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Friday, Oct 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:15 AM Conference: Pilipinx American History Month
2:00 PM Film: Selma
4:00 PM Film: Au Revoir Là-Haut
6:00 PM Rancho Penasquitos Oktoberfest
7:00 PM Film: Burkinabe Rising
7:00 PM Sights & Sounds of Australia
7:00 PM Movie: Coco
7:00 PM Contra Dance
8:00 PM Dance: The Jungle Book
8:00 PM Music: Metalachi
8:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Saturday, Oct 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM Leif Erickson Tournament
10:00 AM Workshop: Piñatas and Nichos
10:00 AM Ikebana Exhibition
1:00 PM Festival Of Lights - 11th Annual Diwali Celebration
1:00 PM Dia de los Muertos Workshop
2:00 PM Salsa on the Beach
2:00 PM Lecture on Ah Quin
2:00 PM 10th Annual Dia de los Muertos Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
4:00 PM Annual Kapolioka'ehukai Pa'ina
5:00 PM Film & Food: Street Food Cinema - Coco
6:30 PM Music & Dance: The Four Seasons of Tango
7:00 PM Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
7:00 PM Afro-Cuban Music & Dance Party
7:00 PM Music: Amanda Miguel y Diego Verdaguer
7:30 PM Music: Paris Chansons
8:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
8:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
8:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
8:00 PM Dance: The Jungle Book
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Sunday, Oct 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 AM Ikebana Exhibition
10:00 AM Martial Arts Day
12:00 PM Asayake Taiko Tryouts
1:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
2:00 PM Lawn Program: House of Austria
2:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
2:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
2:30 PM Dance: The Jungle Book
4:00 PM Sangeetha Kala Mani Geetha Ramanathan Bennett Memorial Concert
4:30 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
7:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
7:30 PM Tabla Solo Concert with Abhiman Kaushal
Monday, Oct 22
6:00 PM World Music Series
Tuesday, Oct 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
Wednesday, Oct 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Little Soldiers: A Story on China’s Education System
6:00 PM Film: Eat Pray Love
6:00 PM Border Films & Food
7:00 PM Book Signing: Arjun Singh Sethi - American Hate
7:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Thursday, Oct 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:30 PM Book Signing: Arjun Sethi - Bearing Witness
7:00 PM Songs of Irish Heroes
7:00 PM Talk: History of Opera
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Friday, Oct 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
7:30 PM Classical Indian Violin-Viola Duet
8:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
8:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
8:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
11:00 PM Music: Maykel Blanco y Su Salsa Mayor
Saturday, Oct 27
10:00 AM FilAmFest: Filipino American Arts & Culture Festival
10:00 AM Orchid Kokedama Workshop
11:00 AM Balboa Park Halloween Family Day
11:00 AM Day of the Dead Festival North Park
12:00 PM Filipino-American History Celebration
12:00 PM Encinitas Dia de los Muertos
1:00 PM Talk: Ancient Indulgences - Salt
2:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
5:00 PM Dia De Los Muertos Skull Art Show
6:00 PM The Bulls of Sant'Agata Charge Little Italy
7:30 PM Japanese Pop Culture Party
8:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
8:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
8:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
8:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Sunday, Oct 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Setting Sun Sake Fall Garden Party
12:00 PM Asayake Taiko Tryouts
1:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
2:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
2:00 PM Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
2:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
4:30 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
6:30 PM Paella Cooking Workshop
7:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Monday, Oct 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
6:00 PM World Music Series
Tuesday, Oct 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Oct 31
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Thursday, Nov 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Calendar

< Sunday, February 25, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego events

Stage

Guadalupe in the Guest Room
Until October 28, 2018

Macbeth
Until October 28, 2018

Mama Mia!
Until February 24, 2019

* Note: newest and shorter run productions can be found in our regular calendar listings.

Exhibitions and Art

Here & There
Until Sunday,December 30

World in Porcelain Exhibit
Until January 19, 2019

Arts Of South And Southeast Asia
Ongoing until January 31, 2019

Walking Tour of Asian Pacific Historic District
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Arts of Iran
Until January 31, 2019

Art of East Asia
Until December 31, 2019

Art Of The 20th Century
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

German Expressionism
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

Barrio Art Crawl
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Kids

Classes:Children's West African Drumming
Ongoing Tuesdays

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Argentine Tango Series
Ongoing Wednesdays until October 3

