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Posted: Wednesday, August 24, 2011 3:00 am

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Conan the Barbarian (R)

Conan the Barbarian 3D (R)

Fright Night (R)

Fright Night 3D (R)

One Day (PG-13)

Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (PG)

Spy Kids: All the Time in the World 3D (PG)

30 Minutes or Less (R)

Final Destination 5 (R)

Final Destination 5 3D (R)

Glee the 3D Concert Movie (PG)

The Help (PG-13)

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (PG-13)

Cowboys & Aliens (PG-13)

Crazy, Stupid, Love (PG-13)

The Smurfs (PG)

Captain America: The First Avenger (PG-13)

Foothills

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

Conan the Barbarian (R)

Conan the Barbarian 3D (R)

Fright Night (R)

Fright Night 3D (R)

Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (PG)

Spy Kids: All the Time in the World 3D (PG)

Final Destination 5 IMAX (R)

Final Destination 5 (R)

30 Minutes or Less (R)

Glee the 3D Concert Movie (PG)

The Help (PG-13)

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (PG-13)

Cowboys & Aliens (PG-13)

Crazy, Stupid, Love (PG-13)

The Smurfs (PG)

Captain America: The First Avenger (PG-13)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (PG-13)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 IMAX (PG-13)

Horrible Bosses (R)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Larry Crowne (PG-13)

Monte Carlo (PG)

Green Lantern (PG-13)

Mr. Popper's Penguins (PG)

X-Men: First Class (PG-13)

The Hangover Part II (R)

Kung Fu Panda 2 (PG)

Thor (PG-13)

Fast Five (PG-13)

Rio The Movie (G)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Fright Night (R)

Fright Night 3D (R)

Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (PG)

30 Minutes or Less (R)

Final Destination 5 (R)

Final Destination 5 3D (R)

The Help (PG-13)

The Change-Up (R)

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (PG-13)

Cowboys & Aliens (PG-13)

Crazy, Stupid, Love (PG-13)

The Smurfs (PG)

Captain America: The First Avenger (PG-13)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (PG-13)

 


 

THEATER

Sunday, Aug. 28

• Take an intimate look at the romantic and delightful story of two of history's most beloved poets, Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning as told through their poems and letters at Dear Love with Leona and Doug Mitchell. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Palo Verde Bistro, MountainView Clubhouse, 38759 S. MountainView Blvd.; $22, $20 in advance; 818-1000.

Through Sunday, Aug. 28

• Enjoy An Evening of A.A. Milne featuring three one-act plays by the Winnie the Pooh author for ages 8 and up. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; The Comedy Playhouse, 3620 N. First Ave.; $18; 260-6442.

Thursday to Sunday, Sept. 1-18

• Catch a performance of Sarah Ruhl's adult comedy Dead Man's Cell Phone. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; St. Francis in the Foothills Theatre, 4625 E. River Rd.; $18; 400-1424.

 


 

MUSIC

Thursday, Aug. 25

• Enjoy the music of rock legend Joan Jett & The Blackhearts in concert. Details: 7 p.m.; Diamond Center, Desert Diamond Casino, I-19 & Pima Mine Rd.; $30-$50; 800-745-3000.

• Listen to legendary songwriter, virtuoso guitarist and pianist Nils Lofgren. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $18-$38; 547-3040.

Saturday, Aug. 27

• Listen to the Latin jazz of Tesoro at the La Encantada Summer Concert Series presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 6 p.m.; lower level courtyard, northwest corner of Campbell Ave. & Skyline Dr.; free; 797-3959.

• Help raise funds for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research with singer/songwriter Mick Beaman. Details: 6-9 p.m.; Glass Onion Café, 1990 W. River Rd.; 293-6050.

• Enjoy the traditional bluegrass and harmony of the Rincon Mountain Boys featuring rhythm guitar, bass, dobro and banjo. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $20, $18 in advance; 818-1000.

• Listen to the guitar interplay, harmonies and humorous storytelling of Stacey Earle & Mark Stuart with Nowhere Man and a Whiskey Girl presented by Rhythm & Roots. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Plaza Palomino, Suite 147, Swan & Ft. Lowell Rds.; $20, $17 in advance, $10 students; 800-594-8499.

Sunday, Aug. 28

• Bring a lawn chair or blanket and listen to the music of the Marnie Chastain Band at the LAVA Music presentation of Music on the Mountain. Details: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; 12901 N. Sabino Canyon Pkwy., Summerhaven; free.

• Enjoy the unmistakable voice of Vince Neil as he performs some of the greatest rock songs of this generation. Details: 8 p.m.; Casino del Sol AVA Amphitheater, 5655 W. Valencia Rd.; $20-$40; 800-344-9435.

Tuesday, Aug. 30

• Listen to the jazz vocal standards of Heather O'Day presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 6-7:30 p.m.; Foothills Mall, 7401 N. La Cholla Blvd.; free; 797-3959.

