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Tuesday, Nov 12
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Coronado Island Film Festival
3:30 PM Talk: Centering the Asian American Voice in Podcasting
4:00 PM SD Asian Film Festival
7:00 PM Victoria Martino Lectures on Matisse
7:30 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
7:30 PM Stage: Ring Around the Moon
Wednesday, Nov 13
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM SD Asian Film Festival
5:00 PM Performance: Las Hermanas Iglesias
5:00 PM Talk: Gene Palumbo
6:00 PM Film: The Bookshop
6:00 PM Talk: Kumeyaay Ethnobotany
7:00 PM Comedy: Crazy Woke Asians
Thursday, Nov 14
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM SD Asian Film Festival
5:00 PM Talk: The Politics of Legal Regimes in China
6:00 PM San Diego Ramen Festival 2019
6:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
7:00 PM Film: L'amore Molesto (Troubling Love)
7:00 PM Stage: Eurydice
7:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
7:30 PM Linda Blair Lectures on Jan Van Eyck
7:30 PM Book Signing: Laura Trethewey
7:30 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
7:30 PM Music: Sister Carol
8:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
8:00 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
Friday, Nov 15
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Music: Beatles VS Stones
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
4:00 PM SD Asian Film Festival
5:00 PM Food & Drink: A Taste of Italy
6:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
7:00 PM Stage: All is Calm -The Christmas Truce of 1914
7:00 PM Staged Reading: Blue Period
7:00 PM Stage: Eurydice
8:00 PM Music: Los Amigos Invisibles
8:00 PM Film: The Farewell
8:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
8:00 PM Stage: And Neither Have I Wings To Fly
8:00 PM Stage: Ring Around the Moon
8:00 PM Stage: Sense and Sensibility
8:00 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
Saturday, Nov 16
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:30 PM SD Asian Film Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
2:30 PM DIY Miso Making Workshop
3:00 PM Music: The Wailers
3:00 PM Talk: An Introduction to Arab Culture
3:00 PM Scandinavian Lutefisk/Meatball Dinner
4:00 PM Stage: All is Calm -The Christmas Truce of 1914
4:00 PM Music: Hector Villa-Lobos Celebration
4:00 PM SD Asian Film Festival
6:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
7:00 PM Italian Film: Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion
7:00 PM Fantasie Theater: A Renaissance Spektakular
7:00 PM Benefit Concert to Aid Immigrants and Refugees
7:00 PM Stage: Eurydice
7:00 PM Stage: All is Calm -The Christmas Truce of 1914
8:00 PM Film: The Farewell
8:00 PM Stage: Sense and Sensibility
8:00 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: Disney's My Son Pinocchio Jr.
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: Ring Around the Moon
Sunday, Nov 17
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Stage: Disney's My Son Pinocchio Jr.
1:00 PM Unveiling New Mural At Chicano Park
2:00 PM Stage: Eurydice
2:00 PM Stage: And Neither Have I Wings To Fly
2:00 PM Stage: Ring Around the Moon
2:00 PM Stage: Sense & Sensibility
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
2:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
2:30 PM Stage: Disney's My Son Pinocchio Jr.
3:00 PM Sound Of Music Sing-A-long
5:00 PM Stage: All is Calm -The Christmas Truce of 1914
7:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
7:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
Monday, Nov 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Book Discussion: Sudipta Sen
6:00 PM A Conversation On Immigration
7:45 PM All Gender Latin Dance Lessons
Tuesday, Nov 19
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Demonstration: Japanese Floral Design
7:00 PM Victoria Martino Lectures on Matisse
7:30 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
7:30 PM Stage: Ring Around the Moon
Wednesday, Nov 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Astana Ballet
7:00 PM The Horszowski Trio: From Prague to Moscow
7:30 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
Thursday, Nov 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Eurydice
7:30 PM Linda Blair Lectures on Jan Van Eyck
7:30 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
8:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
Friday, Nov 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
7:00 PM Stage: Eurydice
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: And Neither Have I Wings To Fly
8:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
Saturday, Nov 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 AM Midnight & Matinee - AKIRA in Japanese w/ English Subtitles
10:00 AM Indigo Dye & Shibori Workshop
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
7:00 PM Stage: Eurydice
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: And Neither Have I Wings To Fly
8:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
Sunday, Nov 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
2:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
2:00 PM Stage: And Neither Have I Wings To Fly
7:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
7:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
11:00 PM Midnight & Matinee - AKIRA in Japanese w/ English Subtitles
Monday, Nov 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Calendar

< Thursday, October 24, 2019 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego Events

Stage

Handbagged
Until November 17, 2019

Hold These Truths
Until December 8, 2019

* Note: newest and shorter run productions can be found in our regular calendar listings.

