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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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< Thursday, November 16, 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
10:00 AM One Book Sin Fronteras: Café y Libros Join a discussion of the 2017 One Book Sin Fronteras selection, "La Bastarda de Estambul" by Elif Shafak, the Spanish language companion book to this year's One Book, One San Diego selection, "The Sandcastle Girls" by Chris Bohjalian.

About the book:
In "La Bastarda de Estambul," Turkish author Elif Shafak confronts her country's violent past in a vivid and colorful tale about the tangled history of two families - one Turkish and one Armenian American.

About One Book One San Diego:
This event is a part of the One Book, One San Diego community reading program. One Book is a partnership between KPBS, the San Diego Public Library and the San Diego County Library, and the following organizations:

San Diego City College, Hoover High School, San Diego State University's Love Library, University of San Diego's Copley Library, Juvenile Court Book Club, Escondido Public Library, Chula Vista Public Library, Point Loma Nazarene University's Ryan Library, Asociación de Bibliotecarios de Baja California, San Diego Council on Literacy, Oceanside Public Library, UC San Diego Library, Girl Scouts San Diego, Worldview Project, Little Fish Comic Book Studio, Rosa Parks Elementary School, Crawford High School, Wilson Middle School, and Deaf Community Services of San Diego.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Marcos Branch Library
2 Civic Center Dr.
San Marcos, CA 92069
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Thursday, November 16 - 10:00 AM
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
2:00 PM Talk: Shakespeare and Religion The life of Shakespeare is a fine mystery and I tremble every day lest something should turn up," wrote Charles Dickens in 1847. How might we understand William Shakespeare as an author who lived and wrote in the wake of a religious Reformation in Western Europe, at a time when fundamental questions about doctrine, religious conformity, and biblical interpretation were intensively raised and debated? Come and join leading scholars of Shakespeare explore the mystery of his life and religious beliefs.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
The Village at Torrey Pines
15th Floor
1 Scholars Drive North
La Jolla, CA
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Thursday November 16 - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM Lecture: Chicago Latino Art Professor Zimmerman's UC San Diego presentation will trace the story of Chicago Latino art and literature from the city's "Latino cultural explosion" of the 1970s and on to new generations responding to crises in Latin America and involving questions of discrimination, gentrification, displacement and struggle.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
UCSD Literature Building, Room 155
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0410
La Jolla, CA 92903
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Thursday, November 16 - 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 822-0205 or visit: www.calendar.ucsd.edu or Email: mkoko@ucsd.edu
5:00 PM Lecture: The Spectre of Global China China has recently emerged as one of Africa's top business partners, aggressively pursuing its raw materials and establishing a mighty presence in the continent's booming construction market. Among major foreign investors in Africa, China has stirred the most fear, hope, and controversy.

Ching Kwan Lee, professor of sociology at the UC Los Angeles in her new book "The Specter of Global China," analyzes the peculiarity of outbound Chinese state capital by comparing it with global private capital in copper and construction in Zambia. Refuting the rhetorical narratives of "Chinese colonialism" and "south-south cooperation," Lee draws on ethnographic data collected over a six-year period to chronicle the multi-faceted struggles that confront and differentiate these two varieties of capital, and discuss their uneven potentials for post-colonial African development.

Admission/Cost: FREE please RSVP

Location:
Institute of the Americas
Malamud Conference Room
10111 N Torrey Pines RD
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Thursday, November 16 - 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 246-1950 or visit: www.calendar.ucsd.edu or Email: stsoi@ucsd.edu
5:00 PM Lecture: Nations Against Empires: Nation-State Building in the Balkans The lecture will focus on major transformations in Southeastern Europe from the late eighteenth century to the Balkan Wars (1912-1913) and the First World War (1914-1918), in the context of global changes that led to the demise of the Austro-Hungarian, Russian, and German empires and reconfigured the map of Europe.

The Ottoman Empire, at its height under the reign of Süleyman the Magnificent (1520-1566), extended from the Danube to the Nile. The Balkans formed an important part of this empire for six hundred years, until the nineteenth century when the rise of Balkan nationalisms resulted in the collapse of the mighty empire and in the creation of new states based on the principle of national self-determination. The lecture will focus on major transformations in Southeastern Europe from the late eighteenth century to the Balkan Wars (1912-1913) and the First World War (1914-1918), in the context of global changes that led to the demise of the Austro-Hungarian, Russian, and German empires and reconfigured the map of Europe. - Refreshments will be provided.

About the speaker: Dr. Christina Koulouri is a Professor in Modern and Contemporary History at Panteion University of Political and Social Sciences (Athens, Greece) and the Director of the Research Centre for Modern History (KENI). From 2013-2017 she was the Dean of the School of Political Sciences, at Panteion University. She studied at the University of Athens (Department of History and Archaeology), the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales and Paris I - Panthéon - Sorbonne where she also received her PhD.

Admission/Cost: FREE but please RSVP

Location:
The Village at Torrey Pines
15th Floor
1 Scholars Drive North
La Jolla, CA
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Thursday, November 16 - 5:00 PM
7:00 PM Astronomy and Japanese Culture Kitaro's dazzling presentation of his Grammy nominated album Kojiki will feature a variety of visuals through the collaboration of NASA and Kyoto University. Using state-of-the-art technology and modern film editing techniques, the production includes time-lapse images blended with real-time footage to create a unique visual experience.

Admission/Cost: $55 - $200

Location:
David and Dorothea Garfield Theatre
4126 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
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Thursday, November 16 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.alistix.com
7:00 PM Kumeyaay Ethnobotany Presentation In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, Michael Wilkin-Robertson will speak on the topic of his new new book, Kumeyaay Ethnobotany, followed by a Q&A with a panel of Kumeyaay plant specialists.

Sponsored by the Departments of American Indian Studies and Anthropology

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
SDSU - West Commons
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182
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Thursday, November 16 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdsu.edu
7:00 PM Music: Chinary 75 University of California San Diego's Department of Music announces Chinary 75, a two-night concert series that celebrates the life and work of composer Chinary Ung.

Over two dozen guest artists are slated to perform Ung's works alongside UC San Diego Faculty and Graduate Students in Chinary 75, creating a diverse artistic collaboration that is not to be missed.

Concert I on Nov. 14 presents a theatrically-oriented program in the Experimental Theater featuring Still Life After Death, Cinnabar Heart, and the highly anticipated Letters from Home (featuring Ung's daughter, Kalean Ung).

The second concert is a part of the Department of Music's Wednesday at 7:00 PM series on Nov. 15. It features Singing Inside Aura, for singing violist and chamber ensemble, with Susan Ung and Steven Schick, conducting, Spiral XIV: "Nimitta" and a world premiere of a new version of Spiral XII: "Space Between Heaven and Earth" for 13 vocalists and chamber ensemble, with the founder of the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Gil Rose, conducting.

Additionally, a free Symposium (at 4:00 PM. Nov. 14) features guest panelists Adam Greene, Koji Nakano, and Yayoi Uno Everett. Plus post-concert discussions will provide audiences with an in-depth look behind the brilliance of Ung's musicality and core compositional development.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $15.50

Location:
Conrad Prebys Music Center
9500 Gilman Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92093
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Dates and times:
Tuesday, November 14 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, November 15 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 534-3448 or visit: www.musicweb.ucsd.edu

To learn more about Chinary Ung, please visit: www.musicweb.ucsd.edu
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