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Friday, Jul 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Europe: Secrets of the Old Masters
10:00 AM Afrofuturism Lounge
12:00 PM Chicano-Con
7:00 PM Iranian Film: The Corridor
8:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
8:00 PM Stage: A Man of No importance
8:00 PM Film: The Lady from Shanghai
Saturday, Jul 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Peace Train Transcending Barriers March
10:00 AM Afrofuturism Lounge
12:00 PM 3rd Annual South Bay Salsa Fest
12:00 PM Chicano-Con
1:00 PM Discussion: Taoism with Kenneth Cohen
2:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
6:00 PM Vegan Night Kamanya Experience
6:00 PM Summerwood: Music, Beer, Food & Art Festival
8:00 PM Music: Allison Adams Tucker
8:00 PM Italian Film: Umberto D
8:00 PM Stage: A Man of No importance
Sunday, Jul 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Afrofuturism Lounge
12:00 PM Chicano-Con
2:00 PM House of Colombia Lawn Program
2:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
5:00 PM Miss Middle East USA 2018
7:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Monday, Jul 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM German Film: My Words, My Lies, My Love (Lila Lila)
Tuesday, Jul 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:30 PM Tour to Cuba Informational Session
Wednesday, Jul 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Music: Mariachi Estrellas de Chula Vista
7:00 PM Women's Film Festival San Diego: The Ito Sisters
7:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Thursday, Jul 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Music: Henry Kapono
8:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
8:00 PM Stage: A Man of No importance
Friday, Jul 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Film: Mughal e Azam
7:00 PM Music: Yale Strom & Hot Pstromi
8:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
8:00 PM Stage: A Man of No importance
Saturday, Jul 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Japanese Obon Festival
1:00 PM Music: Israel Maldonado and Puente
1:00 PM Documentary: Maritime Silk Road
1:30 PM Documentary Series: Knowledge is the Beginning
2:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
6:00 PM Book Signing: Underwater Vibes
7:00 PM Film: Coco
8:00 PM Talk: Polynesian Settlement and Heritage
8:00 PM Stage: A Man of No importance
9:00 PM Music: Como La Flor
Sunday, Jul 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Japanese Obon Festival
2:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
7:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Monday, Jul 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Jul 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Aug 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Thursday, Aug 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
8:00 PM Stage: A Man of No importance
Calendar

< Saturday, September 16, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Xanadu
Until August 18

Once
Until July 22, 2018

The Tempest
Until July 22, 2018

Queens
Until July 29, 2018

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

Exhibitions and Art

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

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Europe: Secrets of the Old Masters
Ongoing until July 20

African Djembe Drumming
Ongoing Wednesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

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

Tequila, Tacos, & Tombstones: Old Town Tour
ongoing Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays

Tijuana Street Food Tour
ongoing Saturdays, Sundays and Tuesdays

Puerto Nuevo Lobster Dinner
ongoing Saturdays

Tijuana Seafood Tour
ongoing Fridays and Sundays

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 Brewery Tour
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

Hard Days Night
Until August 29, 2018

Flamenco Performance
Until December 29, 2018

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays

Dances of Universal Peace
Ongoing Saturdays

10:00 AM Art of the Americas ART OF THE AMERICAS - Pre-Columbian Art from Mingei's Collection is the most comprehensive presentation to date of the Museum's significant holdings of objects used by people from the ancient cultures of Mexico, Central and South America. Objects featured in the exhibition straddle cultural boundaries—from the Olmec and Maya civilizations in Mexico to the Moche civilization in Peru—as well as numerous ancient traditions and cultures, including the indigenous Teuchitlán, Zoque, Huastec and western Mexican societies.

The works range from objects made for ritual and ceremonial use - figurines, vessels and sculptures depicting gods, shamans, animals, marine life, and floral motifs - to objects for domestic use including jars, bowls, spindle whorls, ocarinas (wind instruments), roller stamps used for decorating cloth and adornments such as beads and ear plugs. A rare collection of Maya textile fragments and ancient beads will also be presented.

