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Saturday, Sep 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Pacific Islander Festival
10:00 AM International Peace Day Celebration
10:00 AM Vista Viking Festival
12:30 PM Dance: International Harvest Festival
2:00 PM House of China Moon Festival
2:00 PM Celebrate Armenian Culture
2:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
7:00 PM Music: Debashish Bhattacharya and Derek Gripper
7:00 PM Music: Taiko Beats
8:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
8:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
8:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
8:30 PM Music: Siavash Ghomayshi
Sunday, Sep 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM Pacific Islander Festival 2017
10:00 AM Vista Viking Festival
12:00 PM Book Signing: How to Run Away from Home
12:30 PM Dance: International Harvest Festival
2:00 PM House of Puerto Rico Lawn Program
2:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
2:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
2:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
2:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
3:00 PM Film: Denial
3:00 PM Music: Michael Nigro
6:10 PM Film: Martha & Niki
7:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
Monday, Sep 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Lecture: Old New Media Xerox Art in Brazil
6:00 PM Music: Javid and Naoko
7:30 PM Music: The Danish Golden Age
Tuesday, Sep 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM UCSD Martial Arts Demo
6:00 PM Book Discussion: The Sandcastle Girls
7:30 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
Wednesday, Sep 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:30 PM Film: The Salt of the Earth
6:30 PM Book Discussion: Choices
6:30 PM Film: Low Riders
7:00 PM Music: Draco Rosa
7:30 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
Thursday, Sep 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
8:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
Friday, Sep 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
12:30 PM September Movies At the College Avenue Center
4:00 PM La Mesa Oktoberfest
4:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
6:30 PM Bollywood Garba By The Sea
7:00 PM 2017 Harmony and Motion International Music and Dance Festival
7:00 PM Music: Manny Cepeda Orchestra Quartet
7:30 PM Stage: Anon(ymous)
8:00 PM Stage: Speak Spanish To Me
8:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
8:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
8:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
Saturday, Sep 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM La Mesa Oktoberfest
11:00 AM San Diego Cabrillo Festival
12:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
2:00 PM 2017 Harmony and Motion International Music and Dance Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
3:00 PM Sabor Caliente: Hispanic Heritage Festival
6:00 PM 2017 Harmony and Motion International Music and Dance Festival
7:00 PM Music: Carlos Velasco
7:30 PM Stage: Anon(ymous)
8:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
8:00 PM Stage: Speak Spanish To Me
8:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
8:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
Sunday, Oct 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Adams Avenue Street Fair
10:00 AM Encinitas Oktoberfest
10:00 AM La Mesa Oktoberfest
12:00 PM 2017 Harmony and Motion International Music and Dance Festival
12:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
2:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
2:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
2:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
3:00 PM Music: K.S. Resmi and Scott Robinson
7:00 PM Stage: Speak Spanish To Me
7:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
Monday, Oct 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Annual Polish Festival
7:30 PM Music: The Danish Golden Age
Tuesday, Oct 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Film: The Cut
Wednesday, Oct 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:30 PM Film Discussion: Love and Death
7:30 PM Film: Fuocoammare
Thursday, Oct 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Film: San Diego International Film Festival
6:00 PM Book Signing: The Sandcastle Girls
7:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
7:30 PM Film: La Pazza Gioia
7:30 PM Stage: Anon(ymous)
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
Friday, Oct 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM Book Signing: The Sandcastle Girls
12:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
12:00 PM Film: San Diego International Film Festival
5:00 PM Annual Polish Festival
7:30 PM Mariachi and Orchestra I
7:30 PM Film: Era D'estate
7:30 PM Stage: Anon(ymous)
8:00 PM Music: San Diego Symphony Presents A Hero's Life
8:00 PM Music: All Roads Lead to Romany
8:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
8:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
8:00 PM Stage: Speak Spanish To Me
Calendar

< Saturday, September 9, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

The Explorer's Club
Until September 24, 2017

Wild Goose Dreams
Until October 1, 2017

Kiss of the Spider Woman
Until October 27, 2017

Exhibitions and Art

We Are Here/Estamos Aqui
Until October 29, 2017

Trappings: Homage to the Horse and Other Steeds
Until November 12, 2017

Barrio Art Crawl
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Art of East Asia
Until December 31, 2019

