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Saturday, Sep 22
All Day Pacific Islander Festival
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Sports: Free Aikido Workshop
10:00 AM Vista Viking Festival
10:00 AM Community Building: YMCA Welcoming week
10:00 AM Lao Boat Racing Festival
12:30 PM International Harvest Dance Festival
5:30 PM Harvest Masquerade Regency Ball
6:00 PM House of China Moon Festival
6:00 PM Art: Salvador Dali Exhibit
6:00 PM Art Night Women in Central Asia
6:00 PM Stage: Death by Dessert
7:00 PM Film and Dinner: Wajib
7:00 PM Music: Tasnifkhani with Kourosh Taghavi
8:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
9:30 PM Comedy: Ronny Chieng
Sunday, Sep 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Pacific Islander Festival
10:00 AM Vista Viking Festival
12:30 PM International Harvest Dance Festival
1:00 PM Art: Salvador Dali Exhibit
1:00 PM Stage: Death by Dessert
2:00 PM Family Moon Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
3:00 PM Music: Night of Parisian Music
3:00 PM Stage: The Trial of Richard III
4:00 PM Sing-a-Long with the Mikado
7:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
Monday, Sep 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Sep 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Film: Black Panther
7:00 PM Film: The Registry
Wednesday, Sep 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Film: Out of Africa
6:00 PM Film: Coco
6:00 PM Discussion: What Diplomats Do and Why it (Still) Matters
6:00 PM Film: Notorius
6:15 PM Music: Fred Benedetti
7:00 PM Art: Parsha Poster
7:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
7:30 PM Book Signing: Crazy Rich Asians
Thursday, Sep 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:45 AM Booked for Lunch: Kevin Kwan
6:00 PM Cooking Workshop: Donburi Bowls
6:30 PM Art: Torero! Artivista! Viva La Revolucion
8:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
Friday, Sep 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:30 PM Cabrillo Festival
4:00 PM La Mesa Oktoberfest
4:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
6:30 PM Italian Film Festival Launch Party
7:30 PM Music: An Evening of Hindustani Classical Music
8:00 PM Dance: Mystic India
8:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
Saturday, Sep 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Youth Festival of Indian Music & Dance
10:00 AM Art: Bonsai Show
10:00 AM La Mesa Oktoberfest
11:00 AM Carbillo Festival
12:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
2:00 PM Sake Festival
2:00 PM Sake Festival
3:30 PM Music/Dance: Capoeira Batizado
7:00 PM Dromia: Balkan Music and Dance
8:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
Sunday, Sep 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Encinitas Oktoberfest
10:00 AM Art: Bonsai Show
10:00 AM La Mesa Oktoberfest
11:00 AM Sukkort Harvest Festival
11:00 AM House of Scotland Lawn Program
12:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
2:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
6:00 PM Discussion: Fighting for Cyber Supremacy in an Age of Extremism
6:30 PM Film: King Lear
7:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
Monday, Oct 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Oct 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Oct 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
Thursday, Oct 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
Friday, Oct 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Film: Selma
4:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
Calendar

< Tuesday, May 15, 2018 >


All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden Take advantage of an opportunity to visit the Japanese Friendship Garden at no cost today. As a public service, Park organizations offer free admission on a rotating basis on the first four Tuesdays of the month to San Diego City and County residents (with ID), and active military and their dependents.

Please note: Some museums may offer complimentary admission to their permanent collections only, and charge admission to special exhibitions or films.

Also note: Some museums may require ID for minors.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Japanese Friendship Garden
2215 Pan American Road
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Third Tuesday of the Month - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 232-2721 or visit: www.niwa.org
All Day Free Admission to Mingei International Museum Take advantage of an opportunity to visit the Mingei International Museum at no cost today. As a public service, Park organizations offer free admission on a rotating basis on the first four Tuesdays of the month to San Diego City and County residents (with ID), and active military and their dependents.

Please note: Some museums may offer complimentary admission to their permanent collections only, and charge admission to special exhibitions or films.

Also note: Some museums may require ID for minors.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Balboa Park
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Third Tuesday of the Month - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 239-0003 or visit: www.mingei.org
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego events

Stage

Avenue Q
Until September 30, 2018

Mama Mia!
Until February 24, 2019

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

Emotions and Landscapes
Until August 11, 2018

Epic Tales from Ancient India
Until September 3, 2018

The Big White Dress
Until July 1, 2018

Israel: 70 Years of Craft and Design
Until September 3, 2018

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

Europe: Secrets of the Old Masters
Ongoing until July 20

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
5:00 PM Discussion: Sake Talks In conjunction with Balboa Park's 150th construction anniversary, Sake Talks will be featuring guest lecturers speaking on the topics related to the four pillars of Balboa Park: horticulture, recreation, arts & culture, and education. Dr. Reverend Kenji Akahoshi from the Buddhist Temple of San Diego will be sharing his knowledge on Buddhism and mindfulness for this month's Sake Talks.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $15

Location:
Japanese Friendship Garden
2215 Pan American Road
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Tuesday, May 15 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 232-2721 or visit: www.niwa.org
5:00 PM Food: Taste of Asia The month of May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and what better way to celebrate than "A Taste of Asia" event hosted by the Asian Business Association of San Diego. A gastronomic tour of Asian inspired cuisine with over 20 restaurants, breweries and distilleries participating. Restaurants will present their best culinary creations as they compete for "The Best of ABA" restaurant. Experience small-plate tastings and sips from top-rated eateries and breweries, network with ABA members and meet local business exhibitors.

