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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
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Thursday, Nov 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Friday, Nov 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
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
Calendar

< Friday, December 15, 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 Hanukkah Party Enjoy latkes, jelly donuts (sufganiyot) and Menorah lighting. Entertainment by Deborah Davis and members of Second Avenue Klezmer at 12:30 p.m.

The College Avenue Center offers hot kosher lunches, Monday - Friday at noon.

Soup & Salad Bar offered Monday - Friday from 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m

Age Limit: 18+
Admission/Cost: $4 - $7

Location:
College Avenue Center
6299 Capri Dr.
San Diego, CA 92123
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Friday, December 15 - 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 637-3270 or visit: www.jfssd.org
2:00 PM B is for Bangkok Storytime A day in the life of one of the world's most magical places unfolds in paintings drenched in the color and nonstop motion of Thailand's capital city. From a monk's morning blessing to the scurry of geckos at night; from splendid temples to traditional canal houses; from glittering royal barges that bring history to life to trains speeding through the sky past soaring high-rise buildings: B is for Bangkok reveals the kaleidoscopic beauty of a city that makes every day an adventure for the children who live there—or dream of living there. With bilingual English-Thai text.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $8

Location:
San Diego Children Discovery Museum
320 North Broadway Escondido
Escondido, CA 92025
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Dates and times:
Thursday, December 14 - 2:00 PM
Friday, December 15 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, December 16 - 2:00 PM
Sunday, December 17 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 233-7755 or visit:
4:00 PM Stage: Cinderella Eats Rice & Beans: A Salsa Fairy Tale New Village Arts and Teatro Pueblo Nuevo present "Cinderella Eats Rice & Beans: A Salsa Fairy Tale," a bilingual, athletic twist on the classic Cinderella story.

What will happen to Cinderella at the ball game? That's the surprising climactic question in this contemporary Latin-American musical. Cinderella, a newcomer from Puerto Rico, comes to visit her stepsister, Rosa, in the United States.

The catch:
Cinderella speaks only Spanish and Rosa speaks only English. Will these two girls be able to reach an understanding at the [basket] ball game?

This groundbreaking bilingual children's musical is from the award-winning team of playwright Karen Zacarías and composer Deborah Wicks la Puma. Admission is free but donations are welcome.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
New Village Arts Theatre
2787 State Street
Carlsbad, CA
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Dates and times:
Thursday, December 14 - 4:00 PM
Friday, December 15 - 4:00 PM
Saturday, December 16 - 11:00 AM

For more information, please call: (760) 433-3245
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
6:00 PM Paella: Holiday Celebration Join paella chef Noelia and the Gianni Buonomo vintners team for a year-end holiday celebration featuring wine and the best paella this side of the Atlantic.

Admission/Cost: $5 - $7
Age limit: 21+

Location:
Gianni Buonomo Vintners Winery and Tasting Room
4836 Newport Avenue
San Diego, CA 92107
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Friday, December 15 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.gbvintners.com
6:30 PM Film: Sonata Based on the play written by legendary writer Mahesh Elkunchwar, veteran actress and filmmaker Aparna Sen (who has made path-breaking films like 36 Chowringhee Lane and Mr. and Mrs. Iyer) has launched her next project: Sonata --in English--a psychological exploration of mid-life crises faced by three friends, played by powerhouse Bollywood actresses: Shabana Azmi, Lilette Dubey and Aparna Sen.

Admission/Cost: $15.75

Location:
Qualcomm Auditorium
6455 Lusk Blvd
San Diego, CA 92121
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Friday, December 15 - 6:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 888-3331 or visit: httwww.ahaana.org
7:00 PM Stage: La Posada Magica Las Posadas is a novenario (nine days of religious observance) celebrated chiefly in Mexico and by Mexican-Americans in the United States, beginning December 16 and ending December 24 of every year. La Posada is a parade led by Mary and Joseph while "La Posada Magica," on the other hand, is a musical play that follows this tradition and adds a fun, musical spin to the story.

This production is a guaranteed family destination that truly is fun for everyone. Performed in English with a Latin beat, this enchanting musical play for all ages is about a young girl who joins her neighborhood posada on Christmas Eve. Along the way, Gracie and her companions encounter colorful characters, including chocolate-gobbling sisters, graveyard spooks and a heartthrob rock singer. Finally, the journey through her community commemorates Joseph and Mary's search for lodging and becomes--for Gracie--a time of discovery, renewal and reunion.

