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Sunday, Dec 17
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Let There Be Light: Hanukkah & Kwanzaa Celebration
12:00 PM Cooking Class: Una Noche en España
1:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM Music: House of England Winter Concert
2:00 PM Four Treasures of the Chinese Study Closing Reception
2:00 PM Stage: La Posada Magica
2:00 PM La Pastorela de los Alacranes
2:00 PM B is for Bangkok Storytime
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
5:30 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:30 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Music: Anhuea, Paula Fuga, Mahi
Monday, Dec 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM SD Hmong Community New Year Celebration
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:30 PM Discussion: One Hundred Years of Solitude
Tuesday, Dec 19
All Day Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM Stage: The Meshuga Nutcracker
Wednesday, Dec 20
1:00 PM Cooking Class: French Macaron
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
Thursday, Dec 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Moscow Ballet's 'Great Russian Nutcracker'
7:30 PM Hanukkah/Solstice Concert
7:30 PM Film: Fräulein una Fiana D'inverno
8:00 PM Moscow Ballet's 'Great Russian Nutcracker'
Friday, Dec 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Special Event: Apna Christmas
7:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
Saturday, Dec 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Russian Grand Ballet Presents “The Nutcracker”
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
Sunday, Dec 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
Monday, Dec 25
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
Tuesday, Dec 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Kwanzaa Unity Umoja
Wednesday, Dec 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Kwanzaa - Kujichagulia: Self-Determination
6:00 PM Film: The Spirit Of The Beehive
Thursday, Dec 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Book Signing: Sandcastle Girls
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Kwanzaa - Collective Work and Responsibility: Ujima
Friday, Dec 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Kwanzaa: Cooperative Economics: Ujamaa
7:00 PM Stage: Kwanzaa Time
Saturday, Dec 30
1:00 PM New Years in Baja California Mexico
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM Stage: Kwanzaa Time
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< Friday, October 13, 2017 >


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
8:00 AM Centuries of Opulence: Jewels of India Features 50 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 in India.

Visitors can schedule a tour by emailing [email protected] or calling 800-421-7250 ext 4116. The exhibit opens in conjunction with GIA's annual Jewelry Career Fair on Friday, October 13 -- the one day each year when the public can visit Gemological Institute of America's world headquarters without a prior appointment.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Gemological Institute of America Museum
5345 Armada Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Friday, October 13 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (800) 421-7250 ext 4116 or visit: www.gia.edu
7:30 PM Italian Film: Indivisibili (Indivisable) Identical twins Dasy and Viola appear to have it all: they're beautiful and gifted with captivating singing voices. They also happen to be conjoined at the hip, which is shamelessly exploited by their parents and close friends for money in the suburbs of Naples. Their lives turn upside-down when Dasy falls in love and they discover that they can be separated. Balancing the beautiful and the perverse with poise and featuring a beguiling soundtrack by Enzo Avitabile, Edoardo De Angelis' new feature is a moving, eccentric fable about the pains of growing up.

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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Friday, October 13 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com
7:30 PM Music: Nikos Filippidis Buy your tickets now for this amazing opportunity to see world-renowned clarinet player Nikos Filippidis perform in southern California!

Niko will be accompanied by his daughter Lefkothea Filippidi - singer, Sanna Rosengren - violi, and Jimmy Petroulias - percussion, John Pappas - laouto, and Paula Pappas - defi.


Admission/Cost: $50

Location:
Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church
3459 Manchester Ave
Cardiff by the Sea, CA 92007
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Friday, October 13 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 218-5933 or visit: www.facebook.com or Email: [email protected]
8:00 PM Stage: Quartet Lifelong friends Wilf and Reggie, together with former colleague, Cissy, are residents of Beecham House, a home for retired opera singers. Every year on Giuseppe Verdi's birthday, the residents unite to give a concert to raise funds for their home. But when Jean Horton, a former Grande Dame of the opera who has fallen on hard times, who also happens to be Reggie's ex-wife and the fourth and most celebrated member of their former quartet, unexpectedly moves into the home, the plans for this year's concert begin to unravel. As old grudges threaten to undermine past glories and theatrical temperaments wreak havoc with the rehearsal schedule, it becomes apparent that having four of the finest singers in English operatic history under one roof is no guarantee that the show will go on. This is a wickedly comic play - touching and poignant - about art, aging and how the human spirit remains undimmed.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $22

Location:
PowPAC
13250 Poway Road
Poway, CA 92064
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Dates and times:
Ongoing until Sunday, October 15, 2017
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
8:00 PM Music: Pepe Aguilar José Antonio Aguilar Jiménez (born August 7, 1968), better known as Pepe Aguilar, is an American-born Mexican singer-songwriter and actor, who works in ranchera, mariachi and pop genres. He is the son of music and film stars Antonio Aguilar and Flor Silvestre (Guillermina Jiménez). Aguilar has won four Grammy Award and three Latin Grammy Awards.

Admission/Cost: $95 - $125

Location:
Pechanga Resort & Casino
45000 Pechanga Parkway
Temecula, CA 92592
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Dates and times:
Thursday, October 12 - 8:00 PM
Friday, October 13 - 8:00 PM
9:00 PM Music: Appalachia Rising Bringing to the stage a collection of sounds, stories, and songs steeped in tradition and a devotion to world culture. Intertwining a deep reverence for folk music and a passion for justice.

Admission/Cost: $25

Location:
Belly Up
143 S. Cedros Ave
Solana Beach, CA 92075
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Dates and times:
Friday, October 13 - 9:00 PM
Saturday, October 14 - 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 481-8140 or visit: www.bellyup.com
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