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Friday, Aug 17
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM Summergrass Bluegrass Festival
4:00 PM Capoeira Luanda Summer Festival & Batizado
5:00 PM Music: Mariachi Divinas
6:30 PM Latin Food Fest
7:30 PM International Mariachi Summit Gala Concert
8:00 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
Saturday, Aug 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:30 AM Spanish Guided Nature Walk of Mission Trails
9:00 AM Workshop: Indian Puppet Making
10:00 AM Summergrass Bluegrass Festival
11:00 AM Latin Food Fest
3:00 PM Reggae Summer Splash
3:00 PM Salsa & Salsa Cooking Class
4:00 PM Capoeira Luanda Summer Festival & Batizado
5:30 PM Bollywood Movie At Balboa Park
6:00 PM Book Signing: The Wisdom of the Shamans
6:30 PM Film: Moana
7:00 PM Music: Yuridia
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Sunday, Aug 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Summergrass Bluegrass Festival
2:00 PM House of Hungary Lawn Program
2:00 PM Asian Brush Painting Exhibit
5:00 PM Music: Jonathan Leviim & Oleg Poliansky
6:00 PM Lecture: Marcus & Amy Jaques Garvey Celebration
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Monday, Aug 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Film: Survivors
6:30 PM Book Discussion: Ups and Downs on the New Zealand Road
Tuesday, Aug 21
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM International Peace Day
7:30 PM Stage: Seize the King
7:30 PM Music: Colm Keegan
8:00 PM Music: Midnight in Paris
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Wednesday, Aug 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: Love and Death
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Thursday, Aug 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Film: Nil Battey Sannata
8:00 PM Music: Rodriguez Ft. Vera Sola
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Friday, Aug 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM 15th San Diego International Kids' Film Festival
6:00 PM Film: Black Panther
7:30 PM Music: Chitraveena Concert
7:30 PM Music: New World String Project
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Film: The Lunchbox
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Saturday, Aug 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Foodie trip to Mexico
10:00 AM La Vuelta Cultural Summer Festival
10:00 AM Wellness and Latin Food
11:00 AM Taste of Asia & Pacific House of Chamorros, China and Philippines
1:00 PM Michelada Rumble
7:00 PM Music: Nortec Collective
8:00 PM Music: Shaila Dúrcal
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Sunday, Aug 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM House of Puerto Rico
3:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
4:00 PM Music: From Russia With Love
5:00 PM Music: Carnatic Vocal Concert by Smt. Gayathri
6:00 PM Music: Jarabe Mexicana
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Monday, Aug 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Aug 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Seize the King
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Wednesday, Aug 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Thursday, Aug 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Film: Paheli
7:30 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Calendar

< Sunday, August 19, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Seize the King
Until Sunday, September 16

Voyeurs De Venus
Ongoing until Sunday, September 9

Much Ado About Nothing
Ongoing until Sunday, September 16

Once
Until Sunday, September 2

Romeo and Juliet
Until August 5, 2018

Monty Python's Spamalot
Until August 12, 2018

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Until August 12, 2018

A Man of No Importance
Until August 26, 2018

Exhibitions and Art

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

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

African Djembe Drumming
Ongoing Wednesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Salsa Class
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

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 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

Roaring '20s Tango Show & Argentine Dinner
Until September 8, 2018

Argentine Tango Dinner Show
Until September 14, 2018

Gypsy, Belly Dancing & Flamenco Dinner Show
Until August 31, 2018

Buena Vista Sundays
Until April 26, 2019

Hard Days Night
Until August 29, 2018

Flamenco Performance
Until December 29, 2018

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Dances of Universal Peace
Ongoing Saturdays

9:00 AM Summergrass Bluegrass Festival The first "Summergrass San Diego Bluegrass Festival" gathering was held in August of 2003 at the rustic Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum in the north San Diego County community of Vista, and it has remained there since. Of course, the idea for the festival existed long before in the imaginings and conversations of the co-hosts, The North County Bluegrass and Folk Club and the San Diego Bluegrass Society.

From the beginning, this three-day festival set out to be known as a first-class event and a destination for bluegrass fans and musicians from around the world. This premier Southern California festival has featured some of the greatest bluegrass talent to ever walk a stage.

The 2018 lineup features: Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers, Alan Bibey and Grasstowne, The Scroggins Brothers, Bluegrass Etc., Central Valley Boys, Virtual Strangers, High Mountain Road, Shinbone, Bluegrass Brethren, Blue Creek Band, The GillyGirls Band and the The Corzines.

Admission/Admission/Cost: $25 (Friday and Sunday), - $35 (Saturday), $85 3 day pass, $143 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 17 - 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, August 18 - 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, August 19 - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.summergrass.net/
2:00 PM House of Hungary Lawn Program Come and celebrate Hungary on the International Cottages' Lawn & Outdoor Stage.

