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Tuesday, Nov 19
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM French Language Conference & Job Fair
6:00 PM Demonstration: Japanese Floral Design
7:00 PM Victoria Martino Lectures on Matisse
7:30 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
7:30 PM Stage: Ring Around the Moon
Wednesday, Nov 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:30 AM Symposium: Archaeology in Israel
12:00 PM Talk: The Racism of Antisemitism
7:00 PM Astana Ballet
7:00 PM The Horszowski Trio: From Prague to Moscow
7:00 PM International Chocolate Tasting
7:30 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
Thursday, Nov 21
All Day Native Truth & Healing Calfornia Genocide Conference
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 AM Doctors Without Borders Recruitment Info Session
9:30 AM Symposium on the Indigenous Language Communities of the Californias
10:00 AM Travel Log Book Workshop
6:00 PM Spanish Wine Night
7:00 PM Stage: Eurydice
7:30 PM Linda Blair Lectures on Jan Van Eyck
7:30 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Music: Gingee
8:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
8:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
Friday, Nov 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Native Truth & Healing Calfornia Genocide Conference
9:30 AM Kumeyaay Community Garden Unveiling Ceremony
2:00 PM Talk: What Americans Read When They Read About the Holocaust
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
3:30 PM Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival
6:00 PM Fiesta Santa Cecilia Fundraiser Mariachi Concert
7:00 PM Comedy: George Lopez
7:00 PM Stage: Eurydice
7:30 PM Stage: Texas in Paris
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: And Neither Have I Wings To Fly
8:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
Saturday, Nov 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Native Truth & Healing Calfornia Genocide Conference
12:00 AM Midnight & Matinee - AKIRA in Japanese w/ English Subtitles
10:00 AM Indigo Dye & Shibori Workshop
11:00 AM Sumi-e Ten Exhibition
11:45 AM Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
5:00 PM Dance: PKG Ascend
7:00 PM Stage: Eurydice
7:30 PM Stage: Texas in Paris
8:00 PM Music: Hirie
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: And Neither Have I Wings To Fly
8:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
Sunday, Nov 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Native Truth & Healing Calfornia Genocide Conference
11:00 AM Sumi-e Ten Exhibition
11:45 AM Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
2:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
2:00 PM Stage: Texas in Paris
2:00 PM Stage: And Neither Have I Wings To Fly
6:00 PM Lebanese Independence Day Banquet
7:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
7:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
11:00 PM Midnight & Matinee - AKIRA in Japanese w/ English Subtitles
Monday, Nov 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Sumi-e Ten Exhibition
7:00 PM Film: Light and Truth (Urim VeTumim)
Tuesday, Nov 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM In Between' (Bar Bahar)
6:30 PM Talk: Symbols Of The French Language
7:00 PM Film: Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire
7:00 PM Victoria Martino Lectures on Matisse
7:30 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
Wednesday, Nov 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
Thursday, Nov 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
Friday, Nov 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
8:00 PM Film: Official Secrets
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: And Neither Have I Wings To Fly
Saturday, Nov 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
8:00 PM Film: Official Secrets
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: And Neither Have I Wings To Fly
Sunday, Dec 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
2:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
2:00 PM Stage: And Neither Have I Wings To Fly
7:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
7:30 PM Stage: Lady Zhaojun
Monday, Dec 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
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< Saturday, August 24, 2019 >


All Day San Diego International Kids' Film Festival This year, the SDIKFF will screen over 150+ films from 30+ countries. American filmmakers as well as film delegations from China, India, Korea, Taiwan, Canada, Mexico, Russia, Japan, India, France, UK, Germany and many more, will appear at the event. There are autography and take a photo with the festival youth ambassador Chalet Lizette Brannan --the "Tiger Lily."- "The Warrior Princess".