French Bench
Until Saturday, December 15

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturday

West African Dance Class
Ongoing Sunday

Mahjong Lessons
Ongoing Thursdays

Ki Energy Healing Clinic
Ongoing Wednesdays

Emei Qigong Practice
Ongoing Saturdays

Middle-Eastern Drum & Belly Dance Class
Ongoing until December 17

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Salsa Class
Ongoing Tuesdays
11:00 AM Film: Mind Game Nishi has always loved Myon since they were little. And now as adults, he wants to pursue his dream of becoming a manga artist and marrying his childhood sweetheart. There's one problem, though. She's already been proposed to and she thinks Nishi is too much of a wimp. But upon meeting the fiancé while at her family's diner and accepting him as a good guy, they encounter a couple Yakuza (Japanese mafia), only to have Nishi grasp a certain revelation. And, with his newly aquired look on life, adventures abound as he, Myon, and her sister Yan escape the Yakuza into a most unlikely location where they meet an old man...

Admission/Cost: $9

Location:
Ken Cinema
4061 Adams Ave
San Diego, CA 92116
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Dates and times:
Saturday, February 24 - 11:59 AM to 1:42 AM
Sunday,February 25 - 11:00 AM to 12:43 PM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com
12:00 PM Chinese New Year Lion Dance World Foods Supermarket invites you to their Chinese New Year lion dance and firecracker show.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
World Foods Supermarket
5245 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92115
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Sunday, February 25 - 12:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com
1:00 PM Art: Dongsheng Gao The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum is thrilled to have guest artist Mr. Dongsheng Gao join us for one day only as he visits the West Coast from China. Mr. Gao is an expert in a very unique art form: snuff bottle painting.

South China Morning Post says Mr. Gao is "one of the few remaining masters of the art which dates back to the late Ming dynasty (1368-1644), and involves painting through the neck of the pocket-sized crystal and glass bottles with ultra-fine brushes to depict traditional Chinese scenes, landscapes or portraits."

Mr. Gao will be giving a presentation on his specialized art form and will display many of the bottles he's painted over his career that has lasted over 30 years. He will also have bottles for purchase, and will also be customizing a few of them.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $5

Location:
Chuang Archive & Learning Center
541 B Second Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, February 25 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 338-9888 or visit: www.sdchm.org
1:00 PM San Diego Kuumba Fest Kuumbafest is San Diego's longest running and premier celebration of African-American expression, culture, and heritage.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $20

Location:
San Diego Repertory Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA92101
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Dates and times:
Thrusday, February 22- 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Friday, February 23 - 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Saturday, February 24 - 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, February 25 - 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.kuumbafest.com
2:00 PM International Cottage Sampler Program Enjoy dance, music and cultural costumes performed by many of the international cottages when House of Pacific Relations hosts their annual sampler program. Food will be available for purchase.

Admission: FREE

Location:
House of Pacific Relations
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, February 25 - 2:00 to 3:30 PM

For more information, please call (619) 234-0739 or visit: www.sdhpr.org
2:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story Blindspot Collective and Bocon present the world premiere of Catherine Hanna Schrock's drama, designed for young audiences and inspired by a local teenager's experience as a Zimbabwean immigrant. The piece, which will tour several San Diego schools, is done in the style of Forum Theatre, where during the show, audiences are challenged to explore tangible ways to support and empower the central characters. Schrock directs.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $25

Location:
Onstage Playhouse
291 Third Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910
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Dates and times:
Friday, February 23 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, February 24 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, February 24 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, February 25 - 2:00 PM
Sunday, February 25 - 7:00 PM
2:00 PM Music: Beat Quest Music is a passport that can take our imagination to a certain time and place. From swingin' jazz, to the "Habanera" from Carmen, to Beethoven's symphonies, we'll explore how these beats came to be, and how distinctive rhythms transport us to cities like Vienna, Seville and New Orleans. All aboard!

Admission/Cost: FREE - $25

Location:
San Diego Symphony
750 B Street
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, February 25 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com
2:00 PM Stage: Uncle Vanya The Old Globe stages Anton Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya," a Globe-commissioned world-premiere new translation by Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. This exhilarating revival pairs one of the greatest plays ever written with the world's most celebrated translators of Russian literature.

Vanya and his niece Sonya struggle to care for the estate owned by Vanya's brother-in-law, a wealthy and celebrated professor. When this local legend returns with a beautiful new wife and announces his plans to sell the estate, hidden passions explode and the lives of the entire family come undone.

Performed in an unusually intimate and conversational style, this staging of "Uncle Vanya" provides an up-close encounter with a classic of world drama.

