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Posted: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 4:00 am

MOVIES

 

Century Theatres

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Escape from Planet Earth (PG)

Escape from Planet Earth 3D (PG)

Beautiful Creatures (PG-13)

A Good Day to Die Hard (R)

Safe Haven (PG-13)

Identify Thief (R)

Side Effects (R)

Warm Bodies (PG-13)

Quartet (PG-13)

Zero Dark Thirty (R)

The Impossible (PG-13)

Amour (PG-13)

Silver Linings Playbook (R)

 

Foothills

7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., 742-6174

Escape from Planet Earth (PG)

A Good Day to Die Hard IMAX (R)

A Good Day to Die Hard (R)

Beautiful Creatures (PG-13)

Escape from Planet Earth (PG)

Safe Haven (PG-13)

Identify Thief (R)

Side Effects (R)

Stand Up Guys (R)

Warm Bodies (PG-13)

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (R)

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters 3D (R)

Mama (PG-13)

Zero Dark Thirty (R)

Django Unchained (R)

Silver Linings Playbook (R)

Lincoln (PG-13)

Argo (R)

 

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

This is 40 (R)

Playing for Keeps (PG-13)

Hitchcock (PG-13)

The Twilight Sage: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 (PG-13)

Skyfall (PG-13)

Flight (R)

Wreck-It Ralph (PG)

Here Comes the Boom (PG)

Taken 2 (PG-13)

Hotel Transylvania (PG)

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (PG-13)

 

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Escape from Planet Earth (PG)

Beautiful Creatures (PG-13)

A Good Day to Die Hard (R)

Safe Haven (PG-13)

Identify Thief (R)

Side Effects (R)

Warm Bodies (PG-13)

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (R)

Mama (PG-13)

Zero Dark Thirty (R)

Jack Reacher (PG-13)

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (PG-13)

Silver Linings Playbook (R)

Argo (R)

Zero Dark Thirty (R)

Parental Guidance (PG)

Jack Reacher (PG-13)

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (PG-13)

Silver Linings Playbook (R)

Argo (R)

 

THEATER

 

Thursday to Sunday, 

Feb. 21-March 3

• Bring back 1955 mid-America with the high-energy musical comedy All Shook Up inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley. Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Pima Community Proscenium Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $18; 206-6986.

 

Friday, Feb. 22

• Take a look beyond the headlines, behind the scenes and between the lines at Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth for a rare personal look inside the life and mind of one of the most feared men to wear the heavyweight crown. Details: 8 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $29-$179; 621-3341.

 

Sunday, Feb. 24

• Enjoy the signature illusionary style of MOMIX Botanica using athletic dance, large-scale puppets, projected imagery and larger-than-life props. Details: 7 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $23-$60; 621-3341.

• Don’t miss the creative comedy The Redd & Rich Review inspired by Redd Foxx and Richard Prior to benefit the Youth People Department of Prince Chapel. Details: 7 p.m.; Leo Rich Theatre, 260 S. Church Ave.; $27; 800-745-3000.

 

Tuesday to Sunday, 

Feb. 26-March 3

• Get ready to experience Broadway’s most exciting new destination Memphis the Musical with dancing, songs, and a tale of forbidden love set in the underground dance clubs of the 1950’s. 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.; $29-$69; 800-745-3000.

 

Saturday, March 2

• Don’t miss the 10th Anniversary Celebration of the Too Jewish Radio Show with a live broadcast featuring comedian Richard Lewis. Details: 7:45 p.m.; Fox  Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $32; 547-3040. 

 

Saturday to Sunday, March 2-3

• Catch a performance of the hilarious musical parody Menopause The Musical set to classic tunes from the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s for a celebration of women and the change. Details: 3 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $50-$70; 621-3341.

 

Wednesday to Sunday, 

through March 3

• Enjoy the heartwarming play First Kisses that explores the life-long relationship between John and Mary, from eleven years old to their 70s. Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; The Invisible Theatre, 1400 N. First Ave.; $28; 882-9721.

 

Thursday to Sunday, 

through March 3

• Enjoy UA Dance Premium Blend, a three-part, evening-long ballet. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 1:30 p.m. Sunday; Stevie Eller Dance Theatre, 1737 E. University Blvd.; $29-$34; 621-3341.

 

Friday to Sunday, 

through March 3

• Catch a performance of the bittersweet and romantic drama The Pavilion. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday; Beowulf Alley Theatre, 11 S. 6th Ave.; $18, $8 students; 882-0555.

 

MUSIC

 

Thursday, Feb. 21

• Imagine yourself on a sandy beach as you listen to the music of Hawaii’s Renaissance Man George Kahumoku, Jr. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $20-$35; 547-3040.

