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    Today: Abstract Women. This is an exhibition of oil and acrylic works by female artists. Continues through August 7. 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Crave Espresso Bar, 4530 E. Broadway Blvd. Free

    Al Perry. Known for his stark, searing brand of countrified “”cowpunk,”” Tucson native Perry is a genuine local legend. 9:30 p.m. Plush, 340 E. Sixth St. No cover

    Tomorrow: Tootsie. In honor of the late director Sydney Pollack, The Loft at Cinema La Placita is screening his 1982 classic, starring a cross-dressing Dustin Hoffman. 7:30 p.m. 110 S. Church Ave. Free, with donations optional

    Von Iva. This red-hot “”dance-punk”” girl band has been compared to everyone from Franz Ferdinand to the Beatles to P.J. Harvey. 11:30 p.m., with opening acts The Monitors and Astra Heights at 9:30 and 10:30. Plush. $5

    Friday: Summer Movie Fun. A different family movie at 9:45 a.m. will be screened Monday through Friday. Don’t wait; after all, this is your last chance to see “”Alvin and the Chipmunks”” on the big screen! Harkins Tucson Spectrum, 5455 S. Calle Santa Cruz. $5 for 10 movies, $2 for individual tickets

    Saturday: The Young Filmmakers’ Film and Video Festival. What were you doing when you were in grade school? Probably not making short films, like the local kids whose masterworks will be showing on the big screen today. (If you were, we apologize for the slight.) 10 a.m. The Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. Free

    Whole Lotta Zep. If you’re sick of hearing Led Zeppelin on the radio, why not go see a local band that sounds just like them? Don’t answer that. (And please, whatever you do, don’t yell for “”Freebird.””) 11 p.m. Plush. $6

    Sunday: “”The Hidden Fortress.”” Akira Kurosawa’s 1958 adventure classic, famous for its influence on George Lucas’s “”Star Wars.”” Don’t worry, it’s still a good film. 1 p.m., with another showing Monday at 7 p.m. The Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. Free

    Monday: Lee Friedlander: American Moments. An exhibition of legendary photographer Friedlander’s moving study of the American “”social landscape.”” Continues through August 3. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Center for Creative Photography. Free

    Tuesday: Vanessa Carlton. You know, she did that song with the piano, the one you used to hate. No, the other one. (OK, it was “”A Thousand Miles.””) With Alexa Wilkinson and Joshua Radin. All ages. 8 p.m. Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St. $20

    Kill Hannah. Go rock out to the Chicago-based band behind such classics as “”Kennedy”” and “”Welcome to Chicago, Motherf—er.”” 6 p.m. The Rock, 136 N. Park Ave. $65

    – compiled by Justyn Dillingham

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