Howie Mandel cracks up NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Piff The Magic Dragon, Tracy Morgan & Meatloaf rip up The Paramount, Paula Poundstone floors The Landmark Theatre, Chris Janson rocks The Emporium, & Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver & Kristin Cavallari jazz up Book Revue, among so much more!
State lawmakers joined Common Core opponents in criticizing President Barack Obama’s nomination of former New York State Education Commissioner John King for U.S. Secretary of Education in the first day of confirmation hearings Thursday. King, who assumed the role of acting secretary in January, remains a lightning rod for fury among parents and teachers across New York State upset about his botched implementation of the controversial Common Core education reforms, which led to hundreds of thousands of students across the state and nation “opting out” of taking the standardized tests.
The B-52s rock The Space at Westbury, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony play The Emporium in Patchogue, & the Hops and Props Craft Beer Festival returns to The Cradle of Aviation Museum, among so much more to do this week!
Across the Island some municipalities are clearly ahead of the pack. These communities possess the good fortune to have visionary leaders, courageous council members and the right combination of assets, infrastructure and drive to make a difference in people’s lives. When you look for local role models, a few stellar examples quickly come to mind: Jack Schnirman, Long Beach city manager; Paul Pontieri, mayor of Patchogue; Francis X. Murray, mayor of Rockville Centre; and state Sen. Jack Martins, the former mayor of Mineola.
Ana Popovic rocks YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts, Puddle of Mudd plays Revolution Bar and Grill and Adam Lambert serenades The Paramount. All those plus much more to do this week on Long Island!
Jim Breuer returns to his roots on Long Island. Expect to see spot-on impressions of the rock legends he loves, including James Hetfield of Metallica and ACDC’s Angus Young. Prepare to be schooled by the ultimate “marriage warrior” and, if we’re lucky, his notorious Saturday Night Live character, Goat Boy, just might make an appearance.
Queen Bee 'Lil Kim takes the stage at The Emporium in Patchogue, Eric Martin of Mr. Big rocks Revolution Bar and Music Hall in Amityville, the SingStrong A Cappella Festival serenades Garden City, plus much more this week to do on Long Island! This week's listings also include Black History Month events, art exhibit opening receptions and Super Poem Sunday, a poetry slam on Super Bowl Sunday at the Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site in Huntington.
Comic Ron White is coming to NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Reel Big Fish plays The Paramount in Huntington, Long Island Bacon Bash returns, and more!
Vinas, authorites said, participated in al Qaeda military training exercises and later plotted with al Qaeda to bomb the Long Island Rail Road.
A Night Of Reformulation rocks Amityville Music Hall, Popa Chubby jazzes up Treme, & David Bowie tribute band Holy Holy resurrects Ziggy at The Paramount, among so much more!