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Wednesday, Nov 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 PM Music: Flabba Holt, Cultural Roots & Winston Hussey
Thursday, Nov 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Miss Bennet-Christmas at Pemberly
8:00 PM Stage: The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Friday, Nov 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Film: Crazy Rich Asians
8:00 PM Stage: The Mystery of Edwin Drood
8:00 PM Stage: Miss Bennet-Christmas at Pemberly
Saturday, Nov 24
3:00 PM Stage: Miss Bennet-Christmas at Pemberly
8:00 PM Music: Akae Beka & Spiritual
8:00 PM Music: Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Band
8:00 PM Film: Crazy Rich Asians
8:00 PM Stage: The Mystery of Edwin Drood
8:00 PM Stage: Miss Bennet-Christmas at Pemberly
Sunday, Nov 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM House of Lebanon Lawn Program
2:00 PM Stage: The Mystery of Edwin Drood
2:00 PM Stage: Miss Bennet-Christmas at Pemberly
Monday, Nov 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM Talk: Anthropology and Theology
6:30 PM Discussion: The Chicano Blowout of 1968
7:00 PM Grossmont College Afro-Cuban and Jazz
Tuesday, Nov 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Lecture: Guerra! The People and Places of the Mexican-American War in San Diego
4:00 PM Film: Nowhere to Call Home
Wednesday, Nov 28
5:00 PM Panel Discussion: Health Issues in Sub Saharan Africa
6:00 PM Music: TRES & Debora Galan
Thursday, Nov 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Ramen Festival
7:30 PM Stage: Miss Bennet-Christmas at Pemberly
8:00 PM Music: Orkesta Mendoza
8:00 PM Stage: The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Friday, Nov 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Documentary Film: Liyana
8:00 PM Stage: The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Saturday, Dec 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Film: Selma, Lord Selma
3:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
4:00 PM Talk: Afrofuturism Reloaded
4:00 PM Film: Ang Larawan
7:00 PM Music: Metropolitan Klezmer
7:00 PM Yalda (Pesian New Year) Celebration
7:00 PM Yalda (Pesian New Year) Celebration
7:00 PM Film: Lorna
8:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
8:00 PM Stage: Miss Bennet-Christmas at Pemberly
Sunday, Dec 2
9:30 AM Persian Bazaar
2:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
2:00 PM Stage: The Mystery of Edwin Drood
2:00 PM Stage: Miss Bennet-Christmas at Pemberly
7:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
Monday, Dec 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Talk: Digital Media and Youth in China
Tuesday, Dec 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
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< Sunday, November 4, 2018 >


6:00 AM Sports: Carrera de los Muertos 5k/10k Carrera de los Muertos San Diego is a festive and fun 5k and 10k run that will start and finish Embarcadero Park South in Downtown San Diego. Enjoy a scenic run or walk along Downtown's San Diego Bay and stay to celebrate in the park with mariachi, dancers and comida deliciosa! Join family and friends to remember loved ones that have passed in this rich cultural tradition. You will experience a great sense of community through a little exercise, music, dance, face painting and a lot of fun. Nos vemos en la Carrera de los Muertos.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $55

Location:
Embarcadero Marina Park South
200 Marina Park Way
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Sunday, November 4 - 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM

For more information, please visit: www.losmuertos5k.com
10:00 AM House of Iran Harvest Festival Harvest celebration is almost like Nowroz celebration with music, There will be dance, a singer, and food sold at a great price. Deejay Mohsen's program starts at 4 PM so bring your dancing shoes :-) There will also be a display table inside the house for the festival.

Bring a chair if you need one.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
International Cottages
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP - [Park Map]

Sunday, November 4 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
11:00 AM Old Town San Diego's Dia de los Muertos Old Town San Diego's Día de los Muertos is a celebration of the history, culture and heritage of the region that honors one of its most important holidays.

Día de los Muertos is considered to be one of the most important holidays of the year by many in Mexico and other Latin American countries. The unity between life and death is celebrated when families come together and offer hospitality to the spirits of their loved ones.

This event is designed to celebrate the history, culture and heritage of the San Diego region and to pay homage to this very important and festive tradition. Old Town's diverse and historic legacy makes it the best site in San Diego to hold this celebration.

Old Town itself takes the place of the mercado, a traditional marketplace, providing goods, entertainment and regional foods. There will be entertainment and activities for participants of all ages to enjoy. Activities will include face painting, public memorials, children's arts and crafts, piñatas, Aztec and folkórico dancing, life-sized catrina and skeleton displays, giant skeleton puppets, live music and a catrina y catrín costume contest.

