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Tuesday, May 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Music: Roots of American Folk Music
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Wednesday, May 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Talk: Jewish Muslim Romance Films
6:00 PM Discussion: Ukraine: Russian Interference
6:00 PM Film: America's Untold Story
7:00 PM Jewish Poets of the Past
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:00 PM Film: Porco Rosso
Thursday, May 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Art Workshop: Kokedama
12:30 PM Talk: The Making of Global China
4:00 PM Talk: A Korean Model of Economic Development
7:00 PM Stage: The Madres
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Friday, May 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: Firefly Dreams
6:00 PM Film: Coco
7:00 PM City Heights Dance Festival
7:30 PM Music: Natalia Lafourcade
8:00 PM Film: Hin Und Weg (Tour De Force)
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
8:00 PM Stage: The Madres
8:00 PM Stage: The Sisters Rosensweig
Saturday, May 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM Art Class: Kokedama
10:00 AM Harmony in Action Cross-Cultural Non-Profits Fair
2:00 PM Holocaust Survivor's Gripping Story
2:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
3:00 PM Music: Breizh Amerika
6:00 PM Music: Samahan
7:00 PM Music: Jenni Rivera tribute Concert
7:00 PM City Heights Dance Festival
7:30 PM Music: Breizh Amerika
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
8:00 PM Stage: The Sisters Rosensweig
Sunday, May 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM 38th Annual Ethnic Food Fair
2:00 PM City Heights Dance Festival
2:00 PM Stage: The Sisters Rosensweig
2:00 PM Stage: The Madres
2:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Monday, May 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Spring Luau USD
Tuesday, May 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Les Miserables
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:30 PM Lecture: 1918-Death In Vienna, City Of Dreams
Wednesday, May 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: America's Untold Story
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:00 PM Stage: Les Miserables
Thursday, May 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Talk: The Rise and Fall of a Fraud Investigator in China
7:00 PM Stage: The Madres
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Friday, Jun 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Les Miserables
8:00 PM Stage: The Madres
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Saturday, Jun 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Music: Sam Hinton Folk Festival
2:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
3:00 PM Mabuhay Festival: Filipino Independence day
7:00 PM Stage: Les Miserables
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Sunday, Jun 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: The Madres
2:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:00 PM Stage: Les Miserables
Monday, Jun 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Calendar

< Sunday, May 13, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Sherlock Holmes, The Final Adventure
Until May 19, 2018

The Sisters Rosensweig
Until May 27, 2018

The Madres
Until June 10, 2018

A Thousand Splendid Suns
Until June 24, 2018

Exhibitions and Art

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

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

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

9:00 AM Bonsai Show Enjoy the unique blending of art and horticulture at our bonsai exhibition and sale.

Admission/Cost: $8-$16

Location:
The FLower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch
5704 Paseo Del Norte
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Dates & Times:
Saturday May 12 - 9:00 AM
Sunday, May 13 - 9:00 AM

For more information, please call: (760) 431- 0352 or visit: www.theflowerfields.com
10:00 AM Balboa Park Pow Wow The San Diego American Indian Health Center's Annual Balboa Park Pow Wow will take place on the southwest corner of Park Boulevard and Presidents Way. The Pow Wow is a cultural event that celebrates the heritage and traditions of American Indians. Participants will be from many American Indian tribes, bands and communities. As we are all guests of San Diego's first people, the Kumeyaay will open both days with Bird Songs. Gourd Dancing follows, and then the Grand Entry which opens a day of Inter-Tribal Dancing. This year, Saginaw Grant, revered elder, actor and motivational speaker, will be present as Spiritual Adviser. On Saturday, Wilbur Solomon will be honored for his contributions to the community, and Sunday, all mothers will be honored. Vendors will be selling handmade jewelry, pottery, basketry and other crafts and wares. Food vendors will be selling a variety of food items, including fried bread and Indian tacos. The Pow Wow will also feature a "Healthy Eating and Active Living (HEAL) Zone" that will include physical activities for youth, nutrition education, games and various booths focused on promoting healthy lifestyles. More than 2,500 people are expected to visit during the weekend from all areas of Southern California, Arizona and San Diego.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Balboa Park Activity Center
2145 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Saturday, May 12 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday, May 13 - 10:00 PM to 6:00 PM


For more information, please call Paula Brim: (858) 442-5033 Email: [email protected] or Lisa Mann: (619) 234-2150 Email: [email protected]
10:30 AM Gator by the Bay Festival San Diego's annual "Gator By The Bay," the largest, most-authentic Louisiana-themed music and food festival this side of the bayou!

