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Posted: Wednesday, November 17, 2010 12:00 am | Updated: 8:14 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Skyline (PG-13)

Unstoppable (PG-13)

Morning Glory (PG-13)

Due Date (R)

For Colored Girls (R)

Megamind (PG)

Megamind 3D (PG)

Hereafter (2010) (PG-13)

Red (PG-13)

Secretariat (PG)

Foothills

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

Skyline (PG-13)

Unstoppable (PG-13)

Morning Glory (PG-13)

Megamind: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG)

Due Date (R)

For Colored Girls (R)

Megamind (PG)

Megamind 3D (PG)

Saw 3D: The Final Chapter (R)

Paranormal Activity 2 (R)

Conviction (R)

Hereafter (2010) (PG-13)

Jackass 3D (R)

Red (PG-13)

Secretariat (PG)

The Social Network (PG-13)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

My Soul to Take (R)

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Re-release (PG-13)

The American (R)

The Last Exorcism (PG-13)

Takers (PG-13)

Nanny McPhee Returns (PG)

Eat Pray Love (PG-13)

The Expendables (R)

The Other Guys (PG-13)

Step Up 3 (PG-13)

Dinner for Schmucks (PG-13)

Salt (PG-13)

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (PG)

Toy Story 3 (G)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Skyline (PG-13)

Unstoppable (PG-13)

Morning Glory (PG-13)

Due Date (R)

For Colored Girls (R)

Megamind (PG)

Megamind 3D (PG)

Paranormal Activity 2 (R)

Hereafter (2010) (PG-13)

Red (PG-13)

THEATER

Friday to Saturday, Nov. 19-20

• Enjoy Pima Community College Music: Opera/Musical Theatre Scenes featuring “Manon,” “L’Elisir d’Amore,” “Macbeth,” “Fiddler on the Roof,” “Company,” and “Thoroughly Modern Millie” under the musical direction of Dean Schoff and stage direction of Anna Schoff. Details: 7 p.m. Friday, 2 & 7 p.m. Saturday; Proscenium Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $6; 206-6986.

Friday to Sunday, Nov. 19-21

• See a performance of Crimes of the Heart presented by Pusch Ridge Christian Academy’s Advanced Drama Class. Details: 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Berger Performing Arts Center, 1200 W. Speedway Blvd.; $10; 797-0107.

Friday to Sunday, Nov. 19-Jan. 2

• Catch a performance of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol starring James Gooden. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; Comedy Playhouse, 3620 N. First Ave.; $18; 260-6442.

Saturday, Nov. 20

• Enjoy a performance of the Paul Taylor Dance Company. Details: 8 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $15-59; 621-3341.

Through Sunday, Nov. 21

• Enjoy a performance of the uplifting comedy Mixed Nuts. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; St. Francis Theater, 4625 E. River Rd.; $12-20; 647-4921 or www.brownpapertickets.com .

Tuesday to Sunday, Nov. 23-28

• Bring the whole family to the Disney classic Beauty and the Beast presented by Broadway In Tucson. Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, 2 & 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1 & 6:30 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $30-66; 800-745-3000.

Wednesday to Sunday, Nov. 24-28

• Don’t miss the internationally acclaimed Cirque du Soleil classic Alegría featuring a cast of 55 performers and musicians from 15

countries showcasing breathtaking acrobatics. Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 3:30 & 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1 & 5 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.; $28-99; 800-745-3000.

Through Sunday, Nov. 28

• Enjoy a Rogue Theatre performance of Henrik Ibsen’s Ghosts. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; 300 E. University Blvd., Suite 150; $25; 551-2053.

Through Saturday, Jan. 1

• Catch a performance of the new holiday musical-comedy-spoof-melodrama The Secret Santa starring a Scrooge-like villain out to squash everyone’s Christmas spirit. Details: 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 3, 6:30 & 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 12, 3 & 7 p.m. Sunday; Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway Blvd.; $8-18; 886-9428.

