TEST SITE!!!!!!
PHP 5.6
CHANGES:
Line 320 in Display.php removed
"$" after arrows

       Participant Observation is the Process of Learning by
Observing and Participating in Cultural Life
RECEIVE OUR FREE WEEKLY NEWSLETTER. SIGN UP NOW!
First Name Last Name Email
Search

Any term All terms
Calendar
< February, 2020 >
S M T W T F S
26 27 28 29 30 31 01
02 03 04 05 06 07 08
09 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29

- Recommended
Coming Soon...
Thursday, Feb 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Friday, Feb 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Saturday, Feb 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Sunday, Mar 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Monday, Mar 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Mar 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Mar 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Thursday, Mar 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Friday, Mar 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Saturday, Mar 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Sunday, Mar 8
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Monday, Mar 9
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Mar 10
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Mar 11
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Calendar

< Thursday, September 26, 2019 >


4:00 PM Film: The Icebox Óscar (Anthony Gonzalez), a 12-year-old Honduran boy, is forced to flee his home and seek asylum in the United States, only to find himself trapped in the U.S. immigration system. As Oscar attempts to reach his uncle, Manuel (Omar Leyva), in Arizona, he is apprehended by Border Patrol and placed in "the icebox," a processing center for Hispanic migrant children.

A discussion, facilitated by Maria Silva, USD Director of Neighborhood and Community Engaged Partnerships, will take place after the film.
This film screening is a part of the USD Just Read! program in collaboration with many partners across campus. Watch this film regarding migration, one of the topics for the 2019-20 USD Just Read! theme Defining What is Home? Homelessness, Displacement, and Migration.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Serra Hall Humanities Center
5998 Alcalá Park
University of San Diego
San Diego, CA 92110
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Thursday, September 26 - 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
6:00 PM Music: Southern Scratch Southern Scratch is only the best known of innumerable chicken scratch bands that are now flooding dance halls in the Southwest. Headed by Ron Joaquin, son of legendary waila musician Angelo Joaquin, this Native American-Southwestern crossover is exclusively instrumental and is performed to be danced to. For more than 50 years the Joaquin name has been synonymous with the very best of waila - the popular dance music of the Tohono O'odham ("Desert People") of the Sonoran desert. Waila dances start at sunset and last until dawn as the People dance to polkas, cumbias, mazurkas, boleros, shottisches and other couple dances performed on saxophone, guitar, bass, bajo sexto, percussion and drums as well as the occasional vocals. While we won't be going until dawn, we will be dancing the night away with Southern Scratch.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
California Center for the Arts
340 N. Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, CA 92025
MAP

Thursday, September 26 - 6:00 PM
6:00 PM Soaring Eagles Pow Wow Dance Class The San Diego American Indian Health Youth Center will host the first Soaring Eagles Pow Wow Dance Class and Community Night at the Balboa Park Club Santa Fe Room. Dance classes will be held twice a month on the second and last Thursday of each month. The Soaring Eagles Dance Class provides a unique cultural learning environment for American Indian youth, grades K-12, to learn about common pow-wow dancing styles and cultural practices, including how to design and make tribal regalia with the opportunity to participate in local San Diego County gatherings and pow wows. The Community Night will feature guest speakers on various topics, including how to improve and make the urban Native community stronger. Participants are encouraged to bring their favorite side dish to each dance class to share with others.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Balboa Park Club & Ballroom
Balboa Park
2144 Pan American Road West
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Thursday, September 26 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
7:00 PM Stage: Noura Noura and her husband are Chaldean Christian refugees from Iraq, celebrating their first Christmas Eve as American citizens.

But the long-anticipated visit of an orphan girl they once sponsored, now a promising college student, causes them to question who they've become and what they've left behind.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $74

Location:
Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Thursday, September 26 until Sunday, October 20
Thursdays, Wednesdays and Sundays - 7:00 PM
Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
7:30 PM Zoppé Italian Family Circus Join us under the big top to experience the captivating Zoppé Family Circus presenting "La Nonna - Power, Beauty, Elegance!"

