Participant Observation is the Process of Learning by
Observing and Participating in Cultural Life
Search

Any term All terms
Calendar
< June, 2017 >
S M T W T F S
28 29 30 31 01 02 03
04 05 06 07 08 09 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 01

Coming Soon...
Friday, Jun 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Comedy: Emil Amok Guillermo
2:00 PM Music: Jimmy & Enrique
2:30 PM Stage: Unaswered Questions
4:00 PM Music: Ke'ahi
4:00 PM Stage: Will
4:00 PM Stage: Juegos de las Microacciones
6:00 PM Stage: Awkward but Graceful
6:00 PM Lessons: Argentine Tango
7:00 PM Storytelling: Celtic Tales
7:30 PM Music: Los Tucanes de Tijuana
7:30 PM Stage: Twelve Nights with Viola & Olivia
7:30 PM Stage: A Duet of Filipino American Myths
7:30 PM Stage: Papa Ests en la Atlantida
7:30 PM Stage: Nations of San Diego
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
8:00 PM Stage: Aida
8:30 PM Stage: Juegos de las Microacciones
10:30 PM Stage: Sakhisizwe Edutainment
Saturday, Jun 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM 44th Annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games
10:00 AM Music: Gospel Festival
11:00 AM 32nd Philippine Cultural Arts Festival
1:00 PM Comedy: Emil Amok Guillermo
1:00 PM Stage: A Duet of Filipino American Myths
2:00 PM Tea & Ink at SDCHM
2:00 PM Stage: Withering Heights
3:00 PM Island Vibe Music Festival
4:00 PM Stage: Juegos de las Microacciones
6:00 PM Music: Dia del Folklore Festival
6:00 PM Stage: Nations of San Diego
7:30 PM Stage: Awkward but Graceful
7:30 PM Music: 8 Songs For a Mad King
7:30 PM Film: Andrea Doria - are the Passengers Safe?
8:00 PM Game Night at Los Peñasquito Ranch
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
8:00 PM Stage: Aida
8:30 PM Stage: Juegos de las Microacciones
9:00 PM Stage: Eleanor's Story
9:00 PM Stage: Sakhisizwe Edutainment
Sunday, Jun 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM 44th Annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games
11:00 AM 32nd Philippine Cultural Arts Festival
1:00 PM Stage: Sakhisizwe Edutainment
2:30 PM Mi Casa Su Casa, Or How to get 175 Roommates
4:00 PM Music: 8 Songs For a Mad King
4:00 PM Stage: Lifegate
4:00 PM Comedy: Emil Amok Guillermo
6:00 PM Stage: Unaswered Questions
7:30 PM Music: Calibre 50
7:30 PM Stage: Eleanor's Story
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
9:00 PM Stage: Dr. Svetlana
Monday, Jun 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Mi Casa Su Casa, Or How to get 175 Roommates
4:00 PM Stage: Unaswered Questions
7:00 PM Stage: El Nogalar
7:30 PM Stage: Lifegate
7:30 PM Stage: El Umbral de Lilith
7:30 PM Stage: Twelve Nights with Viola & Olivia
9:00 PM Stage: Awkward but Graceful
9:00 PM Comedy: Emil Amok Guillermo
Tuesday, Jun 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Stage: Papa Ests en la Atlantida
7:00 PM Film: Refugee Kids
7:30 PM Japanese Cabaret
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
9:30 PM Book Signing: Lisa Dickey
Wednesday, Jun 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Stage: El Umbral de Lilith
6:00 PM Lessons: Argentine Tango
6:00 PM Food & Drink Festival: Sarap Tikman
6:00 PM Stage: Sakhisizwe Edutainment
6:00 PM Movie: Queen of Katwe
6:00 PM Stage: Will
6:15 PM Music: Fred Benedetti & George Svoboda
7:30 PM Stage: Awkward but Graceful
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
8:00 PM Stage: Aida
9:00 PM Stage: Eleanor's Story
9:00 PM Stage: Unaswered Questions
9:00 PM Stage: A Duet of Filipino American Myths
Thursday, Jun 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Stage: Dr. Svetlana
4:00 PM Stage: Lifegate
4:00 PM Stage: El Umbral de Lilith
7:30 PM Mi Casa Su Casa, Or How to get 175 Roommates
7:30 PM Japanese Cabaret
7:30 PM Stage: Will
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
8:00 PM Stage: Aida
9:00 PM Stage: Twelve Nights with Viola & Olivia
10:30 PM Comedy: Emil Amok Guillermo
Friday, Jun 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Stage: A Duet of Filipino American Myths
4:00 PM Stage: Papa Ests en la Atlantida
7:30 PM Stage: Nations of San Diego
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
8:00 PM Stage: Aida
9:00 PM Japanese Cabaret
Saturday, Jul 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Stage: Papa Ests en la Atlantida
1:00 PM Sports: Rugby USA Eagles Vs Canda
2:30 PM Stage: Twelve Nights with Viola & Olivia
6:00 PM Stage: Nations of San Diego
6:30 PM Music: Rebelution and Collie Buddz
7:30 PM Stage: Sakhisizwe Edutainment
7:30 PM Stage: Will
7:30 PM Mi Casa Su Casa, Or How to get 175 Roommates
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
8:00 PM Stage: Aida
9:00 PM Stage: Lifegate
9:00 PM Japanese Cabaret
10:30 PM Stage: Dr. Svetlana
10:30 PM Stage: A Duet of Filipino American Myths
Sunday, Jul 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:30 AM Stage: Lifegate
11:30 AM Stage: Unaswered Questions
12:00 PM Book Signing: Qudeen the Magnificent
2:30 PM Japanese Cabaret
3:00 PM Music: Henry Kapono
4:00 PM Stage: Awkward but Graceful
7:30 PM Music: Paquita La Del Barrio
7:30 PM Stage: Papa Ests en la Atlantida
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
Monday, Jul 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Jul 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
Wednesday, Jul 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
Thursday, Jul 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
Calendar

