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Wednesday, Jul 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: Strangers on a Train
6:00 PM Film: Cutie And The Boxer
Thursday, Jul 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Exhibit Opening: We Are Here/Estamos Aqui
11:00 AM Studio Ghibli Summer Festival
6:00 PM Music: Dr. John
7:00 PM Stage: Brooklyn The Musical
7:30 PM New Orleans Jazz With Dr. John
8:00 PM Music: Enjambre
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Friday, Jul 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Exhibit Opening: We Are Here/Estamos Aqui
5:00 PM Lesson: Argentine Tango
5:30 PM Native American Gathering Night
6:00 PM Bollywood Dance Night
6:30 PM Film: Moana
7:00 PM Music: Veracruz Blues
7:00 PM Stage: Pippin
7:30 PM Stage: West Side Story
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
8:00 PM Stage: Brooklyn The Musical
Saturday, Jul 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Book Signing: First People - A Revised Chronology for San Diego County
11:00 AM Exhibition: Jorge Pardo
11:00 AM Exhibit Opening: We Are Here/Estamos Aqui
1:00 PM Music: Israel Maldonado
2:00 PM Stage: Brooklyn The Musical
2:00 PM Music: Ukrainian music in the context of Roman Tradition
2:00 PM Stage: At this Evening's Performance
2:00 PM Stage: Brooklyn The Musical
5:00 PM Music: Vaud & the Villains
7:00 PM Stage: Pippin
7:30 PM Film: Sicilly Jazz
7:30 PM Stage: West Side Story
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
8:00 PM Stage: Brooklyn the Musical
Sunday, Jul 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 AM House of Peru Lawn Program
11:00 AM Exhibit Opening: We Are Here/Estamos Aqui
2:00 PM Stage: Pippin
2:00 PM Stage: At this Evening's Performance
2:00 PM Stage: Brooklyn The Musical
2:00 PM Stage: Much Ado about Nothing
8:00 PM Music: Maxi Priest
Monday, Jul 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Exhibit Opening: We Are Here/Estamos Aqui
6:00 PM Inside North Korea
7:30 PM Music: Rodrigo and Gabriela
Tuesday, Aug 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM United Nations Association: [email protected]
Wednesday, Aug 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Thursday, Aug 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Studio Ghibli Summer Festival
11:00 AM Exhibit Opening: We Are Here/Estamos Aqui
8:00 PM Stage: Evita
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Friday, Aug 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Obon Festival
10:00 AM Latin American Festival
11:00 AM Exhibit Opening: We Are Here/Estamos Aqui
12:00 PM Pride of Polynesia's Annual Luau
7:00 PM Stage: Pippin
8:00 PM Music: Giasone
8:00 PM Stage: Evita
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Saturday, Aug 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 AM Book Signing: Jazz Heaven
10:00 AM Obon Festival
10:00 AM Latin American Festival
11:00 AM USS Midway Museum: Operation Frequent Wind
11:00 AM Exhibition: Jorge Pardo
11:00 AM Exhibit Opening: We Are Here/Estamos Aqui
7:00 PM King Chronicles
7:00 PM Stage: Pippin
7:30 PM Film: Italian Race
8:00 PM Music: From Prague With Love
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
8:00 PM Music: Giasone
8:00 PM Stage: Evita
9:00 PM Music: Raggabond and Bossa Lounge Project
Sunday, Aug 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM Stage: Hamlet
10:00 AM Latin American Festival
11:00 AM Exhibit Opening: We Are Here/Estamos Aqui
2:00 PM Stage: Pippin
2:00 PM Stage: Much Ado about Nothing
7:00 PM Stage: Evita
7:30 PM Music: Sergio Mendes
8:00 PM Music: Giasone
Monday, Aug 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM Stage: Hamlet
11:00 AM Exhibit Opening: We Are Here/Estamos Aqui
7:00 PM Shakespeare Film Screenings At The Globe
Tuesday, Aug 8
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Evita
Calendar

< Saturday, August 5, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Brooklyn the Musical
Until July 30, 2017

At This Evening's Performance
Until August 6, 2017

Much Ado About Nothing
Until August 12, 2017

Exhibitions and Art

American and European Folk Art
Until August 20, 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

Studio Ghibli Summer Festival
Ongoing, Wednesdays and Thursdays until August 17

1:00 AM Book Signing: Jazz Heaven This program is part of the as part of the Friends of the Central Library's Writers to Watch program. Tomás was born and raised in Seattle, Washington, the grandson of African American pioneers. Tomás is a retired Civil Rights attorney/activist. He cofounded San Diego Poet's Press and taught many verse writing/poetry classes, including at the Craft Center UCSD.

