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Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for February 22 through February 24

Music, Movies & Entertainment, Hot Spots & Night Life

Check out the entertainment available on Long Island this weekend!

We’re down to the last weekend of February and it’s packed with entertainment on Long Island. On Friday, enjoy the hilarious musical comedy Xanadu at Cultural Arts Playhouse, Back to Bacharach and David at Theatre Three or a country adaptation of Beauty and the Beast at Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center. On Saturday, enjoy an afternoon of bowling for a good cause at Port Jeff Bowl, Kayo Muay Thai and kickboxing at Kennedy Park or comedian Artie Lange perform at NYCB Theatre At Westbury. On Sunday, Bayard Cutting Arboretum Carriage House has another winter concert series, Connetquot Public Library jump starts St. Patrick’s Day celebrations with a group performing traditional Irish music and you have the chance to enjoy a Broadway performance over dinner at Colonial Springs Golf Club. Check out the details below!

FRIDAY – FEBRUARY 22, 2013

Who: Xanadu At Cultural Arts Playhouse
Info: It’s a hilarious musical comedy based on the 1980 film that starred Olivia Newton John. It’ll feature songs from the roller disco era, including ‘Evil Woman,’ ‘Strange Magic,’ ‘Have You Never Been Mellow’ and ‘Xanadu.’
Cost: $20 For Advance Ticket, $25 For Purchase Day of Show
Time & Place: 8PM at Cultural Arts Playhouse, 625 Old Country Road, Plainview – (516) 694-3330

Who: Back To Bacharach And David At Theatre Three
Info: This is a tribute that provides a look back at the hits of Burt Bacharach and Hal David. It’s sexy, funny and hip. There will also be favorites like ‘Alfie,’ ‘Walk on By,’ ‘The Look of Love’ and ‘Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head.’
Cost: $17 to $30 For Adults, $15 For Children 5-12 Years
Time & Place: 8PM at Theatre Three, 412 Main Street, Port Jefferson – (631) 928-9100

Who: Beauty Lou & The Country Beast At Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center
Info: It’s an original country western adaptation of the fairy tale Beauty and the Beast. It is performed by children enrolled in the winter break musical theatre camp.
Cost: $15
Time & Place: 7PM at Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach – (631) 288-1500

SATURDAY – FEBRUARY 23, 2013

Who: Bowling With The Bully Crew At Port Jeff Bowl
Info:  It’s an afternoon of bowling and pizza to raise money for efforts that help rescue dogs, provide them with medical need and housing for NYBC. Admission includes two hours of bowling, shoe rentals, pizza and soda.
Cost: $20 Per Person
Time & Place: 3PM at Port Jeff Bowl, 31 Cherub Drive, Port Jefferson Station – (800) 276-3310

Who: Kayo Muay Thai And Kickboxing Fight Night At Kennedy Park
Info: It’s fight night with Kayo Muay Thai and kickboxing.
Cost: $30 to $50 ($5 extra for tickets purchased at the door)
Time & Place: 7PM to 11PM at Kennedy Park, 335 Greenwich Street, Hempstead – (516) 385-6908

Who: Artie Lange At NYCB Theatre At Westbury
Info: Get ready for an evening of laughter as comedian Artie Lange takes the stage.
Cost: $51.50 to $61.50
Time & Place: 8PM at NYCB Theatre At Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury – (800) 745-3000

SUNDAY – FEBRUARY 24, 2013

Who: Winter Concert Series At Bayard Cutting Arboretum Carriage House
Info: The winter concert series continues every Sunday through March 24. This Sunday, enjoy pianist JH Hodge perform.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 2PM at Bayard Cutting Arboretum Carriage House, 440 Montauk Highway, Great River – (631) 224-5420

Who: St. Patrick’s Day Concert – The Willie Lynch Band At Connetquot Public Library
Info: Jump start your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations joining the Willie Lynch Band for its St. Patrick’s Day concert. The group performs traditional Irish music.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 2PM to 3:30PM at Connetquot Public Library, 760 Ocean Avenue, Bohemia – (631) 567-5079

Who: An Evening On Broadway At Colonial Springs Golf Club
Info: Enjoy broadway performances live while enjoying dinner at Colonial Springs Golf Club. Dinner also includes dessert and drinks.
Cost: $100
Time & Place: 6PM at Colonial Springs Golf Club, One Long Island Avenue, Farmingdale – (631) 440-5404

To check out all of the Nightlife Events happening on Long Island, check out the LongIsland.com Events Calendar, or, head over to our Nightlife Section for Happy Hour Happenings all week long! If you're looking for some local insight on the best things to do on LI, or want to share your favorite Nightlife Hot Spots, check out the Nightlife Forum, and see what the locals have to say!

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