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Mingei international Museum
Plaza de Panama
Balboa Park
1439 El Prado,
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Saturday, September 16, 2017 until Sunday, February 18, 2018
Tuesdays through Sundays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 239-0003 or visit: www.pacificstandardtime.org
10:00 AM Santa Fe Marketplace At Bazaar Del Mundo The Southwest is making a comeback, with boho lovers and free spirits across the country donning bold pieces of turquoise, vibrant hues and Zapotec designs. Here in San Diego, the best of Southwest's Native American jewelry, art and crafts will be on display and for sale at Bazaar del Mundo's annual Santa Fe Marketplace, Friday and Saturday.

Amidst a vibrant outdoor marketplace, exquisite collections of authentic Native American jewelry, art, crafts and décor will be showcased from Navajo, Cherokee, Hopi, Pima, Isleta Pueblo and Santo Domingo Pueblo tribe members, along with other noted Southwestern artists demonstrating and selling their goods.

Visitors can take in dazzling sterling silver and multi-stone inlaid jewelry made with stunning turquoise, coral and other exotic stones, hand-woven Zapotec pillows and rugs, leather accessories, fetishes, storytellers, Pendleton blankets and more. Returning to this year's festival, pawn trader Art Quintana will appraise visitors' fine Indian jewelry and family heirlooms (up to two pieces each).

Visitors will also enjoy live musical performances, and mouth-watering cuisine from neighboring Casa Guadalajara.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Bazar del Mundo Shops
4133 Taylor St
San Diego, CA 92110
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Dates and times:
Friday, September 15 - 10:00 AM
Saturday, September 16 - 10:00 AM

For more information, please call: (619) 296-3161 or visit: www.bazaardelmundo.com
10:30 AM Lecture: Chop Suey Culinary Historians of San Diego presents Chop Suey: A Cultural History of Chinese Food in the United States featuring James Beard Award-winning author Andrew Coe in the Neil Morgan Auditorium. Coe has written books, articles and blog posts on everything from the ancient history of foie gras to the secret criminal past of chocolate egg creams to where to buy the tastiest bread in New York City.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Central Library
330 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, September 16 - 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 236-5800 or visit: www.sandiego.librarymarket.com
11:00 AM Lecture: Piracy on the Chinese Seas Pirates are more than just swashbuckling scallywags that sail around the Caribbean, stealing gold and singing shanties. Pirates have emerged throughout history in many locations due to a particular set of circumstances: a weak central government, a pirate-friendly local populace, renegade Europeans, and a niche in the economy. This lecture will be a close look into China's very own piratical rogues' gallery, their stories, and how the Celestial Empire met the Jolly Roger.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $5

Location:
Chinese Historical Museum
404 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Saturday, September 16 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 338-9888 or visit: www.sdchm.org
12:00 PM Serbian Food and Cultural Festival Sixth-annual event. Sample homemade food (we're roasting lambs and pigs), along with European desserts and imported wine and beer. Performances by Serbian folklore dance groups from Southern California and Arizona, as well as concerts from the famed Kosovo Men's Choir of Ohio. Church Tours will be held twice a day. We'll also have live music/dancing and vendor booths. New this year: Christensen Amusement rides and hourly door prizes.

Admission/Cost: $3

Location:
Saint Petka Serbian Orthodox Church
1854 Knob Hill Road
San Marcos, CA 92069
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Dates and times:
Saturday, September 16 - 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, September 17 - 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 743-2178 or visit: www.stpetkachurch.com
12:00 PM Book Discussion: Sandcastle Girls When Elizabeth Endicott arrives in Aleppo, Syria, she has a diploma from Mount Holyoke, a crash course in nursing, and only the most basic grasp of the Armenian language. It's 1915, and Elizabeth has volunteered to help deliver food and medical aid to refugees of the Armenian Genocide during the First World War. There she meets Armen, a young Armenian engineer who has already lost his wife and infant daughter. After leaving Aleppo and traveling into Egypt to join the British Army, he begins to write Elizabeth letters, realizing that he has fallen in love with the wealthy young American.

