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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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< Monday, October 16, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Black Pearl Sings!
Until December 17

Diary of Anne Frank
Until December 17

Cabaret
Until December 23

Exhibitions and Art

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

Recycled and Embroidered Textiles of Bengal
Until March 25, 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

Art Of The Open Air
Ongoing until February 13, 2018

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

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
11:00 AM Ukulele Classes Every month the class will explore songs from a different music book themed by different occasions and artists. Each week will focus on learning to play one or two songs from the monthly themed book. We will learn the chords, strumming, and melodies for each of the songs with the goal of playing the songs at the end of each class as an ensemble. James Clarkston's style of teaching is all about learning in a fun, relaxing, and non-judgmental way. It's all about the joy of making music! Monthly music book included with monthly fee.

Admission/Cost: $80 - $90

Location:
La Jolla Community Center
6811 La Jola Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92037
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Dates and times:
Ongoing Until Monday, October 23 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 459-0831 or visit: www.ljcommunitycenter.org
1:00 PM Film: The Wedding Plan When her fiancé bows out on the eve of her wedding, Michal refuses to cancel the wedding arrangements. As an Orthodox Jew, she insists that God will supply her a husband. As the clock ticks down.

Age Limit: 60+

Admission/Cost: FREE - $2

Location:
Temple Emanu-El
6299 Capri Drive
San Diego, CA 92120
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Monday, October 16 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 637-3270
5:30 PM NAFTA: A Make or Break Moment More than 20 years after the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) went into effect, its consequences are a topic of heated debate in Mexico, Canada and especially the United States. Are President Trump's claims about NAFTA and its negative effects on the U.S. economy accurate? Are his goals for renegotiating the agreement achievable? Are supply chains now too integrated to undo key clauses of the treaty without creating major economic disruption? Can an amended NAFTA return jobs and manufacturing to the U.S.? Who has benefited and who has suffered as a result of NAFTA? Has the U.S. fared worse than its trading partners? Are there practical ways to improve the treaty, such as adding new chapters? What are the red lines of U.S. trading partners Canada and Mexico in the negotiations?

Admission/Cost: FREE - $20

Location:
AMN Healthcare Auditorium
12400 High Bluff Drive
San Diego, CA 92130
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Thursday, October 19 - 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 325-8200 or visit: www.sandiegoworldaffairscouncil.wildapricot.org or Email: [email protected]
6:00 PM Traditional Music and Dance of Ireland The World Music program in the School of Music and Dance has a long and rich history at SDSU. With the increasing importance of cultural awareness and understanding, the world music ensembles offer students a meaningful musical opportunity to engage in the artistic, social, and historical contexts of contemporary, non-western cultures. Children, 17 and under, are free with ticket distribution at the box office while supply lasts.

Admisson/Cost: ???

Location:
Smith Recital Hall
5500 Campanile Dr
SDSU
San Diego, CA 92182
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Monday, October 16 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
6:30 PM Film Discussion: Saving Neta The SDSU Jewish Studies Program presents Nir Bergman, visiting Israeli artist, director, and filmmaker who is teaching screenwriting this fall at SDSU. Bergman will discuss his latest film, Saving Neta, a portrait of family relationships and parenthood in modern life. His feature films have won awards at some of the most prestigious international festivals. He is also the co-creator of Betipul (2005) which was sold to HBO as the series In Treatment. At Scripps Cottage.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182
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Monday, October 16 - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 594-5200 or visit: www.go.sdsu.edu
7:00 PM Music: Ozomatli Ozomatli is a six-piece band playing primarily Latin, hip hop, and rock music, formed in 1995 in Los Angeles.

Admission/Cost: $32

Location:
Music Box
1337 India Street
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, December 15 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, December 16 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call (619) 795-1337
7:30 PM Music: The Danish Golden Age The Danish Golden Age is a five-week literature, art, and music lecture-concert series celebrating the bicentennial of Niels Gade (1817-1890), presented by Victoria Martino, lecturer and violinist, and Musica Pro Arte Ensemble.

Victoria Martino has been performing professionally as a soloist and chamber musician with early music ensembles since 1989. Her extensive early music orchestral experience includes her work as associate concertmaster of Cappella Accademica Wien for nearly ten years and principal second violin of the Wiesbaden Bach Orchestra, the Carmel Bach Orchestra, and the Los Angeles Baroque Orchestra.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $25

Location:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
San Diego, CA 92037
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Dates and times:
Monday, September 25 - 7:30 PM
Monday, October 2 - 7:30 PM
Monday, October 9 - 7:30 PM
Monday, October 16 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 454-5872 or visit: www.ljathenaeum.org
9:00 PM Music: Clachan Boys The 'Clachan Boys' are two incredibly talented musicians, Brian Caldwell and Paul Castellanos. Brian's robust vocals and Paul's incredible versatility with stringed instruments combine to produce some of the best Celtic music in Southern California. Playing everything from frolicking pub music and private parties to haunting ballads and house concerts, the pair have a unique flair for captivating any crowd.

Age Limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
O'Sullivan's Irish Pub
118 East Grand Avenue
Escondido, CA 92025
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Dates and times:
Tuesday, October 24 - 9:00 PM
Sunday, October 29 - 5:00 PM
Tuesday, October 31 - 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 737-0954 or visit: www.osullivansescondido.com
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