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Posted: Wednesday, February 1, 2012 4:00 am

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

The Grey (R)

Man on a Ledge (PG-13)

One for the Money (PG-13)

Haywire (R)

Red Tails (PG-13)

Underworld Awakening (R)

Underworld Awakening 3D (R)

Contraband (R)

The Iron Lady (PG-13)

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (PG-13)

The Artist (PG-13)

A Dangerous Method (R)

The Descendants (R)

Foothills

7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., 1-888-AMC4FUN

The Grey (R)

Man on a Ledge (PG-13)

One for the Money (PG-13)

Underworld Awakening IMAX (R)

Haywire (R)

Red Tails (PG-13)

Underworld Awakening 3D (R)

Beauty and the Beast 3D (G)

Contraband (R)

Joyful Noise (PG-13)

The Iron Lady (PG-13)

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (PG-13)

War Horse (PG-13)

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (R)

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (PG-13)

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (PG-13)

Hugo (PG)

The Descendants (R)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Happy Feet Two (PG)

Immortals (R)

Jack and Jill (PG)

Tower Heist (PG-13)

In Time (PG-13)

Puss in Boots (PG)

Real Steel (PG-13)

Moneyball (PG-13)

Drive (R)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

The Grey (R)

Man on a Ledge (PG-13)

One for the Money (PG-13)

Haywire (R)

Red Tails (PG-13)

Underworld Awakening (R)

Underworld Awakening 3D (R)

Beauty and the Beast 3D (G)

Contraband (R)

Joyful Noise (PG-13)

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (PG-13)

War Horse (PG-13)

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (R)

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (PG-13)

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (PG-13)

The Descendants (R)

 


 

THEATER

Saturday, Feb. 4

• Enjoy the Chinese New Year Show featuring Chang Di & Choo Mimi. Details: 7 p.m.; Diamond Center, Desert Diamond Casino, I-19 & Pima Mine Rd.; $20-$35; 800-745-3000.

• Enjoy a spectacular show of lights, music and dance inspired by the cultural richness of the land and people at the National Dance Company of Colombia. Details: 8 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $20-$42; 621-3341.

Through Saturday, Feb. 4

• Don't miss Alfred Hitchcock's masterpiece spy novel The 39 Steps presented by the Arizona Theatre Company. Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday; Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave; $31 and up, $10 students; 622-2823.

Saturday to Sunday, Feb. 4-5

• Enjoy a performance of the Arizona Opera Company's Madama Butterfly. Details: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $25-$130; www.ticketmaster.com or 293-4336.

Wednesday, Feb. 8

• Volunteer a variety of suggestions at the improvisational comedy show LaughingStock Comedy Company and watch your ideas mushroom into comedy mayhem. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $22, $19 in advance; 818-1000.

Wednesday to Sunday, Feb. 8-26

• Catch a performance of the world premiere comedy Look Ma We're Dancing about sibling rivalry gone awry. Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; Invisible Theatre, 1400 N. First Ave.; $25; 882-9721.

 


 

MUSIC

Friday to Sunday, Feb. 3-5

• Listen to the mountain dulcimer of Stephen Seifert at the Tucson Symphony Orchestra MasterWorks Series American Portraits. Details: 8 p.m. Friday; St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 7575 N. Paseo del Norte; $45-$55; 797-3959; or 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Catalina Foothills High School, 4200 E. Sunrise Dr.; $40-$50; 882-8585.

Saturday, Feb. 4

• Enjoy the Latin acoustic duo Reno Del Mar at Uptown Saturday's St. Philip's Plaza Concert Series presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 4 p.m.; Center Courtyard, River Rd. & Campbell Ave.; free; 797-3959.

• Enjoy the stand-up comedy, rock and bluegrass of the Fred Eaglesmith Band with The Fabulous Ginn Sisters presented by Rhythm & Roots. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Plaza Palomino, Swan & Ft. Lowell Rds.; $25, $22 in advance, $10 students; 800-594-8499.

Sunday, Feb. 5

• Listen to Elena Urioste and Michael Brown presented by Arizona Friends of Chamber Music Piano and Friends Series. Details: 3 p.m.; Leo Rich Theatre, 260 S. Church Ave.; $25, $10 students; 577-3769.

Friday & Sunday, Feb. 10 & 12

• Enjoy the Native American flute of R. Carlos Nakai at the TSO's Arizona Centennial Celebration - Classic Series with a program of music, dance, and spoken word. Details: 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $30-$70; 882-8585.

Saturday, Feb. 11

• Enjoy Brahms' Violin Concerto performed by Midori and the Tucson Symphony Orchestra. Details: 8 p.m.; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $38-$83; 882-8585.

