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Posted: Wednesday, September 19, 2012 10:04 am

MOVIES

Century Theatres

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Finding Nemo (G)

Finding Nemo 3D (G)

Resident Evil: Retribution (R)

Resident Evil: Retribution 3D (R)

The Words (PG-13)

The Possession (PG-13)

Lawless (2012) (R)

The Expendables 2 (R)

ParaNorman (PG)

Robot & Frank (PG-13)

The Odd Life of Timothy Green (PG)

The Bourne Legacy (PG-13)

Hope Springs (PG-13)

2016 Obama’s America (PG)

Farewell, My Queen (R)

Foothills

7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., 742-6174

Finding Nemo 3D (G)

Last Ounce of Courage (PG)

Resident Evil: Retribution (R)

Resident Evil: Retribution 3D (R)

The Cold Light of Day (PG-13)

The Words (PG-13)

The Possession (PG-13)

Lawless (2012) (R)

The Expendables 2 (R)

ParaNorman (PG)

ParaNorman 3D (PG)

The Odd Life of Timothy Green (PG)

The Bourne Legacy (PG-13)

The Campaign (R)

Hope Springs (PG-13)

The Dark Knight Rises (PG-13)

2016 Obama’s America (PG)

Raiders of the Lost Ark (PG)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Step Up Revolution (PG-13)

The Watch (R)

Savages (R)

Magic Mike (R)

Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Witness Protection (PG-13)

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted (PG)

Snow White and the Huntsman (PG-13)

Men in Black III (PG-13)

Marvel’s The Avengers (PG-13)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Finding Nemo (G)

Finding Nemo 3D (G)

Resident Evil: Retribution (R)

The Cold Light of Day (PG-13)

The Words (PG-13)

The Possession (PG-13)

Lawless (2012) (R)

The Expendables 2 (R)

ParaNorman (PG)

The Odd Life of Timothy Green (PG)

The Bourne Legacy (PG-13)

The Campaign (R)

2016 Obama’s America (PG)

Ice Age: Continental Drift (PG)

THEATER

Thursday to Sunday, Sept. 20-23 & 27-30

• Enjoy a performance of the theatrical adaption of the 1963 inspirational classic film Lilies of the Field. Details: 7 p.m.; Atria Bell Court Gardens Academy Hall Theatre, 6653 E. Carondelet Dr.; $12; 742-9079.

Friday, Sept. 21

• Don’t miss long-time favorite comedian Jerry Seinfeld performing his signature stand-up routine hailed for the uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere. Details: 7 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $50-$80; 621-3341.

Friday to Saturday, Sept. 21-22

• Don’t miss the Broadway in Tucson production of Stomp featuring an eight-member troupe that uses everything but conventional percussion instruments to create magnificent rhythms. Details: 2 p.m. Friday, 2 & 8 p.m. Saturday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $29 and up; 800-745-3000.

Friday to Saturday, Sept. 21-Oct. 6

• Enjoy a performance of the Arizona Theatre Company’s award-winning musical Next to Normal that explores how one suburban family copes with crisis. Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 & 7 p.m. Sunday; Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave.; $47-$75; 622-2823.

Wednesday to Sunday, S

ept. 26-Oct. 7

• Bring the whole family for a performance of the lively and humorous Rudyard Kipling classic The Jungle Book about an Indian boy raised by caring wolves in the jungles of India. Details: 7 p.m. Friday, 2 & 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Pima Community College, Proscenium Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $6; 206-6986.

Through Sunday, Sept. 30

• Catch a performance of one of the greatest Broadway musicals, South Pacific.  Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Red Barn Theater, 948 N. Main Ave.; $10-$16; 887-6239.

Through Sunday, Nov. 11

• Catch a performance of The Phantom of the Opera as the Gaslight Theatre transforms the stage into post-Revolution Paris. Details: 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 6 & 8:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 & 7 p.m. Sunday; 7010 E. Broadway Blvd.; $17.95, $7.95 under 12; 886-9428.

MUSIC

Friday to Sunday, Sept. 21-23

• Come on out to the Monterey Court Jazz Festival featuring Grammy Award Winner Odeen Mays of Kool and The Gang plus 11 other groups. Details: 5-10:30 p.m. Friday, noon-10:30 p.m. Saturday, noon-8:30 p.m. Sunday; Monterey Court, 505 W. Miracle Mile; $12 or $27/three-day pass; 207-2429 ext. 5 or www.montereycourtaz.com.

Saturday, Sept. 22

• Celebrate the opening of the Marana Healthcare Counseling and Wellness Center with dinner and concert featuring rising country star Easton Corbin. Details: 5-10 p.m.; Marana Health Center, 13395 N. Marana Main St; $25-$100; 682-4111, ext. 6181.

