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Wednesday, Dec 13
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Chanukah Celebration
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
5:30 PM Film: Your Name
8:00 PM Music: Christmas in Paris by Sacha Boutros
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
5:30 PM End Trafficking of Ghanaian Children
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
2:00 PM Special Event: Roots Thailand
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 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
7:00 PM Music: German Lopez
7:00 PM Stage: The Meshuga Nutcracker
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
7:30 PM Film: Fraulein una Fiana D inverno
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
Monday, Dec 25
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
Tuesday, Dec 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Kwanzaa Unity Umoja
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< Thursday, October 12, 2017 >


12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Jewels Of India' Exhibit Centuries of Opulence: Jewels of India" features 50 remarkable gemstone jewelry pieces on loan from a private collection that have rarely been seen in public. Showcasing more than 300 years of adornment in India, the exhibit explores the original sources of the diamonds, rubies, emeralds, sapphires and other gems decorating these pieces, their religious and cultural symbolism, the wars fought for them and the historical tradition of gemology - the study of gems - in India.

Admission/Cost: ???

Location:
Gemological Institute of America
5345 Armada Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Ongoing from October 13, 2017 until March 1, 2018
Mondays - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Tuesdays - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Wednesdays - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Thursdays - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.gia.edu
9:30 AM Art Exhibit: Hispanos Diseño y Arte Platt College San Diego School of Digital Media Design is proud to present Hispanos Diseño y Arte, a vibrant art show that explores the rich history, diversity, and spirit of Latino culture. Comprised of 20 fine art and graphic design pieces created by Platt College students and alumni, the show will run through November 1.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Vista Library
700 Eucalyptus Avenue
Vista, CA 92084
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Thursday, October 12 - 9:30 AM
2:00 PM Music: Celtic Collection The Irish Outreach Matinee features Brogue Wave, Tony Cummins and Jerry McMorrow with Brendan Kennedy, the Fooks, and San Diego's Celtic Collection.

Age limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $22 - $27

Location:
Music Box
1337 India Street
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, October 21 - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM Hafez Day 2017: Poetry That Heals 700 years after his death, the 13th century Persian poet Hafez remains Iran's most celebrated bard and one of the most revered writers all across the world.

Hafez is the only writer to have his own holiday, based on the strength of his achievement and his verse that reflects the best aspirations of a people.

Join a diverse slate of featured writers and musicians as we celebrate Hafez Day in San Diego and use verse as an avenue for love, peacemaking and reconciliation.

Co-sponsored with the Persian Cultural Center and presented in conjunction with the 2017 One Book One San Diego reading campaign.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Diego Central Public Library
330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA
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Thursday, October 12 - 7:00 PM
For more information, please call: (619) 236-5817
7:00 PM Loro Chi? (Them Who?) Davide is the inventor of a product that could make his company tons of money and win him recognition and a promotion in the process, but before he can get his idea to the right people, he meets the charming Marcello who turns out to be nothing but a con man. Intent on revenge, Davide tracks down Marcello. But when he finds him, Marcello's life of intrigue stands in sharp contrast to Davide's conventional path up the corporate ladder and the two team up for a raucous adventure.

Admission/Cost: $12 General Admission $8 Members, Students, & Active Military.

Location:
La Paloma Theatre
471 S. Coast Hwy. 101
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Sunday, October 12 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com
7:30 PM Italian Film: Fiore Stylishly blending social realism with a coming-of-age story, Claudio Giovannesi's third feature film focuses on a blossoming romance in a juvenile detention center. Daphne is a troubled young girl locked up for committing a robbery. Josh is an inmate confined to the boy's ward in the neighboring building. Their prohibited interactions flower into a forbidden yet innocent romance that provides an escape from the confines of their menial lives.

Admission/Cost: $12 General Admission, $8 Members, Students & Active Military

Location:
Museum of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
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Thursday, October 12 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com
8:00 PM Music: Pepe Aguilar José Antonio Aguilar Jiménez (born August 7, 1968), better known as Pepe Aguilar, is an American-born Mexican singer-songwriter and actor, who works in ranchera, mariachi and pop genres. He is the son of music and film stars Antonio Aguilar and Flor Silvestre (Guillermina Jiménez). Aguilar has won four Grammy Award and three Latin Grammy Awards.

Admission/Cost: $95 - $125

Location:
Pechanga Resort & Casino
45000 Pechanga Parkway
Temecula, CA 92592
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Dates and times:
Thursday, October 12 - 8:00 PM
Friday, October 13 - 8:00 PM
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