Arts of Iran
Until January 31, 2019

Art Of The 20th Century
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

German Expressionism
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

Dan McCleary, Etchings And Studies: Taller De Grabado Oaxaca 2000 - 2016

Kanban, Traditional Shop Signs Of Japan
Ongoing until October 8, 2017

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

Shakespeare&Tea
Ongoing Sundays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Dancing With The Brush: Chinese Brush Painting And Calligraphy
Ongoing Tuesdays

Middle-Eastern Drum and Belly Dance Class
Ongoing Mondays

Salsa Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

Urban Art & More
Ongoing Tuesdays

Mandarin Meetup
Ongoing Wednesdays

Cultural Tours and Excursions

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 Street Eats
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Brewery Tour
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Market Hop
Ongoing, Select Sundays

Tijuana Seafood Food Tour
Ongoing Saturdays

Tijuana Foodie Adventure
Ongoing Saturdays,Tuesdays,Sundays

Ensenada Mexico Pacific Ocean Coastal Tour

Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Tijuana Foodie Adventures

Brews + Chews & Views: Tijuana Walking Tour
Ongoing Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays until Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Other

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays

Frankie & Maria's Italian Wedding, A Not-So-Ordinary Interactive Dinner Theater
Ongoing, Saturdays, Fridays

Jewish Film Festival
Ongoing, Everyday

Belly Dance Greek Dinner Show
Ongoing, Fridays, Saturdays

Haad Sai Thai Food
Ongoing, Thursday

10:30 AM Cardiff Greek Festival 2017 Enjoy authentic Greek cuisine and pastries, live Greek music and dancing, kids' fun zone, cooking demonstrations, church tours, and more for the entire family at the 39th annual Greek Festival. Get your photo taken with the San Diego Padres Swinging Friar and Pad Squad from 1-4pm both days.

$3 for adults and free for children under 12. Free parking adjacent Mira Costa College. Bring the ad in this weeks paper for free admission.

Admission/Cost: $3

Location:
Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church
3459 Manchester Avenue
Cardiff, CA 92007
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Dates and times:
Saturday, September 9 - 10:30 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, September 10 - 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 942-0920 or visit: www.stsconstantinehelen.com
12:00 PM Music: 7th Annual San Diego Blues Festival The Jacobs and Cushman San Diego Food Bank will host the seventh annual AimLoan.com San Diego Blues Festival at the downtown San Diego waterfront. The family-friendly event will feature nine musical acts on two stages featuring the talents of the California Honeydrops, Joe Louis Walker, and Grammy Award-winning artist, Mavis Staples.

Festival attendees will enjoy local craft beer, food vendors, specialty cocktails and wine, along with arts and crafts vendors.

The Food Bank asks all attendees to bring 2 cans of food to donate. Super VIP tickets include admission to a private concert the night before, on Friday, September 8. Children 12 and under are allowed free entry with a paid parent or guardian. Limit one child per adult.

Tickets will also be available for purchase at the gate.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $250

Location:
Embarcadero Marina Park North
500 Kettner Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, September 9 - 12:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.portofsandiego.org
1:00 PM Stage: An American In Paris Broadway San Diego presents An American in Paris, the Tony Award-winning musical about an American soldier and a mysterious French girl looking for a new beginning in the aftermath of war. Directed and choreographed by famed dancer Christopher Wheeldon, this show blends the romance of Paris with beloved songs by George and Ira Gershwin. An American in Paris runs for 2 hours and 30 minutes (with intermission) and is recommended for ages 8 and up.

Admission/Cost: $22.50 - $175

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Tuesday, September 5 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, September 6 - 7:00 PM
Thursday, September 7 - 7:30 PM
Friday, September 8 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, September 9 - 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Sunday, September 10 - 1:00 PM & 6:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegotheatres.org or call: 619) 570-1100
2:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams A North Korean defector who has left her family behind and a lonely South Korean father start an unlikely online romance as they each attempt to allay their fears and alienation in this inventive, lyrical and darkly humorous piece directed by Tony-nominated and Drama Desk Award-winning Leigh Silverman (Violet, Chinglish).

