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Coming Soon...
Thursday, Dec 12
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Stage: Sila (The Arctic Cycle)
7:00 PM SDIFF Film: La Befana Vien di Notte (The Legend of the Christmas Witch)
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
7:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Friday, Dec 13
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Via Posada Holiday Celebration Fundraiser
7:00 PM Stage: Sila (The Arctic Cycle)
7:00 PM A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
7:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM An Irish Christmas
Saturday, Dec 14
All Day Old Town Las Posadas
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Paris Holiday Celebration
1:00 PM Southern California Ballet The Nutcracker
1:00 PM Talk: Dragons, Myth and Reality
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
5:00 PM Stage: Sila (The Arctic Cycle)
6:00 PM Centro Cultural de la Raza‎ Posada
7:00 PM Southern California Ballet The Nutcracker
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
7:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Film: Love Actually
Sunday, Dec 15
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Hanukkah Painted Placemat Class
10:00 AM Association for Jewish Studies Conference
1:00 PM Southern California Ballet The Nutcracker
2:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
2:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
2:00 PM A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
3:00 PM World Holiday Traditions Variety Show
7:00 PM World Holiday Traditions Variety Show
7:00 PM Stage: Lighting the Way
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
Monday, Dec 16
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Association for Jewish Studies Conference
12:45 PM Film: The Bookshop
7:00 PM Stage: A People's Cuban Christmas Tale
Tuesday, Dec 17
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Association for Jewish Studies Conference
6:30 PM Open Reading: The Merry Wives Of Windsor
7:00 PM Stage: Cirque Dreams Holidaze
7:00 PM Stage: Lighting the Way
8:00 PM Reggae Tuesdaze w/ Ocean Natives & Bunny Mystic
Wednesday, Dec 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Cirque Dreams Holidaze
7:30 PM Music: Irish Christmas in America
Thursday, Dec 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Talk: Consul General Carlos González Gutiérrez
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
7:30 PM Mariachi Sol De Mexico: A Merry-achi Christmas
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: La Befana Vien di Notte (The Legend of the Christmas Witch)
Friday, Dec 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
7:00 PM A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Film: Downton Abbey
Saturday, Dec 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM Pekiti-Tirsia Kali Class
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:00 PM Winterdance Celtic Christmas Celebration
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
7:00 PM A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Film: Downton Abbey
Sunday, Dec 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Winter Solstice Native American Flute Concert
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
2:00 PM A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play
3:00 PM Food: AfroVegan Pop Up
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
Monday, Dec 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Dec 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Dec 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Calendar

< Sunday, November 10, 2019 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego Events

Stage

Cambodian Rock Band
Until December 15, 2019

Around the World in 80 Days
Until December 21, 2019

A Christmas Carol
Until December 29, 2019

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

Exhibitions and Art

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

Hanjialin Bao - Between Black and White
Until January 26 2020

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

Asian Brush Painting/Sumi-e Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

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
12:00 AM SD Asian Film Festival The San Diego Asian Film Festival is the flagship event of Pacific Arts Movement (Pac Arts), one of the largest media arts organizations in North America that focuses on Asian and Asian American cinema. The festival is dedicated to highlighting the diversity and breadth of Asian Pacific Islander and Asian international images, from impassioned independent voices and provocative documentary subjects, to the top hits from the world
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Chinese Historical Museum Oral History Workshop The Chinese Historical Museum will host the fourth of five family-friendly oral history workshops, under the project title Jiāt
10:00 AM Coronado Island Film Festival Since its 2016 launch, CIFF has screened a blend of notable independent films alongside Oscar-nominated features, making their San Diego County premieres. The festival
12:00 PM Stage: Disney's My Son Pinocchio Jr. Presented by JCompany Youth Theatre. This new musical, which retells the classic Disney story from Geppetto
1:00 PM Talk: Exploring Sephardic Heritage with Genealogy & DNA Maria Apodaca: A 500-year Personal Journey. Maria will demonstrate her genealogical research, the Converso history of northern New Mexico, traditions and customs preserved in families since 1598, and her personal journey. Her traditional research goes back to Diego Blandin Gonzales, who was born in Coimbra, Portugal and died in Nueva Espana in 1598.. She is co-membership chair for the Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies; and serves on the steering committee for JGS New Mexico. She is also a speaker on New Mexico crypto-Jews/converso for RoadScholars.

Schelly Talalay Dardashti, Jewish-Ethnicity & DNA History Migration, Genetics: Schelly looks at Jewish history and DNA, covering the post-1391 and post-1492 migrations from what is today's Spain and Portugal to around the Mediterranean, into the Balkans, North Africa, and the New World. DNA project results and genetic medical conditions (including BRCA1) are also addressed. A journalist and genealogist, Schelly Talalay Dardashti is the US Genealogy Advisor for MyHeritage.com. She has traced her family across Eastern Europe, Spain and Iran for 30 years. Schelly was an early proponent of DNA for genealogists and is coadministrator/founder of the IberianAshkenaz DNA Project (investigating Sephardic origins of some Eastern European Ashkenazi families) and the Jewish Persian DNA Project.

