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Thursday, Oct 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM Italian for Travelers Workshop
7:00 PM Music and Dance: Ballet Folklórico de México
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
8:00 PM Stage: Macbeth
Friday, Oct 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:15 AM Conference: Pilipinx American History Month
2:00 PM Film: Selma
4:00 PM Film: Au Revoir Là-Haut
6:00 PM Rancho Penasquitos Oktoberfest
7:00 PM Film: Burkinabe Rising
7:00 PM Sights & Sounds of Australia
7:00 PM Movie: Coco
7:00 PM Contra Dance
8:00 PM Dance: The Jungle Book
8:00 PM Music: Metalachi
8:00 PM Stage: Macbeth
8:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Saturday, Oct 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM Leif Erickson Tournament
9:30 AM Park Origins at Mission Trails Regional Park
10:00 AM Workshop: Piñatas and Nichos
10:00 AM Ikebana Exhibition
1:00 PM Festival Of Lights - 11th Annual Diwali Celebration
1:00 PM Dia de los Muertos Workshop
2:00 PM Salsa on the Beach
2:00 PM Lecture on Ah Quin
2:00 PM 10th Annual Dia De Los Muertos Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
2:00 PM Talk: Susie Lan Cassel - The Chinese Exclusion Era
2:00 PM La Vista Dia de Los Muertos
4:00 PM Annual Kapolioka'ehukai Annual Pa'ina
5:00 PM Film & Food: Street Food Cinema - Coco
5:00 PM Homecoming Taco Tailgate
6:30 PM Music & Dance: The Four Seasons of Tango
7:00 PM Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
7:00 PM Lecture Series: History of Opera
7:00 PM Afro-Cuban Music & Dance Party
7:00 PM Music: Amanda Miguel y Diego Verdaguer
7:30 PM Music: Paris Chansons
8:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
8:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
8:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
8:00 PM Stage: Macbeth
8:00 PM Dance: The Jungle Book
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Sunday, Oct 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 AM Ikebana Exhibition
9:30 AM Park Origins at Mission Trails Regional Park
10:00 AM Martial Arts Day
12:00 PM Asayake Taiko Tryouts
1:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
2:00 PM Lawn Program: House of Austria
2:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
2:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Macbeth
2:30 PM Dance: The Jungle Book
4:00 PM Sangeetha Kala Mani Geetha Ramanathan Bennett Memorial Concert
4:30 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
7:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
7:30 PM Tabla Solo Concert with Abhiman Kaushal
Monday, Oct 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM World Music Series
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
9:30 PM Park Origins at Mission Trails Regional Park
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: Macbeth
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Friday, Oct 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
7:30 PM Classical Indian Violin-Viola Duet
8:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
8:00 PM Stage: Macbeth
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
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
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 Stage: Macbeth
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
12:00 PM Asayake Taiko Tryouts
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: Macbeth
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
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Calendar

< Saturday, October 20, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego events

Stage

Guadalupe in the Guest Room
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
8:00 AM Leif Erickson Tournament Calling all Valkyries and Berserkers! We are thrilled to invite you to join the Barony of Calafia for its Leif Erickson Tournament. Come celebrate Viking-age and Scandinavian "Myths and Legends." Our armored fighters will participate in the traditional Mad Dog tournament as well as the Ice Floes. There will also be rapier and unarmored tournaments.

This year we have included a lighthearted team competition. Bring your friends, horned helmets and fur-lined capes out to UCSD's Stonehenge Park and be ready to compete in feats of strength, mind-bending challenges, youth activities and more as you go on a Viking raid with your friends throughout the day! Teams will combine points to have the winning "ship" and have bragging rights and a great prize!

Schedule:
Site opens - 8:00 AM
Opening court - 10:00 AM
Closing court - 4:00 PM
Site closes - 5:00 PM (Must be off site by 6:00 PM)

Registration: Adult registration $10; Adult Member discount registration $5; Youth aged 17 years and under and UCSD students with valid student ID are free. Please make checks payable to SCA, Inc./Barony of Calafia.

