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Posted: Wednesday, October 3, 2012 4:00 am

MOVIES 

Century Theatres

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Hotel Transylvania (PG)

Hotel Transylvania 3D (PG)

Looper (R)

Won’t Back Down (PG)

Dredd 3D (R)

End of Watch (R)

House at the End of the Street (PG-13)

Trouble with the Curve (PG-13)

Finding Nemo 3D (G)

The Master (R)

Lawless (2012) (R)

Hope Springs (PG-13)

 

Foothills

7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., 742-6174

Hotel Transylvania (PG)

Hotel Transylvania 3D(PG)

Looper (R)

Won’t Back Down (PG)

Dredd (R)

Dredd 3D (R)

End of Watch (R)

House at the End of the Street (PG-13)

Trouble with the Curve (PG-13)

Resident Evil: Retribution IMAX (R)

Finding Nemo 3D (G)

The Master (R)

Resident Evil: Retribution (R)

Resident Evil: Retribution 3D (R)

The Possession (PG-13)

Lawless (2012) (R)

The Odd Life of Timothy Green (PG)

The Bourne Legacy (PG-13)

The Dark Knight Rises IMAX (PG-13)

 

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Total Recall (PG-13)

The Watch (R)

Ice Age: Continental Drift (PG)

Savages (R) 

The Amazing Spider-Man (PG-13)

Ted (R)

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

Hotel Transylvania (PG)

Hotel Transylvania 3D (PG)

Looper (R)

Won’t Back Down (PG)

Dredd (R)

End of Watch (R)

House at the End of the Street (PG-13)

Trouble with the Curve (PG-13)

Finding Nemo 3D (G)

Resident Evil: Retribution (R)

Lawless (2012) (R)

ParaNorman (PG)

The Bourne Legacy (PG-13)

THEATER

Through Sunday, 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.

 

Thursday to Sunday, Oct. 11-14

• See your favorite Disney characters and stories brought to life with the artistry of ice skating at Disney on Ice - Dare to Dream. Details: 7 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 11 a.m., 3 & 7 p.m. Saturday, 1 & 5 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Arena, 260 S. Church Ave.; $12-$57; 800-745-3000.

 

Monday, Oct. 15

• Join a panel of politics-watchers for Campaign Voices discussing campaign influences and election outcomes from Tea Partiers, to women, Hispanics, and billionaire donors moderated by Arizona Public Media’s Chris Conover. Details: 7 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; free but tickets required; 621-3341.

 

MUSIC

Friday, Oct. 5

• Don’t miss the opening concert of Jazz Under the Stars Fall Series featuring the smooth jazz of Neamen Lyles and Dominic Amato. Details: 7 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; $25, $20 in advance, $15 members, $10 students/active military; 742-6455. 

 

Friday & Sunday, Oct. 5 & 7

• Don’t miss the Tucson Symphony Orchestra’s Opening Weekend: Beethoven’s Triple Concerto! - Classic Series featuring conductor George Hanson and the Eroica Trio. Details: 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m.; Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $26-$79; 882-8585.

 

Saturday, Oct. 6

• Enjoy a performance of the award-winning Eroica Trio at the TSO Master Class Series. Details: 2 p.m.; Tucson Symphony Center, 2175 N. 6th Ave.; 882-8585.

• Listen to classical works, American spirituals, Broadway, jazz and Ukrainian music with unusual wind and string instruments at the Kiev Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. Details: 7 p.m.; Sahuaro H.S. Egbert Auditorium, 545 N. Camino Seco; $15, $12 seniors/students/military; 319-0400.

• Listen to the Civic Orchestra of Tucson performing Symphonic Masterpieces of Mozart and Rachmaninoff. Details: 7 p.m.; Ascension Lutheran Church, 1220 W. Magee Rd.; free; 730-3371.

 

Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 6-7 

• Enjoy the opening concert of the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra season with the world premier of Jay Vosk: Running the Rim and more. Details: 7:30 p.m. Saturday; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $23, $21 in advance; 825-2818;  or 3 p.m. Sunday; St. Andrew’s Church, 7575 N. Paseo del Norte; $20, under 17 free; 308-6226.

 

Sunday, Oct. 7

• Listen to 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.

 

Monday, Oct. 8

• Enjoy Trio Liebevoll in Concert performing works by Chopin, Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn and Lukas Voss “Cappriccio.” Details: 7:30 p.m.; Steinway Piano Gallery, 3001 E. Skyline Dr.; $30 or $65 (includes dinner at Acacia Restaurant); 888-325-9797.

