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Posted: Wednesday, January 26, 2011 12:00 am | Updated: 8:23 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

No Strings Attached (R)

The Dilemma (PG-13)

The Green Hornet 3D (PG-13)

The Green Hornet (PG-13)

Season of the Witch (PG-13)

Little Fockers (PG-13)

True Grit (PG-13)

The Fighter (R)

Tron: Legacy 3D (PG)

The Tourist (PG-13)

Black Swan (R)

The King’s Speech (R)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (PG-13)

Foothills

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

No Strings Attached (R)

The Way Back (PG-13)

The Green Hornet IMAX 3D (PG-13)

The Dilemma (PG-13)

The Green Hornet 3D (PG-13)

Season of the Witch (PG-13)

Country Strong (PG-13)

Little Fockers (PG-13)

True Grit (PG-13)

Tron: Legacy 3D (PG)

The Fighter (R)

Yogi Bear (PG)

Black Swan (R)

The King’s Speech (R)

Tangled (PG)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Faster (R)

Love and Other Drugs (R)

Morning Glory (PG-13)

Due Date (R)

Megamind (PG)

Hereafter (2010) (PG-13)

Red (PG-13)

Life As We Know It (PG-13)

Secretariat (PG)

Alpha and Omega (PG)

Despicable Me (PG)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

No Strings Attached (R)

The Dilemma (PG-13)

The Green Hornet 3D (PG-13)

The Green Hornet (PG-13)

Season of the Witch (PG-13)

Gulliver’s Travels (2010) (PG)

Little Fockers (PG-13)

True Grit (PG-13)

The Fighter (R)

Tron: Legacy 3D (PG)

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (PG)

Black Swan (R)

Tangled (PG)

THEATER

Friday, Jan. 28

• Enjoy a performance of the award-winning flamenco touring company Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca. Details: 8 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $20-$46; 884-5253.

Friday to Saturday, Jan. 28-29

• Catch a performance of Neil Simon’s comedy hit The Sunshine Boys featuring an all-SaddleBrooke cast delivering some of the funniest one-liners ever written for the stage. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $21, $19 in advance; 818-1000.

Saturday to Sunday, Jan. 29-30

• Don’t miss the Arizona Opera presentation of Turandot. Details: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $20-$115; 800-745-3000.

Sunday, Jan. 30

• Celebrate a tradition thousands of years old at the Chinese New Year Concert featuring Chinese art and culture with performers from the Shaolin Chinese Martial Arts School, soloists, and dancers. Details: 2 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $8-$15; 621-3341.

Tuesday, Feb. 1

• Step back in time with a performance of Old Time Radio Theatre featuring Overman on His Way Out and Dragnet: The Big Rain. Details: 7 p.m.; Beowulf Alley Theatre, 11 S. 6th Ave.; $8, $5 under 12; 622-4460.

Tuesday to Sunday, Feb. 1-6

• Enjoy a performance of the Broadway in Tucson presentation of Spring Awakening (contains mature content). Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 & 8 p.m. Saturday, 1 & 6:30 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $25-55; 800-745-3000.

Wednesday to Sunday, Feb. 2-20

• Delve into the mysterious realm of autism during the gripping play Miracles. Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; Invisible Theatre, 1400 N. 1st Ave.; $18-$25; 882-9721.

Through Sunday, Feb. 6

• Enjoy a performance of Sarah Ruhl’s new play Eurydice as she re-imagines the classic myth of Orpheus through the eyes of its heroine. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday; Beowulf Alley Theatre, 11 S. 6th Ave.; $23; 882-0555.

Through Saturday, Feb. 12

• Catch a performance of the Ten Chimneys filled with love, intrigue, romance and suicide. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 & 7 p.m. Sunday; Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave.; $35 and up; 622-2823.

Through Sunday, Feb. 13

• Explore how women define themselves through romances, careers and family at the hit comedy The Sisters Rosensweig. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; Live Theatre Workshop, 5317 E. Speedway Blvd.; $15-$18; 327-4242.

Through Saturday, March 26

• Strap on your boots, put on your cowboy hat and catch a performance of Gunsmokin’ or Have Fun, Will Travel! Details: 7 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 6:30 & 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 & 7 p.m. Sunday; Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway Blvd.; $17.95; 886-9428.

MUSIC

Thursday, Jan. 27

• Listen to the original, progressive Americana-style music with a southern flair by The Guilty Bystanders presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 6 p.m.; Park Place Mall, 5870 E. Broadway Blvd.; free; 797-3959.

