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Monday, Apr 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Talk: U.S.-Mexico Relations and Trans-border Issues
Tuesday, Apr 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Discussion: Demystifying Diversity
1:00 PM Film: Bye Bye Germany
3:00 PM Film: Diplomacy
7:00 PM Film: Nureyev
7:00 PM Stage: Sweat
8:00 PM Film: Formentera Lady
Wednesday, Apr 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Sweat
8:00 PM Music: Mokoomba
Thursday, Apr 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Workshop: Italia for Travelers with Paola Baracco
3:00 PM Indigo Dye Shibori Workshop
6:00 PM Ignite & Activate San Diego Summit
7:00 PM Music: Aterciopelados & Los Amigos Invisibles
7:30 PM Film: Roma Città Aperta (Rome Open City)
7:30 PM Stage: The Servant of Two Masters
8:00 PM Stage: Sweat
Friday, Apr 26
All Day Ignite & Activate San Diego Summit
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:30 PM Talk: Immigrant Resistance in the Deportation Nation
7:00 PM Opera Celebration Concert
7:30 PM The Diary of Anne Frank
8:00 PM Film: Wings of Desire
8:00 PM Stage: The Servant of Two Masters
8:00 PM Stage: Nine
8:00 PM Stage: Sweat
Saturday, Apr 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM 33rd Annual Linda Vista Multicultural Fair & Parade
10:00 AM Art: Little Saigon Stories
10:00 AM Bonsai Spring Show
10:00 AM International Mobile Film Festival
10:00 AM Chase the Spring: Qing Ming Event
11:00 AM Little Italy ArtWalk
12:00 PM Hanamatsuri Celebration
12:00 PM Tequila and Taco Music Festival
1:00 PM Claudia Lyra: Brazilian Folktales and Music
2:00 PM House of Finland Lawn Program
6:00 PM Filipino Pamana Concert
7:00 PM Music: Parisa and Hamnavazan
7:30 PM Music: Pandit Kartik
7:30 PM The Diary of Anne Frank
8:00 PM Stage: The Servant of Two Masters
8:00 PM Stage: Nine
8:00 PM Stage: Sweat
10:30 PM Exhibit: Feeding A Thousand Souls
Sunday, Apr 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM Film: Pünktchen & Anton
11:30 AM Sake 101
2:00 PM Stage: Nine
7:00 PM Stage: Sweat
7:30 PM The Diary of Anne Frank
Monday, Apr 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM 29th Annual Multicultural Earth Day
Tuesday, Apr 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Witches' Night: An Exploration of Witches in Pop-Culture
7:00 PM Stage: Sweat
Wednesday, May 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:30 PM Debunking Myths: Migration, Criminalization of the Border. . .
6:30 PM Film: Angels Are Made of Light
7:00 PM Stage: Sweat
Thursday, May 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: The Servant of Two Masters
8:00 PM Stage: Sweat
Friday, May 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Cinco de Mayo Old Town
8:00 PM Stage: The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui
8:00 PM Stage: The Servant of Two Masters
8:00 PM Stage: Nine
8:00 PM Stage: Sweat
Saturday, May 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Cinco de Mayo Old Town San Diego
8:00 PM Stage: The Servant of Two Masters
8:00 PM Stage: Nine
8:00 PM Stage: The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui
8:00 PM Stage: Sweat
Sunday, May 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Cinco de Mayo Old Town San Diego
2:00 PM Stage: Nine
7:00 PM Stage: Sweat
8:00 PM Stage: The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui
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< Saturday, December 8, 2018 >


12:00 PM Balboa Park December Nights Balboa Park December Nights brings families and friends together to spread holiday joy and kick-off the "most wonderful time of the year" with lights and more!

Balboa Park December Nights, the nation's premier holiday festival, will take place for the 40th consecutive year on Friday, December 1 from 3:00 to 11:00 PM and Saturday, December 2 from noon to 11:00 PM. Friends, families and the community are invited to come together for festive fun, food and attractions throughout the park, including complimentary admission to Balboa Park museums from 5:00 to 9:00 PM. The largest free community festival in San Diego, December Nights is expected to attract more than 350,000 visitors to the park over two days to enjoy and revel in the season.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Balboa Park House of Hospitality
1549 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, December 7 - 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Saturday, December 8 - 12:00 PM to 11:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiego.gov
12:00 PM 2nd Annual Island Food & Beer Fest Coconuts & Cocktails is excited to bring the 2nd annual Island Food & Beer Fest in beautiful Downtown San Diego.

Mahalo to everybody who participated and attended our inaugural Island Food & Beer Fest event last year! This year's will be bigger and filled with more surprises and entertainment!