• Enjoy a show-stopping performance of The 3 International Tenors (and a guy from Detroit!) as they pay homage to the likes of Luciano Pavarotti, Andrea Bocelli, Enrico Caruso and others through the multiple genres of Opera, musical theatre and Pop Opera. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $24, $22 in advance; 818-1000.

Sunday, Sept. 23

• Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the Tucson Pops Orchestra under the direction of Laszlo Veres featuring Orchestral Favorites. Details: 7 p.m.; Reid Park, DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center, 900 S. Randolph Way; free.

Monday, Sept. 24

• Listen to the jazz, blues and cabaret of Lisa Otey & Friends. Details: 7 p.m.; Z Mansion, 288 N. Church Ave.; $15; 370-5912.

Wednesday, Sept. 26

• Enjoy the vocals and guitar of Grammy winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Bonnie Raitt. Details: 7:30 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $40-$95; 621-3341.

• Enjoy Brit Floyd - The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show celebrating the amazing legacy of Pink Floyd. Details: 8 p.m.; Casino del Sol AVA Amphitheater, 5655 W. Valencia Rd.; $10-$20; 800-344-9435.

Friday, Sept. 28

• Enjoy the Jazz Legends Live Benefit Concert with internationally recognized jazz musicians. Details: 5:30 p.m. dinner; 7 p.m. concert; Tucson Country Club, 2950 N. Camino Principal; $40-$99.

• Enjoy the music of Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers who pioneered a new style of blues combining Chicago grit, West Coast swing and jazz, and the rhythmic drive of early R&B and rock & roll. Details: 8 p.m.; Palomino Plaza, 2970 N. Swan Rd., Suite 147; $23, $20 in advance; 319-9966.

• Don’t miss War & Average White Band long hailed for their musical virtuosity and influences which include, jazz, rock, funk, soul, RB, and Latin. Details: 8 p.m.; Casino del Sol AVA Amphitheater, 5655 W. Valencia Rd.; $15-$40; 800-344-9435.

Sunday, Sept. 30

• Enjoy a beautiful collection of songs resulting from living through enormous difficulties from acclaimed singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $25-$75; 547-3040.

Sunday, Oct. 7

• Enjoy the music of timeless favorite George Thorogood with special guest Molly Hatchet. Details: 8 p.m.; Casino del Sol AVA Amphitheater, 5655 W. Valencia Rd.; $10-$45; 800-344-9435.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Thursday to Sunday, Sept. 20-23

• Bring your dancin’ shoes and your appetite to the Tucson Greek Festival for a celebration of Greek food, drink, music, with dance lessons and children’s activities. Details: 5-10 p.m. Thursday, 5-11 p.m. Friday, 3-11 p.m. Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday; St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 1145 E. Fort Lowell Rd.; $3/day or $5/four-day pass, under 12 and active military free; 888-0505.

Saturday, Sept. 22

• Peruse nearly 200 of the best classic and antique cars and trucks, enjoy a concert and browse vendors at the Oro Valley Classics & Oldies Classic Car Show presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Oro Valley Marketplace, 12155 N. Oracle Rd.; $5, ages 10 and under free; 797-3959.

• Tickle your tastebuds at A Taste of Oracle featuring food from local restaurants, live music, silent auction, raffle, children’s activities, and vendor booths to benefit the new Tri-Community Visitor Center. Details: 3-8 p.m.; Oracle Village Square, 1995 W. American Ave.; (520) 850-1667.

• Join the Tucson Ladies Council for a dramatic evening of contemporary and designer fashions, global cuisine, and live and silent auctions at Cirque du Couture to benefit children with serious medical conditions through Tu Nidito Children and Family Services. Details: 6 p.m.; Casino del Sol Resort, 5655 W. Valencia Rd.; $150; 322-9155.

• Help raise funds for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society at their Cooks and Chords Community Event with chef-prepared dishes from local restaurants, wine, music, auction items and an inspirational program on MS research. Details: 6 p.m.; Chinese Cultural Center, 1288 W. River Rd.; 325-0755 or www.ArizonaMS.org.

Saturday to Sunday,

Sept. 22-23, Sept. 29-30,

Oct. 6-7 and Oct. 13-14

• Enjoy German culture, food, and music at Oktoberfest on Mount Lemmon. Details: noon-5 p.m.; 10300 Ski Run Rd., Ski Valley; free admission; 576-1400.

Thursday to Sunday, Sept. 27-30

• Bring the whole family to the Optimist Club’s Oktoberfest with live music and dancing, kids’ games, craft booths, and German foods. Details: 5-10 p.m. Thursday, noon-11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday; Hi Corbett Field, 900 S. Randolph Way; $3, under 12 free; 574-9320.

