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Sunday, Jul 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Afrofuturism Lounge
10:30 AM German Film: At Eye Level (Auf Augenh÷he)
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
Saturday, Aug 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
8:00 PM Stage: A Man of No importance
Calendar

< Sunday, May 6, 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

10:00 AM Fiesta de Los Penasquitos The day starts with a community parade celebrating community groups and local schools. The festival features three stages of live music and performances including The Bayou Bros., the Martin Coughlin Band, and the Dirty Martinis. Also on stage will be performances from Three Treasures Cultural Art Society, Samahan Phillipine Dance Company, and Southern California Ballet. New this year is the addition of the PQ Beer Garden serving beers from local breweries, plus food from around the world, arts and crafts, carnival rides and a kids fun zone. Community service awards and Volunteer and Business of the Year presentations on the Main Stage.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Black Mountain Road
Twin Trails to Carmel Mountain
San Diego, CA 92126
MAP

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

For more information, please visit: www.rpcouncil.com
10:00 AM Chula Vista Cinco Fest Family Free event. Live music, Mariachi, danzas, amazing food and more.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
H St
Between Bay Blvd & Marina Pkwy
Chula Vista, CA 91910
MAP

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

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com
10:00 AM Hawaiian 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:
De Anza Cove
3000 North Mission Bay Drive
San Diego, CA 92109
MAP

Dates & Times:
Saturday, May 5 - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday, May 6 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


For more information, please e-mail: [email protected] or visit: www.sdhoolaulea.com
10:00 AM Fiesta de Reyes Cinco de Mayo Folklorico Festival Dancers from throughout Southern California and some from as far away as Sacramento and Las Vegas have competed for the past eight years in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park at the annual Fiesta de Reyes Folklˇrico Competition. This year the event, to be held over the Cinco de Mayo weekend, is expanding to include dance troupes from Mexico and throughout the Western United States.

The competition is free for the public to attend and will take place in the center of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. Children and adult performances alternate throughout the day, from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM on Saturday, May 5, and 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM on Sunday, May 6. Live bands will take the stage in the afternoon until 9:00 PM on Saturday and 7:30 PM on Sunday. In addition, the state park will showcase children's activities throughout the day.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Fiesta de Reyes
2754 Calhoun St
Old Town
San Diego, CA 92110
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, May 5 - 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Sunday, May 6 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
10:00 AM Escondido Renaissance Faire Our goal is to educate and entertain guests young and old, about life back in the Elizabethan Era.. From Jousting to battles on the field, having a drink at the pub, browsing through our many vendors of wares, or watching the variety of shows; whatever catches your fancy, we have available to satisfy it. So come on out and join us in a portal to the past.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $20

Location:
Felicita Park
742 Clarence Lane
Escondido, CA 92029
MAP

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

For more information, please visit: www.oldetymeproductions.com
11:00 AM Cinco de Mayo Old Town San Diego The 35th Annual Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo will transform the historic 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 its bustling mercado, non-stop music and live entertainment, lucha libre wrestling, and a huge display of lowriders and other autos.

Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo will feature live entertainment with over 20 bands consisting of Latin rock, Norte˝a, Conjunto Jarocho, Mariachi, Banda Sinaloense and more! Stroll through the iconic Lowrider Lane and be wowed by the unique paint jobs and car modifications that have become a fiesta favorite. Free activities for the children, such as face painting, arts and crafts and interactive educational elements. Visit the Ballet Folklorico competition with two days of historical performances.

Admission/Cost: FREE

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

Dates and times:
Friday, May 4 - 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, May 5 - 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, May 6 - 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.cincodemayooldtown.com
1:00 PM Celebrating Jewish American Heritage By celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month, we honor the values of inclusion, acceptance and religious liberty cherished by this country. With Ivy Barsky, CEO; and Gwen Goodman, Director of the National Museum of American Jewish History, the San Diego Jewish Genealogical Society will honor this month with members' shared stories of their ancestors' arrival in this country, their trials and tribulations as well as their achievements and successes. The presentation will conclude with the film Maxwell Street, A Living Memory which captures the essence of this early Chicago Jewish market street through the eyes of the children and grandchildren of the Eastern European Jewish immigrants who built it.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
MAP

Sunday, May 6 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
1:30 PM - 6:30 PM Tijuana Bullfight by Baja California Mexico Tours Experience one of Latin America's most treasured cultural events, in nearby Tijuana: the bullfights. We offer tickets and tours from San Diego to Plaza Monumental in Playas de Tijuana.

We sell tickets in all rows and sections of the bullring with round trip transportation. We also work with groups for a private experience that will make you an aficionado!

Admission/Cost: $25 - $116

Location:
1050 Kettner Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Sunday, May 6 - 1:30 PM to 6:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.eventbrite.com
2:00 PM House of Poland Lawn Program The yearly lawn program is always held on the first Sunday in May. This day commemorates the Polish Constitution Day which was May 3, 1791. It was the first written constitution in Europe, and the second in the world, after the United States.

The entertainment for this occasion is will be presented by local groups performing folk dances in regional native costumes, and play music depicting the Polish heritage.

Foods available will be traditional Polish dishes, including pierogi, stuffed cabbage, polish sausages and bigos (hunter's stew) and a variety of pastries.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
International Cottages
Balboa Park
2176 Pan American Rd W
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Sunday, May 6 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 234-0739 or visit: www.houseofpolandsd.org
2:00 PM Stage: The Sisters Rosensweig Patio Playhouse stages Wendy Wasserstein's comedy, which won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Play, which is about three Jewish sisters who meet in London to celebrate the birthday of Sara, the oldest.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $18

Location:
Patio Playhouse Theatre
116 S. Kalmia Street
Escondido, CA 92025
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, May 4 until Sunday, May 27, 2018
Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM CRY San Diego Fundraising Gala Join Bollywood star Abhay Deol from "Dev D," "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara" and numerous other hit movies—right here in San Diego, in a classy fundraising soiree with entertainment from local artists, unique auction items from all over the world, and some sumptuous food! Enjoy entertainment from famous Patnaik Sisters, saregama finalist Saili Oak, and San Diego's own stand-up comedian Neil Chakravarthy featured as the emcee. A great opportunity to meet and greet a celebrity and take a picture with him, all while helping a great cause! This elegant evening is truly the first of its kind in San Diego, and we would love for you to come with your friends and family to have a great evening and support CRY America in its fight for the rights of underprivileged children.

Admission/Cost: $150 - $1500

Location:
San Diego Marriott La Jolla
4240 La Jolla Village Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
MAP

Sunday, May 6 - 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 597-6394 or visit: www.america.cry.org
7:00 PM Music: Voice of Armenia Musica Vitale presents a historical tour through the eyes of Armenian composers, in collaboration with Krounk String Quartet from Orquesta de Baja California, presenting works by Komitas, Altunyan and Khachaturyan. The program includes secular instrumental works and sacred liturgy sung in Armenian, conducted by Elena Vizuet; and the concert will be introduced by Dr. William Propp, UCSD professor emeritus of Near Eastern history.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $15

Location:
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
655 C Avenue
Coronardo, CA 92118
MAP

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

For more information, please call: (619) 435-3167 or visit: www.musicvitale.com
8:00 PM Music: Enjambre Enjambre's nostalgic, vintage sound have made them one of the biggest names in latin rock. Known for their bizarre rhymes and ability to combine classic and current rock, they are certain to bring a colorful and climactic performance.

Age Limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $32 - $51.98

Location:
Music Box
1337 India St
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Sunday, May 6 - 8:00 PM to 11:59 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 795-1337 or visit: www.musicboxsd.com
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