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Posted: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 4:00 am

MOVIES

Century Theatres

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Here Comes the Boom (PG)

Seven Psychopaths (R)

Sinister (R)

Frankenweenie (PG)

Frankenweenie 3D (PG)

Taken 2 (PG-13)

Hotel Transylvania (PG)

Hotel Transylvania 3D (PG)

Looper (R)

Pitch Perfect (PG-13)

End of Watch (R)

Trouble with the Curve (PG-13)

Searching for Sugar Man (PG-13)

Mary Poppins (G)

Foothills

7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., 742-6174

Argo (R)

Atlas Shrugged: Part 2 (PG-13)

Here Comes the Boom (PG)

Seven Psychopaths (R)

Sinister (R)

Frankenweenie IMAX (PG)

Frankenweenie (PG)

Taken 2 (PG-13)

Hotel Transylvania (PG)

Hotel Transylvania 3D (PG)

Looper (R)

Pitch Perfect (PG-13)

End of Watch (R)

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (PG-13)

Trouble with the Curve (PG-13)

Finding Nemo 3D (G)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Hit and Run (R)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (PG)

Total Recall (PG-13)

Ice Age: Continental Drift (PG)

The Amazing Spider-Man (PG-13)

Ted (R)

Brave (PG)

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted (PG)

Men in Black III (PG-13)

Moonrise Kingdom (PG-13)

Marvel’s The Avengers (PG-13)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Argo (R)

Here Comes the Boom (PG)

Seven Psychopaths (R)

Sinister (R)

Frankenweenie (PG)

Taken 2 (PG-13)

Hotel Transylvania (PG)

Looper (R)

Pitch Perfect (PG-13)

End of Watch (R)

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (PG-13)

Trouble with the Curve (PG-13) 

 Friday, Oct. 19

• Take an inside look into one of the most popular shows on television at the hilarious multimedia event The Daily Show Live: Indecision Tour 2012 featuring correspondents from Jon Stewart’s show on Comedy Central. Details: 8 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $20-$50; 621-3341.

Friday to Sunday, Oct. 19-28

• Catch a performance of Salpointe High School’s Fall Play The Mouse that Roared. Details: 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Oct. 19-20; 6:30 & 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27; 2 p.m. Sunday; Corcoran Theatre/Alumni Hall, 1545 E. Copper St.; $10, $8 students; 547-4328.

Saturday to Saturday, Oct. 20-Nov. 10

• Enjoy a performance of the Arizona Theatre Company’s real story of Vince Lombardi based on David Maraniss’ book “When Pride Still Mattered–A Life of Vince Lombardi.” Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday; Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave.; $42-$63; 622-2823.

Sunday, Oct. 21

• See the fully choreographed theatrical production Shaolin Warriors showing the remarkable skill, movement and spectacular imagery of Kung Fu. Details: 3 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $27-$47; 621-3341.

 

Thursday, Oct. 25

• Watch cartoonists David Fitzsimmons and Steve Kelley battle it out with their pencils and wit at Win, Lose, or Draw: Cartoon Humor in Campaigns presented by the UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Details: 7 p.m.; Tucson Jewish Community Center Ballroom, 3800 E. River Rd.; free; 621-1112.

Saturday, Oct. 27

• Laugh out loud as you help raise funds for Angel Charity at Comedy for a Cause - Broken Halos featuring comedians from the Chelsea Lately Show, Jeff Wild, Sarah Colonna, Chris Franjola, and Fortune Feimster. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $20-$60; 547-3040.

MUSIC

Thursday, Oct. 18

• Enjoy an eclectic mix of American compositions at the Pima Community College Wind Ensemble concert. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Proscenium Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $6; 206-6986. 

• Enjoy the music of songwriter and guitarist John Fogerty with rock roots back to the 60’s and 70’s and formerly with Creedence Clearwater Revival. Details: 8 p.m.; Casino del Sol AVA Amphitheater, 5655 W. Valencia Rd.; $35-$90; 800-344-9435.

Friday, Oct. 19

• Don’t miss the Jazz Under the Stars Fall Series featuring Cool and Hot: Eric Hines and Pan Dulce with First Act by the Matt Mitchell Trio. Details: 7 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; $30, $25 in advance, $15 members, $10 students/active military; 742-6455. 

• Listen to the TSO’s Mozart & More with conductor George Hanson and pianist Stephen Beus presented by  the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 7:30 p.m.; St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 7650 N. Paseo del Norte; $49; 797-3959.

Friday, Oct. 19

Don’t miss “The Godfather of the British Blues” John Mayall. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $27-$52; 547-3040.

Saturday, Oct. 20

• Sing along to some classics at Reflections of Judy, a musical tribute to Judy Garland featuring Erin Jean presented by the Arizona Rose Theatre Company. Details: 7 p.m.; Rhythm & Roots Concert Venue at Plaza Palomino, 2970 N. Swan Rd.; $17, $15 in advance, $10 under 12; 888-0509.

• Mark your calendars for Booginator 2 as Eric-Jan Overbeek and Arthur Migliazza team up again for the Hottest Boogie Woogie Show on a stage. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $28, $24 in advance; 818-1000.

Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 20 & 21

• Listen to the TSO’s Mozart & More with conductor George Hanson and pianist Stephen Beus. Details: 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Catalina Foothills High School, 4300 E. Sunrise Dr.; $41-$51; 882-8585.

Oct. 21

• Enjoy the Pima Community College Chorale & College Singers Concert. Details: 3 p.m.; Proscenium Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $6; 206-6986.

