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Posted: Wednesday, December 29, 2010 12:00 am | Updated: 8:18 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Gulliver’s Travels (2010) (PG)

Little Fockers (PG-13)

True Grit (PG-13)

The Fighter (R)

How Do You Know (PG-13)

Tron: Legacy (PG)

Tron: Legacy 3D (PG)

Yogi Bear (PG)

Yogi Bear 3D (PG)

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader 3D (PG)

The Tourist (PG-13)

Black Swan (R)

Foothills

7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., 1-888-AMC4FUN

Gulliver’s Travels (2010) (PG)

Little Fockers (PG-13)

True Grit (PG-13)

Tron: Legacy IMAX 3D (PG)

The Fighter (R)

How Do You Know (PG-13)

Tron: Legacy (PG)

Yogi Bear (PG)

Yogi Bear 3D (PG)

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader 3D (PG)

The Tourist (PG-13)

Black Swan (R)

The King’s Speech (R)

Tangled (PG)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (PG-13)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Skyline (PG-13)

Saw 3D: The Final Chapter (R)

Paranormal Activity 2 (R)

Jackass 3 (R)

Secretariat (PG)

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole (PG)

Alpha and Omega (PG)

The Town (R)

Inception (PG-13)

Despicable Me (PG)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Gulliver’s Travels (2010) (PG)

Little Fockers (PG-13)

True Grit (PG-13)

The Fighter (R)

How Do You Know (PG-13)

Tron: Legacy (PG)

Tron: Legacy 3D (PG)

Yogi Bear (PG)

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader 3D (PG)

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (PG)

The Tourist (PG-13)

Black Swan (R)

Tangled (PG)

THEATER

Through Saturday, Jan. 1

• Catch a performance of the new holiday musical-comedy-spoof-melodrama The Secret Santa starring a Scrooge-like villain out to squash everyone’s Christmas spirit. Details: 7 p.m. Thursday; 3, 6:30 & 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 12, 3 & 7 p.m. Sunday; Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway Blvd.; $8-18; 886-9428.

Sunday, Jan. 2

• Welcome the New Year with a festive event, Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. Details: 3 p.m.; Berger Performing Arts Center, 1200 W. Speedway Blvd.; $36; 400-5439.

Through Sunday, Jan. 2

• Enjoy a performance of Season’s Greetings and the Santaland Diaries by NPR humorist David Sedaris recounting his bizarre experiences working as a Macy’s Elf during the holiday season and biting satire of the season. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; Live Theatre Workshop, 5317 E. Speedway Blvd.; $18, $16 seniors/military/students; 327-4242.

• Catch a performance of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol starring James Gooden. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; Comedy Playhouse, 3620 N. First Ave.; $18; 260-6442.

Wednesday to Sunday, Jan. 5-23

• Get your tickets for the Broadway blockbuster musical Wicked. Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 & 8 p.m. Saturday, 1 & 6:30 p.m. Sunday; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $42-150; 621-3341.

Thursday to Sunday, Jan. 6-23

• Catch a performance of Shakespeare’s last play The Tempest. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; The Rogue Theatre, 300 E. University Blvd., Suite 150; $25; 344-8715.

Saturday, Jan. 8

• Enjoy Voices of a Generation showcasing dozens of your favorite celebrities by comic-impressionist Rich Natole and a performance of the music duo Lyra . Details: 4 & 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $24, $21 in advance; 818-1000.

MUSIC

Thursday, Dec. 29

• Listen to Bunny Kirby performing at the Park Place Holiday Concert Series presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 6 p.m.; Park Place Mall, 5870 E. Broadway Blvd.; free; 797-3959.

Friday, Dec. 31

• Kick up your heels at the Tucson International Mariachi Conference New Year’s Eve Gala featuring dinner, dancing, and music by Mariachi Sonido de Mexico and Grupo Latido. Details: 6 p.m.; Desert Diamond Casino, Old Nogales Hwy.; $100, $180/couple; 838-3908.

• Ring in the new year at Moveable Musical Feasts featuring the TSO Piano Trio, soloists and Swing ’N the New Jazz Band and enjoy a multi-course signature meal. Details: 6:30 p.m.; Arizona Inn, 2200 E. Elm St.; $199; 882-8585.

• Spend New Year’s Eve at the Rialto Theatre featuring Sergio Mendoza and His Orchestra playing big band favorites. Details: 8 p.m.; 318 E. Congress St., $25; 740-1000.

• Dance the night away at the Tucson Jazz Society’s New Year’s Eve Gala featuring a gourmet dinner, midnight champagne toast and a balloon drop. Details: 8 p.m.; JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort, 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd.; $189; 903-1265.

Sunday, Jan. 2

• Don’t miss the kick-off of the classical music concert series at the All-Mozart New Year’s Concert featuring professional instrumentalists and vocalists from the Tucson Symphony Orchestra and Tucson Chamber Artists to benefit Interfaith Community Services. Details: 2 p.m.; Dove of Peace Lutheran Church, 665 W. Roller Coaster Rd.; donations welcome; 887-5127.

Saturday, Jan. 8

• Listen to the Tucson Women’s Chorus Winter Concert featuring chants, rounds, and songs from cultures and traditions around the world to support their group and scholarship fund. Details: 7-8:15 p.m.; Berger Performing Arts Center, 1200 W. Speedway Blvd.; suggested donation $10; 743-0991.

