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    To get you through your weekend

    Wednesday

    Experience one of Shakespeare’s greatest comedies live on stage. Presented by the Arizona Repertory Theatre, “”As You Like It”” takes subtle, sideways jabs at love like only the great British bard could. Visit arizona.tix.com for ticketing and information.

    Remember when game shows were the only form of reality TV? Experience it for yourself at Quiz Cocina, the live 1970s-themed game show. With a bubbly host and live game show music, you and a partner will feel ready to face off with another team. The fun begins at 7:30 p.m. at La Cocina, 201 N. Court Ave.

    Thursday

    Need some tips on bringing out your sultry side? Check out Tango Allure, a night of live music and dancing featuring QTango, the largest traditional Argentine tango orchestra in North America, 13 international tango celebrities and eight professional Argentine tango performers. The show starts at 7 p.m. at the Berger Performing Arts Center. Visit tangoallure.com for tickets.

    Mmmmmm … cupcakes. Mini’s Cupcakes, celebrating its one-year anniversary, and Ambrosia Cakes have joined forces and are hosting a grand-opening celebration at its Casas Adobes location, 7051 N. Oracle Road. Come at 10 a.m. for the festivities and special sales and sink your teeth into some sugary goodness.

    Friday

    It’s not too late to show your support for the victims of the Jan. 8 shooting and their families. Head on over to The Rock at 6:30 p.m. for a benefit show featuring Unwritten Law. Tickets are $10, and all proceeds will benefit the Christina Taylor Green Memorial Fund.

    Start your weekend off right and catch the opening night of Pima Community College’s presentation of Cole Porter’s musical comedy “”Anything Goes.”” The zaniness begins at 7:30 p.m. at the PCC West Campus’ Center for the Arts Proscenium Theatre, 2202 W. Anklam Road.

    Saturday

    See the Arizona Theatre Company’s presentation of “”Lost in Yonkers.”” The Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winning play will leave you both laughing in your seat and fighting back a tear or two. Held at the Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave., the show runs through March 19. Go to arizonatheatre.org for times and ticketing information.

    Dude! It’s time to see some metal fly and gears crunch. The monster truck show is back in town at the Tucson Convention Center. This year, Monster Jam will feature six world-renowned trucks battling it out to be the Big Kahuna. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Oh, and don’t forget to bring your testosterone … you’re going to need it.  

    Sunday

    Celebrate a legend with a legend-in-the-making. T.S. Monk will take the Centennial Hall stage at 7 p.m. to perform a ten-piece jazz configuration by his father, Thelonius Sphere Monk. For tickets visit www.uapresents.org.

    Tucson is one of the only places that would host a Psychic Fair. From 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Windmill Suites on 4250 N. Campbell Ave., you can take in your share of a variety of readings and healings.

    They’re coming, they’re coming! Flock to The Loft Cinema for a special screening of The Birds, featuring star Tippi Hedron in the crow-ravaged flesh. Admission is $10. $8 for Loft members. Call 795-0844 for tickets and info.

    Monday

    Sing away those Monday blues at The Boondocks Lounge. Offering karaoke by YNot Entertainment, you can ring in the week with a little boisterous fun and get ready to sing along with tomorrow’s episode of Glee (don’t worry, we won’t tell). The tunes start at 9 p.m. at 3306 N. First Ave.

    It’s Spring Training — for a cause. The Arizona Diamondbacks and the Chicago White Sox will be playing a charity baseball game to benefit the Christina Taylor Memorial Fund. Held at the Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium, the game begins at 1:05 p.m. sharp. For more information visit kinosportscomplex.com/charitygame2011.html.

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