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Posted: Wednesday, March 9, 2011 6:00 am

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Carmen 3D (NR)

The Adjustment Bureau (PG-13)

Beastly (PG-13)

Rango (PG)

Take Me Home Tonight (R)

Hall Pass (R)

Justin Bieber: Never Say Never: The Director's Fan Cut 3D (G)

I Am Number Four (PG-13)

Unknown (PG-13)

Gnomeo and Juliet 3D (G)

Just Go With It (PG-13)

Justin Bieber: Never Say Never 3D (G)

The King's Speech (R)

Foothills

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

Carmen 3D (NR)

The Adjustment Bureau (PG-13)

Beastly (PG-13)

Rango (PG)

Take Me Home Tonight (R)

Drive Angry 3D (R)

Hall Pass (R)

Justin Bieber: Never Say Never: The Director's Fan Cut 3D (G)

I Am Number Four IMAX (PG-13)

I Am Number Four (PG-13)

Unknown (PG-13)

Gnomeo and Juliet (G)

Just Go With It (PG-13)

True Grit (PG-13)

The King's Speech (R)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Season of the Witch (PG-13)

Gulliver's Travels (2010) (PG)

Little Fockers (PG-13)

Tron: Legacy (PG)

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

Burlesque (PG-13)

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

The Next Three Days (PG-13)

Unstoppable (PG-13)

Due Date (R)

Megamind (PG)

The Social Network (PG-13)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

The Adjustment Bureau (PG-13)

Beastly (PG-13)

Rango (PG)

Take Me Home Tonight (R)

Drive Angry 3D (R)

Hall Pass (R)

I Am Number Four (PG-13)

Unknown (PG-13)

Gnomeo and Juliet (G)

Just Go With It (PG-13)

Justin Bieber: Never Say Never 3D (G)

 


 

THEATER

Thursday to Friday, March 10-11

• Catch a performance of the Pat Cook murder mystery Ax of Murder presented Ironwood Ridge High School drama students. Details: 6 p.m.; Ironwood Ridge Blackbox Theatre, 2475 W. Naranja Dr.; $7, $6 seniors, $5 students; 407-4244.

Sunday, March 13

• Enjoy an evening of Irish and Irish American songs, comedy, and dance at the Bernie & Red Irish Show. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $22, $20 in advance; 818-1000.

Wednesday, March 16

• Laugh out loud with comedienne Joan Rivers. Details: 7 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $21-$62; 621-3341.

Wednesday to Friday, March 16-18

• See a performance of the classic tale of matchmaking, adventure and New York style wrapped into a bundle of song and dance fit for the entire family at Hello, Dolly! Details: 7 p.m.; Marana High School, 12000 W. Emigh Rd.; $7; joracemme@gmail.com.

 


 

MUSIC

Thursday, March 10

• Help raise funds for the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona's Fund for Civility, Respect and Understanding at a concert featuring Jackson Browne and Alice Cooper. Details: 6 p.m.; Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.; $27-$250; 800-745-3000.

• Listen to the jazz vocals of Heather O'Day presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 6 p.m.; Park Place Mall, 5870 E. Broadway Blvd.; free; 797-3959.

• Enjoy Pima Community College Music: Chorale & College Singers performing selections by great composers under the direction of Benjamin Sorenson. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Proscenium Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $6; 206-6986.

Friday & Sunday, March 11 & 13

• Listen to the Tucson Symphony Orchestra performing its Classic Series with Scheherazade featuring conductor George Hanson. Details: 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $23-$60; 882-8585.

Saturday, March 12

• Enjoy the musical tribute Las Vegas Legends featuring Brian Brenner as Wayne Newton, Rich Butler as Engelbert Humperdinck, Lou Nelson as Tom Jones and Brigitte Valdez as Celine Dion. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $25, $23 in advance; 818-1000.

Saturday & Sunday, March 12 & 13

• Enjoy the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra performing a concert to commemorate the 300th anniversary of Padre Kino's death. Details: 7 p.m. Saturday; St. Augustine Cathedral, 192 S. Stone Ave.; 3 p.m. Sunday; Catalina Foothills High School Auditorium, 4300 E. Sunrise Dr.; $20, under 17 free.

