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Sunday, Dec 9
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: All is Calm -The Christmas Truce of 1914
2:00 PM Migration and Human Rights Exhibition Opening
2:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
7:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
8:00 PM Music: Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn
Monday, Dec 10
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:45 AM 10th Annual Nutcracker Holiday Tea
6:00 PM SDSU World Music Series
Tuesday, Dec 11
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:30 AM Free Asian Brush Painting/Sumi-e Class
6:00 PM Health and Peace-building in Africa
6:00 PM Talk: Virtual Visit to Normandy
7:00 PM Film: George Takei’s Allegiance
7:30 PM Music: Gamelan and Mariachi Ensembles
8:00 PM Music: Jose Feliciano
Wednesday, Dec 12
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Book Signing: Jean Guerrero
7:30 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
Thursday, Dec 13
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Stage: Five Farces by Anton Chekhov
7:00 PM Italian Film: Una Donna Per Amica (A Woman As A Friend)
7:30 PM Mariachi Sol De Mexico: A Merry-achi Christmas
7:30 PM Italian Film: Un Matrimonio da Favola (A Fairy-Tale Wedding)
7:30 PM Stage: La Pastorela De La Familia
7:30 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
8:30 PM Music: La Santa Cecilia & SM Familia
Friday, Dec 14
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM Sports: Qi Gong(Chi Gong)
7:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:00 PM Civic Youth Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:00 PM Stage: Five Farces by Anton Chekhov
7:30 PM Stage: La Pastorela De La Familia
8:00 PM Film & Live Music: Love Actually
Saturday, Dec 15
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Old Town Las Posadas
1:00 PM Southern California Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM La Pastorela De La Familia
2:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM Civic Youth Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
3:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
7:00 PM Southern California Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:00 PM Yalda Celebration at Sufi
7:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:00 PM Stage: Five Farces by Anton Chekhov
8:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
Sunday, Dec 16
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:45 AM 10th Annual Nutcracker Holiday Tea
1:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM La Pastorela De La Familia
2:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
2:00 PM Civic Youth Ballet: The Nutcracker
5:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
7:30 PM Stage: La Pastorela De La Familia
Monday, Dec 17
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Dec 18
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Art: Japanese Kokedama workshop
12:55 PM Film: Bolshoi Ballet's 'The Nutcracker'
Wednesday, Dec 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: Bolshoi Ballet's 'The Nutcracker'
7:00 PM FILM & DISCUSSION: CRAZY RICH ASIANS
7:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:30 PM Show: Irish Christmas in American
7:30 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
Thursday, Dec 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
7:30 PM Stage: La Pastorela De La Familia
7:30 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
Friday, Dec 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM Sports: Qi Gong(Chi Gong)
7:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:30 PM Stage: La Pastorela De La Familia
8:00 PM Festival: A Hanukkah & Winter Solstice Celebration
8:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
Saturday, Dec 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM La Pastorela De La Familia
2:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM Civic Youth Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:30 PM Stage: La Pastorela De La Familia
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< Wednesday, July 11, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego events

Stage

The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Until December 8, 2018

Miss Bennet-Christmas at Pemberly
Until December 23, 2018

Mama Mia!
Until February 24, 2019

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

Exhibitions and Art

Salvador Dali Exhibition
Until December 29, 2018

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 AM Music: Hard Days Night The Welk Resort Theatre hosts a touring production of "Southern California's #1 Beatles Tribute Show." Wearing early black suits, Sgt. Pepper's regalia, and Abbey Road attire, and speaking in a "Liverpudlian dialect," the Fab Four sings "Penny Lane," "Day in the Life," "Yesterday," and many others, with video scenes on a backdrop.

