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Posted: Wednesday, November 19, 2008 12:00 am | Updated: 8:04 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

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

MOVIES

Century Theatres

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Bolt (PG)

Twilight (PG-13)

Quantum of Solace (PG-13)

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (PG)

Role Models (R)

Soul Men (R)

Zack and Miri Make a Porno (R)

Changeling (R)

High School Musical 3: Senior Year (G)

Beverly Hills Chihuahua (PG)

Religulous (R)

Eagle Eye (PG-13)

Foothills

7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., 742-6174

Twilight (PG-13)

Quantum of Solace (PG-13)

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)

Saw V (R)

Max Payne (PG-13)

The Secret Life of Bees (PG-13)

Beverly Hills Chihuahua (PG)

Eagle Eye (PG-13)

Appaloosa (R)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

City of Ember (PG)

Flash of Genius (PG-13)

Igor (PG)

My Best Friend’s Girl (R)

Burn After Reading (R)

The House Bunny (PG-13)

Tropic Thunder (R)

Pineapple Express (R)

The Dark Knight (PG-13)

Mamma Mia! (PG-13)

Journey to the Center of the Earth (PG)

WALL-E (G)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Bolt (PG)

Twilight (PG-13)

Quantum of Solace (PG-13)

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)

Max Payne (PG-13)

Beverly Hills Chihuahua (PG)

Eagle Eye (PG-13)

Appaloosa (R)

MUSIC

THURSDAY TO SUNDAY, NOV. 20-23

• Join the ABBA craze with “Bjorn Again: The ABBA Experience,” featuring more than 20 of the band’s greatest hits. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Sunday; University of Arizona Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $20-$44; 621-3341.

• Listen as the Tucson Symphony Orchestra performs a program of music by Brahms, Copland and Barber, part of the Classic Series with conductor George Hanson and violinist Ning Kam. Details: 8 p.m.; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $33; 882-8585.

SATURDAY, NOV. 22

• Listen to the music of classical guitarist and Uruguayan native Eduardo Fernandez at the University of Arizona School of Music. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Holsclaw Hall, 1017 N. Olive Road; $25 for general admission, $20 for Tucson Guitar Society members, $15 for student; 203-8018.

SUNDAY, NOV. 23

• Listen to the sounds of the Anat and Avishai Cohen Quartet. Details: 7 p.m.; Loews Ventana Canyon Resort’s Keva Ballroom, 7000 N. Resort Drive; $25-$85; 903-1265.

• Listen to a Bach harpsichord program presented by The Arizona Early Music Society. Details: 3 p.m.; St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave.; $20 for general admission, $17 for seniors, $5 for students; 299-6421.

SPECIAL EVENTS

THURSDAY, NOV. 20

• Relax and Let Others Do for You, a two-hour event held by Ventana Village merchants, features

food samplings, chair massages and a raffle. Details: 3:30-5:30 p.m.; 6866 E. Sunrise Drive; free admission; 740-1749.

THURSDAY TO TUESDAY, NOV. 20-DEC. 9

• Delight your friends and family with holiday gifts of one-of-a-kind ornaments and holiday decorations made by artists who have exhibited their work at Tohono Chul Park during a holiday sale. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; free admission; 742-6455.

SATURDAY, NOV. 22

• Listen to the Tucson Tellers-of-Tales at Tellebration, an annual worldwide storytelling event.

Details: 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.; Western National Park Association, 12880 North Vistoso Village Drive; $6, $5 for members (all tickets prepaid only); 622-6014.

• 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.

SATURDAY TO SUNDAY, NOV. 22-23

• Enjoy traditional and contemporary ceremonial dancing, drumming, music, and handmade decorative and collectible items of American Indian artisans at the American Indian Heritage Month Social Powwow and Craft Market. Details: opens at noon; Rillito Park Race Track, 4502 N. First Ave.; $7 plus a new, unwrapped toy; 622-4900.

SUNDAY, NOV. 23

• Celebrate the “Blessing o’ the Tartans” with a bagpipe and drum corps from the Tucson Seven Pipers Society. Details: 9 and 11:15 a.m.; St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave.; free; 4440 N. Campbell Ave.

THROUGH 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.

THEATER

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, NOV. 21-22

• Pima Community College Opera presents scenes from Engelbert Humperdinck’s opera ”Hansel and Gretel,” with piano accompaniment, arias and ensembles, along with the characters’ dialogue. Details: 7 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday; Proscenium Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Road; $6; 206-6986.

