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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 Sucré Bien-Sűr!: 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
Thursday, May 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM Lecture: Prophet Jeremiah & The Jeremiah Symphony
8:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers
Calendar

< Sunday, July 2, 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

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Stage: Lifegate From Italy. Giorgia Mazzucato, Italian actress, writer, and director, weaves together the stories of three characters, as they fight for love, success and eventually, cathartic emotions and life. The performance is in English.

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Spreckels Theatre
121 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, June 25 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sunday, June 26 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Thursday, June 29 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Saturday, July 1 - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, July 2 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

For more information, Please visit www.sdfringe.org
11:30 AM Stage: Unanswered Questions From Mexico, 2016 Fringe Award-winning artists Contracuerpo Laboratorio Escenico present a work inspired by the myth of Sisyphus. "Punished by the gods for crimes against nature, he is forced to push a stone up a mountain. The stone rollsdownhill every morning, and he must push it back up once again. Where does he find the renewed impetus?"

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Centro Cultural de la Raza
2125 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Sunday, June 23 - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Friday, June 25 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Monday, June 26 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday, June 28 - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, July 2 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 358-3537 or visit: www.sdfringe.org
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Book Signing: Qudeen the Magnificent A new collection of short stories. "All of the stories are about Syrian girls, but the experiences are universal among people who maintain their deep connection to their past while embracing their new American culture," says Benke.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Warwick's Bookstore
7812 Girard Avenue
San Diego, CA 92037
MAP

Sunday, July 2 - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 454-0347 or visit: www.warwicks.com
2:00 PM House of USA Lawn Program The entertainment for this event is a banjo band and a memory lane combo band. The members join in for some country line dancing, singing of patriotic songs and reading of poetry. A costumed Uncle Sam will amuse the audience. The menu is hot dogs, baked beans, potato salad, apple pies, chocolate cakes and other pasties.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
House of Pacific Relations International Cottages
2191 W Pan American Rd
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Sunday, June 2 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdhpr.org
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Japanese Cabaret From the San Diego International Fringe Festival: Winner of Outstanding Comedy at 2016's SDFF, Gumbo is back and spicier than ever. Direct from Osaka, Japan, Gumbo invites you to a surreal romp with a dancing Japanese businessman, everyone's favorite cartoon mascot, Krazy Kitty, and delicious McDonalds for all. In English and Japanese.

Age Limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Tuesday, June 27 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Thursday, June 29 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Friday, June 30 - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, July 1 - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, July 2 - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

For more information, Please Call: (619) 544-1000 or visit www.lyceumevents.org/
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Music: Henry Kapono Henry's original songs with a rock vibe celebrate his love for his family, express his pride in his Hawaiian culture, and share his joy in his home in the Islands!

Location:
Duke's La Jolla
1216 Prospect Street
San Diego, CA 92037
MAP

Sunday, July 2 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

For more information, Please Call: (858) 454-5888 or visit www.dukeslajolla.com
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Stage: Awkward but Graceful "Female Al Pacino meets Golden Girl." Nataša flees the Austrian countryside to America "with naive dreams of Hollywood stardom but ends up stranded in the madness of Washington Heights."

Age limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Rosewood Five Studios/Theatre
1150 Seventh Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, June 23 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Saturday, June 24 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Monday, June 26 - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Wednesday, June 28 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Sunday, July 2 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

For more information, Please visit www.sdfringe.org
7:30 PM Music: Paquita La Del Barrio Paquita la del Barrio (born Francisca Viveros Barradas) became a celebrity after she decided to move from her native Veracruz to Mexico City in 1970. Her live performances, mainly based on feminist songs with lyrics that are aggressive toward macho attitudes, seduced followers from all around the country. Even when her first records didn't achieve a top-selling status, Paquita la del Barrio became one of the most interesting personalities.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $34

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

Sunday, July 2 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 755-1161 or visit: www.sdfair.com
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Stage: Papá Está en la Atlántida From Mexico, and performing in Spanish, Centro der Actuacion y Ensenanza Musical presents "un tema fronterizo sobvre la migracion, que muestra la fragmentacion y el maltrato familiar."

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Centro Cultural de la Raza
2125 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, June 23 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Tuesday, June 27 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Friday, June 30 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Saturday, July 1 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Sunday, July 2 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 358-3537 or visit: www.sdfringe.org
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