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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 31, 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
1:00 PM 49th Annual Barona Pow Wow The Barona Band of Mission Indians proudly invites the San Diego community to celebrate Native American heritage at the 49th Annual Barona Powwow over Labor Day Weekend.

The three-day cultural celebration starts on Friday, August 30 with gourd dancing at 6:00 PM and a dramatic grand entry of dancers in colorful regalia at 8:00 PM The Barona Powwow will continue Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 11:00 PM Admission and parking are free.

Hundreds of Native American participants of all ages and from across the country will showcase their dancing skills as they compete in a variety of categories for $80,000 in prize money.

In addition to beautiful regalia and dancing, spectators will be able to enjoy hand drum contests, singing and music, authentic Native American food including delicious Indian fry bread tacos, arts and crafts and handcrafted jewelry.

The Barona Powwow will be held at the Barona Sports Park located on the Barona Indian Reservation just one mile north of the Barona Resort & Casino on Wildcat Canyon Road in Lakeside. Free shuttle service is available from Barona Resort & Casino to the Powwow.

Admission/Cost: Free - $20

Location:
Barona Resort & Casino
1932 Wildcat Canyon Rd.
Lakeside, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, August 30 - 6:00 PM
Saturday, August 31 - 1:00 PM
Sunday, September 1 - 1:00 PM
1:00 PM Stage: Saints and Stars This follows the lifelong friendship of Sofa, a NASA astronaut, and Zoe, the wife of a Greek Orthodox priest. Sofia and Zoe have been friends since they were children and not a day has passed where they have seen or spoken to each other. Their lives and friendship are changed forever when Zoe becomes pregnant with her first child and Sofa is chosen for the first manned Mission to Mars. As the day of Sofia's departure to Mars and Zoe's due date approaches, their relationship becomes more strained as each woman is forced to re-evaluate what they each have prioritized in their own life and the indelible impact that they have made on each other.

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, 92101
MAP

Saturday, August 31 - 1:00 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
3:00 PM SYDRO Music Festival Come celebrate the vivacious binational culture through the sights of art, tastes of cuisine and the sounds of music. Be ready to experience the ultimate sensory delights.

San Ysidro Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the 1st Annual SYDRO Music Festival. This cultural festival will capture the attention of the entire family; showcasing a community talent show, soccer tournament, two live stages, boxing matches, Children's area, border art walk, & a binational tasting from both sides of the border.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Larsen Field
4100 Camino de la Plaza
San Ysidro, CA 92173
MAP

Saturday, August 31 - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM Book Discussion: Louise Penny Warwick's and the Balboa Theatre will host Louise Penny as she discusses her new book, "A Better Man." Penny is the #1 "New York Times" bestselling author of the Chief Inspector Armand Gamache novels.

This is a ticketed event at the Balboa Theatre. Ticket price includes a pre-signed copy of "A Better Man." Please visit our website or call the Warwick's Book Dept. (858) 454-0347 for details.

Admission/Cost: $24.50 - $91.50

Location:
Balboa Theatre
868 4th Ave.
San Diego, CA
MAP

Saturday, August 31 - 6:00 PM
7:00 PM Songs Of The Soul -- The Music Of Sri Chinmoy Free concert. International classical, world and jazz musicians perform compositions by Maestro Sri Chinmoy. Experience an evening of sublime melodies, dynamic arrangements and peaceful meditation.

Admission/Cost: FREE

You can reserve your free tickets here:
by phone: 619-376-3627
pickup: Restaurant Jyoti-Bihanga, 3351 Adams Ave.
San Diego, CA 92116

Location:
Garfield Theater
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Dr.
La Jolla, CA
MAP

Saturday, August 31 - 7:00 PM

For more information, visit the www.songs-of-the-soul.com
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
MAP

Ongoing until Sunday, September 8, 2019
Sundays, 7 PM
Fridays, 7 PM
Saturdays, 7 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
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