Lunch: Available for a suggested donation of $5.

Admission/Cost: Free - $10

Location:
Stonehenge Lawn
9500 Gilman Dr.
UCSD
San Diego, CA 92093
MAP [CAMPUS MAP]

Saturday, October 20 - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
9:30 AM Park Origins at Mission Trails Regional Park Learn about the origins and fascinating features of one of the largest urban parks in the United States from a Mission Trails Trail Guide. This is the City of San Diego's very own Mission Trails Region Park. Meet inside Visitor Center.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Mission Trails Regional Park
One Father Junipero Serra Trail
San Diego, CA 92119
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Dates and times:
Sunday, October 7 - 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Wednesday, October 10 - 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Saturday, October 20 - 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Sunday, October 21 - 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Wednesday, October 24 - 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

For more information, please call: (619) 688-3281 or visit: www.mtrp.org
10:00 AM Workshop: Piñatas and Nichos Mingei Makers Workshop Series. Designed for adults of all skill levels, join Mingei Museum staff to discover your creative side. Honor the traditions of Dia de los Muertos and create two Mexican folk-art-inspired projects. Participants will create a nicho (shadow box) as well as their own pinata using various mixed media materials.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $35

Location:
Dick Laub NTC Command Center
Building 200
2640 Historic Decatur Rd
Liberty Station
San Diego, CA 92106
MAP

Saturday, October 20 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10:00 AM Ikebana Exhibition An exhibition of ikebana—the ancient fine art of Japanese flower arrangement—is offered to share the joy and peace that come from practicing or viewing this honored art. Ikebana was begun 600 years ago by a Japanese priest in Kyoto and is now practiced worldwide by people of all ages and lifestyles. There will be over 30 arrangements on display and live demonstrations by ikebana teachers and students. The event is hosted jointly by the San Diego Sakura Chapter of the Ohara School, led by Master Teacher Jackie Zhang, and by the La Jolla/Riford Library.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
La Jolla Riford Library
7555 Draper Avenue
San Diego, CA 92037
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, October 20 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday, October 21 - 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
1:00 PM Festival Of Lights - 11th Annual Diwali Celebration San Diego Indian American Society, in association with San Diego Museum of Art and Indian associations of San Diego, will be celebrating the 11th Annual Festival of Lights in historic Balboa Park.

This annual festival signifies the best virtues of the human condition. Diwali illuminations bring the brightness and joy with the hope of finding light in darkness, achieving knowledge where there is ignorance and spreading love amidst hatred.

The celebration includes:

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM 4th Annual Festival of Dolls/Ancient Large Lamps Exhibition
3:00 PM to 5:30 PM Individual State Revue
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Rainbow Dances
Lights Procession

Local Indian restaurants will be selling food from various parts of India.

Admission/Cost: $5, Children under 12 free

Location:
Spreckels Organ Pavilion
1549 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP - [Park Map]

Saturday, October 20 - 1:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdias.info
1:00 PM Dia de los Muertos Workshop Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation Artist-In-Residence Macedonio Arteaga and cultural group Izcalli will tell stories about how this ancient Mexican philosophy of honoring the dead celebrates life, and attendees can make take-home masks, sugar skulls and papel picado.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Arts Park @ Chollas Creek
(Writerz Blok)
5010 Market Street
San Diego, CA 92102
MAP

Saturday, October 20 - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Salsa on the Beach Free Dancing, Free Parking & Family Friendly! There will be salsa, cha cha and bachata music being played.
Please check the location on the page. Healthy Food Potluck! Everyone please bring a healthy dish or appetizer or...smiles. Please post what you are bringing.

This event is to bring all salseros from different dance companies and all ages together from beginner to advanced levels for a fun day enjoying the beach, sun, and of course dancing. Bring the kids. Bring the family.

Please throw away your trash. Public space says no dogs or open alcoholic containers. (Read the about page on the SOTB Facebook page for more info, or send me a message!)

There are multiple groups in the same location coming together (SOTB, San Diego Percusionistas, Bachata group, San Diego Salseros and more).

