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Tuesday, May 21
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Romeo & Juliet: Open Reading
Wednesday, May 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM Day Trip: Hsi Lai Temple & Fullerton Arboretum
6:00 PM Film: Está Todo Bien (It's All Good)
Thursday, May 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Music: Alicia Villarreal
7:30 PM Italian Film: Questione di Karma
8:00 PM Film: Casablanca
Friday, May 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Raza Visions Fundraiser
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
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
Tuesday, May 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, May 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Jewish Arts Festival: In the Room Where It Happens
Thursday, May 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Friday, May 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Music: Los Texmaniacs
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
3:00 PM Film: The Year I Did Nothing by Ana Barredo
3:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
5:00 PM Water Lantern Festival Escondido
6:00 PM Film: The Year I Did Nothing
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
2:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
3:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
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
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< Saturday, December 22, 2018 >


2:00 PM West Coast Ballet: The Nutcracker The Nutcracker is a two-act ballet, originally choreographed by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov with a score by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Op. 71). The libretto is adapted from E. T. A. Hoffmann's story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King".

The Nutcracker is one of the composer's most popular compositions. The music belongs to the Romantic Period and contains some of his most memorable melodies, several of which are frequently used in television and film. (They are often heard in TV commercials shown during the Christmas season.) The Trepak, or Russian dance, is one of the most recognizable pieces in the ballet, along with the famous Waltz of the Flowers and March, as well as the ubiquitous Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy. The composer's reverence for Rococo and late 18th-century music can be detected in passages such as the Overture, the "Entrée des parents", and "Tempo di Grossvater" in act 1.

Admission/Cost: $21.50 - $42.00

Location:
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
340 N Escondido Blvd
Escondido, CA 92025
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Saturday, December 22 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, December 23 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
2:00 PM La Pastorela De La Familia Teatro Mascara Magica presents one of San Diego's most popular holiday shows. This year's text, written by the inventive Max Branscomb, "celebrates the family, a journey we all take and we have to choose sides since Evil lurks in every corner and is masked with many faces." William Virchis directs.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $25

Location:
Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Thursday, December 13 until Sunday, December 23, 2018
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays - 7:30 PM
Saturday & Sunday Matinees - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker California Ballet Company presents "The Nutcracker" at the San Diego Civic Theatre with the San Diego Symphony happening Dec. 14 through 23, 2018.

Join Clara and her Nutcracker Prince on a fantastical adventure with giant rats, glittering snowflakes, and the Sugar Plum Fairy's Kingdom of the Sweets.

California Ballet also presents special 60-minute performances for families with very young children. These shows are at 2:00 PM Saturday, Dec. 14 and Dec. 21.

Before the shows there red carpet photo opportunities, plus meet and greets with the cast after the matinee and early evening performances.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $105

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Multiple dates from Friday, December 14 to Sunday, December 23, 2018
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 7:00 PM
Sundays - 5:00 PM
Saturday Matinees - 2:00 PM
Sunday Matinees - 1:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 560-5676
2:00 PM Civic Youth Ballet: The Nutcracker San Diego Civic Youth Ballet performs "The Nutcracker" at the iconic Casa del Prado Theater.

Staged by students and young adults, you'll go on an extraordinary journey to the magical Land of the Sweets with young Clara and her brave Nutcracker Prince.

Witness an epic battle between toy soldiers and mice before being whisked away to an enchanting land of falling snow, waltzing flowers, and the dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy. Set to Tchaikovsky's timeless score, this classic holiday ballet production is a cherished San Diego family tradition.

Admission/Cost: $12 - $18

Location:
Casa del Prado Theatre
1600 Village Place
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP - [Park Map]

Multiple dates from Friday, December 14 to Sunday, December 23, 2018
Fridays & Saturdays - 7:00 PM
Saturdays & Sundays - 2:00 PM

For additional details call (619) 233-3060
7:00 PM The Ballet Studio: The Nutcracker Put down your phone, escape the mall and let Tchaikovsky's immortal The Nutcracker immerse you in the season's magic. Filled with enchanted toys, mischievous mice and sugar-plum fairies, the tale of Clara-Maire and her magical Nutcracker Prince has enraptured generations of kids and kids-at-heart. Now, The Ballet Studio, which also appeared in the award-winning feature documentary film The Making of the Nutcracker, stages its unique version of the world's most-performed ballet. The whole family will leave with heart-eyes after seeing The Nutcracker at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater.

Admission/Cost: $14.50 - $16.50

Location:
Old Town Temecula Community Theater
42051 Main St
Temecula, CA 92590
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Saturday, December 22 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.temeculaca.gov
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
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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 California Ballet: The Nutcracker California Ballet Company presents "The Nutcracker" at the San Diego Civic Theatre with the San Diego Symphony.

Join Clara and her Nutcracker Prince on a fantastical adventure with giant rats, glittering snowflakes, and the Sugar Plum Fairy's Kingdom of the Sweets.

California Ballet also presents special 60-minute performances for families with very young children. These shows are at 2:00 PM Saturday, December 14 and December 21.

Before the shows there red carpet photo opportunities, plus meet and greets with the cast after the matinee and early evening performances.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $105

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Multiple dates from Friday, December 14 to Sunday, December 23, 2018
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 7:00 PM
Sundays - 5:00 PM
Saturday Matinees - 2:00 PM
Sunday Matinees - 1:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 560-5676
7:30 PM Stage: La Pastorela De La Familia Teatro Mascara Magica presents one of San Diego's most popular holiday shows. This year's text, written by the inventive Max Branscomb, "celebrates the family, a journey we all take and we have to choose sides since Evil lurks in every corner and is masked with many faces." William Virchis directs.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $25

Location:
Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Thursday, December 13 until Sunday, December 23, 2018
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays - 7:30 PM
Saturday & Sunday Matinees - 2:00 PM
8:00 PM Music: Beatles vs Stones In this musical shootout, world renowned tribute bands Abbey Road Tribute & Jumping Jack Flash go head to head with the music of The Beatles & The Rolling Stones.

Abbey Road - A Tribute to the Beatles
The Abbey Road band members portray the Beatles in an award-winning, nationally touring musical biography of the "Fab Four" called In My Life - A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles. The musical gives the audience a glimpse inside the world of the Beatles from the band's point of view, as well as hear some of the greatest songs ever written. The producers wrote the script to give the audience a chance to "be there" at pivotal moments in the extraordinary career of the Beatles: Liverpool's legendary Cavern Club, The Ed Sullivan Show, Shea Stadium, and the final live performance on the rooftop of the Apple Corp offices.

Jumping Jack Flash - A Tribute to the Rolling Stones
Jumping Jack Flash honors the privilege of re-creating a Rolling Stones live performance by delivering what audiences come to see — the theatrics and power of the "Greatest Rock-n-Roll Band In The World" in its' prime, with you in the front row! Performing song selections from all periods of The Stones' legendary career, you can depend on hearing the band perform the hits that you still sing along to in your car (however badly).

The greatest care has been given to the smallest details, to insure that song performance, wardrobe, instrumentation, etc., are spot on re-creations of the real thing. No that's not really Mick-n-Keef in your local theater, but it is bloody close!

Age limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $20 - $35

Location:
Belly Up Tavern
143 S. Cedros Avenue
Solana Beach, CA 92075
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Saturday, December 22 - 8:00 PM
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