The Island Today: The top seven events for the coming week

The Island Today: The top seven events for the coming week

Diana Krall: Turn Up the Quiet World Tour 2017-18

Friday, Feb. 23 at 8 p.m.

This performance will feature material from jazz singer Diana Krall’s new album, Turn Up The Quiet, as well as a mix of her fan favorites.

Where: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville
Info & Tickets: (516) 299-3100 •

The Lords of 52nd Street

Friday, Feb. 23 at 8 p.m.

One of New York’s favorite bands, The Lords of 52nd Street has sold more than 150 million records, helped establish Billy Joel’s formidable sound, and continue to perform their legendary hits in sold-out shows.

Where: The Space at Westbury, 250 Post Ave., Westbury
Info & Tickets: (516) 283-5566 •

Rush Through Time featuring Mystic Rhythms

Saturday, Feb. 24 at 8 p.m.

For those who missed out on ever seeing a Rush concert, this is your chance as Mystic Rhythms, considered by many to be the world’s premiere Rush tribute band, puts on a memorable show featuring Rush’s classic rock hits.

Where: The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington
Info & Tickets: (631) 673-7300 •

The Musical Box: Celebrating 50 Years of Genesis

Saturday, Feb. 24 at 8 p.m.

The Musical Box: Celebrating 50 Years of Genesis will feature the classic album, Selling England By The Pound, as well as an encore set of The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway.

Where: NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury
Info & Tickets: (516) 247-5211 •

An Afternoon with Sheila Nevins

Sunday, Feb. 25 at 4 p.m.

Sheila Nevins, the president of HBO Documentary Films, will discuss and sign copies of her New York Times best-selling book, “You Don’t Look Your Age… and Other Fairy Tales.”  

Where: Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington 
Info & Tickets: (631) 423-7611 •

Theatre Production: “Machinal”

Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m. through Sunday, March 4 (check website for a schedule of performances)

The students of the Department of Theatre will present this groundbreaking work inspired by the infamous 1927 murder trial of Ruth Snyder — a riveting look at how advances in the industrial age (not unlike the digital age today) created an atmosphere virtually devoid of empathy and humanity, trapping many women in a male-dominated, oppressive wasteland.

Where: Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave. in Garden City
Info & Tickets: (516) 877-4000 •

Maria Shriver

Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m.

Journalist, activist and best-selling author Maria Shriver will discuss her new book, “I’ve Been Thinking …: Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life.”

Where: Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre
Info & Tickets: (516) 323-4444 •

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