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Friday, Aug 23
All Day San Diego International Kids' Film Festival
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Books Signing: Christy Hale
2:00 PM Book Signing: Huda Al-Marashi
7:00 PM Stage: The Underpants
8:00 PM Movie: Finsterworld
8:00 PM Stage: Noel Coward's Private Lives
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
8:00 PM Stage: An Experiment With an Air Pump
9:00 PM Music: Metalachi
Saturday, Aug 24
All Day San Diego International Kids' Film Festival
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM 3rd Annual La Vuelta Summer Festival
11:30 AM Luis Alberto Urrea in conversation with Paul Espinosa
2:00 PM Movie: The Dresser
2:00 PM Salsa Making Workshop
2:00 PM Stage: Noel Coward's Private Lives
4:00 PM Nordic Potluck at the International Cottages
7:00 PM Stage: The Underpants
8:00 PM Italian Film: Resina
8:00 PM Movie: About Time
8:00 PM Film: Before Sunrise
8:00 PM Stage: Noel Coward's Private Lives
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
8:00 PM Stage: An Experiment With an Air Pump
Sunday, Aug 25
All Day San Diego International Kids' Film Festival
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM Film: Mountain Miracle
2:00 PM Stage: An Experiment With An Air Pump
2:00 PM Stage: Noel Coward's Private Lives
7:00 PM Stage: The Underpants
8:00 PM Music: Paula Fuga
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
8:00 PM Movie: About Time
8:00 PM Stage: An Experiment With an Air Pump
Monday, Aug 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM The Face Behind The Art: Adolfo Guzman-Lopez
Tuesday, Aug 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Wednesday, Aug 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Pageant Of The Masters And Festival Of The Arts
6:30 PM Film: Romeo + Juliet
8:00 PM Music: Gondwana
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Thursday, Aug 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Film: Dracula
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Friday, Aug 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Exhibition Opening: Black Life
6:00 PM 49th Annual Barona Powwow
7:00 PM Stage: The Underpants
8:00 PM Stage: Noel Coward's Private Lives
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Saturday, Aug 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM 49th Annual Barona Pow Wow
1:00 PM Stage: Saints and Stars
2:00 PM Stage: Noel Coward's Private Lives
3:00 PM SYDRO Music Festival
6:00 PM Book Discussion: Louise Penny
7:00 PM Songs Of The Soul -- The Music Of Sri Chinmoy
7:00 PM Stage: The Underpants
8:00 PM Stage: Noel Coward's Private Lives
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Sunday, Sep 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM 49th Annual Barona Pow Wow
2:00 PM House of Ukraine Lawn Program
2:00 PM Stage: Noel Coward's Private Lives
7:00 PM Stage: The Underpants
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Monday, Sep 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Sep 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Wednesday, Sep 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Thursday, Sep 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
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< Sunday, August 4, 2019 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

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* Note: newest and shorter run productions can be found in our regular calendar listings.

Exhibitions and Art

Art and Empire: The Golden Age of Spain
Until September 2, 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

Places

Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

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

Chicano Park Tour
Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturdays

Mahjong Lessons
Ongoing Thursdays

Emei Qigong Practice
Ongoing Saturdays

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays
10:00 AM Bazaar del Mundo Latin American Festival Latin American folk artists from Mexico, Guatemala, Peru, El Salvador and Ecuador and more will gather at Old Town's iconic Bazaar del Mundo during the annual Latin American Festival and Mata Ortiz Pottery Market, Friday-Sunday, August 2-4. The event is one of the nation's most extensive collections of genuine Latin American folk art, traditional embroidered clothing, handwoven textiles, unique collectibles, dazzling jewelry, handmade ceramic and clay pottery.

Throughout the weekend, guests will enjoy a lively marketplace filled with colorful and elaborately decorated booths and a showcase of authentic handcrafted art, jewelry, vibrant Mexican clothing and more. Mata Ortiz pottery, based on a centuries-old art form renowned for its detailed process and hand-painted geometric and ancestral symbols, will highlight the event with skilled potters showcasing their wares.

