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Friday, Oct 18
All Day Stage: Las Quinceañeras
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM A Conversation With Artist José-María Cano
10:30 AM Worshop: The Mexico-California and Mexico-Texas Relationships
12:00 PM San Diego International Film Festival
3:30 PM Stage: ¡Vuela!
6:00 PM San Diego Ballet: A Midsummer Night's Dream
6:00 PM Noche De Muertos Market
6:30 PM Documentary Film: Recuperando el Paraiso
7:00 PM Lecture and Book Signing: Luis González Palma
7:00 PM Stage: The Sound of Music
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Dogman + Short: Cyclamen
7:30 PM Indian Music: Sammilan / A Jugalbandhi
7:30 PM Stage: Foxfire
7:30 PM Stage: Calafia At Liberty
8:00 PM German Film: Gundermann
Saturday, Oct 19
All Day Stage: Las Quinceañeras
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:30 AM Global Empowerment Summit
10:00 AM Arch in the Park
11:00 AM San Diego International Film Festival
11:00 AM Mexican Folk Art Cross Making Class
12:00 PM Dia de los Muertos At La Vista Memorial
12:00 PM Filipino-American History Celebration
12:00 PM Bahia Fest
12:30 PM Stage: ¡Vuela!
2:00 PM Lawn Program: House of Austria
2:00 PM North Coast Symphony: Russian Romance
2:00 PM Stage: The Sound of Music
4:00 PM Bridge of Love Fundraiser
4:00 PM 12th Annual Festival Of Lights
5:00 PM Armenian Culture Night
6:00 PM The Bulls of St. Agata Charge Little Italy
6:00 PM San Diego Ballet: A Midsummer Night's Dream
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:00 PM Refugee Songs: A Musical Journey
7:00 PM Stage: The Sound of Music
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Italy Exported (Shorts)
7:30 PM Stage: Foxfire
7:30 PM Stage: Calafia At Liberty
Sunday, Oct 20
All Day Stage: Las Quinceañeras
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Diego International Film Festival
10:00 AM Sukkot Harvest Festival
10:30 AM German Film: Rocca Changes The World (Rocca Verändert Die Welt)
12:30 PM Stage: ¡Vuela!
2:00 PM Lawn Program: House of Czech & Slovak Republics
2:00 PM Stage: Foxfire
6:00 PM Music & Dance: Danyavaad & The Shimmy Sisters Reunion
6:00 PM Music: Ali Azimi
6:00 PM San Diego Ballet: A Midsummer Night's Dream
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Benedetta Follia + Short: Scent of the Stars
7:30 PM Stage: Calafia At Liberty
Monday, Oct 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Napoli Velata + Short: The Same Name
Tuesday, Oct 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Film & Discussion: Puzzle
6:00 PM Coco: Sugar Skull Paint Night
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Come un Gatto in Tangenzial + Short: The Loony Boxer
7:30 PM Book Signing: Kate Quinn
Wednesday, Oct 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Wine Tasting: Northern Italy
6:00 PM French Film: Moka
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Euforia + Short: Postcard
Thursday, Oct 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Talk: Racism in German and American Cinema of the Twenties
6:00 PM UNA Discussion: Our Planet, Our Future
7:00 PM Book Signing: Rut Sepetys
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: A Casa Tutti Bene + Short: The Place of Happiness
8:00 PM Comedy: Dante Chang
Friday, Oct 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Talk with Potter Shumpei Yamaki
2:00 PM Book Signing: J. Elke Ertle
6:00 PM Film & Discussion About Race, Mental Health & Community
7:00 PM Music: Clave Dura
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Selfie + Shorts: Shine, Beauty
7:30 PM Stage: Amazing Adventures Of The Marvelous Monkey King
7:30 PM Stage: Foxfire
8:00 PM Comedy: Dante Chang
Saturday, Oct 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Balboa Park Halloween Family Day
11:00 AM City Heights El Dia de los Muertos
12:00 PM Encinitas Dia de los Muertos Celebration
2:00 PM Black Life: A Conversation
2:00 PM Stage: Sense & Sensibility
2:00 PM Stage: Amazing Adventures Of The Marvelous Monkey King
2:00 PM San Diego Symphony Plays Music from Coco
5:30 PM SDIFF Gala & Italy Exported Awards
7:30 PM Comedy: Dante Chang
7:30 PM Stage: Foxfire
7:30 PM Stage: Amazing Adventures Of The Marvelous Monkey King
8:00 PM Stage: Sense and Sensibility
9:30 PM Comedy: Dante Chang
Sunday, Oct 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Kimchi Workshop
2:00 PM Opera: Aida
2:00 PM Stage: Sense & Sensibility
2:00 PM Stage: Foxfire
7:00 PM Keali'i Reichel
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: L’uomo Che Comprò la Luna
7:30 PM Stage: Amazing Adventures Of The Marvelous Monkey King
Monday, Oct 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Population Aging and Korea’s Economy
Tuesday, Oct 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM In Celebration of Toni Morrison: Reflecting on a Legend
6:00 PM Coco: Sugar Skull Paint Night
Wednesday, Oct 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Thursday, Oct 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
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< Saturday, October 19, 2019 >