Sunday, Oct. 28

• Enjoy a performance of the acclaimed classical Chinese pianist Lang Lang who performed at the opening ceremony for the 2008 Olympic Games. Details: 7 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $55-$180; 621-3341.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Thursday, Oct. 18

• View wonders of the night sky with astronomers available to answer any questions at the Telescope Star Party. Details: 6:30-9 p.m.; Christ the King Episcopal Church, 2800 W. Ina Rd.; free; 818-9124.

Friday to Sunday, Oct. 19-21

• See an exotic car show, tattoo contest, browse top tattoo artists, and enjoy a live concert at the Timeless Ink Tour tattoo convention. Details: 2-11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Convention Center Exhibit Halls, 260 S. Church Ave.; $22-$47; 800-745-3000.

Saturday, Oct. 20

• Browse the works of neighborhood artists at the Artisan & Craft Sale. Details: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.; Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, 7570 N. Thornydale Rd.; free admission; 744-2665.

• Browse local artists and artisans’ displays, sample teas, listen to live music, and watch demonstrations at the Many Hands Courtyard Art Fair. Details: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; 3054 N. First Ave.; free admission; 624-7612.

• Bring your family and friends to the Oro Valley Expo featuring more that 75 exhibitors of businesses, school groups, churches and more along with food, entertainment, and door prizes. Details: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Casas, 10801 N. La Cholla Blvd.; free; 878-1143 or www.orovalleyexpo.com,

Saturday to Sunday, Oct. 20-21

• Enjoy an outdoor festival with local artisans, live jazz performances, kids’ activities and food vendors at Arts in the Plaza at St. Philip’s Plaza presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 4280 N. Campbell Ave.; free admission; 797-3959.

• Bring the whole family to the Tucson Aerobatic Shootout, a radio control airplane extravaganza that showcases top pilots competing for cash and prizes. Details: 10:30 a.m.; Tucson International Modelplex Park Association, 3250 N. Reservation Rd. (between Manville & Mile Wide Rds.); $5/person or $10/vehicle; 395-2361; www.timpa.org.

Sunday, Oct. 21

• Buy, sell or get appraisals at the Tucson Coin Club Coin Show featuring dealers with U.S. and world coins, paper money, tokens, medals, gold, silver and numismatic supplies. Details: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Fraternal Order of the Police, 3445 N. Dodge Blvd.; free admission; 305-5513 or www.tucsoncoinclub.org.

Monday, Oct. 22

• Support the SaddleBrooke Coalition Against Domestic Violence at their Broadway Meets Runway Fashion Show and luncheon with the latest fashions by Dillard’s and Brooks Brothers. Details: 10:30 a.m.; MountainView Clubhouse, 38759 S. MountainView Blvd.; $35; 818-1000.

Wednesday to Saturday, Oct. 24-27

• Browse thousands of books, CD’s, DVD’s, and more for all ages at the Friends of the Oro Valley Public Library Fall Book Sale. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, Friday & Saturday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday; 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free admission; 229-5326.

Thursday, Oct. 25

• Help raise funds for TMC for Children and the Children’s Miracle Network at the 3rd Annual Surgeons vs. Chefs Pumpkin Carving Contest and Auction with refreshments, raffle prizes, and children’s activities. Details: 6-8:30 p.m.; Embassy Suites, Paloma Village, 3110 E. Skyline Dr.; 352-4071.

• Meet representatives from more than 35 colleges and universities nationwide at the Christian College Fair hosted by Pusch Ridge Christian Academy. Details: 6-8 p.m.; 9500 N. Oracle Rd.; free; 797-0107.

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Thursday, Oct. 18

• Think critically about the moral decisions faced in our everyday lives with a discussion following Harvard Professor Michael Sandel’s DVD lecture Justice: What’s the right thing to do? on the topics Hired Guns and For Sale: Motherhood. Details: 6-8 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

Friday, Oct. 19

• Turn your brown thumb to green by asking the experts from Pima County Master Gardeners. Details: 1-2 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

Saturday, Oct. 20

• Learn how to properly select, plant and maintain your trees for years of benefit and enjoyment at a Tree Workshop presented by the Marana Parks & Recreation Dept. Details: 8 a.m.-noon; Wheeler Taft Abbett Library, 7800 N. Schisler Dr.; free; 594-5200.

• Pick up the story of the Fred Harvey Company after the death of its namesake in 1901 at Alan Kruse’s presentation The Fred Harvey Company, Indian Detours, and the Santa Fe Railway, Part II. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

Sunday, Oct. 21

• Meet new friends, hear about volunteer opportunities, and listen to guest speaker Eileen Warshaw, Executive Director of the Jewish History Museum at Shalom Tucson’s Bagel Brunch. Details: 10 a.m.-noon; Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Rd.; free but reservations appreciated; 577-9393, ext. 130.

OUTDOORS

Saturday & Wednesday, Oct. 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 Rd.; free; call 615-7855 for meeting location.

CHILDREN

Saturday, Oct. 20

• Celebrate HalloWEEn at The Mini Time Machine Museum with family fun, decorations, special craft projects, face painting, trick-or-treating in the galleries and more. Details: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 4455 E. Camp Lowell; $9, $6 under 12; 881-0606.

• Bring the kids to Great Pumpkin Day for fun, food, games, and activities. Details: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; St. Mark’s Early Childhood Center, 1431 W. Magee Rd.; free admission, 25-cent game tickets; 797-2925.

FILM

Saturday, Oct. 20

• Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for a Movie in the Park featuring “Ghostbusters.” Details: 7 p.m.; Continental Reserve Community Park, 8568 N. Continental Reserve Loop; free; 382-1950.

HEALTH

Monday, Oct. 22

• Come to the Healthy Woman Seminar for the topic PMS; Going to Pieces Once a Month. Details: 6:30 p.m.; Northwest Medical Center Event Center, 6060 N. Fountain Plaza Dr., Suite 130; free; 866-694-9355.

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