Participant Observation is the Process of Learning by
Observing and Participating in Cultural Life
Search

Any term All terms
Calendar
< April, 2018 >
S M T W T F S
01 02 03 04 05 06 07
08 09 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 01 02 03 04 05

Coming Soon...
Thursday, Apr 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Soul Doctor
2:00 PM 23rd Annual Jewish BookFest
2:00 PM Stage: Soul Doctor
2:30 PM Film: Doctor Zhivago
3:10 PM Film: Beuys
4:00 PM Discussion: Successes and Stumbling Blocks in San Diego's Jewish Past
6:00 PM Film: Our People, Our Culture, Our History
6:00 PM Panel Discussion about the Coup in Brazil
6:00 PM Art: Latin American Centered Speculative Design
6:00 PM Book Signing & Dinner: Jade Chang
6:30 PM 23rd Annual Jewish BookFest
7:00 PM Film: Tutto Quello Che Vuoi
7:00 PM SDAFF Spring Showcase
7:15 PM Film: Doctor Zhivago
7:30 PM Stage: Soul Doctor
8:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
Friday, Apr 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM Book Discussion: A Telescopic History of the Sri Lankan War
5:30 PM Lecture: War and Peace in Ukraine
6:00 PM Chicana Exhibition
6:00 PM SDAFF Spring Showcase
6:00 PM Music: Brazilian Bossa Nova with Mario Marauak
7:00 PM Japanese Guitarist Concert
7:00 PM Music: Lionel Loueke
7:00 PM Film Discussion: Don't Be Tired
7:30 PM Music: Terra Sangue Mare
7:30 PM Taste of Brazil Cruise
7:30 PM Stage: Anna In The Tropics
7:30 PM Music: Papanasam
8:00 PM Stage: Soul Doctor
8:00 PM Music: Dayme Arocena
8:00 PM Music: Fred Benededtti & George Svoboda
8:00 PM Stage: Soul Doctor
8:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
Saturday, Apr 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Chicano Park Day
11:00 AM Cooking Workshop: DIY Sauerkraut and Beer Pairing
11:30 AM Sucr Bien-Sr!
1:00 PM Pacific Rim Festival
1:00 PM SDAFF Spring Showcase
1:00 PM Tequila and Taco Music Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Soul Doctor
2:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
5:00 PM Spring Gala: Viva Mexico
5:30 PM Sikh Langar Vegetarian Dinner and Dancing
6:00 PM Art: Protest an American Tradition
7:00 PM Classical and Folk Music of Iran
7:00 PM 23rd Vietnamese Culture Night: Daydreamers
7:00 PM Music: Chinese Choral Society
7:00 PM Japanese Guitarist Concert
7:30 PM German Cabaret
7:30 PM Stage: Anna In The Tropics
8:00 PM Music: Flaco Jimenez
8:00 PM Stage: Soul Doctor
8:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
Sunday, Apr 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Art: Earth Day Larger than Life Mural
10:00 AM Shinrin Yoku (Forest Bathing)
11:00 AM 23rd Annual Jewish BookFest
12:00 PM 28th Annual Multicultural Earth Day
12:00 PM Filipino Wedding Styled Shoot
12:00 PM Tequila and Taco Music Festival
1:00 PM SDAFF Spring Showcase
2:00 PM German Cabaret
2:00 PM Stage: D'Artanjan and Three Musketeers
2:00 PM Stage: Anna In The Tropics
5:30 PM Film: Charlie Chaplin
7:00 PM Music: La Santa Cecillia
7:00 PM Stage: Arefnameh
7:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
7:30 PM Stage: Soul Doctor
7:30 PM Stage: Soul Doctor
Monday, Apr 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Film: Chicano Legacy
3:30 PM Film: COCO
5:30 PM Discussion: Inheritance Trouble Migrant Archives of Holocaust Rememberance
5:40 PM SDAFF Spring Showcase
6:30 PM Greek dinner with author Madeline Miller
7:00 PM Discussion: Rabbi Lenore Bahm
7:00 PM Book Signing: Lawn Boy
Tuesday, Apr 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:15 PM SDAFF Spring Showcase
7:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
Wednesday, Apr 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
5:25 PM SDAFF Spring Showcase
6:00 PM Film: Phantom Thread
6:30 PM Book Signing: The Ghazal
7:00 PM Film: Royal Opera House
7:00 PM Turkish Night
7:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
7:55 PM Film: The Third Murder
Thursday, Apr 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM Lectures: Prophet Jeremiah & The Jeremiah Symphony
11:30 AM French Book Club
6:00 PM Honoring the Medicine: Native American Healing
7:00 PM SDAFF Spring Showcase
8:00 PM Music: Mamak Khadem
8:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
Friday, Apr 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Art Exhibit: Chilenas in the Diaspora
4:00 PM Dinner and Movie: COCO
6:00 PM Discussion: Middle East Meltdown with Ryan Crocker
7:30 PM Bollywood Spring Fusion 2018
7:30 PM Music: Gohar Vardanyan
7:30 PM Stage: Anna In The Tropics
8:00 PM Tao: Drum Heart
8:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
Saturday, Apr 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 AM Chinese Brush Painting for Children
8:00 AM Shaka Festival
10:00 AM 33rd Annual Linda Vista Multicultural Fair & Parade
10:00 AM World Tai Chi Day 2018 "Funraiser"
10:00 AM St. Jordi's Day Celebration & Independent Bookstore Day
11:00 AM Mission Federal ArtWalk
11:00 AM Mission Federal Artwalk in Little Italy
11:30 AM Polynesian Princess Lunch
12:00 PM Hanamatsuri Festival
2:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
5:00 PM Dance Show: Tres Culturas
6:00 PM Passport to Brazil
6:30 PM Music: Camarada Spirit, Struggle,Triumph
6:30 PM Morrocan Magic
7:00 PM Bejing Guitar Duo
7:30 PM Stage: Anna In The Tropics
8:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
Sunday, Apr 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Mission Federal ArtWalk
11:00 AM Mission Federal Artwalk in Little Italy
12:00 PM Hanamatsuri Festival
2:00 PM House of Finland Lawn Program
2:00 PM Book Signing: China's Crisis of Success
2:00 PM Stage: Anna In The Tropics
2:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
7:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
Monday, Apr 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM Discussion: A talk with the Peacebuilding Unit fo the Colombian National Police
Tuesday, May 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
Wednesday, May 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
Calendar

