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Posted: Wednesday, January 20, 2010 12:00 am | Updated: 8:06 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

MOVIES

 

Century Theatres

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

The Book of Eli (R)

The Lovely Bones (PG-13)

The Spy Next Door (PG)

Daybreakers (R)

Leap Year (PG)

Youth in Revolt (R)

It's Complicated (R)

Sherlock Holmes (PG-13)

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (PG)

Avatar (PG-13)

Avatar in Digital 3D (PG-13)

Invictus (PG-13)

Up in the Air (R)

The Blind Side (PG-13)

 

Foothills

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

The Book of Eli (R)

The Lovely Bones (PG-13)

The Spy Next Door (PG)

Daybreakers (R)

Leap Year (PG)

Youth in Revolt (R)

It's Complicated (R)

Sherlock Holmes (PG-13)

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (PG)

Avatar (PG-13)

Avatar in Digital 3D (PG-13)

The Young Victoria (PG)

The Princess and the Frog (G)

Up in the Air (R)

The Blind Side (PG-13)

The Twilight Saga: New Moon (PG-13)

 

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Everybody's Fine (PG-13)

Fantastic Mr. Fox (PG)

The Fourth Kind (PG-13)

Amelia (PG)

Astro Boy (PG)

Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (PG-13)

Law Abiding Citizen (R)

Where the Wild Things Are (PG)

Zombieland (R)

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (PG)

 

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

The Book of Eli (R)

The Lovely Bones (PG-13)

The Spy Next Door (PG)

Daybreakers (R)

Leap Year (PG)

Youth in Revolt (R)

It's Complicated (R)

Sherlock Holmes (PG-13)

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (PG)

Avatar (PG-13)

Avatar in Digital 3D (PG-13)

Up in the Air (R)

The Blind Side (PG-13)

 

THEATER

 

Friday, Jan. 22

• Take a one-of-a-kind, unpredictable road trip at the Disney Live! Rockin Road Show as Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Goofy and Donald spontaneously attempt to round up amazing acts for their talent show. Details: 3 & 6:30 p.m.; Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.; $19-41; 800-745-3000.

 

Saturday, Jan. 23

• Combining all the spectacular musical hits of two glorious careers, Suzanne Goulet and Julie Sheppard perform as the most famous show business mother and daughter team of all time, Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli, at Judy & Liza Together Again. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Drive; $22, $20 in advance; 818-1000.

• Enjoy MOMIX: ReMIX, a collection of their greatest hits from their eclectic repertoire in an entertaining multimedia experience of dance, music, and comedy. Details: 8 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $15-49; 621-3341.

 

Saturday to Thursday, Jan. 23-Feb. 18

• Enjoy [title of show], Arizona Theatre Company's unpredictable and uproarious tongue-in-cheek musical about show business and making one's dreams come true. Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave.; $31-54; 622-2823.

 

Sunday, Jan. 24

• Enjoy Looking for Lenny, Chamber Music Plus Southwest's presentation of a theatrical and musical celebration of the legendary Leonard Bernstein, America's most exuberant conductor, composer, and educator. Details: 3 p.m.; Berger Performing Arts Center, 1200 W. Speedway Blvd.; $15-35; 400-5439.

 

• Follow the adventures of two great friends at the musical A Year With Frog and Toad as they learn life lessons about friendship and rejoice in the attributes that make each of us different and special. Details: Details: 3 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $12-22; 621-3341.

 

Through Sunday, Jan. 24

• Check out some R-rated fun including all manner of tacky inappropriate behavior and bad language, raucously incorporated in the upbeat jazz/country/blues/gospel Great American Trailer Park Musical presented by Arizona Onstage Productions. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave.; $27.50; 882-6574.

• Enjoy the hilarious film now a smash hit musical Legally Blonde. Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 2 & 8 p.m. Saturday; 1 & 6:30 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $27-63; 800-745-3000.

