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Wednesday, Sep 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Film: Out of Africa
6:00 PM Film: Coco
6:00 PM Discussion: What Diplomats Do and Why it (Still) Matters
6:00 PM Film: Notorius
6:15 PM Music: Fred Benedetti
7:00 PM Art: Parsha Poster
7:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
7:30 PM Book Signing: Crazy Rich Asians
Thursday, Sep 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:45 AM Booked for Lunch: Kevin Kwan
6:00 PM Cooking Workshop: Donburi Bowls
6:30 PM Art: Torero! Artivista! Viva La Revolucion
8:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
Friday, Sep 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:30 PM Cabrillo Festival
4:00 PM La Mesa Oktoberfest
4:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
6:30 PM Italian Film Festival Launch Party
7:30 PM Music: An Evening of Hindustani Classical Music
8:00 PM Film: Dreams
8:00 PM Dance: Mystic India: The World Tour
8:00 PM Stage: Guadalupe in the Guest Room
8:00 PM Stage: Guadalupe in the Guest Room
8:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
Saturday, Sep 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Youth Festival of Indian Music & Dance
10:00 AM Art: Bonsai Show
10:00 AM La Mesa Oktoberfest
11:00 AM Cabrillo Festival
12:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
2:00 PM Sake Festival
3:30 PM Music/Dance: Capoeira Batizado
7:00 PM Dromia: Balkan Music and Dance
8:00 PM Stage: Guadalupe in the Guest Room
8:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
Sunday, Sep 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Encinitas Oktoberfest
10:00 AM Art: Bonsai Show
10:00 AM La Mesa Oktoberfest
11:00 AM Sukkort Harvest Festival
11:00 AM House of Scotland Lawn Program
12:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
2:00 PM Stage: Guadalupe in the Guest Room
2:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
6:00 PM Discussion: Fighting for Cyber Supremacy in an Age of Extremism
6:30 PM Film: King Lear
7:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
7:30 PM Stage: Guadalupe in the Guest Room
Monday, Oct 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM History Talk: The Black Jacobins
Tuesday, Oct 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Oct 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Discussion: Desegregating Mississippi
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
Thursday, Oct 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
7:30 PM Music: Timbiriche
Friday, Oct 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Film: Selma
4:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
7:00 PM Fundraiser: All India Movement
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
8:00 PM Stage: Guadalupe in the Guest Room
8:00 PM Stage: Guadalupe in the Guest Room
Saturday, Oct 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM Native American Badge Clinic
12:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
3:00 PM Book Signing: The Distance Between Us
5:00 PM Food Fest: Solo Italiano
7:00 PM Film: Coco at Glen Abbey Memorial Park and Mortuary
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
8:00 PM Stage: Guadalupe in the Guest Room
Sunday, Oct 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Cooking Workshop: Kimchi Fermentation
12:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
2:00 PM Music: The Romeros
5:30 PM San Diego Italian Film Festival Gala
7:30 PM Stage: Guadalupe in the Guest Room
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
Monday, Oct 8
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
Tuesday, Oct 9
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
Calendar

< Saturday, January 13, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego events

Stage

Avenue Q
Until September 30, 2018

Mama Mia!
Until February 24, 2019

Exhibitions and Art

Here & There
Until Sunday,December 30

World in Porcelain Exhibit
Until January 19, 2019

Arts Of South And Southeast Asia
Ongoing until January 31, 2019

Walking Tour of Asian Pacific Historic District
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Emotions and Landscapes
Until August 11, 2018

Epic Tales from Ancient India
Until September 3, 2018

The Big White Dress
Until July 1, 2018

Israel: 70 Years of Craft and Design
Until September 3, 2018

Arts of Iran
Until January 31, 2019

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

Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Kids

Classes:Children's West African Drumming
Ongoing Tuesdays

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Argentine Tango Series
Ongoing Wednesdays until October 3

French Bench
Until Saturday, December 15

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturday

West African Dance Class
Ongoing Sunday

Mahjong Lessons
Ongoing Thursdays

Ki Energy Healing Clinic
Ongoing Wednesdays

Emei Qigong Practice
Ongoing Saturdays

Middle-Eastern Drum & Belly Dance Class
Ongoing until December 17

Europe: Secrets of the Old Masters
Ongoing until July 20

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Salsa Class
Ongoing Tuesdays
All Day Borrego Springs Film Festival A juried, five-day film festival of narrative, documentary, animation, and Latino features and shorts. Films will be screened at the 180-seat Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center. Networking events and parties occur at local resorts throughout the weekend. The promoters say, "We're an old-school film festival. Packed houses and a raucous Q&A are part of the event." There are several international films in the festival.

Runs through January 18. Buy an all-festival pass for $125 to attend every event or get a film block pass ($10) to attend a specific screening block.

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center
590 Palm Canyon Drive
Borrego Springs, CA
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Dates and times:
From Thursday January 11 to Monday January 15, 2018
Thursday, January 11 - 4:00 PM
Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday January 12 - 10:00 AM
9:30 AM Karen New Year Celebration Join KOSD's board members, staff and community members for a light breakfast to learn more about the community of refugees from Burma here in San Diego. Hear stories about the beautiful Karen culture and its traditions. You will have the opportunity to learn about why many people have had to leave Burma and about the role that KOSD plays for the community.

