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Friday, May 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Raza Visions Fundraiser
7:00 PM Music: Wisin & Yandel
8:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
8:00 PM Music & Dance: Song of Songs
8:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
8:00 PM Film: Casablanca
Saturday, May 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM National Tap Dance Day Flash Mob
10:00 AM Harmony in Action Cross-Cultural Non-Profits Fair
10:00 AM Czech That Film Festival
11:00 AM Lebanese Food Festival
3:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
4:30 PM Oddissi Dance Benefit Concert
7:00 PM Performance: Riqueza Latina
8:00 PM Film: Casablanca
8:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
8:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
Sunday, May 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM 39th Annual Ethnic Food Fair
11:00 AM Lebanese Food Festival
1:00 PM The Poets of Islam: A Pen & Paper Love-In
2:00 PM Music: Alexander Gourevitch & Sasha Kolpakov
2:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
2:30 PM Music & Dance: Song of Songs
3:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
7:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
Monday, May 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Carnatic Vocal Concert
Tuesday, May 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Fiddler on the Roof
Wednesday, May 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Fiddler on the Roof
7:30 PM Jewish Arts Festival: In the Room Where It Happens
Thursday, May 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Fiddler on the Roof
8:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Friday, May 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Symposium: Anthropogeny: The Perspective From Africa
7:00 PM Music: Los Texmaniacs
7:00 PM Music: Internacional Grupo Kawsay
7:00 PM Stage: Fiddler on the Roof
7:30 PM Performance: Paper Cities
8:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
8:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
Saturday, Jun 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM Dragons Exhibit Opening
2:00 PM Stage: Fiddler on the Roof
2:00 PM Filipino Mabuhay Festival
3:00 PM Film: The Year I Did Nothing
3:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
5:00 PM Water Lantern Festival Escondido
5:00 PM Mexico Gourmet Festival San Diego
6:00 PM Film: The Year I Did Nothing
6:00 PM Mariachi Festival to Benefit Medical Missions
6:00 PM Music: Pt. Kumar Bose
7:00 PM Music: Mariachi Divas
7:00 PM Stage: Fiddler on the Roof
7:30 PM Performance: Paper Cities
8:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
8:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
Sunday, Jun 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Japanese Summer Festival
1:00 PM Stage: Fiddler on the Roof
2:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
3:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
5:00 PM Ballet: Don Quixote
6:00 PM Stage: Fiddler on the Roof
7:00 PM Music: The Young Dubliners
7:00 PM SD County Fair: La Adictiva Banda San José De Mesillas
7:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
7:30 PM Performance: Paper Cities
Monday, Jun 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Tuesday, Jun 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Jewish Arts Festival: Knockin' On Dylan's Door
Wednesday, Jun 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Jewish Arts Festival: Soulfarm
Thursday, Jun 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Jewish Arts Festival: In Every Generation
8:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Calendar

< Sunday, December 2, 2018 >


10:00 AM Fair Trade Alternative Gift Fair Shop fairly traded craft and food items, sample fair trade coffees and foods, learn about local and international service organizations. (619) 575-2845.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
First Lutheran Church of San Diego
1420 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101
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Sunday, December 2 - 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
10:00 AM San Pasqual Battle Day Commemorating the 1846 Battle of San Pasqual of the Mexican-American war with battle reenactment, military encampment, food and entertainment.

In the San Pasqual Valley southeast of Escondido, in the darkness of early morning on December 6, 1846, the American Army under Stephen Watts Kearny fought the bloodiest encounter to win California from Mexico. General Kearny and his 120 or so member Army of the West had just arrived from Missouri by way of New Mexico. Dreary, hungry, wet, and cold, they met and were defeated by a smaller force of Californios led by General Andres Pico who were waiting there to stop them from joining other American militants.

Suffering over 35 dead or wounded during the battle and under siege on Mule Hill, only the midnight escape by Kit Carson, Edward Beale, and an unnamed Indian averted their outright slaughter. The combined American force led by Commodore Robert Stockton then went on to win the Battle of San Gabriel on January 8 and January 9, 1847.

The San Pasqual battle was only one of the military encounters in California in the war, but it proved to be the bloodiest and most controversial as to the outcome. Today, a California State Monument commemorates the battlefield, and hundreds of volunteers reenact the event there on the Sunday closest to December 6

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Pasqual Battlefield State Historic Park
15808 San Pasqual Valley Road
Escondido, CA 92027
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Sunday, December 2 - 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
10:00 AM Photo Exhibit: Undocuqueer - Stories From Bordertown Undocuqueer: Stories from Bordertown is a series of photo stories capturing the experience of San Diego's LGBTQ+ DACA recipients.

