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Wednesday, Nov 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 PM Music: Flabba Holt, Cultural Roots & Winston Hussey
Thursday, Nov 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Miss Bennet-Christmas at Pemberly
8:00 PM Stage: The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Friday, Nov 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Film: Crazy Rich Asians
8:00 PM Stage: The Mystery of Edwin Drood
8:00 PM Stage: Miss Bennet-Christmas at Pemberly
Saturday, Nov 24
3:00 PM Stage: Miss Bennet-Christmas at Pemberly
8:00 PM Music: Akae Beka & Spiritual
8:00 PM Music: Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Band
8:00 PM Film: Crazy Rich Asians
8:00 PM Stage: The Mystery of Edwin Drood
8:00 PM Stage: Miss Bennet-Christmas at Pemberly
Sunday, Nov 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM House of Lebanon Lawn Program
2:00 PM Stage: The Mystery of Edwin Drood
2:00 PM Stage: Miss Bennet-Christmas at Pemberly
Monday, Nov 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM Talk: Anthropology and Theology
6:30 PM Discussion: The Chicano Blowout of 1968
7:00 PM Grossmont College Afro-Cuban and Jazz
Tuesday, Nov 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Lecture: Guerra! The People and Places of the Mexican-American War in San Diego
4:00 PM Film: Nowhere to Call Home
Wednesday, Nov 28
5:00 PM Panel Discussion: Health Issues in Sub Saharan Africa
6:00 PM Music: TRES & Debora Galan
Thursday, Nov 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Ramen Festival
7:30 PM Stage: Miss Bennet-Christmas at Pemberly
8:00 PM Music: Orkesta Mendoza
8:00 PM Stage: The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Friday, Nov 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Documentary Film: Liyana
8:00 PM Stage: The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Saturday, Dec 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Film: Selma, Lord Selma
3:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
4:00 PM Talk: Afrofuturism Reloaded
4:00 PM Film: Ang Larawan
7:00 PM Music: Metropolitan Klezmer
7:00 PM Yalda (Pesian New Year) Celebration
7:00 PM Yalda (Pesian New Year) Celebration
7:00 PM Film: Lorna
8:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
8:00 PM Stage: Miss Bennet-Christmas at Pemberly
Sunday, Dec 2
9:30 AM Persian Bazaar
2:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
2:00 PM Stage: The Mystery of Edwin Drood
2:00 PM Stage: Miss Bennet-Christmas at Pemberly
7:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
Monday, Dec 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Talk: Digital Media and Youth in China
Tuesday, Dec 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
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< Sunday, October 28, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego events

Stage

Mama Mia!
Until February 24, 2019

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

Exhibitions and Art

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 Setting Sun Sake Fall Garden Party Setting Sun Sake Brewing Company (SSS) will be hosting a day of celebration and collaboration to showcase some of what America's Finest City has to offer at one of its most iconic locations: the Japanese Friendship Garden (JFG) in Balboa Park.

Daytime events include exhibitions from San Diego Kendo Bu, a performance by Genbu Daiko, and chefs sharing Japanese culture with a San Diego flair.

We have invited a few of our brewer friends to join in on our day of fun and festivities. The night will conclude with a multiple-course "Chef dinner" pairing featuring a four-chef collaboration with Craig Jimenez (Boodle Fight SD), Davin Waite (Wrench & Rodent), Nate Soroko (Toronado), and Kim Roxas (SSS).

Access to the beer garden will be available for chef dinner guests until the start of dinner (7:00 PM).

Admission/Cost: $15 - $125

Location:
Japanese Friendship Garden San Diego
2215 Pan American Rd.
Balboa Park
San Diego
MAP - [Park Map]

Sunday, October 28 - 10:00 AM
10:00 AM Oceanside Dia de los Muertos Dia de los Muertos, or "Day of the Dead," is an all-day community event with diverse cultural traditions, remembering and honoring deceased loved ones.

Dia de los Muertos is a special event with diverse cultural traditions, remembering and honoring deceased loved ones. Over twenty-five-thousand attendees will enjoy the largest festival of its kind in San Diego County.

