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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
Calendar

< Saturday, November 25, 2017 >


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
8:30 AM Nature Walk from Kumeyaay Lake Walk the lands that hosted the Native American traditional fall feast and learn about the vast variety of sage/chaparral plants and animals that enhanced the celebratory menu on fun and informative stroll with your Mission Trails Regional Park trail guide. Meet near flag poles at the campground entry station.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Kumeyaay Lake Campground
Two Father Junipero Serra Trail
San Diego, CA 92119
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Dates and times:
Saturday, November 11 - 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Saturday, November 25 - 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

For more information, please call: (619) 668-2748 or visit: www.mtrp.org
11:00 AM Film: The Red Shoes The Red Shoes is a 1948 British drama film written, directed and produced by the team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, known collectively as The Archers. The film is about a ballerina who joins an established ballet company and becomes the lead dancer in a new ballet called The Red Shoes.

Admission/Cost: $7.50 - $10

Location:
Ken Cinema
4061 Adams Ave
San Diego, CA 92116
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Dates and times:
Saturday, November 25 - 11:00 AM
Sunday, November 26 - 11:00 AM

For more information, please call: (619) 283-3227 or visit: www.landmarktheatres.com
11:00 AM Art: Sumi-e Ten (Japanese Painting) 42nd annual event Visitors to the exhibition will see Japanese paintings in monochrome ink (suianochrome ink and color (nihonga and bokusaiga), and hanging scrolls (hakejiku). Special painting demonstrations will be performed by Washu's graduate student Louise Rendich (Rushu) on Saturday, November 25. By Wendy C. Nakamura (Kakushu) on Sunday, November 26. The exhibition will showcase wearable fashion art painted by Washu-Kai members. The wearable art fashion show will be on Sunday, November 26 at 2:15 p.m.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Casa del Prado Balboa Park
1800 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Saturday, November 25 - 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, November 26 - 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 235-1169
2:00 PM San Diego Academy Of Ballet And Ballet Institute of San Diego's 'Nutcracker' San Diego Academy of Ballet and Ballet Institute of San Diego present a winter ballet concert featuring the second act of "The Nutcracker."

The holiday favorite features dancers from the ballet school performing a variety of roles including Spanish Chocolate, Arabian Coffee, Chinese Tea, Candy Cane Ribbons and many more.

The concert also features other repertoire, including solo and group variations from beloved classic ballets.

Admission/Cost: Ticket and box office information available soon.

Location:
Creative, Performing, & Media Arts Theater (CPMA)
5050 Conrad Ave
San Diego, CA 92117
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Friday, November 24 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, November 25 - 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM


For more information, please visit: www.sandiegoacademyofballet.org
2:00 PM New West Ballet Presents 'The Nutcracker' New West Ballet presents its performance of "The Nutcracker."

This San Marcos school has been performing this holiday classic since 1979, kicking off the holidays with a Thanksgiving weekend performance.

A party will be had, a battle will be fought, as for the snowflakes, there will be quite a lot! Reindeers will prance, and candies will dance, beautiful flowers will waltz among the dew, and according to Clara, dreams do come true!

Admission/Cost: $30 - $45

Location:
Poway Center for the Performing Arts
15498 Espola Road
Poway, CA
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Dates/Times:
Friday, November 24 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, November 25 - 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM
Sunday, November 26 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.powaycenter.com
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland This multi-cultural holiday festival features traditional illuminated Chinese lanterns plus live acrobatic performances, rides, carnival games and international cuisine. The 50-foot, artisan handcrafted lanterns depict scenes from across the globe, encompassing the theme, "Holidays Around the World."

Admission/Cost: $18

Location:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Road
San Diego, CA 92108
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Sunday, November 19 until Sunday, January 7 - 2018
Everyday - 4:30 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please call: (510) 962-8586 or visit: www.globalwonderland.com
5:00 PM Art: A MesoAmerican Experience The San Diego Sculptors Guild presents Jose Lopez as the featured artist. This collection of pieces is inspired by the two most well known civilizations of ancient Mesoamerica: the Aztecs and the Maya. Special entertainment program includes live music by Christina, DJ Alexander, sculpture unveiling, and refreshments.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Spanish Village Art Center
1770 Village Place
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, November 25 - 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 238-0522 or visit: www.sandiegosculptorsguild.com
5:00 PM Barrio Art Jam Caballero Music presents Barrio Art Jam, the art show with 30 visual artists, curated by Ricardo Islas and 6 bands, including Trio Gadjo and Quinteto Caballero. Experience the vitality, art, music, craft beer, and good food of one of San Diego's great neighborhoods, Barrio Logan. There will be a free viewing of artwork from 3 to 4:45 p.m.

