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Posted: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 4:00 am

MOVIES

CENTURY THEATERS

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Limitless (PG-13)

The Lincoln Lawyer (R)

Paul (R)

Battle: Los Angeles (PG-13)

Mars Needs Moms 3D (PG)

Red Riding Hood (PG-13)

The Adjustment Bureau (PG-13)

Beastly (PG-13)

Rango (PG)

Hall Pass (R)

Unknown (PG-13)

The King's Speech (R)

FOOTHILLS

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

Limitless (PG-13)

The Lincoln Lawyer (R)

Paul (R)

Mars Needs Moms IMAX 3D (PG)

Mars Needs Moms (PG)

Battle: Los Angeles (PG-13)

Red Riding Hood (PG-13)

The Adjustment Bureau (PG-13)

Beastly (PG-13)

Rango (PG)

Hall Pass (R)

I Am Number Four (PG-13)

Unknown (PG-13)

Just Go With It (PG-13)

The King's Speech (R)

ORACLE VIEW

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

The Rite (PG-13)

The Dilemma (PG-13)

The Green Hornet (PG-13)

Gulliver's Travels (2010) (PG)

Little Fockers (PG-13)

Tron: Legacy (PG)

Yogi Bear (PG)

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

The Tourist (PG-13)

Tangled (PG)

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

TOWER THEATRES

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Limitless (PG-13)

The Lincoln Lawyer (R)

Paul (R)

Battle: Los Angeles (PG-13)

Mars Needs Moms (PG)

Red Riding Hood (PG-13)

The Adjustment Bureau (PG-13)

Beastly (PG-13)

Rango (PG)

Hall Pass (R)

Unknown (PG-13)

Gnomeo and Juliet (G)

Just Go With It (PG-13)

 


 

THEATER

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY, MARCH 25-27

• Catch a performance of Cole Porter's Kiss Me Kate presented by Studio Connections and the daVinci Players. Details 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; St. Francis in the Foothills, 4625 E. River Rd.; $22, $28 seniors/students; 800-838-3006.

SATURDAY, MARCH 26

• Enjoy a performance of the Trey McIntyre Project featuring ballet set to musical scores ranging from Beethoven and Henry Cowell, to Beck, The Beatles and Ralph Stanley. Details: 8 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $15-$42; 621-3341.

THURSDAY TO SATURDAY & TUESDAY TO THURSDAY, MARCH 31-APRIL 2 & APRIL 5-7

• 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 followed by a "just" dessert. Details: 6:30 p.m.; MountainView Country Club, 38759 S. MountainView Blvd.; $22; 818-1000.

 


 

MUSIC

THURSDAY, MARCH 24

• Listen to the Chicago-style blues and soul music of The Railbirdz presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 6 p.m.; Park Place Mall, 5870 E. Broadway Blvd.; free; 797-3959.

FRIDAY, MARCH 25

• Enjoy the legendary cowboy singing group Sons of the Pioneers in concert presented by Rhythm & Roots. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Berger Performing Arts Center, 1200 W. Speedway Blvd.; $35, $32 in advance; 319-9966.

• Experience Jazz in a New Way with singer Kristin Korb and jazz great Llew Matthews. Details: 8 p.m.; Westward Look Resort, 245 E. Ina Rd.; $35, $25 members, $20 students; 903-1265.

SATURDAY TO SUNDAY, MARCH 26-27

• Hear the biggest hits of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Bobby Darin and Nat King Cole in Simply Swingin' with Sinatra and Friends performed by Steve Lippia with the TSO Pops! Details: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $37-$60; 882-8585.

• Enjoy Latin traditional music from Spanish Renaissance, Mexican Baroque and contemporary Latin America performed by the Tucson Chamber Artists at TCS Goes Latin! Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday; St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave.; or 2 p.m. Sunday; Grace St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 2331 E. Adams St.; $20-$30, students free; 401-2651.

TUESDAY, MARCH 29

• Listen to the British sounds of Those Beatle Guys presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 6 p.m.; Foothills Mall, 7401 N. La Cholla Blvd.; free; 797-3959.

• Enjoy a benefit concert for the Jewish-Latino Teen Coalition, Beyond the Tribes: A Latin Jazz and Klezmer Extravaganza. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Rd.; $15; 577-9393.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30

• Listen to Septeto Nacional de Cuba fourth generation of musicians with roots in the nostalgic elegance of ballrooms of the ‘20s and ‘30s. Details: 7:30 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $15-$42; 621-3341.

SUNDAY, APRIL 3

• Don't miss the 20th Anniversary Concert of the Sons of Orpheus with opera choruses to cowboy classics. Details: 3 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $20, $17 in advance; 825-2818.

 


 

SPECIAL EVENTS

FRIDAY, MARCH 25

• Help raise funds for the Willie Kane Memorial Endowed Fund and Salpointe Athletics at the 23rd Annual Salpointe Golf Tournament. Details: Tubac Golf Resort & Spa One, Otero Rd., Tubac; $200; 547-5878.

