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Sunday, Jun 16
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Film: Try to Remember Never Forget
2:00 PM House of Germany Lawn Program
2:00 PM Stage: Kraft
2:00 PM Stage: The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare -Abridged
2:00 PM Stage: Move Over, Mrs. Markham
2:00 PM Stage: A Walk in the Woods
2:30 PM Comedy/Stage: Pig Talk
3:00 PM Stage: John Ferguson
6:00 PM Music: Mariachi Sol de México
7:00 PM Stage: Kraft
7:00 PM Stage: A Walk in the Woods
7:30 PM Music: Fabian Almazan Trio
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
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
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< Friday, March 15, 2019 >


All Day Trinh Mai: That We Should Be Heirs Trinh Mai: That We Should Be Heirs That We Should Be Heirs encourages participants to engage in the lost art of letter writing as a method of alleviating burdens and promoting healing. By putting hand to paper and joining one another in this collective activity of personal letter writing, we can share in this intimate process of privately documenting the stories, hardships, and triumphs that connect us all. Letters written by immigrants and families of immigrants are encouraged. Letters handwritten in participants' native tongues are welcomed and encouraged. Writings by survivors are encouraged. This project includes on-site activities and off-site workshops during which participants will be asked to write letters to themselves and/or others to pay respect to those who have shared in our heartaches and the approaches we've found to quiet our pain. All writings will be rolled and bound with string, and therefore, will remain private as part of the installation.

That We Should Be Heirs aims to offer a hallowed space for the participants to release their burdens and their fears into the art. As more letters are received, the installation will continue to evolve. This project focuses on one of the most profound commonalities that we all have—our desire to heal, our constant search for new ways to alleviate our burdens, our hope to gain victory over fear, and the consistent need to let go of the things that have a way of hardening our hearts.

Location:
San Diego Art Institute
1439 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Dates and times
Ongoing until Sunday, May 12, 2019
Tuesdays to Fridays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturdays & Sundays - 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
All Day 26th Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival Media Arts Center San Diego presents the 26th annual San Diego Latino Film Festival. The festival will occupy five screens for eleven days and will present over 100 films from Latin America, the United States and Spain. There will be opening-night and closing-night parties with the 4rd Annual Sonido Latino Beer & Wine Festival, Q&A sessions with visiting filmmakers, and free student outreach screenings. Audiences will have the rare opportunity to meet filmmakers and actors from all over the world.

Sortable List of Festival Films

Complete Film Schedule:



Admission/Cost: For films - $12.00 General, $10.00 Students and Seniors. Festival packs and passes available. Additional charge for some special events.

Locations:
AMC 18 Fashion Valley Cinema
7037 Friars Road
San Diego, CA 92108
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Media Arts Center
2921 El Cajon Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92104
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from March 14 to March 24
Times and venues vary

For more information, please visit: www.2019.sdlatinofilm.com
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
1:00 PM Film: A Royal Affair A Royal Affair is a 2012 historical drama directed by Nikolaj Arcel, starring Mads Mikkelsen, Alicia Vikander and Mikkel Følsgaard. The story is set in the 18th century, at the court of the mentally ill King Christian VII of Denmark, and focuses on the romance between his wife, Caroline Matilda of Great Britain, and the royal physician Johann Friedrich Struensee. The film received two Silver Bears at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 85th Academy Awards. It was also nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film award at the 70th Golden Globe Awards.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Ages: 18+

Location:
MiraCosta College San Elijo Campus
3333 Manchester Ave
Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007
MAP

Friday, March 15 - 1:00 PM
5:00 PM A Celebration Of Asian Arts Celebrate the beauty and diversity of the Asian Arts collections during the San Diego Museum of Art's On the Steps event!

Enjoy free Museum admission, plus art making activities, live performances and artists from San Diego's Japanese, Chinese and Korean communities. Enjoy free admission to the Museum from 5 to 8:00 PM during this community event.

The evening will conclude with a 8:00 PM screening of Zhang Yimou's critically acclaimed film "Hero" (2002). Separate film screening admission required.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Diego Museum of Art
1450 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP - [Park Map]

Friday, March 15 - 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For moer information, please visit: www.sdmart.org
7:00 PM Masters of Hawaiin Music Concert Three Masters, featured regularly at Maui's renowned "Slack Key Show®" bring Hawai'i's unique folk styles, with origins in the early 19th century Hawaiian paniolo (cowboy) culture, to 21st century stages.

