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Wednesday, Oct 17
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
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
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
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
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
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 Stage: Julius Caesar
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
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
2:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
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
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
2:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
4:30 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback Of Notre Dame
7:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Monday, Oct 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM World Music Series
Tuesday, Oct 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
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< Sunday, October 28, 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
10:00 AM Setting Sun Sake Fall Garden Party Setting Sun Sake Brewing Company (SSS) will be hosting a day of celebration and collaboration on Sunday, October 28 to showcase some of what America's Finest City has to offer at one of its most iconic locations: the Japanese Friendship Garden (JFG) in Balboa Park.

Day time events include exhibitions from San Diego Kendo Bu, performance by Genbu Daiko, and chefs sharing Japanese culture with a San Diego flair.

We have invited a few of our brewer friends to join in on our day of fun and festivities. The night will conclude with a multiple course "Chef dinner" pairing featuring a 4-chef collaboration with Craig Jimenez (Boodle Fight SD), Davin Waite (Wrench & Rodent), Nate Soroko (Toronado), and Kim Roxas (SSS).

Access to the beer garden will be available for chef dinner guests until the start of dinner (7:00:00 PM).

Admission/Cost: $15 - $125

Location:
Japanese Friendship Garden San Diego
2215 Pan American Rd.
Balboa Park
San Diego
MAP

Sunday, October 28 - 10:00 AM
1:00 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
MAP

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
2:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis San Diego City College stages Mary Zimmerman's mystical staging of Ovid's myths of change. The cast performs them around, and in, a pool (known as the "splash zone"). Lisa Berger directs.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $15

Location:
San Diego City College
Saville Theater
1313 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, October 26 until Sunday, November 4, 2018
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
2:00 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
2:00 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
2:00 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
2:00 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
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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
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
4:30 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
MAP

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
7:00 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

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
7:00 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
MAP

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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