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Monday, Dec 11
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:45 PM Las Posadas in Old Town
6:00 PM Music: Oscar Aragon
6:00 PM Javanese Music and Dance Performance
7:00 PM Write Out Loud: Voices of Christmas
7:30 PM Music: Gamelan and Mariachi Ensemble Concert
Tuesday, Dec 12
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
5:00 PM Festival: Menorah Lighting
Wednesday, Dec 13
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
5:30 PM Film: Your Name
Thursday, Dec 14
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Film: The Wedding Plan
4:00 PM Stage: Cinderella Eats Rice & Beans: A Salsa Fairy Tale
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Exhibit: The Shimmering World of Gustav Klmit
Friday, Dec 15
12:00 PM Hanukkah Party
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:30 PM Film: Sonata
7:00 PM Stage: La Posada Magica
7:00 PM Film Discussion: Tales
7:30 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:30 PM La Pastorela de los Alacranes
8:00 PM Music: Pato Banton
8:00 PM Music and Dance: An Irish Christmas
8:00 PM Stage: Cabaret
Saturday, Dec 16
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
11:00 AM Kimchi DIY & Gift-Giving Workshop
11:00 AM Lecture: The Evolution of Chinese Weaponry
11:00 AM Stage: Cinderella Eats Rice & Beans: A Salsa Fairy Tale
12:00 PM Japanese Pottery Sale by Julie Thompson
12:00 PM Hotels/Motels (Unofficial Art Fair 2017)
2:00 PM Stage: La Posada Magica
2:30 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
3:30 PM Dance: Odissi School December Recital
4:00 PM Posada at Border x Brewing
4:00 PM Stage: Cinderella Eats Rice & Beans: A Salsa Fairy Tale
7:00 PM Yalda Celebration
7:00 PM Stage: La Posada Magica
7:30 PM Stage: From Berlin to Brooks
7:30 PM La Pastorela de los Alacranes
8:00 PM Stage: Cabaret
Sunday, Dec 17
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Let There Be Light: Hanukkah & Kwanza Celebration
1:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM Music: House of England Winter Concert
2:00 PM Four Treasures of the Chinese Study Closing Reception
2:00 PM Four Treasures of the Chinese Study Exhibition Closing Reception
2:00 PM Stage: La Posada Magica
2:00 PM La Pastorela de los Alacranes
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
5:30 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
6:00 PM Menorah Light at Del Mar Highland Town Center
7:30 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Music: Anhuea, Paula Fuga, Mahi
Monday, Dec 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Film: The Other Son
1:00 PM Film: Spirit of the Beehive
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Music: Oscar Aragon
Tuesday, Dec 19
All Day Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
Wednesday, Dec 20
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
Thursday, Dec 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Moscow Ballet's 'Great Russian Nutcracker'
7:30 PM Music: Winter Schminter Hanukkah/Winter Solstice celebtration
8:00 PM Moscow Ballet's 'Great Russian Nutcracker'
8:00 PM Stage: Cabaret
Friday, Dec 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Film: Dunkirk
8:00 PM Stage: Cabaret
Saturday, Dec 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Russian Grand Ballet Presents “The Nutcracker”
8:00 PM Stage: Cabaret
8:00 PM Film: Dunkirk
Sunday, Dec 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
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< Wednesday, August 9, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Black Pearl Sings!
Until December 17

Diary of Anne Frank
Until December 17

Cabaret
Until December 23

Exhibitions and Art

Four Treasures Of The Chinese Study
Until December 1, 2017

Modern Masters from Latin America: The Perez Simon Collection
Until December 2, 2017

Monet's Étretat: Destination & Motif At Timken
Until December 3, 2017

Memories Of Underdevelopment
Until February 4, 2018

Art of the Americas
Until February 18, 2018

Indonesian Shadow Puppets
Until March 1, 2018

Jewels of India
Until March 1, 2018

Recycled and Embroidered Textiles of Bengal
Until March 25, 2018

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

Art of East Asia
Until December 31, 2019

Arts of Iran
Until January 31, 2019

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

German Expressionism
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

Dan McCleary, Etchings And Studies: Taller De Grabado Oaxaca 2000 - 2016

Kanban, Traditional Shop Signs Of Japan
Ongoing until October 8, 2017

Art Of The Open Air
Ongoing until February 13, 2018

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

Shakespeare&Tea
Ongoing Sundays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Dancing With The Brush: Chinese Brush Painting And Calligraphy
Ongoing Tuesdays

Middle-Eastern Drum and Belly Dance Class
Ongoing Mondays

Salsa Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

Urban Art & More
Ongoing Tuesdays

Mandarin Meetup
Ongoing Wednesdays

Cultural Tours and Excursions

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum & Garden Tour
Ongoing, every 1st Saturday of each month

Little Italy Culinary Tour
Ongoing Saturdays

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

Lucha Libre Mexican Wrestling in Tijuana
Ongoing, Select Fridays

Tijuana Street Art Trek with Panca
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Street Eats
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Brewery Tour
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Market Hop
Ongoing, Select Sundays

