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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

< Friday, October 20, 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

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11:00 AM Without Walls Festival: The Quiet Volume From the United Kingdom, Ant Hampton and Tim Etchells present a "contemplative, self-generated performance for two audience members sitting side by side." They take cues from words both written and whispered, and find themselves "burrowing an unlikely path through a pile of books." Performances run every 15 minutes.

Admission/Cost: $20

Location:
Central Library
330 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and Times:
Thursday, October 19 - 11:00 AM
Friday, October 20 - 11:00 AM
Saturday, October 21 - 11:00 AM
Sunday, October 22 - 1:00 PM

For tickets and more information, please visit: www.lajollaplayhouse.org
5:00 PM Without Walls Festival: Oslo La Jolla Playhouse presents Max Robert Daily's piece about Oslo's Sardine Bar. The proprietor was shipwrecked years earlier, "when his Danish-flagged freighter, the crew, the Radio Free band, and the finest cargo of sardines were all presumed lost." If enough people come to dine, he may be able to get a life raft.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Bread & Salt
1955 Julian Avenue
San Diego, CA 92113
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Dates and times:
Friday, October 20 - 5:00 PM
Saturday, October 21 - 4:00 PM
Sunday, October 22 - 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 550-1010 or visit: www.lajollaplayhouse.org
5:00 PM Without Walls Festival: Among Us From Los Angeles and the Netherlands, Marike Splint's walking piece makes the audience protagonists and the city the stage. You tour "places you may have passed many times but you view them through a different lens. Where do your connections lie?"

Admission/Cost: $20

Location:
Horton Plaza Park
900 Fourth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, October 20 - 5:00 PM
Saturday, October 21 - All Day (3 shows)
Sunday, October 22 - All Day (3 shows)

For tickets and more information, please visit: www.lajollaplayhouse.org
6:00 PM Dance: 4x4 TJ Night As part of the La Jolla Playhouse's site-specific festival, the Lux Boreal Dance Company of Tijuana/San Diego does dance performances on a four-by-four-foot stage.

Admission/Cost: $15

Location:
Bread & Salt
1955 Julian Avenue
San Diego, CA 92113
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Dates and times:
Thursday, October 19 - 7:00 PM
Friday, October 20 - 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 550-1010 or visit: www.lajollaplayhouse.org
7:00 PM Corazon de Flamenco For Doctors without Borders Flamenco With Roots Perfroming Arts,
will once again bring together the community for a humanitarian awareness event for Doctors Without Borders. This incredible night of artistic talent Corazon De Flamenco is an expression of what the arts can do for those in need. They will be joined by renowned guest guitarist David de Alva and a spectacular flamenco show.

You will be able to enjoy a Mediterranean dinner which will start at 7:30 PM. Special guest renowned guitarist David De Alva will be on at 8:00 PM. Special guest speaker Dr. Sandra Freidwal who is a volunteer for MSF (Médecins Sans Frontières) , along with a local San Diego Doctor will share a discussion at 8:30 PM . There will be a Flamenco Show following a silent auction with great gift baskets!

Admission/Cost: $45 - $55

Location:
The Abbey on Fifth Avenue
2825 Fifth Ave
San Diego, CA 92103
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Friday, October 20 - 7:00 PM to 10:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com or Email: [email protected]
7:30 PM Music: Sacra/Profana, Building Bridges Between Cultures Choral group Sacra/Profana presents a concert that highlights music from around the world, like Mexican folk songs and African prayers. The group will also be featuring music from cultures not known for their choral traditions

Conducted by Juan Carlos Acosta, this program is part of Sacra/Profana's "Building Bridges" series.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $35

Locations:
St. Paul's Cathedral
2728 6th Ave.
San Diego, CA
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First Unitarian Universalist Church
4190 Front St
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Friday, October 20 - 7:30 PM (St. Pauls)
Saturday, October 21 - 7:30 PM (UU Church)
8:00 PM Stage: Princess Diana For two weeks only, Patio Playhouse and the Seany Foundation present the San Diego premiere of Karen Sokolof Javitch and Elaine Jabenis' musical about the life of Princess Diana, her courtship and marriage to Prince Charles, her tumultuous relationship with the royal family, and her tragic death.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $20

Location:
Patio Playhouse Theatre
116 S. Kalmia Street
Escondido, CA 92025
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Dates and times:
Friday, October 20 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, October 21 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, October 22 - 2:00 PM
Friday, October 27 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, October 28 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, October 29 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.patioplayhouse.ticketleap.com
8:00 PM Stage: Father Comes Home From The Wars Parts 1, 2 & 3 Intrepid Theatre Company stages the San Diego premiere of this Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Suzan-Lori Parks.

"Father Comes Home From the Wars" is set against the backdrop of the Civil War and mixes music, contemporary humor and an epic journey to tell the story of holding on to who we are in a country that forces us to fight battles we didn't choose for ourselves. The show is directed by Christy Yael-Cox.

Admission/Cost: $33 - $58

Location:
Horton Grand Theatre
444 Fourth Ave.
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from now until October 22
Sundays - 2:00 PM
Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 3:00 PM & 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.intrepidtheatre.org
8:00 PM Film: Charade Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn light up the screen in Stanley Donen's glossy, comic thriller. Hepburn is pursued through the streets of Paris by four men in search of the fortune her late husband stole from them. Co-stars Walter Matthau and James Coburn. (1963. 113 minutes.)

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: $16 - $19

Location:
Cinema Under The Stars
4040 Goldfinch St.
San Diego, CA 92103
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Dates and times:
Thursday, October 19 - 8:00 PM
Friday, October 20 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, October 21 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 295-4221 or visit: www.topspresents.com
9:00 PM Music: Yeni Türkü Yeni Türkü is one of the best selling and best-known bands in Turkey. The group has held concerts in more than twenty countries and has recorded many albums since forming in 1978. Their musical style is characterized by a combination of traditional Turkish and modern musical instruments, including the oud, baglama, kemence, qanun and guitar. Many of their lyrics are based on poems of critically acclaimed contemporary Turkish poets.

This diverse combination produces a broad range of Turkish and Mediterranean melodies, incorporating themes of Anatolian and Byzantine cultures. Their music reflects influences of music from around the world. Yeni Türkü's blend of traditional and ethnic songs appeals to all generations and cross-cultural audiences. All group members have changed several times throughout the years, with the exception of the lead singer Derya Köroğlu.

This event is 21+ | Please bring valid ID | Please PRINT your ticket or have it ready on your mobile device | NO REFUNDS

Admission/Cost: $35 - $800

Location:
WorldBeat Cultural Center
2100 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
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Friday, October 20 - 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM

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