Admission/Cost: $25 - $40

Location:
La Jolla Playhouse
2910 La Jolla Village Dr
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Dates and times:
Tuesday, September 5 through October 1
( Please click on the link below for specific dates and times)

For more information, please call: (858) 550-1010 or visit: www.lajollaplayhouse.org
3:00 PM Dinner & Concert: Talia Morales and Michelle Josey Join us for an afternoon of great food from A&S Catering, and a live concert featuring local Peruvian Songbird, Talia Morales & gal pal Michelle Josey. Sing along to variety of family favorites, and enjoy delicious food, going into a sense of peace and happiness that brings you to the understanding of likaa át'íígo doon nt'é da… the sweetness of doing nothing.

Our evening will start with our own local comedy improv artist Rita Mooney! So join us and find yourself with a wonderful relaxing evening and give to help programs of valuable EarthWisdom be available for future generations.... just like Talia's song with the butterflies directs us... all proceeds benefit the performers and Yraceburu EarthWisdom Community Service Projects, & are tax deducatable. How good can it get?!

Today we celebrate Kids and Butterflies!

Admission/Cost: $50

Location:
YEW Ranch
directions sent with confirmation of registration, or upon rsvp of intent
Ramona, CA

Saturday, September 9 - 3:00 PM

For more information, please call: (505) 414-1583 or visit: www.yraceburu.org
3:00 PM Film: The Resistance Saga Triple Feature The Resistance Saga Triple Feature: When the Mountains Tremble (1983), Granito: How to Nail a Dictator (2011), and 500 Years (2017)

When the Mountains Tremble (1983): Filmed in 1982 at the height of the Guatemalan Army's repression against the Mayan indigenous people, When the Mountains Tremble describes the struggle of the largely Indian peasantry against a legacy of state and foreign oppression. Centered on the experiences of Nobel Peace Laureate Rigoberta Menchú, a Maya K'iche indigenous leader, the film knits a variety of forms— interviews, direct address, re-enactment, video transmission, and on the spot footage shot at great hazard— into a wide-ranging and remarkable cohesive epic canvas of the Guatemalan struggle.

Granito: How to Nail a Dictator (2011): In 1982, Guatemala was engulfed in an armed conflict during which a genocidal "scorched earth" campaign by the military killed nearly 200,000 Maya people including 45,000 disappeared. Now, as if a watchful Maya god were weaving back together threads of a story unraveled by the passage of time, forgotten by most, the characters of this film become integral to the overarching narrative of wrongs done and justice sought that they have pieced together, each adding their granito, their tiny grain of sand, to the epic tale.

500 Years (2017): From a historic genocide trial to the overthrow of a president, 500 Years tells a sweeping story of mounting resistance played out in Guatemala's recent history, through the actions and perspectives of the majority indigenous Mayan population, who now stand poised to reimagine their society.

Director Pamela Yates will do a Skype introduction preceding the screening of WHEN THE MOUNTAINS TREMBLE and will do a Skype Q&A following the screening of 500 YEARS. The Q&A will be moderated by Ramona L. Pérez, Ph.D., director of the Center of Latin American Studies at San Diego State University.

Admission/Cost: Individual tickets: $11.00, Triple Feature Pack: $22.00

Location:
Digital Gym Cinema
2921 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
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Saturday, September 9 - 3:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.digitalgym.org
5:00 PM 3rd Ahaana Festival "Yoni ki Baat," a South Asian adaptation of "The Vagina Monologues" is the main and featured program of Ahaana. It's a nationally recognized and a growing collection of authentic and bold stories.

Introducing first time ever, "MenOlogues," the other side! "Yoni ki Baat" and "MenOlogues" are stories powerful, poignant and personal stories written and performed by women and men from the South Asian communities.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $40

Location:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, September 9 - 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 888-3331 or visit: www.ahaana.org
6:00 PM Art: Bhavna Mehta Join us on Saturday for the Ray at Night art walk and our new show. Born and raised in India in an extended family and influenced by folk art traditions from India, Bhavna Mehta describes her work: "I draw with a knife and paint with thread, cutting and sewing paper to tell visual stories." Figures, botanical motifs, symbolic elements and words form intricate connections within and beyond her cut paper and embroidery pieces.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Ray Street Custom Framing and Gallery
3807 Ray Street
San Diego, CA 92104
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Saturday, September 9 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 255-2022 or visit: www.raystreetcustomframing.com
6:00 PM Invisible y Resistencia Art Exhibition Invisible y Resistencia (Invisible and Resistance), an art exhibition as part of a Bi-National Theater and Arts Festival. Artist reception with music by Dreams Made Flesh, SISSTER, and DJIllustr8r. Scenes from upcoming play by Samuel Valdez (And He Became Man) and Dave Rivas (Letter from the Wall). Interpretive dance by Patricia Maldonado.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Iron Fist Brewing Co.
1985 National Avenue #1132
San Diego, CA 92113
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Saturday, September 9 - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
6:30 PM Music: American Folk Concert Join Kalabash instructor Clinton Davis and friends for the sixth concert of our bimonthly concert series of American folk music!

