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Posted: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 4:00 am

MOVIES

Century Theaters

12155 N. Oracle Road, 742-6512

Haywire (R)

Red Tails (PG-13)

Underworld Awakening (R)

Underworld Awakening 3D (R)

Beauty and the Beast (G)

Beauty and the Beast 3D (G)

Contraband (R)

Joyful Noise (PG-13)

The Iron Lady (PG-13)

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (PG-13)

War Horse (PG-13)

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (R)

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (PG-13)

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (R)

The Artist (PG-13)

Foothills

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

Underworld Awakening IMAX (R)

Haywire (R)

Red Tails (PG-13)

Underworld Awakening 3D (R)

Beauty and the Beast (G)

Beauty and the Beast 3D (G)

Contraband (R)

Joyful Noise (PG-13)

The Devil Inside (R)

The Iron Lady (PG-13)

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (PG-13)

War Horse (PG-13)

We Bought a Zoo (PG)

The Adventures of Tintin (PG)

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (R)

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (PG-13)

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (G)

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

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (R)

Oracle View

4690 N. Oracle Road, 292-2430

Happy Feet Two (PG)

Immortals (R)

Tower Heist (PG-13)

In Time (PG-13)

Puss in Boots (PG)

The Ides of March (R)

Real Steel (PG-13)

Courageous (PG-13)

Dolphin Tale (PG)

Moneyball (PG-13)

Drive (R)

Tower Theatres

8031 N. Business Park Drive, 579-0500

Haywire (R)

Red Tails (PG-13)

Underworld Awakening (R)

Underworld Awakening 3D (R)

Beauty and the Beast 3D (G)

Beauty and the Beast (G)

Contraband (R)

Joyful Noise (PG-13)

The Darkest Hour (PG)

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (PG-13)

War Horse (PG-13)

We Bought a Zoo (PG)

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (R)

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (PG-13)

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (G)

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


THEATER

Friday, Jan. 27

• Enjoy Forever Tango, Luis Bravo's Tony-nominated hit dance spectacular featuring an all-Argentinean cast and orchestra with members of the Argentinean National Symphony. Details: 8 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $27-$59; 621-3341.

Friday to Sunday, Jan. 27-Feb. 19

• Enjoy 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.

Sunday, Jan. 29

• Bring the whole family for the Imago Theatre production of ZooZoo featuring a madcap revue of illusion, creative costumes and comedy. Details: 4 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $13-$24; 621-3341. The UApresents free Children's Festival precedes the show at 1 p.m. on the Centennial Hall patio.

• Laugh out loud with comedienne Rita Rudner. Details: 7 p.m.; Diamond Center, Desert Diamond Casino, I-19 & Pima Mine Rd.; $20-$45; 800-745-3000.

Wednesday, Feb. 1

• Laugh out loud as radio humorist Garrison Keillor shares hilarious anecdotes about growing up in the American Midwest, the people of Lake Wobegon, and "late-life fatherhood." Details: 7:30 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $27-$69; 621-3341.

Saturday, Feb. 4

• Enjoy the Chinese New Year Show featuring Chang Di & Choo Mimi. Details: 7 p.m.; Diamond Center, Desert Diamond Casino, I-19 & Pima Mine Rd.; $20-$35; 800-745-3000.

• Enjoy a spectacular show of lights, music and dance inspired by the cultural richness of the land and people at the National Dance Company of Colombia. Details: 8 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $20-$42; 621-3341.

Through Saturday, Feb. 4

• Don't miss Alfred Hitchcock's masterpiece spy novel The 39 Steps presented by the Arizona Theatre Company. Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 & 7 p.m. Sunday; Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave; $31 and up, $10 students; 622-2823.

Saturday to Sunday, Feb. 4-5

• Enjoy a performance of the Arizona Opera Company's Madama Butterfly. Details: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $25-$130; www.ticketmaster.com or 293-4336.

Wednesday, Feb. 8

• Volunteer a variety of suggestions at the improvisational comedy show LaughingStock Comedy Company and watch your ideas mushroom into comedy mayhem. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $22, $19 in advance; 818-1000.


MUSIC

Saturday, Jan. 28

• Go back in time to the 50's and 60's at the Desert Doo Wop Series Old But Goodies Revue Tributes. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 Clubhouse Dr.; $22, $20 in advance; 818-1000.

• Enjoy a performance of Europa Galante featuring conductor and violinist Fabio Biondi and mezzo-soprano Vivica Genaux. Details: 8 p.m.; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $27-$59; 621-3341.

