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Posted: Tuesday, September 1, 2009 11:00 pm | Updated: 1:29 pm, Mon Apr 18, 2011.

MOVIES

Century theatres

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

The Final Destination 3D (R)

The Final Destination (R)

Halloween II (R)

Taking Woodstock (R)

Inglourious Basterds (R)

Shorts (PG)

District 9 (R)

The Time Traveler's Wife (PG-13)

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (PG-13)

Julie & Julia (PG-13)

G-Force (PG)

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (PG)

Foothills

7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., 742-6174

The Final Destination 3D (R)

The Final Destination (R)

Halloween II (R)

Taking Woodstock (R)

Inglourious Basterds (R)

Post Grad (PG-13)

Shorts (PG)

District 9 (R)

The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (R)

Ponyo (G)

The Time Traveler's Wife (PG-13)

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (PG-13)

Julie & Julia (PG-13)

G-Force (PG)

The Ugly Truth (R)

(500) Days of Summer (PG-13)

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (PG)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Bruno (R)

Cheri (R)

Year One (PG-13)

Imagine That (PG)

The Taking of Pelham 123 (R)

Land of the Lost (PG-13)

Drag Me to Hell (PG-13)

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (PG)

Angels & Demons (PG-13)

Star Trek (PG-13)

X-Men Origins: Wolverine (PG-13)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

The Final Destination 3D (R)

Halloween II (R)

Taking Woodstock (R)

Inglourious Basterds (R)

Post Grad (PG-13)

Shorts (PG)

District 9 (R)

The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (R)

The Time Traveler's Wife (PG-13)

G.I. Joe: The Rise of the Cobra (PG-13)

Julie & Julia (PG-13)

A Perfect Getaway (R)

G-Force in Disney Digital 3D (PG)

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (PG)

THEATER

Wednesday to Sunday, Sept. 2-13

• Take an unforgettable glimpse behind the scenes of a defining moment for one young man and two nations in the comedy Rum & Coke about the Bay of Pigs, one of the most infamous political events of American history. Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 1:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; Marroney Theatre, 1025 N. Olive Road; $29, $21 students; 621-1162.

Friday to Sunday, Sept. 4-27

• Enjoy Sir Arthur Conan Coyle's Sherlock Holmes tale The Speckled Band. Details: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays; Top Hat Theatre Club, 3110 E. Fort Lowell Road; $16; 326-6800.

Friday to Saturday, Sept. 4-26

• See Carnival of Illusion, a Victorian parlour show with a modern, hip edge. Details: 6 & 8:30 p.m.; Doubletree Hotel, 445 S. Alvernon Way, $20, $15 seniors, $10 ages 9-16, $5 children; 881-4200.

MUSIC

Saturday, Sept. 5

• Enjoy a lively mix of Calypso and island music with lots of movement and theatrics by the Jovert Steel Drum Band at the Summer Concert Series at La Encantada. Details: 7 p.m.; 2905 E. Skyline Drive; $12, $10 in advance; 797-3959.

Sunday, Sept. 6

• Listen to the unique original sounds of the Nathan McEuen Band with Seth Phillips and Brian McClain of Nobody, et al at the finale of the Music on the Mountain series at Summerhaven. Details: 12-5 p.m.; 12901 N. Sabino Canyon Pkwy.; free; bonnie@lavamusic.org.

• Listen to super smooth sax music featuring Jeff Kashiwa at the Tucson Jazz Society concert at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort. Details: 7 p.m.; 7000 N. Resort Road; $35, $25 members, $10 students; 903-1265.

Tuesday, Sept. 8

• Enjoy the rock group Lynyrd Skynyrd in concert at the AVA Amphitheater. Details: 8 p.m.; 5655 W. Valencia Road; $26-96; 800-344-9435.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Friday to Sunday, Sept. 4-6

• Enjoy local and national acts, family fair, food and vendors at the fifth annual HoCoFest Music Festival. Details: day events free, nightly music events $10.00, weekend pass $25; Hotel Congress, 311 E. Congress Street; 247-4141.

Saturday, Sept. 5

• Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Motown Records with tribute performances by an all-star jazz and R&B ensemble, dance floor, pre-show dinner specials, and discounted overnight stays. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Westin La Paloma Resort, 3800 E. Sunrise Drive; $35-75; 742-6000.

Saturday to Wednesday, Sept. 5-9

• Start a new season with live music, prize giveaways; sidewalk sales, and a fashion show at the Rendezvous On 4th Avenue. Details: 4-9 p.m.; 4th Avenue between University Blvd. and 9th Street; free; www.fourthavenue.org.

