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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

< Wednesday, May 1, 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
12:00 PM Art: Yasmine Kasem - Jihad of Bitter Petals Jihad of Bitter Petals are works questioning what it is to be caught between the struggle and submission and the merger of Queer and Islamic Identities in a single body. Yasmine Kasem's sculpture installation interprets the maintenance of internal conflict through materials in a constant state of precariousness.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
306 Visual Arts Facility
U.C. San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
San Diego, CA 92093
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Dates and times:
Wednesday, April 24 - 12:00 PM (Noon) to 3:00 PM
Friday, April 26 - 12:00 PM (Noon) to 3:00 PM
Friday, April 26 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wednesday, May 1 - 12:00 PM (Noon) to 3:00 PM
Friday, May 3 - 12:00 PM (Noon) to 3:00 PM
2:30 PM Debunking Myths: Migration, Criminalization of the Border. . . As we are all aware, borders remain a critical subject of debate around the world. The purpose of these Teach Ins are to provide a setting for our campus to discuss the relationship between borders and ethnicity, race and gender in the context of a local border area that is the largest and most well-known today that remains a complex and contested space. Both of these presentations will allow participants to reflect on issues of race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality, citizenship, trans-nationalism and cultural/national identity in relation to the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Serra Hall, 209
5998 Alcala Park
University of San Diego
San Diego, CA 92110
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Dates and times:
Wednesday, March 27 - 2:30 PM to 3:50 PM
Wednesday, May 1 - 2:30 PM to 3:50 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiego.edu
3:00 PM Talk: Secular Power and the Politics of Knowledge Production on Islam in Europe Schirin Amir-Moazami is Professor for Islam in Europe at the Institute of Islamic studies at Freie Universität Berlin. She studied Political Sciences and Sociology in Frankfurt/Main, Berlin, Aix-Marseille and Paris. She holds a PhD from the European University Institute in Florence, Department of Social and Political Sciences. Schirin Amir-Moazami has published widely on topics related to Muslims in Europe, especially Germany and France, with a focus on political secularism, public controversies, body politics and governmentality. She is the editor of a blog, located at Forum Transregionale Studien called Provincializing Epistemologies. Most recently she edited a volume on the politics of knowledge production on Muslims and Islam in Europe (Der inspizierte Muslim. Zur Politisierung der Islamforschung in Europa). Currently she is finishing an English monograph which critically investigates integration politics oriented towards Muslims in Germany with the title Interrogating Muslims. The Politics of Integration in Contemporary Germany

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Literature Building Room 155
U.C. San Diego
La Jolla, CA
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Wednesday, May 1 - 3:00 PM
3:00 PM Talk: Encountering the Everyday in the People’s Republic of China Covering nearly a half-century, China Tripping is the first anthology of reflections by influential experts on their cultural and social encounters in the People's Republic. Filling an important gap, it allows scholars, journalists, and businesspeople to reflect on their personal memories, which often teach more about how a society actually works than a planned course of study can. These stories open a vivid window on a rapidly evolving China and on the zigzag learning curve of the China trippers themselves.

Editors Paul Pickowicz and Jeremy Murray will speak about the book project, with reflections from other China scholars at UC San Diego.

This event is co-sponsored by the UC San Diego Geisel Library and will take place at the Faculty Club Seuss Library.

Admission/Cost: FREE but registration is required.

Location:
Faculty Club Seuss Library
U.C. San Diego
La Jolla, CA
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Wednesday, May 1 - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM Film: Angels Are Made of Light Synopsis: Conceived as a cinematic ode to Afghan civilians, filmed over three years, Angels Are Made of Light traces the lives of young students and their teachers at a school in the old city of Kabul. Interweaving the modern history of Afghanistan with a present-day portrait of a working-class neighborhood, the film offers an intimate and nuanced vision. Moving seamlessly through the points of view of multiple characters—three brothers, their friends, parents, male and female teachers, an elderly cleaning woman at the school—the film allows their thoughts and ideas to play out on the grand stage of Kabul. Their memories of the Afghan kingdom, the communist revolution and the civil war are brought to life through rare 35mm archival material unearthed in Afghanistan.

Guest Speaker: Farahnaz, a teacher in her home country of Afghanistan, was resettled to San Diego in 2018.

Angels Are Made of Light is part of the IRC's (International Rescue Committee)11th annual International Film Series.

Admission/Cost: $15

Location:
Museum of Photographic Arts
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP - [Park Map]

Wednesday, May 1 - 6:30 PM
7:00 PM Books Signing: Laila Lalami Warwick's will host Laila Lalami to discuss and sign her new book, The Other Americans. Lalami is an American Book Award Winner, Arab American Book Award Winner, and Pulitzer Prize finalist. This event is free and open to the public. Reserved Seating is available when one of the books is pre-ordered from Warwick's for the event. Only books purchased from Warwick's will be signed.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Warwick's Bookstore
7812 Girard Avenue
San Diego, CA 92037
MAP

Wednesday, May 1 - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Witches' Night: An Exploration of Witches in Pop-Culture Led by SDSU Professor Dr. Elizabeth Pollard and Film Geek Beth Accomando, this program takes place over two nights timed to coincide with the ancient European festival called Witches' Night. An illustrated lecture on April 30 will explore pop culture's deep relationship with witches and witchcraft. The following evening (May 1) will be a screening and post-film discussion of The Witch: A New England Folk Tale.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Comic-Con Museum
2131 Pan American Plaza
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP - [Park Map]

Dates and times:
Tuesday, April 30 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, May 1 - 7:00 PM
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