Stepping Out

What's happening on Long Island this weekend

Weekly calendar of exhibits, theater, music and more

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Performances/On Stage

Afro-Cuban All Stars

Juan de Marcos and his 14-piece Big Band in concert, Thursday, Jan. 11, 8 p.m. Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington. 901-1807 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

War

The funk band in concert, Thursday, Jan. 11, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or

www.paramountny.com.

Candid Camera’s 8 Decades of Smiles

Peter Funt blends stage comedy with a behind-the-scenes peek at clips and quips from the show’s funniest moments, Friday, Jan. 12, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

JazznJam 2018

Charles Neville in concert, Friday, Jan. 12, 8 p.m. With sax player Gary Smulyan, jazz guitarist Eric Wollman and singer-songwriter Brandon “Taz” Niederauer. Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington. 901-1807 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Last 5 Years

A musical deconstruction of a love affair and a marriage taking place over a five-year period, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 12-13, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 14, 3 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

The Purple Xperience

The Prince tribute band in concert, with special guest, Larry Stevens Band, Friday, Jan. 12, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Annie

The irrepressible comic strip heroine comes to life in the beloved musical, Saturday, Jan. 13, 4 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 14, 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds

The singer-songwriter-producer in concert, Sunday, Jan. 14, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Kevin James

The “Kevin Can Wait” star takes his act back on the road, Sunday, Jan. 14, 7 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Henry Rollins

The spoken word artist presents his Travel Slideshow, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 8 p.m. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or 283-5566 or www.ticketmaster. com or www.thespaceatwestbury.com.

Daniel Ovedia

The artist-musician in concert, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2 p.m. A solo drumming performance is paired with digital images. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Fetty Wap

The rapper in concert, Thursday, Jan. 18, 7 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Once

The acclaimed musical based on the Oscar-winning film about an Irish singer-songwriter, Thursday and Friday, Jan. 18-19, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 20, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 21, 2 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900

For the Kids

Cinderella

Join Cinderella on her advetures at the Royal Ball, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Saturday Jan. 13, 11 a.m.; Sunday, Jan. 14, 12 p.m.; Monday, Jan. 15, 11 a.m. The Showplace at Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

101 Dalmations

The beloved tale about those adorable dalmations escaping the clutches of Cruella De Vil, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Legion of Villains

A musical adventure with storybook villains, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 775-4420 or www.broadhollow.org.

Physics Fun

Become a physicist for a day at the Center for Science Teaching and Learning, Saturday, Jan. 13, 10 a.m.-noon. Participate in activities and experiments involving sound, magnets and buoyancy. For ages 5-12. Pre-registration required. Center for Science Teaching and Learning, 1 Tanglewood Rd., Rockville Centre. 764-0045 or www.cstl.org.

Happy as Clams: The Musical

A musical adventure set in Long Island’s Great South Bay, written and performed by Lena Pennino-Smith, Sunday, Jan. 14, 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Meet Clammy the clam and her best friend Gabby the fiddler crab. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www.licm.org.

Dreaming with Martin Luther King Jr.

Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy, Monday, Jan. 15, 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. Create a painting to commemorate him, inspired by his vision of peace and unity. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www.licm.org.

Museums/Galleries and more...

Andy Warhol

This original exhibition of works by pop artist Andy Warhol includes a selection of screenprints and photographs from the Hofstra University Museum collections. By juxtaposing his photographs with his screenprints, the exhibit contextualizes and reveals his working methods and artistic process. Through March 11. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hofstra.edu/museum.

From Frankenthaler to Warhol: Art of the ‘60s and ‘70s

An exhibition that delves into the two trends that defined the art of the 1960s and ‘70s: abstract and representational works. Color Field, Minimalist, Pop, and Photorealist work by Don Eddy, Audrey Flack, Helen Frankenthaler, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Richard Lindner, and others are included. Through March 11. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

Mysteries of Bats

Tackapausha Museum and Preserve’s exhibit examines varied species of bats, featuring a live family of Egyptian Fruit Bats who fly and “hang out” in the museum’s nocturnal area. Other installations include displays about Long Island’s ecology and interactive activities. Tackapausha Museum and Preserve, Washington Ave. (between Merrick Rd. and Sunrise Hwy.), Seaford. 571-7443.

Afternoon Movie

See “Selma,” the biopic that chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965 when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. led a campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition, Friday, Jan. 12, 2:30 p.m.; also “Battle of the Sexes,” which tells of the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

At the Movies

See “The Big Sick,” a romantic comedy based on the real-life courtship between Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and his wife Emily V. Gordon, Friday, Jan. 12, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.

Movie Matinee

See “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” a comedy-drama about a feud between two adjacent restaurants in France, Friday, Jan. 12, 2 p.m.; also “The Mountain Between Us,” the survival drama about two strangers who must forge a connection after they are stranded after a tragic plane crash on a remote snow covered mountain, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 1:30 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Film Screening

See the documentary “Josef and Anni Albers: Art is Everywhere,” Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 12-13, 1-4 p.m. The film explores the lives of the pioneers of 20th century modernism, including rare footage. Nassau County Museum of Art, Manes Center, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

Film Time

See “American Made,” the biopic about an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA during the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra affair, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.