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Monday, Sep 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Lecture: Old New Media Xerox Art in Brazil
6:00 PM Music: Javid and Naoko
7:30 PM Music: The Danish Golden Age
Tuesday, Sep 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM UCSD Martial Arts Demo
6:00 PM Book Discussion: The Sandcastle Girls
7:30 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
Wednesday, Sep 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:30 PM Film: The Salt of the Earth
6:30 PM Book Discussion: Choices
6:30 PM Film: Low Riders
7:00 PM Music: Draco Rosa
7:30 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
Thursday, Sep 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Music: Las Cafeteras
7:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
8:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
Friday, Sep 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
12:00 PM International Coffee Hour: South Korea
12:30 PM September Movies At the College Avenue Center
4:00 PM La Mesa Oktoberfest
4:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
6:30 PM Bollywood Garba By The Sea
7:00 PM Music: Michael Kaeshammer
7:00 PM 2017 Harmony and Motion International Music and Dance Festival
7:00 PM Music: Manny Cepeda Orchestra Quartet
7:30 PM Stage: Anon(ymous)
8:00 PM Stage: Speak Spanish To Me
8:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
8:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
8:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
Saturday, Sep 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Water for Children Music Fest & Eco Fair 2017
10:00 AM La Mesa Oktoberfest
11:00 AM San Diego Cabrillo Festival
12:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
2:00 PM 2017 Harmony and Motion International Music and Dance Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
3:00 PM Sabor Caliente: Hispanic Heritage Festival
5:00 PM 37th International Exhibition Awards & Preview Gala
6:00 PM 2017 Harmony and Motion International Music and Dance Festival
7:00 PM Music: Carlos Velasco
7:30 PM Stage: Anon(ymous)
8:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
8:00 PM Stage: Speak Spanish To Me
8:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
8:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
Sunday, Oct 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Adams Avenue Street Fair
10:00 AM Encinitas Oktoberfest
10:00 AM La Mesa Oktoberfest
12:00 PM 2017 Harmony and Motion International Music and Dance Festival
12:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
2:00 PM Music: Renee Calvo
2:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
2:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
2:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
3:00 PM Music: K.S. Resmi and Scott Robinson
6:00 PM Music: Camarada Fanfare
7:00 PM Stage: Speak Spanish To Me
7:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
7:30 PM Music: Simrit
Monday, Oct 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Annual Polish Festival
7:30 PM Music: The Danish Golden Age
Tuesday, Oct 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Film: The Cut
Wednesday, Oct 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:30 PM Film Discussion: Love and Death
7:30 PM Film: Fuocoammare
Thursday, Oct 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Film: San Diego International Film Festival
6:00 PM Book Signing: The Sandcastle Girls
7:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
7:30 PM Film: La Pazza Gioia
7:30 PM Stage: Anon(ymous)
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
Friday, Oct 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM Book Signing: The Sandcastle Girls
12:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
12:00 PM Film: San Diego International Film Festival
5:00 PM Annual Polish Festival
7:30 PM Mariachi and Orchestra I
7:30 PM Film: Era D'estate
7:30 PM Stage: Anon(ymous)
8:00 PM The Hutchins Consort: All Roads Lead to Romany
8:00 PM Music: San Diego Symphony Presents A Hero's Life
8:00 PM Music: All Roads Lead to Romany
8:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
8:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
8:00 PM Stage: Speak Spanish To Me
Saturday, Oct 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Film: San Diego International Film Festival
12:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
7:00 PM Nigerian 57th Independence Day
7:30 PM Stage: Anon(ymous)
8:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
8:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
Sunday, Oct 8
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Film: San Diego International Film Festival
12:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
1:00 PM Book Signing: Memoirs of a Holocaust Survivor
2:00 PM Nigerian 57th Independence Day
2:00 PM Stage: Anon(ymous)
2:00 PM Mariachi and Orchestra II
2:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
2:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
2:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
4:00 PM Book Signing: What the Quran meant and why it matters
5:00 PM Jwala Rising Flame
7:00 PM Stage: Speak Spanish To Me
7:30 PM Film: Veloce como Il Vento
Calendar

< Saturday, April 1, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

The Explorer's Club
Until September 24, 2017

Wild Goose Dreams
Until October 1, 2017

Kiss of the Spider Woman
Until October 27, 2017

Exhibitions and Art

We Are Here/Estamos Aqui
Until October 29, 2017

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

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

9:00 AM Scottish Tartan Day Tartan day - free for all the family - free parking - Balboa Park, International Cottages (next to the organ pavilion).

Bagpipe competition starts at 9:00 AM - highland entertainment beginning at noon - traditional foods & delicious deserts including "death by chocolate" - clan booths - vendors - and much more!

