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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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< Saturday, August 24, 2019 >


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 2018SDIKFF will host Opening Night Gala, Culture Forums, Industrial Panel Discussions, Screenplay Showcase, and Red Carpet Award Ceremony. The SDIKFF will have Family Film Market, Maeya Angel Cultural Ambassador Title competition and live broadcasting the award ceremony. 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: Individual screenings - $12 - $15

Locations:
Schulman Auditorium
Carlsbad City Library
1775 Dove Lane
Carlsbad, CA 92011
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Senior Center
799 Pine Avenue
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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MiraCosta College Concert Hall
1 Barnard Dr
Oceanside, CA 92056
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 23 - All Day
Saturday, August 24 - All Day
Sunday, August 24 - All Day

For more information, please visit: www.sdkidsfilms.org

All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage


* 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 3rd Annual La Vuelta Summer Festival Billed as a celebration of our communities' distinct heritage and culture, the event will feature more than 70 vendors, including art exhibits, food booths and two outdoor craft beer gardens. The festival will also include Live music performances, a classic car show, ballet folklorico, Aztec dancers, crowning of 2019 Miss La Vuelta and a community arts stage.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Barrio Logan
San Diego, CA 92113, USA
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Saturday, August 24 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
11:30 AM Luis Alberto Urrea in conversation with Paul Espinosa Paul Espinosa is a name familiar to local film lovers for his award-winning documentaries The Lemon Grove Incident, Singing My Way to Freedom, The Hunt for Pancho Villa, etc. Luis Alberto Urrea is his bookish equivalent, a Mexican American poet, novelist, and essayist. NPR has dubbed Urrea a "literary badass" and a "master storyteller with a rock and roll heart." According to his website, the self-effacing Urrea describes himself as a guy who has "written a bunch of books, stories & poems, and I'll write a bunch more." Together they take to the stage in Liberty Station's Main Hall for this year's 3rd Annual Festival of Books. Be there for what's bound to be a lively meeting of the minds.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Luce Court at Liberty Station
2641 Truxtun Road
San Diego, 92106
MAP

Saturday, August 24 - 11:30 AM

For more information visit: www.espinosaproductions.com/
2:00 PM Movie: The Dresser In anticipation of our staged King Lear reading (Save the Date! Sunday, September 22 in Point Loma), we hope you'll join the hype train for a free screening of the King Lear love letter "The Dresser", starring two of the finest Shakespearean actors of our generation: Anthony Hopkins (Thor's Dad) and Ian McKellen (Magneto)!

"In the closing months of World War II, aging actor Sir (Sir Anthony Hopkins) and his wife Her Ladyship (Emily Watson) bring Shakespeare to the provinces with a company depleted by conscription.

Sir is plainly unwell, discharging himself from the hospital and Her Ladyship believes he should cancel his upcoming performance of "King Lear". However, Norman (Sir Ian McKellen), his outspoken, gay dresser disagrees, and is determined that the show will go on, cajoling the confused Sir into giving a performance, one which will be his swan song.

At the same time, drawing a parallel between King Lear and his fool as Norman, despite ultimate disappointment, serves his master." (From IMDb)

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
La Jolla Riford Library
7555 Draper Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
MAP

Saturday, August 24 - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM Salsa Making Workshop Watch Rosa make and teach a variety of tasty salsa recipes. Rosa Hernandez, "La Chacha" (the cleaning lady), is artist Claudia Cano's alter ego. Limited to 12 participants; advance registration recommended. This program is presented as part of To Do ˇ A Mending Project, a participatory exhibition conceived of by artists Michelle Montjoy, Anna O'Cain, and Siobhán Arnold in response to the escalation of political, social, and economic tensions in the United States that have increased a sense of divisiveness within our culture. These artists will organize and teach a series of workshops on topics ranging from traditional, domestic, and repair tasks to movement, breathing, and sound.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
1100 and 1001 Kettner Boulevard
San Diego, 92101
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Saturday, August 24 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
2:00 PM Stage: Noel Coward's Private Lives Elyot and Amanda, once married to each other and now honeymooning, coincidentally, at the same hotel with new spouses, meet by chance, reignite the old spark and impulsively run off together. After days of being reunited, they again find their fiery romance alternating between love and anger. Their aggrieved spouses appear and things get even more complicated.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $22

Location:
PowPAC
13250 Poway Road
Poway, CA 92064
MAP

Ongoing from Friday, August 9 until Sunday, September 8 - 2019
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM Nordic Potluck at the International Cottages The houses of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden will host a Nordic Potluck with food, drink, music, games and conversation.

Schedule:

4:00 PM - Games and appetizers
5:00 PM - Cocktails
6:00 PM - Dinner

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
International Cottages
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP - [Park Map]

Saturday, August 24 - 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
7:00 PM Stage: The Underpants Legendary comedian and writer Steve Martin is back at The Old Globe with "The Underpants," a riotously funny farce.

Newly married Louise is bored with her demanding and uptight bureaucrat husband. Then one day at the royal parade, she jumps up on a bench to see the king go by, and oops — wardrobe malfunction! — her bloomers come loose and fall down around her ankles. Her husband is frantic that her faux pas will cost him his job and reputation. But suddenly the room they've been trying to rent out has plenty of takers, and it just might have something to do with ... the underpants.

