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Posted: Wednesday, January 28, 2009 12:00 am | Updated: 1:21 pm, Mon Apr 18, 2011.

Upcoming arts, entertainment and cultural events.

MOVIES

Century Theatres

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Inkheart (PG)

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (R)

Hotel for Dogs (PG)

My Bloody Valentine (R)

Notorious (R)

Paul Blart: Mall Cop (PG)

Bride Wars (PG)

Defiance (R)

Revolutionary Road (R)

Bedtime Stories (PG)

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (PG-13)

Marley & Me (PG)

Gran Torino (R)

Frost/Nixon (R)

Foothills

7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., 742-6174

New in Town (PG)

Taken (PG-13)

The Uninvited (PG-13)

Inkheart (PG)

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (R)

Hotel for Dogs (PG)

My Bloody Valentine 3D (R)

Notorious (R)

Paul Blart: Mall Cop (PG)

Bride Wars (PG)

The Unborn (PG-13)

Defiance (R)

Revolutionary Road (R)

Bedtime Stories (PG)

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (PG-13)

Last Chance Harvey (PG-13)

The Wrestler (R)

Gran Torino (R)

Frost/Nixon (R)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

The Day the Earth Stood Still (PG-13)

Australia (PG-13)

Four Christmases (PG-13)

Quantum of Solace (PG-13)

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (PG)

Role Models (R)

Zach and Miri Make a Porno (R)

Changeling (R)

W. (PG-13)

Beverly Hills Chihuahua (PG)

The Dark Knight (PG-13)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Inkheart (PG)

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (R)

Hotel for Dogs (PG)

My Bloody Valentine (R)

Paul Blart: Mall Cop (PG)

Bride Wars (PG)

The Unborn (PG-13)

Defiance (R)

Revolutionary Road (R)

Bedtime Stories (PG)

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (PG-13)

Marley & Me (PG)

Gran Torino (R)

Frost/Nixon (R)

Twilight (PG-13)

Slumdog Millionaire (R)

THEATER

THROUGH SATURDAY, JAN. 31

• The Arizona Theater Company presents its production of the classic “A Raisin in the Sun” in Tucson. Details: Temple of Art and Music, 330 S. Scott St.; call 622-2823 for show times and prices; www.aztheatreco.org.

SUNDAY TO SUNDAY, FEB. 1-MAR. 8

• See Neil Simon’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Lost in Yonkers,” set in 1942 about two young boys who find themselves in a new world with a family they hardly know. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; Live Theatre Workshop, 5317 E. Speedway Blvd.; 327-4242.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 4

• Celebrate the native cultural heritage of North and South America and the South Pacific in a vibrant spectacle of energy, music, costume and dance with the Brigham Young University Living Legends. Details: 7 p.m.; Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $14-20; 621-3341.

MUSIC

THURSDAY, JAN. 29

• Listen to chamber music light , featuring Paula Fan and Steven Moeckel, who will perform the music of the famous Spanish composers of the 19th and 20th centuries. Details: 6:30 p.m.; St Mark’s United Methodist Church, 1431 W. Magee Road; $22; 797-3959.

• Violin virtuoso Nadja Salerno-Sonnenburg and pianist Anne-Marie McDermott will team up for a UA Presents performance. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $23-$58; 621-3341; www.uapresents.org.

FRIDAY, JAN. 30

• Tenor saxophonist Ravi Coltrane , the son of jazz icon John Coltrane, will join several other top jazz musicians, part of the Blue Note Records 70th Anniversary Tour , in a UA Presents performance. Details: 8 p.m.; Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $18-$42; 621-3341; www.uapresents.org.

SATURDAY, JAN. 31

• Hear a wide variety of musical styles and periods — from pop, jazz, and march selections to classical compositions — played by the 75-member Tucson Concert Band. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Drive in SaddleBrooke; $12.50; $15 at door; 818-1000.

SUNDAY, FEB. 1

• Listen to the Tucson Symphony Orchestra’s flute, viola, harp trio recital series, featuring Paula Karrer on flute, Ann Weaver on viola, and Patricia Harris on harp. Details: 2 p.m.; Tucson Symphony Center, 2175 N. Sixth Ave.; $20; 882-8585.

