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Saturday, Oct 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM Leif Erickson Tournament
10:00 AM Workshop: Piñatas and Nichos
10:00 AM Ikebana Exhibition
1:00 PM Festival Of Lights - 11th Annual Diwali Celebration
1:00 PM Dia de los Muertos Workshop
2:00 PM Salsa on the Beach
2:00 PM Lecture on Ah Quin
2:00 PM 10th Annual Dia de los Muertos Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
4:00 PM Annual Kapolioka'ehukai Pa'ina
5:00 PM Film & Food: Street Food Cinema - Coco
6:30 PM Music & Dance: The Four Seasons of Tango
7:00 PM Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
7:00 PM Afro-Cuban Music & Dance Party
7:00 PM Music: Amanda Miguel y Diego Verdaguer
7:30 PM Music: Paris Chansons
8:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
8:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
8:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
8:00 PM Dance: The Jungle Book
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Sunday, Oct 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 AM Ikebana Exhibition
10:00 AM Martial Arts Day
12:00 PM Asayake Taiko Tryouts
1:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
2:00 PM Lawn Program: House of Austria
2:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
2:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
2:30 PM Dance: The Jungle Book
4:00 PM Sangeetha Kala Mani Geetha Ramanathan Bennett Memorial Concert
4:30 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
7:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
7:30 PM Tabla Solo Concert with Abhiman Kaushal
Monday, Oct 22
6:00 PM World Music Series
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
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Thursday, Nov 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Friday, Nov 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM City Ballet Tchaikovsky Spectacular
8:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Calendar

< Sunday, October 21, 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
12:00 AM Ikebana Exhibition An exhibition of ikebana—the ancient fine art of Japanese flower arrangement—is offered to share the joy and peace that come from practicing or viewing this honored art. Ikebana was begun 600 years ago by a Japanese priest in Kyoto and is now practiced worldwide by people of all ages and lifestyles. There will be over 30 arrangements on display and live demonstrations by ikebana teachers and students. The event is hosted jointly by the San Diego Sakura Chapter of the Ohara School, led by Master Teacher Jackie Zhang, and by the La Jolla/Riford Library.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
La Jolla Riford Library
7555 Draper Avenue
San Diego, CA 92037
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, October 20 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday, October 21 - 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
10:00 AM Martial Arts Day The JFG Martial Arts Day returns for its third year in a row. Several local martial arts schools in San Diego will gather at JFG to demonstrate their respective arts to the general public. First-timers and enthusiasts alike have an opportunity to experience and learn about a variety of martial art disciplines in a single venue. Demonstration content includes history of each martial art, the common terminology, forms (kata), live demonstrations, and some audience participation.

Admission/Cost: FREE (members) - $12

Location:
Japanese Friendship Garden
2215 Pan American Road
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Sunday, October 21 - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
12:00 PM Asayake Taiko Tryouts Interested in trying out for Asayake Taiko, UCSD's Japanese Drumming group?

Join Asaytake Taiko for their five-week tryout process of excitement, sweat and performances by our members! No experience necessary — they will be teaching you everything you need to know, from the basics up!

Just show up with comfortable clothes (work-out clothes), athletic shoes, sunscreen, lots of water and $5 for your own pair of bachi (taiko drum sticks).

Admission/Cost: $5

Location:
Stonehenge Lawn
Revelle College Scholars Drive South
UCSD
San Diego, CA
MAP - [Campus MAP]

Dates and times:
Sunday, October 21 - 12:00 PM
Sunday, October 28 - 12:00 PM
Sunday, November 4 - 12:00 PM

For more information, please email: AsaTaikoTryouts@gmail.com
1:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney animated feature, JCompany Youth Theatre presents The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

The musical showcases the film's Academy Award-nominated score, plus new songs by Menken and Schwartz.

The story follows the disfigured Quasimodo, who rings the bell of Notre Dame Cathedral. He keeps his time locked away from people in a tower until he meets Esmeralda, a friend who accepts him as he is.

