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Tuesday, Oct 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Music: Jesse & Joy
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 Book Signing: Broad Awakening
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, November 15, 2017 >


All Day San Diego Asian Film Festival Pacific Arts Movement presents the 18th Annual San Diego Asian Film Festival, which has grown to be the largest showcase of Asian American and international films on the West Coast. With over 150 films from more than 20 countries shown across six venues, the festival is the place to be for all moviegoers. The audience can pick from a span of genres: action, romance, comedy, drama, animation, documentaries, and family-friendly films. All films at 4:00 PM are free on weekdays.

Admission/Cost: $9 - $12

Location:
UltraStar Mission Valley at Hazard Center
7510 Hazard Center Drive
San Diego, CA 92108
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Dates and times:
Thursday, November 9 - 7:00 PM
Friday, November 10 to Saturday, November 18 - All Day (Films generally start at 11:00 AM)

For more information, please call: (619) 685-2841 or visit: www.festival.sdaff.org
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
10:30 AM History and Heritage of San Diego's Jewish Community How have Jews shaped San Diego and how has San Diego shaped the Jewish American experience? This lecture uses the San Diego History Center's current exhibition -- including art, artifacts, documents and video -- as a springboard to present a historical narrative of San Diego Jewish life that considers the interplay between region and identity.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Coronado Library
640 Orange Avenue
Coronado, CA 92118
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Wednesday, November 15 - 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 362-1348 or visit: www.sdcjc.org
11:00 AM The Hola Mexico Film Festival The Hola Mexico Tour 2017, a traveling film festival featuring six of the most popular and acclaimed recently-released Mexican movies, arrives in San Diego this November!

Media Arts Center's San Diego Latino Film Festival will be bringing the tour to the Digital Gym Cinema in North Park from Nov. 10 through the 16.

Opening Night Reception:
San Diego Latino Film Festival will be kicking off The Hola Mexico Tour 2017 with an Opening Night reception on Friday, Nov. 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. This reception will serve as the annual Youth Scholarship Fundraiser for the Media Arts Center San Diego in support of the organization's year-round youth education programs. The goal is to reach $7,000 to offer 40 scholarships for this 2017-2018 project year!

Admission/Cost: $8.50 - $60

Location:
Digital Gym Cinema
2921 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
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Dates and times:
Friday, November 10 - 11:00 AM
Saturday, November 11 - 11:00 AM
Sunday, November 12 - 11:00 AM
Monday, November 13 - 11:00 AM
Tuesday, November 14 - 11:00 AM
Wednesday, November 15 - 11:00 AM
Thursday, November 16 - 11:00 AM

For more information, please call: (619) 230-1938 or visit: www.sdlatinofilm.com
5:00 PM Lecture: Tales Retold Holocaust Survivors on Schindler's List On Wednesday, November 15, the HLHW series will feature Jeffrey Shandler, a professor in the department of Jewish Studies at Rutgers University and a leading authority on Jewish culture past and present. His newest work, Holocaust Memory in the Digital Age: Survivors' Stories and New Media Practices, explores how Holocaust survivors' life stories are informed by other narratives with which they are familiar. Through an in-depth study of the largest and most widely available collection of videotaped interviews with survivors and other witnesses to the Holocaust, the University of Southern California Shoah Foundation Institute's Visual History Archive, Shandler weighs the possibilities and challenges brought about by digital forms of public memory.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
UCSD Geisel Library, Seuss Room
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093
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Wednesday, November 15 - 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 534-7661 or visit: www.calendar.ucsd.edu or Email: hlhw@ucsd.edu
5:00 PM Ibero Latin American Film Festival Films to be screened:

Monday, November 13 - 5:00 PM
TBA / Portuguese with English subtitles

Monday, November 13 - 7:00 PM
Guaraní (Guaraní)
Selected as Uruguay's entry for the 2013 Academy Awards, Rodrigo Plá's narrative accuracy gets audiences involved in this simple story with no false notes. Far from the notion of dysfunctional family American cinema has transformed into a tight system of clichés, The Delay moves far beyond the realm of black and white, employing a subtle variation of grays, underlining what becomes the film's central theme: the intense, painful ambivalence of family responsibility.

