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Posted: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 4:00 am

MOVIES

 

Century Theatres

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Bullet to the Head (R)

Warm Bodies (PG-13)

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (R)

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters 3D (R)

Movie 43 (R)

Parker (R)

Broken City (R)

Quartet (PG-13)

Zero Dark Thirty (R)

Les Miserables (2012) PG-13

The Impossible (PG-13)

Life of Pi 3D (PG)

Silver Linings Playbook (R)

Lincoln (PG-13)

 

Foothills

7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., 742-6174

Bullet to the Head (R)

Stand Up Guys (R)

Warm Bodies (PG-13)

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters IMAX (R)

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (R)

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters 3D (R)

Movie 43 (R)

Parker (R)

Broken City (R)

Mama (PG-13)

Gangster Squad (R)

Zero Dark Thirty (R)

Django Unchained (R)

Les Miserables (2012) PG-13

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (PG-13)

The Life of Pi 3D

Silver Linings Playbook (R)

Lincoln (PG-13)

Argo (R)

 

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Playing for Keeps (PG-13)

Hitchcock (PG-13)

Red Dawn (PG-13)

Flight (R)

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

Bullet to the Head (R)

Warm Bodies (PG-13)

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (R)

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters 3D (R)

Movie 43 (R)

Parker (R)

Broken City (R)

The Last Stand (R)

Mama (PG-13)

Gangster Squad (R)

Zero Dark Thirty (R)

Parental Guidance (PG)

Jack Reacher (PG-13)

This is 40 (R)

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (PG-13)

Rise of the Guardians (PG)

Silver Linings Playbook (R)

 

 

THEATER

 

Through Saturday, Feb. 9

• Don’t miss off-Broadway’s long-running sensation Freud’s Last Session for an electrifying conversation about God, love, sex, and the meaning of life. Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday; Temple of Music & Art, 330 S. Scott Ave.; $25-$52; 622-2823.

Sunday, Feb. 10

• Enjoy a performance of Alonzo King Lines Ballet. Details: 7 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $25-$50; 621-3341.

 

Wednesday to Sunday, 

Feb. 13-March 3

• Catch a performance of the heartwarming play First Kisses that explores the life-long relationship between John and Mary, which has lasted from eleven years old to well into 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, 

Feb. 14-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.

 

Saturday, Feb. 16 

• Get ready for some brilliant comedy from Matilda and her sidekick Patrick Murray at Jamaican Me Laugh! Details: 4 & 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $22; 825-2818.

 

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.

 

MUSIC

 

Friday to Sunday, Feb. 8-10

• Enjoy the Tucson Symphony Orchestra Beethoven & Wagner - MasterWorks Series featuring conductor George Hanson and soprano Amber Wagner. 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, 2 p.m. Sunday; Catalina Foothills High School, 4300 E. Sunrise Dr.; $41-$51; 882-8585.

 

Sunday, Feb. 10

• Enjoy the Tucson Concert Band with a special pre-Valentine’s Day musical lovefest at Sun City Oro Valley. Details: 2 p.m.; Mountain Vista Recreation Center, 1495 E. Rancho Vistoso Blvd.; $10, $5 in advance; 731-1997.

• Enjoy the Civic Orchestra of Tucson’s All-American Concert. Details: 3 p.m.; Canyon Del Oro High School, 25 W. Calle Concordia; free; 730-3371 or www.cotmusic.org

• Enjoy a vocal concert by tenor Dr. Jonathan Ng. Details: 3 p.m.; Pima Community College Center for the Arts Recital Hall, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $6; 206-6986.

 

Monday, Feb. 11

• Listen to the 75 mixed voices of the St. Olaf Choir considered to be one of the country’s finest college a cappella choirs. Details: 7 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $16-$38; 621-3341.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 12 

• Listen to international recording artist and cultural storyteller Gary Stroutsos Flute Concert-Southwest Reflections: Lost Melodies from Pueblo Lands and Beyond. Details: 10 a.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; $15, $12 members; 622-6014.

• Listen to one of Australia’s most respected musicians, guitarist Tommy Emmanuel whose career has spanned five decades. Details: 8 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $29-$39; 547-3040.

 

Wednesday to Thursday, 

Feb. 13-14

• Enjoy New York City’s Harlem Quartet performing music from classical to jazz presented by the Arizona Friends of Chamber Music. Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, 3 p.m. Thursday; Leo Rich Theatre, 260 S. Church Ave.; $13, $11 students; 577-3769.

