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Coming Soon...
Monday, Dec 9
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Dec 10
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Music: Gamelan and Mariachi Ensembles
7:30 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
Wednesday, Dec 11
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:30 PM SDLFF Poster Unveiling Party
6:00 PM Movie: The Farewell
7:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:30 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
7:30 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
Thursday, Dec 12
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Stage: Sila (The Arctic Cycle)
7:00 PM SDIFF Film: La Befana Vien di Notte (The Legend of the Christmas Witch)
7:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
7:30 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
7:30 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
8:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
Friday, Dec 13
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
6:00 PM VIA Posada Holiday Celebration Fundraiser
7:00 PM Stage: Sila (The Arctic Cycle)
7:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM An Irish Christmas
8:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
Saturday, Dec 14
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Paris Holiday Celebration
1:00 PM Southern California Ballet The Nutcracker
1:00 PM Talk: Dragons, Myth and Reality
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
3:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
5:00 PM Stage: Sila (The Arctic Cycle)
7:00 PM Southern California Ballet The Nutcracker
7:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
Sunday, Dec 15
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Hanukkah Painted Placemat Class
10:00 AM Association for Jewish Studies Conference
1:00 PM Southern California Ballet The Nutcracker
2:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
2:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
3:00 PM World Holiday Traditions Variety Show
7:00 PM World Holiday Traditions Variety Show
7:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
7:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
Monday, Dec 16
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Association for Jewish Studies Conference
7:00 PM Stage: A People's Cuban Christmas Tale
Tuesday, Dec 17
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Association for Jewish Studies Conference
8:00 PM Reggae Tuesdaze w/ Ocean Natives & Bunny Mystic
Wednesday, Dec 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Old School Little Italy Food Tour
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:30 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
Thursday, Dec 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Talk: Consul General Carlos González Gutiérrez
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:30 PM Film: La Befana Vien di Notte
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: La Befana Vien di Notte (The Legend of the Christmas Witch)
7:30 PM Mariachi Sol De Mexico: A Merry-achi Christmas
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: La Befana Vien di Notte (The Legend of the Christmas Witch)
7:30 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
7:30 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
Friday, Dec 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
Saturday, Dec 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
3:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
Sunday, Dec 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
7:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
Calendar

< Monday, November 4, 2019 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego Events

Stage


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

Exhibitions and Art

[A] Portrait of People in Motion
November 30, 2019

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
4:00 PM Talk: A Human Resource Manual For Foreign Fighters In Syria Harvard research fellow, Vera Mironova, will be exploring the policies and roles of enlisted foreign troops in the Syrian war. How do armed groups absorb foreign militants? When volunteers arrive from abroad, how do rebel groups use them most effectively? The answer is based on firsthand research with foreign fighters on the Syrian front line.

Cosponsored by the Korea Pacific Program and the Strategy Studies Group.

Admission/Cost: FREE, but Registration is required

Location:
Strategy classroom 3203
School of Global Policy
U.C. San Diego
La Jolla, CA
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Monday, November 4 - 4:00 PM

For more information, please contact vpool@ucsd.edu or phone: (858)534-7592
4:00 PM Talk: North KoreaInstitution, Competitiveness and Human Capital In this presentation, Jungmin Lee a professor of economics at Seoul National University introduces a series of research works on North Korea he has done with his collaborators since 2011. His research team has used refugees as a window to take a glimpse at people in North Korea. In particular, they have conducted not only surveys and skill tests but also controlled economic experiments on refugees with South Korean native and Korean-Chinese comparison groups. This presentation will highlight the importance of institutions for preferences and human capital development and explore implications for the Korean unification.

Admission/Cost: FREE, but Registration is required.

Location:
Gardner Classroom
School of Global Policy and Strategy
U.C. San Diego
La Jolla, CA
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Monday, November 4 - 4:00 PM

For more information, please contact c1bruno@ucsd.edu or phone: (858) 534-2657
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM 24th Annual Da de los Muertos Festival Each year, guests are invited to create altars to remember and honor their loved ones in a special area outside of the Center's museum; the event also features live music, traditional Mexican fare, sugar skull decorating, and more.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
California Center for the Arts
340 N Escondido Blvd
Escondido, CA 92025
MAP

For more information, please contact eramos@artcenter.org or (800)988-4253.

Dates and times:
Friday to Monday, November 1 to 4 - 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
6:30 PM Forro Forever - A Brazilian Night of Dance and Music Forro {fo-haw} is a lively and fun dance from Brazil. It is very popular in Brazil and is growing fans from around the world as the dance dynamically mixes both close and open embrace, legwork, as well as turns. In this class you'll learn the basic forro rhythm, footwork, and some turns.

Class is $10 per person and runs from 6:30PM to 7PM. No partner needed and be sure to wear clothes and shoes you can move in. When you book, just show up about 5-10 minutes before the start of class and let the host know you are on the list for Art of Forro! And don't forget to stay afterwards and dance the night away at Forro Forever with Cajuina! No forro dancing experience required, just the desire to have fun! Show is FREE and starts at 7PM.

*Forro Instructors Luiz + Zvinka*Luiz, born and raised in Brazil, has been a fan of forro since he was a little boy. Zvinka was born and raised in Chile. She has embraced Brazilian culture, especially the dance of Forro. Luiz and Zvinka have been part of the 'Forro in San Diego' community since its inception. Their passion is not only to dance forro, but to teach the art of forro for all to learn and enjoy.

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Cafe 21 Gaslamp
802 5th Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Monday, November 4 - 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.cafe-21.com
7:00 PM Book Signing: Kamla K. Kapur Warwick's will host Kamla K. Kapur as she discusses and signs her newest book, "Rumi: Tales of the Spirit." Kapur is a critically acclaimed playwright and poet.

This event is free and open to the public. Reserved seating is available when the book is pre-ordered from Warwick's for the event. Only books purchased from Warwick's will be signed.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Warwick's Bookstore
7812 Girard Avenue
San Diego, CA 92037
MAP

Monday, November 4 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.warwicks.com
7:45 PM All Gender Latin Dance Lessons Get ready for a night of free Latin Dance Lessons. Classic Latin dances inspired by street dancing. Jason has been dancing for 30 years, and an award winning competitive dancer. Loves sharing his knowledge with dancers at all levels.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
MO's Bar and Grill
308 University Ave
Sand Diego, CA 92103
MAP

Dates and times:
Monday, November 4 - 7:45 PM to 9:45 PM
Monday, November 18 - 7:45 PM to 9:45 PM
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