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Posted: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 10:18 am

MOVIES

Century Theatres

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Dredd (R)

Dredd 3D (R)

End of Watch (R)

House at the End of the Street (PG-13)

Trouble with the Curve (PG-13)

Finding Nemo (G)

Finding Nemo 3D (G)

The Master (R)

Resident Evil: Retribution (R)

Resident Evil: Retribution 3D (R)

The Words (PG-13)

The Possession (PG-13)

Lawless (2012) (R)

Robot & Frank (PG-13)

The Bourne Legacy (PG-13)

2016 Obama’s America (PG)

Farewell, My Queen (R)

 

Foothills

7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., 742-6174

Dredd (R)

Dredd 3D (R)

End of Watch (R)

House at the End of the Street (PG-13)

Trouble with the Curve (PG-13)

Resident Evil: Retribution IMAX (R)

Finding Nemo 3D (G)

Last Ounce of Courage (PG)

The Master (R)

Resident Evil: Retribution (R)

Resident Evil: Retribution 3D (R)

The Words (PG-13)

The Possession (PG-13)

Lawless (2012) (R)

The Expendables 2 (R)

The Odd Life of Timothy Green (PG)

The Bourne Legacy (PG-13)

The Dark Knight Rises (PG-13)

2016 Obama’s America (PG)

 

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

The Watch (R)

Savages (R) 

The Amazing Spider-Man (PG-13)

Magic Mike (R)

Ted (R)

To Rome with Love (R)

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted (PG)

Snow White and the Huntsman (PG-13)

Men in Black III (PG-13)

Marvel’s The Avengers (PG-13)

 

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Dredd (R)

End of Watch (R)

House at the End of the Street (PG-13)

Trouble with the Curve (PG-13)

Finding Nemo (G)

Finding Nemo 3D (G)

Resident Evil: Retribution (R)

The Cold Light of Day (PG-13)

The Words (PG-13)

The Possession (PG-13)

Lawless (2012) (R)

The Expendables 2 (R)

ParaNorman (PG)

The Odd Life of Timothy Green (PG)

The Bourne Legacy (PG-13)

Ice Age: Continental Drift (PG)

THEATER

Friday to Sunday, Sept. 28-Oct. 7

• Bring the whole family for a performance of the lively and humorous Rudyard Kipling classic The Jungle Book about an Indian boy raised by caring wolves in the jungles of India. Details: 7 p.m. Friday, 2 & 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Pima Community College, Proscenium Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $6; 206-6986.

 

Through Sunday, Sept. 30

• Catch a performance of one of the greatest Broadway musicals, South Pacific.  Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Red Barn Theater, 948 N. Main Ave.; $10-$16; 887-6239.

 

Through Saturday, Oct. 6

• Enjoy a performance of the Arizona Theatre Company’s award-winning musical Next to Normal that explores how one suburban family copes with crisis. Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 & 7 p.m. Sunday; Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave.; $47-$75; 622-2823. 

 

Thursday to Sunday, Oct. 11-14

• See your favorite Disney characters and stories brought to life with the artistry of ice skating at Disney on Ice - Dare to Dream for an unforgettable show everyone will love. Details: 7 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 11 a.m., 3 & 7 p.m. Saturday, 1 & 5 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Arena, 260 S. Church Ave.; $12-$57; 800-745-3000.

 

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

Friday, Sept. 28

• Enjoy the Jazz Legends Live Benefit Concert with internationally recognized jazz musicians. Details: 5:30 p.m. dinner; 7 p.m. concert; Tucson Country Club, 2950 N. Camino Principal; $40-$99.

• Enjoy the music of Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers who pioneered a new style of blues combining Chicago grit, West Coast swing and jazz, and the rhythmic drive of the early R&B and rock & roll. Details: 8 p.m.; Palomino Plaza, 2970 N. Swan Rd., Suite 147; $23, $20 in advance; 319-9966.

• Don’t miss War & Average White Band long hailed for their musical virtuosity and influences which include, jazz, rock, funk, soul, RB, and Latin. Details: 8 p.m.; Casino del Sol AVA Amphitheater, 5655 W. Valencia Rd.; $15-$40; 800-344-9435.

 

Saturday, Sept. 29

• Listen to the contemporary music of versatile guitarist and pianist, singer/songwriter John Gorka who’s never short of sly comments or clever jokes to ignite his audience. Details: 8 p.m.; Plaza Palomino, Suite 147, 2970 N. Swan Rd.; $25, $22 in advance; 319-9966.

 

Saturday to Sunday, Sept. 29-30

• Enjoy the Tucson Chamber Artists’ special program of American folk songs and spirituals How Sweet the Sound. Details: 7:30 p.m. Saturday; Resurrection Lutheran Church, 11575 N. First Ave.; or 3 p.m. Sunday; Vista de la Montaña Methodist Church, 3001 E. Miravista Ln.; $20, students free; 401-2651 or www.tucsonchamberartists.org.

