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Posted: Tuesday, June 16, 2009 11:00 pm | Updated: 1:27 pm, Mon Apr 18, 2011.

Upcoming arts, entertainment and cultural events.

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Imagine That (PG)

The Taking of Pelham 123 (R)

The Hangover (R)

Land of the Lost (PG-13)

My Life in Ruins (PG-13)

Drag Me to Hell (PG-13)

Up (PG)

Up in Disney Digital 3D (PG)

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (PG)

Terminator Salvation (PG-13)

Angels & Demons (PG-13)

Star Trek (PG-13)

Foothills

7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., 742-6174

Imagine That (PG)

The Taking of Pelham 123 (R)

The Hangover (R)

Land of the Lost (PG-13)

Drag Me to Hell (PG-13)

Up (PG)

Up in Disney Digital 3D (PG)

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (PG)

Terminator Salvation (PG-13)

Angels & Demons (PG-13)

Star Trek (PG-13)

X-Men Origins: Wolverine (PG-13)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

17 Again (PG-13)

Crank High Voltage (R)

State of Play (PG-14)

Observe and Report (R)

Fast & Furious (PG-13)

The Haunting in Connecticut (PG-13)

I Love You, Man (R)

Knowing (PG-13)

Race to Witch Mountain (PG)

Sunshine Cleaning (R)

Curious George (G)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Imagine That (PG)

The Taking of Pelham 123 (R)

The Hangover (R)

Land of the Lost (PG-13)

Drag Me to Hell (PG-13)

Up in Disney Digital 3D (PG)

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (PG)

Terminator Salvation (PG-13)

Angels & Demons (PG-13)

Star Trek (PG-13)

The Tale of Despereaux (G)

George of the Jungle (PG)

THEATER

WEDNESDAY TO SUNDAY, JUNE 17-28

• Laugh out loud at Rum & Coke , a comedy about the Bay of Pigs where an idealistic political go-getter finds himself embroiled in one of the most infamous political events of American history as he sets out to do good "for God, for country, and for Yale." Details: 7:30 p.m. June 17-20, 25-27, 1:30 p.m. June 21, 27, 28; Marroney Theatre, 1025 N. Olive Road; $29; 621-1162.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY, JUNE 19-21

• Enjoy the shipboard musical mystery Commander Hastings, Murder at the Equator. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; Top Hat Theatre, 3110 E. Fort Lowell Road; $16; 326-6800.

FRIDAY TO SATURDAY, JUNE 19-AUGUST 8

• Win a prize for being the super sleuth winner at the interactive comedy-murder mystery Murder at Magic Manor with dinner included. Details: 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday; Mystery Mansion Dinner Theater, 4656 E. First Street; $35; 624-0172.

MUSIC

THURSDAY, JUNE 18

• Listen to the Grammy award winning music of Chicago rock band Wilco. Details: 8 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $32; 621-3341.

FRIDAY, JUNE 19

• Listen to a hybrid blend of traditional Ugandan music and contemporary compositions at the Kalumba Concert . Details: 7:30 p.m.; The Ranch, 42 N. Edith Blvd.; $15, $12 in advance; 245-4547.

• Listen to award winning vocalist Joe Bourne as he teams up with boogie woogie pianist, Arthur Migliazza on an exciting high energy versatile musical journey of "Swing, Blues, and Boogie Woogie". Details: 7 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; $18, $12 members; 742-6455.

SATURDAY, JUNE 20

• Listen to the Delta and Cajun influence on classics blues by the acoustic/electric trio Mojo Gumbo . Details: 7:30 p.m.; La Encantada lower level courtyard, 2995 E. Skyline Drive; $10; 797-3959.

• Enjoy the Father's Day Tejano All Star Concert featuring Bob Gallarza's 12 piece orchestra. Details: 7 p.m.; Casino del Sol AVA Amphitheater, 5655 W. Valencia Road; $20 in advance; 838-6700.

• Listen to the Smooth Jazz All Stars Show with Jeff Lorber, Everette Harp, and Jay Soto. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Westin La Paloma, 3800 E. Sunrise Drive; $35-75; 429-9803.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24

• Experience the upbeat sound and trademark sense of humor that sold more than 20 million albums and have made the B-52s one of the world's best-loved party bands for a quarter century. Details: 8 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $29-64; 621-3341.

SPECIAL EVENTS

FRIDAY, JUNE 19

• Swing for the Arts at the Greater Oro Valley Arts Council Golf & Tennis Tournament fundraiser. Details: 7:30 a.m.; The Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain, 6169 West Seven Saguaros Circle; $150, $225/foursome; 572-3000.

SATURDAY, JUNE 20

• Commemorate World Refugee Day, a tribute to the remarkable determination and resilience of tens of millions of refugees uprooted by war and violence at the Tucson World RefugeeFest featuring music, dance and art from countries around the world, ethnic food and interactive activities. Details: 5-9 p.m.; El Presidio Park, 160 W. Alameda Street; free; 319-2128 ext. 103.

