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Posted: Wednesday, April 6, 2011 3:00 am

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Hop (PG)

Insidious (PG-13)

Source Code (PG-13)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (PG)

Sucker Punch (PG-13)

Limitless (PG-13)

The Lincoln Lawyer (R)

Paul (R)

The Adjustment Bureau (PG-13)

Rango (PG)

The King's Speech (R)

Foothills

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

Hop (PG)

Insidious (PG-13)

Source Code (PG-13)

Sucker Punch IMAX (PG-13)

Sucker Punch (PG-13)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (PG)

Limitless (PG-13)

The Lincoln Lawyer (R)

Paul (R)

Battle: Los Angeles (PG-13)

Red Riding Hood (PG-13)

Rango (PG)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

The Eagle (PG-13)

The Mechanic (R)

The Rite (PG-13)

No Strings Attached (R)

The Green Hornet (PG-13)

The Fighter (R)

Tron: Legacy (PG)

Yogi Bear (PG)

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

The Tourist (PG-13)

Tangled (PG)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Hop (PG)

Insidious (PG-13)

Source Code (PG-13)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (PG)

Sucker Punch (PG-13)

Limitless (PG-13)

The Lincoln Lawyer (R)

Paul (R)

Battle: Los Angeles (PG-13)

Red Riding Hood (PG-13)

Rango (PG)

 


 

THEATER

Through Thursday, April 7

• Join in the deliberations as the SaddleBrooke Prime Time Players portray the judge, parties, witnesses and attorneys at You the Jury: The Case of the Steele Deal. Details: 6:30 p.m.; MountainView Country Club, 38759 S. MountainView Blvd.; $22; 818-1000.

Thursday to Friday, April 7-8

• Enjoy a performance of Sonoran Science Academy's original production I'll Be Seeing You! as a tribute to veterans, particularly those of World War II. Details: 7 p.m.; Pima Community College Center of Arts, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $8, $7 in advance, $4 military; 665-3400.

Thursday to Saturday, April 7-9

• Catch a performance of a deleted scene from the movie musical version of The Wizard of Oz. Details: 7 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 2 & 7 p.m. Saturday; Ironwood Ridge High School Auditorium, 2475 W. Naranja Dr.; $8, $7 seniors, $6 students.

Thursday to Sunday, April 7-17

• Enjoy a performance of the powerful Greek tragedy Antigone at the Pima Community College Black Box Theatre. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $15; 206-6986.

Through Friday, April 8

• Enjoy a performance of the lyrical fable The Diviners presented by the Green Fields Country Day School advanced drama students. Details: 7 p.m.; Green Field's Center for Performing Arts at Green Fields, 6000 N. Camino de la Tierra; 297-2288.

Saturday to Sunday, April 9-10

• Bring the whole family for the classic Russian tale Peter and The Wolf, along with a collection of original contemporary and classical ballets. Details: 2 & 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.; $14-$20; 800-745-3000.

• Enjoy a performance of the Invisible Theatre's retro-spectacular Cabaret Painting the Town Red. Details: 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Berger Performing Arts Center, 1200 W. Speedway Blvd.; $42; 882-9721.

Saturday to Saturday, April 9-30

• Enjoy a performance of the hilarious quick-change horror spoof The Mystery of Irma Vep presented by the Arizona Theatre Company. Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 & 7 p.m. Sunday; Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave.; $30-$55; 622-2823.

 


 

MUSIC

Friday, April 8

• Listen to the original and familiar folk tunes of Jo Wilkinson presented by Rhythm & Roots. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Plaza Palomino, Swan & Ft. Lowell Rds., Suite 147; $12, $10 advance; 800-594-8499.

• Don't miss a performance of Diane Schuur and the Jeff Daniel Group sponsored by the Tucson Jazz Society. Details: 8 p.m.; Fox Tucson Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $25-$70; 547-3040.

Friday & Sunday, April 8 & 10

• Listen to Ravel's orchestration of Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition and more performed by the Tucson Symphony Orchestra with the solo debut of the TSO's principal horn Johanna Lundy. Details: 8 p.m.; Friday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $23-$60; 882-8585.

• Listen to the SaddleBrooke Singers - Fascinating Rhythms performing all your old favorites by three great American composers: Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, and Cole Porter. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday, 4 p.m. Sunday; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $20, $16 in advance; 818-1000.

