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Thursday, Apr 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM 23rd Annual Jewish BookFest
2:30 PM Film: Doctor Zhivago
3:10 PM Film: Beuys
4:00 PM Discussion: Successes and Stumbling Blocks in San Diego's Jewish Past
6:00 PM Film: Our People, Our Culture, Our History
6:00 PM Panel Discussion about the Coup in Brazil
6:00 PM Art: Latin American Centered Speculative Design
6:00 PM Book Signing & Dinner: Jade Chang
6:30 PM 23rd Annual Jewish BookFest
7:00 PM Film: Tutto Quello Che Vuoi
7:00 PM SDAFF Spring Showcase
7:15 PM Film: Doctor Zhivago
8:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
Friday, Apr 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM Book Discussion: A Telescopic History of the Sri Lankan War
5:30 PM Lecture: War and Peace in Ukraine
6:00 PM Chicana Exhibition
6:00 PM SDAFF Spring Showcase
6:00 PM Music: Brazilian Bossa Nova with Mario Marauak
7:00 PM Japanese Guitarist Concert
7:00 PM Music: Lionel Loueke
7:00 PM Film Discussion: Don't Be Tired
7:30 PM Music: Terra Sangue Mare
7:30 PM Taste of Brazil Cruise
7:30 PM Stage: Anna In The Tropics
7:30 PM Music: Papanasam
8:00 PM Music: Dayme Arocena
8:00 PM Music: Fred Benededtti & George Svoboda
8:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
Saturday, Apr 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Chicano Park Day
11:00 AM Cooking Workshop: DIY Sauerkraut and Beer Pairing
11:30 AM Sucr Bien-Sr!: French Conversation
1:00 PM Pacific Rim Festival
1:00 PM SDAFF Spring Showcase
1:00 PM Tequila and Taco Music Festival
2:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
5:00 PM Spring Gala: Viva Mexico
5:30 PM Sikh Langar Vegetarian Dinner and Dancing
6:00 PM Art: Protest an American Tradition
7:00 PM Classical and Folk Music of Iran
7:00 PM 23rd Vietnamese Culture Night: Daydreamers
7:00 PM Music: Chinese Choral Society
7:00 PM Japanese Guitarist Concert
7:30 PM That's Life! German Cabaret
7:30 PM Stage: Anna In The Tropics
8:00 PM Music: Flaco Jimenez
8:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
Sunday, Apr 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Art: Earth Day Larger than Life Mural
10:00 AM Shinrin Yoku (Forest Bathing)
11:00 AM 23rd Annual Jewish BookFest
12:00 PM 28th Annual Multicultural Earth Day
12:00 PM Filipino Wedding Styled Shoot
12:00 PM Tequila and Taco Music Festival
1:00 PM SDAFF Spring Showcase
2:00 PM German Cabaret
2:00 PM Stage: D'Artanjan and Three Musketeers
2:00 PM Stage: Anna In The Tropics
5:30 PM Russian Film: Charlie Chaplin
7:00 PM Stage: Arefnameh
7:00 PM Music: Shantala & Mikey Pauker
7:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
8:00 PM Music: La Santa Cecillia
Monday, Apr 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Film: Chicano Legacy
3:30 PM Film: Coco
5:30 PM Discussion: Holocaust Remembrance
5:40 PM SDAFF Spring Showcase
6:30 PM Greek Dinner with Author Madeline Miller
7:00 PM Book Signing: Lawn Boy
8:00 PM Music: Bebel Gilberto
Tuesday, Apr 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: Eugene Onegin
6:15 PM SDAFF Spring Showcase
7:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
Wednesday, Apr 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
5:25 PM SDAFF Spring Showcase
6:00 PM Film: Phantom Thread
6:30 PM Book Signing: The Ghazal
7:00 PM Turkish Dinner Night
7:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
Thursday, Apr 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM Lecture: Prophet Jeremiah & The Jeremiah Symphony
11:30 AM French Book Club
12:45 PM Discussion on Prejudice & Tolerance
6:00 PM Honoring the Medicine: Native American Healing
7:00 PM SDAFF Spring Showcase
8:00 PM Music: Mamak Khadem
8:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
Friday, Apr 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Art Exhibit: Chilenas in the Diaspora
4:00 PM Dinner and Movie: Coco
6:00 PM Discussion: Middle East Meltdown with Ryan Crocker
7:30 PM Bollywood Spring Fusion
7:30 PM Stage: Anna In The Tropics
8:00 PM Tao: Drum Heart
8:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
Saturday, Apr 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 AM Chinese Brush Painting for Children
8:00 AM Shaka Festival
10:00 AM 33rd Annual Linda Vista Multicultural Fair & Parade
10:00 AM World Tai Chi Day Celebration
10:00 AM St. Jordi's Day Celebration & Independent Bookstore Day
11:00 AM ArtWalk
11:00 AM International Mobile Film Festival
11:30 AM Polynesian Princess Lunch
12:00 PM Hanamatsuri Festival
2:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
5:00 PM Dance: Tres Culturas
5:00 PM POI Spring Luau
6:00 PM Passport to Brazil
6:30 PM Music: Camarada Spirit, Struggle,Triumph
6:30 PM Morrocan Magic
7:30 PM Stage: Anna In The Tropics
8:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
Sunday, Apr 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Mission Federal ArtWalk
11:30 AM International Mobile Film Festival
12:00 PM Hanamatsuri Festival
2:00 PM House of Finland Lawn Program
2:00 PM Book Signing: China's Crisis of Success
2:00 PM Stage: Anna In The Tropics
2:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
7:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
Monday, Apr 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM Discussion: A talk with the Peacebuilding Unit fo the Colombian National Police
Tuesday, May 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
Wednesday, May 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
Calendar

