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Monday, Jun 17
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Film: Imitation of Life
7:00 PM Juneteenth Celebration: Crumbs from the Table of Joy
7:00 PM Film: Imitation of Life
Tuesday, Jun 18
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: The Favourite
7:00 PM Book Signing: B.A. Shapiro
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Wednesday, Jun 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM 11th Annual Taste of Little Italy
7:00 PM Stage: A Walk in the Woods
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Thursday, Jun 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM LGBTQ Migrant Shelter Fundraiser
7:30 PM Film: Amori Che Non Sanno Stare al Mondo
8:00 PM Music: Banda Machos
8:00 PM Stage: A Walk in the Woods
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Friday, Jun 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Kamishibai Japanese Storytelling
7:00 PM Scottish Highland Games: Storytelling Sea Spells
7:00 PM Stage: The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare -Abridged
8:00 PM Jenny & the Mexicats and Bang Data
8:00 PM Film: Victoria
8:00 PM Stage: Move Over, Mrs. Markham
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
8:00 PM Stage: John Ferguson
8:00 PM Stage: A Walk in the Woods
Saturday, Jun 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM 46th Annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games
2:00 PM Stage: A Walk in the Woods
7:00 PM Stage: The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare -Abridged
7:30 PM Film: Like a Cat on a Highway
8:00 PM Stage: Move Over, Mrs. Markham
8:00 PM Stage: John Ferguson
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
8:00 PM Stage: A Walk in the Woods
Sunday, Jun 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM House of Sweden Midsummer Celebration
9:00 AM 46th Annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games
10:30 AM Film: Queen of Niendorf
2:00 PM Stage: The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare -Abridged
2:00 PM Stage: A Walk in the Woods
2:00 PM Stage: Move Over, Mrs. Markham
3:00 PM Stage: John Ferguson
7:00 PM Music: Yale Strom & Hot Pastrami
7:00 PM Music: Santana and the Doobie Brothers
7:00 PM Stage: A Walk in the Woods
7:30 PM Music: Grupo Intocable
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Monday, Jun 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Jun 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Wednesday, Jun 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Thursday, Jun 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Friday, Jun 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Move Over, Mrs. Markham
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Saturday, Jun 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Move Over, Mrs. Markham
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Sunday, Jun 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Move Over, Mrs. Markham
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Calendar

< Sunday, April 14, 2019 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

San Diego County Fair
From Friday, May 31 to Thursday, July 4, 2019

Stage

Pride and Prejudice
Until June 16, 2019

Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Until June 16, 2019

Gods of Comedy
Until June 16, 2019

* Note: newest and shorter run productions can be found in our regular calendar listings.

Exhibitions and Art

Lung Hsiang Chinese Brush Painting Exhibit & Sale
Until July 8, 2019

Between Two Worlds
Until July 28, 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

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

West African Dance Class
Ongoing Sunday

Mahjong Lessons
Ongoing Thursdays

Ki Energy Healing Clinic
Ongoing Wednesdays

Emei Qigong Practice
Ongoing Saturdays

Middle-Eastern Drum & Belly Dance Class
Ongoing until December 17

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Salsa Class
Ongoing Tuesdays
11:55 AM Cultural Tribute to Sevilla Spain Paella and tapas made fresh on site, Flamenco dancers, Flamenco guitarist, art exhibition.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $30

Location:
Rashelico Winery and Art Garden
17948 Highway 67
Ramona, CA 92065
MAP

Sunday, April 14 - 11:55 AM to 6:55 PM
12:00 PM UCSD Holi Festival SangamSD, AIGS, and ISA are excited to present Holi 2019: Balam Pichkari, UC San Diego's largest annual Holi festival of colors!

Holi (होली) is a Hindu spring festival celebrated in India and Nepal, also known as the "festival of colors" or "festival of love." The festival celebrates the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring, and the end of winter, and for many a chance to meet others and to express the freedom and color in everyday life. Free colors and free food (provided by San Diego's very own Sitar Indian Cuisine), as well as great music by live DJ Vik, and a lot more!

