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Friday, Jul 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Europe: Secrets of the Old Masters
10:00 AM Afrofuturism Lounge
12:00 PM Chicano-Con
7:00 PM Iranian Film: The Corridor
8:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
8:00 PM Stage: A Man of No importance
8:00 PM Film: The Lady from Shanghai
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 Vegan Night Kamanya Experience
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
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
Calendar

< Wednesday, May 2, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Xanadu
Until August 18

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

3:00 PM Discussion: The Spanish Civil War in the current Spanish Novel In the last few years a lot of novels dealing with Spanish Civil War appeared in the literary market in Spain. This was a strange phenomenon. The society that was born after the Franco's dictatorship was a society without memory. The democratic Spanish society that was born during the so-called "Transition" was based on the silent and oblivion agreements. In this context, Spanish Civil War turned into a taboo: it could open old wounds and it could wake up the old ghosts of the war. The Transition spirit urged the Spanish people to look ahead, towards European progress and modernity. But, suddenly, the society changed and started to look back. In the year 2000, the Asociación por la recuperación de la memoria histórica [Association to recovering of the historical memory] was founded, and a lot of novels dealing with Spanish Civil War were published. It was a great news, because, apparently, literature started to fight against the silent and oblivion established during the Democratic Transition. It seemed, these novels broke the Transition agreements. However, when we start to read these novels we realize they do not question the Transition agreements, but also they strengthen them. In this speech I would want to analyze how these novels reproduces two consensus: the Transition consensus and the Neoliberal consensus.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Geisel Library
UCSD
9500 Gilman Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92093
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Wednesday, May 2 - 3:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 534-4618 or visit: www.literature.ucsd.edu
6:00 PM Talk: Afrofuturism Philosophy The blockbuster movie Black Panther has brought Afrofuturism into mainstream pop culture. But what is this cultural concept that combines elements of science fiction and fantasy into the Black aesthetic and radical traditions? Join Afrofuturist thinker, Dr. LaWana Firyali Richmond (link is external) for an illuminating discussion of Afrofuturism and its placement of Blackness at the center of the universe. Registration encouraged. Please scroll down. Dr. Richmond has served as Staff Advisor to the Regents of the University of California and is currently a Businesses Develo:00 PMent Manager at UC San Diego where her focus is organizational develo:00 PMent, project management and process improvement. Her background and experience are an eclectic mix of operations, technology, leadership, and social justice. Philosophy talk is an occasional community lecture and discussion series designed as a fun opportunity to connect the richness of philosophical thought and critical thinking to everyday life.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Central Library
330 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
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Wednesday, May 2 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiego.libarymarket.com
7:00 PM Film: To Be a Child Again—Israel To Be a Child Again—Israel is a snapshot of Israel as seen through the lens of eleven selected children from different backgrounds and demographics. This candid view casts an intimate and personal light on Israel's youth—what they see, how they think, what they learn, and the astonishing impact their thoughts and lives have on their country and the world they will soon inherit. It's their opinions that matter since they are the ones who will create our future.

Admission/Cost: $18

Location:
The Lot
7611 Fay Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
MAP

Wednesday, May 2 - 7:00 PM
7:00 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
7:30 PM Book Signing: The Ruined House Ruby Namdar will discuss and sign his novel, The Ruined House. Namdar was born and raised in Jerusalem to a family of Iranian-Jewish heritage. His first book, Haviv, won the Israeli Ministry of Culture's Award for Best First Publication. The Ruined House won the 2014 Sapir Prize, Israel's noted literary award. Reserved seating is available when the book is pre-ordered from Warwick's for the event. Only books purchased from Warwick's will be signed.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Warwick's Bookstore
7812 Girard Avenue
San Diego, CA 92037
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Wednesday, May 2 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 454-0347 or visit: www.warwicks.com
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