With goals to promote positive educational impact on children and the youth, the San Diego International Kid's Film Festival actively supports innovative films made by filmmakers from around the globe. In addition to the film screenings, as the regular program, the 2019SDIKFF will host Opening Night Gala, Culture Forums, Industrial Panel Discussions, Screenplay showcase, and Red Carpet Award Ceremony. The SDIKFF will have Family Film Market, Maeya Angel Cultural Ambassador Title competition and red carpet award ceremony. These events will help to facilitate interactions between filmmakers and the local students. Students and audiences will critique the films after each screening, and volunteer interpreters will assist with non-English speaking filmmakers at all events. The Cultural Forum events will focus on topics such as film production in different countries and cultural contexts. The film juries consist of an outstanding committee of industry personnel. There will also be film distributors present at the festival to secure other desired material.

Admission/Cost: Individual screenings - $5 - $10 Multi-film and Festival Passes availible. Some special events extra.

*Note: When we visited the site today (8/23) the Eventbrite listing showed that tickets for Friday were no longer available. We called the festival and they said that tickets were available and they would try to fix the listing. Tickets can also be purchased at the theaters. If the site still shows "sales ended", please call (310) 541-8040 and talk to the festival staff.

Locations:
Schulman Auditorium
Carlsbad City Library
1775 Dove Lane
Carlsbad, CA 92011
MAP

Senior Center
799 Pine Avenue
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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MiraCosta College Concert Hall
1 Barnard Dr
Oceanside, CA 92056
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 23 - All Day
Saturday, August 24 - All Day
Sunday, August 24 - All Day

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

All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego Events

Stage

Hold These Truths
Until December 8, 2019

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

Exhibitions and Art

[A] Portrait of People in Motion
November 30, 2019

Hanjialin Bao - Between Black and White
Until January 26 2020

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

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
10:00 AM 3rd Annual La Vuelta Summer Festival Billed as a celebration of our communities' distinct heritage and culture, the event will feature more than 70 vendors, including art exhibits, food booths and two outdoor craft beer gardens. The festival will also include Live music performances, a classic car show, ballet folklorico, Aztec dancers, crowning of 2019 Miss La Vuelta and a community arts stage.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Barrio Logan
San Diego, CA 92113, USA
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Saturday, August 24 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
10:00 AM 3rd Annual Festival of Books Celebrate San Diego's vibrant reading community and join thousands of local readers, writers, and word lovers at the 3rd Annual San Diego Festival of Books presented by UC San Diego. The Festival of Books connects San Diego area readers, booksellers, authors and businesses around their common love of the written word. Festival will include panel discussions with local authors, artists and storytellers.

Admission/Cost: FREE Panel discussions $3 - $27.30

Location:
Luce Court at Liberty Station
2641 Truxtun Road
San Diego, 92106
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Saturday, August 24 - 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For more information visit: www.sandiegouniontribune.com
2:00 PM Film: The Dresser In anticipation of our staged King Lear reading (Save the Date! Sunday, September 22 in Point Loma), we hope you'll join the hype train for a free screening of the King Lear love letter "The Dresser", starring two of the finest Shakespearean actors of our generation: Anthony Hopkins (Thor's Dad) and Ian McKellen (Magneto)!

"In the closing months of World War II, aging actor Sir (Sir Anthony Hopkins) and his wife Her Ladyship (Emily Watson) bring Shakespeare to the provinces with a company depleted by conscription.

Sir is plainly unwell, discharging himself from the hospital and Her Ladyship believes he should cancel his upcoming performance of "King Lear". However, Norman (Sir Ian McKellen), his outspoken, gay dresser disagrees, and is determined that the show will go on, cajoling the confused Sir into giving a performance, one which will be his swan song.

