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Thursday, Oct 17
All Day Stage: Las Quinceañeras
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Hola Mexico Film Festival
10:00 AM Kokedama Japanese Moss Garden Workshop
12:00 PM San Diego International Film Festival
4:30 PM Stage: ¡Vuela!
5:00 PM Opening Reception With Luis González Palma
6:00 PM Stage: The Sound of Music
6:00 PM Valle de Guadalupe Winemakers Dinner
6:00 PM Noche de Mole Opening Reception
6:30 PM The Arts of Southeast Asia
7:00 PM Bellydance Showcase
7:00 PM Stage: Noura
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Ferrante Series (Double Feature)
7:30 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
7:30 PM Stage: Calafia At Liberty
8:00 PM Stage: Noura
Friday, Oct 18
All Day Stage: Las Quinceañeras
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM A Conversation With Artist José-María Cano
10:30 AM Worshop: The Mexico-California and Mexico-Texas Relationships
12:00 PM San Diego International Film Festival
3:30 PM Stage: ¡Vuela!
6:00 PM San Diego Ballet: A Midsummer Night's Dream
6:00 PM Noche De Muertos Market
6:30 PM Documentary Film: Recuperando el Paraiso
7:00 PM Lecture and Book Signing: Luis González Palma
7:00 PM Stage: The Sound of Music
7:30 PM Music: Indian Classical
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Dogman + Short: Cyclamen
7:30 PM Indian Music: Sammilan / A Jugalbandhi
7:30 PM Stage: Foxfire
7:30 PM Stage: Calafia At Liberty
8:00 PM German Film: Gundermann
8:00 PM Stage: Noura
8:00 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
Saturday, Oct 19
All Day Stage: Las Quinceañeras
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:30 AM Global Empowerment Summit
10:00 AM Arch in the Park
11:00 AM San Diego International Film Festival
11:00 AM Mexican Folk Art Cross Making Class
12:00 PM Dia de los Muertos At La Vista Memorial
12:00 PM Filipino-American History Celebration
12:00 PM Bahia Fest
12:30 PM Stage: ¡Vuela!
2:00 PM Lawn Program: House of Austria
2:00 PM North Coast Symphony: Russian Romance
2:00 PM Stage: The Sound of Music
4:00 PM Bridge of Love Fundraiser
4:00 PM 12th Annual Festival Of Lights
5:00 PM Armenian Culture Night
6:00 PM The Bulls of St. Agata Charge Little Italy
6:00 PM San Diego Ballet: A Midsummer Night's Dream
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:00 PM Refugee Songs: A Musical Journey
7:00 PM Stage: The Sound of Music
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Italy Exported (Shorts)
7:30 PM Stage: Foxfire
7:30 PM Stage: Calafia At Liberty
8:00 PM Stage: Noura
8:00 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
Sunday, Oct 20
All Day Stage: Las Quinceañeras
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Diego International Film Festival
10:00 AM Sukkot Harvest Festival
10:30 AM German Film: Rocca Changes The World (Rocca Verändert Die Welt)
12:30 PM Stage: ¡Vuela!
2:00 PM Lawn Program: House of Czech & Slovak Republics
2:00 PM Stage: Foxfire
2:00 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
6:00 PM Music & Dance: Danyavaad & The Shimmy Sisters Reunion
6:00 PM Music: Ali Azimi
6:00 PM San Diego Ballet: A Midsummer Night's Dream
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:00 PM Stage: Noura
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Benedetta Follia + Short: Scent of the Stars
7:30 PM Stage: Calafia At Liberty
Monday, Oct 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Napoli Velata + Short: The Same Name
Tuesday, Oct 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Film & Discussion: Puzzle
6:00 PM Coco: Sugar Skull Paint Night
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Come un Gatto in Tangenzial + Short: The Loony Boxer
7:30 PM Book Signing: Kate Quinn
Wednesday, Oct 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM French Film: Moka
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Euforia + Short: Postcard
7:30 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
Thursday, Oct 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Talk: Racism in German and American Cinema of the Twenties
6:00 PM UNA Discussion: Our Planet, Our Future
7:00 PM Book Signing: Rut Sepetys
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: A Casa Tutti Bene + Short: The Place of Happiness
7:30 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
8:00 PM Comedy: Dante Chang
8:00 PM Stage: Noura
Friday, Oct 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Talk with Potter Shumpei Yamaki
2:00 PM Book Signing: J. Elke Ertle
6:00 PM Film & Discussion About Race, Mental Health & Community
7:00 PM Music: Clave Dura
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Selfie + Shorts: Shine, Beauty
7:30 PM Stage: Amazing Adventures Of The Marvelous Monkey King
7:30 PM Stage: Foxfire
8:00 PM Stage: Noura
8:00 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
8:00 PM Comedy: Dante Chang
Saturday, Oct 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Balboa Park Halloween Family Day
11:00 AM City Heights El Dia de los Muertos
12:00 PM Encinitas Dia de los Muertos Celebration
2:00 PM Black Life: A Conversation
2:00 PM Stage: Sense & Sensibility
2:00 PM Stage: Amazing Adventures Of The Marvelous Monkey King
2:00 PM San Diego Symphony Plays Music from Coco
5:30 PM SDIFF Gala & Italy Exported Awards
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:30 PM Comedy: Dante Chang
7:30 PM Stage: Foxfire
7:30 PM Stage: Amazing Adventures Of The Marvelous Monkey King
8:00 PM Stage: Sense and Sensibility
8:00 PM Stage: Noura
8:00 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
9:30 PM Comedy: Dante Chang
Sunday, Oct 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Kimchi Workshop
2:00 PM Opera: Aida
2:00 PM Stage: Sense & Sensibility
2:00 PM Stage: Foxfire
2:00 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
7:00 PM Keali'i Reichel
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: L’uomo Che Comprò la Luna
7:30 PM Stage: Amazing Adventures Of The Marvelous Monkey King
Monday, Oct 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Population Aging and Korea’s Economy
Tuesday, Oct 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM In Celebration of Toni Morrison: Reflecting on a Legend
6:00 PM Coco: Sugar Skull Paint Night
Wednesday, Oct 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Calendar