Presented by the Bon Temps Social Club of San Diego, this celebration features four days of live music with more than 100 musical acts and special performances on seven stages as well as a delicious array of southern cuisine, including 10,000 pounds of fresh crawfish trucked all the way from Opelousas, Louisiana!

Since its inception in 2001, the festival has grown to showcase a diverse selection of music genres including blues, salsa, Zydeco, Cajun and country. The festival boasts five wooden dance floors, including two 3,000 square foot shaded dance floors at each of the two main stages.

Family Fun: Special family fun activities include the costumed Mardi Gras parades, outrageous hat-making with the Rad Hatter and colorful face painting. To learn all about family fun at Gator by the Bay, visit our website.

Food: Attendees can indulge their palates in Louisiana-raised crawfish, boudin sausage, catfish, alligator, barbecue and oysters from vendors in The French Quarter Food Court.

Kick-Off Show: Gator by the Bay will kick off on Thursday at 6:00 PM with a concert double-headlined by blues vocalist Shana Morrison and Louisiana-bred Sonny Landreth. Morrison, who started her career in her father, Van Morrison's, band is known for musical stylings of pop with a side of blues and rock. Landreth, known as "King of Slydeco," is one of the most advanced guitarists of our time and has developed a unique style that has captivated audiences across the world.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $90, Multi-day passes available.

Location:
Spanish Landing Park
North Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Thursday, May 10 - 6:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Friday, May 11 - 3:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Saturday, May 12 - 10:30 AM to 12:00 AM (Midnight)
Sunday, May 13 - 10:30 AM to 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.gatorbythebay.com
12:00 PM House of Norway Food Fair The food menu for this program presents the popular Rommegrot (a sour cream porridge), Lefse (potato pancake with sugar and cinnamon), Vafler (waffles), Solbaersaft (black currant juice) and coffee. Ice cream and hot dogs are free for the children.

Admission/Cost: FREE

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

Sunday, May 13 - 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 234-0739
12:30 PM Haiku San Diego Haiku San Diego is a group dedicated to studying, writing and sharing haiku and other Asian-rooted forms of poetry. Each monthly meeting is lead by the group's co-founder and facilitator, Naia, and involves a tutorial/discussion on a particular aspect of haiku, followed by workshopping members' haiku.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
North University Community Library
8820 Judicial Drive
San Diego, CA 92122
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Sunday, May 13 - 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.librarymarket.com
2:00 PM House of Norway Lawn Program The yearly lawn program is held on May 17th, or the Sunday closest to that date. It is the Norwegian Constitution day, commemorating the liberation from Denmark in 1814.

The Entertainment is provided by musical performers and folk dance groups. The San Diego "Mannskor" (men's choir) and "Damskor" (women's choir) will sing traditional and current Norwegian songs.

Admission/Cost: FREE

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

Sunday, May 13 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: The Madres Moxie Theatre presents The Madres, a new play by Stephanie Alison Walker.

It's 1978 in Argentina and people are disappearing off the street. BelÚn is pregnant and has been missing for 12 weeks. When her mother and grandmother receive a surprise visit from someone who may have the key to finding her, they'll stop at nothing to get her back.

This play is based on the true story of the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, whose protest forced the world to recognize the violence and murder happening in Argentina.

Admission/Cost: $23 - $43

Location:
Moxie Theatre
6663 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92115
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Dates and times:
Sunday May 13 through Sunday June 10
Thursdays - 7:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 598-7620 or visit: www.moxietheatre.com
2:00 PM Stage: The Sisters Rosensweig Patio Playhouse stages Wendy Wasserstein's comedy, which won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Play, 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
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, May 4 until Sunday, May 27, 2018
Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
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