< Sunday, June 11, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Mule Bone
Until June 18, 2017

The Revolutionists
Until June 25, 2017

Shockheaded Peter
Until June 18, 2017

Exhibitions and Art

American and European Folk Art
Until June 18, 2017

American And European Folk Art From The Permanent Collection
Until June 25, 2017

Trappings: Homage to the Horse and Other Steeds
Until November 12, 2017

Barrio Art Crawl
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Art of East Asia
Until December 31, 2019

Arts of Iran
Until January 31, 2019

Art Of The 20th Century
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

German Expressionism
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

Dan McCleary, Etchings And Studies: Taller De Grabado Oaxaca 2000 - 2016
Kanban, Traditional Shop Signs Of Japan
Ongoing until October 8, 2017

Remembering African Americans In The Civil War
Ongoing until July 4, 2017

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

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

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 Street Eats
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Brewery Tour
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Market Hop
Ongoing, Select Sundays

Tijuana Seafood Food Tour
Ongoing Saturdays

Tijuana Foodie Adventure
Ongoing Saturdays,Tuesdays,Sundays

Ensenada Mexico Pacific Ocean Coastal Tour

Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Tijuana Foodie Adventures

Brews + Chews & Views: Tijuana Walking Tour
Ongoing Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays until Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Other

San Diego County Fair
Until July 4, 2017

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays

Frankie & Maria's Italian Wedding, A Not-So-Ordinary Interactive Dinner Theater
Ongoing, Saturdays, Fridays

Jewish Film Festival
Ongoing, Everyday

Belly Dance Greek Dinner Show
Ongoing, Fridays, Saturdays

Haad Sai Thai Food
Ongoing, Thursday

All Day Czech Marionettes in Balboa Park Big Joe uses traditional Czech marionettes to tell the story of Princess Phoebe's Birthday Present. Czech puppetry was imported in the late 17th Century by itinerant puppeteers from Holland, England, France, and Italy. Initially Czechs assisted the foreign groups, but by the end of the 18th Century Czech companies had been established. The puppets got smaller and more stylized, and the size of their heads and hands (the most expressive parts of the puppet) became more exaggerated.

