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

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

The musical biography of the early rock ‘n roller, Thursday and Friday, Feb. 21-22, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 23, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 24, 2 and 7 p.m.; Wednesday, Feb. 27, 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

Dane Cooke

The provocative comedian-actor on tour, Thursday, Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Abba Mia

The Abba tribute bands in concert, Friday, Feb. 22, 8 p.m.; followed by 90s Night with Larger Than Life, 10 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

London African Gospel Choir

The acclaimed choir in concert, performing their version of Paul Simon’s classic “Graceland,” Friday, Feb. 22, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

The Supporting Cast

George Furth’s comedy about woman who has written a novel, basing the characters on four of her friends, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 22-23, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 24, 2:30 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

Disney’s DCappella

The a cappella ensemble in concert, performing modern versions of classic Disney hit tunes, Saturday, Feb. 23, 7 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Josh Rouse

The folk/roots pop singer-songwriter in concert, Saturday, Feb. 23, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413- 3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Switchfoot

The alt rock bnd in concert, Saturday, Feb. 23, 7:15 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or

www.paramountny.com.

Us and Floyd

The Pink Floyd tribute band in concert, Saturday, Feb. 23, 8 p.m. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Yale Whiffenpoofs

The acclaimed collegiate a cappella group in concert, Saturday, Feb. 23, 7:30 p.m. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Rte. 25A, Brookville.(800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.

ZBTB

The Zac Brown tribute band in concert, Saturday, Feb. 23, 10 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Chazz Palminteri

The actor performs his one-man version of “A Bronx Tale,” Sunday, Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Merrick Chorale

The ensemble in concert, with “Music of Meditation and Celebration,” Sunday, Feb. 24, 2 p.m. With soloists clarinetist Claude Weinberg and soprano Janice Weir. Church of St. Jude, 3606 Lufberry Ave., Wantagh. 378-2285.

Polka Brothers

The polka-based ensemble in concert, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2:30 p.m. Tickets required. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

Rhonda Denet

The vocalist in concert, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2 p.m. Registration required. East Meadow Public Library, 1886 Front St., East Meadow. 794-2570.

Flogging Molly

The Celtic punk band in concert, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 8 p.m. With special guests Lucero & The Huntress and Holder of Hands. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

The Hollow

Agatha Christie’s murder myster, set in an aristocratic family’s country house where a handful of family and friends are visiting for the weekend, presented by Adelphi’s Dept. of Theatre, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 7:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, Feb. 28-March 1, 8 p.m.; Saturday, March 2, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, March 3, 2 p.m. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.

‘The Office’ Triva Night

Trivia event devoted to the popular TV series, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 7:30 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Procol Harum

The iconic rocker in concert, Thurday, Feb. 28, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

For the Kids

The Little Mermaid

The beloved tale of the adventurous Ariel, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 21-23, 11 a.m.; Sunday, Feb. 24, 12 p.m. The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Family Trivia

Test your trivia knowledge, presented by Knock’em Dead Comedy, Friday, Feb. 22, 2:30 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Movie Fun

See “Incredibles 2,” the sequel to the popular animated superhero tale, Friday, Feb. 22, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223- 6228. Super Silly Show

Go on a quest with Ultra Duck, presented by Petra Puppets, Friday, Feb. 22, 2 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.

A Year With Frog and Toad

Musical based on Arnold Lobel’s beloved books, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Sleeping Beauty

The fairy tale classic comes to life on stage, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 24, 11:30 a.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

Studio Saturday

Drop into Nassau County Museum of Art’s Manes Center for hands-on activities inspired by the current exhibition, Saturday,

Feb. 23. 12-3 p.m. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

American Girl Live

A new musical, featuring iconic American Girl character, Thursday, Feb. 28, 7 p.m.; Friday, March 1, 1 and 5 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

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.

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