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Posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 4:00 am

Century Theatres

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

42 (PG-13)

Scary Movie V (PG-13)

Evil Dead (R)

Jurassic Park 3D (PG-13)

The Host (PG-13)

G.I. Joe: Retaliation (PG-13)

G.I. Joe: Retaliation 3D (PG-13)

Admission (PG-13)

The Croods (PG)

Olympus Has Fallen (R)

The Call (R)

Oz The Great and Powerful (PG)

The Gatekeepers (PG-13)

Jurassic Park (PG-13)

 

Foothills

7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., 888-262-4386

42 (PG-13)

Scary Movie V (PG-13)

Jurassic Park IMAX (PG-13)

Evil Dead (R)

Jurassic Park 3D (PG-13)

Trance (R)

The Host (PG-13)

The Place Beyond the Pines (R)

Tyler Perry’s Temptation (PG-13)

G.I. Joe: Retaliation (PG-13)

G.I. Joe: Retaliation 3D (PG-13)

The Croods 3D (PG)

The Croods (PG)

Olympus Has Fallen (R)

The Call (R)

Oz The Great and Powerful (PG)

Jurassic Park (PG-13)

 

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

The Last Exorcism Part II  (PG-13)

A Good Day to Die Hard (R)

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (R)

Mama (PG-13)

Zero Dark Thirty (R)

Django Unchained (R)

Parental Guidance (PG)

The Hobbitt: An Unexpected Journey (PG-13)

Life of Pi (PG)

Rise of the Guardians (PG)

Wreck-It Ralph (PG)

Argo (R)

 

THEATER

 

Wednesday to Friday, 

April 17-19

• Enjoy a performance of Jane Austen’sJane Kendall by the Canyon del Oro Theater students. Details: 7 p.m.; Welsh Little Theatre, 25 W. Calle Concordia; 696-5560.

 

Thursday to Sunday, April 18-21

• Catch a performance of Robert Fulghum’s All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten presented by the Waypoint Theatre Company. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 2:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; Atria Bell Court Gardens’ Academy Hall Theatre, 6653 E. Carondelet Drive; $20, $18 seniors/military, $12 students; 800-838-3006 or www.waypoint-theatre.org.

• Enjoy a performance of the musical comedy melodrama, Myrtle, based on the Old Testament book of Esther presented by the Waypoint Theatre Company. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 2:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; Atria Bell Court Gardens’ Academy Hall Theatre, 6653 E. Carondelet Drive; $20, $18 seniors/military; 800-838-3006 or www.brownpapertickets.com.

 

Saturday, April 20

• Enjoy the critically acclaimed Les Ballets Trockadero De Monte Carlo who have delighted audiences around the world with their parodies of classical works. Details: 8 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $29-$47; 621-3341.

 

Saturday to Sunday, April 20-21

• Bring the whole family for a fun-filled performance of Hansel and Gretel along with the classic Paquita. Details: 2 & 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; Leo Rich Theater, 260 S. Church Ave.; $18-$20; 885-0862 or www.tucsonregionalballet.org

 

Friday to Sunday, April 20-21 & 26-28

• Catch a performance of the Arizona Rose Theatre Company’s musical The Fantasticks. Details: 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Temple of Music & Arts Cabaret Theatre, 330 S. Scott Ave.; $17, $10 children, $15, $8 children in advance; 888-0509.

 

Through Sunday, April 21

• Enjoy a stage spoof of the Hitchcock thriller film 39 Steps: An Outrageous Comedy about murder, espionage, romance, and national security secrets presented by the SaddleBrooke Prime Time Players. Details: 7 p.m.; MountainView Clubhouse, 38759 S. MountainView Blvd.; $24; 825-2818.

• Enjoy a performance of the classic The Diary of Anne Frank. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Pima Community College Black Box Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Road; $15; 206-6986.

 

Monday to Thursday, 

April 22-25

• Enjoy a performance of Willy Wonka Junior presented by the Cross Musical Theatre. Details: 7 p.m.; Cross Middle School, 1000 W. Chapala Drive.

 

Tuesday to Sunday, April 23-28

• Be entertained with a combination of comedy, music, and technology by the Blue Man Group suitable for families and kids of all ages. 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.

 

Through Saturday, April 27

• Catch a performance of the Arizona Theatre Company production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy Clybourne Park. Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave.; $60-$80; 622-2823.

 

Sunday, April 28

• Laugh out loud with comedian Larry the Cable Guy and special guest Reno Collier. Details: 8 p.m.; Casino del Sol AVA Amphitheater, 5655 W. Valencia Road; $25-$75; 800-344-9435.

 

MUSIC

 

Friday, April 19

• Support the University of Arizona School of Music at a performance of the UA Studio Jazz Ensemble with Triple Threat. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Drive; $24, $22 in advance; 825-2818.

