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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
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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< Tuesday, November 21, 2017 >


All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden Take advantage of an opportunity to visit the Japanese Friendship Garden at no cost today. As a public service, Park organizations offer free admission on a rotating basis on the first four Tuesdays of the month to San Diego City and County residents (with ID), and active military and their dependents.

Please note: Some museums may offer complimentary admission to their permanent collections only, and charge admission to special exhibitions or films.

Also note: Some museums may require ID for minors.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Japanese Friendship Garden
2215 Pan American Road
San Diego, CA 92101
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Third Tuesday of the Month - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 232-2721 or visit: www.niwa.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
5:30 PM Native American Beading Class Join us in learning how to create beautiful bead work with instructor Richard DeCrane. Supplies will be provided.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Price Center West
2nd Floor
9500 Gilman Drive #0028
University of California at San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093
MAP

Tuesday, November 21 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 822-0048 or Visit: www.blink.ucsd.edu or Email Stacy Trac: s1trac@ucsd.edu
6:00 PM Music: Liliy Afshar The Persian Cultural Center, the SDSU School of Music and Dance, and the SDSU Persian Club Present: World- Renowned Classical Guitarist Lily Afshar in Concert. Lily Afshar is a virtuosa who brings passion to her performance. Acclaimed as "one of the world's foremost classical guitarists" according to Public Radio International. Her unique life story finds expression in her art. The Washington Post has described her onstage performance as "remarkable, impeccable." She is the only classical guitarist in the world who blends excellent formal training in the United States and Europe with the rich cultural heritage of Persia to bring audiences an extraordinary musical experience.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Smith Recital Hall SDSU
5500 Campanile Dr
San Diego, CA 92182
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Tuesday, November 21 - 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 552-9355 or visit: www.pccsd.org or Email: info@pccsd.org
6:30 PM Film: Even in the Rain As a film director (Gael García Bernal) and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus' conquest in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the city's municipal water supply.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Diego Central Library
330 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Tuesday, November 21 - 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 236-5817 or visit: www.sandiego.librarymarket.com
6:30 PM Book Discussion: The Sandcastle Girls The North Clairemont Book Club will discuss the One Book, One San Diego selection, "The Sandcastle Girls" by Chris Bohjalian, at the inaugural meeting.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
North Clairemont Branch Library
4616 Clairemont Dr.
San Diego, CA 92117
MAP

Tuesday, November 21 - 6:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 581-9931
6:30 PM Film: Even The Rain (También la Lluvia) The San Diego Central Library proudly presents a diverse slate of international film screenings that speak to the themes of peacemaking, migration, resilience and reconciliation featured in the One Book San Diego 2017 selection "The Sandcastle Girls" by New York Times bestselling novelist Chris Bohjalian.

Introductions and post screening dialogue with the audience led by SDSU Professor and KPBS blogger Rebecca Romani.

As a film director (Gael García Bernal) and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus' conquest in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Local people rise up against plans to privatize the city's municipal water supply. Directed by Icíar Bollaín, 103 minutes, Spain, 2010.

Age limit: 13+
Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Diego Central Public Library
330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Tuesday, November 21 - 6:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 236-5817 or visit: www.sandiegolibrarymarket.com
7:00 PM Art of Elan This entry in Art of Élan's gallery concert series draws inspiration from Modern Masters from Latin America: The Pérez Simón Collection with music by Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos, Mexican composers Gabriela Ortiz and Silvestre Revueltas, and Cuban composer Tania León. Opening October 21, the exhibition charts a trajectory from the late 1800s to the first decade of this century, showcasing the work of seminal figures from countries including Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, Brazil, and Uruguay.

Admission/Cost: $45 - $50

Location:
San Diego Museum of Art Balboa Park
1450 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
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Tuesday, November 21 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 692-2081 or visit: www.artofelan.org
8:00 PM Music: Kishi Bashi with Tall Tall Trees A former member of the iconic indie band 'Of Montreal,' Kishi Bashi has since sparked a notable solo career. His momentum has been consistent as his last two albums broke into the Billboard charts and he's become a veteran of the Summer festival circuit.

Age Limit: 18+
Admission/Cost: $20

Location:
Music Box
1337 India Street
San Diego, CA 92101
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Tuesday, November 21 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 836-1847 or visit: www.musicboxsd.com
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