< Wednesday, May 15, 2019 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego Events

Stage

Intimate Apparel
Until October 20, 2019

Bad Hombres/Good Wives
Until October 27, 2019

* Note: newest and shorter run productions can be found in our regular calendar listings.

Exhibitions and Art

Hanjialin Bao - Between Black and White
Until January 26 2020

39th Annual International Art Exhibition
Until October 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

Places

Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Walking Tour of Asian Pacific Historic District
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Chicano Park Tour
Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturdays

Mahjong Lessons
Ongoing Thursdays

Emei Qigong Practice
Ongoing Saturdays

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays
6:00 PM IRC Film Festival: It Will Be Chaos It Will Be Chaos offers a personal look at the human consequences of the refugee crisis spanning the Mediterranean, as told through the stories of asylum seekers, as well as the Italian locals who cope with the influx of newcomers. The documentary highlights the story of Aregai, an Eritrean man fleeing repression and deprivation, and the journey of a Syrian mother and father, Wael and Doha, who lead their family in a perilous Mediterranean crossing. Stirring and complex, It Will Be Chaos is a harrowing look at what refugees go through when forced to escape war and terror at home. This revealing documentary highlights some of the troubling anti-immigrant populism and logistical issues they encounter after reaching the shores of Europe, which prevent them from living in freedom and safety.

Guest Speakers: Lorena Luciano and Filippo Piscopo, Directors/Producer

Admission/Cost: $15

Location:
Museum of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado
Balbao Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Wednesday, May 15 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
6:00 PM Ode to Hope: A Melodic Epiphany An improvisational and Classical Persian Musical performance by Namâd Trio with their piece Ode to Hope, A Melodic Epiphany, نوای امید

Diverse melodies and rhythms seamlessly fuse into a perfect whole, illuminating the collective pulse and its power to bring peace to all. Musicians come together to perform both ancient and modern melodies and rhythms, setting us afloat on an inner journey of passion and peace.

World-renowned percussionist Pejman Hadadi is the pulse of this journey, as Saeed Kamjoo on the Kamânche, and Kourosh Taghavi on the Setâr improvise. These musicians bring to us as gifts, their passionate and haunting music, painting the canvas of life with beauty, harmony, and peace. Humanity is the essence of this unique performance that has its roots in diverse world culture.

