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Leipzig String Quartet in Hillwood series

WHAT One of Europe's hottest concert hall and classical music festival attractions comes to Long Island for a matinee performance. The Leipzig String Quartet, made up of principal string players from the prestigious Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, performs a program featuring the Haydn Quartet No. 4, Schubert's "Rosamund" and Dvorak's Piano Quintet, on which the foursome is joined by pianist Caroline Stoessinger, artistic director of Tilles Center's Music at Hillwood series.

WHEN | WHERE 3 p.m. Sunday, Tilles Center's Hillwood Recital Hall, LIU Post, Brookville

INFO $42;, 516-299-3100

ART: 'Prints Please' at Islip museum

WHAT The collection of Universal Limited Art Editions lithographs features works by Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Larry Rivers, Cy Twombly, Kiki Smith and others at the Islip Art Museum. Tatyana Grosman and her husband founded the art publishing company in West Islip a half-century ago, before relocating to Bay Shore. Meanwhile, step back into an earlier epoch by experiencing the food, wine and art of the Baroque period with a museum lecture by Kathryn McSweeney of Manhattan's De Buck Gallery while enjoying a Baroque tasting.

WHEN | WHERE Exhibit through March 25, reception 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 26, Baroque event 7 p.m. Saturday, Islip Art Museum, 50 Irish Lane, East Islip. Museum open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m. Sundays

INFO Admission: $3 suggested donation, Baroque: $15, $25 a couple;, 631-224-5402

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PLUS: 'Director's Cut 2012'

WHAT The showcase offers a glimpse of the next generation of artists as the Art League of Long Island presents works by students from Adelphi University, Dowling College, Farmingdale State College, Hofstra University, LIU Post, New York Institute of Technology, St. Joseph's College, Stony Brook University and SUNY Old Westbury.

WHEN | WHERE Saturday through March 18, reception 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery, 107 E. Deer Park Rd., Dix Hills. Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekends

INFO Free;, 631-462-5400 -- Steve Parks

THEATER: 'Breaking Up Is Hard to Do'

WHAT The Neil Sedeka musical, "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do," takes us back to the halcyon days of the quintessential Catskills resort, circa 1960, as two Brooklyn girls try to salvage a bit of summer romance before the Labor Day weekend is over. Among the 18 Sedeka classics you'll hear are "Sweet Sixteen," "Calendar Girl" and, of course, the hit title song.

WHEN | WHERE Opening Saturday night at 8 and 3 p.m. Sunday, through March 17 at Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson

INFO $14-$28;, 631-928-9100

PLUS: Aaron Sorkin drama

"A Few Good Men," the Marine Corps drama by Aaron Sorkin ("The West Wing," "Moneyball"), winds up its run at BroadHollow's BayWay Arts Center, East Islip, with performances Friday and Saturday nights at 8 and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. The play transfers to the BroadHollow Theatre at Elmont Feb. 18-March 4;, 631-581-2700.


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