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Posted: Tuesday, October 26, 2010 11:00 pm | Updated: 8:17 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

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)

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (PG)

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (PG-13)

You Again (PG)

Alpha and Omega 3D (PG)

Easy A (PG-13)

The Town (R)

Foothills

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

Paranormal Activity 2 (R)

Hereafter (2010) (PG-13)

Jackass 3 in 2D (R)

Jackass 3D (R)

Red (PG-13)

It's Kind of a Funny Story (PG-13)

Life as We Know It (PG-13)

Secretariat (PG)

The Social Network (PG-13)

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (PG)

Waiting for Superman (PG)

Easy A (PG-13)

The Town (R)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

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

Machete (R)

Lottery Ticket (PG-13)

Nanny McPhee Returns (PG)

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (PG-13)

Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (PG)

Dinner for Schmucks (PG-13)

Get Low (PG-13)

Salt (PG-13)

The Sorcerer's Apprentice (PG)

Grown Ups (PG-13)

Toy Story 3 (G)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

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)

Buried (R)

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (PG)

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (PG-13)

You Again (PG)

Alpha and Omega 3D (PG)

Easy A (PG-13)

The Town (R)

THEATER

Friday, Oct. 29

• Enjoy a performance of Ballet Folklorico Tapatio. Details: 7 p.m.; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $12, $8 for children/students; 800-745-3000.

Friday to Saturday, Oct. 29-30

• Enjoy a performance of Dames of Broadway featuring SaddleBrooke resident and professional singer Leona Mitchell with a tribute to the women and their songs of The Great White Way. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $20, $18 in advance; 818-1000.

Friday to Sunday, Oct. 29-31

• Don't miss Ballet Tucson performing a mixed bill of three ballets, The Gift, Jubilee and Graduation Ball. Details: 8 p.m. Friday, 2 & 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Stevie Eller Dance Theatre, 1737 E. University Blvd.; $25-75; 903-1445.

Tuesday to Sunday, Nov. 2-7

• Catch a performance of the musical The Color Purple based on a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel presented by Broadway in Tucson. Details: 7:30 P.M. Tuesday-Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 2 & 8 p.m. Saturday; 1 & 6:30 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $26-76; 866-821-2929.

Tuesdays, Nov. 2 & 16

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

Wednesday to Sunday, Nov. 3-14

• Enjoy a performance of The Time of Your Life presented by Pima Community College Theatre Arts students. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $15; 206-6986.

Through Saturday, Nov. 6

• Take a look at 1927 to see how "the mother of the blues" and her band struggled for respect and work as artists at Ma Rainey's Black Bottom presented by the Arizona Theatre Company. Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 & 7 p.m.; Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. 6th Ave.; $30 and up; 622-2823.

Through Sunday, Nov. 7

• Catch a performance of the Transylvanian Clockworks. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; Beowulf Alley Theater, 11 S. 6th Ave.; $18-23; 882-0555.

MUSIC

Thursday, Oct. 28

• Enjoy the guitar, violin, and flute/clarinet music of the Street Minstrels performing international folk music, Renaissance, American and European standards. Details: 6 p.m.; Park Place Mall, 5870 E. Broadway Blvd.; free; 797-3959.

Friday to Sunday, Oct. 29-31

• Tap your toes to the music of local, regional, and national bands at the Tucson Bluegrass Music Festival. Details: 7-9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; AVA Amphitheater, Casino del Sol, 5655 W. Valencia Rd.; $20/day, $30 weekend pass; 800-344-9435.

Sunday, Oct. 31

• Listen to the Venice Baroque Orchestra: The Seasons Project featuring Robert McDuffie, leader and violin soloist. Details: 3 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $15-59; 621-3341.

• Listen to The Voice of an Angel, a percussion faculty recital featuring Homero Ceron, Amilcar Guevara and Geoffrey Hamilton. Details: 3 p.m.; Pima Community College Recital Hall, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $6; 206-6986.

• Don your favorite costume for the Tucson Jazz Society's Tucson Jazz Institute benefit Halloween-themed concert featuring Bloody Rich Band, Count Von Basie Band, HELLington Band and the Boo Note Combo and a costume contest. Details: 7 p.m.; St. Philip's Plaza, 4280 N. Campbell Ave; $20, $15 members, $10 military; 903-1265.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Thursday, Oct. 28

• Help raise funds for the Juvenile Arthritis Camp & Programs at the Surgeons vs. Chefs: Pumpkin Carving Contest & Auction. Details: 6-8 p.m.; Embassy Suites Tucson-Paloma Village, 3110 E. Skyline Dr.; free admission; 917-7070.

