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Posted: Wednesday, November 5, 2008 12:00 am | Updated: 8:04 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

A listing of upcoming arts, entertainment and cultural events in the area.

MOVIES

CENTURY THEATRES

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Appaloosa (R)

Beverly Hills Chihuahua (PG)

Changeling (R)

Eagle Eye (PG-13)

High School Musical 3: Senior Year (G)

Max Payne (PG-13)

Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (PG-13)

Pride and Glory (R)

RocknRolla (R)

Saw V (R)

The Duchess (PG-13)

The Haunting of Molly Hartley (PG-13)

W. (PG-13)

Zack and Miri Make a Porno (R)

Foothills

7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., 742-6174

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (PG)

Role Models (R)

Soul Men (R)

The Haunting of Molly Hartley (PG-13)

Zack and Miri Make a Porno (R)

Changeling (R)

High School Musical 3: Senior Year (G)

Pride and Glory (R)

Saw V (R)

Max Payne (PG-13)

The Secret Life of Bees (PG-13)

W. (PG-13)

Body of Lies (R)

RocknRolla (R)

Beverly Hills Chihuahua (PG)

Eagle Eye (PG-13)

Appaloosa (R)

The Duchess (PG-13)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

The Express (PG)

Igor (PG)

The Women (PG-13)

Bangkok Dangerous (R)

Traitor (PG-13)

The House Bunny (PG-13)

Tropic Thunder (R)

Pineapple Express (R)

Step Brothers (R)

Mamma Mia! (PG-13)

Journey to the Center of the Earth (PG)

WALL-E (G)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

The Haunting of Molly Hartley (PG-13)

Zack and Miri Make a Porno (R)

Changeling (R)

High School Musical 3: Senior Year (G)

Pride and Glory (R)

Saw V (R)

Max Payne (PG-13)

W. (PG-13)

Beverly Hills Chihuahua (PG)

Eagle Eye (PG-13)

Appaloosa (R)

THEATER

THURSDAY TO SUNDAY, NOV. 6-9

• See Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical “Carousel,” which Time magazine put in its Best of the Century list in 1999. Details: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6-8, 2 p.m. Nov. 9; Leo Rich Theater, 260 S. Church Ave.; $23; 615-1130.

THROUGH NOV. 8

• Arizona Theatre Company presents Tony-nominated actor Nancy Dussault as Ann Landers in “The Lady with All the Answers.” Details: call for times; Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave.; $26-$50; 622-2823.

MONDAY, NOV. 10

• Say hello to opera as the Opera Guild of Southern Arizona previews the University of Arizona Opera Theater’s upcoming production of Jaxques Offenbach’s ”La Perichole” with discussions and singing. Details: 10 a.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive, free; 229-5300.

TUESDAY TO THURSDAY, NOV. 11-13

• Hearken back to the gold days of radio with a live radio play, ”It’s a Wonderful Life,” which is based on the classic film of the 1940s and tells the beloved story of George Bailey, the unsung hero of Bedford Falls, whose countless small deeds matter in the lives of his friends and neighbors. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center in SaddleBrooke, 39900 Clubhouse Drive; $16; 818-1000.

THROUGH NOV. 16

• Beowulf Alley Theatre presents “Noche de los Muertos” (in English) directed by Sheldon Metz. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and 1:30 p.m. Sundays; Beowulf Alley Theatre, 11 S. Sixth Ave.; 882-0555 or www.beowulfalley.org.

MUSIC

THURSDAY, NOV. 6

• Hear more than 100 performers representing a wide range of faiths and cultures at Interfaith Community Service’s “Music for the Soul” concert. Details: 7 p.m.; Fox Tucson Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $20-$50; 297-2738.

• Guitarist Gabriel Francisco will perform modern Spanish works. Details: 7-9 p.m.; Westward Look Resort’s Gold Room, 245 E. Ina Road; free; 297-1151.

FRIDAY, NOV. 7

• The Tucson Symphony Orchestra joins tenor Robert Swenson, baritone Kelly Anderson and the orchestra’s chorus for a concert titled “Beethoven and Asia.” Details: 8 p.m.; Canyon Del Oro High School, 25 W. Calle Concordia; $33; 797-3959.

SATURDAY, NOV. 8

• Tucson Boys Chorus, in its 69th year of world touring, offers a show. Details: 5:30 p.m.; University of Arizona Student Union Grand Ballroom, 1303 E. University Blvd.; $150; 546-9707.

• Rex Allen Jr., a living legacy of country and Western music, and the star of “Yesteryear” and “The Statler Brothers Show,” performs at the DesertView Performing Arts Center in Saddlebrooke. Details: 7:30 p.m.; 39900 Clubhouse Drive; $26, $30 at the door; 818-1000.

