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Posted: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 4:00 am

Top 10 Movies

Movie        Weekend Gross

Man of Steel               $113.1M

This Is the End              $20.5M

Now You See Me              $10.3M

Fast & Furious 6              $9.4M

The Purge              $8.2M

The Internship              $7.0M

Epic              $6.0M

Star Trek Into Darkness              $5.7M

After Earth              $3.8M

Iron Man 3              $2.9M

Century Theatres

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Man of Steel (PG-13)

Man of Steel 3D (PG-13)

This is the End (R)

The Internship (PG-13)

The Purge (R)

After Earth (PG-13)

Now You See Me (PG-13)

Before Midnight (R)

Epic (PG)

Fast & Furious 6 (PG-13)

Star Trek into Darkness (PG-13)

Kon-Tiki (PG-13)

E.T. the Extraterrestrial (1982) (PG)

 

Foothills

7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., 888-262-4386

Man of Steel IMAX (PG-13)

Man of Steel 3D (PG-13)

Man of Steel (PG-13)

This is the End (R)

The Internship (PG-13)

The Purge (R)

After Earth (PG-13)

Now You See Me (PG-13)

Before Midnight (R)

Epic (PG)

Fast & Furious 6 (PG-13)

The Hangover Part III (R)

Star Trek into Darkness (PG-13)

Iron Man 3 (PG-13)

 

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

The Big Wedding (R)

Oblivion (PG-13)

Scary Movie V (PG-13)

G.I. Joe: Retaliation (PG-13)

Olympus Has Fallen (R)

Oz The Great and Powerful (PG)

Escape from Planet Earth (PG)

Identity Thief (R)

Life of Pi (PG)

Rio The Movie (G)

 

Harkins Arizona Pavilions 12

5755 W. Arizona Pavilions Drive, 230-4730

Man of Steel 3D (PG-13)

Man of Steel (PG-13)

This is the End (R)

The Internship (PG-13)

The Purge (R)

After Earth (PG-13)

Now You See Me (PG-13)

Epic (PG)

Fast & Furious 6 (PG-13)

The Hangover Part III (R)

Star Trek into Darkness (PG-13)

Iron Man 3 (PG-13)

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (PG)

THEATER

 

Thursday to Sunday, June 20-30

• Catch a performance of After the Quake which follows the lives of characters struggling with the aftermath of the 1995 earthquake in Kobe, Japan, that nearly destroyed the city. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; The Rogue Theatre, 300 E. University Blvd.; $30; 551-2053.

 

Friday to Sunday 

through June 30

• Enjoy a performance of the Winding Road Theater Ensemble’s The Altruists, a black comedy with mature content about a group of radical social activists. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; The Temple Of Music and Art Cabaret Space, 330 S. Scott Ave.; $20; 401-3626.

 

Tuesday to Sunday 

through Aug. 25

• Enjoy a performance of the musical spoof The Incredible Spider-Guy. Details: 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 and 6 p.m. Sunday; Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway Blvd.; $16.50-$18.50; $8.50 under 12; 886-9428.

MUSIC

 

Friday, June 21

• Don’t miss the acoustic folk rock of Amber Norgaard, Sabra Faulk, and Heather Hardy. Details: 7-10 p.m.; Monterey Court Stage, 505 W. Miracle Mile; free; 207-2429, ext. 3.

• Enjoy the Main Gate Square Jazz Summer Concert Series presented by the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance featuring longtime Tucson-based musicians Real Tears and Miguel Bazemore. Details: 7-9 p.m.; Main Gate Square, 814 E. University Blvd.; free; 797-3959.

 

Saturday, June 22

• Bring a lawn chair and listen to the Music on the Mountain Summer Concert Series with this week’s band The Amosphere starring AmoChip Dabney, Bryan Dean, and Clay Brown. Details: 12:30-4:30 p.m.; 12901 N. Sabino Canyon Pkwy., Summerhaven; free; 237-4404.

• Listen to The Ultimate Neil Diamond Tribute – Hot August Nights starring Dean Colley in a tribute to one of history’s greatest songwriters. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Drive; $30, $25 in advance; 825-2818.

 

Sunday, June 23

• Enjoy Cyndi Lauper’s She’s So Unusual Tour, the quintessential girl who wants to have fun after more than 25 years of global record sales. Details: 7 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $32-$84; 547-3040.

 

Wednesday, June 26

• Enjoy the Summer Break Tour featuring Big Time Rush and Victoria Justice with special guest Olivia Somerlyn. Details: 7 p.m.; Casino del Sol AVA Amphitheater, 5655 W. Valencia Road; $40-$70; 800-344-9435.

 

Friday, June 28

• Don’t miss an unforgettable night of the iconic soft-rock duo Air Supply performing hits from three successful decades. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $29-$74; 547-3040.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

 

Thursday to Saturday, 

June 20-22

• Bring the whole family to the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus featuring elephants, tigers, acrobats, awe-inspiring aerialists, and more. Details: 7 p.m. Thursday, 11 a.m. & 7 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday; 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Convention Center Arena, 260 S. Church Ave.; $11-$77; www.ticketmaster.com.

