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

Sunset Boulevard

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical adaptation of the award-winning 1950 film about a faded star of the silent screen era, Thursday and Friday, Sept. 26-27, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 28, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 29, 2 and 7 p.m.; Wednesday, Oct. 2, 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

ABBA Mia

The tribute band concert, Friday, Sept. 27, 8 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Flor de Toloache

The Latin Grammy-winning all-female ensemble in concert, Friday, Sept. 27, 8 p.m. Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington (914) 361-9333 or

www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Mamma Mia

The ABBA jukebox musical, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 27-28, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 29, 3 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Nancy Atlas Project

The singer-songwriter and her band in concert, Friday, Sept. 27, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Pink Talking Fish

The Pink Floyd-Talking Heads-Phish fusion band in concert, Friday, Sept. 27, 8 p.m. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.thespaceatwestbury.com.

Steve-O

The fearless veteran comic/actor/stuntman on tour, Friday, Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

All Night Passion

A musical showcase, featuring Disco Unlimited and special guests, Satuday, Sept. 28, 8 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Brigadoon

Lerner and Loewe’s classic musical fable set in the mysterious Scottish hills, Saturday, Sept. 28, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 29, 2:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

Interactive Piano Recital

Robert DiPasquale in concert, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2 p.m. Program includes works by Felix Mendelssohn, Cesar Cul, Joseph Hayden, Claude Debussy and Frederic Chopin. With audience discussion. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside.

766-2360.

Laura Benanti

The acclaimed actress-vocalist in concert, with “Tales From Soprano Isle,” Saturday, Sept. 28, 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.

The Price is Right Live

An interactive live version of the classic TV game show, Saturday, Sept. 28, 4 and 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Voyage

The Journey tribute band in concert, featuring Hugo, Saturday, Sept. 28, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Anthony Santos

The influential Bachata artist in concert, with co-headliner Toño Rosario, Sunday, Sept. 9, 4 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

TLC Combo

The acoustic duo in concert, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2 p.m. Franklin Square Public Library, Program includes jazz standards, today’s Top 40 and more. 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.

Vic Vincent Group

The band in concert, with a special presentation of songs from the British Invasion of the ‘60s and ‘70s, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2 p.m. Tickets required. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223- 6228.

Wynonna and The Big Noise

Wynonna Judd and her band in concert, Sunday, Sept. 29, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Live Stock

The local roots rockers in concert, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 8 p.m. With Leo Meets Pisces. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Collective Soul

The rock band in concert, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 8 p.m. With special guest The Wimbash All-Stars. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

The Blues Project

The iconic band in concert, Thursday, Oct. 3, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Lucy Kaplansky

The folksinger-songwriter in concert, with Richard Shindell, Thursday, Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m. Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington (914) 361-9333 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

For the Kids

Great Oreo Taste-off

Try out different flavors of the popular cookie and vote for a favorite, Thurssday, Sept. 26, 7- 8 p.m. For grades 6-12. Registration required. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223- 6228.

Disney’s High School Musical

The hit musical about a high school musical production, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Wild Goose Chase

Learrn about these migratory marvels, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2-4 p.m. Make one of your own to take home. For ages 3 and up. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www. licm.org.

Pajama Storytime

Come dressed in comfy pjs for some bedtime stories and songs, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 7 p.m. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591.

Film Fun

See “Nancy Drew & The Hidden Staircase,” the latest iteration of the popular detective heroine, adapted from the book series, Thursday, Oct. 3, 7 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Museums/ Galleries and more...

Dinosaurs/Animal Adventure

See over 20 dinosaurs and meet over 35 animals at the dual exhibit. Learn about animal adaptations and explore how dinosaurs lived. See robotic dinos that look alive; experience amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals in their natural settings. Open daily, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Center for Science Teaching and Learning, 1 Tanglewood Rd., Rockville Centre. 764-0045 or www.cstl.org.

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

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. 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.

Friday Flick

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, Friday, Sept. 27, 1 p.m. Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, 60 Verona Place, Valley Stream. 825-6422.

Tricia’s Flicks

See “The Public,” the drama about an act of civil disobedience on a public library’s steps that becomes a stand-off with police and library officials, Friday, Sept. 27, 2 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Movie Showing

See “On the Basis of Sex,” the biopic based on the life and early cases of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Friday, Sept. 27, 1 p.m. East Meadow Firefighters Benevolent Association Hall, 70 Maple Ave., East Meadow. 794-2570.