Sunday, March 13

• Listen to the doo-wop and pop band Desert Cadillacs presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 1 p.m.; San Lucas Community Park, 14040 N. Adonis Rd.; free; 797-3959.

Tuesday, March 15

• Listen to pearl flute artist Sherry Finzer featuring classical to jazz and pop music presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 6 p.m.; Foothills Mall, Ina Rd. & La Cholla Blvd.; free; 797-3959.

Wednesday, March 16

• Don't miss Robert Shaw performing Classic Country & Honky Tonk. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $24, $22 in advance; 818-1000.

 


 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Friday to Sunday, March 11-13

• Browse handcrafted pottery, Zapotec rugs, and Oaxacan animal carvings at the trunk show and sale, Mexican Folk Arts: Mata Ortiz, Oaxaca, Zapotec. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; free admission; 742-6455.

Saturday, March 12

• Get ready for a day of all-American fun as the Oro Valley Classic Car, BBQ and Blues Show Family Festival kicks into gear with more than 20 classes of antique, classic and muscle cars and trucks, DJs, food, and kids' activities. Details: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Oro Valley Marketplace, Oracle and Tangerine Rds.; $5, under 10 free; 797-3959.

• Enjoy a Fashion Show, Tea, Boutique, Raffle and Educational Demonstrations presented by the Tucson Handweavers and Spinners Guild. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Holiday Inn, 4550 S. Palo Verde Blvd.; Fashion Show & Tea $35, other activities free; www.thsg.org.

• Everybody is Irish at the 24th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival. Details: 4 p.m. festival; Armory Park, 220 S. 5th Ave.; free; 5:30 p.m. parade from 14th & Stone Ave. to Armory Park.

Saturday to Sunday, March 12-13

• View a historical re-enactment of Arizona's only Civil War battle, the Battle of Picacho Pass on April 15, 1862, featuring costumed soldiers staging battles at the actual site presented by the Arizona State Parks. Details: 15520 Picacho Peak Rd., Picacho; 520-466-3183.

• Browse artwork and enjoy live entertainment and a food court at the Catalina Spring Fine Art Festival presented by the Catalina Community Arts Council. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; 77 North Marketplace, 16733 N. Oracle Rd.; free admission.

Wednesday to Sunday, March 16-20

• Bring the whole family to the Pinal County Fair featuring live entertainment, nightly concerts, exhibits, shopping, fair food, carnival games and rides, livestock shows, 4-H exhibits and more. Details: 4-9 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Sunday; Pinal County Fairgrounds 512 S. Eleven Mile Corner Rd., Casa Grande; $8, $4 ages 6-12; under 5 free; www.pinalcountyfair.com.

 


 

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Thursday, March 10

• Take a spring walk through Tohono Chul Park with herbalist Pam Hyde-Nakai as she identifies native medicinal plants and illustrates how to use them for healing at her class Medicinal Plants. Details: 9 a.m.-noon; 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; $25, $15 members; 742-6455.

• Find out about ways you can make a difference in the lives of seniors and disabled individuals by driving them for medical appointments or errands, visiting and helping with shopping or minor home repairs at the Interfaith Community Services Volunteer Orientation. Details: 10 a.m.-noon; Interfaith Community Services, 2820 W. Ina Rd.; free; 297-2738, ext. 217.

• 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, What's A Fair Start & What Do We Deserve? Details: 6-8 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

Friday, March 11

• Get started with planning a home orchard of citrus, figs, pecans, pomegranates, apples, apricots, peaches and more at ethnobotanist Nate O'Meara's class Fruit Trees for Tucson. Details: 9 a.m.-noon; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $32, $25 members; 326-9686.