Tuesday, November 14 - 5:00 PM
3 Beauties (3 Bellezas)
From the country that boasts over 600 beauty pageants each year comes 3 Beauties, a scathing satire of Venezuela's fixation with beauty and its relation to social status. Perla is the single mother of two competitive daughters, products of her own unfulfilled childhood obsession to become a beauty queen, and a son who she completely ignores. As the years pass, Perla's unlimited efforts to achieve her dream through her "two princesses" transforms everyone's lives into a nightmare. Toddlers & Tiaras meets Pedro Almodóvar in this frantic, devious comedy.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Neruda
Gael García Bernal joins award winning Chilean director, Pablo Larraín, in this a noir-infused reimagining of the Nobel Prize-winning poet and politician's struggle with the state.

Wednesday, November 15 - 5:00 PM
Sealed Cargo (Carga sellada)
Based on the real events that took place in 1994 when 400 tons of toxic waste were transported through Bolivia, Sealed Cargo delivers a crucial and current message about the global waste crisis that highlights its relevance. -Palm Springs International Film Festival.

Wednesday, November 15 - 7:00 PM
The Country Of Fear (El país del miedo)
Carlos, Sara, and their preteen son Pablo, live a peaceful middle-class life until Sara begins to notice things disappearing in the house. She blames the Moroccan maid and eventually fires her. But the stealing doesn't stop; Pablo is the culprit. Fearful, Carlos decides to follow Pablo to school where he discovers that a 13-year-old classmate, Marta, is bullying and extorting Pablo. But resolving the affair isn't that easy and he becomes Marta's victim as well. Carlos's inability to defend himself or his son, pushes him to a series of anguished situations that would lead him to make the wrong decisions.

Admission/Cost: FREE but tickets are required, available at the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union ticket box from 4:30 - 7:00 PM on the night of each screening.

Location:
Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times: See film listings above
6:00 PM World Eats Party Inside the November issue's Global Cuisine Guide are 93 restaurants that specialize in cuisine from around the world. As a nod to their talents and a celebration of the diversity that is thriving in our city's dining scene San Diego Magazine hosts the inaugural World Eats Party.

Admission/Cost: $45

Location:
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown
1100 and 1001 Kettner Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Wednesday, November 15 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegomagazine.com
6:00 PM Film: The Zookeeper's Wife The true story of Antonia and Jan Zabinski, owners and keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, who race against time to save their animal collection and hundreds of persecuted Jews during the German Invasion of 1939. Movie special features begin at 5:00 PM

The film will begin at 6:00 PM A post-film discussion will take place after the screening. This movie is made possible in part by the Carlsbad Library and Arts Foundation's Robert H. Gartner Cultural Endowment Fund.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Schulman Auditorium at Carlsbad City Library
1775 Dove Lane
Carlsbad, CA 92009
MAP

Wednesday, November 15 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 602-2049 or visit: www.carlsbadca.gov
6:00 PM Film: The Promise Join the Vista Branch Library for a screening of "The Promise", a film related to the Sandcastle Girls.

Empires fall, love survives. When Michael (Oscar Isaac), a brilliant medical student, meets Ana (Charlotte Le Bon), their shared Armenian heritage sparks an attraction that explodes into a romantic rivalry between Michael and Ana's boyfriend Chris (Christian Bale), a famous American photojournalist dedicated to exposing political truth.

As the Ottoman Empire crumbles into war-torn chaos, their conflicting passions must be deferred while they join forces to get their people to safety and survive themselves.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Vista Branch Library
700 Eucalyptus Ave
San Diego, CA 92084
MAP

Wednesday, November 15 - 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 643-5100 or visit: www.host.evanced.info
6:30 PM Book Discussion: The Sandcastle Girls Join the Cardiff by the Sea Branch Library for their discussion on the Sandcastle Girls.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Cardiff By the Sea Branch Library
Newcastle Ave
Cardiff By the Sea, CA 92007
MAP

Wednesday, November 15 - 6:30 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 753-4027 or visit: www.host.evanced.info
7:00 PM Stage: The Green Cockatoo It's July 14th, 1789, Paris. The city is in an uproar and the political/social life is on the very brink of enormous changes … changes that will effect the entire world from then on. A rag-tag theatrical group is performing their improvised show for some of the aristocracy. At a certain moment no one is sure if the frenzied performers are screaming real insults at the nobility as part of the show, or if they are finally telling them their cathartic truth about the burgeoning revolution and the overthrow of the aristocracy.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $20