Admission/Cost: $36 - $86

Location:
Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from February 10 to March 11, 2018
Tuesdays - 7:00 PM (additional show 2/13 - 2:30 PM)
Wednesdays - 7:00 PM (additional show 2/28 - 2:00 PM)
Thursdays & Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 2:00 PM (except 2/10 & 3/3) and 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM (except 2/11) and 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Music: Herb Alpert & Lani Hall Trumpeter Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass band garnered six Grammy's, remained in Billboard's Top 10 for 81 consecutive weeks, and have nearly 30 discs recognized as gold or platinum for their work in the arts. In his 60 years of experience as a musician he has collaborated with hundreds of high profile artists, and been featured at events like the Superbowl and the Olympics. Take the chance to witness a living legend in brass performance.

Lani has the distinction of recording more than 22 albums in three different languages, four alongside her husband, and in 1983 she sang the title song for the James Bond film, "Never Say Never Again." In 1986 Hall earned her first Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Performance for her album, "Es Facil Amar". Her second Grammy was as a producer of Herb Alpert's "Steppin' Out" album that was awarded in January 2014. After establishing a successful solo career in music and becoming a wife and mother, Lani began to explore new creative outlets for her writing. "Emotional Memoirs & Short Stories" is her first book.

Admission/Cost: $65 - $114

Location:
Belly Up Tavern
143 S Cedros Ave
Solana Beach, CA 92075
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Sunday, February 25 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.bellyup.com
7:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story Blindspot Collective and Bocon present the world premiere of Catherine Hanna Schrock's drama, designed for young audiences and inspired by a local teenager's experience as a Zimbabwean immigrant. The piece, which will tour several San Diego schools, is done in the style of Forum Theatre, where during the show, audiences are challenged to explore tangible ways to support and empower the central characters. Schrock directs.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $25

Location:
Onstage Playhouse
291 Third Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, February 23 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, February 24 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, February 24 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, February 25 - 2:00 PM
Sunday, February 25 - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM House of Erzulie Book Launch Party Join author Kirsten Imani Kasai in celebrating the release of her newest novel with food, craft beer and wine during live performances by the author and guest readers. Stay afterward for a Q&A, book sales and signings. "The House of Erzulie" tells the eerily intertwined stories of an ill-fated young couple in the 1850s and the troubled historian who discovers their writings in the present day.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Tiger! Tiger!
3025 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92104
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Sunday, February 25 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.evensi.us
7:30 PM Stage: The Diary Of Anne Frank Pickwick Players presents a gripping new adaptation of "The Diary of Anne Frank" by Wendy Kesselman, from the original stage play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett.

This show highlights newly discovered writings from the diary of Anne Frank, as well as survivor accounts, are interwoven to create a contemporary impassioned story of the lives of people persecuted under Nazi rule.

This is an adaptation for a new generation able to confront the true horrors of the Holocaust.

Location:
Off Broadway Live
9490 Cuyamaca St.
Santee, CA 92071
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Admission/Cost: $15 - $23
Opening night is $3 more and includes a champagne reception afterwards.

Dates and times:
From February 16 to February 25
Friday, February 16 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, February 17 - 7:30 PM
Sunday, February 18 - 2:00 PM
Friday, February 23 at 7:30 PM
Saturday, February 24 - 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM
Sunday, February 25 - 7:30 PM
8:00 PM The Benedetti Trio: George Harrison Tribute Fred Benedetti and his daughters Regina and Julia, in addition to performing a wide variety of popular music in numerous different venues around San Diego, also present a number of tribute concerts that honor rock and folk luminaries that are part of the soundtrack of our lives. As part of this effort, they have performed a number of concerts featuring individual members of the most prolific song-writing Beatles: John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison. Tonight they will pay tribute to George Harrison, who was a great devote and admirer of Indian spirituality and Indian classical music. It's not just the use of Indian instruments such as the sitar which displays Harrison's embrace of Indian music, much of the song writing that Harrison did was based on Indian musical ideas, forms, harmonies, scales, tempos and rhythms. As such, many of his most famous songs are set apart from other pop songs by their infusion with Indian musical ideas. Many people know about Fred's virtuoso ability on guitar, but his daughters are also astonishingly good vocalists. Not infrequently the Benedetti Trio is joined by great bass work of Jeff Pekarek who has played music with Fred since they were both in High School.

Admission/Cost: $15

Location:
Dizzy's
Musicians Union Hall
1717 Morena Boulevard
San Diego, 92110
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Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 8 PM

For more information, please visit: www.dizzysjazz.com
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