The Mission will come alive at this free family-friendly event with entertainment, carnival rides, altar displays and a classic car show! Your children will be entertained all day with a variety of craft activities and exciting carnival rides. You won't want to miss out on over 90 diverse vendors, traditional food, chalk cemetery, and the classic car show showcasing trunk altars put on by the Por Siempre Car Club.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Mission San Luis Rey
4050 Mission Ave
Oceanside, CA 92057
MAP

Thursday, October 28 - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
10:30 AM Film: The Legend of Timm Thaler The Legend of Timm Thaler or the Boy Who Sold His Laughter. James Krüss' celebrated 1962 children's novel comes to life in this delightful fantasy about a young boy's reckoning with his own identity. Timm Thaler (Arved Friese) is an ordinary child, but he has an extraordinary laugh - a laugh so contagious that the devil himself (Justus von Dohnányi) would trade untold riches to obtain it. After the devious Baron tricks him into trading the laugh for the ability to win any bet, Timm embarks on a quest to settle the score, while discovering the priceless nature of true happiness. With sun-kissed cinematography and big-budget set pieces, this German blockbuster is good-hearted fun for the whole family.

This film is brought to you by the German Currents Kino film series. In German with English subtitles.

Admission/Cost: $7.50 - $11

Location:
Digital Gym
Media Arts Center
2921 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
MAP

Dates and times:
Sunday, October 28 - 10:30 AM & 12:45 PM

For more information, please visit: www.digitalgym.com
11:00 AM AXIS: Day of the Dead Celebration The Old Globe believes that theatre matters and our work each day is to make theatre matter to more people. We invite friends and families to celebrate the great Mexican tradition Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) with a weekend full of unique activities and artistic expression, as well as premiere performances of a community-generated theatre piece.

The free AXIS Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) Celebration will take place on Sunday, October 28 on the Globe's Copley Plaza in Balboa Park. This participatory event for the whole family will touch upon some of the traditions that encompass this celebration of deceased loved ones. It will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., with the play at 12:00 noon (en Español) and 1:00 p.m. (in English). The event will include traditional face painting, large interactive props, and the opportunity for audience members to join in for an open mic moment.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101-1696
MAP - [Park Map]

Thursday, October 28 - 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
12:00 PM Dia de los Muertos at Greenwood Memorial Park Greenwood Memorial Park in San Diego celebrates Dia de los Muertos with a traditional remembrance ceremony, a low-rider car show, alter making, mariachi music, and refreshments. Guests are encouraged to bring photos and small memorabilia to create personal ofrendas (alters) to honor the memory of their loved ones. The event is free and open to the public. Dia de los Muertos is a way to recognize death as a natural part of the human experience. On this day, it is believed that the dead are also part of the community, awakened from their eternal sleep to share in the celebrations with their loved ones. At Greenwood, more than 1,000 guests attend to witness and participate in the time-honored rituals of Dia de los Muertos. The observance dates back more than 2,500 years and is linked to the pre-Hispanic era. Each year, celebrants visit ancestral graves to build private altars and decorate graves with Mexican marigolds and personal memorabilia.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Greenwood Memorial Park
4300 Imperial Avenue
San Diego, CA 92113
MAP

Sunday, October 28 - 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 684-9826 or visit: www.greenwoodmemorial.com
12:45 PM Film: The Legend of Timm Thaler The Legend of Timm Thaler or the Boy Who Sold His Laughter. James Krüss' celebrated 1962 children's novel comes to life in this delightful fantasy about a young boy's reckoning with his own identity. Timm Thaler (Arved Friese) is an ordinary child, but he has an extraordinary laugh - a laugh so contagious that the devil himself (Justus von Dohnányi) would trade untold riches to obtain it. After the devious Baron tricks him into trading the laugh for the ability to win any bet, Timm embarks on a quest to settle the score, while discovering the priceless nature of true happiness. With sun-kissed cinematography and big-budget set pieces, this German blockbuster is good-hearted fun for the whole family.

This film is brought to you by the German Currents Kino film series. In German with English subtitles.