Sunday, Feb.1

• Members of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra, who’ve formed the Kingfisher Quartet , will present string quartets by Haydn and Mozart. Details: 2 p.m.; Dove of Peace Lutheran Church, 665 W. Roller Coaster Road; free, but donations will go to the nonprofit Borderlinks; 887-5127.

• Enjoy a concert by award-winning pianist Elliot Hayes. Details: 3 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Drive in SaddleBrooke; $19, $20 at door; 818-1000.

• Explore the stories and music that have made operas like “La Boheme,” “Madama Butterfly” and “Tosca” box office hits since their premieres at “Opera 101: Passions of Puccini.” Details: 3 p.m.; St Mark’s United Methodist Church, 1431 W. Magee Road; $15; 797-3959.

MONDAY, FEB. 2

• The University of Arizona School of Music will present a concert by prize-winning pianist John Milbauer, part of the school’s faculty artist series. Details: 7:30 p.m.; UA School of Music Building, southeast corner of Park Avenue and Speedway Boulevard; free; 621-1655.

SATURDAY, FEB. 7

• The Tucson Symphony Orchestra will present for one night only world-famous pianist Cecile Licad, who will perform works by Tchaikovsky. Details: 8 p.m.; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $31-$76; 882-8585; www.tucsonsymphony.org.

SPECIAL EVENTS

FRIDAY, JAN. 30

• Don’t miss the high-energy acrobatics, gymnastics, stylish hip-hop and contemporary dance performed by Denmark’s elite gymnasts during the National Danish Performance Team show. Details: 7 p.m.; Ironwood Ridge High School Gym, 2475 W. Naranja Drive; $10 adults, $5 children; 370-0588.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY, JAN. 30-FEB. 1

• Browse and buy Old West antiques, Indian beadwork, rugs, pottery, Western art, dishware and Hollywood cowboy items at the fourth Tucson Old West Round-Up and Auction. Details: 2-6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, with auction at 6 p.m., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday; Pima County Fairgrounds, 11300 S. Houghton Road; $7 adults, children free; 762-9100.

SATURDAY, JAN. 31

• Check out the assortment of clothes, children’s items, books, housewares, books, electronics, etc. at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church’s annual rummage sale. Details: 7 a.m.-noon; 1431 W. Magee Road; free admission; 797-2925.

• Area Holocaust survivors will share their stories during the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona’s “Hallnot: Windows on the Jewish World — Voices and Views from the Holocaust.” Details: 7 p.m.; Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Road; $10 adults, $5 students; no participant will be turned away for inability to pay; call Suzanne Amador, 577-9393, ext. 121; www.jewishtucson.org/adulteducation.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 4

• Learn about the history of the Tucson Audubon Society and attend its 60th anniversary celebration dinner and silent auction. Details: 6 p.m.; Arizona Inn, 2200 E. Elm St.; $150; 622-5622.

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

THURSDAY, JAN. 29

• Listen to stories of Mata Ortiz , an extraordinary village in Chihuahua, Mexico, noted for its pottery worldwide. Details: Noon and 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive; free, but reservations required; 622-6014.

SATURDAY, JAN. 31

• Discuss the art of memoir writing and write a short account of your life at a workshop presented by the Friends of the University of Arizona Libraries. Details: 9 a.m.; UA Main Library, 1510

SATURDAYS, JAN. 31 AND FEB. 7

• Gets tips on the unique gardening in Tucson at a presentation for newcomers called “Gardening Where We Live: The Basics.” Details: 9 a.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; $20 general admission, $16 members; 742-6455.

SATURDAY TO SUNDAY, JAN. 31-FEB. 15

• Browse the international marketplace of buyers and sellers at the Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Showcase. Details: Hours vary; downtown Tucson, most are free; complete schedule available at www.xpopress.com/Tucson-show-schedule.html.

