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Posted: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 8:53 am

MOVIES

 

Century Theatres

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Chasing Mavericks (PG)

Cloud Atlas (R)

Fun Size (PG-13)

Silent Hill: Revelation (R)

Silent Hill: Revelation 3D (R)

Alex Cross (PG-13)

Paranormal Activity 4 (R)

Argo (R)

Here Comes the Boom (PG)

The Paperboy (R)

Taken 2 (PG-13)

Hotel Transylvania (PG)

Young Frankenstein (PG)

 

Foothills

7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., 742-6174

Chasing Mavericks (PG)

Cloud Atlas (R)

Fun Size (PG-13)

Silent Hill: Revelation (R)

Silent Hill: Revelation 3D (R)

Paranormal Activity 4 IMAX (R)

Paranormal Activity 4 (R)

Alex Cross (PG-13)

Argo (R)

Here Comes the Boom (PG)

Seven Psychopaths (R)

Sinister (R)

Frankenweenie (PG)

Frankenweenie 3D (PG)

Taken 2 (PG-13)

Hotel Transylvania (PG)

Hotel Transylvania 3D (PG)

Looper (R)

Pitch Perfect (PG-13)

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (PG-13)

 

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Dredd (R)

The Expendables 2

ParaNorman (PG)

The Campaign (R)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (PG)

Total Recall (PG-13)

The Dark Knight Rises (PG-13)

Ice Age: Continental Drift (PG)

The Amazing Spider-Man (PG-13)

Ted (R)

Brave (PG)

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted (PG)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Cloud Atlas (R)

Fun Size (PG-13)

Silent Hill: Revelation (R)

Halloween (R)

Alex Cross (PG-13)

Paranormal Activity 4 (R)

Argo (R)

Here Comes the Boom (PG)

Seven Psychopaths (R)

Sinister (R)

Frankenweenie (PG)

Taken 2 (PG-13)

Hotel Transylvania (PG)

Pitch Perfect (PG-13)

THEATER

 

Thursday, Nov. 1

• Watch The Amazing Kreskin dramatize the unique facets of the human mind with a showman’s flair, a comedian’s wit, and the capacity to read minds. Details: 7 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $15-$35; 547-3040. 

 

Thursday to Friday, Nov. 1-2

• Enjoy the Canyon del Oro High School production of Disney’s Little Mermaid, Jr. Details: 7 p.m.; Canyon del Oro High School Mainstage Theatre, 25 W. Calle Concordia; $8; 696-5692.

 

Thursday to Sunday, Nov. 1-18

• Catch a performance of The Night Heron, a black comedy by Jez Butterworth. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; The Rogue Theatre, 300 E. University Blvd.; $20-$30; 551-2053.

 

Friday to Sunday, Nov. 2-4

• Don’t miss the Ballet Tucson Opening Night Gala reception, silent auction, and performances of Esmeralda and the Hunchback, Three Virgins and a Devil, Ramonda Variations. Details: 6:30 reception; 8 p.m. ballet Friday; $75; 2 & 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 1 & 5 p.m. Sunday; Stevie Eller Dance Theatre, 1737 E. University Blvd.; $30; 903-1445 or www.ballettucson.org.

 

Saturday, Nov. 3

• Enjoy the unpredictable choreography of Aszure Barton & Artists. Details: 8 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $25-$50; 621-3341.

 

Friday, Nov. 9

• Enjoy Ballet Folklorico Tapatio. Details: 7 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $15; 621-3341.

 

Through Saturday, Nov. 10

• Enjoy a performance of the Arizona Theatre Company’s real story of Vince Lombardi based on David Maraniss’ book “When Pride Still Mattered–A Life of Vince Lombardi.” Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday; Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave.; $42-$63; 622-2823.

 

Through Sunday, Nov. 11

• Catch a performance of The Phantom of the Opera as the Gaslight Theatre transforms the stage into post-Revolution Paris. Details: 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 6 & 8:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 & 7 p.m. Sunday; 7010 E. Broadway Blvd.; $17.95, $7.95 under 12; 886-9428.

 

MUSIC

 

Thursday, Nov. 1

• Listen to the classical music of Three International Guitarists, Thomas Viloteau, Renato Serrano, and Misael Barraza-Diaz. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $24, $22 in advance; 825-2818.

 

Saturday, Nov. 3

• Enjoy the music of trumpeter David Cohen - TSO Master Class Series. Details: 2 p.m.; Tucson Symphony Center, 2175 N. 6th Ave.; 882-8585.

 

Saturday to Sunday, Nov. 3-4

• Enjoy musical magic as the Tucson Chamber Artists perform the contrasting works of Mozart and Arvo. Details: 7:30 p.m. Saturday; Catalina Foothills High School, 4300 E. Sunrise Dr.; 3 p.m. Sunday; Grace St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 2331 E. Adams St.; $25-$35; 451-2651 or www.tucsonchamberartists.org.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 7

• Listen to the Arizona Friends of Chamber Music: Prazak Quartet featuring and all-Czech program. Details: 7 p.m.; Leo Rich Theater, 260 S. Church Ave.; $31, $11 students; 577-3769.

