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Tuesday, Oct 17
All Day Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Book Discussion: Sandcastle Girls
6:30 PM Film: "On the Bride’s Side" (Io Sto con la Sposa)
7:00 PM How Best to Tour Africa
7:00 PM Kumeyaay Ethnobotany: Shared Heritage Of The Californias
7:00 PM Stage: Pirates of Penzance
7:30 PM Art: German Art of the 20th Century
8:00 PM Music: Cafe Tacvba
Wednesday, Oct 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Music: Cafe Tacvba
Thursday, Oct 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Without Walls Festival: The Quiet Volume
6:00 PM Film: Maquilapolis
6:00 PM La Mancha Awards
7:00 PM Dance: 4x4 Tj Night
7:30 PM Stage: Waking La Llorona
8:00 PM Film: Charade
8:00 PM Film: Sara & Ayda
Friday, Oct 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Without Walls Festival: The Quiet Volume
5:00 PM Without Walls Festival: Oslo
5:00 PM Without Walls Festival: Among Us
6:00 PM Salsa Under the Stars
6:00 PM Dance: 4x4 Tj Night
7:30 PM Music: Sacra/Profana, Building Bridges Between Cultures
7:30 PM Stage: Waking La Llorona
8:00 PM Film: Charade
9:00 PM Music: Yeni Türkü
Saturday, Oct 21
All Day Without Walls Festival: Among Us
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Border Field State Park: The Human Side
10:00 AM Book Discussion: The Sandcastle Girls
10:00 AM Performance: Running Grunion
11:00 AM Festival: Filipino American Arts & Cultural Festival
11:00 AM Global Goals Local Leaders' Luncheon
11:00 AM Without Walls Festival: The Quiet Volume
12:00 PM Dia de los Muertos Celebration
12:00 PM Armenian October Fest
2:00 PM Lawn Program: House of Turkey
2:00 PM Book Signing: The Dancing Girl And The Turtle
3:00 PM Book Discussion: Sandcastle Girls
4:00 PM Dia de los Muertos Celebration & Mexico Aid Fundraiser
4:00 PM Without Walls Festival: Oslo
4:00 PM Diwali Celebration
5:00 PM Stage: Waking La Llorona
6:00 PM Bulls of Sant’Agata Charge Little Italy
7:00 PM Music: Las Migas
7:00 PM Music: Hugo Wolf's Italian Songbook
7:00 PM Antaram - a Collage of Classical Indian Dances
7:30 PM Music: Hugo Wolf’s Italian Songbook
7:30 PM Music: Acis And Galatea
7:30 PM Music: Sacra/Profana, Building Bridges Between Cultures
8:00 PM Music: Andre Rieu
8:00 PM Film: Charade
Sunday, Oct 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Without Walls Festival: Among Us
12:00 PM North Park Day of the Dead Festival
12:00 PM Armenian October Fest
1:00 PM Without Walls Festival: The Quiet Volume
2:00 PM Lawn Program: House of Austria
2:00 PM Stage: Pirates of Penzance
4:00 PM Without Walls Festival: Oslo
5:00 PM Odissi Dance School Student Recital
5:00 PM Stage: Waking La Llorona
5:30 PM Book Signing: Call To Baja
7:30 PM Music: Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull
7:30 PM Music: Carla Morrison
Monday, Oct 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Ukulele Classes
6:00 PM Herring and Lamprey: Fish and Social Status in Medieval Dining
Tuesday, Oct 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Film: Cambodia Lost Rock & Roll
7:30 PM Stage: Swan Lake by the Russian Gand Ballet
7:30 PM Art: German Art of the 20th Century
Wednesday, Oct 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Swan Lake by the Russian Gand Ballet
7:30 PM Stage: Swan Lake by the Russian Gand Ballet
Thursday, Oct 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Friday, Oct 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Saturday, Oct 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Sunday, Oct 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Lawn Program: House of Scotland
Monday, Oct 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
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< Friday, August 25, 2017 >


All Day San Diego International Kids' Film Festival This year, the SDIKFF will screen over 150+ films from 30+ countries. American filmmakers as well as film delegations from China, Korea,Taiwan,Canada, Mexico, Russia, Japan, India, France, UK, Germany and many more, will appear at the event.

With goals to promote positive educational impact on children and the youth, the San Diego International Kid's Film Festival actively supports innovative films made by filmmakers from around the globe. In addition to the film screenings, as the regular program, the 2017SDIKFF will host Opening Night Gala, Culture Forums, Industrial Panel Discussions,Screenplay showcase and Red Carpet AwardCeremony. This year, the SDIKFF will add Family Film Market, cultural fashion competition and live broadcasting the award ceremony in to the three day festival. These events will help to facilitate interactions between filmmakers and the local students. Students and audiences will critique the films after each screening, and volunteer interpreters will assist with non-English speaking filmmakers at all events. The Cultural Forum events will focus on topics such as film production in different countries and cultural contexts. The film juries consist of an outstanding committee of industry personnel. There will also be film distributors present at the festival to secure other desired material.

Admission/Cost: $5 - $10 per film, day, festival and special event passes available.

