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Posted: Wednesday, November 10, 2010 12:00 am | Updated: 8:17 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Due Date (R)

For Colored Girls (R)

Megamind (PG)

Megamind 3D (PG)

Saw 3D: The Final Chapter (R)

Paranormal Activity 2 (R)

Hereafter (2010) (PG-13)

Jackass 3D (R)

Red (PG-13)

Life as We Know It (PG-13)

Secretariat (PG)

The Social Network (PG-13)

The Town (R)

Foothills

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

Morning Glory (PG-13)

Megamind: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG)

Due Date (R)

For Colored Girls (R)

Megamind (PG)

Megamind 3D (PG)

Saw 3D: The Final Chapter (R)

Paranormal Activity 2 (R)

Conviction (R)

Hereafter (2010) (PG-13)

Jackass 3 in 2D (R)

Red (PG-13)

Secretariat (PG)

The Social Network (PG-13)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Re-release (PG-13)

Machete (R)

The American (R)

The Last Exorcism (PG-13)

Lottery Ticket (PG-13)

Nanny McPhee Returns (PG)

The Expendables (R)

The Other Guys (PG-13)

Step Up 3 (PG-13)

Dinner for Schmucks (PG-13)

Salt (PG-13)

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (PG)

Toy Story 3 (G)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Due Date (R)

For Colored Girls (R)

Megamind (PG)

Megamind 3D (PG)

Saw 3D: The Final Chapter (R)

Paranormal Activity 2 (R)

Hereafter (2010) (PG-13)

Jackass 3D (R)

Red (PG-13)

Life as We Know It (PG-13)

Secretariat (PG)

THEATER

Thursday to Sunday, Nov. 11-14

• Enjoy a performance of Shakespeare’s classic tale Romeo and Juliet presented by the Arizona Theatre Company. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 2 & 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave.; $30-$55; 622-2823.

Thursday to Saturday, Nov. 11-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. Tuesday-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.

Saturday, Nov. 13

• Forget everything you thought you knew about tap-dance, and see Savion Glover’s Bare Soundz with acoustical vibrations that include beats from jazz, Caribbean and other contemporary musical genres. Details: 8 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $15-59; 621-3341.

Saturday to Sunday, Nov. 13-14

• Enjoy the debut of a new production of Carmen, highlighted by a daring new concept in staging presented by The Arizona Opera. Details: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $20-100; 321-1000.

Tuesday, Nov. 16

• Enjoy Old Time Radio at Beowulf Alley Theatre. Details: 7 p.m.; 11 S. 6th Ave.; $8, $5 ages 6-12; 882-0555.

Through Sunday, Nov. 21

• Enjoy a performance of the uplifting comedy Mixed Nuts. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; St. Francis Theater, 4625 E. River Rd.; $12-20; 647-4921 or www.brownpapertickets.com.

Through Sunday, Nov. 28

• Enjoy a Rogue Theatre performance of Henrik Ibsen’s Ghosts. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; 300 E. University Blvd., Suite 150; $25; 551-2053.

MUSIC

Saturday, Nov. 13

• Tucson Desert Harmony Goes Bananas! with a special tribute to the armed forces. Details: 3 p.m.; Flowing Wells High School Auditorium, 3725 N. Flowing Wells Rd.; $15; 744-3271.

• Tap your toes to the piano tunes of Eric-Jan Overbeek aka Mr. Boogie Woogie. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $23, $21 in advance; 818-1000.

Sunday, Nov. 14

• Listen to music students of all ages showcase their talents in strings, guitar, winds, piano and percussion at the Music & Dance Academy of Tucson Music Department Recital. Details: 1-6 p.m.; Catalina Foothills Music & Dance Academy, 4811 E. Sunrise Dr.; free; 327-2303.

• Enjoy the Arizona Symphonic Winds Veterans Day Concert with marches by Sousa and musical selections written to honor military events. Details: 2-4 p.m.; Catalina Foothills High School Auditorium, 4300 E. Sunrise Dr.; free; 721-2068.

Monday, Nov. 15

• Listen to the music of University of Arizona graduate Kathryn Christensen and Meteora Ensemble. Details: 7 p.m.; Steinway Piano Gallery, 3001 E. Skyline Blvd.; $25, $20 students; 888-325-9797.

