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Posted: Tuesday, April 20, 2010 11:00 pm | Updated: 8:18 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Death at a Funeral (R)

Kick-Ass (R)

Date Night (PG-13)

Clash Of The Titans (PG-13)

The Last Song (PG)

Hot Tub Time Machine (R)

How to Train Your Dragon (PG)

How to Train Your Dragon 3D (PG)

The Bounty Hunter (PG-13)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid (PG)

Alice in Wonderland (PG)

The Ghost Writer (PG-13)

 

AMC Lowes Foothills

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

Death at a Funeral (R)

Kick-Ass (R)

The Perfect Game (PG)

Date Night (PG-13)

Letters to God (PG)

Clash Of The Titans (PG-13)

Clash Of The Titans  3D (PG-13)

The Last Song (PG)

Hot Tub Time Machine (R)

How to Train Your Dragon (PG)

How to Train Your Dragon 3D (PG)

The Bounty Hunter (PG-13)

Alice in Wonderland (PG)

 

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Sherlock Holmes (PG-13)

Valentine's Day (PG-13)

Green Zone (R)

Cop Out (R)

The Book of Eli (R)

Repo Men (R)

Tooth Fairy (PG)

Alvin and the Chipmunks:

The Squeaquel (PG)

The Blind Side (PG-13)

Dear John (PG-13)

 

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Death at a Funeral (R)

Kick-Ass (R)

Date Night (PG-13)

Clash Of The Titans (PG-13)

Clash Of The Titans  3D (PG-13)

The Last Song (PG)

Hot Tub Time Machine (R)

How to Train Your Dragon (PG)

How to Train Your Dragon 3D (PG)

The Bounty Hunter (PG-13)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid (PG)

 

THEATER

Thursday to Friday, April 22-23

• Enjoy renowned mariachi musicians and baile folklorico dancers at the Tucson International Mariachi Showcase. Details: 7 p.m.; Tucson Convention Center Area, 260 S. Church Ave.; $24 and up; 800-745-3000.

Friday to Saturday, April 23-24

• Enjoy a sampling of fully staged and costumed Opera and Musical Theatre Scenes presented by Pima Community College Music. Details: 7 p.m. Friday, 2 & 7 p.m. Saturday; Proscenium Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $6; 206-6986.

Saturday, April 24

• Enjoy a very funny, award winning off-Broadway musical, The Great American Trailer Park Musical back by popular demand. Details: 3 & 8 p.m.; Berger Center for Performing Arts, 1200 W. Speedway Blvd.; 882-6574.

Sunday, April 25

• Grammy Award-nominated humorist, writer and comedian David Sedaris brings his sardonic wit and incisive social criticism to a live performance at Tucson Music Hall. Details: 7 p.m.; 260 S. Church Ave.; $34-52; 800-745-3000.

Wednesday to Friday, April 28-30

• Enjoy the CDO High School Canyon Players presentation of a play adaptation of Robert Fulghum's All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten . Details: 7 p.m.; Canyon Del Oro High School Little Theater; 25 W. Calle Concordia; $3; 696-5560.

 

MUSIC

Thursday, April 22

• Listen to the UA Philharmonic Orchestra . Details: 7:30 p.m.; Crowder Hall, UA School of Music Building, Park Ave. & Speedway Blvd.; $5; 621-1162.

Thursday to Friday, April 22-23

• Enjoy the TSO debut of new concertmaster Aaron Boyd with Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 and music of the two best known Czech composers, Dvorak and Smetana at Czech it Out! - Classic Series. Details: 8 p.m.; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $20-72; 882-8585.

Friday, April 23

• Bring a chair or blanket and listen to music from Africa and beyond at the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance's Cultural Concert Series presenting Key Ingredients of African Soul. Details: 6:30 p.m.; Steam Pump Village Shopping Center, Oracle Road & Steam Pump Way; free; 797-3959.

• Listen to the marimba ensemble Rosewood and Friends returning after a 10-year absence. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Crowder Hall, UA School of Music Building, Park Ave. & Speedway Blvd.; free; 621-1162.