Admission/Cost: FREE but please Register

Location:
International House Great Hall
U.C. San Diego
La Jolla, CA
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Wednesday, May 15 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Film & Discussion: Darkest Hour This snappy, high-octane political thriller focuses on Prime Minister Winston Churchill's (Gary Oldman) ascension to the halls of power and his gallant efforts to rouse the public to defiance of Hitler. Co-starring Kristin Scott Thomas and Lily James. There will be a discussion after the film with instructor Ralph DeLauro in Liberty Hall on the second floor of Paradise Village.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Liberty Hall Theater at Paradise Village
2700 E. 4th Street
National City, CA 91950
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Wednesday, May 15 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
7:00 PM FilmOut San Diego LGBTQ ShortFest A total of twenty new international and domestic short films will be screened during the event at Landmark's Hillcrest Cinemas in San Diego. World, U.S., West Coast and California Premieres are featured, including a few local San Diego filmmakers. The event will be separated into two different selections of short films.

Admission/Cost: $12.50 - $20 per session.

Location:
Landmark Hillcrest
3965 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103
MAP

Dates and times:
Wednesday, May 15 - 7:00 PM & 9:00 PM
7:00 PM Art Exhibition Reception: Farshid Bazmandegan Farshid Bazmandegan is an Iranian American visual artist working between experimental media, installation and social engagement in art. His practice constructs philosophical metaphors to raise awareness of sociopolitical relations between people, their environment and the institutions that govern their daily lives. He creates interdisciplinary site specific installations, public interventions, and photo/video documentaries tied to the history and memory of his environments. He is interested in ideas of personal and institutional expressions of the denial of access.

Bazmandegan graduated from UC San Diego where he is currently employed by the Division of Arts and Humanities as the Arts and Community Engagement Manager.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Mesa College Student Gallery
7250 Mesa College Dr, FA 201
San Diego, CA 92111
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Dates and times:
Reception: Wednesday, May 15 - 7:00 PM
The exhibition runs from May 14 to May 17, 2019
Gallery Hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
7:30 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice The outspoken Elizabeth Bennet faces mounting pressure from her status-conscious mother to secure a suitable marriage. But is marriage suitable for a woman of Elizabeth's intelligence and independence? Especially when the irritating, aloof, self-involved… tall, vaguely handsome, mildly amusing, and impossibly aristocratic Mr. Darcy keeps popping up at every turn. Literature's greatest tale of latent love has never felt so theatrical, or so full of life as it does in this effervescent new adaptation. Age limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $25 - $55

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

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Wednesday, May 15 until Sunday, June 16, 2019
Wednesdays and Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 7:00 PM
Saturday Matinee - 3:00 PM
Sunday Matinee - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM Music: Mariachi Garibaldi & Friends The Southwestern College Music Department presents the SWC Mariachi Garibaldi and Special Guests!

Admission/Cost: $7 - $10

Location:
Mayan Hall Theatre
900 Otay Lakes Rd Bldg 900
Chula Vista, CA 91910
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Wednesday, May 15 - 7:30 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Spring Awakening Set in late 19th-century Germany, this musical tells the story of teenagers discovering the inner and outer tumult of teenage sexuality and the journey from adolescence to adulthood. Alternative rock is employed as part of the folk-infused rock score.

Admission/Cost: $25

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

Dates and times:
From Saturday, May 11 to Sunday, May 19
Thursdays - 7:00 PM
Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturday Matinees - 2:00 PM
Sunday Matinees - 4:00 PM
9:00 PM FilmOut San Diego LGBTQ ShortFest A total of twenty new international and domestic short films will be screened during the event at Landmark's Hillcrest Cinemas in San Diego. World, U.S., West Coast and California Premieres are featured, including a few local San Diego filmmakers. The event will be separated into two different selections of short films.

Admission/Cost: $12.50 - $20 per session.

Location:
Landmark Hillcrest
3965 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103
MAP

Dates and times:
Wednesday, May 15 - 7:00 PM & 9:00 PM
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