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Friday, Oct 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM Exhibition: Four Treasures Of The Chinese Study
11:00 AM Without Walls Festival: The Quiet Volume
5:00 PM Without Walls Festival: Oslo
5:00 PM Without Walls Festival: Among Us
6:00 PM Salsa Under the Stars
6:00 PM Dance: 4x4 Tj Night
7:00 PM Corazon de Flamenco For Doctors without Borders
7:30 PM Music: Sacra/Profana, Building Bridges Between Cultures
7:30 PM Stage: Waking La Llorona
8:00 PM Stage: Princess Diana
8:00 PM Stage: Father Comes Home From The Wars Parts 1, 2 & 3
8:00 PM Film: Charade
9:00 PM Music: Yeni Türkü
Saturday, Oct 21
All Day Without Walls Festival: Among Us
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Border Field State Park: The Human Side
10:00 AM Book Discussion: The Sandcastle Girls
10:00 AM Performance: Running Grunion
10:30 AM Exhibition: Four Treasures Of The Chinese Study
11:00 AM Festival: Filipino American Arts & Cultural Festival
11:00 AM Global Goals Local Leaders' Luncheon
11:00 AM Globe for All: Shakespeare's Twelfth Night Workshop
11:00 AM Without Walls Festival: The Quiet Volume
12:00 PM Dia de los Muertos Celebration
12:00 PM Armenian October Fest
12:00 PM Art: Latin America The Perez Simon Collection
2:00 PM Lawn Program: House of Turkey
2:00 PM Book Signing: The Dancing Girl And The Turtle
2:00 PM La Vista Dia de los Muertos
3:00 PM Book Discussion: Sandcastle Girls
3:00 PM Stage: Father Comes Home From The Wars Parts 1, 2 & 3
4:00 PM Dia de los Muertos Celebration & Mexico Aid Fundraiser
4:00 PM Without Walls Festival: Oslo
4:00 PM Diwali Celebration
5:00 PM Stage: Waking La Llorona
6:00 PM Bulls of Sant’Agata Charge Little Italy
7:00 PM Music: Las Migas
7:00 PM Antaram - a Collage of Classical Indian Dances
7:30 PM Music: Hugo Wolf’s Italian Songbook
7:30 PM Music: Acis And Galatea
7:30 PM Music: Sacra/Profana, Building Bridges Between Cultures
8:00 PM Music: Andre Rieu
8:00 PM Film: Charade
8:00 PM Stage: Princess Diana
8:00 PM Stage: Father Comes Home From The Wars Parts 1, 2 & 3
Sunday, Oct 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Without Walls Festival: Among Us
12:00 PM North Park Day of the Dead Festival
12:00 PM Exhibition: Four Treasures Of The Chinese Study
12:00 PM Armenian October Fest
1:00 PM Without Walls Festival: The Quiet Volume
2:00 PM Lawn Program: House of Austria
2:00 PM Stage: Princess Diana
2:00 PM Stage: Pirates of Penzance
4:00 PM Without Walls Festival: Oslo
5:00 PM Odissi Dance School Student Recital
5:00 PM Stage: Waking La Llorona
5:30 PM Book Signing: Call To Baja
7:30 PM Music: Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull
7:30 PM Music: Carla Morrison
Monday, Oct 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Ukulele Classes
12:00 PM Music: Javid & Naoko
6:00 PM Herring and Lamprey: Fish and Social Status in Medieval Dining
Tuesday, Oct 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Film: Cambodia Lost Rock & Roll
6:30 PM Book Discusion: The Sandcastle Girls
7:30 PM Stage: Swan Lake by the Russian Gand Ballet
7:30 PM Art: German Art of the 20th Century
8:00 PM Film: Tsar to Lenin
9:00 PM Music: Clachan Boys
Wednesday, Oct 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM Exhibition: Four Treasures Of The Chinese Study
5:30 PM Kain-Na: A Filipino Collaboration Dinner At Jsix
6:00 PM Peace Officers, Peace Makers and the Power of Partnership
6:00 PM Book Discussion: The Sandcastle Girls
6:30 PM Book Discussion: The Sandcastle Girls
7:00 PM The Importance of Being Earnest
7:30 PM Stage: Swan Lake by the Russian Gand Ballet
Thursday, Oct 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM Book Discussion: The Sandcastle Girls
10:30 AM Exhibition: Four Treasures Of The Chinese Study
4:00 PM Book Discussion: The Sandcastle Girls
6:30 PM Discussion: My Family's Slave, Lola's Story
Friday, Oct 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM Exhibition: Four Treasures Of The Chinese Study
7:00 PM The Importance of Being Earnest
8:00 PM Stage: Princess Diana
Saturday, Oct 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 AM Dia De Los Muertos Celebation At Old Town
10:30 AM Exhibition: Four Treasures Of The Chinese Study
11:00 AM Balboa Park Halloween Family Day
12:00 PM Encinitas Dia De Los Muertos
2:00 PM Executive Order 9066: Japanese American Incarceration
2:00 PM San Diego Arab Film Festival
5:00 PM Art show: Dia De Los Muertos
6:00 PM Music: Tradition and Innovation of Lalgudi Bani
7:00 PM Dia De Los Muertos After Dark
7:00 PM The Importance of Being Earnest
8:00 PM Music: Como La Flor Band
8:00 PM SD Symphony: Ratatouille
8:00 PM Stage: Princess Diana
Sunday, Oct 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 AM Dia De Los Muertos Celebation At Old Town
10:00 AM Dia De Los Muertos: San Luis Rey
10:00 AM Oceanside Dia de los Muertos
12:00 PM Dia De Los Muertos: Mission Hills Methodist Church
2:00 PM Lawn Program: House of Scotland
2:00 PM Book Signing: A Paris All Your Own
2:00 PM Muslim Community Center Open House
2:00 PM Parisian Author Panel
2:00 PM Stage: Princess Diana
2:00 PM San Diego Arab Film Festival
4:00 PM Music: Japanese Chorus Kaguya
5:00 PM Music: Clachan Boys
7:30 PM Music: Keali'i Reichel
7:30 PM Music: Keali'i Reichel
Monday, Oct 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Talk: ASEAN, Opportunity and Risk
Tuesday, Oct 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Film: Belvedere
7:00 PM Stage: Russian Grand Ballet presents Swan Lake
7:30 PM German Art of the 20th Century
9:00 PM Music: Clachan Boys
Wednesday, Nov 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 AM Dia De Los Muertos Celebation At Old Town
Thursday, Nov 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Russia Preventing Peace on its Periphery
8:00 PM Music: Dias de los Muertos with La Santa Cecilia
Calendar