• Enjoy the Tucson Flamenco Festival with authentic Spanish fare, cooking demonstrations and flamenco dancing. Details: 8-10 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday, 3-5 p.m. Sunday; Casa Vicente restaurant, 375 S. Stone Ave.; $15-$35; 884-5253.

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Thursday, Sept. 20

• Get a Taste of the Tropics that has nothing to do with food but serves up a feast for the eyes while Join Jeff Babson of Sky Island Tours spotlights the birds that people come to Tucson to see - hummingbirds, warblers, owls, trogons and many others. Details: 6-8 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $23, $20 members; 326-9686.

Saturday, Sept. 22

• Look at Father Kino’s activities and accomplishments in this region in the late 1600s with an emphasis on the lesser known aspects at Alan Kruse’s presentation Father Kino—Padre with a Mission. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

• Take a workshop on Papermaking with Local Plants taught by local paper artisan Val Bembenek. Details: 1-3 p.m.; Oracle State Park, 3820 Wildlife Dr., Oracle; $15 (includes park entrance fee); (520) 896-2425.

 

Sunday, Sept. 23

• Take a look at Tucson’s Butterflies and learn how you can promote their well-being in your yard and community spaces with curator of Butterfly Magic Elizabeth Willott. Details: 2-4 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $14, $10 members; 326-9686.

Wednesday, Sept. 26

• Calling all desert aficionados and armchair explorers wishing to learn more about the High Tanks, iconic natural watering holes of southwestern Arizona and more at Last Water on the Devil’s Highway Book Presentation and Signing with authors Gayle Harrison Hartmann and Thomas E. Sheridan. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

Sunday, Sept. 30

• Explore the mating habits of butterflies at the class Butterfly Sex. Details: 2-4 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $14, $10 members; 326-9686.

Mondays, Oct. 15-Dec. 17

• Sign up now for the 10-week Volunteer Chaplain Training Course conducted by Northwest Medical Center’s Pastoral Caring Program. Details: 9-11 a.m.; Northwest Medical Center, 6200 N. La Cholla Blvd.; free; 576-2076 or RCSSJS2000@yahoo.com.

OUTDOORS

Saturday, Sept. 22

• Come out for the annual Catalina State Park Reverse the Course Trail Run/Walk and choose a 5.2 or 10.3 mile trail race with spectacular views and moderate climbs and descents. Details: 6:30 a.m.; 11570 N. Oracle Rd.; $40-$55, $35-$45 in advance; 797-7867 or www.everyoneruns.net.

Wednesday, Sept. 26

• 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, Sept. 22

• Bring the kids for to the Jungle Jamboree for fun activities, yummy treats and a sneak peak at a scene from “The Jungle Book” play. Details: 9-11 a.m.; Pima Community College Black Box Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; free; 206-6986.

• Compete for a chance to advance to District Competition at the Catalina Elks Soccer Shoot for kids up to age 11. Details: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; James D. Kriegh Park, 23 W. Calle Concordia; free; 631-7414.

VISUAL ARTS

Through Monday, Oct. 1

• View an eclectic mix of painting, photography, fiber arts, ceramics and more at the Porter Gallery exhibit Gardener by Day; Artist by Night showcasing the talents of the Gardens’ staff, board members, and their families. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; included with garden admission; 326-9686.

Through Tuesday, Nov. 6

• View Bellos Adornos: A Photographic Exhibit Celebrating Tucson’s Mexican-American Home & Garden Decorative Traditions in the Education Building. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (when classroom is not in use); Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; included with garden admission; 326-9686.

Through Sunday, Nov. 11

• Check out the New Exhibit at Monterey Court Cafe Gallery featuring photographs by Mia Larocque, daughter of well-known photographer Louise Serpa. Details: 8 a.m. Tuesday-Sunday; 505 W. Miracle Mile; 207-2429 ext. 2 or visit www.montereycourtaz.com.

HEALTH

Thursday, Sept. 20

• Learn about Medicare coverage at the National Medicare Education Week: Free Educational Seminar for baby boomers, Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers. Details: 9-11 a.m. or 2-4 p.m.; McClelland Leadership Center, YWCA, 525 N. Bonita Ave.; free but reservations required; 480-201-7572 or www.NMEW.com.

Monday, Sept. 24

• Come to the Healthy Woman Seminar featuring the topic Brain Attack! Warning Signs of Stroke. Details: 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Event Center at Northwest Medical Center, 6060 N. Fountain Plaza Dr., Suite 130; free; 866-694-9355.

Tuesday, Sept. 25

• Learn about Healthy Pathways: The Diabetes Diagnosis; Treatment and Lifestyle Strategies for anyone who has or is at risk for diabetes and their loved ones presented by Mauricio Valencia, M.D. Details: 3:30-4:30 p.m.; La Paloma Urgent Care, 4001 E. Sunrise Dr.; free; 866-694-9355.

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