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Posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 3:00 am

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Jumping the Broom (PG-13)

Something Borrowed (PG-13)

Thor (PG-13)

Thor 3D (PG-13)

Fast Five (PG-13)

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

Prom (PG)

African Cats (G)

Water for Elephants (PG-13)

The Conspirator (PG-13)

Rio the Movie 3D (G)

Soul Surfer (PG)

Foothills

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

Thor IMAX (PG-13)

Jumping the Broom (PG-13)

Something Borrowed (PG-13)

Thor (PG-13)

Thor 3D (PG-13)

Fast Five (PG-13)

Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil (PG)

Prom (PG)

African Cats (G)

Water for Elephants (PG-13)

Rio the Movie (G)

Rio the Movie 3D (G)

Scream 4 (R)

Soul Surfer (PG)

Insidious (PG-13)

Source Code (PG-13)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Red Riding Hood (PG-13)

The Adjustment Bureau (PG-13)

Hall Pass (R)

I Am Number Four (PG-13)

Unknown (PG-13)

Gnomeo and Juliet (G)

Just Go With It (PG-13)

The Green Hornet (PG-13)

True Grit (PG-13)

Yogi Bear (PG)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Jumping the Broom (PG-13)

Something Borrowed (PG-13)

Thor (PG-13)

Thor 3D (PG-13)

Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (PG-13)

Fast Five (PG-13)

Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil (PG)

Prom (PG)

African Cats (G)

Water for Elephants (PG-13)

Rio the Movie (G)

Soul Surfer (PG)

Insidious (PG-13)

Source Code (PG-13)

 


 

THEATER

Sunday to Monday, May 13-14

• Enjoy a variety of contrasting dance styles from classical ballet to contemporary including Latin ballroom dances, Salsa, jazz, modern and hip-hop at 4 Elements presented by Pima Community College Dance. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 & 7:30 p.m. Saturday; Proscenium Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $10; 206-6986.

Tuesday, May 17

• Bring the whole family for a performance of classic Old Time RadioTheatre. Details: 7 p.m.; Beowulf Alley Theatre, 11 S. 6th Ave.; $5-$8; 882-0555.

Through Sunday, May 29

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

 


 

MUSIC

Friday, May 13

• Take a musical Campfire Girl Tour with singer/songwriter Michelle Shocked presented by Rhythm & Roots. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Plaza Palomino, Suite 147, Swan & Ft. Lowell Rds.; $23, $20 in advance, $10 students; 800-594-8499.

Saturday, May 14

• Bring your dancing shoes and enjoy live music with local dance band Still Cruisin' and folk, rock, blues group Ray of Hope Band at Tucson Audubon's Ironwood Jam: Music under the Stars. Details: 5-10 p.m.; Mason Center, 3835 W. Hardy Rd.; $5; 209-1801 or 209- 1802.

• Listen to the Afro-pop/folk, Reggae and Caribbean Soca music of Key Ingredients of African Soul featuring singers and dancers from Zimbabwe presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 7 p.m.; Crossroads at Silverbell Park, 7548 N. Silverbell Rd.; free; 797-3959.

• Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and listen to the music of Southern Arizona's premier community concert band Arizona Symphonic Winds under the direction of Laszlo Veres. Details: 7-9 p.m.; Udall Park, 7200 E. Tanque Verde Rd.; free; 721-2068.

• Enjoy an a cappella performance of chants, rounds, and songs from cultural traditions around the world at the Tucson Women's Chorus Spring Concert. Details: 7 p.m.; Berger Performing Arts Center, Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, 1200 W. Speedway Blvd.; suggested donation $10; www.tucsonwomenschorus.org.

• Enjoy a rich program of choral music at the Tucson Girls Chorus Sounds of Spring Concert. Details: 7 p.m.; Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave.; $15-$18; 577-6064.

• Tap your toes to the music of award-winning Eric-Jan Overbeek as Mr. Boogie Woogie. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $23, $21 in advance; 818-1000.

• Enjoy the Chicago blues, jump blues and boogie-woogie of Rod Piazza & The Mighty Flyers. Details: 8 p.m.; Plaza Palomino, Swan & Ft. Lowell Rds.; $23, $20 in advance, $10 students; 800-594-8499.

Sunday, May 15

• 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 guest guitarist Pete Fine. Details: 7 p.m.; Reid Park DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center, 900 S. Randolph Way; free; 722-5853.

• Experience jazz in a new way with the Big Band Express featuring harpist Christine Vivona and vocalist Crystal Stark presented by the Tucson Jazz Society. Details: 7 p.m.; St. Philip's Plaza, River Rd. & Campbell Ave.; $20, $15 members/active military, $10 students; 903-1265.

