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Posted: Wednesday, February 8, 2012 4:00 am

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Big Miracle (NR)

Chronicle (PG-13)

The Woman in Black (PG-13)

The Grey (R)

Man on a Ledge (PG-13)

One for the Money (PG-13)

Red Tails (PG-13)

The Iron Lady (PG-13)

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (PG-13)

Carnage (R)

The Artist (PG-13)

The Descendants (R)

Foothills

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

Big Miracle (NR)

Chronicle (PG-13)

The Woman in Black (PG-13)

The Grey (R)

Man on a Ledge (PG-13)

One for the Money (PG-13)

Underworld Awakening IMAX (R)

Red Tails (PG-13)

Beauty and the Beast 3D (G)

Contraband (R)

The Iron Lady (PG-13)

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (PG-13)

War Horse (PG-13)

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (PG-13)

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (PG-13)

Hugo (PG)

The Descendants (R)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

New Year's Eve (PG-13)

Happy Feet Two (PG)

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -

Part 1 (PG-13)

Immortals (R)

Jack and Jill (PG)

Tower Heist (PG-13)

Puss in Boots (PG)

Real Steel (PG-13)

Moneyball (PG-13)

Drive (R)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Chronicle (PG-13)

The Woman in Black (PG-13)

The Grey (R)

Man on a Ledge (PG-13)

One for the Money (PG-13)

Haywire (R)

Red Tails (PG-13)

Underworld Awakening (R)

Underworld Awakening 3D (R)

Beauty and the Beast 3D (G)

Contraband (R)

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (PG-13)

War Horse (PG-13)

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (PG-13)

The Descendants (R)

 


 

THEATER

Wednesday to Sunday, Feb. 8-26

• Catch a performance of the world premiere comedy Look Ma We're Dancing about sibling rivalry gone awry. Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; Invisible Theatre, 1400 N. First Ave.; $25; 882-9721.

Thursday to Friday, Feb. 9-10

• Enjoy a performance of 12 Angry Jurors presented by Ironwood Ridge High School. Details: 6 p.m.; 2475 W. Naranja Dr.; $5-$7; 696-3902.

Saturday, Feb. 11

• Don't miss famed comedy troupe The Second City's Laugh Out Loud Tour. Details: 8 p.m.; The Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave.; $29-$50; 622-2823.

• Participate in the new play process to hear works read aloud by the best local and national actors at the Arizona Theatre Company's Café Bohemia featuring Wetback by Elaine Romero. Details: 10 p.m.; Temple of Music and Art, Temple Lounge, 330 S. Scott Ave.; $5; 622-2823.

Thursday, Feb. 16

• Enjoy Emmy winner and multi-faceted performer Kathy Griffin who has made audience laugh for years with Hollywood gossip and celebrity blunders. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $48-$78; 800-745-3000.

Saturday, Feb. 18

• Enjoy a performance of the award-winning Trisha Brown Dance Company. Details: 8 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $22-$46; 621-3341.

Through Sunday, Feb. 19

• Catch a performance of the hilarious farce We Won't Pay! We Won't Pay! Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday; Beowulf Alley Theatre, 11 S. 6th Ave.; $21; 882-0555.

 


 

MUSIC

Friday, Feb. 10

• Enjoy an evening of steel guitar and fiddle at Kevin Sterner and the Strait Country Band's tribute to the music of George Strait, Strait Country. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $25, $21 in advance; 818-1000.

Friday & Sunday, Feb. 10 & 12

• Enjoy the Native American flute of R. Carlos Nakai at the TSO's Arizona Centennial Celebration - Classic Series with a program of music, dance, and spoken word. Details: 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $30-$70; 882-8585.

Saturday, Feb. 11

• Listen to the award-winning premier cowboy singing group, Sons of the Pioneers presented by Rhythm & Roots. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Berger Performing Arts Center, 1200 W. Speedway Blvd.; $35, $32 in advance, $10 students; 800-594-8499.

• Enjoy Brahms' Violin Concerto performed by Midori and the Tucson Symphony Orchestra. Details: 8 p.m.; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $38-$83; 882-8585.

Saturday to Sunday, Feb. 11-12

• Enjoy a performance of the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra featuring guest conductor Tao Fan. Details: 7:30 p.m. Saturday; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $23, $21 in advance; 818-1000; or 3 p.m. Sunday; St. Andrew's Church, 7575 N. Paseo del Norte; $20, under 17 free; 308-6226.

Sunday, Feb. 12

• Listen to the eighty-member Tucson Concert Band under the baton of Navy Bandmaster Lorelei Conrad. Details: 2 p.m.; Sun City Mountain Vista Recreation Center Auditorium, 1495 E. Rancho Vistoso Blvd.; $12; 731-1997.