Steve Martin, who gave Globe audiences hits like "Picasso at the Lapin Agile," "Bright Star" and "Meteor Shower" brings us a hilarious look at sudden fame and the crazy things people do when they're in the grip of romantic fever.

The New York Times calls the play "laugh-out-loud funny!" and "an amalgam of comic book and social commentary made out of sex jokes, slamming doors, and sophisticated repartee."

Written by Martin, the story is adapted from "Die Hose" by Carl Sternheim, and is directed by Walter Bobbie. "The Underpants" runs July 27 through Sept. 8, to order tickets by phone call (619) 234-5623.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $90

Location:
Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego
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Ongoing until Sunday, September 8, 2019
Sundays, 7 PM
Fridays, 7 PM
Saturdays, 7 PM
8:00 PM Italian Film: Resina Male choir and female director. A family and a small community need bindings, in order to face the challenges of future. A mix of characters brings irony and rhythm to the tale of this small world,struggling with the first effects of climate change , and by the determination of a young woman.

Admission/Cost: $8 at the "door"

Location:
Amici Park
State Street & Date Street
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Saturday, August 24 - 8:00 PM
8:00 PM Movie: About Time Love at first sight needs a second chance. Richard Curtis's time-traveling bit of magical realism stars Domnhall Gleeson as Tim, a geeky, lawyer-in-training, clumsy in matters of the heart, who inherited a genetic quirk for time travel. Rachel McAdams, a dizzy American expat, becomes the object of Tim's romantic attentions.

Cinema Under the Stars is an intimate outdoor movie theater, located directly behind Tops Salon in Mission Hills.

Admission is $17 for members, $18 at the box office, or $20 online (pay with cash or check only). Online reservations begin on Wednesday at 9:00 AM The box office opens at 6:00 PM on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Popcorn, candy and assorted hot and cold drinks sell for $2 each and a classic cartoon is screened before most films. Heaters and blankets are provided to keep you warm.

Admission/Cost: $17 - $20

Location:
Cinema Under The Stars
4040 Goldfinch St.
San Diego
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Dates and times:
Saturday, August 24 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, August 25 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call (619) 295-4221, or visit the www.topspresents.com.
8:00 PM Film: Before Sunrise On his way to Vienna, American Jesse (Ethan Hawke) meets Celine (Julie Delpy), a student returning to Paris. After long conversations forge a surprising connection between them, Jesse convinces Celine to get off the train with him in Vienna. Since his flight to the U.S. departs the next morning and he has no money for lodging, they wander the city together, taking in the experiences of Vienna and each other. As the night progresses, their bond makes separating in the morning a difficult choice.

Before Sunrise will be presented in the Digital Gym's outdoor screening area.

Admission/Cost: $7.50 - $11

Location:
Digital Gym
Media Arts Center
2921 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
MAP

Saturday, August 24 - 8:00 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Noel Coward's Private Lives Elyot and Amanda, once married to each other and now honeymooning, coincidentally, at the same hotel with new spouses, meet by chance, reignite the old spark and impulsively run off together. After days of being reunited, they again find their fiery romance alternating between love and anger. Their aggrieved spouses appear and things get even more complicated.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $22

Location:
PowPAC
13250 Poway Road
Poway, CA 92064
MAP

Ongoing from Friday, August 9 until Sunday, September 8 - 2019
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet After his smash-hit Othello and record-breaking Hamlet, Barry Edelstein returns to the Shakespeare Festival to take on the greatest love story of all time. Verona's Montague and Capulet families have been feuding for ages, and whenever they meet, violence breaks out. But when Romeo glimpses Juliet across a crowded dance floor, something different happens. Can star-crossed love survive in a world of rivalry and rage? With a plot featuring a masqued ball, sleeping potions, and
all-out brawling in the street, wrapped in a text full of soaring poetry, it's no wonder Romeo and Juliet has inspired countless adaptations, from ballets to movies to musicals like West Side Story. Young love has never been as dangerous or delightful as it is in Shakespeare's romantic masterpiece, brought to vivid life on our outdoor stage under the stars.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $90

Location:
Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP - [Park Map]

Dates and times:
From Sunday, August 11 to September 15, 2019
Tuesdays to Sundays - 8:00 PM
8:00 PM Stage: An Experiment With an Air Pump An Experiment With An Air Pump
A Production in Residence at La Jolla Playhouse
by Shelagh Stephenson
Directed by Richard Baird

Starring: Susan Angelo, Olivia Cordell, Francis Gercke, Jessica John,
Caroline Keeler, Justin Lang, and Robert Smyth

1799 — On the eve of a new century, a Northern English house buzzes with scientific experiments and furtive romance.
1999 — In a world of scientific chaos and genetic engineering, the same house reveals a dark secret buried for 200 years.

Performed on the UCSD Campus via the Revelle Entrance at the La Jolla Playhouse Theatre District

Admission/Cost: $18 - $35

Location:
Theodore and Adele Shank Theatre
UCSD Northpoint Driveway
La Jolla, CA 92093
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Dates and times:
Ongoing until August 25, 2019
Thursday, Friday and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
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