Tour of Altars:

It is at this time that the spirits of loved ones who have died return to earth to celebrate with friends and family during this happy, festive, very artistic and visually stimulating time, which is not in any way to be confused with Halloween.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
2613 San Diego Ave
San Diego, CA 92110
MAP

Dates and times:
November 1 to November 4 - 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM
12:00 PM Asayake Taiko Tryouts Interested in trying out for Asayake Taiko, UCSD's Japanese Drumming group?

Join Asaytake Taiko for their five-week tryout process of excitement, sweat and performances by our members! No experience necessary—they will be teaching you everything you need to know, from the basics up!

Just show up with comfortable clothes (work-out clothes), athletic shoes, sunscreen, lots of water and $5 for your own pair of bachi (taiko drum sticks).

Admission/Cost: $5

Location:
Stonehenge Lawn
Revelle College Scholars Drive South
UCSD
San Diego, CA
MAP - [Campus MAP]

Dates and times:
Sunday, October 21 - 12:00 PM
Sunday, October 28 - 12:00 PM
Sunday, November 4 - 12:00 PM

For more information, please email: AsaTaikoTryouts@gmail.com
2:00 PM San Diego Symphony Presents Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev San Diego Symphony presents a unique commissioned work bringing together Mexican composer Javier Álvarez and genre-crossing United States Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera.

Imagining the hopes, fears and dreams of an immigrant child, this work features a boy soprano and incorporates the sound of Mexican vihuelas. The concert also features brilliant young pianist/composer Conrad Tao performing Piotr Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto.

Admission/Cost: $26 - $100

Location:
Joan and Irwin Jacobs Music Center
750 B St.
San Diego,CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, November 2 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, November 4 - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM City Ballet Tchaikovsky Spectacular City Ballet of San Diego opens its season with Tchaikovsky Spectacular. From the classic to the contemporary, City Ballet struts its stuff in tribute to the great Russian composer Tchaikovsky. Accompanied by the City Ballet Orchestra, these performances of excerpts from Swan Lake, including "Act II" and the famed "Black Swan pas-de-deux," are lovingly and lavishly staged with full scenery, costume and lighting effects. You'll also experience the Tchai Celebrationm a large cast ballet set to the composer's The Seasons, featuring Elizabeth Wistrich's expressive contemporary choreography. Artistic Director Steven Wistrich presents a free lecture 30 minutes before each performance.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $89

Location:
Spreckels Theatre
121 Broadway, Suite 600
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, November 2 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, November 3 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, November 4 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.cityballet.org
2:00 PM Stage: Más A docudrama about the dismantling of Tucson Unified School District's Mexican American Studies program or MAS. This cultural conflict is brought to life in an abstract sweat lodge where dancers represent the Mexican deities of life's natural forces. Más engages the audience in the debates around the passage in 2010 of Arizona House Bill 2281, which effectively banned the MAS program. The play's balance of poetry and reenactment captures the soul of the movement as well as telling a contemporary story of community.

Admission/Cost: $17 - $20

Location:
Experimental Theatre
5500 Campanile Dr.
SDSU
San Diego, CA 92182
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, November 2 to Sunday, November 11
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 7:30 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 594-5124 or visit: www.artsalive.sdsu.edu
2:00 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
MAP

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
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
MAP

Dates & times:
Thursday, November 1 to Saturday, November 3 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.caiiff.com
8:00 PM Music: Willie K & Kaleo Phillips This renowned Hawaiian entertainer captivates audiences around the globe with his astounding performances and remarkable array of musical styles as heard on his hits "You," "Ku'uipo" and "Good Morning"!

As part of a family band—he was the second of nine boys and four girls—Willie learned how to play every instrument that might be needed in the show, from guitar and bass to the ukulele, quickly becoming a virtuoso on each. And he learned how to make music in virtually any genre that might please an audience. That eclecticism is evident on the amazing DVD release, Willie K Live at Mulligan's On the Blue, and the stunningly diverse CD Live at Hapa's. His other albums released over the past two decades are devoted to everything from pure traditional Hawaiian music to Christmas tunes.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $32

Belly Up Tavern
143 S Cedros, Suite T
Solana Beach, CA 92075
MAP

Sunday, November 4 - 8:00 PM
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