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Tuesday, Aug 21
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM International Day of Peace Celebration
6:30 PM Book Discussion: Ups and Downs on the New Zealand Road
7:30 PM Stage: Seize the King
7:30 PM Music: Colm Keegan and Laura Durrant
8:00 PM Music: Midnight in Paris
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Wednesday, Aug 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: Love and Death
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Thursday, Aug 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Film: Nil Battey Sannata
8:00 PM Music: Rodriguez
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Friday, Aug 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM 15th San Diego International Kids' Film Festival
6:00 PM Film: Black Panther
7:30 PM Music: Chitraveena Concert
7:30 PM Music: New World String Project
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Film: The Lunchbox
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Saturday, Aug 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Foodie trip to Mexico
10:00 AM La Vuelta Cultural Summer Festival
10:00 AM Wellness and Latin Food
11:00 AM Taste of Asia & Pacific House of Chamorros, China and Philippines
1:00 PM Michelada Rumble
7:00 PM Music: Nortec Collective
8:00 PM Music: Shaila Dúrcal
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Sunday, Aug 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM House of Puerto Rico
3:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
4:00 PM Music: From Russia With Love
5:00 PM Music: Carnatic Vocal Concert by Smt. Gayathri
6:00 PM Music: Jarabe Mexicano
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Monday, Aug 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Aug 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Seize the King
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Wednesday, Aug 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Thursday, Aug 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Film: Paheli
7:30 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Friday, Aug 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Saturday, Sep 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM House of Ukraine Bon Fire
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Sunday, Sep 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM House of Ukraine Lawn Program
3:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Monday, Sep 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Calendar

< Sunday, June 3, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

A Man of No Importance
Until August 26, 2018

The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Until Sunday, September 1

In the Heights
Until Sunday, September 1

Once
Until Sunday, September 2

Voyeurs De Venus
Ongoing until Sunday, September 9

Seize the King
Until Sunday, September 16

Much Ado About Nothing
Until Sunday, September 16

Exhibitions and Art

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

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

African Djembe Drumming
Ongoing Wednesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Salsa Class
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

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 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

Roaring '20s Tango Show & Argentine Dinner
Until September 8, 2018

Argentine Tango Dinner Show
Until September 14, 2018

Gypsy, Belly Dancing & Flamenco Dinner Show
Until August 31, 2018

Buena Vista Sundays
Until April 26, 2019

Hard Days Night
Until August 29, 2018

Flamenco Performance
Until December 29, 2018

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Dances of Universal Peace
Ongoing Saturdays

All Day San Diego County Fair The San Diego County Fair offers all of the deep-fried foods-on-a-stick, rides, animals and games you've experienced at other state and county fairs, but this fair is also known for world-class exhibits in fine art, photography, woodworking, jewelry/gems and minerals, home and hobby, and the Paul Ecke Jr. Flower & Garden Show...not to mention an unsurpassed view of the Pacific Ocean from the Ferris Wheel! The Toyota Summer Concert Series at the San Diego County Fair features nationally recognized entertainment every night; the entertainment lineup is usually announced in late March. With an additional eight stages located throughout the grounds, you're sure to find a band, dance troupe, DJ or comedian to suit your fancy!

This year's fair features numerous Latino performing artists and groups.

Admission/Cost: Free - $19 per day. Many discount packages and ticket deals can be found.

Location:
Del Mar Fairgrounds
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd.
Del Mar, California 92014
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Dates and times:
Every Day (except Mondays and Tuesdays) from June 1 - July 4 (Exceptions - Fair is also open Monday, July 2 and Tuesday July 3)
11:00 AM to 11:00 PM, except: June 1 - 4:00 PM to 11:00 PM and July 4 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdfair.com
10:00 AM Discussion: Afrofuturism Riding the wave of Marvel Studio's groundbreaking blockbuster, Black Panther, the creators Dr. Firyali Richmond, Keithan Jones of KID Comics, and the Malcolm X Library Black Comix Day, the WorldBeat Center, QABPROSERV.COM, The Broker's Building Gallery brings an exclusive AfroFuturist programming block for the upcoming summer seasons. This summer, we will present AfroFuturism: #DreamTank2018. With an assembly of Pan-African visionaries, we'll orchestrate a brainstorm of where we see ourselves in the near and distant futures. Exploring technology, sociology, design and art, we'll compile a series of presentations in an effort to realize an Afrotopia that will enrich ourselves with beauty, prosperity and hope in the world.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $20

Location:
Brokers Building Gallery
402 Market Street
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, June 1 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday, June 3 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 222-9367
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Japanese Cultural Bazaar All are welcome to the annual Japanese Cultural Bazaar! It will be a day full of food, games, displays, raffle prizes and performances you don't want to miss! #btsdbazaar2018

This year's theme is Mixed Plate, since we are proud to have such a culturally diverse membership and history at our temple. This year, through our food, we'd like to share our culture and knowledge with you. Since 1926 our temple has been a cultural and spiritual resource to the San Diego community, and it's through our annual fundraising events that allows us to continue to do so. So please come and enjoy the day with your friends and family!

