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The Weekender: Things to Do on Long Island This Weekend

Weekender

Things to do on Long Island this weekend include concerts, comedy shows, and more.

The Weekender: Things to Do on Long Island This Weekend

IN THE WHALE

An amazing documentary chronicling the journey of Michael Packard, a Cape Cod lobster diver who survived to tell the tale of being swallowed by a humpback whale, and the events that followed when the reclusive fisherman was thrust into the international limelight. Screening followed by Q&A with filmmaker David Abel. Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington, cinemaartscentre.org $12-$18. 7 p.m. March 1.

MIRA SORVINO

A screening of Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion featuring a Q&A with Mira Sorvino. Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 East Main St., Patchogue, patchoguetheatre.org $69-$89. 8 p.m. March 1.

THE IRISH TENORS

The Tenors’ powerful vocal line-up of Anthony Kearns, Ronan Tynan and Declan Kelly will touch the heart and stir the emotions, just in time for St. Patrick’s Day! Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, tillescenter.org $54-$118. 8 p.m. March 1.

VERONICA SWIFT

Swift is a master of scat singing, she applies her gifts to genre-blurring works that continue to propel this rising star. Staller Center for the Arts, 100 Nicolls Rd., Stony Brook, stallercenter.com $46-$57. 8 p.m. March 2.

JESSICA VOSK

The celebrated singer and actress, best known for her star turn as Elphaba in Broadway’s Wicked performs songs from her vast songbook. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, tillescenter.org $31-$68. 9 p.m. March 2.

DEAD OF WINTER FESTIVAL

This electrifying festival will feature music from all your punk rock favorites including Korine, Lost in Echoes (Bauhaus tribute band), Kult Leader, DJ Ian Fford, DJ Xris Smack!, DJ Tyranny, DJ Patti Go Darkly, and DJ Tony Black. Prepare to be swept away by the rebellious spirit of punk. Ages 21 and up. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com $20. 9 p.m. March 2.

NEW YORK ARABIC ORCHESTRA 

The program includes songs by Fairuz and Mohammad Abd el-Wahhab as well as original pieces and instrumental compositions from different parts of the Arab world. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, tillescenter.org $33-$66. 3 p.m. March 3.

TAYLOR DAYNE
With a career spanning three decades, Dayne‘s groundbreaking debut single “Tell It To My Heart” turned her into an overnight international star in 1987. She followed the smash hit with seventeen Top 20 singles over the course of her three-decade career. Suffolk Theater, 118 East Main St., Riverhead, suffolktheater.com $99. 7 p.m. March 3.

The Week Ahead

ANDY COONEY AND HIS IRISH CABARET

Andy Cooney has nine Carnegie Hall sellouts under his belt and also filled The David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center with The New York Tenors. His outstanding voice and dynamic stage presence have long been a favorite among young and old alike. The Argyle Theatre at Babylon Village, 34 West Main St., Babylon, argyletheatre.com $59-$49 7:30 p.m. March 4, 5.

MAMMOTH WVH

Get ready to rock! Wolfgang Van Halen is stepping into the spotlight showcasing his debut album MAMMOTH. Inspired by legends like his father, Eddie Van Halen, and bands like AC/DC, Wolfgang’s live performance is a must-see for fans of powerful metal. Nita Strauss will also be a guest rock artist at the event. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com $25-$55. 8 p.m. March 6.

DREW BALDRIDGE

If you are a country music fan, you don’t want to miss Drew Baldridge hitting the stage. His authentic country songs reflect his small-town upbringing and resonate with fans with hits like “Middle of Nowhere Kids” and “Dance With Ya.” Opening is 12/OC and JD Leonard. Mulcahy’s Pub & Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh, muls.com $27.22. 8 p.m. March 7.