< Saturday, June 17, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Baskerville, A Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Until April 22, 2018

A Little Night Music
Until April 22, 2018

King Charles III
Until April 22, 2018

Soul Doctor
Until April 22, 2018

American Mariachi
Until April 29, 2018

The Wanderers
Until May 6, 2018

Exhibitions and Art

Wabi Sabi
Until April 29, 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

San Diego Jewish BookFest
Until May 3, 2018

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

7:00 AM CRY America Cricket Tournament Child Rights and You (CRY), America Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established in 2002, works toward restoring the right to a happy and healthy childhood to underprivileged children.

Our vision: A just world in which every child - regardless of gender, class, caste, faith, color, race, ethnicity, physical and mental ability etc. - has an equal opportunity to develop to her or his full potential. And in which children have a voice in matters that affect them.

CRY America acts as a link between the child in need and people and organizations in the US with a desire to help.

8 players, 10 total can register | 6 overs | hard tennis ball

*Max 4 players/team can be from the SDCA roster.*

Limited team space. Sign up early to guarantee a spot.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $160

Location:
Walker-Wangenheim School Park
10441 Black Mountain Road
San Diego, CA 92126
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Saturday, June 17 - 7:00 AM

For more information, email [email protected]
10:30 AM Cooper Family Foundation Juneteenth Celebration Juneteenth celebrates Black Independence Day. It's a day of celebration with prayer and worship and gives recognition to community leaders. The event presents African history, drumming, and dancing and includes a Teen Stage, a Fun Zone, merchandise booths, light refreshments, and a talent show.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Location Imperial Avenue between 29th St. & 30th St.
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Saturday, June 17 - 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.cfjuneteenth.com
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Patrolling the Stingaree San Diego's Stingaree District has a vibrant and exciting history as it once contained the Chinatown, the Red Light District, and many other areas of debauchery all in one small neighborhood along San Diego Bay. Learn about the role of law enforcement from 1850 to 1920 and how the police attempted to "police" this infamous neighborhood during its formation.

