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Coming Soon...
Wednesday, Dec 11
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:30 PM SDLFF Poster Unveiling Party
6:00 PM Movie: The Farewell
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
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
Calendar

< Sunday, November 24, 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
All Day Native Truth & Healing California Genocide Conference Four days of presentations, music, documentary films, and political action sessions offer attendees a chance to enhance knowledge of the California genocide and Indigenous peoples' history. Engage with others who want to learn more about these topics and come away with new understanding. Come together with the community to share ideas for resolutions that will be sent to state officials at the end of the conference.

Topics to be discussed:

• The Genocide of Indigenous Nations and Peoples
• Traditional Healing and Indigenous Wisdom
• Violence Against Women Act, Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women, Native Feminism & Matriarchal Survivance
• History of the Mission System in California
• Boarding Schools, Contemporary Oppression of Native School Children & Native Youth Empowerment
• Child Welfare and ICWA: Healing Our Children, Families and Communities
• Sacredness of Indigenous Food, Land Management and Protection
• Repatriation
• Contemporary Tribal Law & Restorative Justice
• Film Festival: Tribal Justice; Doctrine of Discovery, the Code of Domination

Schedule:
Thursday - Indigenous Film Festival & Music
Friday, Saturday and Sunday - Panel Discussions, Ceremonies and Performances all day.

Admission/Cost: FREE but please Register

Location (Thursday and Friday):
Conrad Prebys Student Union Theater
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Locations (Saturday and Sunday):
Arts & Letters Building
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Dates and times:
Thursday, November 21 - 8:30 AM to 10:00 PM
Friday, November 22 - 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, November 23 - 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, November 24 - 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM

For more information and a complete schedule of all events, visit: www.sdsu.edu
11:00 AM Japanese Film: Akira At the time of its original release, Akira was the most expensive animated film ever produced in Japan. Based on the best-selling graphic novel by director Katsuhiro Otomo (Steamboy), it's is a tough, gritty, violent science fiction adventure set in post-apocalyptic Tokyo, a city overrun by motorcycle gangs and a destructive telepathic force. Filled with action, amazing special effects and eye-popping visuals, Akira set the standard for state-of-the-art anime. (Fully subtitled)

Admission/Cost: $9

Location:
Landmark's Ken Cinema
4061 Adams Ave
San Diego, CA 92116
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, November 23 - 11:55 PM (Midnight)
Sunday, November 24 - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM Sumi-e Ten Exhibition Visitors to the exhibition will see Japanese paintings in monochrome ink (suibokuga/sumi-e), paintings in both monochrome ink and color (bokusaiga/nihonga), and hanging scrolls (kakejiku). Flora arrangements by San Diego Ohara School of Ikebana and Sogetsu School of Ikebana. Koto music will be performed by Masaaumi Kai. Our popular wearable art fashion show will be at 1:00 PM Saturday, November 23rd. Special painting demonstration will be by award winning Washu-Kai member Naoko Ozaki on Saturday at 2:00 PM On Sunday, November 24th, a special painting demonstration will be by award winning Washu graduate Wendy C. Nakamura (Kakushu). Room 101, Casa del Prado

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Casa del Prado Building
1650 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Dates and times:
Saturday, November 23 - 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, November 24 - 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
11:45 AM Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival The Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival lineup features some of the world
2:00 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
MAP

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
2:00 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
MAP

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
2:00 PM Stage: And Neither Have I Wings To Fly The play takes place in an Irish country house the 1950
6:00 PM Lebanese Independence Day Banquet Music, food and a lot of fun. Please reserve your seats.

Admission/Cost: $75

Location:
The Country Club of Rancho Bernardo
12280 Greens East Rd
San Diego 92128
MAP

Sunday, November 24 - 6:00 PM
7:00 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
MAP

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
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