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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 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
Calendar

< Friday, August 30, 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
4:00 PM San Diego Filipino Cinema's Magic Hour Fest San Diego Filipino Cinema's Magic Hour Fest aims to unite Filipinos and the diverse community in San Diego through a celebration of award-winning short films, Filipino food and live musical performances. This festival will also help raise funds for our non-profit organization's programming initiatives and operations and will also seed SDFC's planned San Diego Global Filipino Film Festival in October.

Magic Hour Fest is the first annual cultural event of the San Diego Filipino Cinema that will surely put a smile on your face, warm your heart, and fill your belly!

Festival Features:

• Film screenings of acclaimed short films by emerging Filipino American filmmakers Chrissie De Guzman, Stephen Lee, and Charles Gray
• Live musical entertainment by renowned Filipina American Bay Area rap artist Ruby Ibarra and San Diego's own Filipina American R&B singer Roann Mesina
• Amazing Filipino food vendors
• A beer garden featuring San Diego local craft beer and world-class Filipino beer
• A VIP section where you can meet and greet with our sponsors, filmmaker guests, and performers (VIP perks details below)
• Fun photo booths
• And an open mic karaoke

Admission/Cost: $25 - $75

Location:
Building 177
2875 Dewey Rd
Liberty Station
San Diego, CA 92106
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Friday, August 30 - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM Exhibition Opening: Black Life Enjoy free admission to our opening celebration inside Gallery 14/15 at the San Diego Museum of Art. Take this opportunity to celebrate the opening of the extraordinary new exhibition Black Life: Images of Resistance and Resilience in Southern California with the San Diego Museum of Art
6:00 PM 49th Annual Barona Powwow The Barona Band of Mission Indians proudly invites the San Diego community to celebrate Native American heritage at the 49th Annual Barona Powwow over Labor Day Weekend.

The three-day cultural celebration starts on Friday, August 30 with gourd dancing at 6:00 PM and a dramatic grand entry of dancers in colorful regalia at 8:00 PM The Barona Powwow will continue Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 11:00 PM Admission and parking are free.

Hundreds of Native American participants of all ages and from across the country will showcase their dancing skills as they compete in a variety of categories for $80,000 in prize money.

In addition to beautiful regalia and dancing, spectators will be able to enjoy hand drum contests, singing and music, authentic Native American food including delicious Indian fry bread tacos, arts and crafts and handcrafted jewelry.

The Barona Powwow will be held at the Barona Sports Park located on the Barona Indian Reservation just one mile north of the Barona Resort & Casino on Wildcat Canyon Road in Lakeside. Free shuttle service is available from Barona Resort & Casino to the Powwow.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Barona Resort & Casino
1932 Wildcat Canyon Rd.
Lakeside, CA
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 30 - 6:00 PM
Saturday, August 31 - 1:00 PM
Sunday, September 1 - 1:00 PM
7:30 PM Latinx New Play Festival A weekend of readings of new plays by Latinx playwrights along with a festival showcase production of 57 Chevy by Emmy Award-winning writer/comedian Cris Franco, starring Culture Clash co-founder Ric Salinas.

The San Diego REP Latinx New Play Festival is a celebration of engaging, dynamic and enlightening new plays by Latinx playwrights from across the United States. Submissions were accepted from Latinx playwrights representing an array of genres, styles and experiences highlighted by both emerging and veteran playwrights.

Festival Schedule:

Friday, August 30
7:00 PM - Gallery Walk
7:30 PM - Dream Hou$e by Eliana Pipes
9:00 PM - Opening Reception

Saturday, August 31
12:00 PM - Designer Showcase
1:00 PM - To Saints and Stars by Jordan Ramirez Puckett
3:00 PM - Sin Fronteras Writers
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