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Tuesday, Jun 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Stage: Papá Está en la Atlántida
7:00 PM Film: Refugee Kids
7:30 PM Japanese Cabaret
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
9:30 PM Book Signing: Lisa Dickey
Wednesday, Jun 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Stage: El Umbral de Lilith
6:00 PM Lessons: Argentine Tango
6:00 PM Food & Drink Festival: Sarap Tikman
6:00 PM Stage: Sakhisizwe Edutainment
6:00 PM Movie: Queen of Katwe
6:00 PM Stage: Will
6:15 PM Music: Fred Benedetti & George Svoboda
7:00 PM Studio Ghibli Summer Festival
7:30 PM Stage: Awkward but Graceful
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
8:00 PM Stage: Aida
9:00 PM Stage: Eleanor's Story
9:00 PM Stage: Unanswered Questions
9:00 PM Stage: A Duet of Filipino American Myths
Thursday, Jun 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Studio Ghibli Summer Festival
4:00 PM Stage: Dr. Svetlana
4:00 PM Stage: Lifegate
4:00 PM Stage: El Umbral de Lilith
7:30 PM Mi Casa Su Casa, Or How to get 175 Roommates
7:30 PM Japanese Cabaret
7:30 PM Stage: Will
7:30 PM Book Signing: Nina George
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
8:00 PM Stage: Aida
9:00 PM Stage: Twelve Nights with Viola & Olivia
10:30 PM Comedy: Emil Amok Guillermo
Friday, Jun 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Stage: A Duet of Filipino American Myths
4:00 PM Stage: Papá Está en la Atlántida
7:30 PM Stage: Nations of San Diego
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
8:00 PM Stage: Aida
9:00 PM Japanese Cabaret
Saturday, Jul 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Stage: Papá Está en la Atlántida
1:00 PM Sports: Rugby USA Eagles Vs Canda
2:30 PM Stage: Twelve Nights with Viola & Olivia
6:00 PM Stage: Nations of San Diego
6:30 PM Music: Rebelution and Collie Buddz
7:30 PM Stage: Sakhisizwe Edutainment
7:30 PM Stage: Will
7:30 PM Mi Casa Su Casa, Or How to get 175 Roommates
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
8:00 PM Stage: Aida
9:00 PM Stage: Lifegate
9:00 PM Japanese Cabaret
10:30 PM Stage: Dr. Svetlana
10:30 PM Stage: A Duet of Filipino American Myths
Sunday, Jul 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:30 AM Stage: Lifegate
11:30 AM Stage: Unanswered Questions
12:00 PM Book Signing: Qudeen the Magnificent
2:30 PM Japanese Cabaret
3:00 PM Music: Henry Kapono
4:00 PM Stage: Awkward but Graceful
7:30 PM Music: Paquita La Del Barrio
7:30 PM Stage: Papá Está en la Atlántida
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
Monday, Jul 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Jul 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
Wednesday, Jul 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Studio Ghibli Summer Festival
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
Thursday, Jul 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Studio Ghibli Summer Festival
7:00 PM Music: Herb Alpert and Lani Hall
7:30 PM Film: Challah Rising In The Desert (The Jews Of New Mexico)
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
Friday, Jul 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
Saturday, Jul 8
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Mercado Del Sol At Bazaar Del Mundo
7:30 PM Italian Film: An Almost Perfect Town
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
Sunday, Jul 9
All Day CONCACAF Gold Cup
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 AM Book Signing: Mona de Vestel
2:00 PM Bastille Day Lawn Program
2:00 PM Music: Chini & Camberos
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
Monday, Jul 10
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Calendar

< Saturday, May 6, 2017 >


All Day San Diego Ho'oluale'a Come early to observe the Hawaiian greeting of the blowing of the conch shell. There will be hula dancing, music, a canoe display, craft shopping, storytelling, and divine foods. You can also learn the meaning of Hawaiian words.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
East Mission Bay Park De Anza Cove
3000 North Mission Bay Drive
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, May 6 - All Day
Sunday, May 7 - All Day

For more information, please visit: www.sdhoolaulea.com
All Day Annual Dragon Boat Race Festival The San Diego Dragon Boat Festival showcases the traditional art and sport of dragon boat racing. Competitors test their endurance as they row the fast, dragon-shaped vessels in teams, Come enjoy the races, fine food, and entertainment.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Tecolote Shores North Park
Mission Bay Park
San Diego, CA
MAP

Saturday, May 6 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Mule Bone
Until June 18, 2017

The Revolutionists
Until June 25, 2017

Shockheaded Peter
Until June 18, 2017

Exhibitions and Art

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
Kanban, Traditional Shop Signs Of Japan
Ongoing until October 8, 2017

Remembering African Americans In The Civil War
Ongoing until July 4, 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

San Diego County Fair
Until July 4, 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

Studio Ghibli Summer Festival
Ongoing, Wednesdays and Thursdays until August 17

10:00 AM Asian Cultural Festival Martial arts, ethnic dances, cultural exhibitions, entertainment, games, and of course, food! Pet friendly and smoking-free. The Asian Cultural Festival is hosted and presented by the National Asian American Coalition and produced by Silk Road Productions.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Mira Mesa Community Park
8575 New Salem Street
San Diego, CA 92126
MAP

Saturday, May 6 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.naac.org
10:00 AM Cinco de Mayo con Orgullo Festival & Car Show Susan G. Komen San Diego is partnering with Impalas Car Club San Diego and their Cinco de Mayo con Orgullo Festival & Car Show.

