American Drug War 2: Cannabis Destiny, presented by the Arizona Cannabis Nurses Association
screens at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 24; $12. Arizona native Matthew Bucholz, whose "alternate histories" art puts dinosaurs in Elizabethan villages, and wraps sea monsters around New Amsterdam bridges, curates a collection of offbeat science fiction film clips to debut, with his new book, as part of the UA's Science of Fiction Series, at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 24; $5.75 to $9.25. Visit loftcinema.org
for reservations and more information.