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

Man of La Mancha

The classic musical based on Cervantes’ “Don Quixote,” Thursday and Friday, Oct. 18-19, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 20, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 21, 2 and 7 p.m.; Wednesday, Oct. 24, 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

Mark Valenti

The pianist in concert, with “Evolution of Piano Styles,” Thursday, Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m. Tickets required, Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

Bobby Conte Thornton

The actor-singer in concert, with his cabaret show “Blame It On My Youth,” Friday, Oct. 19, 8 p.m. With special guest Chazz Palminteri. Landmark on Main Street, Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington. 767-1384 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Halloween at the Opera

Vocalist Tanisha Mitchell in concert, Friday, Oct. 19, 12:30 p.m. Program explores the art of revenge through excerpts from various operas. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Jessie’s Girl

The acclaimed tribute band in concert, wit its “Back to the Eighties” show, Friday, Oct. 19, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

LA Guns

The band in concert, Friday, Oct. 19, 8 p.m. With Streelight and more. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

The Loser’s Lounge

A battle of the bands tribute to Barry Manilow and Bette Midler, Friday, Oct. 19, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.ny.com.

Los Lobos

The Tex-Mex influenced rockers in concert Friday, Oct. 19, 8 p.m. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or

www.ticketmaster.com or www.thespaceatwestbury.com.

She Kills Monsters

Qui Nguyen’s comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 19-20, 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, 3 p.m. Carriage House Players, Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport. 557-1207 or www.vanderbiltmuseum.org.

Any Friend of Percy D’Angelo is a Friend of Mine

Jason Milligan’s mafia comedy, presented by the East Line Abroad Theatre Co., Saturday, Oct. 20, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Billy Gardell

The down-to-earth comic on his stand-up tour, Saturday, Oct. 20, 8 p.m. With special guest Ben Creed. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Candy Dulfer

The Dutch jazz-funk saxophonist in concert, Saturday, Oct. 20, 8 p.m. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-4444 or

www.madisontheatreny.org.

Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot

The acclaimed singer-songwriter and his band in a tribute to Billy Joel, Saturday, Oct. 20, 9:30 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Monsters of Freestyle

A Freestyle showcase, Saturday, Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m. With TKA, Rob Base, Expose, Crystal Waters, Shannon, Sweet Sensation, Johnny O, Coro, Lisette Melendez, Soave, Alisha & Pretty Poison. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.

Gypsy

The classic musical set backstage on the 1920s-30s burlesque circuit,

presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2 p.m. The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Love One Another Right Now

A celebration of love through music with Jerome City Smith and the City Sounds Music Orchestra, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Milagro

The Santana tribute band in concert, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2 p.m. Tickets required. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.

The Precisions

The iconic doo-wop group in concert, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

So You Think You Can Dance Live

The stage version of Fox’s hit TV realitydance competition, Sunday, Oct. 21, 8 p.m. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www. thespaceatwestbury.com.

Suffocation

The band in concert, Sunday, Oct. 21, 6 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Hot Jazz

An all-star combo performs traditional and swing favorites, Thursday, Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m. Tickets required, Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

Tesla

The heavy metal band in cconcert, Thursday, Oct. 25, 8 p.m. With special guest Rubicon and VOX. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

For the Kids

Movie Fun

See “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation,” the latest installment of the popular animated movie franchise, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2:30 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.

Snow White

Follow along with Snow White on her adventures that lead to a happily ever-after, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Very Busy Spider

Weave webs with spooky string art, Tuesday through Friday, Oct. 23-26, 2:30-4 p.m. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www.licm.org.

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.

Long Island Biennial

A juried exhibition of 52 works by artists representing Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Paintings, sculpture, photography, works on paper, and mixed media encompassing diverse styles, subject matter, and themes are included. Through Nov. 11. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

The Tile Club: Camaraderie and American Plein-Air Painting

An exhibit of tiles, drawings, sculpture, and prints that document the life and times of this lively artiistic society, which emerged following the nation’s Centennial in 1876. Through Nov. 11. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

True Colors

A full range of color’s magic is on display in this exuberant show of over 100 works from the 19th century to the current hot talents. From Monet and Matisse to Mark Rothko and Frank Stella, and onward to the huge Color Field canvases and pulsing neon sculptures of today, color as a means of expression is the keynote for this exhibition. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

At the Movies

See “Hostiles, the historical thriller that tells of an arrmy captain who escorts a dying Cheyenne war chief and his family back to tribal lands in 1892, Friday, Oct. 19, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.

Tricia’s Flicks

See “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” a prequel to the Star Wars franchise, Friday, Oct.19, 2 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Frankenstein is 200

Movie historian Larry Wolff salutes Frankenstein’s 200th birthday, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2 p.m. Discuss the making of the film, with a viewing of Abbott & Costello’s comedy classic “Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein.” West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591.

Rigoletto

A screening of Verdi’s thrilling opera, filmed at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona in April 2017, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2 p.m. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.

Movie Matinee

See “Ready Player One,” the sci fi thriller about a teen who competes in a contest to win control of a virtual-reality world, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2:30 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.

Film Showing

See “Tully,” the comedy-drama about modern parenthood, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

On Screen

See “Won’t You Be My Neighbor,” the documantary that takes an intimate look at the life of Fred Rogers, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.