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Posted: Wednesday, November 9, 2011 4:00 am | Updated: 12:52 pm, Fri Nov 11, 2011.

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Tower Heist (PG-13)

A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (R)

In Time (PG-13)

Puss in Boots (PG)

Puss in Boots 3D (PG)

The Rum Diary (R)

Paranormal Activity 3 (R)

The Three Musketeers 3D (PG-13)

Footloose (PG-13)

The Ides of March (R)

Real Steel (PG-13)

Moneyball (PG-13)

Sarah's Key (PG-13)

Foothills

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

Tower Heist (PG-13)

A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (R)

Puss in Boots IMAX (PG)

Anonymous (PG-13)

In Time (PG-13)

Puss in Boots (PG)

Puss in Boots 3D (PG)

The Rum Diary (R)

Paranormal Activity 3 (R)

The Three Musketeers (PG-13)

Footloose (PG-13)

The Ides of March (R)

Real Steel (PG-13)

Courageous (PG-13)

Moneyball (PG-13)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Apollo 18 (PG-13)

Our Idiot Brother (R)

Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (PG)

30 Minutes or Less (R)

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (PG-13)

Cowboys & Aliens (PG-13)

The Smurfs (PG)

Captain America: the First Avenger (PG-13)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (PG-13)

Cars 2 (G)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Tower Heist (PG-13)

A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (R)

In Time (PG-13)

Puss in Boots (PG)

Puss in Boots 3D (PG)

The Rum Diary (R)

Paranormal Activity 3 (R)

The Three Musketeers (PG-13)

Footloose (PG-13)

The Thing (R)

The Ides of March (R)

Real Steel (PG-13)

50/50 (R)

Dolphin Tale (PG)

Moneyball (PG-13)

 


 

THEATER

Thursday to Sunday, Nov. 10-20

• Catch a performance of the Roosters, a contemporary, southwestern American drama of family conflicts and needs. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Pima Community College Black Box Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $15; 206-6986.

Friday & Sunday, Nov. 11 & 13

• Enjoy the New World, Barber & Bernstein - Classic Series featuring conductor George Hanson and violinist Aaron Boyd. Details: 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $25-$65; 882-8585.

Saturday, Nov. 12

• Get ready for some high voltage salsa and sizzling choreography that pays homage to the great Cuban performers and dance styles with a modern twist at Kings of Salsa. Details: 8 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $20-$42; 621-3341.

Thursday to Saturday, Nov. 17-19

• Enjoy a performance of the classic comedy Room Service presented by Pusch Ridge Christian Academy's advanced performing class, the BOW Company. Details: 7 p.m.; Pima Community College Center for the Arts, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $10, $5 students; 344-4423.

Thursday to Sunday, Nov. 17-Dec. 4

• Enjoy a performance of the University of Arizona Dance Ensemble's Premium Blend featuring George Balanchine's masterwork, "Allegro Brillante" and Elizabeth George's tribute to Arizona's 100th birthday. Details: 7:30 P.M. Thursday-Saturday; 1:30 p.m. Sunday; Stevie Eller Dance Theater, 1737 E. University Blvd.; $30-$33; 621-7008.

Saturday, Nov. 19

• Enjoy the Tucson Jazz Society special event featuring Tamir Hendelman and Kathy Kosins. Details: 7:30 p.m.; JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort, 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd.; $35, $25 members, $20 active military/students; 903-1265.

• Laugh out loud with popular comedian Bill Engvall live at the Diamond Center. Details: 8 p.m.; Desert Diamond Casino, I-19 & Pima Mine Rd.; $45-$75; 800-745-3000.

Saturday to Sunday, Nov. 19-20

• Don't miss the Arizona Opera Company presentation of Faust, a tale of love and lust that brings out the devil in everyone. Details: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $20-$120; 293-4336.

Through Sunday, Nov. 20

• Catch a performance of the hilarious and touching comedy Circle Mirror Transformation about a community center drama class. Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 3 p.m. Sunday; Invisible Theatre, 1400 N. First Ave.; $25; 882-9721.

• Catch a performance of As I Lay Dying from one of America's most celebrated writers, William Faulkner, told from several characters' points of view, revealing their secret motivations and complex relationships. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; The Rogue Theatre, 300 E. University Blvd., Suite 150; $30; 551-2053.

 


 

MUSIC

Thursday, Nov. 10

• Explore music traditions of the Salish, Dine', and Zuni people with world flutist and cultural storyteller Gary Stroutsos as he performs Native American Flute Music. Details: 10 a.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; $15, $12 members; 622-6014.

Friday, Nov. 11

• Celebrate Veterans Day with Arizona Symphonic Winds under the direction of Laszlo Veres featuring a concert in the format of the famous American band leader and composer John Phillip Sousa. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $23, $20 in advance; 818-1000.

