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Saturday, Jan 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Hawaiian Hula Workshops
10:00 AM San Diego Travel & Adventure Show
10:30 AM Talk: Dining Out in Paris Before There Were Restaurants
1:30 PM Talk: Chicano Park & Its Amazing Murals
2:00 PM Book Signing: Black-on-White: A Personal Discovery
2:00 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
5:00 PM Artist Exhibition Reception: Sana Saadeh
7:00 PM Book Signing: Mickey Brent: Broad Awakening
7:00 PM Music: Omar Chaparro
7:30 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
8:00 PM Talk: Beyond The Score - Symphonie Fantastique
8:00 PM Stage: And Then There Were None
9:00 PM Music: Marauak
Sunday, Jan 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:55 AM Film: Bolshoi Ballet's La Bayadere
10:00 AM Tu B'shvat Festival
11:00 AM San Diego Travel & Adventure Show
12:55 PM Film: Bolshoi Ballet's La Bayadere
2:00 PM Rafael 'Fallo' Mareyna Art Reception
2:00 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
2:00 PM Stage: And Then There Were None
4:00 PM Indian Cultural Art Showcase
7:00 PM Cinema Under the Stars: Casablanca
Monday, Jan 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM 30th Martin Luther King Day Celebration
1:00 PM Film & Discussion: MLK: The Assassination Tapes
2:00 PM 39th Annual Martin Luther King Day Parade
7:30 PM Lecture: Leonardo - Tracing the Arc of the Renaissance
Tuesday, Jan 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: I Am Not Your Negro
7:00 PM Film: Bolshoi Ballet's La Bayadere
7:30 PM Cuban Dance Series Workshops
Wednesday, Jan 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 AM #ChinaToo: The Feminist Awakening in the People’s Republic
6:00 PM Dinner & Talk: Native Voices - Steve Newcomb
8:00 PM Music: Celso Piña
Thursday, Jan 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Talk: Vladimir Vysotsky, a Russian Cultural Legend
6:30 PM Kumeyaay Talks: Blood of the Band
7:00 PM Stage: Aubergine
7:00 PM Film: Lasciati Andare (Let Yourself Go!)
7:30 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
Friday, Jan 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM Talk: From a Rural Village in Mexico to Global Social Impact
7:30 PM Lecture: Leonardo - Tracing the Arc of the Renaissance
7:30 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
8:00 PM Music: Ozomatli, Cut Chemist, Chali 2na
8:00 PM Stage: Aubergine
8:00 PM Stage: And Then There Were None
Saturday, Jan 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
7:00 PM An Evening of Middle Eastern Classical Music
7:30 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
8:00 PM Stage: Aubergine
8:00 PM Stage: And Then There Were None
9:00 PM Stage: Familiar
Sunday, Jan 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
2:00 PM Stage: And Then There Were None
7:00 PM Stage: Aubergine
Monday, Jan 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Jan 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Familiar
7:00 PM Stage: Aubergine
7:30 PM Cuban Dance Series Workshops
Wednesday, Jan 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Aubergine
7:00 PM Stage: Familiar
8:00 PM Beijing Dance Theater
Thursday, Jan 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM San Diego Black Film Festival
7:00 PM Stage: Aubergine
7:30 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
Friday, Feb 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM San Diego Black Film Festival
7:30 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
8:00 PM Stage: Aubergine
8:00 PM Stage: And Then There Were None
Calendar

< Thursday, November 1, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego events

Stage

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

Qi Gong Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

Salsa Class
Ongoing Tuesdays
10:00 AM Dia De Los Muertos Culture & Art Display Everyone knows that the Latino culture is facinated with death and the afterlife! Come explore popular belief and see how some residents honor their deceased by bringing them homage and hot food. Vibrant colors, papel picado and an array of Latin food and party articles will delicately adorn the art display. Free for all.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Fair at 44
4350 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92105
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Dates and times:
Wednesday, October 31 - 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Thursday, November 1 - 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Friday, November 2 - 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com
5:00 PM 23rd Annual Día de los Muertos Festival Each year, guests are invited to create altars to remember and honor their loved ones in a special area outside of the Center's museum; the event also features live music, traditional Mexican fare, sugar skull decorating and more.

Come and celebrate el Día de los Muertos with art, ballet folklórico and more! This year we celebrate our 23rd annual Festival, and it is going to be better than ever. As always, attendees can create altars to remember lost loved ones in a special area created by artist Eloy Tarcisio. For the children, we will have face painting, arts & crafts and more.

This year we will also be starting out the festivities with a parade led by artist Luis Ituarte. The parade will begin at 5 PM, where it will circle Grape Day Park and end at a special ofrenda created in the Center's Museum honoring three departed members of the regional artist group Public Address, whose work is being highlighted at the Museum through November 18th. The event will also include a traditional blessing by Calpulli Omeyocan, ballet folklórico by Tierra Caliente Academy of Arts, handmade vendors and a variety of food trucks to enjoy.

The festival begins at 5:00 PM. Altar space is available at 6:00 pm, but early arrival is recommended.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
California Center for the Arts
340 N Escondido Blvd
Escondido, CA 92025
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Thursday, November 1 - 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.artcenter.org
7:00 PM American Indian & Indigenous Film Festival The California's American Indian & Indigenous Film Festival (CAIIFF) will highlight current films from American Indian filmmakers, producers, directors and actors.

The California Indian Culture and Sovereignty Center (CICSC) at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) is proud to present the 2018 San Diego American Indian Film Festival.

The CAIIFF offers audiences in San Diego County the finest work in American Indian film and media on an annual basis. The festival will highlight the best of current films from American Indian filmmakers, producers, directors and actors working through Indian Country.

This film festival, based in Southern California, is located in an area that is home to the largest number of Indian reservations in the region, and we will be able to reach unprecedented numbers of tribal people and the surrounding community. The festival offers an event that promises not only exclusive viewings, but includes three days of interactive dialogues with film industry professionals, selected panel discussions and opportunity for Q&A sessions after each screening.

Admission/Cost: $10 per film screening

Location:
CSU San Marcos & Pechanga Resort & Casino
333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd
San Marcos, CA 92096
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Dates & times:
Thursday, November 1 to Saturday, November 3 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.caiiff.com
7:30 PM Music: Estas Tonne The world famous guitar virtuoso Estas Tonne started his rise as a musician while performing on the streets all over the world. As a modern-day Troubadour, he travels to countless places and spreads an inspirational message of the new consciousness and paradigm whilst playing worldwide. His music is a deep reflection of a classical structure, Flamenco, Gypsy, Latin and electronic soundscapes.

Admission/Cost: $35 - $90

Location:
California Center for the Arts
340 N. Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, CA
MAP

Thursday, November 1 - 7:30 PM
7:30 PM Stage: Fade Moxie Theatre stages Tanya Saracho's comedy-drama about Lucia, a TV writer, and Abel, a custodian who cleans her office. As they slowly become friends, they must discard assumptions about each other. Maria Patrice Amon directs.

Admission/Cost: $18 - $43

Location:
Moxie Theatre
6663 El Cajon Boulevard, Suite N
San Diego, CA 92115
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Sunday October 14 to Sunday, November 11, 2018
Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
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