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Sunday, Nov 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM Film: Mission Sputnik
11:00 AM Brazilian Drum and Dance Workshops with Sambada
2:00 PM Stage: Miss Bennet-Christmas at Pemberly
2:00 PM Talk: The History of Yiddish Theater
2:00 PM Book Signing: Broad Awakening
2:00 PM Stage: The Mystery of Edwin Drood
2:00 PM Stage: Persuasion
4:30 PM Music: Rhapsody in Bluegrass
6:00 PM Classical Music From Bohemia, Dvořák, Smetana, Drdla
8:00 PM Stage: Persuasion
Monday, Nov 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:45 AM Meet the Author Luncheon: Natasha Solomons
2:00 PM Film: Mississippi Burning
6:00 PM World Music Series
6:30 PM Discussion: Harlem Renaissance
7:30 PM Play Reading: Bloomsday
7:30 PM Book Signing: House of Gold
8:00 PM Music: Daniel Khan & The Painted Bird
Tuesday, Nov 20
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Book Discussion: A Gentleman in Moscow
Wednesday, Nov 21
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
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM Stage: Miss Bennet-Christmas at Pemberly
8:00 PM Music: Akae Beka & Spiritual
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
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
6:00 PM World Music Series
6:30 PM Discussion: The Chicano Blowout of 1968
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
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Panel Discussion: Health Issues in Sub Saharan Africa
Thursday, Nov 29
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
8:00 PM Stage: The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Saturday, Dec 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Miss Bennet-Christmas at Pemberly
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< Saturday, November 10, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego events

Stage

Holmes and Watson
Until November 17, 2018

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
All Day 2018 San Diego Asian Film Festival Pacific Arts Movement (Pac Arts) is thrilled to present the 19th Annual San Diego Asian Film Festival (SDAFF), the largest platform of Asian cinema on the west coast, from November 8-17, 2018. In its largest iteration yet, SDAFF will present over 160 films from 20 countries in 28 languages showcasing the best in both award-winning and cutting-edge cinema from Asia, Asian America and around the world.

This year, Pac Arts is adding Asian cuisine to the movie-goer experience, partnering with local San Diego restaurants to bring food featured in the films to festival attendees before and after the opening and closing night films!

"Expanding the world of the films to include San Diego cuisine is directly tied to our mission of telling the stories of Asian Americans and connecting them with lives here," says Pac Arts Artistic Director Brian Hu.

All San Diegans are welcome to attend the festival and experience some of the best Asian films of the year!

Admission/Cost: $12 per screening, Opening and Closing Films $40 - Multi-film and Festival Passes available

Festival Schedule:


Locations:
UltraStar Cinemas Mission Valley
7510 Hazard Center Dr
San Diego, CA 92108
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Edwards Mira Mesa Stadium
10733 Westview Parkway
San Diego, CA 92126
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UCSD Price Center Theater
Price Center and Student Center
UCSD
9500 Gilman Dr
La Jolla, CA 92093
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

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

San Diego Natural History Museum
Balboa Park
1788 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Dates and times:
Thursday, November 8 to Saturday, November 17
Thursday, November 8 Screenings Start at - 7:00 PM
Friday, November 9 Screenings Start at - 4:00 PM
Saturday, November 10 Screenings Start at - 11:00 AM
Sunday, November 11 Screenings Start at - 12:00 PM
Monday, November 12 Screenings Start at - 12:30 PM
Tuesday, November 13 Screenings Start at - 2:15 PM
Wednesday, November 14 Screenings Start at - 4:00 PM
Thursday, November 15 Screenings Start at - 4:00 PM
Friday, November 16 Screenings Start at - 4:00 PM
Saturday, November 17 Screenings Start at - 12:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdaff.org
10:00 AM Flintknapping Workshop Learn to make traditional stone tools in this 2-part workshop taught by expert flintknapper James Bowden.

Class Sections:
- Part I: Native American Toolbox
- Part II: Intermediate Flintknapping
- Part III: Advanced Flintknapping (Will be offered in March)

Admission/Cost: $50 - $60 for Parts I and II of the class. Tickets for the advanced class are sold separately.

Location:
San Diego Archaeological Center
16666 San Pasqual Valley Rd.
Escondido, CA
MAP

Saturday, November 10 - 10:00 AM
10:00 AM Coronado Island Film Festival The Coronado Island Film Festival (CIFF) cordially invites makers and lovers of film everywhere to join us in this unique historic seaside village.

Come celebrate our enduring love affair with Hollywood that began when the historic Hotel del Coronado, our Presenting Sponsor, had barely opened its doors. That romance continues uninterrupted to this day.

Editor's Note: Several of the films appear to have international/multicultural themes and locations.

Festival Schedule

Admission/Cost: $10 - Festival passes available.

