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Monday, Nov 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM PCC annual Community Bazar
4:00 PM Documentary: Once We Had a River
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Lecture: Amanda Petersen
6:00 PM French Cooking Class
7:00 PM Movie and Discussion Series
7:30 PM Stage: The Green Cockatoo
Tuesday, Nov 21
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
5:30 PM Native American Beading Class
6:00 PM Music: Liliy Afshar
6:30 PM Film: Even in the Rain
6:30 PM Book Discussion: The Sandcastle Girls
7:00 PM Art of Elan
Wednesday, Nov 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
9:00 PM Music: Tribal Theory
Thursday, Nov 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Thanksgiving in Spain
7:00 PM Film: The Diary of Anne Frank
Friday, Nov 24
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM New West Ballet Presents 'The Nutcracker'
7:00 PM San Diego Academy Of Ballet And Ballet Institute of San Diego's 'Nutcracker'
7:30 PM Comedy: Rex Navarrete
8:00 PM Film: The Diary of Anne Frank
8:00 PM Film: The Big Sick
9:30 PM Comedy: Rex Navarrete
Saturday, Nov 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:30 AM Nature Walk from Kumeyaay Lake
11:00 AM Film: The Red Shoes
11:00 AM Art: Sumi-e Ten (Japanese paintings)
2:00 PM San Diego Academy Of Ballet And Ballet Institute of San Diego's 'Nutcracker'
2:00 PM New West Ballet Presents 'The Nutcracker'
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
5:00 PM Art: A MesoAmerican Experience
7:00 PM New West Ballet Presents 'The Nutcracker'
7:00 PM San Diego Academy Of Ballet And Ballet Institute of San Diego's 'Nutcracker'
7:30 PM Comedy: Rex Navarrete
8:00 PM Music: Magdi Elhusseini and Zamman
8:00 PM Music: Ella Fitzgerald Tribute
8:00 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank
8:00 PM Film: The Big Sick
8:30 PM Music: Sami Beigi
9:30 PM Comedy: Rex Navarrete
Sunday, Nov 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Art Sumi-e
11:00 AM Film: The Red Shoes
2:00 PM New West Ballet Presents 'The Nutcracker'
2:00 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank
2:15 PM Film: Lawrence of Arabia
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM Comedy: Rex Navarrete
7:00 PM Film: Lawrence of Arabia
Monday, Nov 27
All Day Film: Wings of Desire
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
Tuesday, Nov 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Film: Three The Hard Way
Wednesday, Nov 29
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
Thursday, Nov 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 AM Film: Empire of the Sun
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
4:45 PM Film: Empire of the Sun
6:00 PM By-Stander Intervention: Rapid Response Training
7:00 PM Author Isabel Allende In Conversation - "In The Midst of Winter"
7:00 PM Film: The Diary of Anne Frank
8:00 PM Film: Empire of the Sun
Friday, Dec 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
8:00 PM Film: The Diary of Anne Frank
Saturday, Dec 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
8:00 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank
Sunday, Dec 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank
Calendar

All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Exhibitions and Art

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

Dia de los Muertos Exhibit
Until November 19, 2017

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

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

6:15 AM Aloha Run 2017 The Aloha Run is a fun and festive, Hawaiian-themed 5k/10k event. Be inspired by music from the islands and beach tunes as you run or walk the flat and scenic bayside course in San Diego or Long Beach. And that's just the beginning - stick around for a luau party at the finish line with Tahitian dancers, live music, photo opportunities and much more!

Admission/Cost: $25 - $50

Location:
Tecolote Shores Park
1740 E Mission Bay Dr
San Diego, CA 92111
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Sunday, September 10 - 6:15 AM to 10:30 AM

For more information, please visit: www.thealoharun.com or email: [email protected]
11:00 AM San Diego Brazilian Day Festival Brazilian Day invites you to join in the festivities celebrating the Brazilian culture with a street fair, parade, music, carnival and more!

With over 60,000 attendees expected, this is touted as the largest Brazilian festival on the West Coast. A free, fun and family friendly festival, activities include a street fair with more than 150 vendors, food court, kids zone and carnaval parade complete with floats. Music from Brazil is the sound for the day with 2 stages for bands and performing groups.

This festival will be held in Mission Beach, in the heart of San Diego, a city known by local Brazilians as the "Rio de Janeiro of North America."


Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Belmont Park
3146 Mission Blvd
San Diego, CA 92109
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Sunday, September 10 - 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 867-3231 or visit: www.braziliandaysandiego.com
11:00 AM Cardiff Greek Festival 2017 Enjoy authentic Greek cuisine and pastries, live Greek music and dancing, kids' fun zone, cooking demonstrations, church tours, and more for the entire family at the 39th annual Greek Festival. Get your photo taken with the San Diego Padres Swinging Friar and Pad Squad from 1-4pm both days.

