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Tuesday, Oct 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
Wednesday, Oct 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Little Soldiers: A Story on China’s Education System
6:00 PM Film: Eat Pray Love
6:00 PM Border Films & Food
7:00 PM Book Signing: Arjun Singh Sethi - American Hate
7:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Thursday, Oct 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:30 PM Book Signing: Arjun Sethi - Bearing Witness
7:00 PM Songs of Irish Heroes
7:00 PM Talk: History of Opera
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Friday, Oct 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Classical Indian Violin-Viola Duet
8:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
8:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
8:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
11:00 PM Music: Maykel Blanco y Su Salsa Mayor
Saturday, Oct 27
10:00 AM FilAmFest: Filipino American Arts & Culture Festival
10:00 AM Orchid Kokedama Workshop
11:00 AM Balboa Park Halloween Family Day
11:00 AM Day of the Dead Festival North Park
12:00 PM Filipino-American History Celebration
12:00 PM Encinitas Dia de los Muertos
1:00 PM Talk: Ancient Indulgences - Salt
2:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
5:00 PM Dia De Los Muertos Skull Art Show
6:00 PM The Bulls of Sant'Agata Charge Little Italy
7:30 PM Japanese Pop Culture Party
8:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
8:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
8:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
8:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Sunday, Oct 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Setting Sun Sake Fall Garden Party
1:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
2:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
2:00 PM Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
2:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
4:30 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
6:30 PM Paella Cooking Workshop
7:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Monday, Oct 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
6:00 PM World Music Series
Tuesday, Oct 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Oct 31
10:00 AM Dia De Los Muertos Culture & Art Display
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Thursday, Nov 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Dia De Los Muertos Culture & Art Display
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Friday, Nov 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Until 10:00 PM Dia De Los Muertos Culture & Art Display
8:00 PM City Ballet Tchaikovsky Spectacular
8:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Saturday, Nov 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Sunday, Nov 4
12:00 PM Asayake Taiko Tryouts
2:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Monday, Nov 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM World Music Series
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< Friday, May 18, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego events

Stage

Guadalupe in the Guest Room
Until October 28, 2018

Macbeth
Until October 28, 2018

Mama Mia!
Until February 24, 2019

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

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

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

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
10:00 AM Art/Discussion: Past and Present Iranian Art Linda Komaroff has served as LACMA's curator of Islamic art since 1995. Her past exhibitions at LACMA include, The Legacy of Genghis Khan: Courtly Art and Culture in Western Asia, 1256-1353 (2003); A Tale of Two Persian Carpets (2009); and Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts (2011). The latter was the first major exhibition on Islamic art organized by an American institution to travel to to the Middle East at the Museum of Islamic Art, Doha (2012), where she was the guest curator. Her exhibition of highlights from LACMA's permanent collection of Islamic art recently opened at the new King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Among her contemporary exhibitions are: Islamic Art Now: Contemporary Art of the Middle East, Part 1 (2015) and Part 2 (2016). Combining historical and contemporary art, her current exhibition for LACMA, In the Fields of Empty Days: The Intersection of Past and Present in Iranian Art, will open May 6, 2018.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $16

Location:
San Diego Museum of Art
1450 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
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Wednesday, May 18 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 696-1966 or visit: www.sdmart.org
6:00 PM Film: Embrace of the Serpent In the early 1900s, a young shaman (Nilbio Torres) in the Colombian Amazon helps a sick German explorer (Jan Bijvoet) and his local guide (Miguel Dionisio Ramos), searching for a rare healing plant.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Museum of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
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Friday, May 18 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 238-7559 or visit: www.mopa.org
6:00 PM Festival: Portuguese Festa The Festa do Espírito Santo is an ethnic religious celebration dating back to the time when the first families settled here in 1884, and was formally organized in 1910.

Today, as it has been since 1922, the Chapel next door to the UPSES Hall is used to house the Crown of the Holy Spirit during the Festa. On Pentecost Sunday devotees of the Holy Spirit visit the Chapel to pray and offer a donation of monies or Portuguese sweet breads (which are sold to raise funds) to assure the continuation of this unique ethnic and religious celebration.

