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Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 3:00 am

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Fast Five (PG-13)

Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil (PG)

Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil 3D (PG)

Prom (PG)

African Cats (G)

Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family (PG-13)

Water for Elephants (PG-13)

Atlas Shrugged: Part 1 (PG-13)

The Conspirator (PG-13)

Rio the Movie (G)

Rio the Movie 3D (G)

Hanna (PG-13)

Soul Surfer (PG)

Hop (PG)

Source Code (PG-13)

The Lincoln Lawyer (R)

Foothills

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

Fast Five (PG-13)

Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil (PG)

Prom (PG)

African Cats (G)

Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family (PG-13)

Water for Elephants (PG-13)

The Conspirator (PG-13)

Rio the Movie (G)

Rio the Movie 3D (G)

Scream 4 (R)

Arthur (PG-13)

Soul Surfer (PG)

Hop (PG)

Insidious (PG-13)

Source Code (PG-13)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Hall Pass (R)

Unknown (PG-13)

Gnomeo and Juliet (G)

Just Go With It (PG-13)

Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (G)

No Strings Attached (R)

The Green Hornet (PG-13)

True Grit (PG-13)

Yogi Bear (PG)

Black Swan (R)

Tangled (PG)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Fast Five (PG-13)

Prom (PG)

Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (PG-13)

African Cats (G)

Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family (PG-13)

Water for Elephants (PG-13)

Rio the Movie (G)

Rio the Movie 3D (G)

Soul Surfer (PG)

Hop (PG)

Insidious (PG-13)

Source Code (PG-13)

 


 

THEATER

Thursday through Sunday, May 5-29

• Catch a performance of Head the Musical, a pop/rock adaptation of the classic 1960's movie "The Brain that Wouldn't Die." Details: 7:30 p.m.; Thursday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; Beowulf Alley Theatre, 11 S. 6th Ave.; $15-$23; 822-0555.

Friday, May 6

• Enjoy comedy sketches and scenes from earlier productions at the Ironwood Ridge High School Pygmy Awards Show. Details: 7 p.m.; Ironwood Ridge High School auditorium, 2475 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 407-4244.

Saturday, May 7

• Enjoy the Music and Dance Academy's 15th Anniversary Gala Concert featuring student and faculty performances. Details: 7 p.m.; University of Arizona, School of Music, Crowder Hall, 1017 N. Olive Rd.; $15, $12 in advance, $5 under 12; 327-2303.

MUSIC

Thursday, May 5

• Listen to the music of Cantrell & Mitzi Cowell with Gary Mackender, Sabra Faulk and Jaese Lecuyer presented by Rhythm & Roots. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Plaza Palomino, Suite 147, Swan & Ft. Lowell Rds.; $12, $10 in advance; 800-594-8499.

• Celebrate Cinco de May with Genaro Moreno, mariachis, and Ballet Folklorico dancers. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $23, $21 in advance; 818-1000.

Friday, May 6

• Listen to the international blend of Zulu guitar and African percussion with Anglo-American pop along with amusing anecdotes, historical bits and pieces, and anthropological facts at a performance of The Johnny Clegg Band. Details: 8 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $15-$42; 621-3341.

Friday to Saturday, May 6-7

• Witness firsthand the art of creating music and see the imagination of a young composer come to life as the Tucson Symphony Orchestra performs and records new orchestral works written by students at the TSO's Young Composers Project Reading Sessions. Details: 7 p.m.; Tucson Symphony Center, 2175 N. 6th Ave.; 882-8585.

Saturday, May 7

• Listen to the Pima Community College Orchestra in concert under the direction of Dr. Alexander Tentser with a program of music by Rossini, Schubert, Brahms and Stravinsky. Details: 3 p.m.; Proscenium Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $6; 206-6986.

• Enjoy a performance of The Civic Orchestra of Tucson 2011 Pops Concert, The World's Best Marches and Dances along with 2011 Young Artists' Competition Senior Division Piano winner Chantell Petty. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $22, $19 in advance; 818-1000.

• Expect an evening of musical exotica as worldwise gypsies draw on influences from every corner of the globe at Willie & Lobo - Flamenco Boogaloo. Details: 8 p.m.; Plaza Palomino, Swan & Ft. Lowell Rds.; $30, $27 in advance, $10 students; 800-594-8499.

Sunday, May 8

• Listen to the Pima Community College Chorale & College Singers in their final concert of the season under the direction of Benjamin Sorenson featuring selections from Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess," choruses from Purcell's opera "Dido and Aeneas," and more. Details: 3 p.m.; Proscenium Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $6; 206-6986.

• Accompany your Mother's Day celebration with a home concert by 12-year-old award-winning classical pianist Cameron Williams at his Spring Recital featuring pieces by Bach, Mozart, Haydn and others. Details: 3 p.m.; 1982 W. Linda Vista Blvd.; $25 suggested donation; 896-3393.

