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Saturday, Jan 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Nuno Trunk Show
10:30 AM Tagines & Couscous: A History
12:00 PM DIY Kimchi Workshop
12:00 PM CRY Color the Sky Kite Festival
2:00 PM Talk: Contemporary Chinese Economic and Political Landscapes.
2:00 PM Stage: Building the Wall
3:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
5:30 PM Fusion Persian/Indian Benefit Concert
6:00 PM Museum Exhibition: The Language of Things
6:00 PM Comhaltas Open House
6:30 PM Camarada's Villa-Lobos And Friends Remix
7:00 PM Los Angeles Balalaika Orchestra
7:00 PM Stage: Twelfth Night
8:00 PM Stage: Outside Mullingar
8:00 PM Stage: Building the Wall
8:00 PM Music: Places in Time
8:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
8:00 PM Stage: The Mousetrap
8:00 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
8:00 PM Stage: The Color of Light
Sunday, Jan 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Outside Mullingar
2:00 PM Enfrascada Free Reading
2:00 PM Music: Places in Time
2:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
2:00 PM Film: Sound of Music Sing a Long
2:00 PM Indian Cultural Art Showcase
2:00 PM Stage: Around the World in Eighty Days
6:00 PM Django Jazz Fest
7:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
Monday, Jan 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Film: Nothing Is Truer than Truth
Tuesday, Jan 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Pictographic Clues on the Cultural Landscape
Wednesday, Jan 24
2:00 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
6:00 PM Talk: China in the Wake of the Party Conference
7:30 PM Stage: The Last Wife
7:30 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
Thursday, Jan 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Film: In Guerra Per Amore
7:30 PM Stage: The Last Wife
7:30 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
7:30 PM Music: Percussion Lovefest
8:00 PM Stage: The Color of Light
Friday, Jan 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Outside Mullingar
8:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
8:00 PM Stage: The Mousetrap
8:00 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
8:00 PM Stage: The Color of Light
Saturday, Jan 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Film: Finding Samuel Lowe
3:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
4:00 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
7:30 PM Music: Daruish
7:30 PM Building Puppets in Prague
8:00 PM Stage: Outside Mullingar
8:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
8:00 PM Stage: The Mousetrap
8:00 PM Stage: Building the Wall
8:00 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
8:00 PM Stage: The Color of Light
8:00 PM Stage: Les Misérables
10:00 PM Stage: Maria De Buenos Aires
Sunday, Jan 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Stage: Les Misérables
1:30 PM Discussion: The Butterfly Project
2:00 PM Stage: Outside Mullingar
2:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
2:00 PM Music: Farofa
2:00 PM Jimmy and Enrique
2:00 PM House of India Lawn Program
2:00 PM Stage: The Mousetrap
2:00 PM Stage: Building the Wall
2:00 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
2:00 PM Stage: Around the World in Eighty Days
2:00 PM Stage: Around the World in Eighty Days
4:30 PM Stage: Les Misérables
5:00 PM Tibetan Bowl Concert & Book Launch
6:30 PM Music: Pepe Aguilar
7:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
7:00 PM Stage: Around the World in Eighty Days
Tuesday, Jan 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Jan 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: The Last Wife
Thursday, Feb 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: The Last Wife
8:00 PM Stage: The Color of Light
Friday, Feb 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: The Mousetrap
8:00 PM Stage: Outside Mullingar
Calendar

< Sunday, April 2, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Twelfth Night
Until January 20, 2018

Hamilton
Until January 28, 2018

Pygmalion
Until January 28, 2018

Smoke on the Mountain
Until January 28, 2018

Building the Wall
Until January 28, 2018

Les Misérables
Until January 28, 2018

The Color of Light
Until February 3, 2018

Around the World in 80 Days
Until February 4, 2018

The Mousetrap
Until February 4, 2018

Outside Mullingar
Until February 19

Exhibitions and Art

Memories Of Underdevelopment
Until February 4, 2018

Art of the Americas
Until February 18, 2018

Indonesian Shadow Puppets
Until March 1, 2018

Jewels of India
Until March 1, 2018

Recycled and Embroidered Textiles of Bengal
Until March 25, 2018

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

Art Of The Open Air
Ongoing until February 13, 2018

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

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

Ensenada Mexico Pacific Ocean Coastal Tour

Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Tijuana Foodie Adventures

Other

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays
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
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Dates and times:
Saturday, April 1 - 11:00 AM
Sunday, April 2 - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM Meet the Queens (International Cottages) The House of Pacific Relations Queens Organization will be hosting their Lawn Program. Performances from around the world will begin at 2:00 PM and international food will be served from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM Come see the Queens and Princesses dance in their colorful costumes and represent their countries!

Admission: FREE

Location:
House of Pacific Relations
Balboa Park
2125 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA
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Sunday, April 2- 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM, performances begin at 2:00 PM.

For more information, please call: (619) 234-0739 or visit: www.sdhpr.org

Photo courtesy of Richard Benton
1:00 PM 4th Annual Mariachi Festival The 4th Annual Mariachi Festival begins with an outdoor pre-concert VIP "Tacos & Tequila," reception followed by the Mariachi Concert. Special guests include The First Ladies of Mariachi and Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles — an international, Grammy-nominated musical ensemble returning by popular demand. Also performing are popular Mariachi Garibaldi (Southwestern College), Mariachi Toreros (USD and Ballet Folklorico Tierra Caliente)

This Mariachi Festival has sold out the last two years. Get your tickets early!

Proceeds will support college scholarships, school materials, literacy programs & leadership opportunities for youth in North County.

VIP Tacos & Tequila: 1:00 - 2:30 PM, Performances: 3:00 - 6:00 PM

Admission/Cost: $20 - $45
VIP Tickets: $75

Location:
California Center for the Arts
340 N. Escondido Boulevard
Escondido, CA
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Sunday, April 2 - 1:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.artcenter.org; or call: (800) 988-4253
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
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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
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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
3:00 PM Indian Music and Dance Festival Come and celebrate an Indian Music and Dance festival presented by Indian Fine Arts Academy of San Diego. The event features vocal and instrumental artists of Indian music, dance ballets, and a performance by Anoushka Shankar.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $100

Location:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
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Dates and times:
From Sunday, April 2 to Sunday, April 9
Sunday, April 2 - 3:00 PM
Monday, April 3 - 7:00 PM
Tuesday, April 4 - 6:30 PM
Wednesday, April 5 - 6:30 PM
Friday, April 7 - 6:30 PM
Saturday April 8 - 8:30 PM
Sunday April 9 - 8:30 PM
6:00 PM Music: Bossa Brazil In the 1960s, a melodic fusion of samba and jazz known as bossa nova exploded from the exotic melting pot of Brazil, establishing itself as the perfect soundtrack for seduction!

Music by: Antonio Carlos Jobim, Caetano Veloso, Milton Nascimento, Francis Hime, Sergio Assad and Celso Machado.
Voice, flutes, guitar, bass, percussion, piano.

Mingling at intermission will feature wine from Martin Steinley Wine Merchant.

Let Camarada charm you, and perhaps ignite sleeping passions, with the romantic and lyrical sounds of Bossa Brazil!

Admission/Cost: $25 - $30

Location:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
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Sunday, April 2 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.mingei.org
7:00 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.
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 Zacarías 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
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Multiple dates from March 30 - April 23, 2017
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