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Saturday, Sep 22
All Day Pacific Islander Festival
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Sports: Free Aikido Workshop
10:00 AM Vista Viking Festival
10:00 AM Community Building: YMCA Welcoming week
10:00 AM Lao Boat Racing Festival
12:30 PM International Harvest Dance Festival
5:30 PM Harvest Masquerade Regency Ball
6:00 PM House of China Moon Festival
6:00 PM Art: Salvador Dali Exhibit
6:00 PM Art Night Women in Central Asia
6:00 PM Stage: Death by Dessert
7:00 PM Film and Dinner: Wajib
7:00 PM Music: Tasnifkhani with Kourosh Taghavi
8:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
9:30 PM Comedy: Ronny Chieng
Sunday, Sep 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Pacific Islander Festival
10:00 AM Vista Viking Festival
12:30 PM International Harvest Dance Festival
1:00 PM Art: Salvador Dali Exhibit
1:00 PM Stage: Death by Dessert
2:00 PM Family Moon Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
3:00 PM Music: Night of Parisian Music
3:00 PM Stage: The Trial of Richard III
4:00 PM Sing-a-Long with the Mikado
7:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
Monday, Sep 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
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
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 Carbillo Festival
12:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
2:00 PM Sake Festival
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
Calendar

< Thursday, April 19, 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
2:00 PM 23rd Annual Jewish BookFest The 23rd Annual San Diego Jewish Book Fair has a new name and a new feel: San Diego Jewish BookFest. From April 12 to May 5, the event features a diverse roster of authors and speakers from the world of politics, podcasting, publishing and periodicals, including Senator Barbara Boxer, Tal Ben-Shahar, Davy Rothbart, Joan Nathan, Josh Radnor and more.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $60

Location:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
Garfield Theater
4126 Executive Dr.
La Jolla, CA
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Multiple dates from April 12 - May 3, 2018
Thursday, April 12 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, April 14 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, April 15 - 11:00 AM & 7:00 PM
Monday, April 16 - 7:30 PM
Tuesday, April 17 - 11:00 AM & 7:00 PM
Wednesday, April 18 - 7:00 PM
Thursday, April 19 - 2:00 PM & 6:30 PM
Friday, April 20 - 2:00 PM
Sunday, April 22 - 11:00 AM
Thursday, May 3 - 7:00 PM
2:30 PM Film: Doctor Zhivago This lush, epic film version of Boris Pasternak's Nobel Prize-winning novel, painted against a detailed backdrop of the Russian Revolution, is one of the most popular romances ever filmed. Omar Sharif stars as an introspective Russian doctor, exiled for writing poetry, who is forced into partisan service and separated from his only love (Julie Christie). Co-starring Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger, Alec Guinness and Tom Courtenay.

Admission/Cost: $7.50

Location:
Landmark's Ken Cinema
4061 Adams Ave
San Diego, CA 92116
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Dates and times:
Thursday, April 19 - 2:30 PM
Thursday, April 19 - 7:15 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 283-3227 or visit: www.landmarktheatres.com
3:10 PM Film: Beuys Joseph Beuys was a German Fluxus, happening, and performance artist as well as a sculptor, installation artist, graphic artist, art theorist and pedagogue.

The Digital Gym Cinema will show a film that will take an in-depth look at revolutionary German artist Joseph Beuys, whose works are still influential 30 years after his death.

Admission/Cost: $11

Location:
Digital Gym Cinemas
2921 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92014
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Dates and times:
Wednesday, April 18 - 3:20 PM to 5:07 PM
Thursday, April 19 - 3:10 PM to 4:57 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 230-1938 or visit: www.digitalgym.org
4:00 PM Discussion: Successes and Stumbling Blocks in San Diego's Jewish Past One of the characteristics that distinguishes San Diego is the fact that Jews have been here since the beginning of statehood, and have helped build the city. While Jews were part of San Diego's community fabric from the beginning, they also sometimes experienced challenges resulting from their minority status. This talk explores the historical experience of being both insiders and outsiders in America's finest city.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Serra Hall
University of San Diego
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110
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Thursday, April 19 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 260-4600 or visit: www.sandiego.edu
6:00 PM Film: Our People, Our Culture, Our History A film called Our People, Our Culture, Our History: Sycuan & the Kumeyaay Nation will be screened in conjunction with the "Native Voices: Native Peoples' Concepts of Health and Illness" exhibit at the Alpine Library throughout April. A question and answer session hosted by tribal members will be held at the conclusion of the film.


Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Alpine Library
1752 Alpine Boulevard
Alpine, CA 91901
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Thursday, April 19 - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 445-4221 or visit: www.sdcl.org
6:00 PM Panel Discussion about the Coup in Brazil A panel discussion with Prof. Teddy Cruz, Dr. Prof. Mariana Wardwell, Prof. Brian Cross and Dr. Prof. Daniel Hallin mediated by MFA Student Mateus Guzzo.

The Coup of 2016 conducted in Brazil is a recent historical event that marks not only a social, political and economical shift in Latin­ America, but also a symbolic one. More recent events such as the violation of academic freedom of Brazilian universities, the assassination of Council Representative Marielle Franco under the auspices of the military intervention in Rio de Janeiro and the selective arrest of former president Lula push the need for this panel to address the following question: Even if Latin American conditions are characterized by the state of exception as a rule, what are the strategies of mediation in society that can flourish another kind of sociability, governance and economical architecture?

