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Wednesday, Oct 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Wine Tasting: Northern Italy
6:00 PM French Film: Moka
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Euforia + Short: Postcard
Thursday, Oct 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Norwegian Rosmaling Painting Event
5:00 PM Talk: Racism in German and American Cinema of the Twenties
6:00 PM UNA Discussion: Our Planet, Our Future
7:00 PM Book Signing: Rut Sepetys
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: A Casa Tutti Bene + Short: The Place of Happiness
7:30 PM Stage: Handbagged
8:00 PM Comedy: Dante Chang
Friday, Oct 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
*
8:00 AM Norwegian Rosmaling Painting Event
1:00 PM Talk with Potter Shumpei Yamaki
2:00 PM Book Signing: J. Elke Ertle
6:00 PM Film & Discussion About Race, Mental Health & Community
7:00 PM Music: Clave Dura
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Selfie + Shorts: Shine, Beauty
7:30 PM Stage: Amazing Adventures Of The Marvelous Monkey King
7:30 PM Stage: Foxfire
8:00 PM Stage: Handbagged
8:00 PM Comedy: Dante Chang
Saturday, Oct 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM Norwegian Rosmaling Painting Event
10:00 AM Travel Writing Workshop
11:00 AM Balboa Park Halloween Family Day
11:00 AM City Heights El Dia de los Muertos
12:00 PM Encinitas Dia de los Muertos Celebration
12:00 PM The 6th Annual Comida ¡EXPO!
1:00 PM Indigo Shibori Napkins Workshop
2:00 PM Black Life: A Conversation
2:00 PM Stage: Sense & Sensibility
2:00 PM Stage: Amazing Adventures Of The Marvelous Monkey King
2:00 PM San Diego Symphony Plays Music from Coco
5:30 PM SDIFF Gala & Italy Exported Awards
7:00 PM Music: Roberto Tapia
7:30 PM Comedy: Dante Chang
7:30 PM Stage: Foxfire
7:30 PM Stage: Amazing Adventures Of The Marvelous Monkey King
8:00 PM Stage: Sense and Sensibility
8:00 PM Music and Dance: Benise Fuego! Spirit of Spain
8:00 PM Stage: Handbagged
9:30 PM Comedy: Dante Chang
Sunday, Oct 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM Norwegian Rosmaling Painting Event
10:00 AM Oceanside Dia de los Muertos
12:00 PM Kimchi Workshop
12:00 PM Hands On Kimchi Workshop
2:00 PM House of Scotland Lawn Program
2:00 PM Opera: Aida
2:00 PM Sushi Festival San Diego
2:00 PM Stage: Handbagged
2:00 PM Stage: Sense & Sensibility
2:00 PM Stage: Foxfire
7:00 PM Keali'i Reichel
7:00 PM Dia De Muertos Presenting Asi Fue Mi Padre
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: L’uomo Che Comprò la Luna
7:30 PM Stage: Amazing Adventures Of The Marvelous Monkey King
Monday, Oct 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Population Aging and Korea’s Economy
4:00 PM Talk: Ancestral Tradition & Cultural Transformation Across Borders
7:00 PM Book Signing: Alice Hoffman
Tuesday, Oct 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM In Celebration of Toni Morrison: Reflecting on a Legend
6:00 PM Coco: Sugar Skull Paint Night
6:00 PM Lecture: Kashmir: Where Identity Rises Above a Territory
7:00 PM Victoria Martino Lecture on Matisse
7:30 PM Iranian Film: Castle of Dreams
Wednesday, Oct 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Talk by Artist Diedrick Brackens
Thursday, Oct 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Handbagged
Friday, Nov 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Bazaar del Mundo Dia de los Muertos Celebration
5:00 PM Viva Frida Art Show
5:00 PM Dia de los Muertos Celebration Fundraiser
7:00 PM Music: La Santa Cecilia
8:00 PM Ballet: Carmina Burana
8:00 PM Movie: Casablanca
8:00 PM Stage: Sense and Sensibility
8:00 PM Stage: Handbagged
Saturday, Nov 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM East County Multicultural Festival
10:00 AM Indigenous Regeneration Presentation
10:00 AM Chinese Museum Oral History Workshop
10:00 AM Bazaar del Mundo Dia de los Muertos Celebration
11:00 AM Escondido Tamale Festival
11:00 AM Old Town Dia de los Muertos
1:00 PM Mission Hills Library Dia De Los Muertos Celebration
1:00 PM Raising Bilingual-Multilingual Children
2:00 PM Book Signing: J. Elke Ertle
6:00 PM Sacred Object/Sacred Wisdom Exhibit Opening
7:00 PM Movie: Coco
8:00 PM Stage: Twelfth Night
8:00 PM Stage: Sense and Sensibility
8:00 PM Stage: Handbagged
8:00 PM Ballet: Carmina Burana
8:00 PM Movie: Casablanca
Sunday, Nov 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Bazaar del Mundo Dia de los Muertos Celebration
10:15 AM Meet Hands of Peace Israeli and Palestinian Regional Managers
11:00 AM Fall Back Festival
11:00 AM Old Town Dia de los Muertos
2:00 PM Talk: Should We Doubt Shakespeare's Identity?
2:00 PM Ballet: Carmina Burana
2:00 PM Stage: Sense & Sensibility
2:00 PM Stage: Handbagged
7:00 PM Stage: Twelfth Night
Monday, Nov 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Nov 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Twelfth Night
7:00 PM Victoria Martino Lecture on Matisse
8:00 PM Music: Denge Fever
Calendar

