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Posted: Wednesday, October 12, 2011 3:00 am

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

The Ides of March (R)

Real Steel (PG-13)

50/50 (R)

Dream House (PG-13)

What's Your Number? (R)

Abduction (PG-13)

Dolphin Tale (PG)

Dolphin Tale 3D (PG)

Killer Elite (R)

Moneyball (PG-13)

The Lion King 3D (G)

Contagion (PG-13)

Higher Ground (R)

Foothills

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

Real Steel IMAX (PG-13)

Real Steel (PG-13)

The Ides of March (R)

50/50 (R)

Courageous (PG-13)

Dream House (PG-13)

What's Your Number? (R)

Abduction (PG-13)

Dolphin Tale (PG)

Dolphin Tale 3D (PG)

Killer Elite (R)

Moneyball (PG-13)

The Lion King 3D (G)

Contagion (PG-13)

The Help (PG-13)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Conan the Barbarian (R)

Horrible Bosses (R)

Zookeeper (PG)

Transformers: Dark of the Moon (PG-13)

Bad Teacher (R)

Mr. Popper's Penguins (PG)

Super 8 (PG-13)

Kung Fu Panda 2 (PG)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

The Ides of March (R)

Real Steel (PG-13)

50/50 (R)

Dream House (PG-13)

What's Your Number? (R)

Abduction (PG-13)

Dolphin Tale (PG)

Dolphin Tale 3D (PG)

Killer Elite (R)

Moneyball (PG-13)

Drive (2011) (R)

The Lion King 3D (G)

The Lion King (G)

Contagion (PG-13)

The Help (PG-13)

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (PG-13)

 


 

 

THEATER

Thursday, Oct. 13

• Enjoy a performance of Ballet Magnificat presented by Trinity Dance & Gymnastics. Details: 7 p.m.; Victory Worship Center, 2561 W. Ruthrauff Rd.; $12-$17; 797-8100.

Thursday to Sunday, Oct. 13-16

• Rediscover the humor, friendship and charm of Toy Story when Disney on Ice presents Disney-Pixar's Toy Story 3. Details: 7 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 11 a.m., 3 & 7 p.m. Saturday; 1 & 5 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Arena, 260 S. Church Ave.; $11-$52; 800-745-3000.

Friday & Sunday, Oct. 14 & 16

• Enjoy the Fantastique Opening - Classic Series of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra featuring conductor George Hanson and Italian pianist Fabio Bidini. Details: 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $25-$78; 882-8585.

Through Saturday, Oct. 15

• Enjoy a performance of the award-winning musical Chicago with the da Vinci Players of Studio Connections. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday, 3 & 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; ZUZI!, 738 N. Fifth Ave.; $25-$28; 329-3707.

Friday to Sunday, Oct. 15-16, 21-23

• Catch the Arizona Rose Theatre Company season opening production Bus Stop by William Inge. Details: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Temple of Music & Art's Cabaret Theatre, 330 S. Scott Ave.; $17, $15 seniors/military; $10 under 12; 888-0509.

Tuesday to Sunday, Oct. 18-23

• Bring the whole family for the hilarious story of everyone's favorite ogre in Shrek - The Musical. Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 & 8 p.m. Saturday, 1 & 7 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $29-$90; 293-4336 or www.ticketmaster.com.

 


 

 

MUSIC

Friday, Oct. 14

• Enjoy the Hacienda del Sol Concert Series presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance with the western music of Bill Ganz. Details: 7 p.m.; Hacienda del Sol Terraza Garden Patio and Lounge, 5501 N. Hacienda del Sol Rd.; 299-1501 or www.haciendadelsol.com.

• Go back in time to the ‘50s and ‘60s at the Desert Doo Wop Series - Old But Goodies Revue Tribute. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $22, $20 in advance; 818-1000.

• Listen to the traditional and Dixieland jazz of the Original Wildcat Jass Band presented by the Tucson Jazz Society. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; $25, $20 in advance, $15 TJS members; $10 students/active military; 903-1265.

• Enjoy the rock group Godsmack in concert at the AVA Amphitheater. Details: 8 p.m.; Casino del Sol AVA Amphitheater, 5655 W. Valencia Rd.; $28-$55; 800-344-9435.

Saturday, Oct. 15

• Enjoy the melodic and passionate music of Russian-born singer/songwriter Marina V in Concert. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $24, $21 in advance; 818-1000.

• Enjoy the smooth and sultry voice of K.D. Lang and the Siss Boom Bang. Details: 8 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $27-$104; 621-3341.

• Listen to the American rock of Evanescence with special guests, The Pretty Reckless and Rival Sons. Details: 8 p.m.; Casino del Sol AVA Amphitheater, 5655 W. Valencia Rd.; $20-$39; 800-344-9435.