< Tuesday, October 10, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Ironbound
Until October 22, 2017

Kiss of the Spider Woman
Until October 27, 2017

Exhibitions and Art

We Are Here/Estamos Aqui
Until October 29, 2017

Trappings: Homage to the Horse and Other Steeds
Until November 12, 2017

Modern Masters from Latin America: The Perez Simon Collection
Until December 2, 2017

Monet's Étretat: Destination & Motif At Timken
Until December 3, 2017

Memories Of Underdevelopment
Until February 4, 2018
Art of the Americas
Until February 18, 2018

Indonesian Shadow Puppets
Until March 1, 2018

Jewels of India
Until March 1, 2018

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

Art of East Asia
Until December 31, 2019

Arts of Iran
Until January 31, 2019

Art Of The 20th Century
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

German Expressionism
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

Dan McCleary, Etchings And Studies: Taller De Grabado Oaxaca 2000 - 2016

Kanban, Traditional Shop Signs Of Japan
Ongoing until October 8, 2017

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

Shakespeare&Tea
Ongoing Sundays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Dancing With The Brush: Chinese Brush Painting And Calligraphy
Ongoing Tuesdays

Middle-Eastern Drum and Belly Dance Class
Ongoing Mondays

Salsa Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

Urban Art & More
Ongoing Tuesdays

Mandarin Meetup
Ongoing Wednesdays

Cultural Tours and Excursions

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum & Garden Tour
Ongoing, every 1st Saturday of each month

Little Italy Culinary Tour
Ongoing Saturdays

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

Lucha Libre Mexican Wrestling in Tijuana
Ongoing, Select Fridays

Tijuana Street Art Trek with Panca
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Street Eats
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Brewery Tour
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Market Hop
Ongoing, Select Sundays

Tijuana Seafood Food Tour
Ongoing Saturdays

Tijuana Foodie Adventure
Ongoing Saturdays,Tuesdays,Sundays

Ensenada Mexico Pacific Ocean Coastal Tour

Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Tijuana Foodie Adventures

Brews + Chews & Views: Tijuana Walking Tour
Ongoing Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays until Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Other

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays

Frankie & Maria's Italian Wedding, A Not-So-Ordinary Interactive Dinner Theater
Ongoing, Saturdays, Fridays

Jewish Film Festival
Ongoing, Everyday

Belly Dance Greek Dinner Show
Ongoing, Fridays, Saturdays

Haad Sai Thai Food
Ongoing, Thursday

12:00 AM Indonesian Shadow Puppets At Mingei Mingei International Museum opens an intimate installation of Indonesian shadow puppets in its Warren Theater Gallery.