Tartan Day is a time to celebrate the outstanding achievements made by Scottish Americans to the United States. In the United States it is estimated that there are 6 million people who claim Scottish descent. Scottish, or not, come on by and enjoy the day!

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
House of Scotland
International Cottages
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Saturday, April 1 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.houseofscotland.org
11:00 AM Latin American Art Festival A variety of works from nearly 100 artists. Over 70 visual artists will be participating. After being selected by a panel of experts, artists from Colombia, Peru, Venezuela, Guatemala, and many cities of Mexico and the United States will be present. During the selection process, the accepted artists participated in a contest.

The festival will offer fine foods from Baja California, under the leadership of world-renowned chefs. Latin inspired beers, and exclusive wines from the Baja Region will be offered at the LAAF gourmet food court. On stage, there will be a continuous performing art program that will showcase the richness of Latin culture. Young musicians, dancers, singers and performing artists will bring their professionalism and joyfulness to bring the Latin-American experience to the audience. A Pop-up Fashion Show from InnovaModa will present emerging clothing designers from Tijuana throughout the two-day festival. Children's Creative Play Area will be available.

LAAF, Latin American Art Festival, is collaboration with government, museums, and nonprofit organizations of both sides of the border.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Casa Valencia Galleria Baja
Barracks 16 #101
2730 Historic Decatur Road
Liberty Station
San Diego,CA 92106
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, April 1 - 11:00 AM
Sunday, April 2 - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM Ching Ming Chinese Festival Greenwood Memorial Park hosts its first-ever Ching Ming festival with a performance by Chinese lion dancers to scare away bad spirits. The ancient Chinese grave-sweeping ritual is conducted each spring to honor the memory of deceased loved ones. For the event, Greenwood is providing light refreshments, tomb sweeping supplies and fire rooster pendants will be given to the first 100 attendees. The event is free and open to the public.

The observance of Ching Ming dates back more than 2,500 years and is linked to the Chinese culture of ancestor worship. Each year, celebrants visit ancestral graves where they conduct ceremonial rites and make offerings. Ching Ming traditions remain a significant part of cultural life in modern Chinese communities.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Greenwood Memorial Park
4300 S Imperial Avenue
San Diego, CA 92113
MAP

Saturday, April 1 - 11:00 AM

For more information, please visit: www.greenwoodmemorial.com
2:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet The Old Globe stages "Red Velvet," a stirring drama that transports audiences to the turbulent backstage world of London's Theatre Royal in the early 1800s.

Edmund Kean, the greatest actor of his generation, can't go on tonight as Othello, and his company is in disarray. A young American actor named Ira Aldridge arrives to step into the role—but no black man has ever played Othello on the English stage.

His groundbreaking performance upends stage tradition and changes the lives of everyone involved.

Lolita Chakrabarti's multi-award-winning play uncovers the fascinating true story of a pivotal figure in theater history. Visionary director Rachel Chavkin returns to The Old Globe with a stunningly theatrical production of a play that the London Telegraph called "informative, entertaining, and thought-provoking."

Admission/Cost: $34 - $98

Location:
Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
March 25 until April 30
Tuesdays - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, April 19 - 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM;
All other Wednesdays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays - 8:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturday, March 25 and Saturday, April 22 - 8:00 PM;
All other Saturdays - 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM
Sunday, March 26 - 7:00 PM;
All other Sundays - 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM

For tickets or more information, please visit: www.theoldglobe.org, or call 619) 234-5623
2:00 PM Stage: Halo-Halo Mixed-together stories from San Diego's Filipino American Community. A moving and eye-opening window into San Diego. Drawn from real history and personal interviews, HALO-HALO tells stories that explore Filipino American culture and traditions, along with the struggles and triumphs every audience shares with this fascinating and fast-growing community.

Admission/Cost: $22

Location:
Lyceum Space Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
From March 31 to April 9
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturday 7:30 PM
Saturdays and Sundays 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdartstix.com
2:30 PM Stage: South of the 8 South of The 8 is a fascinating, interview-based work that explores issues of culture and identity in a specific local community, breaking down stereotypes by sharing the rich and diverse the stories of the people who live there. Following an intensive interview process, five individuals from neighborhoods south of the I-8 were selected to work with Ping Chong + Company and the Playhouse to create and perform an "opera for the spoken word," based on their own narratives.

This moving, non-traditional theatre piece showcases the real-life stories and experiences of individuals from a variety of backgrounds, shining a light on the unique character of communities South of The 8.

Written by Sara Zatz and Daniela Rivera, in collaboration with the performers
Directed by Sara Zatz

Content Advisory: May contain some adult themes.

Admission/Cost: Adult - $15.00 Student/Child - $10.00

Location:
City Heights Performance Annex
3795 Fairmount Avenue
San Diego, California 92105
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, March 31 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, April 1 - 2:30 PM
Saturday, April 1 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit: http://www.sdartstix.com
5:00 PM Legendary Latinas In Music Art Show Closing Reception Centro Cultural de la Raza pays tribute to beloved musical Latinas at this art show. You'll find painting of Celia Cruz, Gloria Estefan, Lila Downs and, of course, Selena, just to name a few.

