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


Author Alyson Richman

Friday, March 1 at 7 p.m.

Bestselling Long Island author Alyson Richman will speak about and sign copies of her new novel, “The Secret of Clouds,” an emotionally charged story about a mother’s love, a teacher’s promise, and a child’s heart.

Where: Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington
Info: 631-271-1442 •

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2 Dervish

Friday, March 1 at 8 p.m.

Dervish has been bringing traditional Irish music to the world for more than 25 years. The band has a lineup that includes some of Ireland’s finest traditional musicians, fronted by one of the country’s best-known singers, Cathy Jordan.

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

3 Donna Summer Tribute

Saturday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m. 

Rainere Martin will bring the audience to its dancing feet while performing Donna Summer’s disco hits — from “I Feel Love” and “MacArthur Park” to “Could It Be Magic” and “Last Dance.”

Where: Landmark on Main Street, Jeanne Rimsky Theatre, 232 Main St., Port Washington / Info & Tickets: 631-698-9696 •

4 Cheap Trick

Saturday, March 2 at 8 p.m. 

“I Want You to Want Me,” “Surrender” and “The Flame” will be just a few of the many classic songs playing this evening when rockers Cheap Trick take the stage in Westbury.

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

2019 Long Island Food & Film Feast

Sunday, March 3 at 6:30 p.m. 

Join this curated evening of short documentary films and a six-course, sustainable dinner, all paired with a speaker to address the topics of the films.

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

6 Hungry Girl at B&N
Wednesday, March 6 at 7 p.m.

With summer just a few months away, author Lisa Lillien will bring her healthy and popular Hungry Girl series to Long Island with her latest book, “Hungry Girl Simply 6: All-Natural Recipes with 6 Ingredients or Less.” 

Where: Barnes and Noble,
Country Glen Center,
91 Old Country Road, Carle Place
Info: 516-741-9850 •



Kelly Clarkson: Meaning of Life Tour

Thursday, March 7 at 7 p.m.

The winner of the first season of “American Idol” and one of today’s biggest pop stars, Kelly Clarkson will perform early hits like “Because of You,” “Miss Independent” and “A Moment Like This,” along with songs from her new album, Meaning of Life, and be joined on stage by fellow songstresses Kelsea Ballerini and Brynn Cartelli.

Where: NYCB Live, Home of Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum,
1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale
Info & Tickets: 516-231-4848 or 800-745-3000 •


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