Thursday to Sunday, Oct. 28-31

• Bring the whole family for the comedy-action stunt show Sam and Latch's Haunted Halloween. Details: 7 & 8 p.m. Thursday & Sunday; 7, 8 & 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday; Trail Dust Town, 6541 E. Tanque Verde Rd.; free, but donations accepted; 296-4551.

Friday, Oct. 29

• Taste small production, boutique wines along with specialty dishes created by Tucson Originals chefs at the Tucson Culinary Festival Reserve Tasting. Details: 7-10 p.m.; Canyon Cafe and Patio, Loews Ventana Canyon, 7000 N. Resort Dr.; $125, $100 in advance; http://tucsonculinaryfestival.com.

Friday to Saturday, Oct. 29-30

• Attend presentations by regional archaeologists at the Arizona Archaeological Council's annual conference. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday; Arizona State Museum, 1013 E. University Blvd.; $10, members free; 621-4794 or http://arizonaarchaeologicalcouncil.org/aac/.

Friday-Sunday, Oct. 29-31

• Take a haunted haywagon ride after dark at ghostly La Posta Quemada Ranch or candlelight tour inside the cave at Colossal Cave Mountain Park's Halloween Howl. Details: 5-9 p.m.; 16721 E. Old Spanish Trail; $5/auto; 647-7121.

Saturday, Oct. 30

• Browse over 600 classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, police and public safety equipment, costume contests, haunted house and food vendors at the Cops & Rodders Car Show to benefit the Tucson Police Foundation. Details: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Hi Corbett Field, 3400 E. Camino Campestre; free; 207-2878.

• Browse a variety of anthropology books with emphasis on the southwestern U.S. and Mexico at the Arizona State Museum Library Benefit Book Sale hosted by the Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society. Details: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 1013 E. University Blvd.; free admission; 626-8381.

• Experience the historic artistry of noted Tucson architect at the guided coach tour A Day with Josias Joesler. Details: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; St. Philip's In The Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave.; $75 (includes lunch at Hacienda del Sol); 742-1398.

• Browse baskets, carvings, and other items at the Tarahumara Baskets, Bowls, and Arts and Crafts Show and Sale. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free admission; 622-6014.

• Bring a donation for the Tucson Community Food Bank and enjoy a unique costume music recital by Music & Dance Academy students. Details: 2 p.m.; Borders Bookstore, Park Place Mall.

• Enjoy a selection of over 100 wine and spirits from around the world with tastings of signature dishes from over 40 Tucson Originals chefs at the Tucson Culinary Festival Grand Tasting. Details: 6-9 p.m.; Grand Ballroom, Loews Ventana Canyon, 7000 N. Resort Dr.; $75, $65 in advance; http://tucsonculinaryfestival.com.

Saturday to Sunday, Oct. 30-31

• Browse museum-quality artwork and enjoy music and food at the Spirit Native American Fine Arts Festival presented by the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance. Details: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; Desert Diamond Casino, 1100 W. Pima Mine Road; $5, under 10 free; 797-3959.

Sunday, Oct. 31

• Wrap up the weekend at Tucson Culinary Festival Copper Chef Challenge & BBQ. Details: Details: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Kiva Patio, Loews Ventana Canyon, 7000 N. Resort Dr.; $25, $10 under 12; http://tucsonculinaryfestival.com.

Through Sunday, Oct. 31

• Visit the haunted township Nightfall with hideous beasts and monsters, ghoulish stunts, and frightening shows at Old Tucson Studios. Details: 6-10 p.m. Thursday & Sunday; 6 p.m.-midnight, Friday-Saturday; 201 S. Kinney Rd.; $25, $20 under 12; 883-0100.

Wednesday, Nov. 3

• Sample Israeli ethnic food delights including dishes of Moroccan, Yemenite, Persian, Hungarian and Tunisian origin at the second annual Israeli Ethnic Epicurean Gala. Details: 6 p.m.; Tucson Jewish Community Center; 3800 E. River Rd.; $28, $20 in advance; $20 children, $14 in advance; 577-9393 x133.

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

Thursday, Oct. 28

• Spice Up Your Life with the Women's League Cooking Around the World Classes and learn Mediterranean, vegetarian, Asian and Eastern European cuisine. Details: 9:30-11:30 a.m.; Congregation Anshei Israel, 5550 E. Fifth St.; $15; 745-5550.

