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Wednesday, Nov 13
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Filmed Ballet: Madama Butterfly
4:00 PM SD Asian Film Festival
5:00 PM Performance: Las Hermanas Iglesias
5:00 PM Talk: Gene Palumbo
6:00 PM Film: The Bookshop
6:00 PM Talk: Kumeyaay Ethnobotany
6:30 PM Filmed Ballet: Madama Butterfly
7:00 PM Comedy: Crazy Woke Asians
Thursday, Nov 14
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 AM International Lowriding Exhibition
4:00 PM SD Asian Film Festival
5:00 PM Talk: The Politics of Legal Regimes in China
6:00 PM San Diego Ramen Festival 2019
6:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
7:00 PM Film: L'amore Molesto (Troubling Love)
7:00 PM Stage: Eurydice
7:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
7:30 PM Linda Blair Lectures on Jan Van Eyck
7:30 PM Book Signing: Laura Trethewey
7:30 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
7:30 PM Music: Sister Carol
8:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
8:00 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
Friday, Nov 15
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Music: Beatles VS Stones
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
4:00 PM SD Asian Film Festival
5:00 PM Food & Drink: A Taste of Italy
6:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
7:00 PM Stage: All is Calm -The Christmas Truce of 1914
7:00 PM Staged Reading: Blue Period
7:00 PM Stage: Eurydice
8:00 PM Music: Los Amigos Invisibles
8:00 PM Film: The Farewell
8:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
8:00 PM Stage: And Neither Have I Wings To Fly
8:00 PM Stage: Ring Around the Moon
8:00 PM Music: Bach, Bloch & Don Quixote
8:00 PM Stage: Sense and Sensibility
8:00 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
Saturday, Nov 16
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:30 PM SD Asian Film Festival
1:00 PM Filmed Ballet: Madama Butterfly
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
2:30 PM DIY Miso Making Workshop
3:00 PM Music: The Wailers
3:00 PM Talk: An Introduction to Arab Culture
3:00 PM Scandinavian Lutefisk/Meatball Dinner
4:00 PM Stage: All is Calm -The Christmas Truce of 1914
4:00 PM Music: Hector Villa-Lobos Celebration
4:00 PM SD Asian Film Festival
6:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
6:30 PM Filmed Ballet: Madama Butterfly
7:00 PM Italian Film: Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion
7:00 PM Fantasie Theater: A Renaissance Spektakular
7:00 PM Benefit Concert to Aid Immigrants and Refugees
7:00 PM Stage: Eurydice
7:00 PM Stage: All is Calm -The Christmas Truce of 1914
8:00 PM Film: The Farewell
8:00 PM Stage: Sense and Sensibility
8:00 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: Disney's My Son Pinocchio Jr.
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: Ring Around the Moon
Sunday, Nov 17
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Stage: Disney's My Son Pinocchio Jr.
1:00 PM Unveiling New Mural At Chicano Park
2:00 PM Stage: Eurydice
2:00 PM Stage: And Neither Have I Wings To Fly
2:00 PM Stage: Ring Around the Moon
2:00 PM Music: Bach, Bloch & Don Quixote
2:00 PM Stage: Sense & Sensibility
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
2:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
2:30 PM Stage: Disney's My Son Pinocchio Jr.
3:00 PM Sound Of Music Sing-A-long
5:00 PM Stage: All is Calm -The Christmas Truce of 1914
7:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
7:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
Monday, Nov 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Book Discussion: Sudipta Sen
6:00 PM A Conversation On Immigration
7:45 PM All Gender Latin Dance Lessons
Tuesday, Nov 19
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Demonstration: Japanese Floral Design
7:00 PM Victoria Martino Lectures on Matisse
7:30 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
7:30 PM Stage: Ring Around the Moon
Wednesday, Nov 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Astana Ballet
7:00 PM The Horszowski Trio: From Prague to Moscow
7:30 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
Thursday, Nov 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Eurydice
7:30 PM Linda Blair Lectures on Jan Van Eyck
7:30 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
8:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
Friday, Nov 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
7:00 PM Stage: Eurydice
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: Hold These Truths
Saturday, Nov 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 AM Midnight & Matinee - AKIRA in Japanese w/ English Subtitles
10:00 AM Indigo Dye & Shibori Workshop
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
7:00 PM Stage: Eurydice
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: Hold These Truths
Sunday, Nov 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
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
7:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
7:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
11:00 PM Midnight & Matinee - AKIRA in Japanese w/ English Subtitles
Monday, Nov 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Nov 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Victoria Martino Lectures on Matisse
7:30 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
Calendar

