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Saturday, Dec 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM French Holidays Market
10:30 AM Tamale Making Workshop
12:00 PM Balboa Park December Nights
1:00 PM Book Signing: Mollie Moon
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM Building Community Bridges Cultural Fair
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
3:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
7:00 PM Tibetan Bowl & Gong Concert
7:00 PM Stage: Sila (The Arctic Cycle)
7:30 PM Stage: Elektra
8:00 PM Music: Pablo Sainz Villegas Tribute To Segovia
8:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
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: A Christmas Carol
Sunday, Dec 8
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Sila (The Arctic Cycle)
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
2:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
4:00 PM Encinitas Ballet: The Nutcracker
4:00 PM Amnesty International Write-a-Thon
6:00 PM Comedy: Modi Rosenfeld
7:00 PM Music: Jason Vieaux
7:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
7:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
7:30 PM Music: Andrea Bocelli
8:00 PM John Leguizamo: Latin History for Morons
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
Calendar

< Saturday, November 9, 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
10:00 AM Talk: History of the Rise & Fall of the Berlin Wall November 9 marks the 30th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall. As the world commemorates this historic event, J. Elke Ertle, will discuss the factors that led to the construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961 and the dynamics that brought it down in 1989. Elke, born and raised in West Berlin, was fifteen years of age on that summer day in August when construction of the Wall first began. She vividly recalls how West Berliners, whose city was no more than a tiny capitalist island within a large communist sea, were terrified of winding up behind the Iron Curtain. Elke will end the discussion by reading a brief excerpt from her memoir,
10:00 AM Coronado Island Film Festival Since its 2016 launch, CIFF has screened a blend of notable independent films alongside Oscar-nominated features, making their San Diego County premieres. The festival
10:00 AM Story Telling: Native American People Who Lived at the Lagoon Batiquitos Lagoon Foundation continues its Fall Speakers Series. Cathleen Chilcote Wallace, a Native American storyteller and writer, will give a presentation on the Kumeyaay and Luiseno Native American people who lived along our shores many years ago.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Batiquitos Lagoon Nature Center
7380 Gabbiano Lane
Carlsbad, CA 92009
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Saturday, November 9 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
11:00 AM SD Asian Film Festival The San Diego Asian Film Festival is the flagship event of Pacific Arts Movement (Pac Arts), one of the largest media arts organizations in North America that focuses on Asian and Asian American cinema. The festival is dedicated to highlighting the diversity and breadth of Asian Pacific Islander and Asian international images, from impassioned independent voices and provocative documentary subjects, to the top hits from the world
12:00 PM Talk: A Life In San Diego Archaeology Explore 10,000 years of local history at the San Diego Archaeological Center at a reception and presentation. Enjoy food and drink prior to the 1:00 PM presentation Lately It Occurs to Me: A Life in San Diego Archaeology by local archaeologist, professor, and author Dr. G. Timothy Gross. A guided tour of the museum, research lab, and curation vaults will follow the lecture. Please register here.

Dr. Gross volunteered on his first archaeological projects as a high school student in 1968, and although he has worked outside San Diego, he has been involved in local archaeology ever since. In his presentation he will reflect on the changes that have happened in the last 50 years - how archaeology has been done, by whom, what we have learned, and what ideas have been discarded.

San Diego archaeologist Dr. G. Timothy Gross has been involved in local archaeology for over 50 years and is currently a professor at San Diego City College, where he directs the college
2:30 PM Ballet: The Jungle Book Welcome to the Jungle! Last season
3:00 PM Concert: History & Art of Japanese Drumming The free Discovery Concert Series presents Taiko: The History and Art of Japanese Drumming. Buddhist Temple of San Diego (BTSD) Taiko is an intergenerational taiko group (one of our families has three generations and several have two) made up of members of the Buddhist Temple of San Diego. The temple practices Jodo Shinshu Buddhism and has been a place of cultural preservation for Japanese and Japanese Americans in San Diego since 1926. BTSD Taiko was originally founded in the 1980s and after a hiatus the group reconvened in 2007. The goal of its drumming is not necessarily perfection for performance, but to put into practice mindfulness, oneness and gratitude. BSTD Taiko has performed at numerous community events including local festivals, cultural celebrations and library programs. The Discovery series of concerts at the library serves to educate the public about various music forms and to expand the opportunity for local musicians to perform and provide insights to their music.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Rancho Bernardo Library
17110 Bernardo Center Drive
San Diego, CA 92128
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Saturday, November 9 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Cameron Highlanders 71st Tartan Ball 71st Tartan Ball and Ceilidgh Hosted by the Cameron Highlanders Pipe Band of San Diego County