 

Tuesday-Wednesday, Oct. 9-10

• Enjoy a raucous style and whimsical delivery bringing new life to old standards at the Lonely Street Productions’ When You’re Smiling-A Salute to Louis Prima. Details: 7 p.m. Tuesday; Dove Mountain Ballroom, Heritage Highlands; $20; 579-9574 or 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $30, $25 in advance; 818-1000.

 

Friday, Oct. 12

• Enjoy Blue Blues & Boogie-Woogie: Joe Bourne & Arthur Migliazza at the Jazz Under the Stars Fall Series. Details: 7 p.m.; Westin La Paloma Resort, 3800 E. Sunrise Dr.; $25, $20 in advance, $15 members, $10 students/active military; 742-6455. 

• Be there when the TSO Rocks the Fox For Michael - The Music of Michael Jackson featuring a tribute which will take you back to the earliest Jackson 5, through the Jacksons and some of the best material from the later years. Details: 8 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $28-$48; 547-3040.

 

Sunday, Oct. 14

• Enjoy TSO performances surrounded by the natural beauty of the desert featuring the Woodwind Quintet and Percussion Ensemble and a four-course dinner at Moveable Musical Feasts. Details: 5 p.m.; Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, 2021 N. Kinney Rd.; $135; 882-8585.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS 

Friday to Sunday, Oct. 5-7

• Find the latest in home improvement trends, remodeling ideas and outdoor living at the SAHBA Home Show produced by the Southern Arizona Home Builders Association. Details: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Convention Center Exhibit Halls, 260 N. Church Ave.; $8, under 12 free; www.sahbahomeshow.com

 

Saturday, Oct. 6

• Enjoy original German food, beer, and music at Oktoberfest. Details: 3-10 p.m. Many Hands Courtyard, 3054 N. First Ave.

• Bring the kids and your neighbors to the 7th Annual Harvest for Hope 5k Walk/Run and donate a bag of non-perishable food for Catalina Community Services. Details: 5-6:30 p.m.; Oro Valley Marketplace, multi-use path; Oracle & Tangerine Rds.; free but food donations requested; 297-3894.

• Sample food from more than 40 of Tucson’s top chefs along with an array of wines, spirits, and specialty cocktails at the Tucson Culinary Festival: Reserve & Grand Tastings. Details: 5-9 p.m.; Casino del Sol, 5655 W. Valencia Rd.; $65-$125; 800-344-9435.

• Help raise funds at the 26th Annual Great Tucson Beer Festival featuring beer sampling and live music to benefit the Sun Sounds of Arizona providing services for the blind and visually impaired. Details: 6-10 p.m.; Hi Corbett Field, 3400 E. Camino Campestre; $30-$80; 296-2400 or azbeer.com.

 

Saturday to Sunday, 

Oct. 6-7 & 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.

 

Sunday, Oct. 7

• Take a tour at the Jewish Federation Northwest Grand Opening and ribbon cutting. Details: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; 190 W. Magee Road, Suite 162; free; 577-9393, ext. 118.

• Help raise funds for the Professional Association of Women’s Services who work with local law enforcement, social workers, and hospitals to provide teddy bears to children in crisis at the 7th Annual P.A.W.S. Teddy Bear Tea. Details: 1-2 p.m.; Tucson Country Club, 2950 N. Camino Principal; $45, $85/2; 400-4129 or www.assistanceleaguetucson.org.

 

Saturday to Sunday, Oct. 13-14

• Learn traditional rifle marksmanship skills, safety, and history in a fun, safe setting for adults and youth at Project Appleseed - Marksmanship & Heritage. Details: Marana Shooting Club, 11900 N. Sanders Rd.; up to $70; www.appleseedinfo.org.

 

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Thursday, Oct. 4

• Learn about Fascinatin’ Neurons: Making Childhood Brain Disorders Treatable from UA Professor of Neuroscience, Neurology, Cellular & Molecular Medicine Dr. Linda Restifo at Science Café. Details: 5 p.m. buffet dinner, 6 p.m. lecture; MountainView Clubhouse Ballroom, 38759 S. MountainView Blvd.; 825-5217.

 

Friday, Oct. 5

• Get tips on preparing your vegetable garden, plant selection and planting from Pima County Master Gardeners. Details: 1-2 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

 

Saturday, Oct. 6

• Learn the basics of pruning including how trees grow or heal, tree anatomy, and advantages of different tools at the class Perfect Pruning. Details: 8:30-11 a.m.; Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, 2021 N. Kinney Rd.; $40, $36 members; 883-3025.