MUSIC

Friday & Sunday, Nov. 19 & 21

• Listen to Tchaikovsky & Friends performed by the Tucson Symphony Orchestra with violinist Alexander Sitkovetsky. Details: 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $23-60; 882-8585.

Saturday, Nov. 20

• Enjoy the Tucson Masterworks Chorale fall concert, A Choral Tribute to Padre Kino. Details: 7 p.m. St. Augustine Cathedral, 192 S. Stone Ave.; $15, $12 seniors/students; 730-5640.

Saturday & Sunday, Nov. 20 & 21

• Enjoy the music of the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra. Details: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $23, $21 in advance; 818-1000; or 3 p.m. Sunday; St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 7575 N. Paseo del Norte, $20; 323-7166.

Sunday, Nov. 21

• Help raise money for those living with HIV/AIDS at the Tucson Interfaith HIV/AIDS Network (TIHAN) benefit concert Musical Potpourri featuring Crystal Stark, the Jazz All-Stars, and the Reveille Men’s Chorus. Details: 3 p.m.; Lutheran Church of the Foothills, 5102 N. Craycroft Rd.; $10, under 10 free; 299-6647.

• Listen to the music of pianist Menahem Pressler and New York Chamber Soloists Orchestra with clarinetist Richard Stoltzman. Details: 7 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $15-59; 621-3341.

Monday, Nov. 22

• Listen to the music Jazz Improv Combos performing their own set of repertoire with music from early swing numbers through bebop, modern fusion and funk styles under the direction of Mike Kuhn. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Proscenium Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $6; 206-6986.

• Kick back and relax to the foot tappin’ music that was created in the churches and clubs of the 60’s at the musical presentation Soul Town: A Soul and Motown Revue. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $25, $23 in advance; 818-1000.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Thursday, Nov. 18

• Let author Diane Kennedy introduce you to one of the world’s most colorful cuisines in the diverse state of Oaxaca at the Native Seeds/Search and Sabores Sin Frontreas benefit An Intimate Evening with Diana Kennedy. Details: 6-7:30 p.m.; Native Seeds/Search Agricultural Conservation Center, 3584 E. River Rd.; $75; www.nativeseeds.org.

Friday, Nov. 19

• Choose from an array of clothing, purses, vests, table runners and beaded jewelry made by Mayan women at the Guatemalan Trunk Show. Details: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, Children’s Ramada, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; free admission; 742-6455.

• Start your holiday shopping early and find unique, affordable gifts at Art with Heart: Silent Auction to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society with snacks, a raffle, and live music. Details: 7-9 p.m.; Lodge on the Desert, 306 N. Alvernon Way; $15, $12 in advance; 971-0492.

Friday to Saturday, Nov. 19-20

• Browse arts and crafts and a children’s art exhibit at the Sunshine School Craft Fair. Details: 4-8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; 9000 N. Oracle Rd., Ste. 204; 742-6874.

• Support local community charities at the 14th Annual Southern Arizona Marriott Golf Invitational. Details: gala 6 p.m. Friday; golf registration 7 a.m. Saturday; JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa, 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd.; judith.caputo@marriott.com.

Friday to Sunday, Nov. 19-21

• Browse works of more than 80 artists and vendors while you enjoy live entertainment at the 11th Annual Arts and Crafts Festival. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; Desert Diamond Casino, I-10 & Pima Mine Rd.; free; 294-7777.

• Browse the works of more than 120 artists at the Tucson Museum of Art’s Holiday Craft Market featuring jewelry, ceramics, watercolors, metal work, and more exhibited in the museum’s courtyard. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; 140 N. Main Ave.; free admission; 624-2333.

Saturday, Nov. 20

• Go Golfing for Goldens with proceeds going to help Rescue a Golden with veterinary costs. Details: 7 a.m.-2 p.m.; The Pines Golf Club, Marana; $99; 299-0159.

• Hear tales of all kinds at the worldwide storytelling event Tellebration presented by the Tucson Tellers-of-Tales. Details: 2 & 4 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; $6, $5 members (must be prepaid); 622-6014.

