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Monday, Dec 9
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Dec 10
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Music: Gamelan and Mariachi Ensembles
7:30 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
Wednesday, Dec 11
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:30 PM SDLFF Poster Unveiling Party
6:00 PM Movie: The Farewell
7:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:30 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
7:30 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
Thursday, Dec 12
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Stage: Sila (The Arctic Cycle)
7:00 PM SDIFF Film: La Befana Vien di Notte (The Legend of the Christmas Witch)
7:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
7:30 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
7:30 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
8:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
Friday, Dec 13
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
6:00 PM VIA Posada Holiday Celebration Fundraiser
7:00 PM Stage: Sila (The Arctic Cycle)
7:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM An Irish Christmas
8:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
Saturday, Dec 14
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 Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
3:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
5:00 PM Stage: Sila (The Arctic Cycle)
7:00 PM Southern California Ballet The Nutcracker
7:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
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: A Midsummer Night's Dream
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
2:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
3:00 PM World Holiday Traditions Variety Show
7:00 PM World Holiday Traditions Variety Show
7:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
7:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
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
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
8:00 PM Reggae Tuesdaze w/ Ocean Natives & Bunny Mystic
Wednesday, Dec 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Old School Little Italy Food Tour
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:30 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
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
7:30 PM Film: La Befana Vien di Notte
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: La Befana Vien di Notte (The Legend of the Christmas Witch)
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)
7:30 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
7:30 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
Friday, Dec 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
Saturday, Dec 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
3:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
Sunday, Dec 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
7:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
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< Saturday, January 12, 2019 >


12:00 AM International Art Exhibit The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library is pleased to announce the exhibitions for January and February of 2019. In the Joseph Clayes III Gallery we will be exhibiting
8:30 AM Talk: Dr. Melila Hellner-Eshed We invite you to listen, learn and explore together at our upcoming Scholar-in-Residence weekend with world-renowned theologian and pioneer of Jewish mystical studies, Dr. Melila Hellner-Eshed.

Melila Hellner-Eshed, Ph.D., is a research fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute. She is a professor of Jewish mysticism and Zohar in the department of Jewish Studies at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She received her degree from Hebrew University under the tutelage of Professor Yehuda Liebes.

For the past two decades, Melila has been a central figure in the Israeli renaissance of study of Jewish texts by Israeli adults of all paths of life in various frameworks. She initiated and directs the Rabbinic Students Seminar, a program for rabbinic students from all denominations spending a year in Israel. She is also the co-director of the Institute
12:00 PM Old Town San Diego Antonio Garra Day Enjoy a celebration of the life of Native American cheif Antonio Garra who led a Native American rebellion in 1851.

The day will include Native American singers and dancers, lectures and displays.

Garra led what is now known at the Garra Uprising against white settlers in response to taxation without representation, an utter lack of legal redress, forced labor, land confiscation, legalized murder and other injustices to California Native Americans. The State of California was established in the prior year and the first official act was An Act for the Government and Protection of Indians. While the act did ordain certain projections for Indians it also legalized up to four months indentured servitude for Native Americans who had been assessed civil fines or had no obvious source of employment. The act also specified "in no case shall a white man be convicted on any offence upon the testimony of an Indian". Native Americans justifiably felt under siege nearly everywhere in California. Wars, raids and European diseases had laid waste to most native populations. Garra tapped into the resulting anger and raised a force of Cupe
2:00 PM Stage: Tryst Diversionary Theatre presents a new dance cabaret, by Michael Mizerany, inspired by Arthur Schnitzler's controversial classic, La Ronde. There will be only six performances of the piece.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $30

Location:
Diversionary Theatre
4545 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92116
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Dates and times:
Thursday, January 10 - 7:00 PM
Friday, January 11 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, January 12 - 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Sunday, January 13 - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.diversionary.org
2:30 PM DIY Miso Soup Workshop In this hands-on workshop, you will learn all about miso, a magical fermented bean paste that originated in Japan many centuries ago. Miso is full of umami and is used to flavor everything from soups to marinades and salad dressings, stir-fries, to eggs. We will talk about the history of miso, its many different forms, and then make a large batch using various legumes. You'll get to taste various misos to understand the fermentation process. You'll get to pack a mason jar full of miso to take home (but you'll have to wait a year to eat it). Then we'll enjoy the most popular miso dish-- homemade soup!

Admission/Cost: $47.50 - $60

Location:
City Farmers Nursery
3110 Euclid Avenue
San Diego, CA 92105
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Saturday, January 12 - 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 284-6358 or visit: www.cityfarmersnursery.com
5:00 PM New Discoveries In The American Paleolithic Conference The Anza Borrego Foundation, California State Parks and their sponsors announce a conference on "New Discoveries in the American Paleolithic: The Pre-16,000BP Archaeological Record" on Thursday, Jan. 10 through Saturday, Jan. 12.

The conference will present diverse sites and types of evidence from throughout the Americas that demonstrate the presence of a wide-spread human occupation much earlier than was previously recognized. The conference will focus on new sites and discoveries older than 16,000 BP as well as innovative methodological advances in dating.

Thursday evening at 5 p.m., there will be a meet and greet and poster session at the UCI Research Center. Oral presentations and discussions will be held on Friday and Saturday at the Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center.

This conference will be held at the UCI Research Center and the Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center in Borrego Springs, Calif.

Admission/Cost: $35

Location:
UCI Research Center & Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center
590 Palm Canyon Drive
Borrego Springs, CA 92004
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Dates and times:
Thursday, January 10 - 5:00 PM
Friday, January 11 - 5:00 PM
Saturday, January 12 - 5:00 PM

For more information, please contact California State Parks Associate Archaeologist Robin Connors at Robin.Connors@Parks.CA.gov
7:00 PM SoundON Festival of Modern Music Now in its twelfth year, the soundON Festival has become a fixture in the musical landscape of San Diego. The festival is curated by Franklin Cox and Christopher Adler and brings together an international roster of composers and performers to present a multi-day exploration of contemporary chamber music. Featuring performances by NOISE and Affiliated Artists, the multi-day festival format allows us to present unconventional works in an informal and enjoyable setting. We also reach out to young artists and audiences through an interactive workshop to build a new generation of new music supporters and artists. Please see our website for details about the artists and the works they will perform.

Artists:
Colin McAllister, guitar and conductor
Mark Menzies, violin
Franklin Cox, cello
Morris Palter, percussion
Robert Zelickman, clarinet
Christopher Adler, piano
Anne LeBaron, harp and composer
Juan Pablo Contreras, tenor and composer
Juan Campoverde Q., composer
Adam Greene, composer
Rachel Beetz, flute
Michael Matsuno, flute
Mona Tian, violin
Eric Starr, trombone

Admission/Cost: $5 - $55

Location:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
San Diego, CA 92037
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Dates and times:
Thursday, January 10 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday, January 12 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sunday, January 13 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sound-on
7:30 PM Music: Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas The musical partnership between Alasdair Fraser, long regarded as Scotland
8:00 PM Stage: Tryst Diversionary Theatre presents a new dance cabaret, by Michael Mizerany, inspired by Arthur Schnitzler's controversial classic, La Ronde. There will be only six performances of the piece.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $30

Location:
Diversionary Theatre
4545 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92116
MAP

Dates and times:
Thursday, January 10 - 7:00 PM
Friday, January 11 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, January 12 - 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Sunday, January 13 - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.diversionary.org
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