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Posted: Tuesday, October 28, 2008 11:00 pm | Updated: 8:02 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

A listing of upcoming arts, entertainment and cultural events in the area.

MOVIES

Foothills

7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., 742-6174

Zack and Miri Make a Porno (R)

High School Musical 3: Senior Year (G)

Pride and Glory (R)

Saw V (R)

Max Payne (PG-13)

The Secret Life of Bees (PG-13)

Sex Drive (R)

W. (PG-13)

Body of Lies (R)

Quarantine (R)

Beverly Hills Chihuahua (PG)

Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (PG-13)

Eagle Eye (PG-13)

Fireproof (PG)

Nights in Rodanthe (PG-13)

Appaloosa (R)

The Duchess (PG-13)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Igor (PG)

Bangkok Dangerous (R)

Tropic Thunder (R)

Pineapple Express (R)

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (PG-13)

Step Brothers (R)

Mamma Mia! (PG-13)

Journey to the Center of the Earth (PG)

WALL-E (G)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

High School Musical 3: Senior Year (G)

Pride and Glory (R)

Saw V (R)

Max Payne (PG-13)

Sex Drive (R)

W. (PG-13)

Body of Lies (R)

City of Ember (PG)

Quarantine (R)

An American Carol (PG-13)

Beverly Hills Chihuahua (PG)

Eagle Eye (PG-13)

Appaloosa (R)

THEATER

FRIDAY, OCT. 31

• See the world premiere of the play “Noche de los Muertos,” written by Northwest playwright Gavin Kayner. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 1:30 p.m. Sunday; Beowulf Alley Theater, 11 S. Sixth Ave.; call for cost; 622-4460.

THROUGH NOV. 1

• See the play “Night of the Foolish Moon” by Luigi Jannuzzi. Details: 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26; San Pedro Actors Playhouse, 730 E. American Ave.; $15 with a $1 refund at the door in exchange for a Community Food Bank donation; 896-9496.

THROUGH NOV. 8

• Arizona Theatre Company presents Tony-nominated actor Nancy Dussault as Ann Landers in “The Lady with All the Answers.” Details: call for times; Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave.; $26-$50; 622-2823.

MUSIC

THURSDAY, OCT. 30

• Hear a performance by Dolan Ellis, Arizona’s official balladeer. Details: 7 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; $18 for general admission, $10 for members; 742-6455.

FRIDAY, OCT. 31

• Hear Christopher Dean play Irish, Scottish, English and American folk music and tell stories during the program “Celtic Journey.” Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Drive; $16 in advance, $20 at the door; 818-1000.

• The Tucson Symphony Orchestra Pops season opens with a salute to the great big-band pianists and leaders Count Basie, Duke Ellington and Eddie Duchin. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $22-$60; 882-8585.

SATURDAY, NOV. 1

• Experience a performance by the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, the premier orchestra of Israel’s capital city. Details: 8 p.m.; Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $28-$68; 621-3341.

THURSDAY, NOV. 6

• Hear more than 100 performers representing a wide range of faiths and cultures at Interfaith Community Service’s “Music for the Soul” concert. Details: 7 p.m.; Fox Tucson Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $20-$50; 297-2738.

THURSDAY TO SUNDAY, NOV. 6-9

• See Rodger and Hammerstein’s musical “Carousel,” which Time magazine listed in its Best of the Century list in 1999. Details: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6-8, 2 p.m. Nov. 9; Leo Rich Theater, 260 S. Church Ave.; $23; 615-1130.

SUNDAY, NOV. 9

• Hear a recital by students at the Music and Dance Academy of Tucson featuring strings, guitar, wind instruments, piano and drums. Details: 2-5 p.m.; Oro Valley Music and Dance Academy, 7954 N. Oracle Road; free with a contribution to the academy’s Community Food Bank food drive; 219-9950.

SPECIAL EVENTS

THURSDAY, OCT. 30

• See the products of more than 60 specialty exhibitors in beauty and fashion and benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure during the Girls’ Night Out Shopping Extravaganza. Details: 2-9 p.m.; Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, 7000 N. Resort Drive; $15; (623) 877-5080.

FRIDAY, OCT. 31

• Celebrate Halloween in a safe environment with activities, games and prizes. Details: 6-8 p.m.; Golder Ranch Fire District stations, 10475 N. La Cañada Drive and 12125 N. Woodburne Ave.; free; (866) 263-6701.

• Dress up your pooch for the Mutts-querade Benefit Costume Party, an event that will raise money for the nonprofit organization Cause Four Paws. Details: 6-9 p.m.; La Encantada shopping center, 2905 E. Skyline Drive; $20 at the event, $16 in advance; 818-1000.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY, OCT. 31-NOV. 2

• Learn new games and challenge new friends to some old favorites during the RinCon Games Convention, which features role-playing, computer, card, tabletop war and console games. Details: 2 p.m.; Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.; $35; 586-8586.

SATURDAY, NOV. 1

• Catch the 21st annual Nam Jam for live entertainment, veterans’ memorabilia and a car show in honor of veterans of all wars. Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Kennedy Fiesta Park, 3700 S. La Cholla Blvd.; free, donation of canned goods appreciated; 743-3546.