 

Saturday, June 22

• Help raise funds at the Oro Valley Dolphins Youth Football Cheer Annual Golf Tournament. Details: 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Vistoso Golf Course, 955 W. Vistoso Highlands Drive; $90; 907-6823 or www.orovalleydolphinsyouthfootballcheer.org.

• Help raise funds while you eat, drink and dance the night away to the soulful tunes of Zo and Sy Smith at the Tucson Urban League’s 42nd Annual Gala. Details: 6:30 p.m.; Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa, Grand Ballroom, 3800 E. Sunrise Drive; $100, $175/couple; 791-9522 ext 2237.

 

 

CLASSES & 

PROGRAMS

 

Thursday, June 20

• Discuss Great Literature of All Times led by Dr. Bill Fry with this month’s selection Louise Erdrich - Love Medicine. Details: 10 a.m.-noon; Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; free; 594-5580.

• Beat the heat and enjoy an evening of visuals and vocals at Twilight Third Thursdays featuring art by Jenny Day and music by Tesoro. Details: 5-8 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $9, $5 children, $5 members, $3 member children; 326-9686.

 

Saturday, June 22

• Celebrate P.A.U.S.E. (pollinators/art/Urban Agricultural/Society/and the Environment) and National Pollinator Week featuring screenings of “Wings of Life,” an unprecedented look at butterflies, hummingbirds, bees, bats and flowers and how these species are vital to a functioning ecosystem. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; included with $8 adults park admission; 742-6455.

• Learn about the Navajo Code Talkers who altered the course of the second world war through their ability to communicate with allies across the Pacific Ocean in a code that could not be broken by the Japanese. Details: noon and 2 p.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

• Have fun learning the Afro-Brazilian martial/dance art form capoeira movements and music at the Capoeira Mandinga Show for kids, teens, and adults. Details: 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; free but required tickets will be handed out a half-hour prior to the show; 594-5580.

 

Sunday, June 23

• Learn how to build and run your own contained ecosystem combining aquaculture (raising fish) and hydroponics (growing plants in water) at the Aquaponics Workshops I and II Building and Classroom Sessions. Details: 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $40/session, $30 members or $65/both sessions, $55 members; 326-9686.

 

Wednesday, June 26

• Enjoy Planet Lullaby-Acoustic Folk Music by Father/Daughter Duo by Monte Killingsworth and Maya Cross-Killingsworth with folk songs telling vivid stories about lost love, war, travel, home, and more from centuries-old ballads to the folk revival of the 1960s. Details: noon and 2 p.m.; National Parks Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive; free but reservations required; 622-6014.

CHILDREN

 

Thursday, June 20

• Come to the Teen Advisory Board meeting to help make the library a better place for teens while  you enjoy snacks and do a leadership activity. Details: 6-7 p.m.; Wheeler Taft Abbett Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive; free; 594-5200.

 

Friday, June 21

• Discover the dynamics of flight and learn how and why scale rockets fly while taking part in a NASA style launching of model rockets at Hands On Science - Rocket Demo. Details: 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Geasa-Marana Public Library, 13370 N. Lon Adams Road; free; 594-5259.

• Learn interesting Ninja science facts, execute an obstacle course, fold a paper shuriken and get a ninja name at the Friday Fun Club: Ninja Science. Details: 2 p.m.; Wheeler Taft Abbett Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive; free but required tickets will be available one hour before the program; 594-5200.

 

Wednesday, June 26

• Hear a story and make a collage at the Children’s Museum Tucson program Exploring Collage. Details: 2-3 p.m.; Wheeler Taft Abbett Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive; free; 594-5200.

 

VISUAL ARTS

 

Through Wednesday, 

September 11

• View the Collection Spotlight: Space Form by award-winning artist Anthony Melendy offering new perspectives on traditional materials. Details: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte; included with $8 park admission fee; 742-6455.

HEALTH

 

Thursday, June 20

• Learn how joint replacement surgery can help you Find Freedom from Hip and Knee Pain at the Moving Patients Forward seminar with orthopedic surgeon Rex Cooley, D.O. Details:  3:30-4:30 p.m.; Northwest Medical Center Event Center, 6060 N. Fountain Plaza Drive, Suite 103; free; 866-694-9355.

 

Friday, June 21

• Learn about the benefits of resurfacing for knee pain associated with osteoarthritis from Kevin W. Bowers, M.D. at his presentation Totally Knees: Robotic Knee Resurfacing. Details: 1 p.m.; Oro Valley Hospital Classrooms, 1551 E. Tangerine Road; free; 866-694-9355.

 

Monday, June 24 

• Learn about uterine fibroid basics, causes and symptoms, and the latest advancements in treatment options from Thomas Waliser, M.D. at “I’ve Got Uterine Fibroids. Now What?” Healthy Woman Seminar. Details: 6-7 p.m.; Northwest Medical Center, Event Center, 6060 N. Fountain Plaza Drive, Suite 130; free; 866-694-9355.

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