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Saturday, May 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Japanese Living Moss Garden
11:00 AM Lebanese Food Festival
2:00 PM French Culture Lecture Series & Kids Storytime
2:00 PM Ethiopian Experience: Feast + Cultural Journey
2:00 PM Film: Tsar to Lenin
7:30 PM Music: Park Junghyun (Lena Park)
8:00 PM Stage: The Revolutionists
8:00 PM Stage: Having Our Say
Sunday, May 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM HPR Annual Ethnic Food Fair
11:00 AM Lebanese Food Festival
1:00 PM Film: Knowledge is the Begining, The Ramallah Concert
2:00 PM Stage: The Revolutionists
2:00 PM Music: Jimmy & Enrique
2:00 PM Book Signing: Antonio F. Vianna. Far from Ordinary
2:00 PM Stage: Having Our Say
Monday, May 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, May 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, May 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Thursday, Jun 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Artist Talk: Li Huai
7:00 PM Stage: The Revolutionists
8:00 PM Stage: Having Our Say
Friday, Jun 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Mule Bone
8:00 PM Stage: The Revolutionists
8:00 PM Stage: Having Our Say
Saturday, Jun 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Music: CWM Summer Series, Caribbean Inspiration
6:30 PM South Asian Culture Show: Backstage Bollywood
6:30 PM South Asian Culture Show: Backstage Bollywood
8:00 PM Stage: The Revolutionists
8:00 PM Stage: Mule Bone
8:00 PM Stage: Having Our Say
Sunday, Jun 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Film: Knowledge is the Begining, The Ramallah Concert
1:30 PM Pacific Arts Movement Day With The Padres
2:00 PM Stage: The Revolutionists
2:00 PM Stage: Having Our Say
3:00 PM Stage: Mule Bone
4:00 PM Musica Vitale
7:00 PM Music: La Arrolladora Banda el Limón
Monday, Jun 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM City Diplomacy in the 21st Century
Tuesday, Jun 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Wednesday, Jun 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Thursday, Jun 8
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: The Revolutionists
8:00 PM Stage: Having Our Say
Friday, Jun 9
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: The Revolutionists
8:00 PM Stage: Mule Bone
8:00 PM Stage: Having Our Say
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< Monday, May 1, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Having Our Say
Until June 11, 2017

Exhibitions and Art

Sherlock Holmes And The Clocktower Mystery
Until June 4, 2017

American and European Folk Art
Until June 18, 2017

American And European Folk Art From The Permanent Collection
Until June 25, 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
Ongoing until April 9, 2017

Cannibals

Art Exhibition: Kulvinder Kaur Dhew & Bruce Dehnert
Ongoing until April 26, 2017

Art Exhibition: Louis M. Schmidt 'Persons Unknown'
Ongoing until April 23, 2017

San Diego Potters' Guild Presents 'East-West'
Ongoing until April 3, 2017

Noé Olivas Quinceañera Project
Ongoing until April 30, 2017

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

French Conversation Class: "Le Polar Dans Tous Ses Etats"
Ongoing until March 29, 2017

French For Foodies: A Table!
Ongoing until March 30, 2017

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

Jane Austen's Emma, English High Tea And Dinner Theater
Until April 2, 2017

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

3:30 PM Talk: Helen of Troy and Her Indo-European Sisters In a vivid scene of the Iliad, the Trojan king Priam, as he observes the battlefield from the walls of the city, unexpectedly asks Helen, who has been abducted by his son Paris, to identify several of the Greek warriors that have come to Troy in order to liberate her. Helen proceeds to name and to briefly describe the men in question. What is unexpected about Priam's inquiries is that we are in the tenth year of the Trojan War, so that Priam ought to recognize the heroes to whom he draws Helen's attention. The puzzling dialogue between Helen and Priam has already been elucidated through comparison with an episode of the Sanskrit Mahabharata, in which an abducted princess named Draupadi, an Indian equivalent of Helen, similarly identifies at her captor's request her would-be liberators, who are hot on their heels and therefore visible.

This lecture will elaborate the comparison by introducing into the discussion an arguably feminist version of the same myth from medieval Irish literature—a crossroads of tradition and innovation—in which the captured woman, Blathnat, empowers herself by defiantly rejecting the comparable role that her abductor expects of her and by subversively manipulating the circumstances of her liberation to her advantage.

The Department of Classics and Humanities at SDSU presents the 47th Annual Burnett Lecture in the Classics with Dr. John McDonald, Stepsay Family Postdoctoral Fellow in Classics. His talk is subtitled "How to liberate an abducted woman in Greek, Sanskrit, and Irish myth."

Admission/Cost: FREE
Age limit: 18+

Location:
San Diego State University
Parma Payne Goodall Alumni Center
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182
MAP

Monday, May 1 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdsu.edu
6:00 PM Javanese Gamelan: Music and Dance of Java Featuring the SDSU Javanese Gamelan, directed by Pak Djoko Walujo, and classical Javanese dance.

Djoko Walujo Wimboprasetyo, musical director of the SDSU Javanese Gamelan, is an esteemed artist and renowned instructor of Javanese music. He studied gamelan from an early age with many well-known teachers, and later at the Indonesian Arts Institute, Yogyakarta. He was music professor at the Indonesian Arts Institute from 1975 until coming to CalArts in 1992. He has performed widely and composed award-winning music for dance and drama.

Admission/Cost: Free - $20

Location:
Smith Recital Hall
School of Music and Dance
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA 92182
MAP

Monday, May 1 - 6:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.centerforworldmusic.org
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