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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 11, 2018 >


All Day 2018 San Diego Asian Film Festival Pacific Arts Movement (Pac Arts) is thrilled to present the 19th Annual San Diego Asian Film Festival (SDAFF), the largest platform of Asian cinema on the west coast, from November 8-17, 2018. In its largest iteration yet, SDAFF will present over 160 films from 20 countries in 28 languages showcasing the best in both award-winning and cutting-edge cinema from Asia, Asian America and around the world.

This year, Pac Arts is adding Asian cuisine to the movie-goer experience, partnering with local San Diego restaurants to bring food featured in the films to festival attendees before and after the opening and closing night films!

"Expanding the world of the films to include San Diego cuisine is directly tied to our mission of telling the stories of Asian Americans and connecting them with lives here," says Pac Arts Artistic Director Brian Hu.

All San Diegans are welcome to attend the festival and experience some of the best Asian films of the year!

Admission/Cost: $12 per screening, Opening and Closing Films $40 - Multi-film and Festival Passes available

Festival Schedule:


Locations:
UltraStar Cinemas Mission Valley
7510 Hazard Center Dr
San Diego, CA 92108
MAP

Edwards Mira Mesa Stadium
10733 Westview Parkway
San Diego, CA 92126
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UCSD Price Center Theater
Price Center and Student Center
UCSD
9500 Gilman Dr
La Jolla, CA 92093
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Digital Gym Cinema
Media Arts Center
2921 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
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San Diego Natural History Museum
Balboa Park
1788 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Dates and times:
Thursday, November 8 to Saturday, November 17
Thursday, November 8 Screenings Start at - 7:00 PM
Friday, November 9 Screenings Start at - 4:00 PM
Saturday, November 10 Screenings Start at - 11:00 AM
Sunday, November 11 Screenings Start at - 12:00 PM
Monday, November 12 Screenings Start at - 12:30 PM
Tuesday, November 13 Screenings Start at - 2:15 PM
Wednesday, November 14 Screenings Start at - 4:00 PM
Thursday, November 15 Screenings Start at - 4:00 PM
Friday, November 16 Screenings Start at - 4:00 PM
Saturday, November 17 Screenings Start at - 12:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdaff.org
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

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
9:00 AM Coronado Island Film Festival The Coronado Island Film Festival (CIFF) cordially invites makers and lovers of film everywhere to join us in this unique historic seaside village.

Come celebrate our enduring love affair with Hollywood that began when the historic Hotel del Coronado, our Presenting Sponsor, had barely opened its doors. That romance continues uninterrupted to this day.

Editor's Note: Several of the films appear to have international/multicultural themes and locations.

Festival Schedule

Admission/Cost: $10 - Festival passes available.

Locations:
Numerous venues please visit: www.coronadoislandfilmfestival.com/festival/venues for details.

Dates and times:
From Friday November 9 to Monday November 12
Friday, November - 9 Screenings begin at at 7:00 PM (Opening Night)
Saturday, November - 10 Screenings begin at 10:00 AM
Sunday, November - 11 Screenings begin at 9:00 AM
Monday, November - 12 Screenings begin at 10:00 AM

For more information, please visit: wwwcoronadoislandfilmfestival.com
12:30 PM 7th Annual Taiwan Film Showcase For the 7th year in a row, the San Diego Asian Film Festival presents the Taiwan Film Showcase, the largest annual presentation of Taiwanese cinema outside of Asia. Every year, the Showcase highlights the diversity of perspectives, languages, stories and genres by feature-length and short filmmakers in Taiwan today. And for the first time, we are adding virtual reality films to the program by highlighting two short works from Taiwan that use new technology to explore history and traditional beliefs. The films expand not just how stories can be told, but how we can envision culture altogether.

Admission/Cost: $12

Location:
UCSD University Centers (Price Center and Student Center)
9500 Gilman Dr
La Jolla, CA 92093
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Dates and times:
Friday, November 9 - 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, November 10 - 12:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, November 11 - 12:30 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please call:(619) 400-5911 or visit: sdaff.org
12:55 PM Film: La Sylphide (Bolshi Ballet) Captured live the same day from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, La Sylphide comes to cinemas across the U.S. On his wedding day, the young Scotsman James is awakened with a kiss from an ethereal winged creature—a Sylph. Entranced by her beauty, James risks everything to pursue an unattainable love. La Sylphide is one of the world's oldest surviving ballets, and a treasure in Danish ballet master August Bournonville's style. Staged for the Bolshoi by Bournonville expert Johan Kobborg, this production is the ultimate romantic masterpiece.

Admission/Cost: $20

Location:
AMC Mission Valley
1640 Camino del Rio North
San Diego, CA 92108
MAP

Sunday, November 11 - 12:55 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 296-2737 or visit: www.fathomevents.com
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
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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
2:00 PM Stage: Persuasion A Navy Captain returning from war a hero discovers that the woman who had hastily broken off their engagement years before remains unmarried. But he is still wounded from her snub, and she has a wealthy suitor in the wings...

Funny, heartwarming & amazingly relevant, Persuasion is a gorgeous musical of Jane Austen's brilliant final novel with its unforgettable heroine Anne Elliot.

Admission/Cost: $28 - $58

Location:
Lamb's Players Theatre
1142 Orange Avenue
Coronado, CA 92118
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Dates and times:
Ongoing until from Thursday, November 8 to Sunday, November 18, 2018
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays and Saturday - 8:00 PM
Saturday Matinees - 4:00 PM
Wednesdays and Sundays - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: The Mystery of Edwin Drood OnStage Playhouse and Turning Tydes Theatre Company present this "play-within-a-musical," based on Charles Dickens' unfinished novel. "Everyone on stage is a suspect in the murder of young Edwin Drood." Alex Bezdeka directs, with musical direction by Jordan Hall Campbell.

Admission/Cost: $25

Location:
Onstage Playhouse
291 Third Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, November 9 to Saturday, December 8, 2018
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
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
5:00 PM Sing-A-Long: A Sound Of Music Back by popular demand, the Sing-a-Long: A Sound of Music returns to The Balboa for a night of singing, costumes, snacks and more.

For those of you not yet converted, Sing-a-Long: A Sound of Music is a screening of the classic Julie Andrews film musical in glorious, full-screen technicolor, complete with subtitles so that the whole audience can sing along.

Then, of course, there is the famous costume competition and themed cocktails and treats. There's a pre-show featuring local news anchor Raoul Martinez, a mini organ concert by Russ Peck and an appearance by the San Diego Gay Men's Chorus.

The movie runs 2 hours and 54 minutes and is rated G. Call (619) 570-1100 for details.

Admission/Cost: $16 - $30

Location:
Balboa Theatre
868 4th Ave.
San Diego, CA
MAP

Sunday, November 11 - 5:00 PM
10:00 PM California Ballet: Havana Night(s) Dance Party Join California Ballet's dancers for a Cuban Dance Party on the stage of the Balboa Theatre following the evening performances of Noche Latina! There will be great Cuban food and a bar hosted by California Ballet, featuring live music by Cuban band Amistad Cubana.

Admission/Cost: $100

Location:
Balboa Theatre
868 4th Ave.
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, November 9 - 10:00 PM
Saturday, November 10 - 10:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.californiaballet.networkforgood.com
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