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:
International Cottages
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, August 19 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 238-5155 or visit: www.sdhpr.org
2:00 PM Asian Brush Painting Exhibit The "Gardens of Ink" exhibit at San Diego Botanic Garden presents a unique selection of contemporary ink paintings in the Ecke Building from 9:00 - 5:00 daily through August 31, 2018. Open to the public (with admission to SDBG). To push the boundaries of traditional Asian brush painting, Tiffany Wai-Ying Beres selected eleven San Diego-area brush artists. She even encouraged us all to throw caution to the wind and create wild and spontaneous work with our bamboo brushes and ink. Artists selected for this exhibit are: Lisa Curry, Edna Harper, Rosemary KimBal, Portia La Touche, Marilyn Link, Stephanie Mast, Laura Pasternak, Julia Roth, Linda Schroeder, Joanne Sullivan and Joan Yin. During the artists' reception on Sunday, August 19, Tiffany Wai-Ying Beres will speak on the direction of contemporary Asian art. Painting demonstrations and refreshments are included, and works are available for purchase. Mention you received an invitation to the reception for free entry to the Botanic Garden.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $18

Location:
San Diego Botanic Garden
230 Quail Gardens Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Sunday, August 19 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 436-3036 or visit: www.sdbgarden.org
5:00 PM Music: Jonathan Leviim & Oleg Poliansky Jonathan Leviim and Oleg Poliansky celebrate Israel's 70th Anniversary with music by Paganini, Bach, Veracini, Schubert, Rachmaninoff, Chopin, Gluck and Kriesler, as well as Jewish songs such as "Gold Jerusalem, "Hava Nagila," and music from Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List (the true story of Oskar Schindler, who saved more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust).

Admission/Cost: $35

Location:
La Jolla Community Center
6811 La Jolla Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92037
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Sunday, August 19 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 740-4049 or visit:
www.eventbrite.com
6:00 PM Lecture: Marcus & Amy Jaques Garvey Celebration WorldBeat Center's Reggae SummerSplash and 38th Marcus Garvey Day is here. This year will be a two-day event with the first day featuring a concert, and on the second day a speaker forum honoring Marcus Mosiah & Amy Jacques Garvey. This year's guest speakers are Jah B of the DARC Foundation, Nyabinghi Priest, Prof-I and more.

Amy Jacques Garvey (December 31, 1895 - July 25, 1973), was a journalist and activist in her own right. She was one of the pioneering Black women journalists and publishers of the 20th century. She served as the editor of the woman's page column, "Our Women and What They Think," in Negro World, the UNIA's weekly newspaper published in New York. Her editorials demonstrated her commitment to Pan-Africanism and her belief that Black women should be active in their communities even to the point of sacrifice of self.

After Garvey's death in 1940, Jacques continued the struggle for black nationalism and African independence. In 1944 she wrote "A Memorandum Correlative of Africa, West Indies and the Americas," which she used to convince U.N. representatives to adopt an African Freedom Charter. She published her own book, Garvey and Garveyism, in 1963, as well as a booklet, "Black Power in America: The Power of the Human Spirit," in 1968. She also assisted John Henrik Clarke in editing Marcus Garvey and the Vision of Africa (1974).

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Worldbeat Cultural Center
2100 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, August 19 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 230-1190 or visit: www.facebook.com
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights Patio Playhouse's "Plays in the Park" stages Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony Award-winning musical about a community on the brink of change, "where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you, and which to leave behind." Matt Fitzgerald directs.

In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood—a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. It's a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you, and which ones you leave behind. In the Heights is the winner of the 2008 Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Score, Best Choreography and Best Orchestrations.

Admission/Cost: $18 - $25

Location:
Kit Carson Park
3333 Bear Valley Parkway
Escondido, CA 92025
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Ongoing from Friday, August 17 until Saturday, September 1 - 2018
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays - 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.patioplayhouse.com
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame Moonlight Stage Productions presents the epic musical retelling of Victor Hugo's novel about love, passion and hope. The production features nearly 60 actors, choir members and orchestra. Steven Glaudini directs, with musical direction by Elan McMahan, and choreography by Roger Castellano.

Admission/Cost: $17 - $55

Location:
Moonlight Amphitheatre
Brengle Terrance Park
1200 Vale Terrace
Vista, CA 92084
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Wednesday, August 15 through Saturday, September 1
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 724-2110 or visit: www.moonlight.com
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing Everyone can see that confirmed bachelor Benedick and headstrong Beatrice are meant for each other—except for Benedick and Beatrice themselves! While their friends try to trick the bickering pair into admitting they're in love, their young sidekicks Hero and Claudio start a romance of their own. But will false accusations, broken promises, and even a nutty and bumbling police force prevent a happy ending? Three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall (the Globe's Love's Labor's Lost) makes her triumphant return as director to our Festival Theatre stage with one of the greatest romantic comedies ever, in a production full of colorful characters, passionate poetry, and Shakespeare's wittiest wordplay.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $92

Location:
The Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Ongoing Saturday, August 18 to Sunday, September 16 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 234-5623 or visit:
www.theoldglobe.org
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