< Friday, October 25, 2019 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego Events

Stage

Handbagged
Until November 17, 2019

Hold These Truths
Until December 8, 2019

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

Exhibitions and Art

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
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8:00 AM Norwegian Rosmaling Painting Event Rosemaling is a traditional Norwegian Folk art form of painting. We have two Gold Medal Winning Artists giving lessons over the three and a half day annual convention. Instructors are Jan Norsetter and Pam Rucinski. The unpainted wood and paints are provided, but you need to provide your own brushes, etc. (see list on our website). Recommended for people with at least beginner level experience in Rosemaling or Tole Painting.
Age limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $275 - $290

Location:
Courtyard San Diego Old Town
2435 Jefferson Street
San Diego, CA 92110
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Dates and times:
Thursday, October 24 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday, October 25 - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday, October 26 - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday, October 27 - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
1:00 PM Talk with Potter Shumpei Yamaki Clay Artists of San Diego will present a special after12:00 PM with Potter Shumpei Yamaki at The Studio Door.

Yamaki is visiting San Diego for a show art Entoten Gallery on Saturday. The artist will share his experiences as an artist, give a digital presentation and do a live demo in the gallery. Free to the Public.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
The Studio Door
3867 Fourth Avenue
San Diego, CA
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Friday, October 25 - 1:00 PM
2:00 PM Book Signing: J. Elke Ertle November 9 will mark the 30th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall. As the world prepares to commemorate 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, "Walled-In: A West Berlin Girl's Journey to Freedom" that describes the panic, the doom, the confusion, the lack of reliable information and the rumors of collusion, under-the-table deals and nuclear war that swept thought the city.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Carlos Public Library
7265 Jackson Dr.
San Diego, CA
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Friday, October 25 - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM Film & Discussion About Race, Mental Health & Community As part of the Community, Arts and Resistance and Challenging Conversations series, the UC San Diego Institute of Arts and Humanities invites you to a special documentary film screening and discussion.

Minding the Gap, a film by Bing Liu, follows three young men who bond across racial lines to escape volatile families in their hometown. Ten years later, unsettling revelations force them to reckon with their families and each other.

"Minding the Gap" won the U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Filmmaking at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.

Following the event will be a discussion about race, mental health, and community with Keire Johnson, one of the young men featured in the documentary and Erica Cho, Assistant Professor of Narrative Media at UC San Diego.

Event is free and open to the public!

Admission/Cost: FREE but please Register

Location:
Atkinson Hall Auditorium
U.C. San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
San Diego, CA 92093
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Friday, October 25 - 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
7:00 PM Music: Clave Dura Clave Dura is the combined talents of 9 professional musicians. Their fusion of Salsa, Cumbia, Merengue & Bachata delivers the authentic sounds of Puerto Rico, Cuba & Colombia. This energetic ensemble brings a sound that's geared to bring a change to the world of music through it's distinct sound & world class entertainment. Clave Dura draws its influences from Oscar de' Leon, Celia Cruz and Marc Anthony, just to name a few. Clave DuraA is a power house of LIVE Latin music that sizzles on stage and energizes audiences at their live performances. They feature piano, bass, congas, & spicy Latin vocals.

Admission/Cost: FREE

* This event is free, but advanced reservations are recommended.

Location:
California Center for the Arts
Lyric Court
340 N Escondido Blvd
Escondido, CA 92025
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Friday, October 25 - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Opera: Aida Loyalty to country, love, and betrayal collide when the pharaoh's daughter Amneris discovers that her rival for the love of the Egyptian general, Radames, is none other than her Ethiopian slave, Aida. In a turn of events Aida's father, the King of Ethiopia, demands that she act as a spy for her homeland, potentially destroying the trust and affection of the man she loves.

