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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
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

< Friday, November 15, 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
8:30 AM Building Peace Conference Borders - whether physical, social or digital - and their creation are often at the centre of dynamics of oppression and can be root causes of violence. They can also be the centre of connection between divided communities.

The Build Peace 2019 conference will focus on peace, conflict, and the resilience fostered along borders, examining how social innovation through technology, storytelling, and the arts can both create and bridge divides.

How can technological, storytelling and artistic innovation increase physical, social and digital divides? How can technological, storytelling and artistic innovation help bridge physical, social and digital borders?

We will organise our collective inquiry across three sub-themes:

Physical borders: exploring the transformational role of technology, storytelling, and the arts on migration and movement across borders.
Social borders: exploring how technology, storytelling and the arts affect (positively or negatively) the demographic, cultural and political barriers between communities.
Digital borders: exploring emerging divides and growing polarisation in the online environment, as well as efforts at depolarisation and digital organizing against violence.

Admission/Cost: $125 - $350

Location:
University of San Diego
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Dates and times:
Thursday, November 14 - 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday, November 15 - 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday, November 16 - 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band This play/rock concert thrusts us into the life of a young woman trying to piece together her family history thirty years after her father fled Cambodia. Featuring a cast that performs a mix of contemporary Dengue Fever hits and classic Cambodian oldies, playwright Lauren Yee brings to life the Cambodian rock scene of the ‘60s and ‘70s, a movement cut short by the Khmer Rouge’s brutal attempt to erase the music (and musicians) once and for all. A story about survivors, the resilient bond of family and the enduring power of music.

Admission/Cost: $25

Location:
La Jolla Playhouse
2910 La Jolla Village Drive
San Diego, 92037
MAP

Dates and times:
Tuesdays & Wednesdays - 7:30 PM
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 7:00 PM
Friday, Saturday and Sunday Matinees - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM 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
5:00 PM Food & Drink: A Taste of Italy Join us for a delightful evening featuring a "Taste of Italy" dinner with foods unique to various regions of Italy specially prepared and catered for us by premier Italian restaurant
6:00 PM Stage: Hamlet Shakespeare's Hamlet is set in Denmark and depicts Prince Hamlet's revenge against his uncle, Claudius, who has murdered Hamlet's father in order to seize his throne and marry Hamlet's mother. Outdoor amphitheater, stadium chairs and cushions will be sold at the event.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $12

Location:
Academy of Our Lady of Peace
4860 Oregon Street
San Diego, CA 92116
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Dates and times:
Thursday, November 14 - 6:00 PM
Friday, November 15 - 6:00 PM
Saturday, November 16 - 6:00 PM
7:00 PM Stage: All is Calm -The Christmas Truce of 1914 Bodhi Tree Concerts presents its annual performance of Peter Rothstein's stage depiction of the time, during World War I, when thousands of men put down their guns on a Belgian battlefield and greeted their enemies in no man's land -- and exchanged gifts, sang songs, and played a game of soccer.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $30

Location:
Veterans Museum and Memorial Center
2115 Park Boulevard
San Diego, 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, November 15 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, November 16 - 4:00 PM & 7:00 PM
Sunday, November 17 - 5:00 PM

