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Tuesday, Oct 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
Wednesday, Oct 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Little Soldiers: A Story on China’s Education System
6:00 PM Film: Eat Pray Love
6:00 PM Border Films & Food
7:00 PM Book Signing: Arjun Singh Sethi - American Hate
7:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Thursday, Oct 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:30 PM Book Signing: Arjun Sethi - Bearing Witness
7:00 PM Songs of Irish Heroes
7:00 PM Talk: History of Opera
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Friday, Oct 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Classical Indian Violin-Viola Duet
8:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
8:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
8:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
11:00 PM Music: Maykel Blanco y Su Salsa Mayor
Saturday, Oct 27
10:00 AM FilAmFest: Filipino American Arts & Culture Festival
10:00 AM Orchid Kokedama Workshop
11:00 AM Balboa Park Halloween Family Day
11:00 AM Day of the Dead Festival North Park
12:00 PM Filipino-American History Celebration
12:00 PM Encinitas Dia de los Muertos
1:00 PM Talk: Ancient Indulgences - Salt
2:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
5:00 PM Dia De Los Muertos Skull Art Show
6:00 PM The Bulls of Sant'Agata Charge Little Italy
7:30 PM Japanese Pop Culture Party
8:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
8:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
8:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
8:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Sunday, Oct 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Setting Sun Sake Fall Garden Party
1:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
2:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
2:00 PM Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
2:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
4:30 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
6:30 PM Paella Cooking Workshop
7:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Monday, Oct 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
6:00 PM World Music Series
Tuesday, Oct 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Oct 31
10:00 AM Dia De Los Muertos Culture & Art Display
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Thursday, Nov 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Dia De Los Muertos Culture & Art Display
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Friday, Nov 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Until 10:00 PM Dia De Los Muertos Culture & Art Display
8:00 PM City Ballet Tchaikovsky Spectacular
8:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Saturday, Nov 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Sunday, Nov 4
12:00 PM Asayake Taiko Tryouts
2:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Monday, Nov 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM World Music Series
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< Wednesday, October 10, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego events

Stage

Guadalupe in the Guest Room
Until October 28, 2018

Macbeth
Until October 28, 2018

Mama Mia!
Until February 24, 2019

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

Exhibitions and Art

Here & There
Until Sunday,December 30

World in Porcelain Exhibit
Until January 19, 2019

Arts Of South And Southeast Asia
Ongoing until January 31, 2019

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

Arts of Iran
Until January 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

Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

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

Kids

Classes:Children's West African Drumming
Ongoing Tuesdays

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Argentine Tango Series
Ongoing Wednesdays until October 3

French Bench
Until Saturday, December 15

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturday

West African Dance Class
Ongoing Sunday

Mahjong Lessons
Ongoing Thursdays

Ki Energy Healing Clinic
Ongoing Wednesdays

Emei Qigong Practice
Ongoing Saturdays

Middle-Eastern Drum & Belly Dance Class
Ongoing until December 17

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Salsa Class
Ongoing Tuesdays
9:30 AM Park Origins at Mission Trails Regional Park Learn about the origins and fascinating features of one of the largest urban parks in the United States from a Mission Trails Trail Guide. This is the City of San Diego's very own Mission Trails Region Park. Meet inside Visitor Center.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Mission Trails Regional Park
One Father Junipero Serra Trail
San Diego, CA 92119
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Dates and times:
Sunday, October 7 - 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Wednesday, October 10 - 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Saturday, October 20 - 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Sunday, October 21 - 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Wednesday, October 24 - 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

For more information, please call: (619) 688-3281 or visit: www.mtrp.org
5:00 PM San Diego International Film Festival Opening This is where it all starts! From the red carpet to the opening night film premiere, post-screening celebrity interviews with insider insights and an after party that sets downtown on fire. The San Diego International Film Festival kicks off with a bang! Our track record of award-winning films includes Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri, Lion, 12 Years a Slave, The Imitation Game, Whiplash, Hidden Figures and many more. Opening Night is a glamorous evening, so join San Diego's movers and shakers on the red carpet and a few Hollywood insiders as we begin the San Diego International Film Festival in style! After the Q&A with our special guests head over to the OMNIA Nightclub for the Afterparty. The popular and fashionable OMNIA Nightclub boasts rooftop cabanas, a pulsing dance floor and chic modern lounge areas. Roll the dice at one of Jamul Casinos gaming tables, hit the dance floor with DJ Marc Eazy and enjoy live music from The Stilettos.

