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Sunday, Oct 13
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Hola Mexico Film Festival
11:00 AM Latin American Art Fair
12:00 PM Polish Festival
2:00 PM Stage: The Importance of Being Earnest
2:00 PM Stage: Bad Hombres/Good Wives
2:00 PM Stage: Foxfire
2:00 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
2:00 PM Stage: The Three Musketeers
3:00 PM Opera: Romeo and Juliet
6:00 PM Film: Coco
7:00 PM Music: Lila Downs' Dia De Muertos
7:00 PM Stage: Picasso at the Lapin Agile
7:00 PM Stage: Noura
7:00 PM Stage: Bad Hombres/Good Wives
Monday, Oct 14
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Hola Mexico Film Festival
6:00 PM Talk: Human Rights in U.S. Foreign Policy and Diplomacy
7:00 PM Book Signing: Simon Tam
Tuesday, Oct 15
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Hola Mexico Film Festival
5:00 PM San Diego International Film Festival
6:30 PM Film: We the Voyagers: Our Vaka
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Notti magiche + Short: Vale la Pena
Wednesday, Oct 16
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Hola Mexico Film Festival
12:00 PM San Diego International Film Festival
7:00 PM Stage: Noura
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Comandante + Short: Butterflies in Berlin
7:30 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
Thursday, Oct 17
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Hola Mexico Film Festival
12:00 PM San Diego International Film Festival
5:00 PM Opening Reception With Luis GonzŠlez Palma
6:00 PM Stage: The Sound of Music
6:30 PM The Arts of Southeast Asia
7:00 PM Stage: Noura
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Ferrante Series (Double Feature)
7:30 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
8:00 PM Stage: Noura
Friday, Oct 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM San Diego International Film Festival
7:00 PM Stage: The Sound of Music
7:30 PM Music: Indian Classical
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Dogman + Short: Cyclamen
7:30 PM Indian Music: Sammilan / A Jugalbandhi
7:30 PM Stage: Foxfire
8:00 PM German Film: Gundermann
8:00 PM Stage: Noura
8:00 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
Saturday, Oct 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:30 AM Global Empowerment Summit
10:00 AM Arch in the Park
11:00 AM San Diego International Film Festival
12:00 PM Dia de los Muertos At La Vista Memorial
2:00 PM Lawn Program: House of Austria
2:00 PM Stage: The Sound of Music
4:00 PM Bridge of Love Fundraiser
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:00 PM Stage: The Sound of Music
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Italy Exported (Shorts)
7:30 PM Stage: Foxfire
8:00 PM Stage: Noura
8:00 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
Sunday, Oct 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Diego International Film Festival
10:00 AM Sukkot Harvest Festival
10:30 AM German Film: Rocca Changes The World (Rocca Veršndert Die Welt)
2:00 PM Lawn Program: House of Czech & Slovak Republics
2:00 PM Stage: Foxfire
2:00 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
6:00 PM Music & Dance: Danyavaad & The Shimmy Sisters Reunion
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:00 PM Stage: Noura
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Benedetta Follia + Short: Scent of the Stars
Monday, Oct 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Napoli Velata + Short: The Same Name
Tuesday, Oct 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Come un Gatto in Tangenzial + Short: The Loony Boxer
Wednesday, Oct 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Euforia + Short: Postcard
7:30 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
Thursday, Oct 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: A Casa Tutti Bene + Short: The Place of Happiness
7:30 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
8:00 PM Stage: Noura
Friday, Oct 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Selfie + Shorts: Shine, Beauty
7:30 PM Stage: Foxfire
8:00 PM Stage: Noura
8:00 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
Saturday, Oct 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:30 PM SDIFF Gala & Italy Exported Awards
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:30 PM Stage: Foxfire
8:00 PM Stage: Noura
8:00 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
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< Friday, August 23, 2019 >


All Day San Diego International Kids' Film Festival This year, the SDIKFF will screen over 150+ films from 30+ countries. American filmmakers as well as film delegations from China, India, Korea, Taiwan, Canada, Mexico, Russia, Japan, India, France, UK, Germany and many more, will appear at the event. There are autography and take a photo with the festival youth ambassador Chalet Lizette Brannan --the "Tiger Lily."- "The Warrior Princess".

With goals to promote positive educational impact on children and the youth, the San Diego International Kid's Film Festival actively supports innovative films made by filmmakers from around the globe. In addition to the film screenings, as the regular program, the 2019SDIKFF will host Opening Night Gala, Culture Forums, Industrial Panel Discussions, Screenplay showcase, and Red Carpet Award Ceremony. The SDIKFF will have Family Film Market, Maeya Angel Cultural Ambassador Title competition and red carpet award ceremony. These events will help to facilitate interactions between filmmakers and the local students. Students and audiences will critique the films after each screening, and volunteer interpreters will assist with non-English speaking filmmakers at all events. The Cultural Forum events will focus on topics such as film production in different countries and cultural contexts. The film juries consist of an outstanding committee of industry personnel. There will also be film distributors present at the festival to secure other desired material.

Admission/Cost: Individual screenings - $5 - $10 Multi-film and Festival Passes availible. Some special events extra.

*Note: When we visited the site today (8/23) the Eventbrite listing showed that tickets for Friday were no longer available. We called the festival and they said that tickets were available and they would try to fix the listing. Tickets can also be purchased at the theaters. If the site still shows "sales ended", please call (310) 541-8040 and talk to the festival staff.