< Friday, November 3, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Baskerville, A Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Until April 22, 2018

A Little Night Music
Until April 22, 2018

King Charles III
Until April 22, 2018

Soul Doctor
Until April 22, 2018

American Mariachi
Until April 29, 2018

The Wanderers
Until May 6, 2018

Exhibitions and Art

Japanese American Exhibit
Until April 15, 2018

Art that Cuts
Until April 20, 2018

Wabi Sabi
Until April 29, 2018

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

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

African Djembe Drumming
Ongoing Wednesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

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 Jewish BookFest
Until May 3, 2018

Tequila, Tacos, & Tombstones: Old Town Tour
ongoing Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays

Tijuana Street Food Tour
ongoing Saturdays, Sundays and Tuesdays

Puerto Nuevo Lobster Dinner
ongoing Saturdays

Tijuana Seafood Tour
ongoing Fridays and Sundays

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 Brewery Tour
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Market Hop
Ongoing, Select Sundays

Tijuana Foodie Adventure
Ongoing Saturdays,Tuesdays,Sundays

Caesar's Restaurant & Downtown Tijuana Tour
Ongoing Fridays and Sundays

Ensenada Mexico Pacific Ocean Coastal Tour

Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Tijuana Foodie Adventures

Other

Flamenco Performance
Until December 29, 2018

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays

Dances of Universal Peace
Ongoing Saturdays

4:30 PM Art: Creativity and Joy The Japanese Friendship Garden is excited to introduce the work of Jean Shen, a master Chinese brush painter, and her students. Ink brush painting was born during the Tang Dynasty in China and developed rapidly in the Son Dynasty. It arrived in Japan during the Kamakura period. Artists express their concepts of nature and emotion through brush painting. The artists express their joy, rhythm, and vitality on rice paper. The exhibit captures the creativity and joy of the garden through its illustration of flowers, birds, and koi. Jean's work will also be accompanied with her students' own original work that share the sense of joyfulness Jean teaches.

Admission/Cost: $5

Location:
Japanese Friendship Garden
2215 Pan American Road
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Friday, November 3 - 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 232-2721 or visit: www.niwa.org
6:00 PM Gala: Corazon de Vidas Noche de Gala Corazon de Vida Foundation, a nonprofit charity serving the children of Baja California for more than 20 years, presents its largest annual fundraising event of the year. Join the staff, supporters and friends of Corazon de Vida for this celebration of community, love, dedication, compassion, and a life of purpose. Bid for silent auction items including vacations to Mexico and Big Bear, signed memorabilia, spa packages, and more. Wines from Mexico's Valle de Guadalupe, presented by Baja United Group and Mezcal by Tribal Mezcal, will be available for tastings. Local artist Gloria Muriel will be painting a live piece that will be offered in the live auction at the end of the night. Corazon de Vida will present an overview of its work in Baja at the orphanages. Semi-formal attire.

