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Saturday, Nov 17
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day 2018 San Diego Asian Film Festival
11:00 AM DunDun Dance Class
12:00 PM Worldbeat Cultural Market
1:00 PM Museum School Balinese Performance
2:30 PM Miso Making Workshop
3:00 PM Stage: Miss Bennet-Christmas at Pemberly
4:00 PM Stage: Persuasion
6:00 PM 70th Annual Tartan Ceilidh
8:00 PM Music: Sambada Live
8:00 PM Stage: The Mystery of Edwin Drood
8:00 PM Stage: Persuasion
8:00 PM Stage: Miss Bennet-Christmas at Pemberly
Sunday, Nov 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM Film: Mission Sputnik
11:00 AM Brazilian Drum and Dance Workshops with Sambada
2:00 PM Stage: Miss Bennet-Christmas at Pemberly
2:00 PM Talk: The History of Yiddish Theater
2:00 PM Book Signing: Broad Awakening
2:00 PM Stage: The Mystery of Edwin Drood
2:00 PM Stage: Persuasion
4:30 PM Music: Rhapsody in Bluegrass
6:00 PM Classical Music From Bohemia, Dvořák, Smetana, Drdla
8:00 PM Stage: Persuasion
Monday, Nov 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:45 AM Meet the Author Luncheon: Natasha Solomons
2:00 PM Film: Mississippi Burning
6:00 PM World Music Series
6:30 PM Discussion: Harlem Renaissance
7:30 PM Play Reading: Bloomsday
7:30 PM Book Signing: House of Gold
8:00 PM Music: Daniel Khan & The Painted Bird
Tuesday, Nov 20
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Book Discussion: A Gentleman in Moscow
Wednesday, Nov 21
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
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM Stage: Miss Bennet-Christmas at Pemberly
8:00 PM Music: Akae Beka & Spiritual
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
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
6:00 PM World Music Series
6:30 PM Discussion: The Chicano Blowout of 1968
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
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Panel Discussion: Health Issues in Sub Saharan Africa
Thursday, Nov 29
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
8:00 PM Stage: The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Calendar

< Monday, November 19, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego events

Stage

Holmes and Watson
Until November 17, 2018

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
11:45 AM Meet the Author Luncheon: Natasha Solomons A screenwriter and novelist, Natasha Solomons lives in Dorset, England, with her husband and two children. She is the New York Times bestselling author of four novels, including The House at Tyneford and The Song of Hartgrove Hall.

About the Book:

Vienna, 1911. Twenty-one-year-old Greta Goldbaum has always hungered after what's forbidden: secret university lectures, unseemly trumpet lessons, and most of all, the freedom to choose her life's path.

The Goldbaum family has different expectations. United across Europe by unsurpassed wealth and power, Goldbaum men are bankers, while Goldbaum women marry Goldbaum men to produce Goldbaum children. Greta will do her part.

So Greta moves to England to wed Albert, a distant cousin. The marriage is not a success. Yet, when Albert's mother gives Greta a garden, things at Temple Court begin to change. First Greta falls in love with her garden, then with England, and finally with her husband. But when World War I sends both Albert and Greta's beloved brother, Otto, to the front lines—one to fight for the Allies, one to fight for the Central Powers—the House of Gold is left vulnerable as never before, and Greta must choose: the family she's created or the one she was forced to leave behind.

For reservations and cost, please contact Mary Lee at marylee@warwicks.com

Location:
Whisknladle
1044 Wall St
La Jolla, CA 92037
MAP

Monday, November 19 - 11:45 AM
2:00 PM Film: Mississippi Burning Two F.B.I. Agents, with wildly different styles, arrive in Mississippi to investigate the disappearance of some civil rights activists.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Pacific Beach/Taylor Branch Library
4275 Cass Street
San Diego, CA 92109
MAP

Monday, November 19 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 581-9934
6:00 PM World Music Series Come every Monday to hear music and sounds from around the world. Premier bands in San Diego come to SDSU and share a bit of their unique culture with us.

Remaining Concerts:
• Monday, November 19 - 6:00 PM: Appalachian Music by Clinton Davis
• Monday, December 3 - 6:00 PM: Music of the Balkans with Dromia & Trio Zheni
• Monday, December 10 - 6:00 PM Javanese Music and Dance by the SDSU Javanese Gamelan

Admission/Cost: $10 to $20

Location
SDSU Smith Recital Hall
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA 92182
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Ongoing Mondays (see schedule above)

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com
6:30 PM Discussion: Harlem Renaissance Join narrative non-fiction author Kevin Brown for an intimate discussion of one of the most influential creative arts movements in 20th century US history. Beginning during America's entry into World War I and ending during the Great Depression, the Harlem Renaissance embraced literary, musical, performing and visual arts.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Central Library
330 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Monday, November 19 - 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 236-5800 or visit: www.sandiego.librarymarket.com
7:30 PM Play Reading: Bloomsday Bloomsday - Play Reading by Steven Dietz

Robert returns to Dublin to reunite with Cait, the woman who captured his heart during a James Joyce literary tour 35 years ago. Dancing backward through time, an older couple retraces their steps to discover their younger selves. This Irish time- travel love story blends wit, humor and heartache into a buoyant, moving appeal for making the most of the present before it is past.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
North Coast Rep
987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive
Suite D
Solana Beach CA 92075
MAP

Monday, November 19 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.northcoastrep.org
7:30 PM Book Signing: House of Gold Warwick's will host Natasha Solomons as she discusses and signs her new book, House of Gold.

Vienna, 1911. Greta Goldbaum has always dreamed of being free to choose her own life's path, but the Goldbaum family, one of the wealthiest in the world, has different expectations. United across Europe, Goldbaum men are bankers, while Goldbaum women marry Goldbaum men to produce Goldbaum children. Jewish and perpetual outsiders, they know that though power lies in wealth, strength lies in family.

So Greta moves to England to wed Albert, a distant cousin. Defiant and lonely, she longs for connection and a place to call her own. When Albert's mother gives Greta a garden, things begin to change. Perhaps she and Albert will find a way to each other.

But just as she begins to taste an unexpected happiness, war is looming and even the influential Goldaums can't alter its course. For the first time in two hundred years, the family will find themselves on opposing sides and Greta will have to choose: the family she's created or the one she was forced to leave behind.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Warwick's
7812 Girard Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
MAP

Monday, November 19 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 454-0347
8:00 PM Music: Daniel Khan & The Painted Bird Detroit-born, Berlin-based poet/translator/singer/multi-instrumentalist Daniel Kahn concocts furious, tender, electrifying and revolutionary "Alienation Klezmer" music. With the Painted Bird, he presents a variety of songs inspired both by the struggles of Jewish revolutionaries at the turn of the century and his own desire for a better world.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $30

Location:
David and Dorothea Garfield Theatre
4126 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
MAP

Monday, November 19 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 457-3030
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