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Sunday, Nov 17
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM German Film: The Flying Classroom
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
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
8:30 AM Symposium: Archaeology in Israel
12:00 PM Talk: The Racism of Antisemitism
7:00 PM Astana Ballet
7:00 PM The Horszowski Trio: From Prague to Moscow
7:00 PM International Chocolate Tasting
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
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
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
11:45 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
11:45 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
7:30 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
Thursday, Nov 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
Friday, Nov 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: And Neither Have I Wings To Fly
Saturday, Nov 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: And Neither Have I Wings To Fly

Visual Arts

Now showing in local galleries and miscellaneous visual arts venues.

Calendar
11/17/2019 - Unveiling New Mural At Chicano Park
Public is invited to attend the unveiling of new mural, "Amigos San Diego".

Amigos Car Club, worked with renowned artist Salvadore Barajas to complete a mural project in Chicano Park honoring the art and culture of lowriding.

For more information contact Rigoberto Reyes at (619) 954-9010 and rigo@viainternational.org

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Chicano Park
San Diego, CA 92113
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Sunday, November 17 - 1:00 PM
11/16/2019 - Music: Hector Villa-Lobos Celebration
Greater San Diego Music Coterie, directed by Dr. Angela Yeung, and the Villa-Lobos Museum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil present a lecture performance commemorating the 60th death Anniversary of Brazilian composer Hector Villa-Lobos (1887-1959). Dr. Silvio dos Santo, Professor of Music at the University of Florida and scholar with special interest in Brazilian music, will be giving the lecture. Program includes works for solo guitar, solo piano, Choros No. 2 for flute and clarinet, and Bachianas brasileiras No.5 for 8 cellos and soprano.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
King of Kings Lutheran Church
2993 Macdonald Street
Oceanside, CA 92054
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Saturday, November 16 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please visit : www.gsdmusicoterie.org
11/19/2019 - Demonstration: Japanese Floral Design
Ikebana is a classical art form encompassing all styles of Japanese floral arranging dating back to the Ashijaga period of 1138-1573 that can be traced to the ritual flower offering in Budhist temples. Join former REP Board President and Ikebana artist-in-training Sachiko Kohatsu who returns from her study in Japan to share a one-of-a-kind floral arranging demonstration with insights into this ancient and beautiful art!

Hold These Truths REP Xtra Events are supported in part by the California Civil Liberties Public Education program of the California State Library.

Admission/Cost: $24.5 - $60

Location:
San Diego Repertory Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
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Tuesday, November 19 - 6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
11/14/2019 - Linda Blair Lectures on Jan Van Eyck
Athenaeum Music & Arts Library welcomes back art historian Linda Blair with a new lecture series, Dreams and Enchantment: Jan van Eyck.

The three-part Thursday evening lecture series is designed to transport us to an otherworldly realm of noble knights and dreaming ladies, caparisoned steeds, and fairy-tale castle--all our reveries of the Arthurian knightly dream--in short, to 15th century Burgundy and the last glow of late medieval art.

November 7: Van Eyck as Influencer
How could Jan van Eyck possibly relate to Leonardo? The insights and inventions that made his genius possible were born not in Renaissance Italy, but far away, beyond the Alps in Northern Europe, in small, patrician Bruges, center of the dukes of Burgundy and their court painter, Jan van Eyck. We will plumb Van Eyck's discoveries to look afresh at Leonardo's art.

November 14: Burgundy, Chivalrous Ideals, and Van Eyck's Paintings
Burgundy, a tiny sliver of land, politically powerless but made persuasive as one of the most romantic, poetic, and refined of all the European courts, was so elegant it was slavishly emulated across Europe. It elevated the ideals of knightly cultur--art, architecture, costuming, pageantry, tournaments, courtly ritual--captured in Van Eyck's luminous paintings.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

Admission/Cost: $14 - $51

Location:
Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
1008 Wall St.
La Jolla, CA
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Dates and times:
Thursday, November 7 - 7:30 PM
Thursday, November 14 - 7:30 PM
Thursday, November 21 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit www.ljathenaeum.org.
11/12/2019 - Victoria Martino Lectures on Matisse
Join art historian Victoria Martino for a stunning, revelatory, and celebratory five-week lecture series, illuminating the life and works of Henri Matisse in honor of his 150th anniversary. Please see our website for detailed information about each lecture.