Saturday to Sunday, FEB. 11-12

• Enjoy a performance of the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra featuring guest conductor Tao Fan. Details: 7:30 p.m. Saturday; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $23, $21 in advance; 818-1000; or 3 p.m. Sunday, St. Andrew's Church, 7575 N. Paseo del Norte; $20, under 17 free; 308-6226.

 


 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Saturday, Feb. 4

• Bring the whole family to the Grand Re-Opening of Oracle State Park for guided bird hikes, Kannally Ranch House tours, speakers, and special activities. Details: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; 3820 Wildlife Dr., Oracle; free (park entrance fee waived for the day); 896-2425.

• Don't miss the Taste of China Festival featuring Chinese arts and crafts, performances, and food. Details: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Tucson Chinese Cultural Center, 1288 W. River Rd.; $20, under 12 free; 292-6900.

• Help raise funds for the Ironwood Ridge Student Government events at the Adult Prom 2012. Details: 7-10 p.m.; Ironwood Ridge High School Cafeteria, 2475 W. Naranja; $20, $30/couples; 407-4277.

• Enjoy a dinner and dance show featuring the music of Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Glen Miller, Woody Herman and other jazz greats performed by Tucson's premiere jazz big band, Tucson Swings with vocalist Miss Julie Anne at Big Band Music is Back! Details: 7:30 p.m.; El Con Club and Grill, Randolph Golf Course, 600 S. Alvernon Way; $25/show and buffet, $15/show only; 624-8821, ext 7147.

Through Monday, Feb. 6

• Discover vintage through contemporary pieces, antique and handmade beads, beaded jewelry and more at the 19th Annual Whole Bead Show. Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, Saturday-Sunday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday; Windmill Inn, 4250 N. Campbell Ave.; free admission; 800-292-2577.

Monday to Tuesday, Feb. 6-7

• Browse numerous mementos at the Harrison Yocum Estate Gem, Mineral and Book Sale with proceeds to support the creation of an exhibit to honor one of the notable Garden founders. Details: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; 326-9686.

Tuesday, Feb. 7

• Don't miss Tucson Audubon's Fourth Annual Gala Our Changing World featuring guest speaker Professor John Kricher and emcee Tony Paniagua of Arizona Public Media. Details: 6 p.m.; Loews Ventana Canyon, 7000 N. Resort Dr.; $150; www.tucsonaudubon.org/gala or 209-1802.

Thursday to Sunday, Feb. 9-12

• Bring the whole family to the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show, largest in the U.S. Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Arena and Exhibit Halls, 260 S. Church Ave.; $10, under 14 free; 800-745-3000.

Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 11-12

• Experience an artistic cross-section in Southern Arizona at the 4 Corners Festival with fashion, boutiques, restaurants, galleries, jewelers, sculptors, artists, and performing arts presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; La Encantada, Gallery Row, Plaza Colonial, Paloma Village, Skyline Rd. & Campbell Ave.; free admission, $20 tasting ticket for wine/culinary arts samplings; 797-3959.

Through Sunday, Feb. 12

• Browse original art, craftworks, and native foods, along with music and dancers at the American Indian Exposition. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday; Flamingo Quality Inn, 1300 N. Stone Ave.; $1; 622-4900.

 


 

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Thursday, Feb. 2

• Join Marion Doane for a discussion on Leading Ladies of Literature and a Few Gentlemen Friends featuring James Matthew Barrie and his lost boys. Details: 10 a.m.-noon; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

• Find out what The City of Tucson was really like in the very beginning at Discover Art Tucson: Fortress at the End of the World presented by The Tucson Museum of Art. Details: 2-3 p.m.; Wheeler Taft Abbett Library, 7800 N. Schisler Dr.; free; 594-5200.

• Learn about the silent epidemic in our schools, stress-related illness, and depression at the Treasuring Childhood Film & Lecture Series, Race to Nowhere: The Dark Side of America's Achievement Culture. Details: 7-8:30 p.m.; Tucson Waldorf School, River Bend Campus, 3605 E. River Rd.; 529-1032.

Friday, Feb. 3

• Learn about February tasks and native grasses from the Pima County Master Gardeners. Details: 1-2 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

• Join the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association for a discussion of Simple Astrophotography with author and amateur astronomer Steve Coe of the Saguaro Astronomy Club in Phoenix. Details: 6:30-9 p.m.; University Of Arizona, 933 N. Cherry Ave.; free; 620-6502.

Saturday, Feb. 4

• View Yellowstone National Park along with 12 other national parks, monuments and wilderness areas in four states at travelers and photographers Shari and Richard Thompson's narrated video RV Travel through the National Parks. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

• Learn about the more interesting aspects of history and classification at Butterfly Phylogeny presented by curator of Butterfly Magic Elizabeth Willott. Details: 2:30-4 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $14, $10 members; 326-9686.