• Put your life stories on paper and make them come alive at the Memoir Writing Workshop presented by author Dee Dees. Details: 10-11:30 a.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

• Hear all about Bringing Back the Mexican Gray Wolf whose survival and recovery hangs in the balance between scientific and political decisions presented by conservation advocate and author Michael Robinson. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

Uncage your Creativity and give your creative dreams flight at a workshop presented by Alexis Powers, Jane McCutchen, and William Ascarza. Details: 2-4 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

 

Sunday, Oct. 7

• Get answers to interesting and intriguing questions about habitats or anything else that catches your fancy at the class Just Having Fun With Butterflies. Details: 2-4 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $14, $10 members; 326-9686.

 

Mondays, Oct. 8 & 15

• Try out some workshops at a new art studio starting with Understanding your Digital Camera taught by M.F.A. artists. Details: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; 1102 W. Huron St.; $65; 620-6613 or www.PapermakingResources.com.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 10

• Learn basic landscape design focusing on practical considerations for using native and desert-adapted plants at WaterSmart: Desert-Wise Landscaping – Xeriscape. Details: 9-11 a.m.; Pima County Cooperative Extension, 4210 N. Campbell Ave.; free; 626-5161.

• Aid in conserving our groundwater supply and save yourself money with tips from Oasis Water Harvesting owner Rick Weisberg on Rainwater Harvesting. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

Say Hello to Opera at the Opera Guild of Southern AZ preview of AZ Opera Company’s upcoming production of “Lucia di Lammermoor” by Donizetti. Details: 3-4 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

• Take a new look at an era with multiple perspectives on iconic works at Art Now! Contemporary Art & Culture since 1980 presented by the Museum of Contemporary Art with snacks, wine, and lively discussion. Details: 5:30 p.m.; 265 S. Church Ave.; $10, $5 members; 624-5019.

Wednesdays, Oct. 10-Nov. 7

• Dance your way to fitness and fun at Tap Dance classes. Details: 6-7 p.m.; Catalina Foothills High School, 4300 E. Sunrise Dr.; $40; 209-7812.

 

Friday, Oct. 12

• Meet new friends and get some exercise while you learn Modern Square Dancing every Friday for singles, couples, and families. Details: 7 p.m.; Old Pueblo Square Dance Center, 613 E. Delano St.; $5; 820-4749 or www.SARDASA.com.

 

Saturday, Oct. 13

• Explore tree meanings and delve into tree magic in the spirit of Halloween at horticulturalist Manny Cuen’s class Exploring the Relationship between Trees and Humans. Details: 10 a.m.-noon; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $14, $10 members; 326-9686. 

 

Saturdays, Oct. 13 & 20

• Create a work of art that you can wear for the Feast with the Dearly Departed and learn how to create art at home with accessible and recyclable materials at Papier Mache Mask-making with Quetzally Hernandez Coronado. Details: 9-11 a.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $15-$33; 326-9686. 

 

Sunday, Oct. 14

Have a Blast with Butterfly Structure and Function with curator of Butterfly Magic Elizabeth Willott. Details: 2-4 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $14, $10 members; 326-9686. 

   

OUTDOORS

Saturday, Oct. 6

• Take a Guided Bird Walk with Doug Jenness at Oracle State Park. Details: 8:15 a.m.; 3820 Wildlife Dr., Oracle; included with $7/vehicle park entrance fee; (520) 896-2425.

 

CHILDREN 

Saturday, Oct. 6

• Explore the sights, sounds, and workings of instruments and dance at Musical Magic for Kids featuring “The Nutcracker” with Laszlo Veres of the Tucson Pops Orchestra presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance and the Town of Oro Valley. Details: 10 a.m.; Oro Valley Council Chambers, 11000 N. La Cañada Dr.; free.

• Bring the kids to the new musical adventure Pip and the Pirate - Just for Kids featuring the TSO Flute Viola Harp Trio. Details: 10 & 11:15 a.m.; Tucson Symphony Center, 2175 N. 6th Ave.; donations welcome; 882-8585.

 

 

VISUAL ARTS

Thursday to Monday, 

Oct. 4-Nov. 12

• View Catherine Eyde’s Pollinators exhibit visualized in a surreal folk style of mixed media artwork. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens Porter Gallery, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; included with $13 garden admission, $7.50 children; 326-9686. Free artist reception Oct. 12, 5-7 p.m.

 

Through Sunday, Nov. 4

• View the Dancing Skeletons Exhibit featuring life-sized beings embracing the themes surrounding Day of the Dead on paths leading out of the revisioned barrio garden. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens Porter Gallery, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; included with $13 garden admission, $7.50 children; 326-9686.

 

HEALTH

Wednesday, Oct. 10

• Learn signs, symptoms, causes, and cures for bothersome pains at the Neurological Lecture – Headache and Neck Pain presented by the Center for Neurosciences’ Amy Tees, NP. Details: 2-3:30 p.m.; El Dorado Health Campus, 1400 N. Wilmot Rd.; free; 324-4345.

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