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Thursday, Jul 18
All Day Comic-Con International
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:30 PM Stage: Comedy of Errors
6:30 PM Sephardic Cooking Class
7:30 PM Film: Made in Italy
8:00 PM Music: Natalia Lafourcade
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
8:00 PM Stage: Avenue Q
Friday, Jul 19
All Day Comic-Con International
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Chicano-Con
5:00 PM San Diego Opera: The Golden Age of Spain
5:30 PM Stage: Comedy of Errors
6:30 PM Breaking Borders At Comic-Con
7:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd
7:00 PM Film: Crazy Rook
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
8:00 PM Stage: Avenue Q
9:00 PM A Night of Flamenco
Saturday, Jul 20
All Day Comic-Con International
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Chicano-Con
1:00 PM New Americans Museum Tour
4:00 PM Reggae Fest With Ziggy Marley
5:00 PM Athenaeum Fundraiser: Anat Cohen and Marcello Gonçalves
5:30 PM Stage: Comedy of Errors
6:00 PM Overseas Filipino American Artist Showcase
7:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd
8:00 PM Film: The Man Who Bought The Moon
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
8:00 PM Stage: Avenue Q
Sunday, Jul 21
All Day Comic-Con International
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM Film: Sergeant Pepper
12:00 PM San Diego Reggae Vegan Fest
12:00 PM Chicano-Con
2:00 PM House of Colombia Lawn Program
2:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd
3:00 PM Stage: Avenue Q
6:00 PM Stage: Les Misérables
7:00 PM Music: Allison Adams Tucker & Danny Green
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Monday, Jul 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Book Signing: Tory Bilski
8:00 PM Stage: Avenue Q
Tuesday, Jul 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Jul 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Thursday, Jul 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Yoichi Nakama Art Exhibit Opening and Workshop
4:00 PM Talk: Roberto Martínez
5:30 PM Stage: Comedy of Errors
7:00 PM Music Tribute to Mongo Santamaría & Jack Costanzo
8:00 PM Stage: Avenue Q
Friday, Jul 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Book Signing: Jean Guerrero - Crux
5:00 PM The Golden Age of Spain Concert, Film and Art
5:30 PM Stage: Comedy of Errors
7:00 PM Music: Bulevar Descaega
7:00 PM La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival
7:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd
8:00 PM Film: Volver
8:00 PM Stage: Avenue Q
Saturday, Jul 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Oral History Workshop: Jiātíng Gùshì
12:00 PM Vista Japanese Obon Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd
5:30 PM Stage: Comedy of Errors
7:00 PM La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival
7:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd
8:00 PM Stage: Avenue Q
Sunday, Jul 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM House of Peru Lawn Program
12:00 PM Vista Japanese Obon Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd
3:00 PM Stage: Avenue Q
7:00 PM Music: Led Kaapana
8:30 PM Film: Selena
Monday, Jul 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Jul 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Jul 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
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< Sunday, July 14, 2019 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

* Note: newest and shorter run productions can be found in our regular calendar listings.

Exhibitions and Art

Between Two Worlds
Until July 28, 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

Places

Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Walking Tour of Asian Pacific Historic District
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturdays

West African Dance Class
Ongoing Sunday

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

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Salsa Class
Ongoing Tuesdays
11:00 AM San Diego Pride Festival and Parade The annual San Dieog Pride Festival includes multiple stages of entertainment, more than 100 entertainers, and dozens of vendor booths, exhibits, cultural presentations and delicious food booths. Groups and performers represent a wide cultural diversity. There will also be a Pan-Asian Night Market and the "Mundo Latino" music and dance party as well as booths that reflect various ethnic groups. The Pride Parade will begin at 10:00 AM on Saturday and the 1 1/2 mile parade begins at the Hillcrest Pride Flag located at the corner of University Ave. and Normal St. and ends Quince St.

Admission/Cost: $20 - 175 Some events (like the Parade and Stonewall Rally) are Free.

Festival Location:
Marston Point
(6th Ave. & Laurel St.)
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, July 13 - 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, July 14 - 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
12:00 PM Paper Theatre Festival This three-day exhibit and festival features replicas of Victorian Era paper theatres as well as modern versions of the toy. Live performances will be featured throughout each day. In the Victorian Era, theatrical playhouses printed fine souvenir posters showing architectural elements of their theatre. Aspects of set design were shown on the posters along with representations of actual actors of the company (shown in costume from a specific production). Condensed scripts were included in these poster kits and paper doll players were soon seen in lively productions on a tabletop at home, with many aspects of theatre arts being introduced to producers and performers of all ages. From these posters, families and hobbyists would cut out the proscenium, the curtain, etc., to create a scale model of that specific theatre.

These paper theatre hobbyists ended up learning a great amount about scenic design, lighting effects, sound effects, music, acting, directing, blocking — all through this paper theatre toy. Theatre-goers often bought these paper theatre posters as souvenirs promoting an actual production they saw. Those living far from the theatre district ordered paper theatres from a catalog and had them delivered to their small town as an educational toy for the household. A lot of cutting and pasting was involved but hours of educational fun and artistic exploration would follow. The many two-dimensional layers of a paper theatre add up to something with surprising depth and charm. Drop in for impromptu performances and build & take home colorful paper optical toys. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Geisel Library
UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
San Diego, CA 92093
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Dates and times:
Saturday, July 13 - 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday, July 14 - 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Monday, July 15 - 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
1:00 PM Stage: Miss Saigon Experience the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical Miss Saigon, from the creators of Les Misérables. This is the epic story of a young Vietnamese woman named Kim. In a bar run by a notorious character called The Engineer, Kim meets an American G.I. That encounter will change their lives forever. Featuring stunning spectacle, a sensational cast of 42, and a soaring score including Broadway hits like 'Last Night of the World,' 'The Movie in My Mind,' and 'The Heat is On in Saigon,' this is a theatrical event you will never forget.