Saturday, Nov. 12

• Listen to Grammy and Academy of Country Music award-winner Tim McGraw in concert. Details: 8 p.m.; Casino del Sol AVA Amphitheater, 5655 W. Valencia Rd.; $50-$150; 800-344-9435.

Saturday, Nov. 12

• Enjoy a live performance of original and popular music featuring soloists, full cast production numbers, fast-moving choreography and colorful costumes at Up with People: A Song for the World. Details: 7-9 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $10; www.upwithpeople.org/tucson.

• Listen to Ronstadt Generations with Sparky & Rhonda Rucker as southwest tradition meets deep blues presented by Rhythm & Roots. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Plaza Palomino, Swan & Ft. Lowell Rds.; $18, $15 in advance, $10 students; 800-594-8499.

Sunday, Nov. 13

• Enjoy the music of The Arizona Choir presented by Vista Fine Arts directed by UA's Director of Choral Activities Dr. Bruce Chamberlain. Details: 2:30 p.m.; Vista de la Montana United Methodist Church, 3001 E. Miravista Lane; free will offering; 825-1985.

Thursday, Nov. 17

• Bring the early days of Rock and Roll to life with Mr. Boogie Woogie, Steve Grams, Danny Krieger, and Robert Shaw at the Lonely Street Series - Good Rockin' Live. Details: 4 & 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $30, $25 in advance; 818-1000.

Sunday, Nov. 20

• Listen to a special concert by the Tucson Jazz Institute. Details: 4 & 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $23, $21 in advance; 818-1000.

Saturday to Sunday, Nov. 19-20

• Enjoy the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra featuring the compositions of Gershwin, He Zhanhao, Respighi, and Stravinsky. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 S. Clubhouse Dr.; $23, $21 in advance; 825-2818; or 3 p.m. Sunday, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 7575 N. Paseo del Norte; $20, under 17 free; 308-6226.

 


 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Friday, Nov. 11

• Browse the arts and crafts of Guatemala with fabric, clothing, purse, table runners, and more at the Guatemalan Trunk Show. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; free admission to sale; 742-6455.

• Bring a canned food donation for the food bank and peruse original handiwork including photos, fine art, jewelry, glass, watercolor paintings at the Omni Tucson National Resort Member Artisan Exhibit and Sale. Details: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; 2727 W. Club Dr.; free admission; pbrossack@omnihotels.com.

• Enjoy golf, a raffle, silent auction, and a Mexican buffet at the Interfaith Community Services We Care Golf Classic fundraiser. Details: noon-6 p.m.; Omni Tucson National Resort, 2727 W. Club Dr.; $150; 297-2738 ext. 209.

Friday-Saturday, Nov. 11-12

• Bring your holiday shopping list to the Sunflower Craft Club Fine Arts & Crafts Festival to benefit Marana Roadrunner Elementary School and Susan G. Komen Southwest Region. Details: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sunflower Community Center, 9401 N. Sunflower Park Dr.; free admission.

Saturday, Nov. 12

• Find bargains galore at the Tucson Arthritis Support League Annual Rummage Sale with clothes, toys, books, and appliances. Details: 7 a.m.-2 p.m.; Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation Conference Center, 3182 N. Swan Rd.; free admission, purchases by cash or check only; 529-0782.

• Come to shop and stay for lunch at the Catalina Mountain Elks Rummage and Bake Sale to benefit local charities. Details: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.; Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815, 16045 N. Oracle Rd.; free admission; 825-7566.

• Learn about the art of selecting a piece of quality Native American turquoise jewelry and view a selection from nearly all of the American turquoise mines at the Turquoise Jewelry Show and Sale presented by Silver Sun Jewelry of Santa Fe. 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 the Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus Musicale Regale featuring the theme "Music of the Night," the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber along with a silent and live auction. Details: 5:30 p.m.; University of Arizona Student Union Grand Ballroom; $150; 296-6277.

Saturday to Sunday, Nov. 12-13

• Shop for that special one-of-a-kind gift at Chris Bubany's 17th Annual Holiday Marketplace featuring many new designs of hand-painted tableware and other creations. Details: 9 a.m-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday; Harlow Gardens, 5620 E. Pima St.; free admission; 885-2960.

• Browse the works of local artists, enjoy live performing arts entertainment and children's activities at the 5th Annual La Encantada Performing and Fine Art Festival presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; 2905 E. Skyline Dr.; free; 797-3959.

Sunday, Nov. 13

• Help support individuals with cancer and their families at the 8th Annual Take a Hike for Bag It! Details: 7 a.m.-noon; Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, 7000 N. Resort Dr.; $80; 575-9602.

Friday, Nov. 18

• Don't miss the charity benefit inspired by the Swing Era of music Classics, Cocktails & Couture presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance to support Arts Education in local schools and area charities. Details: 5:30-9 p.m.; Tucson Mall, South End Outdoor Plaza; $35; 797-3959.

