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

Private Lives

Noel Coward’s sophisticated comedy of manners, presented by Hofstra University’s Dept. of Drama and Dance, Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 10-12, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 13, 2 p.m.Hofstra University’s Joan and Donald Schaeffer Black Box Theater, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-6644 or www.hofstratickets.com.

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, Oct. 10-11, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 12, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 13, 2 and 7 p.m.; Wednesday, Oct.16, 2 and 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

Taylor 2 Dance Company

The acclained dance company performs, Friday Oct. 11, 8 p.m. Program includes Airs, Runes and Company B. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.

80s vs 90s Night

Radio Daze and the 90s Band in concert, Friday, Oct. 11, 7 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Taylor Hicks

American Idol Season 5 winner in concert, Friday, Oct. 11, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Brigadoon

Lerner and Loewe’s classic musical fable set in the mysterious Scottish hills, Saturday, Oct, 12, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 13, 2:30 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

Decadia

The cover band in concert, Saturday, Oct. 12, 9 p.m.: followed by Warped Tour Band, 10:3- p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

It Was 50 Years Ago Today

A tribute to the Beatles White Album, Saturday, Oct. 12, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Melvin Seals

The longtime Jerry Garcia band member in concert, with JGB, Saturday, Oct. 12, 8 p.m. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.thespaceatwestbury.com.

Oktoberfest 2019

An all-day Oktoberfest experience, with special guests Die Spitzbaum and DJ Bezo, Saturday, Oct. 12, 3 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Ottmar Liebert

The German guitarist-songwriter in concert, with Luna Negra, Satuday, Oct. 12, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Alvaro Torres

The Salvadoran singer-songwriter in concert, with Amaury Gutierrez and Braulio, Surday, Oct. 13, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Four Italian Tenors

The new ensemble from Rome in concert, Sunday, Oct. 13, 7 p.m. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Route 25A, Brookville. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.

Give Our Regards to Broadway

A musical revuew celebrating classic ‘60s musicals, Sunday, Oct 13, 3 p.m. With Broadway performers and the Madison Theatre Studio Company Players, accompanied by the South Shore Symphony. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-4444 or www.madisontheatreny.org.

Kinetic Element

The progressive rock band in concert, Monday, Oct 14, 8 p.m. With special guest Izz. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Every Family’s Got One

A storytelling showcase, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 7:30 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Marcie Passley

The vocalist performs Rodgers and Hammerstein classics, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2 p.m. Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington (914) 361-9333 or

www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

The tribute band in concert, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

The Moondogs

The Beatles cover band in concert, with a George Harrison celebration, Thursday, Oct. 17, 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

You Bat-ter Believe It

Learn about these nocturnal creatures, during Bat Appreciation Month, Satuday, Oct. 12, 2-4 p.m. Create a hanging bat to take home. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www. licm.org.

Disney’s High School Musical

The hit musical about a high school musical production, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Rabbit Rescue

Learn about rescue rabbirts and rabbit care, with Long Island Rabbit Rescue, Saturday, Oct. 12, 10:30 a.m. For grades K-4. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Movie Fun

See“The Secret Life of Pets 2,” the sequel to the animated adventure of how pets spend their days, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2 p.m. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591.

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.

Film Time

See “The Intrruder,” the psyychological thriller about a young couple who buys their dream house, Friday, Oct. 11, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223- 6228.

Friday Flick

See “The Secret Life of Pets 2,” the sequel to the animated adventure of how pets spend their days, Friday, Oct. 11, 1 p.m. Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, 60 Verona Place, Valley Stream. 825-6422

Movie Showing

See “Tolkien,” the biopic about the early life of author J. R. R. Tolkien, Friday, Oct. 11, 1 p.m. East Meadow Firefighters Benevolent Association Hall, 70 Maple Ave., East Meadow. 794-2570.

Tricia’s Flicks

See “Poms,” the comedy about women in a retirement community who form a cheerleading squard, Friday, Oct. 11, 2 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Literary Voices

Tony Policano, Judith Lee Herbert and M.A. Dennis read from their works, hosted by Poet Laureate Peter V. Dugan and Sharon Anderson, Saturday, Oct. 12, 1:30 p.m. Open mic follows. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

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, Oct. 13, 12-1 p.m.; also Wednesday, Oct. 16, 12-1 p.m. Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Westbury Rd., Old Westbury. 333-0048 or www.oldwestbury.org.

At the Movies

See “The Public,” that drama about an act of civil disobedience that becomes a stand-off with police and public library officials, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 1 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.

Movie Matinee

See “West Side Story,” the classic film adaption of the Broadway musical, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

On Screen

See “The Best of Enemies” the historical drama that explorse the true story of an unconventional friendship that formed between a civil rights activist and a Ku Klux Klan president in 1971, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2 and 7 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.