Live demonstrations by artists will showcase traditional skills, such as woodcarving, painting and weaving. Guests will also be entertained by performances from a large group of Mexican Chinelos dancers and Latin American folk music band.

Delicious traditional Mexican Street Tacos and other authentic food will be on sale from neighboring Casa Guadalajara restaurant.

This year's visiting artists include a returning favorite, Jacobo Angeles, known for his Oaxacan wood carvings. His traditional alebrijes (Mexican folk art sculptures of fantastical creatures) were featured in Disney's much-celebrated animated film, Coco, for which Jacobo was one of the movie's consultants. His wife, Maria Angeles, also participates in the completion of his magnificent creations with her exquisite and meticulous painting of these one-of-a-kind creatures.

Additional artists include:

· Prudencio Guzman: A new addition to the festival this year, Guzman's work includes colorful, imaginative clay sculptured figures from Mexico.
· Pedro and Diego Montaño: Oaxacan weavers from Teotitlan del Valle showcasing marvelous wool rugs and runners in both traditional and contemporary Mexican designs, and performing demonstrations on handmade looms.
· Jorge Quintana: A principal Mata Ortiz artist whose work has been displayed in museums all over the world and included in many of the major books on Mexican folk art.
· Saul Yuritica: A Peruvian artist specializing in traditional reverse-painted mirrors and wall hangings.

Inside the Bazaar del Mundo Shops, located at 4133 Taylor Street in Old Town, shelves will be brimming with gifts and goods imported from Mexico and Latin America, as well as a myriad of books on travel, culture, architecture, arts, crafts and food.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Bazaar del Mundo
Old Town Historical Park
4133 Taylor Street
San Diego, CA 92110
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, August 2 - 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Saturday, August 3 - 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Sunday, August 4 - 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
11:00 AM Latino Family Expo The UnidosUS National Latino Family Expo is two days of entertainment, giveaways, and services—and this summer it's in San Diego. Take a break in "America's Finest City" with family-friendly fun and all free at the San Diego Convention Center.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Diego Convention Center
111 W Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, August 3 - 10:30 AM to 7:00 PM
Sunday, August 4 - 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
1:30 PM Carlsbad Music Festival The 16th annual Carlsbad Music Festival is a 3-day summer celebration of adventurous music by the beach on Friday-Sunday, Aug. 2-4, 2019, in the charming seaside Village of Carlsbad.The Festival, called "one of the area's most innovative music showcases" by KPBS, features dozens of performances of creative music of all kinds curated by CMF Founder and Artistic Director, composer/violinist Matt McBane. The weekend includes free indoor and outdoor concerts at various venues, beer garden, food trucks, artisan market, and pop-up art gallery. VIP packages are sold for special musician meet-and-greet opportunities, hosted snacks and drinks in the VIP Lounge, reserved seating at indoor stages, and the best views of the outdoor stage and beach. The Festival programming is an eclectic mix of creative and adventurous music ranging from contemporary classical, indie rock, world, electronic, and jazz music, to musicians who work across genres and fall between the cracks. Carlsbad Music Festival is a nationally-acclaimed nonprofit organization presenting beloved community events that draw thousands from near and far for its unique programming and beautiful setting.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
St. Michael's by-the-Sea
2775 Carlsbad Blvd
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 2 - 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, August 3 - 1:30 PM to 11:00 PM
Sunday, August 4 - 1:30 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information please visit: www.carlsbadmusicfestival.org
2:00 PM House of Panama Lawn Program The entertainment for this event is provided by the House of Panama's own folkloric group "Sonares de mi Tierra," which will delight visitors for a full hour.