• Enjoy the musical theater production Big River of the Huckleberry Finn story set in music. Details: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; The Red Barn Theater Company, 948 N. Main Ave.; $15, $12 seniors/students; 622-6973.

 

Through Saturday, March 27

• Catch the 1810 revolutionary spirit as a man becomes an outlaw in the process of reclaiming his family's estate from the greedy relatives who cheated him out of it, in the comedy The Cisco Kid. Details: 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 6:30 & 9 p.m. Saturday; 3 & 7 p.m. Sunday; Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway Blvd.; $17.95; 886-9428.

MUSIC

 Friday, Jan. 22

• Listen to six powerful women with huge voices pay tribute to the greatest blues, folk, pop, rock and R&B divas of all time featuring Lisa Otey & the Desert Divas. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Drive; $25, $20 in advance; 818-1000.

Friday to Sunday, Jan. 22-24

• Enjoy Tucson Chamber Artists, southern Arizona's professional chamber choir and orchestra, presenting masterworks of Handel and Mozart including Mozart's beloved Oboe Concerto with Tucson favorite, Lindabeth Binkley. Details: 7 p.m. Friday, Lutheran Church of the Risen Savior, 555 S. La Cañada Drive, Green Valley; 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Catalina Foothills High School Auditorium, 4300 E. Sunrise Drive; 2 p.m. Sunday, Grace St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 2331 E. Adams Street; $20-30, $10 college students; 401-2651.

 

Monday, Jan. 25

• Enjoy German Romantic Gems performed by faculty, guest, alumni and student artists. Details: 7:30 p.m., UA Crowder Hall, School of Music Building, Park Ave. & Speedway Blvd.; $5; 621-1162.

 

Wednesday, Feb. 3

• Purchase your tickets now for the Native American flutist Scott August concert to benefit the Western National Parks Association. Details: 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.; 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive; $15, $12 members; 622-6014.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

 

Friday, Jan. 22

• Enjoy a Night of Art and Wine at Flux Gallery, with 30 percent of sales to be donated to Tu Nidito. Details: 5-8 p.m.; Palomino Plaza, 2960 N. Swan Road, Suite 136; 465-6600.

 

Friday to Sunday, Jan. 22-24

• Browse Western memorabilia, turquoise jewelry, antique firearms, Hollywood cowboy collectibles, books, posters, art, Indian rugs, beadwork and basketry at the Old West Round-Up Collectable Show and Auction. Details: 2-6 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday; Pima County Fairgrounds, 11300 S. Houghton Road; $7; www.oldwestroundup.com.

• Find your favorite golf clubs, shoes, apparel and more at discounted prices and try to win the longest drive or closest to the pin competitions at the 2010 Tucson Golf Expo. Details: 2-5 p.m.; Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.; $8, children free; 623-7773.

• See over 80 artists and dealers at 38th Annual Tucson Indian Arts & Crafts Fair selling the finest in antique and contemporary American Indian art with collections of northwest carvings, beadwork, Zuni needlepoint jewelry, kachina carving, jewelry, fetishes, Aztec dancers, and more. Details: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.; 791-4101.

 

Saturday, Jan. 23

• Take a 3-hour Oro Valley Public Art Tour led by local artist and designer Gail Munden. Details: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; meets at Oro Valley Marketplace; 12155 N. Oracle Road; $25; 797-3959.

• Enjoy a silent auction, a gourmet dinner, entertainment and dancing to live music at the Tux 'n Boots Gala to benefit the Assistance League of Tucson's programs and services. Details: 6 p.m.; Skyline Country Club, 5200 E. St. Andrews Drive; $175; 326-8452.

• Take a look back at 1934 with Dillinger Day re-enactments of the Dillinger gang's last bank robbery in Chicago and the events leading to the gang's capture in downtown Tucson. Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; 311 E. Congress; 622-8848.