Exhibitions and Art

Hanjialin Bao - Between Black and White
Until January 26 2020

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

Places

Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

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

Chicano Park Tour
Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Asian Brush Painting/Sumi-e Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturdays

Mahjong Lessons
Ongoing Thursdays

Emei Qigong Practice
Ongoing Saturdays

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Norwegian Rosmaling Painting Event Rosemaling is a traditional Norwegian Folk art form of painting. We have two Gold Medal Winning Artists giving lessons over the three and a half day annual convention. Instructors are Jan Norsetter and Pam Rucinski. The unpainted wood and paints are provided, but you need to provide your own brushes, etc. (see list on our website). Recommended for people with at least beginner level experience in Rosemaling or Tole Painting.

Age limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $275 - $290

Location:
Courtyard San Diego Old Town
2435 Jefferson Street
San Diego, CA 92110
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Thursday, October 24 - 10 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday, October 25 - 8 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday, October 26 - 8 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday, October 27 - 8 AM to 5:00 PM
5:00 PM Talk: Racism in German and American Cinema of the Twenties Please join the UC San Diego Jewish Studies Program and UC San Diego Library for a lecture by Charles Musser on Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 4-7 p.m. in the Atkinson Hall Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public. RSVP is required at https://hlhw_musser.eventbrite.com.

Yale University professor and filmmaker Charles Musser considers the historical and contemporary perspectives of race relations in German and American cinema from the 1920s by examining The Ancient Law (1923) and The Jazz Singer (1927). He evaluates how each film addresses antisemitism as well as the burning question of the history of blackface as a theatrical convention. Musser is the author of numerous essays and books including, the award-winning title, The Emergence of Cinema: The American Screen to 1907.

A panel discussion follows, moderated by Frank Mecklenburg (Leo Baeck Institute New York) with Deborah Hertz (UC San Diego), Allan Havis (UC San Diego), and Cynthia Walk (UC San Diego).

Admission/Cost: FREE but please Register

Location:
Atkinson Hall Auditorium
U.C. San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
San Diego, CA 92093
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Thursday, October 24 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
6:00 PM UNA Discussion: Our Planet, Our Future The Climate is Changing, So Should We.

Take part in the discussion how collective actions and partnerships will 'move the needle' to ensure a habitable planet for current and future generations.

Moderated by our youth member and climate activist, Elea Castiglione, local experts discuss current state and best practices on resiliency and sustainability especially as these relate to the imminent climate crisis.

An evening designed to interact, exchange ideas and network. The keynote by NASA Earth Scientist, Dr. Erika Podest is followed by remarks from Senior Human Rights Advisor at U.N. Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Chris Mburu and panel of local experts.

Director of Planning & Environmental Affairs, San Diego Airport Authority | Brendan Reed
Director, Sustainability Office, City of San Diego | Cody Hooven
Director, Center for Climate Change Impacts & Adaptation, Scripps Institution of Oceanography | Dr. Mark Merrifield
Chair, Executive Committee, Surfrider Foundation San Diego | Michael Torti
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); National Lawyers Guild | Dr. Parisa Ijadi-Maghsoodi
First Universal Unitarian Church San Diego | Reverend Kathleen Owens

Special Guest, our Advisory Board Member and Executive Director of Project Grad Los Angeles, Ford Roosevelt, grandson of Eleanor and Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Admission/Cost: $65

Location:
Prado Restaurant Ballroom
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA-92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Thursday, October 24 - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
6:00 PM Talk: Discover Central Europe Discover Central Europe (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) cordially invite you to an exclusive event, panel discussion and mini-tradeshow.

