Find out what it’s like to go back in time at ‘That 80s Show’ exhibit

Get insight or step back into a decade where viewers could watch the rise of Madonna and Prince on the newly launched MTV channel, where fashions were ‘bad’ (cool) and American artist Andy Warhol reigned as king of Pop Art through a collection of artwork and memorabilia on exhibit now through July 7 at the Nassau County Museum of Art.

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Romancing your sweetheart with love letters and chocolate

If you’re looking to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your special someone, I’ve found a romantically-charged play, about letters exchanged between two people over 50 years; as well as a chocolate-and-wine-paring dinner in an aquatic setting – both taking place on our island’s picturesque eastern end – that couldn’t help but melt a few hearts!

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Chinese New Year celebrations on Saturday to welcome the Year of the Pig

With the beginning of the new lunar year coming up on Tuesday, I found a pretty cool Lunar New Year celebration and Chinese New Year celebration, offering family activities on Feb. 2. 2019 it is the Year of the Pig, according to the Chinese 12-year animal zodiac cycle, and to mark the occasion, cultural activities, including Lion Dance performances, are featured at each of these events. And, if you see “red”, don’t be too surprised, as it’s the signature color of these cultural festivals.

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Enjoy a touch of paradise at Planting Fields Arboretum this Sunday

With temperatures creeping into the teens lately, it can be hard to dream of warmer months when there is frost on the ground and we’re bundled head-to-toe. Well, I have a great pick for all of us this week; and it involves stepping into the cozy climate of greenhouses for the Parade Garden Festival at Planting Fields Arboretum, on Jan. 27.

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