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Saturday, Aug 24
All Day San Diego International Kids' Film Festival
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM 3rd Annual La Vuelta Summer Festival
10:00 AM 3rd Annual Festival of Books
2:00 PM Film: The Dresser
2:00 PM Salsa Making Workshop
2:00 PM Stage: Noel Coward's Private Lives
4:00 PM Nordic Potluck at the International Cottages
7:00 PM Stage: The Underpants
8:00 PM Italian Film: Resina
8:00 PM Film: About Time
8:00 PM Film: Before Sunrise
8:00 PM Stage: Noel Coward's Private Lives
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
8:00 PM Stage: An Experiment With an Air Pump
Sunday, Aug 25
All Day San Diego International Kids' Film Festival
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM Film: Mountain Miracle (Amelie Rennt)
2:00 PM House of Puerto Rico Lawn Program
2:00 PM Stage: An Experiment With An Air Pump
2:00 PM Stage: Noel Coward's Private Lives
7:00 PM Stage: The Underpants
8:00 PM Music: Paula Fuga
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
8:00 PM Film: About Time
8:00 PM Stage: An Experiment With an Air Pump
Monday, Aug 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM The Face Behind the Art: Adolfo Guzman-Lopez
Tuesday, Aug 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Wednesday, Aug 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: Midnight in Paris
6:30 PM Film: Romeo + Juliet
8:00 PM Music: Gondwana
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Thursday, Aug 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Film: Dracula
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Friday, Aug 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM San Diego Filipino Cinema's Magic Hour Fest
5:00 PM Exhibition Opening: Black Life
6:00 PM 49th Annual Barona Powwow
7:00 PM Stage: The Underpants
8:00 PM Stage: Noel Coward's Private Lives
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Saturday, Aug 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM 49th Annual Barona Pow Wow
1:00 PM Stage: Saints and Stars
2:00 PM Stage: Noel Coward's Private Lives
3:00 PM SYDRO Music Festival
6:00 PM Book Discussion: Louise Penny
7:00 PM Songs Of The Soul -- The Music Of Sri Chinmoy
7:00 PM Stage: The Underpants
8:00 PM Stage: Noel Coward's Private Lives
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Sunday, Sep 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM 49th Annual Barona Pow Wow
2:00 PM House of Ukraine Lawn Program
2:00 PM Stage: Noel Coward's Private Lives
7:00 PM Stage: The Underpants
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Monday, Sep 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Sep 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Wednesday, Sep 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Thursday, Sep 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Friday, Sep 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: The Underpants
8:00 PM Stage: Noel Coward's Private Lives
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Calendar

< Wednesday, May 1, 2019 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage


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

Exhibitions and Art

Art and Empire: The Golden Age of Spain
Until September 2, 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

Chicano Park Tour
Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays

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

Mahjong Lessons
Ongoing Thursdays

Emei Qigong Practice
Ongoing Saturdays

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays
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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