All Day Stage: Las Quinceañeras From the creators of the groundbreaking Waking La Llorona, Las Quinceañeras offers a surreal, immersive, multisensory exploration of the famed rite of passage undertaken by many Latinas on their 15th birthday. The mysterious Optika Moderna opens its doors once again after years of secrecy and seclusion, inviting participants to undergo their latest procedure "Proyecto (15)." Adventurous audiences can book an appointment to meet with Optika Moderna's staff of trained paranormal opticians. Within the lab, patients will experience a hallucinogenic journey into the early 1990s as they relive the fateful events surrounding the celebrations of multiple Quinceañeras.

A production by Optika Moderna / David Israel Reynoso, performances are part of the La Jolla Playhouse's San Diego Wow (Without Walls) Festival.

Admission/Cost: $20

Location:
Liberty Station
San Diego, CA
Festival Map

Dates and times:
Thursday, October 17 - Performances all day
Friday, October 18 - Performances all day
Saturday, October 19 - Performances all day
Sunday, October 20 - Performances all day
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego Events

Stage

Intimate Apparel
Until October 20, 2019

Noura
Until October 20, 2019

Man of La Mancha
Until October 27, 2019

Bad Hombres/Good Wives
Until October 27, 2019

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

Exhibitions and Art

Hanjialin Bao - Between Black and White
Until January 26 2020

39th Annual International Art Exhibition
Until October 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

Places

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

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

Chicano Park Tour
Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturdays

Mahjong Lessons
Ongoing Thursdays

Emei Qigong Practice
Ongoing Saturdays

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays
8:30 AM Global Empowerment Summit University of California San Diego is hosting its 4th Annual Global Empowerment Summit. The event presented by UC San Diego Extension is free and open to the public.

In an effort to make San Diego the kindest city in the United States, Mayor Kevin Falconer will present UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla with a City of San Diego proclamation declaring the day of the summit, October 19, as Kindest Day.

Among the day's events:

Janet Salazar, the Permanent Representative of the United Nation's Economic and Social Affairs Council, will discuss the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals and how UC San Diego and the region can contribute to improving the world.
Keynote speaker Lindsay Wagner, most known for her starring role as "The Bionic Woman," one of the first female heroes. She will discuss her continuing efforts to inspire and empower women.
An array of panelists and performers will speak to global initiatives to create a brighter, more equitable and sustainable future.
Participants in the UC San Diego Source of Change project ­­— refugees and survivors of human trafficking, who operate small businesses at the university's Farmer's Market — will cater the event.
Ken Blanchard, speaker, leadership consultant and author of more than 65 books, including "The One Minute Manager," will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from Women4Empowerment and UC San Diego's Social Impact and Innovation initiative.

