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Thursday, Nov 14
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 AM International Lowriding Exhibition
8:30 AM Building Peace Conference
4:00 PM SD Asian Film Festival
5:00 PM Talk: The Politics of Legal Regimes in China
6:00 PM San Diego Ramen Festival 2019
6:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
7:00 PM Italian Film: L'amore Molesto (Troubling Love)
7:00 PM Stage: Eurydice
7:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
7:30 PM Linda Blair Lectures on Jan Van Eyck
7:30 PM Book Signing: Laura Trethewey
7:30 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
7:30 PM Music: Sister Carol
8:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
8:00 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
Friday, Nov 15
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:30 AM Building Peace Conference
9:00 AM Music: Beatles VS Stones
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
4:00 PM SD Asian Film Festival
5:00 PM Food & Drink: A Taste of Italy
6:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
7:00 PM Stage: All is Calm -The Christmas Truce of 1914
7:00 PM Staged Reading: Blue Period
7:00 PM Stage: Eurydice
7:30 PM Stage: Texas in Paris
8:00 PM Music: Los Amigos Invisibles
8:00 PM Film: The Farewell
8:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
8:00 PM Stage: And Neither Have I Wings To Fly
8:00 PM Stage: Ring Around the Moon
8:00 PM Music: Bach, Bloch & Don Quixote
8:00 PM Stage: Sense and Sensibility
8:00 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
Saturday, Nov 16
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM CTA Culturally Responsive Education Symposium
8:30 AM Building Peace Conference
11:00 AM Exhibition [A] Portrait of People in Motion
12:30 PM SD Asian Film Festival
1:00 PM Filmed Ballet: Madama Butterfly
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
2:30 PM DIY Miso Making Workshop
3:00 PM Music: The Wailers
3:00 PM Talk: An Introduction to Arab Culture
3:00 PM Scandinavian Lutefisk/Meatball Dinner
4:00 PM Stage: All is Calm -The Christmas Truce of 1914
4:00 PM Music: Hector Villa-Lobos Celebration
6:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
6:30 PM Filmed Ballet: Madama Butterfly
7:00 PM Italian Film: Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion
7:00 PM Fantasie Theater: A Renaissance Spektakular
7:00 PM Benefit Concert to Aid Immigrants and Refugees
7:00 PM Stage: Eurydice
7:00 PM Stage: All is Calm -The Christmas Truce of 1914
8:00 PM Film: The Farewell
8:00 PM Stage: Sense and Sensibility
8:00 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: Disney's My Son Pinocchio Jr.
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: Ring Around the Moon
Sunday, Nov 17
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM German Film: The Flying Classroom
11:00 AM Exhibition [A] Portrait of People in Motion
12:00 PM Stage: Disney's My Son Pinocchio Jr.
1:00 PM Unveiling New Mural At Chicano Park
2:00 PM Stage: Eurydice
2:00 PM Stage: And Neither Have I Wings To Fly
2:00 PM Stage: Ring Around the Moon
2:00 PM Music: Bach, Bloch & Don Quixote
2:00 PM Stage: Texas in Paris
2:00 PM Stage: Sense & Sensibility
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
2:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
2:30 PM Stage: Disney's My Son Pinocchio Jr.
3:00 PM Sound Of Music Sing-A-long
5:00 PM Stage: All is Calm -The Christmas Truce of 1914
7:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
7:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
7:00 PM Music: Hector Villa-Lobos Celebration
Monday, Nov 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Book Discussion: Sudipta Sen
6:00 PM A Conversation On Immigration
7:45 PM All Gender Latin Dance Lessons
Tuesday, Nov 19
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM French Language Conference & Job Fair
6:00 PM Demonstration: Japanese Floral Design
7:00 PM Victoria Martino Lectures on Matisse
7:30 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
7:30 PM Stage: Ring Around the Moon
Wednesday, Nov 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 AM International Chocolate Tasting
8:30 AM Symposium: Archaeology in Israel
10:00 AM Exhibition [A] Portrait of People in Motion
12:00 PM Talk: The Racism of Antisemitism
7:00 PM Astana Ballet
7:00 PM The Horszowski Trio: From Prague to Moscow
7:30 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
Thursday, Nov 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 AM Doctors Without Borders Recruitment Info Session
9:30 AM Symposium on the Indigenous Language Communities of the Californias
10:00 AM Exhibition [A] Portrait of People in Motion
7:00 PM Stage: Eurydice
7:30 PM Linda Blair Lectures on Jan Van Eyck
7:30 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Music: Gingee
8:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
8:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
Friday, Nov 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM Kumeyaay Community Garden Unveiling Ceremony
10:00 AM Exhibition [A] Portrait of People in Motion
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
3:30 PM Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival
6:00 PM Fiesta Santa Cecilia Fundraiser Mariachi Concert
7:00 PM Comedy: George Lopez
7:00 PM Stage: Eurydice
7:30 PM Stage: Texas in Paris
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: And Neither Have I Wings To Fly
8:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
Saturday, Nov 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 AM Midnight & Matinee - AKIRA in Japanese w/ English Subtitles
10:00 AM Indigo Dye & Shibori Workshop
11:00 AM Exhibition [A] Portrait of People in Motion
11:45 AM Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
7:00 PM Stage: Eurydice
7:30 PM Stage: Texas in Paris
8:00 PM Music: Hirie
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: And Neither Have I Wings To Fly
8:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
Sunday, Nov 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Exhibition [A] Portrait of People in Motion
11:45 AM Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
2:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
2:00 PM Stage: Texas in Paris
2:00 PM Stage: And Neither Have I Wings To Fly
6:00 PM Lebanese Independence Day Banquet
7:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
7:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
11:00 PM Midnight & Matinee - AKIRA in Japanese w/ English Subtitles
Monday, Nov 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Nov 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Victoria Martino Lectures on Matisse
7:30 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
Wednesday, Nov 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Exhibition [A] Portrait of People in Motion
7:30 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
Calendar