Admission/Cost: FREE | RSVP

Location:
Central Library
330 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, August 5 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 236-5800 or visit: www.friendsofsandiegocentrallibrary.org
10:00 AM Obon Festival Join us this summer as the Japanese Friendship Garden and Buddhist Temple of San Diego host the annual Obon Festival! We are proud to continue the tradition of celebrating the circle of life together, as done each summer in Japan for generations, and welcome everyone to join our celebration!

For two days, you will be able enjoy a variety of merchants, engage in family friendly activities, treat yourselves to Japanese festival foods, a beer garden, a tea & dessert garden, and experience cultural performances throughout each day!

Admission/Cost: $8 - $14

Location:
Japanese Friendship Garden
2215 Pan American Rd. E
San Diego, CA 92101
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Friday, August 4 - 10:00 AM
Saturday, August 5 - 10:00 AM

For more information, please call: (619) 232-2721 or visit: www.niwa.org
10:00 AM Latin American Festival Three days of folk art, food, and entertainment at the annual Latin American Festival and Mata Ortiz Pottery Market. The colorful marketplace will feature hand-painted Mata Ortiz pottery, artisan jewelry, Mexican clothing and textiles, and other collectibles. Artists from Mexico, Guatemala, Peru, Ecuador, and other Latin American countries will showcase one of the most extensive collections of genuine Latin American folk art this side of the border.

The festival also exhibits San Diego's largest collection of authentic Mata Ortiz pottery, a centuries-old art form renowned for its intricate process and hand-painted geometric and ancestral symbols. Visitors can enjoy wood carving, textile weaving, and intricate painting demonstrations from visiting artists highlighting their crafts. Mexican cuisine from neighboring Casa Guadalajara restaurant will be for sale. Latin American folk band Tinku performs.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Bazaar del Mundo
4133 Taylor Street
San Diego, CA 92110
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 4 - 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Saturday, August 5 - 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 296-3161 or visit: www.bazaardelmundo.com
11:00 AM USS Midway Museum: Operation Frequent Wind Explore the final days of the Vietnam War as the People's Army of Vietnam surrounded Saigon and thousands of South Vietnamese fled to the Midway. Operation Frequent Wind is a story of fear, hope, and sanctuary for those South Vietnamese fortunate enough to escape Saigon during the Vietnam War.

Age Limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Mission Valley Library
2123 Fenton Parkway
San Diego, CA 92108
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Saturday, August 5 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 573-5007
11:00 AM Exhibition: Jorge Pardo Lux Art Institute is proud to announce critically acclaimed Cuban artist Jorge Pardo as its final artist-in-residence of Season 10. See first rate art in San Diego-be part of the Lux Experience.

Jorge Pardo's visually alluring work examines the crossing of contemporary painting, design, sculpture and architecture. Using a broad palette of exuberant colors, multifarious patterns and a mix of organic and industrial materials, Pardo's works range from murals to home furnishings to collages to larger-than-life fabrications.

Nestled in the northern Yucatán jungle, Pardo combined Mayan culture and modern design, where a sprawling series of buildings, structures, pools and gardens subsumed his life for over six years. Constantly challenging defined aesthetic disciplines and ambits, Pardo engages viewers throughout the world with works consistently questioning distinctions between fine art and design.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $5

Location:
Lux Art Institute
1550 South El Camino Real
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Saturday, July 22 through Saturday, August 5 - 11 AM

For more information, please call: (760) 436-6611 or visit: www.luxartinstitute.org
11:00 AM Exhibit Opening: We Are Here/Estamos Aqui Join us to celebrate the opening of "We Are Here/Estamos Aquí." Mix and mingle with the artists while viewing photographic images depicting the dynamic social aspects of the U.S./Mexico border.

The selection of artwork in the exhibition shares individual experiences, explores the impact of crossing, and investigates the ways the cultures of Mexico and the U.S. are shaped by their proximity to one another.