Visitors can enjoy foods prepared by members: rice and coconut accompanied by fried fish; rice and peas accompanied by Ropa Vieja, shredded beef stewed with vegetables; Ojaldres (Indian fried bread) with meat and sausage; hot links on a skewer; Patacones, fried bananas; pineapple upside-down cake; Raspados, a sweet dessert of ice cones with flavors and condensed milk.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
House of Pacific Relations
International Cottages
Balboa Park
2125 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA
MAP - [Park Map]

Sunday, August 4 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdhpr.org
2:00 PM Stage: 13 The Musical Following a move from New York City to small-town Indiana, young Evan Goldman grapples with his parents' divorce, prepares for his impending Bar Mitzvah, and navigates the complicated social circles of a new school.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $25

Location:
Diversionary Theatre
4545 Park Boulevard
San Diego, 92116
MAP

Ongoing until Sunday, August 4, 2019
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 7:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: The Hunchback of Notre Dame What makes a monster and what makes a man? Based on the 1996 Disney film adaptation of Victor Hugo's 1831 novel, The Hunchback of Notre Dame tells the story of Quasimodo, the hunchbacked bell-ringer of Notre Dame, and his desire to one day be a part of the outside world.

Admission/Cost: $14 - $16

Location:
Casa del Prado Theatre
1800 El Prado
San Diego, 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 2 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday, August 3 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, August 4 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Friday, August 9 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday, August 10 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, August 11 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: Mama Mia! ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.

Join Center Stage Productions (CSP), an award winning youth theatre group based in Escondido, for a Greek island adventure as they tell Sophie and Donna's story through toe-tapping music and high-spirited dance.

Admission/Cost: $20

Location:
California Center for the Arts
340 North Escondido Boulevard
Escondido, CA 92025
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, August 2 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, August 3 - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
Sunday, August 4 - 2:00 PM
Thursday, August 8 - 7:30 PM
Friday, August 9 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, August 10 - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
3:00 PM SummerFest: Ancient Voices La Jolla Music Society continues SummerFest 2019 with Ancient Voices.

An evocation of voices past, this exquisite evening of music features Debussy's ravishing and quietly revolutionary Prelude to the After12:00 PM of a Faun, George Crumb's mystical Vox Balaenae (Voice of the Whale) for three masked players, Ravel's magical songs for soprano and chamber ensemble, and one of Rachmaninoff's most beloved works steeped in the sounds of his childhood, raised in the Russian Orthodox Church.

Program details:
DEBUSSY · Prelude to the After12:00 PM of a Faun (arr. Sachs/Schoenberg)
Benjamin Beilman, Erin Keefe; violins, Masumi Per Rostad, viola; Kenneth Olsen, cello; Timothy Cobb, bass; James Austin Smith, oboe; Anthony McGill, clarinet; Henrik Heide, flute; Valentin Martchev, bassoon; Inon Barnatan, piano; Patricia Mabee, harmonium; Osmo Vänskä, conductor

GEORGE CRUMB · Vox Balaenae (Voice of the Whale)
Rose Lombardo, flute; Alisa Weilerstein, cello; Conrad Tao, piano

RAVEL · Trois poèmes de Mallarmé
Henrik Heide, Rose Lombardo, flutes; Anthony McGill, Osmo Vänskä, clarinets; Susanna Phillips, soprano; Erin Keefe, Stefan Jackiw, violins; Masumi Per Rostad, viola; Kenneth Olsen, cello; Inon Barnatan, piano

RACHMANINOFF · Sonata in G Minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 19
Alisa Weilerstein, cello; Inon Barnatan, piano

Admission/Cost: $42 - $86

Location:
The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center
7600 Fay Ave.
La Jolla, CA
MAP

Sunday, August 4 - 3:00 PM

For details or to order tickets by phone, please call (858) 459-3728
4:00 PM Saptavarna: Seven Shades of Dance Saptavarna: Seven Shades of Dance will showcase on one stage seven major dance forms of India: Odissi, Bharatnatyam, Kuchupudi, Mohiniyattam, Kathak, Manipuri, and Contemporary.

Each of the seven dance forms will be presented by eminent exponents of that form, comprising a total of twenty accomplished dancers from India. The program will feature an item entitled "The Bhagavad Gita: The Journey of Life," which will explore—in dance and music—the spirituality and timeless lessons of that sacred text.

