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Saturday, Aug 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:30 AM Spanish Guided Nature Walk of Mission Trails
9:00 AM Workshop: Indian Puppet Making
9:00 AM Capoeira Luanda Summer Festival & Batizado
10:00 AM Summergrass Bluegrass Festival
11:00 AM Latin Food Fest
3:00 PM Reggae Summer Splash
3:00 PM Salsa & Salsa Cooking Class
5:30 PM Bollywood Movie At Balboa Park
6:00 PM Book Signing: The Wisdom of the Shamans
6:30 PM Film: Moana
7:00 PM Music: Yuridia
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
8:00 PM Italian Film: Holding Hands (La Tenerezza)
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
Sunday, Aug 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Summergrass Bluegrass Festival
2:00 PM House of Hungary Lawn Program
2:00 PM Asian Brush Painting Exhibit
5:00 PM Music: Jonathan Leviim & Oleg Poliansky
6:00 PM Lecture: Marcus & Amy Jaques Garvey Celebration
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Monday, Aug 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Film: Survivors
6:30 PM Book Discussion: Ups and Downs on the New Zealand Road
Tuesday, Aug 21
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM International Day of Peace Celebration
6:30 PM Book Discussion: Ups and Downs on the New Zealand Road
7:30 PM Stage: Seize the King
7:30 PM Music: Colm Keegan and Laura Durrant
8:00 PM Music: Midnight in Paris
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Wednesday, Aug 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: Love and Death
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Thursday, Aug 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Film: Nil Battey Sannata
8:00 PM Music: Rodriguez
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Friday, Aug 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM 15th San Diego International Kids' Film Festival
6:00 PM Film: Black Panther
7:30 PM Music: Chitraveena Concert
7:30 PM Music: New World String Project
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Film: The Lunchbox
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Saturday, Aug 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Foodie trip to Mexico
10:00 AM La Vuelta Cultural Summer Festival
10:00 AM Wellness and Latin Food
11:00 AM Taste of Asia & Pacific House of Chamorros, China and Philippines
1:00 PM Michelada Rumble
7:00 PM Music: Nortec Collective
8:00 PM Music: Shaila Dúrcal
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Sunday, Aug 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM House of Puerto Rico
3:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
4:00 PM Music: From Russia With Love
5:00 PM Music: Carnatic Vocal Concert by Smt. Gayathri
6:00 PM Music: Jarabe Mexicana
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Monday, Aug 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Aug 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Seize the King
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Wednesday, Aug 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Thursday, Aug 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Film: Paheli
7:30 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Friday, Aug 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Calendar

< Tuesday, February 6, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

A Man of No Importance
Until August 26, 2018

The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Until Sunday, September 1

In the Heights
Until Sunday, September 1

Once
Until Sunday, September 2

Voyeurs De Venus
Ongoing until Sunday, September 9

Seize the King
Until Sunday, September 16

Much Ado About Nothing
Until Sunday, September 16

Exhibitions and Art

Arts Of South And Southeast Asia
Ongoing until January 31, 2019

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

Emotions and Landscapes
Until August 11, 2018

Epic Tales from Ancient India
Until September 3, 2018

The Big White Dress
Until July 1, 2018

Israel: 70 Years of Craft and Design
Until September 3, 2018

Arts of Iran
Until January 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

Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

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

Kids

Classes:Children's West African Drumming
Ongoing Tuesdays

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Mahjong Lessons
Ongoing Thursdays

Ki Energy Healing Clinic
Ongoing Wednesdays

Emei Qigong Practice
Ongoing Saturdays

Middle-Eastern Drum & Belly Dance Class
Ongoing until December 17

Europe: Secrets of the Old Masters
Ongoing until July 20

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

African Djembe Drumming
Ongoing Wednesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Salsa Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

Mandarin Meetup
Ongoing Wednesdays

Cultural Tours and Excursions

Tequila, Tacos, & Tombstones: Old Town Tour
ongoing Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays

Tijuana Street Food Tour
ongoing Saturdays, Sundays and Tuesdays

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 Market Hop
Ongoing, Select Sundays

Tijuana Foodie Adventure
Ongoing Saturdays,Tuesdays,Sundays

Caesar's Restaurant & Downtown Tijuana Tour
Ongoing Fridays and Sundays

Ensenada Mexico Pacific Ocean Coastal Tour

Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Tijuana Foodie Adventures

Other

Roaring '20s Tango Show & Argentine Dinner
Until September 8, 2018

Argentine Tango Dinner Show
Until September 14, 2018

Gypsy, Belly Dancing & Flamenco Dinner Show
Until August 31, 2018

Buena Vista Sundays
Until April 26, 2019

Hard Days Night
Until August 29, 2018

Flamenco Performance
Until December 29, 2018

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Dances of Universal Peace
Ongoing Saturdays

2:00 PM Chinese Tea Ceremony San Diego Chinese Historical Museum invites you to a Chinese Tea Ceremony. We will be joined by Ms. Wang Yun, one of the best tea artists in China and the founder of Juechadao, for a traditional tea ceremony and tea tasting.

