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Posted: Monday, May 31, 2010 11:00 pm | Updated: 7:46 am, Wed Nov 28, 2012.

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

MacGruber (R)

Shrek Forever After (PG)

Letters to Juliet (PG)

Robin Hood (PG-13)

Iron Man 2 (PG-13)

Furry Vengeance (PG)

The Back-up Plan (PG-13)

Oceans (G)

Date Night (PG-13)

How to Train Your Dragon (PG)

City Island (PG-13)

 

Foothills

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

MacGruber (R)

Shrek Forever After (PG)

Just Wright (PG)

Letters to Juliet (PG)

Robin Hood (PG-13)

Iron Man 2 (PG-13)

A Nightmare on Elm Street (R)

The Back-up Plan (PG-13)

Kick-Ass (R)

Date Night (PG-13)

How to Train Your Dragon (PG)

 

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Our Family Wedding (PG-13)

Alice in Wonderland (PG)

Brooklyn's Finest (R)

The Crazies (R)

Shutter Island (R)

Percy Jackson & the Olympians:

The Lightning Thief (PG)

Tooth Fairy (PG)

Avatar (PG-13)

 

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

MacGruber (R)

Shrek Forever After (PG)

Shrek Forever After 3D (PG)

Just Wright (PG)

Letters to Juliet (PG)

Robin Hood (PG-13)

Iron Man 2 (PG-13)

Furry Vengeance (G)

Date Night (PG-13)

How to Train Your Dragon (PG)

 

THEATER

Thursday to Saturday, May 27-June 12

• Watch the Gaslight Theater's presentation of The Son of the Sheik, a family-friendly musical. Details: 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 6:30 & 9 p.m. Friday- Saturday, 3 & 7 p.m. Sunday; 7010 E. Broadway Blvd.; $17.95, $15.95 students and military, $7.95 children under 12; 886-9428.

 

MUSIC

Thursday, May 27

• Listen to the Live Music Series at the Park Place Mall with The Joe Troup Band playing an eclectic mix of acoustic instrumentals combining Smooth Jazz, Blues, and light rock. Details: 6 p.m.; 5870 E. Broadway Blvd.; free; 797-3959.

Friday, May 28

• Enjoy the La Encantada Summer Concert Series featuring the jazz vocals of Julie Anne. Details: 7 p.m.; Lower Level Garden Courtyard at La Encantada, NW Corner of Skyline & Campbell Ave.; $11, $10 in advance; 797-3959.

Sunday, May 30

• Come to the Tucson Pops Orchestra Memorial Day Concert with music director/conductor László Veres. Details: 7 p.m.; Reid Park, 100 Country Club Rd.; free; 722-5853.

Saturday, May 29

• Listen to Jessy J & her Band presented by the Tucson Jazz in concert at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort. Details: 7 p.m.; 7000 N. Resort Dr.; $10-$20; 903-1265.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Thursday to Saturday, May 27-29

• Come to Carnival of Illusion and witness the Victorian-inspired magical parlor show. Details: 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.; Doubletree Hotel, Reid Park, 445 S. Alvernon Way; $26 adults, $21 seniors and ages 8-16; 615-5299.

 

Through June 6

• View the Holocaust Remembrance exhibit as the Jewish History Museum presents "Rebirth after the Holocaust: The Bergen- Belsen Displaced Persons Camp, 1945-1950," a photo-documentary exhibit chronicling survivors immediately following their liberation. Details: 12-5 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays, 1-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; 564 S. Stone Ave.; $5, students free; 670-9073.

 

Through June 15

•Explore the wonders of the human body at BODIES, The Exhibition, a limited time exhibit featuring over 200 actual human bodies and specimens, meticulously dissected and respectfully displayed. Details: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday to Thursday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday; The Rialto Building, 300 East Congress St.; $17-25; 888-736-0278.

 

Through October 15

• Visit the Arizona State Museum's exhibit Ice Age Arizona: Preserving the Naco Mammoth where 12,000 year old Mammoth bones are on display. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1013 E. University Blvd.; $5; 621-6302.

 

Friday, May 28

• Come celebrate a new addition to the Ben's Bells Kindness Corridor, a tile wall mural, with music, art, and friends. Details: 4-6 p.m.; Winsett Stage, 316 N. 4th Ave.; free; 624-5004.

 

Sunday, May 30

• Watch the ballet performance of Snow White presented by the Academy of Ballet. Details: 2 p.m.; Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.; $12; 791-4101.

