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Friday, Oct 18
All Day Stage: Las Quinceañeras
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM A Conversation With Artist José-María Cano
10:30 AM Worshop: The Mexico-California and Mexico-Texas Relationships
12:00 PM San Diego International Film Festival
3:30 PM Stage: ¡Vuela!
6:00 PM San Diego Ballet: A Midsummer Night's Dream
6:00 PM Noche De Muertos Market
6:30 PM Documentary Film: Recuperando el Paraiso
7:00 PM Lecture and Book Signing: Luis González Palma
7:00 PM Stage: The Sound of Music
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Dogman + Short: Cyclamen
7:30 PM Indian Music: Sammilan / A Jugalbandhi
7:30 PM Stage: Foxfire
7:30 PM Stage: Calafia At Liberty
8:00 PM German Film: Gundermann
Saturday, Oct 19
All Day Stage: Las Quinceañeras
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
11:00 AM Mexican Folk Art Cross Making Class
12:00 PM Dia de los Muertos At La Vista Memorial
12:00 PM Filipino-American History Celebration
12:00 PM Bahia Fest
12:30 PM Stage: ¡Vuela!
2:00 PM Lawn Program: House of Austria
2:00 PM North Coast Symphony: Russian Romance
2:00 PM Stage: The Sound of Music
4:00 PM Bridge of Love Fundraiser
4:00 PM 12th Annual Festival Of Lights
5:00 PM Armenian Culture Night
6:00 PM The Bulls of St. Agata Charge Little Italy
6:00 PM San Diego Ballet: A Midsummer Night's Dream
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:00 PM Refugee Songs: A Musical Journey
7:00 PM Stage: The Sound of Music
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Italy Exported (Shorts)
7:30 PM Stage: Foxfire
7:30 PM Stage: Calafia At Liberty
Sunday, Oct 20
All Day Stage: Las Quinceañeras
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 Verändert Die Welt)
12:30 PM Stage: ¡Vuela!
2:00 PM Lawn Program: House of Czech & Slovak Republics
2:00 PM Stage: Foxfire
6:00 PM Music & Dance: Danyavaad & The Shimmy Sisters Reunion
6:00 PM Music: Ali Azimi
6:00 PM San Diego Ballet: A Midsummer Night's Dream
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Benedetta Follia + Short: Scent of the Stars
7:30 PM Stage: Calafia At Liberty
Monday, Oct 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Napoli Velata + Short: The Same Name
Tuesday, Oct 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Film & Discussion: Puzzle
6:00 PM Coco: Sugar Skull Paint Night
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Come un Gatto in Tangenzial + Short: The Loony Boxer
7:30 PM Book Signing: Kate Quinn
Wednesday, Oct 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Wine Tasting: Northern Italy
6:00 PM French Film: Moka
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Euforia + Short: Postcard
Thursday, Oct 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Talk: Racism in German and American Cinema of the Twenties
6:00 PM UNA Discussion: Our Planet, Our Future
7:00 PM Book Signing: Rut Sepetys
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: A Casa Tutti Bene + Short: The Place of Happiness
8:00 PM Comedy: Dante Chang
Friday, Oct 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Talk with Potter Shumpei Yamaki
2:00 PM Book Signing: J. Elke Ertle
6:00 PM Film & Discussion About Race, Mental Health & Community
7:00 PM Music: Clave Dura
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Selfie + Shorts: Shine, Beauty
7:30 PM Stage: Amazing Adventures Of The Marvelous Monkey King
7:30 PM Stage: Foxfire
8:00 PM Comedy: Dante Chang
Saturday, Oct 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Balboa Park Halloween Family Day
11:00 AM City Heights El Dia de los Muertos
12:00 PM Encinitas Dia de los Muertos Celebration
2:00 PM Black Life: A Conversation
2:00 PM Stage: Sense & Sensibility
2:00 PM Stage: Amazing Adventures Of The Marvelous Monkey King
2:00 PM San Diego Symphony Plays Music from Coco
5:30 PM SDIFF Gala & Italy Exported Awards
7:30 PM Comedy: Dante Chang
7:30 PM Stage: Foxfire
7:30 PM Stage: Amazing Adventures Of The Marvelous Monkey King
8:00 PM Stage: Sense and Sensibility
9:30 PM Comedy: Dante Chang
Sunday, Oct 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Kimchi Workshop
2:00 PM Opera: Aida
2:00 PM Stage: Sense & Sensibility
2:00 PM Stage: Foxfire
7:00 PM Keali'i Reichel
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: L’uomo Che Comprò la Luna
7:30 PM Stage: Amazing Adventures Of The Marvelous Monkey King
Monday, Oct 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Population Aging and Korea’s Economy
Tuesday, Oct 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM In Celebration of Toni Morrison: Reflecting on a Legend
6:00 PM Coco: Sugar Skull Paint Night
Wednesday, Oct 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Thursday, Oct 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Calendar