The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum will be hosting this event in collaboration with Global Education Elite, Juechadao and the International Tea Masters Association.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $5

Location:
Chuang Archive and Learning Center
541 - B Second Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Tuesday, February 6 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 338-9888 or visit: www.sdchm.org
6:00 PM Women In The Cross-Border Music Scene Monica Mendoza & Haydee Jimenez are part of a growing bi-cultural wave that seeks to bridge both sides of the border through music, art and community. A conversation with two women shaking up a mostly-male field.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Tiger! Tiger!
3025 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
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Tuesday, February 6 - 6:00 PM
6:00 PM Poetry of French Gastronomy Discover France's renowned appreciation for preparing and eating good food. Join Sophie Nehoua from the Island of Réunion as she presents haute French gastronomy and the gastronomy of each region of France. A monthly French culture lecture series presented by the San Diego French American School. Light refreshments provided.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
La Jolla RIford Library
7555 Draper Avenue
San Diego, CA 92037
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Tuesday, February 6 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 552-1657 or visit: www.lajollalibrary.org
6:45 PM Stage: Julius Cesar Open Reading Free open reading of "Julius Caesar". All ages welcome. Come read aloud or just listen.

Parts are re-assigned before each scene so everyone who wants to can read. Please bring your own copy of the play if possible. We may have an extra copy or two.

This is one of the official readings of the San Diego Shakespeare Society. These are free, open readings of the plays of William Shakespeare. These popular readings are fun, interactive, creative and great for public speaking and acting practice. They are also a great way to meet other people who are interested in Shakespeare and his works.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Upstart Crow Bookstore & Coffee House
835 W Harbor Dr.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Tuesday, February 6 - 6:45 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 232-4855
7:00 PM Music: Descarga Cubana Come check out Afro-Cuban folkoric songs and drumming followed by a Descarga Cubana with local musicians. Timba dance party in between sets by DJ Saul Timba.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
La Bodega Studios and Gallery
2196 Logan Avenue
San Diego, CA 92113
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Dates and times:
Tuesday, February 6 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Tuesday, March 6 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM


For more information, please call: (619) 269-8735 or visit: www.sandiegorueda.blogspot.com
7:30 PM Book Signing: How to Stop Time Tom Hazard has a dangerous secret. He may look like an ordinary 41-year-old, but owing to a rare condition, he's been alive for centuries. Tom has lived history—performing with Shakespeare, exploring the high seas with Captain Cook, and sharing cocktails with Fitzgerald. Now, he wants just an ordinary life.

So Tom moves back to London, his old home, to become a high school history teacher—the perfect job for someone who has witnessed the city's history first hand. Better yet, a captivating French teacher at his school seems fascinated by him. But the Albatross Society, the secretive group which protects people like Tom, has one rule: Never fall in love. As painful memories of his past and the erratic behavior of the Society's watchful leader threaten to derail his new life and romance, the one thing he can't have just happens to be the one thing that might save him. Tom will have to decide once and for all whether to remain stuck in the past, or finally begin living in the present.


Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Warwicks Bookstore
7812 Girard Avenue
San Diego, CA 92037
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Tuesday, February 6 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 454-0347 or visit: www.warwicks.com
8:00 PM Music: Voz a Voz Sevilla is the home of Bachata and we're excited to bring you another great artist! Don't miss the smooth and sexy sounds of Voz a Voz.

Voz a Voz was discovered performing in the Hotel Bavaro in Santo Domingo by a record producer from the Urban Box Office label. Inspired by the rhythms and melodies of their native island, the young men created a new "R&B" -- Rhythm and Bachata. They craft soulful, urban influenced three-part vocal arrangements in a style that is as much Dominican born as U.S. inspired.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $12

Location:
Sevilla Nigthclub San Diego
353 5th Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
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Tuesday, February 6 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 259-9469 or visit: www.sandiego.sevillanightclub.com
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