 


 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Friday to Sunday, May 13-15

• Join the fun and support Make-A-Wish Arizona at the Summer Kick-Off Party featuring a dance party, carnival rides, and a Family Foam Party. Details: times vary; Rillito Downs Park, 4502 N. First Ave.; $5-$15; 292-3001.

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.

• Renew your acquaintance with Ironwood-Saguaro habitats at the Tucson Audubon's Ironwood Festival with bird walks and programs for adults and children. Details: 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Mason Center, 3835 W. Hardy Rd.; free; 209-1801 or 209-1802.

• Support youth literacy in Marana and northwest Tucson communities at the Marana Optimist Club's Bowling for Books fundraiser. Details: 9:15 a.m. check-in, 10:30 a.m. official start; Bedroxx, 4385 W. Ina Rd.; $100 for team of four and two new/gently-used books per bowler; 579-3300.

Sunday, May 15

• Enjoy music, a parade, food and children's activities at the Weintraub Israel Center's Annual Israel Festival and Art Fair. Details: 1-6 p.m.; Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Rd.; $10, $5 children, under 6 free; 577-9393, ext. 133.

Wednesday, May 18

• Explore the International Wildlife Museum and enjoy activities, wildlife films, and exhibits on International Museum Day. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; 4800 W. Gates Pass Rd.; free with non-perishable food donation for the Tucson Community Food Bank; 629-0100.

Saturday, May 21

• Support Northwest Firefighter Charities at Putney's Golf Tournament featuring lunch, prizes and raffles. Details: 7 a.m. check-in, 8 a.m. shotgun start; Crooked Tree Golf Course, 9101 N. Thornydale Rd.; $80; 575-1767.

• Don't miss the Marana Health Center Grand Opening event Lasso the Moon featuring tours, dinner and a concert by country artist and Marana High School graduate Troy Olsen. Details: 3 p.m. tours, 6 p.m. dinner, 8:30 p.m. public concert; 13395 N. Marana Main St.; 682-4111, ext. 3316.

 


 

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Thursday, May 12

• Discover the diversity of moths, focusing on sphinx, tiger, silk and cutworm moths with Sky Island Tours' Jeff Babson at his class Marvelous Moths. Details: 6-8 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $20, $15 members; 326-9686, ext. 10.

Saturday, May 14

• View the collection of Mineral Treasures that are off-exhibit in the museum's vault and learn about their special properties from mineralogist emeritus, Anna Domitrovic. Details: 8-11 a.m.; Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, 2021 N. Kinney Rd.; $40, $36 members; 883-3086.

• Take a hands-on workshop on Residential Drip Irrigation and learn to assemble, install and maintain a basic drip irrigation system. Details: 8:30 a.m.-noon; Pima County Cooperative Extension, 4210 N. Campbell Ave.; free; 626-5161.

• Learn about Adeniums, Barrels, Agaves and Aloes from the educational and plant rescue group Tucson Cactus & Succulent Society and browse small cacti for sale. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. with lectures at 10 & 11:30 a.m., 1 & 2:30 p.m.; Junior League of Tucson, 2099 E. River Rd.; free; 885-5422.

• Take a practical approach to water conservation techniques at the class Desert-Wise Landscaping - Principles of Xeriscape sponsored by Tucson Water. Details: 9-11:30 a.m.; Pima County Cooperative Extension, 4210 N. Campbell Ave.; free; 626-5161.

• Learn about Special Officer of Arizona Territory: William Breakenridge and the 1894 Southern Pacific Railroad Robbery at a lecture by Robert Palmquist. Details: 10-11:30 a.m.; Arizona History Museum, 949 E. Second St.; $15, $12 members; 617-1153.

• Share the incredible journey and the people, miles and history of one of the great National Park trail systems with author Seth Muller at his presentation Walking the Canyon Highway: The Story of the Corridor Trails of Grand Canyon. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

Tuesday, May 17

• Look at the characteristics of cacti, where they come from and how to keep them happily growing with horticulture curator and botanist Michael Chamberland's class The Cactus Family. Details: 2-4 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $17, $12 members; 326-9686, ext. 10.

Wednesday, May 18

• Learn about the unlikely friendship between a Massachusetts professor's wife, Maud Melville, and Hopi Indian potter Ethel Muchvo that spanned distance and culture at author Carolyn O'Bagy Davis' presentation Hopi Summer. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

 


 

OUTDOORS

Friday, May 13

• Take a field trip with Sky Island Tours' Join Jeff Babson to explore Pena Blanca Lake and Vicinity Birds, Butterflies and Dragonflies. Details: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; depart from Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $65, $55 members; 326-9686, ext. 10.