Admission/Cost: $75 - $200

Location:
Balboa Theatre
868 Fourth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Wednesday, October 10 - 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM
5:30 PM Diplomacy Council Spring 2019 Trip to Cuba: Info Session Celebrate Cuban Independence Day and join us at Stone Brewery in Liberty Station to grab a beer and learn about our Spring 2019 trip to Cuba. With a new president and proposed constitutional changes, the time to go to Cuba is now.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Stone Brewery
Liberty Station
2816 Historic Decatur Rd
San Diego, CA 92106
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Wednesday, October 10 - 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

For more information and to RSVP, please contact Natalie Maroun at natalie@sandiegodiplomacy.org or (619) 291-8105
7:00 PM Book Discussion: The Last Palace: Europe’s Turbulent Century Join Norman Eisen, the former US Ambassador to the Czech Republic and President Obama's chief "ethics czar," as he speaks about his latest book.

As the basis for Jeff Goldblum's character in The Grand Budapest Hotel, Eisen offers a sweeping narrative that refracts the history of 20th century Mitteleuropa through the lens of one of the last palaces built in Europe's Gilded Age.

The book offers an account of the struggle between democracy, communism and fascism over the past century.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $18

Location:
David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre
4126 Executive Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Wednesday, October 10 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 362-1348 or visit: www.lfjcc.org
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival For the past 12 years, the San Diego Italian Film Festival has taken you on virtual journeys along with our protagonists, experiencing the passion, love, comedy, despair and hope of life. We have learned about Italian film from scholars and directors whose insightful introductions and lectures help us understand why these movies speak to us and continue to influence filmmaking throughout the world.

Festival Film Scedule (click on film titles for full descriptions):

Ammore e Malavita
Wednesday, October 3 - 7:30 PM
Location: Museum of Photographic Arts

Lasciati Andare
Thursday, October 4 - 7:30 PM
Location: Museum of Photographic Arts

Caravaggio - L'anima e il Sangue
Friday, October 5 - 7:30 PM
Natural History Location: Museum

L'ordine delle Cose
Saturday, October 6 - 7:30 PM
Location: Museum of Photographic Arts

Lavera Leggenda di Tony Vilar
Sunday, October 7 - 7:30 PM
(Movie is part of the Gala Party on this evening)

Una Questione Privata
Monday, October 8 - 7:30 PM
Location: Museum of Photographic Arts

The Habit of Beauty
Tuesday, October 9 - 7:30 PM
Location: Museum of Photographic Arts

Beeswax - Short
Tuesday, October 9 - 7:30 PM
Location: Museum of Photographic Arts

Magic Alps - Short
Tuesday, October 9 - 7:30 PM
Location: Museum of Photographic Arts

A Ciambra
Wednesday, October 10 - 7:30 PM
Location: Museum of Photographic Arts

Paolo Fresu - Il Tempo di un Viaggio
Thursday, October 11 - 7:00 PM
Location: La Paloma Theatre

Once Upon a Time in the West
Thursday, October 11 - 7:30 PM
Location: Museum of Photographic Arts

Nome di Donna
Friday, October 12 - 7:30 PM
Location: Museum of Photographic Arts

Call Me by Your Name
Saturday, October 13 - 7:30 PM
Location: Museum of Photographic Arts

Gatta Cenerentola
Sunday, October 14 - 7:30 PM
Location: Museum of Photographic Arts

Admission/Cost: $12 for individual shows, Festival Passes available.

Locations:
The Museum of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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La Paloma Theater
471 S. Coast Hwy. 101
Encinitas, CA
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Wednesday, October 3 to Sunday October 14
All dates films screened at 7:30 PM except October 11, Short film screens at 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com
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