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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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< Wednesday, November 14, 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
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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
2:00 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
5:00 PM SDSU Ibero-American Film Festival This year, the Spanish and Portuguese Department, MALAS and Selach are head-over-heels about having a presidenta who proudly calls herself a Latina; so, we curated a week of short and feature films all directed by women, yes! There will be six full-length movies PLUS six short films: Tartus, Vertical Time, Laura, Fall, The Hat, and First Breath After Coma.

Age limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Union Theater in Conrad Prebys
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Dates and times:
Tuesday, November 13 - 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday, November 14 - 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Thursday, November 15 - 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.eventbrite.com
6:00 PM Music: Brasil In Trio Enjoy the sounds of Brasil In Trio from Rio de Janeiro, bringing the beauty of Brazilian instrumental music to the Golden Coast.

Their repertoire is popular within a genre called "choro music," but expect some Brazilian classics such as "Mas que Nada" and "Girl from Ipanema."

Chefs from 333 Pacific will be crafting Brazilian-American fusion, with classics such as feijoada and churrasco, with plays on Brazilian ingredients.

Admission/Cost: $35 - $45

Location:
Oceanside Museum of Art
704 Pier View Way
Oceanside, CA
MAP

Wednesday, November 14 - 6:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.oma-online.org
6:15 PM Talk: Beyond the Wall - The Aftermath of Deportation in Mexico As part of the Challenging Conversations event series, the Institute of Arts & Humanities (IAH) at UC San Diego invites you to a special presentation discussing deportation and border policy in Mexico and the United States.

Special guests include members of Otros Dreams en Accion (ODA), including Co-Director Maggie Loredo, who work on both sides of the border with Mexicans deported during the Obama and Trump administrations. Loredo and ODA members will discuss the realities of the aftermath of deportation, the effect of U.S. and Mexican policies on deported communities, their advocacy work in Mexico and the U.S., and the lives of undocumented, deported and returned communities now living in exile.

The event will conclude with an audience question and answer session.
Event is FREE and open to the public. PLEASE RSVP - space is limited!

Admission/Cost: FREE but please Register as space is limited.

Location:
Old Student Center - 1st Floor
Huerta Vera Cruz Room
UCSD
La Jolla, CA 92093
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Wednesday, November 14 - 6:15 PM to 8:00 PM
7:00 PM Presentation: Kumeyaay Ethnobotany This presentation explores the remarkable interdependence between native peoples and native plants of the Californias, and connects the archaeological and historical record with living cultures and native plant specialists who share their ever-relevant wisdom for future generations. Join us for a presentation by author and anthropologist Michael Wilken-Robertson, whose advocacy and applied research have allowed him to develop lifelong friendships with many Native Baja Californians and to collaborate in cultural revitalization efforts.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Point Loma Library
3701 Voltaire Street
San Diego, CA 92107
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Wednesday, November 14 - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Book Signing: Huda Al-Marashi Warwick's will host Huda Al-Marashi as she discusses and signs her new book, First Comes Marriage: My Not-So-Typical American Love Story. This event is free and open to the public. Reserved Seating is available when the book is pre-ordered from Warwick's for the event. Only books purchased from Warwick's will be signed.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Warwick's Bookstore
7812 Girard Avenue
San Diego, CA 92037
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Wednesday, November 14 - 7:00 PM
7:30 PM Music: Celtic Thunder X Celtic Thunder returns with Celtic Thunder X, a show that celebrates 10 years of old songs and new.

Backed by the amazing Celtic Thunder Band, the singers (Damian McGinty, Ryan Kelly, Michael O'Dwyer, Emmet Cahill & Neil Byrne) deliver new ensemble numbers including "Sons of Light," "Toora, Loora, Lay," "The Wild Rover," and "Castle on the Hill."

The second act brings nostalgic fun including "Celebration," "I'm a Believer," "Seasons in the Sun," and "Rise Again." And no Celtic Thunder show would be complete without an encore of their rousing anthem "Ireland's Call."

Admission/Cost: $49 - $65

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

Wednesday, November 14 - 7:30 PM
8:00 PM Music: Maria de Barros An invitation into the musical realm of Maria de Barros calls for an intriguing geography lesson. The charismatic young chanteuse is a native of Dakar, Senegal, and lived the first 13 years of her life in Nouakchott, Mauritania, in Northwest Africa. De Barros's creative heart, however, lies in the culturally rich land of Cabo Verde, a former Portuguese colony located 350 miles off the coast of Senegal, the birthplace of her parents and her godmother, Cesária Évora, also known as the "barefoot diva." It's the island's incredible melting pot of music — which includes everything from African and Portuguese to Argentine and Cuban influences — that has always inspired de Barros to set her heart on home.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $30

Location:
The Loft
Price Center
UCSD
9500 Gilman Drive
San Diego, CA 92093
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Wednesday, November 14 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 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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