Artists include Stefan Falke, Ingrid Hernandez, Tom Kiefer, Pieter Wisse and Borderclick, a group of young artists connected through San Diego nonprofit, The AjA Project.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
SDSU Downtown Gallery
725 W. Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
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Thursday, July 27 through Sunday, October 29 (Closed Tuesday and Wednesday) - 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 501-6370 or visit: www.art.sdsu.edu
7:00 PM King Chronicles A night of free "edu-tainment" told from the black Kings perspective, a story often silenced by the stereotype of the black man misunderstood.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
WorldBeat Center
2100 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, August 5 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 230-1190 or visit: www.worldbeatcenter.org
7:00 PM Stage: Pippin San Diego Junior Theatre stages the popular musical about young Prince Pippin's search for the secret to true happiness. Is it in the glories of the battlefield, the temptations of the flesh, or the intrigues of political power (after disposing of his father King Charlemagne the Great)? "These performances are recommended for ages 13 and older."

Admission/Cost: $12 - $16

Location:
San Diego Junior Theatre
1650 El Prado #208
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, July 28 through Sunday, August 13
(For exact dates and times, please click the link below)

For more information, please call: (619) 239-8355 or visit: www.juniortheatre.com
7:30 PM Film: Italian Race "Italian Race" (Veloce come il vento) - The De Martino family have been putting together and racing cars for generations. Mario, the head of the family, is forced to make way for his very young and exceptionally talented daughter, Giulia. She and her brother, Loris, an unreliable former driver, will have to return to the track and win.

The film we screen is in Italian with English subtitles.

Admission/Cost: $5

Location:
Amici Park Ampitheater
1660 Union St.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, August 5 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.cinemalittleitaly.com
8:00 PM Music: From Prague With Love La Jolla Music Society continues SummerFest, its annual chamber music festival, with From Prague with Love.

Parisian glamour meets Eastern Europe's romantic mysticism in this luscious program of Chopin, Dvořák and Lutoslawski's Variations on Theme of Paganini for Two Pianos, played by piano duo sensations, twin sisters, Christina and Michelle Naughton.

The program includes:
BALAKIREV Islamey
DVOŘÁK Cigánské Melodie (Gypsy Songs), Op. 55
CHOPIN Rondo for Two Pianos in C Major, Op. 73
LUTOSLAWSKI Variations on Theme of Paganini for Two Pianos
DVOŘÁK Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81

Admission/Cost: $45 - $65

Location:
Conrad Prebys Music Center
9500 Gilman Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92093
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Saturday, August 5 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 495-3728 or visit: www.musicweb.ucsd.edu
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing The Coronado Playhouse offers Shakespeare's comic romance set amidst the high spirits of a post-war house party. This is a different kind of battlefield altogether.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Coronado Playhouse
1835 Strand Way
Coronado, 92118
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Ongoing from Friday, July 21 until Saturday, August 12, 2017
Thursdays - 8:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 435-4856 or visit: www.coronadoplayhouse.com
8:00 PM Music: Giasone Francesco Cavalli composed Giasone for the 1649 Venetian carnival season. Loosely based on Greek mythological themes, it's a witty, exciting comedy focusing on the traps of power, love, and attraction. Stage directed by David Radamés Toro and conducted by Nicholas Kraemer. Come early for food trucks at 6:30 PM, and a pre-show talk at 7:15 PM.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $45

Location:
Palisades Main Hall
6301 Birchwood Street
San Diego, CA 92120
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 4 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, August 6 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 888-2231 or visit: www.operaneo.com
8:00 PM Stage: Evita Evita is a musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. It concentrates on the life of Argentine political leader Eva Perón, the second wife of Argentine president Juan Perón. The story follows Evita's early life, rise to power, charity work, and eventual death.

Admission/Cost: $44 - $72

Location:
Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Thursday, August 3 through Sunday, August 27
(See website for all the dates and times)

For more information, please call: (619) 544-1000 or visit: www.sdrep.org
9:00 PM Music: Raggabond and Bossa Lounge Project If you love Live Music, Dancing, Art, Drinks and parties, get your dancing shoes ready because it's PB Summer Reggae Night!

Raggabond is back at 710 Beach Club with a lot of Reggae, Dancehall, Funk and MPB. Come to watch Pedro (Bass), Mateus Zebra (Drums), Ricky G. (Guitar) and Marauak (Voice/Guitar).

Featuring Bossa Lounge Project Acoustic (Bossa Nova, MPB) the Roots Reggae of Jambless represented by Neto (Vocal/Guitar) and the Art Show highlighting works by Murdo Mortem and Kamaran Amin.

Age limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
710 Beach Club
710 Garnet Avenue
San Diego, CA 92109
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Saturday, August 5 - 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 483-7844 or visit: www.710bc.com
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