Many of you may be on holiday today to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, so here’s some entertainment on Long Island to keep the rest of your day busy. There are also a number of interesting hot spots to keep the rest of your week eventful, including a dinner show, free movies, stage productions, musical entertainment and more. Find all the hot spots on Long Island here!
MONDAY – JANUARY 20, 2013
Who: Cinderella At Bellmore Movies
Info: Come over to enjoy the classic fairy tale performed by Plaza Theatrical Productions!
Time & Place: 11AM at Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Avenue, Bellmore – (516) 599-6870
Who: Hockey – Islanders Vs. Philadelphia Flyers At Nassau Coliseum
Info: Enjoy a game of hockey as the New York Islanders take on the Philadelphia Flyers!
Cost: $24 to $160
Time & Place: 1PM at Nassau Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale – (631) 423-7611
TUESDAY – JANURARY 21, 2013
Who: Movie – Lee Daniels’ The Butler At Brookhaven Free Library
Info: This movie is inspired by a true story of Cecil Gaines, a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served eight Presidential administrations during the turbulent politics and civil rights battles of 20th century America. The movie runs 132 minutes.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 2PM at Brookhaven Free Library, 273 Beaver Dam Road, Brookhaven – (631) 286-1923
Who: John Drew Theater Lab – Turing Test
Info: The Turing Test is a play by Dominick DeGaetano. It’s about a man who is hired to teach poetry to a mysterious young student as part of a top secret experiment at a popular research university. Come enjoy a staged reading of the play.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7:30PM at John Drew Theater At Guild Hall in East Hampton, 158 Main Street, East Hampton – (631) 324-0806
WEDNESDAY – JANUARY 22, 2014
Who: Gypsy At CM Performing Arts Center
Info: Come enjoy the 1959 musical by Julie Styne, Stephen Sondheim and Arthur Laurents. It’s based on the life of the famous striptease artists, Gypsy Ross Lee and her mother (Rose).
Cost: $24 For Adults, $22 For Seniors, $18 For Students
Time & Place: 7:30PM at CM Performing Arts Center, 931 Montauk Highway, Oakdale – (631) 218-2810
Who: Intimate Acoustic Evening With Sister Hazel And Special Guest Emerson Hart of Tonic At YMCA Boulton Center For The Performing Arts
Info: Enjoy your evening with a performance from an alternative rock band from Florida as it plays live with a songwriter-guitarist.
Cost: $45 to $50
Time & Place: 8PM at YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts, 37 West Main Street, Bay Shore – (631) 969-1101
THURSDAY – JANUARY 23, 2014
Who: David Sanborn At Boulton Center For The Performing Arts
Info: David Sanborn has a 30 year history as a popular and influential jazz saxophonist. He’s released over 20 albums, won three Grammy Awards among other accolades, and he’s co-hosted the influential television program, ‘Night Music.’ Come watch him perform live!
Cost: $55 to $65
Time & Place: 8PM at Boulton Center for the Performing Arts, 37 W. Main Street, Bayshore – (631) 969-1101
Who: Dinner And Show At Frank’s Steaks
Info: Enjoy an evening of good food and entertainment with a musical performance by Peter Mazzeo and a comedy show with Richie Byrne, the warm up comedian from the Dr. Oz Show. There’s also a guest appearance with Richie Minervini last seen in Grown Ups 2. Reservations are required. A portion of proceeds from each ticket will also go to the American Cancer Society.
Cost: $59.95 for Dinner and Show
Time & Place: 7PM to 10PM at Frank’s Steaks, 4 Jericho Turnpike, Jericho – (516) 338-4595
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