Wednesday, Nov. 17

• Listen to local Tucson pianist Greg Starr performing original works accompanied by visual images. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Steinway Piano Gallery, 3001 E. Skyline Blvd.; $25; 888-325-9797.

• Listen to the tale of how rock was born through the music and the stories of those who lived it with hits performed by piano sensation Mr. Boogie Woogie, and touring and recording artists Steve Grams, Danny Krieger and Robert Shaw at their Good Rockin’ Live! Concert. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $24, $22 in advance; 818-1000.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Thursday, Nov. 11

• Play golf on Veterans Day, win prizes and help Interfaith Community Services help Pima County residents in need at the ICS We Care Golf Classic followed by a Mexican buffet. Details: 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Omni Tucson National Resort, 2727 W. Club Dr.; $150; 297-6049.

• Enjoy a unique tapestry of art, conservation, food, music and chance at the Sky Island Exposure benefit. Details: 6-9 p.m.; Lodge at Ventana Canyon; $25-125; www.skyislandalliance.org/sky-island-exposure.htm.

Thursday to Saturday, Nov. 11-Apr. 30

• Investigate the many ways in which plants attack and how you can prevent becoming a victim of an inanimate but menacing predator that may be lurking in your environment at the Wicked Plants exhibit. Details: 8:30-4:30 p.m. daily; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $8 adults, $4 children; 326-9686.

Friday, Nov. 12

• Bring non-perishable food to donate to the Interfaith Community Services food bank and receive free admission to Tohono Chul Park. Details: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; free admission with a food bank donation Friday only; 742-6455.

Friday to Sunday, Nov. 12-14

• Check out everything science fiction at the 37th annual TusCon Science Fiction Convention with discussion panels, literary readings, movie viewings, art show, auction, vendors, and gaming. Details: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Hotel Tucson City Center, 475 N. Granada Ave.; $15-50; under 12 half-price; www.tusconscificon.com.

Saturday, Nov. 13

• Bring your unwanted household items to sell at the Trunk Sale and keep the profits. Details: 7:30 a.m.–2 p.m.; St. Philip’s In the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave.; $25/car, $30/van or truck; 742-1398.

• Browse more than 50 vendors and enjoy food and entertainment at the Tortolita Middle School Novemberfest Arts & Craft Fair. Details: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.; 4101 W. Hardy Rd.; free; tortolitascc@hotmail.com.

• Browse the works of regional artists and enjoy entertainment and children’s art activities at the La Encantada Fine Art Festival sponsored by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Skyline Rd. & Campbell Ave.; free; 797-3959.

• Learn about fall desert landscaping at a class and luncheon with landscape manager Raymundo Ocampo. Details: 9-11 a.m.; Westward Look Resort, 245 E. Ina Rd.; $30; 297-1151.

• Browse art, pottery, jewelry, home décor, and bring a donation for the Marana Food Bank to the Holiday Arts & Crafts Gift Show. Details: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Heritage Highlands, Dove Mountain; free admission.

• Enjoy the St. Martin’s New Release Festival featuring wine tastings, tours, live music, and dancing. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sonoita Vineyards, 290 Elgin-Canelo Rd., Elgin; $15; 520-455-5893.

• Enjoy desserts, jazz, karaoke, and a fabulous silent auction at the Flavors of Fall: A Culinary Festival to benefit Homicide Survivors Inc., whose lives have been impacted by murder. Details: 6:30-9:30 p.m.; St. Phillip’s Plaza, 4280 N. Campbell Ave.; $30; 740-5729.

Saturday to Sunday, Nov. 13-14

• Shop at Chris Bubany’s Holiday Market featuring her classic and new designs in hand-painted tableware along with other artisans and their creations. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday; Harlow’s Garden Nursery, 5620 E. Pima St.; www.chrisbubany.com.

• Bring the whole family to SAKA’s 31st Koi Show with vendors, raffle prizes, Japanese-style entertainment, a koi auction, and activities for kids. Details: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Kino Veterans Park, 2805 E. Ajo Way; free; 747-7278.

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.

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Friday, Nov. 12

• Learn about Edible Gardening: fruit trees, berries, grapes for the Tucson area presented by the Master Gardeners. Details: 1 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

• Learn what parents can do to protect their children from a sexualized childhood at author Dr. Diane E. Levin’s presentation So Sexy, So Soon. Details: 6-8 p.m.; Green Fields Country Day School, 6000 N. Camino de la Tierra; $15; 297-2288 or www.greenfields.org.

