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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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< Friday, November 16, 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
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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
10:00 AM Art Lecture: Zurburán, A Masterpiece Revealed With four major canvases, SDMA boasts the nation's largest collection of works by Francisco de Zurbarán (1598-1664), the leading devotional painter of Spain's Golden Age. One critic even called the Museum "Zurbarán's home in America."

Dr. Michael Brown, Curator of European Art at SDMA, will discuss Zurbarán as visionary, innovator, and entrepreneur, and offer an insider view of the recent technical analysis and conservation treatment of several of his works, including "Virgin and Child with Saint John the Baptist" (1658).

Admission/Cost: $5 - $16

Location:
Copley Auditorium
Museum of Art
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP - [Park Map]

Friday, November 16 - 10:00 AM
1:00 PM Peruvian Ceviche & Wine Tasting Join Celebrity Chef Emmanuel Piqueras and Chef Alfie Szeprethy for an educational afternoon discovering the flavors of Peru and the history of South America through food and drink during the San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival. A presentation and tasting of three distinct ceviches will guide diners through the history of South America and its ingredients. Starting with a ceviche prepared in the pre-Incan style (300-1200 BC), followed by a style that notes the arrival of Spanish conquistadores who brought limes, garlic and onions to South America, and finishing with a Nikkei ceviche that celebrates Japanese influence on the country of Peru, each delectable course will be paired with a South American wine. You will also enjoy other Peruvian small plates with delicious Pisco cocktails and Peruvian wine. Attire: Casual.

Age limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $65

Location:
Pisco Rotisserie and Cevicheria
2401 Truxtun Road #102
San Diego, CA 92106
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Friday, November 16 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
6:00 PM F.L.A.G.S. Multicultural Fair Come celebrate the different cultures at our campus and in our community. Enjoy the entertainment provided by the students through orchestra and the different languages studied at Hilltop Middle. Dance along to the music and live performances provided by other community members. Play student-created games and leave with a stomach full of the different foods available.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Hilltop Middle School
44 East J Street
Chula Vista, CA 91910
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Friday, November 16 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Miss Bennet-Christmas at Pemberly New Village Arts presents the San Diego premiere of Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon's holiday sequel to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. Two years after the novel ends, Mary is bored with her status as the forgotten middle sister. An unexpected guest at the family gathering may catch her eye. Kristianne Kurner directs.

Admission/Cost: $33 - $36

Location:
New Village Arts Theatre
2787 B State Street
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, November 16 to Sunday, December 23, 2018
Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturday Matinees - 3:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
8:00 PM Film: Open the Wall This film brings a comic look at the fall of the Berlin Wall in November of 1989, told from the point of view of the German border guards at the checkpoint where it all started.

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
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Friday, November 16 - 8:00 PM
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
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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: 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
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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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