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Posted: Wednesday, March 4, 2009 12:00 am | Updated: 1:23 pm, Mon Apr 18, 2011.

Upcoming arts, entertainment and cultural events in the area.

MOVIES

Century Theatres

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

A Powerful Noise LIVE (PG-13)

Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience (G)

Tyler Perry’s Madea Goes to Jail (PG-13)

Confessions of a Shopaholic (PG)

The International (R)

Coraline (PG)

Pink Panther 2 (PG)

Taken (PG-13)

Paul Blart: Mall Cop (PG)

The Wrestler (R)

Gran Torino (R)

The Reader (R)

Milk (R)

Slumdog Millionaire (R)

Foothills

7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., 742-6174

Watchmen (R)

Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience (G)

Fired Up (PG-13)

Tyler Perry’s Madea Goes to Jail (PG-13)

Confessions of a Shopaholic (PG)

Friday the 13th (2009) (R)

The International (R)

Coraline (PG)

He’s Just Not That Into You (PG-13)

Pink Panther 2 (PG)

Push (PG-13)

Taken (PG-13)

Paul Blart: Mall Cop (PG)

The Wrestler (R)

Doubt (PG-13)

Gran Torino (R)

Slumdog Millionaire (R)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Bride Wars (PG)

The Unborn (PG-13)

Valkyrie (PG-13)

Seven Pounds (PG-13)

The Tale of Desperaux (G)

Yes Man (PG-13)

Australia (PG-13)

Bolt (PG)

Twilight (PG-13)

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (PG)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Watchmen (R)

Confessions of a Shopaholic (PG)

Friday the 13th (2009) (R)

The International (R)

Coraline (PG)

He’s Just Not That Into You (PG-13)

Push (PG-13)

Taken (PG-13)

Paul Blart: Mall Cop (PG)

The Wrestler (R)

Gran Torino (R)

The Reader (R)

Milk (R)

Slumdog Millionaire (R)

MUSIC

THURSDAY, MARCH 5

• The group Night Hart and special guest Bob Stewart — considered a dead ringer for Rod Stewart — will perform a number of the British rocker’s favorites, including “Maggie Mae,” “Hot Legs,” “Do Ya Think I’m Sexy” and many more. Details: 6:30 p.m.; Mountain View Country Club, 38759 S. Mountain View Blvd., in SaddleBrooke; $10, cash bar; no tickets sold at the door; 818-1000; www.dvpac.net.

THURSDAY TO SUNDAY, MARCH 5-8

• Tucson Symphony Orchestra will present a Latin-flavored show with the Romero Guitar Quartet. Details: 8 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $21-71; 882-8585.

FRIDAY, MARCH 6

• Considered America’s first family of bluegrass, Cherryholmes’ sound consists of hard-driving instrumentals and explosive vocal harmonies, featuring a mix of original works and bluegrass classics. The group’s shows include twin fiddles, Irish step dancing and classic country yodeling. Details: 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 38759 S. Mountain View Blvd., in SaddleBrooke; $30, $35 at the door; 818-1000; www.dvpac.net.

SATURDAY, MARCH 7

• Enjoy an evening of dining and dancing with lots of surprises and sparkling music during the Tucson Symphony Orchestra’s “Art of Music.” Details: 5:30 p.m.; J.W. Marriott Starr Pass Resort, 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd., $175; 299-3982.

• Listen to a blend of Baroque and modern orchestral musings during a concert by the Arizona Symphony Orchestra. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Crowder Hall, University of Arizona School of Music Building, $5, $3 seniors, $2 students; 1017 N. Olive Road; 621-3341, 621-1655.

• Spend the evening with the spiritual, provocative and reflective Klezmatics as they embrace their Jewish heritage and integrate jazz, gospel, Arab, African and classical sounds. Details: 8 p.m.; Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $17-40; 621-3341.