• Listen to diverse classical and folk traditions ranging from Baroque to contemporary tango, and Brazilian choro to Irish traditional performed by the flute/cello duo Terra Voce in their program Bridging the Gap. Details: 7:30 p.m.; St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church; 4440 N. Campbell Ave.; suggested donation $15; FriendsOfMusic@stphilipstucson.org.

Saturday, April 24

• Listen to Italian guitarist Peppino D'Augostino with a range from classical to folk to pop presented by the Tucson Guitar Society. Details: 7-8 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; $22, $18 members.; 742-6455.

 • Enjoy an evening of drumming and exotic percussion with the Arizona Percussion Ensembles . Details: 7:30 p.m.; Crowder Hall, UA School of Music Building, Park Ave. & Speedway Blvd.; $5; 621-1162.

Sunday, April 25

• Listen to the TSO Piano Trio - Recital Series. Details: 2 p.m.; Tucson Symphony Center, 2175 N. 6th Ave.; $20; 882-8585.

• Listen to student artist Shinji Inagi at the Mildred Flood Mahoney Memorial Organ Recital . Details: 2:30 p.m.; Holsclaw Hall, UA School of Music Building, Park Ave. & Speedway Blvd.; free; 621-1162.

• Listen to the Northwest Intergenerational Community Orchestra marking its fifth year with a Spring Concert. Details: 3 p.m.; Coronado Middle School, Oracle and Wilds roads; free.

• Listen to Basically Baroque performed by the University Community Chorus and Orchestra. Details: 3 p.m.; Crowder Hall, UA School of Music Building, Park Ave. & Speedway Blvd.; $6-12; 621-1162.

• Listen to Jazz Under the Stars featuring vocalist Nancy Kelly and pianist Dino Losito presented by the Tucson Jazz Society. Details: 7 p.m.; St. Philip's Plaza, River Road and Campbell Ave.; $20, $15 members / military; $10 students; 903-1265.

• From the Red Rocks of Sedona, listen to the out of this world healing sounds of Sunny Heartley and his Native American Flutes. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Drive; $18, $16 in advance; 818-1000.

Sunday & Tuesday, April 25 & 27

• Listen to the Graduate Choral Conductors Recital. Details: 7 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; Holsclaw Hall, UA School of Music Building, Park Ave. & Speedway Blvd.; free; 621-1162.

Tuesday, April 27

• Enjoy an unforgettable evening of 21st century jazz at the Monterey Jazz Festival. Details: 7:30 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $27-52; 621-3341.

• Listen to the sounds of the PCC Jazz Ensemble featuring arrangements all across the big-band jazz spectrum. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Proscenium Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $6; 206-6986.

• Enjoy Thou are so like a Flower… An evening of music and art with pianist Jose Solorzano and artist Sandra Vanderwall collaborating to interpret the music of Beethoven, Chopin and Gershwin through their own mediums. Details: 8 p.m.; Tucson Steinway Piano Gallery, 3001 E. Skyline Drive, Suite 117; $25; 888-325-9797.

Wednesday, April 28

• Listen to flute master Gary Stroutsos in Concert. Details: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive; $15, $12 members (tickets must be pre-paid); 622-6014.

• Listen to the UA Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Crowder Hall, UA School of Music Building, Park Ave. & Speedway Blvd.; $5; 621-1162.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Thursday, April 22

• Support the Tucson Jewish Community Center at the 11th Annual Tucson JCC Golf Classic. Details: 11 a.m.; Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf and Tennis Resort; 615-5427.

Friday to Monday, April 23-26

• Tour some of most famous WWII bomber and fighter aircraft and even take to the skies yourself in a 30-minute flight experience aboard the bombers at the Wings of Freedom Tour. Details: 2-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Monday; Marana Regional Airport; tours $12, $6 children 12 and under; flights $425.

Saturday, April 24

• Build a better, greener life for yourself and your community at GreenFest, a community event filled with eco-conscious family fun and green living know-how. Details: 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; free; 326-9686.

• Take a trip down memory lane at the Miracle Mile Historical Tour and street fair with food vendors; live music, classic car show, and children's activities. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Oracle Road and Drachman Street; free; 509-3917.