 

Thursday to Friday,  May 28-July 9

• Stroll the Reid Park Zoo at Summer Safari Nights and enjoy viewing your favorite animals, listening to jazz provided by AzJazz.net, and sitting under the stars with a picnic dinner or participating in one of the many family activities including games, crafts, or face painting. Details: 5-8 p.m.; 1100 S. Randolph Way; 881-4753.

 

OUTDOORS

 

Wednesday to Sunday, May 26-December 29

• Meet at Boston's Gourmet Pizza for a fun social walk/run along the Santa Cruz River and around the new Silverbell Crossroads Park every Wednesday evening. Details: 6 p.m.; 5825 W. Arizona Pavilions Dr.; free; 572-8250.

 

Monday to Saturday, May 31-Dec. 25

• Come for a docent-led walking tour of Tohono Chul Park grounds every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. Details: 8:30-9:30 a.m.; 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; $5 seniors, $7 adults, $2 children; 742-6455.

 

            Saturday, May 29

• Enjoy a 30 minute, easy morning walk in the cactus garden. Details: 10:45-11:30 a.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.; free; 733-5158.

 

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

 

Friday, May 28

• Listen to author Melanie Lenart's presentation titled Life in the Hothouse: How a Living Planet Survives Climate Change,  an alternative view on global warming. Details: 12 & 2 p.m.; 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free; 622-6014.

 

Saturday, May 29

• Learn how to collect and store your own homegrown vegetable seeds with lifelong Arizona gardener Nate O'Meara, M.A. at Tucson Botanical Gardens. Details: 3 p.m.; 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $32, $25 members; 326-9686.

• Discover the enormous variety of cacti found in our region, and enjoy images of their colorful flowers in the presentation Cacti of the Desert Southwest  by Pima County naturalist Meg Quinn. Details: 12 & 2 p.m.; 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free; 622-6014.

 

Tuesday, June 1

• Listen to architectural scholar R. Brooks Jeffery as he speaks on the special summer exhibit Josias Joesler, one of Tucson's most celebrated architects. Details: 7-8:30 p.m.; Special Collections, Main Library, University of Arizona; free; wolfep@u.library.arizona.edu.

 

CHILDREN

 

Friday, May 28

• Join in the fun every Friday at  Toddler Storytime and listen to stories and songs for children 18 months to 3 years of age. Details; 10-10:30 a.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

 

Monday, May 31

• Spend a morning with the entire family enjoying  Bubblepalooza,  bubble-making fun, at Tucson Children's Museum. Details: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; 200 S. 6th Ave.; free; 792-9985.

 

Wednesday, June 2

• Come to Family Storytime every Wednesday and listen to stories for the whole family. Details: 10-10:30 a.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

 

Thursday, May 27

• Witness the Buzzing about Bees Celebration with Freddie Terry, "The Singing Bee Keeper," who will provide a hands-on presentation on the art and science of beekeeping through story and song. Details: 4-6 p.m.; Santa Cruz River Farmers' Market, 1352 W. Speedway Blvd.; free; 622-0525.

 

VISUAL ARTS

 

Thursday to Friday, May 27-28

• View the hand-stitched newsprint sculptures of Nick Georgiou and the portraits and landscapes of Titus Castanza. Details: 8:30-4:30 p.m. daily; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $7 adults, $3 children; 326-9686.

• View the Tohono Chul Park A to Z exhibit, a visual compendium that touches upon some of the people, places and things that make the park unique. Details: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; $5 seniors, $7 adults, $2 children; 742-6455.

 

Through June 24

• Celebrate the drama of summertime Southwestern landscapes with Copper Lands, an exhibit featuring the work of renowned Tucson artist Jack Eggman. Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Jane Hamilton Fine Art, 2890 E. Skyline Dr. #180; free; 529-4886.

 

Friday, May 28

• Visit Tohono Chul Park as it hosts the annual Congressional Student Art Competition presenting the 1st and 2nd place prize-winning works from Arizona's 8th Congressional District. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; $5 seniors, $7 adults, $2 children; 742-6455.

 

Saturday to Sunday, May 29-30

• Attend the 2010 Summer Indoor Art Market where over 120 artists will be exhibiting their artwork throughout the mall while live music and children's activities take place. Details: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 12 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Mall, 4500 N. Oracle Rd.; free; 797-3959.

 

Sunday, May 30

• View the Tucson Museum of Contemporary Art's first exhibition in its new location featuring artists born, trained, or produced in Tucson. Details: 12-5 p.m.; 265 South Church Ave.; $8; 624-5019.

 

 

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