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Saturday, Jan 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Diego Travel & Adventure Show
10:00 AM Lunar New Year at SeaWorld
10:30 AM Talk: Is Americanized Chinese Authentic?
11:00 AM  Tet Lunar New Year Festival
11:00 AM Cho Tet Celebration
2:00 PM Shen Yun Chinese Music and Dance
2:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
2:00 PM Stage: Twelfth Night
5:00 PM Carnatic Music Tribute to Thyagarja
6:00 PM Agite y Sirva Dance Film Festival
7:00 PM  Music: Soo Yeon Lyuh on Korean Haegeum
7:00 PM Stage: Suor Angelica
8:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
8:00 PM Concert of Hope: Los Lobos
8:00 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
Sunday, Jan 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Lunar New Year at SeaWorld
11:00 AM San Diego Travel & Adventure Show
11:00 AM Cho Tet Celebration
12:00 PM  The WAO Experience Exhibition
12:00 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
2:00 PM  40th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade
2:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
2:00 PM Seijinshiki: Japanese Coming of Age Ceremony
2:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
2:00 PM Stage: Twelfth Night
3:00 PM Stage: Suor Angelica
5:00 PM Music: Los Muecas & Los Apson
7:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
7:00 PM Shen Yun Chinese Music and Dance
Monday, Jan 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM 32nd All Peoples Celebration
10:00 AM Lunar New Year at SeaWorld
12:00 PM Martin Luther King Jr Day Celebration at Worldbeat
12:45 PM Film and Discussion: Tel Aviv on Fire
2:00 PM Shen Yun Chinese Music and Dance
Tuesday, Jan 21
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM 'Twelfth Night' Open Reading
7:00 PM Shen Yun Chinese Music and Dance
Wednesday, Jan 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Thursday, Jan 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Discussion: The Xinjiang Crisis: Domestic and International Reactions
7:00 PM  Italian Film: A Casa Tutti Bene (There Is No Place Like Home)
7:00 PM Italian Film: Mid-August Lunch
8:00 PM Comedy: Armando Anto
8:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
Friday, Jan 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Music: Railroad Earth
11:30 AM Lunar New Year Lion Dancing
5:00 PM  San Diego Tết Festival
8:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
8:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
Saturday, Jan 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM  San Diego Tết Festival
10:00 AM Lunar New Year at SeaWorld
11:00 AM 2nd Annual Australia Day
11:00 AM  Balboa Park Chinese New Year Festival
1:00 PM Maki Ishiwata Workshop
1:00 PM Discussion: No Human Being is Illegal
2:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
6:00 PM Year of the Rat Art Show
6:30 PM  Music: Matrida Umoja Band
8:00 PM Music: Railroad Earth
8:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
8:00 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
10:00 PM International Student Festival
Sunday, Jan 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Lunar New Year at SeaWorld
11:00 AM  San Diego Tết Festival
12:00 PM Hands On Kimchi Workshop
12:00 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
2:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
2:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
3:30 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
7:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
Monday, Jan 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Jan 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Jan 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Thursday, Jan 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
Friday, Jan 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
8:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
Calendar

< Saturday, August 31, 2019 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Bloomsday
Until February 2, 2020

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

Exhibitions and Art

Constructed Mythologies: Luis Gonzalez Palma
Until January 26, 2020

Art of East Asia
Ongoing

Art Of The 20th Century
Ongoing

German Expressionism
Ongoing

Hanjialin Bao - Between Black and White
Until January 26 2020

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

Asian Brush Painting/Sumi-e Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

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 Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

Italian Intermediate Conversation Class
Ongoing Tuesdays until February 25, 2020
10:00 AM Jiatng Gsh: Workshop (Session 2) On August 31st, the San Diego Chinese Historical Society and Museum will host the second of six oral history workshops, under the project title Jiāt
12:00 PM Latinx New Play Festival A weekend of readings of new plays by Latinx playwrights along with a festival showcase production of 57 Chevy by Emmy Award-winning writer/comedian Cris Franco, starring Culture Clash co-founder Ric Salinas.

The San Diego REP Latinx New Play Festival is a celebration of engaging, dynamic and enlightening new plays by Latinx playwrights from across the United States. Submissions were accepted from Latinx playwrights representing an array of genres, styles and experiences highlighted by both emerging and veteran playwrights.

