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    Today

    • “”Letters from Iwo Jima”” – This movie tells the story of the battle at Iwo Jima, which occurred 61 years ago. Through letters written by Japanese soldiers the history comes alive, and both sides of the story come to light. 7 p.m. $3. Gallagher Theater

    Tomorrow

    • S.I.C.K. Fest 15 – If you have been slacking off all semester in regard to seeing the UA’s most prestigious comedy groups, this is your chance to see them and more! UA’s Comedy Corner, The Charles Darwin Experience, Street-Prov Theatre Collective, Farce Side Comedy and Jest Serendipity will be performing skits and improv comedy that will have you laughing so hard you’ll forget your best friend has cancer! 7-9:30 p.m. Free. Social Sciences building, Room 100

    Saturday

    • Spring Collection Student Spotlight Concert – Ever wonder what sort of dances you’d be doing if you’d stayed with your dance major? Now you can see the performances of 150 undergraduate and graduate dance students to see what you’re missing, and what your body would look like if you didn’t eat so many burritos. 1:30 p.m. $10 to $17. Stevie Eller Dance Theatre
    • UApresents: Cirque Dreams “”Jungle Fantasy”” – It seems like every month there’s a new “”cirque”” show, and assuming that’s correct, here’s another one. This cirque show is themed around a “”Jungle Fantasy”” and features vine-swinging men with bulging muscles, puppeteering and outstanding costumes. 8 p.m. $10 to $58. Centennial Hall
    • The Matches and Lydia – The Matches are a band from Oakland, Calif., formerly known as The Locals. They’re on tour promoting their 2006 album Decomposer. The Matches put on an energetic show, and Lydia is a Gilbert, Ariz. band that fantastically plays indie music.7 p.m. $10. The Rock, 136 N. Park Ave.
    • Buffy the Vampire Slayer Sing-A-Long – Dress up as your favorite Sunnydale resident and get ready to sing your lungs out while slaying some evil-doers. Back by popular demand, this sing-a-long is an experience that you won’t forget until you get Alzheimer’s. 9 p.m. $5. The Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway Blvd.

    Sunday

    • UA Steel Band Concert – In honor of the UA Steel Band’s 20th anniversary, a collection of songs will be performed ranging from selections played at the first Steel Band show in 1987 to the Steel Band’s latest hits. 3 p.m. $5 for students with ID, $9 general. Crowder Hall

    Monday

    • “”Everybody’s Gotta Learn Sometime”” – The facts as to what really happened on September 11 are put under scrutiny in the documentary “”Everybody’s Gotta Learn Sometime,”” in which heavily censored facts are examined along with President Bush’s behavior on that fateful day. 7 p.m. Free. Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Room S202

    Tuedsay

    • An Evening of Opera Scenes – Usually going to see the opera is expensive, but this time it’s free! The UA Opera Theater presents scenes from different operas, including Sullivan’s “”Pirates of Penzance”” and Mozart’s “”Don Giovanni.”” Even Julia Roberts in “”Pretty Woman”” went to the opera; that means if you ever hope to raise your status in life you’ll have to experience the opera at some point. 7:30 p.m. Free. Crowder Hall

    Wednesday

    • Shiny Toy Guns – Don’t cry out because Shiny Toy Guns are gracing Tucson with their shiny and fun beats. With one of the hottest female vocalists in rock today, Carah Faye Charnow and the rest of those toy guns will perform their electro-rock songs for your listening pleasure. With OZMA and Adam Dunstan. 8:30 p.m. $10. Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St.

    – compiled by Alexandria Kassman

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