FRIDAY TO SATURDAY, MARCH 25-26

• Don't miss the newest feature class Prostalgia Nitro Funny Car at the Nitro Jam's Duel in the Desert. Details: 7 p.m.; Southwestern International Raceway, 12000 S. Houghton Rd.; $30, $25 in advance, $10 under 12; 762-9700.

SATURDAY, MARCH 26

• Browse a wide selection of contemporary Tohono O'odham and Apache works and hear special talks on the history and use of baskets at author and expert Terry DeWald's Native Basketry Show and Sale. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. with talks at 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free; 622-6014.

• Enjoy a day of health and beauty with fitness giveaways, manicures, acupuncture, and product samples at the Oro Valley Health & Beauty Fair sponsored by Hot Zone Tanning & Team Beachbody. Details: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; 7883 N. Oracle Rd.; free; 405-8281.

• Celebrate the Sonoran Science Academy's 3rd annual Spring Fun Festival with a silent auction, carnival-style games, food, entertainment and inflatable rides. Details: 3-7 p.m.; 2325 W. Sunset Rd.; free admission; 665-3400.

• Raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Arizona Chapter - Southern Arizona Office, during its Great Strides Walk, featuring a family-friendly 5k walk, a visit by Ronald McDonald, and a Golder Ranch Fire District fire truck. Details: registration 8 a.m., events 9 a.m.; Oro Valley Marketplace, southwest corner of Oracle and Tangerine roads; free, donations to go to CFF; www.cff.org/great_strides/find_a_walk_site/index.cfm.

SATURDAY TO SUNDAY, MARCH 26-27

• Bring the whole family to the Desert Heat 2011 rocket extravaganza that includes fun, raffles, prizes and multiple rocket launches. Details: 9 a.m.; Tucson International Modelplex Park Assoc., 3250 N. Reservation Rd.; free; 390-2699.

• Peruse paintings and other art by residents at the SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild Spring Art Show. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; MountainView Country Club, 38759 S. MountainView Blvd.; free; 818-1000.

• Browse all types of arts and crafts at the Golder Ranch Art Festival presented by Jewell's Fine Art Festivals. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Golder Ranch & Oracle Rds.; free; 390-4153.

• Help raise funds for sudden cardiac death research and enjoy tennis, a live auction and a gala dinner at the 6th Annual Gootter Grand Slam Weekend. Details: Skyline Country Club, 5200 E. Saint Andrews Dr.; $10-$150; 615-6430 or www.gootter.org.

• Enjoy an exhibition of drawings and paintings by members, friends and art students of Casas Adobes Congregational Church, UCC, as part of its Adventures in Art series. Open to the public. Details: Opening reception and show Saturday 1-3 p.m., show Sunday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; church campus in McNear Hall, 6801 N. Oracle Rd.; free; 297-1181.

SUNDAY, MARCH 27

• Enjoy tastings and other delectable edibles while you are entertained by the music of Jeff Haskell and Rodney Glassman along with dance performances and a live auction at the Sonoran Spring Celebration fundraiser. Details: 4 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; $125; 742-6455.

• Help raise funds for potential transplant recipient Courtney Parham at A Night of Art, Fashion and Old Hollywood Glamour with a silent auction and fashion show. Details: 5-9 p.m.; Level Lounge, 4280 N. Campbell Ave.; $25, $20 in advance; http://courtneyparhamfundraiser.webs.com.

• Help raise funds for the Flowing Wells Family Resource Center at the Copper Dome Classic Car Show. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Casa Blanca Plaza, 6090 N. Oracle Rd.; accepting donations of cash, diaper, and other necessities; 339-3493.

• Join Oro Valley students and teachers in the Arizona Distance Classic run/walk benefiting the Lymphoma & Leukemia Society. A $10 donation for every runner who signs up using the "Angola11" coupon code will be given to the First Giving organization (www.firstgiving.com/theangolaproject) to help with its Angola Project; www.arizonadistanceclassic.com.

WEDNESDAY TO SATURDAY, MARCH 30-APRIL 2

• Browse more than 20,000 books, CDs, DVDs, and audio books at the Friends of the Oro Valley Public Library Book Sale. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday; 1305 W. Naranja Rd.; free admission; 229-5326.

THURSDAY, MARCH 31

• Celebrate spring and enjoy music, dancing, entertainment and vendors at the Marana Senior Programs Spring Picnic for ages 50 and older. Details: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Crossroads at Silverbell Park, 7548 N. Silverbell Rd.; free; 382-3485.

• Help raise funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation at Breast Fest featuring six local bands and organized by Green Fields Country Day School student Phillip Heilman. Details: 6 p.m.; Rialto Theatre, 218 E. Congress St.; $10-$11; info@breastfesttucson.com or www.breastfesttucson.com.

FRIDAY, APRIL 1

• Help make the dreams of seriously ill children in Arizona come true at the Birdies for Dreams Charity Golf Tournament, Cookout and Live Auction. Details: 1 p.m.; Oro Valley Country Club, 300 W. Greenock Dr.; $125, $75 members; $35 non-golfers; 906-8106.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY, APRIL 1-3

• Celebrate Old West history, culture and heritage centering on the movie "Tombstone" at the Wild West Days festival with partial proceeds to benefit the Tucson Rodeo Parade Museum. Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Old Tucson, 201 S. Kinney Rd.; $16.95, $10.95 under 12; 883-0100.