• Think Positively and Enjoy the Moment as presenter Judi Rodman tell you how to focus upon living a meaningful, purposeful life, enjoying every day to the fullest and turning negatives into positives. Details: 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

Saturday, Oct. 30

• See live, cuddly, creepy, exciting bugs from the Sonoran Desert and the tropical rainforests of the world at Bugging Out presented by John Rhodes of the Sonoran Arthropod Studies Institute. Details: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; Tucson Audubon Mason Center, 3835 W. Hardy; free; 744-0004.

• Learn about our resident wildlife, their habitat needs, and practical tips on how to discourage wildlife that may become a nuisance or pose a risk to you and your family at the presentation Living With Urban Wildlife. Details: 11 a.m.-12 p.m.; Brandi Fenton Park, 3482 E. River Rd.; free; 615-7855.

Sunday, Oct. 31

• Bring the kids to the Tucson Children's Museum Not-So-Spooky Halloween party with trick-or-treat stations, a costume contest, games, craft projects and a haunted house. Details: 1-4 p.m.; 200 S. 6th Ave.; $8, $6 children/seniors; 792-9985.

OUTDOORS

Friday, Oct. 29

• Discover the post-monsoon variety of Sabino Canyon Butterflies and Bugs with local arthropod expert John Rhodes on a 2-4-mile hike. Details: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Sabino Canyon Recreation Area; $10; 615-7855.

Wednesday, Nov. 3

• Learn about native foods on an easy walk with naturalist Meg Quinn through the desert and then sample some locally prepared desert food products at Desert Foods Walk and Tastings. Details: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; Feliz Paseos Park, 1600 N. Camino de Oeste; $10; 615-7855.

CHILDREN

Thursday to Sunday, Oct. 28-31

• Bring the kids to Spooktacular Science for Halloween fun and "supernatural" chemistry. Details: 6-9 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 12-5 p.m. Sunday; Flandrau Science Center, University of Arizona; $7.50, $5 ages 4-15, free under 4; www.flandrau.org.

Friday to Saturday, Oct. 29-30

• Celebrate Di¬a de los Muertos by molding, painting and decorating your own sugar skulls at a two-day workshop for teens. Details: 2:30-4:30 p.m.; Wheeler Taft Abbett Library, 7800 N. Schisler Dr.; free; 594-5200.

Saturday, Oct. 30

• Bring the kids for the interactive Magic Carpet Concert featuring Mussorgsky's most famous piano composition, "Pictures at An Exhibition." Details: 10:30 a.m.; Oro Valley Music & Dance Academy, 7954 N. Oracle Rd.; $3 suggested donation; 219-9950.

• Bring the whole family to Donaldson Elementary School's Annual School Carnival for food, games, entertainment, arts and crafts, inflatables, a train ride, face painting, and more. Details: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; 2040 W. Omar Dr.; 955-2261.

• Bring the whole family to the International Wildlife Museum's spooktacular Halloween in the Wild featuring games, craft-making activities, and tricks and treats for all ages. Details: 4-7 p.m.; 4800 W. Gates Pass Rd.; $7, $5.50 seniors/students, $2.50 ages 4-12; 629-0100.

Sunday, Oct. 31

• Let the kids don their costumes for Trucks & Treats with vehicles on display from the Tucson Hot Rod Association and a hot air balloon. Details: 2-4 p.m.; Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, 7570 N. Thornydale Rd.; www.beautifulsavior.net.

Tuesday, Nov. 2

• Use a magnetic compass and find your way like the pros at the tweens and teens science program on Orienteering presented by Pima County Parks and Recreation. Details: 2-3 p.m.; Wheeler Taft Abbett Library, 7800 N. Schisler Dr.; free; 594-5200.

VISUAL ARTS

Through Sunday, Jan. 23

• View the exhibition the Journey of Lewis and Clark featuring oils, watercolors, and drawings which depict the people and landscapes from one of the most important journeys in American history. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 12-5 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave.; $3-8; 624-2333.

HEALTH

Saturday, Oct. 30

• Understand sleep habits and patterns and develop a plan to improve them at Jill Jones' Quality Sleep Workshop. Details: 10-11:30 a.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

Thursday, Nov. 4

• Learn about Herbal Remedies from the Sonoran Desert for Digestive Distress from clinical herbalist Pam Hyde-Nakai. Details: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; $65, $55 members; 742-6455.

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