At the same time, drawing a parallel between King Lear and his fool as Norman, despite ultimate disappointment, serves his master." (From IMDb)

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
La Jolla Riford Library
7555 Draper Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
MAP

Saturday, August 24 - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM Salsa Making Workshop Watch Rosa make and teach a variety of tasty salsa recipes. Rosa Hernandez, "La Chacha" (the cleaning lady), is artist Claudia Cano's alter ego. Limited to 12 participants; advance registration recommended. This program is presented as part of To Do · A Mending Project, a participatory exhibition conceived of by artists Michelle Montjoy, Anna O'Cain, and Siobhán Arnold in response to the escalation of political, social, and economic tensions in the United States that have increased a sense of divisiveness within our culture. These artists will organize and teach a series of workshops on topics ranging from traditional, domestic, and repair tasks to movement, breathing, and sound.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
1100 and 1001 Kettner Boulevard
San Diego, 92101
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Saturday, August 24 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
4:00 PM Nordic Potluck at the International Cottages The houses of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden will host a Nordic Potluck with food, drink, music, games and conversation.

Schedule:

4:00 PM - Games and appetizers
5:00 PM - Cocktails
6:00 PM - Dinner

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
International Cottages
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP - [Park Map]

Saturday, August 24 - 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
8:00 PM Italian Film: Resina Male choir and female director. A family and a small community need bindings, in order to face the challenges of future. A mix of characters brings irony and rhythm to the tale of this small world,struggling with the first effects of climate change , and by the determination of a young woman.

Admission/Cost: $8 at the "door"

Location:
Amici Park
State Street & Date Street
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, August 24 - 8:00 PM
8:00 PM Film: About Time Love at first sight needs a second chance. Richard Curtis's time-traveling bit of magical realism stars Domnhall Gleeson as Tim, a geeky, lawyer-in-training, clumsy in matters of the heart, who inherited a genetic quirk for time travel. Rachel McAdams, a dizzy American expat, becomes the object of Tim's romantic attentions.

Cinema Under the Stars is an intimate outdoor movie theater, located directly behind Tops Salon in Mission Hills.

Admission is $17 for members, $18 at the box office, or $20 online (pay with cash or check only). Online reservations begin on Wednesday at 9:00 AM The box office opens at 6:00 PM on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Popcorn, candy and assorted hot and cold drinks sell for $2 each and a classic cartoon is screened before most films. Heaters and blankets are provided to keep you warm.

Admission/Cost: $17 - $20

Location:
Cinema Under The Stars
4040 Goldfinch St.
San Diego
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Dates and times:
Saturday, August 24 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, August 25 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call (619) 295-4221, or visit the www.topspresents.com
8:00 PM Film: Before Sunrise On his way to Vienna, American Jesse (Ethan Hawke) meets Celine (Julie Delpy), a student returning to Paris. After long conversations forge a surprising connection between them, Jesse convinces Celine to get off the train with him in Vienna. Since his flight to the U.S. departs the next morning and he has no money for lodging, they wander the city together, taking in the experiences of Vienna and each other. As the night progresses, their bond makes separating in the morning a difficult choice.

Before Sunrise will be presented in the Digital Gym's outdoor screening area.

Admission/Cost: $7.50 - $11

Location:
Digital Gym
Media Arts Center
2921 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
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Saturday, August 24 - 8:00 PM
8:00 PM Stage: An Experiment With an Air Pump An Experiment With An Air Pump
A Production in Residence at La Jolla Playhouse
by Shelagh Stephenson
Directed by Richard Baird

Starring: Susan Angelo, Olivia Cordell, Francis Gercke, Jessica John,
Caroline Keeler, Justin Lang, and Robert Smyth

1799 — On the eve of a new century, a Northern English house buzzes with scientific experiments and furtive romance.
1999 — In a world of scientific chaos and genetic engineering, the same house reveals a dark secret buried for 200 years.

Performed on the UCSD Campus via the Revelle Entrance at the La Jolla Playhouse Theatre District

Admission/Cost: $18 - $35

Location:
Theodore and Adele Shank Theatre
UCSD Northpoint Driveway
La Jolla, CA 92093
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Dates and times:
Ongoing until August 25, 2019
Thursday, Friday and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
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