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Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 9:01 am

MOVIE

Century Theatres

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Skyfall (PG-13)

Flight (R)

The Man with the Iron Fists (R)

Wreck-It Ralph (PG)

Wreck-It Ralph 3D (PG)

Cloud Atlas (R)

Alex Cross (PG-13)

Paranormal Activity 4 (R)

Argo (R)

Here Comes the Boom (PG)

Taken 2 (PG-13)

Hotel Transylvania (PG)

The Sting (PG)

Foothills

7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., 742-6174

Skyfall (PG-13)

Skyfall: IMAX (PG-13)

Flight (R)

The Man with the Iron Fists (R)

Wreck-It Ralph (PG)

Wreck-It Ralph 3D (PG)

Chasing Mavericks (PG)

Cloud Atlas (R)

Silent Hill: Revelation 3D (R)

Paranormal Activity 4 (R)

Argo (R)

Here Comes the Boom (PG)

Sinister (R)

Taken 2 (PG-13)

Hotel Transylvania (PG)

Hotel Transylvania 3D (PG)

Pitch Perfect (PG-13)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Trouble with the Curve (PG-13)

Lawless (2012) (R)

Premium Rush (PG-13)

The Expendables 2

ParaNorman (PG)

The Odd Life of Timothy Green (PG)

The Bourne Legacy (PG-13)

The Campaign (R)

The Dark Knight Rises (PG-13)

The Amazing Spider-Man (PG-13)

Brave (PG)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Skyfall (PG-13)

Flight (R)

The Man with the Iron Fists (R)

Wreck-It Ralph (PG)

Wreck-It Ralph 3D (PG)

Cloud Atlas (R)

Silent Hill: Revelation (R)

Alex Cross (PG-13)

Paranormal Activity 4 (R)

Argo (R)

Here Comes the Boom (PG)

Sinister (R)

Taken 2 (PG-13)

Hotel Transylvania (PG)

THEATER

Thursday to Sunday, Nov. 15-18

• Catch a performance of Guys and Dolls presented by Desert Christian High School. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 2 & 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Leo Rich Theatre, 260 S. Church Ave.; $20-$25; 298-5817.

Saturday, Nov. 17

• Let your imagination run wild as long-time favorite Mummenschanz transform everyday objects and materials into abstract shapes and costumes that engage you in an exciting wordless dialogue. Details: 8 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $25-$50; 621-3341.

Through Sunday, Nov. 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.

• Catch a performance of the suspenseful thriller Wait Until Dark. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Pima Community College, Black Box Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $15; 206-6986.

Tuesday to Sunday, Nov. 20-25

• Check out the fast-paced, kid-friendly musical Anything Goes. Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, 2 & 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1 & 6:30 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $29-$75; 800-745-3000.

Wednesday to Sunday, Nov. 21-25

• Don’t miss Cirque du Soleil - Dralion with a harmonious blend of Eastern and Western acrobatic prowess. Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday; 3:30 & 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1 & 5 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Arena, 260 S. Church Ave.; $37-$152; 800-745-3000.

Through Sunday, Nov. 25

• Catch a performance of the musical The Unsinkable Molly Brown, a fictionalized account of the life of Margaret Brown. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Red Barn Theater, 948 N. Main Ave.; $10-$16; 887-6239.

Tuesday, Nov. 27

• Listen to the sardonic wit and incisive social critiques of humor writer David Sedaris. Details: 7:30 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $30-$50; 621-3341.

MUSIC

Friday, Nov. 16

• Don’t miss the American rock band Counting Crows with special guests Tender Mercies & Mean Creek. Details: 8 p.m.; Casino del Sol AVA Amphitheater, 5655 W. Valencia Rd.; $20-$65; 800-344-9435.

Friday & Sunday, Nov. 16 & 18

• Listen to the Tucson Symphony Orchestra’s Divine Dvořák - MasterWorks Series featuring trumpeter David Cohen. Details: 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $26-$79; 882-8585.

Saturday, & Sunday, Nov. 17 & 18

• Enjoy the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra featuring guest conductor Orhan Saliel. 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, Nov. 18

• Enjoy an eclectic selection of saxophone and piano music at the Pima Community College Music concert Rodriguez & Keepe Duo Celebrates 20 Years. Details: 3 p.m.; PCC Center for the Arts Recital Hall, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $6; 206-6986.

• Enjoy the Tucson Masterworks Chorale Fall Concert featuring folk and classical music of Eastern Europe. Details: 3:30 p.m.; Grace St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 2331 E. Adams St.; $18, $15 in advance; 730-5640.