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
La Bodega Gallery
2196 Logan Avenue
San Diego, CA 92113
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Saturday, November 25 - 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 528-1055 or visit: www.labodegagallery.com
7:00 PM New West Ballet Presents 'The Nutcracker' New West Ballet presents its performance of "The Nutcracker."

This San Marcos school has been performing this holiday classic since 1979, kicking off the holidays with a Thanksgiving weekend performance.

A party will be had, a battle will be fought, as for the snowflakes, there will be quite a lot! Reindeers will prance, and candies will dance, beautiful flowers will waltz among the dew, and according to Clara, dreams do come true!

Admission/Cost: $30 - $45

Location:
Poway Center for the Performing Arts
15498 Espola Road
Poway, CA
MAP

Dates/Times:
Friday, November 24 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, November 25 - 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM
Sunday, November 26 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.powaycenter.com
7:00 PM San Diego Academy Of Ballet And Ballet Institute of San Diego's 'Nutcracker' San Diego Academy of Ballet and Ballet Institute of San Diego present a winter ballet concert featuring the second act of "The Nutcracker."

The holiday favorite features dancers from the ballet school performing a variety of roles including Spanish Chocolate, Arabian Coffee, Chinese Tea, Candy Cane Ribbons and many more.

The concert also features other repertoire, including solo and group variations from beloved classic ballets.

Admission/Cost: Ticket and box office information available soon.

Location:
Creative, Performing, & Media Arts Theater (CPMA)
5050 Conrad Ave
San Diego, CA 92117
MAP

Friday, November 24 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, November 25 - 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM


For more information, please visit: www.sandiegoacademyofballet.org
7:30 PM Comedy: Rex Navarrete Navarrete gathers all of his material from what he calls "real Rex moments," reality and shared life experiences. "I think everything has humor; you will always find humor. I don't always make stuff up. Even though most of my material is geared for a Filipino audience, if you're smart enough you'll understand the universality of it. Look at the comedy traditions of Jewish and African American comics, which are now the mainstream through Seinfeld, Bruce, Allen, Rock, Pryor and Murphy. Our struggles become our comedy."

Age Limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $14 - $18

Location:
The American Comedy Company
818 B 6th Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, November 24 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM and 9:30 PM to 10:45
Saturday, November 25 - 7:30 PM to 8:45 PM and 9:30 PM to 10:45 PM
Sunday, November 26 - 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 795-3858 or visit: www.americancomedyco.com
8:00 PM Film: The Big Sick A joyous and spirited cross-cultural love story sprinkled with laughter, heartache and forbidden romance. An aspiring Pakistani comic (Kumail Nargiani) falls for a vivacious heckler (Zoe Kazan). The problem: she's white, not Muslim and his traditional parents will disown him. With Holly Hunter and Ray Romano.

Admission/Cost: $16 - $19

Location:
Cinema Under the Stars
4040 Goldfinch St.
San Diego, CA 92103
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Dates and times:
Friday, November 24 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, November 25 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 295-4221 or visit: www.topspresents.com
8:30 PM Music: Sami Beigi Sami Beigi is a Persian artist who brings a fresh sound to the music scene.

His soulful voice has attracted fans around the globe, including in his beloved homeland of Iran.

Admission/Cost: $55 - $150

Location:
Balboa Theatre
868 4th Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, November 25 - 8:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 570-1100 or visit: www.sandiegotheatres.org
9:30 PM Comedy: Rex Navarrete Navarrete gathers all of his material from what he calls "real Rex moments," reality and shared life experiences. "I think everything has humor; you will always find humor. I don't always make stuff up. Even though most of my material is geared for a Filipino audience, if you're smart enough you'll understand the universality of it. Look at the comedy traditions of Jewish and African American comics, which are now the mainstream through Seinfeld, Bruce, Allen, Rock, Pryor and Murphy. Our struggles become our comedy."

Age Limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $14 - $18

Location:
The American Comedy Company
818 B 6th Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, November 24 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM and 9:30 PM to 10:45
Saturday, November 25 - 7:30 PM to 8:45 PM and 9:30 PM to 10:45 PM
Sunday, November 26 - 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 795-3858 or visit: www.americancomedyco.com
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