Sunday, Oct. 16

• Enjoy a musical tribute to a jazz innovator and legend with a live performance, archival images, film and recordings at The Miles Davis Experience: 1949-1959, A Collaboration with Blue Note Records. Details: 3 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $22-$46; 621-3341.

• Enjoy Pima Community College Music faculty Dean & Anna Schoff in a vocal recital. Details: 3 p.m.; PCC Center for the Arts Recital Hall, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $6; 206-6986.

Tuesday, Oct. 18

• Enjoy the final world tour of one of the most influential heavy metal bands of all time, Judas Priest. Details: 6 p.m.; Casino del Sol AVA Amphitheater, 5655 W. Valencia Rd.; $35-$90; 800-344-9435.

Wednesday, Oct. 19

• Enjoy the Ronstadt Generations as part of the Lonely Street Series. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $30, $25 in advance; 818-1000.

 


 

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Friday, Oct. 14

• Enjoy music, food, games and prizes at the 2nd Annual Oktoberfest. Details: 4-9 p.m.; Santa Catalina Church, 14380 N. Oracle Rd.; $5/car; 825-9611.

Friday to Sunday; Oct. 14-16

• Celebrate the Year of the Bat and other desert animals with wings from birds to butterflies and kick off the start of the Raptor Free Flight program at the Festival of Flight. Details: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, 2021 N. Kinney Rd.; $12, $3 ages 6-12, under 5 free; 883-1380.

• Shop Your Girlfriend's Closet featuring clothes and accessories donated by local women or boutiques with a preview night and silent auction on Friday, shopping on Saturday, and discounted prices on Sunday to benefit Voices for Education. Details: 6-8 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; Bates Mansion, 283 N. Stone Ave.; $50 Friday, $20 Saturday, free Sunday; 324-0881.

Friday to Monday, Oct. 14-31

• Bring the whole family to the Tucson Girls Chorus 2nd Annual Pumpkin Patch for treats, pumpkin purchases, and music. Details: noon-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday; El Con Mall South Parking Lot, 3601 E. Broadway Blvd.; free admission, pumpkins $2-8; 577-6064.

Saturday, Oct. 15

• Bring a can of food for Interfaith Community Services and be entertained by the radio-control model flying club, The Sonoran Desert Flyers, hosted by Pusch Ridge Christian Academy Boy Scout Troop 270. Details: 8 a.m.; Naranja Park flying field, 660 W. Naranja Dr.

• Start your Christmas shopping early this year and browse the works of neighborhood artisans' jewelry, silk flower arrangements, paintings, yarn dolls, glass creations, photo cards, and much more at the Christmas Craft Fair. Details: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.; Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, 7570 N. Thornydale Rd.; free admission; 744-2665.

• Bring the whole family to the Project Grad Extreme Car Show and Craft Fair with food, police demonstrations, music, and fun for everyone. Details: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; CDO High School, 25 W. Calle Concordia; $5; 904-4397.

• Benefit local and national suicide prevention and awareness programs at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Out of the Darkness Walk. Details: 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. walk; Reid Park, 1100 S. Randolph Way; 602-321-4739 or www.outofthedarkness.org.

• Help raise funds for the Arizona Children's Alliance at Scavenge for the Children with a scavenger hunt, raffle and dinner. Details: 5 p.m.; Arizona Children's Alliance Headquarters, 10371 N. Oracle Rd.; $40, $140/team of 4; 730-3010.

• Sample delectable food from more than 30 of Tucson's finest restaurants, enjoy sounds of jazz from Tucson High School's steel drum band, Jovert, and bid on unique zoo experiences or animal items in silent and live auctions at ZOOcson - Feast for the Beasts! Details: 6-9 p.m.; Reid Park Zoo, 1100 S. Randolph Way; $100, $75 members; 791-4022.

Saturday, Oct. 15-16

• Choose from many varieties of usual and unusual native and adapted plants from Adeniums and boojums to burseras, frankincense and Zauschnerias at the Fall Plant Sale. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte (parking and entrance off Northern Ave. at east side of park); free admission; 742-6455.

• Browse original works of acclaimed artists in a variety of mediums, watch art demonstrations, visit interactive booths, chat with exhibiting artists, listen to live music, and enjoy great food at the Dove Mountain Art Festival. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fry's Marketplace Shopping Center, Thornydale & Tangerine Rds.; free; 401-1290.

Thursday, Oct. 20

• Bring your friends and have fun browsing through a vast jewelry selection at the Friends of the Oro Valley Public Library Used Costume Jewelry Sale fundraiser. Details: 11:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free admission; 344-9390.