LACES(D) - a conference to reflect on Speculative Design as a potential area of knowledge, political practice and art from a Latin American perspective. Focused in a shift, even if temporary, in the disciplines of Design, LACES(D) proposes a public debate of contemporary critical issues and its unfoldings in fields of Media, Architecture, History and Art.
Event Website

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Visual Arts Facility (VAF 306)
University of California San Diego
San Diego, CA
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Thursday, April 19 - 6:00 PM
6:00 PM Art: Latin American Centered Speculative Design Latin American Centered Speculative Design is a discursive intervention in the form of an open conference, which is composed of two mediated panels and a lecture that seek, as a whole, to reflect about Speculative Design as a potential area of knowledge, political practice and art from the point of view of Latin American avant garde movements. "LACES(D)" focuses on the public debate and live construction of a working diagram of contemporary critical issues and its developments in fields of media, architecture, history and art, proposing a shift of perspective, even if temporary, in the disciplines of design.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Visual Arts Facility Performance Space
UCSD
San Diego, CA 92093
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Thursday, April 19 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 534-2860 or visit: www.visarts.ucsd.edu
6:00 PM Book Signing & Dinner: Jade Chang Adventures by the Book is excited to take on The Wangs vs. the World with a fun Chinese Dinner Adventure at Chef Chin Chinese Restaurant. Join us for a delicious Chinese dinner, as author Jade Chang discusses what brought her to write her critically acclaimed debut novel.

Your adventure includes dinner, beverage, tax, gratuity, author talk, book signing and the chance to meet the author in an authentic and intimate setting.

Admission/Cost: $40

Location:
Chef Chin Chinese Restaurant
4433 Convoy Street
San Diego, CA
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Thursday, April 19 - 6:00 PM
6:30 PM 23rd Annual Jewish BookFest The 23rd Annual San Diego Jewish Book Fair has a new name and a new feel: San Diego Jewish BookFest. From April 12 to May 5, the event features a diverse roster of authors and speakers from the world of politics, podcasting, publishing and periodicals, including Senator Barbara Boxer, Tal Ben-Shahar, Davy Rothbart, Joan Nathan, Josh Radnor and more.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $60

Location:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
Garfield Theater
4126 Executive Dr.
La Jolla, CA
MAP

Multiple dates from April 12 - May 3, 2018
Thursday, April 12 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, April 14 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, April 15 - 11:00 AM & 7:00 PM
Monday, April 16 - 7:30 PM
Tuesday, April 17 - 11:00 AM & 7:00 PM
Wednesday, April 18 - 7:00 PM
Thursday, April 19 - 2:00 PM & 6:30 PM
Friday, April 20 - 2:00 PM
Sunday, April 22 - 11:00 AM
Thursday, May 3 - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Film: Tutto Quello Che Vuoi Alessandro is a 22-year-old turbulent and ignorant slacker from the Trastevere neighborhood in Rome. He lost his mother when he was two and has become the torment of his father—a peddler in Porta Portese, the local flea market—who can't imagine a future for his idle and furious son and is unable to find the key to his heart.

Giorgio is eighty-five-year-old forgotten poet, living in solitude and restraint in a flat on the Gianicolo Hill, with only the help and care of his landlady and neighbor. He is in an early stage of Alzheimer's, his mind drifting relentlessly away from the present. The pair live within a stone's throw from one another, but their paths have never crossed; their lives couldn't be more distant. But this story joins both of them together when Alessandro is forced to take the job of accompanying the old man on his afternoon walks.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $12

Location:
Museum of Photographic Arts
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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Thursday, April 19 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 238-7559 or visit: www.mopa.org
7:00 PM SDAFF Spring Showcase Welcome to the 8th Annual Spring Showcase, a presentation of 15 films from nine countries, from Asia and beyond. The Spring Showcase is one of many year-round programs of the non-profit media arts organization, Pacific Arts Movement (Pac Arts), including the popular San Diego Asian Film Festival.

We believe film has the power to enlighten, bridge communities and change lives. If you love world cinema and rich, independent storytelling, join the movement by becoming a member of Pac Arts. Go to pacarts.org.

For more information on films and their viewing times, view our schedule of events.

*Please note: The ULAM: MAIN DISH Film & Feast event on April 23 will be taking place at the San Diego Natural History Museum's Kaplan Theater.

Admission/Cost: $9 - $110

Locations—

Film Festival:
UltraStar Mission Valley
7510 Hazard Center Dr
San Diego, CA 92108
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ULAM: MAIN DISH Film & Feast (Monday, April 23):
*San Diego Natural History Museum
Kaplan Theater
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
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Multiple dates from April 19 - April 26, 2018
Thursday, April 19 - 7:00 PM
Friday, April 20 - 6:00 PM
Saturday, April 21 - 1:00 PM
Sunday, April 22 - 1:00 PM
*Monday, April 23 - 5:40 PM
Tuesday, April 24 - 6:15 PM
Wednesday, April 25 - 5:25 PM
Thursday, April 26 - 7:00 PM
7:15 PM Film: Doctor Zhivago This lush, epic film version of Boris Pasternak's Nobel Prize-winning novel, painted against a detailed backdrop of the Russian Revolution, is one of the most popular romances ever filmed. Omar Sharif stars as an introspective Russian doctor, exiled for writing poetry, who is forced into partisan service and separated from his only love (Julie Christie). Co-starring Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger, Alec Guinness and Tom Courtenay.

Admission/Cost: $7.50

Location:
Landmark's Ken Cinema
4061 Adams Ave
San Diego, CA 92116
MAP

Dates and times:
Thursday, April 19 - 2:30 PM
Thursday, April 19 - 7:15 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 283-3227 or visit: www.landmarktheatres.com
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