< Sunday, October 13, 2019 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego Events

Stage

Intimate Apparel
Until October 20, 2019

Noura
Until October 20, 2019

Man of La Mancha
Until October 27, 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
All Day Hola Mexico Film Festival The San Diego Latino Film Festival will be hosting the Hola Mexico Tour 2019 at the Media Arts Center's Digital Gym. The film festival brings 9 of Mexico's recent hits and soon-to-be art-house classics to the Digital Gym Cinema. Over the course of the week, a variety of films are shown including:

• Las Niñas Bien
• Mirreyes vs. Godinez
• Ocho de Cad Diez
• Si Yo Fuera Tú
• La Boda de Mi Mejor Amigo
• Dulce Familia
• El Ombligo de Guie'dani
• Como Si Fuera la Primera Ve
• 108 Costuras

*All films are presented in Spanish with English subtitles.

Film screenings begin at 11:00 AM and continue into the evening of each day. The movies range between comedy, drama, revenge, family, marriage and more!

Admission/Cost: $8.50 to $11 for individual screenings. Passes available.

Location:
Digital Gym
Media Arts Center
2921 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
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Dates and times:
From Friday, October 11 to Thursday, October 17
Films begin at 11:00 AM and continue throughout the day and evening.
Exact times for each day can be found HERE
11:00 AM Latin American Art Fair LAAF 2019 will feature a juried Latin American art exhibition and Latin cuisine, craft Mexican beer, wines from Valle de Guadalupe, BC., and a variety of music and performance entertainment.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Bread & Salt
1955 Julian Avenue
San Diego, CA 92113
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Dates and times:
Saturday, October 12 - 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Sunday, October 13 - 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
12:00 PM Polish Festival The annual Polish Festival in San Diego is a wonderful cultural celebration in Pacific Beach all about Polish culture, traditions and cuisine.

Polish Festival is a tribute to our Polish heritage, our pride as American citizens, and San Diegans, and an expression of the legendary Polish hospitality. During the festival there will be performances by Polish folk dancers and various musical bands. We offer delicious polish food and the best genuine imported polish beer. A wide variety of commemorative t-shirts, hats, and other apparel will be available for purchase during the event.

Admission/Cost: $5 (children under 16 free)

St. Maximilian Kolbe Polish Roman Catholic Mission
1735 Grand Avenue
San Diego, CA 92109
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Dates and times:
Friday, October 11 - 5:00 PM to 11:30 PM
Saturday, October 12 - 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Sunday, October 13 - 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
12:00 PM March to Close the Concentration Camps Close the Concentration Camps - San Diego is a coalition of people, many of whom are parents and grassroots activists who are dedicated to human rights and the fundamental principle that all human beings have a right to life with dignity. The Coalition to Close the Concentration Camps - San Diego demands that:

1. San Diego County remove itself from the Trump lawsuit and publicly support SB 54;
2. A county law prohibiting any land in the County from being used by for-profit prisons;
3. The formation of a county commission to investigate and hold San Diego accountable for contracts with corporations that work with ICE/DHS;
4. The resignation of Bill Gore and hold SDPD accountable for abuses of the SB 54 loophole;
5. Measures like AB 1332 be upheld to limit the County from selling/mining data to ICE/DHS;
6. California ensures that DHS and other immigration officials do not have access to DMV records, demand an audit of requester account status of federal DHS agencies within SD; and
7. The closure of all US concentration camps.