Locations:
Schulman Auditorium
1775 Dove Lane
Carlsbad, Ca 92011
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Senior Center
799 Pine Avenue
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Howard Brubeck Theatre
1140 West Mission Road
San Marcos, CA 92069)
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 25 to Sunday, August 27 - All Day


For more information, please visit: www.sdkidsfilms.org
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

A Piece of My Heart
Until October 14, 2017

Ironbound
Until October 22, 2017

Kiss of the Spider Woman
Until October 27, 2017

Exhibitions and Art

We Are Here/Estamos Aqui
Until October 29, 2017

Trappings: Homage to the Horse and Other Steeds
Until November 12, 2017

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

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

Jewish Film Festival
Ongoing, Everyday

Belly Dance Greek Dinner Show
Ongoing, Fridays, Saturdays

Haad Sai Thai Food
Ongoing, Thursday

12:30 PM Dance: Folklorico El Tapatio On Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 at 12:30 PM, the Mexican folk dancing group, Folklorico El Tapatio, will be performing.

Our College Avenue Center is located at Temple Emanu-El, 6299 Capri Drive, San Diego, CA 92120 and is accessible via On the Go and public transit.

Temple Emanu-El is a contemporary synagogue with beautiful architecture, bright airy rooms and a wonderful, warm and diverse community offering many opportunities for partnership and new intergenerational programming.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
College Avenue Center
6299 Capri Dr.
San Diego, CA 92120
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Friday, August 25 - 12:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 637-3270 or visit: www.jfssd.org
5:00 PM Carlsbad Music Festival Celebrate "adventurous music by the beach" at the 14th annual Carlsbad Music Festival.

This three-day event features more than 60 performances of creative music of all kinds curated by Founder and Artistic Director, composer/violinist Matt McBane. The styles range from contemporary classical and indie rock to world music and jazz.

There will be free outdoor concerts throughout the weekend, as well as ticketed concerts featuring Dollshot, Eric Byers, Julia Holter, Xiu Xiu Plays the Music of Twin Peaks and more.

Along with the music, visitors will also find a beer garden, food trucks and artisan market on Saturday and Sunday.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $199

Location:
Carlsbad Village
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 25 - 5:00 PM
Saturday, August 26 - 12:30 PM
Sunday, August 27 - 12:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.carlsbadmusicfestival.org
6:00 PM Sand Sculpture Art Festival Sand Sculpture Art Fest - 100% family oriented, where several artistic, cultural, musical, and sports activities take place, the main atraction being the exhibition of sand sculptures under this year's theme "Women in Art" honoring the participation of women through the years. This event was held for the first time in 2009 to commemorate World Tourism Day and soon became one of the most important and Largest Sand Art Festival in Latin America and a traditional event for regional families with eight succesful editions.

Admission/Cost: $1

Location:
Rosarito Beach Hotel
Blvd Benito Juárez #31,
Playas Rosarito
22710 Rosarito
B.C., Mexico
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 25 - 6:00 PM to 12:00 AM
Saturday, August 26 - 10 AM to 11:00 PM
Sunday, August 27 - 10 AM to 11:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.bajasand.org
6:00 PM Music: The New Orleans Swinging Gypsies The New Orleans Swinging Gypsies embody the spirit of gypsy jazz mixed with traditional jazz and swing.

In addition to a live concert, enjoy free swing dance lessons that will help you cut a rug to this delightful band, merging music and dance as one!

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
The Headquarters at Seaport
789 West Harbor Dr.
San Diego, CA 92101

Friday, August 25 - 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 235-4013 or visit: www.theheadquarters.com
7:00 PM Music: Kourosh Taghavi Kourosh Taghavi, instrumentalist, vocalist and Persian classical musician boasts a passionate approach to music that has impacted audiences around the world. His collaborative projects with master musicians and local cultural organizations work to fulfill his lifelong dream to promote Persian classical music.

Admission/Cost: $15

Location:
Iranian-American Center
6790 Top Gun St. #7
San Diego, CA 92121
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Friday, August 25 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 552-9355 or visit: www.pccsd.org
7:00 PM Music and Dance: Ballet Folklorico en Aztlan Join Ballet Folklorico en Aztlan in celebrating 50 Years of dance and music (1967-2017) at their 4th Friday FUNraiser Zapateados 2017! Enjoy a fun sample of some of the Veracruz Tropical styles of Mexico and expand your support the BFA! Enjoy a corn cup and get to know the BFA!

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Muevete Dance Studio
3338 Main St.
Lemon Grove, CA 91945
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Friday, August 25 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com/BFenAztlan
7:00 PM San Diego Underground Film Festival The San Diego Underground Film Festival is a showcase for experimental films & videos held annually in San Diego, California, USA.

This year we have an exciting program that includes underground narratives, experimental films, live music, and 16mm film performances by artists who are both local and international.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $25

Location:
Tenth Avenue Arts Center
930 tenth Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Thursday, August 24 - 7:00 PM
Friday, August 25 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, August 26 - 12:00 PM
Sunday, August 27 - 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 920-8503 or visit: www.tenthavenuearts.com
9:00 PM Film: Sila and the Gate Keepers of the Arctic The documentary explores the Greenlandic concept of Sila, a multifaceted term that encompasses weather, consciousness and the universe. Amidst the breathtaking landscape of Greenland, where climate change is most visible, two vastly independent groups of Inuit subsistence hunters and a group of polar scientists, bear witness to the transforming environment. Their interwoven stories define the term sila in today's globalized world. Join us a for a post screening conversation with Director Corina Gamma.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Diego Central Library
330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Friday, August 25 - 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 236-5881 or visit: www.sandiego.librarymarket.com
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