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Tuesday, Nov 21
All Day Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
5:30 PM Native American Beading Class
6:00 PM Music: Liliy Afshar
6:30 PM Film: Even in the Rain
6:30 PM Book Discussion: The Sandcastle Girls
6:30 PM Film: Even The Rain (También la Lluvia)
7:00 PM Art of Elan
8:00 PM Music: Kishi Bashi with Tall Tall Trees
Wednesday, Nov 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM Stage: Black Pearl Sings!
9:00 PM Music: Tribal Theory
Thursday, Nov 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Thanksgiving in Spain
7:00 PM Film: The Diary of Anne Frank
Friday, Nov 24
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM New West Ballet Presents 'The Nutcracker'
7:00 PM San Diego Academy Of Ballet And Ballet Institute of San Diego's 'Nutcracker'
7:30 PM Comedy: Rex Navarrete
8:00 PM Film: The Diary of Anne Frank
8:00 PM Film: The Big Sick
8:00 PM Stage: Black Pearl Sings!
9:30 PM Comedy: Rex Navarrete
Saturday, Nov 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:30 AM Nature Walk from Kumeyaay Lake
11:00 AM Film: The Red Shoes
11:00 AM Art: Sumi-e Ten (Japanese paintings)
2:00 PM San Diego Academy Of Ballet And Ballet Institute of San Diego's 'Nutcracker'
2:00 PM New West Ballet Presents 'The Nutcracker'
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
5:00 PM Art: A MesoAmerican Experience
5:00 PM Barrio Art Jam
7:00 PM New West Ballet Presents 'The Nutcracker'
7:00 PM San Diego Academy Of Ballet And Ballet Institute of San Diego's 'Nutcracker'
7:30 PM Comedy: Rex Navarrete
8:00 PM Music: Magdi Elhusseini and Zamman
8:00 PM Music: Ella Fitzgerald Tribute
8:00 PM Stage: Black Pearl Sings!
8:00 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank
8:00 PM Film: The Big Sick
8:30 PM Music: Sami Beigi
9:30 PM Comedy: Rex Navarrete
Sunday, Nov 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Art Sumi-e
11:00 AM Film: The Red Shoes
2:00 PM New West Ballet Presents 'The Nutcracker'
2:00 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank
2:15 PM Film: Lawrence of Arabia
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM Comedy: Rex Navarrete
7:00 PM Film: Lawrence of Arabia
Monday, Nov 27
All Day Film: Wings of Desire
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
5:00 PM Book Signing: Eugenie Buchan: A Few Planes for China
Tuesday, Nov 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM Jacque Nunez: 'Journey to the Past'
6:30 PM Film: Three The Hard Way
Wednesday, Nov 29
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Music: Ines Iawati & Sophie Webber
7:00 PM A Night of Stories For Peace: Journeys
7:00 PM Irish Christmas in America
Thursday, Nov 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 AM Film: Empire of the Sun
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
4:45 PM Film: Empire of the Sun
6:00 PM By-Stander Intervention: Rapid Response Training
7:00 PM Author Isabel Allende In Conversation - "In The Midst of Winter"
7:00 PM Film: The Diary of Anne Frank
8:00 PM Film: Empire of the Sun
8:00 PM Stage: Black Pearl Sings!
Friday, Dec 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM International Christmas Festival
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
8:00 PM Film: The Diary of Anne Frank
Saturday, Dec 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM International Christmas Festival
2:00 PM Music: Jessica Fichot
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
8:00 PM Stage: Black Pearl Sings!
8:00 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank
Sunday, Dec 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Pasqual Battle Day
1:00 PM Hanukkah Afternoon
2:00 PM Stage: Black Pearl Sings!
2:00 PM House of Ukraine
2:00 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank
4:00 PM Amnesty Int'l North County Global Write-a-Thon
Monday, Dec 4
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
Calendar

< Saturday, August 5, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Exhibitions and Art

Trappings: Homage to the Horse and Other Steeds
Until November 12, 2017

Dia de los Muertos Exhibit
Until November 19, 2017

Four Treasures Of The Chinese Study
Until December 1, 2017

Modern Masters from Latin America: The Perez Simon Collection
Until December 2, 2017

Monet's Étretat: Destination & Motif At Timken
Until December 3, 2017

Memories Of Underdevelopment
Until February 4, 2018

Art of the Americas
Until February 18, 2018

Indonesian Shadow Puppets
Until March 1, 2018

Jewels of India
Until March 1, 2018

Barrio Art Crawl
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Art of East Asia
Until December 31, 2019

Arts of Iran
Until January 31, 2019

Art Of The 20th Century
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

German Expressionism
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

Dan McCleary, Etchings And Studies: Taller De Grabado Oaxaca 2000 - 2016

Kanban, Traditional Shop Signs Of Japan
Ongoing until October 8, 2017

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

Shakespeare&Tea
Ongoing Sundays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Dancing With The Brush: Chinese Brush Painting And Calligraphy
Ongoing Tuesdays

