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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
Saturday, Dec 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
3:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
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
Sunday, Dec 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
7:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
Monday, Dec 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
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< Sunday, July 21, 2019 >


All Day Comic-Con International Comic-Con International returns to the San Diego Convention Center. Comic-Con is the longest continuously-run comics and popular-arts convention in the U.S.

With attendance topping 130,000 in recent years in a convention center that has maxed out in space, the event has grown to include satellite locations, including hotels and parks. Many celebrity appearances, costume competitions, art installations, lectures, workshops, and the Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival take place outside of the Convention Center, creating a campus-type feel for the convention in downtown San Diego.

Admission/Cost: Comic Con is Sold Out

Location:
San Diego Convention Center
111 W. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Wednesday, July 17 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (Preview Night)
Thursday, July 18 - 9:30 AM to 7:00 PM
Friday, July 19 - 9:30 AM to 7:00 PM
Saturday, July 20 - 9:30 AM to 7:00 PM
Sunday, July 21 - 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
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
10:30 AM Film: Sergeant Pepper Felix
12:00 PM San Diego Reggae Vegan Fest San Diego Reggae Vegan Fest is a full day of concert performances by stellar international and local stars of Reggae with fantastic vegan food vendors, and mind-blowing speakers promoting awareness of the importance of a vegan lifestyle for animal, human and environmental health. Relax in the San Diego sun, enjoying positive vibes and vegan beer, kombucha and wine in the Beer Garden!

Admission/Cost: $35 - $77

Location:
NTC Park Liberty Station
2455 Cushing Rd
Point Loma, CA 92106
MAP

Sunday, July 21 - 12:00 PM
12:00 PM Chicano-Con The 5th annual Chicano-Con showcases illustrations, comics, sculptures, costumes and cartoon themed work by Latino artists. Events include taco specials, live music and
2:00 PM House of Colombia Lawn Program The House of Colombia will host their lawn program on July 22. You will be able to enjoy Colombian cuisine, music and dance.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
International Cottages
Balboa Park
2294 Pan American Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Sunday, July 21 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 234-0739
2:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd A barber is unjustly imprisoned for years by a corrupt judge returns to England bent on revenge
6:00 PM Stage: Les Misrables JCompany Community Theatre's RAW Series celebrates exciting works of theatre in a dynamic way. Designed to introduce artists to the fast pace of professional musical theatre, this series will keep you on your toes as we put a full-length musical reading together in one week. This reading will feature JCompany High School artists, Parents, Alumni and Community Members!

Tickets are available online or at the door only. Pre-purchased tickets will be at will call with JCompany day of. Doors will open approximately 30 minutes before showtime. General Admission seating.

Admission/Cost: $12

Location:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037
MAP

Sunday, July 21 - 6:00 PM
7:00 PM Music: Allison Adams Tucker & Danny Green Back by popular demand, Duets with acclaimed San Diego jazz artists Allison Adams Tucker & Danny Green - Highlighting the interplay of voice & piano with international songs from French chansons, Brazilian sambas, Mexican boleros & Japanese folksongs, to modern pop songs re-created.

Admission/Cost: $20

Location:
Dizzy's/Musicians Union Hall
1717 Morena Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92110
MAP

Sunday, July 21 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It Rosalind flees persecution in her uncle's court, accompanied by her cousin Celia to find safety and, eventually, love, in the Forest of Arden. In the forest, they encounter a variety of memorable characters, notably the melancholy traveller Jaques who speaks many of Shakespeare's most famous speeches (such as "All the world's a stage", "too much of a good thing" and "A fool! A fool! I met a fool in the forest"). Jaques provides a sharp contrast to the other characters in the play, always observing and disputing the hardships of life in the country.

Admission/Cost: $30

Location:
The Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Sunday, June 16 until Sunday, July 21, 2019
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays - 8:00 PM
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