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Buddhist Temple of San Diego
2929 Market St
San Diego, CA 92102
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Sunday, June 3 - 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com
11:00 AM House of England Lawn Program The House of England will host their Lawn Program feauring The University of New Mexico String Lab School and The San Diego Suzuki School of Music, which will present folk music from all over the world.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
International Cottages
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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Thursday, June 3 - 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 234-0739 or visit: www.sdhpr.org
2:00 PM Music: Ireland Sendoff Tour Concert The "2018 Ireland Tour Sendoff Concert" features selections that will be performed during the Peninsula Singers' June 2018 Concert Tour of Ireland.

Songs from Broadway like "Over the Rainbow," "Edelweiss" and "You'll Never Walk Alone/Climb Ev'ry Mountain," will join many songs with American roots and others with international origins. Peninsula Singers will also perform a Pentatonix song and a fun rendition of "Africa" by Toto.

Peninsula Singers is a Community Choir based in Point Loma under the direction of Sarah Suhonen and accompanied by Stewart Simon on piano. The choir has performed at many venues throughout our community including U.S.S. Midway, the Point Loma Village Cultural Faire, Southwestern Yacht Club, Point Loma High School, several local libraries and December Nights in Balboa Park. They have also performed at Carnegie Hall and the European cities of Prague, Salzburg, Vienna and Munich.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Point Loma/Hervey Branch Library
3701 Voltaire St
Point Loma, CA 92107
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Sunday, June 3 - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: Avenue Q Avenue Q tells the story of Princeton, a recent college grad, who moves to run-down Avenue Q in New York. There, he befriends an eclectic group of humans, puppets and monsters, and learns the life lessons that children's television never would have thought to explore.

With hummable songs like "Everyone's a Little Bit Racist" and "The Internet is for Porn," this show promises off-color laughs and outrageous moments, but it has also warmed audiences' hearts with its lovable and unique cast of characters.

Note: Avenue Q might be inappropriate for young audiences due to mature themes and language.

Admission/Cost: $43 - $46

Location:
New Village Arts Theatre
2787 State Street
Carlsbad, CA
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Dates and times:
Ongoing until July 1, 2018
Thursdays, Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM
3:00 PM Music: African Sanctus The Center Chorale and the Center Children's Chorus combine to offer an afternoon of travel to Africa with powerful rhythms, African melodies, traditional percussion and the unity that comes from the joy of music.

Soprano soloist Caroline Nelms and guest speaker Jane Fanshawe will share vibrant sounds and insight through the collected photographs and recorded music of composer David Fanshawe. Reception to follow.

Admission/Cost: $5-$12

Location:
Trinity Episcopal Church
845 Chestnut St.
Escondido, CA 92025
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Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 3:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com
5:00 PM Music: Manohara Sangeetham A Carnatic vocal concert by Anahita and Apoorva Ravindran.

Admission/Cost: $25

Location:
Flex Space
9484 Black Mountain Rd
San Diego, CA 92126
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Sunday, June 3 - 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.indianfineartsacademy.org
6:45 PM Much Ado About Nothing: Open Reading "I had rather hear my dog bark at a crow, than a man swear he loves me." Audience members can read a part from the Bartd's popular comedy -- for free. "Anyone can read, or you can just come to listen. All ages welcome. Parts will be re-assigned before each scene so all who attend get a chance to read."

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Upstart Crow Bookshop and Coffee House
835 W. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
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Tuesday, July 3 - 6:45 PM to 8:45 PM
7:00 PM Stage: Avenue Q Avenue Q tells the story of Princeton, a recent college grad, who moves to run-down Avenue Q in New York. There, he befriends an eclectic group of humans, puppets and monsters, and learns the life lessons that children's television never would have thought to explore.

With hummable songs like "Everyone's a Little Bit Racist" and "The Internet is for Porn," this show promises off-color laughs and outrageous moments, but it has also warmed audiences' hearts with its lovable and unique cast of characters.

Note: Avenue Q might be inappropriate for young audiences due to mature themes and language.

Admission/Cost: $43 - $46

Location:
New Village Arts Theatre
2787 State Street
Carlsbad, CA
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Dates and times:
Ongoing until July 1, 2018
Thursdays, Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Stage: Les Misérables Broadway/San Diego hosts the revised production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony-Award-winning musical phenomenon, which had a two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. Favorite songs include: "I Dreamed A Dream," "On My Own," "Stars," "Bring Him Home," and "One Day More."

Admission/Cost: $45 - $95

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Tuesday, May 29 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, May 30 - 7:00 PM
Friday, June 1 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, June 2 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, June 3 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 570-1100 or visit:
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