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Friday, Dec 13
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Via Posada Holiday Celebration Fundraiser
7:00 PM Stage: Sila (The Arctic Cycle)
7:00 PM A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
7:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM An Irish Christmas
Saturday, Dec 14
All Day Old Town Las Posadas
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 City Ballet: The Nutcracker
5:00 PM Stage: Sila (The Arctic Cycle)
6:00 PM Centro Cultural de la Raza‎ Posada
7:00 PM Southern California Ballet The Nutcracker
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
7:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Film: Love Actually
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: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
2:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
2:00 PM A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
3:00 PM World Holiday Traditions Variety Show
7:00 PM World Holiday Traditions Variety Show
7:00 PM Staged Reading: Lighting the Way
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
12:45 PM Film: The Bookshop
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
6:30 PM Open Reading: The Merry Wives Of Windsor
7:00 PM Stage: Cirque Dreams Holidaze
7:00 PM Staged Reading: Lighting the Way
Wednesday, Dec 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Cirque Dreams Holidaze
7:30 PM Music: Irish Christmas in America
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
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
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)
Friday, Dec 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
7:00 PM A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Film: Downton Abbey
Saturday, Dec 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM Pekiti-Tirsia Kali Class
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:00 PM Winterdance Celtic Christmas Celebration
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
7:00 PM A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Film: Downton Abbey
Sunday, Dec 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Winter Solstice Native American Flute Concert
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
2:00 PM A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play
3:00 PM Food: AfroVegan Pop Up
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
Monday, Dec 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Dec 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Dec 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Thursday, Dec 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Calendar

< Friday, April 12, 2019 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego Events

Stage

Cambodian Rock Band
Until December 15, 2019

Around the World in 80 Days
Until December 21, 2019

A Christmas Carol
Until December 29, 2019

* Note: newest and shorter run productions can be found in our regular calendar listings.

Exhibitions and Art

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

Hanjialin Bao - Between Black and White
Until January 26 2020

Barrio Art Crawl
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Places

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

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

Chicano Park Tour
Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Asian Brush Painting/Sumi-e Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturdays

Mahjong Lessons
Ongoing Thursdays

Emei Qigong Practice
Ongoing Saturdays

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays
5:45 PM Asian Film Festival Spring Showcase FILM SCHEDULE:
Date Time Film
Thursday, April 117:00 PMFirst Night Nerves
9:00 PMWarrior
Friday, April 125:45 PM Aruna & Her Palate
7:55 PM Waiting For Sunset
Saturday, April 1312:50 PMPhotograph
3:10 PMGo Back To China
5:40 PMMemories Of My Body
7:55 PMSwing Kids
Sunday, April 1412:30 PMManila In The Claws Of Light
3:15 PMHimala
5:45 PMBatch
6:00 PM National Poetry Month: Cultures Connect Poetry & Art Series 2019 presents Cultures Connect, a reading by renowned authors Kimberly Dark, Malachi Black, Jennifer Minniti-Shippey, Mario DeMatteo, minerva, Shadab Zeest Hashmi, and Gerardo Navarro, a.k.a. Nem
6:00 PM SDLFF Artist Reception As every year this years San Diego Latino Film Festival had some of the best local artist displaying and creating new art. On Friday April 12th the artist will gather together again for a reception at the 'Media Arts Center's Digital Gym'. If you missed any of the artists or missed your chance to purchase a piece of art for yourself now is the time to meet the artists, see and purchase some great art and meet up once again with the volunteers and Staff of the Film Festival.

Latin Soundtrack Curated by DJ Viejo Lowbo.

Art Display & reception curated by Melody De Los Cobos and Andy Gonzalez

Featured Artists: Melody De Los Cobos / Kari Velasco / Jorge Mendoza / Patricia Murolo / Gerardo Zarate / La Onda Arte Latino / Esmeralda Robles / Jennifer Cooksey / CJ Martinez / Minnie Valero / Ale Tostado Ruiz. / Mary Sol paintings

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Digital Gym Cinema
2921 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
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Friday, April 12 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
6:00 PM 34th Annual Filipino Culture Night SDSU
6:30 PM 12th Annual Indian Classical Music & Dance Festival Indian Fine Arts Academy of San Diego is happy to announce our 12th Annual Festival of Music and Dance. The week-long festival will include renowned Indian classical artists and dancers as well as talks about Indian classical preforming arts.

