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Tuesday, Oct 16
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:30 AM Food: Onigiri Action
5:30 PM Film: Filipino Americans: Discovering Their Past for the Future
Wednesday, Oct 17
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Thursday, Oct 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM Italian for Travelers Workshop
7:00 PM Music and Dance: Ballet Folklórico de México
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
8:00 PM Stage: Macbeth
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 Stage: Macbeth
8:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Saturday, Oct 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM Park Origins at Mission Trails Regional Park
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
2:00 PM Talk: Susie Lan Cassel - The Chinese Exclusion Era
2:00 PM La Vista Dia de Los Muertos
4:00 PM Annual Kapolioka'ehukai Annual Pa'ina
5:00 PM Film & Food: Street Food Cinema - Coco
7:00 PM Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
7:00 PM Lecture Series: History of Opera
7:00 PM Afro-Cuban Music & Dance Party
7:00 PM Music: Amanda Miguel y Diego Verdaguer
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 Stage: Macbeth
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
9:30 AM Park Origins at Mission Trails Regional Park
10:00 AM Martial Arts Day
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
2:00 PM Stage: Macbeth
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
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM World Music Series
Tuesday, Oct 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
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
7:00 PM Book Signing: Arjun Singh Sethi - American Hate
7:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
9:30 PM Park Origins at Mission Trails Regional Park
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: Macbeth
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 Stage: Macbeth
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
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
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
2:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
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 Stage: Macbeth
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
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: Macbeth
2:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
2:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
4:30 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback Of Notre Dame
7:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Monday, Oct 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM World Music Series
Calendar

< Thursday, March 1, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego events

Stage

Guadalupe in the Guest Room
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
4:00 PM The Continuous Clapback: The Legacy of Language The African American Studies Program highlights "The Legacy of Language" as a tool to speak the truths of Black women through spoken word poetry and hip-hop music. Alyesha Wise (poet and teaching artist) and Miki Vale (local hip-hop artist and activist) illustrate how Black women continue to use language as a vehicle for challenging power, stereotypes and marginalization. Alyesha Wise and Miki Vale inspire audiences to engage with language as constructions of self-reflection, political activism, cultural awareness and love.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
International House Great Hall
UC San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093
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Thursday, March 1 - 4:00 pm

For more information, please call: (858) 534-3856 or visit: www.ucsd.com
5:00 PM Guest Lecture: Hung Liu—Summoning Ghosts One of the first Chinese artists to study in the United States, Hung Liu is widely regarded for a vast and innovative body of highly evocative paintings, murals, drawings, printmaking and installation. Characterized by the expressive, painterly effects of Western Modernism and Chinese decorative motifs, her work is richly layered. She frequently references anonymous historical photographs of China and, with deft technique, breathes new life into individuals lost in the sweep of history, particularly Chinese women, children, refugees, peasants, prostitutes and soldiers. In essence, Liu turns old photographs into new paintings, liberated from the rigid methodology of socialist realism—the style in which she was trained—by merging both Eastern and Western traditions. Over the years Liu has incorporated more and more paint drips into her work, achieved by thinning the pigments with linseed oil. Gravity, her "sacred collaborator," pulls the paint downward and divides the composition in interesting, unpredictable ways. This effect simultaneously unifies and dissolves the photo-based imagery, suggesting the passage of memory into history.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Warren Lecture Hall 2005
UC San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093
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Thursday March 1 - 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 822-7755 or visit: www.ucsd.com
6:00 PM Cooking Class: Hipcooks Dreams of Sushi Break out the chopsticks and roll out the sushi! Prepare sushi rice, learn new knife techniques with fish and veggies, plus get all the tricks to make gorgeous sushi rolls and many other out-of-the-ordinary treats. We'll have loads of different seafood including tuna, salmon, scallops and roe to play with. We will also have all kinds of maki rolls and lots of veggie choices, too. Mochi for dessert.

Admission/Cost: $70

Location:
Hipcooks
4048 30th Street
San Diego, CA 92104
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Thursday, March 1 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 269-8844 or visit: www.sandiego.hipcooks.com
6:00 PM Chef Gilberto Morales, Haute Kumeyaay Cuisine Keyiw! Keyip! Come! Listen! And Eat!

Barona Cultural Center & Museum invites award-winning Chef Gilberto Morales of Restaurante Nomada-Cocina Itinerante to speak about his experience learning from the Kumeyaay people of Baja California about how to incorporate indigenous ingredients, such as acorns, into haute cuisine.

Sample his amazing creations and learn more about shawii, a Native staple, which Chef Gilberto transforms into amazing dishes.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Barona Cultural Center & Museum
1095 Barona Rd.
Lakeside, CA 92040
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Thursday, March 1 - 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 443-7003
7:30 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain The Great Depression is finally coming to an end and the Sanders Family Singers are back on the road again, but after this night Mt. Pleasant Baptist will never be the same!

Admission/Cost: $32 - $54

Location:
Avo Playhouse
303 Main St.
Vista CA 92084
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Ongoing from Thursday, March 1 until Sunday, March 18 - 2018
Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays - 7:30 PM
Saturdays - 4:00 PM and 7:30 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM Stage: Othello UCSD Department of Theatre & Dance presents Shakespeare's soaring tragedy about Othello, the Moor of Venice, his new bride, Desdemona, and the green-eyed monster abetted by the equally monstrous Iago. Dylan Key directs.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $20

Location:
University of California San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
San Diego, CA 92093
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Dates and times:
Friday, February 23 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, February 24 - 2 PM
Saturday, February 24 - 7:30 PM
Thursday, March 1 - 7:30 PM
Friday, March 2 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, March 3 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.ucsd.edu
7:30 PM Book Signing: Call Me by Your Name Andre Aciman will discuss his new books, Call Me by Your Name and Enigma Variations. He teaches comparative literature at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and lives with his wife in Manhattan.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Warwick's Bookstore
7812 Girard Avenue
San Diego, 92037
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Thursday, March 1 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.warwicks.com
7:30 PM Stage: Three Sisters The Old Globe and University of San Diego's Shiley Graduate Theatre Program present Libby Appel's new version of Anton Chekhov's masterpiece about the Prozorov family. Stuck in a provincial town, they dream of Moscow, city of their childhood and their dreams. Scott Ripley directs.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $10

Location:
University of San Diego
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110
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Dates and times:
Thursday, March 1 - 7:30 PM
Friday, March 2 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, March 3 - 2:00 PM
Sunday, March 4 - 2:00 PM
Sunday, March 4 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 260-4600
7:30 PM Music: Jake Shimabukuro Iconic ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro returns to the California Center for the Arts on March 1, 2018. Shimabukuro is world renowned for his beautiful melodies and his uniquely inspiring covers of classic songs from all genres.

Admission/Cost: $35 - $70

Location:
California Center for the Arts
Concert Hall
340 N. Escondido Blvd
Escondido, CA 92025
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Thursday, March 1 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (800) 988-4253 or visit: www.artcenter.org
8:00 PM La Jolla Music Society Presents Pierre-Laurent Aimard As part of its Piano Series, La Jolla Music Society welcomes the San Diego debut of Pierre-Laurent Aimard.

Winner of the 2017 Ernst von Siemens Music Prize, the French pianist opens his program with the 1915 work Revelation by Russian mystic Nikolai Obukhov, paired with Chopin's Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 35, Marche Funèbre (Funeral March), and also Beethoven's powerful and colossal Piano Sonata No. 29 in B-flat Major, Op. 106, the Hammerklavier.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $80

Location:
Balboa Theatre
868 Fourth Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
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Thursday, March 1 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 459-3728
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