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Tuesday, Sep 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Film: Black Panther
7:00 PM Film: The Registry
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 Dance: Mystic India: The World Tour
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: 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: 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
Monday, Oct 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Oct 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Oct 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
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
Friday, Oct 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Film: Selma
4:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
Saturday, Oct 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM Scout Day
12:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
Sunday, Oct 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
5:30 PM San Diego Italian Film Festival Gala
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
Calendar

< Wednesday, March 21, 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
10:30 AM Lecture on Marc Chagall In this lecture we will discuss Mark Chagall, the world's preeminent Jewish artist. A Master of Dreams an Storytelling, Chagall's unique expressive and poetic paintings will be shown and discussed. Images of childhood memories, floating people, flying goats, brides and grooms and fiddlers on the roof.

We'll cover his paintings, stained glass windows, tapestries and mosaics. Join us to discuss what motivated Chagall; What/who influenced him; What's unique about his art compared to other major artists; How does his art fit with other art movements in the 19th and 20th century.

Admission/Cost: FREE Please RSVP

Location:
Coronado Public Library
640 Orange Ave.
Coronado, CA
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Wednesday, March 21 - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM Art: Marc Chagall In this lecture we will discuss Mark Chagall, the world's preeminent Jewish artist. A master of dreams and storytelling, Chagall's unique expressive and poetic paintings will be shown and discussed. Images of childhood memories, floating people, flying goats, brides and grooms, and fiddlers on the roof. We'll cover his paintings, stained glass windows, tapestries, and mosaics. Join us to discuss what motivated Chagall: what/who influenced him, what's unique about his art compared to other major artists, how his art fits with other art movements in the 19th and 20th Century.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Coronado Library
640 Orange Avenue
San Diego, CA 92118
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Wednesday, March 21 - 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 522-7390
11:45 AM Booked for Lunch: Jasmin Darznik Author of Song of a Captive Bird, Jasmin Darznik was born in Tehran, Iran, and moved to America when she was five years old. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Good Daughter: A Memoir of My Mother's Hidden Life. Her stories and essays have been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, and elsewhere. She holds an MFA in fiction from Bennington College and a PhD. in English from Princeton University. Now a professor of literature and creative writing at California College of the Arts, she lives in Northern California with her family.

Admission/Cost: ?? (Restaurant Venue)

Location:
Warwicks
7812 Girard Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Wednesday, March 21 - 11:45 AM

For more information and to RSVP, please call: (858) 454-0347 or visit: www.warwicks.com or email: marylee@warwicks.com
12:00 PM Talk: Walled-in: A West Berlin Girl's Journey To Freedom In "Walled-In", the author, J. Elke Ertle, interweaves history with her own memories of the Berlin Airlift, the construction of the Berlin Wall and the city's enthusiastic welcome of U.S. President, John F. Kennedy, in 1963. When her insurmountable parental walls begin to mirror the Berlin Wall, she breaks away for one year in San Diego. That was fifty years ago.

Elke and her husband Burch have long been Point Loma residents. Bring your own bag lunch and join us for a lively presentation and discussion.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Point Loma Community Presbyterian Church
2128 Chatsworth Blvd
San Diego, CA 92107
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Wednesday, March 21 - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM 25th Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival Media Arts Center San Diego presents the 25th annual San Diego Latino Film Festival. The festival will occupy five screens for eleven days and will present over 160 films from Latin America, the United States and Spain. There will be opening-night and closing-night parties with the 3rd Annual Sonido Latino Beer & Wine Festival, Q&A sessions with visiting filmmakers, and free student outreach screenings. Audiences will have the rare opportunity to meet filmmakers and actors from all over the world.

Admission/Cost: For films - $12.00 General, $10.00 Students and Seniors. Festival packs and passes available.

Locations:
AMC 18 Fashion Valley Cinema
7037 Friars Road
San Diego, CA 92108
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Media Arts Center
2921 El Cajon Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92104
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from March 15 to March 25
Times and venues vary (see schedule below)

For more information on screenings and festival special events, please visit: www.2018.sdlatinofilm.com

FILM SCHEDULE

5:00 PM Discussion: The Return of Religion and China's Future Following a century of violent anti-religious campaigns, China is now filled with new temples, churches and mosques—as well as cults, sects and politicians trying to harness religion for their own ends. What does the return of religion mean for China's future? Acclaimed journalist and writer Ian Johnson will try to answer this question in the Sixth Annual Robert F. Ellsworth Memorial Lecture.

Ian Johnson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning correspondent for The New York Review of Books, The New York Times and other publications. He is also associate editor of The Journal of Asian Studies, a senior policy fellow at Merics (a Berlin foundation specializing in China), and teaches courses on Chinese society and religion.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
School of Global Policy and Strategy
Robinson Auditorium
University of California at San Diego
9500 Gilman Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92093
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Wednesday, March 21 - 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 246-1950 or visit: www.eventbrite.com
6:00 PM 11th Annual Festival of Indian Music and Dance Celebrate the 11th Annual Festival of Music and Dance presented by Indian Fine Arts Academy of San Diego.

You'll see a fantastic lineup of world-renowned vocal and instrumental artists of Indian music, along with India's most talented and most engaging percussionists, unique ballets and music that have the potential of transporting audiences to a completely different world.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $45

Location:
Garfield Theater
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Dr.
La Jolla, CA
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Ongoing from March 18 - March 25- 2018
Sunday, March 18 - 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Monday, March 19 - 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Tuesday, March 20 - 6:30 PM to 9:45 PM
Wednesday, March 21 - 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Thursday, March 22 - 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Friday, March 23 - 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, March 24 - 8:30 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, March 25 - 8:15 AM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.indianfineartsacademy.org
7:30 PM Book Signing: Song of a Captive Bird Throughout her childhood in Tehran, Forugh Farrokhzad is told that Persian daughters should be quiet and modest. She is taught only to obey, but she always finds ways to rebel: gossiping with her sister among the fragrant roses of her mother's walled garden; venturing to the forbidden rooftop to roughhouse with her three brothers; writing poems to impress her strict, disapproving father; and sneaking out to flirt with a teenage paramour over Café Glace.

During the summer of 1950, Forugh's passion for poetry takes flight and tradition seeks to clip her wings. Forced into a suffocating marriage, Forugh runs away and falls into an affair that fuels her desire to write and to achieve freedom and independence. Forugh's poems are considered both scandalous and brilliant; she is heralded by some as a national treasure, and vilified by others as a demon influenced by the West. She perseveres, finding love with a notorious filmmaker and living by her own rules at an enormous cost. But the power of her writing only grows stronger amid the upheaval of the Iranian revolution.

Inspired by Forugh Farrokhzad's verse, letters, films and interviews—including original translations of her poems—this haunting novel uses the lens of fiction to capture the tenacity, spirit and conflicting desires of a brave woman who represents the birth of feminism in Iran and who continues to inspire generations of women around the world.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Warwicks
7812 Girard Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Wednesday, March 21 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 454-0347 or visit: www.warwicks.com
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