• Enjoy Arizona Repertory Singers' performance of Pure Poetry showcasing the power of poetry combined with music performed a cappella or with piano accompaniment. Details: 3 p.m.; Christ United Methodist Church, 655 N. Craycroft Rd.; $15, under 18 free; 792-8141.

• Bring a chair or a blanket and listen to Music Under the Stars performed by the Tucson Pops Orchestra featuring Director-Conductor Laszlo Veres and the Tucson Girls Choir for a Mother's Day Concert. Details: 7 p.m.; Reid Park, 900 S. Randolph Way; free; 722-5853.

Tuesday, May 10

• Hear the young artist Lexa Raquel with a fresh new voice and an acoustic pop sound presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 6 p.m.; Foothills Mall, 7401 N. La Cholla Blvd.; free; 797-3959.

 


 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Thursday, May 5

• Help raise funds for the Catholic Education Foundation at the Salpointe Catholic High School Carmelite Monastery Garden Party on Cinco de Mayo with entertainment, dinner and presentations. Details: 5:30-7:30 p.m.; 1545 E. Copper St.; free admission but reservations required; 547-1952.

Saturday, May 7

• Celebrate Rodders Days on 4th Avenue with the Tucson Street Rod Association's Rod and Custom Show with more than 250 hot rods on display. Details: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; 4th Ave.; free; www.FourthAvenue.org or www.TucsonStreetRodAssociation.com

• Pursue your passions at the Girls Fly! event with workshops and networking with mentors, professionals, and business leaders in fields from aviation to the arts designed for young girls and women. Details: 8 a.m.; Pima Air & Space Museum, 6000 E. Valencia Rd.; $50, $30 students; www.girlsfly.org.

• Help northwest side Boy Scout Troop 206 attend summer camps by supporting their fundraiser Pancake, Bacon & Egg Breakfast/Yard Sale/Car Wash. Details: 8-11 a.m.; 939 W. Chapala Dr.; 850-6453.

• Browse the handiwork of neighborhood artisans at the Community Craft & Artisan Fair. Details: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, 7570 N. Thornydale Rd.; free admission; 744-2665.

• Bring the whole family for food, games, arts & crafts, face painting, jumping castle, dunk booth, community outreach from the fire department and YMCA, and health screenings at the Capilla del Sol Spring Festival benefit for Interfaith Community Food Bank and CDS Youth Group. Details: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; 3130 W. Overton Rd.; 742-4988 or www.capilladelsol.org.

• Share in a day of diverse culture and tradition at the Tucson International Festival with cuisine from around the world, musical groups, Arabic line dancing, a children's mariachi group, and children's activities. Details: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church, 5910 E. 5th St.; $1, military and under 12 free; www.tucsoninternationalfestival.org.

• Don't miss the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance's Passion for Fashion fund-raiser with wine, food from fine dining restaurants, goodie bags with coupons and giveaways from Tucson businesses, a first look at new summer and fall clothing lines, live musical entertainment, and a local celebrity runway show. Details: 6-9 p.m.; La Encantada lower level courtyard; $30; 797-3959.

Sunday, May 8

• Bring the kids to the Reid Park Zoo's Mother's Day Fiesta featuring a Mexican buffet, Mariachi music, face painting, crafts and games for the kids, and upclose visits with animal ambassadors. Details: 5-7:30 p.m.; 1100 S. Randolph Way; $15-$20; www.tucsonzoo.org.

Saturday, May 14

• Help raise funds for the Lymphoma Research Foundation at the 3rd Annual Lymphomathon 5K Walk. Details: 7:30 registration, 9 a.m. walk begins; Reid Park, 900 S. Randolph Way; www.lymphomathon.org/tucson2011.

• Celebrate your Norwegian heritage at Syttende Mai, Norway's Independence Day with the Tucson Norse Federation featuring a Norwegian breakfast and Leikarring Dancers. Details: 7:30 a.m.; Dove of Peace Lutheran Church, 665 W. Roller Coaster Rd.; $8.50, under 12 free (reservations required); 744-8720 or www.norse-tucson.org.

 


 

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Friday, May 6

• Learn more about the field of astronomy at the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association's presentation All in A Day's Work featuring local astronomers as well as a meteorite expert. Details: 6:30-9 p.m.; University of Arizona Lunar and Planetary Lab, Kuiper Building, Room 308, 1629 E. University Blvd.; free; 620-6502.

• Learn about current world changes and how this cycle fits with ancient cycles at author Gail Minogue's lecture The Invisible Plan: 2011-2024 Trends and Forecasts presented by the Tucson Community Group of the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS). Details: 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Unity of Tucson, 3617 N. Camino Blanco; $5 suggested donation; 399-8285 or www.ionstucson.org.

