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Tuesday, Sep 18
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Art: Rocco Satoshi
6:30 PM Documentary: War Redefined
6:30 PM Book Discussion: Remarkable Creatures
Wednesday, Sep 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Documentary: Dolores
7:00 PM Music and Dance: Flamenco & Folklorico
Thursday, Sep 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM An Evening of Aloha with Kalapana
6:30 PM Film: King Lear
7:00 PM Film: An American in Paris
7:30 PM Film: Song E Napule
8:00 PM Comedy: Ronny Chieng
Friday, Sep 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM International Peace Day Celebration
5:00 PM Community Building: Refugee Resettlement 101
5:00 PM Film: American
6:00 PM Art: Here & There by Lee Sie and Jon Barnes
6:00 PM Stage: Death by Dessert
6:30 PM Art: Rocco Satoshi
7:00 PM Music: Taiko Beats
7:00 PM Music: Los Montaño
7:00 PM Iranian Film: No Date, No Signature
7:30 PM Comedy: Ronny Chieng
7:30 PM Music & Dance: A Night in Spain
Saturday, Sep 22
All Day Pacific Islander Festival
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Vista Viking Festival
10:00 AM Community Building: YMCA Welcoming week
12:30 PM International Harvest Dance Festival
5:30 PM Harvest Masquerade Regency Ball
6:00 PM House of China Moon Festival
6:00 PM Art: Salvador Dali Exhibit
6:00 PM Art Night Women in Central Asia
6:00 PM Stage: Death by Dessert
7:00 PM Film and Dinner: Wajib
9:30 PM Comedy: Ronny Chieng
Sunday, Sep 23
All Day Pacific Islander Festival
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Vista Viking Festival
12:30 PM International Harvest Dance Festival
1:00 PM Art: Salvador Dali Exhibit
1:00 PM Stage: Death by Dessert
3:00 PM Music: Night of Parisian Music
3:00 PM Stage: The Trial of Richard III
3:00 PM Stage: Avenue Q
4:00 PM Stage: The Mikado
Monday, Sep 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Sep 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Film: Black Panther
7:00 PM Film: The Registry
Wednesday, Sep 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Film: Out of Africa
6:00 PM Film: Coco
6:00 PM Discussion: What Diplomats Do and Why it Still Matters
6:15 PM Music: Fred Benedetti
7:00 PM Art: Parsha Poster
7:30 PM Book Signing: Crazy Rich Asians
Thursday, Sep 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Cooking Workshop: Donburi Bowls
6:30 PM Art: Torero! Artivista! Viva La Revolucion
Friday, Sep 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Mystic India
Saturday, Sep 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM 2018 Youth Festival
11:00 AM Carbillo Festival
3:30 PM Music/Dance: Capoeira Batizado
Sunday, Sep 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Sukkort Harvest Festival
3:00 PM Stage: Avenue Q
6:00 PM Discussion: Fighting for Cyber Supremacy in an Age of Extremism
6:30 PM Film: King Lear
Monday, Oct 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Calendar

< Friday, May 18, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego events

Stage

Once
Until Sunday, September 16

Seize the King
Until Sunday, September 16

Much Ado About Nothing
Until Sunday, September 16

Exhibitions and Art

Here & There
Until Sunday,December 30

World in Porcelain Exhibit
Until January 19, 2019

Arts Of South And Southeast Asia
Ongoing until January 31, 2019

Walking Tour of Asian Pacific Historic District
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

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

Classes:Children's West African Drumming
Ongoing Tuesdays

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Argentine Tango Series
Ongoing Wednesdays until October 3

French Bench
Until Saturday, December 15

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturday

West African Dance Class
Ongoing Sunday

Mahjong Lessons
Ongoing Thursdays

Ki Energy Healing Clinic
Ongoing Wednesdays

Emei Qigong Practice
Ongoing Saturdays

Middle-Eastern Drum & Belly Dance Class
Ongoing until December 17

Europe: Secrets of the Old Masters
Ongoing until July 20

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Salsa Class
Ongoing Tuesdays
10:00 AM Art/Discussion: Past and Present Iranian Art Linda Komaroff has served as LACMA's curator of Islamic art since 1995. Her past exhibitions at LACMA include, The Legacy of Genghis Khan: Courtly Art and Culture in Western Asia, 1256-1353 (2003); A Tale of Two Persian Carpets (2009); and Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts (2011). The latter was the first major exhibition on Islamic art organized by an American institution to travel to to the Middle East at the Museum of Islamic Art, Doha (2012), where she was the guest curator. Her exhibition of highlights from LACMA's permanent collection of Islamic art recently opened at the new King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Among her contemporary exhibitions are: Islamic Art Now: Contemporary Art of the Middle East, Part 1 (2015) and Part 2 (2016). Combining historical and contemporary art, her current exhibition for LACMA, In the Fields of Empty Days: The Intersection of Past and Present in Iranian Art, will open May 6, 2018.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $16