Admission/Cost: $35 - $45

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

Friday, March 15 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.artcenter.org
7:00 PM Music: Banda MS Amazing concert by regional group from Mexico that released a series of albums on Disa label. Their albums include Escuela de Rancho (2008), featuring the single "El Mechón," and Corridos Atrevidos (2009), featuring "El 24."

Admission/Cost: $39 - $379

Location:
Viejas Arena
5500 Canyon Crest Drive
San Diego, CA 92182
MAP

Friday, March 15 - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Novruz Celebration: Dinner & Live Music Experience the exquisite and unique tastes of Azerbaijan as Chef Leyla prepares a 9 course family style dinner, including 3 appetizers, 3 entrées, and 3 desserts. To enhance your Azeri dining experience, special musical guest Sahib Pashazadeh from Azerbaijan will be performing a one-of-a-kind Mugam on a traditional musical instrument, the Tar.

Admission/Cost: $85

Location:
Cafe 21
802 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Days and times:
Friday, March 15 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, March 16 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
7:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar Ambition. Murder. Betrayal. Beware the ides of March 2019. New Match Collective is proud to present its production of Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar," featuring an all-femme and non-binary cast. "The Life and Death of Julius Caesar" tells the tale of ambition and greed, jealousy and power, friendship and loyalty. It is dog eat dog....but will there be a top dog?

Admission/Cost: $20 - $25

Location:
Dorothea Laub Dance Place
2650 Truxton Road
Liberty Station
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
From March 14 to March 17
Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday - 7:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday Matinee - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM Stage: Everybody Black A group of white historians with lots of money offer to commission a writer to write the conclusive version of The Black Experience with promises of publication. But not just publish it. They are going to put said experience in a time capsule and then put that time capsule on a rocket ship and blast it into space so that on the fateful day when the aliens arrive to our galaxy, they'll read the words and understand what Blackness is. The writer agrees but what they didn't realize is that he is absolutely MAD!!!! EVERYBODY BLACK is a satire/comedy that examines Race, Capitalism, Identity, History and Black Trauma through the imagination of a mad man. Hold on tight - you are in for a ride that is out of this world.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $20

Location:
Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
U.C. San Diego
San Diego, CA
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Dates and times:
Friday, March 15 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, March 16 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.theatre.ucsd.edu
7:30 PM Stage: The Pirates of Penzance MiraCosta College stages Gilbert and Sullivan's masterpiece about swashbuckling pirates, sentimental lovers, bumbling British policemen, lovely maidens, and a stuffy "model of a modern major general." Once a pirate, always a pirate? Tracy Williams directs.

Admission/Cost: $13 - $18

Location:
MiraCosta College
One Barnard Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Thursday, March 7 until Sunday, March 17, 2019
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays - 7:30 PM
Saturday and Sunday matinees - 2:00 PM
8:00 PM Film: Hero Oscar-nominated film "Hero" (2002), from renowned director Zhang Yimou, tells the story of a warrior who is granted an audience with the king of Qin. As the warrior recounts his daring defeat of three assassins who had targeted the king, it soon becomes apparent that all may not be as it seems.

Admission/Cost: $5 - $10

Location:
San Diego Museum of Art
1450 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP - [Park Map]

Friday, March 15 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdmart.org
8:00 PM Fiddle Fest Movements from fiddle inspired classics like Holst's "St. Paul Suite" and Britten's "Simple Symphony" along with Irish and Appalachian folk tunes, and a bit of a Vivaldi Hoe-down thrown in.

Guest artist Andres Martin will also perform Bottesini's "Passione Amorosa" with Artistic Director Joe McNalley.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $35

Location:
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
890 Balour Dr
Encinitas, CA 92024
MAP

Friday, March 15 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.hutchinsconsort.org
8:00 PM Film: Green Book Green Book won the Oscar for Best Picture 2019. It takes audiences on a surprisingly smooth ride through potentially bumpy subject matter, fueled by Peter Farrelly's deft touch and a pair of well-matched leads. On an effervescent road tour through the Jim Crow South, a lifetime friendship develops between a cultured black concert pianist (Mahershala Ali) and his driver, a Bronx bouncer (Viggo Mortensen). Reservations begin Wednesday at 9:00 AM Box office opens at 6:00 PM Popcorn, candy, and assorted hot or cold beverages sell for $2. A classic cartoon is shown before most films. A waterproof canvas cover, heaters and blankets are provided.

Admission/Cost: $17 - $20

Location:
Cinema Under the Stars
4040 Goldfinch Street
San Diego, CA 92103
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Dates and times:
Friday, March 15 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, March 16 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.topspresents.com
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