"La Posada Magica" was a holiday staple in Costa Mesa, California for 15 continuous years. Hispanic Arts Theatre itself has performed the production for San Diego audiences for three years. Once again "La Posada Magica" returns in 2017 for the holiday season and we're overjoyed to bring plays for kids and the whole family back this year.

Admission/Cost: $18 - $36

Location:
Coronado Playhouse
1835 Strand Way
Coronado, CA
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Dates and times:
Friday, December 15 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, December 16 - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
Sunday, December 17 - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 435-4856 or visit: www.coronadoplayhouse.com
7:00 PM Persian Film: Tales Concerning seven tales around a former drug dealer, a jealous husband, the mother of an imprisoned student, and a violent, drug-addicted man.

Admission/Cost: ??

Location:
Persian Cultural Center
6790 Top Gun St. #7
San Diego, CA 92121
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Friday, December 15 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 552-9355
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker This elaborate production will take you on Clara's magical journey from her family Christmas party where toy soldiers and mice become life sized to the enchanted Snow Forest and the Land of Sweets where she is welcomed by the Sugar Plum Fairy. Accompanied by the City Ballet Orchestra and Chorus. Following each matinee performance, members of the cast will be in the lobby to greet audience members and pose for photos. Runs through Christmas Eve.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $85

Location:
Spreckels Theatre
121 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, December 8 - 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, December 9 - 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Saturday, December 9 - 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, December 10 - 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Friday, December 15 - 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, December 16 - 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Saturday, December 16 - 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, December 17 - 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Friday, December 22 - 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, December 23 - 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Saturday, December 23 - 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, December 24 - 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
7:30 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker California Ballet's glittering production of The Nutcracker leaps onto the stage of the San Diego Civic Theatre in America's favorite holiday tradition. Under the baton of Music Director John Stubbs, Tchaikovsky's extravagant score comes to life with a cast of over 150.

Admission/Cost: $22 - $103

Where:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Saturday, December 9 - 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Saturday, December 9 - 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Saturday, December 9 - 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Sunday, December 10 - 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Friday, December 15 - 7:30 PM to 10 PM
Saturday, December 16 - 10:OO AM to 12:30 PM
Saturday, December 16 - 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Saturday, December 16 - 7:30 PM to 10 PM
Sunday, December 17 - 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Sunday, December 17 - 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Wednesday, December 20 - 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Thursday, December 21 - 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Friday, December 22 - 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Friday, December 22 - 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, December 23 - 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Saturday, December 23 - 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
7:30 PM La Pastorela de los Alacranes Teatro Mascara Magica's award-winning Christmas series honors the late Ramon "Chunky" Sanchez, Chicano Rights activist, who will play a major role as a band of shepherds treads through a gauntlet of evil, headed by the Prince of Darkness and his minions, who are masters of disguise...

Admission/Cost: $7 - $15

Location:
Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Thursday, December 7 to Sunday, December 17
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays - 7:30 PM
Saturdays and Sundays - 2:00 PM
8:00 PM Music: Pato Banton A Pato Banton concert is an event not to be missed and an experience not to be forgotten.

Positive Vibrations abound with a beat to keep you on your dancing feet, while Pato delivers a message that is food for the mind and soul. Many have considered his charismatic performance as live theatre where no show is alike and audience members become participants in the experience.

Age limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $20 - $35

Location:
Belly Up
143 S. Cedros Avenue
Solana Beach, CA 92075
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Friday, December 15 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 481-8140 or visit: www.bellyup.com
8:00 PM Music and Dance: An Irish Christmas As seen on PBS! A perfect family event! World Champion Dancers: Scott Doherty & Tyler Schwartz star in An Irish Christmas!

Take a journey through Christmas in Ireland with superb dancing, singing and Irish traditional music celebrating the international spirit of the holiday season.

Celebrate the great tradition of butter making, chase the wren on St. Stephen's Day, draw down the half door for spectacular dance, enjoy superb music-making and singing of Christmas carols in an unforgettable Irish night! Songs spinning out of the mists and into the familiar Silent Night, Little Drummer Boy and Carol of the Bells, and superb music of the pipes, flutes, fiddles, and bodhráns are just the beginning of this great Irish night!

Admission/Cost: $33.50 and up

Location:
Balboa Theatre
868 Fourth Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
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Friday, December 15 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 570-1100 or visit: www.sandiegotheatres.org
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