 

Thursday, Feb. 14

• Enjoy soprano and tenor Amber Wagner and James Valenti - TSO Master Class Series. Details: 3 p.m.; UA Crowder Hall, 1017 N. Olive Rd. ; 882-8585.

• Bring a lawn chair and listen to the R&B, jazz, and soul of Shaky Bones at the Oro Valley Concert Series presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 6 p.m.; Oro Valley Marketplace, Century Theatres Courtyard, Oracle & Tangerine Rds.; free; 797-3959.

• Listen to the Grammy-winning baritone Nathan Gunn. Details: 7:30 p.m.; UA Crowder Hall, 1017 N. Olive Rd.; $40-$55; 621-3341.

 

Friday, Feb. 15

• Don’t miss ACM Top Female Vocalist of the Year Wynonna & The Big Noise with a soulful and bluesy side only hinted at with the Judds. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $35-$69; 547-3040.

 

Friday & Sunday, Feb. 15 & 17

• Enjoy Verdi’s Requiem! - Classic Series featuring the TSO Chorus, Amber Wagner, Jill Grove, James Valenti, and Morris Robinson. Details: 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $26-$79; 882-8585.

 

Saturday, Feb. 16

• Enjoy mezzo-soprano and bass Jill Grove and Morris Robinson - TSO Master Class Series. Details: 2 p.m.; UA School of Music Crowder Hall, 1017 E. Olive Rd.; $44-$84; 882-8585.

• Listen to the award-winning the John Pizzarelli Quartet joined by the UA Jazz Ensemble for a night of great jazz. Details: 8 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $30-$45; 547-3040.

 

Sunday, Feb. 17

• Be there for a taping of a program that has been the preeminent showcase for America’s best young musicians, From the Top with Christopher O’Riley. Details: 4 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $15-$40; 621-3341.

 

Thursday, Feb. 21

• Imagine yourself on a sandy beach as you enjoy the music of Hawaii’s Renaissance Man George Kahumoku, Jr. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $2-$35; 547-3040.

 

Friday, Feb. 22

• 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

• 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.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

 

Friday to Sunday, Feb. 8-10

• Browse fetishes and jewelry while you learn about the meaning of fetishes and jewelry creation techniques at the Best of Zuni: Silver and Stone Sale. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, Education Center, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; free admission during sale; 742-6455.

 

Saturday, Feb. 9

• Dance the night away at the 7th Annual Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra Gala with dinner and a live auction. Details: 5 p.m.; Mountain View Country Club, 38759 S. Mountain View Blvd.; $90; www.sasomusic.org

• Stroll down the streets of Salpointe Catholic Education Foundation’s 26th Annual Carnivale Gala while you enjoy tapas-style delectable delights, dancing to live music by Sticks & Fingers, silent and live auctions, and more. Details: 5:30 p.m.; Salpointe High School Gym, 1545 E. Copper St.; $125; 547-9365.

 

Saturday to Sunday, Feb. 9-10

• Celebrate scientific exploration and discovery at CaveFest 2013 with tours, guest speakers, information booths, a live animal exhibit and more. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Kartchner Caverns State Park, 2980 S. Hwy. 90, Benson; $22.95 tour ticket includes all activities; 520-586-2283. 

 

Through Sunday, Feb. 10

• Discover vintage through contemporary pieces made from glass, stone, metal, pearl, amber, and porcelain, along with antique beads, buttons, and charms at the Whole Bead Show. Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday & Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; Viscount Suite Hotel, 4855 E. Broadway Blvd.; free admission; 800-292-2577 or www.wholebead.com.

• Browse the works of juried artists from around the country along with unique shops and galleries at the 54th Annual Tubac Festival of the Arts. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tubac; free admission, $6 parking fee; 520-398-2704.

 

Thursday to Sunday, Feb. 14-17

• Browse all kinds of treasures at the 2013 Gem and Mineral Show. Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Convention Center Exhibit Halls and Arena, 260 S. Church Ave.; $10, 14 and under free; 800-745-3000.

 

Saturday, Feb. 16

• Get ready for a day of fun as the Oro Valley Classic Car, BBQ and Blues Show Family Festival kicks into gear featuring antique, classic, muscle cars and trucks, bands, DJ’s, and children’s activities presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance to benefit local art programs. Details: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Oro Valley Marketplace, 12155 N. Oracle Rd.; $5, 10 and under free; 797-3959.

