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Tuesday, Sep 18
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 Art: Rocco Satoshi
6:30 PM Documentary: War Redefined
6:30 PM Book Discussion: Remarkable Creatures
Wednesday, Sep 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Documentary: Dolores
7:00 PM Music and Dance: Flamenco & Folklorico
Thursday, Sep 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM An Evening of Aloha with Kalapana
6:30 PM Film: King Lear
7:00 PM Film: An American in Paris
7:30 PM Film: Song E Napule
8:00 PM Comedy: Ronny Chieng
Friday, Sep 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM International Peace Day Celebration
5:00 PM Community Building: Refugee Resettlement 101
5:00 PM Film: American
6:00 PM Art: Here & There by Lee Sie and Jon Barnes
6:00 PM Stage: Death by Dessert
6:30 PM Art: Rocco Satoshi
7:00 PM Music: Taiko Beats
7:00 PM Music: Los Montaño
7:00 PM Iranian Film: No Date, No Signature
7:30 PM Comedy: Ronny Chieng
7:30 PM Music & Dance: A Night in Spain
Saturday, Sep 22
All Day Pacific Islander Festival
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Vista Viking Festival
10:00 AM Community Building: YMCA Welcoming week
12:30 PM International Harvest Dance Festival
5:30 PM Harvest Masquerade Regency Ball
6:00 PM House of China Moon Festival
6:00 PM Art: Salvador Dali Exhibit
6:00 PM Art Night Women in Central Asia
6:00 PM Stage: Death by Dessert
7:00 PM Film and Dinner: Wajib
9:30 PM Comedy: Ronny Chieng
Sunday, Sep 23
All Day Pacific Islander Festival
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Vista Viking Festival
12:30 PM International Harvest Dance Festival
1:00 PM Art: Salvador Dali Exhibit
1:00 PM Stage: Death by Dessert
3:00 PM Music: Night of Parisian Music
3:00 PM Stage: The Trial of Richard III
3:00 PM Stage: Avenue Q
4:00 PM Stage: The Mikado
Monday, Sep 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Sep 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Film: Black Panther
7:00 PM Film: The Registry
Wednesday, Sep 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Film: Out of Africa
6:00 PM Film: Coco
6:00 PM Discussion: What Diplomats Do and Why it Still Matters
6:15 PM Music: Fred Benedetti
7:00 PM Art: Parsha Poster
7:30 PM Book Signing: Crazy Rich Asians
Thursday, Sep 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Cooking Workshop: Donburi Bowls
6:30 PM Art: Torero! Artivista! Viva La Revolucion
Friday, Sep 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Mystic India
Saturday, Sep 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM 2018 Youth Festival
11:00 AM Carbillo Festival
3:30 PM Music/Dance: Capoeira Batizado
Sunday, Sep 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Sukkort Harvest Festival
3:00 PM Stage: Avenue Q
6:00 PM Discussion: Fighting for Cyber Supremacy in an Age of Extremism
6:30 PM Film: King Lear
Monday, Oct 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
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< Sunday, August 27, 2017 >


All Day San Diego International Kids' Film Festival This year, the SDIKFF will screen over 150+ films from 30+ countries. American filmmakers as well as film delegations from China, Korea,Taiwan,Canada, Mexico, Russia, Japan, India, France, UK, Germany and many more, will appear at the event.

With goals to promote positive educational impact on children and the youth, the San Diego International Kid's Film Festival actively supports innovative films made by filmmakers from around the globe. In addition to the film screenings, as the regular program, the 2017SDIKFF will host Opening Night Gala, Culture Forums, Industrial Panel Discussions,Screenplay showcase and Red Carpet AwardCeremony. This year, the SDIKFF will add Family Film Market, cultural fashion competition and live broadcasting the award ceremony in to the three day festival. These events will help to facilitate interactions between filmmakers and the local students. Students and audiences will critique the films after each screening, and volunteer interpreters will assist with non-English speaking filmmakers at all events. The Cultural Forum events will focus on topics such as film production in different countries and cultural contexts. The film juries consist of an outstanding committee of industry personnel. There will also be film distributors present at the festival to secure other desired material.

Admission/Cost: $5 - $10 per film, day, festival and special event passes available.

Locations:
Schulman Auditorium
1775 Dove Lane
Carlsbad, Ca 92011
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Senior Center
799 Pine Avenue
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Howard Brubeck Theatre
1140 West Mission Road
San Marcos, CA 92069)
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 25 to Sunday, August 27 - All Day


For more information, please visit: www.sdkidsfilms.org
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego events

Stage

Once
Until Sunday, September 16

Seize the King
Until Sunday, September 16

Much Ado About Nothing
Until Sunday, September 16

Exhibitions and Art

Here & There
Until Sunday,December 30

World in Porcelain Exhibit
Until January 19, 2019

Arts Of South And Southeast Asia
Ongoing until January 31, 2019

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

Emotions and Landscapes
Until August 11, 2018

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

Classes:Children's West African Drumming
Ongoing Tuesdays

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Argentine Tango Series
Ongoing Wednesdays until October 3

French Bench
Until Saturday, December 15

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturday

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

Europe: Secrets of the Old Masters
Ongoing until July 20

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
10:00 AM Sand Sculpture Art Festival Sand Sculpture Art Fest - 100% family oriented, where several artistic, cultural, musical, and sports activities take place, the main atraction being the exhibition of sand sculptures under this year's theme "Women in Art" honoring the participation of women through the years. This event was held for the first time in 2009 to commemorate World Tourism Day and soon became one of the most important and Largest Sand Art Festival in Latin America and a traditional event for regional families with eight succesful editions.

