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Posted: Wednesday, January 19, 2011 12:00 am | Updated: 8:22 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

The Dilemma (PG-13)

The Green Hornet 3D (PG-13)

The Green Hornet (PG-13)

Season of the Witch (PG-13)

Gulliver’s Travels (2010) (PG)

Little Fockers (PG-13)

True Grit (PG-13)

The Fighter (R)

Tron: Legacy 3D (PG)

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (PG)

The Tourist (PG-13)

Black Swan (R)

The King’s Speech (R)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (PG-13)

Foothills

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

The Green Hornet IMAX 3D (PG-13)

The Dilemma (PG-13)

The Green Hornet 3D (PG-13)

Season of the Witch (PG-13)

Gulliver’s Travels (2010) (PG)

Country Strong (PG-13)

Little Fockers (PG-13)

True Grit (PG-13)

Tron: Legacy 3D (PG)

The Fighter (R)

Yogi Bear (PG)

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (PG)

Black Swan (R)

The King’s Speech (R)

Tangled (PG)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Faster (R)

For Colored Girls (R)

Megamind (PG)

Hereafter (2010) (PG-13)

Red (PG-13)

Life As We Know It (PG-13)

Secretariat (PG)

Alpha and Omega (PG)

Inception (PG-13)

Despicable Me (PG)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

The Dilemma (PG-13)

The Green Hornet 3D (PG-13)

The Green Hornet (PG-13)

Season of the Witch (PG-13)

Gulliver’s Travels (2010) (PG)

Little Fockers (PG-13)

True Grit (PG-13)

The Fighter (R)

Tron: Legacy 3D (PG)

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (PG)

The Tourist (PG-13)

Black Swan (R)

Tangled (PG)

THEATER

Friday to Saturday, Jan. 21-22

• Enjoy a performance of Roland Sarlot and Susan Eyed’s Vaudeville-inspired theater show Carnival of Illusion to benefit the DeGrazia Foundation’s education program. Details: 6 p.m. Friday, 8:30 p.m. Saturday; Doubletree Hotel Tucson, 445 S. Alvernon Way; $24-$39; 615-5299.

Saturday to Saturday, Jan. 22-Feb. 12

• Catch a performance of the Ten Chimneys, filled with love, intrigue, romance and suicide. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 & 7 p.m. Sunday; Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave.; $35 and up; 622-2823.

Through Sunday, Jan. 23

• Get your tickets for the Broadway blockbuster musical Wicked. Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 & 8 p.m. Saturday, 1 & 6:30 p.m. Sunday; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $42-$150; 621-3341.

Through Saturday, March 26

• Strap on your boots, put on your cowboy hat and catch a performance of Gunsmokin’ or Have Fun, Will Travel! Details: 7 p.m.

Tuesdays-Thursdays, 6:30 & 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 & 7 p.m. Sunday; Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway Blvd.; $17.95; 886-9428.

MUSIC

Thursday, Jan. 20

• Listen to jazz guitar and vocalist Michael Friedmann, presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 6 p.m.; Park Place Mall, 5870 E. Broadway Blvd.; free; 797-3959.

• Enjoy Robert Shaw and the Bad News Blues Band featuring Mike Yarema and Charlie Hall as the Blues Brothers. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $24, $22 in advance; 818-1000.

• Enjoy a recital featuring Mexico’s National Symphony principal flutist, Julieta Cedillo, and faculty artists John Milbauer and William Dietz. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Crowder Hall, UA School of Music building, Park Ave. and Speedway Blvd.; $9, $7 seniors, $5 students; 621-1162.

Friday, Jan. 21

• Listen to Spanish-guitarist Domingo DeGrazia perform songs from his newly recorded CD “Please Remember Me,” featuring musical scores his father composed in the 1930’s at the Musical Compositions of Ted DeGrazia exhibition of musically inspired paintings. Details: 5-7 p.m.; DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun, 6300 N. Swan Rd.; free; 299-9191.

• Enjoy a tribute to the greatest blues, folk, pop and rock divas of all time with Diane Van Deurzen and Lisa Otey as Desert Divas. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $24, $21 in advance; 818-1000.

Saturday, Jan. 22

• Listen to the golden trumpet and versatile vocals of the popular Australian Whirlwind Greg Bonham. Details: 4 & 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $23, $21 in advance; 818-1000.

Sunday, Jan. 23

• Enjoy a concert by Gaither Homecoming recording artist Allison Durham Speer. Details: 6 p.m.; Oro Valley Church of the Nazarene, 500 W. Calle Concordia; 297-8297.

Saturday to Sunday, Jan. 22-23

• You’ll have the feeling you’re not in Tucson anymore when the TSO Pops! performs Oz. Details: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $22-$63; 882-8585.