SUNDAY NOV. 9

• Hear the Tucson Symphony Orchestra perform. Details: 2 p.m.; Catalina Foothills High School, 4300 E. Sunrise Drive; $60; 322-9544.

• Hear a recital by students at the Music and Dance Academy of Tucson featuring strings, guitar, wind instruments, piano and drums. Details: 2-5 p.m.; Oro Valley Music and Dance Academy, 7954 N. Oracle Road; free with a contribution to the academy’s Community Food Bank food drive; 219-9950.

• Diabolus in Musica, a group of eight men who have a passion for medieval music, will perform. Details: 3 p.m.; St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Blvd.; $20 general admission, $17 for seniors, $5 for students; 297-3448.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 12

• K.D. Lang, who sings everything from Nashville tearjerkers to Tin Pan Alley torch songs, will perform. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $66, $46, $26; 621-3341 or www.uapresents.org.

FRIDAY, NOV. 14

• Hear music of the Western frontier during a concert by the Old Arizona Brass Band. Details: 7 p.m.; Canyon Del Oro Baptist Church, 9200 N. Oracle Road; $10; 797-3959.

SPECIAL EVENTS

THURSDAY TO SATURDAY, NOV. 6-DEC. 20

• Buy unique and affordable art, perfect for holiday gift giving, at the Holiday Bazaar. Details: 1-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; WomanKraft Art Gallery, 388 S. Stone Ave.; free; 629-9976 or www.womankraft.org.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY, NOV. 7-9

• Visit the Southwest Flair A-Fair Fine Art and Craft Fair, which benefits Big Brothers and Big Sisters, features more than 150 of the region’s finest artisans and offers free gift wrapping and off-site parking with shuttle service. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Plaza Palomino, 2990 N. Swan Road; free; 624-2447.

SATURDAY, NOV.8

• Listen to live music while feasting at a mesquite pancake breakfast. Details: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; Dunbar-Spring Community Garden, northwest corner of University Boulevard and 11th Avenue; $1 a pancake; www.desertharvesters.org.

• Shop for local fruits, vegetables, meat and craft items at the Oro Valley Farmers Market. Details: 8 a.m.-noon; Oro Valley Town Hall, 11000 N. La Cañada Drive; free; 918-9811.

• Visit the booths of 50 vendors and donate to a food drive for Marana Food Bank during Heritage Highlands Golf and Country Club’s arts and crafts fair. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; 4949 W. Heritage Club Blvd.; free; 579-9574.

• Enjoy visiting with Trader Steve Pickle from the oldest continuously operated trading post on the Navajo Nation during the Hubbell Trading Post Navajo Rug Show and Sale. Details: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. with talks at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive; free; 622-6014.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, NOV. 8-9

• Tour the studios of area artists during the Catalina Artists Studio Tour. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; artist studios in and around Catalina; free; 825-8964.

SUNDAY, NOV. 9

• Honor the dead and celebrate the living in the 19th annual commercial-free All Souls Procession parade that ends with the burning of a large urn filled with written hopes, offerings and wishes for those who have died. Details: 6 p.m.; starts at the corner of Fourth Avenue and University Boulevard; free; www.allsoulsprocession.org.

• Show off your culinary skills in the amateur citywide Jewish Cook-off and Food Festival with live entertainment and activities for kids. Details: cook-off contest is 8 a.m.-noon, festival with entertainment is noon-5 p.m.; Brandi Fenton Memorial Park, 3482 E. River Road; $2 adults, $1 for those 12-18, free for those 11 and younger; $5 cook-off entry fee; 512-8500.

TUESDAY, NOV. 11

Omni Tucson National Golf Resort holds its Western Barbeque on Veterans Day with a raffle and silent auction. Details: 6 p.m.; Omni Tucson National Golf Resort, 2727 W. Club Drive; $30; 297-2738, ext. 209, or www.icstcson.org.

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

THURSDAY, NOV. 6

• Get some tips during a talk titled “Reducing Stress During the Holiday Season,” part of Northwest Medical Center’s Commit to be Fit series. Details: 7 p.m.; 1551 E. Tangerine Road, Classroom A; free; (866) 694-9355.

• Take a journey to Mars to unlock the planet’s most hidden secrets in a new planetarium show that runs through Nov. 9. Details: 6:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; Flandrau Science Center, 1601 E. University Blvd.; $5; 621-7827.

FRIDAY, NOV. 7

• The Pima County Master Gardeners present yard and garden activities at the Oro Valley Public Library. Details: 1 p.m.; 1305 W. Naranja Drive; free; 626-5161.

SATURDAY, NOV. 8

• Hear lecturer John Adams give a talk titled “If God is All, Where is He at This Moment?” Details: 10-11 a.m.; Third Church of Christ Scientist, 7355 Paseo del Norte; free; 325-5333.