Location:
San Diego Museum of Art
1450 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
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Wednesday, May 18 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 696-1966 or visit: www.sdmart.org
6:00 PM Film: Embrace of the Serpent In the early 1900s, a young shaman (Nilbio Torres) in the Colombian Amazon helps a sick German explorer (Jan Bijvoet) and his local guide (Miguel Dionisio Ramos), searching for a rare healing plant.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Museum of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
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Friday, May 18 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 238-7559 or visit: www.mopa.org
6:00 PM Festival: Portuguese Festa The Festa do Espírito Santo is an ethnic religious celebration dating back to the time when the first families settled here in 1884, and was formally organized in 1910.

Today, as it has been since 1922, the Chapel next door to the UPSES Hall is used to house the Crown of the Holy Spirit during the Festa. On Pentecost Sunday devotees of the Holy Spirit visit the Chapel to pray and offer a donation of monies or Portuguese sweet breads (which are sold to raise funds) to assure the continuation of this unique ethnic and religious celebration.

Since 1922, our Portuguese colony here has made a procession (now a full parade) from our UPSES Hall chapel (i.e. "capela") with our annual Queen Saint Isabel personage holding our community's Crown of the Holy Spirit up to St. Agnes Church for a celebratory Mass followed by another procession/parade back down to our Hall afterward. Our chapel was built especially to hold our Holy Spirit Crowns during the Festa do Espírito Santo.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
United Portuguese S.E.S. Hall
2818 Avenida De Portugal
San Diego, CA 92106
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Dates & Times:
Friday, May 18 - 6:00 PM
Saturday, May 19 - 4:00 PM
Sunday, May 20 - 9:00 AM

For more information, please visit: www.upses.com
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes, The Final Adventure "The game is afoot, Watson—and it is a dangerous one!"

Just when Sherlock Holmes thinks he's at the end of his career, a case presents itself that he cannot pass up. The King of Bohemia is about to be blackmailed by someone with a notorious photograph, and the woman at the heart of this crime is the famous opera singer, Irene Adler. With Doctor Watson, his trusted companion at his side, Holmes pursues first the case, and eventually the elusive affections of Miss Adler as he is unwittingly drawn into the lair of his longtime adversary, that malevolent genius of crime: Professor Moriarty. Expect danger, intrigue, wit, humor and surprise in Dietz' exciting take on the world's most famous detective!

Admission/Admission/Cost: $10 - $50

Location:
Stagehouse Theatre
Grossmont College
8800 Grossmont College Dr.
El Cajon, CA
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from May 10 - May 19, 2018
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays - 7:00 PM
Matinees Saturday - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM Music: Celtic Woman Celtic Woman's fresh fusion of traditional Irish music and contemporary songcraft celebrates Ireland's history while reflecting the vibrant spirit of modern Ireland. The group's repertoire encompasses Irish classics, contemporary songs, classical favorites and stirring originals. The lineup of performers has evolved in the years since the group's inception, but the signature sound of Celtic Woman has remained consistent, showcasing the members' individual and collaborative talents.

Admission/Cost: $35 - $69

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
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Friday, May 18 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (800) 745-3000 or visit: www.celticwoman.com
8:00 PM Music: Mountain Men & Montunos What does Appalachian music have to do with the music of Cuba? Join the Hutchins Consort with special guests to find out!

Admission/Cost: $20 - $60

Location:
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
890 Balour Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Friday, May 18 - 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.hutchinsconsort.org
8:00 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. Belén 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
8:00 PM Music: Mirage Pushkin restaurant will host an exclusive concert from the group "MIRAGE." They will kick off the concert program, which will evolve into a karaoke party after 10:30 PM. You will have the opportunity to have dinner, meet your idols and dance to their unforgettable hits. You can buy tickets by phone 619-496-1908. A banquet menu option is also available.

Make a reservation in advance, since spaces are limited!

Admission/Cost: $40

Location:
Pushkin Restaurant
750 6th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Friday, May 18 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 496-1908 or visit: www.pushkinrestaurantsd.com
8:30 PM Vaud and the Villains 10th Anniversary Concert This 19-piece New Orleans big band, orchestra cabaret offer up the most incredible and genre bending, swing, jazz, calypsonian, ragtime blues shows you'll ever see.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $22

Location:
Belly Up
143 S Cedros, Suite T
Solana Beach, CA 92075
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Friday, May 18 - 8:30 PM
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