Saturday to Sunday, Jan. 28-29

• Don't miss the TSO Pops! Series featuring Wicked Divas in a concert of show stoppers with guest vocalists Alli Mauzey and Julia Murney. Details: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $25-$62; 882-8585.

Friday, Feb. 3

• Listen to the mountain dulcimer of Stephen Seifert at the Tucson Symphony Orchestra MasterWorks Series American Portraits. Details: 8 p.m.; St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 7575 N. Paseo del Norte; $45-$55; 797-3959.

Saturday, Feb. 4

• Enjoy the stand-up comedy and rock and bluegrass of the Fred Eaglesmith Band with The Fabulous Ginn Sisters presented by Rhythm & Roots. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Plaza Palomino, Swan & Ft. Lowell Rds.; $25, $22 in advance, $10 students; 800-594-8499.

Saturday to Sunday, Feb. 4-5

• Listen to the mountain dulcimer of Stephen Seifert at the Tucson Symphony Orchestra MasterWorks Series American Portraits. Details: 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Catalina Foothills High School, 4200 E. Sunrise Dr.; $40-$50; 882-8585.

Sunday, Feb. 5

• Listen to Elena Urioste and Michael Brown presented by Arizona Friends of Chamber Music Piano and Friends Series. Details: 3 p.m.; Leo Rich Theatre, 260 S. Church Ave.; $25, $10 students; 577-3769.

Saturday, Feb. 11

• Enjoy 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.


SPECIAL EVENTS

Friday, Jan. 27

• Get a sneak preview of the new Shaping Arizona History: The George Stuart Historical Figures of the Movement West exhibit at Vegrandis: The Grandest of Galas. Details: 6:30-10 p.m.; The Mini-Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, 4455 E. Camp Lowell Dr.; $100-$150; 881-0606.

Friday to Saturday, Jan. 27-28

• Browse intricate pottery and Zapotec rugs and watch pottery demonstrations and firings at the Mata Ortiz Pottery Show. Details: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Western National Parks Association, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.; free; 622-6014.

Saturday, Jan. 28

• Help raise funds for the Tucson Chinese Cultural Center at the Lunar New Year Celebration with entertainment, casino games, food and drinks, and a silent auction. Details: 5-11 p.m.; JW Marriott Starr Pass, 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd.; $125; 292-6900.

Saturday to Sunday, Jan. 28-29

• Check out the Mata Ortiz Pottery & Zapotec Rug Show & Sale. Details: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday; Sun City Vistoso/Mountain Vista Recreation Center, 1495 E. Rancho Vistoso Blvd.; free admission; 818-3319.

Friday, Feb. 3

• Help raise funds for the Ironwood Ridge Student Government events at the Adult Prom 2012. Details: 7-10 p.m.; Ironwood Ridge High School in the Cafeteria, 2475 W. Naranja; $20, $30/couples; 407-4277.

Saturday, Feb. 4

• Bring the whole family to the Grand Re-Opening of Oracle State Park for guided bird hikes, Kannally Ranch House tours, speakers, and special activities. Details: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; 3820 Wildlife Dr., Oracle; free (park entrance fee waived for the day); 896-2425.

Tuesday, Feb. 7

• Don't miss Tucson Audubon's Fourth Annual Gala Our Changing World featuring guest speaker Professor John Kricher and emcee Tony Paniagua of Arizona Public Media. Details: 6 p.m.; Loews Ventana Canyon, 7000 N. Resort Dr.; $150; www.tucsonaudubon.org/gala or 209-1802.

Through Monday, April 30

• Step into a tropical greenhouse and take off on an exotic butterfly adventure that spans eleven countries with some of the most beautiful and sometimes rare butterflies of the world as Butterfly Magic Returns! Details: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $13, $7.50 under 14; 326-9686.


CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Thursdays, Jan. 26

• Learn how to identify and classify Arizona's Ducks and Geese with Jeff Babson of Sky Island Tours. Details: 6-8 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $20, $15 members; 326-9686.

Friday, Jan. 27

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

Saturday, Jan. 28

• Attend the Tucson Interfaith HIV/AIDS Network (TIHAN) Volunteer Orientation to learn how you can help support those living with HIV and their loved ones. Details: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Grace St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 2331 E. Adams St.; 299-6647.

• Acquire skills for connecting, communicating and handling conflict with others at the class Skillset for Civil Discourse for seniors presented by Oasis. Details: 10 a.m.-noon; Fairwinds Desert Point, 10701 N. La Reserve Dr.; $10; 322-5627 or www.oasisnet.org.

• Get the dos and don'ts of picking a location for your garden, soil preparation, timing of planting and the maintenance process at the Tucson Organic Gardeners class Gardening in Tucson. Details: 10-11:30 a.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $20, $15 members; 326-9686.