• See practical, innovative solar energy in useful action at the Citizens for Solar 28th Annual Solar Potluck and Exhibition. Details: demonstrations and exhibits 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; bring a dish for the potluck feast at 5 p.m.; Catalina State Park, 11570 N. Oracle Road; free; 940-2565.

• Enjoy carnival rides, food, crafts, and the annual Spring Run Car Parade at the 25th Annual Oaks Festival. Details: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Oracle Community Center parking lot; $20, $15 in advance; 896-9326.

• Take a winery tour, taste special food and wine pairing, and enjoy live music and dancing at the Blessing of Sonoita Vineyards ceremony and festival. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sonoita Vineyards, 290 Elgin-Canelo Road, Elgin; $15; 520-455-5893 or www.sonoitavineyards.com .

• Take the opportunity to barter skills and produce at the Watershed Management Group's inaugural Co-op Bazaar as part of their Earth Day celebration. Details: 12-2 p.m.; Mansfield Park, 2000 N. 4th Ave.; free; 396-3266 or www.watershedmg.org/earthmonth.

• Join the festivities at the annual Special Olympics Fundraiser with live music, raffles and silent and live auctions. Details: 12-5 p.m.; Players Pub, 16024 N. Oracle Road; 825-7566. A motorcycle poker run including breakfast will be held at the Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge, 16045 N. Oracle Road; registration at 8 a.m.; run at 9:30 a.m.; $25.

• Help raise funds for the Lord of Grace Church at their chili cook-off. Details: 3-7 p.m.; 7250 N. Cortaro Road; 744-7400.

Sunday, April 25

• Cycle the perimeter of the mountains at the Holualoa Companies 24th Tour of the Tucson Mountains fundraiser for local charities presented by Town of Marana. Details: 6:30 a.m.-2 p.m.; ride begins at Marana Town Hall, 11555 W. Civic Center Drive; $70 ($15 for Fun Ride) plus $10 contribution; 745-2033.

Through Sunday, April 25

• Test your knowledge in a trivia contest daily at 11:45 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. and view a special exhibit about national parks in Arizona on display in the Red Hills Visitor Center in celebration of National Park Week. Details: Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Road; free with $10/car park entrance fee; 733-5158.

Wednesday, April 28

• Check out the expanded selection of popular fiction, children's titles, a variety of nonfiction subjects, movies, music, and information about the Friends of the Pima County Library at the Nanini Branch Library Book Sale. Details: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; 7300 N. Shannon Road; free admission; 594-5365.

 

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Thursday, April 22

• Take a photographic journey through every state to see an area of our incredible National Park System in celebration of National Park Week. Details: 7-8 p.m.; Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail; free; 733-5153.

Thursday & Saturday, April 22 & 24

• Learn about Birding By Habitat , a workshop on the birds of Mount Lemmon with a one-hour classroom session on Thursday and field trip on Saturday. Details: 6 p.m. Thursday; Tucson Audubon, 300 E. University Blvd.; field trip 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday (meeting location to be announced); $125, $90 members; 629-0510.

Friday, April 23

• Take a docent led Rainwater Harvesting Demonstration Site Tour to learn how 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.

• Get tips on Vegetables and Herbs, Care, Planting and Harvesting: in the Ground and in Containers from the Pima County Extension Master Gardeners. Details: 1 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; free; 229-5300.

Saturday, April 24

• Take an Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum sponsored trip to the Amerind Foundation, an Indian museum in the Little Dragoon Mountains for a behind-the-scenes tour of their extensive archeological collections. Details: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; 2021 N. Kinney Road; $86, $78 members; 883-3086.

• Explore the relationship between Roosevelt and former Rough Riders in Arizona and trace the careers of prominent members of the regiment in that territory at Martin F. Feess, Ph.D.'s presentation Theodore Roosevelt's Arizona Boys. Details: 12 noon and 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

• Get a brief history of the Civilian Conservation Corps and its Impact on Saguaro National Park presented by a park ranger. Details: 3:15 p.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Road; free with $10/car park entrance fee; 733-5158.

