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Saturday, Jul 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Peace Train Transcending Barriers March
10:00 AM Afrofuturism Lounge
12:00 PM 3rd Annual South Bay Salsa Fest
12:00 PM Chicano-Con
1:00 PM Discussion: Taoism with Kenneth Cohen
2:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
6:00 PM Summerwood: Music, Beer, Food & Art Festival
8:00 PM Music: Allison Adams Tucker
8:00 PM Italian Film: Umberto D
8:00 PM Stage: A Man of No importance
Sunday, Jul 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Afrofuturism Lounge
10:30 AM German Film: At Eye Level (Auf Augenhöhe)
12:00 PM Chicano-Con
2:00 PM House of Colombia Lawn Program
2:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
5:00 PM Miss Middle East USA 2018
7:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Monday, Jul 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM German Film: My Words, My Lies, My Love (Lila Lila)
Tuesday, Jul 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:30 PM Tour to Cuba Informational Session
Wednesday, Jul 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Music: Mariachi Estrellas de Chula Vista
7:00 PM Women's Film Festival San Diego: The Ito Sisters
7:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Thursday, Jul 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Music: Henry Kapono
8:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
8:00 PM Stage: A Man of No importance
Friday, Jul 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Film: Mughal e Azam
7:00 PM Music: Yale Strom & Hot Pstromi
8:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
8:00 PM Stage: A Man of No importance
Saturday, Jul 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Japanese Obon Festival
1:00 PM Music: Israel Maldonado and Puente
1:00 PM Documentary: Maritime Silk Road
1:30 PM Documentary Series: Knowledge is the Beginning
2:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
6:00 PM Book Signing: Underwater Vibes
7:00 PM Film: Coco
8:00 PM Talk: Polynesian Settlement and Heritage
8:00 PM Stage: A Man of No importance
9:00 PM Music: Como La Flor
Sunday, Jul 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Japanese Obon Festival
2:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
7:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Monday, Jul 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Jul 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Aug 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Thursday, Aug 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
8:00 PM Stage: A Man of No importance
Friday, Aug 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
8:00 PM Stage: A Man of No importance
Calendar

< Sunday, April 29, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Once
Until July 22, 2018

The Tempest
Until July 22, 2018

Queens
Until July 29, 2018

Romeo and Juliet
Until August 5, 2018

Monty Python's Spamalot
Until August 12, 2018

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Until August 12, 2018

Exhibitions and Art

Emotions and Landscapes
Until August 11, 2018

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

Europe: Secrets of the Old Masters
Ongoing until July 20

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

Hard Days Night
Until August 29, 2018

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

10:30 AM German Film: Hördur – Between Worlds Aylin, age 17, finds herself caught between worlds: accepting her mother's death or not; struggling to survive as a Turkish family in Germany, or returning home; and most importantly, facing her fears at school to succeed, or to remain in violent isolation. She finds answers in the story of Hördur (the horse): an Icelandic pony that is never allowed to return once it leaves its homeland. By developing the courage to challenge her status in the world, Aylin develops a bridge to self-discovery, and like Hördur, never looks back.

Presented by the German Currents Film Festival

Admission/Cost: $7

Location:
Digital Gym
2921 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
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Sunday, April 29 - 10:30 AM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com/germancurrentssandiego
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM Little Italy ArtWalk Join us for our 34th annual Mission Federal ArtWalk, San Diego's premier arts and culture event. This free two-day festival will fill 17 blocks of San Diego's Little Italy neighborhood with over 350 local, national and international emerging and established artists. It will also showcase every medium, including painting, sculpture, glass work, photography, fine jewelry and more.

Mission Federal ArtWalk will feature live musical performances, interactive art activities for kids (and kids-at-heart!), street food and many other special attractions.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Little Italy
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, April 28 & Sunday, April 29 - 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
For more information, please visit: Facebook Event Page
11:30 AM International Mobile Film Festival The world's official 7th Annual International Mobile Film Festival is a pioneer in the smartphone filmmaking industry. Only films shot with mobile phones qualify to participate in our film festival. #MFF2018SanDiego presents a celebration of mobile filmmaking in San Diego. Meet inspiring people from the global mobile film community. Bring your smartphone and celebrate storytelling through film and video with them. All ages welcome. Free parking in parking lot. Deli restaurant on site. Meet filmmakers from all over the world and celebrate their smartphone films as we present them on a big screen. Participate in Q&A Sessions, walk the red carpet during the awards ceremony, and network. On opening day, enjoy a special screening of Brian McLane's feature-length film, Killer's Requiem, shot with an iPhone. There will also be a lecture with Special VIP Guest Speaker, actor Tim Russell (Tuvok) from "Star Trek Voyager" along with Q&A.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $40

Location:
Marina Village Conference Center
1936 Quivira Way
San Diego, CA 92109
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Dates and times:
Saturday, April 28 - 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Sunday, April 29 - 11:30 AM to 8:00 PM
12:00 PM Hanamatsuri Festival Celebrate "Hanamatsuri": the Flower Festival for the birth of the Buddha. Discover what Buddhist taiko drumming is about (two performances each day) plus hands-on family workshop with taiko drums both days. There will also be a flower altar, Japanese dancers, children's games, talks on Buddhist practice, shakuhachi aural meditation, sumi-e exhibits, farmers market and a garden booth.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Vista Buddhist Temple and Japanese Cultural Center
150 Cedar Road
Vista, CA 92083
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Dates & Times:
Saturday, April 28 - 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sunday, April 28 - 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 941-8800 or visit: www.vbtemple.org
2:00 PM House of Finland Lawn Program The House of Finland showcases typical music, dance, costumes, arts and crafts, and ethnic foods highlighting the country's rich culture.