• Learn about Composting, Mulching, Fertilizing to Benefit Your Garden from the Master Gardeners. Details: 1 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

Saturday, March 12

• Find furniture, collectibles, electronics, tools, sport/exercise equipment, jewelry, clothing, housewares, children's items, crafts, books and appliances at incredible prices at Casas Church's Huge Resale: Unique Repeat. Details: 6:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; 10801 N. La Cholla Blvd.; www.casaschurch.org.

• Learn the basic principles of xeriscaping, including water-conserving design, low-water use plants, water harvesting techniques, appropriate irrigation methods, and use of mulches followed by a walking tour of the Xeriscape Garden at the class Xeriscape Doesn't Mean Zeroscape. Details: 9:30 a.m.-noon; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $14 (includes admission); $7 members; 326-9686.

• Learn about tropical ecosystems' response to drought presented by UA graduate student Joost van Haren at the Spring Lecture Series. Details: noon-1 p.m.; Biosphere 2, 32540 S. Biosphere Rd., Oracle; free with museum admission $20, $13 children; 520-838-6137.

• See Wounded Heroes Playing the Legends of Baseball for Charity at a Hope4Heroes event where disabled veterans play baseball right along side the legends of the game. Details: Veterans Memorial Stadium, 2500 E. Ajo Way; www.woundedheroesbaseball.com.

Sunday, March 13

• Take a self-guided Sam Hughes Historical Neighborhood Tour featuring a variety of home styles, gardens, artist studios, and new neighborhood businesses to raise funds for neighborhood projects and a local charity. Details: noon-5 p.m.; tour begins at Rincon Market, 2513 E. 6th St.; $15; 323-7891.

Monday, March 14

• Learn about local flora and fauna on a guided nature walk, Sabino Secrets Revealed. Details: 2-4 p.m.; Sabino Canyon Recreation Area, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd.; included with $5 park entrance fee; 749-8700.

Tuesday, March 15

• Learn about Climate Change, the earth's past climate and how it is used in predictions for the future. Details: 9:45 a.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.; free with $10 vehicle park entrance fee; 733-5158.

• Learn about Burrowing Owls, their unique habitat and efforts to protect and promote this owl species native to Southern Arizona. Details: 6:30 p.m.; Marana Heritage Park, 12375 N. Heritage Park Dr.; $2; 382-1950.

Wednesday, March 16

• Let comedian and storyteller Ron Lancaster tickle you with a plethora of stories of his boyhood mishaps and sagas at his Storytelling presentation. Details: noon; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

 


 

OUTDOORS

Friday, March 11

• Take a Twilight Nature Walk through Feliz Paseos Park and experience the quiet of the desert at dusk. Details: 5:30-6:30 p.m.; 1600 N. Camino de Oeste; free; 615-7855.

Saturday, March 12

• Take a guided Honeybee Canyon Park Birding Walk with expert Marjorie Flory 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.

Monday, March 14

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

Wednesday, March 16

• See a variety of wintering sparrows, hawks, falcons, migrating warblers, and other species on a Bird Walk at Sweetwater Wetlands led by experts Farrish and Mark Sharon. Details: 8-9:30 a.m.; Sweetwater Wetlands, 2667 W. Sweetwater Dr.; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

 


 

CHILDREN

Saturday, March 12

• Learn about pottery making, traditional Native American games, view demonstrations, and participate in hands-on activities at the Vista del Rio Archaeology Celebration especially for families with children ages 6 to 12. Details: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Vista del Rio Cultural Resource Park, 7575 E. Desert Arbors St.; free; 798-1201.

• Kids can learn about the history, math, and science behind aircrafts with a project they can take home with them at Family Aerospace Adventures for ages 5 and older. Details: 1-2 p.m.; Pima Air & Space Museum, 6000 E. Valencia Rd.; included with museum admission; 618-4819.

 


 

VISUAL ARTS

Friday, March 11

• Attend an Artist Reception featuring awards selected by internationally renowned water media artist and teacher David Diamond at the Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild exhibit Anything Goes. . Details: 5-7 p.m.; SAWG Gallery, River Center Plaza, Suite 131, 5605 E. River Rd.; free; 531-5544. Exhibit runs through Thursday, April 28.

 

 

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