 

Saturday to Sunday, Jan. 23-24

• Watch six potters from the famous ceramics village of Mata Ortiz, Mexico demonstrate the painting of pottery with a wide variety of pots available for sale. Details: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun City Vistoso Social Hall, 1495 E. Rancho Vistoso Blvd.; free admission; gclerch@comcast.net.

 

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

 

Thursday, Jan. 21

• Explore the Geology of the Tucson Mountains, how they came to be where they are now, their composition, and forces that built and continue to shape them. Details: 2:15 p.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Road; free with $10/car park entrance fee; 733-5158.

 

Friday, Jan. 22

• Take a docent led Rainwater Harvesting Demonstration Site Tour and learn to make beneficial use of rainwater run-off and reduce soil erosion. Details: 8-9 a.m.; The Nature Conservancy, 1510 E. Fort Lowell Road; free; 622-3861.

• Love your roses - preparation for the best blooms is the topic of the Pima County Cooperative Extension Center Master Gardeners this week. Details: 1 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; free; 229-5300.

• Learn about the Arts and Culture of the Hohokam Indians and see authentic artifacts presented by archaeologist Allen Dart. Details: 3 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; free; 229-5300.

 

Friday to Saturday, Jan. 22-23

• Learn about the oral history surrounding Mexican-American Homesteading Adventures in the Desert. Details: 10:45 a.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Road; free with $10/car park entrance fee; 733-5158.

• Learn about snakes, scorpions, tarantulas, or other animals found in the Sonoran Desert at the ranger program Critter of the Week. Details: 2:15 p.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Road; free with $10/car park entrance fee; 733-5158.

• Learn about The Civilian Conservation Corps and its Impact on Saguaro National Park. Details: 11:45 a.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Road; free with $10/car park entrance fee; 733-5158.

 

Saturday, Jan. 23

• Learn to fold hearts and flowers to use for Valentine's Day at the Origami club. Details: 1-4 p.m.; Nanini Branch Public Library; 7300 N. Shannon Road; free; 594-5365.

• Journey through space and time using the observatory at the Mount Lemmon SkyCenter as you explore planets, nebulae, Quasars, and other galaxies to find Our Place in the Universe. Details: call 626-8122 for more information.

• Learn about the lifeways of Rascal, the Tassle-Eared Squirrel, the seemingly cruel randomness of nature, and the teeming and twittering life in the ponderosa pine forest from author and biologist Sylvester Allred. Details: 12 noon and 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 26

• Listen to stories of the People of Mata Ortiz, an extraordinary village in Chihuahua, Mexico, famous for their fine pottery. Details: 12 noon and 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

• Gear up for The Tucson Gem and Mineral Show at the Gem Show Survival Guide with tips on what to look for when buying beads and what questions to ask the vendors and artists. Details: 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Design & Adorn Beading Studio, 7862 N. Oracle Road; free but reservations requested; 395-2191.

 

Wednesday, Jan. 27

• Learn about the many Uses of Desert Plants for food, building material, fiber and medicine on a naturalist guided walk followed by desert food tasting. Details: 9-10:30 a.m.; Feliz Paseos Park, 1600 N. Camino de Oeste; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

• Listen to selections from the Volume of Friendship: The Letters of Eleanor Roosevelt and Isabella Greenway as author Kristie Miller shares correspondence which chronicles their marriages, children, and their impact on national events during a world war, a great depression, a second world war, and the flourishing of women in politics. Details: 12 noon and 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

 

OUTDOORS

 

Monday, Jan. 25

• Take an eight mile roundtrip Wasson Peak Moonlight Hike with an elevation gain of 1,700 feet, view the sunset, and descend by the light of the moon. Details: 2:30-10:30 p.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Road; free with $10/car park entrance fee; 733-5158.

 

Wednesday, Jan. 27

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

 

CHILDREN

 

Saturday, Jan. 23

• Boys and girls ages 5-16 residing within league boundaries may register for Coronado Little League. Details: 1-4 p.m.; Dick's Sporting Goods, Oro Valley Marketplace; 304-1598 or www.CoronadoLL.org.

