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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 Staged Reading: 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 Staged Reading: 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
Thursday, Dec 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Friday, Dec 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Dim Sum Tour
Saturday, Dec 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Cook With Italian Chef & Market Tour
9:30 PM 39th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration
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< Sunday, August 18, 2019 >


All Day Art & Empire: The Golden Age Of Spain The San Diego Museum of Art presents Art & Empire: The Golden Age of Spain, a diverse selection of more than 100 outstanding works produced by leading artists from Spain and its global territories.

Art & Empire: The Golden Age of Spain is the first exhibition in the United States to expand the notion of the "Golden Age" to include the Hispanic world beyond the shores of the Iberian Peninsula. Such far-flung Spanish-controlled centers as Antwerp, Naples, Mexico, Lima, and the Philippines are represented by paintings, sculpture and decorative arts of astounding quality and variety from the pivotal years of about 1660 to 1750.

Artists featured in the exhibition include Diego Vel
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
10:00 AM Lucha Libre Expo The largest lucha libre convention in the world! 100 luchadores, 4 live events, meet & greets, photo-ops, vendors, art and more!

Admission/Cost: $10 to $50, passes available

Location:
San Diego City College
Harry West Gymnasium
1313 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Saturday, August 17 - 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, August 18 - 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
12:00 PM National City International Food Tour Join Wild Foodie Tours to savor the vibrant and diverse cuisines of the region and discover some of the best Chinese, Mexican and Filipino food in San Diego!

You'll enjoy food tastings at six of our favorite neighborhood eateries in the suburb of National City for authentic, tasty ethnic food with dessert included! Beer will also be available for purchase at the first stop. Perfect tour for any occasion!

Trip length of 2 and a half to 3 hours with a walking distance of under one mile.

Admission/Cost: $69

Location:
Chuck E. Cheese's
1143 Highland Ave.
National City, CA 91950
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from now until January 30, 2020
Every Thursday - 5:00 PM
Every Sunday - 12:00 PM (noon)
2:00 PM House of Hungary Lawn Program Come and celebrate Hungary on the International Cottages' Lawn & Outdoor Stage.

This event takes place every year on August 20, or the Sunday that is closest to that date. This day is significant because it is in memory of the first King of Hungary, King Stephen I (St. Stephen). The entertainment is usually provided by the Karpatok Folkdance Ensemble from Los Angeles and Joann and Joe Semegi from Sun City to entertain the crowd with beautiful Hungarian folk dances and songs.

The food served on that day, besides the Hungarian sausage sandwich, are crepes (palacsinta), fried dough (langos) and authentic Hungarian pastries.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
International Cottages
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, August 18 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 238-5155 or visit: www.sdhpr.org
2:00 PM Taki Latin Day Party Latin Day Party Featuring:

• Guest DJs Muzik Junkies
• Resident DJ Cutlos Supreme
• Latin Inspired Drink Specials
• Tacos by Chicano Soul Food
• Mexican-style ice cream popsicle from SELP
• Takis (snack bags)
• Dancing, Games, Giveaways And More
• No Cover w/RSVP
21+ event

Admission/Cost: FREE, please RSVP

Location:
Park & Rec
4612 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92116
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Sunday, August 18 - 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
4:00 PM India Independence Day Celebration Independence Day of India is a day of pride for every Indian.... a day to remember those who sacrificed their lives for our freedom! How can we forget them? To celebrate this special day, FIA San Diego is showcasing a Musical Extravaganza. About 140 talented artists of San Diego will mesmerize you with their performances of music and dance. Please join us with your family and friends. We are expecting a full house like the last several years. Please buy your tickets NOW to avoid any disappointment.

Admission/Cost $10 - $25
* Tickets will not be sold at the door and are non-refundable.

Location:
CPMA Theatre
5050 Conrad Ave
San Diego, CA 92117
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Sunday, August 18 - 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM
4:00 PM Stage: Songs for a New World This collection of songs examines life, love, and the choices that we make. The audience is transported from the deck of a 1492 Spanish sailing ship to a ledge, 57 stories above Fifth Avenue, to meet a startling array of characters. A young man has determined that basketball is his ticket out of the ghetto and a woman dreams of marrying rich, which nabs her the man of her dreams.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $25

Location:
Patio Playhouse Theatre
116 S. Kalmia Street
Escondido, 92025
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, August 2 to Sunday, August 18
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM Music: Julian Marley Join us at the Belly Up Tavern on August 18 to enjoy the sounds of Julian Marley Live!

The son of reggae legend Bob Marley, is a Grammy award-nominated roots-reggae musician, singer-songwriter, producer, & humanitarian whose music is inspired by his Rastafarian life and spirituality.

Admission/Cost: $28 - $30

Location:
Belly Up Tavern
143 S Cedros Ave.
Solana Beach, CA
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Sunday, August 18 - 8:00 PM
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