Admission/Cost: $4 - $5

Location:
Marie Hitchcock Puppet Theatre
2130 Pan American Road West
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
From Wednesday, June 7 to Sunday, June 11
Wednesday, June 7 - 3 shows: 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM and 2:30 PM
Thursday, June 8 - 3 shows: 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM
Friday, June 9 - 3 shows: 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM and 2:30 PM
Saturday, June 10 - 3 shows: 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM
Sunday, June 11 - 3 shows: 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.balboaparkpuppets.com
All Day San Luis Rey Inter-Tribal Powwow Join the San Luis Rey Band of Luiseño Mission Indians for the Annual Inter-Tribal Powwow with arts and craft booths, food, dancers, drums, an opportunity drawing and contest dancing.

Presented free to the public by the San Luis Rey Mission Indian Foundation, the 21st Annual Inter-Tribal Powwow will feature parades, dancing, drumming, storytelling, arts and crafts and food for sale. The Inter-Tribal Powwow is one of the largest in the region, and it is the only one presented on the grounds of a California mission. It draws participant from 15+ tribes, including the Diegueño tribe and Luiseño bands in San Diego County, as well as tribes from California, the Southwest and beyond.

The highlight of the powwow is the Grand Entry (staged at noon, 7:00 and 8:00 PM Saturday and at noon Sunday), in which dancers in traditional native dress enter the grounds in a parade formation. No pictures are allowed during the sacred entry, but the public is encouraged to join the parade by drumming, dancing and marching.

Throughout each day, men, women and youth dancers will participate in intertribal competition dancing (fancy shawl, jingle, grass, hoop and traditional styles) and drumming. Vendors will sell Indian arts and crafts, and food booths will sell burgers, hot dogs, Indian tacos, and fry bread.

Schedule of Events:

Saturday, June 10th

10:00 AM - Blessing of the Arena
10:30 AM - Gourd Dancing
12:00 noon - Grand Entry (please no Photography during the Grand Entry)
1:00 PM - Inter-Tribal Dancing - Contest Dancing
5:00 PM - Dinner Break
6:00 PM - Gourd Dancing
7:00 PM - Grand Entry (please no Photography during the Grand Entry)
8:00 PM - Grand Entry
11:00 PM - Retreat Colors

Sunday, June 11th

10:30 AM - Gourd Dancing
12:00 noon - Grand Entry (please no Photography during the Grand Entry)
2:00 PM - Inter-Tribal Dancing - Contest Dancing
5:00 PM - Committee Honorarium
6:00 PM - Closing Song
Retreat Colors

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Mission San Luis Rey
4050 Mission Ave
Oceanside, CA 92057
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, June 10 - All Day
Sunday, June 11 - All Day

For more information, please visit: www.slrmissionindians.org
10:00 AM San Diego Festival of the Arts This event was held in downtown for the first time last year after 29 years in La Jolla. It was a success, and so they're giving Waterfront Park another go. This festival has painting, sculpture, photography, glass, jewelry, ceramics, wood, fiber, and mixed media from artists around the world.

In addition to art displays there's live music and entertainment, a craft beer and wine garden, and cuisine from local restaurants. Proceeds benefit adaptive sports programs for San Diegans with disabilities.

Admission/Cost: $12 - $14

Location:
Waterfront Park
1600 Pacific Highway
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Sunday, June 11 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday, June 10 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
11:00 AM San Diego Greek Festival The parishioners of St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church invite all to a celebration of culture and community in the heart of San Diego.

This annual gathering offers a variety of Greek cuisine, handmade pastries, and traditional Greek coffee, all within the festive atmosphere of music and dance. Live bands will perform both traditional and contemporary Greek music, and youth dance troupes wearing folk costumes will showcase their skills throughout the weekend. The Oracle Wine Lounge boasts the largest array of Greek wines in California, while the Opa beer garden offers both imported Greek and domestic brews. There will be a Greek foods market, shopping, a kids' activity area, and frequent church tours led by Father Andrew Scordalakis.

About St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church:
St. Spyridon belongs to the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. We strive to preserve our culture and traditions by fostering our youth and nurturing our church and its ministries.