Admission/Cost: $5 for adults, FREE for SDCHM members, children 12 and under, and students with ID.

Location:
Chuang Archive and Learning Center
541-B Second Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, June 17 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

For more information, Please Call: (619) 338-9888 or visit www.sdchm.org
11:00 AM World Affairs Council Annual Meeting and Luncheon The San Diego World Affairs Council will hold its annual meeting and luncheon with former U.S. State Department negotiator with North Korea Evans Revere as the guest speaker.

Evans Revere is one of the country's leading experts on Asia, with considerable experience negotiating with North Korea. During a distinguished career with the U.S. Department of State, where he focused on the two Koreas, China and Japan, Mr. Revere was deputy chief of the team involved in talks with Pyongyang and the government's primary day-to-day liaison with North Korea.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $30

Location:
St. James by-the-Sea Episcopal Church Parish Hall
743 Prospect St.
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Note: Please note that traffic in La Jolla may be heavier than usual due to graduation ceremonies at UCSD. Entrance to the Parish Hall is on Eads Avenue.

Saturday, June 17 - 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
12:00 PM World Refugee Day Celebration San Diego has a long history of welcoming refugees. For years, many countries and regions have held Refugee Days and even Weeks. One of the most widespread has been Africa Refugee Day, celebrated on 20 June in several countries. In 2000, the UN General Assembly decided that, from 2001, 20 June would be celebrated as World Refugee Day.

Each year the San Diego Refugee Forum hosts a World Refugee Day celebration in collaboration with other local organizations involved in supporting refugee resettlement, community groups, and the refugee community. Join the San Diego Refugee Forum for cultural performances, family and youth activities, refugee-made crafts and goods, community resources, and cultural tables.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Highland and Landis Park
3700 Fairmount Ave.
San Diego, CA
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Saturday, June 17 - 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please visit: sdrefugeeforum.weebly.com
12:00 PM Dia de Portugal Crawfish Microbrew Festival All-you-can-eat crawfish boil -- imported, extra large crawfish from New Orleans, boiled to perfection, home-made Portuguese corn bread, and San Diego micro brews. Music by Theo and The Zydeco Patrol.

Admission/Cost: $40

Location:
Portuguese Hall
2818 Avenida de Portugal
San Diego, CA 92106
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Saturday, June 17 - 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.upses.com
12:00 PM House of Panama Lawn Program and Expo This year's 4th annual business expo and Annual Lawn Program will celebrate the Tradiciones de mi Tierra.

The entertainment for this event is provided by the House of Panama's own folkloric group "Sonares de mi Tierra". At times the house invites special groups from who travel from Panama to San Diego to delight the visitors for a full hour.

The food the members have prepared are: Rice and Coconut accompanied by Fried Fish or Rice and Peas accompanied by Ropa Vieja - shredded beef stewed with vegetables. Ojaldres (Indian fried bread) - with meat and sausage, hot links on a skewer, Patacones - fried bananas, pineapple upside-down cake, raspados - a sweet desert of ice cones with flavors and condensed milk.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
International Cottages Blaboa Park
2294 Pan American Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, June 17 - 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, Please visit www.houseofpanama.org
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Roots Series: France Cultural performances and activities highlighting the diverse traditions of France. The afternoon includes a dance performance by The Performing Folk Dancers of Balboa Park, an interactive theater performance from Literature Comes to Life, painting workshops inspired by French artists, and storytelling by Marilyn McPhie.

Admission/Cost: FREE RSVP

Location:
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
320 N. Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025
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Saturday, June 17 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, Please Call: (760) 233-7755 or visit www.sdcdm.org
4:30 PM Music: CWM Summer Series, Brazilian Vintage Jazz The Center for World Music is proud to present its Outdoor Summer Series. Please join us for three unique concerts featuring music from around the world. The series kicks off with Natashia Kozali performing folk songs and telling folktales from around the Caribbean on June 3. Then the series take a sonic journey to Japan with a performance by koto zither player Kyoko Takeda and shakuhachi flute player Jonathan Crick on June 10th. The CWM Summer Series concludes on June 17th in celebration of World Make Music Day (Fte de la Musique) with an outdoor concert at Balboa Park with San Diego-based Choro Sotaque playing vintage Brazilian jazz.

