Seven events happening on Long Island next week


Jay Pharoah

Friday, Jan. 24, 8 p.m.










Comedian and former “Saturday Night Live” cast member Jay Pharoah will be performing at the Paramount. During his time on SNL, Pharoah became popular for his impressions of celebrities like Jay-Z, Kanye West, Chris Rock and many more. In addition to his work on SNL, Pharoah has lent his voice to animated shows like “Family Guy,” “Bojack Horseman” and “Robot Chicken.”

Where: The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, NY 11743

Info: 631-673-7300 or


Raise Your Glass Festival

Saturday, Jan. 25, 1 p.m.









Some of Long Island’s best wineries and food vendors will be showcasing their brews at the Nassau Coliseum. Attendees will have the opportunity to take unlimited samples of wine, beer, spirits, and ciders in their own souvenir tasting glass. Additionally, some of the New York City area’s top restaurants, food trucks and vendors will have their best gourmet food on hand.

Where: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Tpke., Uniondale, New York 11553

Info: 516-231-4848 or


Jan Karski and the Lords of Humanity

Sunday, Jan. 26, 1 p.m.











In recognition of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center will be holding a special screening of “Jan Karski and the Lords of Humanity,” with commentary by the film’s director, Slavomir Grunberg. The film tells the true story of a Polish underground courier who infiltrated the Warsaw Ghetto and a Nazi transit camp to record firsthand accounts of the unfolding Holocaust before delivering them to the United States and Great Britain, in hopes they would stop Nazi Germany after seeing and hearing about what was happening.

Where: Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center, Welwyn Preserve 100 Crescent Beach Rd., Glen Cove, NY 11542

Info: 516-571-8040, or


Northwell Health Eye Institute Ribbon-Cutting

Monday, Jan. 27, 5 p.m.












The Northwell Health Eye Institute will be cutting the ribbon on its new state-of-the-art Eye Center, marking its opening. The 5,178 square-foot facility cost $2.5 million to be made. It will allow for the Institute to better provide services for the diagnosis, treatment and management of comprehensive eye conditions, including glaucoma and corneal disease.

Where: Northwell Health Eye Institute, 4300 Hempstead Tpke., Bethpage NY 11714

Info: 516-210-8200 or



Mike Eruzione Book Signing

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 7 p.m.













The captain of Team USA’s men’s hockey team during the 1980 Olympics, Mike Eruzione, will be speaking and signing copies of his book, “The Making of a Miracle,” at Book Revue. In his book, Eruzione provides an inside perspective of the team’s unlikely run to the gold medal, including the legendary “Miracle on Ice,” in which Eruzione scored the game-winning goal against the heavily-favored USSR during the semifinals. He also discusses the obstacles he had overcome throughout his life prior to playing for Team USA, as well as the aftermath of the win against the USSR.

Where: Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington, NY 11743

Info: 631-271-1442 or


Sistas on Fire!: A Newsical

Wednesday, Jan. 29, 8 p.m.













Written by Nassau Community College professors Marcia McNair and Anissa Moore, this play features African American women discussing the social issues they often face. Directed by Juson Williams, the performers will each be providing strong social and political opinions through a soul-stirring mix of song, dance, spoken word poetry and prose. Tickets are $10 per person. Seniors over the age of 55, NCC students, veterans, school employees and alumni would only have to pay $8 for tickets.

Where: Nassau Community College Theatre-Building W, 1 Education Dr., Garden City, NY 11530

Info: 516-572-7676 or


All My Sons

Thursday, Jan. 30, 2 p.m.










Broadcast live from London’s Old Vic theatre to the Cinema Arts Centre, Arthur Miller’s 1947 drama, “All My Sons,” will be performed, starring Academy Award-winner Sally Field and Bill Pullman as Joe and Kate Keller. In the play, long-buried truths resurface for the Kellers when a figure from their past returns, laying bare the price of the American dream. Tickets are $25 for the public and $20 for Theatre members.

Where: Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington, NY 11743

Info: 631-423-7611 or



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