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Sunday, Oct 13
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Hola Mexico Film Festival
11:00 AM Latin American Art Fair
12:00 PM Polish Festival
2:00 PM Stage: The Importance of Being Earnest
2:00 PM Stage: Bad Hombres/Good Wives
2:00 PM Stage: Foxfire
2:00 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
2:00 PM Stage: The Three Musketeers
3:00 PM Opera: Romeo and Juliet
6:00 PM Film: Coco
7:00 PM Music: Lila Downs' Dia De Muertos
7:00 PM Stage: Picasso at the Lapin Agile
7:00 PM Stage: Noura
7:00 PM Stage: Bad Hombres/Good Wives
Monday, Oct 14
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Hola Mexico Film Festival
6:00 PM Talk: Human Rights in U.S. Foreign Policy and Diplomacy
7:00 PM Book Signing: Simon Tam
Tuesday, Oct 15
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Hola Mexico Film Festival
5:00 PM San Diego International Film Festival
6:30 PM Film: We the Voyagers: Our Vaka
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Notti magiche + Short: Vale la Pena
Wednesday, Oct 16
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Hola Mexico Film Festival
12:00 PM San Diego International Film Festival
7:00 PM Stage: Noura
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Comandante + Short: Butterflies in Berlin
7:30 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
Thursday, Oct 17
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Hola Mexico Film Festival
12:00 PM San Diego International Film Festival
5:00 PM Opening Reception With Luis GonzŠlez Palma
6:00 PM Stage: The Sound of Music
6:30 PM The Arts of Southeast Asia
7:00 PM Stage: Noura
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Ferrante Series (Double Feature)
7:30 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
8:00 PM Stage: Noura
Friday, Oct 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM San Diego International Film Festival
7:00 PM Stage: The Sound of Music
7:30 PM Music: Indian Classical
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Dogman + Short: Cyclamen
7:30 PM Indian Music: Sammilan / A Jugalbandhi
7:30 PM Stage: Foxfire
8:00 PM German Film: Gundermann
8:00 PM Stage: Noura
8:00 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
Saturday, Oct 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:30 AM Global Empowerment Summit
10:00 AM Arch in the Park
11:00 AM San Diego International Film Festival
12:00 PM Dia de los Muertos At La Vista Memorial
2:00 PM Lawn Program: House of Austria
2:00 PM Stage: The Sound of Music
4:00 PM Bridge of Love Fundraiser
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:00 PM Stage: The Sound of Music
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Italy Exported (Shorts)
7:30 PM Stage: Foxfire
8:00 PM Stage: Noura
8:00 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
Sunday, Oct 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Diego International Film Festival
10:00 AM Sukkot Harvest Festival
10:30 AM German Film: Rocca Changes The World (Rocca Veršndert Die Welt)
2:00 PM Lawn Program: House of Czech & Slovak Republics
2:00 PM Stage: Foxfire
2:00 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
6:00 PM Music & Dance: Danyavaad & The Shimmy Sisters Reunion
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:00 PM Stage: Noura
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Benedetta Follia + Short: Scent of the Stars
Monday, Oct 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Napoli Velata + Short: The Same Name
Tuesday, Oct 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Come un Gatto in Tangenzial + Short: The Loony Boxer
Wednesday, Oct 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Euforia + Short: Postcard
7:30 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
Thursday, Oct 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: A Casa Tutti Bene + Short: The Place of Happiness
7:30 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
8:00 PM Stage: Noura
Friday, Oct 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Selfie + Shorts: Shine, Beauty
7:30 PM Stage: Foxfire
8:00 PM Stage: Noura
8:00 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
Saturday, Oct 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:30 PM SDIFF Gala & Italy Exported Awards
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:30 PM Stage: Foxfire
8:00 PM Stage: Noura
8:00 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
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Paper Theatre Festival
Paper Theatre FestivalThis three-day exhibit and festival features replicas of Victorian Era paper theatres as well as modern versions of the toy. Live performances will be featured throughout each day. In the Victorian Era, theatrical playhouses printed fine souvenir posters showing architectural elements of their theatre. Aspects of set design were shown on the posters along with representations of actual actors of the company (shown in costume from a specific production). Condensed scripts were included in these poster kits and paper doll players were soon seen in lively productions on a tabletop at home, with many aspects of theatre arts being introduced to producers and performers of all ages. From these posters, families and hobbyists would cut out the proscenium, the curtain, etc., to create a scale model of that specific theatre.

These paper theatre hobbyists ended up learning a great amount about scenic design, lighting effects, sound effects, music, acting, directing, blocking — all through this paper theatre toy. Theatre-goers often bought these paper theatre posters as souvenirs promoting an actual production they saw. Those living far from the theatre district ordered paper theatres from a catalog and had them delivered to their small town as an educational toy for the household. A lot of cutting and pasting was involved but hours of educational fun and artistic exploration would follow. The many two-dimensional layers of a paper theatre add up to something with surprising depth and charm. Drop in for impromptu performances and build & take home colorful paper optical toys. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Geisel Library
UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
San Diego, CA 92093
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Dates and times:
Saturday, July 13 - 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday, July 14 - 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Monday, July 15 - 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

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