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Saturday, Jun 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
All Day San Diego International Fringe Festival
9:00 AM 45th Annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games
9:00 AM Art Workshop: Indian Miniature
9:30 AM Origami and Haiku Workshop
10:00 AM 16th Annual Art Club Show
8:00 PM Music: Jungle Fire
8:00 PM Film: Let Yourself Go (Lasciati Andare)
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
11:55 PM Film: Spirited Away
Sunday, Jun 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
All Day San Diego International Fringe Festival
9:00 AM 45th Annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games
10:30 AM Film: Das Wunder Von Bern
12:00 PM House of Sweden Midsummer Celebration
12:30 PM Book Signing: Priscilla Lister
1:00 PM Juneteenth Block Party
2:00 PM Book Signing: Lenore Wade
6:30 PM Documentary: On Her Shoulders
7:00 PM Music: Pandora y Yuri
8:00 PM Music: Seu Jorge
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
Monday, Jun 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego International Fringe Festival
Tuesday, Jun 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego International Fringe Festival
6:00 PM Lecture: NAFTA and U.S.-Mexico Relations
7:00 PM Stage: The King and I
Wednesday, Jun 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
All Day San Diego International Fringe Festival
6:00 PM Film: Wild Strawberries
6:00 PM Film: Murder on the Orient Express
6:30 PM Film: Coco
7:00 PM Stage: The King and I
8:00 PM Music: Andy Statman
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
Thursday, Jun 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
All Day San Diego International Fringe Festival
10:30 AM Music: The Bayou Brothers
1:00 PM Art: Decoding the Language of Chinese Ceramics
1:00 PM Summer Reading Program: Japan 101
6:00 PM Italian Formaggio e Vino
6:30 PM Film: The Black Monk
7:00 PM Discussion: Sephardic Philosophy
7:30 PM Stage: The King and I
7:30 PM Raucous Japanese Puppetry
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
Friday, Jun 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
All Day San Diego International Fringe Festival
7:00 PM Stage: Sense and Sensibility
7:00 PM Music: Sono
7:30 PM Stage: The King and I
8:00 PM Film: Monsoon Wedding
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
Saturday, Jun 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
All Day San Diego International Fringe Festival
12:00 PM Festival of International Food, Dessert and Beer
7:00 PM Stage: Sense and Sensibility
7:30 PM Stage: The King and I
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
Sunday, Jul 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
All Day San Diego International Fringe Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Sense and Sensibility
3:00 PM Independence Festival at the Border
6:30 PM Stage: The King and I
8:00 PM Music: The Young Dubliners
Monday, Jul 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: The Tempest
Tuesday, Jul 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Jul 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
Thursday, Jul 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Discussion: Sephardic Philosophy
Friday, Jul 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Calendar

< Saturday, April 21, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Mama Mia!
Until June 30, 2018

Avenue Q
Until July 1, 2018

Once
Until July 22, 2018

The Tempest
Until July 22, 2018

Exhibitions and Art

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

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 Chicano Park Day This annual celebration is held in historic Chicano Park, located in the Logan Heights community, south of Downtown San Diego, under the San Diego-Coronado bridge. This free, family event includes traditional music and dance, including one of the largest groups of Aztec Indigenous dance, coordinated by Danza Azteca Calpulli Mexihca. The day will be filled with performances by ballet folklórico groups and numerous live bands, a lowrider car show coordinated by Amigos Car Club, vendor booths, all-ages children's arts workshop, and speakers.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Chicano Park
Between National and Logan Avenues under the Coronado Bridge
San Diego, CA 92113
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Saturday, April 21 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please e-mail: [email protected] or visit: www.crhicano-park.com
11:00 AM Cooking Workshop: DIY Sauerkraut and Beer Pairing Learn how to make killer fermented sauerkraut while sipping craft beer! In this workshop you will learn all about food fermentation and how easy and safe it is. Taste a variety of naturally fermented veggies, including several varieties of sauerkraut and kimchi, and make your own jar of sauerkraut to take home and ferment. Sip a mini-flight of ChuckAlek's beers paired with various styles of sauerkraut.

Admission/Cost: $33 - $40

Location:
ChuckAlek Biergarten
3139 University Avenue Suite B
San Diego, CA 92104
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Saturday, April 21 - 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 440-5205 or visit: www.chuckalek.com
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM Sucré Bien-Sûr!: French Conversation Join us for French conversations, gourmet food and French music!

We warmly invite you to join us as we enjoy French conversations while tasting delicious French gourmet food and hot beverages in a delightful French music ambiance!

Enjoy cupcakes, macarons, crepes, madeleines, coffee and chocolate.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
House of France
2100 Pan American Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, April 21 - 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.eventbrite.com
1:00 PM Pacific Rim Festival The Pacific Rim Festival will offer a family-fun day filled with food, live music, entertainment, kids' activities, arts & crafts, workshops, cultural demonstrations and more!