SATURDAY, NOV. 22

• Find the true meaning of Christmas at the Gaslight Youth Theatre’s presentation of “Bah-Humbug! Scrooge’s Christmas Carol. “ Details: 11 a.m.; Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway Blvd.; $12 for adults, $10 for those 12 and younger; 886-9428.

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

THURSDAY TO SUNDAY, NOV. 20-23

• Create your own garden sculpture with tools and techniques of stone carving at the GardenStone Sculpture Workshop whether a novice or experienced sculptor. Details: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $600 for general admission, $480 for members, includes all materials; 326-9686.

FRIDAY, NOV. 21

• Learn winter care of gardens and landscapes during a gardening program by the Pima County Master Gardeners. Details: 1 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; free; 626-5161.

• Star gaze with the whole family and make planispheres to take home and identify constellations during Night Sky Adventure. Details: 6:30 p.m.; National Optical Astronomy Observatory Offices, 950 N. Cherry Ave.; $12 for adults plus discounts; 318-8440.

SATURDAY, NOV. 22

• Thinking of starting a business or expanding an existing business? Get tips at the Information Power for Small Business Workshop. Details: 9:30 a.m.; Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave.; free, but registration required; 594-5500.

• Join a guided tour through the historic Kannally Ranch House and corrals with Lucy Kannally’s friend, Nancy Patten. Details: 10 a.m.; Oracle State Park, 3820 Wildlife Drive in Oracle; free with $6 park entrance fee; 896-2425.

• Reveal your major life experiences, communication strategies, stress patterns and relationship patterns during a Chinese face reading. Details: 2-5 p.m.; In Balance Counseling Center, 6107 E. Grant Road; free; 245-6057.

• Join Chef John of Grand Slam Catering for an interactive cooking demonstration and sampling of fall soups — butternut squash bisque, broccoli cheese, chicken and wild rice, and clam chowder. Details: 10 a.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $32 for general admission, $27 for members; 326-9686.

TUESDAY, NOV. 25

• Take time out of your busy holiday season to enjoy the peace and serenity of a harvest-themed Sangetsu floral arranging class and leave with a beautiful handcrafted arrangement that will last through the Thanksgiving holiday. Details: 6 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $37 for general admission, $30 for members; 326-9686.

• Be entertained with sublime to silly, unlikely situations that test wilderness skills in the Grand Canyon during a  nature presentation with photographer and author Gary Ladd. Details: noon and 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 North Vistoso Village Drive; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

BOOKS

SATURDAY, NOV. 22

• Enjoy free coffee and doughnuts as you browse book tables and find new and old titles at great prices during a book sale. Details: 9-11 a.m.; Geasa-Marana Library, 13370 N. Lon Adams Road; free admission; 594-5255.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 26

• Read and discuss Jonathan Kellerman’s “A Cold Heart” with the Sonoran Sleuths. Details: noon; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; free; 229-5300.

OUTDOORS

FRIDAY, NOV. 21

• Bring water and snacks for a guided hike in Sabino Canyon and learn about the natural history of the Sonoran Desert. Details: 8:30 a.m.; Sabino Canyon Visitors Center, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road; free with $5 park entry fee; 546-7521.

SATURDAY, NOV. 22

• Discover plants’ and animals’ strategies for surviving in winter on a naturalist-guided nature walk. Details: 11 a.m.; Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road; free; 749-3718.

VOLUNTEERING

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 26

• Become a volunteer weed warrior and eradicate buffelgrass and other exotic weeds during a work day with the Sonoran Desert Weedwackers. Details: 8-11 a.m.; Pima County Tucson Mountain Park, 2020 N. Kinney Road; free; 615-7855, ext. 104.

CHILDREN

THURSDAY, NOV. 20

• Celebrate El Tour de Tucson and make a “puff” mobile to race. Details: 3 p.m.; Tucson Children’s Museum, 200 S. Sixth Ave.; free with museum admission; 792-9985.

SATURDAY, NOV. 22

• Take advantage of free admission at the Tucson Children’s Museum’ s SPARKS Science Fun Fair. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; 200 S. Sixth Ave.; 792-9985.

VISUAL ART

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 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 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 JAN. 11

• Push the envelope into abstraction and experimentation at the “Traditions and Transitions: Contemporary Southwest Native American Art” exhibit. Details: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park’s exhibit hall, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; $7 for adults, discounts for seniors, military personnel, students and children; 742-6455.

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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