Festival Schedule:

Friday, August 30
7:00 PM - Gallery Walk
7:30 PM - Dream Hou$e by Eliana Pipes
9:00 PM - Opening Reception

Saturday, August 31
12:00 PM - Designer Showcase
1:00 PM - To Saints and Stars by Jordan Ramirez Puckett
3:00 PM - Sin Fronteras Writers
12:00 PM Fifth Annual Diamond Street Festival The Fifth Annual Diamond Street Festival will once again be a day of community celebration that takes place in the heart of San Diego
1:00 PM 49th Annual Barona Pow Wow The Barona Band of Mission Indians proudly invites the San Diego community to celebrate Native American heritage at the 49th Annual Barona Powwow over Labor Day Weekend.

The three-day cultural celebration starts on Friday, August 30 with gourd dancing at 6:00 PM and a dramatic grand entry of dancers in colorful regalia at 8:00 PM The Barona Powwow will continue Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 11:00 PM Admission and parking are free.

Hundreds of Native American participants of all ages and from across the country will showcase their dancing skills as they compete in a variety of categories for $80,000 in prize money.

In addition to beautiful regalia and dancing, spectators will be able to enjoy hand drum contests, singing and music, authentic Native American food including delicious Indian fry bread tacos, arts and crafts and handcrafted jewelry.

The Barona Powwow will be held at the Barona Sports Park located on the Barona Indian Reservation just one mile north of the Barona Resort & Casino on Wildcat Canyon Road in Lakeside. Free shuttle service is available from Barona Resort & Casino to the Powwow.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Barona Resort & Casino
1932 Wildcat Canyon Rd.
Lakeside, CA
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 30 - 6:00 PM
Saturday, August 31 - 1:00 PM
Sunday, September 1 - 1:00 PM
3:00 PM SYDRO Music Festival Come celebrate the vivacious binational culture through the sights of art, tastes of cuisine and the sounds of music. Be ready to experience the ultimate sensory delights.

San Ysidro Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the 1st Annual SYDRO Music Festival. This cultural festival will capture the attention of the entire family; showcasing a community talent show, soccer tournament, two live stages, boxing matches, Children's area, border art walk, & a binational tasting from both sides of the border.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Larsen Field
4100 Camino de la Plaza
San Ysidro, CA 92173
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Saturday, August 31 - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM Pacific Islander Festival Luau In celebration of PIFA
6:00 PM Book Discussion: Louise Penny Warwick's and the Balboa Theatre will host Louise Penny as she discusses her new book, "A Better Man." Penny is the #1 "New York Times" bestselling author of the Chief Inspector Armand Gamache novels.

This is a ticketed event at the Balboa Theatre. Ticket price includes a pre-signed copy of "A Better Man." Please visit our website or call the Warwick's Book Dept. (858) 454-0347 for details.

Admission/Cost: $24.50 - $91.50

Location:
Balboa Theatre
868 4th Ave.
San Diego, CA
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Saturday, August 31 - 6:00 PM
7:00 PM Songs Of The Soul — The Music Of Sri Chinmoy Free concert. International classical, world and jazz musicians perform compositions by Maestro Sri Chinmoy. Experience an evening of sublime melodies, dynamic arrangements and peaceful meditation.

Admission/Cost: FREE

You can reserve your free tickets here:
by phone: 619-376-3627
pickup: Restaurant Jyoti-Bihanga, 3351 Adams Ave.
San Diego, CA 92116

Location:
Garfield Theater
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Dr.
La Jolla, CA
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Saturday, August 31 - 7:00 PM

For more information, visit the www.songs-of-the-soul.com
7:00 PM Music: Los Cafres Los Cafres is one of the most emblematic reggae bands in Latin America. Formed in 1987 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, they were pioneers of singing reggae roots in Spanish. Lately they tour all over Latin America and the United States sharing stages with the most recognized international figures of their genre. During their storied 25 year career, they have launched 14 albums, three of which went Gold / Platinum in their native Argentina.

Admission/Cost: $42.50 - $70 (Note: Prices vary according to demand)

Location:
House of Blues
1055 Fifth Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, August 31 - 7:00 PM
11:45 PM Film: Princess Mononoke Princess Mononoke is a landmark of animation and a film of unsurpassed power and beauty. An epic story of conflict between humans, gods, and nature, the film has been universally acclaimed by critics and broke the box office record on its original release in Japan. While defending his village from a demonic boar-god, the young warrior Ashitaka becomes afflicted with a curse that grants him super-human power in battle but will eventually take his life. Traveling west to find a cure or meet his destiny, he journeys deep into sacred depths of the Great Forest where he meets San (Princess Mononoke), a girl raised by wolf-gods who is waging battle against the human outpost of Iron Town, on the edge of the forest. The girl Mononoke a force of nature
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