• Don’t miss the 2nd annual Chasing Rainbows Gala benefit featuring the Grammy award-winning music of Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Steve Winwood. Details: 6 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $75-$150; 547-3040.

Tuesday, Nov. 20

• Listen to vocalist Mary Black who has been a dominant presence in Irish music for the last quarter century. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $25-$60; 547-3040.

Friday, Nov. 23

• Don’t miss the captivating sound of ten unadulterated human voices coming together to make extraordinary music as Straight No Chaser reinvents a cappella on the modern pop landscape. Details: 7:30 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $33-$48; 621-3341.

Saturday, Nov. 24

• Enjoy the music of premier banjo player Bela Fleck and the classic jazz of the Marcus Roberts Trio. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $34-$40; 547-3040.

Thursday, Nov. 29

• Enjoy a unique performance of “not your grandparents’ chamber music” by Sybarite5. Details: 7:30 p.m.; UA Crowder Hall, Crowder Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $25-$45; 621-3341.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Thursday, Nov. 15

• Help our community’s youth at the Pizza Party Fundraiser Night sponsored by the Foothills Optimist Club of Tucson. Details: 5-8 p.m.; Peter Piper Pizza, 7621 N. Oracle Rd.; 888-5433 or  www.foothillsoptimistcluboftucson.com.

Friday, Nov. 16

• Indulge your sweet tooth at the Sweet Charity dessert competition with more than 50 dessert, cocktail and wine samplings, live music, and a silent auction sponsored by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance to support arts education programs for students. Details: 6-9:30 p.m.; Plaza Colonial Outdoor Courtyard, Skyline Dr. & Campbell Ave.; $27-$55; 797-3959.

Saturday, Nov. 17

• Support women in crisis at the Holiday Bazaar sponsored by Angels by Your Side Women’s Ministry. Details: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Community Christian Church of Marana, 13610 N. Sandario Rd.

• Ho-Ho-hope you can join the Tucson Arts and Crafts Association at their Spirit of Giving Arts and Crafts Show with unique items for holiday gifting and bring a non-perishable food donation for the Community Food Bank. Details: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Hilton Hotel, 7600 E. Broadway Blvd.; free admission; 797-1751.

• Check out the works of local artists and artisans at the 3rd Saturday Art Fair and listen to live music. Details: 9:30 a.m.; Many Hands Courtyard, 3054 N. First Ave.; free admission; 628-1490.

Sunday, Nov. 18

• Bring family, friends, and neighbors to Bag It! Take a Hike and enjoy brunch and an auction to benefit Bag It in its continued efforts to provide cancer support. Details: 7 a.m.-noon; Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, 7000 N. Resort Dr.; $80; 575-9602 or www.bagit4u.org.

• Bring the whole family for games, inflatable attractions, student performances, and dinner at the Salpointe SPA-ghetti Dinner/Bone Marrow Drive. Details: 2-5 p.m.; Salpointe Catholic High School Alumni Hall, 1545 E. Copper St.; $15, $8 students; 547-9365.

Tuesday, Nov. 20

• Help raise funds for the Adopt-A-Family Charity at Adopt-A-Family Night with raffle prizes, food, and drinks presented by the West Valley Fire Fighter’s Union, Local #4462. Details: 4-9 p.m.; The Station Pub & Grill, 8235 N. Silverbell Rd.; 342-6401.

Friday to Sunday, Nov. 23-25

• Shop artist and vendor booths while you enjoy live entertainment at the Native American Market Arts & Crafts Fair. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Arts & Crafts Plaza, Mission San Xavier del Bac, 1959 San Xavier Rd.; free admission; 573-4007.

• Bring the whole family to the Native American Heritage Social & Indian Craft Market featuring dancing, drumming, children’s activities, traditional foods and more. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sheraton Hotel, 5151 E. Grant Rd; free admission; 622-4900.

• Step back in time with Living History Presentations, enjoy a musical salute to frontier town life, a musical history of the silver screen, and more at the Heritage & Harvest Festival. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Old Tucson, 201 S. Kinney Rd.; $16.95, $10.95 under 12; 883-0100.

Friday-Saturday,

Nov. 23-24 & Nov. 30-Dec 1

• Stroll the Holiday Nights winter wonderland with 750,000 lights, a desert snowman, a performance by Ballet Tucson, and dinner at the Garden Bistro. Details: 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; $15; $10 members; $2 children; 742-6455.