• Don’t miss the gritty funk and political poetry of Rodriguez with whose story is an unusual tale of an obscure Detroit singer-songwriter who became an inspiration to the anti-Apartheid movement in South Africa. Details: 8 p.m.; Casino del Sol AVA Amphitheater, 5655 W. Valencia Road; $20-$32; 800-344-9435. 

 

Friday & Sunday, April 19 & 21

• Don’t miss the TSO Season Finale: Ride of the Valkyries! - Classic Series featuring percussionist Evelyn Glennie. Details: 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 N. Church Ave.; $26-$79; 882-8585.

 

Saturday, April 20

• Enjoy the Southern Arizona Women’s Chorus Women in Song Concert. Details: 7 p.m.; St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 7575 N. Paseo del Norte; $20, $18 in advance, age 10 and under free; www.southernarizonawomenschorus.org.

• Celebrate the music of Beethoven, Haydn, Mozart and Schubert at the annual fundraiser Tucson Masterworks Chorale: A Night in Vienna. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Grace St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 2331 E. Adams St.; $18 suggested donation, $15 in advance; 730-5640.

 

Sunday, April 21

• Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with sax legend Charles McPherson and local favorites Jeff Haskell, Pete Swan, and Scott Black at McPherson Plays Mingus presented by the Tucson Jazz Society. Details: 2 p.m.; Berger Performing Arts Center, 1200 W. Speedway Blvd.; $35, $30 in advance, $20 students; 903-1265 or 800-595-4849. 

 

Sunday, April 28

• Listen to three international tenors Le Grandi Vocci paying homage to the likes of Pavarotti, Bocelli, Caruso and other great vocalists. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Drive; $30, $25 in advance; 825-2818.

SPECIAL EVENTS

 

Thursday to Sunday, April 18-28

• Bring the kids to the 103rd Annual Pima County Fair featuring exhibits, food, concerts, carnival rides, and educational exhibits. Details: 1 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. Saturday-Sunday; Pima County Fairgrounds, 11300 S. Houghton Road; $8, $3 ages 6-10, free ages 5 and under; 762-9100.

 

Friday, April 19

• Don’t miss the Cocktails & Classics benefit with a live Big Band, swing dancing, a runway show, food, wine and drink samplings and more presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 5:30-9 p.m.; Tucson Mall Outdoor Pavilion; $35; 797-3959.

 

Friday to Sunday, April 19-21

• Tour authentically restored aircraft or take a flight for the ultimate immersion in history at the Collings Foundation Wings of Freedom Tour. Details: 2-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; Marana Regional Airport, 11700 W. Avra Valley Road; www.collingsfoundation.org.

 

Saturday, April 20

• Find treasures galore at the St. Philip’s J2A (Journey to Adulthood) youth group Rummage Sale. Details: 7 a.m.-2 p.m.; St. Philip’s in the Hills Church, Children’s Center Courtyard, 4440 N. Campbell Ave.; free admission, purchases cash only; 299-6421.

• Bring the whole family to the 28th Annual Oracle Oaks Festival featuring a pancake breakfast, book sale, Spring Run Car Parade, arts and crafts, music, food and more. Details: 7 a.m.-5 p.m.; Oracle Community Center; 520-896-9326.

• Browse antique, vintage, and modern dolls, accessories, parts and supplies at the Tucson Spring Doll Show & Sale with raffles and door prizes. Details: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.; $6, under 12 free; 321-0003 or www.tucsondollshow.com.

 

Sunday, April 21

• Celebrate Earth’s resources at the Annual Tucson Earth Day Festival and Parade in combination with The Water Festival featuring exhibitors, activities, conservation information, entertainment, and workshops. Details: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; Reid Park; www.tucsonearthday.org or 206-8814.

 

Thursday to Saturday, 

April 25-27

• Don’t miss the Tucson International Mariachi Conference featuring students from all over the world learning music and dance from experienced mariachi masters, public concerts, and a festival. Details: 7 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday; Casino del Sol, 5655 W. Valencia Road; $10-$50; 800-344-9435.

 

Saturday to Sunday, April 27-28

• Don’t miss the Cowboy Music Festival & Western Art Show with traditional trail songs to contemporary western music and art with featured artist Diana Maderas. Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Old Tucson, 201 S. Kinney Road; included with regular admission $16.95, $10.95 children; 883-0100.

CLASSES & 

PROGRAMS

 

Thursday, April 18

• Discuss Great Literature of All Times led by Dr. Bill Fry with this month’s selection James Joyce - “Araby” from the Dubliners. Details: 10 a.m.-noon; Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; free; 594-5580.