$3 for adults and free for children under 12. Free parking adjacent Mira Costa College. Bring the ad in this weeks paper for free admission.

Admission/Cost: $3

Location:
Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church
3459 Manchester Avenue
Cardiff, CA 92007
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Dates and times:
Saturday, September 9 - 10:30 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, September 10 - 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 942-0920 or visit: www.stsconstantinehelen.com
12:00 PM Book Signing: Private Universe Private Universe is a coming of age novel with a surreal twist, a travelogue, a philosophical exploration of the purpose of life, and an adventure story, with pieces of art as guideposts. Seventeen-year-old Vega Stern meets a seductive outcast and gets sucked into psychedelic, then hard drugs in 1970s Germany. It is the beginning of her psychedelic roller coaster ride through ecstatic highs to hitting rock bottom painfully severs the ties to her first love to escape her dangerous drug habit, and travels through Greece and Israel in search of great art and true meaning, not knowing that her drug use resulted in long lasting consequences. Private Universe is a kaleidoscope of vivid descriptions and unusual travel adventures, but it is primarily a story of survival and self-invention.


Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Warwicks La Jolla
7812 Girard Avenue
San Diego, CA 92037
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Sunday, September 10 - 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 454-0347 or visit: www.warwicks.com
1:00 PM Stage: An American In Paris Broadway San Diego presents An American in Paris, the Tony Award-winning musical about an American soldier and a mysterious French girl looking for a new beginning in the aftermath of war. Directed and choreographed by famed dancer Christopher Wheeldon, this show blends the romance of Paris with beloved songs by George and Ira Gershwin. An American in Paris runs for 2 hours and 30 minutes (with intermission) and is recommended for ages 8 and up.

Admission/Cost: $22.50 - $175

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Tuesday, September 5 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, September 6 - 7:00 PM
Thursday, September 7 - 7:30 PM
Friday, September 8 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, September 9 - 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Sunday, September 10 - 1:00 PM & 6:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegotheatres.org or call: 619) 570-1100
2:00 PM House of Finland Lawn Program The House of Finland showcases typical music, dance, costumes, arts and crafts, and ethnic foods highlighting the country's rich culture.

Our singing of folk songs from centuries ago is typically accompanied by the violin, the accordion and Finland's own national instrument - the kantele. This ancient string instrument, sounding somewhat similar to a lute, but constructed to be played on a table or on your lap, sounds the mournful, haunting melodies of the northern forests and lakes. Finnish youngsters are always part of the scene, showing off their own honoring of our traditions passed on from generation to generation. Come see them sing, dance and play music as it used to be in towns and villages back when. Perhaps you might hear a rendition of Jean Sibelius' Finlandia, famous the world over!

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
HPR International Cottages Lawn & Outdoor Stage
2294 Pan American Plaza,
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, September 10 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
2:00 PM Book Signing: Without Warning The La Jolla journalist and writer is taking on a story closer to his heart with the publication his historical novel based on the German sinking of the British passenger ship Athenia, at the start of World War II. Sanger's grandmother was aboard the Athenia, September 3, 1939, returning to America and survived the torpedo attack.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
La Jolla Library
7555 Draper Avenue
San Diego, CA 92037
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Sunday, September 10 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 552-1657 or visit: www.lajollalibrary.org
2:00 PM Stage: The Explorers Club Neil Benjamin's post-colonial comedy lambastes Victorian rectitude, varieties of male sexism, and the British love of Empire (one even claims he discovered the "East Pole"). How? By having a woman join the heretofore all-male Explorer's Club in 1879. She's Phyllida Spotte Hume (Jessica John, sharp and funny). Theintrepid adventuressdiscovered a Lost City (at the "worst place on earth") and earned the right to be a member. As proof, she brings Luigi, a native, painted blue. The premise intrigues, but the slight play hops from episode to episode without an engine driving it forward. Lamb's Players production, ably directed by Robert Smyth, gets every possible laugh from the piece. And the male actors (Francis Gercke, Ross Hellwig, John Rosen, Brian Mackey, Omri Schein, Paul Eggington, and Brian Salmon) catch a series of sliding glass tumblers with near-Olympian dexterity.Worth a try.