Shadow puppet performances have been a highly-refined and complex storytelling tradition in parts of Indonesia for hundreds of years. Known as wayang kulit, these flat puppets are cut and punched from water buffalo hide and then colorfully painted, usually on both sides. Sticks or handles made from water buffalo horn or wood, attached to the base and limbs of each puppet, enable it to come to life in the hands of the dhalang, or puppeteer, who sits behind a cotton screen and manipulates the puppets while narrating a story.

Indonesian Shadow Puppets will feature approximately 30 puppets depicting the vast repertoire of heroes and heroines, demons and pranksters featured in the great Hindu epics, the Mahabharata and Ramaya?a, as well as local gods and mythical subjects. Puppet performances provide entertainment, a sense of community, as well as an opportunity for sacred and secular instruction. Traditional performances are always accompanied by a gamelan, a musical ensemble comprised of gongs, drums, xylophones and stringed instruments.

Admission/Cost: $7 - $10

Location:
Mingei International Museum
Balboa Park
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from now until March 1, 2018
Tuesdays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Wednesdays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursdays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Fridays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturdays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sundays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.mingei.org or call: (619) 239-0003
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Jewels Of India' Exhibit Centuries of Opulence: Jewels of India" features 50 remarkable gemstone jewelry pieces on loan from a private collection that have rarely been seen in public. Showcasing more than 300 years of adornment in India, the exhibit explores the original sources of the diamonds, rubies, emeralds, sapphires and other gems decorating these pieces, their religious and cultural symbolism, the wars fought for them and the historical tradition of gemology - the study of gems - in India.

Admission/Cost: ???

Location:
Gemological Institute of America
5345 Armada Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Ongoing from October 13, 2017 until March 1, 2018
Mondays - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Tuesdays - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Wednesdays - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Thursdays - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.gia.edu
10:00 AM Monet's Étretat: Destination & Motif At Timken This exhibition features two major oil paintings by Claude Monet, on loan from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, focusing on the quaint fishing village and the surrounding majestic cliffs of E´tretat.

Visitors will see The Manneporte (E´tretat) and The Manneporte near E´tretat, painted in 1883 and 1886, respectively. Also on display: The Cliffs at E´tretat (1890) by William Henry Lipppincott and Sunset, E´tretat (1892) by George Inness on loan from Terra Foundation of American Art.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Timken Museum of Art
1500 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from now until December 3, 2017
Tuesdays - 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Wednesdays - 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Thursdays - 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Fridays - 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Saturdays - 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Sundays - 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.timkenmuseum.org or call: (619) 239-5548
10:00 AM Exhibition: Art of the Americas This exhibition is the most comprehensive presentation to date of the museum's significant holdings of objects used by people from the ancient cultures of Mexico, Central and South America. Objects featured in the exhibition straddle cultural boundaries—from the Olmec and Maya civilizations in Mexico to the Moche civilization in Peru—as well as numerous ancient traditions and cultures, including the indigenous Teuchitlán, Zoque, Huastec and western Mexican societies.

The works range from objects made for ritual and ceremonial use - figurines, vessels and sculptures depicting gods, shamans, animals, marine life, and floral motifs - to objects for domestic use including jars, bowls, spindle whorls, ocarinas (wind instruments), roller stamps used for decorating cloth and adornments such as beads and ear plugs. A rare collection of Maya textile fragments and ancient beads will also be presented.

Admission/Cost: $7 - $10

Location:
Mingei International Museum
Balboa Park
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from now until February 18, 2018
Sundays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesdays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Wednesdays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursdays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Fridays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturdays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.mingei.org
11:00 AM MCASD: Memories Of Underdevelopment In collaboration with Museo Jumex in Mexico City and the Museo de Arte de Lima, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego presents an exhibition examining the ways in which Latin American artists from the 1960s to the 1980s responded to the unraveling of the utopian promise of modernization after World War II, most notably in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and Venezuela.

In the immediate postwar period, artists had eagerly embraced the "transition to modernity," creating a new abstract geometric language meant to capture its idealistic possibilities. As modernization failed, and political oppression and brutal military dictatorships followed, avant-garde artists increasingly abandoned abstraction and sought new ways to connect with the public, engaging directly with communities and often incorporating popular strategies from film, theater, and architecture into their work.