< Thursday, March 14, 2019 >


All Day Trinh Mai: That We Should Be Heirs Trinh Mai: That We Should Be Heirs That We Should Be Heirs encourages participants to engage in the lost art of letter writing as a method of alleviating burdens and promoting healing. By putting hand to paper and joining one another in this collective activity of personal letter writing, we can share in this intimate process of privately documenting the stories, hardships, and triumphs that connect us all. Letters written by immigrants and families of immigrants are encouraged. Letters handwritten in participants' native tongues are welcomed and encouraged. Writings by survivors are encouraged. This project includes on-site activities and off-site workshops during which participants will be asked to write letters to themselves and/or others to pay respect to those who have shared in our heartaches and the approaches we've found to quiet our pain. All writings will be rolled and bound with string, and therefore, will remain private as part of the installation.

That We Should Be Heirs aims to offer a hallowed space for the participants to release their burdens and their fears into the art. As more letters are received, the installation will continue to evolve. This project focuses on one of the most profound commonalities that we all have—our desire to heal, our constant search for new ways to alleviate our burdens, our hope to gain victory over fear, and the consistent need to let go of the things that have a way of hardening our hearts.

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

Dates and times
Ongoing until Sunday, May 12, 2019
Tuesdays to Fridays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturdays & Sundays - 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
All Day 26th Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival Media Arts Center San Diego presents the 26th annual San Diego Latino Film Festival. The festival will occupy five screens for eleven days and will present over 100 films from Latin America, the United States and Spain. There will be opening-night and closing-night parties with the 4rd Annual Sonido Latino Beer & Wine Festival, Q&A sessions with visiting filmmakers, and free student outreach screenings. Audiences will have the rare opportunity to meet filmmakers and actors from all over the world.

Sortable List of Festival Films

Complete Film Schedule:



Admission/Cost: For films - $12.00 General, $10.00 Students and Seniors. Festival packs and passes available. Additional charge for some special events.

Locations:
AMC 18 Fashion Valley Cinema
7037 Friars Road
San Diego, CA 92108
MAP

Media Arts Center
2921 El Cajon Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92104
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from March 14 to March 24
Times and venues vary

For more information, please visit: www.2019.sdlatinofilm.com
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego Events

Stage

Handbagged
Until November 17, 2019

Hold These Truths
Until December 8, 2019

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

Exhibitions and Art

Hanjialin Bao - Between Black and White
Until January 26 2020

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

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
4:00 PM Talk: The Consequences of China's Export Slowdown Davin Chor talks about the consequences of china's export slowdown. Davin Chor, associate professor in Tuck's Economics group and the chair of Dartmouth's academic cluster on globalization, shows how the recent downturn in China's export performance links to a rise in incidents of labor-related protests, accompanied by an increase in emphasis on upholding stability as a political priority. Registration for this event is required by Mar 14.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
School of Global Policy and Strategy Gardner room
U.C. San Diego
San Diego, CA
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Thursday, March 14 - 4:00 PM

For more information, please visit: calendar.ucsd.edu
4:00 PM Music of Celtic Lands Irish folk and Celtic music.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Marcos Library
2 Civic Center Drive
San Marcos, CA 92069
MAP

Thursday, March 14 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
4:45 PM Global Social Hour for International Woman of Courage The San Diego Diplomacy Council's Global Social Hour will honor International Women of Courage.