< Friday, August 9, 2019 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego Events

Stage

Man of La Mancha
Until October 27, 2019

Bad Hombres/Good Wives
Until October 27, 2019

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

Exhibitions and Art

Hanjialin Bao - Between Black and White
Until January 26 2020

39th Annual International Art Exhibition
Until October 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

Places

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

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

Chicano Park Tour
Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Asian Brush Painting/Sumi-e Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturdays

Mahjong Lessons
Ongoing Thursdays

Emei Qigong Practice
Ongoing Saturdays

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays
5:00 PM Oceanside International Film Festival The Oceanside International Film Festival returns for six days' worth of independent cinema and very special events all happening August 4 and August 7 through 11, 2019. The event, which is now entering its ninth annual edition, remains North County's longest running film festival. Every year the event hosts amazing work from around the world and often highlights local filmmakers. OIFF alumni have gone on to be recognized by many festivals collecting accolades around the world and some have even been nominated for an Academy Award.

OIFF 2019 will showcase films from a variety of countries, including but not limited to; France, Australia, Portugal, Spain, and Mexico. For the first time in the festival's history, almost half of the event's full program will be comprised of local works, spotlighting San Diego filmmakers more than ever before. Held Aug. 4 and 7 - 11, OIFF 2019 will take place at the Sunshine Brooks Theatre. Please Visit osidefilm.org for more info & full schedule.

Admission/Cost: $12 - $30

Location:
Sunshine Brooks Theatre
217 N Coast Hwy
Oceanside, CA 92054
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Ongoing from August 4 - August 11, 2019
Sunday, August 4 - 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Wednesday, August 7 - 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Thursday, August 8 - 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Friday, August 9 - 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, August 10 - 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday, August 11 - 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
6:45 PM Opera NEO: Summer Opera Festival And Workshop Join Opera NEO for their Summer Opera Festival and Workshop! Festival program includes La Cenerentola, Eugene Onegin and La Calisto. Check below for schedule on each performance.