Our singing of folk songs from centuries ago is typically accompanied by the violin, the accordion and Finland's own national instrument—the kantele. This ancient string instrument, sounding somewhat similar to a lute, but constructed to be played on a table or on your lap, sounds like the mournful, haunting melodies of the northern forests and lakes. Finnish youngsters are always part of the scene, showing off their own honoring of our traditions passed on from generation to generation. Come see them sing, dance and play music as it used to be in towns and villages back when. Perhaps you might hear a rendition of Jean Sibelius' Finlandia, famous the world over!

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
HPR International Cottages Lawn & Outdoor Stage
2294 Pan American Plaza,
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, April 29 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
2:00 PM Book Signing: China's Crisis of Success William H. Overholt has been a Senior Fellow in Harvard's Asia Center and previously at its Kennedy School of Government since 2008. During 2013-15 he also served as Senior Fellow and then President of the Fung Global Institute in Hong Kong. His career includes 16 years doing policy research at think tanks, nine years at Harvard University, and 21 years running investment bank research teams. Previously he held the Asia Policy Distinguished Research Chair at RAND's California headquarters and was Director of the Center for Asia Pacific Policy; concurrently he was Visiting Professor at Shanghai Jiaodong University, and earlier, Distinguished Visiting Professor at Korea's Yonsei University.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
DG Wills Books
7461 Girard Avenue
San Diego, CA 92037
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Sunday, April 29 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 456- 1800 or visit: www.dgwillsbook.com
2:00 PM Stage: How the Other Half Loves Britain's brilliant comic genius, Sir Alan Ayckbourn, penned a fast-paced and hilariously funny theatrical meal, which stands as a classic modern comedy. It is a portrait of three very different marriages that turns into a spirited game of mixed doubles involving sex, jealousy and ingenious stagecraft that only Mr. Ayckbourn can design. Full of clever, razor-sharp dialogue and impeccable split-second timing and twists, How the Other Half Loves promises to leave you in stitches.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $52

Location:
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987-D Lomas Santa Fe Drive
Solana Beach, CA 92075
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Dates and times:
Ongoing until Sunday, May 6 - 2018
Wednesdays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.northcoastrep.org
2:00 PM Stage: South Pacific San Diego Musical Theatre stages Rodgers and Hammerstein's 10 Tony Award winner. Set against the dramatic backdrop of an idyllic South Pacific island during WWII, and based on the anecdotes of a U.S. Navy Commander stationed there, the story intertwines the themes of romance, duty and prejudice.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $70

Location:
Horton Grand Theatre
444 Fourth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, April 27 until Sunday, May 27, 2018
Wednesdays & Thursdays - 7:00 PM
Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
2:00 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
3:00 PM Music: Courtly Noyse Long ago, four people used to meet every year under a tree on top of Mount Palomar to sing madrigals. In 2003 it suddenly occurred to them that they could meet more frequently outside the context of the San Diego Early Music Society Workshop, and so they arranged to get together "down the mountain." They were joined by two more friends, and Courtly Noyse was born. This lively mix of personalities soon developed the blend of humor, imagination and versatility in the performance of Renaissance music that has become their trademark.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Mission Trails Regional Park
One Father Junipero Serra Trail
San Diego, CA 92119
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Sunday, April 29 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 688-3281 or visit: www.mtrp.org
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Iranian Film Series Persian Cultural Center Present:

"Karestan" documentary film series

Artistic Consultant: Rakhshan Banietemad
Producer: Mojtaba Mirtahmasb

This documentary film series presents the stories of Iranian entrepreneurs (men and women) who, both in big and small terms, take risks and change their lives and those of others by creating innovative ideas and values. Their impact, although confined to a small scale and within a limited and local geography, will bring about an inspiring atmosphere for change.

There will be a Q&A session (video conference) with Ms. Rakhshan Banitemad, Mr. Mojtaba Mirtahmasb and directors and some of the documentaries' main characters following the screening the movies.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $70

Location:
Iranian-American Center
6790 Top Gun St. Suite #7
San Diego, CA 92121
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Sunday, April 29 - 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
For more information, please visit: www.eventbrite.com
7:00 PM Music: Enrique Bunbury Forming the noteworthy band Heroes del Silencio in 1987 (which subsequently broke up in 1996), singer/songwriter Enrique Bunbury (born Enrique Ortiz) has moved around on the Spanish music scene in various incarnations for multiple decades, covering ground from traditional singer/songwriter ballads to techno and all points in between. After a successful run with the "Heroes," Bunbury went on to a solo career, starting with the successful techno style of Radical Sonora and moving on to the darker, slower Pequeño. After releasing a few more albums with a newer backing band, Bunbury moved on to a double album (El Tiempo de las Cerezas) with indie rocker Nacho Vegas. 2008 saw the release of a more straightforward singer/songwriter affair with Hellville De Luxe, which peaked at number one on the Spanish charts. Las Consecuencias, a darker, more acoustic-based record, came out in 2010, followed a year later by Licenciado Cantinas, an album of covers from the "great Latin American songbook" with a strongly percussive feel. An accompanying short film received a nomination for Best Long Form Music Video at the 13th Latin Grammy Awards.

Admission/Cost: $120-$200

Location:
House of Blues
1055 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates & Times:
Sunday, April 29 - 7:00 PM
Tuesday, May 1 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.houseofblues.com
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