Now in its 13th year, the Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Award (IWOC) annually recognizes women around the globe who have demonstrated exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for peace, justice, human rights, gender equality, and women's empowerment, often at great personal risk and sacrifice. One IWOC awardee will be coming to San Diego to collaborate with local organizations and businesses on strategies and ideas to empower women both in the United States and abroad. Also in attendance will be 20 educators and education administrators from 11 countries visiting San Diego on the U.S. Department of State's IVLP program during the same week. Countries represented include Kurdish Iraq, Bolivia, Georgia, People's Republic of China, Russia, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates.

After the event, please join us in the Four Flowers Theater for the annual Rhythm in Blue production. Over 60 students from the percussion and band program have combined to create an exciting show of all things rhythm! The show will feature contemporary percussion ensembles, world drumming, driving drumlines, and a wide variety of visual and rhythmic selections.

Admission/Cost: FREE but please Register

Location:
La Jolla Country Day School
Community Hall
9490 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
MAP

Thursday, March 14 - 4:45 PM - 6:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.eventbrite.com
6:00 PM Off the Pedestal Art Exhibit Reception Seven award-winning artists have organized a cohesive art show that represents both nature and a woman's path in life. It is themed around the large figurative artwork "Daphne" from Greek mythology. Artists presenting their work are Doris Bertch, JoLind Eckstein, Carol Mansfield, Janet Perkin, Kathryn Peterson, Vita Sorrentino, and Ann Westbrook. Classical recital by Emily Peterson at 7:00 PM

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Poway Center for the Performing Arts
15498 Espola Road
Poway, CA 92064
MAP

Thursday, March 14 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.powaycenter.com

6:00 PM Talk: Makoto Fujimura Culture care is to see culture as an ecosystem to steward rather than a limited resource territory to fight over. Makoto Fujimura will speak on his own art and writings and his many years of arts advocacy as a National Council on the Arts member and the founder of the International Arts Movement. He currently serves as a director of the Culture Care Initiative at the Brehm Center in Pasadena, California.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Serra Hall, 200
Humanities Center
5998 Alcala Park
University of San Diego
San Diego, CA 92110
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Thursday, March 14 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiego.edu
7:00 PM Italian Film: L'ordine delle Cose Is it possible to reconcile state law and the human instinct to help a person who is in danger? Corrado, a policeman for the European task force in charge of immigration control, is on a field assignment in Libya. During a night patrol in the desert, he meets Swada, a young Somali woman who left her war-ravaged country in order to try and reach Europe. Corrado gives her something to eat and drink before she resumes her journey. But their destinies are now linked, and Corrado will soon find himself faced with a choice: respect his orders and the law, or save Swada's life.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $12

Location:
La Paloma Theatre
471 South Coast Highway 101
Encinitas, CA
MAP

Thursday, March 14 - 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com
7:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar Ambition. Murder. Betrayal. Beware the ides of March 2019. New Match Collective is proud to present its production of Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar," featuring an all-femme and non-binary cast. "The Life and Death of Julius Caesar" tells the tale of ambition and greed, jealousy and power, friendship and loyalty. It is dog eat dog....but will there be a top dog?

Admission/Cost: $20 - $25

Location:
Dorothea Laub Dance Place
2650 Truxton Road
Liberty Station
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
From March 14 to March 17
Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday - 7:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday Matinee - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM Stage: The Pirates of Penzance MiraCosta College stages Gilbert and Sullivan's masterpiece about swashbuckling pirates, sentimental lovers, bumbling British policemen, lovely maidens, and a stuffy "model of a modern major general." Once a pirate, always a pirate? Tracy Williams directs.

Admission/Cost: $13 - $18

Location:
MiraCosta College
One Barnard Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Thursday, March 7 until Sunday, March 17, 2019
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays - 7:30 PM
Saturday and Sunday matinees - 2:00 PM
8:00 PM Music: Stephen Marley The second son of Bob and Rita Marley, eight time Grammy winning musician and producer Stephen was born on April 20, 1972; he began his career as a precocious six-year old singing, dancing and playing percussion with his siblings in the group The Melody Makers whose first single "Children Playing in The Streets" was produced by their father in 1979 and released on Tuff Gong, the label founded by Bob in the late 60s. While still a teenager he assisted in the production of The Melody Makers' albums including their three Best Reggae Album Grammy winners "Conscious Party" (Virgin Records, 1989) "One Bright Day" (Virgin Records, 1990) and "Fallen Is Babylon" (Elektra Entertainment, 1998).

Admission/Cost: $40 - $125

Location:
Belly Up
143 S. Cedros Avenue
Solana Beach, CA 92075
MAP

Thusday, March 14 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 481-8140 or visit: www.bellyup.com or www.stephenmarley.com
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