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Posted: Monday, May 17, 2010 11:00 pm | Updated: 8:06 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

MOVIES

 

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Letters to Juliet (PG)

Robin Hood (PG-13)

Iron Man 2 (PG-13)

Furry Vengeance (PG)

A Nightmare on Elm Street (R)

The Back-up Plan (PG-13)

Oceans (G)

Date Night (PG-13)

Clash of the Titans (PG-13)

How to Train Your Dragon (PG)

How to Train Your Dragon 3D (PG)

 

Foothills

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

Just Wright (PG)

Letters to Juliet (PG)

Robin Hood (PG-13)

Iron Man 2 (PG-13)

Furry Vengeance (PG)

A Nightmare on Elm Street (R)

The Back-up Plan (PG-13)

Oceans (G)

Kick-Ass (R)

Date Night (PG-13)

Clash of the Titans (PG-13)

Clash of the Titans 3D (PG-13)

How to Train Your Dragon (PG)

How to Train Your Dragon 3D (PG)

 

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Our Family Wedding (PG-13)

She's Out of My League (R)

Brooklyn's Finest (R)

The Crazies (R)

Shutter Island (R)

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The

Lightening Thief (PG)

Tooth Fairy (PG)

Avatar (PG-13)

Crazy Heart (R)

 

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Just Wright (PG)

Letters to Juliet (PG)

Robin Hood (PG-13)

Iron Man 2 (PG-13)

Nightmare on Elm Street (R)

Furry Vengeance (G)

The Back-up Plan (PG-13)

Oceans (G)

Death at a Funeral (R)

Date Night (PG-13)

Clash of the Titans 3D (PG-13)

How to Train Your Dragon 3D (PG)

 

THEATER

 

Thursday to Sunday, May 20-23

· Get ready to be entertained by the Irving Berlin musical Annie Get Your Gun directed by Joanne Anderson. Details: 8-10 p.m.; the Red Barn Theater, 948 N. Main Ave.; $12-15; 887-6239.

 

Thursday to Saturday,  May 20-June 12

• Watch the Gaslight Theater's presentation of The Son of the Sheik, a family-friendly musical. Details: 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 6:30 and 9 p.m. Friday- Saturday, 3 and 7 p.m. Sunday; 7010 E. Broadway Blvd.; $17.95, $15.95 students and military, $7.95 children under 12; 886-9428.

 

Friday to Sunday, May 21-23

· View the Christian Youth Theater's production of the Music Man Details: 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; UA Crowder Hall, Speedway Blvd. and Park Ave.; $13-15; 621-1162.

 

MUSIC

 

Friday, May 21

• See country superstar Joe Nichols in concert. Details: 8 p.m.; Diamond Center, 1100 W Pima Mine Rd.; $25, $20 in advance; Desertdiamondcasino.com.

 

Saturday, May 22

• Bring a chair or blanket to the AZ Symphonic Winds as it performs at its 21st season of "Music in the Park" under the direction of Laszlo Veres. Details: 7-9 p.m.; Udall Park, 7200 E. Tanque Verde Rd.; free; 721-2068.

• Enjoy the Latin pop musical sounds of Chayanne lead singer of the Puerto Rican boy band Los Chicos. Details: 8 p.m.; AVA Amphitheater, 5655 W Valencia Rd.; $50-125; theresa.meraz@solcasinos.com.

• See the incredible KISS Army tribute to the legendary rockers KISS. Details: 9 p.m.; Monsoon Nightclub, 7350 S. Nogales Hwy.; $5, ladies free; Desertdiamondcasino.com.

 

• See rock legends Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo in concert. Details: 8 p.m.; Diamond Center, 1100 W Pima Mine Rd.; $31.50, $26.50 in advance; Desertdiamondcasino.com.

 

Sunday, May 23

• Bring a chair to Music in the Park with the Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus. Details: 7-9 p.m.; Reid Park, 100 Country Club Rd.; free; 722-5853.

• Listen to Jazz under the Stars featuring Big Band Express and Crystal Stark. Details: 7 p.m.; St Philip's Plaza, 4280 N. Campbell Ave.; $10-20; 903-1265.

 

 

Tuesday, May 25

• Bring a swimsuit and lounge by the pool while listening to traditional jazz sounds featuring Max Goldschmid, Scott Black, Carol Diamond and Doug Tidaback with the Arizona Roadrunners. Details: 6:15-9:15 p.m.; Tucson Sheraton Hotel and Suites Fire+Spice Restaurant, 5151 East Grant Road; free; 250-7256.