 


 

FARMERS MARKETS

• Catalina Farmers Market, Fri. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 77north Artworks and Marketplace, 16733 N. Oracle Road, http://77northmarketplace.com.

• Marana Farmers Market, Tues. 3-6 p.m., Marana Health Center, 13395 N. Marana Main St., 622-0525, ext. 242.

• Oro Valley Farmers Market, Sat. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Oro Valley Town Hall, 11000 N. La Cañada Dr., 882-2157.

• Farmers Market at St. Philip's Plaza, Sat. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 4380 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, 603-8116.

• Tucson Farmers Market at St. Phillip's Plaza, Sun. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 4380 N. Campbell Ave., 882-2157.

 


 

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Saturday, Nov. 12

• See how you can use abundant desert foods to add a few new touches to your holiday table this year at author Carolyn Niethammer's class Cooking the Wild Southwest. Details: 9 a.m.-noon; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; $35, $25 members; 742-6455.

• Learn about Climate Change in the Southwest and Global Warming from Pima Community College geology instructor Don Gest with an open discussion following the talk. Details: 1-2 p.m.; Brandi Fenton Park Visitor Center, 3482 E. River Rd.; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

• Learn how to prepare a tea to improve nutrition and digestion, make an herbal salve for skin conditions, and create a liniment for the joints at clinical herbalist Pam Hyde-Nakia's hands-on workshop Plants as Medicines. Details: 1-5 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; $65, $55 members; 742-6455.

Wednesday, Nov. 16

• Take a tour of the state with author and historian Jim Turner at his presentation Arizona Celebration: A Pictorial History. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

 


 

OUTDOORS

Saturday, Nov. 12

• Take a guided Honey Bee Canyon Park Birding Walk with expert Marjorie Flory to spot Gambel's quail, verdins, gnatcatchers and other birds of the southwest desert. Details: 8-10 a.m.; Honey Bee Canyon Park, 13880 N. Rancho Vistoso Blvd.; free; 615-7855.

Wednesday, Nov. 16

• Go Birding at Sweetwater Wetlands with experts Farrish and Mark Sharon to see a variety of wintering sparrows, hawks, falcons, and migrating warblers. Details: 8-9:30 a.m.; Sweetwater Wetlands, 2667 W. Sweetwater Dr.; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

 


 

CHILDREN

Friday, Nov. 11

• Kids ages 8-14 can improve their skills at the Veteran's Day Baseball & Softball Clinics. Details: various sessions and times; Centerfield Baseball & Softball Academy, 1861 W. Grant Rd., #107; $30; 440-4487.

• Experience One Night with games, food, worship, and a relevant message revolving around the power of one for 4th-6th graders. Details: 7-8 p.m.; Faith Community Church, 2551 W. Orange Grove Rd.; $5; 575-0094, ext. 111.

 


 

VISUAL ARTS

Thursday, Nov. 10

• View a live demonstration of the artform called Oil Rub Out technique used by Michelangelo in the 16th century, presented by Master Artist Lou Maestas during Artwalk Night. Details: 5-7 p.m.; Steinway Piano Gallery and Fine Art, 3001 E. Skyline Dr.; free; 325-9797.

Thursday to Sunday, Nov. 10-Jan. 22

• View the exhibit Wordplay which explores the dynamics of letterforms and the power of words as they weave in and out of artworks. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; $7 adults, $5 seniors/active military, $3 children; 742-6455. Free Reception with the Artists on Thursday, Nov. 10; 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 16

• Meet the artists and view black and white landscape images from Tucson mountain ranges and equine and western themes in oil, watercolor, and colored pencils at the Artist Reception for John and Sarah Kennedy. Details: 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free; 622-6014.

Through Monday, Jan. 2

• See how local children express their understandings of watersheds and share their view of the natural world in this exhibition of award winning poetry and mixed media art at the River of Words Youth Poetry and Art Traveling Exhibit. 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 Dr.; free; 615-7855.

 


 

HEALTH

Thursday, Nov. 10

• Learn about a new treatment for severe heartburn or GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) from Sarah J. Lee, M.D. Details: 6 p.m.; Oro Valley Hospital, 1551 E. Tangerine Rd., Classrooms A & B; free; 694-9355.

Saturday, Nov. 12

• Take the first step toward bettering your health at the Arizona State Museum's A Healthy Celebration with fun, family-friendly activities, music, dance, cooking demonstrations, storytelling, and more. Details: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; 1013 E. University Blvd.; free; 626-8381.

Wednesday, Nov. 16

• Learn how body differences can affect weight loss at Dr. Peter Hanna's presentation Why Can't I Lose Weight? as part of the Living Well lecture series. Details: 3:30 p.m.; Oro Valley Hospital, 1551 E. Tangerine Rd., Classrooms A & B; free; 694-9355.

 

 

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