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE
Date Time Event
Sunday, April 72:30 PMCarnatic Vocal - Tribute to S.Rajam Dr. Vijayalakshmi Subramanyam
Monday, April 86:30 PMLecture Demonstration Contemporary Relevance of Ramayana
Tuesday, April 96:30 PMCarnatic Instrumental - Bamboo Melodies Sikkil Mala Chandrasekhar
Wednesday, April 106:15 PMCarnatic Instrumental - Emerging Talent from North America Kamalakiran Vinjamu
Thursday, April 116:30 PMLecture Demonstration by Bragha Bessell Compare and contrast dance styles
Friday, April 126:30 PMLaya Samarpanam T.H.Vikku Vinayakram
Saturday, April 138:15 AMCarnatic Instrumental - Swara Layam AK Palanivel - Thavil Durai Bharatthidas
10:30 AMCarnatic Vocal - Srinivasan Praba Memorial Concert Neyveli Santhanagopalan
1:15 PMTheatrical Presentation on DK Pattammal Centenary Gowri Ramnarayan
3:30 PMTheatrical Presentation - Tribute to Mahatma Gandhi
6:30 PMFelicitation Ceremony Chief Guest: Ambassador Sanjay Panda
Sunday, April 148:15 AMCarnatic and Hindustani Music, and Dance Tribute
11:00 AMCarnatic Vocal - Mesmerizing Melodies S.Mahati - Vocal VVS Murari
1:45 PMHindustani Vocal - Divine Devarnama (Kal Ramnarayan Memorial Concert)
4:00 PMCarnatic Instrumental Jugalbandhi - Musical Breeze & Resonating Strings
7:15 PMTribute to DK Pattamal - A Carnatic Vocal Concert Vijay Siva

Admission/Cost: Free - $45 (Click on event links for tickets)

Location:
David and Dorothea Garfield Theatre
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
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Dates and times:
From Sunday, April 8 to Sunday, April 28, 2019
Sunday, April 7 - 2:30 PM
Monday, April 8 - 6:30 PM
Tuesday, April 9 - 6:30 PM
Wednesday, April 10 - 6:15 PM
Thursday, April 11 - 6:30 PM
Friday, April 12 - 6:30 PM
Saturday, April 13 - All Day
Sunday, April 14 - All Day

For more information, please visit: www.indianfineartsacademy.org
7:00 PM Film: Louise By The Shore On the last day of summer, elderly Louise realizes that the last train has departed without her, and she finds herself alone in a small seaside resort town. The weather quickly turns for the worse, and the fragile and coquettish woman is not prepared to make it through the winter. She takes her abandonment as a challenge, and she is determined to survive by confronting the elements, as well as her memories, which have found the perfect occasion to join in the adventure.

This film is a part of the Tourn
7:00 PM Stage: The Women of Lockerbie Salomon Theatre at Point Loma Nazarene University presents Deborah Brevoort's drama, loosely inspired by the true events that followed the devastating bombing of Pan Am Flight 103. Bill and Madeline Livingston, who lost their son in the terrorist attack, travel to Scotland to come to terms with their loss.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $12

Location:
Point Loma Nazarene University
3900 Lomaland Drive
San Diego, CA 92106
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Dates and times:
From April 4 to April 13
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday April 13 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
7:00 PM Dance: Live Arts Fest A celebration of multidisciplinary arts with a focus on dance, Live Arts Fest consists of nine nights of dance spread out over the course of 12 days. Curated by San Diego Dance Theater
8:00 PM Talk: Creating Global Citizens Through Encounters with Asia The ASIANetwork Conference keynote address is given by Richard Madsen, PhD, distinguished professor of sociology at the University of California, San Diego. He was co-director of a Ford Foun
9:00 PM Music: Manouche Five Swinging Gypsy Jazz from the 1940s! Celebrating the artist Django Reinhart and other classic tunes

Manouche Five is a San Diego Gypsy Jazz group comprised of Cl
9:30 PM Music: Las Cafeteras Las Cafeteras are immigrant children remixing roots music, telling modern day stories with what LA Times has called a
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