 or www.oldwestbury.org.

Film Time

See “Isn’t it Romantic,” the rom-com satire about a young woman disenchanted with love who finds herself trapped inside a romantic comedy, Monday, Aug. 26, 2 and 7 p.m.; also “Victior Hugo’s The Huncbacck of Notre Dame,” the classic 1939 romantic drama starring Charles Laughton and Maureen O’Hara, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside.

766-2360.

Movie Matinee

See “Dumbo,” the live-action reimagining of the classic animated film, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2:30 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.

Afternoon Movie

See “Gifted,” the drama about an intellectually gifted 7-year-old who becomes the subject of a custody battle between her uncle and grandmother, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 1 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.