Thursday, Sept. 1

• Enjoy the country music of Ruby Jane with Peter McLaughlin and Evan Dain. Details: 7 p.m.; Plaza Palomino, Suite 147, Swan & Ft. Lowell Rds.; $15, $12 in advance, $10 students; 800-594-8499.

Sunday, Sept. 4

• Celebrate Labor Day with the new sound of Four80East, the Toronto-based electro jazz ensemble presented by the Tucson Jazz Society. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Loews Ventana Canyon, 7000 N. Resort Dr.; $35, $25.00 members/active military, $20 students; 800-595-4TIX.

 


 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Thursday, Aug. 25

• Help raise scholarship funds for Coaches for Charity at the Tucson Football Jamboree with a double-header football game, food, and entertainment. Details: 4-10 p.m.; Tucson High School 400 N. 2nd Ave.; $4; 546-9707 or www.coachesforcharity.org.

Friday, Aug. 26

• Celebrate Tucson's Birthday at the DeGrazia Gallery with cake and ice cream as you stroll through the gallery and view original DeGrazia artwork depicting native cultures in the southwest. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun, 6300 N. Swan; free; 299-9191.

Saturday, Aug. 27

• Take the Southern Arizona Salsa Culinary Challenge, vote for your favorite salsa, and enjoy live Mariachi music, the Latin jazz of Tesoro, dancing, and children's activities to benefit the Tucson Community Food Bank; presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 4-7 p.m.; La Encantada Shopping Center Courtyard, Skyline Dr. & Campbell Ave.; $10; 797-3959.

• Take the 2011 Southern Arizona Tequila Challenge featuring top celebrity chefs presenting their unique version of tequila-based drinks, food and tequila pairings, tequila sampling, and free admission to the Salsa Challenge. Details: 6-9 p.m., La Encantada (upstairs), 2905 E. Skyline Dr.; $35; 797-3959.

Sunday, Aug. 28

• Enjoy the fruits of the restaurateurs and apprentices labor at a gourmet wine dinner fundraiser at Primavera Cooks! at Tavolino. Details: 2890 E. Skyline Dr.; $125; 623-5111, ext. 101.

Wednesday, Aug. 31

• Close out Tucson's birthday month with the Noche de Luz Flashlight Parade featuring decorated flashlights representing an individual's personal heritage. Details: 6:15 p.m.; Mission Road at the foot of "A" Mountain; free; 327-7544.

 


 

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Thursday, Aug. 25

• Learn about Literary Memories from Dr. Bill Fry and Marion Doane. Details: 10 a.m.-noon; Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

• Get up close and personal with cats, bighorn sheep and other mammals at the Walk on the Wild Side tour as a Mammalogy and Ornithology keeper guides you behind the scenes to snap photos and feed treats to some furry friends. Details: 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, 2021 N. Kinney Rd.; $35 in addition to regular museum admission; 883-2702.

• Decorate a rock with meaningful healing symbols or words at the Healing Rock Workshop and make an Artist Trading Card to go with your rock (for adults). Details: 2 p.m.; Nanini Branch Library, 7300 N. Shannon Rd.; free; 594-5365.

• Let Sky Island Tours' Jeff Babson introduce you to the diversity of beetles and their importance in our region and get a look at some live specimens at Bounteous Beetles. Details: 6-8 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $20, $15 members; 326-9686.

• Bring the whole family to enjoy a beautiful sunset and experience the process of bats emerging from their roost and navigating the night sky chasing their insect prey at the Year of the Bat with Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum docents. Details: 7:15-8 p.m.; "Bat Bridge" at River Rd. & Campbell Ave.; free; 883-2702.

Saturday, Aug. 27

• Learn about rich and diverse biological, geological, archaeological, and historical resources with a focus on the flora and fauna at Denizens of Ironwood Forest National Monument presented by author Dan L. Fischer. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

• See how you can creatively record your very own memories to celebrate Tucson's birthday at the Tucson Memories Writing Workshop with Molly McKasson. Details: 2-4 p.m.; Himmel Park Library, 1035 N. Treat Ave.; free; 594-5305.

• Enjoy Summer Saturday Evening at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum viewing exhibits featuring nocturnal plants and wildlife. Details: 4-10 p.m.; 2021 N. Kinney Rd.; $7, $2.25 ages 6-12; 883-2702.

Wednesday, Aug. 31

• Learn how you can become involved in the search for new or unknown species in Saguaro National Park from ranger Andy Fischer at her presentation on the upcoming Saguaro BioBlitz. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

Thursdays to Mondays through Sept. 8

• Learn about the natural behaviors of animals with projected images, music and narration at Running Wild. Details: 11 a.m.; Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Warden Oasis Theater, 2021 N. Kinney Rd.; included with museum admission; 883-1380.