Location:
UCSD Mandell Weiss Forum
University of California at San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Dates and times:
Wednesday, November 15 - 7:00 PM
Friday, November 17 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, November 18 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, November 18 - 7:30 PM
Sunday, November 19 - 7:00 PM
Monday, November 20 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 534-4574 or visit: www.theatre.ucsd.edu
7:00 PM Film: In Between Join David Ofek, one of Israel's leading filmmakers and current Schusterman Visiting Israeli Artist at San Diego State University for a special screening of his film, In Between. This film tells the story of Dana and Amit who met when they were 25, married and had two children. Soon after their second child, Amit turned ultra-orthodox. Dana stayed secular. They are still very much in love. Will their love be able to overcome the growing gaps between them?

In true Ofek style, the film depicts unique Israeli scenes and dilemmas and draws a fine line between documentary and drama.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $15.25

Location:
David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre
Lawrence Family JCC
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037
MAP

Wednesday, November 15 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 362-1348 or visit: www.my.lfjcc.org
7:00 PM Ibero Latin American Film Festival Films to be screened:

Monday, November 13 - 5:00 PM
TBA / Portuguese with English subtitles

Monday, November 13 - 7:00 PM
Guaraní (Guaraní)
Selected as Uruguay's entry for the 2013 Academy Awards, Rodrigo Plá's narrative accuracy gets audiences involved in this simple story with no false notes. Far from the notion of dysfunctional family American cinema has transformed into a tight system of clichés, The Delay moves far beyond the realm of black and white, employing a subtle variation of grays, underlining what becomes the film's central theme: the intense, painful ambivalence of family responsibility.

Tuesday, November 14 - 5:00 PM
3 Beauties (3 Bellezas)
From the country that boasts over 600 beauty pageants each year comes 3 Beauties, a scathing satire of Venezuela's fixation with beauty and its relation to social status. Perla is the single mother of two competitive daughters, products of her own unfulfilled childhood obsession to become a beauty queen, and a son who she completely ignores. As the years pass, Perla's unlimited efforts to achieve her dream through her "two princesses" transforms everyone's lives into a nightmare. Toddlers & Tiaras meets Pedro Almodóvar in this frantic, devious comedy.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Neruda
Gael García Bernal joins award winning Chilean director, Pablo Larraín, in this a noir-infused reimagining of the Nobel Prize-winning poet and politician's struggle with the state.

Wednesday, November 15 - 5:00 PM
Sealed Cargo (Carga sellada)
Based on the real events that took place in 1994 when 400 tons of toxic waste were transported through Bolivia, Sealed Cargo delivers a crucial and current message about the global waste crisis that highlights its relevance. -Palm Springs International Film Festival.

Wednesday, November 15 - 7:00 PM
The Country Of Fear (El país del miedo)
Carlos, Sara, and their preteen son Pablo, live a peaceful middle-class life until Sara begins to notice things disappearing in the house. She blames the Moroccan maid and eventually fires her. But the stealing doesn't stop; Pablo is the culprit. Fearful, Carlos decides to follow Pablo to school where he discovers that a 13-year-old classmate, Marta, is bullying and extorting Pablo. But resolving the affair isn't that easy and he becomes Marta's victim as well. Carlos's inability to defend himself or his son, pushes him to a series of anguished situations that would lead him to make the wrong decisions.

Admission/Cost: FREE but tickets are required, available at the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union ticket box from 4:30 - 7:00 PM on the night of each screening.

Location:
Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and times: See film listings above
8:30 PM Music: Ile with Todo Mundo No stranger to the spotlight, iLe spent a decade as a singer and rapper in Calle 13 under the stage name PG-13 before going solo.

Ileana Cabra Joglar , known artistically as iLe, was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico, on April 28, 1989. She is a Puerto Rican singer who was the female voice for 10 years of the musical group Calle 13, along with her brothers René Pérez Joglar "Resident "And Eduardo Cabra "Visitor". ILe is currently promoting the iLevitable disc and making presentations in and outside of Puerto Rico.

Age Limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $32

Location:
Music Box
1337 India St.
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Wednesday, November 15 - 8:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 795-1337 or visit: www.musicboxsd.com
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