The Zoppé Family Circus welcomes guests into an intimate 500-seat tent for a one-ring circus that honors the best history of the Old-World Tradition. Starring Nino the clown, the circus features acrobatic feats, equestrian showmanship, canine capers, clowning and plenty of audience participation.

The Zoppé Family Circus emerged from humble beginnings more than 160 years ago to become one of the most legendary circuses in all of Europe and like many good legends - it began with a boy and a girl falling in love. Napoleone Zoppé began his career in Budapest, Hungary where he met a ballerina named Ermenglida and founded a circus in Venice, Italy which still bears their name today.

Alberto Zoppé, Napoleone's great-grandson, inherited the circus, a grand equestrian in his own right. Alberto toured Europe with the circus since his youth and forged a friendship with famed actor/director Orson Welles. Alberto was then offered a job by John Ringling North of Ringling Brothers fame, who was putting together the circus acts for Cecil B. Demille's Oscar-winning film, The Greatest Show on Earth.

Alberto would remain in America and together with his wife Sandra, he has ushered in a new generation to continue the family tradition. His son, Giovanni revived the Zoppé Family Circus six years ago and has since been building its reputation with audiences and critics as an enchanting exhibition of traditional European circus. Giovanni is grateful for his family keeping the tradition alive, especially his father who performed with the circus into his eighties and managed to wow the crowd every time he stepped into the ring.

Admission/Cost: $25-40

Location:
California Center for the Arts
340 N. Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, CA 92025
MAP

Dates and times:
Thursday, September 26 - 7:30 PM
Friday, Sepetember 27 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, September 28 - 2:00 PM & 6:00 PM
Sunday, September 29 - 12:00 PM & 4:00 PM
7:30 PM Stage: Intimate Apparel Wearing her heart on her sleeve while sewing intimates for her clientele, Esther is the talented African American seamstress in turn-of-the-century New York who has built a savings for herself making beautiful undergarments—while earnestly daydreaming of new beginnings, romantic possibilities, and the lingering affection she shares with a Jewish fabric merchant. But when an egregious deception cuts short heartfelt desires, can class, culture and circumstance outmatch the strength of human spirit? Inspired by a true story.

Adminssion/Cost: $18 - $36

Location:
New Village Arts Theatre
2787 B State Street
Carlsbad, CA 92008
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, September 20 - Sunday, October 20
Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 3:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Noura Noura and her husband are Chaldean Christian refugees from Iraq, celebrating their first Christmas Eve as American citizens.

But the long-anticipated visit of an orphan girl they once sponsored, now a promising college student, causes them to question who they've become and what they've left behind.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $74

Location:
Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Ongoing from Thursday, September 26 until Sunday, October 20
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Today's Date

IN PRINT SINCE 2006
Follow Us!
Follow Us on FacebookVisit Our YouTube ChannelFollow Parobs on TwitterVisit Us on PinterestVisit Us on Linked-In
Music From Everywhere!
Radio Garden
Support Our Mission
Buy Stuff at Amazon!
Amazon
Published By:
Try This Tonight!

Korean Dolsot Bibimbap
Book of the Month

Home Remedies

by Xuan Juliana Wang
Music of the Month

The Gap of Dreams

by Altan
Participant Observer Contributors
Section Editors, Writers and Contributors: Sharon Payne, Dolores Donovan, Edwin Ching, Liam Fox, Ana Alvarez
Spanish Translations: Ana Alvarez, Programming: Hera Siddiqui
Associate Editors: Christa Parrish
Editor in Chief: Tom Johnston-O'Neill
Orgs and Causes in San Diego
Learn a New Language!
Local Classes
Online Courses
Meetups
Dictionaries
Books & Software
Immersion Programs
Join Our Team!
Contact Us

Home - Calendar - Films - Tidings - Donate - Articles - Food - Music - Dance - Stage - Art - Netflix - Books - About - Shops - Extras


The San Diego Participant Observer is a publication of The Worldview Project, a 501(c)3 educational nonprofit corporation
2445 Morena Blvd, Suite 210 San Diego, CA 92110 — © 2006 - 2017