 

Sunday, Sept. 30

• Listen to a beautiful collection of songs resulting from living through enormous difficulties from acclaimed singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $25-$75; 547-3040. 

 

Monday, Oct. 1

• Enjoy an evening of jazz, pop and Broadway with vocalists Lisa Otey and Liz McMahon at the Lisa Otey & Friends Concert Series. Details: 7 p.m.; Z Mansion, 288 N. Church Ave.; $15; 370-5912.

• Enjoy the music of innovative American jazz guitarist and composer Pat Metheny in concert at the Fox Theater. Details: 8 p.m.; 17 W. Congress St.; $40-$50; 547-3040.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 2

• Listen to the music of the Eroica Trio in Recital featuring pianist Erika Nickrenz, violinist Sara Parkins, and cellist Sara Sant’Ambrogio. Details: 8 p.m.; Catalina Foothills High School, 4300 E. Sunrise Dr.; $25; 882-8585.

 

Friday, Oct. 5

• Don’t miss the opening concert of Jazz Under the Stars Fall Series featuring the smooth jazz of Neamen Lyles and Dominic Amato. Details: 7 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; $25, $20 in advance, $15 members, $10 students/active military; 742-6455. 

 

Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 6-7 

• Enjoy the opening concert of the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra season with the world premier of Jay Vosk: Running The Rim and more. 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 Church, 7575 N. Paseo del Norte; $20, under 17 free; 308-6226.

 

Sunday, Oct. 7

• Enjoy the music of timeless favorite George Thorogood with special guest Molly Hatchet. Details: 8 p.m.; Casino del Sol AVA Amphitheater, 5655 W. Valencia Rd.; $10-$45; 800-344-9435.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Wednesday to Sunday; Sept. 26-30

• Shop for great deals on art books and supplies at the Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild (SAWG) Fall Artists Market. Details: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild Gallery, 5605 E. River Rd., Suite 131; free admission but canned goods donations to local food bank requested; 299-7294. 

 

Thursday, Sept. 27

• Help raise funds for the Liver Foundation at the 9th Annual Flavors of Tucson featuring premiere chefs preparing a five-course dinner with accompanying wines and live and silent auctions. Details: 6:30 p.m.; Lowes Ventana Canyon Resort, 7000 N. Resort Dr.; $225; 866-953-1800 or www.liverfoundation.org/chapters/Arizona.

 

Thursday to Sunday, Sept. 27-30

• Bring the whole family to the Optimist Club’s Oktoberfest with live music and dancing, kids’ games, craft booths, and German foods. Details: 5-10 p.m. Thursday, noon-11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday; Hi Corbett Field, 900 S. Randolph Way; $3, under 12 free; 574-9320.

• Enjoy the Tucson Flamenco Festival with authentic Spanish fare, cooking demonstrations and flamenco dancing. Details: 8-10 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday, 3-5 p.m. Sunday; Casa Vicente restaurant, 375 S. Stone Ave.; $15-$35; 884-5253.

 

Friday to Saturday, Sept. 28-29

• Come on out for a nighttime festival of art and music at GLOW with twinkling lights, sculptures, theatrical performances, music, food, and art. Details: 7-11 p.m.; Triangle L Ranch, Triangle L Ranch Rd. & Oracle Ranch Rd., Oracle; $10, $5 under age 18 with guardian.

 

Friday to Sunday, Sept. 28-Oct. 28

• Get scared out of your wits at Nightfall at Old Tucson with hideous beasts and monsters, ghoulish stunts, and frightening shows. Details: 6-10 p.m. Thursday & Sunday, 6 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday; 201 S. Kinney Rd.; $25, $20 children; 908-4833.

 

Saturday, Sept. 29

• Help raise funds at the Marana Community Food Bank Hunger Walk with a 1 or 3-mile walk along the Santa Cruz River followed by food trucks, vendors, and live music. Details: 7:30-11 a.m.; Crossroads at Silverbell Park, Cortaro & Silverbell Rds.; $10, under 12 free; 310-4662.

• Peruse 300 species of plants at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Annual Plant Sale including regional and desert-adapted trees, shrubs, perennials, vines, and succulents. Details: 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Education Breezeway, 2021 N. Kinney Rd.; free admission; 883-3073.

 

Saturday to Sunday, Sept. 29-30

• Pick your own pumpkins, fall vegetables and apples, hayride to the pumpkin patch and children’s play area, or navigate a corn maze with 3 levels of difficulty at the Fall Pumpkin Celebration. Details: 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Apple Annie’s Produce & Pumpkins, 6405 W. Williams Rd., Willcox; $3 (includes hayride and children’s play area); 520-384-2084.

• Browse hundreds of beautiful African violets or their cousins at African Violet Annual Fall Sale. Details: 10 a.m.-9 a.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; Foothills Mall, 7401 N. La Cholla Blvd.; 574-1367 or www.tucsonavs.org.