Since 1922, our Portuguese colony here has made a procession (now a full parade) from our UPSES Hall chapel (i.e. "capela") with our annual Queen Saint Isabel personage holding our community's Crown of the Holy Spirit up to St. Agnes Church for a celebratory Mass followed by another procession/parade back down to our Hall afterward. Our chapel was built especially to hold our Holy Spirit Crowns during the Festa do Espírito Santo.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
United Portuguese S.E.S. Hall
2818 Avenida De Portugal
San Diego, CA 92106
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Dates & Times:
Friday, May 18 - 6:00 PM
Saturday, May 19 - 4:00 PM
Sunday, May 20 - 9:00 AM

For more information, please visit: www.upses.com
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes, The Final Adventure "The game is afoot, Watson—and it is a dangerous one!"

Just when Sherlock Holmes thinks he's at the end of his career, a case presents itself that he cannot pass up. The King of Bohemia is about to be blackmailed by someone with a notorious photograph, and the woman at the heart of this crime is the famous opera singer, Irene Adler. With Doctor Watson, his trusted companion at his side, Holmes pursues first the case, and eventually the elusive affections of Miss Adler as he is unwittingly drawn into the lair of his longtime adversary, that malevolent genius of crime: Professor Moriarty. Expect danger, intrigue, wit, humor and surprise in Dietz' exciting take on the world's most famous detective!

Admission/Admission/Cost: $10 - $50

Location:
Stagehouse Theatre
Grossmont College
8800 Grossmont College Dr.
El Cajon, CA
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from May 10 - May 19, 2018
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays - 7:00 PM
Matinees Saturday - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM Music: Celtic Woman Celtic Woman's fresh fusion of traditional Irish music and contemporary songcraft celebrates Ireland's history while reflecting the vibrant spirit of modern Ireland. The group's repertoire encompasses Irish classics, contemporary songs, classical favorites and stirring originals. The lineup of performers has evolved in the years since the group's inception, but the signature sound of Celtic Woman has remained consistent, showcasing the members' individual and collaborative talents.

Admission/Cost: $35 - $69

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
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Friday, May 18 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (800) 745-3000 or visit: www.celticwoman.com
8:00 PM Music: Mountain Men & Montunos What does Appalachian music have to do with the music of Cuba? Join the Hutchins Consort with special guests to find out!

Admission/Cost: $20 - $60

Location:
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
890 Balour Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Friday, May 18 - 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.hutchinsconsort.org
8:00 PM Stage: The Madres Moxie Theatre presents The Madres, a new play by Stephanie Alison Walker.

It's 1978 in Argentina and people are disappearing off the street. Belén is pregnant and has been missing for 12 weeks. When her mother and grandmother receive a surprise visit from someone who may have the key to finding her, they'll stop at nothing to get her back.

This play is based on the true story of the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, whose protest forced the world to recognize the violence and murder happening in Argentina.

Admission/Cost: $23 - $43

Location:
Moxie Theatre
6663 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92115
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Dates and times:
Sunday May 13 through Sunday June 10
Thursdays - 7:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 598-7620 or visit: www.moxietheatre.com
8:00 PM Music: Mirage Pushkin restaurant will host an exclusive concert from the group "MIRAGE." They will kick off the concert program, which will evolve into a karaoke party after 10:30 PM. You will have the opportunity to have dinner, meet your idols and dance to their unforgettable hits. You can buy tickets by phone 619-496-1908. A banquet menu option is also available.

Make a reservation in advance, since spaces are limited!

Admission/Cost: $40

Location:
Pushkin Restaurant
750 6th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Friday, May 18 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 496-1908 or visit: www.pushkinrestaurantsd.com
8:30 PM Vaud and the Villains 10th Anniversary Concert This 19-piece New Orleans big band, orchestra cabaret offer up the most incredible and genre bending, swing, jazz, calypsonian, ragtime blues shows you'll ever see.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $22

Location:
Belly Up
143 S Cedros, Suite T
Solana Beach, CA 92075
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Friday, May 18 - 8:30 PM
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