Friday, Jan. 28

• Enjoy the Count Basie Orchestra Live performing the big band sounds of the Swing Era of American jazz. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $16.50-$75; 547-3040.

Saturday, Jan. 29

• Keep the Miles Davis jazz legacy alive with a performance of Kind of Blue at 50 with drummer Jimmy Cobb, sole surviving member of Miles Davis’ band. Details: 8 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $18; 626-4420.

Sunday, Jan. 30

• Enjoy a special TSO concert featuring Concertmaster Aaron Boyd and Principal Keyboardist Paula Fan. Details: 2 p.m.; Tucson Symphony Center, 2175 N. 6th Ave.; 882-8585.

• Enjoy the recital Kaleidoscope: Virtuosic Vignettes for Cello featuring Theodore Buchholz. Details: 3 p.m.; Pima Community College Center for the Arts Recital Hall, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $6; 206-6986.

• Explore the pilgrimage road to Santiago, the great manuscripts of Segovia and Seville, and rousing dances from Spain and the New World at the Ciaramella concert of Spanish Renaissance music presented by the Arizona Early Music Society. Details: 3 p.m.; St. Philip’s in the Hills Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave.; $25; $22 seniors, $5 students; 299-6421.

• Let national touring and recording artist Robert Shaw and the Desert Pops Orchestra take you through an evening of Elvis Presley’s most resonant and lasting hits at Celebrating Elvis – A Symphony Concert Experience. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $40, $38 in advance; 818-1000.

• Listen to one of Tucson’s musical trailblazers at the Amber Noorgard Concert. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Beowulf Alley Theatre, 11 S. 6th Ave.; $12-$15; 882-0555.

Tuesday, Feb. 1

• Listen to the American Boychoir under the musical leadership of Music Director Fernando Malvar-Ruiz along with the Tucson Boys Chorus. Details: 7 p.m.; St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 7575 N. Paseo del Norte; $15; 297-7201.

• Enjoy the Faculty Artist Series recital featuring pianist John Milbauer presented by the School of Music at the University of Arizona. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Crowder Hall, UA School of Music building, Park Ave. & Speedway Blvd.; $5; 621-1162.

Wednesday, Feb. 2

• Listen to the Ives String Quartet presented by the Arizona Friends of Chamber Music. Details: 8 p.m.; Leo Rich Theater, 260 S. Church Ave.; $25, $10 students; 577-3769.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Friday, Jan. 28

• Check out the new 77north Farmer’s Marketplace with fresh baked goods, food court, and unique gifts. Details: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (every Friday); 16733 N. Oracle Rd.; free; 825-4427.

Friday-Saturday, Jan. 28-29

• Browse hundreds of the finest pots from dozens of the best potters and see pottery demonstrations at the Mata Ortiz Pottery Show and Sale. Details: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free; 622-6014.

• Visit restored and remodeled homes and buildings, relax at the Martinez Corral, listen to cowboy stories, watch roping, browse an antique show and art show, and listen to lectures by authors and historians at the Superior Home & Building Tour. Details: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; 203 W. Main St., Superior; $10, $8 in advance; 520-689-0200 or www.superiorarizonachamber.org.

Saturday, Jan. 29

• Help raise funds for The Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra at the fifth annual StarStruck gala featuring silent and live auctions, dinner and music by HarpFusion. Details: 5 p.m.; MountainView Country Club, 38759 S. Mountain View Blvd., SaddleBrooke; $90, 323-7166.

• Watch the Copper Queens battle it out against the Bad News Beaters at the Tucson Roller Derby. Details: 6-10 p.m.; Tucson Convention Center, 260 N. Church Ave.; $15, $10 in advance; under 10 free with paid adult; 800-745-3000.

Saturday to Sunday, Jan. 29-30

• See a Mata Ortiz Pottery Demonstration at the Sale and Book Signing with five potters and authors John Bezy and Stuart Scott. Details: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday with a presentation at 10 a.m.; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday with a presentation at 11 a.m.; Mountain Vista Recreation Center, 1495 E. Rancho Vistoso Blvd.; free admission; gclerch@comcast.net.

Sunday to Monday, Jan. 30-Feb. 14

• Browse American Indian original art and craftworks, taste native foods and enjoy 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.

Wednesday to Monday, Feb. 2-7

• Browse vintage through contemporary pieces made from glass, stone, metal, pearl, amber, and porcelain as well as antique beads or handmade beads, and more at the Whole Bead Show. Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Windmill Inn, 4250 N. Campbell Ave.; free admission; 800-292-2577.