Admission/Cost: $78 - $578

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Saturday, October 19 - 7:00 PM
Tuesday, October 22 - 7:00 PM
Friday, October 25 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, October 27 - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Selfie + Shorts: Shine, Beauty Several years after an unarmed teenager was shot by police in the Traiano neighborhood of Naples, filmmaker Agostino Ferrente traveled to the gang-ravaged neighborhood to make a documentary about the lives of its young people—for whom the prospect of being swept up in Camorra activity perpetually looms. The film's central subjects are Alessandro and Pietro, 16-year-old best friends whom Ferrente recruited to film themselves using smartphones in "selfie" mode as they go about their daily lives. The result is at once lyrical and raw, a deceptively offhand, richly moving chronicle of adolescent friendship in a social microcosm shaped by economic precarity, conflicting moralities, and the improbable persistence of hope.

Admission/Cost: $12

Location:
Museum of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92103
MAP - [Park Map]

Friday, October 25 - 7:30 PM
7:30 PM Stage: Amazing Adventures Of The Marvelous Monkey King Based on the beloved and enduring Chinese folk tale of Sun Wukong, Elizabeth Wong spins a marvelous tale of the mischievous superhero, the Monkey King.

Imagination is the center of this modern adaptation in which our hero is kicked out of school, does battle with a one-horned ogre and can somersault into the future on his many adventures!

Filled with hip-hop, a bit of Chinese Opera, dancing, battles and heroic adventure, The Amazing Adventures of the Marvelous Monkey King highlights the importance of leadership, responsibility and forgiveness.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Grossmont College Stage House Theater
8800 Grossmont College Dr
El Cajon, CA 92020
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Dates and Times
Friday, October 25 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, October 26 - 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM
7:30 PM Stage: Foxfire Set in rural America, in the heart of southern Appalachia, Foxfire is about the strength of family, the burnished love of a long marriage, and the values that have sustained this nation. It is laced with music by Jonathan Brielle, with live stage performances by a 4-piece bluegrass band.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $29

Location:
Sunshine Brooks Theatre
217 N. Coast Highway
Oceanside, 92054
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Ongoing from Friday, October 11 until Sunday, October 27, 2019
Fridays - 7:30 PM
Saturdays - 7:30 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Handbagged Step through the palace doors and into the ring with the Queen and the Iron Lady. Liz and Maggie. Born 6 months apart, Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher were from two different worlds. One destined to rule, the other elected to lead. But when the gloves came off, which one had the upper hand? FOUR of San Diego's favorite leading ladies play Britain's two icons in this award-winning comedy of mythic proportions. From London to DC, DC to New York and now in its West Coast Premiere at MOXIE, don't miss the show that has critics raving on both sides of the pond. Starring: as the Queen: Sandy Campbell (3x San Diego Critics Circle Award-Winner) and Debra Wanger (Billie Award-Winner); as Maggie Thatcher: Linda Libby (San Diego Critics Circle Actor of the Year) and Lisel Gorell-Getz (MOXIE's The Revolutionists); and as everyone else: Max Macke (MOXIE's Enron) and Durwood Murray (MOXIE's Our Lady of Kibeho).

Admission/Cost: $14 - $19

Location:
Moxie Theatre
6663 El Cajon Blvd Ste N
San Diego, CA 92115
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Dates and times:
From October 19 to November 17, 2019
Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
8:00 PM Comedy: Dante Chang Nicknamed "The Black Asian", Dante is considered one of the fastest rising comedians in the game. His unique perspective comes from an Asian background with an urban upbringing in Washington D.C. Dante's obsessive work ethic had landed him his first headlining gig within his first six months of stand up comedy. Years later, he has been able to perform all over the country with his passion for laughter.

Admission/Cost: FREE But purchase of 2 drinks minimum required for each patron.

The American Comedy Company
818 B 6th Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Thursday, October 24 - 8:00 PM
Friday, October 25 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, October 26 - 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM
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