This extraordinary production was conceptualized by Director Aruna Mohanty, who is also responsible for overall choreography. One of India's leading dancers and choreographers, Mohanty has received a number of awards for her work, including the Sangeeta Natak Akademi Award and the Padma Shree Award from the Government of India.

A production of this scale necessarily has a pan-Indian, multicultural, multilingual approach. It promises further a delightful amalgam of different genres of music, a variety of colorful costumes, and captivating lighting and set design.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $40

Location:
Mandeville Auditorium
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Sunday, August 4 - 4:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.centerforworldmusic.org
4:00 PM Stage: Songs for a New World This collection of songs examines life, love, and the choices that we make. The audience is transported from the deck of a 1492 Spanish sailing ship to a ledge, 57 stories above Fifth Avenue, to meet a startling array of characters. A young man has determined that basketball is his ticket out of the ghetto and a woman dreams of marrying rich, which nabs her the man of her dreams.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $25

Location:
Patio Playhouse Theatre
116 S. Kalmia Street
Escondido, 92025
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, August 2 to Sunday, August 18
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 4:00 PM
5:30 PM Oceanside International Film Festival The Oceanside International Film Festival returns for six days' worth of independent cinema and very special events all happening August 4 and August 7 through 11, 2019. The event, which is now entering its ninth annual edition, remains North County's longest running film festival. Every year the event hosts amazing work from around the world and often highlights local filmmakers. OIFF alumni have gone on to be recognized by many festivals collecting accolades around the world and some have even been nominated for an Academy Award.

OIFF 2019 will showcase films from a variety of countries, including but not limited to; France, Australia, Portugal, Spain, and Mexico. For the first time in the festival's history, almost half of the event's full program will be comprised of local works, spotlighting San Diego filmmakers more than ever before. Held Aug. 4 and 7 - 11, OIFF 2019 will take place at the Sunshine Brooks Theatre. Please Visit osidefilm.org for more info & full schedule.

Admission/Cost: $12 - $30

Location:
Sunshine Brooks Theatre
217 N Coast Hwy
Oceanside, CA 92054
MAP

Ongoing from August 4 - August 11, 2019
Sunday, August 4 - 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Wed, August 7 - 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Thu, August 8 - 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Friday, August 9 - 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, August 10 - 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday, August 11 - 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 PM Wine Dinner Series: France Join us for our third Wine Dinner of 2019! This year, Executive Chef Scott Cannon and team have decided to curate dinners featuring a different country. We will be researching classic dishes from each country and pairing them with regional wines.
Age limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $75

Location:
The Cork and Craft
16990 Via Tazon #123
San Diego, CA 92127
MAP

Sunday, August 4 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
7:00 PM Stage: Mama Mia! ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.

Join Center Stage Productions (CSP), an award winning youth theatre group based in Escondido, for a Greek island adventure as they tell Sophie and Donna's story through toe-tapping music and high-spirited dance.

Admission/Cost: $20

Location:
California Center for the Arts
340 North Escondido Boulevard
Escondido, CA 92025
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, August 2 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, August 3 - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
Sunday, August 4 - 2:00 PM
Thursday, August 8 - 7:30 PM
Friday, August 9 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, August 10 - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Iranian Film: Nabat Please join us the Iranian American Center for a screening of Nabat followed by talk and discussion. We have the honor to be the host of Mr. Shahab Hosseini in this special event.

Taeed, a 44-year-old architect is leading a happy life with his 12-year-old daughter, Nabat in Tehran. Nabat has been raised by her father since she was one. Being a single parent, Saeed has formed a special bond with his daughter. However; when a woman unexpectedly enters their lives, all three characters are confronted with their greatest fears and secrets.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $25

Location:
Building Q Auditorium
6455 Lusk Blvd
San Diego, CA 92121
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, August 3 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, August 4 - 7:00 PM
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