Admission/Cost: $1

Location:
Rosarito Beach Hotel
Blvd Benito Juárez #31,
Playas Rosarito
22710 Rosarito
B.C., Mexico
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 25 - 6:00 PM to 12:00 AM
Saturday, August 26 - 10 AM to 11:00 PM
Sunday, August 27 - 10 AM to 11:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.bajasand.org
12:00 PM Carlsbad Music Festival Celebrate "adventurous music by the beach" at the 14th annual Carlsbad Music Festival.

This three-day event features more than 60 performances of creative music of all kinds curated by Founder and Artistic Director, composer/violinist Matt McBane. The styles range from contemporary classical and indie rock to world music and jazz.

There will be free outdoor concerts throughout the weekend, as well as ticketed concerts featuring Dollshot, Eric Byers, Julia Holter, Xiu Xiu Plays the Music of Twin Peaks and more.

Along with the music, visitors will also find a beer garden, food trucks and artisan market on Saturday and Sunday.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $199

Location:
Carlsbad Village
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 25 - 5:00 PM
Saturday, August 26 - 12:30 PM
Sunday, August 27 - 12:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.carlsbadmusicfestival.org
12:00 PM San Diego Underground Film Festival The San Diego Underground Film Festival is a showcase for experimental films & videos held annually in San Diego, California, USA.

This year we have an exciting program that includes underground narratives, experimental films, live music, and 16mm film performances by artists who are both local and international.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $25

Location:
Tenth Avenue Arts Center
930 tenth Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Thursday, August 24 - 7:00 PM
Friday, August 25 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, August 26 - 12:00 PM
Sunday, August 27 - 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 920-8503 or visit: www.tenthavenuearts.com
2:00 PM Art Exhibit with Painter Lei Tang Join us on Sunday, August 27 at La Plaza La Jolla in suite 109 where Monarch | Arredon Contemporary will exhibit several featured artists with a special appearance by artist Lei Tang. During this event, Lei Tang will discuss his latest figurative abstract paintings on display.

Lei Tang was trained and mentored by Wu Guanzhong (吳冠中, 1919-2010) one of the best-known contemporary painters of Chinese origin and is widely considered to be the founder of modern Chinese painting.

Well recognized for his museum and gallery exhibitions in Beijing China, Tang continues his work as a full-time artist living and working in San Diego, California.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
La Plaza La Jolla
7863 Girard Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Sunday, August 27 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 454-1231 or visit: www.monarchfineart.com
3:00 PM Stage: Mexihco Experience History come to life as you journey through the time of the Mayan Civilization (Los Mayas) to the Mexican Revolution and the "Corridos" that came there after. The most ambitious project by Tierra Caliente Academy of Arts yet depicting a cultural identity through the eyes of the artists. Directed by Jose Jaimes and presented by the Hispanic Chamber of E-Commerce in partnership with the California Center for the Arts, Escondido.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $30

Location:
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
340 N. Escondido Boulevard
Escondido, CA 92025
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Sunday, August 27 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 839-4138 or visit: www.artcenter.org
6:00 PM Music: Ottmar Liebert Ottmar Liebert is a German guitarist, songwriter and producer best known for his Spanish-influenced easy listening music. A five-time Grammy Award nominee, Liebert has received 38 Gold and Platinum certifications in the United States, as well as certifications in Canada, Australia and New Zealand. His debut album Nouveau Flamenco (1990) sold platinum in the United States.

Age Limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $75 - $150

Location:
Thornton Winery
32575 Rancho California Road
Temecula, CA 92591
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Sunday, August 27 - 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (951) 699-0099 or visit: www.thorntonwine.tix.com
7:30 PM Music: Ozomatli One of the most popular party bands in the history of Bayside Summer Nights returns to the Embarcadero! The fabulous Ozomatli bring their urban-Latino-and-beyond collision of Merengue and Cumbia, Hip Hop and Salsa, Samba and Jazz back to the Bayside for an evening of provocative music and irresistible beats.

Admission/Cost: $18 - $86

Location:
Embarcadero Marina Park South
200 Marina Pkwy
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, August 27 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegosymphony.org
7:30 PM Music: Gipsy Kings Humphreys Concerts by the Bay presents The Gipsy Kings Featuring Nicolas Reyes & Tonino Baliardo.

Melding deep-heated flamenco, rumba, salsa and pop to the tune of 20 million albums sold, the Grammy Award-winning hit-makers behind "Bamboléo" celebrate in their very own, blistering tradition - taking audiences back to the south of France with flamenco guitars and booming Spanish vocals. Uniting the family Reyes and the family Baliardo, the band continues a tradition that has drawn famous fans such as Picasso, Cocteau, Dali and Chaplin.

Admission/Cost: $82 - $152

Location:
Humphreys Concerts by the Bay
Shelter Island Dr.
San Diego, CA 92106
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Sunday, August 27 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 224-3577 or visit: www.humphreysconcerts.com
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