Clinton Davis is a multi-instrumentalist from Kentucky who can play anything you put in his hands: guitar, banjo, fiddle, piano and harmonica. With his wide palette of instruments and sounds, he performs old time songs, ballads and dance music from the early 20th century Appalachian Mountains, Deep South and Western frontiers.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $12

Location:
Kalabash School of Music + the Arts
5725 La Jolla Blvd.
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Saturday, September 9 - 6:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 456-2753 or visit: www.kalabasharts.com
7:00 PM Film: Jake Shimabukuro Life on four Strings A free outdoor film series featuring Heroes of the Arts on Film. Enjoy cinema under the stars. Show up early for music and performances or visit the open art galleries, studios, and museums. Grab a picnic, blanket, or low-back chair and catch a flick on the outdoor big screen along Liberty Station's grassy North Promenade. In addition, a short independent, experimental, or documentary film will be shown, curated by Outside the Lens. See one new short film each month. Produced in partnership with Pacific Arts Movement.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Liberty Station North Promenade
2848 Dewey RD
San Diego, CA 92106
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Saturday, September 9 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 756-7992 or visit: www.libertystation.com
8:00 PM Music: Jake Shimabukuro Humphreys Concerts by the Bay presents ukulele sensation Jake Shimabukuro.

An artist who has drawn comparisons to musical titans such as Jimi Hendrix and Miles Davis, Jake Shimabukuro has topped Billboard's World Music Chart on numerous occasions and has sold out prestigious venues and festivals around the world.

Admission/Cost: $50 - $120

Location:
Humphreys Concerts by the Bay
2241 Shelter Island Dr.
San Diego, CA 92106
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Saturday, September 9 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (800) 745-3000 or visit: www.humphreysconcerts.com
8:00 PM Stage: An American In Paris Broadway San Diego presents An American in Paris, the Tony Award-winning musical about an American soldier and a mysterious French girl looking for a new beginning in the aftermath of war. Directed and choreographed by famed dancer Christopher Wheeldon, this show blends the romance of Paris with beloved songs by George and Ira Gershwin. An American in Paris runs for 2 hours and 30 minutes (with intermission) and is recommended for ages 8 and up.

Admission/Cost: $22.50 - $175

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Tuesday, September 5 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, September 6 - 7:00 PM
Thursday, September 7 - 7:30 PM
Friday, September 8 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, September 9 - 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Sunday, September 10 - 1:00 PM & 6:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegotheatres.org or call: 619) 570-1100
8:00 PM Stage: Accomplice Scripps Ranch Theatre presents Rupert Holmes' mystery-thriller. At Derek and Janet Taylor's stylish, Dartmoor, England,home, "adultery and murder are in the air." Jacqueline Ritz directs.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $34

Location:
Scripps Ranch Theatre
9783 Avenue of Nations
San Diego, CA 92131
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Saturday, September 9 until Sunday, October 8 - 2017
Sundays, 2:00 PM
Fridays, 8:00 PM
Saturdays, 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 578-7728 or visit: www.scrippsranchtheatre.org
8:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams A North Korean defector who has left her family behind and a lonely South Korean father start an unlikely online romance as they each attempt to allay their fears and alienation in this inventive, lyrical and darkly humorous piece directed by Tony-nominated and Drama Desk Award-winning Leigh Silverman (Violet, Chinglish).

Admission/Cost: $25 - $40

Location:
La Jolla Playhouse
2910 La Jolla Village Dr
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Dates and times:
Tuesday, September 5 through October 1
( Please click on the link below for specific dates and times)

For more information, please call: (858) 550-1010 or visit: www.lajollaplayhouse.org
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