Friday to Sunday,

Nov. 23-25 & 28-30

• Enjoy a day trip to the high desert and browse the works of 20 artists and artisans, sculpture, painting, photography, jewelry, and more at the Oracle Gifts & Art Market. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; 1880 W. American Ave., Oracle; free admission; 520-896-2234.

 

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Thursday, Nov. 15

• Explore Great Literature of All Times with selected poetry on conformity and rebellion. Details: 10 a.m.-noon; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

Saturday, Nov. 17

• Spend an afternoon with art instructors Rich and Ann Bates at the class Recycled Flowers learning how to create flowers from recycled soda and tin cans using materials provided or your own found objects. Details: 1-3 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $14, $10 members; 326-9686.

Monday, Nov. 19

• Take look at the characteristics of the Cactus Family, where they come from and how to keep them happily growing presented by Curator of Horticulture Michael Chamberland. Details: 3-5 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $17, $12 members; 326-9686.

Tuesday, Nov. 20

• Get an introduction Butterfly Basics and the inner workings of the tropical butterfly exhibit Butterfly Magic from curator Elizabeth Willott. Details: 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $14, $10 members; 326-9686.

Wednesday, Nov. 21

• Take a behind-the-scenes look at the picture book creation process from the initial idea to the finished product at authors Jennifer J. Stewart and Lynne Avril’s presentation Creating The Twelve Days of Christmas in Arizona Presentation and Book Signing. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

OUTDOORS

Friday, Nov. 16

• Take a guided Honey Bee Canyon Park Birding Walk 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; 615-7855.

• Take a Sabino Canyon Fall Hike to Hutch’s Pool, a medium difficulty hike of 8.3 miles with 800 feet elevation gain. Details: 8:30 a.m.; Sabino Canyon Visitors’ Center, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd.; $5 parking fee, $9 tram ticket; 429-4492.

Saturday, Nov. 17

• 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.

Wednesday, Nov. 21

• Go Birding at Sweetwater Wetlands with expert Mary Ellen Flynn at one of the premier birding spots in Arizona. Details: 8-9:30 a.m.; Sweetwater Wetlands, 2667 W. Sweetwater Dr.; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

CHILDREN

Saturday, Nov. 17

• Explore desert trails with naturalist Doris Evans as she discusses the life stories of tarantulas, desert tortoises, and other desert inhabitants with a close-up look at live animals following the walk at Outdoor Family Day: Desert Holes and Life Underground for families with children ages 5-12. Details: 10-11:30 a.m.; Feliz Paseos Park, 1600 N. Camino de Oeste; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

• Bring your fiercest competitive skills for the Mario Kart 64 tournament and win prizes for kids 14 and up. Details: 2 p.m.; Bookmans, 3733 W. Ina Rd.; free; 579-0303.

Sunday, Nov. 18

• Bring your fiercest competitive skills for the Mario Kart 64 tournament and win prizes for kids 13 and under. Details: 2 p.m.; Bookmans, 3733 W. Ina Rd.; free; 579-0303.

VISUAL ARTS

Through Friday, Dec. 7

• View the P.O.V.: Interpreting the Human Figure exhibit at the Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery. Details: 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday; Pima Community College, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; free; 206-6942.

Through Sunday, Jan. 20

• View the exhibit Horse Country: Horses in the Southwest featuring the works of local artists celebrating the myriad ways horses have become synonymous with southwest life. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; $8 adults, $6 seniors/active military, $2 children; 742-6455.

HEALTH

Thursday, Nov. 15

• Learn about treatment options to help relieve joint pain and ways to strengthen your core to help prevent back pain at Moving Patients Forward Treating Degenerative Joint Disorders of the Spine presented by orthopedic surgeon Steven Zeiller, M.D. Details: 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Northwest Medical Center, Classroom D, 6200 N. La Cholla Blvd.; free; 866-694-9355.

Friday, Nov. 16

• Learn about The Chiropractic Approach to Back and Neck Pain from Dr. Craig Brue, D.C. Details: 1 p.m.; Rancho Vistoso Urgent Care Community Room, 13101 N. Oracle Rd.; free; 825-8182.

Saturday, Nov. 17

• Learn about cancer risks for yourself or your children at the program Breast, Colon and Beyond: Answering Questions about Hereditary Cancer. Details: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.; Kiewit Auditorium, University of Arizona Cancer Center, 1515 N. Campbell Ave.; free but registration required; www.azcc.arizona.edu/answering-questions-about-hereditary-cancer.

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