Saturday, May 7

• Learn to gather and process native plant fibers, experiment with natural and recycle materials, and learn techniques to make cordage and rope at education specialist Jesús García's class Fibers, Fur and Fun. Details: 9 a.m.-noon; 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $14, $10 members; 326-9686.

• Let trained docents help you make informed choices for your landscaping at the class Successful Plants for Tucson Gardens. Details: 9:30 a.m.-noon; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $14 (includes garden admission), $7 members; 326-9686, ext. 10.

• Learn to create a garden of beauty and comfort in the desert environment at the class Gardening for the Newcomer followed by a walking tour of the gardens. Details: 9:30 a.m.-noon; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $14 (includes garden admission), $7 members; 326-9686, ext. 10.

• Learn about physics through a combination of hands-on learning and demonstrations from The Physics Factory team of scientists and educators at Science Saturday. Details: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Biosphere 2, 32540 S. Biosphere Rd., Oracle; free with museum admission $20, $13 children; 838-6137.

• Learn how to fold dresses, hats, shirts and pants from colorful Origami papers and use them to enhance your own handmade greeting cards at local artist Mary Ellen Palmeri's class Dress Up Cards with Origami for adults, teens and kids accompanied by a parent. Details: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Geasa-Marana Branch Library, 13370 N. Lon Adams Rd.; free; 594-5255.

• Join a New Line Dance Class taught by veteran instructors Lana & Tony Wilson. Details: 11 a.m.-noon (intermediate), 12:15-1:15 p.m. (beginners); Oro Valley United Church of Christ, El Conquistador Way; 797-7295.

• Learn about Quincy Tahoma: The Life and Legacy of a Navajo Artist presented by author Vera Marie Badertscher. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

Wednesday, May 11

• Experience the campus through the eyes of an alumnus, and learn about local history and traditions associated with the foundation of the University 125 years ago at the University of Arizona History Tour. Details: 10-11:30 a.m.; UA Visitor Center, 811 N. Euclid Ave.; free; 621-5130.

• Explore the subject matter, painting style and artistic development of French artist Claude Monet with CRIZMAC's Stevie Mack at her presentation Monet's Garden. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

 


 

OUTDOORS

Friday, May 6

• Enjoy the showy flowers of our local cacti and learn about their ecology and uses at an easy 3-mile Cactus Hike on the lower Brown Mountain loop trail led by Pima County naturalist Meg Quinn. Details: 7-11 a.m.; Tucson Mountain Park, Brown Mountain trailhead; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

• Take a tram ride and short hike with renowned ethnomusicologist and Cantor Richard Kaplan at his Invitational Hike in Sabino Canyon and sing and celebrate the Sonoran Desert. Details: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Sabino Canyon Recreation Center; $54, $44 in advance; 247-4741.

Wednesday, May 11

• Help eradicate buffelgrass and fountain grass in Tucson Mountain Park with the Sonoran Desert Weedwackers. Details: 7-10 a.m.; 2020 N. Kinney Rd.; free; call 615-7855 for meeting location.

 


 

CHILDREN

Saturday, May 7

• Experience the Tucson Girls Chorus firsthand to see if you want to join at the Open House and Open Enrollment for girls ages 7-17. Details: 10 a.m.-noon; TGC Rehearsal Hall, Mehl Foothills Park; $30 non-refundable enrollment fee waived for those who attend the Open House; 577-6064 or www.tucsongirlschorus.org.

• Discover a world of creepy crawly creatures, meet them in person, and learn about their habitats, diets and what makes them important in the world of fauna presented by UA Department of Entomology at Science Saturday-Insect Discovery designed for tweens and teens. Details: 2-3 p.m.; Wheeler Taft Abbett, Sr. Branch Library, 7800 N. Schisler Dr.; free; 594-5200.

Sundays, May 8-29

• Bring the kids for the Live Theatre Workshop performance of the classic Jack and the Beanstalk. Details: 1 p.m.; 5317 E. Speedway Blvd.; $50-$8; 327-4242.

 


 

VISUAL ARTS

Saturday, May 7

• Meet local artists Pam Cheeseman, Dick Myers, Marty Plevel, Guadalupe de la Torre, and Thai Truong at the reception for their exhibit Paintings by the Tucson Five. Details: 3:30-5 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free; 622-6014.

 


 

HEALTH

Thursday, May 5

• Learn about the Dangers of Poor Fitness on Knee Joints from orthopaedic surgeon Kim Tucker, M.D. at the Commit to be Fit lecture series. Details: 7 p.m.; Oro Valley Hospital, 1551 E. Tangerine Rd., Classrooms A & B; free; 866-694-9355.

Saturday, May 14

• Just walk in for a free evaluation of your stroke risk at the 8th Annual Stroke Check event sponsored by area hospitals. Details: 8 a.m.-noon; Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital, Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital, Northwest Medical Center, Oro Valley Hospital, Tucson Medical Center, University Medical Center, and HealthSouth; free; 872-4344.

 

 

 

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