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Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 4:00 am

MOVIES

 

Century Theatres

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Dead Man Down (R)

Emperor (PG-13)

Oz The Great and Powerful (PG)

Oz The Great and Powerful 3D (PG)

Jack the Giant Slayer (PG-13)

Jack the Giant Slayer 3D (PG-13)

The Last Exorcism Part II (PG-13) 

Dark Skies (PG-13)

Snitch (PG-13)

Escape from Planet Earth (PG)

Escape from Planet Earth 3D (PG)

Safe Haven (PG-13)

Identify Thief (R)

Quartet (PG-13)

Silver Linings Playbook (R)

 

Foothills

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

Oz The Great and Powerful IMAX (PG)

Dead Man Down (R)

Oz The Great and Powerful (PG)

Oz The Great and Powerful 3D (PG)

21 and Over (R)

Jack the Giant Slayer (PG-13)

Jack the Giant Slayer 3D (PG-13)

The Last Exorcism Part II (PG-13) 

Dark Skies (PG-13)

Snitch (PG-13)

Escape from Planet Earth (PG)

Safe Haven (PG-13)

Identify Thief (R)

Warm Bodies (PG-13)

Silver Linings Playbook (R)

Lincoln (PG-13)

Argo (R)

 

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Gangster Squad (R)

Parental Guidance (PG)

The Guilt Trip (PG-13)

Rise of the Guardians (PG)

The Twilight Sage: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 (PG-13)

Skyfall (PG-13)

Wreck-It Ralph (PG)

The Master (R)

 

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Dead Man Down (R)

Oz The Great and Powerful (PG)

Oz The Great and Powerful 3D (PG)

21 and Over (R)

Jack the Giant Slayer (PG-13)

Jack the Giant Slayer 3D (PG-13)

The Last Exorcism Part II (PG-13) 

Snitch (PG-13)

A Good Day to Die Hard (R)

Safe Haven (PG-13)

Identify Thief (R)

Silver Linings Playbook (R)

THEATER

 

Friday to Sunday, March 15-17

• Enjoy a performance of the classic The Secret Garden presented by the Christian Youth Theater. Details: 7 p.m.; Pima Community College Center for the Arts, Proscenium Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $10; 370-4000 or www.cyttucson.org.

 

Wednesday to Sunday, 

March 20-April 7

• Don’t miss the back-by-popular-demand Broadway in Tucson presentation of Wicked – The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz. Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 & 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 & 7:30 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $45-$150; 800-745-3000.

 

Saturday, March 23

• Fall in love all over again with life, love, and music, Come to the Cabaret! for a festive evening of cocktails, dinner, and entertainment. Details: 6:30 p.m.; UA Stevie Eller Dance Theatre, 1737 E. University Blvd.; $200; 621-1162.

 

Through Saturday, March 23

• Catch a performance of The Sunshine Boys, Neil Simon’s classic masterpiece about growing old, friendship, grudges, resentment and reconciliation presented by the Arizona Theatre Company. Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 & 7 p.m. Sunday; Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave.; $35-$80; 622-2823.

 

Sunday, March 24

• Enjoy the spirit of the early modern dance pioneers as it lives on in the work of José Limón and the Limon Dance Company. Details: 7 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.;$30-$55; 621-3341.

 

Through Sunday, March 24

• Catch a performance of Lysistrata originally performed in classical Athens in 411 BC and a comic account of one woman’s extraordinary mission to end The Peloponnesian War. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday; Beowulf Alley Theatre, 11 S. 6th Ave.; $20, $8 students; 882-0555.

 

MUSIC

 

Thursday, March 14

• Bring a lawn chair and listen to the folk rock of Amber Norgaard 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.

 

Friday, March 15

• Don’t miss Blues at the Crossroads 2: Muddy & The Wolf and the Fabulous Thunderbirds featuring Kim Wilson. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $20-$39; 547-3040.

 

Friday & Sunday, March 15 & 17

• Enjoy a performance of Beethoven’s Pastorale - Classic Series featuring pianist Markus Groh and guest conductor Danail Rachev. Details: 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $26-$79; 882-8585.

 

Saturday, March 16

• Enjoy pianist Markus Groh – TSO Master Class Series. Details: 2 p.m.; UA School of Music, Crowder Hall, 1017 N. Olive Rd.; 882-8585.

• Tap your toes to a display of dueling pianos at the high-energy Billy Joel and Elton John tribute Face to Face. Details: 4 & 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $24, $22 in advance; 825-2818.

• Enjoy the Grammy Award winning music of Suzy Bogguss whose folk and country mastery won raves from critics and peers alike. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $25-$37; 547-3040.

• Catch a blend of bossa nueva as the musical influence of four continents has been stirred into Pink Martini with the Tucson Pops! Details: 8 p.m.; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $34-$79; 882-8585.

 

Sunday, March 17

• Listen to the great soprano voice of pop singer Barbara Cook. Details: 7 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $36-$65; 547-3040.

 

Sunday to Sunday, March 17-24

• Enjoy the 20th Tucson Winter Chamber Music Festival featuring many talented musicians. Details: 3 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday; Leo Rich Theatre, 260 S. Church Ave.; www.ArizonaChamberMusic.org or 577-3789.

 

Thursday, March 21

• Be there when The Mavericks rock the house with their country-steeped music with a Cuban American lead singer. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $26-$42; 547-3040.

 

Friday, March 22

• Spend an evening with Kathleen Battle as she performs a spiritual-filled program she developed celebrating the Underground Railroad. Details: 8 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $45-$105; 621-3341.

