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Posted: Monday, November 1, 2010 11:00 pm | Updated: 8:09 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Saw 3D: The Final Chapter (R)

Paranormal Activity 2 (R)

Hereafter (2010) (PG-13)

Jackass 3D (R)

Red (PG-13)

Life as We Know It (PG-13)

Secretariat (PG)

The Social Network (PG-13)

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (PG)

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (PG-13)

You Again (PG)

The Town (R)

Foothills

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

Saw 3D: The Final Chapter (R)

Paranormal Activity 2 (R)

Hereafter (2010) (PG-13)

Jackass 3 in 2D (R)

Jackass 3D (R)

Red (PG-13)

It's Kind of a Funny Story (PG-13)

Life as We Know It (PG-13)

Secretariat (PG)

The Social Network (PG-13)

Waiting for Superman (PG)

Easy A (PG-13)

The Town (R)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Re-release (PG-13)

Machete (R)

The Last Exorcism (PG-13)

Lottery Ticket (PG-13)

Nanny McPhee Returns (PG)

The Expendables (R)

Step Up 3 (PG-13)

Dinner for Schmucks (PG-13)

Salt (PG-13)

The Sorcerer's Apprentice (PG)

Toy Story 3 (G)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Saw 3D: The Final Chapter (R)

Paranormal Activity 2 (R)

Hereafter (2010) (PG-13)

Jackass 3D (R)

Red (PG-13)

Life as We Know It (PG-13)

Secretariat (PG)

The Social Network (PG-13)

Buried (R)

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (PG)

You Again (PG)

Alpha and Omega 3D (PG)

The Town (R)

THEATER

Thursday to Saturday, Nov. 4-6

• Catch a performance of the hilarious play within a play Noises Off, presented by Ironwood Ridge High School students. Details: 7 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday; 2475 W. Naranja Dr.; $7, $6 seniors, $5 students; 407-4244.

Friday to Sunday, Nov. 5-28

• Enjoy a Rogue Theatre performance of Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; 300 E. University Blvd., Suite 150; $25; 551-2053.

Sunday, Nov. 7

• Listen to U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins and special guests reading their favorite poems in celebration of the Arizona Poetry Center's 50th Anniversary. Details: 3 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $15-60; 621-3341.

Through Sunday, Nov. 7

• Catch a performance of the musical The Color Purple, based on a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel presented by Broadway in Tucson. Details: 7:30 P.M. Tuesday-Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 2 & 8 p.m. Saturday; 1 & 6:30 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $26-76; 866-821-2929.

Wednesday to Sunday, Nov. 10-28

• Enjoy a performance of the crossword romantic comedy 2 Across at the Invisible Theatre. Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; 1400 N. First Ave.; $25; 882-9721.

Through Sunday, Nov. 14

• Enjoy a performance of The Time of Your Life, presented by Pima Community College Theatre Arts students. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $15; 206-6986.

MUSIC

Thursday, Nov. 4

• Listen to the music of the University of Arizona Jazz: A Return from the Far East. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $22, $20 in advance; 818-1000.

Saturday, Nov. 6

• Don't miss the KiiM Country Music Festival with Rodney Atkins, Sunny Sweeney, Steve Azar, and Steve Holy. Details: 3 p.m.; Tucson Electric Park, 250 E. Ajo Way; $17.50-$67; 866-977-6849.

• Take a step back in time as The Newmans (formerly the Diamonds) perform their rock and roll classics such as "Little Darlin'" and "The Stroll." Details: 4 & 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $31, $28 in advance; 818-1000.

• Enjoy the Civic Orchestra of Tucson Fall Concert featuring all Russian composers. Details: 3 p.m.; Crowder Hall, University of Arizona School of Music, 1017 N. Olive Rd.; www.cotmusic.org.

Saturday to Sunday, Nov. 6-7

• Enjoy the Tucson Symphony Orchestra MasterWorks Series Stars of the Symphony featuring the String Ensemble, Brass Quintet and Wind Quintet. Details: 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Catalina Foothills High School, 4300 E. Sunrise Dr.; $30-40; 882-8585.

Sunday, Nov. 7

• Listen to Classical Guitarist Phillip Hemmo. Details: 3 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $20, $16 in advance; 818-1000.

• Enjoy the Tucson Jazz Society's Benny Goodman Centennial Concert featuring vocalist Julie Anne. Details: 7 p.m.; St. Philip's Plaza, 4280 N. Campbell Ave; $20, $15 members, $10 military; 903-1265.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Friday, Nov. 5

• Mosey on down to Tohono Chul Park's Fall Fiesta featuring the Sons of the Pioneers with local keg beer, prickly pear margaritas, old-fashioned sarsaparilla, dinner, and a silent auction. Details: 5 p.m.; 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; $99; 742-6455.