The summit will feature an array of thought-leaders from various religious, governmental, nonprofit and business sectors discussing collaborative solutions in the areas of empowerment, education, sustainability, diversity, inclusion and social impact. Progressive global leaders will sit in dialogue with changemakers working within San Diego's underrepresented communities.

Among the panelists and speakers:
Steven Dinkin, president of the National Conflict Resolution Center; Imam Taha Hassane, director, Islamic Center of San Diego; San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan; Jeff Light, publisher, editor-in-chief, San Diego Union-Tribune; and Emanuel Perlman, CEO and founder, Destination Peace International; Nicole Phillips, author and host of NPR's The Kindness Podcast.

Admission/Cost: FREE but Registration is required.

Location:
Beyster Auditorium
Rad School of Management
U.C. San Diego
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Saturday, October 19 - 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
10:00 AM Arch in the Park Come Discover Archaeology at the 21st Annual Arch in the Park. The San Diego County Archaeological Society presents an educational day of Archaeology and Fun at the Ranch House in Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve. Come celebrate California Archaeology Month and International Archaeology Day. Find out about archaeology, see archaeology exhibits, and talk to real archaeologists. See traditional craft demonstrations. Raffles, book sale, games, and more. Fry Bread, snacks, and sodas and SDCAS merchandise will be available for purchase.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Los Peñasquitos Ranch Adobe
12122 Canyonside Park Drive
San Diego, CA 92129
MAP

Saturday, October 19 - 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
11:00 AM San Diego International Film Festival The Power of Perspective. Come Watch With Us. The San Diego International Film Festival features 200+ filmmakers gathering in San Diego to show their films every year. SDIFF celebrates film's power to create empathy via new perspectives that emerge from powerful and compelling storytelling. The festival showcases great stories, fresh voices and diverse points of view from around the world. Our line up includes world-premiers, never before seen studio releases, the best in independent filmmaking and a full schedule of parties and events with the filmmakers themselves. Great film sparks great dialogue, which is why we're dedicated to giving our audiences the unique opportunity to meet and ask questions of filmmakers after screenings, and informally meet-ups at a variety of parties and events. The festival culminates with the annual Night of the Stars Tribute, recognizing actors and filmmakers who have made a mark on the film industry, and the world, with their professional contributions.

Age limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $16 - $600

Location:
Reading Gaslamp Cinema
701 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Tuesday, October 15 - 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Wednesday, October 16 - 12:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Thursday, October 17 - 12:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Friday, October 18 - 12:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Saturday, October 19 - 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Sunday, October 20 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM
11:00 AM Mexican Folk Art Cross Making Class Please join us as we honor those loved ones who have passed on in this unique, hands on, one of a kind piece of art that includes your loved ones on Saturday, October 19 from 11am-1pm. Share memories of family, loved ones and lesson learned from those who have crossed over in this memorable workshop.

All materials are included, but feel free to bring any additional materials to personalize your cross.

Admission/Cost: $20

Location:
Back From Tomboctou Gallery
3564 Adams Avenue
San Diego, CA 92116
MAP

Saturday, October 19 - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
12:00 PM Dia de los Muertos At La Vista Memorial The Most traditional and authentic Celebration of Life in San Diego County!

La Vista Historical Foundation is pleased to announce that internationally acclaimed Colombian musical group La Sonora Dinamita will perform at the 11th annual Día de los Muertos celebration on Saturday, October 19 at La Vista Memorial Park in National City.

This year's celebration also welcomes Olga de La Vega Fashion, Tijuana, B.C., showcasing "Weavers of Dreams," a collection of Mexican regional huipil, a traditional garment worn by indigenous women and cultural ensembles. We will introduce a saw dust carpet with several layers of color traditionally used for processions. This carpet will be traveling from Huamantla, Tlaxcala made by artisans who feature the largest sawdust carpets in Mexico.

