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    If you’re in town this Thanksgiving weekend …

    Thursday Nov. 25

    Cirque Du Soleil presents: “”Alegria””

    Celebrate your Thanksgiving Thursday with something out of the ordinary. Montreal’s Cirque Du Soleil is bringing their newest show, “”Alegria,”” to the Tucson Convention Center. Acclaimed for beautiful shows filled with fantastic universes and agile performers, Cirque Du Soleil hits the mark again with “”Alegria.”” The show takes its title from the Spanish word for jubilation, and the performance is an energetic exploration of the passing of time and the celebration of youth.

    Tucson Convention Center

    260 S. Church Ave.

    7:30 p.m.

    $35 and up

    Friday Nov. 26

    Live Theatre Workshop presents: “”The Santaland Diaries and Season’s Greetings””

    If you’re stuck in Tucson this Thanksgiving weekend and just can’t seem to get into the holiday spirit, don’t fight it. In fact, be a Scrooge and let your crotchety side get some satisfaction by attending the Live Theatre Workshop’s presentation of “”The Santaland Diaries and Season’s Greetings.”” These performances were adapted for the stage by Joe Montello, and taken from essays by critically acclaimed professional cynic, David Sedaris. The stories recount Sedaris’ ho-ho-horrible experiences working at Macy’s as an elf during the impossibly busy Christmas season.

    Live Theatre Workshop

    5317 E. Speedway Blvd.

    Curtain at 7:30 p.m.

    $15 and up

    Saturday Nov. 27

    Powhaus Presents:

    “”Solid Gold!””

    Get your groove on this Saturday as Powhaus Productions brings another explosive dance party to the Rialto. This time the theme is solid gold, a tribute to Studio 54 and all things disco. Gold lamé galore and glitter will meet with big hair and flared jeans. If you’re feeling brave, bring your roller skates, but no matter what, bring your Saturday night fever.

    Rialto Theatre

    318 E. Congress St.

    9 p.m., $3

    Sunday Nov. 28

    UA Steel Band presents: “”Groove Night”” concert

    The University of Arizona Steel Band program will present their annual fall concert this Sunday. The Steel Band program is made up of Blue Steel, directed by Eric Hines, and UA Steel, directed by Stephen Tipping. Blue Steel will be performing Mighty Sparrow, Ray Holman, and Len “”Boogsie”” Sharpe. UA Steel will be performing original compositions by its members along with some popular favorites.

    Crowder Hall at the Music building

    1017 Olive Rd.

    7:30 p.m.

    $7 and up


    Broadway in Tucson presents: Disney’s “”Beauty and the Beast””

    Don’t miss your last chance to see Disney’s classic “”Beauty and the Beast”” onstage. Broadway in Tucson brings “”Beauty and the Beast”” to life with lavish, spellbinding renditions of the beloved score, providing a little something extra for the favorite “”Be Our Guest.”” You can catch either a matinee or an evening show this Sunday, but either way, don’t miss this beautiful fairytale brought to Tucson.

    Tucson Music Hall

    260 S. Church Ave.

    1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

    $13.50 and up

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