Sunday, Feb. 5

• Examine three meaningful areas of human connection - belonging, family and choosing social groups at the adult education series Adding More Years to Your Life and More Life to Your Years. Details: 10:45 a.m.-noon; St. Francis in the Foothills Church, 4625 E. River Rd.; free; 299-9063.

Wednesday, Feb. 8

• Learn about a local research facility that has been called one of the 50 must-see wonders of the world at UA Science Associate Director Matt Adamson's presentation Biosphere 2: Past, Present, and Future. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

• Spend An Evening with Noam Chomsky: Education for Whom and For What? as he characterizes the contemporary state of the American education system. Details: 7-8:30 p.m.; Centennial Hall, University of Arizona, 1020 E. University Blvd.; free; 626-3846.

 


 

OUTDOORS

Friday, Feb. 3

• Take an 8-mile Wasson Peak Moonlight Hike and climb 1,700 feet to the highest point in the Tucson Mountains, enjoy the 360 degree view of the sunset, and then descend by the light of the moon. Details: 2:30-9:15 p.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.; free with $10/vehicle park entrance fee; 733-5158.

Saturday, Feb. 4

• Don your walking shoes and bring your binoculars for a Sabino Canyon Bird Walk led by Tucson Audubon volunteer naturalists. Details: 8 a.m.-noon; 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd.; free with $5 parking pass; 749-8700.

• Take an easy to moderate 3.5-mile Sunset Hike that climbs 700 feet to a beautiful ridgeline for the sunset and then returns under the moonlight. Details: 3:45 p.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.; free with $10/vehicle park entrance fee (reservations required); 733-5158.

Sunday, Feb. 5

• Experience the evening desert at the Twilight Glow to Moon Shadows hike. Details: 4:30-8 p.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.; free with $10/vehicle park entrance fee (reservations required); 733-5158.

Wednesday, Feb. 8

• 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.

• Take a volunteer naturalist-led Sabino Canyon Nature Walk and get photographic tips for the birds, mammals, insects and plants encountered in the canyon. Details: 8:30-11:30 a.m.; Sabino Canyon Visitor Center, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd.; free; 749-8700.

• Take a 2-3 mile easy to moderate Yetman Trail Hike to search for signs of wildlife and visit the ruins of the old stone Bowen House and discuss its history. Details: 9 a.m.-noon; Camino de Oeste Trailhead, 400 N. Camino de Oeste; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

 


 

CHILDREN

Saturday, Feb. 4

• All aboard for a musical time trip to the bottom of the Grand Canyon with the TSO String Quartet's Great Grand Canyon Time Train at Just for Kids. Details: 10 & 11:15 a.m.; Tucson Symphony Center, 2175 N. 6th Ave.; donations appreciated; 882-8585.

• Visit Sonoran Science Academies Open House for prospective students. Details: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; 2325 W. Sunset Rd.; 6880 E. Broadway Blvd.; or 5741 E. Ironwood St.; www.sonoranacademy.org.

 


 

VISUAL ARTS

Through Saturday, April 14

• View the exhibit Shaping Arizona Statehood: The George Stuart Historical Figures of the Movement West featuring one-quarter-life-size historic figures of individuals who were the driving force that shaped history throughout the world. Details: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; The Mini-Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, 4455 E. Camp Lowell Dr.; included with museum admission; 881-0606.

Through Sunday, April 22

• View the Arizona Centennial Art Exhibit featuring artworks that highlight the diversity, beauty, wonder and rich history of this area. Details: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park Main Gallery 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; included with $8 park admission; 742-6455.

 


 

FILM

Thursday, Feb. 2

• Check out the film screening of This Song is Old, the story of the Jews of the northeastern Indian province of Manipur, descendants of one of the lost tribes of Israel. Details: 7-9 p.m.; Sun City Social Hall, 1495 E. Rancho Vistoso Blvd.; $5; 577-9393.

Friday, Feb. 3

• View the documentary of Tucson stained-glass artists Jean Aspen and Tom Irons, their son and a family friend were flown into the wilderness and returned via canoe at Arctic Son: Fulfilling the Dream - from Tucson to Alaska. Details: 7 p.m.; Green Fields Country Day School, 6000 N. Camino del la Tierra; $5; 297-2288.

 


 

HEALTH

Thursday, Feb. 2

• Find out how combining the different physical activities you love can keep you motivated and fit for life at Secrets to a Successful Exercise Program in the Commit to Be Fit series. Details: 5:30 p.m.; Oro Valley Hospital, Classrooms A & B, 1551 E. Tangerine Rd.; free; 866-694-9355.

 

 

 

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