TUESDAY, FEB. 3

• Learn to make beneficial use of rainwater run-off and reduce soil erosion during the rainwater harvesting demonstration site tour of the Nature Conservancy . Details: 8 a.m.; 1510 E. Fort Lowell Road; free; 547-3437.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 4

• Learn about the bats of Saguaro National Park, including why they are so important to the Sonoran Desert ecosystem. Details: 11:45 a.m.; Saguaro National Park West; Red Hills Visitor Center, 2700 N. Kinney Road; 733-5158.

THURSDAY, FEB. 5   

• Take in a slide program about the history of mining in the region. Details: 3:15 p.m.; Saguaro National Park West; Red Hills Visitor Center, 2700 N. Kinney Road; 733-5158.

OUTDOORS

SATURDAY, JAN. 31

• Take a peek at the “Life of Birds” during a walking tour led by Matt Brooks, of the Tucson Audubon Society. Details: 9 a.m.; Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road; free; 749-3718.

MONDAY, FEB. 2

• Join a naturalist on a 45-minute walk through the cactus garden on a “birdless birdwalk,” on which you’ll discover what some of our local birds look and sound like. Details: 3:15 p.m.; Saguaro National Park West; meet at the Red Hills Visitor Center, 2700 N. Kinney Road; 733-5158.

CHILDREN

THURSDAY TO SATURDAY, JAN. 29-31

• Don’t just solve a puzzle, make one! Details: 3 p.m.; Tucson Children’s Museum, 200 S. Sixth Ave.; included with admission, $7 adults, $5 seniors and children; 792-9985.

THURSDAY, FEB. 5

• Take a close look at our closest neighbor, the moon, and complete hands-on activities indoors. Then, move outside and explore the moon using binoculars and telescopes. Details: 6:30-9 p.m.; Abbett-Marana Branch Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive; free for kids ages 5-12 and their families; 615-7855.

VISUAL ART

FRIDAY TO SATURDAY, JAN. 30-31

• See pot forming and painting demonstrations by acclaimed potter Jorge Quintana at the Mata Ortiz Pottery Show and Sale . Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. both days; Western National Parks Association Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive; 622-6014.

THROUGH SATURDAY, JAN. 31

• View new works at the Robert Burt exhibit of Hispanic, Indian and cowboy cultures with adobe buildings, ranches and the high desert country. Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays; Mountain Shadow Gallery, 3001 E. Skyline Drive; free; 577-6301.

THROUGH SATURDAY, FEB. 14

• See the exhibit “All Together Now” by artist Shana Zimmerman, depicting Tucson’s celebrities, hangouts and landscapes. Details: gallery hours; ArtsEye, 3550 E. Grant Road; free; 325-0260.

THROUGH THURSDAY, FEB. 19

• See Kathy Robbins’ watercolors of Southwestern images, Mexican scenes and plant life in her show “Into the Wild Blue Yonder.” Details: 1-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays; Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road; free; 749-3718.

THROUGH MAR. 7

• In an exhibit titled “Love Art,” area painters Barbara Brandel, Christina Cardenas, Linda Cato, Bryan Crow, Terry Dietz, Curtis Kiwak and Rebecca Thompson will display their latest works at the Tangerine Gallery. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 2522 E. Fort Lowell Road; 326-5028.

THROUGH SUNDAY, MARCH 8

• Explore the comical side of Arizona life through art that lampoons the state’s landmarks, symbols, unusual animals, the myth and reality of the wild West, tourism, current events and amusing historical and political figures, part of the “Laughing Matters: Arizona Humor” exhibit. Details: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; free with park entrance fee; $7 adults, $5 seniors, $3 students; 742-6455.

THROUGH MAR. 13

• See original Western art in oils, acrylics, watercolor and sculpture at the Empire 100 Western Art Show and Sale, featuring award-winning painter of the American cowboy, Tom Dorr. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; Northern Trust, 3450 E. Sunrise Drive; free; 888-364-2829.

THROUGH JUNE 2009

• See the exhibit “Weaving: Native Baskets and Blankets,” which features pieces from Tohono Chul Park’s permanent collection. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; free with park admission; 742-6455.

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