Locations:
Schulman Auditorium
Carlsbad City Library
1775 Dove Lane
Carlsbad, CA 92011
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Senior Center
799 Pine Avenue
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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MiraCosta College Concert Hall
1 Barnard Dr
Oceanside, CA 92056
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 23 - All Day
Saturday, August 24 - All Day
Sunday, August 24 - All Day

For more information, please visit: www.sdkidsfilms.org

All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego Events

Stage

Kiss My Aztec
Until October 13, 2019

The Winter's Tale
Until October 13, 2019

Intimate Apparel
Until October 20, 2019

Bad Hombres/Good Wives
Until October 27, 2019

* Note: newest and shorter run productions can be found in our regular calendar listings.

Exhibitions and Art

Hanjialin Bao - Between Black and White
Until January 26 2020

39th Annual International Art Exhibition
Until October 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

Places

Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

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

Chicano Park Tour
Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturdays

Mahjong Lessons
Ongoing Thursdays

Emei Qigong Practice
Ongoing Saturdays

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays
1:00 PM Books Signing: Christy Hale The Lemon Grove Historical Society and the Lemon Grove Library will unveil Christy Hale's new, bilingual book, "Todos Iguales/All Eqal," exploring the landmark 1931 desegregation case in Lemon Grove's lone grammar school. Replete with an original corrida, the book is geared to all ages, but especially to youngsters. Alvarez v. School Board was the first successful, court-ordered school desegregation case in the U. S. and was cited as precedent by Thurgood Marshall et al in the famous 1954 Brown v. Board of Education. Meet author-artist Hale, bring your questions, enjoy refreshments and book signing, and celebrate the release of this important book (Lee & Low 2019).

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Lemon Grove Library
3001 School Lane
Lemon Grove, 91945
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Friday, August 23 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

For more information, please call 619-460-4353
2:00 PM Book Signing: Huda Al-Marashi The San Carlos Branch Library welcomes Huda Al-Marashi to discuss her book, First Comes Marriage: My Not-So-Typical American Love Story, an Iraqi-American memoir about immigration, marriage and love. The Washington Post calls First Comes Marriage "a charming, funny, heartbreaking memoir of faith, family, and the journey to love." Al-Marashi's other writings has appeared in the Washington Post, the LA Times, al Jazeera, VIDA Review, Refinery 29, the Rumpus, and the Offing. The Library Shop will be onsite to sell copies of First Comes Marriage to support the San Diego Public Library Foundation.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Carlos Library
7265 Jackson Drive
San Diego, 92119
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Friday, August 23 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
8:00 PM Film: Finsterworld Finsterworld is an ensemble piece with twelve main characters who are gradually shown to interconnect with each other. Set in a sunlit country of shiny, happy people, offers a visually stunning look at the lives of contemporary Germans over the course of a single day. In each case, something is missing, and these deceptively simple scenarios give way to incisive observations about German identity, leavened with warmth and laughter to create a darkly humorous modern fairy tale.

Finsterworld is part of the German Currents Kino Series.

Admission/Cost: $7.50 - $11:00

Location:
Media Arts Center
Digital Gym
2921 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
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Friday, August 23 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.digitalgym.org
8:00 PM Stage: An Experiment With an Air Pump An Experiment With An Air Pump
A Production in Residence at La Jolla Playhouse
by Shelagh Stephenson
Directed by Richard Baird

Starring: Susan Angelo, Olivia Cordell, Francis Gercke, Jessica John,
Caroline Keeler, Justin Lang, and Robert Smyth

1799 — On the eve of a new century, a Northern English house buzzes with scientific experiments and furtive romance.
1999 — In a world of scientific chaos and genetic engineering, the same house reveals a dark secret buried for 200 years.

Performed on the UCSD Campus via the Revelle Entrance at the La Jolla Playhouse Theatre District

Admission/Cost: $18 - $35

Location:
Theodore and Adele Shank Theatre
UCSD Northpoint Driveway
La Jolla, CA 92093
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Dates and times:
Ongoing until August 25, 2019
Thursday, Friday and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
9:00 PM Music: Metalachi On a hot summer night in Veracruz Mexico, circa 1982, Consuela Espinoza stumbled out of her dilapidated shanty and into Rock 'n Roll history. What began as an innocent night of snorting horse tranquilizers in a hotel room with seven members of the village jai alai team went on to produce the greatest metal band to ever live. Unhampered by a steady regime of tequila and ill-advised sumo lessons, nine months later five bastard children were born. Unable to care for her hungry offspring and concerned that motherhood would seriously interfere with her Tuesday night Karaoke league, Consuela hastily packed the babies into the saddlebags of a burro and sent her children off to America in search of a better life. Against all odds, 14 years later, and nearly dead from dehydration, the burro knelt down to drink from the stagnant waters of the Rio Grande just outside of Juarez Mexico—mere yards from the U.S. border. With one fleeting burst of energy the brothers Espinoza cinco climbed from their leather restraints and scampered the vast reach of the river, collapsing onto the sweet amber hue of American soil. As if by destiny, lodged in the sand beneath their tanned faces was a record sleeve upon which were the words Paranoid and Black Sabbath. For many years to follow, this definitive black metal album served not only as a teacher and a mentor...but also as a friend. From these bleak and humble begins grew the seed that would eventually be the band we know today.

Admission/Cost: $20

Location:
Belly Up Tavern
143 S Cedros Ave.
Solana Beach, CA
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Friday, August 23 - 9:00 PM
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