THE GUIDE - Tucson Local Media: El Sol

THE GUIDE

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Tuesday, April 28, 2009 11:00 pm | Updated: 1:32 pm, Mon Apr 18, 2011.

Upcoming arts, entertainment and cultural events.

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Death Note: L, Change the World (R)

Fighting (PG-13)

The Informers (R)

Obsessed (PG-13)

The Soloist (R)

Earth (G)

17 Again (PG-13)

Crank High Voltage (R)

State of Play (PG-13)

Hannah Montana: The Movie (G)

Fast & Furious (PG-13)

Monsters vs. Aliens (also in 3D) (PG)

Sunshine Cleaning (R)

Foothills

7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., 742-6174

Fighting (PG-13)

The Informers (R)

Obsessed (PG-13)

The Soloist (R)

Earth (G)

17 Again (PG-13)

Crank High Voltage (R)

State of Play (PG-13)

Hannah Montana: The Movie (G)

Observe and Report (R)

Fast & Furious (PG-13)

The Haunting in Connecticut (PG-13)

Monsters vs. Aliens (in 3D) (PG)

I Love You, Man (R)

Knowing (PG-13)

Sunshine Cleaning (R)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

12 Rounds (PG-13)

The Last House on the Left (R)

The International (R)

Coraline (PG)

He's Just Not That Into You (PG-13)

Push (PG-13)

Hotel for Dogs (PG)

Paul Blart: Mall Cop (PG)

Gran Torino (R)

Slumdog Millionaire (R)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Fighting (PG-13)

Obsessed (PG-13)

The Soloist (R)

Earth (G)

17 Again (PG-13)

Crank: High Voltage (R)

State of Play (PG-13)

Hannah Montana: The Movie (G)

Observe and Report (R)

Fast & Furious (PG-13)

Monsters vs. Aliens (also in 3D) (PG)

Knowing (PG-13)

MUSIC

THURSDAY, APRIL 30

• Listen to the Pima Community College's Wind Ensemble perform at the Proscenium Theatre. Details: 7:30 p.m.; 2202 W. Anklam Road; $6, $5 seniors and students; 206-6986.

• The University of Arizona Wind Ensemble and Wind Symphony presents their final concert of the season featuring the music of David Maslanka, one of the most innovative and influential composers of our time, known for his works for winds and percussion. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Crowder Hall, 1017 N. Olive Road; free; 621-2998.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY, MAY 1-3

• See what all the noise is about as the eight-member troupe STOMP uses everything but conventional percussion instruments — matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps — to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms that appeal to all ages. Details: 8 p.m. Friday, 5 & 9 p.m. Saturday, 3 & 7 p.m. Sunday; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $41-51; 621-3341.

FRIDAY, MAY 1

• Celebrate the Future! featuring winners of the TSO Young Artists Competition and selected works by students in the TSO Young Composers Project. Details: 7 p.m.; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave, free; 321-1000.

SATURDAY, MAY 2

• Enjoy the music of legendary jazz guitarist Craig Chaquico and the Turning Point band presenting an electrifying, show-stopping experience for all ages. Details: 7:30 p.m.; JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort, 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd.; $35, $30 in advance, under 12 free; www.azentertainmentandevents.com.

• Explore a broad range of classical and popular choral literature for men's voices from all periods and styles with the Sons of Orpheus , founded in 1991 with the aid of a University of Arizona Fine Arts Incentive Grant award. Details: 7 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Drive; $20, $15 in advance; 818-1000.

SUNDAY, MAY 3

• Enjoy a tribute to the late Brazilian superstar, Elis Regina — often referred to as the "Ella Fitzgerald of Brazil," presented by Tucson Jazz Society's Theresa and Mike Levy, Nossa Bossa Nova . Details: 7 p.m.; St. Philip's Plaza, 4280 N. Campbell Ave.; $20, $15 members, $10 students; 903-1265.

• Enjoy long-time, award-winning cross-over singer on both country and pop charts Kenny Rogers performing his many hits from the late '50s until today. Details: 7 p.m.; Desert Diamond Casino Entertainment Center, I-19 & Pima Mine Road; $37-67; 321-1000.