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Ocean Front walk
2990 Ocean Front Walk
San Diego, CA 92109
MAP

Saturday, October 20 - 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please visit:www.facebook.com
2:00 PM Lecture on Ah Quin In the decade leading up the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Law, Ah Quin lived in and around the largest Chinatown in America, which not coincidentally became the hub for Denis Kearney's "The Chinese Must Go!" Workingmen's movement. Living in the midst of anti-Chinese hostility, Ah Quin, like many of his countrymen, regularly retreated to the Chinese theaters and the five different Chinese Christian Missions within the twelve-block perimeter of Chinatown. Methodist Minister Otis Gibson thought the Chinese theater and Christianity were contradictory forces. What did they represent for Ah Quin and why did he, and so many like him, visit the churches and theaters hundreds of times, at nearly every chance they had and often on the same evenings? Why did these particular entities enjoy their Golden Ages at a time when Chinese were most denigrated in this country? Join us to hear award-winning Professor Susie Lan Cassel discuss her current research.

Dr. Cassel is Professor of Literature and Writing Studies at California State University San Marcos. She has published widely in the fields of Chinese American history, literature, oral history, and composition studies. She is editing the scholarly edition of the Ah Quin Diary which is forthcoming from Stanford University Press.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Chuang Archive & Learning Center
Chinese Historical Museum
541 B Second Ave
San Diego, CA 9210
MAP

Saturday, October 20 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
2:00 PM 10th Annual Dia De Los Muertos Festival Join us in this celebration of life!

Experience artisan demonstrations and exhibits from various cultures, Aztec dancers and rituals, an art walk, a catrina runway and fashion show, face painting, a children's craft workshop and a community altar and altar contest while listening to mariachi music and ballet folklorico!

Food trucks and vendor booths of all sorts will be available.

Our altar contests include cash prizes of up to $1,000 for the most traditional altar and the best catrina walks away with a cash prize of $500! To participate in our contests you must register at Info@LVHistoricalFoundation.org.

Tickets are sold at $5 for general admission and $50 VIP.

VIP Tickets include preferred seating near the stage, plus appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages throughout the festival!

You may park your vehicle for $5 on La Vista Memorial Park grounds, or you may use our free shuttle service from Plaza Bonita Mall, which brings you to the gates of the park!

Note: Please keep in mind that this is a cultural event in celebration of our deceased loved ones, and it is not associated with Halloween. Please do not wear your Halloween costumes to the park.

Admission/Cost: $5 - $50

Location:
La Vista Memorial Park
3191 Orange St.
National City, CA 91950
MAP

Saturday, October 20 - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson North Coast Repertory Theatre is challenging even the most astute mystery buffs to solve the riddle posed by Holmes & Watson.

Cleverly conceived by Jeffrey Hatcher, this West Coast premiere dares Dr. Watson to discern which of three men is the missing Sherlock Holmes. Fast-paced, thrilling and full of twists and turns, it promises to keep audiences on the edge of their seats.

It's elementary—this show will sell out quickly, so order your tickets now. Already extended due to popular demand.

• Previews Begin: Wednesday, Oct. 17
• Opening Night: Saturday, Oct. 20, 8:00 PM
• Special Talkback: Friday, Oct. 26, (Featuring cast and artistic director)

Admission/Cost: $42 - $53

Location:
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987 Lomas Santa Fe Dr., Ste. D
Solana Beach, CA
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from October 17 - November 17, 2018
Wednesdays & Sundays - 7:00 PM (except 10/17 @ 8:00 PM)
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday Matinees - 2:00 PM (no matinee shows on 10/21, 11/11, 11/16)
Additional Matinee - Wednesday, November 7 - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM Talk: Susie Lan Cassel - The Chinese Exclusion Era Join the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum and hear award-winning Professor Susie Lan Cassel discuss her current research about Ah Quin and coping with the Chinese Exclusion Era. Dr. Cassel is a Professor of Literature and Writing Studies at California State University San Marcos. She is widely published in the fields of Chinese American history, literature, oral history and composition studies.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $5

Location:
Chuang Archive and Learning Center
541-B Second Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Saturday, October 20 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
2:00 PM La Vista Dia de Los Muertos La Vista Memorial Park's annual celebration of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) provides its attendees with timeless memories: food, music, artwalk, costumes, entertainment, artisans and the popular altar contest and runway fashion show: "Catrina Contest." This year's event will feature LA SONORA DINAMITA. Admission is free for children under age five and seniors. Admission for adults all day is $5. There is free shuttle service to La Vista Memorial Park from Westfield Plaza Bonita (near Broken Yolk) from 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM.