Sponsored by the Coalition to Close the Concentration Camps

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Ruocco Park
585 Harbor Ln
San Diego, CA 92101-580
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Sunday, October 13 - 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: The Importance of Being Earnest Two well-to-do bachelors spend time with various family and friends in town and in the country - and sometimes to get out of some of these social obligations each uses a fictious, poorly behaved brother, or an all-too-often ill friend to get out of, or go to, town. Add to the mix the one false identity, an overbearing matriarch, two young women pushing the confines of their social position, a careless governess, the town vicar, plus two servants who can turn the story on a dime, and it all makes for a most earnest tale.

Admission/Cost: $12 - $20

Location:
Village Presbyterian Church
6225 Paseo Delicias
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92091
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Dates and times:
Friday, October 11 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday, October 12 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Saturday, October 12 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sunday, October 13 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: Bad Hombres/Good Wives Don Ernesto, a muy macho cartel lord of Sinaloa, is used to getting exactly what he wants. In this case, what he wants is Eva — the young woman he sent to a convent to be trained to become his perfect, submissive wife. En route to meet her future husband, Eva bumps into Mario, the dreamboat son of a rival Narco capitán, and her heart leaps. Will Mario "rub out" Don Ernesto? Will Don Ernesto "rub out" Mario? Or will there be a double Narco wedding bringing peace to the town? Lust, love and war are in the air, along with lots of festive Mexican banda songs.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $77

Location:
San Diego Repertory Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
From Thursday, October 8 to Sunday October 27, 2019
Thursday, October 3 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Friday, October 4 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, October 5 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, October 6 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Tuesday, October 8 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday, October 9 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Thursday, October 10 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Friday, October 11 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, October 12 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, October 13 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, October 13 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Wednesday, October 16 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Thursday, October 17 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Friday, October 18 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, October 19 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, October 19 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, October 20 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Wednesday, October 23 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Thursday, October 24 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Friday, October 25 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, October 26 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, October 26 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, October 27 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: Foxfire Set in rural America, in the heart of southern Appalachia, Foxfire is about the strength of family, the burnished love of a long marriage, and the values that have sustained this nation. It is laced with music by Jonathan Brielle, with live stage performances by a 4-piece bluegrass band.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $29

Location:
Sunshine Brooks Theatre
217 N. Coast Highway
Oceanside, 92054
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Ongoing from Friday, October 11 until Sunday, October 27, 2019
Fridays - 7:30 PM
Saturdays - 7:30 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: The Three Musketeers To fulfill his dream of becoming a Musketeer, young d'Artagnan heads for Paris and into a world of romance, intrigue, and action. There, he joins with Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, vowing to stand "all for one and one for all" in their war against the Cardinal. Max Bush's dramatization brings to the stage all the excitement and derring-do of this classic story as Alexandre Dumas originally penned it in 1844.

Admission/Cost: $16

Location:
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987-D Lomas Santa Fe Drive
Solana Beach, CA 92075
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Dates and times:
From Thursday, October 10 to Sunday, October 13, 2019
Thursday, October 10 - 10:00 AM
Thursday, October 10 - 6:00 PM
Friday, October 11 - 10:00 AM
Friday, October 11 - 6:00 PM
Saturday, October 12 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, October 12 - 6:00 PM
Sunday, October 13 - 2:00 PM
3:00 PM Opera: Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet is the ageless tale of love and tragedy. This opera version is told by 75 performers, including cast, orchestra, and a ballet. Narrations are added occasionally to help the audience member grasp the story as it unfolds.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $40

Location:
California Center for the Arts
340 N. Escondido Boulevard
Escondido, CA 92025
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Dates and times:
Friday, October 4 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, October 6 - 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Saturday, October 12 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, October 13 - 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.www.pacificlyricassociation.com
6:00 PM Film: Coco It's Halloween Month at Rooftop Cinema Club, which means area cinephiles will be treated to a stellar lineup of scary films sure to elicit shrieks and screams from even the heartiest of souls. It's a fun-filled lineup loaded with horror, fantasy and drama films, sprinkled around a selection of comedies, musicals and rom-coms.

