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Thursday, Nov 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Thanksgiving in Spain
7:00 PM Film: The Diary of Anne Frank
Friday, Nov 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM New West Ballet Presents 'The Nutcracker'
7:00 PM San Diego Academy Of Ballet And Ballet Institute of San Diego's 'Nutcracker'
7:30 PM Comedy: Rex Navarrete
8:00 PM Film: The Diary of Anne Frank
8:00 PM Film: The Big Sick
8:00 PM Stage: Black Pearl Sings!
9:30 PM Comedy: Rex Navarrete
Saturday, Nov 25
8:30 AM Nature Walk from Kumeyaay Lake
11:00 AM Film: The Red Shoes
11:00 AM Art: Sumi-e Ten (Japanese paintings)
2:00 PM San Diego Academy Of Ballet And Ballet Institute of San Diego's 'Nutcracker'
2:00 PM New West Ballet Presents 'The Nutcracker'
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
5:00 PM Art: A MesoAmerican Experience
5:00 PM Barrio Art Jam
7:00 PM New West Ballet Presents 'The Nutcracker'
7:00 PM San Diego Academy Of Ballet And Ballet Institute of San Diego's 'Nutcracker'
7:30 PM Comedy: Rex Navarrete
8:00 PM Music: Magdi Elhusseini and Zamman
8:00 PM Stage: Black Pearl Sings!
8:00 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank
8:00 PM Film: The Big Sick
8:30 PM Music: Sami Beigi
9:30 PM Comedy: Rex Navarrete
Sunday, Nov 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Art Sumi-e
11:00 AM Film: The Red Shoes
12:55 PM Film: Howl's Moving Castle
2:00 PM New West Ballet Presents 'The Nutcracker'
2:00 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank
2:15 PM Film: Lawrence of Arabia
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM Comedy: Rex Navarrete
7:00 PM Film: Lawrence of Arabia
Monday, Nov 27
All Day Film: Wings of Desire
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
5:00 PM Book Signing: Eugenie Buchan: A Few Planes for China
7:00 PM Film: Howl's Moving Castle
Tuesday, Nov 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM Jacque Nunez: 'Journey to the Past'
6:30 PM Film: Three The Hard Way
Wednesday, Nov 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:30 PM Book Discussion: The Sandcastle Girls
7:00 PM A Night of Stories For Peace: Journeys
7:00 PM Irish Christmas in America
7:00 PM Film: Howl's Moving Castle
Thursday, Nov 30
12:00 AM Film: Empire of the Sun
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
4:45 PM Film: Empire of the Sun
6:00 PM One Book San Diego: Armenian Cooking Class
7:00 PM Author Isabel Allende In Conversation - "In The Midst of Winter"
7:00 PM Film: The Diary of Anne Frank
7:30 PM Stage: Enchanted April
8:00 PM Film: Empire of the Sun
8:00 PM Stage: Black Pearl Sings!
Friday, Dec 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM International Christmas Festival
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
5:00 PM Discussion: Krampus Comes to New Americans Museum
7:30 PM Stage: Enchanted April
8:00 PM Film: The Diary of Anne Frank
Saturday, Dec 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM International Christmas Festival
2:00 PM Music: Jessica Fichot
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:30 PM Stage: Enchanted April
8:00 PM Stage: Black Pearl Sings!
8:00 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank
Sunday, Dec 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Pasqual Battle Day
1:00 PM Hanukkah Afternoon
2:00 PM Stage: Black Pearl Sings!
2:00 PM House of Ukraine
2:00 PM Stage: Enchanted April
2:00 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank
4:00 PM Amnesty Int'l North County Global Write-a-Thon
6:00 PM Music: A Merry - Achi Christmas
Monday, Dec 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
Tuesday, Dec 5
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
Wednesday, Dec 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
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< Friday, November 17, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Exhibitions and Art

Four Treasures Of The Chinese Study
Until December 1, 2017

Modern Masters from Latin America: The Perez Simon Collection
Until December 2, 2017