 

Friday, Feb. 22

• Listen to a blend of original compositions and exciting arrangements of jazz and bluegrass classics at Noctrane Concert: Jazz and Bluegrass Music Fusion. Details: 2 p.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; $18, $15 members; 622-6014.  

• Enjoy the music of pianist Kathryn Christensen with a variety of contemporary and familiar classical styles in her program Homage presented by St. Philip’s In The Hills Friends of Music. Details: 7 p.m.; St. Philip’s In The Hills Episcopal Church, Bloom Music Center, 4440 N. Campbell Ave.; $15 suggested donation; 299-6421.

• Listen to one of popular music’s greatest soprano voices, Barbara Cook. Details: 8 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $40-$65; 621-3341.

 

Saturday, Feb. 23

• Listen to the Augsburg Centennial Singers featuring folk songs, spirituals, familiar hymns and barbershop selections presented by Vista Fine Arts. Details: 3 p.m.; Vista de la Montaña United Methodist Church, 3001 Miravista Ln.; free; 297-3042.

• Listen to the soulful blues of Johnny Rawls presented by Rhythm & Roots. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Plaza Palomino, Suite 147, 2970 N. Swan Rd.; $20, $18 in advance; 800-594-8499.

• Don’t miss the official Tucson Rodeo concert featuring Kix Brooks of Brooks & Dunn. Details: 8 p.m.; Desert Diamond Casino, 1100 W. Pima Mine Rd.; $35-$55; 800-745-3000.

 

Saturday & Sunday, Feb. 23 & 24

• Enjoy the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra featuring soprano Christi Amonson and violist Hong-Mei Xia. Details: 7:30 p.m. Saturday; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $23, $21 in advance; 825-2818 or 3 p.m. Sunday; St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 7575 N. Paseo del Norte; $20, under 17 free; 308-6226.

• Enjoy the TSO Pops! Series Broadway Rocks featuring three of Broadway’s hottest vocalists, Rob Evan, Christiane Noll, and Capathia Jenkins. Details: 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $26-$69; 882-8585.

 

Wednesday, Feb. 27

• Listen to Grateful Dead co-founder guitarist-vocalist Bob Weir Solo Acoustic. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $35-$60; 547-3040.

 

Thursday, Feb. 28

• Listen to harpist Bridget Kibbey perform her Music Box collection ranging from baroque to folk. Details: 7:30 p.m.; UA Crowder Hall, 1017 E. Olive Rd..; $25-$40; 621-3341.

 

Friday, March 1

• Don’t miss the acclaimed Satisfaction: The International Rolling Stones Tribute Show. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $15-$32; 547-3040.

 

Sunday, March 3

• Enjoy Opera 101 featuring The Genius of Mozart presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 3 p.m. St. Mark’s Church, Magee Rd. & La Cañada Dr.; $20; 797-3959.

• Listen to the rhythms and harmonies of South African musical traditions to the sounds and sentiments of Christian gospel music performed by Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $22-$52; 547-3040.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

 

Saturday, Feb. 23

•Pick up unused and used arts and crafts supplies at the “Yart” Sale sponsored by the Southern Arizona Arts Guild. Details: 7 a.m.-noon; Toscana Studio and Gallery parking lot, 9040 N. Oracle Rd.

• Browse the works of  local artisans at the Tucson Arts and Crafts Association annual Trottin’ into Spring Arts and Crafts Show with a raffle to benefit Happy Equestrian Acres Rescue and Therapy. Details: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; LaPosada Lodge, 5900 N. Oracle Rd.; free admission; 797-1751. 

• Bring the whole family to the 2nd Annual Marana Winterfest featuring a business expo, car show, games, music, raffles, run, and more to benefit the Marana Community Food Bank. Details: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; 9100 N. Silverbell Rd.; non-perishable food and monetary donations appreciated; 744-1800. No pets please!

 

Saturday to Sunday, Feb. 23-24

• Support native artists at the20th Annual Southwest Indian Art Fair featuring artists, performances, demonstrations, auctions, and native foods. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; 1013 E. University Blvd.; $10, students/youth free; www.statemuseum.arizona.edu.

 

Sunday, Feb. 24

• Don’t miss Tucson’s only Oscar event officially sanctioned by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the 85th Annual Academy Awards hosted by Seth MacFarlane shown on the big screen with themed refreshments, a silent auction, and a live band. Details: 6 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $25-$250; 547-3040.

 

Saturday & Sunday, March 2 & 3 

• Browse the works of local and national artisans, food vendors, and children’s activities at the Oro Valley Festival of the Arts presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance to benefit art education. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Oro Valley Marketplace, 12155 N Oracle Rd.; free; 797-3959.

 

Sunday, March 3

• Enjoy the 10th Annual Moda Provocateur with a celebration of style, fashion, and compassion benefiting the services of the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation. Details: 6-8:30 p.m.; Tucson Convention Center Grand Ballroom, 260 S. Church Ave.; $140; 628-7223.