Saturday to Sunday, Jan. 8-9

• Listen to the Tucson Symphony Orchestra perform Marvelous Mozart - MasterWorks Series featuring conductor George Hanson. Details: 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Catalina Foothills High School, 4300 E. Sunrise Dr.; $30-40; 882-8585.

Monday, Jan. 10

• Enjoy the Tucson Symphony Orchestra concert featuring classic pianist Lang Lang. Details: 8 p.m.; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $38-103; 882-8585.

Thursday, Jan. 13

• See the Temptations in concert at the Diamond Center. Details: 7 p.m.; Desert Diamond Casino, I-19 & Pima Mine Rd.; $40-50, $30-45 in advance; 800-745-3000.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Friday to Sunday, Dec. 31-Jan. 2

• Experience 150 tribal nations’ 10,000 years of culture at the Indian American New Year’s Competition Pow Wow & Indian Craft Market featuring crafts, food, dancing, drumming, and children’s activities. Details: 4-10 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 12-6 p.m. Sunday; Rillito Raceway Park, 4502 N. First Ave.; $8; 622-4900.

Friday to Sunday, Jan. 7-9

• Find everything you need to extreme makeover your home and garden at the Arizona State Home Show featuring over 500 displays, demonstrations, and seminars on landscaping, remodeling, finance, cooking, construction and more. Details: 12-7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.; $8, under 16 free; 321-1000.

Saturday, Jan. 15

• Join Hubbell Trader Steve Pickle for the Hubbell Trading Post Rug Show and Sale featuring contemporary Navajo weavings and talks describing styles. Details: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. with talks at 10 a.m. & 1 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free; 622-6014.

Through Sunday, Feb. 20

• Take a journey back in time to experience a legend at Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition featuring over 120 real artifacts recovered from the ocean floor along with room re-creations and personal stories. Details: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday; Rialto Building, 300 E. Congress St.; $22, $18 seniors/students; $14 under 12; 622-8595.

Through Saturday, Apr. 30

• Step into a tropical greenhouse and be transported on a global quest for the most beautiful, exotic and rare butterflies of the world at Butterfly Magic. Details: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. except holidays; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $12, $6.50 children; 326-9686.

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Thursday, Dec. 30

• Explore the Geology of the Tucson Mountains, how they came to be where they are, their composition and the forces that built and continue to shape them. Details: 3:15 p.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.; free with $10/vehicle park entrance fee; 733-5158.

Friday, Dec. 31

• Learn about the Depression-era work program the Civilian Conservation Corps and its influence on national, state, and county parks illustrated with old photo images and movie clips. Details: 2:15 p.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.; free with $10/vehicle park entrance fee; 733-5158.

• Learn about Synergy in the Desert, how the parts of the Sonoran Desert work together to create unique, living desert with the iconic saguaro as the discussion focal point. Details: 3:15 p.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.; free with $10/vehicle park entrance fee; 733-5158.

Through Friday, Dec. 31

• Enjoy the Holiday of Lights Planetarium and Laser Show. Details: 6:30 & 7:30 Thursday; 4:30, 5:30, 7 & 8 p.m. Friday; UA Flandrau Center, Cherry Ave. & University Blvd.; $7.50, $5 ages 4-15, under 4 free; www.flandrau.org.

OUTDOORS

Thursday, Dec. 30

• Take an easy walk looking for Signs of Animal Life. Details: 2:15 p.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.; free with $10/vehicle park entrance fee; 733-5158.

• Explore the natural lore of the solstice holiday on a ranger-guided 90-minute night time tour around the Cactus Forest Loop Drive at the Holiday Car Caravan. Details: 5:30-8 p.m. (every half hour); Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail; free with $10/vehicle park entrance fee, reservations required; 733-5153.

Friday, Dec. 31

• Take a 1.5-mile hike and learn how species become threatened, endangered, or extinct, and the consequences of habitat loss or climate change at the program Lost And Gone Forever. Details: 9:45-11:45 a.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.; free with $10/vehicle park entrance fee; 733-5158.

CHILDREN

Sunday, Jan. 2

• Bring the family to create an art project combining photography and mixed media at Picture This! Art for Families: Sewing Our Stories for children 6-12 years and their adult companions. Details: 1 p.m.; Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave.; free; 624-2333.

Saturdays, Jan. 8, 15, & 22

• Bring the kids for CDO Little League 2011 Registration. Details: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 8560 N. Shannon Rd.; 575-1140.

VISUAL ARTS

Tuesday to Tuesday, Jan. 4-Feb. 1

• View common and overlooked desert botanicals in an innovative way through the photography of Robert Cleveland at his exhibit The Sonoran Desert Rediscovered. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $8, $4 ages 4-12; members and ages 3 and under free; 326-9686, Ext. 10.

Wednesday, Jan. 5

• Delve into the world of Navajo folk art and discover the art and artists whose charming and whimsical designs reflect everyday life at the Docent Council art talk Trucks, Chickens and Grandmas on Goats. Details: 1:30 p.m.; Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave.; free with museum admission; 624-2333.

Through Thursday, Jan. 6

• View the Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild Calendar Show exhibit and vote for your favorites to appear on their 2012 calendar which benefits their Scholarship Fund. Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, 1-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild Gallery, 5605 E. River Rd., Suite 131; free.

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