• Enjoy an evening of fashions from local boutiques, live music and local cuisine during the Inaugural Fashion at the Plaza event, which will benefit the American Cancer Society. Details: 5-10 p.m.; St. Philip’s Plaza, 4280 N. Campbell Ave.; $50; 429-4427.

• Attend a lapidary silent auction and bid on items including tumblers, a torch tank with a regulator, a saw, cut gemstones and a pixie. Details: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; Old Pueblo Lapidary Club, 3118 N. Dale Ave.; free; 572-0339.

• Attend a classic car show with door prizes. Details: 4-7 p.m.; Arizona Pavilions, corner of Interstate 10 and Cortaro Road; free; www.cruisinarizona.com.

• Shop for local fruits, vegetables, meat and craft items at the Oro Valley Farmers Market. Details: 8 a.m.-noon; Oro Valley Town Hall, 11000 N. La Cañada Drive; free; 918-9811.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, NOV. 1-2

• See juried fine arts and eat fine foods at Oro Valley Arts in the Park, a culinary and fine arts festival held by the Greater Oro Valley Arts Council. Details: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 1 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 2; James D. Kriegh Park, 23 W. Calle Concordia; free; 797-3959.

• See new advances for better homes and better living with an emphasis on sustainability during the Tucson Innovative Home Tour and the Tucson Solar Tour. Details: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; homes in and around Tucson; $10 for an individual or family; www.solarinstitute.org or 792-6578.

SUNDAY, NOV. 2

• Shop for local fruits, vegetables, meat and craft items at the St. Philip’s Plaza Farmers Market. Details: 8 a.m.-noon; St. Philip’s Plaza, southeast corner of River Road and Campbell Avenue; free; 918-9811.

SATURDAY, NOV. 8

• Visit the booths of 50 vendors and donate to a food drive for Marana Food Bank during Heritage Highlands Golf and Country Club’s arts and crafts fair. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; 4949 W. Heritage Club Blvd.; free; 579-9574.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, NOV. 8-9

• Tour the studios of area artists during the Catalina Artists Studio Tour. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; artist studios in and around Catalina; free; 825-8964.

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

SATURDAY, NOV. 1

Learn tips from local experts on how to have a better home at a lower cost during the Next Generation Home Seminar. Details: 8:30-10:30 a.m.; Pima Community College’s campus auditorium, 1255 N. Stone Ave.; $10 for an individual or family, cash only; www.solarinstitute.org or 792-6578.

SATURDAY, NOV. 8

• Hear lecturer John Adams give a talk titled “If God is All, Where is He at This Moment?” Details: 10-11 a.m.; Third Church of Christ Scientist, 7355 Paseo del Norte; free; 325-5333.

OUTDOORS

FRIDAY, OCT. 31

• Take a guided hike with an elevation gain of 750 feet to Sabino Canyon’s Seven Falls site. Details: 8:30 a.m.; Sabino Canyon Visitor’s Center, 5700 Sabino Canyon Road; $5 for parking; 546-7521.

• See a 60-minute gardening demonstration presented by the Pima County Master Gardeners. Details: 1 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; free; 626-5161.

SUNDAY, NOV. 2

• Volunteer for a giant reed removal project designed to rid the canyon’s creek sides of the reed arundo donax. Details: 8 a.m.-noon; Sabino Canyon Visitor Center, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road; free; 971-2385.

VISUAL ART

THROUGH OCT. 30

• See an exhibit of watercolors, oils and pastels by artists Kathy Robbins and Don Webber. Details: 2-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays; St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave.; free; 299-7649.

THROUGH OCT. 31

• See the work of Lillian Brooks, Sunflower Community’s artist of the month. Details: 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; Sunflower Community’s Village Center, 9401 N. Sunflower Park Drive; free; 572-9780.

• View a collection of hand-blown glass birds in the “For the Birds” exhibit. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; Philabaum Glass Studio and Gallery, 711 S. Sixth Ave.; free; 884-7404.

THROUGH NOV. 9

• The “Please Touch Again” exhibit, the third in a series of similar exhibits, breaks art museums’ sacred rules by asking visitors to touch the art and enjoy the multisensory experience. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; free with park admission; 742-6455.

THROUGH NOV. 15

• See the exhibit “The Five Loves” by artist Ruben Urrea Moreno, a musing on love and its many incarnations. Details: noon-5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; ArtCulture Partnership Gallery, 951 E. 35th St.; free; 792-3617.

THROUGH NOV. 29

• See the exhibit “Tucson, NYC and Back” with photographs and paintings by artists David Elliott, Catherine Eyde, Valerie Galloway and Patricia Katchur. Details: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays; Adobe Gallery at Triangle L Ranch, 2805 Triangle L Ranch Road; free; (520) 623-6732.

THROUGH JAN. 8

• Check out “Glenna Gilbert-Jones: A Glorious Journey,” a retrospective exhibit by the Oro Valley artist. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; Toscana Studio and Gallery, 9040 N. Oracle Road; free; 575-1445.

THROUGH JUNE 2009

• See the exhibit  “Weaving: Native Baskets and Blankets,”  which features pieces from Tohono Chul Park’s permanent collection. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; free with park admission; 742-6455.

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