• Learn about Living With Urban Wildlife, their habitat needs, why they may be attracted to your yard, and how to discourage wildlife that may become a nuisance or pose a risk to you and your family. Details: 3 p.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.; free; 733-5158.

• Before you stuff yourself full of turkey and pie, get your fill of the Tucson Roller Derby. Details: 6-11 p.m.; Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.; $15, $10 in advance; under 10 free; 800-745-3000.

• Start your holiday shopping at the Tucson Arts and Crafts Association Spirit Of Giving craft festival and bring a donation for the Tucson Community Food Bank to receive a free raffle ticket. Details: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Tucson Hilton East,7600 E. Broadway Blvd.; free admission; www.tucsonartsandcrafts.org.

Saturday to Sunday, Nov. 20-21

• Browse pastels, oil, watercolor, sculpture, mixed media, photography and enjoy music, food, and kids’ activities at the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance ArtsFest Fine Arts Festival. Details: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; Riverfront Park, 551 W. Lambert Lane; free admission; 797-3959.

• Browse the works of more than 40 artists and crafters at the Golder Ranch Art Festival. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Golder Ranch Center, 15310 N. Oracle Rd.; free; 390-4153.

Sunday, Nov. 21

• View a Master Weaver Demonstration and Exhibit presented by Alex Martinez from Oaxaca. Details: 1-4 p.m.; Rancho Linda Vista Gallery, 1955 W. Linda Vista Rd., Oracle; 818-2256.

Through Sunday, Feb. 20

• Take a journey back in time to experience a legend at Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition featuring over 120 real artifacts recovered from the ocean floor along with room re-creations and personal stories. Details: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday; Rialto Building, 300 E. Congress St.; $22, $18 seniors/students; $14 under 12; 622-8595.

Through Saturday, Apr. 30

• Investigate the many ways in which plants attack and how you can prevent becoming a victim of an inanimate but menacing predator that may be lurking in your environment at the Wicked Plants exhibit. Details: 8:30-4:30 p.m. daily; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $8 adults, $4 children; 326-9686.

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Sunday, Nov. 21 & 28

• Learn about the oral history surrounding Mexican American Homesteaders’ adventures around Saguaro National Park communities. Details: 2:15 p.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.; free with $10/vehicle park entrance fee; 733-5158.

Tuesday, Nov. 23

• Learn about mining in Saguaro National Park region and other local history. Details: 11:45 a.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.; free with $10/vehicle park entrance fee; 733-5158.

Wednesday, Nov. 24

• Learn about Those Who Came Before, the Hohokam who inhabited this area from A.D. 300 to A.D. 1450. Details: 2:15 p.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.; free with $10/vehicle park entrance fee; 733-5158.

OUTDOORS

Friday, Nov. 19

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

Saturday & Wednesday, Nov. 20 & 24

• Help eradicate buffelgrass and fountain grass in Tucson Mountain Park with the Sonoran Desert Weedwackers. Details: 8-11 a.m.; 2020 N. Kinney Rd.; free; call 615-7855 for meeting location.

Sunday, Nov. 21

• Whether a beginner or expert, enjoy the challenge of Classic Orienteering using only a map and compass with the Tucson Orienteering Club. Details: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Catalina State Park; www.tucsonorienteeringclub.org.

Sunday, Nov. 21

• Relax around a campfire on the visitor center patio and watch the Moonrise Over The Mountains. Details: 5:45-7 p.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.; free with $10/vehicle park entrance fee; 733-5158.

VISUAL ARTS

Thursday, Nov. 18

• Celebrate Hanukkah with handmade Judaica by numerous American artists at a special reception and Art Walk. Details: 5-7 p.m.; Details Art & Design, Gallery Row, Skyline & Campbell; free; gallery@detailsart.com.

FILM

Wednesday, Nov. 24

• Gain an insight into New England history at the film We Shall Remain: America through Native Eyes – Episode 1: After the Mayflower. Details: 12 & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

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