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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

< Saturday, June 1, 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
10:30 AM Dragons Exhibit Opening The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum is pleased to announce Dragons, exploring the symbolism of China's Most Revered Creature. In SDCHM's permanent collection, these mythical creatures decorate a variety of artifacts, ranging from flags and tapestries to clothing and jewelry—a true exploration into these symbols of nobility, power, strength, and protection through historical and contemporary Chinese culture.

The opening festivities include a traditional lion dance by the Southern Sea Dragon and Lion Dance Association, plenty of fun educational activities for children, and more!

11:00 - 11:30 AM - Member Exclusive Tour
12:00 PM - Performance by the Southern Sea Dragon & Lion Dance Association

Admission/Cost: $5

Location:
Dr. Sun Yat Sen Memorial Extension
328 J Street
San Diego, CA
MAP

Saturday, June 1 - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM

If you are a member and would like to attend the Member Exclusive Tour at 11:00 AM on June 1, please RSVP to ashley.moy@sdchm.org
11:00 AM Aunt Flo, Red October, Moon Time Menstruation Info Session Let's Talk Menstruation - Shall We?!

Roughly half of the female population - about 26% of the global population - are of reproductive age.

Despite the fact that 800 million women and girls menstruate every day, menstruation remains shrouded in silence and taboos around the world. Women and girls lack dedicated, integrated services and information to menstruate in dignity, obstructed not only by lacking infrastructure, including the fact that one in three women live without a decent toilet, but also deeper challenges of gender norms, myths, and stigma.

Meet our community partner, Could You? Cup who not only distributes menstruation cups to marginalized girls/women around the world - including within the U.S. - they actively seek to break with the stigma surrounding menstruation as their representative, Nadja Umerkajeff outlined to us during our recent conversation.

Admission/Cost: FREE but Registration is required.

Location:
United Nations Association-San Diego
2171 Pan American Rd W
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Saturday, June 1 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
1:00 PM Music of the Golden Age Concert The La Jolla Renaissance singers perform a program of Renaissance vocal music from the Iberian Peninsula and the Spanish empire inspired by the exhibition Art and Empire: The Golden Age of Spain. This special performance will take place inside this exhibition's galleries.

Please note that admission into the Art and Empire: The Golden Age of Spain exhibition requires an additional $5 charge for ages 7+. Members receive free admission.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $15

Location:
The San Diego Museum of Art
1450 El Prado
Balboa Park, San Diego, CA
MAP - [Park Map]

Saturday, June 1 - 1:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: Fiddler on the Roof Story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and traditions that define faith and family. Featuring the Broadway classics "Tradition," "If I Were a Rich Man," "Sunrise, Sunset," "Matchmaker, Matchmaker" and "To Life." Movement and dance from Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter, based on original staging by Jerome Robbins.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $125

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
From Tuesday, May 28 to Sunday June 2, 2019
Tuesday, May 28 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, May 29 - 7:00 PM
Thursday, May 30 - 7:00 PM
Friday, May 31 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, June 1 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, June 1 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, June 2 - 1:00 PM
Sunday, June 2 - 6:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.broadwaysd.com
2:00 PM Filipino Mabuhay Festival Mabuhay Festival is celebrating community, honoring the 121st Anniversary of the Philippine Independence Day and celebrating Language and Culture. Theme: Honor the Past, Respect the Present and Plan for the Future. Lots of fun, food, prizes, surprises, and family entertainment featuring Sama Sama Po Tayo and Kaya Natin.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Kimball Park
at 12th Street and D Avenue
National City, CA 91950
MAP

Saturday, June 1 - 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
3:00 PM Film: The Year I Did Nothing Set in 1985, Manila, this coming-of-age story follows 15-year old Christina who convinces her parents not to send her and her younger siblings back to school after being notified by the US Immigration Office that their 10-year old application is about to be processed. But apparently, there was more waiting to be had as their papers inch at a snail's pace through the US immigration process. With nothing to do and all the time in the world, see how these kids creatively kill time during the longest summer vacation of their lives - the same year a revolution is about to erupt as the exasperated Filipinos attempt to oust 20+ year dictator, Ferdinand Marcos. Written by Vandelay Films