VIP Tickets: Limited to 200 guests.
• Admission/Cost: $75
• Early entrance to the event beginning at 11:00 AM
• Unlimited food samples from 11:00 AM to noon.
• Your own swag bag, including a souvenir cup.
• Access to games and raffles, village of vendors and live entertainment.

General Admission Tickets:
• Admission/Cost: $40
• Entrance to the event beginning at noon.
• Unlimited beer samples from noon to 3:00 PM
• Delicious island food for purchase.
• Souvenir cup.
• Access to games and raffles, village of vendors and live entertainment.

Designated driver tickets are currently sold out.

Event for 21 years old or older

Admission/Cost: $40 - $75

Location:
Waterfront Park
1600 Pacific Highway
San Diego, CA
MAP

Saturday, December 8 - 12:00 PM (Noon) to 5:00 PM
12:00 PM Chanukah Celebration Celebrate Chanukah at the annual Balboa Park December Nights! House of Israel will serve latkes and sufganiyot, and Israeli spirits in the International Spirits Garden.

Besides having a ton of fun, you can support the House of Israel at our biggest fundraiser all year. Your generosity allows us to continue to reach thousands of International visitors each year and share Israel's rich history, culture, and contributions to the world.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
House of Israel
2156 Pan American Plaza
Balbao Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Date and times:
Friday, December 7 - 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Saturday, December 8 - 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker Voted San Diego's Best Nutcracker production by the "Tommy Awards", this elaborate and elegant production, with exquisite costumes and scenery, will take you on Clara's magical journey from her fun-filled family Christmas party where toy soldiers and mice become life-sized, to the enchanted Snow Forest and on to the Land of Sweets where she is welcomed by the Sugar Plum Fairy, her Cavalier and magical performances from dancers throughout the world. Accompanied by the City Ballet Orchestra and Chorus, this heart-warming production is the perfect way for families to immerse themselves in the holiday spirit, year after year. Following each matinee performances, members of the cast will be in the lobby to greet audience members and pose for photos.

Admission/Cost: $34 - $89

Location:
Spreckels Theatre
121 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, December 7 until Sunday, December 23, 2018
Fridays & Saturdays - 7:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday Matinees - 2:00 PM (no performance 12/9)
7:00 PM Nativity: A Dramatic Musical Celebration Nativity: A Dramatic Musical Celebration is a soul-stirring gospel cantata directed by Terrance Bowens, that uses narration, dance, spirituals, and gospel music to re-tell the story of Christmas. Louise Pearson, renowned music professor and choir director, is the musical director of "Nativity." This piece is part re-enactment of the birth of Jesus, part church service, and part Christmas concert, composed entirely of gospel versions of traditional carols mixed with a few original tunes as well. Bowen's conceptualized version is a testament to the power of gospel music and the story of the Nativity told through the combination of scripture, poetry, dance, and songs that connect today to the time of mangers and swaddling cloths. Each joyous performance brings the real meaning of faith and love to life for the entire family

Admission/Cost: $15 - $25

Location:
Educational Culural Complex
4343 Oceanview Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92113
MAP

Saturday, December 8 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
7:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker Voted San Diego's Best Nutcracker production by the "Tommy Awards", this elaborate and elegant production, with exquisite costumes and scenery, will take you on Clara's magical journey from her fun-filled family Christmas party where toy soldiers and mice become life-sized, to the enchanted Snow Forest and on to the Land of Sweets where she is welcomed by the Sugar Plum Fairy, her Cavalier and magical performances from dancers throughout the world. Accompanied by the City Ballet Orchestra and Chorus, this heart-warming production is the perfect way for families to immerse themselves in the holiday spirit, year after year. Following each matinee performances, members of the cast will be in the lobby to greet audience members and pose for photos.

Admission/Cost: $34 - $89

Location:
Spreckels Theatre
121 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, December 7 until Sunday, December 23, 2018
Fridays & Saturdays - 7:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday Matinees - 2:00 PM (no performance 12/9)
7:30 PM Theater: Les Veuves Créoles, Martinique Comedy Le Théâtre Francais de San Diego State University presents the United States premiere of the 18th century Martinique comedy, Les Veuves Créoles.

Presented entirely in French, with a synopsis and literary introduction translated into English.

Les Veuves Créoleswas, as far as we know, the first published literary work to have been composed in Martinique, then a French colony. This three-act prose comedy was published anonymously in 1768 and, according to its foreword, had circulated in manuscript form in Martinique the previous year, where it met with a mixture of criticism and praise. The publication details are given as 'A Amsterdam, & se trouve à Paris chez Merlin Libraire'.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
The Little Theatre
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182
SDSU MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Dates and times:
Friday, December 7 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, December 8 - 7:30 PM
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