Note: For the evening performances, there is a Food Truck Party at 6:00 PM and pre-show talk at 6:30 PM. The Sunday shows have a Food Truck Party at 12:30 and a pre-show talk at 1:15 PM

Admission/Cost: Free - $55

Location:
La Jolla Country Day School
Four Flowers Theater
9490 Genesee Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Dates, times and productions:
Friday, August 2 - 6:45 PM (La Cenerentola)
Saturday, August 3 - 6:45 PM (La Cenerentola)
Sunday, August 4 - 1:15 PM (La Cenerentola)
Thursday, August 8 - 6:45 PM (Eugene Onegin)
Friday, August 9 - 6:45 PM (La Calisto)
Saturday, August 10 - 6:45 PM (Eugene Onegin)
Sunday, August 11 - 1:15 PM (La Calisto)
7:00 PM Heiva San Diego Cultural Festival Heiva San Diego 2019 will feature dancers from Japan, Mexico, the South Pacific, and the USA while showcasing Tahitian communities representing all five archipelagoes in French Polynesia. Discover the richness of friendship, music, drumming, ukulele, tiki carving, singing, arts & crafts, exotic costumes, Polynesian food and the spirit that defines The Islands of Tahiti, including the BEST Dance Competition for Solo & Group Tahitian Dance.

This year's Festival theme is SHARING so please bring your hearts and be prepared to share it with others.

• Friday, August 9th - Miss and Mr Heiva San Diego pageant.
• Saturday, August 10th - Highlights include solo dance competition featuring solo artists and Group Competition followed by a spectacular Fire Knife Performance and the crowning of Miss and Mr. Heiva San Diego. Vendors and island food.
• Sunday, August 11th - Solo finals, awards ceremony, Vendors and island food.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $50 (one day pass)

Location:
Viejas Resort & Casino
5000 Willows Rd
Alpine, CA 91901
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 9 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, August 10 - All Day
Sunday, August 11 - All Day
7:00 PM Stage: The Hunchback of Notre Dame What makes a monster and what makes a man? Based on the 1996 Disney film adaptation of Victor Hugo's 1831 novel, The Hunchback of Notre Dame tells the story of Quasimodo, the hunchbacked bell-ringer of Notre Dame, and his desire to one day be a part of the outside world.

Admission/Cost: $14 - $16

Location:
Casa del Prado Theatre
1800 El Prado
San Diego, 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 2 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday, August 3 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, August 4 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Friday, August 9 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday, August 10 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, August 11 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
7:30 PM Music: Zzymzzy Quartet Zzymzzy rhymes with "whimsy". The guys in the Zzymzzy Quartet just want to play it like it was when it was unamplified, melodic, swinging, dreamy, and full of sly surprise. They know that "it don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing". The Zzymzzy Quartet takes its name from a hypothetical "last word" in the dictionary; thus their tag line "The Last Word in Gypsy Jazz". Their sound in heavily influenced by the stylings of French Gypsy jazz legend Django Reinhardt, but they also pay tribute to the swing era with classic standards and idiomatic originals.

The Zzymzzy Quartet includes Beston Barnett on guitar and vocals, Matt Gill on clarinet, Paul Hormick on upright bass, and Pete Miesner on guitar and lead vocals. In 2017, they released their second CD, Petite Fleur, which features cameos from a variety of beloved San Diego musicians. This concert is produced by the nonprofit San Diego Folk Heritage.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $18

Location:
Templar Hall
Old Poway Park
14134 Midland Road
Poway, CA 92064
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Friday, August 9 - 7:30 PM
7:30 PM Music: Traditional Tukkadas A Carnatic Vocal Concert by Kiranavali Vidyasankar
Accompanied by:
H.V. Srivatsan - Violin
Vinod Seetharaman - Mridangam

Admission/Cost: Free - $25

Location:
Seaside Center for Spiritual Living
1613 Lake Dr
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Friday, August 9 - 7:30 PM
7:30 PM Stage: Mama Mia! ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.

Join Center Stage Productions (CSP), an award winning youth theatre group based in Escondido, for a Greek island adventure as they tell Sophie and Donna's story through toe-tapping music and high-spirited dance.