 

Wednesday, May 26

• Witness the multi-media event Star Wars in Concert, featuring music from all six of John Williams' epic Star Wars and narrated live by Anthony Daniels (the actor who portrayed C-3PO in all six films). Details: 7 p.m.; 260 South Church Ave.; $25-75; 791-4101.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

 

Thursday to Sunday, May 20-June 6

• View the Holocaust Remembrance exhibit as the Jewish History Museum presents "Rebirth after the Holocaust: The Bergen- Belsen Displaced Persons Camp, 1945-1950," a photo-documentary exhibit chronicling survivors immediately following their liberation. Details: 12-5 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays, 1-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; 564 S. Stone Ave.; $5, students free; 670-9073.

 

Thursday to Tuesday,  May 20-June 15

•Explore the wonders of the human body at BODIES, The Exhibition, a limited 8 weeks exhibit featuring over 200 actual human bodies and specimens, meticulously dissected and respectfully displayed. Details: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday to Thursday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday; The Rialto Building, 300 East Congress St.; $17-25; 888-736-0278.

 

Thursday to Friday,  May 20-October 15

• Visit the Arizona State Museum's exhibit Ice Age Arizona: Preserving the Naco Mammoth where 12,000 year old Mammoth bones are on display. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1013 E. University Blvd.; $5; 621-6302.

 

Saturday, May 22

• View a tap dance performance as tap dancers from all over Arizona come together in Tucson to celebrate the 20th anniversary of National Tap Dance Day. Details: 7-9 p.m.; Pima Community College Proscenium Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $20, $15 in advance, $10 students; centerforthearts@pima.edu.

•Dance the Lindy Hop to the live band "Misbehavin" at Armory Park. Details: 7-11 p.m.; Armory Park; $10; asanchezsbd1@earthlink.net.

 

Saturday to Sunday, May 22-23

• Watch Tucson's Ballet presentation of A Midsummer Night's Dream . Details: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $56-154; 866-820-4553.

 

Thursday to Saturday, May 20-29

• Come to Carnival of Illusion and witness the Victorian-inspired magical parlor show. Details: 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.; Doubletree Hotel, Reid Park, 445 S. Alvernon Way; $26 adults, $21 seniors and ages 8-16; 615-5299.

 

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

 

Thursday, May 20

• Attend a monthly discussion presented by Dr. Bill Fry on Great Literature of all Times. Details: 10 a.m.; Oro Valley Library Meeting Room, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; mdodson@orovalleyaz.gov.

 

Friday, May 21

• Listen to James Beard award-winner Lois Ellen Frank as she shares her secrets in both traditional recipes and contemporary creations using traditional ingredients while eating tortillas and getting cookbooks signed. Details: 12 p.m.; 12880 N Vistoso Village Dr.; free; 622-6014.

 

Saturday, May 22

• Learn about the ethnic warfare conducted against indigenous people of the Southern Colorado River Basin in a presentation titled We Are an Indian Nation: A History of the Hualapai People by Jeffrey Shepherd, Ph.D. Details: 12 and 2 p.m.; 12880 N Vistoso Village Dr.; free; 622-6014.

 

Monday, May 24

• Learn about issues such as housing options, transportation, food, mental health, caregiving, social services and legal aid from an ambassador at the Pima Council on Aging. Details: 11 a.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

Wednesday, May 26

• Listen to Crossing with the Virgin: Stories From the Migrant Trail as collected and told by authors Kathryn Ferguson, Norma Price, and Ted Parks. Details: 12 and 2 p.m.; 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free; 622-6014.

 

CHILDREN

 

Friday, May 21

• Join in the fun every Friday at Toddler Storytime and listen to stories and songs for children 18 months to 3 years of age. Details; 10-10:30 a.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

 

Wednesday, May 26

• Come to Family Storytime every Wednesday and listen to stories for the whole family. Details: 10-10:30 a.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

 

VISUAL ARTS

 

Thursday, May 20

• View the Tohono Chul Park A to Z exhibit, a visual compendium that touches upon some of the people, places and things that make the park unique. Details: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; free with admission into park; 742-6455.

 

 

Thursday to Sunday, May 20-23

• Come to the Tucson Museum of Art and view Paintings of the New West by Ed Mell, a collection which melds contemporary aesthetics with Western themes. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 12-4 p.m. Sunday; 140 North Main Ave.; $3-8; 624-2333.

 

Thursday to Friday, May 20-28

• View the hand-stitched newsprint sculptures of Nick Georgiou and the portraits and landscapes of Titus Castanza. Details: 8:30-4:30 p.m. daily; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $7 adults, $3 children; 326-9686.

 

Saturday, May 22

• Support the Community Food Bank by viewing the Blue Raven Gallery's presentation of Faces, Places, Spaces, featuring Carol Ann Tony Peralta and Jay W. Smith. Details: 5-8 p.m.; 3054 N. 1st Ave., # 4; free; 623-1003.

 

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