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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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< Tuesday, November 13, 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

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
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
1:00 PM Film Discussion Class: The Band's Visit Director Eran Kolirin takes on cross-cultural relations in this spry and charming tale. The members of the Alexandria Police Ceremonial Orchestra have arrived in Israel to play at the opening of an Arab Cultural Center, but through a series of miscommunications and a wrong-bus ride, they find themselves trapped in the wrong town, in the middle of nowhere. The residents of the little town, with no hotel and no cultural center, are excited for a break in the daily monotony and welcome their Egyptian guests for the night.

In Hebrew, Arabic and English with English subtitles.

Discussion after the film with instructor Ralph DeLauro at the San Diego OASIS Lifelong Learning Center, Suite #325, in Grossmont Center.

This "Film on the Fringe" Class is for seniors who are 50+

Admission/Cost: $8

Location:
San Diego OASIS Lifelong Learning Center
5500 Grossmont Center Drive Suite #325
La Mesa, CA 91942
MAP

Tuesday, November 13 - 1:00 PM
5:00 PM SDSU Ibero-American Film Festival This year, the Spanish and Portuguese Department, MALAS and Selach are head-over-heels about having a presidenta who proudly calls herself a Latina; so, we curated a week of short and feature films all directed by women, yes! There will be six full-length movies PLUS six short films: Tartus, Vertical Time, Laura, Fall, The Hat, and First Breath After Coma.

Age limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Union Theater in Conrad Prebys
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Dates and times:
Tuesday, November 13 - 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday, November 14 - 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Thursday, November 15 - 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.eventbrite.com
6:00 PM World Eats 2018 World Eats returns to celebrate the thriving diversity of San Diego's dining scene.

Join us at the Headquarters at Seaport Village for an outdoor extravaganza featuring incredible dishes from around the world.

Take your tastebuds on a culinary adventure through paella and poke, empanadas, dosas, bulgogi, barbacoa and so much more. Meet the chefs whose recipes and traditions have come from all over the world and hear the stories behind their dishes.

What would a party be without booze? Guests can also sip on craft cocktails from 1888 Rum while listening to live music and browsing interactive (and Instagrammable) art installations.

Tickets include unlimited bites and beverages. Space is limited and tickets sold out very early in 2017. Advanced purchase is highly recommended.

This event is 21+.

Admission/Cost: $55

Location:
The Headquarters at Seaport
789 West Harbor Dr.
San Diego, CA
MAP

Tuesday, November 13 - 6:00 PM
7:00 PM Kaiseki Meal: The Soul of Japanese Cuisine During the San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival enjoy a traditional Japanese multi-course meal, called Kaiseki, prepared by a collection of celebrity chefs including: Shihomi Borillo of Azuki Sushi, Andrew Spurgin of Bespoke Event Styling & Menu Design, and Ken Tomonaga of PABU, Hana & The Ramen Bar. Dine and embrace the haute cuisine of Japan and learn from Master Sake Sommelier, Toshio Ueno, Sachiko Miyagi of Sake School of America, and Julie Bath of Tengoku Sake.

Age limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $145

Location:
Azuki Sushi Lounge
2321 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Tuesday, November 13 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
7:00 PM Talk with Moshe Zonder from Netflix's Fauda A rare opportunity to hear from Moshe Zonder, head writer and director of the first season of Fauda, the first Israeli television series to be released as a Netflix Original. Set in the West Bank, Fauda goes beyond the usual ingredients of the thriller series: intelligence gathering and interludes of violent action. The setting is the flashpoint of a fifty-year-long conflict, and Zonder believes that they have made not only a deft work of entertainment but also a drama that gets at the political dynamic of the Israeli-Palestinian situation. After screening the series' first episode, Zonder will discuss the process of writing and producing the acclaimed series.

Admission/Cost: Free - $18

Location:
David and Dorothea Garfield Theatre
4126 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
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Tuesday, November 13 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
7:30 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
MAP

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
8:00 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
MAP

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
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