Bringing Human Rights HomeBRINGING HUMAN RIGHTS HOME
Amnesty International resurrects its Human Rights Concert series for the first time since 1998, attracting an unprecedented lineup including The Flaming Lips, Imagine Dragons, Cold War Kids, The Fray, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Tegan and Sara, Cake, Colbie Caillat, Madonna, Pussy Riot and many more! Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn. barclayscenter.com $54.50-$255. 8 p.m. February 5

Bob MarleyBOB MARLEY: THE MAKING OF A LEGEND
Celebrate the Reggae legend’s birthday with ultra-rare footage of the Wailers’ first practice and a young Marley back home in Jamaica, singing songs and strumming his guitar way before he was famous. Jammin’! Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington. cinemaartscentre.org $10 members/$15 public. 7:30 p.m. February 6

STEVE EARLE
Solo and acoustic, the multi-Grammy Award winner will be performing songs spanning his more than 30-year career as well as raw, intimate versions of gems from his latest, The Low Highway. With Brooklynite-by-way-of-Louisville singer/songwriter Dawn Landes, who’ll be serenading numbers off her latest, Bluebird. The Space at Westbury, 250 Post Ave., Westbury. thespaceatwestbury.com $35, $50.
8 p.m. February 8
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HOPS & PROPS CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL

Enjoy unlimited craft beer samples from more than 50 microbreweries spanning LI and the nation while admiring priceless antique planes, helicopters and even spacecraft and learning about the Island’s rich aviation history! Feast on platters from many local restaurants! Meet the brew masters! Smoke some premium cigars! Yes, yes, yes! There’ll be music, souvenir beer glasses and even a Beer Bus to get you to and fro safely! Not-to-be missed! Cradle of Aviation Museum, 51 Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Garden City.cradleofaviation.org $65 online/$75 DOS. $20 designated drivers. 7-10 p.m. February 8

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The Fab FourTHE FAB FOUR: THE ULTIMATE TRIBUTE
Paul, Ringo, John and George are celebrating the eve of the 50th anniversary of their historic appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show with this show-stopping performance at the ’Mount, mop-toppin’ through all the hits from their pivotal years, complete with costume changes. Expect pure Beatlemania unrestrained, and hopefully “Octopus’ Garden,” Blackbird,” “Rocky Raccoon” and “Long, Long, Long.” Not to be missed! The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $20, $25, $30, $50. 8 p.m. February 8

Rosie O'DonnellROSIE O’DONNELL
The multi-Emmy Award-winning TV, theater and movie star, celebrity blogger, New York Times-bestselling author and outspoken LGBT activist brings her hilarious, in-your-face brand of comedy to these special appearances, guaranteeing nonstop laughs and truly unforgettable nights! Governor’s, 90 Division Ave., Levittown. govs.com $40-$70. February 8 & 9

PENGUIN ENCOUNTERS
The Polar Vortex is a summer walk in the park for these uber-cute flightless birds! This 45-minute interactive experience allows tikes and adults to get up-close-and-personal with these fascinating creatures, meet and even pet the baby African penguins! Oh, how they swim, waddle, feed and shake those tail feathers! Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center, 431 E. Main St., Riverhead. longislandaquarium.com $50 plus Aquarium admission. Daily: M-F 1:30 p.m., Wknds 1:30 & 3:30 p.m. Daily through February

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SATURDAY NIGHT DANCE PARTIES
A whole lotta bumpin’ and grindin’ to celebrity DJs spinnin’ the most infectious Hip Hop, House and Rock, every Saturday night! The Emporium, 9 Railroad Ave., Patchogue. theemporiumny.com $15 fellas/$10 ladies. 9:30 p.m. Every Saturday Night

A CONVERSATION WITH NOBEL PEACE LAUREATE JODY WILLIAMS
Join the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize winner whose tireless efforts led to the international banning of landmines in an interactive discussion, wine and cheese reception and book signing of her memoir My Name Is Jody Williams: A Vermont Girl’s Winding Path to the Nobel Peace Prize. Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington. cinemaartscentre.org $10 advance/$15 door. 7 p.m. February 10