Monet's Étretat: Destination & Motif At Timken
Until December 3, 2017

Memories Of Underdevelopment
Until February 4, 2018

Art of the Americas
Until February 18, 2018

Indonesian Shadow Puppets
Until March 1, 2018

Jewels of India
Until March 1, 2018

Barrio Art Crawl
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Art of East Asia
Until December 31, 2019

Arts of Iran
Until January 31, 2019

Art Of The 20th Century
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

German Expressionism
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

Dan McCleary, Etchings And Studies: Taller De Grabado Oaxaca 2000 - 2016

Kanban, Traditional Shop Signs Of Japan
Ongoing until October 8, 2017

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

Shakespeare&Tea
Ongoing Sundays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Dancing With The Brush: Chinese Brush Painting And Calligraphy
Ongoing Tuesdays

Middle-Eastern Drum and Belly Dance Class
Ongoing Mondays

Salsa Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

Urban Art & More
Ongoing Tuesdays

Mandarin Meetup
Ongoing Wednesdays

Cultural Tours and Excursions

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum & Garden Tour
Ongoing, every 1st Saturday of each month

Little Italy Culinary Tour
Ongoing Saturdays

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

Lucha Libre Mexican Wrestling in Tijuana
Ongoing, Select Fridays

Tijuana Street Art Trek with Panca
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Street Eats
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Brewery Tour
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Market Hop
Ongoing, Select Sundays

Tijuana Seafood Food Tour
Ongoing Saturdays

Tijuana Foodie Adventure
Ongoing Saturdays,Tuesdays,Sundays

Ensenada Mexico Pacific Ocean Coastal Tour

Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Tijuana Foodie Adventures

Brews + Chews & Views: Tijuana Walking Tour
Ongoing Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays until Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Other

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays

Frankie & Maria's Italian Wedding, A Not-So-Ordinary Interactive Dinner Theater
Ongoing, Saturdays, Fridays

Jewish Film Festival
Ongoing, Everyday

Belly Dance Greek Dinner Show
Ongoing, Fridays, Saturdays

Haad Sai Thai Food
Ongoing, Thursday

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
10:00 AM Symposium On Tribal Citizenship The Symposium on Tribal Citizenship will bring together some of the top scholars and practitioners on tribal governance to discuss what it means to be a "tribal citizen."

They will consider the various ways this notion is conceived and constructed throughout Indian Country, the tensions and trauma that circulate around determining who is and isn't a tribal citizen, and whether or not "citizen" is even the ideal frame for Indigenous communities in Settler states.

The symposium will feature historical, anthropological, legal, and political science perspectives all engaging in a fruitful conversation on tribal governance and belonging.

Panelists will include: David Wilkins, Shelly Hulse Wilkins, Audra Simpson, Carole Goldberg, Deron Marquez, and Olivia Chilcote.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Scripps Cottage - San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Dr.
San Diego, CA 92182
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Friday, November 17 - 10:00 AM

For more information, please visit: www.sdsu.edu
12:00 PM Cooking Class: Sushi & Sake It is a commonly held belief that mastering the art of sushi making can take a lifetime. But, with a good guide and some sake to help you along, you just might gain skills enough to "wow" and impress your friends at home.

Join Executive Sushi Chef Jeffrey Roberto and some of San Diego's top sushi chefs as they walk you through the entire sushi-making journey, from breaking down the fish, to getting the perfect rice, and forming your roll.

If you ask, he will also give you the scoop on his favorite hidden gem sushi restaurants around San Diego!