The celebration will once again award prizes to the best traditional Catrina and altars. The celebration will award $500 to the most traditional Catrina and $1000 cash prize for the most elaborate altars built by visiting families to honor their deceased loved ones.

This year's newest contest invites performing arts, dance studios, and schools of fashion to participate in the largest procession, with a chance to win a $1,000 cash prize.

Admission/Cost: $5 - $75

Location:
La Vista Memorial Park
3191 Orange St.
National City, CA 91950
MAP

Saturday, October 19 - 12:00 PM
12:00 PM Filipino-American History Celebration Honoring the events, experiences, and lives of Filipino people in America and their impact on society. This free afternoon will feature music, food, kids' activities and fun for the whole family celebrating this annual commemoration. Cash prizes of $200, $150 and $100 will be awarded in both a kids and teens Karaoke contest, several Filipino food vendors such as Seafood City, Coated Cafe and Red Ribbon Bakeshop will sell traditional dishes, live music from Rising Star Band, a kids zone and presentations from local community partners will entertain visitors all afternoon. New for 2019 is the addition of a Filipiniana Fashion Show with great styles and looks for the entire family. Groups such as Philippine folk dancers Samahan Dance company, the Otay Ranch High School dance exhibition team and Melija talent develo:00 PMent featuring ballet, hip hop and Hawaiian performers will get everyone's toes tapping. Various Otay Ranch Town Center merchants and community partners will be handing out free food samples and coupons and hosting other activations all afternoon.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Otay Ranch Town Center
2015 Birch Road
Chula Vista, CA 91915
MAP

Saturday, October 19 - 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
12:00 PM Bahia Fest The Latin reggae-based lineup features live performances by Cultura Profetica, Rayawana, Alborosie, Somos Uno, Alika, E.N Young, and Leilani Wolfgramm.

Admission/Cost: $60 - $150

Location:
Embarcadero Marina Park North
400 Kettner Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Saturday, October 19 - 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM
12:30 PM Stage: ¡Vuela! ¡Vuela! The title alone is a nod to the seemingly impossible. Four battered and injured birds desperately beat their wings in an attempt to return to flight alongside their flock as they flee the arrival of a hurricane. Not able to lift themselves more than a palm's length, they helplessly contemplate their luck at being abandoned by the rest, the model birds, the healthy and strong. Instantly, the most basic questions arise: How will they fetch water or food? Will they really be able to survive without the help of their tribe? This is a play about solidarity, teamwork and the ability to adapt and put on a brave face despite life's difficulties.

A production by Inmigrantes Teatro, performances are part of the La Jolla Playhouse's San Diego Wow (Without Walls) Festival.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Liberty Station
San Diego, CA
Festival Map

Dates and times:
Thursday, October 17 - 4:30 PM
Friday, October 18 - 3:30 PM
Saturday, October 19 - 12:30 PM
Sunday, October 20 - 12:30 PM
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]

Saturday, October 19 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 234-0739 or visit: www.sdhpr.org
2:00 PM North Coast Symphony: Russian Romance The North Coast Symphony Orchestra presents "Russian Romance" featuring exciting classics by Russian composers. The performance will include Pictures at an Exhibition and Night on Bald Mountain, both by Modest Mussorgsky, and the Mlada Suite by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. Funded in part by the City of Encinitas Community Grant Program, the orchestra is conducted by Daniel Swem. Admission: $10 general, $8 seniors/students/military, $25/family max.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $10

Location:
San Dieguito United Methodist Church
170 Calle Magdalena
Encinitas, CA 92024
MAP

Saturday, October 19 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: The Sound of Music Helix Charter High School presents The Sound of Music, based on the real life story of the Von Trapp Family singers. Maria, the tomboyish postulant at an Austrian abbey, becomes a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with seven children. She brings a new love of life and music into the home.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $10