Admission/Cost: $3
Free admission Friday and Saturday 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM and Sunday 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM.
Children 12 and under are free.

Location:
St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church grounds
3655 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92103
MAP

Free parking at Eugene Brucker Education Center
4100 Normal Street
San Diego, CA 92103
MAP

Complementary shuttle service provided.

Dates/Times:
Friday, June 9 - 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, June 10 - 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, June 11 - 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdgreekfestival.com
2:00 PM Stage: Withering Heights Roustabouts present the world premiere of Omri Schein and Phil Johnson's comic retelling of Emily Bronte's classic novel. "Heathcliff and Catherine take to the Moors as you've never seen them before." David Ellenstein directs.

Admission/Cost: $38

Location:
Diversionary Theatre
4545 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92116
MAP

Dates and times
From Sunday June 11 to Sunday July 9
Sunday, June 11 - 2:00 PM
Sunday, June 11 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, June 14 - 7:30 PM
Thursday, June 15 - 7:30 PM
Friday, June 16 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, June 17 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, June 18 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, June 24 - 2:00 PM
Sunday, June 25 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, June 28 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, July 1 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, July 2 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, July 5 - 8:00 PM
Thursday, July 6 - 8:00 PM
Friday, July 7 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, July 9 - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: Having Our Say New Village Arts could have a mega-hit on its hands. TheirHaving Our Sayis easily one of the year's very best thus far. Sadie and Bessie Delaney (Emily Mann based the play on actual African-American sisters) have invited us to celebrate their father's birthday. It's 1993. He passed away long ago. In fact, the sisters have outlived just about everyone else in the family. Sadie is 103, Bessie's 101. They participated in over a century of American history, and givedeeply felt personal accounts of life under Jim Crow laws, the Harlem Renaissance, and Civil Rights. Whilequiet Sadie avoids confrontations,"Queen" Bessie would rather die (and almost does) than cowtow to prejudice. Milena (Sellers) Phillips' Sadie and Sylvia M'Lafi Thompson's Bessie are outstanding. It's as if each plays a bucket list role. And their ritual-like, extensive preparations of a meal are amazing to behold. Christopher Scott Murillo must have imported hisintricately-detailed set from the Delaney's Mt. Vernon home. Alldesign elements jibe beautifully. And it's impossible to believe that Melissa Coleman-Reed made her directorial debut with this truly splendid show.Critic's Pick.

Admission/Cost: $25

Location:
New Village Arts Theatre
2787 B State Street
Carlsbad, CA 92008
MAP

Ongoing from Friday, May 12 until Sunday, June 11, 2017
Thursdays - 8:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM House of Phillippines Lawn Program Come enjoy cultural entertainment consisting of dancing by a Philippine dance group, singing by choral groups and performances by community celebrities.

Typical Foods served during the House of Philippines Lawn Program are pancit (noodles with meat and vegetables), lumpia (beef or vegetable rolled in a flour wrap), adobo (pork or chicken prepared in vinegar and soy sauce) and leche flan (custard).

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
House of Pacific Relations International Cottages
2125 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, June 10 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, June 11 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call (619) 234-0739
3:00 PM Baseball South Of The Border With The Tijuana Toros A cornrowed Kenny Powers is about the only sideshow missing from this dose of pro Mexican baseball (dancing bull-alligator-chicken mascot trio and cheerleading squad aside). Grab your mitt and Big Chew and join Turista Libre in cheering on the Tijuana Toros as they take on the Alacranes de Durango at Estadio Gasmart, a 16,000-capacity ballpark that underwent a nearly $2 million renovation in 2013.

Tickets include roundtrip border transport, en-route libations and entrance to the game.

The group meets on the U.S. side of the border at the San Ysidro Transit Center at 3:00 PM, with an estimated return to the border at 11:00 PM

Admission/Cost: $30

Location:
Turista Libre
727 E San Ysidro Blvd
San Ysidro, CA 92173
MAP

Sunday, June 11 - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM Music: The Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo' Band Taj Mahal first made his mark in the late 1960s with a series of visionary country-blues albums, and in the decades since has continued to pursue his free-spirited muse with a long series of eclectic recording projects touching upon a wide array of genres and cultures. Since arriving on the scene in 1990s, Keb' Mo' has built a powerful body of work that's showcased his mastery of multiple blues as well as his sense of musical adventure, which has led him into all manner of projects.