Admission/Cost: $50

Location:
Sushi on Roll
1620 National Ave
San Diego, CA 92113
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Friday, November 17 - 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 702-1468 or visit: www.sushionarollclasses.com
4:00 PM Book Signing: Marc Zimmerman - Lines on the Border Don't miss out on evoking life on the San Diego/Tijuana Border and journeys north and south in the 1960s, in a reading by Marc Zimmerman of his new book. Zimmerman lived in San Diego and then La Jolla from 1965-1973, teaching at SDSU and UCSD. His experiences in the area provide the basis for his "memoir fictions," which are sure to ring a bell with local writers hoping to capture past experience while writing works of aesthetic value.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
La Jolla Library
7555 Draper Avenue
San Diego, CA 92037
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Friday, November 17 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 552-1657 or visit: www.lajollalibrary.org
7:00 PM Native American Night with SDSU Aztecs SDSU Men's Basketball is hosting Native American Night on Friday, November 17, at the game against McNeese State. Players will wear special turquoise jerseys, and the game will include a pre-game performance and half-time recognition ceremony honoring Native American communities and culture.

Admission/Cost: $5 - $67

Location:
Viejas Arena, SDSU
5500 Canyon Crest Drive
San Diego, CA 92182
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Friday, November 17 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdsu.edu
7:00 PM Stage: All Is Calm, The Christmas Truce Of 1914 During the early months of WWI on the battle fields in Belgium, thousands of men put down their guns and left the protection of trenches to meet their enemies in "no man's land."

They exchanged gifts of tobacco, rum and chocolates, even photographs of loved ones. They sang songs, played a game of soccer, and buried each other's dead.

Upon orders from above, they eventually returned to their trenches and re-instigated a brutal war that would last four more years.

This relatively unknown story was no doubt covered up by the propaganda machine of War News. The retelling of this story reminds us of the atrocities of war, our common humanity and for a few brief moments, the hope of a peaceful future.

The music ranges from trench songs to patriotic and sentimental tunes, as well as Christmas music from the participating countries.

The text is taken from a wide range of sources including letters, journals, official war documents, poetry, gravestone inscriptions - even an old radio broadcast.

Composed for acapella male voices, "All Is Calm" will feature the finest all local cast under the direction of acclaimed local Music Director, Juan Acosta and Stage Director, Jacob Bruce.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $30

Location:
Veterans Museum and Memorial Center
2115 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA
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Friday, November 17 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, November 18 - 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM
Sunday November 19 - 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.bodhitreeconcerts.org
7:00 PM Variety Show: Jong - e Farhangi Jong e Farhangi (cultural variety show) takes place on the second Friday of the month at the Iranian-American Center.


Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Iranian American Center
6790 Top Gun St#7
San Diego, CA 92121
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Friday, November 17 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 552-9355 or visit: www.pccsd.org or Email: [email protected]
7:30 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
8:00 PM Dance: Malpaso Representing Cuba's expanding cultural life, Malpaso—whose name, jokingly, means "misstep"—skillfully blend unfussy ballet, their native Afro-Cuban traditions, and intensely physical modern dance. Since being established in 2012 by resident choreographer and artistic director Osnel Delgado, Malpaso have quickly become one of the most sought-after Cuban dance companies. Emphasizing a collaborative creative process, they are committed to working with top international choreographers while also

Admission/Cost: $9 - $46

Location:
UCSD Mandeville Auditorium
9500 Gilman Dr
La Jolla, CA 92093
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Friday, November 17 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 534-2230 or visit: www.artpower.ucsd.edu
8:00 PM Cinema Under The Stars: 'Wind River' This rapturous, riveting slow-burn mystery thriller features Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen as a local expert tracker and an inexperienced FBI agent investigating a homicide on a Native American reservation in the chilly Wyoming wilderness. (2017. 107 minutes.)

Cinema Under the Stars is an intimate outdoor movie theater, located directly behind Tops Salon in Mission Hills.

Admission/Cost:
$16 for members
$17 at the box office (cash or check only)
$19 with online reservations, which begin on Wednesday at 9:00 AM
Box office opens at 6:00 PM on Friday and Saturday.

Location:
Cinema Under The Stars
4040 Goldfinch Street
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Friday, November 17 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, November 18 - 8:00 PM

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