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Posted: Wednesday, November 26, 2008 12:00 am | Updated: 8:04 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

A listing of upcoming arts, entertainment and cultural events in the area.

MOVIES

CENTURY THEATRES

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Bolt (PG)

Twilight (PG-13)

Quantum of Solace (PG-13)

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (PG)

Role Models (R)

Changeling (R)

High School Musical 3: Senior Year (G)

Foothills

7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., 742-6174

Australia (PG-13)

Four Christmases (PG-13)

Transporter 3 (PG-13)

Bolt (PG)

Bolt in Disney Digital 3D (PG)

Twilight (PG-13)

Quantum of Solace (PG-13)

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (PG)

Role Models (R)

Zack and Miri Make a Porno (R)

Changeling (R)

High School Musical 3: Senior Year (G)

The Secret Life of Bees (PG-13)

Beverly Hills Chihuahua (PG)

Eagle Eye (PG-13)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Soul Men (R)

Max Payne (PG-13)

Sex Drive (R)

Igor (PG)

Lakeview Terrace (PG-13)

My Best Friend’s Girl (R)

Burn After Reading (R)

Tropic Thunder (R)

Pineapple Express (R)

The Dark Knight (PG-13)

Mamma Mia! (PG-13)

WALL-E (G)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Bolt (PG)

Twilight (PG-13)

Quantum of Solace (PG-13)

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (PG)

Role Models (R)

Zack and Miri Make a Porno (R)

Changeling (R)

High School Musical 3: Senior Year (G)

Pride and Glory (R)

Beverly Hills Chihuahua (PG)

Eagle Eye (PG-13)

MUSIC

MONDAY, DEC. 1

• Hear a Jazz Improv concert at Pima Community College with repertoire jazz standards and selections from the Great American Songbook. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Proscenium Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Road; $6; 206-6986.

MONDAY, DEC. 1

• Evoke memories of the holiday season by attending the Tucson Sympnony Orchestra’s Home for the Holidays concert with selections from Vivaldi, Rodgers and Hammerstein and other composers. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Drive; $45; 818-1000.

TUESDAY, DEC. 2

• Tap your toes to the big band sound of the Pima Community College Wind Ensemble performing jazz standards that cover early swing and Dixieland through modern styles. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Proscenium Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Road; $6; 206-6986.

THEATER

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, NOV. 29-30

• See the story of “The Nutcracker” applied to Tucson in the 1880s in  “A Southwest Nutcracker,” complete with coyotes, cavalry and rattlesnakes. Details: 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $33 for adults, $21 for children, students, military and seniors; 885-0862.

SATURDAY TO SATURDAY, NOV. 29-DEC. 20

• Let the sun shine during the American tribal love-rock musical “Hair” from the ’60s. Details: call for times; Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave.; $31 and up; 622-2823.

THROUGH SUNDAY, NOV. 30

• Be amazed at the spectacular costumes, music and dance at Cirque du Soleil’s “Saltimbanco.” Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.; $40-$90 for adults, $32-$72 for children; 791-4101.

TUESDAY, DEC. 2

• Enjoy comedy and drama at the University of Arizona’s Evening of Opera Scenes, featuring scenes from operatic favorites such as “Hansel and Gretel,” “Pique Dame,” “L’eliser d’amore,” “Le Nozze di Figaro” and “Lizzie Borden.” Details: 7:30 p.m.; Crowder Hall, 1017 N. Olive Road; free; 621-2998.

SPECIAL EVENTS

SATURDAY, NOV. 29

• Get your antique dolls appraised or repaired, or buy vintage dolls and accessories, at the Tucson Holiday Doll Show and Sale. Details: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Randolph Park Hotel, 102 N. Alvernon Way; free; 270-0179.

• Enjoy the magic of the Irish harp, uilleann pipes and Irish dance at “Teada’s Irish Christmas in America.” Details: 8 p.m.; The Fox Theater, 17 W. Congress St.; $23-$50; 624-1515.

• Find treasures at a swap meet at the Oracle Community Center. Details: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.; 635 E. American Ave. in Oracle; free; 603-2384.

• Express random acts of kindness through the creation of Ben’s Bells, symbols of hope and kindness that are placed in random spots for people to find, during a craft workshop. Details: 2 p.m.; Bookmans, 3733 W. Ina Road; free; more information at www.bensbells.org; 579-0303.

• Shop for local fruits, vegetables, meat and craft items at the Oro Valley Farmers Market. Details: 8 a.m.-noon; Oro Valley Town Hall, 11000 N. La Cañada Drive; free; 918-9811.

THROUGH DEC. 9

• Delight friends and family with holiday gifts of one-of-a-kind ornaments and holiday decorations made by artists who have exhibited their work at Tohono Chul Park during a holiday sale. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; 7

THROUGH DEC. 20

• Buy unique and affordable art perfect for holiday gift giving at the Holiday Bazaar. Details: 1-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; WomanKraft Art Gallery, 388 S. Stone Ave.; free; 629-9976 or www.womankraft.org.

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

SATURDAY, NOV. 29

• Uncover the mystery of Chaco Canyon and learn how the Chacoan culture used astronomical alignment of buildings and roads during a history talk. Details: noon and 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

OUTDOORS

SUNDAY, NOV. 30

• Meet at the Kannally Ranch House at Oracle State Park for a ranger-guided bird walk. Details: 8 a.m.; 3820 Wildlife Drive in Oracle; free with $6 park entrance fee; 896-2425.

VISUAL ART

THURSDAY, NOV. 27

• Find out why George Howard’s “Spirit of the Southwest” exhibit has received rave reviews while traveling the world. Details: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; The Max Gallery, 3001 E. Skyline Drive; free; 529-7349.

THROUGH NOV. 29

• See the exhibit “Tucson, NYC and Back” with photographs and paintings by artists David Elliott, Catherine Eyde, Valerie Galloway and Patricia Katchur. Details: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays; Adobe Gallery at Triangle L Ranch, 2805 Triangle L Ranch Road; free; (520) 623-6732.

THROUGH DEC. 5

• The arroyos, hills and canyons around Tucson are the subjects for an exhibit of paintings by local artist Jim Waid. Details: 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays; Pima Community College’s West Campus, 2202 W. Anklam Road; free; 206-6942.

FRIDAY TO SATURDAY, DEC. 5-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 JAN. 8

• Check out “Glenna Gilbert-Jones: A Glorious Journey,” a retrospective exhibit by the Oro Valley artist. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; Toscana Studio and Gallery, 9040 N. Oracle Road; free; 575-1445.

THROUGH JAN. 11

• Push the envelope into abstraction and experimentation at the “Traditions and Transitions: Contemporary Southwest Native American Art” exhibit. Details: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park’s exhibit hall, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; $7 for adults, discounts for seniors, military personnel, students and children; 742-6455.

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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