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Monday, May 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Film: Porco Rosso
7:00 PM Book Signings: The Time of Mute Swans
Tuesday, May 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Music: Roots of American Folk Music
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Wednesday, May 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Talk: Jewish Muslim Romance Films
6:00 PM Discussion: Ukraine: Russian Interference
6:00 PM Film: America's Untold Story
7:00 PM Jewish Poets of the Past
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:00 PM Film: Porco Rosso
Thursday, May 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Art Workshop: Kokedama
12:30 PM Talk: The Making of Global China
4:00 PM Talk: A Korean Model of Economic Development
7:00 PM Stage: The Madres
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Friday, May 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: Firefly Dreams
6:00 PM Film: Coco
7:00 PM City Heights Dance Festival
7:30 PM Music: Natalia Lafourcade
8:00 PM Film: Hin Und Weg (Tour De Force)
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
8:00 PM Stage: The Madres
8:00 PM Stage: The Sisters Rosensweig
Saturday, May 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM Art Class: Kokedama
10:00 AM Harmony in Action Cross-Cultural Non-Profits Fair
2:00 PM Holocaust Survivor's Gripping Story
2:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
3:00 PM Music: Breizh Amerika
6:00 PM Music: Samahan
7:00 PM Music: Jenni Rivera tribute Concert
7:00 PM City Heights Dance Festival
7:30 PM Music: Breizh Amerika
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
8:00 PM Stage: The Sisters Rosensweig
Sunday, May 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM 38th Annual Ethnic Food Fair
2:00 PM City Heights Dance Festival
2:00 PM Stage: The Sisters Rosensweig
2:00 PM Stage: The Madres
2:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Monday, May 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Spring Luau USD
Tuesday, May 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Les Miserables
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:30 PM Lecture: 1918-Death In Vienna, City Of Dreams
Wednesday, May 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: America's Untold Story
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:00 PM Stage: Les Miserables
Thursday, May 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Talk: The Rise and Fall of a Fraud Investigator in China
7:00 PM Stage: The Madres
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Friday, Jun 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Les Miserables
8:00 PM Stage: The Madres
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Saturday, Jun 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Music: Sam Hinton Folk Festival
2:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
3:00 PM Mabuhay Festival: Filipino Independence day
7:00 PM Stage: Les Miserables
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Sunday, Jun 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: The Madres
2:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:00 PM Stage: Les Miserables
Calendar

< Sunday, March 5, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Sherlock Holmes, The Final Adventure
Until May 19, 2018

The Sisters Rosensweig
Until May 27, 2018

The Madres
Until June 10, 2018

A Thousand Splendid Suns
Until June 24, 2018

Exhibitions and Art

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

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

African Djembe Drumming
Ongoing Wednesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

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

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

Tijuana Street Food Tour
ongoing Saturdays, Sundays and Tuesdays

Puerto Nuevo Lobster Dinner
ongoing Saturdays

Tijuana Seafood Tour
ongoing Fridays and Sundays

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 Brewery Tour
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

Flamenco Performance
Until December 29, 2018

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays

Dances of Universal Peace
Ongoing Saturdays

10:00 AM Travel & Adventure Show Anyone looking to find, plan, and book their next vacation will find thousands of vacation options to explore, local destination experts to help them get there, plus thousands of dollars in savings with exclusive travel deals and specials at the 4th annual San Diego Travel & Adventure Show. Travel enthusiasts will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with travel experts from around the world who are on hand to help attendees dream, personalize, and book their next trip. Also included in the price of admission is access to dozens of inspirational, educational, and culturally focused sessions on five stages located right on the show floor, along with hands-on activities fit for the whole family, including live camel rides. The show opens at 9:30 a.m. Saturday for travel professionals; the general public can attend from 10 a.m. to 5:00 PM Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 4:00 PM on Sunday.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $22

Location:
San Diego Convention Center
111 W. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Saturday, March 4 - 10:00 AM
Sunday, March 5 - 10:00 AM
2:00 PM Stage: Women In Parliament: A Reinvented Greek Comedy Method Center Actors Theatre is proud to announce the opening show for their 2017 season and will be partnering with San Diego Theatre Week!