Admission/Cost: $7.50 - $11

Location:
Digital Gym
Media Arts Center
2921 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
MAP

Dates and times:
Sunday, October 28 - 10:30 AM & 12:45 PM

For more information, please visit: www.digitalgym.com
1:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney animated feature, JCompany Youth Theatre presents The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

The musical showcases the film's Academy Award-nominated score, plus new songs by Menken and Schwartz.

The story follows the disfigured Quasimodo, who rings the bell of Notre Dame Cathedral. He keeps his time locked away from people in a tower until he meets Esmeralda, a friend who accepts him as he is.

The musical, which debuted at the La Jolla Playhouse, features songs like "The Bells of Notre Dame," and "God Help the Outcasts."

Admission/Cost: $17 - $25

Location:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
Garfield Theater
4126 Executive Dr.
La Jolla, CA
MAP

Multiple dates from October 20 - November 4, 2018
Dates and times:
Ongoing from October 20 to November 4
Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 1:00 PM & 4:30 PM

For tickets and more information, please call: (858) 362-1348
2:00 PM Lawn Program: House of Czech & Slovak Republics The members celebrate the October 1918 founding of the Country of Czechoslovakia on the third Sunday in October with a Lawn Program of singing, dancing and music as well as offering Czech/Slovak food and baked goods for sale to Park visitors.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
International Cottages
2191 W Pan American Rd.
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Sunday, October 28 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 234-0739 or visit: www.sdhpr.org
2:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis San Diego City College stages Mary Zimmerman's mystical staging of Ovid's myths of change. The cast performs them around—and in—a pool (known as the "splash zone"). Lisa Berger directs.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $15

Location:
San Diego City College
Saville Theater
1313 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, October 26 until Sunday, November 4, 2018
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM Opera: The Marriage of Figaro San Diego Opera opens its season with Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro."

Figaro, a barber, matchmaker, and good-natured schemer, has fallen in love. On the eve of his marriage to Susanna, his master Count Almaviva, sets his wandering eye on the bride-to-be. Servant and master engage in a battle of the wits as this opera covers a single day of mad capped adventure.

What is considered a "perfect" opera? Many look to this Mozart piece as the answer - a comic opera about a lecherous count who gets his comeuppance from his scheming servants. With some of the most recognizable music ever written for the opera stage, Mozart and his librettist Da Ponte, explore the rise of the servant class as they overthrow the ruling class with humor, wit, and biting satire. From the opening notes to the final curtain, Mozart's score delivers a tangled love story that has delighted audiences for generations.

The program is sung in Italian with projected English translations.

Admission/Cost: $49 - $289

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, October 20 - 7:00 PM
Tuesday, October 23 - 7:00 PM
Friday, October 26 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, October 28 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 533-7000
2:00 PM Torero: Artivista! Viva La REvolution Closing Reception You are cordially invited to the closing reception for "Torero! Artivista! Viva La Revolution!"

Mario Torero's lifelong dedication to both Chicano and ancient indigenous cultures is rooted in every aspect of the post-modern metropolis in transition. Torero's border town attitude of survival through transition, sustainability and adaptation is very much alive in the colors of his paintings and murals — and no more so than in the eyes of his portraits. All of his subjects, Picasso, Cesar Chavez, Che, Prince or Jesus share an intensity in their stare that gives the viewer the uncanny feeling that they are being intensely scrutinized as they view the portrait.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Latchkey Brewing
2120 W. Washington St.
San Diego, CA 92110
MAP

Sunday, October 28 - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: Fade Moxie Theatre stages Tanya Saracho's comedy-drama about Lucia, a TV writer, and Abel, a custodian who cleans her office. As they slowly become friends, they must discard assumptions about each other. Maria Patrice Amon directs.

Admission/Cost: $18 - $43

Location:
Moxie Theatre
6663 El Cajon Boulevard, Suite N
San Diego, CA 92115
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Sunday October 14 to Sunday, November 11, 2018
Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar "Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once."

Though Caesar is beloved by the people of Rome, after his latest military triumph, senators Brutus and Cassius sense a dictator in the making. But the honorable Brutus faces a wrenching decision: stage a coup for the sake of country, or stay loyal to Caesar.

