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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 Augenhöhe)
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 20, 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

12:55 AM Film: Porco Rosso Porco Rosso is a world-weary pilot-turned-bounty-hunter whose face has been transformed into that of a pig by a mysterious curse, in this crackling, high-flying adventure from Studio Ghibli and Oscar-winning director Hayao Miyazaki.

Admission/Cost: $12.50 - $18

Location:
Multiple Theaters in the San Diego Area
(visit link below)

Dates and times
Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 12:55 PM
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.fathomevents.com
9:00 AM 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
MAP

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
11:00 AM House of Germany The House of Germany will host their Lawn Program, where you can enjoy live entertainment provided by the Heimatklang Choir, a German brass band with folk dancers.

Traditional foods such as bratwurst, sauerkraut and potato salad will be served, as well as a variety of German cake, coffee and lemonade.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
International Cottages
Balboa Park
2294 Pan American Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Sunday, May 20 - 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 234-0739 or visit: www.houseofgermany.com
4:00 PM Film & Music: When Voices Meet Join Hands of Peace in partnership with Sister Faiths of North County as they screen When Voices Meet and enjoy a musical performance and Q&A with Producer/Director Sharon Katz. This film is an award-winning documentary that is set during apartheid in South Africa, which resulted in political violence and tore the country apart. When Voices Meet (a 500-voice multicultural choir and band held a concert at Durban City Hall in 1993) formed, their music touched the hearts of a country divided by civil war. With the joining force of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, those courageous performers took their message to the rest of the country to break down the barriers apartheid had created. Despite the threat of violence, they knew there was no turning back. When Voices Meet promoted a peaceful transition to a democracy and became Nelson Mandela's face of a new nation. The film highlights the trials, tribulations and triumphs of the musicians and choir members, who performed together for seven years. It is an inspiring story filled with determination and hope.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Christ Presbyterian Church
7807 Centella St.
Carlsbad, CA 92009
MAP

Sunday, May 20 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com
5:00 PM Music: Malladi Brothers A Carnatic vocal duet by Malladi Brothers.

Accompanied by:
- Embar Kannan on Violin
- Tumkur B. Ravishankar on Mridangam

Admission/Cost: $25

Location:
Seaside Center for Spiritual Living
1613 Lake Dr.
Encinitas, CA 92024
MAP

Saturday, May 20 - 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.indianfineartsacademy.org
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns The Old Globe Theatre, in association with American Conservatory Theater, presents Ursula Rani Sarma's drama, adapted from Khaled Hosseini's best-selling epic novel about three generations of Afghan women and their remarkable resilience. Carey Perloff directs.

Admission/Cost: $29 - $92

Location:
The Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Ongoing from Thursday, May 17 until Sunday, June 24, 2018
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays- 7:00 PM
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday Matinees - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM Music: Juanes and MonLaferte Juan Esteban Aristizábal Vásquez, known professionally as "Juanes," is a Colombian musician who was a member of the rock band, Ekhymosis, and is now a solo artist. In 2000, his solo debut album, Fíjate Bien, won three Latin Grammy Awards.

Admission/Cost: $28 - $58

Location:
Pechanga Resort & Casino
45000 Pechanga Parkway
Temecula, CA 92592
MAP

Sunday, May 20 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.livenation.com
7:00 PM Ballet: Don Quixote The National Ballet of Ukraine will present the famously jovial Don Quixote, starring a special guest: Teatro alla Scala soloist Leonid Sarafanov, on stage at the Civic Theatre. An outstanding classical ballet piece is conspicuous for its dazzling choreography, unsurpassed sets, and vivid costumes. A most admired dancing performance of the 20th century staged by this company presents a remarkable example of classical Russian ballet techniques mingled with the contemporary interpretation of dancing methods, so that the lightweight and precise movements of the performers appear to be soaring over the stage.

Admission/Cost: $22 - $140

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Sunday, May 20 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 570-1100 or visit: www.sandiegotheatres.org
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