Admission/Cost: $12 - $15

Location:
Digital Gym Cinema
2921 El Cajon Blvd.,
San Diego, CA
MAP

Saturday, June 1 - 3:00 PM & 6:00 PM
5:00 PM Water Lantern Festival Water Lantern Festival was Voted #1 Best Cultural Festival by USA TODAY. Water Lantern Festival is a floating lantern event that is all about connections. Magical nights in cities across the U.S. include food, games, activities, vendors, music and the beauty of thousands of lanterns adorned with letters of love, hope and dreams reflect upon the water.

As the sun begins to set on the evening sky, Water Lantern Festival begins to shine with the launch of the lanterns onto the water as we Light The Water together. Watch your unique lantern drift out into the water as it joins other lanterns carrying hope, love, happiness, healing, peace, and connection. It's a night that you'll never forget.

Admission/Cost: Free- $65

Location:
Kit Carson Park
3333 Bear Valley Pkwy.
Escondido, CA
MAP

Saturday, June 1 - 5:00 PM
5:00 PM Mexico Gourmet Festival San Diego The inaugural Mexico Gourmet Festival will take place on the evening of June 1 at the Embarcadero Marina Park South in the San Diego Bay, from 5 - 9:00 PM This festival is a one-night tribute to the flavors, colors and sounds of Mexican culture and will feature both traditional and modern gourmet takes on beloved dishes.

Guests will have the chance to discover the hidden flavors of Mexican dishes they know and love with unlimited tastings from the most prominent chefs and restaurants from both sides of the California-Mexico border.

Attractions include:
• Chefs from San Diego and five regions of Mexico competing in a culinary competition to make the dish that best represents the delicious flavors of Mexico
• Dishes made by four renowned culinary schools
• Celebrity Chef dishes and appearances, including: Martin San Roman (Fauchon, Hotel Le Meridien Paris, Hotel Grand Intercontinental Paris, Hilton London, Westgate San Diego, Hotel Raffles Singapore, Le Tour de France, Rincón San Roman), Mario Medina (Chateau La Jolla Inn, Paradise Grill, Finch's Bistro, Bernini's Bistro), Daniella de la Puente (La Boheme, Rústico, La Cocina Secreta), Natalie Curie (El Coraloense), Vicente Ortiz (El Pescador, Don Chente Bar & Grill Lounge), Javier Rubio (Mission Bay Yacht Club), and Jorge Carmona
• Wine from the top Baja California vineyards
• Mexican tequila and artisanal mezcal
• All you can drink beer + craft beer
• Live music and performances

Tickets are on sale for Early Bird prices through March 31 at $39.50 for a pair or up to $95 for VIP tickets. VIP tickets include a private lounge area near the stage as well as deluxe drinks and special gourmet dishes made by the Celebrity Chefs.

Admission/Cost: $39.50 - $115

Location:
Embarcadero Marina Park South
200 Marina Pkwy.
San Diego, CA
MAP

Saturday, June 1 - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM Film: The Year I Did Nothing Set in 1985, Manila, this coming-of-age story follows 15-year old Christina who convinces her parents not to send her and her younger siblings back to school after being notified by the US Immigration Office that their 10-year old application is about to be processed. But apparently, there was more waiting to be had as their papers inch at a snail's pace through the US immigration process. With nothing to do and all the time in the world, see how these kids creatively kill time during the longest summer vacation of their lives - the same year a revolution is about to erupt as the exasperated Filipinos attempt to oust 20+ year dictator, Ferdinand Marcos. Written by Vandelay Films

Admission/Cost: $12 - $15

Location:
Digital Gym Cinema
2921 El Cajon Blvd.,
San Diego, CA
MAP

Saturday, June 1 - 3:00 PM & 6:00 PM
6:00 PM Mariachi Festival to Benefit Medical Missions The Eighth Annual Mercy Outreach Surgical Team (M.O.S.T.) Mariachi Festival, presented by Scripps Health Foundation, will be held Saturday, June 1, from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Humphreys Concerts by the Bay. This year's event will honor Harry O'Halloran, MD who has volunteered on 33 mission trips.