Admission/Cost: $40-$50

Location:
Four Points by Sheraton
8110 Aero Drive
San Diego, CA 92133
MAP

Tuesday, May 15 - 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 994-8687 or visit: www.abasd.org
5:00 PM Discussion: The Legal History of Chinese American Women The UC San Diego Library is pleased to present a rare look at Chinese American women's history told through landmark legal cases fought in supreme courts throughout the U.S. As an extension of this unprecedented exhibit, the library is holding a lecture to delve into these untold stories of female oppression and resistance.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Geisel Library
Seuss Room
9500 Gilman Dr
La Jolla, CA 92093
MAP

Tuesday, May 15 - 5:00 PM

7:00 PM Music: Dreaming without walls by Andres Martin Art of Élan's commitment to commissioning new work and bi-national initiatives continues this season. A highlight is the commissioning of Tijuana-based composer and double-bassist Andrés Martín to write a work for NOW Ensemble (Art of Elan's ensemble-in-residence.) The piece will be premiered both in San Diego and Tijuana in the spring of 2018, and will be featured on the May 15 concert at The San Diego Museum of Art. A native of Buenos Aires, bassist, arranger and composer Andrés Martín has performed with orchestras and chamber ensembles in Argentina, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Brazil, Mexico, Denmark, England, Germany and the United States. Since his arrival in Tijuana, Andrés has been immersed in teaching as well as performing as a soloist and chamber musician. He is a member of the Orquesta de Baja California and Cuatro para Tango, a chamber ensemble with whom he has released four recordings.

Admission/Cost: $45 - $50

Location:
San Diego Museum of Art
1450 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Tuesday, May 15 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 232-7931 or visit: www.sdmart.org
7:00 PM Film: The Wedding Doll Hagit, a young woman with a mild mental deficiency, works in a toilet-paper factory and lives with her mother, Sarah, a divorcée who gave up her life for her daughter. When Hagit embarks on her first romantic relationship, she keeps it a secret from her overbearing mom. Israeli director Nitzan Gilady sparkles in his feature debut, a richly detailed family drama for which Asi Levi's performance as Sarah earned her the Best Actress prize at the 2015 Jerusalem Film Festival.

Admission/Cost: $15

Location:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
MAP

Tuesday, May 15 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdcjc.org
7:00 PM Film: Takva: A Man's Fear of God Muharrem (Erkan Can) lives a solitary existence, strictly adhering to the most severe Islamic doctrines. To his surprise, a religious leader hires him as a rent collector, where he is given Western-style suits, a cell phone and a car with a driver. Thrown suddenly into the modern world, the naïve Muharrem is exposed to temptations and hypocrisies, causing his fear of God to eat away at his senses, and threaten his sanity.

Film screening followed by a discussion moderated by Professor Hasan Kayali of the Middle East Studies Program.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Institute of the Americas, UCSD
10111 N. Torrey Pines Road
San Diego, CA 92037
MAP

Tuesday, May 15 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please e-mail: filmstudies@ucsd.edu. or visit: www.eventbrite.com
7:30 PM Book Signing: The Away Game In The Away Game, reporter Sebastian Abbot follows a small group of boys as they are discovered on dirt fields across Africa, who join the glittering academy in Doha where they train and compete for the chance to gain fame and fortune at Europe's top soccer clubs. We meet Diawandou, a skilled Senegalese defender whose composure makes him a natural leader on the field; Hamza, a midfielder from Ghana with great talent but a mercurial personality to match; Ibrahima, a towering striker who scores goals by the bucketload; Serigne Mbaye, who glides by players effortlessly but happens to be deaf; and Bernard, often the smallest kid on the field but a sublime play maker who invites constant comparison to Messi.

Abbot masterfully weaves together the dramatic story of the boys' journey with an exploration of the art and science of trying to spot talent at such a young age. As in so many other sports, data analytics in soccer have expanded in the wake of Moneyball, with scouts employing more sophisticated metrics like "expected goals" and tracking data to judge players. But, as The Away Game chronicles, soccer genius depends more on intangible qualities like "game intelligence" than on easily quantifiable ones.

Richly reported and deeply moving, The Away Game is set against the geopolitical backdrop of Qatar's rise from an impoverished patch of desert to an immensely rich nation determined to buy a place on the international stage. It is an unforgettable story of the joy and pain these talented African boys experience as they chase their dreams in a dizzying world of rich Arab sheikhs, money-hungry agents and soccer-mad European fans.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Warwick's
7812 Girard Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037
MAP

Tuesday, May 15 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 454-0347 or visit: www.warwicks.com
7:30 PM Music: Latin Jazz Night Performances by the Southwestern College Guitar Ensemble and the Latin Jazz Ensemble.

Admission/Cost: $7-$10

Location:
Mayan Hall Theater
900 Otay Lakes Rd Bldg 900
San Diego, CA 91910
MAP

Tuesday, May 15 - 7:30 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 421-6700 ext.5895 or visit: www.swccd.edu
7:30 PM Lecture: 1918: Death In Vienna, City Of Dreams The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library is pleased to announce 1918: Death in Vienna, City of Dreams, a new five-part art history lecture series developed by Victoria Martino. In this special lecture series, Victoria will commemorate the centennial death anniversaries of four celebrated Viennese artists who rallied to the Secessionist cause under the motto "To each time its art, and to art its freedom," heralding the stylistic revolution of the 20th century. She will discuss their lives and works, their influence upon future generations of artists, and their lasting legacy in the development of modernism.

At the close of the 19th century, Vienna was the capital of a vast empire, ruling over more than a dozen nationalities. It boasted a population of over two million inhabitants, and was home to more revolutionary artists and intellectuals than any other city in Europe.

Admission/Cost: $60 - $85

Location:
Anthenaeum Music & Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA 91910
MAP

Tuesday, May 15 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 454-5872 or visit: www.ljathenaeum.org
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