Admission/Cost: $60 - $130

Location:
Humphreys by the Bay
2241 Shelter Island Drive
San Diego, CA 92106
MAP

Sunday, June 11 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.humphreysconcerts.com
7:00 PM Stage: Withering Heights Roustabouts present the world premiere of Omri Schein and Phil Johnson's comic retelling of Emily Bronte's classic novel. "Heathcliff and Catherine take to the Moors as you've never seen them before." David Ellenstein directs.

Admission/Cost: $38

Location:
Diversionary Theatre
4545 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92116
MAP

Dates and times
From Sunday June 11 to Sunday July 9
Sunday, June 11 - 2:00 PM
Sunday, June 11 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, June 14 - 7:30 PM
Thursday, June 15 - 7:30 PM
Friday, June 16 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, June 17 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, June 18 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, June 24 - 2:00 PM
Sunday, June 25 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, June 28 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, July 1 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, July 2 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, July 5 - 8:00 PM
Thursday, July 6 - 8:00 PM
Friday, July 7 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, July 9 - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM FilmOut San Diego LGBT Film Festival Thirty-seven films will be screened during the three-day festival with world, U.S., West Coast, and California premieres of features and short films. Q&As follow most films, with director and cast members in attendance. The opening-night film is Friday, followed by an after-party, and the closing-night film on Sunday is followed by another party. Several of the FilmOut films are international, check schedule for details.

Opening night is $45; closing night is $25; all other films are $10.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $45

Location:
Observatory North Park
2891 University Avenue
San Diego, CA 92104
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, June 9 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, June 10 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, June 11 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.filmoutsandiego.com
7:30 PM Music: Roberto Tapia San Diego-born, Sinaloa-raised Roberto Tapia returns to the San Diego County Fair's Toyota Summer Concert Series. Tapia's hits include "Vale La Pena," "Mirando al Cielo," "Las Edades" and many more.

Admission/Cost: Free - $34

Location:
Del Mar Fairgrounds
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd
Del Mar, CA 92014
MAP

Sunday, June 11 - 7:30 PM

For more information, Please Call: (858) 755-1161 or visit www.sdfair.com
5 Day Weather Forecast for San Diego
Today's Date

IN PRINT SINCE 2006
Follow Us!
Follow Us on FacebookVisit Our YouTube ChannelFollow Parobs on TwitterVisit Us on PinterestVisit Us on Linked-In
Music From Everywhere!
Radio Garden
Support Our Mission
Buy Stuff at Amazon!

Click Here to Buy from Amazon
Published By:
Culture Surfing
Try This Tonight!

Cornish Pasty
International
Book of the Month

A Long Way Home: A Memoir

by Saroo Brierley
World Music
CD of the Month
Mogoya
by Oymou Sangaré
Our Staff
Section Editors, Writers and Contributors: Sharon Payne, Kira Nolan, Ayoolah Folarin, Megumi Choi, Dolores Donovan, Edwin Ching, Julie Tran, Savanna Franklin
Assistant Editor: Erin Golackson
Copy Editor: Helen Kaufmann
Promotions: Vivian Wan,
Photography: Shari Johnston-O'Neill
Editor in Chief: Tom Johnston-O'Neill
Orgs and Causes in San Diego


Click to See More Orgs

Learn a New Language!
Local Language Classes
Online Language Courses
Language Meetups
Dictionaries
Language Books and Software
Immersion Abroad Programs
Join Our Team!
Contact Us

Home - Calendar - Films - Tidings - Donate - Articles - Food - Music - Dance - Stage - Art - Netflix - Books - About - Shops - Extras


The San Diego Participant Observer is a publication of The Worldview Project, a 501(c)3 educational nonprofit corporation
2445 Morena Blvd, Suite 210 San Diego, CA 92110 — © 2006 - 2017