 

Thursday, Nov. 8

• Enjoy the Pima Community College Music recital Music with Art: Suites for Unaccompanied Cello. Details: 7 p.m.; PCC Center for the Arts Recital Hall, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $6; 206-6986.

• Listen to the music of award-winning pianist Jim Brickman at the holiday tour On a Winter’s Night. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $25-$75; 547-3040. 

 

Friday, Nov. 9

• Enjoy a Skyline Filled with Chicago Style Jazz featuring dinner and the piano and vocals of Judy Roberts presented by the Tucson Jazz Society along with dinner. Details: 7 p.m.; Skyline Country Club, 5200 E. St. Andrews Dr.; $65; 299-1111.

 

Friday to Sunday, Nov. 9-11

• Enjoy Exquisite Faure featuring conductor George Hanson, TSO Chorus, and Gabrieli and Friends with TSO Brass. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday; St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 7575 N. Paseo del Norte; $49-$59; 797-3959; or 8 p.m. Saturday, 4 p.m. Sunday; Catalina Foothills High School, 4300 E. Sunrise Dr.; $46-$51; 882-8585.

 

Saturday, Nov. 10

• Don your western attire and experience a unique night out with a chuck wagon buffet followed by the Sons of the Pioneers concert. Details: 5:30 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; $115, $90 members; 742-6455.

 

Sunday, Nov. 11

• Enjoy soulful vocals, two-fisted piano playing, and high energy showmanship at the Boogie Woogie Blowout. Details: 7 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $18-$20; 547-3040.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

 

Friday, Nov. 2

• Bring the whole family to Therapeutic Riding of Tucson (TROT) Horsin’ Around Adaptive Family Fun Carnival & Annual Cowboy Dinner Fundraiser with rides and games celebrating the wealth of services for special needs children. Details: 4-9 p.m.; Trail Dust Town & The Savoy Opera House, 6541 E. Tanque Verde Rd.; free carnival, $60 dinner; 749-2360 ext. 601 or www.trotarizona.org.

• Bring the kids to the Rattlesnake Ridge and Twin Peaks Fall Carnival featuring entertainment, climbing wall, train rides, and more. Details: 5-9 p.m.; Rattlesnake Ridge School, 8500 N. Continental Reserve Loop; free admission, $9 unlimited ride wristbands, $7 in advance; 352-7000.

 

Friday to Saturday, Nov. 2-3

• View intricate pottery being formed, painted, glazed, and fired along with carved woodwork and Zapotec rugs at the Mata Ortiz and Oaxacan Arts Show. Details: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free; 622-6014.

 

Friday to Sunday, Nov. 2-4

• Bring the whole family to the Celtic Festival & Scottish Highland Games and enjoy music, dance, food, pub, vendors, and kids’ games. Details: 5:30-10 p.m. Pub Night Friday, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; Rillito Raceway Park, 4502 N. First Ave.; $8-$20, $5 ages 6-15; www.tucsoncelticfestival.org.

 

Saturday, Nov. 3

• Celebrate the diversity of Sonoran Desert foods, get your mesquite pods milled into flour, or take a bird walk at the Tucson Audubon Harvest Festival and Mesquite Milling. Details: 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Mason Center, 3835 W. Hardy Rd.; free admission; www.tucsonaudubon.com.

• Bring your holiday shopping list to the SaddleBrooke Arts & Crafts Fair featuring the works of more than 100 resident artisans in gourds, baskets, tiled tables or benches, copper wall art, paintings, woodcarvings, jewelry, and more. Details: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; MountainView Clubhouse, 38759 S. MountainView Blvd.; free admission; 818-1000.

• Don’t miss the 4th Annual Sun City Vistoso Arts & Crafts Festival featuring sculpture, paintings, cards, wood turning, pottery, fused glass, jewelry, art demonstrations, and more created by 60 artists and craftspeople. Details: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Mt. Vista Recreation Center, 1495 E. Rancho Vistoso Blvd.; free admission; www.vistosogiftshop.com.

• Browse the works of dozens of artisans and enjoy live evening music at the Holiday Arts and Crafts Show. Details: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Monterey Court Studio Galleries, 505 W. Miracle Mile; free; www.montereycourtaz.com.

• Take it to the max for 5-year-old Max Wilford in his fight against brain cancer at the Maxstravaganza family fun day and craft fair fundraiser with raffles, auction, music, obstacle course, giant slides, and more. Details: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Pusch Ridge Christian Academy, 9500 N. Oracle Rd.; free admission; www.maxloveproject.org.

 

Saturday to Sunday, Nov. 3-4

• Visit the Fantasy Comics booth to meet industry professionals, view personal works and more at Comic Con. Details: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.; $6, $10/weekend pass, 10 and under free; 800-745-3000. 

 

Thursday, November 8th

• Come and see what scouting is all about at the Boy Scout Open House with troops from Marana, Oro Valley, and Tucson sharing their camping, canoeing, backpacking, climbing, hiking, gliding, and biking activities. Details: 6-8 p.m.; 3530 W. Magee Rd.; free; 906-0577 or www.bascout.org.