Admission/Cost: FREE Please RSVP to Info@sdjgs.org

Location:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
MAP

Sunday, November 10 - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
1:00 PM Japanese Film: Ikuru (To Live) Ikiru brings us a man, Kanji Watanabe, who outwardly has lived an accomplished, if boring, life in Japanese civil service. When a diagnosis of stomach cancer reveals that he's only got a maximum of six months to live, he's confronted with the inadequacies of his pursuits. He's forced to strip the veneer off his existence and find meaning in his final days. Watanabe's life is told through the reflections, perceptions, and impressions of the people around him in two parts; Watanabe's quest in the present and then through a series of flashbacks.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
MiraCosta College San Elijo
Dance Room - SAN204
San Elijo, CA
MAP

Friday, November 15 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
2:00 PM Discussion: Transforming our Lives and our World Through Peace and Gratitude Join Hands of Peace for a powerful afternoon of connecting, introspection and conversation. Hands of Peace alumni, paired with an adult at each table, will help facilitate a discussion that encourages personal reflection. We will explore gratitude and peace as transformative forces in our lives. We will discover together,
2:00 PM Stage: Mama Mia! In this popular musical, based on the songs of ABBA, Variety Donna lives on a Greek island where she runs a small hotel. Her daughter, Sophie, is preparing for her wedding, dreaming of her father walking her down the aisle. One problem: she doesn
2:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days The story of Victorian Phileas Fogg, who has determined, with mathematical precision, that the world can be circumnavigated in 80 days - and he has wagered his entire fortune on it.Joined by his trusty, acrobatic valet, Passepartout, Fogg sets off aboard steamships, locomotives, sleighs and pachyderms. Along the way, he meets the beautiful and self-assured Aouda, who joins him on his voyage, and he is pursued at every step by the unrelenting and bumbling Inspector Fix, who believes Fogg to be a notorious bank robber, and who will stop at nothing to cut his journey short.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $40

Location:
New Village Arts Theatre
2787 B State Street
Carlsbad, CA 92008
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, November 8 until Saturday, December 21, 2019
Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: Sense & Sensibility A playful adaptation of Jane Austen
2:30 PM Ballet: The Jungle Book Welcome to the Jungle! Last season
4:00 PM Music: Haydn Voyages The Maritime Museum of San Diego and The Hausmann Quartet embark on their fourth season of
5:00 PM Music: Indian Classical Indian Fine Arts Academy will present:
Dr. S. Karthick on Ghatam
Accompanied by:
Kamalakiran Vinjamuri - Violin
Vinod Krishnan - Vocal
Trivandrum V. Balaji - Mridangam
Sarvesh Karthick - Kanjirain

Admission/Cost: Free - $25

Location:
Flex Space
Suite A/B
9484 Black Mountain Rd.
San Diego, CA 92126
MAP

Sunday, November 10 - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM Music: Young Artists in Harmony Art of Elan's Season 13, Hear & Now, includes a three-year musical BaCH Initiative, increased community engagement, new strategic partnerships, and a continued commitment to commissioning new work. Hear & Now focuses on contemporary culture and the importance of cultural context in uniting an increasingly diverse, complex, and changing world through music. The timeless music of J. S. Bach weaves in and out of a season that highlights music from a wide variety of composers and time periods, including several local premieres. The San Diego Museum of Art concert series includes two free pop-up performances in addition to three gallery concerts that showcase the music of Missy Mazzoli, Darius Milhaud, Claude Debussy, and J. S. Bach, among others. The BaCH Initiative kicks off in the rotunda of The San Diego Museum of Art on November 19 - and will include performances and collaborations with La Jolla Music Society, Mira Mesa High School, and the Centro de Artes Musicales in Tijuana.

For this event, participants in the Young Artists in Harmony Student Composition Program will present performances at the San Diego Art Institute in Balboa Park.

Admission/Cost: $5 - $10

Location:
San Diego Art Institute
1439 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Sunday, November 10 - 6:00 PM
7:00 PM Stage: Twelfth Night Shakespeare's tale of a shipwreck on the coast of Illyria. Viola disguises herself as a man for protection in this strange land, and soon finds a job working for Duke Orsino. Orsino loves the noble Olivia, Viola falls for Orsino, and Olivia becomes infatuated with Orsino
7:00 PM Film: Seadrift In 1979, the fatal shooting of a white crabber in a Texas fishing village ignites a maelstrom of hostilities against Vietnamese refugee communities along the Gulf Coast. Post-screening discussion with film
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