SATURDAY TO SUNDAY, MARCH 7-8

• The group New Odyssey, consisting of three men who play 36 instruments, will perform classic songs mixed with humor. Details: 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 7, 3 p.m. Saturday, March 8; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 38759 S. Mountain View Blvd., in SaddleBrooke; $20, $22 at the door; 818-1000; www.dvpac.net.

SUNDAY, MARCH 8

• Enjoy the world-class Tucson Winter Chamber Music Festival. Details: 3 p.m.; Leo Rich Theatre, Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.; $10-25; 321-1000.

THEATER

SATURDAY, MARCH 7

• Laugh yourself silly as the Flying Karamazov Brothers strut, fret, juggle and play their instruments across the stage. Details: 8 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $24-30; 547-3040.

MARCH 7 THROUGH 28

• The Arizona Theatre Company will present the “Somebody/Nobody,” a laugh-out-loud look at modern life and our unending quest for fifteen minutes of fame. Details: Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave.; show times and prices vary; 622-2823; www.aztheatreco.org.

THROUGH MARCH 8

• Cut loose and bring back all the over-the-top fun of the 1980s with “Footloose,” a high-energy musical based on the popular 1984 movie. Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Pima Community College, Proscenium Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Road; $18; 206-6986.

• See Neil Simon’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Lost in Yonkers,” set in 1942 about two young boys who find themselves in a new world with a family they hardly know. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; Live Theatre Workshop, 5317 E. Speedway Blvd.; 327-4242.

SPECIAL EVENTS

FRIDAY TO SATURDAY, MARCH 6-7

• Learn about alternative fuels and vehicles, solar power technologies, sustainable living, green building and rainwater harvesting at the Sustainability and Energy EXP09: Building a Better Community. Details: 3-7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday; Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.; $5, students and military personnel get in free; 792-1093.

• Receive an informal verbal estimate for your treasured items by a certified appraiser at an antiques appraisal fair. Details: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Arizona Historical Society, 949 E. Second St.; free admission, $30/item appraised; 617-1153.

SATURDAY TO SUNDAY, MARCH 7-8

• If you enjoy living a heart-healthy lifestyle or want to get in shape, then the TRIFEST 09 Health & Wellness Expo is the place for you, featuring more than 100 vendors representing nutrition, swimming, running, cycling and assorted health and wellness products and services. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tucson Convention Center, north exhibit hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $5 or 2 cans of food; (888) 293-3934, ext. 19.

SUNDAY, MARCH 8

• Support the Tucson Police Officers Association at the group’s fourth-annual Tucson Law Enforcement Motorcycle Festival and Swap Meet, featuring clothing, riding gear, parts and new or used motorcycles. Details: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Fourth Avenue, from Sixth to Ninth streets; free admission.

TUESDAY, MARCH 10

• Revisit a time when the horse was a symbol of grace and majesty as the Lipizzaner Stallions and their riders perform an intricate, equine ballet. Details: 3 and 7:30 p.m.; Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.; $15.50-28.50; 321-1000.

THROUGH MARCH 29

• Tour cosmetic legend Merle Norman’s 1950s era historic ranch estate, Rancho Merlita, during the Tucson Museum of Art League’s fundraiser “Designer Showhouse.” The spacious home and grounds have been completely redecorated inside and out by 27 well known Tucson interior and exterior designers. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon-4 p.m. Sundays; 8520 E. Wrightstown Road; $20; 722-7436.

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

THURSDAY, MARCH 5

• Take a guided tour “Walking the Hill Towns of Italy” during a DVD program featuring the hilltop villages of the northern Italian provinces. Details: 1:30 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; free; 229-5300.

• Let the folks at Northwest Medical Center Oro Valley tell you “How to Get the Most Out of Your Workout.” Details: 7 p.m.; 1521 E. Tangerine Road; free; 901-3500.

FRIDAY, MARCH 6

• Learn about spring yard and garden tasks from the Pima County Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners. Details: 1 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; free; 229-5300.

SATURDAY, MARCH 7

• Learn to rely on seasonal rainfall, rather than supplemental irrigation, with design tips, plant selection and plantings for berms and basins in landscape designer Scott Calhoun’s class “Toward the Desert Rain Garden.” Details: 10 a.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; free; 229-5300.