Admission/Cost: $5 - $50

Location:
La Vista Memorial Park
3191 Orange Street
National City, CA 91950
MAP

Saturday, October 20 - 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM
4:00 PM Annual Kapolioka'ehukai Annual Pa'ina It's that time of year! After all the hard work of the outrigger canoe season, we're ready to relax, talk story and enjoy one another's company. We invite you to grab your friends and family and join us for food, drinks, music and Hawaiian entertainment. Your ticket gets you a catered meal, non-alcoholic drinks and a great seat for our live entertainment. Tokens for beer and wine for those of age will be available day of.

Purchase raffle tickets at the event for a chance to win one or our great items and bring your debit card so you can make a bid on our silent auction items. This is a family friendly event; children 12 and under are FREE with paying adult so grab your friends and ohana and enjoy an evening with Kapolioka'ehukai!

Admission/Cost: $25 Includes meal and non-alcoholic drink.

Location:
Punch Visual Concepts
5222 Lovelock Street
San Diego, CA 92110
MAP

Saturday, October 20 - 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
5:00 PM Film & Food: Street Food Cinema - Coco It's more than just a movie! Street Food Cinema features cool outdoor movies, picnic-ready food trucks, live music from emerging artists, interactive games and more! 2018 marks the seventh season with new locations in Los Angeles, CA; San Diego, CA and Phoenix, AZ. Rock the field and share the experience.

FEATURE: Coco ABOUT: Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer. (1 hour 45 minutes, PG)

ADVANCE TICKET INFO: Reserved Section - $19. General - $14. Children Reserved 6-12 - $11. Children General 6-12 - $6. Children 5 & Under - Free.

DOOR INFO: Reserved Section - $22. General - $17. Children Reserved 6-12 - $11. Children General 6-12 - $6. Children 5 & Under - Free.

LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR starting at 6:00 PM. Please Note: Door may be held at any time to allow for advance ticket holders to enter. If an event is sold out, we will announce on Facebook and Twitter.

TIME: Doors 5:30 PM. Live Music 6:30 PM. Movie 8:00 PM.

Admission/Cost: $14 - $22

Location:
Ruocco Park
585 Harbor Lane
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, October 20 - 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Homecoming Taco Tailgate Join the School of Journalism & Media Studies (SJMS) for its Homecoming Taco Tailgate before the big game! The fun will be at SDCCU Stadium, Section B2.

Free tacos and non-alcoholic beverages will be included for the first 50 RSVPs on Eventbrite. All are invited—bring your friends, family and significant others, too!

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Road
San Diego, CA 92108
MAP

Saturday, October 20 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit:www.eventbrite.com
6:30 PM Music & Dance: The Four Seasons of Tango Tango music by Astor Piazzolla & Raul Jaurena. Primal and powerful, the tango is the ultimate pairing of music and dance. From the traditional tango of Toto Damario, to the seductive rhythms of Astor Piazzolla's beloved masterworks—this is an evening of excitement not to be missed! Music with a narrative—Camarada presents a new interpretation of each season of the year by Grammy award-winning tango master Raul Jaurena.

Musicians and Dancers: Beth Ross-Buckley - flute, David Buckley - violin, Raul Jaurena - bandoneon. Dana Burnett - piano, Jeff Pekarek - bass, Tango Alma - dance

Admission/Cost: $15 - $55 Post concert wine tasting: $22

Location:
Bread & Salt
1955 Julian Ave
San Diego, CA 92113
MAP

Saturday, October 20 - 6:30 PM
7:00 PM Opera: The Marriage of Figaro San Diego Opera opens its season with Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro.