Admission/Cost: $20

Location:
California Center for the Arts
340 North Escondido Boulevard
Escondido, CA 92025
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 2 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, August 3 - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
Sunday, August 4 - 2:00 PM
Thursday, August 8 - 7:30 PM
Friday, August 9 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, August 10 - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Noel Coward's Private Lives Elyot and Amanda, once married to each other and now honeymooning, coincidentally, at the same hotel with new spouses, meet by chance, reignite the old spark and impulsively run off together. After days of being reunited, they again find their fiery romance alternating between love and anger. Their aggrieved spouses appear and things get even more complicated.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $22

Location:
PowPAC
13250 Poway Road
Poway, CA 92064
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Ongoing from Friday, August 9 until Sunday, September 8 - 2019
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
8:00 PM English Film: Notting Hill A bouncy British fairy tale and frothy meditation on the perils of fame. Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts lend their glossy charms to this tale of a shy bookshop owner (Grant) whose humdrum existence is shattered when a high-maintenance Hollywood star (Roberts) walks into his store . . . and into his heart. (20th Anniversary)

Cinema Under the Stars is an intimate outdoor movie theater, located directly behind Tops Salon in Mission Hills.

Admission is $17 for members, $18 at the box office, or $20 online (pay with cash or check only). Online reservations begin on Wednesday at 9:00:00 AM The box office opens at 6:00:00 PM on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Popcorn, candy and assorted hot and cold drinks sell for $2 each and a classic cartoon is screened before most films. Heaters and blankets are provided to keep you warm.

Admission/Cost: $17 - $20

Location:
Cinema Under The Stars
4040 Goldfinch St.
San Diego
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Dates and times:
Thursday, August 8 - 8:00 PM
Friday, August 9 - 8:00 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Songs for a New World This collection of songs examines life, love, and the choices that we make. The audience is transported from the deck of a 1492 Spanish sailing ship to a ledge, 57 stories above Fifth Avenue, to meet a startling array of characters. A young man has determined that basketball is his ticket out of the ghetto and a woman dreams of marrying rich, which nabs her the man of her dreams.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $25

Location:
Patio Playhouse Theatre
116 S. Kalmia Street
Escondido, 92025
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, August 2 to Sunday, August 18
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 4:00 PM
9:00 PM Music: El Haragán In anticipation of his 30th anniversary, Luis Álvarez "El Haragán", singer, composer, founder and leader of the great influencing band in the history of Mexican National Rock El Haragán y Compañía, announced the first dates of his U.S. tour to celebrate his successful and continuous musical career.

The discography of El Haragán y Compañía is composed of 16 albums, about a dozen movie soundtracks that showcase the group's music, and has participated with dozens of artists ranging from Los Tigres del Norte and Los Tucanes de Tijuana, to Emmanuel del Real (Café Tacvba), Alex Lora, Javier Bátiz and Johnny Laboriel, among many others. In addition to their many recognitions and awards, the group from the Mexican capital, has an extensive experience of leaving their mark on all kinds of stages: from the modest and smallest, to the largest and most recognized in the Mexican, European and American territory.

El Haragán's music contains a great diversity of rhythms and musical proposals. One of the most distinctive characteristics is in the lyrics which serve as music chronicles that describe the many existential problems that people face in the megalopolis of Mexico City and the suburbs that surround it. He manages to do all of this with a sense of sharp humor- take the group's name for example.

In spite of the little diffusion of their music in the mass media, El Haragán y Compañía enjoys great success- their massive shows are proof of it. What was once a word of mouth recommendation is now a phenomenon difficult to ignore by both the media and international attention.

Songs like "Mi Muñequita Sintética", "Él No Lo Mató", "En El Corazón No Hay Nada", "No Estoy Muerto" and "Bajando en la Esquina" to mention a few, are classic songs in an audience of all ages and also form part of Mexican National Rock's timeless hits.

Admission/Cost: $32

Location:
Music Box
|1337 India Street
San Diego, CA 92101
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