Friday & Sunday, Nov. 5 & 7

• Enjoy the International Tucson Guitar Festival featuring renowned guest artists and the Beeston Guitar Competition. Details: 7 p.m. Friday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday; Holsclaw Hall, 1017 N. Olive Rd.; $9-35; 621-2998.

Friday to Sunday, Nov. 5-7

• Let your holiday shopping be a gift to Tucson's children at the Big Brothers Big Sisters Fine Art & Craft Fair. Details: 10 a.m-5 p.m.; Plaza Palomino, Ft. Lowell & Swan; free admission; 270-5877.

Saturday, Nov. 6

• Come out for a morning of golf and help support Copper Creek Elementary School at the Copper Creek PTO Golf Tournament. Details: 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Hilton El Conquistador Golf and Tennis Resort; 10555 N. La Canada Dr.; $125; www.coppercreekpto.com/golf-tournament-2010.

• Enjoy entertainment, food, raffles and children's activities while you learn about Dove Mountain Lutheran Church services as well as local businesses at the Fall Festival. Details: 2-6 p.m.; Dove Mountain Lutheran Church, 3965 W. Moore Rd.; free; www.dovemountainlutheran.org.

• Enjoy live entertainment, a cocktail reception, and silent auction at the 4th annual Cowboy Ball to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Arizona. Details: 5 p.m.; Old Tucson Studios; 731-9474.

• Dine and dance the night away at the Celebrate! Arizona's Children Gala fundraiser for one of the state's largest non-profit child welfare and behavioral health organization. Details: 6 p.m.; JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort, 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd.; www.arizonaschildren.org/events.

Saturday to Sunday, Nov. 6-7

• Kick up your heels at the Tucson Celtic Festival & Scottish Highland Games with music, dance, food, vendors, and kids' games. Details: 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; Rillito Raceway Park, 4502 N. First Ave.; www.TucsonCelticFestival.org.

Sunday, Nov. 7

• Browse records, CDs, tapes and music memorabilia at the Sixth Annual Tucson Record Show. Details: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Las Cazuelitas Event Center, 1365 W. Grant Rd.; $4; 622-0104.

• Bring the whole family to the Jewish Food Festival and Family Fun Fair with food, cooking contest, live music, Israeli dancing, story telling and kid's activities to benefit the Community Food Bank and Primavera Foundation. Details: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Brandi Fenton Park, 3482 E. River Rd.; $4, free under 12; 512-8500.

• Spend a fun-filled afternoon at the High Heels for Hope Bunco Tournament to benefit Marana Unified School District food and back-pack programs. Details: 1:30 p.m.; Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Dove Mountain; $50; www.highheelsforhope.org.

• Attend Tee Up For Tots' fourth annual Runway For Research Fashion Show to benefit the pediatric cancer research unit of The Steele Children's Research Center at University Medical Center. Details: 2 p.m.; Hilton El Conquistador Resort, 10000 N. Oracle Rd.; kdzillman@yahoo.com.

• Help raise funds for Equine Voices Rescue & Sanctuary at the fourth annual Equine Voices Wine and Dine Gala with tastings from local wineries, dinner and a live auction hosted by Cowboy Bob. Details: 4:30 p.m.; Arizona Inn, 2200 E. Elm St.; www.sarahanneevents.com.

• Walk for an Angel at the Amyloidosis Fundraiser to support research on a disease which affects the body's organ systems with accumulation of protein deposits. Details: 8 a.m.; Children's Memorial Park, 4851 N. 15th Place.

Through Sunday, Feb. 20

• Take a journey back in time to experience a legend at Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition featuring over 120 real artifacts recovered from the ocean floor along with room re-creations and personal stories. Details: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday; Rialto Building, 300 E. Congress St.; $22, $18 seniors/students; $14 under 12; 622-8595.

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Friday, Nov. 5

• Let the Master Gardeners tell you about Tasks for November: overseeding lawns and preparing your garden for frost. Details: 1 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

Saturday, Nov. 6

• Take a tour of the historic Temple of Music and Art offered by the Arizona Theatre Company. Details: 11:30 a.m.; 330 S. Scott Ave.; free but reservations required; 884-8210 Ext. 8610.

