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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

< Tuesday, January 30, 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
1:00 PM Film Discusison Class: "Your Name" "Film on the Fringe" class with instructor Ralph DeLauro.

Time loops, body-swapping, tumbling comets, eco-disaster, metaphysics and romance combine in Makoto Shinkai's giddy, wildly inventive animation.

This lustrous vision focuses on two complete strangers—a boy in Tokyo and a schoolgirl from the sticks—who begin having out-of-body experiences in each other's body, just as a comet passes over Japan. (2016. 106 minutes.) In Japanese with English subtitles.

Age Limit: 50+

Admission/Cost: $12

Location:
San Diego OASIS Lifelong Learning Center
5500 Grossmont Center Dr. Suite 325
La Mesa, CA 91942
MAP

Tuesday, January 30 - 1:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 881-6262 or visit: www.oasisnet.org
1:00 PM Talk: Easter Island - The Story Behind the Mysteries Easter Island's iconic stone statues, known as moai, instantly evoke questions. Who made them? How did they make them—and why?

Kay Sanger, archaeologist and author of Easter Island: The Essential Guide, will answer these questions and many more in her illustrated talk.

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: FREE

Location:
Mission Valley Branch Library
2123 Fenton Pkwy.
San Diego, CA
MAP

Tuesday, January 30 - 1:00 PM
7:00 PM Book Signing: Stephen Most - Stories Make the World Author Stephen Most will discuss and sign his new book, Stories Make the World. Most writes plays, books, and documentary screenplays, has writing credits on four Academy Award nominations for best documentary, as well as credits on five Emmy-winning films. His book, River of Renewal: Myth and History in the Klamath Basin (2006), was made into a film that won a "best documentary" award at the American Indian Film Festival. Stories Make the World is his fourth book. He resides in Berkeley, California.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
La Jolla Riford Library
7555 Draper Avenue
San Diego, CA 92037
MAP

Tuesday, January 30 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 454-0347 or visit: www.warwicks.com
7:00 PM Shen Yun Chinese Music and Dance Shen Yun returns with an all-new program for Chinese New Year with a 5000-year journey through ancient dynasties and faraway lands including 100 dancers and singers, 1000 hand-made costumes, 20 sets and animated backdrops accompanied by a concert orchestra blending Western and Chinese instruments. Expatriate Chinese Falun Gong practitioners living in North America founded Shen Yun in 2006 in New York.

Admission/Cost: $80 - $180

Location:
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
340 N. Escondido Boulevard
Escondido, CA 92025
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Dates and times:
Tuesday, January 30 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, January 31 - 7:00 PM
Thursday, February 1 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (888) 973-7469 or visit: www.shenyunperformingarts.org
7:00 PM Music: The Ecology of Sound This January, Art of Élan will partner with the San Diego Art Institute to present The Ecology of Sound: a Collective Exploration of The Language of Things, an evening of music, art and creative experimentation that showcases the wide variety of artistic talent in Southern, and Baja California. The concert is inspired by The Language of Things, an interactive sound and video installation by U.S./Mexico-based multimedia artist Roberto Romero-Molina. The evening explores the idea of communal art and creativity as a dynamic cycle of cultural exchange, not only by connecting performers with composers, listeners with viewers, and teachers with students, but also by fostering conversation between citizens on both sides of the border.

For this collaborative event, original compositions by students and alumni of Art of Élan's "Young Artists in Harmony" apprenticeship program will be featured alongside the world premiere of Petal by Petal, Leaf by Leaf, a new work by UCSD faculty member and internationally-acclaimed composer Lei Liang. All are invited to attend a pre-concert panel with the artist, performers, and composers, moderated by musicologist Charissa Noble. Following the concert, guests are encouraged to experience the rich sensory world of video and sound of Romero-Molina's installation as well as the other exhibitions on display in the gallery space.

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
San Diego Art Institute
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Tuesday, January 30 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 236-0011 or visit: www.artofelan.org
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