• Take a relaxing, naturalist-guided Twilight Nature Walk to experience the quiet of the desert at dusk. Details: 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Feliz Paseos Park, 1600 N. Camino de Oeste; free; 615-7855.

Saturday, May 14

• Help remove invasive grasses with the Oro Valley Buffel Busters. Details: 7-10 a.m.; southwest corner of Lambert Lane and First Ave.; free; 229-5070.

Wednesday, May 18

• Take a Sweetwater Wetlands Birding Walk to see warblers, swallows, flycatchers and vireos and learn to identify several waterfowl and shorebird species that are attracted to the water and lush vegetation led by birding experts Farrish and Mark Sharon. Details: 8-9:30 a.m.; 2667 W. Sweetwater Dr.; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

 


 

CHILDREN

Thursday, May 12

• Learn about the importance, special botanical aspects and urban tree care at Tree Adventures for youth. Details: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; free with garden admission; 326-9686, ext. 10.

Saturday, May 14

• Make a mini box of roses for mom at the Kids Create Family Fun Program. Details: 1-4 p.m.; The Mini-Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, 4455 E. Camp Lowell Dr.; free with museum admission; 881-0606.

Sundays through May 29

• Bring the kids for the Live Theatre Workshop performances of the classic Jack and the Beanstalk. Details: 1 p.m.; 5317 E. Speedway Blvd.; $5-$8; 327-4242.

 


 

VISUAL ARTS

Saturday, May 14

• View a compilation of sculptures, paintings, drawings and mixed media from both adult and youth students at the Annual Student Art Show. Details: 6-9 p.m.; Toscana Studio and Gallery, 9040 N. Oracle Rd.; free; www.toscanastudioandgallery.com.

 


 

FILM

Sunday to Monday, May 15-16

• View the Pima Community College Digital Video and Film Arts Screening featuring the premiere of the film "Byline" set in the 1950's. Details: 2 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Monday; Proscenium Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; free: 206-6986.

 


 

HEALTH

Saturday, May 14

• Just walk in for an 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 and University Medical Center; free; 872-4344.

• Learn about age-related weight gain, exercise for maintaining bone and muscle mass, nutrition and supplemental approaches for easing menopause symptoms, and reducing heart disease and cancer risk at Registered Dietitian Junelle's presentation Nutrition: Women to Women. Details: 1-2 p.m.; Alive Fitness & Training Center, 10370 N. La Cañada Dr., Suite 170; $15, $10 members (pre-registration required); 395-2828.

Monday, May 16

• Learn about the research principles of exercise to challenge your body and brain at Making the Brain-Body Connection to Improve FUNction, part of the Brain Week series. Details: 10-11:30 a.m.; El Dorado Health Campus, 1400 N. Wilmot Rd.; free; 324-4345.

Tuesday, May 17

• Learn about Dementia vs. Delirium facilitated by Dr. David J. Teeple at the Brain Week series. Details: 9-10:30 a.m.; El Dorado Health Campus, 1400 N. Wilmot Rd.; free; 324-4345.

Wednesday, May 18

• Expand your knowledge of the brain at the lecture Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury facilitated by Stephanie Gillespie, NP., part of the Brain Week series. Details: 10-11:30 a.m.; El Dorado Health Campus, 1400 N. Wilmot Rd.; free; 324-4345.

• Learn about Sleep and Cognitive Functioning facilitated by Dr. Robert Aaronson at the Brain Week series. Details: 1-2 p.m.; El Dorado Health Campus, 1400 N. Wilmot Rd.; free; 324-4345.

• Start eating healthier with tips from Internist Dr. Mahesh Tipirnini at his lecture Healthy Aging - Nutrition for Improving Quality of Life as part of the Living Well series. Details: 3:30 p.m.; Oro Valley Hospital, 1551 E. Tangerine Rd., Classrooms A & B; free; 866-694-9355.

• Hear from the experts on Traumatic Brain Injury: Saving and Restoring Lives with speakers Dr. Peter Rhee, chief of trauma at UMC; Dr. Benjamin Serxner, chief neurosurgery resident at UMC; Dr. Jon Larson, medical director of HealthSouth Rehabilitation Institute of Tucson; and Dr. Shannah Biggan, neuropsychologist. Details: 4-7 p.m.; Sheraton Tucson Hotel, 5151 E. Grant Rd.; 320-6239. RSVP by May 13.

 

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