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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

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

3:00 PM Kumeyaay Garden Dedication Ceremony The Office of the Tribal Liaison, together with the USD campus, celebrates California Native American Day with the dedication of the university's Kumeyaay Garden, a space that honors indigenous plants and the Kumeyaay people's connection to this land.

The event will include bird singing, storytelling, ethnobotany tours, Kumeyaay cultural activities, and an art exhibition.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
USD Student Life Pavilion, Plaza Mayor
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110
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Friday, September 22 - 3:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 260-7707 or visit: www.sandiego.edu
5:30 PM Japanese Autumn Equinox Ceremony Nourish your soul and uplift your spirits during this healing, rejuvenating ceremony and celebration. Evening will include a walking meditation in the gorgeous Japanese Friendship Garden, a healing guided visualization, inspiring music, and a heart-opening ceremony of gratitude honoring the beauty and abundance of Autumn.

Register online by September 8 for $20, and by September 21 for $25. Purchase tickets at the door for $30.

The ceremony will be held at the Japanese Friendship Garden in Balboa Park. Please plan to arrive early by 5:30 p.m. to give yourself time to find parking and walk down to the Inamori Pavilion in the Lower Garden.

You will receive an email with all relevant logistical details about the ceremony a few days before the event date.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $30

Location:
Japanese Friendship Garden San Diego
2215 Pan American Rd. E
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Friday, September 22 - 5:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 444-7993 or visit: www.niwa.org
6:00 PM Music: Leyla McCalla A Haitian-American who sings in French, Haitian Creole and English, Leyla McCalla plays cello, tenor banjo, and guitar. Deeply influenced by traditional Creole, Cajun and Haitian music, as well as by American jazz and folk, her music is at once earthy, elegant, soulful, and witty.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $30

Location:
California Center for the Arts
340 N. Escondido Boulevard
Escondido, CA 92025
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Friday, September 22 - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 839-4138 or visit: www.artcenter.org
6:00 PM South Sudan: Crisis and Conflict in the World's Newest Country The Republic of South Sudan achieved its independence from Sudan in 2011 following over 30 years of civil war. After a brief period of peace and prosperity, South Sudan slipped back into war in 2013, forcing more than 900,000 people to seek refuge in neighboring countries and leaving another 1.7 million people internally displaced. South Sudanese documentary filmmaker Alex Taban will discuss the country's struggle for freedom, the promise of independence and the ongoing challenges of governance.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $50

Location:
AMN Healthcare
12400 High Bluff Drive
San Diego, CA 92130
MAP

Friday, September 22 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 325-8200 or visit: www.sandiegoworldaffairscouncil.wildapricot.org
7:00 PM Dance: Bamboozled Kidz Danz Kompany presents an evening of new works and a critically acclaimed work from 2011.

"Dear John" celebrates the artistry of Elton John. Through the medium of dance, "Taught" and "Psalms for the Children of Syria" present a new understanding of the world in which we now live. Principle Visionary Dance Theatre dancer James LaRose presents "Shimmy Sham," an upbeat tap number that will have you dancing in your seats. Finally, Internationally acclaimed choreographer and Professor of Dance at University of South Florida Jeanne Travers presents her 2011 work "Tunisian Nights."

Admission/Cost: $20 - $25

Location:
San Diego Performing Arts Center
4579 Mission Gorge Place
San Diego, CA 92120
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Dates and times:
Friday, September 22 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday, September 23 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 758-8112 or visit: www.visionarydancetheatre.org
8:00 PM Music: Los Amigos Invisibles Since their first album in 1995, Los Amigos Invisibles have developed a sound based on the "gozadera" - an irresistible fusion of Latin rhythms with fiery funk and lounge music. The band got their first break when David Byrne (Talking Heads) discovered one of their albums by chance in a Manhattan record shop. He immediately called the band up in their native Venezuela and soon after, signed them to his label: Luaka Bop. Byrne opened doors for the band across the globe and Los Amigos Invisibles soon became an international touring machine.

Admission/Cost: $27

Location:
Music Box
1337 India Street
San Diego, CA 92101
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Friday, September 22 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 795-1337 or visit: www.musicboxsd.com
8:00 PM Music: Al Di Meola Al Di Meola's 40th Anniversary of Elegant Gypsy Electric Tour is a musical journey celebrating his early years up to his recent work. It also features some of Di Meola's latest work that he just recorded for his upcoming studio album which will be released early next year.

Di Meola is a pioneer of blending world music and jazz. Over the past four decades, the living guitar legend has explored the rich influence of flamenco, tango, Middle Eastern, Brazilian, and African music.

Admission/Cost: $51.50

Location:
Balboa Theatre
868 4th Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Friday, September 22 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 615-4000 or visit: www.sandiegotheatres.org
8:00 PM Stage: Ironbound Moxie Theatre opens its 13th season with Martyna Majok's "darkly funny portrait of a Polish immigrant for whom love is a luxury -- and a liability -- as she fights to survive in America." Jennifer Eve Thorn directs.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $30

Location:
Moxie Theatre
6663 El Cajon Boulevard, Suite N
San Diego, CA 92115
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Dates and times:
Saturday, September 21 through October 22

Sundays - 2:00 PM
Thursdays - 7:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 598-7620 or visit: www.moxietheatre.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
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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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