OUTDOORS

FRIDAY, MARCH 6

• Hike six miles on the Douglas Springs Trail to Bridal Wreath Falls. Details: Meet at 8 a.m.; Douglas Springs trailhead in Saguaro National Park-East, 3693 Old Spanish Trail; free with park entry fee; 546-7521.

CHILDREN

THURSDAY TO SUNDAY, MARCH 5-8

• Create a one-of-a-kind marble design masterpiece. Details: 3 p.m.; Tucson Children’s Museum, 200 S. Sixth Ave.; included with admission, $7 adults, $5 seniors and children; 792-9985.

SATURDAY, MARCH 7

• Get a little messy and make glow-in-the-dark slime. Details: 11:30 a.m.; Tucson Children’s Museum, 200 S. Sixth Ave.; included with admission, $7 adults, $5 seniors and children; 792-9985.

VISUAL ART

THROUGH MARCH 4

• See the paintings of top fantasy surrealist and still-life artist Ilene Meyer , whose paintings have been inspired by her travels and explorations of cultures, philosophy, geography and science. Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sundays; Mountain Shadow Gallery, 3001 E. Skyline Drive; free admission; 577-6301.

THROUGH MARCH 5

• See some of the best juried watercolor artists in Arizona at the Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild Signature Show . Details: 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday; Murphey Gallery, St. Phillips in the Hills Episcopal Church, at Campbell Avenue and River Road; free; 399-3305.

THURSDAY TO TUESDAY, MARCH 5-APR. 21

• Celebrate the biennial convention of the Cactus and Succulent Society of America with the exhibit “Prickly Portraits: Cacti and Succulents in Art.” Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; $7 adults, $5 seniors, $2 children; 742-6455.

SATURDAY, MARCH 7

• Meet artist Diane Graebner and see her paintings at a reception at the Western National Parks Association Store. Details: 3:30-5 p.m.; 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive; free; 622-6014.

SUNDAY, MARCH 8

• Check out new artwork by Colin and Neilma Budd and Gregory Poole during the Green Javelina re-opening. Details: 3-5 p.m.; Village Square, 1995 W. American Ave., in Oracle; free admission.

THROUGH MARCH 8

• Kick up those rodeo boots for some wild “Western Gone Wild” artwork , featuring cowboys, cowgirls, rodeo scenes, horses and Southwest landscapes with fresh perspectives and contemporary pizzazz. Details: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays; Jane Hamilton Fine Art, 1825 E. River Road, Suite 111; free; 529-4886.

• Explore the comical side of Arizona life through art that lampoons the state’s landmarks, symbols, unusual animals, the myth and reality of the wild West, tourism, current events and amusing historical and political figures, part of the “Laughing Matters: Arizona Humor” exhibit. Details: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; free with park entrance fee; $7 adults, $5 seniors, $3 students; 742-6455.

THROUGH MARCH 13

• See original Western art in oils, acrylics, watercolor and sculpture at the Empire 100 Western Art Show and Sale, featuring award-winning painter of the American cowboy, Tom Dorr. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; Northern Trust, 3450 E. Sunrise Drive; free; (888) 364-2829.

THROUGH MARCH 14

• In an exhibit titled “Love Art,” area painters Barbara Brandel, Christina Cardenas, Linda Cato, Bryan Crow, Terry Dietz, Curtis Kiwak and Rebecca Thompson will display their latest works at the Tangerine Gallery. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 2522 E. Fort Lowell Road; 326-5028.

THROUGH JUNE 28

• Hurricanes, deforestation, tornados, wildfires — society is pummeled almost daily by stories of our turbulent world and artists are responding to the rapid environmental changes facing this generation through stunning visuals. Portraying both terror and beauty in the forces of nature and the ravages humans inflict on the land is at the center of the exhibition “Trouble in Paradise: Examining Discord Between Nature and Society.” Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays–Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave.; 624-2333.

THROUGH JUNE

• 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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