• Grab a towel and headband and re-create ancient skin care recipes using wild-crafted and locally grown plants while learning herbal rituals for facial rejuvenation during a botanicals class. Details: 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Garden, 2150 North Alvernon Way; $55, $40 for members; 326-9686.

• Learn the benefits — and costs — of credit cards, as well as how to build a good history, follow your credit report and score, and avoid fraud during a credit workshop at the Hughes Federal Credit Union. Details: 10 a.m.; 971 W. Wetmore Road; free; 794-8341.

• Learn how to make a cedar bark medicine basket necklace during a craft workshop that includes all materials. Details: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; $85 for general admission, $70 for members; 742-6455.

SATURDAYS, NOV. 8 AND 15

• Bring your sketchpad and pencils for a drawing session with a live figure model. Details: 1-4 p.m.; Tangerine Gallery, 2522 E. Fort Lowell Road; free; 326-5028.

MONDAY, NOV. 10

• Sabino Canyon volunteer naturalists will demonstrate with actual specimens the unique interrelationships between predator and prey in Sabino Canyon during a nature talk. Details: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Sabino Canyon Visitor Center, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road; $5 parking fee; 749-8700.

THURSDAY, NOV. 13

• Learn how to boost productivity, stop being too busy and take back your life during a workshop titled “Time Thieves,” offered as part of the PHASE/Y Works Employment Training and Development Program for Women. Details: 3 p.m.; YWCA Frances McClelland Leadership Center, 525 N. Bonita Ave.; $20; 884-7810.

• Hear historian Rick Collins give a history talk about the details of a Spanish soldier’s life at the Tucson Presidio. Details: 6:30 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; free; 229-5300.

SATURDAY, NOV. 15

• Take a cooking class from Tucson’s esteemed Chef Janos, and learn how to make some of his favorite Thanksgiving dishes, including roast turkey adobado with blue cornbread and mushroom stuffing, maple syrup and smoked poblano gravy. Details: 1 p.m.; Janos Restaurant, 3770 E. Sunrise Drive; $50; 615-6100.

BOOKS

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, NOV. 8-9

• Peruse a diverse selection of books including fiction, history, cooking, travel, philosophy, children’s literature, art, science and more at a used book sale benefiting St. Philip’s In the Hills Episcopal Church’s library. Details: 8:30 a.m.-noon Nov. 8 and 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 9; 4440 N. Campbell Ave.; free admission; 299-6421.

TUESDAY, NOV. 11

• Discuss the book “Catering to Nobody” by Diane Mott Davidson with the Desert Noir Book Discussion group. Details: 7 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; free; 229-5300.

THURSDAY, NOV. 13

• Discuss the book “Luncheon of the Boating Party” by Susan Vreeland with the Contemporary Fiction Book Discussion group. Details: 10 a.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; free; 229-5300.

OUTDOORS

SUNDAY, NOV. 9

• Volunteer for a giant reed removal project designed to rid the canyon’s creek of the reed

Arundo donax. Details: 8 a.m.-noon; Sabino Canyon Visitor Center, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road; free; 971-2385.

VISUAL ART

THURSDAY TO FRIDAY, NOV. 6-DEC. 5

• The arroyos, hills and canyons around Tucson are the subjects for an exhibit of paintings by local artist Jim Waid. Details: 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays; Pima Community College’s West Campus, 2202 W. Anklam Road; free; 206-6942.

THROUGH NOV. 9

• The “Please Touch Again” exhibit, the third in a series of similar exhibits, breaks art museums’ sacred rules by asking visitors to touch the art and enjoy the multisensory experience. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; free with park admission; 742-6455.

THROUGH NOV. 15

• See the exhibit “The Five Loves” by artist Ruben Urrea Moreno, a musing on love and its many incarnations. Details: noon-5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; ArtCulture Partnership Gallery, 951 E. 35th St.; free; 792-3617.

THROUGH NOV. 29

• See the exhibit “Tucson, NYC and Back” with photographs and paintings by artists David Elliott, Catherine Eyde, Valerie Galloway and Patricia Katchur. Details: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays; Adobe Gallery at Triangle L Ranch, 2805 Triangle L Ranch Road; free; (520) 623-6732.

THROUGH JAN. 8

• Check out “Glenna Gilbert-Jones: A Glorious Journey,” a retrospective exhibit by the Oro Valley artist. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; Toscana Studio and Gallery, 9040 N. Oracle Road; free; 575-1445.

THROUGH JUNE 2009

• See the exhibit  “Weaving: Native Baskets and Blankets,”  which features pieces from Tohono Chul Park’s permanent collection. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; free with park admission; 742-6455.

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