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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 19, 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

11:00 AM Without Walls Festival: The Quiet Volume From the United Kingdom, Ant Hampton and Tim Etchells present a "contemplative, self-generated performance for two audience members sitting side by side." They take cues from words both written and whispered, and find themselves "burrowing an unlikely path through a pile of books." Performances run every 15 minutes.

Admission/Cost: $20

Location:
Central Library
330 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and Times:
Thursday, October 19 - 11:00 AM
Friday, October 20 - 11:00 AM
Saturday, October 21 - 11:00 AM
Sunday, October 22 - 1:00 PM

For tickets and more information, please visit: www.lajollaplayhouse.org
6:00 PM Film: Maquilapolis Enjoy a screening of the film "Maquilapolis" and panel discussion with filmmaker Sergio de la Torre, labor activist and photographer Fred Lonidier, and artist Dominic Miller whose artwork in unDocumenta was developed in Tijuana with workers at a factory "maquiladora" in Tijuana.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $10

Location:
Oceanside Museum of Art
704 Pier View Way
Oceanside, CA 92054
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Thursday, October 19 - 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 435-3720 or visit: www.oma-online.org
6:00 PM La Mancha Awards Casa Cornelia Law Center is excited to honor San Diego attorneys, law firms, and volunteer interpreters who have donated their services to Casa Cornelia's humanitarian mission at the 10th Annual La Mancha Awards. Founded in 1993 by two Sisters of the Society of the Hold Child Jesus, Casa Cornelia is a local non-profit that provides free legal representation to victims of human and civil rights violations within the indigent immigrant community. Those served by Casa Cornelia include victims of domestic violence and human trafficking, unaccompanied children, and asylum seekers fleeing persecution in their home countries.

Admission/Cost: $75

Location:
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice
University of San Diego
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110
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Thursday, October 19 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
6:00 PM Documentary: Labor Issues And The Border Enjoy a screening of the film "Mauilapolis" and panel discussion with filmmaker Sergio de la Torre, labor activist and photographer Fred Lonidier, and artist Dominic Miller whose artwork in unDocumenta was developed in Tijuana with workers at a factory "maquiladora" in Tijuana.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $10

Location:
Oceanside Museum of Art
704 Pier View Way
Oceanside, CA
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Thursday, October 19 - 6:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.oma-online.org
7:00 PM Dance: 4x4 Tj Night As part of the La Jolla Playhouse's site-specific festival, the Lux Boreal Dance Company of Tijuana/San Diego does dance performances on a four-by-four-foot stage.

Admission/Cost: $15

Location:
Bread & Salt
1955 Julian Avenue
San Diego, CA 92113
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Dates and times:
Thursday, October 19 - 7:00 PM
Friday, October 20 - 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 550-1010 or visit: www.lajollaplayhouse.org
7:30 PM Stage: Father Comes Home From The Wars Parts 1, 2 & 3 Intrepid Theatre Company stages the San Diego premiere of this Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Suzan-Lori Parks.

"Father Comes Home From the Wars" is set against the backdrop of the Civil War and mixes music, contemporary humor and an epic journey to tell the story of holding on to who we are in a country that forces us to fight battles we didn't choose for ourselves. The show is directed by Christy Yael-Cox.

Admission/Cost: $33 - $58

Location:
Horton Grand Theatre
444 Fourth Ave.
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from now until October 22
Sundays - 2:00 PM
Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 3:00 PM & 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.intrepidtheatre.org
8:00 PM Film: Charade Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn light up the screen in Stanley Donen's glossy, comic thriller. Hepburn is pursued through the streets of Paris by four men in search of the fortune her late husband stole from them. Co-stars Walter Matthau and James Coburn. (1963. 113 minutes.)

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: $16 - $19

Location:
Cinema Under The Stars
4040 Goldfinch St.
San Diego, CA 92103
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Dates and times:
Thursday, October 19 - 8:00 PM
Friday, October 20 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, October 21 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 295-4221 or visit: www.topspresents.com
8:00 PM Film: Sara & Ayda Sara and Ayda are two intimate friends. When the reputation of one of them is in danger they both try to help solve the situation. But how far will they go to support each other?

Admission/Cost: $11 - $15

Location:
Reading Cinemas Town Square
4665 Clairemont Drive
San Diego, CA 92117
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Thursday, October 19 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 552-9355 or visit: www.pccsd.org
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