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    Calendar: Tucson and Campus

    Today

    • Tucson Symphony Orchestra – The oldest orchestra in the Southwest performs Beethoven and Mahler on Tucson Music Hall’s stage. Featuring conductor George Hanson, a man who can slap an entire room in the face just by looking at it. 8 p.m. $18 to $47. Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.
  • The Heartless Bastards – Did you know the average heart beats 2.5 billion times in its lifetime? I bet this female-fronted indie group didn’t. As if not having a daddy was bad enough. 9:30 p.m. $5. Plush, 340 E. Sixth St.
  • Tomorrow

  • Lute Olson Book Signing – UA basketball coach and highest paid employee in the state of Arizona (no, seriously) signs copies of his book: “”Lute!: The Seasons of My Life.”” 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Free. UofA Bookstore, 1209 E. University Blvd.

  • Homoneurotic – I’ve seen overweight comedy troupes, bald comedy troupes and even handicapped comedy troupes, but I’ve yet to see a gay comedy troupe. 7 p.m. $10. Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St. (21+)
  • “”?”” – A 1998 Darren Aronofsky movie about math and why we all should hate it. 10 p.m. $5. The Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway Blvd.

    Saturday

  • The Official Arizona Zombie Ball – The popular international event known as the “”Zombie Walk”” comes to Tucson and invites you to walk around the city as a zombie sucking the brains out of passersby (no joke). The event closes at Congress for the evening with live music and drinks. 10 p.m. $10. Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St. (21+)
  • Dia de los Muertos show and sale – The day of the dead is a Spanish holiday created by the Aztecs to celebrate the memory of dead ancestors. Now it’s just a venue for selling crafts. I love commercialization. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Tohono Chul Park, Wilson Room, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte
  • Sunday

  • Troy’s Bucket, Catch 22, Kool Shades, Bonegun and Auralust – A bunch of local indie favorites. Troy’s Bucket’s album is called “”Happiness is Submission to God.”” I’ve always thought the Bible would have been improved by a few radioactive monsters. . 7 p.m. $12. Skrappy’s, 201 E. Broadway Blvd.
  • The Decemberists – The 1825 Russian uprising is reborn! Oh wait, no, it’s only a rock concert. 8 p.m. $18 advance; $20 day of. Rialto Theatre, 318 E. Congress St.
  • Scientology Sunday Service – (Removed for fear of libel suit.) 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free. Church of Scientology Mission of Tucson, 240 E. Limberlost Drive
  • Monday

  • Kinky – Are you ready to rock… en espaÇñoñl!? I sure would, if only I knew whatever the hell that meant. 6:30 p.m. $15 advance; $17 day of. Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St.
  • “”Loose Change, 2nd Edition”” – Young conspiracy theorists explain why the government attacked its own country on Sept. 11, 2001, with “”factual evidence”” or something like it in this documentary. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free. Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering building, Auditorium
  • Tuesday

  • Gay square dance: new dancer nights – Exactly what part of square dancing was ever not gay? At least they’re being honest. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free introductory lesson. Cornerstone Fellowship Social Hall, 2902 N. Geronimo Ave.
  • Reckless Kelly – Texas country-rock band sings about love, bitterness and drugs. If you don’t show up for the music, try and stop by afterwards for the intervention. 9:45 p.m. $7. Plush, 340 E. Sixth St. (21+)
  • Wednesday

  • Versus the Mirror – Local scenester band laments about angst-ridden prepubescent drama. High school groupies looking to get a one-on-one session with the band, please remain after the show. 7 p.m. $10. Skrappy’s, 201 E. Broadway Blvd.
  • UA Jazz Ensemble – Just when you thought your Wednesday was looking dim, the UA Jazz Ensemble decided to hold a blast featuring none other than mostly unknown flugelhornist Dmitri Matheny. This is a definite must-see! 7:30 p.m. $9; discounts available. Crowder Hall
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