Figaro, a barber, matchmaker, and good-natured schemer, has fallen in love. On the eve of his marriage to Susanna, his master Count Almaviva, sets his wandering eye on the bride-to-be. Servant and master engage in a battle of the wits as this opera covers a single day of mad-capped adventure.

What is considered a "perfect" opera? Many look to this Mozart piece as the answer—a comic opera about a lecherous count who gets his comeuppance from his scheming servants. With some of the most recognizable music ever written for the opera stage, Mozart and his librettist Da Ponte explore the rise of the servant class as they overthrow the ruling class with humor, wit and biting satire. From the opening notes to the final curtain, Mozart's score delivers a tangled love story that has delighted audiences for generations.

The program is sung in Italian with projected English translations.

Admission/Cost: $49 - $289

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Saturday, October 20 - 7:00 PM
Tuesday, October 23 - 7:00 PM
Friday, October 26 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, October 28 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 533-7000
7:00 PM Lecture Series: History of Opera Jacquelyne Silver's lectures on the history of opera continue.

This Week: French Opera, High Italian Drama and Puccini

Georges Bizet's Carmen, features "the most dangerous woman in opera," who has made her mark throughout history. We will examine Bizet's unique style and continue with Gounod's bewitching Faust—the antihero who made a deal with the Devil. We'll move into the Italian high dramas of Mascagni's Cavalaria rusticana and Leoncavallo's Pagliacci—two monumental tragedies, overflowing with magnificent melody. We'll enter the luminous world of Puccini—that master of magnificence, with La Boheme, Madama Butterfly, and Tosca.

Admission/Cost: $17 - $22

Location:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
San Diego, CA 92037
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Thursday, October 20 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
7:00 PM Afro-Cuban Music & Dance Party Experience Cuba's vibrant African cultural heritage with Live Afro-Cuban Drumming and Dance performances, an authentic Havana-style Rumba with live percussion and a Cuban music dance party featuring all of the best dance genres. Join Omo Aché as they celebrate 20 years of Afro-Cuban music and dance in San Diego. Cuban food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Admission/Cost: $15

Location:
Centro Cultural de la Raza
2125 Park Boulevard
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Saturday, October 20 - 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
7:00 PM Music: Amanda Miguel y Diego Verdaguer Miguel and Verdaguer met in the early '70s when Amanda joined his group Mediterráneo. She then kicked off her solo career with help from Diego and became a household name in the '80s with her songs "El Mintio" and "Así No Te Amará Jamás." Multiple Lain Grammy nominee Verdaguer is known for his romantic classics, such as "Corazón de Papel" and "Usted Que Haría." — Billboard
Age limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $45 - $70

Location:
House of Blues
1055 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Saturday, October 20 - 7:00 PM
7:30 PM Music: Paris Chansons Paris Chansons is Los Angeles's premier French band with a Global Twist. They are known for their original renditions of French favorites from Aznavour, Brel, Dassin, Piaf, Macias, Adamo, Montand, all the way to contemporary artists such as Zaz. Their exhilarating performances are punctuated by Gypsy jazz standards in addition to classics in Russian, Italian and other languages.

Three multilingual singers bring an unparalleled diversity to their shows. Paris Chansons takes you on a journey—a spectacular celebration of French and international music that brings the world that much closer.

Admission/Cost: $35< in advance and $45 at the door.

Location:
BKT Loft/Royter's Kitchen
9265 Activity Rd # 105
San Diego, California 92126
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Saturday, October 20 - 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar "Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once."

Though Caesar is beloved by the people of Rome, after his latest military triumph, senators Brutus and Cassius sense a dictator in the making. But the honorable Brutus faces a wrenching decision: stage a coup for the sake of country, or stay loyal to Caesar.

The Old Globe's intimate arena stage gives you an up-close seat for Shakespeare's masterful tale of cunning diplomacy, fast-shifting alliances and the unpredictable consequences of betrayal. The classical actors of tomorrow, now training in The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program, expertly perform one of the world's great plays.