SUNDAY, JUNE 21

• Take dad to see hot rods from the Arizona Street Machines Car Club inside Hangar 4 at the Pima Air & Space Museum. Details: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; 6000 E. Valencia Road; $7 for dads; $13.75 adults; $8 children 7-12; under 6 free; 574-0462.

THURSDAYS, JUNE 18-AUGUST 27

• Cool off with live entertainment and food under the stars at Twilight Thursdays . Details: 5-9 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $7 adults, $3 children; $3.50 adult/$1.50 children members; 326-9686.

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

THURSDAY, JUNE 18

• Learn more about the latest research and clinical trials at the Tucson stop of the Alzheimer's Awareness Tour including an opportunity to create a free Making a Memory personalized, family DVD with a professional videographer. Details: 7-9 p.m.; Marriott University Park Hotel, 880 E. 2nd Street; free; 310-374-8434.

FRIDAY, JUNE 19

• Let author and University of Arizona alum Lavinia Spalding demonstrate how traveling and keeping a journal along the way is the world's best writing exercise which addresses two major trends—a desire to write one's own memoir and the explosion of blogs and social media—at her book signing Writing Away: A Creative Guide to Awakening the Journal-Writing Traveler . Details: 7 p.m., Antigone Bookstore, 411 N. 4th Ave.; 792-3715.

SATURDAY, JUNE 20

• Bring the Tropics Home and learn how to create an oasis garden retreat on your patio or shaded part of your yard from award winning designer Marylee Pangman of The Contained Gardener. Details: 9 a.m.; La Encantada, 2995 E. Skyline Drive, lower level; free; 733-3359.

• Learn about the risks, psychosocial needs, nutrition and diet, recurrence and the latest treatment research at The Many Faces of Breast Cancer with medical experts from the Arizona Cancer Center. Details: 9 a.m.-noon; University Medical Center, Duval Auditorium, 1501 N. Campbell Ave.; free; 800-977-4089.

• Taste some of the best wines from around the world with instruction from JW Marriott Starr Pass Certified Sommeliers at the Golf's Winemakers tasting. Details: 3:30-5 p.m., 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd.; 792-3500.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24

• Join native Tucsonan Barbara Carrillo as she presents her latest book, A Taste of Love from the Heart, with love, Nanie, a unique blend of her family's history integrated with traditional recipes passed down through the generations and a favorite dish to sample. Details: 12 noon and 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

• Stroll through an area of Hispanic architectural and cultural traditions dating to the late 1800s at the Twilight Walking Tour of Barrio Viejo . Details: 6-8 p.m.; 420 S. Main Ave.; $15; KruseArizona@cox.net or www.KruseArizona.com.

OUTDOORS

SATURDAYS, JUNE 20-AUGUST 29

• Get a unique chance to tour the Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum on summer Saturday evenings when many of the animals are at their most active with the onset of the summer heat. Details: 4-9:45 p.m.; 2021 N. Kinney Road; $6; 883-5705.

CHILDREN

THURSDAY, JUNE 18

• Decorate your very own "Handmade at Bookmans" t-shirt and create a piece of wearable art . Details: 10 a.m.; 1930 E. Grant Road; free; 325-5767.

THURSDAY TO FRIDAY, JUNE 18-19

• Girls entering fourth-sixth grades can do science and computer projects, design and model a dream house, learn about inventions and make their own at the TECHgyrls Summer Program. Details: 9 a.m.-noon; YWCA of Tucson, 525 N. Bonita Ave.; free; 884-7810, Ext. 111.

THURSDAY TO SATURDAY, JUNE 18-20

• Make something special for dad to remind your father how much you love him. Details: 11:30 a.m.; Tucson Children's Museum, 200 S. Sixth Ave.; included with admission $7 adults, $5 seniors and children; 792-9985.

THURSDAY TO FRIDAY, JUNE 18-AUGUST 28

• Kids ages 6-12 can learn to climb in a unique and safe way at Summer Climbing Camps . Details: 8 a.m. (camps vary by age group); Rocks and Ropes of Tucson, 330 S. Toole Ave. #450; $175-$275; 882-5924.

FRIDAY, JUNE 19

• Bring your blankets and lawn chairs to sit under the stars while watching your favorite family movies with face painting, crafts & games at MonZOOn Movie Magic . Details: 6 p.m.; Reid Park Zoo, 1100 S. Randolph Way; $9.50, $8.50 children; 881-4753.

SATURDAY, JUNE 20

• Celebrate imaginative storyteller and illustrator Eric Carle's birthday with a fun and creative bash while listening to stories and doing art projects. Details: 1 p.m.; Tucson Children's Museum, 200 S. Sixth Ave.; included with admission $7 adults, $5 seniors and children; 792-9985.

