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. 15-16, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 17, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Aug. 18, 2 and 7 p.m.; Wednesday, Aug. 21, 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

Elio Scaccio

The pop tenor in concert, Friday, Aug. 16, 8 p.m. Rath Park, 849 Fenworth Blvd., Franklin Square. 292-2000 ext. 7382 or www.toh.li.

Elvis Tribute Spectacular

Elivis impersonators Shawn Klush and Steve Mitchell in concert, Friday, Aug. 16, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Julius Caesar

Shakespeare’s tale of politics and ambition, Friday, Aug. 17, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Aug. 18, 7 p.m.; Wednesday, Aug. 21, 8 p.m. Carriage House Players, Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport. (631) 854-5579 or www.vanderbiltmuseum.org.

Shining Star

The Earth Wind & Fire tribute band in concert, Friday, Aug. 16, 7 p.m.; followed by The 90s Band, 10 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Sugar Mountain

The Neil Young tribute band in concert, Friday, Aug. 16, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Unforgettable Fire/Fix You

The U2 and Coldplay tribute bands in concert, Friday, Aug. 16, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Carolyn Miller

The up-and-coming country performer in concert, Saturday, Aug. 17, 7 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Edges

A Script-In-Hand Theatre production of Benji Pasek and Justin Paul’s new musical that tells of burgeoning adults asking classic coming-of-age questions, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Hot Tuna Electric

The iconic blues band in concert, Saturday, Aug. 17, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Gypsy

The classic musical set backstage on the 1920s-30s burlesque circuit, Saturday, Aug. 17, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Aug. 18, 2:30 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

Howie Day

The singer-songwriter in concert, with special guest Brian Jarvis, Saturday, Aug. 17, 8 p.m. Eisenhower Park, Lakeside Theatre, East Meadow. 572-0201 or concertline, 572-0355.

Julian Junior Marvin

The reggae guitarist-singer in concert, Saturday, Aug. 17, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Mame

The beloved madcap musical, with the award-winning score, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2 p.m. The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Punjabi American Night

An evening showcasing Punjabi culture, Sunday, Aug.18, 7 p.m. Eisenhower Park, Lakeside Theatre, East Meadow. 572-0201 or concertline, 572-0355.

Sal Valentinetti

The vocalist in concert, in a tribute to Sinatra and the Rat Pack, Sunday, Aug. 18, 7 p.m. With special guest Anna Maria Villa. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

PsuedoSudio

The Phil Collins tribute band in concert, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 8 p.m. Merrick Road Park, 2550 Clubhouse Rd., Merrick 292-2000 ext. 7382 or www.toh.li.

Desert Highway

The Eagles tribute band in concert, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 8 p.m. Seamans Neck Park, 2700 S. Seamans Neck Rd., Seaford. 292-2000 ext. 7382 or www.toh.li.

The Stoller Brothers

The rock-jazz duo in concert, with Whilte Collar Crime, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Blue Bayou

The Linda Ronstadt tribute band in concert, Thursday, Aug. 22, 8 p.m. Hewlett Point Park, 130 Hewlett Point Av., East Rockaway, 292-2000 ext. 7382 or www.toh.li.

Paul Effman Ensemble

The jazz ensemble in concert, with “Swing and Sing Through the Decades,” Thursday, Aug. 22, 7:30 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library Courtyard, 1125 Broadway , Hewlett. 374-1967.

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.

For the Kids

Citizen Science

Study monarch butterflies in Long Island Children’s Museum’s Milkweed Garden, Friday, Aug. 16, 2 p.m. Collect data that supports the University of Minnesota’s Monarch Larvae Monitoring Project. For ages 4 and up. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www. licm.org.

Movie Fun

See House with the Clocks in its Walls,” the comedy horror thriller about a young orphan who aids his magical uncle in locating a clock with the power to bring about the end of the world, Monday, Aug. 19, 2:30 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.

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.

Museums/ Galleries and more...

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.

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.

At the Movies

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, Aug. 16, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223- 6228.

Tricia’s Flicks

See the documentary “They Shall Not Grow Old,” created from original World War I footage from the Imperial War Museum archives, Friday, Aug. 16, 2 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Movie Matinee

See “Rampage,” the action adventure about scientists confronting gigantic, genetically modified predators, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2:30 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.