Location:
Helix High School
7323 University Avenue
La Mesa, CA 91942
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, October 11 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, October 12 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, October 12 - 7:00 PM
Thursday, October 17 - 6:00 PM
Friday, October 18 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, October 19 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, October 19 - 7:00 PM
4:00 PM Bridge of Love Fundraiser Bridge of Love Across the Border​ is 100% grass roots human rights activist volunteers. and has been supporting children, families and LGBTQ folks from all over the world seeking refuge and asylum at our Tijuana border for a year and a half now. We are having a Fundraiser on October 19, 2019 and we are asking the community near and far to please donate items for our raffle, auction and sale.We are asking for art, hand crafted items, items for natural healing, body soaps, massage, candles, t-shirts, jewelry, hats, anything we can sell. We need money to buy items that we do not receive enough of such as food, toiletries, new underwear, new bras, newborn baby clothes, baby blankets etc.

Event will feature live music by Santana Pa Ti, raffles, silent auction, vendors, food etc.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $30

Location:
Worldbeat Cultural Center
2100 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA
MAP

Saturday, October 19 - 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
4:00 PM 12th Annual Festival Of Lights Come and enjoy Indian Culture in Balboa Park on October 19. Have your name written in four different Indian languages.

See the display of ancient lamps, beautiful dolls and Indian musical instruments. Women are encouraged to wear sarees.

Learn more about the revered Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth year anniversary.

Admission/Cost: Free - $5

Location:
Visitors Center
1549 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP - [Park Map]

Saturday, October 19 - 4:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdias.info
5:00 PM Armenian Culture Night Join us for Armenian Food, Music & Dancing!! Hosted by: SJG Parish Council, Ladies' Society, ACYO, Choir, Armenian Sunday School, and Gala Committee with Triple X Fraternity, United Armenians of SD, Knights & Daughters of Vartan,Homenetmen Scouts, Armenian Professionals of SD, and ARS Roubina Chapter.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
St John Garabed Armenian Apostolic Church
4473 30th St
San Diego, CA 92116
MAP

Saturday, October 19 - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM The Bulls of St. Agata Charge Little Italy The Little Italy Association, Symbolic International, Lamborghini La Jolla and Lamborghini Club America will host the annual Bulls of St. Agata Charge Little Italy! More than 40 classic and rare "Italian bulls," better known as Lamborghinis, will fill W. Fir Street, between India Street and Kettner Boulevard for this special event.

The community is invited to enjoy an evening of souped up rides and musical entertainment all night!

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Little Italy
W. Fir Street, between India Street and Kettner Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Saturday, October 19 - 6:00 PM
6:00 PM San Diego Ballet: A Midsummer Night's Dream Ballet Under the Stars. Join San Diego Ballet as they present one of their enduring classics in a new and enchanting setting. A Midsummer Night's Dream is a lovely, whimsical take on Shakespeare's eternal comedy, where "the course of true love n'er did run smooth." As part of La Jolla Playhouse's WOW Festival, its fairies, Amazons and lovers will rush, revel and glide through the real gardens at Liberty Station, with the audience in the center of this 360-degree experience. You're invited to come, sit in the grass, and enjoy the magic as it springs up around you.

A production by the San Diego Ballet, performances are part of the La Jolla Playhouse's San Diego Wow (Without Walls) Festival.

Admission/Cost: $20

Location:
Liberty Station
San Diego, CA
Festival Map

Dates and times:
Friday, October 18 - 6:00 PM
Saturday, October 19 - 6:00 PM
Sunday, October 20 - 6:00 PM
7:00 PM Opera: Aida Loyalty to country, love, and betrayal collide when the pharaoh's daughter Amneris discovers that her rival for the love of the Egyptian general, Radames, is none other than her Ethiopian slave, Aida. In a turn of events Aida's father, the King of Ethiopia, demands that she act as a spy for her homeland, potentially destroying the trust and affection of the man she loves.