We sincerely hope you will find the time to join us and to learn about this region that's in the heart of Europe. Discover these four great country's authenticity and how it has changed over the past 30 years. Learn more about its unique mix of history, culture, tradition and nature.

In addition to tourism representatives from each country, we'll have suppliers coming all the way from Prague, Budapest, Warsaw, Krakow and Bratislava looking forward to meeting you.

Light dinner and wine will be served. Limited seating; RSVP today.

This invitation is non-transferable.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Hotel Indigo San Diego-Gaslamp Quarter
509 Ninth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Thusday, October 24 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
7:00 PM Book Signing: Rut Sepetys Ruta Sepetys is an internationally acclaimed, #1 New York Times bestselling author of historical fiction published in over sixty countries and forty languages. Sepetys is considered a "crossover" novelist, as her books are read by both teens and adults worldwide. Her novels Between Shades of Gray, Out of the Easy, and Salt to the Sea have won or been shortlisted for more than forty book prizes, and are included on more than sixty state award lists. Between Shades of Gray was adapted into the film Ashes in the Snow, and her other novels are currently in development for TV and film. Winner of the Carnegie Medal, Ruta is passionate about the power of history and literature to foster global awareness and connectivity. She has presented to NATO, to the European Parliament, in the United States Capitol, and at embassies worldwide. Ruta was born and raised in Michigan and now lives with her family in Nashville, Tennessee.

Hosted by Warwick's Bookstore and La Jolla Country Day School

Admission/Cost: FREE but Registration is required.

Location:
La Jolla Country Day School
9490 Genesee Avenue
Four Flowers Theater
San Diego, CA 92037
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Thursay, October 24 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: A Casa Tutti Bene + Short: The Place of Happiness An unexpected storm strands a family, gathered together to celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary of two elderly parents, Pietro and Alba, on the small island of Ischia in Southern Italy. The numerous relatives are forced to live together under the same roof for two days and two nights with no way out. The lives of the siblings, cousins, nieces and nephews, become ineluctably intertwined, lingering between a past which rehashes old and unforgotten disputes, a present which rekindles unresolved conflicts, and a future which appears to be uncertain for everyone. The island morphs into a labyrinth of passion and everyone must reckon with their own personal, sentimental, family, or professional circumstances.

Admission/Cost: $12

Location:
Museum of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92103
MAP - [Park Map]

Thursday, October 24 - 7:30 PM
7:30 PM Stage: Handbagged Step through the palace doors and into the ring with the Queen and the Iron Lady. Liz and Maggie. Born 6 months apart, Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher were from two different worlds. One destined to rule, the other elected to lead. But when the gloves came off, which one had the upper hand? FOUR of San Diego's favorite leading ladies play Britain's two icons in this award-winning comedy of mythic proportions. From London to DC, DC to New York and now in its West Coast Premiere at MOXIE, don't miss the show that has critics raving on both sides of the pond. Starring: as the Queen: Sandy Campbell (3x San Diego Critics Circle Award-Winner) and Debra Wanger (Billie Award-Winner); as Maggie Thatcher: Linda Libby (San Diego Critics Circle Actor of the Year) and Lisel Gorell-Getz (MOXIE's The Revolutionists); and as everyone else: Max Macke (MOXIE's Enron) and Durwood Murray (MOXIE's Our Lady of Kibeho).

Admission/Cost: $14 - $19

Location:
Moxie Theatre
6663 El Cajon Blvd Ste N
San Diego, CA 92115
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Dates and times:
From October 19 to November 17, 2019
Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
8:00 PM Comedy: Dante Chang Nicknamed "The Black Asian", Dante is considered one of the fastest rising comedians in the game. His unique perspective comes from an Asian background with an urban upbringing in Washington D.C. Dante's obsessive work ethic had landed him his first headlining gig within his first six months of stand up comedy. Years later, he has been able to perform all over the country with his passion for laughter.

Admission/Cost: FREE But purchase of 2 drinks minimum required for each patron.

The American Comedy Company
818 B 6th Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Thursday, October 24 - 8:00 PM
Friday, October 25 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, October 26 - 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM
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