A joint venture of the Globe and USD, the Shiley Graduate Theatre Program nationally recruits seven students each year to participate in an intensive two-year course of graduate study in classical theatre. Private funding for the Master of Fine Arts in Theatre program has been contributed through a generous endowment established by Donald and Darlene Shiley. Additional support for the program is provided by the Dorothy Brown Endowment Fund and the Louis Yager Cantwell Foundation.

18+

Admission/Cost: $19 - $102

Location:
Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP - [Park Map]

Dates and times:
Ongoing October 20 to October 28, 2018
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays - 7:00 PM
Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday Matinees (except 10/20) - 2:00 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney animated feature, JCompany Youth Theatre presents The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

The musical showcases the film's Academy Award-nominated score, plus new songs by Menken and Schwartz.

The story follows the disfigured Quasimodo, who rings the bell of Notre Dame Cathedral. He keeps his time locked away from people in a tower until he meets Esmeralda, a friend who accepts him as he is.

The musical, which debuted at the La Jolla Playhouse, features songs like "The Bells of Notre Dame," and "God Help the Outcasts."

Admission/Cost: $17 - $25

Location:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
Garfield Theater
4126 Executive Dr.
La Jolla, CA
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Multiple dates from October 20 - November 4, 2018
Dates and times:
Ongoing from October 20 to November 4
Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 1:00 PM & 4:30 PM

For tickets and more information, please call: (858) 362-1348
8:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival North Park Vaudeville presents its sixteenth annual festival of new short plays by playwrights from around the world, presented by over 40 actors and 20 directors. There will be a different program each weekend.

Admission/Cost: $14

Location:
North Park Vaudeville and Candy Shoppe
2031 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92104
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, October 5 until Sunday, October 28, 2018
Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Macbeth For its 22nd annual free classic, the Coronado Playhouse mounts William Shakespeare's haunted tragedy about ambition, coercion and evil. Desha Crownover directs "the Scottish play."

Admission/Cost: FREE | Website

Location:
Coronado Playhouse
1835 Strand Way
Coronado, CA 92118
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, October 5 until Sunday, October 28, 2018
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sundays, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
8:00 PM Dance: The Jungle Book San Diego Ballet's artistic director, Javier Velasco, creates a thrilling blend of ballet, jazz, hip hop and giant puppets to bring Rudyard Kipling's beloved tale of friendship to life. Join Mowgli and his animal pals as they tumble through the jungle, get wrapped up in the coils of Kaa, the snake, and fight off the menacing Sher Khan, the tiger. Fun for the entire family!

Muffins With Mowgli: Join us onstage directly after our Sunday Matinee performance. A reception for kiddos and adults alike! Take photos, get autographs and mingle with your favorite dancer/Jungle Book Characters. Lemonade and treats for all!

Admission/Cost: $15

Location:
Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, October 19 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, October 20 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, October 21 - 2:30 PM & 4:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdrep.org
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson North Coast Repertory Theatre is challenging even the most astute mystery buffs to solve the riddle posed by Holmes & Watson.

Cleverly conceived by Jeffrey Hatcher, this West Coast premiere dares Dr. Watson to discern which of three men is the missing Sherlock Holmes. Fast-paced, thrilling and full of twists and turns, it promises to keep audiences on the edge of their seats.

It's elementary—this show will sell out quickly, so order your tickets now. Already extended due to popular demand.

• Previews Begin: Wednesday, Oct. 17
• Opening Night: Saturday, Oct. 20, 8:00 PM
• Special Talkback: Friday, Oct. 26, (Featuring cast and artistic director)

Admission/Cost: $42 - $53

Location:
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987 Lomas Santa Fe Dr., Ste. D
Solana Beach, CA
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from October 17 - November 17, 2018
Wednesdays & Sundays - 7:00 PM (except 10/17 @ 8:00 PM)
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday Matinees - 2:00 PM (no matinee shows on 10/21, 11/11, 11/16)
Additional Matinee - Wednesday, November 7 - 2:00 PM
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