Saturday, March 23

• Listen to Tin Cup Gypsy with a fusion of acoustic folk, rock, jazz and bluegrass using a variety of instruments. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $24, $22 in advance; 825-2818. 

 

Wednesday, March 27

• Be there as Robert Shaw and internationally recognized Jerry Lewis Tribute Artist Nicholas Arnold re-enact signature songs, skits, and hilarity at The Best of Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $30, $25 in advance; 825-2818.

• Tap your toes to the extraordinary Latin rhythms of Jesse Cook. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $25-$35; 547-3040. 

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

 

Friday to Sunday, March 15-17

• Browse artists and crafters selling one-of-a-kind wares including jewelry, textiles, photography, pottery, and more in the courtyard at the Tucson Museum of Art Spring Artisans Market. Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; 140 N. Main Ave.; free admission; 624-2333.

 

Saturday, March 16

• Browse bargains in electronics, appliances, collectibles, jewelry, furniture, clothing, and more at the Unique Repeat resale. Details: 6:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Casas Church, 10801 N. La Cholla Blvd.; 297-7238. 

 

Saturday to Sunday, 

March 16-17

• Browse native, arid-adapted, and park-exclusive plants at the Tohono Chul Spring Plant Sale. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; free admission; 742-6455.

• Go back in time with a historical re-enactment of Arizona’s only Civil War battle, the Battle of Picacho Pass on April 15, 1862, featuring costumed soldiers staging battles at the actual site. Details: Picacho Peak State Park, 15520 Picacho Peak Rd.; $7/vehicle park entrance fee; 520-466-3183.

 

Sunday, March 17

• Browse U.S. and world coins and paper money, tokens, medals, gold, silver, and numismatic supplies at the Tucson Coin Club Coin Show. Details: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Fraternal Order of the Police, 3445 N. Dodge Blvd.; www.tucsoncoinclub.org.

• Everybody is Irish at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival with music, dancers, floats, food and fun. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Armory Park, 221 S. 6th Ave.; 11 a.m. parade begins at 14th St. & Stone Ave.; free admission.

 

Through Tuesday, March 19

• Put on your dancin’ shoes for the Tucson Tango Festival with Argentine tango instruction, workshops for all levels of dancers, social dances, and live music from a tango orchestra. Details: various times; Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, 4550 S. Palo Verde Blvd.; $99-$260; 468-5536.

 

Friday, March 22

• Help raise funds for the Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona at Cookies & Cocktails with entertainment, decadent desserts, a live auction, and more. Details: 7-10 p.m.; Skyline Country Club, 5200 N. St. Andrews Dr.; $75 or $125/2; 795-1566.

 

Saturday, March 23

• Join well-known author and basketry expert Terry DeWald for a Native Basketry Show with a wide selection of contemporary and antique baskets from California and Arizona tribes with talks at 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. Details: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free admission; 622-6014. 

 

Sunday, March 24

• Enjoy the Sonoran Spring Celebration fundraiser featuring entertainment by Domingo DeGrazia Guitar Band, impromptu dance performances by members of Ballet Tucson, silent auction and live auction, cocktails, appetizers, and wildflower gardens. Details: 4-7 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; $125; 742-6455. 

 

CLASSES & 

PROGRAMS

 

Thursday, March 14

• Learn about the migration and breeding behavior of the jewel of the butterfly world at expert Gail Morris’ class Chasing the Monarch Migration. Details: 6-7:30 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $12, $7 members; 326-9686.

 

Friday, March 15 

• Bring your flute and or buy one there at the American Indian Flute Class for Beginners and Intermediates presented by High Spirit Flutes. Details: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (beginners), 2-4:30 p.m. (intermediates); National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; $45, $35 members; 622-6014.

Saturday, March 16

• Explore the park and improve your nature photography skills at the Field Photography Workshop Tour hosted by experts Carol and Cecil Schwalbe and the Western National Parks Association. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saguaro National Park East; $150, $135 members; 622-6014.

• Feel as though you are driving rough back roads and trekking along wild trails through remote backcountry below the rim as Charles Hackenbrock, PhD. takes you Exploring the Grand Canyon from Top to Bottom: A Digital Adventure. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014. 

 

Sunday, March 17

• Hear a Live Reptile Talk by herpetologist Ed Moll or take a guided tour of the Kannally Ranch House. Details: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; 11 a.m. reptile talk, 10 a.m. & 2 p.m. ranch house tours; Oracle State Park, 3820 Wildlife Dr., Oracle; $7/vehicle park admission fee; (520) 896-2425.

Tuesday, March 19

• Learn all about butterfly biology and the inner workings of Butterfly Magic from curator Elizabeth Willott at Butterfly Basics. Details: 4:30-6 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $12, $7 members; 326-9686.

 

Wednesday, March 20

• Let Van Fowers give you his rendition of Arizona’s first governor George W.P. Hunt with a re-enactment of his speech on women’s suffrage and tales of his exciting life. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014. 

 

 

Tuesday, March 26

• Appreciate the diversity of Butterfly Magic and visit the exhibit after hours with curator Elizabeth Willott at the class What Is That Butterfly? Details: 6-7:30 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $12, $7 members; 326-9686.

 

Saturday, March 30 & April 6

• Learn real plant science from botanist and expert plant breeder Russ Buhrow and take home a pollinated plant that you can grow yourself with the knowledge and equipment you’ll need for Plant Breeding in your Backyard. Details: 9 a.m.-noon; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $180, $165 members; 326-9686.

 

OUTDOORS

 

Saturday, March 16

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

 

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