Admission/Cost: $100

Location:
Coronado Island Marriot Resort
2000 Second Street
Coronado, CA 92118
MAP

Friday, November 3 - 6:00 PM to 11:30 PM

For more information, please call: (949) 476-1144 or visit: www.501auctions.com
7:00 PM Music: Usatd Shahid Parvez Khan Academy of Indian Music proudly presents Resonance, an evening of Indian classical music with Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan, a sitarist leading the Etawah Gharana accompanied by tabla player Pt. Arup Chattopadhyay.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $50

Location:
Qualcomm Inc. Q Auditorium
6455 Lusk Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92121
MAP

Friday, November 3 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.aimsd.org
7:30 PM American Indian and Indigenous Film Festival The California Indian Culture and Sovereignty Center (CICSC) at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) is proud to present the 2017 California's American Indian and Indigenous Film Festival.

California's American Indian & Indigenous Film Festival (CAIIFF) offers audiences in Southern California the finest work in American Indian film and media on an annual basis. The CAIIFF highlights the best of current films from American Indian filmmakers, producers, directors, and actors working through Indian Country.

The CAIIFF, located in Southern California, is in an area that is home to the largest number of Indian reservations in the region and we are able to reach unprecedented numbers of tribal people and the surrounding community. The festival offers an event that promises not only exclusive viewings, but includes three days of interactive dialogues with film industry professionals, selected panel discussions and opportunity for Q&A sessions after each screening.

Admission/Cost: $15

Location:
Pechanga Resort & Casino
45000 Pechanga Parkway
Temecula, CA 92592
MAP

Dates and times:
Thursday, November 2 - 7:30 PM
Friday, November 3 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, November 4 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (951) 693-1819 or visit: www.caiiff.com
8:00 PM Ballet: The Firebird "The Firebird" ballet is a Russian tale of love and magic. The story takes place in an enchanted garden deep in the forest. Prince Ivan wanders into the garden and discovers the Firebird, a mystical creature that appears to be a beautiful woman with a bird-like appearance. Prince Ivan is searching for a beloved princess who has been captured by the evil magician, Kaschei. The Firebird uses her special powers to help Prince Ivan and teaches him how the power of love overcomes evil. This large cast ballet with elaborate scenery and costumes, Igor Stravinsky's amazing score, combined with Elizabeth Wistrich's choreography makes for a stunning theatrical experience.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $85

Location:
Spreckels Theatre
121 Broadway, Suite 600
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, November 3 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, November 4 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, November 5 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 235-9500 or visit: www.spreckels.net
9:00 PM Diwali at Queen Bee Diwali is India's biggest annual festival which celebrates victory of good over evil, and light over darkness. Queen Bee's will be decorated with candles and the lounge will be covered with black lights so that you can feel the glow in the darkness. Come dressed in vibrant, colorful costumes in the spirit of celebration. Traditional attire encouraged (Indian or any other country welcome), but it's not a requirement by any means. Whatever you wear, come prepared to dance all night long.

Age Limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $7 - $10

Location:
Queen Bee's Art & Cultural Center
3925 Ohio Street
San Diego, CA 92104
MAP

Friday, November 3 - 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 255-5147 or visit: www.eventbrite.com
5 Day Weather Forecast for San Diego
On This Day
Today's Date

IN PRINT SINCE 2006
Follow Us!
Follow Us on FacebookVisit Our YouTube ChannelFollow Parobs on TwitterVisit Us on PinterestVisit Us on Linked-In
Music From Everywhere!
Radio Garden
Support Our Mission
Buy Stuff at Amazon!

Click Here to Buy from Amazon
Published By:
Try This Tonight!

Martiniquais Seafood Blaff
International
Book of the Month

The Serpent of Essex

by Sarah Perry
World Music
CD of the Month

Gamelan from Central Java

by Various Artists
Our Staff
Section Editors, Writers and Contributors: Sharon Payne, Ayoolah Folarin, Dolores Donovan, Edwin Ching, Savanna Franklin, Liam Fox, Vincent Nguyen
Copy Editing: Eric Goldman
Associate Editors: Erin Golackson
Photography: Shari Johnston-O'Neill
Editor in Chief: Tom Johnston-O'Neill
Orgs and Causes in San Diego

Click to See More Orgs

Learn a New Language!
Local Language Classes
Online Language Courses
Language Meetups
Dictionaries
Language Books and Software
Immersion Abroad Programs
Join Our Team!
Contact Us

Home - Calendar - Films - Tidings - Donate - Articles - Food - Music - Dance - Stage - Art - Netflix - Books - About - Shops - Extras


The San Diego Participant Observer is a publication of The Worldview Project, a 501(c)3 educational nonprofit corporation
2445 Morena Blvd, Suite 210 San Diego, CA 92110 — © 2006 - 2017