 

Saturday, March 9

• Enjoy dinner, dancing to live music, and a silent auction at the Amphi Foundation Friends of Amphi Gala fundraiser. Details: 6-11 p.m.; Hilton El Conquistador Resort, 10000 N. Oracle Rd.; $120; http://tinyurl.com/amphigala.

 

CLASSES & 

PROGRAMS

 

Saturday, Feb. 23

• See a hands-on demonstration of dry panning, learn about the properties of gold, and view prospecting artifacts at Panning for Placer Gold presented by John “Big John” Duhanich. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014. 

• Explore succulents that work well in our desert climate and create your own dish garden at potted garden expert Marylee Pangman’s class Designing a Succulent Tabletop Garden for your Patio. Details: 1-3 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $60, $50 members; 326-9686.

 

Wednesday, Feb. 27

• Let historian Jack Lasseter tell you all about Outlaws and Lawmen on the Arizona Frontier including Wyatt Earp, Texas John Slaughter,  the Arizona Rangers, Augustino Chacon, and more. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014. 

 

Saturday, March 2, 9 & 16

• Learn techniques and tips and take some shots in the garden at photographer Vicky Stromee’s class Intermediate Nature Photography. Details: noon-3 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $55, $45 members; 326-9686.

 

Monday, March 4 

Have a Blast with Butterfly Structure and Function with curator of Butterfly Magic Elizabeth Willott. Details: 2-3:30 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $12, $7 members; 326-9686.

 

OUTDOORS

 

Saturday, Feb. 23

• Take a Honey Bee Canyon Park Birding Walk with expert Marjorie Flory to spot birds of the southwest desert. Details: 8-9:30 a.m.; Honey Bee Canyon Park, 13880 N. Rancho Vistoso Blvd.; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

 

Wednesday, Feb. 27

Hike Brown Mountain with naturalist Meg Quinn and learn how desert plants and wildlife have adapted to their environment. Details: 9 a.m.-noon; Tucson Mountain Park, 8451 W. McCain Loop Rd.; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

 

CHILDREN

 

Saturday, Feb. 23

• Learn the ways of a wildlife biologist and how wildlife cameras and tracking devices monitor the movements of wildlife at Outdoor Family Day: On the Mountain Lion Trail for families with children ages 5-12. Details: 9-11 a.m.; Felíz Paseos Park, 1600 N. Camino de Oeste; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

 

Saturday, March 2

• Take a musical adventure with violinist Michael Fan and the TSO Piano Trio at Mak and Millie - Just for Kids. Details: 10 & 11:15 a.m.; Tucson Symphony Center, 2175 N. 6th Ave.; donations welcome; 882-8585.

• Come dressed as cowboys or cowgirls and follow Pecos Bill as he meets western characters and critters at Pecos Bill, a West Side Story - Just for Kids featuring the TSO Percussion Ensemble presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 10 a.m.; Oro Valley Town Hall, 11000 N. La Cañada Dr.; free.

 

VISUAL ARTS

 

Thursday, Feb. 21

• Meet artists Jane Barton and Erika Perrino at the Artists’ Reception for conversation, music, and snacks. Details: 5-7 p.m.; Simon Gallery, Steinway Piano Gallery, 3001 E. Skyline Dr.; free; 325-9797.

 

Through Wednesday, March 20 

• View the Idlefly exhibit oil paintings inspired by everyday scenes from life in Mexico and the US by Quetzally Hernandez Coronado. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; included with $13 garden admission; 326-9686. Free artist reception on Feb. 21, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

 

HEALTH

 

Wednesdays, Feb. 20-March 27

• Get tips and tools to help you manage pain and increase fitness and self-confidence at the Healthy Living: Managing Ongoing Health Conditions Workshop presented by the Pima Council on Aging. Details: 1-3:30 p.m.; Church of the Apostles, 12111 N. La Cholla Blvd.; $20, $30/couple; 305-3409.

 

Wednesdays, Feb. 20-May 8

• Learn about various mental disorders, medications, research, crisis strategies, and support services at the Family-to-Family Education Program sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and St. Philip’s Mental Illness Ministry. Details: 2-4:30 p.m.; St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave.; free; 622-5582.

 

Saturday, Feb. 23

• Get motivated to change your life at the Taking Control of Your Diabetes Conference & Health Fair. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tucson Convention Center Exhibit Halls and Meeting Rooms, 260 S. Church Ave.; $20, $15 in advance; 800-998-2693 or www.TCOYD.org.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 26

• Attend the Healthy Pathways Seminar to learn about Memory Loss & Aging: What’s Normal? Details: 3:30-4:30 p.m.; La Paloma Urgent Care and Physician Offices, 4001 E. Sunrise Dr.; free; 866-694-9355.

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