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  • “”The Woman in Black”” – When a lawyer visits the London estate of a deceased client to settle his affairs, a horrifying ghost story ensues. Suspense builds through this theatrical play that is not to be missed. 7:30 p.m. $14 to $18. Beowulf Alley Theatre, 11 S. Sixth Ave.


  • First Friday Shorts – “”Red Meat”” cartoonist Max Cannon tries to make funny jokes while he hosts this monthly short film contest. Previous entries have included the chronicle of a fat man with a drug problem dressed in a bear suit and a film that shows a mouse sitting on a cat sitting on a dog walking down 4th Avenue. Even if it does distract you from the bars, it’ll at least be interesting. 9 p.m. $5. The Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway Blvd.
  • Ralphie May – This “”Last Comic Standing”” runner-up began gaining weight after a car accident at age 16, where he broke 42 bones in his body. He topped off at 800 pounds, got gastric bypass, embarrassed himself by appearing on “”Celebrity Fit Club”” and then did a comedy routine called “”Ralphie May: Girth of a Nation.”” Why wouldn’t you want to see this guy? 8 p.m. $21 to $26. The Rialto Theatre, 318 E. Congress St.
  • The Spurloafers – This local band plays bluesy rockabilly hits that showcase the plethora of talent that Tucson is hiding underneath the shadows of its cacti. 7:30 p.m. $5. F.O.P. Lodge, 3445 N. Dodge Blvd.

  • Saturday

  • Madama Butterfly – Transport yourself to Nagasaki in the 19th century where a Japanese girl marries an American naval officer. A heartbreaking opera sung in Italian with English subtitles. 7:30 p.m. $34 to $111. Tucson Convention Center Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.


  • Live Theater Workshop – All Together Theatre performs John Marbry’s “”The Princess and the Pea.”” While this may sound like a children’s fable, adults can laugh along with age-appropriate jokes similar to the sexual undertones of every Disney movie made in the 1980’s. 1 p.m. $5 to $8. Live Theater Workshop, 5317 E. Speedway Blvd.
  • Polysics – Trend-setting Japanese electro-rockers have come all the way from Tokyo to spread the hipster love. If you like Devo and Ladytron, then show your support by dancing with Polysics! 9 p.m. $10. Solar Culture, 31 E. Toole Ave.
  • Pima County Parks Antique Fair – Another word for antique is “”vintage,”” and vintage is all the rage. Visit this antique fair where you can find everything from furniture, clocks, books, jewelry and toys. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. Lew Sorenson Center, 11100 E. Tanque Verde Road.


  • Panel Discussion: Islam, Christianity, Judaism – This panel comprised of Professor Scott Lucas from the UA department of Near Eastern Studies, Jason Caywood from St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church and Rabbi Tom Locheim from congregation Or Chadash will discuss how followers of the world’s three major monotheistic religions might live together in a community. 7 to 9 p.m. Free. Modern Languages building, Room 350


  • Open-Life Sketch Drawing Studio – ðð This free class coordinated by Mia Tschampel, an alumna of the UA School of Art, is open to anyone interested in figure-drawing. Plus, there might be nudes! 7 to 9 p.m. Free. Art building, Room 140
  • Illadapted – The hip-hop duo that claims they are the “”hip-hop Blues Brothers”” will perform. Just imagine the sunglasses! With Bicasso of Living Legends and One Block Radius. 8 p.m. $10. Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St. (21+)


  • Revelations and Excavations – Abstract oil and mixed-media pieces by Elizabeth Quinn-Worrall portray the artist’s healing and fulfilling journey through femininity. Afterwards, you can burn your bra and go to Yoshimatsu. Just kidding. Nobody likes sushi. Gallery hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Student Union Memorial Center, Union Gallery.
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