Seven events happening on Long Island next week


Viva Momix

Friday, Jan. 31, 8 p.m.











The dancer-illusionist group Viva Momix will be performing at the Tilles Center. The group mixes and matches sections like Botanica, Alchemia, Remix, Opus Cactus and Lunar Sea. The two-act performance is made up of small vignettes. Ticket prices for the event range from $36 to $66.

Where: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, NY 11548

Info: 516-299-3100 or


Long Island Record Show

Saturday, Feb. 1, 8 a.m.











There will be thousands of records, CDs, hi-fi audio, cassettes and music memorabilia on hand for people to buy and/or sell. Music enthusiasts and collectors may have a great time looking at all the items on hand. Regular admission to the event is $5. Early admission at 7:00 a.m. is $10. There will be food vendors on the premises.

Where: 585 Broadhollow Rd., Melville, New York 11747

Info: 516-974-6528 or 


Monster Jam: Triple Threat Series

Sunday, Feb. 2, 1 p.m.









Attendees can watch athletic and skilled drivers compete in six different events in “Monster Jam” trucks, speedsters and ATVs. The drivers’ speed and skills will be put to the test in these events as the audience looks forward to the action. Ticket prices range from $20 to $150 each.

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

Info: 516-231-4848 or


Long Island Job Fair

Monday, Feb. 3, 11 a.m.







Representatives from both small businesses and fortune 500 companies will be on hand at the job fair. Attendees would be able to potentially meet directly with hiring managers and possibly even get an interview or even hired on the spot. At the very least, this event may help attendees build contacts with potential employers. Registration to the event is free.

Where: Melville Marriott Long Island, 1350 Walt Whitman Rd., Melville, NY 11747

Info: 631-423-1600 or 



Tuesday, Feb. 4, 7:30 p.m.






Stony Brook University’s College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Music will be holding a special concert. Continuing a long tradition of electroacoustic music at the school, the “Electric and Computer Music Studios” will be performing one of three concerts the school holds each year as a way of showing off the latest technological developments in digital, analog and human-interactive performance. Additionally, the Stony Brook laptop ensemble, “Synthbeats,” will be performing some music written for them.

Where: Stony Brook University, 100 Nicolls Rd., Stony Brook, NY 11794

Info: 631-632-6000 or


Celebrity Music Presents Country Night

Wednesday, Feb. 5, 7 p.m.













89 North Music Venue will be playing host to a country music night. Attendees unfamiliar with line dancing will be taught how to do so before putting what they learned to practice. The event can end up being fun for the whole family as they dance the night away. Admission to the event is $10 per person.

Where: 89 North Music Venue, 89 North Ocean Ave., Patchogue, NY 11772

Info: 631-730-8992 or


Olympus OMD Instruction

Thursday, Feb. 6, 6 p.m.










Attendees to this two-hour-long class will learn more about how to operate their Olympus camera. Among the characteristics that will be discussed are the buttons, dials and super control panel. If there’s enough time, attendees may also learn how to download current firmware to the camera, lenses or accessories. The cost of this event is $50 plus the cost of purchasing the Olympus OMD camera from Berger Bros.


Berger Bros, 226 West Jericho Tpke., Syosset, NY 11791

Info: 516-496-1000 or


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