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Tuesday, Jun 19
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Kokedama Class
5:00 PM Juneteenth Celebration
6:30 PM Book Discussion: Underground Railroad
8:00 PM Stage: The Tempest
Wednesday, Jun 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
8:30 AM 17th Annual World Refugee Day Celebration
12:00 PM Seminar: Race, Gender, and Reproductive Politics
2:00 PM Stage: Once
7:00 PM Film: Budapest Noir
7:00 PM Film: Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
7:30 PM Stage: Once
8:00 PM Film: Selena
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: The Tempest
Thursday, Jun 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
10:00 AM Workshop: Italian for Travelers Workshop
11:00 AM Film: Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
12:00 PM Make Music Day
5:00 PM House of France: Make Music Day
6:00 PM Epic Tales from Ancient India Sculpture & Cocktails
7:00 PM Songs and Stories: Transformation through Rhythm & Word
7:00 PM Discussion: Sephardic Philosophy
7:30 PM Film: La Ragazza del Mondo
7:30 PM Stage: Once
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: The Tempest
Friday, Jun 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
10:00 AM Celebrate Immigrants in San Diego
7:00 PM Storytelling: Highland Games
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: The Tempest
8:00 PM Stage: Once
Saturday, Jun 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
9:00 AM 45th Annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games
4:00 PM Stage: Once
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: Once
Sunday, Jun 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
9:00 AM 45th Annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games
12:00 PM House of Sweden Midsummer Celebration
2:00 PM Stage: Once
6:30 PM Documentary: On Her Shoulders
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
Monday, Jun 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Jun 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Lecture: NAFTA and U.S.-Mexico relations
Wednesday, Jun 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
2:00 PM Stage: Once
7:30 PM Stage: Once
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
Thursday, Jun 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
7:00 PM Discussion: Sephardic Philosophy
7:30 PM Stage: Once
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
Friday, Jun 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: Once
Saturday, Jun 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
4:00 PM Stage: Once
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: Once
Sunday, Jul 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
2:00 PM Stage: Once
Monday, Jul 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: The Tempest
Calendar

< Saturday, August 19, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

A Thousand Splendid Suns
Until June 24, 2018

Mama Mia!
Until June 30, 2018

Avenue Q
Until July 1, 2018

Once
Until July 22, 2018

The Tempest
Until July 22, 2018

Exhibitions and Art

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

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

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

2:00 AM Documentary: Finding Cleveland Join the Museum for a midday screening of the award-winning documentary short film, "Finding Cleveland: Where Far East Meets Deep South." This documentary follows Charles Chiu and his family on an emotional journey as they take a trip to Cleveland, Mississippi to visit the grave site of Charles' father, KC Lou. In less than 48 hours, Charles has many surprising encounters with the local townspeople, who help fill in some of the blanks about the father he never knew.

Popcorn and other refreshments will be available during the film as well as a special musical performance and Q&A with the directors of Finding Cleveland.

Admission/Cost: Free - $5

Location:
Chuang Archive & Learning Center
541 B Second Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Saturday, August 19 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdchm.org
12:00 PM Latin Food Festival Celebrate America's largest annual Hispanic culinary celebration at ¡Latin Food Fest!'s 2017 action-packed line-up Aug. 18 to 19, 2017 at the Embarcadero Marina Park North, featuring tastings, a celeb chef dinner, parties and workshops.

The signature event, Gran Tasting, is an all-inclusive tasting festival. Guests pay one price to enter and indulge in a variety of local and international food, wine and spirits; meet acclaimed chefs who will conduct demos, and you won't want to miss the Best of Fest Awards - the fest's showcase of culinary excellence.

Admission/Cost: $19 - $149

Location:
Embarcadero Marina Park North
Kettner Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, August 18 - 5:00 PM
Saturday, August 19 - 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 686-6200
12:00 PM Summergrass Festival The bill includes Bluegrass Etc., Sideline, Nu Blu, Chris Jones & the Night Drivers, Chris Cerna & Bluegrass Republic, MojaviSoul, Front Porch Music Preservation Society, Prairie Sky, the Brombies, and Vulcan Mountain Boys.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $35 $50 3 day pass, $133 Camping (Includes one 3-day Festival Pass) 10 & under FREE (with adult paid admission)

Location:
Antique Gas and Steam Engine Museum
2040 North Santa Fe Avenue
Vista, CA 92083
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, August 18 - 12:00 PM (noon)
Saturday, August 19 - 12:00 PM (noon)
Sunday, August 20 - 12:00 PM (noon)
2:00 PM Music: Quarteto Nuevo Quarteto Neuvo is a world chamber music group that merges western classical, eastern European folk, Latin, and jazz with an organic feel. The ensemble's razorsharp precision is enhanced by its jazzy interludes, lightly rumbling percussion motifs and difficult to navigate time signatures. They effectively meld the music of ancient worlds and faraway places with a contemporary groove. Free tickets distributed beginning at noon. Seating is first come, first served. This concert is made possible in part by the Carlsbad Library & Arts Foundation Robert H. Gartner Endowment Fund.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Schulman Auditorium at Carlsbad City Library
1775 Dove Lane
Carlsbad, CA 92009
MAP

Saturday, August 19 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 602-2049 or visit: www.carlsbadca.gov
2:00 PM Film: Blue Moon MOPA and Pacific Arts Movement present two screenings. In 1997, Taiwanese director Ko I-cheng did something never before done on film. He designed, shot, and released a film made up of five reels that can be played in any order. There are 120 different possible story combinations for Blue Moon, a film that centers around three characters who intersect in Taipei, forcing them to remember their past and imagine what happy endings life has in store for them.