The event will feature Mexican cuisine, live mariachi music by Grammy Award-winning Mariachi Los Camperos, a live auction and an opportunity to fund a surgery for a child in great need. Proceeds will benefit M.O.S.T., a group of physicians, nurses, technical and administrative team members who volunteer to provide life-changing surgeries to children with limited or no access to health care in Mexico.

The humanitarian organization relies on philanthropy to conduct its week-long and weekend missions in central and southern Mexico. The volunteers perform surgeries to correct cleft lips and palates, crossed eyes and other conditions. More than 14,000 patients' lives have been changed since M.O.S.T. formed in 1987.

Tickets are $150 per person. VIP tables are $2,500 for 10 people and include preferred seating and hosted beer, wine, and margaritas. For more information about the event, tickets, sponsorship or donating auction items, please call (858) 678-7174 or email SpecialEvents@scrippshealth.org

Admission/Cost: $150 - $2500

Location:
Humphreys Concerts by the Bay
2241 Shelter Island Dr.
San Diego, CA
MAP

Saturday, June 1 - 6:00 PM
6:00 PM Music: Pt. Kumar Bose A tabla extravaganza by Pt.Kumar Bose accompanied by Pankaj Mishra on sarangi.

Admission/Cost: $25 (Free for IFAASD subscribers)

Location:
Seaside Center for Spiritual Living
1613 Lake Dr
Encinitas, CA 92024
MAP

Saturday, June 1 - 6:00 PM
7:00 PM Music: Mariachi Divas Founded in 1999 by trumpet player Cindy Shea, the Two Time Grammy Award Winning Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea is a multicultural, all-female ensemble that continues to push and expand the scope of mariachi music. Since 2003, Mariachi Divas has been the official mariachi of the Disneyland Resort where they entertain audiences of all ages and backgrounds on a year-round basis. In addition to performing regularly at the Disneyland Resort and when they are not busy recording albums, Mariachi Divas and their music can be found in films, music videos, Hallmark greeting cards, and movie soundtracks a well as touring across the United States and Mexico. Age limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $35

Location:
Music Box
1337 India Street
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Saturday, June 1 - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Stage: Fiddler on the Roof Story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and traditions that define faith and family. Featuring the Broadway classics "Tradition," "If I Were a Rich Man," "Sunrise, Sunset," "Matchmaker, Matchmaker" and "To Life." Movement and dance from Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter, based on original staging by Jerome Robbins.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $125

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
From Tuesday, May 28 to Sunday June 2, 2019
Tuesday, May 28 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, May 29 - 7:00 PM
Thursday, May 30 - 7:00 PM
Friday, May 31 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, June 1 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, June 1 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, June 2 - 1:00 PM
Sunday, June 2 - 6:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.broadwaysd.com
7:30 PM Performance: Paper Cities Paper Cities is a 60 minute multi-disciplinary performance narrated through puppetry, animated and original film, soundscapes, music and manipulated objects. It questions the logic by which humans have interpreted the idea of the city. It engages the previous century's history of urban development, transmogrifying commerce and politics into poetry, prosthetics and paper. It explores colonialism and how this has led to the exploitation of natural resources. Questioning the very act of puppetry as a performative medium, Paper Cities explores what stories are being told and asks who is manipulating whom.

Performed with puppets, animated objects, original film, and live soundscapes by Kristopher Apple. Directed by Liam Clancy.

Compulsively watchable and endlessly inventive." Gabe Greene- Director of New Play Development, La Jolla Playhouse

Admission/Cost: $12 - $100

Location:
City Heights Performance Annex
3791 Fairmount Avenue
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, May 31 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Saturday, June 1 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Sunday, June 2 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
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