Locations:
Numerous venues please visit: www.coronadoislandfilmfestival.com/festival/venues for details.

Dates and times:
From Friday November 9 to Monday November 12
Friday, November - 9 Screenings begin at at 7:00 PM (Opening Night)
Saturday, November - 10 Screenings begin at 10:00 AM
Sunday, November - 11 Screenings begin at 9:00 AM
Monday, November - 12 Screenings begin at 10:00 AM

For more information, please visit: wwwcoronadoislandfilmfestival.com
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM Hands On Kimchi Workshop & Beer Pairing Learn how to make killer kimchi! Kimchi is an ancient Korean pickle (usually spicy) and there are hundreds of ways to make it! We will explore some of them.

• LEARN: We'll explain fermentation and have a brief discussion about the benefits of making and eating fermenting foods, and the history and different styles of kimchi

• TASTE: We'll have a variety of fermented kimchis to sample

• BEER FLIGHT: Take flight with a variety of Home Brewing Co's award-winning beers, paired with different styles of kimchi!

• DO IT YOURSELF: Roll up your sleeves and make your very own batch of spicy kimchi to take home and ferment

Includes flight of Home Brewing Co. beers.

Admission/Cost: $50

Location:
Home Brewing Co.
2911 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
MAP

Saturday, November 10 - 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM


For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com
12:30 PM 7th Annual Taiwan Film Showcase For the 7th year in a row, the San Diego Asian Film Festival presents the Taiwan Film Showcase, the largest annual presentation of Taiwanese cinema outside of Asia. Every year, the Showcase highlights the diversity of perspectives, languages, stories and genres by feature-length and short filmmakers in Taiwan today. And for the first time, we are adding virtual reality films to the program by highlighting two short works from Taiwan that use new technology to explore history and traditional beliefs. The films expand not just how stories can be told, but how we can envision culture altogether.

Admission/Cost: $12

Location:
UCSD University Centers (Price Center and Student Center)
9500 Gilman Dr
La Jolla, CA 92093
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Dates and times:
Friday, November 9 - 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, November 10 - 12:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, November 11 - 12:30 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please call:(619) 400-5911 or visit: sdaff.org
2:00 PM Music & Dance: Noche Latina This November at the Balboa Theatre in downtown San Diego, California Ballet presents Noche Latina, an evening of fire, passion and romance with a Latin flare!

The evening will feature Bizet's Carmen and the world premiere of Jared Nelson's interpretation of the fiery Bolero. Also on the program is the West Coast premiere of Septime Webre's Juanita y Alicia, a dance narrative based on the choreographer's real-life family in Cuba.

Juanita y Alicia will be accompanied by a live Cuban band. Children must be age 4 and up to attend. Run-Time: 2 hours with one intermission.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $65

Location:
Balboa Theatre
868 4th Ave.
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and Times:
Friday, November 9 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, November 10 - 2:00 PM & 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 560-6741 or visit: www.californiaballet.org
4:00 PM Stage: Persuasion A Navy Captain returning from war a hero discovers that the woman who had hastily broken off their engagement years before remains unmarried. But he is still wounded from her snub, and she has a wealthy suitor in the wings...

Funny, heartwarming & amazingly relevant, Persuasion is a gorgeous musical of Jane Austen's brilliant final novel with its unforgettable heroine Anne Elliot.

Admission/Cost: $28 - $58

Location:
Lamb's Players Theatre
1142 Orange Avenue
Coronado, CA 92118
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing until from Thursday, November 8 to Sunday, November 18, 2018
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays and Saturday - 8:00 PM
Saturday Matinees - 4:00 PM
Wednesdays and Sundays - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM Beats Into Bridges: Celebrating Art Diplomacy The San Diego Diplomacy Council will celebrate the transcendent power of music and dance and the ability of the arts to turn beats into bridges across the globe at its Signature Event on Saturday, Nov. 10. Held at the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego, the event will celebrate the significant but often unknown impact of arts diplomacy in building diplomatic bridges between the United States and other nations through music, visual and performing arts. The evening will feature a tapas-style dinner, drinks, entertainment, photo exhibits and stories of impact.

Guests will get to experience select images from a photographic exhibition entitled Jam Session: America's Jazz Ambassadors Embrace the World, curated by the Meridian International Center. The night's keynote speaker, Adam Clayton Powell III, will share the impactful story of his father, unapologetic civil rights activist and Congressman Adam Clayton Powell Jr., and his intrepid efforts to use jazz music to connect the U.S. with the rest of the world during the Cold War era. The evening will also feature performances and stories from Artists of Honor, Amirah Sackett and Todd Cochran. Sackett is an internationally recognized hip-hop dancer, choreographer, teacher, and arts envoy who has used hip-hop to transcend stereotypes about women and the Muslim community in the U.S. and abroad. Cochran is a jazz pianist and composer who has collaborated with Herbie Hancock, Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, and other notable musicians. He also wrote the film score for the movie "Keep the Faith, Baby" (2002) about Congressman Powell's life.