 

Saturday, Nov. 10

• Eat, sip and bid at the 24th Annual Jerome Beillard Festival for Life fundraiser for the Southern Arizona Aids Foundation. Details: 6 p.m.; Chinese Cultural Center, 1288 W. River Rd.; $45, $35 in advance; 628-7223 or www.festivalforlife.org.

 

Saturday to Sunday, Nov. 10-11

• Don’t miss the La Encantada Performing and Fine Art Festival presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance featuring metalwork, locally-designed fashion, live entertainment, and children’s activities. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; Skyline Dr. & Campbell Ave.; free admission; 797-3959.

 

CLASSES & 

PROGRAMS

 

Thursday, Nov. 1

• Learn how you can record what you feel about what you’re seeing and save your memories at the class Pocket Sketching in One Hour  Details: 6-8 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $23, $20 members; 326-9686.

 

Saturday, Nov. 3

• Learn about various ways to harvest and store rain and graywater, rain/graywater ordinances, financial incentives, and ways to minimize summer’s heat gain and maximize the winter’s at Rainwater Harvesting and Solar Design. Details: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, 2021 N. Kinney Rd.; $50, $46 members; 883-3030.

• Keep more green in your pocket with tips from the Green Living Fair on alternate fuels, water conservation, rainwater harvesting, landscaping, and solar power. Details: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; HabiStore, 935 W. Grant Rd.; free; 740-6647.

 

Sunday, Nov. 4

• Take a look at our native butterflies and learn what you can do to promote their well-being in your yard and community at Butterfly Magic Curator Elizabeth Willott’s family-friendly class Tucson’s Butterflies. Details: 2-4 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $14, $10 members; 326-9686.

Monday to Tuesday, Nov. 5-6

• Learn all about Practical Sustainability: How to have a better home at lower cost at the Next Generation Home Seminar followed by the Tucson Innovative Home Tour and Tucson Solar Tour. Details: 8:30-10:30 a.m. seminar, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. tours; Pima Community College’s Campus Center Auditorium (CC 180), 1255 N. Stone Ave.; $5-$10; www.solarinstitute.org.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 7 

• Share a View Through the Big Guy’s Lens—Southwest Images of Tad McBride, a photographic legacy presented by Patti McBride, owner of McBride’s Framing Gallery. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

 

Thursday, Nov. 8

• Explore the world of salamanders, frogs and toads at Sky Island Tours Jeff Babson’s class Arizona Amphibians. Details: 6-8 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $23, $20 members; 326-9686.

 

Saturday, Nov. 10

• Learn the basics of home composting at Tucson Organic Gardeners Jim Lootens’Introduction to Home Composting. Details: 2-4 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $14, $10 members; 326-9686.

Saturday to Sunday, Nov. 10-11

• Visit the AZ Science and Astronomy Expo featuring lectures by professional astronomers, television personalities, astronauts, space exhibits, hands-on displays, interactive activities, and vendors. Details: 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Convention Center North Exhibit Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $10, 12 and under free; 800-745-3000. 

 

OUTDOORS

 

Saturday, Nov. 3

• Take a Tucson Mountain Park 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 but reservations required; 615-7855.

 

CHILDREN

 

Thursday, Nov. 1

• Come dressed in your horrible best, enter the costume contest, play games, and eat brains or have make-up artists do your zombie and monster make-up at the Teen Zombie Prom. Details: 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Wheeler Taft Abbett Library, 7800 N. Schisler Dr.; free; 594-5200.

 

Saturday, Nov. 3

• Wear your favorite costume, tiara, or cape for a musical journey to find a magical song to save the world at Princesses, Superheroes & Pirates - Just for Kids featuring the TSO String Quartet. Details: 10 & 11:15 a.m.; Tucson Symphony Center, 2175 N. 6th Ave.; donations welcome; 882-8585.

• Come dressed as your favorite animal or bring your (stuffed) animal friends for a morning filled with music, stories and fun at the TSO Wind Quintet’s Debussy’s Carnival of the Animals at Musical Magic for Kids presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance and the Town of Oro Valley. Details: 10 a.m.; Oro Valley Council Chambers, 11000 N. La Cañada Dr.; free; 882-8585.

 

VISUAL ARTS

 

Sunday, Nov. 4

• View the 4th Annual Tucson JCC Sculpture Garden Exhibition featuring the works of more than a dozen artists from Tucson and across the country. Details: 1-3 p.m.; Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Rd.; free; 299-3000 ext. 106.

 

Through Sunday, Nov. 4

• View the Dancing Skeletons Exhibit featuring life-sized beings to embrace the themes surrounding Day of the Dead. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens Porter Gallery, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; included with $13 garden admission, $7.50 children; 326-9686.

 

HEALTH

 

Thursday, Nov. 1

Wear Your Hearing Aids or Your Brain WILL Rust, a presentation by Dr. John Cobb, AuD. on Adult Auditory Deprivation. Details: 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Santa Catalina Catholic Church, 14380 N. Oracle Rd.; 795-9887. 

 

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