Tijuana Seafood Food Tour
Ongoing Saturdays

Tijuana Foodie Adventure
Ongoing Saturdays,Tuesdays,Sundays

Ensenada Mexico Pacific Ocean Coastal Tour

Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Tijuana Foodie Adventures

Brews + Chews & Views: Tijuana Walking Tour
Ongoing Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays until Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Other

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays

Frankie & Maria's Italian Wedding, A Not-So-Ordinary Interactive Dinner Theater
Ongoing, Saturdays, Fridays

5:30 PM Film: Un Padre No Tan Padre (From Dad to Worse) Film Forum and the Friends of the Chula Vista Library present a free Mini Concert at 5:30 PM with acoustic duo "BLIAH" (Bliss Montemayor and Miah Abaja), followed by a free screening of "Un Padre No Tan Padre" (From Dad to Worse) in the Library auditorium at 6:00 PM.

Raul Martinez's freewheeling debut focuses on family: the one we're born into and the one we create along the way. New Age collides with old age in majestic San Miguel de Allende when cantankerous Servando Villegas is bounced from his retirement home and lands in an eccentric commune with his estranged son. Starring Hector Bonilla, Benny Ibarra and Jacqueline Bracamontes. In Spanish with English subtitles. (2016. 94 minutes, PG-13)

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Chula Vista Civic Center Library
365 F St.
Chula Vista, CA 91910
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Wednesday, August 9 - 5:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 691-5069
6:00 PM Oceanside International Film Festival The seventh-annual Oceanside International Film Festival is an opportunity for independent filmmakers local and abroad to screen their work in a Southern California locale. Over the course of eight days OIFF 2017 will host over 70 films, some of which have international settings or subjects. The majority of the films are shorts.

Opening and closing events are at the Star Theatre; all other days at Sunshine Brooks Theatre.

Admission/Cost: $15 single day pass. A variety of discounted festival passes available.

Locations:
Star Theatre
402 N. Coast Highway
Oceanside, CA 92054
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Sunshine Brooks Theatre
217 Coast Hwy
Oceanside CA 92054
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Dates and times:
Sunday, August 6, 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Monday, August 7 - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Tuesday, August 8 - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Wednesday, August 9 - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Thursday, August 10 - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Friday, August 11 - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, August 12 - 10:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Sunday, August 13 - 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 433-3632 or visit: www.osidefilm.org
7:00 PM Studio Ghibli Summer Festival Angelika Film Center presents a showcase of Studio Ghibli films. Studio Ghibli is the Japanese animation company created by Hayao Miyazaki. His films are known for its magical creatures, spirits and strong female characters.

Film Schedule:
Whisper of the Heart at 11:00 AM June 29
Princess Mononoke at 7:00 PM July 5 and 11:00 AM July 6
The Cat Returns at 7:00 PM July 12 and 11:00 AM July 13
Howl's Moving Castle at 7:00 PM July 19 and 11:00 AM. July 20
The Wind Rises at 7:00 PM July 26 and 11:00 AM July 27
My Neighbor Totoro at 7:00 PM August 2 and 11:00 AM August 3
When Marnie Was There at 7:00 PM Aug. 9 and 11:00 AM August 10
Kiki's Delivery Service at 7:00 PM August 16 and 11:00 AM August 17

Admission/Cost: $14

Location:
Angelika Carmel Mountain
11620 Carmel Mountain Road
San Diego, CA 92128
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Dates and times:
Until August 17
Wednesdays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays - 11:00 AM
7:30 PM Book Signing: Fully Alive Fully Alive tells the story of an astoundingly successful young entrepreneur's immersion in Amazonian indigenous spirituality, its life-changing impact on him, and how he integrated the lessons he learned to build a successful, socially responsible company, live a purposeful life, and make a difference in the world.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Warwick's Bookstore
7812 Girard Avenue
San Diego, CA 92037
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Wednesday, August 9 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 454-0347 or visit: www.warwicks.com
8:00 PM Summerfest La Jolla Music Society continues SummerFest, its annual chamber music festival, with The Power of Five.

One night, three quintets spanning centuries, that will broaden sonic frontiers. Beethoven's sole string quintet is operatic in its scope. Dvorák adds a string bass for a beautiful new sonority. Xiaogang Ye's West Coast premiere combination of pipa and string quartet is a lyric breakthrough.

The program includes:
BEETHOVEN String Quintet in C Major, Op. 29
XIAOGANG YE Gardenia for Pipa and String Quartet, West Coast premiere
DVORÁK Quintet for Strings and Bass in G Major, Op. 77

There will be an open rehearsal at Conrad Prebys Concert Hall from 12:50 to 2:00 PM Tuesday, Aug. 8. Admission is free but seating is limited.

La Jolla Music Society's SummerFest is a nationally-recognized chamber music festival featuring world-class artists and ensembles performing concerts from August 2 to 25, 2017.

Admission/Cost: $45 - $65

Location:
Conrad Prebys Music Center
9500 Gilman Dr.
UCSD
La Jolla, CA
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Wednesday, August 9 - 8:00 PM

For tickets and additional information, please call: (858) 459-3728
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