Admission/Cost: $78 - $578

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, October 19 - 7:00 PM
Tuesday, October 22 - 7:00 PM
Friday, October 25 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, October 27 - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM Refugee Songs: A Musical Journey Refugee Songs is a new musical/concert experience that weaves together an original world fusion and acoustic-rock musical score with spoken word poetry and storytelling to narrate the journey of a young Persian American musician uprooted from Iran after the 1979 Revolution and his subsequent struggle to create a new home for himself in the United States. Interwoven with spoken word poetry inspired by oral histories gathered from refugees and other involuntary migrants of all statuses also living in Southern California, Refugee Songs offers an intimate close-up on one young man's experience of childhood displacement and coming of age as well as wide-angle poetic musings on the triumphs and tribulations that many displaced people experience—albeit differently—in their own journeys. Delving deeply into the ways that music serves to keep alive displaced refugees' cherished memories of their lost homelands, while offering strength, comfort and inspiration in their sometimes-elusive search for identity and belonging in the U.S., Refugee Songs is a poignant and powerful meditation on universal themes of cultural identity, family, inter-generational trauma and loss, as well as resilience, self-acceptance, and the healing power of love.

Admission/Cost: FREE but Registration is required.

Location:
Mandeville Auditorium
U.C. San Diego
9500 Gilman Dr
La Jolla, CA 92093
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Saturday, October 19 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
7:00 PM Stage: The Sound of Music Helix Charter High School presents The Sound of Music, based on the real life story of the Von Trapp Family singers. Maria, the tomboyish postulant at an Austrian abbey, becomes a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with seven children. She brings a new love of life and music into the home.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $10

Location:
Helix High School
7323 University Avenue
La Mesa, CA 91942
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, October 11 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, October 12 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, October 12 - 7:00 PM
Thursday, October 17 - 6:00 PM
Friday, October 18 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, October 19 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, October 19 - 7:00 PM
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Italy Exported (Shorts) Join us for the launch of Italy Exported, our new short films program!

During feStivale 2019, we will screen the 20 finalists of our new Short Film Competition! The three winners of the San Diego Italian Film Festival Ristretto Awards —The Golden Ristretto, The Silver Ristretto, and The Artistic Director's Ristretto Special Award— be announced and screened during the Gala.

Tonight, we'll screen 10 out of the 20 finalists, with three of the directors in attendance! You won't want to miss this opportunity to experience and discuss the very latest in cinema art with the creators.

Admission/Cost: $12

Location:
Museum of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92103
MAP - [Park Map]

Saturday, October 19 - 7:30 PM
7:30 PM Stage: Foxfire Set in rural America, in the heart of southern Appalachia, Foxfire is about the strength of family, the burnished love of a long marriage, and the values that have sustained this nation. It is laced with music by Jonathan Brielle, with live stage performances by a 4-piece bluegrass band.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $29

Location:
Sunshine Brooks Theatre
217 N. Coast Highway
Oceanside, 92054
MAP

Ongoing from Friday, October 11 until Sunday, October 27, 2019
Fridays - 7:30 PM
Saturdays - 7:30 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM Stage: Calafia At Liberty Encircling the land-locked naval training building, the USS Recruit, Calafia at Liberty dives through layers of history about the mythic figure that inspired the naming of California: Queen Calafia.

Using music and performance, audience members follow a path through history, myth, and the consequences of manifest destiny. This piece questions the legends we build over the land we inhabit.

A production of the Wetsuit Collective, performances are part of the La Jolla Playhouse's San Diego Wow (Without Walls) Festival..

Admission/Cost: $20

Location:
Liberty Station
San Diego, CA
Festival Map

Dates and times:
Thursday, October 17 - 7:30 PM
Friday, October 18 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, October 19 - 7:30 PM
Sunday, October 20 - 7:30 PM
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