• Enjoy a performance of tenor Dr. Jonathan Ng Singing for Pleasure. Details: 3 p.m.; Pima Community College Center for the Arts Recital Hall, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $6; 206-6986.

• Listen to the Liberty Quartet Concert. Details: 6 p.m.; Oro Valley Church of the Nazarene, 500 W. Calle Concordia; free; 297-8297.

• Catch a performance of award-winning virtuoso violinist Itzhak Perlman. Details: 6:30 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $45-$114; 621-3341.

• Enjoy Soul Salvation performed by the Ruthie Foster Band with Paul Thorn presented by Rhythm & Roots. Details: 7 p.m. Berger Performing Arts Center, 1200 W. Speedway Blvd.; $30, $27 in advance; 319-9966.

Wednesday, Feb. 15

• Listen to long-time vocalist Glen Campbell at his farewell tour. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $43-$72; 624-1515.

Thursday, Feb. 16

• Listen to a tuba recital performed by Northern Arizona University professor Alexander Lapins. Details: 7 p.m.; Pima Community College Center for the Arts Recital Hall, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $6; 206-6986.

Friday, Feb. 17

• Enjoy the Lonely Street Series with the Manhattan Dolls and special guest Robert Shaw. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $30, $25 in advance; 818-1000.

• Just in time for Carnival season, come on out to the Sticks and Fingers Caribbean Dance Party with music ranging from Calypso, Soca and Reggae to African Beat presented by Rhythm & Roots. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Plaza Palomino, Swan & Ft. Lowell Rds.; $18, $15 in advance, $10 students; 800-594-8499.

• Don't miss Grammy Award Winning DJ/Producer Benny Benassi Live in Concert. Details: 8 p.m.; Tucson Convention Center North Exhibit Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $32 and up; 800-745-3000.

Sunday, Feb. 19

• Listen to the eighty-member Tucson Concert Band under the baton of Navy Bandmaster Lorelei Conrad. Details: 2 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $21, $19 in advance; 818-1000.

• Enjoy a tribute to the Hollywood Saxophone Quartet, Presidio Goes to Hollywood. Details: 3 p.m.; Pima Community College Center for the Arts Recital Hall, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; $6; 206-6986.

• Enjoy the grace and humor of the popular Irish traditional music group, The Chieftains. Details: 6:30 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $27-$104; 621-3341.

• Listen to country recording artist LeAnn Rimes. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $38-$65; 624-1515.

 


 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Thursday, Feb. 9

• Bring your sweetheart to the SweetArt Art Walk celebrating "Flowers that Last Forever" for photos, candy, and cookies. Details: 5-7 p.m.; Madaras Gallery, 3001 E. Skyline Dr, #101; free; 615-3001.

Thursday to Sunday, Feb. 9-12

• Bring the whole family to the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show, largest in the U.S. Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Arena and Exhibit Halls, 260 S. Church Ave.; $10, under 14 free; 800-745-3000.

Friday, Feb. 10

• Begin your Valentine's Day with love songs from around the world at the Formal Event & Musical Gala presented by Tucson Music Theatre and Steinway Piano gallery. Details: 7-9 p.m.; 3001 E. Skyline Dr.; $125; 325-9797.

Friday to Saturday, Feb. 10-11

• View carving and painting demonstrations and browse hundreds of whimsical folk art wood carvings by acclaimed artisan Jacobo Angeles at the Oaxacan Wood Carvings Show. Details: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free; 622-6014.

Friday to Sunday, Feb. 10-12

• Browse the Best of Zuni - Silver and Stone Trunk Show & Sale featuring carved fetishes, jewelry, and one-of-a-kind collector's items. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; free admission to sale; 742-6455.

Saturday, Feb. 11

• Browse the works of resident artists while you enjoy a glass of wine and pizza and salad buffet at the 1st Annual Wine & Art Festival. Details: 4-8 p.m.; SaddleBrooke Clubhouse, 64500 E. SaddleBrooke Blvd.; $20; 825-3856.

• Enjoy dinner, dancing, and an auction at the Salpointe Catholic Education Fund Gala. Details: 5:30 p.m.; Salpointe High School Gym, 1545 E. Copper St.; $100; 547-9365.

Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 11-12

• Experience an artistic cross-section of Southern Arizona at the 4 Corners Festival with fashion, boutiques, restaurants, galleries, jewelers, sculptors, artists, and performing arts presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; La Encantada, Gallery Row, Plaza Colonial, Paloma Village, Skyline Rd. & Campbell Ave.; free admission, $20 tasting ticket for wine/culinary arts samplings; 797-3959.

Through Sunday, Feb. 12

• Browse original art, craftworks, and native foods, along with 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.

Tuesday, Feb. 14

• Celebrate our state's 100th birthday with free admission at Tohono Chul Park as they say Happy Birthday, Arizona! Details: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; free admission Feb. 14 only; 742-6455.

