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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
Saturday, May 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Harmony in Action Cross-Cultural Non-Profits Fair
1:00 PM Piñata Festival
2:00 PM Book Signing: Madeline Swidler Scott
2:00 PM Film: Satoyama
2:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
3:00 PM Music: Breizh Amerika
6:00 PM Music and Dance: Samahan
6:30 PM Stage: Moana
7:00 PM Music: Jenni Rivera Tribute Concert
7:00 PM City Heights Dance Festival
7:30 PM Music: Breizh Amerika
7:30 PM Film: Moana
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Sunday, May 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM German Film: Quatsch Und Die Nasenbärbande (Fiddlesticks)
11:00 AM 38th Annual Ethnic Food Fair
2:00 PM City Heights Dance Festival
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
Tuesday, May 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Les Misérables
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:30 PM Lecture: 1918-Death In Vienna, City Of Dreams
7:30 PM Music: Chano Dominguez
Wednesday, May 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: Goodbye Christopher Robin
6:00 PM Film: America's Untold Story
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:00 PM Stage: Les Misérables
Thursday, May 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Talk: The Rise and Fall of a Fraud Investigator in China
6:10 PM Padres Italian Heritage Night
6:30 PM Panel Discussion: Cross-Border Legal Transactions for Artists
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Friday, Jun 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Food: Tijuana Renaissance/Feast For the Heart
6:30 PM Lecture: Kumeyaay Ethnobotany
7:00 PM Beer & Sake Festival
7:00 PM Stage: Les Misérables
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Saturday, Jun 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM Talk: AfroFuturism Dream Tank
10:00 AM UCSD Powwow
11:00 AM Music: Sam Hinton Folk Festival
11:00 AM Noodle Competition with Mike Chen
12:00 PM House of Denmark Lawn Program
2:00 PM Ukrainian Embroidery Workshop
2:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
2:30 PM Music: From Russia with Love
3:00 PM Mabuhay Festival: Philippine Independence Day
6:00 PM Book Signing: Wherever You Go, They Are There
6:00 PM Music: Scripps Mariachi Festival
6:30 PM Film: Moulin Rouge
7:00 PM Stage: Les Misérables
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Sunday, Jun 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Japanese Cultural Bazaar
11:00 AM House of England Lawn Program
2:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
3:00 PM Music: African Sanctus
5:00 PM Music: Manohara Sangeetham
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:00 PM Stage: Les Misérables
7:30 PM Music: Mexican Regional
Monday, Jun 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Jun 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:30 PM Lecture: 1918-Death In Vienna, City Of Dreams
Wednesday, Jun 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Talk: Kumeyaay Ethnobotany
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Thursday, Jun 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Calendar

< Saturday, March 3, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

The Sisters Rosensweig
Until May 27, 2018

Les Miserables
Until June 3, 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

9:00 AM Japanese Music Workshop Eien Hunter-Ishikawa is a musician and educator based in Portland, Oregon, specializing in drumset, taiko, percussion and shinobue. Born in Japan, his passion for drumming started at an early age through the involvement of a youth taiko ensemble directed by Saburo Mochizuki, a founding member of Tokyo's pioneering taiko ensemble, Sukeroku Daiko.

Admission/Cost: $50 - $80

Location:
WorldBeat Center
2100 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, March 3 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Saturday, March 3 - 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Sunday, March 4 - 2:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Sunday, March 4 - 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.worldbeatcenter.org
11:00 AM CRY Holi Festival "Holi" is the Festival of Colors in India. The festival signifies the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring, the end of winter, and for many a festive day to meet others, play and laugh, forget and forgive, and repair broken relationships. It is also celebrated as a thanksgiving for a good harvest.

People apply colors to each other, dance, eat and have fun on this day. CRY San Diego has been bringing this tradition to San Diego for the past few years, and has now become one of the biggest hosts for this event in San Diego for Indians and non-Indians.

Age Limit: 6+

Admission/Cost: $5 - $15

Location:
Hourglass Field Community Park and Field House
10440 Black Mountain Road
San Diego, CA 92126
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Saturday, March 3 - 11:00 AM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com
12:30 PM Japanese Music Workshop Eien Hunter-Ishikawa is a musician and educator based in Portland, Oregon, specializing in drumset, taiko, percussion and shinobue. Born in Japan, his passion for drumming started at an early age through the involvement of a youth taiko ensemble directed by Saburo Mochizuki, a founding member of Tokyo's pioneering taiko ensemble, Sukeroku Daiko.

