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

1 Mozart’s Don Giovanni

Saturday, March 16 at 2 p.m.

This opera in two acts, which blends comedy, melodrama and supernatural elements, is based on the legends of Don Juan, a fictional libertine and seducer, with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

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

2 The Temptations and the Four Tops

Saturday, March 16 at 8 p.m.

These two group legends of Motown will share the stage and perform their many hits — from the Temptations’ “Just My Imagination” to the Four Tops’ “I Can’t Help Myself.”

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

3 Dublin City Ramblers

Saturday, March 16 at 8 p.m. 

One of Ireland’s top groups, the Dublin City Ramblers have thrilled audiences worldwide with their unique mix of ballads, folk, humor and foot-tapping music.   

Where: My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn
Info & Tickets: 516-413-3535 •

4 The Rat Pack of Opera: From Venice to Vegas

Sunday, March 17 at 3 p.m.

The No. 1 selling UK trio, Tenors Unlimited, returns to the US with their show From Venice to Vegas, a musical journey that combines classical and popular music.

Where: Queensborough Performing Arts Center, OLBS Theater
34-45 202nd St., Bayside
Info & Tickets: 718-631-6311 •

5 The Jim Breuer Residency:
Comedy, Stories & More —
St. Patty’s Edition

Sunday, March 17 at 7 p.m.

Having set the record for the most sold-out shows of any performer in the Paramount’s seven-year history, comedian Jim Breuer returns with an all new show on St. Patty’s Day. “I can’t wait to perform on St. Patrick’s Day,” Breuer said. “Life doesn’t get much better than that!”

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

6 Foreigner: The Hits On Tour

Thursday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. 

With 10 multi-platinum albums, Foreigner is hailed as one of the most popular rock acts in the world, responsible for some of rock and roll’s most enduring anthems including “Cold as Ice,” “Hot Blooded,” “Feels Like the First Time,” “Double Vision” and “I Want to Know What Love Is.”

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

7 Eddie Money with special guest John Waite

Thursday, March 21 at 8 p.m.

Rock legend Eddie Money will play all of his greatest hits, from “Baby Hold On” and “Two Tickets to Paradise,” to “Take Me Home Tonight” and “Think I’m in Love.” He will be joined by British musician John Waite, who was the lead vocalist for Bad English.

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

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