• Bring the kids down to Sunflower Farmers Market to work on a free project for father's day. Details: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; 4282 North 1st Avenue; free; 407-5132.

MONDAY, JUNE 22

• Learn about different aspects of theatre, including acting, design, directing, and playwriting and present a musical play for family and friends at the Troubadour Theatre Summer Camp for ages 8-16. Details: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; La Paloma Academy, 2050 N. Wilmot Road; $275; 401-4833.

• Draw and paint a magical underwater world using non-toxic and washable art materials at the Under the Sea Adventure . Details: 2 p.m.; Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr Branch Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive, free; 594-5200.

MONDAY TO FRIDAY, JUNE 22-26

• Kids age 5 through 5th grade can sing, dance, make costumes, and perform excerpts from Aladdin at the Christian Youth Theater Summer Camp. Details: 9 a.m.-noon or 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; University of Arizona School of Music, 1017 N. Olive; $100-150; 751-7510.

MONDAY TO SATURDAY, JUNE 22-27

• 3-2-1 Blast off…see what happens in the Ultimate Sode Geyser Experiment . Details: 11:30 a.m.; Tucson Children's Museum, 200 S. Sixth Ave.; included with admission $7 adults, $5 seniors and children; 792-9985.

THROUGH THURSDAY, JUNE 25

• Stretch your imagination three dimensionally and create sculpture in clay, plaster, and paint at the Toscana Studio Sculpture Camp for Kids . Details: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; June 15-18 ages 12-18; June 22-25 ages 7-12; 9040 N. Oracle Road; $225; 575-1445.

THROUGH FRIDAY, JULY 24

• Register now for Tucson Botanical Garden's Zoobot Camp where kids from 1st to 6th grades can take field trips, garden, cook, do arts and crafts and other activities. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., July 20-24 for grades 3 & 4; June 22-26 or July 13-17 for grades 1 & 2; 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $225, $180 members; 326-9686 ext. 18 or 24.

MONDAY TO SUNDAY, JUNE 22-28

• Make solar prints just in time for the summer solstice. Details: 3 p.m.; Tucson Children's Museum, 200 S. Sixth Ave.; included with admission $7 adults, $5 seniors and children; 792-9985.

MONDAYS, JUNE 22-SEPTEMBER 7

• Enjoy Monsoon Monday Nights : a refreshing treat from the heat and science-filled children's activities with featured guests such as the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Vaisala, Reid Park Zoo, Pima County Natural Resources, Mad Science, Physics Factory and more. Details: 5-8 p.m.; Tucson Children's Museum, 200 S. Sixth Ave.; $1; 792-9985.

VISUAL ARTS

THURSDAY TO SUNDAY, JUNE 18-OCTOBER 25

• Catch a rare glimpse of Tucson artist Ted DeGrazia: A Modernist Perspective , 22 lesser-known works on paper, canvas, and ceramics that reveal stylistic approaches that differ from the quintessential images most associated with this artist. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday; 140 N. Main Avenue; $8, $6 seniors, $3 students, children free, first Sunday of the month is free; 624-2333.

SATURDAY, JUNE 20

• Quench your thirst for color, beauty, fun and whimsy at this artist reception featuring local artists Chris Bubany and Melinda Curtin at the Paloma Art Summer Palette Preview . Details 4:30-8 p.m.; Paloma Art Gallery, 4747 E. Sunrise Drive, Suite 101; free; 577-9224.

THROUGH SATURDAY, JUNE 27

• Check out the Biggest Little Show in Town: 17th Small Works Invitational featuring well-known and up-and-coming artists from throughout the Tucson community and beyond, a who's who of the city's contemporary art scene. Details: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays; Davis Dominguez Gallery, 154 E. Sixth Street; free admission; 629-9759.

THROUGH TUESDAY, JULY 7

• Look Through the Lens: Wildlife and Nature Images from the Southwest by Wildlife photographers and authors Richard and Marjory Wagner showcasing some of their favorite images from the southwest including the Short-tailed Hawk, a species never previously documented to nest in the Southwestern United States. Details: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road; free; 749-3718.

FILM

SATURDAY, JUNE 20

• Explore the origins and patterns of biodiversity with spectacular footage and sounds gathered by naturalists Alexander Villegas and Mark Wainwright examining the value and the fragility of the region's ecosystems in the film Rhythms in the Clouds: Biodiversity and Conservation in Monteverde, Costa Rica . Details: 12 noon and 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 North Vistoso Village Drive; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

THURSDAYS, JUNE 18-OCTOBER 29

• Pull up a chair or spread a blanket and watch a typically family-friendly classic movie under Tucson's starry, summertime sky. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Cinema La Placita, 110 S. Church Ave.; $3; 326-5282.

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