Tuesday, Sept. 8

Take a tour of the historic Fox Tucson Theatre. Details: 12-1 p.m.; 17 W. Congress Street; free but donations suggested; 547-3040.

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Thursday, Sept. 3

• Learn about Gardening for the Newcomer and take a walking tour of the Tucson Botanical Gardens. Details: 9:30 a.m.-noon; 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $14; $7 members; 326-9686, Ext. 10.

Saturday, Sept. 5

• Celebrate Saguaro's Wildlife: Bugs and learn about insects, spiders, scorpions, centipedes, and others. Details: 3-4 p.m.; Red Hills Visitor Center, Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Road; free with park admission; 733-5158.

• Get assistance in choosing Successful Plants for Tucson Gardens. Details: 9:30 a.m.-noon; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $14, $7 members; 326-9686, Ext. 10.

• Let historian Jim Turner take you on a virtual tour of the Cradle of Spanish Settlement through paintings, maps, diaries, and Spanish documents; starting at El Presidio Tucson and going back to life at the missions and lost treasures of the Spanish silver mines. Details: 12 noon and 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

Sunday, Sept. 6

• Spend Sunday in the park and learn about Weird Geology. Details: 2:55-4:55 p.m.; Colossal Cave Mountain Park, 16721 E. Old Spanish Trail; free with $5 park use fee; 647-7121.

• Get answers to all your gardening questions from radio personality and naturalist Phil Seader, host of the Enchanted Desert Garden Show. Details: 1-2 p.m.; the Courtyard at La Encantada, Skyline & Campbell; free; 299-9471.

Tuesday, Sept. 8

• Learn how to improve your child's homework performance and tackle common homework problems at the practical workshop Homework: A Parent's Survival Guide. Details: 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Huntington Learning Center, Lambert and La Canada; free; 544-8700.

Wednesday, Sept. 9

• Learn about the History of Mexico According to Diego Rivera presented by Stevie Mack and Kitty Williams from CRIZMAC. Details: 12 noon and 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

Wednesday & Saturday, Sept. 9 & 12

• Highlight the ways to separate the kingbirds, pewees, empids and flycatchers of southeastern Arizona at the Flycatchers workshop and field trip sponsored by the Tucson Audubon Society. Details: Contact Matt Brooks for more information at 622-2230.

OUTDOORS

Fridays, Sept. 4-Oct. 30

• Take a stroll and learn the essentials in understanding reptiles at the Reptile Ramble. Details: 10 a.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; free with park admission $7, $2 children; 742-6455.

Wednesday, Sept. 9

• Do your part in restoring the health of the desert with the Sonoran Desert Weedwackers to eradicate buffelgrass and fountain grass in Tucson Mountain Park. Details: 7-10 a.m.; 2020 N. Kinney Road, free (ages 12 older); call 615-7855 for meeting location.

Thursday, Sept. 3

• Take a guided hike through the Kannally Wash and have a picnic at the Windmill with the Friends of Oracle State Park. Details: 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; 3820 Wildlife Drive, Oracle, reservations required; 818-7883.

CHILDREN

Thursday & Tuesday, Sept. 3 & 8

• Arts for All Ensemble Company will hold auditions for actors, singers and dancers ages 8 through 18. Details: 4-7 p.m.; 2520 N. Oracle Road; free; 622-4100 or www.artsforallinc.org.

Through Saturday, Sept. 5

• Make constellation art using shiny stars. Details: 3 p.m.; Tucson Children's Museum, 200 S. Sixth Ave.; included with admission $7 adults, $5 seniors and children; 792-9985.

Saturday, Sept. 5

• Make a mobile using a paper plate, yarn and pictures after story time on the subject of Plants and People at Tohono Chul Tales and Crafts. Details: 11 a.m.; Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Foothills Mall; free; 742-6455.

• Use rubber track replicas to recreate animal tracks and learn how to identify them in the wild. Details: 2 p.m.; Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive; free; 594-5200.

Sunday, Sept. 6

• Explore the gourds of Latin America and learn how these one-time vegetables became a fascinating and enjoyable art object while children 6-12 years and their adult companions create their own gourd art object at Picture This! Art for Families: Good to Gourd. Details: 1 p.m.; Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave.; free with museum admission; 624-2333.

Through Sunday, Sept. 6

• Decorate a Mask using lots of glitter, feathers, jewels and more. Details: 11:30 a.m.; Tucson Children's Museum, 200 S. Sixth Ave.; included with admission $7 adults, $5 seniors and children; 792-9985.

Tuesday-Saturday, Sept. 8-12

• Have a blast playing parachute games. Details: 3 p.m.; Tucson Children's Museum, 200 S. 6th Ave.; included with admission $7, $5 seniors and children; 792-9985.