Along with the art show, there will be a live band and DJ playing Latin favorites.

Other activities include:

A look-alike contest - 7:00 PM
"Washing Machine" dance contest - 8:00 PM

Participants must sign up at registration table at least 30 minutes before the contest.

There will also be food, drinks and vendors on site, all proceeds benefit the Centro Cultural de la Raza.

Admission/Cost: $10
Ages 21+

Location:
Centro Cultural de la Raza
2004 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Saturday, April 1 - 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.centroculturaldelaraza.com, or call (619) 235-6135
7:00 PM Italian Film: Catia's Choice Catia Pellegrino, the first woman to command a vessel of the Italian Navy, is charged with saving migrants attempting to make the perilous crossing from Africa to Sicily. The story we read in the newspapers comes to life in this film, as does the humanity of the Italians, and their pride in giving command to a woman. Doors open at 6:30 PM, film starts at 7:00 PM.

Admission/Cost: $5 (requested donation)

Location:
Firehouse Museum Theater
1572 Columbia St.
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Saturday, April 1 - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Stage: Into The Beautiful North San Diego Repertory Theatre closes its 2017/18 season with "Into the Beautiful North," a world premiere written by Karen Zacarķas and directed by San Diego REP Artistic Director Sam Woodhouse.

All the men of the sleepy Mexican village of Tres Camarones have left town in search of fortune in the USA. One night, 19-year-old Nayeli watches "The Magnificent Seven" at the local cinema and has a flash of inspiration. She grabs her goth best friend Vampi and her gay confidant Tacho, and sets out on a quest of epic proportions - to find men in the USA and smuggle them back across the border to repopulate and protect her beloved town! And so begins a 1,000 mile road trip from the Pacific Coast of Mexico through the colorful streets of Tijuana to the climactic scene at the Bahia Hotel in Mission Bay
San Diego CA.

Admission/Cost: $38 - $65

Location:
Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Multiple dates from March 30 - April 23, 2017
Dates and times vary see schedule
7:30 PM Stage: Halo-Halo Mixed-together stories from San Diego's Filipino American Community. A moving and eye-opening window into San Diego. Drawn from real history and personal interviews, HALO-HALO tells stories that explore Filipino American culture and traditions, along with the struggles and triumphs every audience shares with this fascinating and fast-growing community.

Admission/Cost: $22

Location:
Lyceum Space Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
From March 31 to April 9
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturday 7:30 PM
Saturdays and Sundays 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdartstix.com
7:30 PM Stage: South of the 8 South of The 8 is a fascinating, interview-based work that explores issues of culture and identity in a specific local community, breaking down stereotypes by sharing the rich and diverse the stories of the people who live there. Following an intensive interview process, five individuals from neighborhoods south of the I-8 were selected to work with Ping Chong + Company and the Playhouse to create and perform an "opera for the spoken word," based on their own narratives.

This moving, non-traditional theatre piece showcases the real-life stories and experiences of individuals from a variety of backgrounds, shining a light on the unique character of communities South of The 8.

Written by Sara Zatz and Daniela Rivera, in collaboration with the performers
Directed by Sara Zatz

Content Advisory: May contain some adult themes.

Admission/Cost: Adult - $15.00 Student/Child - $10.00

Location:
City Heights Performance Annex
3795 Fairmount Avenue
San Diego, California 92105
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, March 31 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, April 1 - 2:30 PM
Saturday, April 1 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit: http://www.sdartstix.com
8:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet The Old Globe stages "Red Velvet," a stirring drama that transports audiences to the turbulent backstage world of London's Theatre Royal in the early 1800s.

Edmund Kean, the greatest actor of his generation, can't go on tonight as Othello, and his company is in disarray. A young American actor named Ira Aldridge arrives to step into the role—but no black man has ever played Othello on the English stage.

His groundbreaking performance upends stage tradition and changes the lives of everyone involved.

Lolita Chakrabarti's multi-award-winning play uncovers the fascinating true story of a pivotal figure in theater history. Visionary director Rachel Chavkin returns to The Old Globe with a stunningly theatrical production of a play that the London Telegraph called "informative, entertaining, and thought-provoking."

Admission/Cost: $34 - $98

Location:
Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
March 25 until April 30
Tuesdays - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, April 19 - 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM;
All other Wednesdays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays - 8:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturday, March 25 and Saturday, April 22 - 8:00 PM;
All other Saturdays - 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM
Sunday, March 26 - 7:00 PM;
All other Sundays - 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM

For tickets or more information, please visit: www.theoldglobe.org, or call 619) 234-5623.
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