Admission/Cost: $14 - $85

Location:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
San Diego, CA 92037
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Dates and times:
Tuesday, November 12 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, November 5 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, November 19 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, November 26 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
11/06/2019 - Chinese Studies Calligraphy Workshop
Chinese Studies Calligraphy Workshop with Joan Yin on Wednesday, November 6th.

Please RSVP for either the
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM workshop
or the
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM workshop.
Limited seating is available.

Admission/Cost: FREE but Registration required.

Location:
Huerta Vera Cruz Room
U.C. San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093
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Wednesday, November 6 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
11/01/2019 - Maki Ishiwata Exhibition Opening Reception
JFG is proud to present an exhibition of Japanese fiber artist Maki Ishiwata from the Chiba prefecture. After receiving her BFA at the San Francisco Art Institute in California, Ishiwata worked as an art instructor at the local elementary and middle school for 14 years. During Ishiwata's 25 years in America, her potential in various creative fields grew. Since returning to Japan in 2007, and under the influence of her mother who worked with the lore of the traditional Japanese handmade paper (washi), Ishiwata became deeply charmed by its beauty and started to create original "plant figures" using washi. Development of the technique with paper strings and ligature became her characteristic style.

Pre-sale opening reception admission includes JFG entrance fee.

Admission/Cost: $5

Location:
Japanese Friendship Garden
2215 Pan American Rd E
San Diego, CA 92101
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Friday, November 1 - 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

For more information, pleas visit www.niwa.org/exhibits or email: registrar@niwa.org
11/08/2019 - Parol Making Workshop
Learn how to make the traditional Philippine parol star lantern which is part of the Philippine culture during the Christmas season.

Notes:
9" bamboo frame are available, one per family. Newly arrived 17.5" Metal frames are available for purchase for $20.

Admission/Cost: FREE but Registration is required.

Location:
Pasacat Philippine Performing Arts Company
102 East 16th Street
National City, CA 91950
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Friday, November 8 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
10/22/2019 - Asian Brush Painting/Sumi-e Class
Free class sponsored by San Diego Continuing Education of the San Diego Community College District

Asian Brush painting class is an introductory through advanced course in the art of Sumie, with rice paper, ink, Asian brushes and watercolor as materials. The student will learn traditional sumie strokes and techniques using subjects taken from nature and our local seasonal environment. This course will explore the history, principles of art and design of Asian and American cultures. Come join us for an interesting and enjoyable time. All adults welcome

The teacher will provide all materials used in class.

You will be able to bring home a beautiful completed art work

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

All adults 16 and older are welcome

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
North University Community Branch Library
8820 Judicial Drive
San Diego, CA 92122
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Dates and times:
Every Tuesday - 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.eventbrite.com
10/24/2019 - Norwegian Rosmaling Painting Event
Rosemaling is a traditional Norwegian Folk art form of painting. We have two Gold Medal Winning Artists giving lessons over the three and a half day annual convention. Instructors are Jan Norsetter and Pam Rucinski. The unpainted wood and paints are provided, but you need to provide your own brushes, etc. (see list on our website). Recommended for people with at least beginner level experience in Rosemaling or Tole Painting.

Age limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $275 - $290

Location:
Courtyard San Diego Old Town
2435 Jefferson Street
San Diego, CA 92110
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Thursday, October 24 - 10 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday, October 25 - 8 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday, October 26 - 8 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday, October 27 - 8 AM to 5:00 PM
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