Sunday, Jan. 23

• Enjoy a performance of Still Life - Frida Kahlo and Georgia O’Keefe, featuring visuals and music for guitar and cello presented by Chamber Music PLUS Southwest. Details: 3 p.m.; Berger Performing Arts Center, 1200 W. Speedway Blvd.; $36-$60; 770-3762.

• Listen to traditional and contemporary gospel music at the Simply Creasha Gospel Concert. Details: 5 p.m.; Leo Rich Theatre, Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.; $15; 800-745-3000.

Wednesday, Jan. 26

• Listen to country and Latin music from the ‘30s and ‘40s performed by the Lonny Lynn Orchestra. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $22, $19 in advance; 818-1000.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Friday to Saturday, Jan. 21-22

• Bring a canned food item for donation to the Tucson Community Food Bank and receive a free National Park State Quarter while you browse collectibles, coins, stamps, postcards, jewelry, medals, and antiquities at the Tucson Coin Show hosted by the Tucson International Coin Club. Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.; $2, children free; 744-9856.

• Put on your dancin’ shoes and go to the 3rd Annual Southern Arizona Clogging Dance Festival featuring instructor Eric Bice. Details: 10 a.m.-noon, 1-4 p.m., and 7-9 p.m.; Old Pueblo Dance Center, First Ave. & Delano St.; $10-$30; bobernstein@att.net.

Friday to Sunday, Jan. 21-23

• Browse collections of carvings, beadwork, Zuni needlepoint, jewelry, kachinas, fetishes, and basket weaving, and see Aztec dancers while you enjoy Indian food at the 39th Annual Tucson Indian Arts & Crafts. Details: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday; Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.; 800-745-3000.

Saturday, Jan. 22

• Search for treasures of all kinds at the Sonoran Science Academy Rummage Sale and Swap Meet fund-raiser. Details: 7 a.m.-noon; 2325 W. Sunset Rd.; free admission; 270-3939.

Saturday to Sunday, Jan. 22-23

• Explore the world of minerals, rocks, fossils and gemstones at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum’s 18th Annual Mineral Madness event, featuring interactive demonstrations, collections from around the world, and a variety of hands-on activities for people of all ages including children. Details: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 2021 N. Kinney Rd.; $14.50, $4.50 ages 6-12; 883-2702.

Saturday, Jan. 29

• Help raise funds for The Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra at the fifth annual StarStruck gala, featuring silent and live auctions, dinner and music by HarpFusion. Details: 5 p.m.; MountainView Country Club, 38759 S. Mountain View Blvd., SaddleBrooke; $90, 323-7166.

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Thursday, Jan. 20

• Learn about Agave: A Remarkable Story of Hohokam Farmers in Ancient Tucson, presented by Suzanne K. Fish, Ph.D, curator of Archaeology at the Arizona State Museum, professor in the School of Anthropology, University of Arizona. Details: 1-2:30 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

• Think critically about the moral decisions we face in our everyday lives with a discussion following a DVD presentation of key lectures from Harvard Professor Michael Sandel at Justice: What’s the right thing to do? This week’s topics are the Moral Side of Murder and the Case for Cannibalism. Details: 6-8 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

• Learn some basic Cycling Skills: Simple Ways to Improve Performance and have coaches answer your questions for ages 14 and up. Details: 6:30-8 p.m.; Catalina Foothills High School, 4300 E. Sunrise Dr.; free; 209-7812.

Friday, Jan. 21

• Let the Master Gardeners give you tips on Tomatoes and Vegetables: Starting Your Garden from Seeds Now. Details: 1 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

Saturday, Jan. 22

• Take a holistic approach to landscape management, learn to grow healthy plants to minimize the impact of pests, improve the landscape’s appearance and vitality by utilizing the most cost-effective and environmentally sensitive methods at arborist Matt Mierzejewski’s class, Planting Healthcare in the Urban Landscape. Details: 9 a.m.-noon; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $25, $20 members; 326-9686.

• Improve the sustainability of landscapes with ecology principles that encourage wildlife, enhance soil fertility, and decrease pests, water use, and labor at ethnobotanist Nate O’Meara’s class Ecological Design for Gardeners. Details: noon-3 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $32, $25 members; 326-9686.

• Learn about the major issues facing the National Park System and how to get personally involved in their protection at Arizona Program Manager for the National Parks Conservation Association Kevin Dahl’s presentation The Natural Parks and Monuments of Arizona: Beauty and the Beasts. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

• Explore a variety of expressive arts from collage and movement, to poetry and journaling at the Going Hands-On! Creativity and Sonoran Seasons – Winter workshop led by docent and holistic counselor KathyAnne Whittemore, M.A. Details: 1-4 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; $65, $50 members; 742-6455.