Known for it's combination of the various mix of cultures from the countries of the Philippines, Guam, China, Vietnam, Japan, Hawaii, Korea and many more. There's going to be something for everyone!

It is rapidly growing as a recognized multicultural event, held in the South Bay/Chula Vista area. This is a free event.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Bayside Park
999 Bayside Parkway
Chula Vista, CA 91910
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Saturday, April 21 - 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.pacificrimfest.com
1:00 PM SDAFF Spring Showcase Welcome to the 8th Annual Spring Showcase, a presentation of 15 films from nine countries, from Asia and beyond. The Spring Showcase is one of many year-round programs of the non-profit media arts organization, Pacific Arts Movement (Pac Arts), including the popular San Diego Asian Film Festival.

We believe film has the power to enlighten, bridge communities and change lives. If you love world cinema and rich, independent storytelling, join the movement by becoming a member of Pac Arts. Go to pacarts.org.

For more information on films and their viewing times, view our schedule of events.

*Please note: The ULAM: MAIN DISH Film & Feast event on April 23, will be taking place at the San Diego Natural History Museum's Kaplan Theater.

Admission/Cost: $9 - $110

Locations:

Film Festival:
UltraStar Mission Valley
7510 Hazard Center Dr
San Diego, CA 92108
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ULAM: MAIN DISH Film & Feast (Monday, April 23):
*San Diego Natural History Museum
Kaplan Theater
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
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Multiple dates from April 19 - April 26, 2018
Thursday, April 19 - 7:00 PM
Friday, April 20 - 6:00 PM
Saturday, April 21 - 1:00 PM
Sunday, April 22 - 1:00 PM
*Monday, April 23 - 5:40 PM
Tuesday, April 24 - 6:15 PM
Wednesday, April 25 - 5:25 PM
Thursday, April 26 - 7:00 PM
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM Tequila and Taco Music Festival California's largest traveling Tequila & Taco Music Festival is coming back to Downtown San Diego, at beautiful Embarcadero Marina Park South!

Join us for TWO days of fun in the sun! On Saturday we will present a sampling of top-shelf Tequilas while you enjoy the best gourmet tacos! Ticket holders will enjoy live music, margaritas, craft beer, and art vendors to shop from.

Tequila Sampling: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM, SATURDAY ONLY
NO Tequila Sampling on Sunday.

Sunday is Mas Margaritas! Enjoy an afternoon sipping on an assortment of margaritas and eating delicious tacos, all while enjoying a great music lineup! There is no Tequila sampling on Sunday, but there will be drinks available for purchase.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $60

Location:
Embarcadero Marina Park South
111 W Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Saturday, April 21 - 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sunday, April 22 - 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: Facebook Event Page
5:00 PM Spring Gala: Viva Mexico Join the Children's Discovery Museum for "Viva Mexico!" as the museum comes alive with the rich cultural traditions of Mexico. Enjoy live music and dance performances, authentic Mexican cuisine and cocktails, silent and live auction, and raise the paddle to support the museum's growing impact in the community.

Admission/Cost: $150-$1,200

Location:
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
320 North Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025
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Saturday, April 21 - 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 233-7755 or visit: www.sdcdm.org
5:30 PM Sikh Langar Vegetarian Dinner and Dancing Sikh Langar is a communal vegetarian meal prepared by volunteers to be shared with all and represents the equality and oneness of all humankind. All ages welcome!

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego
4190 Front Street
San Diego, CA 92103
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Saturday, April 21 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 298-9978 or visit: www.eventbrite.com
6:00 PM Art: Protest an American Tradition Misfit Gallery presents "Protest: An American Tradition," a group art show, and a fundraiser for Syrian Refugee Relief. Throughout history artists have been on the forefront of exposing injustice to magnify societal and political turmoil through mediums of photography, paintings, music, spoken word and more. This pop-up art opening showcases works that evoke deep respect and contemplative thought towards pressing issues of our dynamic and progressive sociopolitical climates.

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Misfit Pictures HQ
565 Pearl Street #100
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Saturday, April 21 - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 291-8553 or visit: www.facebook.com
7:00 PM Classical and Folk Music of Iran The Dornob Trio presents a captivating sampling of the classical and folk music of Iran and the Iranian diaspora. Dornob is a multicultural, multigenerational collective of musicians learning and performing different styles of music (classical, folk, jazz-influenced) from Iran who have been playing Iranian music in San Diego since 1984. Their goals, in addition to friendship and fun, include learning the musical tradition, fostering creativity, and crossing cultural bridges.