 


 

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

THURSDAY, MARCH 24

• Squeeze in time to feed both your body and your mind with the museum founder at a Chat with Pat. Details: 12:15 p.m.; The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, 4455 E. Camp Lowell Dr.; $8; 881-0606.

• Discuss Great Women in Literature in celebration of Women's History Month with author Jamie Cox Robertson. Details: 4:30-6 p.m.; UA BookStores, Student Union Memorial Center; free; 621-2814.

• View photographs and listen to guest speaker Dick Durance talking about his photography and work for the National Geographic presented by the American Society of Media Photographers. Details: 5 p.m.; Steve Meckler Studio, 121 S. 4th Ave.; $18, $8 students; www.asmp.org/education/event.

• 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, The Good Citizen & Freedom vs. Fit. Details: 6-8 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

FRIDAY, MARCH 25

• Learn about Xeriscape: Drought resistant plants and oasis in the xeriscape garden from the Master Gardeners. Details: 1 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

• Explore Visual Humor: Some Humorous Analogies Between Language and Art presented by Arizona State University English professors Don and Alleen Nilsen. Details: 2-3 p.m.; Nanini Branch Library, 7300 N. Shannon Rd.; free; 594-5365.

• Spend A Night with the Stars and Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association volunteers for an introduction to the night sky and telescopes set up for celestial viewing. Details: 7-9 p.m.; Tucson Mountain Park Ironwood Picnic Area, 1548 S. Kinney Rd.; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

SATURDAY MARCH 26

• Learn about Natural Building and Passive Solar Design at a hands-on workshop that includes work with straw bales, adobe blocks, mud-based or cement-based plasters, cob, and homemade paints to make design decisions that make personal living environments healthier and comfortable. Details: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum; $79, $69 members; 883-3030.

• Learn how to design your own kitchen garden that provides fresh produce year-round at ethnobotanist Nate O'Meara's class Tucson Kitchen Garden Design. Details: 9 a.m.-noon; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $32, $25 members; 326-9686.

• Learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps at the Second Annual CCC Recognition Day honoring the 1930s-era program that put young men to work on natural resource conservation projects featuring informational materials, talks, and museum and photographic exhibits. Details: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Colossal Cave Mountain Park, 16721 E. Old Spanish Trail; $5 parking fee; 647-7121.

• Learn about linking Climate Change, Biological Invasions & Desertification at the Spring Lecture Series Let's Talk Science presented by assistant research professor Sujith Ravi. Details: noon-1 p.m.; Biosphere 2, 32540 S. Biosphere Rd., Oracle; free with museum admission $20, $13 children; (520) 838-6137.

SATURDAY TO SUNDAY, MARCH 26-27

• Take a Wild Foods & Herbs Walking Tour with ethnobotanist Martha Burgess on Saturday and attend her Native Foods Cookery Workshop on Sunday. Details: 2-4 p.m. Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday; Oracle Historical Society, Arcadia Ranch Museum, 825 E. Mount Lemmon Highway, Oracle; $12; (520) 896-9609.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30

• Let historian Jack Lasseter share the History of Mexico, early indigenous peoples, the Maya, the Toltecs, the Chichimeca and the Aztecs; the colonial period under Spanish control, and more modern times. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

 


 

OUTDOORS

SATURDAY, MARCH 26

• Take a Honeybee Canyon Park Birding Walk with expert Mary Ellen Flynn to spot Gambel's quail, verdins, gnatcatchers and other birds of the Southwest desert. Details: 7:30-9:30 a.m.; Honeybee Canyon Park, 13880 N. Rancho Vistoso Blvd.; free; 615-7855.

 


 

CHILDREN

SATURDAY, MARCH 26

• Challenge yourself to find the answers to nature puzzles and learn about what scientists do at Science Saturday. Details: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Biosphere 2, 32540 S. Biosphere Rd., Oracle; free with museum admission $20, $13 children; (520) 838-6137.

 


 

VISUAL ARTS

THURSDAY, MARCH 31

• Meet artist Dan Perin and view his "Fire and Ice" giclee and other works at a reception and art sale with some proceeds benefitting the Tucson Botanical Gardens. Details: 5-7 p.m.; Steinway Piano & Fine Art Gallery, Skyline & Campbell; free admission; 888-325-9797.

 


 

HEALTH

SATURDAY, MARCH 26

• Learn about coping strategies, techniques and communications tips at the workshop Focus on Communication: For People with Hearing Loss, Their Families and Friends. Details: UA Dept. of Speech, Language, and Hearing Bldg., 1131 E. Second St.; free; 795-9887.

TUESDAY, MARCH 29

• Learn about Healthy Pathways: Peripheral Artery Disease: Are You at Risk? presented by Michael Gooden, M.D. Details: 3:30-4:30 p.m.; La Paloma Urgent Care, 4001 E. Sunrise Dr.; free; 866-694-9355.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30

• Learn about Nutrition for the Heart - Heart Healthy Cooking from Dr. Lorraine Manciet 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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