All of the proceeds of this fundraiser will continue to support SDDC functions and programs, which connects community and business leaders in the San Diego region with their counterparts around the world to build mutual understanding and address common challenges including citizen safety, economic opportunity, social justice and environmental sustainability.

Admission/Cost: $100 - $150

Location:
Museum of Photographic Arts
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP - [Park Map]

Saturday, November 10 - 6:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegodiplomacy.org
7:30 PM Music: Charpentier & the French Baroque Join SD Baroque as they perform another collaboration with the San Diego Master Chorale, this time in an exploration of Charpentier and the French Baroque. At this concert, which is meant to center on small-style consort singing, we present two stunning vocal works by Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Le Reniement de St. Pierre (the Denial of St. Peter) as well as his setting of Miserere. Instrumental works by Jean-Baptiste Barričre and Telemann (one of his "Paris" Quartets) will complete this beautiful program.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $40

Location:
All Saint's Episcopal Church Hillcrest
625 Pennsylvania Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103
MAP

Saturday, November 10 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 298-7729 or visit: www.app.arts-people.com
7:30 PM Music & Dance: Noche Latina This November at the Balboa Theatre in downtown San Diego, California Ballet presents Noche Latina, an evening of fire, passion and romance with a Latin flare!

The evening will feature Bizet's Carmen and the world premiere of Jared Nelson's interpretation of the fiery Bolero. Also on the program is the West Coast premiere of Septime Webre's Juanita y Alicia, a dance narrative based on the choreographer's real-life family in Cuba.

Juanita y Alicia will be accompanied by a live Cuban band. Children must be age 4 and up to attend. Run-Time: 2 hours with one intermission.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $65

Location:
Balboa Theatre
868 4th Ave.
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and Times:
Friday, November 9 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, November 10 - 2:00 PM & 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 560-6741 or visit: www.californiaballet.org
7:30 PM Stage: Más A docudrama about the dismantling of Tucson Unified School District's Mexican American Studies program or MAS. This cultural conflict is brought to life in an abstract sweat lodge where dancers represent the Mexican deities of life's natural forces. Más engages the audience in the debates around the passage in 2010 of Arizona House Bill 2281, which effectively banned the MAS program. The play's balance of poetry and reenactment captures the soul of the movement and also tells a contemporary story of community.

Admission/Cost: $17 - $20

Location:
Experimental Theatre
5500 Campanile Dr.
SDSU
San Diego, CA 92182
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, November 2 to Sunday, November 11
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 7:30 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 594-5124 or visit: www.artsalive.sdsu.edu
8:00 PM Music: Brasil in Trio Brasil in Trio is Julio Lemos (7-string guitar), Everton Luiz (reeds), and Diego Amaral (percussion)—a powerhouse acoustic trio on tour from Brazil. The sounds of samba, choro and forro, packaged in intricate arrangements and dazzling virtuosity, this is a show not to be missed, and a rare chance to see the group outside of Brazil. With special guests Brian Moran (Grupo Falso Baiano; guitar, cavaquinho, bandolim) and Rebecca Kleinmann (flute). Concert will be held in Arias Hall behind the Musician's Association building.

Hosted by BRAPA - Brazilian Portuguese and Arts

Admission/Cost: $20

Location:
Dizzy's
1717 Morena Blvd
San Diego 92110
MAP

Saturday, November 10 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.dizzysjazz.com/
8:00 PM Stage: The Mystery of Edwin Drood OnStage Playhouse and Turning Tydes Theatre Company present this "play-within-a-musical," based on Charles Dickens' unfinished novel. "Everyone on stage is a suspect in the murder of young Edwin Drood." Alex Bezdeka directs, with musical direction by Jordan Hall Campbell.

Admission/Cost: $25

Location:
Onstage Playhouse
291 Third Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, November 9 to Saturday, December 8, 2018
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
8:00 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
8:00 PM Stage: Persuasion A Navy Captain returning from war a hero discovers that the woman who had hastily broken off their engagement years before remains unmarried. But he is still wounded from her snub, and she has a wealthy suitor in the wings...

Funny, heartwarming & amazingly relevant, Persuasion is a gorgeous musical of Jane Austen's brilliant final novel with its unforgettable heroine Anne Elliot.

Admission/Cost: $28 - $58

Location:
Lamb's Players Theatre
1142 Orange Avenue
Coronado, CA 92118
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing until from Thursday, November 8 to Sunday, November 18, 2018
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays and Saturday - 8:00 PM
Saturday Matinees - 4:00 PM
Wednesdays and Sundays - 2:00 PM
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