 Sunday, April 25

• Find ways to save money by doing your own home maintenance and repairs at the Philip's Phixers Home Workshop beginning with the topic How to Fix a Broken Lamp. Details: 12:30 p.m.; St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave.; free; 299-6421, ext. 67.

Tuesday, April 27

• Learn about Special and General Relativity and Quantum Mechanics at the Pima Community College Speakers' Series Lecture The Emerging Scientific Revolution. Details: 6 p.m.; PCC District Office, Community Board Room (Bldg C), 4905 E. Broadway Blvd.; free; 206-6759.

Wednesday, April 28

• Hear primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall's personal and professional reflections on her work over the past five decades and the future at her lecture Gombe and Beyond: The Next 50 Years. Details: 12 p.m.; Pima Community College, Northwest Campus, Amphitheater, 7600 N. Shannon Road; free; 206-4500.

 

OUTDOORS

Friday, April 23

• Explore the David Yetman Trail and nearby wash for signs of wildlife that use the area as a travel corridor on an easy to moderate level hike. Details: 8–10:30 a.m.; Tucson Mountain Park, 1600 N. Camino de Oeste; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

Saturday, April 24

• Help remove invasive fountain grass on the Tucson Audubon property in Esperero Canyon at TogetherGreen Volunteer Day. Details: 7:45 a.m.-12 p.m.; free; call 971-2385 for meeting place.

• Take a 2 ½-mile easy to moderate Cactus Hike led by naturalist Meg Quinn to see the showy flowers of our local cacti and learn about their ecology and uses. Details: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.; Tucson Mountain Park; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

Wednesday, April 28

• Help eradicate buffelgrass and fountain grass in Tucson Mountain Park with the Sonoran Desert Weedwackers. Details: 7–10 a.m.; 2020 N. Kinney Road; free; call 615-7855 for meeting location.

• Take an easy walk with a Pima County naturalist to learn about the Birds and Botany of Feliz Paseos Park. Details: 8-9:30 a.m.; 1600 N. Camino de Oeste; free; 615-7855.

 

CHILDREN

Saturday, April 24

• Sing Winnie the Pooh songs, dance and play picnic games at the Pooh Bear's Picnic. Details: 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Branch Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive; free; 594-5200.

• Capture your imagination and learn about desert animals at the Dancing in the Desert Puppet Show in celebration of Dia de los Ninos, Dia de los Libros! Details: 10:30 a.m.; Himmel Park Branch Library, 1035 N. Treat Street; free; 791-4010.

• Watch a butterfly's transformation in a bilingual presentation of a folktale at the La Mariposa Puppet Show in celebration of Dia de los Ninos, Dia de los Libros! Details: 11 a.m.; Martha Cooper Branch Library, 1377 N. Catalina Ave.; free; 791-4010.

 

VISUAL ARTS

Thursday to Tuesday, April 22-June 8

• Recognize the creative talents of high school students from Cochise, Santa Cruz and Pima counties at the Congressional Student Art Exhibit. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park Gallery, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; included with admission $7 adults, $5 seniors/active military, $3 children; 742-6455.

Through Friday, April 30

• View the Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition at the Pima Community College Center for the Arts Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday; 2202 W. Anklam Road, free; 206-6942.

Saturdays & Sundays, through May 2

• View local residents' artwork at the Overton Art Group of Pima County Parks and Recreation Show and Sale. Details: 2-4 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays; Northwest Community Friends Church, 5950 N. La Canada Drive; free.

 

HEALTH

Saturday, April 24

• Receive a Stroke Check screening including carotid doppler, blood glucose, EKG and more. Fasting is recommended. Details: 8 a.m.-12 p.m.; Tucson Medical Center, Marshall Conference Center; free; 324-1960.

Tuesday, April 27

• Join a respiratory therapist and educator for information about diagnosis and treatment for COPD and receive a pulmonary function screening after the talk. Details: 1-3 p.m.; TMC Senior Services El Dorado Health Campus, 1400 N. Wilmot Road; free; 324-1960.

 

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