Please wear clothing you are okay with getting color on

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Marshall Field
U.C. San Diego
La Jolla, CA
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Sunday, April 14 - 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
12:30 PM Asian Film Festival Spring Showcase FILM SCHEDULE:
Date Time Film
Thursday, April 117:00 PMFirst Night Nerves
9:00 PMWarrior
Friday, April 125:45 PM Aruna & Her Palate
7:55 PM Waiting For Sunset
Saturday, April 1312:50 PMPhotograph
3:10 PMGo Back To China
5:40 PMMemories Of My Body
7:55 PMSwing Kids
Sunday, April 1412:30 PMManila In The Claws Of Light
3:15 PMHimala
5:45 PMBatch '81
7:55 PMMoral
Monday, April 155:40 PMAruna & Her Palate
7:55 PMReza
9:45 PMMystery Kung Fu Theater
Tuesday, April 166:00 PMThe Crossing
8:10 PMSwing Kids
Wednesday, April 175:30 PMThe Crossing
7:50 PMSong Lang
Thursday, April 187:00 PMEk Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga

Admission/Cost: $12 (click on individual film links above to purchase tickets)

Location:
UltraStar Cinemas Mission Valley
7510 Hazard Center Dr
San Diego, CA 92108
MAP

Dates and times:
From Thursday, April 11 to Thursday, April 18, 2019
Films start at:
Thursday, April 11 - 7:00 PM
Friday, April 12 - 5:45 PM
Saturday, April 13 - 12:50 PM
Sunday, April 14 - 12:30 PM
Monday, April 15 - 5:40 PM
Tuesday, April 16 - 6:00 PM
Wednesday, April 17 - 5:30 PM
Thursday, April 18 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdaff.org
12:30 PM 6th Annual Mariachi Festival The Mariachis are back! Two ensembles this year! This is a fantastic family event sponsored by the Route 78 Rotary Club. The Annual Mariachi Festival begins with an outdoor pre-concert VIP "Tacos & Tequila" Reception from 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM. The Mariachi Concert follows from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

Performers:

The First Ladies of Mariachi, Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles— an international, Grammy-nominated musical ensemble returning by popular demand.

Mariachi Sol de México de José Hernández, the Platinum-selling group that has broken countless barriers in this music genre and energized the world of mariachi for over 30 years!

Ballet Folklórico Tierra Caliente de Jose Jaimes also performs for 6th consecutive year for the delight of our loyal audience.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $100

Location:
California Center for the Arts
340 N. Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, CA 92025
MAP

Sunday, April 14 - 12:30 PM to 6:00 PM
1:35 PM San Diego Arab Film Festival The San Diego Arab Film Festival announced its line up and schedule for 2019. It will open on April 5 with the Yemeni film 10 Days Before the Wedding, the first commercial film in modern Yemeni history and that country's first submission to the Oscars. Filming under extremely difficult circumstances and with a miniscule budget, director Amr Gamal produced a film that has been greeted enthusiastically by audiences in Yemen and internationally.

10 Days Before the Wedding is one of 9 feature films and 6 shorts that will be featured during the Festival. Like last year, the festival will host 3 screenings at the Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park and 7 at the AMC 20 complex at Westfield Mission Valley. Taken together, this year's offerings represent the Festival's broadest and highest quality line up yet.

Film Screening Schedule:
To purchase tickets and to read film descriptions, click on the film's title

Date Time Title Country Theater
Friday, April 5
7:30 PM
10 Days Before the Wedding
Yemen
Museum of Photographic Arts
Saturday, April 6
6:15 PM
Heaven Without People
Lebanon
Museum of Photographic Arts
Saturday, April 6
8:35 PM
Kilikis…the Town of Owls
Morocco
Museum of Photographic Arts
Saturday, April 13
1:20 PM
Shorts Program
Various
AMC 20 Mission Valley
Saturday, April 13
4:05 PM
Beauty and the Dogs
Tunisia
AMC 20 Mission Valley
Saturday, April 13
6:20 PM
Screwdriver
Palestine
AMC 20 Mission Valley
Saturday, April 13
8:45 PM
My Favorite Fabric
Syria
AMC 20 Mission Valley
Sunday, April 14
1:35 PM
Cactus Flower
Egypt
AMC 20 Mission Valley
Sunday, April 14
3:55 PM
The Blessed
Algeria
AMC 20 Mission Valley
Sunday, April 14
6:15 PM
On Borrowed Time
UAE
AMC 20 Mission Valley

Admission/Cost: $7 - $12 Festival passes available.

