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'Broadway Live! 2' at Hofstra

WHAT Hofstra Entertainment presents a Broadway musical sampler. Tony nominee Robert Cuccioli ("Jekyll & Hyde") teams with Stephanie Pope ("Thoroughly Modern Millie") and Trisha Rapier ("Sister Act") on songs from those shows as well as "Follies," "Company," "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever," "Hairspray," "Funny Girl," "Jersey Boys" and "Porgy and Bess," which opened in revival Jan. 12. "Broadway Live! 2" also features songs from the upcoming Ray Charles musical, "Unchain My Heart."

WHEN | WHERE Friday and Saturday nights at 8, Sunday at 2 p.m., Helene Fortunoff Theatre, Hofstra University's Monroe Lecture Center, Hempstead

INFO $35, $30 seniors, $25 students; hofstra.edu/hofstraentertainment, 516-463-6644

PLUS: ' 'Night Mother' on North Fork

WHAT Northeast Stage presents " 'night Mother," Marsha Norman's 1983 Pulitzer Prize winner for best drama.

WHEN | WHERE Friday and Saturday nights at 8, Sunday at 5 p.m., Thursday-Jan. 28 at 8 p.m., Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 768 Main St., Greenport

INFO $15; 631-477-2972

ART: 'Winners Showcase' at Mills Pond

WHAT Mills Pond House Gallery hosts its annual "Winners Showcase," featuring blue-ribbon artists from each of the Smithtown Township Arts Council's juried exhibitions from 2011 and late 2010. The winning artists are painter Bill Dodge, illustrator James Jahrsdoerfer, pastel and watercolor artist David Jaycox Jr., watercolorist Katherine Hiscox, sculptor Antonia Layton, botanical artist Patricia Luppino, landscape artist Iacopo Pasquinelli, realist painter Barbara Silbert and sculptor Chris Todd. All are from Long Island or New York City.

WHEN | WHERE Through Feb. 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays, noon-4 p.m. weekends at Mills Pond House Gallery, 660 Rte. 25A, St. James

INFO Free; stacarts.org, 631-862-6575

PLUS: Construct your own Lego art

WHAT Nassau County Museum of Art presents "Show Us Your Legos," a tour of Nathan Sawaya's Lego art exhibit. Participants are invited to bring their own constructions for show-and-tell or build one at the museum, 11 a.m. Feb. 4, $5 materials fee plus admission; nassau museum.org

MUSIC: Dance to Black Tie Affair Orchestra

WHAT Dance your way back in time with the Black Tie Affair Orchestra. In its midwinter "Tribute to the Big Bands," the Black Tie, led by Tom Manuel, re-creates the sounds of the '40s associated with such greats as Harry James, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Lionel Hampton, Woody Herman, Stan Kenton, Ray Anthony, Les Brown, Charlie Barnett and Count Basie. Bring a date and dance all night. Well, until 9:30 or so.

WHEN | WHERE Saturday night at 7:30, Dix Hills Performing Arts Center, 305 North Service Rd. of the LIE, Dix Hills

INFO $20-$30; dhpac.org, 631-656-2148

PLUS: 'Enchanted Island opera in HD

WHAT The Met: Live in HD features a new title, "The Enchanted Island," featuring music by Handel and Vivaldi, among others, 12.55 p.m. Saturday at Guild Hall, East Hampton; Staller Center, Stony Brook; Peconic Landing, Greenport; Island 16, Holtsville; Farmingdale Multiplex and Westbury Stadium 12; metoperafamily.org

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