Saturday, Nov. 13

• Learn about the fine art of selecting a piece of quality Native American turquoise jewelry from Silver Sun Jewelry of Santa Fe owner Deanna Olsen and browse rare and collectible turquoise at the Silver Sun Turquoise Jewelry Show and Sale. Details: talks at 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.; show 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free; 622-6014.

• Experience Living History Day at the Tucson Presidio, replica of city’s original adobe-walled fortress with museum/gift shop which re-enacts 1775-1856 Tucson life with craft and food-making demonstrations, soldier drills and cannon fire. Details: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; 133 W. Washington; free; 837-8119.

Monday, Nov. 15

• Increase parenting competence and confidence and strengthen the parent child relationship at ongoing Parent Skills Workshops based on the STEP curriculum. Details: 5:30-7:30 p.m.; The Parent Connection, 5326 E. Pima St.; $10/class; 321-1500.

• Learn about a new technology that can turn science fiction into reality with programmable laser holograms that can be transmitted over large distances at the UA College of Science and the UA College of Optical Sciences lecture series. Details: 7 p.m.; Flandrau Science Center, Cherry Ave. & University Blvd.; www.flandrau.org.

Tuesday, Nov. 16

• Understand the basics of operating digital cameras with easy-to-understand explanations of functions with artist and professional photographer Robert Renfrow at his class Nature Photography in the Digital Age. Details: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; $125, $100 members; 742-6455.

Wednesday, Nov. 17

• Learn about the history, techniques, and materials behind the creation of textiles from CRIZMAC’s Stevie Mack and Kitty Williams at their presentation Kaleidoscope of Textiles. Details: 12 & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

OUTDOORS

Friday, Nov. 12

• Examine features of the landscape on a four-mile moderate Tucson Mountain Geology Hike with local geologist Bob Scarborough. Details: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; $10, reservations required; 615-7855.

Saturday, Nov. 13

• Remove invasive grasses with the Oro Valley Buffel Busters. Details: 7-10 a.m.; southwest corner of Lambert Lane and 1st Ave.; free; 229-5070.

• Take a Honeybee Canyon Park Birding Walk with birding expert Marjorie Flory to spot Gambel’s quail, verdins, gnatcatchers and other birds of the Southwest Desert. Details: 7:30–9:30 a.m.; Honeybee Canyon Park, 13880 N. Rancho Vistoso Blvd.; free; 615-7855.

• Explore the beautiful habitat of Tanque Verde Wash in a fun, informal morning of bird surveying at the Important Bird Area Bird Blitz for Conservation and learn how you can become more involved in this program. Details: 7:45-11 a.m.; meet at Safeway parking lot, Tanque Verde & Sabino Canyon Rds.; 209-1805.

• Help remove invasive fountain grass at scenic Esperero Canyon in the front range of the Catalinas near Sabino Canyon at the Tucson Audubon TogetherGreen Volunteer Day. Details: 8 a.m.-12 p.m.; free; call 971-2385 for directions to the worksite.

Wednesday, Nov. 17

• Expect to see a variety of wintering sparrows, hawks, falcons and migrating warblers on a Bird Walk at Sweetwater Wetlands led by birding experts Farrish and Mark Sharon. Details: 8-9:30 a.m.; 2667 W. Sweetwater Dr.; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

CHILDREN

Saturday, Nov. 13

• Create mini fruit pies from polymer clay at the Kids Create Family Fun Program. Details: 1-4 p.m.; The Mini-Time Museum of Miniatures, 4455 E. Camp Lowell; included with $7, $5 youth ages 4-17 admission; 881-0606.

VISUAL ARTS

Thursday, Nov. 11

• Meet Janie Cohen, John Horejs, and bronze sculptor Gay Gordon at their Artist Reception for the exhibit Figuratives, Landscapes, Bronzes, and More during the Gallery Row Art Walk. Details: 5-7 p.m.; Steinway Piano Gallery and fine Art, 3001 E. Skyline Dr., Suite 117; free; 888-325-9797.

HEALTH

Thursday, Nov. 11

• View and discuss the award-winning film Under Our Skin, which follows five Lyme disease patients over three years and interviews medical providers at the AZ Lyme Disease Association meeting. Details: 12 p.m.; River Center Library, 5605 E. River Rd.; free; 529-0221.

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