Admission/Cost: $50 - $80

Location:
WorldBeat Center
2100 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, March 3 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Saturday, March 3 - 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Sunday, March 4 - 2:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Sunday, March 4 - 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.worldbeatcenter.org
2:00 PM Stage: Three Sisters The Old Globe and University of San Diego's Shiley Graduate Theatre Program present Libby Appel's new version of Anton Chekhov's masterpiece about the Prozorov family. Stuck in a provincial town, they dream of Moscow, the city of their childhood. Scott Ripley directs.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $10

Location:
University of San Diego
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110
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Dates and times:
Thursday, March 1 - 7:30 PM
Friday, March 2 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, March 3 - 2:00 PM
Sunday, March 4 - 2:00 PM
Sunday, March 4 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiego.edu or call: (619) 260-4600
2:00 PM Dance: Salsa Social Dancing Workshop 1st hour - Joshua Gorden will be teaching Afro-Cuban body movement and fun footwork. He will be breaking down how to incorporate body movement and shines while social dancing.

2nd hour - Oscar Bernal will be teaching partner work NYC style Salsa on2. He will be breaking down a combination focusing on musicality and partner connectivity.

Admission/Cost: $17 - $20

Location:
Tap Fever Studios
2180 Garnet Ave Ste 1F
San Diego, CA 92109
MAP

Saturday, March 3 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 456-7301 or visit: ww.facebook.com
2:30 PM Cooking Class: DIY Miso Soup Learn about the history of miso, its many different forms, and then make a large batch using various legumes. We will taste a one-year (or older) miso. You'll get to see the results of this long fermentation process. Then we'll enjoy one of the most popular miso dishes—homemade miso soup! You'll get to pack a mason jar full of miso to take home (but you'll have to wait a year to eat it).

Admission/Cost: $45

Location:
City Farmers Nursery
3110 Euclid Avenue
San Diego, CA 92105
MAP

Saturday, March 3 - 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 284-6358 or visit: www.cityfarmersnursery.com
7:00 PM Music: Dornob Dornob is a multicultural collective of musicians whose goals include learning the Persian musical traditions, fostering creativity and crossing cultural bridges.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $35

Location:
Persian Cultural Center
6790 Top Gun St, Ste 7
San Diego, CA 92121
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Saturday, March 3 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 552-9355 or visit: www.pccsd.org
7:00 PM Music: Roger Anderson Chorale The Roger Anderson Chorale will perform African American spirituals, contemporary composers, classical excerpts and world beat. The chorale will be accompanied with dance, visual media and percussionists. The Grammy award winning song "Baba Yetu" will be among the selections.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $25

Location:
Encinitas Library
540 Cornish Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Saturday, March 3 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 753-7376 or visit: www.rogerandersonchorale.com
7:00 PM Stage: Macbeth Trinity Theatre Company and the San Diego Shakespeare Society present the Bard's tragedy of inflamed ambition. Just because three witches predict that something strange and wonderful will happen does not mean that collateral damage won't result. Thomas Haine directs.

Admission/Cost: $18 - $28

Location:
Tenth Avenue Arts Center
930 Tenth Avenue
San Diego CA, 92101
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from March 3 until March 18, 2018
Fridays and Saturdays 7:00 PM
Sundays 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 920-8503 or visit: www.trinityc.org
7:30 PM Stage: Othello UCSD Department of Theatre & Dance presents Shakespeare's woeful tragedy about Othello, the Moor of Venice, his new bride, Desdemona, and the green-eyed monster abetted by the equally monstrous Iago. Dylan Key directs.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $20

Location:
University of California San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
San Diego, CA 92093
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Dates and times:
Friday, February 23 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, February 24 - 2 PM
Saturday, February 24 - 7:30 PM
Thursday, March 1 - 7:30 PM
Friday, March 2 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, March 3 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.ucsd.edu
7:30 PM Celtic Music Festival A Celtic festival by Golden Bough will feature the trio performing Celtic melodies from Ireland and Scotland. They will perform on Celtic harp, fiddle, guitar, mandolin, accordion, penny whistle and bodhran, with added vocals.

Admission/Cost: $5 - $55

Location:
Olive Peirce Middle School
1521 Hanson Lane
Ramona, CA 92065
MAP

Saturday, March 3 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 789-7474 or visit: www.ramonaconcerts.com
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