Saturdays, Jan. 22 & 29

• Take a docent-led tour of the historic Temple of Music and Art. Details: 11:30 a.m.; 330 S. Scott Ave.; free, but space is limited; 622-2823.

Sunday, Jan. 23

• Learn how to repair interior drywall, exterior stucco, concrete walks, and other patching problems at the St. Philip’s Phixers Principles of Patching home maintenance workshop presented by Pete Kroblock from Ace Hardware. Details: 12:30 p.m.; St. Philip’s In the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave.; 299-6421.

Tuesday, Jan. 25

• Learn about the beginnings of the city of Tucson at docent Jean Baxter’s presentation El Presidio San Agustin Del Tucson. Details:

2-3 p.m.; Nanini Public Library, 7300 N. Shannon Rd.; free; 594-5365.

Wednesday, Jan. 26

• Hear stories of the People of Mata Ortiz, how the village has changed over the years and how the role of the village’s women has evolved in response to the success of their pottery, presented by Karen Jones who has led tours there for more than 20 years. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

OUTDOORS

Saturday, Jan. 22

• Take a guided Tucson Mountain Park Birding Walk with expert John Higgins to spot canyon towhees, rufous-winged sparrows, Gila woodpeckers and other birds of the desert southwest nestled among the saguaros and ironwood trees. Details: 8-10 a.m.; Tucson Mountain Park Ironwood Picnic Area, 1548 S. Kinney Rd.; free; 615-7855.

Wednesday, Jan. 26

• Help eradicate buffelgrass and fountain grass in Tucson Mountain Park with the Sonoran Desert Weedwackers. Details: 8-11 a.m.; 2020 N. Kinney Rd.; free; call 615-7855 for meeting location.

CHILDREN

Thursday, Jan. 20

• Travel the world without leaving the library and experience Japan’s culture, foods, and music at Where in the World is… for ages 9-12. Details: 4-5 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

Saturdays & Sundays, Jan. 22-Feb. 6

• Kids ages 4-8 can participate in the family-friendly, improvisational Active Imagination Theatre performing The Day Something Happened in Tucson. Details: noon-1:30 p.m.; Beowulf Alley Theatre, 11 S. 6th Ave.; 882-0555.

Monday, Jan. 24

• Use plant and animal resource cards to assemble a plan for a good backyard wildlife habitat for ages 8-12 at Habitats by Design. Details: 3-4:30 p.m.; Flowing Wells Library, 1730 W. Wetmore Rd.; free; 615-7855.

VISUAL ARTS

Thursday, Jan. 20

• Explore the history of Islamic creativity in architecture, book illustration, ceramics, carpets and calligraphy at the Tucson Museum of Art talk Art of the Islamic World presented by docent Virgie Miller. Details: 2-3 p.m.; Wheeler Taft Abbett Library, 7800 N. Schisler Dr.; free; 594-5200.

Through Tuesday, Jan. 25

• View the work of regional artists who draw from their Native artistic traditions to create artworks incorporating contemporary materials, aesthetics or techniques at the exhibit Voices of the Past and Present: Contemporary Native American Art. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; $7 adults, $5 seniors/active military, $3 children; 742-6455.

Through Thursday, March 10

• View the paintings of local artist Jeff Love at the 11th Annual Empire 100 Western Art Show and Sale with a portion of the proceeds to help preserve the historic Empire Ranch in Sonoita. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, Northern Trust, 3450 E. Sunrise Dr.; free admission; empireranchfoundation.org.

Through Tuesday, March 22

• View the exhibit Plein Air at the Visual Arts Exhibition & Competition. Details: Ventana Medical Systems, 1910 E. Innovation Park Dr.; 797-3959.

FILM

Thursday to Sunday, Jan. 20-30

• Enjoy the Tucson International Jewish Film Festival featuring unique documentaries and award-winning films from around the world. Details: various times and locations; $8, $7 members/seniors/students, or $36/pkg. of 6; 615-5432 or TucsonJewishFilmFestival.org.

HEALTH

Saturday, Jan. 22

• Smile and say “Chee” and experience the time-tested health system called Qigong at instructor/wellness educator Heather Chalon’s Qigong Fundamentals Workshop. Details: 10 a.m.-noon; Northwest Medical Center Campus, Women’s Center, 6060 N. Fountain Plaza Dr., Ste. 130; 780-6751.

Wednesday, Jan. 26

• Learn the benefits of exercising for a healthy heart from Alive Fitness instructor Angela Renfro at the Touch My Heart lecture series. Details: 6:30 p.m.; Oro Valley Hospital, 1551 E. Tangerine Rd.; Classrooms A & B; free; 866-694-9355.

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