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Thursday, Jun 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM World Refugee Day
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
5:00 PM Fête De La Musique
7:00 PM Kamishibai Japanese Storytelling
7:00 PM Scottish Highland Games: Storytelling Sea Spells
7:00 PM Summer Solstice Celebration with Briana Di Mara and Ali Paris
7:00 PM Performance: The Ruby In Us
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
11:00 AM World Refugee Day
11:30 AM SDWAC Annual Membership Meeting
1:00 PM Write On, Oceanside! Literary Festival
2:00 PM House of Puerto Rico Lawn Program
2:00 PM Performance: The Ruby In Us
2:00 PM Stage: A Walk in the Woods
3:00 PM Book Signing: The Queen of Moloka'i
6:00 PM Music: Indian Jazz Journey
6:00 PM Performance: The Ruby In Us
6:00 PM 12th Annual Pachanga de Frida
7:00 PM Stage: The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare -Abridged
8:00 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 Youth Gathering of Native Americans
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
5:00 PM Music: Orquesta Akokán
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
9:00 PM Music: Antibalas
Monday, Jun 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Youth Gathering of Native Americans
3:00 PM Film: Hidden Figures
7:00 PM Klezmer Summit: Blueish - Jews & the Blues
8:30 PM Film: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Tuesday, Jun 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Youth Gathering of Native Americans
1:00 PM Film & Discussion: The Lunchbox
6:00 PM Film: Blackkklansman
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Wednesday, Jun 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Youth Gathering of Native Americans
6:00 PM Film: The Short List Returns
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
8:30 PM Film: Bring it On
Thursday, Jun 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Youth Gathering of Native Americans
1:00 PM Music and Dance: Flamenco Gallardo
6:00 PM Music: Coral Macfarland Thuet
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Friday, Jun 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Music: Banda Reyna del Rio
7:00 PM Music and Dance: Gusto's Flamencos
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
7:00 PM Exhibit Opening: Queer Afro & Latinx Contemporary Art
8:00 PM Film: Welcome Mr. President
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
12:00 PM Book Signing: Making Peace with the Muslim World
2:00 PM Stage: Move Over, Mrs. Markham
7:00 PM Music: Los Tigres del Norte
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Monday, Jul 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Jul 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Wednesday, Jul 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
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< Monday, March 18, 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 Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival (Sakura Matsuri) This year marks the Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego’s 14th annual Cherry Blossom Festival! This year is special as the Garden transitions to a week long celebration featuring special ticketed evening programs as well as fan favorite vendors and performers. Visitors will enjoy the Japanese custom of hanami - appreciating the beauty of cherry blossom flowers.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $12

Location:
Japanese Friendship Garden
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Dates and times:
Monday, March 18 - 10:00 AM to Sunday, March 24 - 6:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.niwa.org
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
MAP

Media Arts Center
2921 El Cajon Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92104
MAP

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

* 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
7:30 PM Book Signing: Susan Meissner Join Susan Meissner as she discusses and signs her new book. Susan Meissner is a USA Today bestselling author of historical fiction with more than half a million books in print in fifteen languages. She is an author, speaker and writing workshop leader with a background in community journalism. Her novels include As Bright as Heaven, Secrets of a Charmed Life, and A Fall of Marigolds. A California native, she attended Point Loma Nazarene University and is also a writing workshop volunteer for Words Alive, a San Diego non-profit dedicated to helping at-risk youth foster a love for reading and writing. Reserved seating is available when the book 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
La Jolla, CA 92037
MAP

Monday, March 18 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.warwicks.com
7:30 PM Stage: Spamalot With book and lyrics by Monty Python actor Eric Idle, this highly irreverent parody tells the story of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as they embark on their quest for the Holy Grail. Flying cows, killer rabbits, taunting Frenchmen and show-stopping musical numbers are just a few of the antics you'll see. The musical is produced by IAm21 Entertainment and is directed and choreographed by Sam Viverito, with musical supervision by Steven M. Bishop.

Admission/Cost: $34 - $64

Location:
California Center for the Arts
340 N. Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, CA
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Dates and times:
Monday, March 18 - 7:30 PM
Tuesday, March 19 - 7:30 PM

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