The musical, which debuted at the La Jolla Playhouse, features songs like "The Bells of Notre Dame," and "God Help the Outcasts."

Admission/Cost: $17 - $25

Location:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
Garfield Theater
4126 Executive Dr.
La Jolla, CA
MAP

Multiple dates from October 20 - November 4, 2018
Dates and times:
Ongoing from October 20 to November 4
Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 1:00 PM & 4:30 PM

For tickets and more information, please call: (858) 362-1348
2:00 PM Lawn Program: House of Austria In the increasingly shrinking world, mutual understanding among cultures is paramount. For that reason, the House of Austria endorsed the San Diego town of Julian to establish a partnership of cultural exchange with the quaint mountain town of Heiligenblut, located in the Austrian Alps. The members of the House of Austria made it their mission to continue promoting the friendship between the peoples of the two towns.

During the Lawn Program and the Ethnic Food Fair at the Houses or Pacific Relations in Balboa Park, the members showcase their specialties of Austrian fare. Home-made pastries and Sachertorte are especially popular.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Hall of Nations
2191 W Pan American Rd.
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Sunday, October 21 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 234-0739 or visit: www.sdhpr.org
2:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar "Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once."

Though Caesar is beloved by the people of Rome, after his latest military triumph, senators Brutus and Cassius sense a dictator in the making. But the honorable Brutus faces a wrenching decision: stage a coup for the sake of country, or stay loyal to Caesar.

The Old Globe's intimate arena stage gives you an up-close seat for Shakespeare's masterful tale of cunning diplomacy, fast-shifting alliances and the unpredictable consequences of betrayal. The classical actors of tomorrow, now training in The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program, expertly perform one of the world's great plays.

A joint venture of the Globe and USD, the Shiley Graduate Theatre Program nationally recruits seven students each year to participate in an intensive two-year course of graduate study in classical theatre. Private funding for the Master of Fine Arts in Theatre program has been contributed through a generous endowment established by Donald and Darlene Shiley. Additional support for the program is provided by the Dorothy Brown Endowment Fund and the Louis Yager Cantwell Foundation

18+

Admission/Cost: $19 - $102

Location:
Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP - [Park Map]

Dates and times:
Ongoing October 20 to October 28, 2018
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays - 7:00 PM
Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday Matinees (except 10/20) - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival North Park Vaudeville presents its sixteenth annual festival of new short plays, "by playwrights from around the world, presented by over 40 actors and 20 directors." There will be a different program each weekend.

Admission/Cost: $14

Location:
North Park Vaudeville and Candy Shoppe
2031 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92104
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, October 5 until Sunday, October 28, 2018
Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
2:30 PM Dance: The Jungle Book San Diego Ballet's artistic director, Javier Velasco, creates a thrilling blend of ballet, jazz, hip hop and giant puppets to bring Rudyard Kipling's beloved tale of friendship to life. Join Mowgli and his animal pals as they tumble through the jungle, get wrapped up in the coils of Kaa, the snake, and fight off the menacing Sher Khan, the tiger. Fun for the entire family!

Muffins With Mowgli: Join us onstage directly after our Sunday Matinee performance. A reception for kiddos and adults alike! Take photos, get autographs and mingle with your favorite dancer/Jungle Book Characters. Lemonade and treats for all!

Admission/Cost: $15

Location:
Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, October 19 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, October 20 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, October 21 - 2:30 PM & 4:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdrep.org
4:00 PM Sangeetha Kala Mani Geetha Ramanathan Bennett Memorial Concert Hemmige V. Srivatsan & Keshavan Srivatsan (Violin), and Srimusham Raja Rao (Mridangam).

Guest of Honor: Padma Bhushan Dr. V.S.Ramachandran, Sangeeta Acharya TSR Krishnan.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Seaside Center for Spiritual Living
1613 Lake Drive
Encinitas, CA

Sunday, October 21 - 4:00 PM
4:30 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney animated feature, JCompany Youth Theatre presents The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

The musical showcases the film's Academy Award-nominated score, plus new songs by Menken and Schwartz.