The production follows two women of Athens and explores issues of gender, government and human nature.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $16

Location:
Tenth Ave Arts Center
930 Tenth Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from February 26 - March 5, 2017
Sunday February 26 - 8:00 PM
Monday February 27 - 8:00 PM
Tuesday February 28 - 8:00 PM
Wednesday March 1 - 8:00 PM
Thursday March 2 - 8:00 PM
Friday March 3 - 8:00 PM
Saturday March 4 - 2:00 PM
Saturday March 4 - 8:00 PM
Sunday March 5 - 2:00 PM
Sunday March 5 - 8:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: Camelot In Concert The Barn Stage Company closes out its 2016/2017 Broadway Concert Series with Lerner & Loewe's classic musical Camelot in Concert. Based on the King Arthur legend as adapted from the T.H. White novel The Once & Future King, Camelot features such memorable songs as "If Ever I Would Leave You", "Lusty Month of May", "Before I Gaze At You Again" and of course the title song, "Camelot". This romantic and epic tale of a kingdom long ago will come to life as only The Barn Stage Company can do, featuring a live symphony on stage and an all-star cast of professional performers.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $60

Location:
Old Town Temecula Community Theater
42051 Main Street
Temecula, CA 92590
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Dates and times:
Thursday, March 2 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, March 4 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, March 5 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.temeculatheater.org
3:00 PM Talk: Changing Silhouettes Of The 19th Century The Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation is pleased to announce the return of its popular "History Talks!" series in 2017. The first lecture will be in the Horton Grand Atrium. Clothing experts Cindy Piselli and Valarie LaBore will share their extensive knowledge on the clothing of the 19th century. Cindy and Valarie are both members and past presidents of the San Diego Costume Guild, as well as members of the Costumers Guild West. Cindy is also a member of the Victorian Roses Ladies Riding Society. Valarie has given a presentation on bloomer gowns at the annual ALHFAM conference in Williamsburg, VA. Cindy has co-lectured on fashion here in San Diego with author Garner Palenske, who wrote Wyatt Earp in San Diego. Both ladies have several years of experience producing and narrating historical fashion shows, and presenting lectures at events such as Costume College, and for various guilds and clubs. Their presentation will be an interesting blend of fashion show and historical lecture! Join us for an afternoon of fashion and history! Free for Members, $5 general admission.

Admission/Cost: Free - $5

Location:
Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, March 5 - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM Dance: Chitravali A Presentation by Rama Vaidyanathan Enjoy Indian classical dance by Rama Vaidyanathan with live music by: Ranita Dey (Vocal), Vishal Nagar (Tabla), Suhail Khan (Sarangi), and Shubhamani Chandrasekhar (Nattuvangam).

Admission/Cost: $20, Free for IFAASD 2017 Subscription and Subscription Plus Patrons

Location:
J.Crivello Hall
Francis Parker School
6501 Linda Vista Rd
San Diego, CA 92111
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Sunday, March 5 - 4:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.indianfineartsacademy.org
5:00 PM Music from Thailand The Luang Praditpairoh (Sorn Silpabanleng) Foundation in Thailand and the Thai communities of Los Angeles and San Diego invite you to come watch the movie "The Overture" (Homrong) outdoors, and to listen to live Thai traditional music performed by an ensemble of master musicians from The Luang Praditpairoh (Sorn Silpabanleng) Foundation in Thailand

Please bring a mat or folding chair to sit on for this outdoor event, and please bring food to share (potluck style)

Optional dress code: traditional wrap on top and Jongkraben style on the bottom

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Thai Buddhist Temple in Escondido
139 W 11th Ave
Escondido, CA 92025
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Sunday, March 5 - 5:00 PM
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