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

Amy Helm

The singer-songwriter in concert, Thursday, Feb. 14, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413- 3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

The musical biography of the early rock ‘n roller, Thursday and Friday, Feb. 14-15, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 16, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 17, 2 and 7 p.m.; Wednesday, Feb. 20 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

Dennis Quaid and the Sharks

The actor-rocker and his band in concert, Thursday, Feb. 14, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Russell Peters

The comic phenom on tour, Thursday and Friday, Feb. 14-15, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.com.

A Tale From the Underground Railrroad

The acclaimed presentation of three inspiring intertwined stories set in 1850s New York, Friday, Feb. 15, 12:30 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

45 RPM/Decadia

The popular tribute bands in concert, Friday, Feb. 15, 8 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

My Funny Valentine

Comedy showcase with Paul Anthony, Eric Haft and Maria Walsh, Friday, Feb. 15, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413- 3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Norm Lewis

The actor-singer in concert, Friday, Feb. 15, 8 p.m. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4000 or aupac.adelphi.edu.

Rabbit Hole

David Lindsay-Abaire’s award-winning domestic drama about a suburban New York couple dealing with the loss of their only young son, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 15-16, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 17, 3 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Soiree

The dance band performs ‘60s through ‘80s hits, Friday, Feb. 15, 7:30 p.m. Wayne French-American Bistro, 2757 Long Beach Rd., Oceanside. 806-2811.

Three Dog Night

The iconic band in concert, Friday, Feb. 15, 8 p.m. With special guest Joe Rock and the All-Stars. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Half Step

The popular Grateful Dead tribute band in concert, Saturday, Feb. 16, 8 p.m. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Jim Breuer

The comic continues his residency, with “Comedy, Stories & More,” Saturday, Feb. 16, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot

The acclaimed singer-songwriter and his band in concert, with a tribute to Billy Joel, Saturday, Feb. 16, 9 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Shanghai Opera Symphony Orchestra

The orchestra in concert, with soloist Hua Hui, Saturday, Feb. 16, 8 p.m. Program includes Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia Overture, Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, Berlioz’s Symphony Fantastique. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Rte. 25A, Brookville.(800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.

Soul Train Caboose

Jerome “City” Smith and the City Sounds ensemble in oncert, with a tribute to the groundbreaking TV series, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

While You’re Away

Join Diane Cypkinf for a concert-lelcture highlighting “Love Songs of World War II,” Saturday, Feb. 16, 2:30 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.

Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness

The alt rock singer-songwriter in concert, Sunday, Feb. 17, 7 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Myriam Hernandez

The Chilean singer-songwriter in concert, Sunday, Feb. 17, 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.livenation.com.com.

Neal Morse Band

The progressive rock band in concert, Sunday, Feb. 17, 8 p.m. The Space, 250 Post Ave. Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

New York Exceptions

The band in concert, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2 p.m. Program highlights two decades of rock ‘n roll hits. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Dane Cooke

The provacative comedian-actor on tour, Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 20-21, 7:30 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

For the Kids

A Year With Frog and Toad

Musical based on Arnold Lobel’s beloved books, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Cinderella

Join Cinderella on her trip to the royal ball in the fast-paced musical production, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Saturday, Feb. 16, 11 a.m.; Sunday, Feb. 17, 12 p.m.; Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 18-19, 11 a.m. The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live

The renowned zookeeper introduces audiences to an unforgettable menagerie of adorable and fascinating live animals, based on his popular TV series, Saturday, Feb. 16, 3 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury. (800) 745-3000 or ww.livenation.com.

Studio Saturday

Drop into Nassau County Museum of Art’s Manes Center for hands-on activities inspired by the current exhibition, Saturday, Feb. 16 12-3 p.m. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

Afternoon Movie

See “Incredibles 2,” the sequel to the popular animated superhero tale, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2 p.m. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591.

Sleeping Beauty

The fairy tale classic comes to life on stage, Monday, Feb. 18, 1 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

Movie Fun

See “How To Train Your Dragon,” the animated action fantasy, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2:30 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.

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.

Heckscher Collects: Recent Acquisitions

An exhibition of two dozen 20th century and contemporary works that have been acquired by the museum over the past five years. With a selection of prints produced by more traditional and diverse experimental processes; experimental photography by Bill Armstrong, Ellen Carey, and Joe Constantino; New York City street scenes by N. Jay Jaffee; and images of Cuba by Bastienne Schmi; along with abstract and representational paintings. Through May 12. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

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.

Wild Kingdom: Hunt Slonem and a Hundred Years of Animal Art

An exhibition that showcases artists whose paintings, drawings, and sculpture have immortalized the wild kingdom. On view are works by Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, John James Audubon and Jeff Koons among others. With an installation by artist-designer Hunt Slonem who creates a dream-like sanctuary for parrots, rabbits and butterflies; his signature motifs. Through March 3. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor. 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.