Brandi GlanvilleBRANDI GLANVILLE
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star will be signing copies of her new relationship guide Drinking and Dating: P.S. Social Media is Ruining Romance, which chronicles her dating misadventures and bedroom escapades in the wake of her divorce from actor Eddie Cibrian. Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington. bookrevue.com 7 p.m. February 12
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IMAGINE: JOHN LENNON

Two hundred and forty hours of John & Yoko’s personal videos mesh together to form an intimate and moving collage of the Beatles legend’s life, accompanied afterward by a discussion. Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington. cinemaartscentre.org $10 members/$15 public. 7:30 p.m. February 12

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THE PSYCHIC SISTERS
Mediums Jolene Paterson and Linda West will communicate with attendees’ deceased loved ones, offering guidance and hope, with proceeds benefiting The Marcie Mazzola Foundation, whose mission is to “help better the lives of abused and at-risk children.” Spiritual guidance for a great cause? Tough to beat. YMCA Boulton Center, 37 W. Main St., Bay Shore. boultoncenter.org $50. 7:30 p.m. February 13

SHPONGLETRON 3.0
A sensory explosion of sound experimentation punctuated by Moroccan drums, acoustic guitars, silver flute, double bass, Turkish operatic singing, cello, backing vocals and traditional sounds, melded together and set on fire by Simon Posford (aka Hallucinogen). Yeah. The Space at Westbury, 250 Post Ave., Westbury. thespaceatwestbury.com $29.50, $35. 8 p.m. February 13

Breakfast at Tiffany'sBREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S
Fall in love this Valentine’s Day, not just with your main squeeze, but the classic that encapsulates the craziness and romanticism of love itself. Afterward, enjoy chocolates, champagne, wine , live music by harpist Skyla Budd, long-stem roses and a romantic photo together in the Sky Room! Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington. cinemaartscentre.org $15 members/$20 public. 7:30 p.m. February 14

ROCKIN’ FIGHTS 12
Whether you’re devoid of a significant other to snuggle with or find public brawling romantic, this is an unforgettable Valentine’s Day Massacre matchup guaranteed to turn this special day on its heels and begging for mercy! The main event: Undefeated Chris Algieri ”The Pride of Huntington” challenges world-ranked Baltimore native Emanuel “The Tranzformer” Taylor in a grudge match broadcast live on ESPN Friday Night Fights! The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $50, $60, $100, $150, $200. 7:30 p.m. February 14

THE QUEERS
Forget roses. Forget hand-holding, lovey-dovey smooching and PDAs. Forget love. Choose punk rock. This is an insanely rare, do-not-miss “Death to Valentine’s Day” gig for all the jaded, broken-hearted and anti-social misfit romantics whose hearts are just too damn big to find perfect matches for. Two sets, with Love Songs for the Retarded performed in its entirety. Tell Joe and Jug Head Peter Chin sent ya! Insane. With Night Birds & The Scandals. Mercury Lounge, 217 E. Houston St., Manhattan. mercuryloungenyc.com $15 per set; $25 for both. 7 & 11 p.m. February 15

Marc Anthony MARC ANTHONY
The Grammy Award-winning Latin crooner returns home. Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn. barclayscenter.com $65-$185. 8 p.m. February 15

LET’S EAT: FOOD ON FILM
Two of the best things in life converge in a cinematic gastrointestinal smorgasbord of local dishes paired with featured food from each film, including Miso Vegetable Chowder, Veggie Sliders, Pasta Pomodoro and brownies, among others, along with a guest speaker to serve up some delectable data about the feast! Yum! Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington. cinemaartscentre.org $40 advance members/$50 public/$55 DOS. 6:30 p.m. February 16