 

Saturday to Sunday, Sept. 29-30, Oct. 6-7 & 13-14

• Enjoy German culture, food, and music at Oktoberfest on Mount Lemmon. Details: noon-5 p.m.; 10300 Ski Run Rd., Ski Valley; free admission; 576-1400.

 

Sunday, Sept. 30

• See what TROT is all about at the Therapeutic Riding of Tucson (TROT) Open House. Details: 2-4 p.m.; 8920 E. Woodland Rd.; free; 749-2360.

• Enjoy live music, food, and a silent auction at the 6th Annual Tucson Musicians Museum Music and Cultural Event. Details: 4-7 p.m.; Tucson Convention Center, Leo Rich Theatre, 260 S. Church Ave.; 906-7394 or www.TucsonMusiciansMuseum.org.

 

Friday to Sunday, Oct. 5-7

• Find the latest in home improvement trends, remodeling ideas and outdoor living at the SAHBA Home Show produced by the Southern Arizona Home Builders Association. Details: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Convention Center Exhibit Halls, 260 N. Church Ave.; $8, under 12 free; www.sahbahomeshow.com

 

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Thursday, Sept. 27 

• Learn about weather and climate from Mike Crimmins and Gary Woodward speaking on the topic “The Critical Need for Dense Sensor Networks: The Role of Volunteers in Weather and Climate Science” at Science Café Oro Valley. Details: 6:30 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

 

Saturday, Sept. 29 

• Hear about the biological and political history of jaguars in the U.S.; where they were originally found, what happened to them and why, and the current process to develop a recovery plan and designate a protected ‘critical habitat’ at Recovering the Jaguar presented by author and conservation advocate for the Center for Biological Diversity Michael Robinson. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

 

Sunday, Sept. 30

• Explore the mating habits of butterflies at the class Butterfly Sex. Details: 2-4 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $14, $10 members; 326-9686.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 3

• Discover creative writing techniques at the Writers’ Workshop presented by Alexis Powers. Details: 9-10 a.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

• Enjoy a presentation by Tammy Bearden about Multicultural Art outlining the way 20th century Mexican, Native American and  African American artists interpreted their culture and society through their art at the University of Arizona Museum of Art Lecture Series. Details: 2-3 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

 

Mondays, Oct. 15-Dec. 17

• Sign up now for the 10-week Volunteer Chaplain Training Course conducted by Northwest Medical Center’s Pastoral Caring Program. Details: 9-11 a.m.; Northwest Medical Center, 6200 N. La Cholla Blvd.; free; 576-2076 or RCSSJS2000@yahoo.com.

 

OUTDOORS

Saturday, Sept. 29

• Celebrate National Public Lands Day and help improve and enhance Saguaro National Park by removing buffelgrass. Details: 7 a.m.-noon; meet at the Red Hills Visitor Center, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.; 628-2092. 

 

CHILDREN

Saturday, Oct. 6

• Explore the sights, sounds, and workings of instruments and dance at Musical Magic for Kids featuring “The Nutcracker” with Laszlo Veres of the Tucson Pops Orchestra 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.

 

VISUAL ARTS

Through Monday, Oct. 1

• View an eclectic mix of painting, photography, fiber arts, ceramics and more at the Porter Gallery exhibit Gardener by Day; Artist by Night showcasing the talents of the Gardens’ staff, board members, and their families. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; included with garden admission; 326-9686.

 

Through Friday, Oct. 5

• View the exhibit Desert Initiative: Looking Across the Border featuring the works of David Taylor, Alejandro Cartagena and Paul Turounet. Details: 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday & Wednesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday & Thursday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday; Pima Community College, Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; free; 206-6986. 

 

Through Sunday, Oct. 21

• View the exhibit Contemporary Ceramics showcasing the works of local artists using clay in inventive ways. Details: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park Exhibit Hall, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; included with park admission $7 adults, $5 seniors/active military, $3 children; 742-6455. 

 

Through Tuesday, Nov. 6

• View Bellos Adornos: A Photographic Exhibit Celebrating Tucson’s Mexican-American Home & Garden Decorative Traditions in the Education Building. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (when classroom is not in use); Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; included with garden admission; 326-9686.

 

FILM

Saturday, Sept. 29

• Bring the whole family to Movie Night featuring an uplifting message, “The Secrets of Jonathan Speery” and free root beer floats. Details: 7 p.m.; North West Heights Adventist Church, 3130 W. Overton Rd.; free; 818-8692.

 

Sunday, Sept. 30

• View the film 389 Miles: Living on the Border which illustrates life and culture on both sides and the complexities of border issues presented by St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal Church Border and Immigration Ministries. Details: 10:15 a.m.; St.  Philip’s in the Hills Church West Gallery, 4440 N. Campbell Ave.; free; 299-6421.

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