Saturday, Feb. 5

• Help support Marana families in need by participating in the second annual Marana Can Do 5K. Details: 9 a.m.; Ora Mae Harn Park, 13250 N. Lon Adams Road; entry fee is a bag of canned food for the Marana Food Bank; 235-7247 or www.maranachamber.com.

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Thursday, Jan. 27

• Think critically about the moral decisions we face in our everyday lives with a discussion following a DVD presentation of key lectures from Harvard Professor Michael Sandel at Justice: What’s the right thing to do? with this week’s topics, Putting a Price Tag on Life & How to Measure Pleasure. Details: 6-8 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

Friday, Jan. 28

• Let the Master Gardeners tell you about Plants That Will Attract Birds, Butterflies and Beneficial Pollinators and Why We Need Them in Our Flower and Vegetable Gardens. Details: 1 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

• Learn about the biology and adaptations of Venomous and Poisonous Animals of Arizona including rattlesnakes, scorpions, and Gila monsters. Details: 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center, 1660 W. Ruthrauff Rd.; free; 615-7855.

Saturday, Jan. 29

• See a demonstration of how to blend a fresh outlook, concern for fragile natural resources, and passion for originality together at designer Jason Isenberg’s class Making Sustainability Sexy. Details: 9 a.m.-noon; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $25, $20 members; 326-9686.

• Learn how prehistoric people made and used projectile points and other tools created from obsidian and other stone at the hands-on Arrowhead-Making and Flintknapping Workshop. Details: 9 a.m.-noon; Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, TUSD Ajo Service Center, 2201 W. 44th St.; $35, $28 members; 798-1201.

• Take a docent-led tour of the historic Temple of Music and Art. Details: 11:30 a.m.; 330 S. Scott Ave.; free, but space is limited; 622-2823.

Tuesday, Feb. 1

• Take a Walking Tour of Holy Hope Cemetery, learn about the history of Tucson’s cemeteries, visit the gravesites and hear stories of some of our most interesting characters including Jules Le Flein, Estevan Ochoa, and William Oury presented by KruseArizona Tours. Details: 10 a.m.-noon; 3555 N. Oracle Rd.; $15; www.KruseArizona.com.

Tuesdays, Feb. 1-March 8

• Learn about modern cosmology’s insights, triumphs and timeless mysteries at the of Arizona College of Science’s spring lecture series featuring astronomer and Vatican Observatory Curator of Meteorites Guy J. Consolmagno, S.J., with the first lecture Cosmology: Making Sense of the Universe. Details: 7 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; free; 626-5578.

OUTDOORS

Wednesday, Feb. 2

• Take a Birding Walk at Sweetwater Wetlands to see a variety of wintering sparrows, hawks, falcons and migrating warblers led by birding expert Mary Ellen Flynn. Details: 8-9:30 a.m.; Sweetwater Wetlands, 2667 W. Sweetwater Dr.; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

CHILDREN

Saturday, Jan. 29

• See a wildlife trail camera in action and play some tracking games to better understand the importance of ongoing research on the movements of wildlife at Outdoor Family Days: On the Mountain Lion Trail for families with children ages 5-12. Details: 10 a.m.-noon; Felíz Paseos Park, 1600 N. Camino de Oeste; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

Saturdays & Sundays, Jan. 29-Feb. 6

• Kids ages 4-8 can participate in the family-friendly, improvisational Active Imagination Theatre performing The Day Something Happened in Tucson. Details: noon-1:30 p.m.; Beowulf Alley Theatre, 11 S. 6th Ave.; 882-0555.

VISUAL ARTS

Sunday to Wednesday, Jan. 30-March 30

• View featured works of encaustic art by local artists presented by the Southern Arizona Encaustic Artists (SAZWAX) and the historic Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort with an opening reception on Sunday, Jan. 30, 3:30-5:30 p.m., featuring live music by guitarist Ismael Barajas. Details: 5501 N. Hacienda del Sol Rd.; 529-3500 or www.sazwax.wordpress.com.

Through Thursday, March 10

• View the paintings of local artist Jeff Love at the 11th Annual Empire 100 Western Art Show and Sale with a portion of the proceeds to help preserve the historic Empire Ranch in Sonoita. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, Northern Trust, 3450 E. Sunrise Dr.; free admission; empireranchfoundation.org.

Through Thursday, March 31

• View the exhibit Plein Air at the Visual Arts Exhibition & Competition. Details: Ventana Medical Systems, 1910 E. Innovation Park Dr.; 797-3959.

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