Admission/Cost: $20

Location:
Kalabash Arts
5725 La Jolla Blvd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Saturday, April 21 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 363-3007 or visit: www.centerforworldmusic.org
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM 23rd Vietnamese Culture Night The Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) at UC San Diego proudly presents its 23rd Annual Vietnamese Culture Night: Daydreamers—Mơ Mộng Hoang Đường!

Vinh and Khoa are brothers who were orphaned at a young age. Ever since the deaths of their parents, they scrape by every day with their friend and fellow orphan, Duc. Mai and Lan are two upper class sisters who seem to be separated by much more than an ocean. Their lives collide and intertwine, giving birth to new perspectives. The past is dug up, giving rise to the question: Are their lives so very different? Come join us a for a night to experience their journeys and learn what it truly means to be family.

With performances by:
- VSA Modern
- VSA Traditional Dance

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Mandeville Auditorium
UC San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093
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Saturday, April 21 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please visit: Facebook Event Page
7:00 PM Music: Chinese Choral Society The San Diego Chinese Choral Society will be holding its 30th anniversary concert, titled "Our Musical Journey," at the Good Samaritan Episcopal Church in the La Jolla/UTC area, featuring liturgical music, Chinese songs and operatic selections.

Admission/Cost: $15

Location:
Good Samaritan Episcopal Church
4321 Eastgate Mall
San Diego, CA 92121
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Saturday, April 21 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 458-1501 or visit: www.sdchinesechoral.org
7:00 PM Japanese Guitarist Concert The San Diego Guitar Festival presents Shin-ichi Fukuda in a special concert event at the Carlsbad Library.

Established in 2016, the San Diego Guitar Festival promotes guitar artistry through educational opportunities and performances by world-class artists.

This concert will conclude Shin-ichi Fukuda's first tour in the U.S. in over 18 years. He will be featured at master classes, performances and lectures.

Mr. Fukuda possesses an astonishingly large repertoire that includes solo works, concerti, chamber music, and song accompaniments extending chronologically from the Renaissance to the 21st century.

Mr. Fukuda's dedicated teaching career spans three decades with regular master classes around the world and multiple guest professor positions including Shanghai Conservatory; Osaka Music College; Elisabeth University of Music; Alicante Guitar Master in Spain; and Showa Music University. A prolific recording artist in his own right, Mr. Fukuda has to this day released a total of 84 albums since his record debut in 1984.

Admission/Cost: $16.52 - $21.69

Location:
Carlsbad City Library
1775 Dove Lane
Carlsbad, CA 92011
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Saturday, April 21 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.brownpapertickets.com
7:30 PM That's Life! German Cabaret Please join us for an evening of humorous and thought-provoking skits, poems, and musical numbers from classic German artists including Heinz Erhardt; Kurt Tucholsky; Erich Kästner; Marlene Dietrich; Comedian Harmonists; Otto; Loriot; Anke Engelke; Roger Cicero and others who take a lighthearted, and at times sarcastic look at modern life!

The show will be performed in German and an English summary of each skit will be provided in the playbill.

After last year's sold-out performances of "Ein Abend mit Loriot," this is yet another play by the dynamic and talented German theater group.

Admission/Cost: $10.31 - $13.41

Location:
German-American Societies
1017 S. Mollison Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92020
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Dates & Times:
Saturday, April 21 - 7:30 PM
Sunday, April 22 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 442-6637 or visit: www.germanclubsandiego.org
7:30 PM Stage: Anna In The Tropics Passions and ill-fated love ignite when a charismatic new lector comes to the Ybor City cigar factory to read to the workers. Romances flare and marriages explode when he begins reading the novel Anna Karenina and the scandalous lives of Tolstoy's characters become dangerously intertwined with the lives of his listeners.

Winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Nilo Cruz' Anna in the Tropics is a steamy, lyrical plunge into the whirlpools of imagination and love. CJ Keith Directs.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $20

Location:
Don Powell Theatre
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Dr.
San Diego, CA
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Multiple dates from April 20 - April 29, 2018
Fridays and Saturdays - 7:30 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
8:00 PM Music: Flaco Jimenez Tejano musicians Flaco & Friends will take the stage at Sycuan's Live & Up Close theatre. Flaco Jimenez is regarded as one of the most important contributors to Tejano music. Performing with multiple conjunto groups around San Antonio, Jimenez became a stalwart in the Tejano community and eventually helped bring the genre to the attention of mainstream American artists in the 1980s and '90s. He has recorded with a variety of popular artists including Ry Cooder, Bob Dylan, Dr. John, Peter Rowan, and the Rolling Stones, and is known as an ambassador of the Tejano style.

Age Limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $39 - $49

Location:
Sycuan Live & Up Close Theatre
5469 Casino Way
El Cajon, CA 92109
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Saturday, April 21 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 445-6002 or visit: www.sycuan.com
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