Band Battle LogoMR. BEERY’S BAND BATTLE TO END CYSTIC FIBROSIS
Twenty five bands spanning a variety of musical genres will be rocking out all day and night to raise attention and much-needed funds to end cystic fibrosis. Now in its 18th year, this mega-music fest also features food and drink specials, prizes, gifts, and a raffle that will include BBQs, computers and a brand-new Fender electric guitar! The Band Battle is not only the perfect event to hear some of the best New York, Long Island and out-of-state bands, but also help find a cure to this unforgiving disease (Mr. Beery has raised between $7,000 and $20,000 per event toward the cause)! Come show your support and celebrate music and life! This annual must-witness event is not-to-be-missed. Mr. Beery’s, 4019 Hempstead Turnpike, Bethpage. mrbeerys.com $10. All day, all night, starting at noon. February 16

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BILL BURR

The standup funnyman, actor and host of Bill Burr’s Monday Morning Podcast will unleash his comedic fury upon all those in attendance, leaving them gasping for air while they laugh and yelp uncontrollably amid his hilarious observations on dating, sports, politics and life in general. Yes, he’s that funny. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. thetheatreatwestbury.com $29.50 & $39.50. 8 p.m. February 19

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TAJ MAHAL TRIO
The legendary blues and roots multi-instrumentalist will be performing songs spanning his more than 45-year career creating some of the most moving and varied musical visions ever conjured. This is one of those rare shows that must be experienced to be believed. Your life and those of all who you meet in the future will be that much more enriched because of your attendance. Not an exaggeration. YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts, 37 W. Main St., Bay Shore. boultoncenter.org $75, $80. 8 p.m. February 19

RINGLING BROS. BARNUM & BAILEY CIRCUS LEGENDS
This brand-new show involves daring death-defying feats, unbelievable demonstrations of super-human strength and strange, mysterious creatures—such as a unicorn, Pegasus and Woolly Mammoth—along with tons of mesmerizing acrobatics, trapeze acts, choreography, elephants, saber-toothed lions, tigers, cheetahs and even gymnastic kangaroos and baby pigs! Don’t forget the clowns! Tons of fun for the whole family! Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn. barclayscenter.com $30, $60, $85. 10:30 & 11 a.m., 3 & 7 p.m. February 20 through March 2

BETWEEN THE BURIED & ME
Heavy metal chaotic nirvana at its loudest and finest. With Deafheaven, Intronaut and The Kindred. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $18, $20, $38. 7:30 p.m. February 21

Bob WeirBOB WEIR & RATDOG
The former Grateful Dead rhythm guitarist and former bassist Rob Wasserman keep the legendary band’s music alive for future generations of Dead Heads, delivering a ferocious mix of classics sprinkled with covers and originals. Jerry would be proud. Phish fans, if you haven’t experienced Ratdog live you are surely missing out. So get your dance on, bro. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. thetheatreatwestbury.com $39.50 & $49.50. 7:30 p.m. February 21 & 22

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KANYE WEST

The Yeezus Tour hits the Coliseum—Yeezianity disciples will surely follow—but will the Jesus Christ lookalike!? Only one sure way to find out! Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Tpke., Uniondale. nassaucoliseum.com $39.50, $74.50, $104.50, $150. 8 p.m. February 23

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THE TOASTERS
These ska pioneers headline a mega-ska-surf-rock-punk-reggae fest guaranteed to get you up and a-skankin’! With Mrs. Skannotto, The Pandemics & The Shipwrecks. 89 North, 89 N. Ocean Ave., Patchogue. 89northmusic.com $12 GA/$22 seated. Doors 5 p.m. February 23

DONOVAN: RARE CLIPS (1964-1970S)
Archival TV performance footage, promotional clips and early live concerts transport viewers on the complex musical journey that is this influential Scottish Rock and Roll Hall of Famer’s storied career, including “Catch the Wind,” “Colours” and “You’re Gonna Need Somebody When I’m Gone,” among many others. Guest speaker Bill Shelley will host a discussion afterward. Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington. cinemaartscentre.org $10 members/$15 public. 7:30 p.m. February 25

John Edward JOHN EDWARD
The acclaimed psychic medium, lecturer and author will be “Coming Home” to connect those in attendance with deceased family members, friends and loved ones. Will he be able to tell us when the Polar Vortex will return to the North Pole, for good, though? Probably not. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $100, $150, $225. 7:30 p.m. February 25