Middle-Eastern Drum and Belly Dance Class
Ongoing Mondays

Salsa Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

Urban Art & More
Ongoing Tuesdays

Mandarin Meetup
Ongoing Wednesdays

Cultural Tours and Excursions

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum & Garden Tour
Ongoing, every 1st Saturday of each month

Little Italy Culinary Tour
Ongoing Saturdays

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

Lucha Libre Mexican Wrestling in Tijuana
Ongoing, Select Fridays

Tijuana Street Art Trek with Panca
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Street Eats
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Brewery Tour
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Market Hop
Ongoing, Select Sundays

Tijuana Seafood Food Tour
Ongoing Saturdays

Tijuana Foodie Adventure
Ongoing Saturdays,Tuesdays,Sundays

Ensenada Mexico Pacific Ocean Coastal Tour

Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Tijuana Foodie Adventures

Brews + Chews & Views: Tijuana Walking Tour
Ongoing Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays until Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Other

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays

Frankie & Maria's Italian Wedding, A Not-So-Ordinary Interactive Dinner Theater
Ongoing, Saturdays, Fridays

Jewish Film Festival
Ongoing, Everyday

Belly Dance Greek Dinner Show
Ongoing, Fridays, Saturdays

Haad Sai Thai Food
Ongoing, Thursday

8:00 AM Heiva Festival The Heiva San Diego 2017, a Cultural Festival representing Tahiti has positioned herself as the bridge between French Polynesia and the United States sharing our culture with multi-ethnic Polynesian communities.

The Federation of Ori Tahiti and the Conservatoire of Tahiti have given its endorsement to Heiva San Diego!

An event of celebration filled with the richness of our Polynesian culture which advocates supreme values! It is an experience our guests will never forget. We celebrate friendship, music, dancing, drumming, singing, arts & crafts and island spirit! Come escape with us into our Tropical paradise. This will be a fun and family-oriented event!

Admission/Cost: $10 - $30

Location:
San Diego Concourse
202 C Street
San Diego, CA 92101
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Date & times
Saturday, August 5 - 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Sunday, August 6 - 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.heivasandiego.com
9:00 AM Exhibition: Navajo Code Talkers Growing up, young Navajo were told not to speak their language. But as young Marines during World War II, men like Samuel Tsosie Sr. found their words were their mightiest weapons.

The Marine Corps recruited Navajo to Camp Elliott (now part of MCAS-Miramar) to develop a code using the Navajo language for combat communications. Approximately 400 Navajo recruited by the Marines learned the code. The Navajo were deployed to the Pacific to use their native language to change the course of critical battles including Iwo Jima.

The Navajo code is the only spoken military code that was never deciphered. The code remained classified until 1968.

The Mike Tsosie Family has generously loaned for display Navajo Code Talker Samuel Tsosie Sr.'s artifacts from his time on the front lines in the Pacific during World War II.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
4203 Anderson Ave
San Diego, CA 92145
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Dates and times
Until 12/31/17
Saturday, August 5 - 9:00 AM
10:00 AM Obon Festival Join us this summer as the Japanese Friendship Garden and Buddhist Temple of San Diego host the annual Obon Festival! We are proud to continue the tradition of celebrating the circle of life together, as done each summer in Japan for generations, and welcome everyone to join our celebration!

For two days, you will be able enjoy a variety of merchants, engage in family friendly activities, treat yourselves to Japanese festival foods, a beer garden, a tea & dessert garden, and experience cultural performances throughout each day!

Admission/Cost: $8 - $14

Location:
Japanese Friendship Garden
2215 Pan American Rd. E
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 4 - 10:00 AM
Saturday, August 5 - 10:00 AM

For more information, please call: (619) 232-2721 or visit: www.niwa.org
10:00 AM Latin American Festival Three days of folk art, food, and entertainment at the annual Latin American Festival and Mata Ortiz Pottery Market. The colorful marketplace will feature hand-painted Mata Ortiz pottery, artisan jewelry, Mexican clothing and textiles, and other collectibles. Artists from Mexico, Guatemala, Peru, Ecuador, and other Latin American countries will showcase one of the most extensive collections of genuine Latin American folk art this side of the border.

The festival also exhibits San Diego's largest collection of authentic Mata Ortiz pottery, a centuries-old art form renowned for its intricate process and hand-painted geometric and ancestral symbols. Visitors can enjoy wood carving, textile weaving, and intricate painting demonstrations from visiting artists highlighting their crafts. Mexican cuisine from neighboring Casa Guadalajara restaurant will be for sale. Latin American folk band Tinku performs.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Bazaar del Mundo
4133 Taylor Street
San Diego, CA 92110
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 4 - 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Saturday, August 5 - 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Sunday, August 6 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 296-3161 or visit: www.bazaardelmundo.com
1:00 PM 8th Annual Japan Festival Celebrate the Sister City relationship between Encinitas and Amakusa, Japan at the 8th Annual Japan Festival on Saturday, August 5 from 1 to 4 pm at the Encinitas branch of the San Diego County Library.