Years later, their American granddaughter, Laura, embarks on a journey back through her family's history, uncovering a story of love, loss—and a wrenching secret that has been buried for generations.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Lincoln Acres Branch Library
2725 Granger Ave
National City, CA 91950
MAP

Saturday, September 16 - 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 475-9880 or visit: www.sdcl.org
12:00 PM Old Town San Diego Fiestas Patrias It's that time again to head to Old Town San Diego State Historic Park to celebrate Mexican Independence during the Fiestas Patrias!
This year our annual festivities commence with the ringing of the bell at the historic Casa de Estudillo on Saturday, September 16, 2017. This free festival commemorates an important day in early San Diego history when Alta California was still part of Mexico and declared independence from Spain on September 16, 1821.

Our exciting and colorful Fiestas Patrias parade kicks off the festivities that will include the Escaramuzas, traditional women equestrians.

Following the parade, there will be a variety of entertainment, including historic and traditional music and dance groups, crafts, games and informational demonstrations that represent the activities enjoyed by the early settlers on San Diego in the 1800s.

Park guests can relax and picnic in the grassy area in front of the stage that will be filled with spectacular musical entertainment and piñatas for children.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Old Town State Historic Park
San Diego Avenue and Twiggs Street
San Diego, CA 92110
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Saturday, September 16 - 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 220-5422 or visit: www.parks.ca.gov
1:00 PM Music: Julian Music Festival This year's festival will feature a variety of musical genres, including Americana, pop rock, Latin jazz, adult contemporary, folk, and Celtic.

Way Back Then, a trio of multi-instrumentalists, kicks off the festival with a folk, acoustic, traditional Americana, and "usually a few slightly zany novelty tunes," according to a band spokesperson. Back from a years absence, singer-songwriter Natalie Gelman contributes strong smoky vocals for guitar-driven pop rock and engaging rapport. Abrakadabra performs a fusion of Latin jazz, island, funk, reggae, pop, and rock. Wrapping up the festival, Gregory Page is slated to perform folk, Celtic, American roots jazz, ragtime, swing, and French Romanticism.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $20

Location:
Menghini Winery
1150 Julian Orchards Drive
Julian, CA 92036
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Saturday, September 16 - 1:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 519-4871 or visit: www.julianmusicfestival.com
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
7:00 PM Music: Mohsen Namjoo Mohsen Namjoo is an Iranian artist, songwriter, singer, music scholar and setar (traditional Persian lute) player based in New York City. Hailed as "the Bob Dylan of Iran" by the New York Times, Namjoo is a visionary artist who speaks for the youth in Iran. Seamlessly blending the Classical Persian setar with electric guitar, and rock and blues vocal techniques with Persian avaz (singing), he fuses the ancient with the current.

Admission/Cost: $35 - $60

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

Saturday, September 16 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 552-9355 or visit: www.pccsd.org
7:30 PM Music: Matthew Welch Welch will perform a set of solo music for the highland bagpipe that ranges from the Scottish music tradition to Southeast Asian music, focusing on the modern experimental music practices of minimalism and structured improvisation, and featuring compositions by himself and notable living composers.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $20

Location:
Bread & Salt
1955 Julian Avenue
San Diego, CA 92113
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Saturday, September 16 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 851-4083 or visit: www.freshsoundmusic.com
8:00 PM Music: Yuri Yuri (born Yuridia Valenzuela-Canseco, 6 January 1964) is a famous Mexican singer, actress and TV host. She has maintained a significant presence in the entertainment business in Mexico since the 1970s, although she is well known outside of Mexico. Born and raised in Veracruz, Mexico, she moved to Mexico City in 1977, for a career in entertainment. She will be performing at Harrah's Resort.

Admission/Cost: $69 - $200

Location:
Harrahs's Resort
777 Harrah's Rincon Way
Valley Center, CA 92082
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Saturday, September 16 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 751-3100 or visit: www.caesars.com
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
MAP

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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