The story follows the disfigured Quasimodo, who rings the bell of Notre Dame Cathedral. He keeps his time locked away from people in a tower until he meets Esmeralda, a friend who accepts him as he is.

The musical, which debuted at the La Jolla Playhouse, features songs like "The Bells of Notre Dame," and "God Help the Outcasts."

Admission/Cost: $17 - $25

Location:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
Garfield Theater
4126 Executive Dr.
La Jolla, CA
MAP

Multiple dates from October 20 - November 4, 2018
Dates and times:
Ongoing from October 20 to November 4
Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 1:00 PM & 4:30 PM

For tickets and more information, please call: (858) 362-1348
7:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar "Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once."

Though Caesar is beloved by the people of Rome, after his latest military triumph, senators Brutus and Cassius sense a dictator in the making. But the honorable Brutus faces a wrenching decision: stage a coup for the sake of country, or stay loyal to Caesar.

The Old Globe's intimate arena stage gives you an up-close seat for Shakespeare's masterful tale of cunning diplomacy, fast-shifting alliances and the unpredictable consequences of betrayal. The classical actors of tomorrow, now training in The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program, expertly perform one of the world's great plays.

A joint venture of the Globe and USD, the Shiley Graduate Theatre Program nationally recruits seven students each year to participate in an intensive two-year course of graduate study in classical theatre. Private funding for the Master of Fine Arts in Theatre program has been contributed through a generous endowment established by Donald and Darlene Shiley. Additional support for the program is provided by the Dorothy Brown Endowment Fund and the Louis Yager Cantwell Foundation

18+

Admission/Cost: $19 - $102

Location:
Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP - [Park Map]

Dates and times:
Ongoing October 20 to October 28, 2018
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays - 7:00 PM
Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday Matinees (except 10/20) - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson North Coast Repertory Theatre is challenging even the most astute mystery buffs to solve the riddle posed by Holmes & Watson.

Cleverly conceived by Jeffrey Hatcher, this West Coast premiere dares Dr. Watson to discern which of three men is the missing Sherlock Holmes. Fast-paced, thrilling and full of twists and turns, it promises to keep audiences on the edge of their seats.

It's elementary—this show will sell out quickly, so order your tickets now. Already extended due to popular demand.

• Previews Begin: Wednesday, Oct. 17
• Opening Night: Saturday, Oct. 20, 8:00 PM
• Special Talkback: Friday, Oct. 26, (Featuring cast and artistic director)

Admission/Cost: $42 - $53

Location:
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987 Lomas Santa Fe Dr., Ste. D
Solana Beach, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from October 17 - November 17, 2018
Wednesdays & Sundays - 7:00 PM (except 10/17 @ 8:00 PM)
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday Matinees - 2:00 PM (no matinee shows on 10/21, 11/11, 11/16)
Additional Matinee - Wednesday, November 7 - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM Tabla Solo Concert with Abhiman Kaushal Abhiman has accompanied most of the leading musicians, singers and dancers of North Indian classical music. Having toured around the world performing in prestigious venues, he has numerous recordings and world music collaborations. He has recorded a soundtrack for National Geographic's Man Eaters of North India, for the Zoolander movie and has performed for MTV's Aerosmithicon show in front of a live audience. Recently he was the solo featured musician for the acclaimed electronic dance drama Ramayana 2k3, which won rave reviews in Los Angeles and New York City.

Accompanied by : Miles Shrewsbery (Tabla), Vignesh Manohar (Vocal) and Ashutosh Sohoni (Harmonium).

Admission/Cost: $20 - $10

Location:
Iranian American Center
6790 Top Gun St. Suite #7
San Diego, CA 92121
MAP

Saturday October 21 - 7:30 PM
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