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Monday, Oct 22
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
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: Holmes & Watson
Friday, Oct 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Classical Indian Violin-Viola Duet
8:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
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
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 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: 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
10:00 AM Dia De Los Muertos Culture & Art Display
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Thursday, Nov 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Dia De Los Muertos Culture & Art Display
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Friday, Nov 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Until 10:00 PM Dia De Los Muertos Culture & Art Display
8:00 PM City Ballet Tchaikovsky Spectacular
8:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Saturday, Nov 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Sunday, Nov 4
12:00 PM Asayake Taiko Tryouts
2:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
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< Saturday, December 2, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego events

Stage

Guadalupe in the Guest Room
Until October 28, 2018

Macbeth
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
12:00 PM International Christmas Festival As a part of the December Nights event in Balboa Park, the International Cottages invite you to come for a dinner of delicious ethnic foods, pastries, beer, and folkloric entertainment. National flags of the Pacific are waving and the cottages are open for visitors.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
International Cottages Balboa Park
2294 Pan American Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, December 1 - 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Saturday, December 2 - 12:00 PM to 11:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 234-0739 or visit: www.sdhpr.org
12:00 PM Balboa Park December Nights Balboa Park December Nights brings families and friends together to spread holiday joy and kick-off the "most wonderful time of the year" with lights and more!

Balboa Park December Nights, the nation's premier holiday festival, will take place for the 40th consecutive year on Friday, December 1 from 3:00 to 11:00 PM and Saturday, December 2 from noon to 11:00 PM. Friends, families and the community are invited to come together for festive fun, food and attractions throughout the park, including complimentary admission to Balboa Park museums from 5:00 to 9:00 PM. The largest free community festival in San Diego, December Nights is expected to attract more than 350,000 visitors to the park over two days to revel and enjoy the season.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Balboa Park House of Hospitality
1549 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, December 1 - 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Saturday, December 2 - 12:00 PM to 11:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiego.gov
2:00 PM Music: Jessica Fichot Jessica Fichot and her band perform gypsy swing, international folk, and jazz. In this holiday concert, she will cover Christmas songs from various cultures that cross multiple dialects. Seating is first-come, first-served. Complimentary tickets will be distributed in front of the auditorium beginning two hours prior to the start of the event.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Schulman Auditorium at Carlsbad City Library
1775 Dove Lane
Carlsbad, CA 92009
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Saturday, December 2 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 602-2049 or visit: www.carlsbadca.gov
2:00 PM Dance: Pistahan Traditional Filipino Music and Dance The SAMAHAN Filipino American Performing Arts and Education Center, Inc. presents Pistahan (Festivities) - 42nd Concert of Traditional Philippine Dances and Music. Each two-hour program will showcase festive traditional folk dances and celebratory tribal rituals from different regions of the Philippines. All performances are accompanied with live music provided by string and gong music ensembles, namely the Rondalla and the Pakaraguian Kulintang Ensemble (PKE).

Admission/Cost: $15 - $25

Location:
Educational Cultural Complex
4343 Ocean View Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92113
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Dates and times:
Friday, December 1 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday, December 2 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, December 2 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 527-5256
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland This multi-cultural holiday festival features traditional illuminated Chinese lanterns plus live acrobatic performances, rides, carnival games and international cuisine. The 50-foot, artisan handcrafted lanterns depict scenes from across the globe, encompassing the theme, "Holidays Around the World."

Admission/Cost: $18

Location:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Road
San Diego, CA 92108
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Sunday, November 19 until Sunday, January 7 - 2018
Everyday - 4:30 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please call: (510) 962-8586 or visit: www.globalwonderland.com
7:00 PM Pistahan Traditional Filipino Music and Dance The SAMAHAN Filipino American Performing Arts and Education Center, Inc. presents Pistahan (Festivities) - 42nd Concert of Traditional Philippine Dances and Music. Each two-hour program will showcase festive traditional folk dances and celebratory tribal rituals from different regions of the Philippines. All performances are accompanied with live music provided by string and gong music ensembles, namely the Rondalla and the Pakaraguian Kulintang Ensemble (PKE).

Admission/Cost: $15 - $25

Location:
Educational Cultural Complex
4343 Ocean View Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92113
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Dates and times:
Friday, December 1 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday, December 2 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, December 2 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 527-5256
7:30 PM Stage: Enchanted April San Diego State University stages Enchanted April, a new musical romance.

Life and love are about to bloom for four London women as they rent the Mediterranean castle of their dreams for one magical month in 1922.

Looking for a much-needed respite from their London cares, what they find on the Italian shore awakens them to a world of beauty, ardor, and the joys of living.

The musical, based on the beloved novel, is directed by Stephen Brotebeck.

Admission/Cost: $17 - $20

Location:
Don Powell Theatre at SDSU
5500 Campanile Dr.
San Diego, CA 92182
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Dates and times:
Thursday, November 30 - 7:30 PM
Friday, December 1 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, December 2 - 7:30 PM
Sunday, December 3 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sa1.seatadvisor.com
8:00 PM Stage: Cabaret Ion Theatre presents an "immersive reimagining" of the great Kander and Ebb musical about life in a seedy Berlin nightclub just prior to World War II. As the Nazis rise, the club must change its tune. Claudio Raygoza directs, with choreography by Michael Mizerany.

Admission/Cost: $49 - $59

Location:
Ion Theatre Company
BLKBOX Theatre
3704 Sixth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103
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Dates and times:
Saturday, December 2 through Saturday December 23
Thursdays, 8:00 PM
Fridays, 8:00 PM
Saturdays, 4:00 PM and 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 600-5020 or visit: www.iontheatre.com
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