7:00 PM Staged Reading: Blue Period Written by Charles Borkhuis and directed by award-winning director Michael Arabian. This reading features Herbert Siguenza, a founding member of the performance group Culture Clash, the most produced Latino theatre troupe in the United States. Based on Picasso's Blue Period, this play takes place in Paris in 1900, as two young Spanish painters take to the dazzling bohemian streets of Montmartre to seek fame and fortune, but they soon find themselves broke and disillusioned. Through an entanglement with a provocative French model, Picasso and Casagemas begin a sordid journey through the corridors of a dark tragedy that will lead to Picasso
7:00 PM Stage: Eurydice Sarah Ruhl re-imagines the classic myth of Orpheus through the eyes of its heroine, Eurydice. Dying too young on her wedding day, Eurydice journeys to the underworld, where she reunites with her father, the Lord of Death, and struggles to hold onto the fading memory of her lost love in the world above. With contemporary characters, plot twists, and visual effects, Sarah Ruhl
7:30 PM Stage: Texas in Paris Join The American History Theater for their Fall production of Texas in Paris at White Box Live Arts in Liberty Station opening November 15! This musical, written by Alan Govenar and directed by our own Melissa Malloy, follows the story of two strangers, one black and one white, who have both been invited to sing in a concert series in Paris, France. Both from America's heartland, it takes being thrown together in a strange land for them to face their preconcptions head on. Texas in Paris is a metaphor for the dilemma of race that is currently dividing our nation. The music-spirituals, cowboy songs and country hymns-is a songbook of American life-everyday songs, lost and found, black and white, remembered and discovered as new. Get your tickets now!

Admission/Cost: $15 - $20

Location:
White Box Live Arts
2590 Truxtun Road #205
San Diego, CA 92106
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, November 15 until Sunday, November 24, 2019
Fridays & Saturdays - 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
8:00 PM Music: Los Amigos Invisibles Since their first album in 1995, Los Amigos Invisibles have developed a sound based on the
8:00 PM Film: The Farewell Awkwafina
8:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths Shocked by the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, and driven by fear and prejudice, America shipped its own citizens of Japanese ancestry off to internment camps for forced detention. Hold These Truths tells the true story of American Gordon Hirabayashi, a young man who defied an unjust order. Join Gordon on a 50-year quest to avenge an injustice to his community and restore his faith in the U.S. Constitution.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $72

Location:
San Diego Repertory Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Thursday, November 14 - 7:00 PM
Friday, November 15 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, November 16 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, November 17 - 7:00 PM
Tuesday, November 19 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, November 20 - 7:00 PM
Thursday, November 21 - 8:00 PM
Friday, November 22 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, November 23 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, November 24 - 2:00 PM
Sunday, November 24 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, November 27 - 7:00 PM
Friday, November 29 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, November 30 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, November 30 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, December 1 - 2:00 PM
Wednesday, December 4 - 7:00 PM
Thursday, December 5 - 8:00 PM
Friday, December 6 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, December 7 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, December 7 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, December 8 - 2:00 PM
8:00 PM Stage: And Neither Have I Wings To Fly The play takes place in an Irish country house the 1950’s. A tight knit Irish family turned upside down when a handsome stranger comes into their lives. Wedding plans are changed. A ghost appears. And one of the daughters makes the bravest decision of her life.

Admission/Cost: $18 - $37

Location:
Scripps Ranch Theatre
9783 Avenue of Nations
San Diego, 92131
MAP

Dates & times:
Ongoing until Sunday, December 8, 2019
Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Ring Around the Moon Asked what he feared most, Truman Capote said, "real toads in imaginary gardens." That describes Jean Anouilh's play. On the surface, the three-acter'sromantic fantasy. But Anouilh places actual people in the fairy tale setting. They wander, bumbling and hurt, through funhouse mazes in search of happiness.

Admission/Cost: $24 - $74

Location:
Lamb's Players Theatre
1142 Orange Avenue
Coronado, CA 92118
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Dates and times:
Ongoing until Sunday, November 17, 2019
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
8:00 PM Music: Bach, Bloch & Don Quixote Cellist Alisa Weilerstein is our
8:00 PM Stage: Sense and Sensibility A playful adaptation of Jane Austen
8:00 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
9:00 PM Music: Beatles VS Stones In this musical shootout, world renowned tribute bands Abbey Road Tribute & Jumping Jack Flash go head to head with the music of The Beatles & The Rolling Stones.

Ages: 21+

Admission/Cost: $21 - $23

Location:
Belly Up Tavern
143 S Cedros Ave.
Solana Beach, CA
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Friday, November 15 - 9:00 PM
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