VISUAL ARTS

Thursday to Tuesday, Sept. 3-8

• See how the local children express their understandings of watershed and share their view of the natural world in this exhibition of award winning poetry and mixed media art at Tucson's River of Words 2009 Youth Poetry and Art Traveling Exhibit . Details: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way, included with $7 entrance fee; 615-7855.

Thursday to Monday, Sept. 3-21

• See the city and the scenery as it was a century ago at the Posted from Tucson exhibit of old postcards from 1900 to 1950. Details: 1-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays; Jewish History Museum, 564 S. Stone Ave.; $5, members free; 670-9073.

Thursday to Wednesday, Sept. 3-16

• Abstracts and Landscapes , acrylic and oil paintings on canvas and paper by Joan Scott at the Agua Caliente Park Ranch House Gallery. Details: Tuesday–Saturday, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; 12325 E. Roger Road; free; 615-7855.

Thursday to Thursday, Sept. 3-Oct. 1

• See acrylics by Myrna Bonaccorso and silkscreens, charcoal, and conti pencil works by Alex Jones at the Murphey Gallery . Details: 2-4 p.m.; Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays; St. Philip's in the Hills; Campbell & River; free; 299-7649.

Thursday to Friday, Sept. 3-Oct. 9

• See the whimsical designs of Albert Tucci, former director of the School of Theatre Arts at the University of Arizona, at the Concepts, Characters & Costume exhibit. Details: 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday; The Art Institute of Tucson, 5099 E. Grant Road, Suite 100; free; 318-2700.

Thursday to Sunday, Sept. 3-Nov. 8

• See the Day of the Dead: Ancient Roots/Contemporary Expressions exhibit. 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.

Sunday, Sept. 6

• See watercolor paintings by artist Kathy Robbins. Details: 12-3 p.m.; Kaleidoscope Gallery, 3601 W. Cromwell Drive; free; 825-3449.

Through Tuesday, Sept. 8

• See artwork by Mountain View and Marana High School students at Creative Connections: 14th Annual School Student Art Exhibitions . Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; free with park admission $7 adults, $5 seniors/active military, $3 children; 742-6455.

Through Saturday, Sept. 26

• See illustrations from Agaves of Continental North America by Howard Scott Gentry, pen and ink drawings created by a variety of artists on loan from University of Arizona Herbarium. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; 326-9686.

Through Oct. 9

• See old wood-frame windows transformed into art at Sandra Montgomery's Old Window Art exhibit. Details 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; UA's Campus Christian Center Art Gallery, 715 N. Park Ave.; free; 623-7575.

Through Sunday, Oct. 25

• Catch a rare glimpse of Tucson artist Ted DeGrazia: A Modernist Perspective , 22 lesser-known works on paper, canvas, and ceramics that reveal stylistic approaches that differ from the quintessential images most associated with this artist. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday; 140 N. Main Avenue; $8, $6 seniors, $3 students, children free, first Sunday of the month is free; 624-2333.

Through May 2010

• See Yaqui Carving: Generations of Wooden Faces with artistic works of several artists including the celebrated Martinez family, Louis David Valenzuela, Arturo Montoya and others. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; included with park admission $7 adults, $5 seniors/active military, $3 children; 742-6455.

FILM

Thursdays, Sept. 3-Oct. 29

• Pull up a chair or spread a blanket and watch a typically family-friendly classic movie under Tucson's starry, summertime sky. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Cinema La Placita, 110 S. Church Ave.; $3; 326-5282.

HEALTH

Thursday, Sept. 3

• Gain a better understanding of healthy nutrition as Registered Dietitian Deannea Tanner Peels Back Food Labels to discuss serving size, calories, protein, fat and the breakdown of various carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. Details: 7 p.m.; Oro Valley Hospital, 1551 East Tangerine Road, Classrooms A & B; free; 866-694-9355.

Tuesday, Sept. 8

• Get your questions answered and learn about the latest Advances in Lung Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention from surgical oncologist, Shari Meyerson, MD, PhD. Details: 10-11:45 a.m.; Arizona Cancer Center Clinic at UMC North, 3838 N. Campbell Ave.; free; 626-6401.

Wednesday, Sept. 9

• Learn about Hearing Loss: Causes, Effects and Treatments. Details: 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Oro Valley Hospital, 1551 E. Tangerine Road, Classroom A; free; 901-3500.

• Learn about Living Healthy with Arthritis at the University of Arizona Arthritis Center featuring Dr. David Wayne Smith discussing healthcare and disability issues. Details: 6-7:30 p.m.; University Medical Center's Chase Bank Auditorium Room 8303; free; 626-5040.

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