Saturday, April 9

• Enjoy the music of Russian-born singer/songwriter Marina V. Details: 7 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $31; $26 in advance; 818-1000.

• Listen to the American Legacies: The Del McCoury Band and Preservation Hall Jazz Band as they create a blend of soul-lifting harmonies as the high and lonesome sound of the Appalachians meets the hot and lively jazz of New Orleans. Details: 8 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $15-$59; 621-3341.

Tuesday, April 12

• Listen to the original Americana of the Guilty Bystanders presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 6-7:30 p.m.; Foothills Mall, 7401 N. La Cholla Blvd.; free; 797-3959.

Wednesday, April 13

• Enjoy the final performance of the Lonely Street Series featuring Robert Shaw and the Lonely Street Band with their most popular production How Great Thou Art - The Gospel Music of Elvis Presley. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $24; $22 in advance; 818-1000.

 


 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Friday, April 8

• Support UA College of Medicine research for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at the 11th Annual Himelic Memorial Golf Classic and Dinner Gala. Details: Omni Tucson National, 2727 W. Club Dr.; 907-5235 or www.jimhimelicfoundation.org.

• Enjoy an evening of recycled fashion and art, music, wine, and hors d'oeuvres at Fashion is a State of Mind. Details: 5-7:30 p.m.; Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave.; $15, $8 students; 624-2333.

• Listen to the Southern Arizona Women's Chorus at their annual fund-raiser Wine, Women, & Song. Details: 5-9 p.m.; San Pedro Chapel, 5230 E. Fort Lowell Rd.; $35; 404-3148.

Saturday, April 9

• Learn how we all can build a better, greener community with local experts on green living and family activities at Live Green Oro Valley. Details: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

• View classics, hot rods, muscle and custom cars of all kinds at the Amphi Middle School Car Show. Details: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; 315 E. Prince Rd.; $1.

• Meet an exotic mix of llamas, angora goats, alpacas, Merino, Shetland and Rambouillet sheep, see sheep shearing, or try your hand at a workshop at the Tucson Spring Shearing Festival. Details: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; 4010 W. Palo Seco; free; 572-3758.

• Find your next best friend at the Northwest Tucson Pet Adoption Event sponsored by SaddleBrooke animal support groups where you will find dogs and cats of all sizes and ages, both purebred and mixed, with food and pet product vendors. Details: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; 77 North Marketplace, 16733 N. Oracle Rd.; www.nwtucsonpetadoptionevent.org.

• Bring the whole family for A Very Special Horse Event; Building a Community of Compassion, the 7th annual fund-raiser to benefit Equine Voices Rescue & Sanctuary with vendors, raffles, live and silent auctions, food, face painting, and more. Details: 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Brandi Fenton Memorial Park, 3482 E. River Rd.; $5, under 13 free; 398-9312.

Saturday to Sunday, April 9-10

• Listen to the sounds of bluegrass as the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance and the Tucson Desert and Arizona Bluegrass Associations present the Marana Bluegrass Music & Arts Festival with bands, food vendors, and original creations of jewelry, pottery, painting, and more. Details: Art Festival 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; free admission; Bluegrass Festival 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; $5, under 10 free; Crossroads at Silverbell Park; www.maranafestival.org.

• Take the 19th Annual Oracle Artist Studio Tour and see dozens of artists showcasing their work in their studios, galleries, and historic venues. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; www.oraclestudiotour.com.

Sunday, April 10

• Help raise funds for the Hope Animal Shelter for abandoned cats and dogs at Sunday in the Park with a car and motorcycle show, rock bands, and food vendors. Details: noon-5 p.m.; Brandi Fenton Park, 3482 E. River Rd.; free admission; 792-9200.

Saturday, April 23

• Enjoy a Secular Humanist Jewish Circle Passover Seder complete with traditional symbols and musical accompaniment. Details: 1 p.m.; Atria Compana del Rio, l550 E. River Rd.; $18, $15 members; 722-5652 or 299-2973.

