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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

< Sunday, August 20, 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

11:30 AM Class: A Farm to Fork Let's make our own brunch. Join Cucina Migrante's Sicilian chef Francesco for an intimate farm-to-fork creative cooking class, inspired by the Mediterranean diet, noted for being one of the healthiest in the world. In this interactive and spontaneous class you will have the opportunity to accompany the chef to the farmer's market and learn how pick out the best and freshest ingredients for the dishes. The class regroups in the chef's kitchen to cook three and improvised meals from scratch with all the goodies from the market. You will learn the fundamentals of creating simple dishes with a few fresh and seasonal ingredients. Wine pairings will be offered with every dish.

Admission/Cost: $50

Location:
Hillcrest Farmers Market
3960 Normal Street
San Diego, CA 92103
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Sunday, August 20 - 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 414-0691 or Email: [email protected]
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
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 18 - 12:00 PM (noon)
Saturday, August 19 - 12:00 PM (noon)
Sunday, August 20 - 12:00 PM (noon)
1:00 PM Film: Knowledge is the Beginning On August 21, 2005, during the week of the Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza Strip, an historic concert took place in the city of Ramallah, in the Palestinian Territory given by a world-class orchestra of young Arabs and Israelis. Conducted by Daniel Barenboim, this was the first time the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, where young Arabs and Jews perform and live side by side gave a concert in one of its members' home countries. It was standing-room only in the 700-seat concert hall, and the atmosphere was electric. The program included Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante in E flat major and Beethoven's Symphony No. 5. An earlier award winning documentary "Knowledge is the Beginning" follows the establishment of the orchestra by Barenboim and Palestinian author Edward Said in order to bring together young musicians from across the political divide in the Middle East. This first film will be shown on Sunday August 13, same time and place. Both events are sponsored by Jewish Voice for Peace
San Diego Chapter.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Malcolm X Library
5148 Market Street
San Diego, CA 92114
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Sunday, August 20, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 527-3405
2:00 PM House of Hungary Lawn Program This event takes place every year on August 20, or the Sunday that is closest to that date. This day is significant because it is in memory of the first King of Hungary, King Stephen I (St. Stephen). The entertainment is usually provided by the "Karpatok Folkdance Ensemble" from Los Angeles and Joann and Joe Semegi from Sun City to entertain the crowd with beautiful Hungarian folk dances and songs.

The food served on that day besides the Hungarian sausage sandwich are crepes (palacsinta), fried dough (langos) and authentic Hungarian pastries.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
HPR International Cottages Lawn & Outdoor Stage
2294 Pan American Plaza
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, August 20 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 234-0739 or visit: www.sdhpr.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
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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
4:00 PM Reception for Chicana Tributes Chicana Tributes tells the story of 61 women activists who have inspired others and who's lives are examples for the next generation. Many of the women who are in the book will be present at the reception. They have been important in the development of the women's and civil rights struggles here locally. Editors: Rita Sanchez is professor emerita of Mesa College and Sonia Lopez is a retired counselor for at-risk youth for the Sweetwater School District.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
The Women's Museum of California
2730 Historic Decatur Road
Barracks 16, #103
San Diego, CA 92106
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Sunday, August 20 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
5:00 PM Spanish Sunday In suite 109: Spanish Sunday hosted by Monarch | Arredon Contemporary. Practice your conversational Spanish while enjoying Spanish music in the heart of downtown La Jolla. During this event, an overview of all current Spanish artists on display, including Lei Tang and Andre Desjardins, will be presented in Spanish. RSVP: [email protected].

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
La Plaza La Jolla
7863 Girard Avenue
San Diego, CA 92037
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Sunday, August 20 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 454-1231 or visit: www.monarchfineart.com
7:00 PM Music: Boléro by the Bay Associate Conductor Sameer Patel leads a classical pops performance of Maurice Ravel's famously seductive Boléro by the San Diego Symphony, under the stars at Embarcadero Marina Park South. The concert will also feature music by Alberto Ginastera and Astor Piazzolla.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $88

Location:
Embarcadero Marina Park South
200 Marina Park Way
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, August 20 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: or visit: www.sandiegosymphony.org
7:00 PM Music: Carlos Daniels tribute to Juan Gabriel Carlos Daniels will be performing a tribute concert for the late Mexican singer songwriter Juan Gabriel.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $25

Location:
House of Blues
1055 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, August 20 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 299-2583 or visit: www.houseofblues.com
8:00 PM Music: Young Dubliners The Young Dubs have been known for their interesting fusion of traditional Irish instruments and music with modern rock. They are quite possibly Celtic rock's hardest working band, playing hundreds of shows to thousands of fans across the US and Europe every year. In recent years they have twice appeared on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live, Good Morning America, had songs featured in TV shows (Sons Of Anarchy, Human Target) and toured extensively as a headliner and as the opener for such a diverse list of artists as Collective Soul, Jethro Tull, Johnny Lang, Los Lobos and many more.

Age Limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $20 - $35 reserved seating

Location:
Belly Up Tavern
143 S Cedros, Suite T
Solana Beach, CA 92075
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Sunday, August 20 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 481-8140 or visit: www.bellyup.com
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