Memories of Underdevelopment will be the first significant survey exhibition of these crucial decades and will highlight the work not only of well-known artists such as Hélio Oiticica and Lygia Pape but also lesser-known artists from Colombia, Peru, Chile, and Uruguay.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $10

Location:
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego: Downtown
1100 Kettner Blvd.
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from now until February 4, 2018
Sundays - 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Mondays - 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesdays - 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursdays - 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Fridays - 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturdays - 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
6:00 PM Asian Film Festival's Chew the Scene Chew The Scene is a night of food, drinks & film where attendees enjoy an exclusive first-look at the annual San Diego Asian Film Festival lineup, held in November.

Enjoy unlimited tastings and specialty cocktails from San Diego restaurants and eateries, enter a silent auction or try your luck with door prizes and opportunity drawings.

Be the first to preview the 2017 San Diego Asian Film Festival lineup, purchase All-Fest passes and signup to become a Pac Arts members.

This is a 21+ event.

Admssion/Cost: $45 (General Public), $50 (At the Door), $35 PacArts Members

Location:
Brick
2863 Historic Decatur Road
San Diego, CA 92106
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Tuesday, October 10 - 6:00 PM (5:30 Members and VIPs)
6:30 PM Film: Mustang The San Diego Central Library proudly presents a diverse slate of international film screenings that speak to the themes of peacemaking, migration, resilience and reconciliation featured in the One Book San Diego 2017 selection "The Sandcastle Girls" by New York Times bestselling novelist Chris Bohjalian.

In a village in Northern Turkey, when five orphan girls are seen innocently playing with boys on their way from school, their scandalized conservative guardians confine them while forced marriages are arranged. The five sisters who share a common passion for freedom, find ways of getting around the constraints imposed on them. Directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven, 97 minutes, France/Turkey, 2015. 13+

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Diego Central Public Library
330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA
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Tuesday, October 10 - 6:30 PM
7:00 PM Israeli Film: Saving Neta Join one of Israel's most acclaimed directors, Nir Bergman, for the USA premiere of his newest film. Bergman is the director, writer, and co-creator of the hit HBO TV series In Treatment starring Gabriel Byrne. He is currently a Visiting Israeli Artist at San Diego State University. His feature films have won awards at some of the most prestigious international festivals. Saving Neta tells the stories of four women whose lives change after their brief encounter with a man called Neta.

The Murray Galinson San Diego-Israel Initiative seeks to strategically promote, support, and catalyze knowledge discourse and interaction on the modern state of Israel through scholarship, engagement, and collaboration.

Admission/Cost: $13.25 - $15.25

Location:
David and Dorothea Garfield Theatre
4126 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
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Tuesday, October 10 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 362-1348 or visit: www.my.lfjcc.org
7:30 PM Italian Film: Tiramisu For Two When Giorgio goes to Texas in search of his long lost love, Hope, he gets more than he bargained for. What he envisioned as an epically romantic moment is turned upside down by the infamous Valentino, a phony Italian chef, who decides to complicate Giorgio's plans and drag him on the wildest ride of his life. Just when everything seems doomed, a mediocre Italian student named TJ comes to Giorgio's rescue by helping him translate his story.

Admission/Cost: $12 General Admission, $8 Members, Students & Active Military

Location:
Museum of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
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Tuesday, October 10 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com
7:30 PM German Art of the 20th Century This October Cornelia Feye, former director of arts education at the Athenaeum, presents a series of four lectures on 20th-century German art.

The first official German Expressionist movement, Die Brücke (The Bridge), was founded by Fritz Bleyl, Erich Heckel, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, and Karl Schmidt-Rottluff in 1905 Dresden. Their manifesto expressed their desire to overcome artifice and arrive at a true and authentic form of expression, modeled after German medieval traditions. In 1911 Munich, Der Blaue Reiter (Blue Rider) was founded by Kandinsky, Franz Marc, Alexej von Jawlensky, Marianne von Werefkin, Gabriele Münter, Lyonel Feininger, Albert Bloch, and others. In their work and publications these artists attempted to demonstrate that the roots of modern art can be traced to Non-Western sources.

Admission/Cost: $14 - $19

Location:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
San Diego, CA 92037
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Tuesday, October 10 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 454-5872 or visit: www.ljathenaeum.org
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