 

Through Friday, Jan. 29

• Girls in grades 2-12 who want to sing can audition for the Tucson Girls Chorus and develop their talents. Details: 4-6:30 p.m.; Mehl Foothills Park, 4020 E. River Road; www.tucsongirlschorus.org.

 

VISUAL ARTS

 

Thursday to Friday, Jan. 21-April 30

• View oil paintings by Ted DeGrazia created while he was studying and working in the Diego Rivera Studio in Mexico City in 1942. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun, 6300 N. Swan; free; 299-9191.

• View DeGrazia's The Way of the Cross and listen to an audiotape made by the late artist providing his insightful comments about the significance of the paintings that depict the suffering and crucifixion of Christ. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun, 6300 N. Swan; free; 299-9191.

 

Through Friday, Feb. 12

• See how local children express their understandings of watersheds and share their view of the natural world at the Tucson's River of Words Youth Poetry and Art Traveling Exhibit of award winning poetry and mixed media art. Details: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday; Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Branch Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive; free, 615-7855.

 

Through Sunday, March 7

• View art works inspired by ranching cowboys, mythic cowboys, urban cowboys, and even rodeo cowgirls including rodeo images by Cowgirl Hall of Fame photographer Louise Serpa at Tohono Chul Park's new exhibit Meanwhile Back at the Ranch. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; $2-7; 742-6455.

 

FILM

 

Friday, Jan. 22

• Unlock the hidden truths about America's modern food system at King Corn, an engaging and sometimes humorous film which follows two college buddies as they learn how corn conquered American small farming. Details: 7-9 p.m.; Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Northwest Tucson, 3601 W. Cromwell Drive; free; 797-1174.

 

Through Sunday, Jan. 24

• Enjoy films celebrating Jewish themes, filmmakers, and actors at the Tucson Jewish Community Center and other movie theaters in town as part of the annual Jewish Film Festival. Details: various movies, times, and dates; 3800 E. River Road; $8-85; 299-3000.

 

HEALTH

 

Thursday, Jan. 21

• Listen to an informative talk from local oncologists discussing New Advances in Cancer Care. Details: 8 a.m.-1:15 p.m.; Northwest Medical Center, 6200 N. LaCholla Blvd., Classrooms A-D; free; 866-694-9355.

• Get tips from a dietetic professional and an exercise physiologist on how to Eat Better, Move Better. Details: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; TMC Senior Services El Dorado Campus, 1400 N. Wilmot Road; free; 324-1960.

• Learn about end of life issues at speaker Carolyn Ringo's presentation Making Informed Choices – In Kindness For Yourself And Your Loved Ones as the Third Thursday speaker series continues. Details: 6:30 p.m.; free; Oracle Community Center, 685 E. American Ave., Oracle; 896-3393.

 

Saturday, Jan. 23

• Get Motivated…Get Healthy…at the Alternative Medicine Health Fair with a chiropractor, acupuncturist, healing touch practitioner, hypnotherapist, and NLP practitioner, refreshments, and door prizes. Details: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; 235 West Giaconda Way; free; 797-6907 or 544-6603.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 26

• Learn about clinical depression and treatment at the Health Spotlight: Depression and Its Impact on Your Life. Details: 1 p.m.; TMC Senior Services El Dorado Campus, 1400 N. Wilmot Road; free; 324-1960.

• Find out the key things you need to know about keeping your blood pressure healthy and the complications of and treatment for hypertension at Dr. Timothy McNichols' presentation Healthy Pathways: Blood Pressure, Hypertension and You. Details: 3:30 p.m.; La Paloma Urgent Care, Community Classroom; 4001 E. Sunrise Drive; free; 866-694-9355.

 

Wednesday, Jan. 27

• Get Straight Talk with the Doctor, Making Healthy Choices on topics including heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis and other diseases. Details: 9 a.m.; TMC Senior Services El Dorado Campus, 1400 N. Wilmot Road; free; 324-1960.

 

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