• Enjoy the Pima Community College Music: Chorale and College Singers perform at the Proscenium Theatre. Details: 3 p.m.; 2202 W. Anklam Road; $6, $5 seniors and students; 206-6986.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 6

• Listen to the annual a Chamber Music Showcase Concert by distinguished School of Music students performing in small ensemble settings covering a wide musical spectrum and introduced by Classical KUAT-FM's broadcasting hosts David Harrington and James Reel. Details: Pre-concert reception at 6:30 p.m.; concert at 7:30 p.m.; Crowder Hall, UA School of Music Building, 1017 N. Olive Road; free; 621-2998.

SPECIAL EVENTS

THURSDAY TO FRIDAY, APRIL 30-JULY 3

• Get an historic overview of Hopi basket-making traditions , types and techniques; including tips on "reading" and identifying distinguishing katsina iconography, and examples of historic and contemporary works. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon-5 p.m. Sundays; Arizona State Museum, 1031 E. University Blvd.; $3 suggested donation; 621-6302.

FRIDAY, MAY 1

Tucson's finest will be struttin' their stuff for the 11th Annual Puttin' on the Dog event to benefit the Humane Society of Southern Arizona. Enjoy tastings from a variety of Tucson restaurants, an auction and local celebrities accompanied by their cherished pets. Details: 5:30- 9 p.m.; Tucson Country Club, 2950 N. Camino Principal, $125; 327-6088 ext. 174.

SATURDAY TO SUNDAY, MAY 2-3

• Enjoy national, local and regional musicians, workshops, gospel sing-along, children's show, and varied food and crafts booths at the Tucson Folk Festival . Details: noon-10 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday; El Presidio Park, 160 W. Alameda Street, free; 792-6481.

SUNDAY, MAY 3

• Experience a variety of readings, healings, vendors and drawings at the Mystic Messengers Psychic Fair with readers, healers and intuitive artists. Details: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Windmill Suites, 4250 N. Campbell Ave; free admission, $20 readings and healings; 742-9905.

TUESDAY, MAY 5

Learn how to Eliminate Back Pain without Drugs. Details: Casabona Chiropractic; 7652 N. La Cholla Blvd.; free; 498-9984.

THEATER

THURSDAY TO SUNDAY, APRIL 30-MAY 3

• Enjoy Tony Award-winning musical The Music Man filled with familiar tunes such as "Seventy-Six Trombones," "Trouble," and "Till There Was You" about a charming con man who makes a living promising to teach children how to play in a band, collecting payment first then skipping town before he is discovered. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 1:30 & 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 1:30 p.m. Sunday; Tornabene Theatre, 1025 N Olive Road; $31, $21 students; 621-1162.

THURSDAY TO MONDAY, APRIL 30-MAY 4

• Enjoy Hershey Felder in the new production Beethoven, As I Knew Him , based on a true story of the headstrong German genius Ludwig van Beethoven brought stirringly to life through the eyes of his last surviving friend as well as through performances of some of the most eternally powerful musical masterpieces ever composed. Details: Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave.; $31-54; 621-1162.

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

SATURDAY, MAY 2

• Join Jane Eppinga as she presents her latest book, They Made Their Mark: An Illustrated History of The Society of Woman Geographers , which celebrates the accomplishments of the brightest and bravest women the world has ever known, including Amelia Earhart and Jane Goodall. Details: 12 noon and 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 North Vistoso Village Drive; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

• If you like the handsome look of handmade papers with desert plants, you'll love making "wow" papers with hand-dyed pulps by squirting, dripping, spattering, or pouring different colors in layers of pulps in collage and stenciled designs. Details: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $75, $65 members, plus $8 materials fee; 326-9686.

SATURDAY TO SUNDAY, MAY 2-3

• Learn how to Live in Harmony with the Sun , understand UV exposure, and prevent skin cancer with interactive displays and activities. Details: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.; Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, 2021 N. Kinney Road; free with museum admission; 883-5705.

SUNDAY, MAY 3

• Learn about local life in the 1900s and the History of the San Pedro River Valley at a presentation by the Oracle and San Manuel Historic Societies. Details: 3 p.m.; Oracle State Park, 3820 Wildlife Drive, Oracle; free with $6 park entrance fee; (520) 896-2425.