The Old Globe's intimate arena stage gives you an up-close seat for Shakespeare's masterful tale of cunning diplomacy, fast-shifting alliances and the unpredictable consequences of betrayal. The classical actors of tomorrow, now training in The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program, expertly perform one of the world's great plays.

A joint venture of the Globe and USD, the Shiley Graduate Theatre Program nationally recruits seven students each year to participate in an intensive two-year course of graduate study in classical theatre. Private funding for the Master of Fine Arts in Theatre program has been contributed through a generous endowment established by Donald and Darlene Shiley. Additional support for the program is provided by the Dorothy Brown Endowment Fund and the Louis Yager Cantwell Foundation

18+

Admission/Cost: $19 - $102

Location:
Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP - [Park Map]

Dates and times:
Ongoing October 20 to October 28, 2018
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays - 7:00 PM
Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday Matinees (except 10/20) - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney animated feature, JCompany Youth Theatre presents The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

The musical showcases the film's Academy Award-nominated score, plus new songs by Menken and Schwartz.

The story follows the disfigured Quasimodo, who rings the bell of Notre Dame Cathedral. He keeps his time locked away from people in a tower until he meets Esmeralda, a friend who accepts him as he is.

The musical, which debuted at the La Jolla Playhouse, features songs like "The Bells of Notre Dame," and "God Help the Outcasts."

Admission/Cost: $17 - $25

Location:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
Garfield Theater
4126 Executive Dr.
La Jolla, CA
MAP

Multiple dates from October 20 - November 4, 2018
Dates and times:
Ongoing from October 20 to November 4
Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 1:00 PM & 4:30 PM

For tickets and more information, please call: (858) 362-1348
6:00 PM Music: Three Irish Tenors Enjoy an evening of classic Irish music performed by the Three Irish Tenors and concert violinist Tara Novak. Proceeds benefit the St. Michael's Preserve the Legacy Campaign.

Admission/Cost: $30

Location:
St. Michael Catholic Church
15546 Pomerado Rd
Poway, CA 92064
MAP

Sunday, October 28 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 487-4755 or visit: www.eventbrite.com
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Paella Cooking Workshop Learn with Chef Noe to cook an authentic Spanish Paella!

Join Chef Noelia Murias of Paella Lifestyle for a cooking class where you will learn to prepare an authentic Spanish Paella. The Chef will cook two Paellas: Seafood and Vegetarian, with a quality traditional technique during which you can enjoy the creative culinary process. Also, she will give instructions on how to cook paella at your events.

The Paella Cooking Workshop includes the Paella tasting and a glass of selected wine of Gianni Buonomo Vintners.

The menu:
Seafood Paella and Vegetarian Paella
Gianni Buonomo's Wine

Admission/Cost: $45

Location:
Gianni Buonomo Vintners
4836 Newport Avenue
San Diego, CA 92107
MAP

Sunday, October 28 - 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com
7:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar "Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once."

Though Caesar is beloved by the people of Rome, after his latest military triumph, senators Brutus and Cassius sense a dictator in the making. But the honorable Brutus faces a wrenching decision: stage a coup for the sake of country, or stay loyal to Caesar.

The Old Globe's intimate arena stage gives you an up-close seat for Shakespeare's masterful tale of cunning diplomacy, fast-shifting alliances and the unpredictable consequences of betrayal. The classical actors of tomorrow, now training in The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program, expertly perform one of the world's great plays.

A joint venture of the Globe and USD, the Shiley Graduate Theatre Program nationally recruits seven students each year to participate in an intensive two-year course of graduate study in classical theatre. Private funding for the Master of Fine Arts in Theatre program has been contributed through a generous endowment established by Donald and Darlene Shiley. Additional support for the program is provided by the Dorothy Brown Endowment Fund and the Louis Yager Cantwell Foundation

18+

Admission/Cost: $19 - $102

Location:
Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP - [Park Map]

Dates and times:
Ongoing October 20 to October 28, 2018
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays - 7:00 PM
Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday Matinees (except 10/20) - 2:00 PM
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