• Get comprehensive view of the mission from author Bernard Fontana and photographer Edward McCain at their presentation A Gift of Angels: The Art of Mission San Xavier del Bac. Details: 12 & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

Wednesday, Nov. 10

• Learn about Cliff Dwellings and Prehistoric Settlement in the Southeastern Sierra Ancha of Central Arizona illustrated with slides of the spectacular sites and canyons in the transition zone between the Sonoran Desert and the Colorado Plateau presented by archeologist Richard C. Lange from the Arizona State Museum and the University of Arizona. Details: 12 & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

OUTDOORS

Thursday, Nov. 4

• Get an introduction to astronomy from park naturalists and volunteer astronomers with telescopes and binoculars available for a look into the desert night sky at the Star Party.

Details: 7-9 p.m.; Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish; free but reservations required; 733-5153.

Friday, Nov. 5

• Take a 2-4 mile Hidden Canyon Hike with a Pima County naturalist to learn about local plants, birds, and other wildlife. Details: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; Tucson Mountain Park; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

Saturday, Nov. 6

• Take a Birding Walk with expert John Higgins to spot canyon towhees, rufous-winged sparrows, Gila woodpeckers, and other birds of the desert Southwest nestled among the saguaros and ironwood trees. Details: 8-10 a.m.; Tucson Mountain Park Ironwood Picnic Area, 1548 S. Kinney Rd.; free; 615-7855.

Saturday to Sunday, Nov. 6-7

• Bring your binoculars for a Bird and Nature Walk with the Town of Oro Valley's Recreation Division. Details: 9 a.m. Saturday; Lambert Lane Park; or 9 a.m. Sunday; James D. Kriegh Park; free.

Sunday, Nov. 7

• Take a Hike for BAG IT! committed to newly diagnosed individuals with cancer and their families. Details: 7 a.m. hike, 10 a.m. brunch; Loew's Ventana Canyon Resort; $80 (includes hike and brunch); 575-9602.

Wednesday, Nov. 10

• Help eradicate buffelgrass and fountain grass in Tucson Mountain Park with the Sonoran Desert Weedwackers. Details: 8-11 a.m.; 2020 N. Kinney Rd.; free; call 615-7855 for meeting location.

CHILDREN

Friday, Nov. 5

• See a live bobcat at wildlife rehabilitator Kathie Schroeder's presentation Wildlife Neighbors with crafts, activities, and movies. Details: 6 p.m.; International Wildlife Museum, 4800 W. Gates Pass Rd.; $8; 629-0100 or www.thewildlifemuseum.org.

Saturday, Nov. 6

• Get Outside with Your Kids and learn about nature and the beauty of Arizona's public lands with activities, wilderness skills practice, and guided tours to Ironwood National Forest. Details: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; Marana Parks & Recreation Center, 13251 N. Lon Adams Rd.; free; 258-7235.

• Discover the music hidden within the walls of your kitchen as the TSO Percussion Quartet cooks up a yummy recipe of "Kitchen Music" at Just for Kids. Details: 10 & 11:15 a.m.; Tucson Symphony Center, 2175 N. 6th Ave.; donations appreciated; 882-8585.

• Learn how to use a compass to find your way through an Orienteering course and practice your compass skills combined with the use of a map for families with children ages 5-12. Details: 2-4 p.m.; Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Branch Library, 7800 N. Schisler Dr.; free; 615-7855.

VISUAL ARTS

Saturday, Nov. 6

• Meet artists C.E. "Buzz" Dolsberry and V. Dave Dame at their Artist Reception. Details: 3:30-5 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free; 622-6014.

Saturday to Friday, Nov. 6-Dec. 31

• View DeGrazia at the Gardens, a Retrospective of Works from the Collection of Catari DeGrazia featuring more than 40 original artworks by legendary Southwest artist Ted DeGrazia. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. except holidays; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $8, $3.50/children; 326-9686.

Sunday to Saturday, Nov. 7-Dec. 25

• View the Chinese History Exhibit with historic photos of the Chinese in Southern Arizona and memorabilia of Tucson Chinese World War II veterans. Details: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m-9 p.m. Tuesday & Thursday; Tucson Chinese Cultural Center, 1288 W. River Rd.; free; 292-6900.

Monday to Friday, Nov. 8-Jan. 28

• View the exhibit Retrospective: George Welch at the Pima Community College Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery. Details: 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday; 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; free; 206-6942.

Through Monday, Nov. 22

• View award-winning artist Diana Madaras' new exhibit The Color of Joy. Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; Madaras Gallery, 3001 E. Skyline Dr.; free; 623-4000.

Through Sunday, Jan. 23

• View the exhibition the Journey of Lewis and Clark featuring oils, watercolors, and drawings which depict the people and landscapes from one of the most important journeys in American history. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 12-5 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave.; $3-8; 624-2333.

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