Locations:
Museum of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

AMC Mission Valley
1640 Camino del Rio North
San Diego, CA 92108
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, April 5 to Sunday April 13
(See above for film times)

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegoaff.org
2:00 PM House of England Lawn Program Members of the House of England organize our annual lawn program on the closest Sunday to April 23, which is St. George's day in England. On the lawn stage there is always music, dance and a bit of British humour from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM. Foods sold at this event are generally bangers, shepherds pie, chicken pies, or meat pasties along with homemade sausage rolls. Scones and a variety of English cakes and cookies are also sold. For drinks, there's lemonade and of course, lots of tea.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
International Cottages
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Sunday, April 14 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 234-0739 or visit: www.sdhpr.org
2:00 PM Stage: So ein Theater Enjoy an afternoon of funny and thought-provoking skits and musical numbers about work, kids/family, and getting older! Performed in German! A summary of acts and announcements will be provided in English.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $16

Location:
German American Societies
1017 S. Mollison Avenue
El Cajon, CA 92020
MAP

Sunday, April 14 - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: The Servant of Two Masters A new version of the Italian comedy by Carlo Goldoni. When the trickster Truffaldino signs on to serve two masters in the hope of double wages and double dinners, chaos ensues. Directed by AJ Knox.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $36

Location:
New Village Arts Theatre
2787 B State Street
Carlsbad, CA 92008
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, April 5 until Sunday, May 5, 2019
Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM The Como La Flor Band The Como la Flor Band was founded in 2011 in the small town of Holtville, California. After 7 years, the band has become the most respected and trend-setter Selena tribute band in the country. They replicate the look, sound and feel of the Tex Mex Queen. The eight band members have developed an amazing on-stage chemistry. These veteran musicians pride themselves on giving their audience an incredible high-energy, qualitative stage show from start to finish. The lead vocalist has an amazing singing voice, flawlessly matching Selena Quintanilla's vocal range and on-stage movements. Dedicated to the loyal fans, the Como la Flor Band has worked hard and with the utmost humbleness and respect to bring the Selena experience with so much detail.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $35

Location:
House of Blues
1055 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Sunday, April 14 - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Music: Los Angeles Azules Los Ángeles Azules are a Mexican musical group playing the cumbia sonidera genre, which is a cumbia subgenre using thee accordion and synthesizers. This results in a fusion of the sounds of cumbia from the 1950-1970s with those of 1990s-style electronic music. Los Angeles Azules is touring in support of their album Esto Si Es Cumbia.

Admission/Cost: $53 - $190

Location:
Open Air Theatre
SDSU
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Sunday, April 14 - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Dance: Live Arts Fest A celebration of multidisciplinary arts with a focus on dance, Live Arts Fest consists of nine nights of dance spread out over the course of 12 days. Curated by San Diego Dance Theater's Artistic Director Jean Isaacs, past fests have showcased modern to post-modern dance numbers choreographed by local and international artists, while also giving an opportunity to newer faces. This year is no exception, with performances from, to name a few, bkSoul, Mexico City's Nemian Danza Escénica, Maria Naidu from Sweden, and the 2018 Young Choreographers Showcase & Prize winner Chelsea Zeffiro.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $150

Location:
White Box Theater
Studio 205, Building 176
2590 Truxtun Road
San Diego, CA 92106
MAP

Dates and times:
From Wednesday, April 3 to Sunday, April 14, 2019
Wednesday (4/3), Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays - 7:00 PM
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