The UA Museum of Art continues its latest offering "Mark Rothko: The Spirit of Myth," a loan exhibition from the National Gallery of Art through Feb. 26. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and noon-4 p.m. on Sundays. The exhibition includes a series of paintings by Rothko exploring the themes of Greco-Roman myths. For more information, call the UA Museum of Art at 621-7567.

The Arizona Repertory Theater continues its presentation of "Mad Forest," a drama about a society in turmoil under a totalitarian regime. The play will continue with daily performances at the Marroney Theater through Feb. 12. For ticket information and showtimes call the Fine Arts Box Office at 621-1152.


New Movie Releases:

"Boys on the Side."

Whoopi Goldberg, Mary-Louise Parker and Drew Barrymore star in this drama about the friendship three women form on a cross-country trip. Rated R.

"The Jerky Boys: The Movie."

Johnny Brennan and Kamal, the guys who have made a cult following with their audio tapes of prank phone calls, star in their first motion picture. Rated R.

MTV will be holding auditions for four different Spring Break shows to be filmed at Lake Havasu. Try-outs are from 11 a.m.-noon on the UA Mall. The four shows include: MTV's Talent Show, MTV's Day in the life of a Spring-Breaker, MTV's fun with Physics and MTV's Beauty and the Beach. For more information call (212) 258-7770.

The Screening Room, 127 E. Congress St., concludes their film noir series with Fritz Lang's "The Big Heat" and "Clash by Night," starring Marilyn Monroe. "The Big Heat" shows Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., and Sunday at 3 and 7:30 p.m. "Clash by Night" screens Friday and Saturday at 9:45 p.m., and Sunday at 5 p.m. In addition, there will be two Media Arts Playhouse presentations of the original "Little Rascals" on Saturday at 2 and 4 p.m. For more information, call the Screening Room at 622-2262.

Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St., will be featuring Peligro, Fuzz, Fierce Bad Rabbit and Mac from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. On Sunday evening, Club Congress is presenting the Royal Crown Review, also from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. For more information, call Club Congress at 622-8848.

The People who do THAT comedy group invites everyone to attend "Feed Your Twisted Side" at the a.k.a. Theatre, 125 E. Congress St., with an all-new hour of violent and angst-ridden sketch comedy. There will be additional performances on Feb. 4, 10, and 11. All shows start at 11 p.m. For ticket information, call 623-7852.


The Tucson Symphony Orchestra Women's Association Valentine's Day Rummage Sale offers insane bargains at 2nd Fiddle and Symphony Courtyard (Stone Avenue and 15th Street) from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. In addition to the wide variety of rummage items, lots of homebaked goods will be available for purchase. Parking is free. For more information call 296-3691.

The Texaco-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network will broadcast Mascagni's "Cavalleria Rusticana" and "Pagliacci" starting at 11:30 a.m. on KUAT 90.5 FM. Maria Guleghina will sing the role of Santuzza in "Cavalleria" and Daniela Dessi will make her Met broadcast debut as Nedda in "Pagliacci."

The Central Arts Collective Gallery, 188 E. Broadway, presents "Four Artists: Three Disciplines" until Feb. 25 with an opening reception from 7-9 p.m. The show will feature the work of photographer Jill Kelly, printmakers Gloria Isak-Morton and Jack Remington, and sculptor Joan DeMott Sullivan. For more information call the Central Arts Collective Gallery at 623-5883.


The Ironwood Gallery at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, 2021 N. Kinney Road, continues its presentation of "Desert Legends: Re-Storying the Sonoran Borderlands," a black-and-white photo exhibition seeking to define fragments of desert life and landscape. The Ironwood Gallery is open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and admission to the gallery is free with paid park admission. For more information, call the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum at 883-2702.


The Invisible Theatre presents the world premiere solo performance/theater and dance work by Anne Bunker at the Temple of Music and Art Cabaret from 6:30-8 p.m.In addition, a workshop will be held, the first of a two-part workshop on exploring the creative potential of memories and experiences. The second part will be held tomorrow from 6:30-8 p.m. also in the Temple of Music and Art Cabaret, 330 S. Scott Ave. Reservations are highly suggested and may be made by calling 882-9721.


The acclaimed Mighty Clouds of Joy vocal quartet will be performing traditional and R&B gospel music at 8 p.m. in Centennial Hall. Mighty Clouds of Joy have released more than 25 albums and have performed 200 concerts around the world. The group has won six Grammy Awards, with even more nominations. For ticket information call the Centennial Hall Box Office at 621-3341.


The Gaslight Theatre announces auditions for its spring production "Under Two Flags" at 3 p.m. in the Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway. Please bring 16 bars of prepared music, pre-recorded tapes or self-accompanied songs. Scripts will be on hand and readings will be expected. For more information call 886-9428.

Get "Cabin Fever" with a performance art and lecture by Ellen Fisher at 7:30 p.m. in the Joseph Gross Gallery in the art building. Fisher is well known in both performance art and dance communities throughout the United States and Europe. "Cabin Fever" draws on her experience of spending eight hours each day alone in a cabin, and uses light and shadows in combination with objects and her body. For more information call the art department at 621-1251.

"Movie Queens" by Claudia Allen, begins at 8 p.m. at the Historic 'Y' Theater, 738 N. 5th Ave., Suite 131. "Movie Queens" is the story of two feuding legendary actresses reunited for a Broadway play, only to find that their personal history is the real stuff of great drama. Performances will continue to show at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, until Feb. 25. Tickets can be purchased at the door, or by calling One In Ten Repertory Theatre at 770-9279.

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Darci Wambsgans is also following up a 9.800 performance on the vault against Utah.

But Gault feels that the reemergence of senior co-captain Nicole Garrett could solidify their lineup.

"We need our big hitters in Karen, Tenli and Becky to keep doing the job," Gault said. "Also, we need Nicole to bounce back from her injuries and perform like she is capable of."

Other key performers for the Wildcats include senior co-captain Jenna Karadbil, junior Jessica Marshall, sophomore Cami Banholzer, and freshmen Michaela Grigg and Nancy Milberger.

And participating in such a prestigious tournament could help the Wildcats continue to move up the ranks of the gymnastics circuit.

"The Classic will give us a chance to gain some respect and represent our conference," Gault said. "It will also give us some time in the national spotlight which could benefit us in recruiting. And while all of this other stuff is nice, we can't forget our No. 1 objective to win the meet."

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