Celebrate World Make Music Day at the the third and final concert of our Outdoor Summer World Music Series, presenting music from world destinations in relaxed outdoor settings. The series ends with this celebration of World Music Day.

Join the Center for World Music and The Old Globe for free festivities, featuring San Diego-based Choro Sotaque playing vintage Brazilian jazz. The members are Stefanie Schmitz, clarinet/saxophone, Joe Amato, 7-string guitar, Gabriel Arce, cavaquinho/bandolim, and Halysson da Silva, percussion.

4:30 - 5:30 PM, Brazilian Workshop
Get hands-on with Brazilian music through rhythm, song, dance, and drums with workshop leader Stefanie Schmitz and Marisa Serrano. Instruments provided by the Center for World Music. No experience necessary, and all ages are welcome!

5:30 - 6:45 PM, Choro Sotaque Concert
Let your heart stir with the intricate melodies and vibrant beats of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in a lively instrumental performance.

Series:
June 3 - Caribbean Inspiration with Natasha Kozaily
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Seaport Village, East Plaza Gazebo

June 10 - Music of Japan with Kyoko Takea and Jonathan Crick
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Seaport Village, East Plaza Gazebo

June 17 - Brazilian Vintage Jazz with Choro Sotaque
4:30 PM to 6:45 PM at the Old Globe, Balboa Park

Locations:
Seaport Village
East Plaza Gazebo
San Diego, CA
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The Old Globe Theatre
Balboa Park
San Diego, Ca
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Saturday, June 17 - 4:30 PM to 6:45 PM

For more information, please visit: www.centerforworldmusic.org
7:30 PM Italian Film: Back To The Nest (Andiamo a Quel Paese) Salvo and Valentino, unemployed for two years, decide to leave their beloved adopted hometown of Palermo and move back to their tiny Sicilian village. The village is now populated primarily by the elderly living off their pensions. Salvo comes up with the bright idea of making ends meet by having all their elderly relatives move in with them, but they have a surprise in store.

The film we screen is in Italian with English subtitles.
7:30 PM Cinecafe
8:00 PM Film starts

The magic of Italian cinema is yours all year with Italian films with English subtitles. Little Italy Association and Cinema Little Italy present the Little Italy Summer Outdoor Film Festival. Every Saturday night all summer.

The Summer Festival screens every Saturday night mid-June through August. The films are shown outdoors in the Amici Park Amphitheater, on Date and State streets, in Little Italy. Cinema Little Italy is partnered with the Little Italy Association.

Admission/Cost: $5 (Purchase at event)

Location:
Amici Park Ampitheater
1660 Union St.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, June 17 - 7:30 PM
8:00 PM Music: Empress Akua, Soulective, Lexy Love Performance Amazing show lined up featuring some talented women who have made a strong impact in the reggae world.

Age Limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $5

Location:
710 Beach Club
710 Garnet Avenue
San Diego, CA 92109
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Saturday, June 17 - 8:00 PM

For more information, Please Call: (858) 483-7844 or visit www.710bc.com
8:00 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
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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
8:00 PM Stage: Aida Moonlight Stage Productions opens its 37th summer season with Sir Elton John and Tim Rice's adaptation of the Verdi opera, an epic tale of a love triangle; Aide and Amneris love Radmaes. Betrayal will follow.

Admission/Cost: $17 - $55

Location:
Moonlight Amphitheatre
Brengle Terrace Park
1200 Vale Terrace
Vista, CA 92084
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Ongoing from Wednesday, June 14 until Saturday, July 1, 2017
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays - 8:00 PM
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