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Saturday, Oct 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM Leif Erickson Tournament
10:00 AM Workshop: Piñatas and Nichos
10:00 AM Ikebana Exhibition
1:00 PM Festival Of Lights - 11th Annual Diwali Celebration
1:00 PM Dia de los Muertos Workshop
2:00 PM Salsa on the Beach
2:00 PM Lecture on Ah Quin
2:00 PM 10th Annual Dia de los Muertos Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
4:00 PM Annual Kapolioka'ehukai Pa'ina
5:00 PM Film & Food: Street Food Cinema - Coco
6:30 PM Music & Dance: The Four Seasons of Tango
7:00 PM Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
7:00 PM Afro-Cuban Music & Dance Party
7:00 PM Music: Amanda Miguel y Diego Verdaguer
7:30 PM Music: Paris Chansons
8:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
8:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
8:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
8:00 PM Dance: The Jungle Book
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Sunday, Oct 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 AM Ikebana Exhibition
10:00 AM Martial Arts Day
12:00 PM Asayake Taiko Tryouts
1:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
2:00 PM Lawn Program: House of Austria
2:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
2:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
2:30 PM Dance: The Jungle Book
4:00 PM Sangeetha Kala Mani Geetha Ramanathan Bennett Memorial Concert
4:30 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
7:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
7:30 PM Tabla Solo Concert with Abhiman Kaushal
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
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< Friday, February 2, 2018 >


10:00 AM Porfirio Gutierrez: Trunk Show & Lecture Join an immersive weekend with master dyer and weaver Porfirio Gutiérrez, and learn about the rich history of the craft in its cultural context.

Recently featured in The New York Times, Gutiérrez is committed to keeping his family's traditional Zapotec practices and knowledge alive. He and his family are masters of Zapotec weaving and come from a long line of weavers from Teotitlán del Valle in Oaxaca, Mexico. They are among a small group of textile artisans working to preserve the use of plant and insect dyes — techniques that stretch back more than 1000 years in the indigenous Zapotec tradition.

For two days, The Collectors' Gallery will have his gorgeous works for sale (10 am to 5 :00 PM), coinciding with a lecture and natural dye demonstration on Friday, February 2 noon to 1 :00 PM and a weaving demonstration on Saturday, February 3, noon to 3 :00 PM. Trunk Show & Weaving demo: free; Lecture & Dye demo: included with admission.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $10

Location:
Mingei International Museum
Balboa Park
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, February 2 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday, February 3 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
10:30 AM Remarkable Jewish Women of San Diego Research into the archives of the Jewish Historical Society at SDSU has revealed the largely untold stories of several women who made a significant contribution to Jewish life in San Diego from the 1800s to the present. They include Rose Neumann, who published the first Jewish newspaper in San Diego, and Deborah Szekely, named the "Godmother of Wellness" by the Huffington Post.

The lecture is by Dr. Gloria Harris, who has devoted over 30 years to studying and documenting women's experiences. She received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Washington and was inducted into the San Diego Women's Hall of Fame in 2010.

Admission/Cost: $13

Location:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
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Friday, February 2 - 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
7:00 PM Stage: Letters from the Wall Students from Bayfront Charter High School and Coronado School of Arts come together to perform a series of vignettes based on letters and stories, gathered by Dave Rivas and Richard Griswold del Castillo, of people dealing with immigration, deportation and separation. Kim Strassburger and Linda Libby co-direct.

Admission/Cost: $6 - $18

Location:
Coronado High School
650 D Avenue
San Diego, CA 92118
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday January 26 through February 4
Sundays - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Fridays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturdays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 522-8907 or visit: www.chs.coronadousd.net
7:00 PM Human Rights Film Festival The Human Rights Watch Film Festival returns to the Museum of Photographic Arts. Now in its eighth year, the festival presents a unique program encompassing six films and discussions that address a wide range of human rights issues from around the world. The film festival brings to life human rights abuses through storytelling in a way that challenges each individual to empathize and demand justice for all people.

Admission/Cost: $6 - $35

Location:
Museum of Photographic Arts
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, February 2 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, February 3 - 3:00 PM
Sunday, February 4 - 3:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 238-7559 or visit: www.mopa.org
7:00 PM Film: Doña Barbara An evening devoted to the film "Doña Bárbara" in two parts. Enjoy a pop up concert inspired by "Doña Bárbara," performed by the Art of Élan, then hop over to the auditorium for a screening of the film. "Doña Bárbara" is a sweeping melodrama set in Venezuela, starring María Félix, whose portrait by Diego Rivera is featured in the exhibition, "Modern Masters from Latin America: The Pérez Simón Collection." (Mexico, 1943. Not rated.)

This film is featured as part of the Latin American Film Series, a presentation of five films that bring to life characters, stories, issues and themes portrayed or evoked in the Pérez Simón exhibition.

Admission/Cost: $5 - $10

Location:
Balboa Park San Diego Museum of Art
1450 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92102
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Friday, February 2 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 232-7931 or visit: www.sdmart.org
8:00 PM Stage: Vietgone The San Diego Repertory Theatre stages Qui Nguyen's "love story like no other." At the end of the Vietnam War, Quang and Tong fall in love in a refugee camp in Arkansas, then take a life-changing trip across America. Jesca Prudencio directs the piece, performed with a mash-up of comic book aesthetics, martial arts and hip-hop.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $65

Location:
San Diego Repertory Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA
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Ongoing from Wednesday, January 31 until Sunday, February 18 - 2018
Wednesdays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays - 8:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
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