THE PRINCESS BRIDE
The cult classic hits the “Big Screen” in all its gushy glory, accompanied by a delicious sampling of local craft beers from Great South Bay Brewery! YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts, 37 W. Main St., Bay Shore. boultoncenter.org $8. 7:30 p.m. February 26

“WOMEN OF THE WORLD” ART & PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION
Features artwork from more than 50 Long Island artists and is being presented by Nassau Comptroller George Maragos. 1550 Franklin Ave. Mineola. Free. 6-9 p.m. February 26

STEPHEN MALKMUS & THE JICKS
Indie singer/guitar god of Pavement infamy. With Disappears. Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey St., Manhattan. boweryballroom.com $25 ADV/$30 DOS. February 26 (Music Hall of Williamsburg with Endless Boogie February 27)

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WAR HORSE

A National Theatre Live performance complete with life-sized galloping horse puppets that have been winning over audiences worldwide, this timeless tale of a boy and his horse’s love and survival is not to be missed! Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington. cinemaartscentre.org $20 members/$25 public. 2 p.m. (Also March 6 at 7 p.m.)
February 27

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Mike BirbigliaMIKE BIRBIGLIA
Whether you’ve laughed uncontrollably watching one of his three Comedy Central specials, listening to any of his highly praised, equally hilarious comedy albums, his New York Times-bestselling book Sleepwalk With Me & Other Painfully True Stories, during his movie of the same name, or had the good fortune of experiencing his standup comedy and theatrical routine live, you know that Birbiglia is synonymous with uproarious, side-splitting hilarity. Expect the award-winning funnyman to crank it up a notch at this gig, and your belly to hurt the next day from laughing so damn hard. Not-to-be missed! NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. thetheatreatwestbury.com $39.50. 7:30 p.m. February 27. Win tickets to this show! To enter, email [email protected] with the subject “Mike Birbiglia Tickets.”

Big ShotMIKE DELGUIDICE & BIG SHOT
Since Billy’s doing a residency at MSG for the next several months and tickets are expensive and uber-hard to come by, this is the next-best thing! Hey, they’re the only BJ tribute band with members of The Kid’s band, and they’ll be playing his hits, not the obscure stuff he’s cranking out in the city! The Emporium, 9 Railroad Ave., Patchogue. theemporiumny.com $10 ADV/$15 DOS. 9:30 p.m. February 28

JOEY KOLA
The veteran funnyman, and Bethpage Best of LI 2014 Best Comedian, will be inciting uncontrollable, “I-can’t-breathe” laughter and ear-to-ear smiles from all those in attendance that will continue long after this can’t-miss gig! Hilarious! The Brokerage, 2797 Merrick Rd., Bellmore. govs.com $22. 8 p.m. February 28

GET THE LED OUT
Fresh off their latest Grammy win for Best Rock Album, The Almighty Led Zeppelin—Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and John Bonham—hit the ‘Mount for an intimate gig showcasing the virtuosity and absolute power that has defined their career for the past 45 years! Hey, a blurb writer can dream, right!? While not the Real McCoys, these boys, known as “The American Led Zeppelin,” will tear through Zep’s unparalleled canon, and yes, they will rock. Expect “Whole Lotta Love,” “Heartbreaker,” “Stairway To Heaven,” among many more classics. Will they attempt the violin-bow madness of “Dazed And Confused”? Or the crushingly brutal sadness that haunts “Tea For One”!? As I said, a blurb-writer can sure as hell dream. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $24.50, $34.50, $50. 8 p.m. February 28

BAND OF HORSES
Intoxicatingly infectious indie rock darlings, all-acoustic. With Sera Cahoone. The Town Hall, 123 W. 43rd St., Manhattan. thetownhall.org $40. 8 p.m. February 28

Deepack ChopraDEEPAK CHOPRA
The holistic health/New Age mega-guru and author will be sharing his alternative medicine knowledge to audience members in an intimate appearance poised to inform and inspire. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. thetheatreatwestbury.com $59.50 7:30 p.m. February 28

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