There will be food, live entertainment, a health pavilion, a cultural arts pavilion, a classic car show, and a Kids Zone. The Komen San Diego Mobile Mammography Coach will be providing free mammograms at the event to women (and men) who qualify. Call (619) 269-1299 for requirements.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Chicano Park
Between National and Logan Avenues under the Coronado Bridge
San Diego, CA 92133
MAP

Saturday, May 6 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.komensandiego.org
11:00 AM Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo The 34th Annual Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo transforms the Old Town area into the largest Cinco de Mayo celebration north of the border. This weekend celebration attracts over 100,000 people over the course of three days with a bustling mercado, a huge display of lowriders and other autos, lucha libre wrestling matches, a petting zoo and pony rides, roving performers, a Ballet Folklorico competition, and non-stop music on three stages with over 40 bands playing Latin rock, Norteńa, banda sinaloense, conjunto jarocho, and mariachi. Proceeds benefit the Historic Old Town Community Foundation.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Old Town State Historic Park
4002 Wallace Street
San Diego, CA 92110
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, May 6 - 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, May 7 - 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.cincodemayooldtown.com
11:00 AM Holi Festival of Colors This traveling celebration of the Holi Festival of Colors "invites guests to celebrate the simple, joyful aspects of life." Activities include live music and DJs, top-of-the-hour color throws, interactive dance, yoga, hugs, crafts, and a range of ethnic vegetarian dishes. Fourth-annual event.

Admission/Cost: $5
Children 12 and under free - FREE

Location:
Junior Seau Oceanside Pier Amphitheatre
200 North of the Strand
Oceanside, CA 92054
MAP

Saturday, May 6 - 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.festivalofcolorsusa.com
11:00 AM UNASD Discussion: Climate Change & Human Trafficking The consequences of climate change are manyfold and observable...AND did you know that climate change has created a new generation of sex-trafficking victims?

After Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines in 2013, an underground economy took root as women and girls were sold for food or trafficked into forced labor and sex work...

These examples of linkages and more are outlined during our monthly U.N. Info Session meant to engage on the importance of the United Nations' work and its local impact particularly as it relates to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Come join us in our Eleanor Roosevelt Global Classroom located in our office building in Balboa Park for a relaxed and casual learning. We welcome any curious mind and even those 'fluent' in all things UN. Bring your child, friend, pet ... all are welcomed!

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Eleanor Roosevelt Classroom
UN Building
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP

Saturday, May 6 - 11:00 AM to 12 PM

For more information, please visit: www.unasd.org/
2:00 PM Stage: Travels with My Aunt North Coast Repertory Theatre presents Giles Havergal's theatrical adaptation of the Graham Greene novel. Eccentric aunt Augusta swoops in, shakes up the life of her staid bourgeois nephew, and ignites the lust for adventure buried within his gray flannel soul." David Ellenstain directs.

Admission/Cost: $39 - $50

Location:
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987-D Lomas Santa Fe Drive
Solana Beach, CA 92075
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Wednesday April 12 to Sunday, May 7, 2017
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM (No Shows 4/15)
Sundays - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM (No 7:00 PM show 5/7)

For more information, please visit: www.northcoastrep.org
6:30 PM Music: Camarada, Cantos de Amor The program features music by Manuel Ponce, Franz Schubert, Johannes Brahms, Richard Strauss, Francisco Tárrega, Reveriano Soutullo & Juan Vert, Paul Taffanel, Fernando Obradors, Manuel de Falla, Carlos Almarán, and Joseph Lacalle.

Location:
Bread & Salt
1955 Julian Avenue
San Diego, CA 92113
MAP

Saturday, May 6 - 6:30 PM
7:00 PM Music: Nathan & Jessie Join Nathan Rivera, Jessie Andra Smith and their band for a night of gypsy blues and jazzy tunes. From the streets of New Orleans to a Parisian café, Nathan and Jessie take listeners on a multi-instrumental, multilingual journey. A high level of musicianship, jazz improvisation, and audience participation combine for a fun and uplifting show.

The band features an eclectic group of talented musicians: Jessie Andra Smith is a guitarist with a one of a kind voice. Her songs of love, life, and travel convey authenticity in both English and French. Nathan Rivera performs on accordion, resonator guitar, and clarinet as well as vocals in English and Spanish. New Orleans personality Milly Raccoon is a fiddler, songwriter, linguist and traveling musician. Local legend Trevor Mulvey has performed on upright bass around San Diego for years. Jazz guitar virtuoso Ryan Dart studied with the masters at Los Angeles Music Academy and California Institute for the Arts.

Admission/Cost:
General - $15
Premium - $20
Museum Members receive a 10% ticket discount.

Location:
Museum of Making Music
5790 Armada Drive
Carlsbad, CA
MAP

Saturday, May 6 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.museumofmakingmusic.org
7:00 PM Stage: Clybourne Park Palomar College stages Bruce Norris' follow-up to Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun. Act One takes place in 1959, as white community leaders anxiously try to stop the sale of a home to a black family. Act Two is set in the same house in the present day, as the now predominantly African-American neighborhood battles to hold its ground in the face of gentrification. Annie Hinton directs.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $15

Location:
Palomar College
1140 West Mission Road
San Marcos, CA 92069
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, May 5 until Sunday, May 14
Sundays - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Thursdays - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Fridays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturdays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Travels with My Aunt North Coast Repertory Theatre presents Giles Havergal's theatrical adaptation of the Graham Greene novel. Eccentric aunt Augusta swoops in, shakes up the life of her staid bourgeois nephew, and ignites the lust for adventure buried within his gray flannel soul." David Ellenstain directs.

Admission/Cost: $39 - $50

Location:
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987-D Lomas Santa Fe Drive
Solana Beach, CA 92075
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Wednesday April 12 to Sunday, May 7, 2017
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM (No Shows 4/15)
Sundays - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM (No 7:00 PM show 5/7)

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