Through Saturday, Sept. 10

• Challenge yourself with 20 fun puzzles designed to sharpen problem-solving skills at the traveling exhibit Brain Teasers 2 at UA Science: Flandrau Center. Details: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. & 6-9 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday; 1601 E. University Blvd.; $7.50, $5 ages 4-15; 621-7827.

Saturdays through Sept. 24

• Learn exclusive details about Tucson's historic, haunted downtown on the Lost Souls Ghost Tour and hear fascinating facts and spine-tingling tales which are not available anywhere else. Details: 7:15-9:15 p.m.; meet at Amtrak Train Station, 400 E. Toole Ave.; $15 (reservations required); 867-2037.

Through Sunday, Sept. 25

• Browse tropical orchids and learn about the most popular ones for home or greenhouse cultivation at Mad about Orchids. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $8, $4 ages 4-12; 326-9686.

Fridays through Oct. 28

• Get an upclose look the Sonoran Desert's variety of scaled and slithery creatures from snakes and lizards to tortoises and turtles as docents Tom McDonald and Ed Moll share their knowledge and experience at Reptile Ramble. Details: 10 a.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; included with park admission $7 adults, $5 seniors/active military, $3 children; 742-6455.

 


 

OUTDOORS

Saturday, Aug. 27

• Take a Santa Rita Mountains Wildflower Hike with naturalist Meg Quinn on the moderately difficult, 7-mile Josephine Saddle Loop trail. Details: 7 a.m.-2 p.m.; free but reservations required; call 615-7855 for meeting location.

Tuesday, Aug. 30

• Last chance to leash up your pooch and go for a walk at the Tucson Botanical Gardens Dog Days of Summer. Details: 7-8:30 a.m.; 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $8 adults, $4 children, $3 dogs; 326-9686.

 


 

CHILDREN

Through Friday, Aug. 26

• Enroll kids ages 3-6 in Pee Wee Soccer for the season running from Sept. 13 through Nov. 15 where they can have fun while learning soccer fundamentals and teamwork. Details: Marana Parks & Recreation, 13251 N. Lon Adams Rd.; $39.50, $32 residents; 382-1950.

Saturday, Aug. 27

• Enjoy nearly 300 aircraft in the evening light with tram rides, a walking tour of indoor hangars, hands-on activities, tasting space food, building and launching paper air rockets, and more at Night Wings. Details: 5-9 p.m.; Pima Air & Space Museum, 6000 E. Valencia Rd.; $10, members and under 12 free; 574-0462.

Through Sunday, Aug. 28

• Make a Birthday Card for Tucson at the Children's Museum. Details: 3 p.m.; 200 S. 6th Ave.; $8, $6 children; 792-9985.

Mondays through Sept. 5

• Enjoy science-themed children's activities at Monsoon Monday Nights for ages 10 years and younger. Details: 4-8 p.m.; Children's Museum Tucson, 200 S. 6th Ave.; $2; 792-9985.

Sundays through Oct. 23

• Bring the whole family for the action-packed story of how the Three Musketeers came to be, as told through an original musical for children. Details: 1 p.m.; Live Theatre Workshop, 5317 E. Speedway Blvd.; $5-$8; 327-4242.

 


 

VISUAL ARTS

Through Sunday, Aug. 28

• Explore the power and wonder of the summer rainy season that brings relief to the arid Sonoran Desert at the exhibit Monsoon! Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; included with park admission $7 adults, $5 seniors/active military, $3 children; 742-6455.

Monday to Friday, Aug. 29-Oct. 7

• View the exhibit Coastal Issues: Art, Science and the Sea featuring work by Moira Geoffrion, Heather Green and Ellen McMahon. Details: 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday & Wednesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday & Thursday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday; Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery, Pima Community College, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; free; 206-6942.

Through Tuesday, Aug. 30

• View works created by the garden staff members in their spare time ranging from photography to painting, origami, and calligraphy at the After-hours Staff Show. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, Porter Gallery, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; included with garden admission $8 adults, $4 children; 326-9686.

Through Thursday, Sept. 30

• View Aviation Artist Michelle Rouch's Exhibit of air and spacecraft inside the Dorothy Finley Space Gallery. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Pima Air & Space Museum, 6000 E. Valencia Rd.; included with museum admission; 618-4818.

 


 

FILM

Thursday, Aug. 25

• Celebrate the 95th birthday of the National Park Service with the Ken Burns film The National Parks: This is America. Details: 7 p.m.; Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail; free; 733-5153.

• Enjoy Southern Discomfort: The Films of Tennessee Williams featuring "The Night of the Iguana" starring Richard Burton and Ava Gardner. Details: 7 p.m.; The Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway Blvd.; $9, $5 members; 795-0844.

 

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  • samzlee posted at 10:07 pm on Thu, Aug 25, 2011.

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    The Guide is the comedy flick and i love to watch this movie .couple of month has been left when I had seen the movie .It was wonderful movie to watch .

     

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