 


 

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Thursday, April 7

• Hear about the goals of the Egyptian people and uprisings in surrounding countries from UA Ph.D. candidate in Near Eastern Studies Dina Jadallah at her lecture Egypt: What's Next? Details: 1:30-3 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? with this week's topics, Debating Same-Sex Marriage & The Good Life. Details: 6-8 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

Friday, April 8

• Learn about Water Features In The Garden: Fountains, Ponds, Bird Baths and Their Advantages from the Master Gardeners. Details: 1 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

Saturday, April 9

• Learn how to identify damaging pests and introduce beneficial pests into your landscape as a preventative measure at certified arborist Steve Robertson's class Good & Bad Pests. Details: 9 a.m.-noon; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $25, $20 members; 326-9686, Ext. 19.

• Learn through historic photographs and cartoons about the political battle that took so long for the last of the Wild West territories to become a state at historian Jim Turner's presentation Arizona Statehood. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

Saturday & Monday, April 9 & 11

• Learn to Line Dance with instructors Tony and Lana Wilson at classes for all skill levels. Details: 11 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Saturdays; El Conquistador Country Club, 10555 N. La Cañada Dr.; or 6:30-8:45 p.m. Mondays; Resurrection Lutheran Church, 11575 N. 1st Ave.; 797-7295.

Tuesday, April 12

• Explore the life and lore, myths and misunderstandings concerning one of the desert southwest's most intriguing icons, Rattlers. Details: 11:45 a.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.; free with $10/vehicle park entrance fee; 733-5158.

Wednesday, April 13

• Listen to National Park Service veteran Butch Farabee tell you the tale of the infamous Legendary Crash of a Lockheed Airplane in Yosemite National Park. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

 


 

OUTDOORS

Saturday, April 9

• Help cut and dig out invasive grasses with the Oro Valley Buffel Busters. Details: 8-11 a.m.; Lambert Lane & First Ave.; free; 229-5070.

Tuesday, April 12

• Climb 1,700 feet to the highest point in the Tucson Mountains, enjoy the sunset, and then descend by the light of the moon at the Wasson Peak Moonlight Hike. Details: 3:15 p.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.; free with $10/vehicle park entrance fee; 733-5158.

 


 

CHILDREN

Thursday, April 7

• Learn about stars, planets and constellations and observe the night sky using binoculars and telescopes at Family Astronomy: Night Sky for families with children age 7 and older. Details: 7:30-9:30 p.m.; Catalina Community Center, 16562 N. Oracle Rd.; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

Saturday, April 9

• Bring the whole family to IronKids Oro Valley for a triathlon that includes swimming, running, and biking. Details: 7-11 a.m.; James D. Kriegh Park, 23 W. Calle Concordia; $50 (discounts for multiple children in one family); www.ironkids.com.

• Bring the kids for EGGStravaganza with Easter egg hunts, inflatables, games, face-painting, and more sponsored by LifePoint Church and community businesses. Details: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Coronado K-8 School Upper Playground, 3401 E. Wilds Rd.; free; 971-0530.

• Make a Mini-Family of Birds at the Kids Create Family Fun Program. Details: 1-4 p.m.; The Mini-Time Machine Museum of Miniatures; 4455 E. Camp Lowell Dr.; free with museum admission; 881-0606.

• Learn about the history, math, and science behind the aircrafts with projects to make and take home at Soaring Saturdays for ages 5 and older. Details: 1-2 p.m.; Pima Air & Space Museum, 6000 E. Valencia Rd.; free with museum admission; 618-4819.

 


 

FILM

Sunday, April 10

• Celebrate the Fox Theatre's 81st birthday with the showing of the timeless Wizard of Oz with giveaways and prizes for those in costume. Details: 2 & 6 p.m.; 17 W. Congress St.; $6-$8; 547-3040 or www.foxtucsontheatre.org.

Tuesday, April 12

• View the features and shorts Leap Before You Look, Happy; Celestial Avenue; and Night of the Fish at the DesertView Cinema in celebration of Arizona International Film Festival Month. Details: 2:15 & 7 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $3; www.DesertViewCC.org.

 


 

HEALTH

Saturday, April 9

• Learn about the latest research on autism and other health issues at Health Issues that Matter to Mothers presented by the UA College of Public Health. Details: 9-11 a.m.; Drachman Hall, 1295 N. Martin Ave.; free; 626-9669.

 

 

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