• Explore educational opportunities at the Christian College Fair hosted by Pusch Ridge Christian Academy with nationwide representation. Details: 6-8 p.m.; 9500 N. Oracle Rd.; free; 797-0107.

 


 

 

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Friday, Oct. 14

• Learn about Roses from the Pima County Master Gardeners. Details: 1-2 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

Saturday, Oct. 15

• Learn techniques for painting landscape scenes in the open air for experienced and novice artists to "paint out" on their own and to observe the other artists at work at the Tucson Plein Air Painters Society's Paint Out in the Park. Details: 8-10 a.m.; Feliz Paseos Park, 1600 N. Camino de Oeste; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

• Hear the story behind the largest search and rescue operation in Arizona history at author Cathy Hufault's presentation Death Clouds on Mt. Baldy. Details: 10-11 a.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

• Explore the Relationship Between Trees and Humans and tree meanings from the Bible, mythology and folklore with horticulturist Manny Cuen. Details: 12:30-2:30 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $20, $15 members; 326-9686.

Wednesday, October 19

• Take the AARP Driver Safety Course for drivers age 50 and older. Details: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Rd.; $14, $12 members; 299-3000.

• Let award-winning garden writer Jacqueline A. Soule, PhD., with popular weekly and monthly columns in a number of national, regional and local publications tell you all about Father Kino's Herbs: Growing & Using Them Today. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

 


 

 

OUTDOORS

Friday, Oct. 14

• Take a guided, easy 3-4 mile Sabino Canyon Fall Hike. Details: 8:30-11:30 a.m.; Sabino Canyon Visitor Center, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd.; free with $5 parking permit; 749-8700.

• Take a guided Twilight Nature Walk to experience the quiet of the desert at dusk and explore how seasonal changes affect local plants and animals. Details: 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Feliz Paseos Park, 1600 N. Camino de Oeste; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

Saturday, Oct. 15

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

Wednesday, Oct. 19

• Go Birding at Sweetwater Wetlands to see a variety of wintering sparrows, hawks, falcons and migrating warblers with experts Farrish and Mark Sharon. Details: 8-9:30 a.m.; Sweetwater Wetlands, 2667 W. Sweetwater Dr.; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

 


 

CHILDREN

Monday to Friday, Oct. 10-14

• Go on trail rides, learn all about horse care, grooming, and safety at the Crazy for Horses Kids Camp for ages 6-12. Details: 7-10 a.m.; Rolling Hills Riding Academy, 9015 Camino de Anza; $175; register online at www.orovalleyaz.gov.

• Have some great outdoor adventures at Fall Break Fun Camp for ages 6-12. Details: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; Catalina State Park; $65; register online at www.orovalleyaz.gov.

Saturday, Oct. 15

• Parents can take a night off while the JCC staff provides special programs, dinner, games and more for children in grades K-5 at the Parents Night Out Party. Details: 6-10 p.m.; Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Rd.; $30, $15/each additional child; 299-3000.

Saturdays & Sundays, Oct. 15-30

• Bring the kids ages 4-8 to the Active Imagination Theater featuring the original play "A Weenie Halloween" featuring a stuffy princess and an evil wizard. Details: noon-1 p.m.; Beowulf Alley Theatre, 11 S. 6th Ave.; $5-$10; 662-4460.

Wednesday, Oct. 19

• Star in your very own READ poster by having your picture taken with your favorite book for Teen Read Week. Details: 4-6 p.m.; Wheeler Taft Abbett, Sr. Library, 7800 N. Schisler Dr.; free (parental consent required); 594-5200.

 


 

VISUAL ARTS

Thursday, Oct. 13

• Attend the opening reception for the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance (SAACA) and TCI Wealth Advisors art gallery. Details: 4-6 p.m.; TCI headquarters, 4011 E. Sunrise Dr.; free; 797-3959, ext. 9. Exhibit continues until Tuesday, Jan 10.

Saturday, Oct. 15

• Meet the award-winning artist and view her paintings and giclees at the Artist's Reception for Guadalupe de la Torre. Details: 3:30-5 p.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free; 622-6014.

 


 

FILM

Saturday, Oct. 15

• Explore state and national parks, natural and historical wonders, and the Old West heritage with beautiful photography by Russ Finley at the DVD presentation Mt. Rushmore-Crazy Horse & the Black Hills. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

 


 

HEALTH

Monday, Oct. 17

• Learn more about hearing loss and explore how people with hearing loss can successfully communicate in everyday situations with UA Hearing Clinic Chair of Living Well With Hearing Loss program Dr. Fran Harris, PhD. Details: 10-11 a.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

 

 

 

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