Admission/Cost: $12 - $24

Location:
Manchester Grand Hyatt
One Market Place
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, October 13 - 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
7:00 PM Music: Lila Downs' Dia De Muertos Get a jump on Día de los Muertos celebrations early with one of Mexico's greatest singers and cultural ambassadors, GRAMMY® Award-winner, Lila Downs, one of Mexico's greatest singers and cultural ambassadors.

Presented by La Jolla Music Society, Downs' Al Chile show is a fiesta of music, dance and tradition, featuring Los Angeles' Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet Company and the Southwest's leading all-female mariachi group, Mariachi Femenil Flores Mexicanas.

Come dressed in your favorite Día de los Muertos costume and makeup to share in the celebration that is Al Chile!

Admission/Cost: $28 - $62

Location:
Balboa Theatre
868 4th Ave.
San Diego, CA
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Sunday, October 13 - 7:00 PM

For tickets or additional details, please call the box office at (858) 459-3728
7:00 PM Salimpour Tribute Dance Hafla Enjoy an evening of fantastic performances by local San Diego Salimpour Collective, joined by members of the Berkeley Salimpour Collective, Arabina Dance Company and San Diego Belly Dance Co. Fun Salimpour merchandise for sale. Snacks, drinks, beer and wine also available.

Admission/Admission/Cost: FREE (Donations appreciated)

Location:
City Heights Performance Anex
3795 Fairmount Ave
San Diego CA 92105
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Sunday, October 13 - 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
7:00 PM Stage: Picasso at the Lapin Agile The year is 1904. Albert Einstein, a 25-year-old patent clerk, waits for his date at the Lapin Agile, a Parisian watering hole, when 23-year-old Pablo Picasso drops in to meet a recent conquest who is hoping for a return engagement. Einstein is a year away from transforming physics with his theory of relativity and the young painter will soon set the art world afire with Cubism. But at this moment, they are drawn to each other by a mutual sense of self confidence and curiosity. Kept company over the course of their evening by an amusingly incontinent barfly, a gullible yet lovable bartender, a wise waitress, and a surprise visitor from beyond, the two geniuses' conversation bounces like excited molecules and sweeps like bold brush strokes over art, science, love, existence, and the unknown.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $15

Location:
Stagehouse Theatre
Grossmont College
8800 Grossmont College Drive
El Cajon, CA 92020
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Dates and times:
Thursday, October 10 - 7:00 PM
Friday, October 11 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, October 12 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, October 12 - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Stage: Bad Hombres/Good Wives Don Ernesto, a muy macho cartel lord of Sinaloa, is used to getting exactly what he wants. In this case, what he wants is Eva — the young woman he sent to a convent to be trained to become his perfect, submissive wife. En route to meet her future husband, Eva bumps into Mario, the dreamboat son of a rival Narco capitán, and her heart leaps. Will Mario "rub out" Don Ernesto? Will Don Ernesto "rub out" Mario? Or will there be a double Narco wedding bringing peace to the town? Lust, love and war are in the air, along with lots of festive Mexican banda songs.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $77

Location:
San Diego Repertory Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
From Thursday, October 8 to Sunday October 27, 2019
Thursday, October 3 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Friday, October 4 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, October 5 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, October 6 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Tuesday, October 8 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday, October 9 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Thursday, October 10 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Friday, October 11 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, October 12 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, October 13 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, October 13 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Wednesday, October 16 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Thursday, October 17 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Friday, October 18 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, October 19 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, October 19 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, October 20 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Wednesday, October 23 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Thursday, October 24 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Friday, October 25 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, October 26 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, October 26 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, October 27 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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