MONDAY, MAY 4

• San Carlos Apache historian and tribal member Dale Curtis Miles presents a cultural and historical overview of Geronimo's Chiricahua Apaches surrender to General Crook, drawing upon interviews with Apache elders to explain the use of Apache scouts and mule trains, which helped to make this campaign to capture Geronimo a success. Details: 2 p.m.; Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr., Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive; free; 594-5200.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 6

• Take an Armchair Walking Tour of Tucson with historian and tour guide Alan Kruse highlighting Main Avenue, the Barrio Viejo, and history and architecture from 1860 to 1910. Details: 12 noon and 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 North Vistoso Village Drive; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

OUTDOORS

SATURDAY, MAY 2

• Help eradicate invasive buffelgrass and fountain grass in Town of Oro Valley's Right-of-Ways. Details: 11 a.m.; east end of River Walk Drive off of Avenida Vallejo, south side of Lambert Lane west of 1st Ave.; free; 229-5070.

• Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day at the Whitehouse Picnic area in Madera Canyon with bird walks and activities for all ages. Details: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; for more information go to www.tucsonaudubon.org, www.friendsofmaderacanyon.org or call Chris Harrison, 629-0757.

• Take a Reptile Walk with Ed Moll of the Tucson Herpetological Society, handle live reptiles, and find lizards and other reptiles living around the Kannally Ranch House. Details: 10 a.m.; Oracle State Park, 3820 Wildlife Drive, Oracle; free with $6 park entry fee; (520) 896-2425.

CHILDREN

SATURDAY TO SUNDAY, MAY 2-3

• Campers ages 9-17 can enjoy Ranch Hand Camp , a weekend of horse fun including trail riding, horse care, arena games, working cattle, and branding games. Details: YMCA Triangle Y Ranch, 34434 S Y Camp Rd, Oracle; $100; (520) 884-0987.

SATURDAY, MAY 2

• Make a glitter-filled Milky Way craft . Details: 11:30 a.m.; Tucson Children's Museum, 200 S. Sixth Ave.; included with admission $7 adults, $5 seniors and children; 792-9985.

SUNDAY, MAY 3

• Take a new look at sculpture, how they are constructed and designed and then experience hands-on art making as a family at Picture This! Art for Families , kids 6-12 years and their adult companions. Details: 1 p.m.; Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Avenue; free, 624-2333.

VISUAL ARTS

THURSDAY TO SATURDAY, APRIL 30-MAY 2

• View Like Father Like Son as Arizona landscape painter Charles H. Pabst joins his Tucson-based son, Michael Pabst, for a one-of-a-kind side-by-side exhibition of realistic Arizona landscape paintings in oil. Details: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays; Jane Hamilton Fine Art, 1825 E. River Road, Ste. 111; free admission; 529-4886.

THURSDAY TO TUESDAY, APRIL 30-JUNE 30

• See the annual Art in Oro Valley Competition & Exhibition sponsored by the Town of Oro Valley and Ventana Medical Systems featuring artwork from more than 80 local artists. Details: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; Ventana Medical Systems, 1910 E Innovation Park Drive; free; 797-3959.

THURSDAY TO MONDAY, APRIL 30-MAY 18

• See the how local children express their understandings of watershed and share their view of the natural world at the Tucson's River of Words 2009 Youth Poetry and Art Traveling Exhibit . Details: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Children's Museum, 200 S. Sixth Ave.; $7 adults, $5 seniors and children; 792-9985.

THURSDAY TO SUNDAY, APRIL 30-JUN. 7

• Take A Closer Look at Cactus and Succulents to celebrate the biennial convention of the Cactus and Succulent Society of America at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum's exhibit of botanical paintings created by contemporary artists from across the United States and abroad. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; 2021 N. Kinney Road; $13 adults, $4.25 children, free under 5; 883-2702.

SATURDAY, MAY 2

• Meet artist Karen Hardy and see some of her favorite paintings at the artist reception . Details: 3:30-5 p.m., Western National Parks Association, 12880 North Vistoso Village Drive; free; 622-6014.

SATURDAY TO SUNDAY, MAY 2-10

• Browse the Overton Art Group's Art Show and Sale at the NW Community Friends Church. Details: 2-4 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays; 5950 N. La Canada Drive; free admission.

FILM

FRIDAY, MAY 1

• Enjoy the classic film 'Singin' In the Rain,' starring Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds and a three-course dinner at the outdoor movie and a meal event at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort. Details: 7 p.m.; 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd.; $39 reservations required; 791-6071.

© 2014 Tucson Local Media. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

More about

More about

More about

Welcome to the discussion.

Catalina Bighorn Sheep Releases

Arizona Game and Fish released 30 Bighorn Sheep in a 2-Day period into the Catalina Mountains ...

More Featured Videos
Spacer4px

Follow us on Facebook

Online poll