Admission/Cost: $24 - $74

Location:
Lamb's Players Theatre
1142 Orange Avenue
Coronado, CA 92118
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Dates and times:
Tuesday, August 29 through Sunday, September 24
(Please click on the link below for specific dates and times)

For more information, please call: (619) 437-6000 or visit: www.lambsplayers.org
2:00 PM Stage: Passage Into Fear The North County Players perform a new stage adaptation of the Alfred Hitchcock classic The Lady Vanishes. An elderly woman, Mrs. Lillian Merriweather boards atranscontinental passenger train traveling from Venice to Zurich. "She learns of a sinister plot withvast international repercussions, then promptly disappears."

Admission/Cost: $4 - $12

Location:
Star Repertory Theatre
329 East Valley Parkway
Escondido, CA 92026
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, September 8 until Sunday, September 10 - 2017
Sundays - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Thursdays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Fridays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturdays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 751-3035 or visit: www.carrfamily.com
2:00 PM Stage: Accomplice Scripps Ranch Theatre presents Rupert Holmes' mystery-thriller. At Derek and Janet Taylor's stylish, Dartmoor, England,home, "adultery and murder are in the air." Jacqueline Ritz directs.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $34

Location:
Scripps Ranch Theatre
9783 Avenue of Nations
San Diego, CA 92131
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Saturday, September 9 until Sunday, October 8 - 2017
Sundays - 2:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 578-7728 or visit: www.scrippsranchtheatre.org
2:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams A North Korean defector who has left her family behind and a lonely South Korean father start an unlikely online romance as they each attempt to allay their fears and alienation in this inventive, lyrical and darkly humorous piece directed by Tony-nominated and Drama Desk Award-winning Leigh Silverman (Violet, Chinglish).

Admission/Cost: $25 - $40

Location:
La Jolla Playhouse
2910 La Jolla Village Dr
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Dates and times:
Tuesday, September 5 through October 1
( Please click on the link below for specific dates and times)

For more information, please call: (858) 550-1010 or visit: www.lajollaplayhouse.org
4:00 PM Dance: Priya Ramdoss A Dance Production choreography Priya Ramdoss will take place at the CPMA. Subhapirya Krishnan Srivatsan will be the vocalist, Jayanthi Sridharan will be playing the Nattuvangam, Srinath Bala will be playing the Mridangam, and Keshavan Narayanan Srivatsan will be playing the violin.

Admission/Cost: $25

Location:
CPMA Auditorium
5050 Conrad Ave
San Diego, CA
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Sunday, Septembert 10 - 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 638-0744 or visit: www.indianfineartsacademy.org
4:00 PM Music: Ustad Irshad Khan The sitar concert features Ustad Irshad Khan, the son of and disciple of Ustad Imrat Khan and the nephew of Ustad Vilayat Khan, both world renowned sitar players. Dating back over 400 years, Irshad's ancestors were among the best musicians playing for royal courts and the leading sitar players of India. They are credited for the introduction of the "gayaki-ang" vocal style on the sitar. The performance takes place in the James S. Copley Auditorium.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $100

Location:
San Diego Museum of Art
1450 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, September 10 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 232-7931 or visit: www.sdmart.org
4:30 PM Book Signing: Kirsten Imani Kasai Join Kirsten Imani Kasai at the Women's Museum of California to discuss writing as catharsis, using fiction to process trauma, and the mixed (biracial) experience in life and literature. Kirsten will read selections from The House of Erzulie and her memoir-in-progress, The Alchemy of Darkness. It promises to be a fun-filled night of conversation, literature, and interaction with a necessary touch of the gothic.

Admission/Cost: $5

Location:
The Women's Museum of California
2730 Historic Decatur Road
Barracks 16, #103
San Diego, CA 92106
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Sunday, September 10 - 4:30 PM
6:30 PM Stage: An American In Paris Broadway San Diego presents An American in Paris, the Tony Award-winning musical about an American soldier and a mysterious French girl looking for a new beginning in the aftermath of war. Directed and choreographed by famed dancer Christopher Wheeldon, this show blends the romance of Paris with beloved songs by George and Ira Gershwin. An American in Paris runs for 2 hours and 30 minutes (with intermission) and is recommended for ages 8 and up.

Admission/Cost: $22.50 - $175

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Tuesday, September 5 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, September 6 - 7:00 PM
Thursday, September 7 - 7:30 PM
Friday, September 8 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, September 9 - 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Sunday, September 10 - 1:00 PM & 6:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegotheatres.org or call: 619) 570-1100
7:00 PM Music: Adam del Monte Flamenco Trio Flamenco guitarist Adam del Monte will perform with his trio, featuring percussionist David Alvarez on cajon and Asaf Kofler on bass. VIP seating includes front row seats and front row balcony table seating. Food and drinks available with a full bar.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $40

Location:
Tango Del Rey
3567 Del Rey Street
San Diego, CA 92109
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Sunday, September 10 - 7:00 PM
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