• Hear about The Indian Equator: Mark Twain’s India Revisited from renowned British author and scholar Lord Ian Strathcarron. Details: 7 p.m.; CyraCom Auditorium, 5780 N. Swan Road; free but donations supporting Shakespeare in the Schools welcome; 975-2437.

 

Friday, April 19 

• Turn your brown thumb to green with answers to all your gardening questions from the Pima County Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners. Details: 1-2:30 p.m.; Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; free; 594-5580.

 

Saturday, April 20 

• Learn desert sustainability through designs attracting hummingbirds, butterflies, moths and native bees along with colorful outdoor living spaces at Designing Sustainable, Colorful Desert Landscapes presented by award-winning landscape designer Shelly Ann Abbott. Details: 10-11:30 a.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $17, $12 members; 326-9686.

• Learn about the Ancient Pueblo People Part III-The Greater Colorado Plateau Pueblo, Chaco Canyon traditions, and the mysterious abandonment presented by Gordon McCall in video format. Details: 11:30 & 2 p.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive; free but reservations required; 622-6014. 

 

Sunday, April 21

• Join in the Tucson Audubon’s Birdathon Expert-Guided Big Day for a dawn-to-dusk extravaganza of all the hot birding spots. Details: www.tucsonaudubon.org/birdathon or 209-1811.

• Explore what has happened with world population and wealth since “The Population Bomb” was published in the 1960s at the class World Population and Development. Details: 3-4:30 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; included with $13 garden admission; 326-9686.

 

Monday, April 22

• Learn the basics of sewing, tools, and how to read a pattern at Sewing 101 Class. Details: 6-8:30 p.m.; Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 4380 N. Oracle Road, #150; $35; 888-0363.

 

Wednesday, April 24

• Learn how to harvest, process, and cook the flower buds of the cholla cactus at ethnobotanist Martha Burgess’ Cholla Bud Workshop. Details: 9 a.m.-noon; Tucson Mountain Park, Sonoran Arthropod Studies, 7798 W. Gates Pass Road; $15 (reservations required); 615-7855.

• Learn about Ancient Farming, Feuding, and Fighting in the Sonoran Desert presented by James T. Watson, PhD, associate curator of Bioarchaeology, Arizona State Museum. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

 

OUTDOORS

 

Friday, April 19

• Watch the desert come alive as the sun sets with an array of fascinating insects at Nature Nights: Bugs and Blacklights. Details: 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Feliz Paseos Park,1600 N. Camino de Oeste; free; 615-7855.

 

Saturday, April 20

• Pack your bags and grab your tent for a family fun-filled night of Camping Under the Stars with storytelling, a camp fire, crafts, nature exhibits, and an outdoor movie presented by Marana Parks & Recreation. Details: 4 p.m.; Ora Mae Harn Park, 13250 N. Lon Adams Road; $5-$15; 382-1950.

 

Saturday & Wednesday, 

April 20 & 24

• Help eradicate buffelgrass and fountain grass in Tucson Mountain Park with the Sonoran Desert Weedwackers. Details: 7-10 a.m.; 2020 N. Kinney Road; free; call 615-7855 for meeting location.

 

CHILDREN

 

Saturday, April 20

• Bring flashlights for an evening of fun exploration as everything seems to come to life after the lights go out and doors close at the International Wildlife Museum Flashlight Night. Details: 6-8 p.m.; 4800 W. Gates Pass Road; $8, $3 ages 4-12; 629-0100.

• Bring the kids and lawn chairs or blankets for the Movie in the Park featuring “Over the Hedge” presented by Marana Parks & Recreation. Details: 7-9:30 p.m.; Ora Mae Harn Park, 13250 N. Lon Adams Road; free; 382-1950.

 

Saturday, April 27

Go Behind the Scenes - Blue Man Group workshop for students in grades 3-12. Details: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $65; 319-0400.

 

VISUAL ARTS

 

Through Sunday, April 21

• View the exhibit Paper: From All Sides which explores the qualities of paper in the hands of local artists. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; included with $8 park admission; 742-6455.

 

Through Friday, May 3

• View artwork by students from all Pima Community College campuses at the Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition. Details: 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday; Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery, 2202 W. Anklam Road; free; 206-6942.

 

FILM

 

Thursday, April 18

• Screen the PBS documentary The Island President which relates the struggles of Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed to prevent his country from disappearing under ocean waters. Details: 2-4:30 p.m.; Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; free; 594-5580.

 

Saturday, April 20

• Merge your love of beer and film at the New Belgium Clips: A Beer and Film Festival non-profit benefit. Details: 6 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $10-$12; 547-3040.

 

Through Sunday, April 28

• View the best in contemporary independent cinema with opportunities to meet filmmakers at the Arizona International Film Festival. Details: various times, locations, and prices; 882-0204 or www.filmfestivalarizona.com.

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