The festival, planned and hosted by the Encinitas Library in partnership with the City of Encinitas, features performances by La Jolla Taiko Drummers, Miyuki Geta Dance Art, and Yasuko Fosket Tea Ceremony. Other activities include origami and kendama toy demonstrations. There will be giveaways, refreshments, and Japanese-themed books, movies, and music available for checkout. Parking can be found at the library, City Hall, or the Encinitas Coaster Station, as well as on-street.

This year the festivities will include six high school student delegates and their chaperone from Amakusa, Japan, who will interact live via Skype over the Internet with their families, friends and elected officials back home in Amakusa. Through this use of technology, Encinitas and Amakusa will be able to share a glimpse of their respective cultures face to face, while oceans apart.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Encinitas Library
540 Cornish Dr.
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Saturday August 5 - 1:00 PM
4:00 PM International Peace & Humanity Day SD-WISH invites you to come together to promote peace and harmony among all people, cultures, and nations.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Shelter Island Friendship Bell
1402 Shelter Island Drive
San Diego, CA 92106
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Dates and times:
Part I (Ceremony) - Saturday, August 5 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Part II (Floating of Paper Lanterns) - Friday, August 11 - 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: 1 (858) 790-9511 or visit: www.sdwish.org
6:00 PM Music: Julio de la Huerta & Franky Romeo Enjoy a night full of Latin fusion with guitarist Julio de la Huerta and singer Franky Romeo, with Luis Romero on bass and Diego Velasquez on percussion. Enjoy authentic Latin cuisine, musical entertainment, and dancing. Ticket includes dinner, one glass of wine, dance, and valet parking.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $40

Location:
La Jolla Community Center
6811 La Jolla Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92037
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Saturday, August 5 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
7:00 PM King Chronicles A night of free "edu-tainment" told from the black Kings perspective, a story often silenced by the stereotype of the black man misunderstood.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
WorldBeat Center
2100 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, August 5 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 230-1190 or visit: www.worldbeatcenter.org
7:00 PM Stage: Pippin San Diego Junior Theatre stages the popular musical about young Prince Pippin's search for the secret to true happiness. Is it in the glories of the battlefield, the temptations of the flesh, or the intrigues of political power (after disposing of his father King Charlemagne the Great)? "These performances are recommended for ages 13 and older."

Admission/Cost: $12 - $16

Location:
San Diego Junior Theatre
1650 El Prado #208
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, July 28 through Sunday, August 13
(For exact dates and times, please click the link below)

For more information, please call: (619) 239-8355 or visit: www.juniortheatre.com
7:30 PM Film: Italian Race "Italian Race" (Veloce come il vento) - The De Martino family have been putting together and racing cars for generations. Mario, the head of the family, is forced to make way for his very young and exceptionally talented daughter, Giulia. She and her brother, Loris, an unreliable former driver, will have to return to the track and win.

The film we screen is in Italian with English subtitles.

Admission/Cost: $5

Location:
Amici Park Ampitheater
1660 Union St.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, August 5 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.cinemalittleitaly.com
8:00 PM Music: From Prague With Love La Jolla Music Society continues SummerFest, its annual chamber music festival, with From Prague with Love.

Parisian glamour meets Eastern Europe's romantic mysticism in this luscious program of Chopin, Dvořák and Lutoslawski's Variations on Theme of Paganini for Two Pianos, played by piano duo sensations, twin sisters, Christina and Michelle Naughton.

The program includes:
BALAKIREV Islamey
DVOŘÁK Cigánské Melodie (Gypsy Songs), Op. 55
CHOPIN Rondo for Two Pianos in C Major, Op. 73
LUTOSLAWSKI Variations on Theme of Paganini for Two Pianos
DVOŘÁK Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81

Admission/Cost: $45 - $65

Location:
Conrad Prebys Music Center
9500 Gilman Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92093
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Saturday, August 5 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 495-3728 or visit: www.musicweb.ucsd.edu
8:00 PM Stage: Robin Hood Comic genius Ken Ludwig, whose Baskerville brought Sherlock Holmes to the Globe, is back with a brand-new Globe-commissioned world premiere comedy about another icon: Robin Hood! Under the inventive direction of Jessica Stone (Arms and the Man, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike), and packed with thrills, romance, laughs, and great characters like Little John, Friar Tuck, and Maid Marian, Robin Hood! tells the timeless story of a hero of the people who takes on the powers that be.

Admission/Cost: $39.99 - $92

Location:
Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Ongoing until Sunday, September 3, 2017
Tuesdays - 7:00 PM
Wednesdays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays - 8:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
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