• Find out who really is King of the Jungle at the Reid Park Zoological Society 4th annual Valentine's Day dinner Woo at the Zoo featuring a light-hearted discussion on the mating behaviors of wild animals. Details: 5:30 & 7 p.m.; Reid Park Zoo, 1100 S. Randolph Way; $50; 881-4753.

Saturday, Feb. 18

• Bring the kids to the Oro Valley Charity Classic Car Show, BBQ & Blues Family Festival for antique, classic, muscle cars, and trucks, food, kids' activities, and oldies spun by DJ's. Details: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Oro Valley Marketplace, Tangerine & Oracle Rds.; $5 admission, 10 and under free; 797-3959.

Saturday to Sunday, Feb. 18-19

• Don't miss the Arizona State Museum's signature event Southwest Indian Art Fair with award-winning art, music and dance performances, and Native American food. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; 1013 E. University Blvd.; $10, $7 members, under 18 free; 621-3341.

 


 

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Friday, Feb. 10

• Learn about Citrus & Deciduous Fruit Trees from the Pima County Master Gardeners. Details: 1-2 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

Friday to Saturday, Feb. 10-11

• Explore new ways of living sustainably and a more balanced life at Southern Arizona Friends of Jung Jeffrey Kiehl's presentation Sustaining Earth, Sustaining Soul. Details: 7-9 p.m. Friday (lecture), 9 a.m.-noon Saturday (workshop); Windmill Suites at St. Philip's Plaza, 4250 N. Campbell Ave.; $10-$60; 327-3485 or www.safoj.org.

Saturday, Feb. 11

• Sharpen Memory and Boost Your Brain Power with Jill Jones, CCHt and Certified NLP Practitioner, and create a personal plan to stay mentally sharp for life. Details: 10-11:30 a.m.; Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

Monday, Feb. 13

• Find out about Climate Change: What Does It Mean for Tucson and the Southwest? from UA professor Dr. Jonathan Overpeck as part of the Tucson Audubon Society's Living with Nature lecture series. Details: 7 p.m.; University Medical Center, DuVal Auditorium, 1501 N. Campbell Ave.; free; 629-0510 ext. 7012.

Tuesday, Feb. 14

• Follow the 1775-1776 historical De Anza Expedition at the De Anza Trail DVD and Talk presented by trail ranger Al Watson and Don Kucera of the Anza Trail Coalition. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free; 622-6014.

• Listen to UA School of Anthropology Professor Thomas Sheridan lecture on The Sleeping Giant vs. the Politics of Fear: Arizona's Hispanic Society in the Twenty-First Century and the role of a bilingual population in our economic future. Details: 7-8:30 p.m.; Special Collections, UA Main Library, 1510 E. University Blvd.; free; 621-6423.

Wednesday, Feb. 15

• Take A Bird's Eye Look at Three Books by Mary Ellen Barnes with historic events woven throughout the story as well as memoirs of southwest pioneers. Details: noon & 2 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free; 622-6014.

• Celebrate the Centennial-A Virtual Discussion with author Jan Cleere telling true stories of Arizona's most nefarious crooks, culprits, and cutthroats. Details: 4-5 p.m.; Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

• Discuss science in a relaxed setting at Science Café featuring Anti-Venoms: How are they made and how do they work? presented by UA Viper Institute Director Leslie Boyer. Details: 6:30 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free; 622-6014.

 


 

OUTDOORS

Friday, Feb. 10

• Take a naturalist-guided Twilight Nature Walk to experience the quiet of the desert at dusk and explore how seasonal changes affect local plants and animals. Details: 5-6 p.m.; Feliz Paseos Park, 1600 N. Camino de Oeste; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

Saturday, Feb. 11

• Move across Two Ranges with three hikes in the Tortolita Mountains as Marana celebrates the Arizona Centennial. Details: 6:30, 7:30 & 8:15 a.m.; Wild Burro Trailhead, 15000 Secret Springs Dr.; 382-1950.

Wednesday, Feb. 15

• Go Birding at Sweetwater Wetlands with experts Farrish and Mark Sharon to see a variety of wintering sparrows, hawks, falcons, and migrating warblers. Details: 8-9:30 a.m.; 2667 W. Sweetwater Dr.; free but reservations required; 615-7855.

• Take a volunteer naturalist-led Sabino Canyon Nature Walk and get photographic tips for the birds, mammals, insects and plants encountered in the canyon. Details: 8:30-11:30 a.m.; Sabino Canyon Visitor Center, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd.; free with $5 parking pass; 749-8700.

 


 

VISUAL ARTS

Through Monday, Feb. 13

• Browse sculpture and other art, lapidary and fossil vendors at the Tucson Sculpture Festival. Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; 640 N. Stone Ave.; free; 437-7716.

 

 

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