Breakfast is from 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM. Cultural performances and a Karen New Year ceremony will follow until noon when a delicious Karen/Burmese lunch will be served. You are welcome to come to all, or part of this free family-friendly event.

Admission/Cost: RSVP required

Location:
Crawford High School Auditorium
4191 Colts Way
San Diego, CA 92115
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Saturday, January 13 - 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 582-0783 or visit: www.docs.google.com or Email: nao@karensandiego.org
10:00 AM San Diego Travel And Adventure Show At America's Favorite Travel Show, you'll:

-Explore endless vacation options
-Discover over 200+ destinations from around the globe
-Plan your trip face-to-face with thousands of travel experts
-Meet travel celebrities Samantha Brown, Rudy Maxa, and Peter Greenberg
-Attend dozens of educational seminars on the Savvy and Destination Theaters
-Awaken your senses with live cooking demonstrations at the Taste of Travel Theater
-Immerse yourself in faraway cultures with song and dance on the Global Beats Stage
-Enjoy fun for the whole family with camel and Segway rides
-Plus, save big with exclusive show-only deals and trip giveaways

Admission/Cost: FREE - $18

Location:
San Diego Convention Center
111 West Harbor Dr.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Saturday, January 13 - 10:00 AM
Sunday, January 14 - 11:00 AM

For more information, please visit: www.eventbrite.com
11:00 AM San Diego Multi-Cultural Festival The San Diego Alpha Foundation Inc. is excited to host the Multi-Cultural Festival in partnership with the Port of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture, the WorldBeat Cultural Center, Pazazz, and many other community organizations. The festival is free and open to the public and is being held at San Diego's beautiful downtown Ruocco Park where Harbor Drive meets Pacific Highway.

The festival will showcase San Diego's rich cultural diversity and traditional heritage through live music, dance performances, storytelling, children's activities (drum circles, face painting and crafts), and a wide range of ethnic vendors. The event will also include a variety of multi-cultural entertainment from Native American, Asian, Cajun, Latin, Jazz and Afro-Cuban bands.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Ruocco Park
585 Harbor Lane
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, January 13 - 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 735-5921 or visit: www.sdmulticultural.com
2:00 PM Talk: Living in Saudi Arabia, An American Woman's Perspective Luann Reiter spent four years living and working in Riyadh and Al-Kobar as a lecturer and yoga instructor, and will share her stories. What is daily life like for an American woman living in Saudi Arabia? Her thoughts, priorities and daily routine may surprise you. An informal talk—complete with photos—of a land shrouded in mystery.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
La Jolla Riford Library
7555 Draper Avenue
San Diego, CA 92037
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Saturday, January 13 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: Hamilton The multiple Tony Award-winner comes to San Diego. With book, lyrics and music by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the show follows the life of Alexander Hamilton: an orphan at age 12, then a committed activist for American independence, and by age 19 a Founding Father.

Admission/Cost: $222 - $242

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Saturday, January 6 through Sunday, January 28
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays - 7:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Sundays - 1:00 PM & 6:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 570-1100 or visit: www.sandiegotheatres.org
2:00 PM Stage: Around the World in Eighty Days North Coast Repertory Theatre stages Mark Brown's theatrical adaptation of the Jules Verne novel. Phileas Fogg circles the globe in a race against time. Five actors play all 42 characters. Allison Bibicoff directs.

Admission/Cost: $37 - $53

Location:
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987-D Lomas Santa Fe Drive
Solana Beach, CA 92075
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Wednesday, January 10 until Sunday, February 4, 2018
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Hamilton The multiple Tony Award-winner comes to San Diego. With book, lyrics and music by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the show follows the life of Alexander Hamilton: an orphan at age 12, then a committed activist for American independence, and by age 19 a Founding Father.

Admission/Cost: $222 - $242

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Saturday, January 6 through Sunday, January 28
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays - 7:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Sundays - 1:00 PM & 6:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 570-1100 or visit: www.sandiegotheatres.org
8:00 PM Stage: Les MisÚrables JCompany presents a youth production of MisÚrables.

The epic tale of broken dreams, passion and redemption is set against a nation in the throes of revolution. Les MisÚrables packs an emotional wallop that has thrilled audiences all over the world. This show brings you one of the most memorable scores of all time and some of the most compelling characters to ever grace a stage—from one of the greatest musicals ever written.

Admission/Cost: $17 - $19

Location:
Garfield Theatre
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Dates and times:
Ongoing From January 13 through January 28
Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 1:00 PM & 4:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 457-3030
8:00 PM Music: Its About Time Percussion Festival The It's About Time percussion festival opens with a program of works suffused with orchestral color and rhythm. Hector Berlioz's boisterous Roman Carnival contains the Italian saltarello dance at its core. Serge Prokofiev's Symphony No. 5 bristles with energy, often driven by inexorable "tick-tocks" coming from the percussion section. Guest soloist and festival curator Steven Schick will be at the center of a virtual menagerie of wood, metal and skin in Roberto Sierra's Percussion Concerto.

Rafael Payare, conductor
Steven Schick, percussion

BERLIOZ: Roman Carnival
ROBERTO SIERRA: Con madera, metal y cuero (Percussion Concerto)
PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 5

Admission/Cost: $20 - $72

Location:
San Diego Symphony
1245 Seventh Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Saturday, January 13 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, January 14 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 235-0804 or visit: www.sandiegosymphony.org
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