We will be presenting the film twice in different orders to be selected randomly by the audience. Discussion after each screening with Brian Hu, artistic director of the San Diego Asian Film Festival.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $5

Location:
Museum of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, August 19 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, August 19 - 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 238-7559 or visit: www.mopa.org
2:00 PM Stage: Beauty And The Beast Ovation Theatre stages the popular musical with songs by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, and Tim Rice. "A beautiful and intelligent young woman who feels out of place in her provincial French village." As does the Beast, a "grisly and fearsome monster trapped in his gruesome form by an enchantress." Pamela Laurent directs. Musical direction by Scott Gregory.

Admission/Cost: $13 - $20

Location:
Howard Brubeck Theatre
Palomar College
1140 W. Mission Road
San Marcos, CA 92069
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, August 11 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, August 12 - 2:00
Saturday, August 12 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, August 13 - 2:00 PM
Friday, August 18 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, August 19 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, August 19 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, August 20 - 2:00 PM
3:00 PM Salsa and Salsa Join the Olivewood Gardens for a hands-on cooking class and dance lesson. Wow your friends with new, tasty recipes and salsa moves. Featuring Tijuana Chef Diego Madueño. At this class, you will harvest produce from the garden, make a variety of salsas and tacos, learn basic salsa dance moves, and take home produce from the garden.

Age Limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $40 - $45

Location:
Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center
2525 N Avenue
National City, CA 91950
MAP

Saturday, August 19 - 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 336-2250 or visit: www.olivewoodgardens.org
3:30 PM Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Lecture And Awards The San Diego Indian American Society cordially invites you and your family to attend the 34th Annual Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Lecture and Awards.

The event includes special guest, Ambassador Jamal Khokhar, President and CEO of the Institute of the Americas. 21 outstanding graduates, irrespective of national origin, from 19 San Diego County high schools, will receive $60,000 in cash awards and U.S. Congressional Certificates.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Calit2 Auditorium, Atkinson Hall
Qualcomm Institute
University of California
San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr.
La Jolla, CA
MAP

Saturday, August 19 - 3:30 PM

For more information, please visit www.sdias.info
4:00 PM Film: Blue Moon MOPA and Pacific Arts Movement present two screenings. In 1997, Taiwanese director Ko I-cheng did something never before done on film. He designed, shot, and released a film made up of five reels that can be played in any order. There are 120 different possible story combinations for Blue Moon, a film that centers around three characters who intersect in Taipei, forcing them to remember their past and imagine what happy endings life has in store for them.

We will be presenting the film twice in different orders to be selected randomly by the audience. Discussion after each screening with Brian Hu, artistic director of the San Diego Asian Film Festival.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $5

Location:
Museum of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, August 19 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, August 19 - 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 238-7559 or visit: www.mopa.org
4:00 PM Summer Splash The WorldBeat Center will presents a full day of international roots reggae music featuring The Abyssinians feat Bernard Collins, Sammy Dread, The Itals, Marla Brown (Dennis Browns' daughter) Hempress Sativa, Rob Symeonn, Layne Tadesse and Sene Africa. Come and relax outdoors in the Park at our new "Yard."

Admission/Cost: $20

Location:
WorldBeat Center
2100 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Saturday, August 19 - 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 230-1190 or visit: www.worldbeatcenter.org
7:00 PM Music: Shahram Shabpareh and Shahab Tiam The wait is finally over San Diego! Platinum Entertainment Group is proud to announce Shahram Shabpareh and Shahab Tiam live in concert on Saturday, August 19th, along with DJ Julius and DJ Mohsen at the House of Blues in downtown San Diego!

Age limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $55 - $85

Location:
House of Blues
1055 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Saturday, August 19 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 299-2583 or visit: www.houseofblues.com
7:00 PM Barcelona Candlelight Vigil In light of the terror attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, we invite you to join us this Saturday at 7 PM at The House of Spain in Balboa Park to remember the victims of this week's attack and take a peaceful stance against terrorism. #WeAreNotAfraid #NoToTerrorism

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
House of Spain
International Cottages
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP

Saturday, August 19 - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Stage: Beauty And The Beast Ovation Theatre stages the popular musical with songs by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, and Tim Rice. "A beautiful and intelligent young woman who feels out of place in her provincial French village." As does the Beast, a "grisly and fearsome monster trapped in his gruesome form by an enchantress." Pamela Laurent directs. Musical direction by Scott Gregory.

Admission/Cost: $13 - $20

Location:
Howard Brubeck Theatre
Palomar College
1140 W. Mission Road
San Marcos, CA 92069
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, August 11 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, August 12 - 2:00
Saturday, August 12 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, August 13 - 2:00 PM
Friday, August 18 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, August 19 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, August 19 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, August 20 - 2:00 PM
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