Admission/Cost: $22 - $146

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

Dates and times:
Ongoing from July 9 - July 14, 2019
Tuesday, July 9 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, July 10 - 7:00 PM
Thursday, July 11 - 7:30 PM
Friday, July 12 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, July 13 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, July 13 - 7:30 PM
Sunday, July 14 - 1:00 PM
Sunday, July 14 - 6:30 PM
2:00 PM House of France Lawn Program The House of France features music, dance, traditional costumes, arts, crafts and traditional French foods. Performings artists include: singer Monique Caron, the Performing Folk Dancers of Balboa Park and Gordon Kohl on accordion.

Admission/Cost: FREE

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

Sunday, July 14 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
3:00 PM Stage: Avenue Q Princeton isa bright-eyed college grad who comes to New York City with big dreams and a small bank account. He soon discovers that the only neighborhood in his price range is Avenue Q, whose residents are raunchy, sweet, real, and thoughtful.

Admission/Cost: $28 - $46

Age limit: 18+

Location:
Ocean Beach Playhouse
4944 Newport Avenue
San Diego, CA 92107
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, July 5 until Sunday, July 28 - 2019
Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Sundays - 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM
6:30 PM Stage: Miss Saigon Experience the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical Miss Saigon, from the creators of Les Misérables. This is the epic story of a young Vietnamese woman named Kim. In a bar run by a notorious character called The Engineer, Kim meets an American G.I. That encounter will change their lives forever. Featuring stunning spectacle, a sensational cast of 42, and a soaring score including Broadway hits like 'Last Night of the World,' 'The Movie in My Mind,' and 'The Heat is On in Saigon,' this is a theatrical event you will never forget.

Admission/Cost: $22 - $146

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

Dates and times:
Ongoing from July 9 - July 14, 2019
Tuesday, July 9 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, July 10 - 7:00 PM
Thursday, July 11 - 7:30 PM
Friday, July 12 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, July 13 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, July 13 - 7:30 PM
Sunday, July 14 - 1:00 PM
Sunday, July 14 - 6:30 PM
7:00 PM Film: Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince Harry discovers a mysterious potions book in CineConcerts' presentation of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince In Concert! Projected onto a giant screen and accompanied by a live symphony orchestra, you can join in on Harry's adventures as never before. Nicholas Hooper's wonderful score and J.K. Rowling's classic tale combine to deliver all the adventure, humor, and suspense you remember in an experience you'll never forget.

Admission/Cost: $17 - $108

Location:
Embarcadero Marina Park South
200 Marina Park Way
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, July 13 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, July 14 - 7:00 PM
8:00 PM Music: Jake Shimabukuro Jake Shimabukuro is an American ukulele virtuoso and composer known for his fast and complex finger work. His music combines elements of jazz, blues, funk, rock, bluegrass, classical, folk, and flamenco.

Admission/Cost: $50

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

Sunday, July 14 - 8:00 PM
8:00 PM Music: Samba Country Club Straight from Texas the Brazilian guy with American name: "Jack Mason" bringing the best of Brazilian and Classic Country music in an electrifying presentation. Launching their newest show, the most famous group of Samba and Pagode of the West Coast "Calisamba".

Admission/Cost: $17

Location:
The Music Box
337 India St.
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Sunday, July 14 - 8:00 PM
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It Rosalind flees persecution in her uncle's court, accompanied by her cousin Celia to find safety and, eventually, love, in the Forest of Arden. In the forest, they encounter a variety of memorable characters, notably the melancholy traveller Jaques who speaks many of Shakespeare's most famous speeches (such as "All the world's a stage", "too much of a good thing" and "A fool! A fool! I met a fool in the forest"). Jaques provides a sharp contrast to the other characters in the play, always observing and disputing the hardships of life in the country.

Admission/Cost: $30

Location:
The Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Sunday, June 16 until Sunday, July 21, 2019
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays - 8:00 PM
8:00 PM Film: Midnight in Paris Woody Allen's fizzy fantasy is a snappy valentine to the City of Lights. While moping around the city after dark, a Hollywood screenwriter (Owen Wilson) discovers a midnight portal that transports him back to the storied Paris of the 1920's, where he rubs elbows with Salvador Dali, Ernest Hemingway, Luis Bunuel and F. Scott Fitzgerald. With Rachel McAdams. Cinema Under the Stars is an intimate outdoor movie theater, located directly behind Tops Salon in Mission Hills. Admission is $17 for members, $18 at the box office, or $20 online (cash or check only). Online reservations begin Wednesday at 9:00 AM The box office opens at 6:00:00 PM on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Popcorn, candy and assorted hot and cold drinks sell for $2 each and a classic cartoon is screened before most films. Heaters and blankets are provided to keep you warm. For more information, call (619) 295-4221, or visit the website.

Admission/Cost: $17 - $20

Location:
Cinema Under the Stars
4040 Goldfinch Street
San Diego, CA 92103
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, July 13 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, July 14 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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