Schedule:
6:00 PM - no host bar
7:00 PM - Dinner Buffet
8:30 PM - Dancing and Floor Show

Formal dress and Highland Attire
Reserved seating. Tables of 8 can be reserved.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $55

Location:
Scottish Rite Masonic Center
1895 Camino del Rio South
San Diego, CA 92108
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Saturday, November 9 - 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
7:00 PM Ballet: The Jungle Book Welcome to the Jungle! Last season
7:00 PM Music: New City Sinfonia The 40-member New City Sinfonia, led by Daniel Ratelle, presents "Inspiring Cities," a concert featuring Franz Joseph Haydn's Symphony No. 99, written for one of his successful trips to London, the Serenade in F Minor, Op. 3 by Leo Weiner, written for the Franz Liszt Music Academy in Budapest, Mihkail Glinka's Overture to Prince Kholmsky, from incidental music for a play in the composer's beloved St. Petersburg, and Symphonic Suite in G, by San Diego composer Steven Thompson. The Sinfonia is a part of the San Diego Continuing Education program.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Paradise Valley Seventh-Day Adventist Church
2701 East Eighth Street
National City, CA 91950


Saturday, November 9 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
7:00 PM Music: Mohsen Namjoo Mohsen Namjoo will perform along with Ehsan Matoori and their full band including Santoor, Drums, Bass and Guitar at 7:00 PM

VIP tickets are included the new album. PCC members & Students, please look for $5 discount code in PCC weekly newsletter!

Admission/Cost: $35 - $75

Location:
Qualcomm Building Q
6455 Lusk Blvd
San Diego, CA 92121
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Saturday, November 9 - 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

For more information, please visit www.pccsd.org or call (858) 552-9355
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days The story of Victorian Phileas Fogg, who has determined, with mathematical precision, that the world can be circumnavigated in 80 days - and he has wagered his entire fortune on it.Joined by his trusty, acrobatic valet, Passepartout, Fogg sets off aboard steamships, locomotives, sleighs and pachyderms. Along the way, he meets the beautiful and self-assured Aouda, who joins him on his voyage, and he is pursued at every step by the unrelenting and bumbling Inspector Fix, who believes Fogg to be a notorious bank robber, and who will stop at nothing to cut his journey short.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $40

Location:
New Village Arts Theatre
2787 B State Street
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, November 8 until Saturday, December 21, 2019
Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Disney's My Son Pinocchio Jr. Presented by JCompany Youth Theatre. This new musical, which retells the classic Disney story from Geppetto
8:00 PM Comedy: Akaash Singh An Indian American born and raised in Texas, Akaash Singh is a nationally touring stand up comedian.

Age limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: FREE - $10

Location:
The American Comedy Company
818 Sixth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and Times:
Thursday, November 7 - 8:00 PM to 9:15 PM
Friday, November 8 - 8:00 PM to 9:15 PM
Saturday, November 9 - 8:00 PM to 9:15 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Sense and Sensibility A playful adaptation of Jane Austen
8:00 PM Stage: Twelfth Night Shakespeare's tale of a shipwreck on the coast of Illyria. Viola disguises herself as a man for protection in this strange land, and soon finds a job working for Duke Orsino. Orsino loves the noble Olivia, Viola falls for Orsino, and Olivia becomes infatuated with Orsino
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