 

CLASSES & 

PROGRAMS

 

Thursday, Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28

• Start the new year off on the right foot with weekly sessions of invigorating and centering yoga practice taught by certified instructor Laura Greenlaw at Yoga in the Gardens. Details: 8-9 a.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $40, $30 members; 326-9686.

 

Saturday, Feb. 9

• Learn more about the twenty-plus special places in our state-from the world-renowned Grand Canyon to the little known Ft. Bowie at National Parks and Monuments of Arizona: the Beauties and the Beasts presented by Kevin Dahl, Arizona Program Manager for National Parks Conservation Association. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

• Learn the basics of home composting and how to be successful at it in the Sonoran Desert at Tucson Organic Gardeners Jim Lootens’ class Introduction to Home Composting. Details: 1-3 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $14, $10 members; 326-9686.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 12

• Immerse yourself for the day in the Spanish colonial history and culture of the Santa Cruz corridor at the WNPA Spanish Corridor Tour led by Jack Lasseter to Tumacacori National Historic Park, Tubac Presidio, and the San Xavier mission. Details: 8:30 a.m.; depart from the National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; $150, $135 members; 622-6014.

• Learn about the classification, identification, and conservation of Raptors Part 3: Falcons and Vultures from Jeff Babson of Sky Island Tours. Details: 6-8 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $17, $12 members; 326-9686.

 

Wednesday, Feb. 13

• Let executive director John Ware bring you up-to-date on what’s new at the museum along with its history at his presentation Amerind Museum at 75 Years. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

 

Thursday, Feb. 14

• Sharpen up your driving skills at the AARP Driver Safety Course for ages 50 and older. Details: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; SaddleBrooke HOA#1 Clubhouse, Coyote Room, 64500 E. SaddleBrooke Blvd.; $14, $12 members; 825-1110.

• Take your sweetheart on an unforgettable Valentine’s date for an entertaining presentation about butterfly trysts, followed by a romantic stroll through the Butterfly Magic living exhibit at Butterfly Sex. Details: 6-7:15 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $22, $18 members; call to receive special pricing for 2; 326-9686.

 

OUTDOORS

 

Friday, Feb. 8

• Take a Honey Bee Canyon Park Birding Walk with expert Mary Ellen Flynn to spot Gambel’s quail, verdins, gnatcatchers, and other birds of the southwest desert. Details: 8-10 a.m.; Honey Bee Canyon Park, 13880 N. Rancho Vistoso Blvd.; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

 

Saturday, Feb. 9

• Take a 6-mile Tortolita Mountains guided hike on the Cochie Spring Trail with Marana Parks & Recreation. Details: 8 a.m.; Wild Burro Trailhead, 14810 N. Secret Springs Dr.; free; 382-1950.

 

Wednesday, Feb. 13

• Help eradicate buffelgrass and fountain grass in Tucson Mountain Park with the Sonoran Desert Weedwackers. Details: 8-11 a.m.; 2020 N. Kinney Rd.; free; call 615-7855 for meeting location.

 

CHILDREN

 

Saturday, Feb. 9

• Bring the kids to Thornydale Little League Registration for baseball and softball. Details: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Thornydale Elementary School, 7751 N. Oldfather Rd.

 

Mondays, Feb. 11-April 1

• Bring the kids to the Strengthening Families Program for fun, interactive projects and activities designed to prevent substance abuse for ages 10 to 14 and their parents or caregivers supported by the Governor’s Office for Children, Youth and Families and the Arizona Parents Commission. Details: 5:30-8 p.m.; Arizona Youth Partnership Offices, 13644 N. Sandario Rd.; free; 744-9595 ext. 116.

 

Wednesday, Feb. 13

• Bring the whole family to the Star Party & Open House at Green Fields Country Day School with student-led campus tours, food truck roundup, and telescopes for astronomer-guided viewing. Details: 5 p.m.; 6000 N. Camino de la Tierra; free; 297-2288 or www.greenfields.org.

 

FILM

 

Thursday, Feb. 7

• Watch the best of the Rural Route Film Festival featuring short films originating from the United States, Mexico, Ethiopia, and Australia, among other countries. Details: 6:30-8 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 594-5580.

 

HEALTH

 

Thursday, Feb. 7

• Learn about Getting on Track with Your Digestive Tract at the Commit to be Fit lecture series. Details: 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Oro Valley Hospital, Classrooms A & B, 1551 E. Tangerine Rd.; free; 866-694-9355.

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