Wednesday, Feb. 1

• Learn about portrait painting from the Renaissance to the present at Portraits through the Ages presented by Francis Chen at the University of Arizona Museum of Art Lecture Series. Details: 2-3 p.m.; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.; free; 229-5300.

Thursday, Feb. 2

• Take a field trip led by Sky Island Tours' Jeff Babson to go Birding the Sulphur Springs Valley and see sandhill cranes, raptors, waterfowl, sparrows and other birds feeding in the fields and wetlands. Details: 7 a.m.-5 p.m.; meet at Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $70, $60 members; 326-9686.

• Take an all-day tour of City Parks/City Birds and visit some of the best local birding spots. Details: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; meet at Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; $120, $99 members (includes transportation and lunch); 742-6455.


OUTDOORS

Thursday, Jan. 26

• Take a moderately difficult Gneiss Hike to learn about the geology of Sabino Canyon. Details: 8:30-11:30 a.m.; meet at Sabino Canyon Visitor Center, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd.; included with $5 parking fee; 749-8700.

• Experience your poetic side on a ranger-guided walk through the magic of metaphors and similes (using your five senses) out on the trail at Poetry in the Park. Details: 1:30-3:30 p.m.; Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail; included with $10/vehicle park entrance fee; 733-5153.

Thursday & Saturday, Jan. 26 & 28

• Learn how species become threatened, endangered or extinct and the consequences of habitat loss or climate change on a two-hour easy walk, Lost and Gone Forever. Details: 9:45 a.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.; free with $10/vehicle park entrance fee; 733-5158.

Friday, Jan. 27

• Take a short, guided nature walk to discover what's flying around out there at the Birding Adventure. Details: 9:45-10:45 a.m.; Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N. Kinney Rd.; included with $10/vehicle park entrance fee; 733-5158.


CHILDREN

Saturday, Feb. 4

• All aboard for a musical time trip to the bottom of the Grand Canyon with the TSO String Quartet's Great Grand Canyon Time Train at Just for Kids. Details: 10 & 11:15 a.m.; Tucson Symphony Center, 2175 N. 6th Ave.; donations appreciated; 882-8585.


VISUAL ARTS

Through Saturday, Jan. 28

• View the exhibit Bugs & Blooms of nature illustrations by Arizona native and avid cyclist Tracy Ledbetter. Details: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $8, $4 ages 4-12; 326-9686.

Monday to Friday, Jan. 30-March 9

• View the exhibit East/Pacific/West: Confluence featuring the works of Claire Campbell Park, Nancy Tokar Miller and Mary Babcock representing merging influences in response to the natural world around the Hawaiian Islands. Details: 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday; Pima Community College, Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.; free; 206-6986.

Tuesday to Saturday, Jan. 31-April 14

• View the exhibit Shaping Arizona Statehood: The George Stuart Historical Figures of the Movement West featuring one-quarter-life-size historic figures of individuals who were the driving force that shaped history throughout the world. Details: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; The Mini-Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, 4455 E. Camp Lowell Dr.; included with museum admission; 881-0606.

Through Sunday, March 4

• View the Art of the Guitar exhibit which explores the cultural and historical impact of this instrument on the southwest region. Details: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tohono Chul Park Entry Gallery, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte; included with $8 park admission, $6 seniors/active military, $2 under 12; 742-6455.

Through Thursday, March 15

• View a collection of Chris Gall's colorful and comic-book inspired prints that pay tribute to American cocktail culture with wit and nostalgia at the exhibit Please Don't Tell. Details: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; ArtsEye Gallery, 3550 E. Grant Rd.; 325-0260.

Through Sunday, April 15

• View the Way of the Cross annual exhibit of DeGrazia's dramatic interpretation of the traditional Stations of the Cross including the resurrection of Jesus. Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun, 6300 N. Swan; free; 299-9191.

Through Monday, Aug. 20

• View the Hopi Quilts: Unique Yet Universal exhibit of 20 inspiring examples of Hopi quilts from the 1970s to today which demonstrate adaptation and use of an old American tradition. Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; Arizona State Museum, 1013 E. University Blvd.; $5, children free; 621-6281.


HEALTH

Friday, Jan. 27

• Learn how to identify red flags that can indicate autism spectrum disorders in infants and children at Diagnosing Autism Earlier than Ever Before with expert Sally Ozonoff, Ph.D. Details: 4-5:30 p.m.; John and Doris Norton School Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Arizona, McClelland Park, Room 105, 650 N. Park Ave.; free; 626-7952.

 

 

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