Admission/Cost: $35 - $65

Location:
Welk Resort Theatre
8860 Lawrence Welk Drive
Escondido, CA 92026
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Dates and times:
Ongoing until Wednesday, August 29
Wednesdays - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (855) 455-9355 or visit: www.welksresorts.com
11:00 AM Film: Mujeres al Borde de un Ataque de Nervios In commemoration of the Digital Gym Cinema's 5th birthday, we are thrilled to announce a week-long series featuring seven iconic films celebrating their own anniversaries in 2018. The sixth film installation of this series is Mujeres al Borde de un Ataque de Nervios celebrating its 30th anniversary! Pedro Almodóvar's crowning screwball farce is an eccentrically comic battle of the sexes in which several scorned women begin to lash out against the men who have wronged them. Almodovar's most successful comedy features performances from the inimitable Carmen Maura, Rossy de Palma, and Antonio Banderas.

Admission/Cost: $7.50 - $11

Location:
Digital Gym Cinema
2921 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92014
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Wednesday, July 11 - 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 230-1938 or visit: www.digitalgym.org
6:00 PM Film: Finding Your Feet Everyone deserves a second dance. Richard Loncraine's frisky, bouncy little charmer features a crackerjack British cast headed by Imelda Staunton, Timothy Spall, Celia Imrie, David Hayman and Joanna Lumley. A snooty suburbanite (Imelda Staunton) discovers her husband's long-running affair and leaves her posh mansion to stay with her eccentric, free-spirited sister (Celia Imrie) in a cluttered North London flat.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Chula Vista Civic Center Library
365 F Street
Chula Vista, CA 91910
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Wednesday, July 11- 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 691-5069
7:00 PM Talk: The Japanese-Americans in the Gaslamp Join Lecturer Linda Canada, outreach coordinator of the Japanese American Historical Society of San Diego, to learn about the influence of the Japanese Americans who lived and worked in the Gaslamp. A special guest will be Yukio Kawamoto, whose parents operated the immigrant hotel once known as "the Anchor," located on the top floor of the Royal Pie Bakery on Fourth Avenue.

The boom years of the 1880s brought an influx of people seeking opportunity in San Diego. Among this wave of newcomers were Japanese seeking a new life here. Many were involved in the fishing and farming communities, and several families operated businesses catering to fellow Japanese. Prior to World War Two, Japanese were part of the burgeoning commercial community within the Gaslamp Quarter. Join us as we take a closer look into the stories and contributions of Japanese and Japanese Americans who helped shape the history of this vibrant and multi-cultural district.

History Talks! is a monthly lecture series presented by the Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House. Each month a local historian or specialist delves into topics related to San Diego and the Davis-Horton House to bring a unique glimpse into the history of our city.

Lectures are free for members, $5 non-members.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $5

Location:
Gaslamp Museum
Davis-Horton House
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Wednesday, July 11 - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
7:30 PM Stage: Monty Python's Spamalot Cygnet Theatre opens its 16th season with Eric Idle and John Du Prez's musical "lovingly ripped off from the classic comedy film Monty Python and the Holy Grail." On their sacred quest, King Arthur and his knights must face flying cows, killer rabbits and a taunting Frenchman. Sean Murray directs.

Admission/Cost: $35 - $60

Location:
Cygnet Theatre
4040 Twiggs Street
San Diego, CA 92110
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Saturday, June 30 until Sunday, August 12, 2018
Wednesdays, Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday Matinees - 3:00 PM
Sundays - 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.cynettheatre.com
8:00 PM Music: Ozomatli Brewing a vital concoction of Latin salsa, urban hip-hop and jazz-funk, Ozomatli formed in Los Angeles in the mid-'90s. Ozomalti received their first big break in 1998 by opening for Carlos Santana during his "Supernatural Tour."

Age Limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $59 - $69

Location:
Sycuan Live & Up Close Theatre
5469 Casino Way
El Cajon, CA 92019
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Dates and times:
Wednesday, July 11 - 8:00 PM
Thursday, July 12 - 8:00 PM


For more information, please visit: www.sycuan.com
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