San Diego resident and photographer, Beto Soto, captures his communities struggles and triumphs. The series of stories describe the complexity and resilience of being undocumented and being part of the LGBTQ+ community.

The pop-up exhibition will be showing at the Museum of Photographic Arts from Nov. 28 through Dec. 3, 2018.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Museum of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP - [Park Map]

Dates and times:
From Wednesday, November 28 to Monday, December 3 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 238-7559
12:55 PM Stage/Film: Don Quixote by Bolshoi Ballet From the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, Don Quixote comes to life on cinema screens nationwide. Inspired by heroic stories of brave knights, with his faithful servant Sancho Panza at his side, Don Quixote sets out on an adventure to meet his ideal woman, Dulcinea. With panache and sparkling technique, principal dancers Ekaterina Krysanova and Semyon Chudin lead the spectacular cast of toreadors, flamenco dancers, gypsies, and dryads in the Bolshoi's critically-acclaimed staging of this exalted performance. A quintessential Bolshoi event.

Admission/Cost: $20

Location:
AMC Mission Valley
1640 Camino del Rio North
San Diego, CA 92108
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Sunday, December 2 - 12:55 PM

For more information, please call: (888) 262-4386 or visit: www.fathomevents.com
2:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol Cygnet Theatre stages its popular rendition, by artistic director Sean Murray, of Dickens' holiday tale of extreme transformation. The piece includes puppets, a new musical sequence, and Tom Stephenson as one of San Diego's finest Scrooges ever. Murray directs.

Admission/Cost: $35 - $65

Location:
Cygnet Theatre
4040 Twiggs Street
San Diego, CA 92110
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Saturday, December 1 until Sunday, December 30, 2018
Wednesdays & Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 7:00 PM
Saturday Matinee - 3:00 PM
Sunday Matinee - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM Swedish Film: Fanny and Alexander The Consulate of Sweden in San Diego wraps up its year-long celebration of the life and films of Ingmar Bergman with a presentation of his 188 minute autobiographical epic, Fanny and Alexander. The screening will be held at the Hall of Nations in Balboa Park. Doors open one hour before the 5 pm showtime. Reader critic Scott Marks be on hand to introduce the picture and conduct a post-show discussion. There will be an intermission complete with appetizers and refreshments.

Admission/Cost: FREE seating is limited to 100 guests

Location:
Hall of Nations
2191 Pan American Rd W
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Sunday, December 2 - 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 302-9606
7:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol Cygnet Theatre stages its popular rendition, by artistic director Sean Murray, of Dickens' holiday tale of extreme transformation. The piece includes puppets, a new musical sequence, and Tom Stephenson as one of San Diego's finest Scrooges ever. Murray directs.

Admission/Cost: $35 - $65

Location:
Cygnet Theatre
4040 Twiggs Street
San Diego, CA 92110
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Saturday, December 1 until Sunday, December 30, 2018
Wednesdays & Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 7:00 PM
Saturday Matinee - 3:00 PM
Sunday Matinee - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM Music: Luciana Souza The Athenaeum's fall jazz program at The Auditorium at TSRI concludes on Sunday, December 2, with a return by an Athenaeum favorite, Brazilian vocalist Luciana Souza, in her latest trio project, The Book of Longing, featuring fellow Brazilian Chico Pinheiro on guitar and Scott Colley on bass.

In many of her recordings and past projects, Luciana Souza has paid tribute to poets and poetry — setting to music the poems of Elizabeth Bishop, Pablo Neruda, E.E. Cummings, Gary Snyder and more recently, Leonard Cohen. For The Book of Longing, Luciana revisits some of these poets and includes new settings of poems by Leonard Cohen, Octavio Paz, Emily Dickinson, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Christina Rossetti and others.

"Poetry continues to spill into everything in my life," Luciana says. "It has been my constant companion and I continue to be fascinated by how powerful words strung together by the mind and eye of the poet can be."

DownBeat wrote, "The São Paulo-born Souza is a master of singing in multiple genres," ranking her "among the world's great singers."

The Los Angeles Times commented on her "inspired excellence, utter musical involvement and constant willingness, even insistence, on creative risk-taking—all reasons why a Souza performance represents a must-see and must-hear musical destination."

Please Note: This concert is at The Auditorium at The Scripps Research Institute. This event will not take place at the Athenaeum's main location in La Jolla.

Admission/Cost: $32 - $37

Location:
The Auditorium at TSRI
10620 John Jay Hopkins Drive
San Diego, CA 92121
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Sunday, December 2 - 7:30 PM
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