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Thursday, Sep 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Talk: Is America Facing an Immigration Crisis?
7:00 PM Diplomacy Council Annual Fundraiser and Anniversary Party
7:00 PM One Book, One San Diego Launch
7:30 PM Film: The Soul And The Blood
7:30 PM Stage: The Virgin Trial
8:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin
8:00 PM Stage: Amadeus
8:00 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
Friday, Sep 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM Discussion: Innovation in the Cali Baja Region
10:00 AM Talk: Magritte & Surrealist Works
5:00 PM Talk: A Journey into Magic Realism
6:00 PM Film: Coco
7:00 PM Music: Volver, Volver II
7:00 PM Comedy: Pambansang Kolokoy, Boss Ka-Reppa, and PinoyEgoy
7:00 PM Stage: Disney's Mulan Jr.
7:00 PM Iranian Film: Nahid
7:30 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
7:30 PM Russian Ballet: Swan Lake
8:00 PM Stage: The Winter's Tale
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Stage: Intimate Apparel
8:00 PM Stage: The Virgin Trial
8:00 PM Stage: Amadeus
8:00 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
8:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin
Saturday, Sep 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM 25th Annual Pacific Islander Festival
10:00 AM Vista Viking Festival
10:00 AM Adams Avenue Street Fair
12:00 PM Taste Of South Park
12:30 PM Dance: Harvest Festival
2:00 PM Stage: The Winter's Tale
2:00 PM Filipino Traditional Music & Dance Demo & Workshop
2:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin
2:00 PM Stage: Amadeus
2:00 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
3:00 PM Stage: Intimate Apparel
3:00 PM The Virgin Trial
4:00 PM Book Discussion: Halal If You Hear Me
5:00 PM Sewa Annual Dance Fundraiser
7:00 PM Film: Vincent, The True Story Of Vincent Van Gogh
7:00 PM Comedy: IM Hussein
7:30 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
8:00 PM Jewish Short Film Festival
8:00 PM Music: Patrizio Buanne
8:00 PM Music: Bamboo Una Mas
8:00 PM Stage: The Virgin Trial
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Stage: Amadeus
8:00 PM Stage: The Winter's Tale
8:00 PM Stage: Intimate Apparel
8:00 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
8:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin
Sunday, Sep 22
All Day Jewish Short Film Festival
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM 25th Annual Pacific Islander Festival
10:00 AM Adams Avenue Street Fair
12:00 PM Tianguis De La Raza (Artisan Market)
12:30 PM Dance: Harvest Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
2:00 PM Stage: Intimate Apparel
2:00 PM Stage: The Virgin Trial
2:00 PM Stage: The Winter's Tale
2:00 PM Stage: Amadeus
2:00 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
2:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin
3:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
4:00 PM Music: The Pirates Of Penzance
6:00 PM Music: Lucibela, Cape Verde's Voice-of-Gold
7:00 PM Staged Reading: King Lear
7:00 PM Stage: Amadeus
7:00 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
8:00 PM Music: Herb Alpert and Lani Hall
Monday, Sep 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Sep 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Film: Moka
7:30 PM Rom-Com Rendezvous Rendezvous with Sonali Dev, Alisha Rai . . .
7:30 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
7:30 PM Stage: Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin
Wednesday, Sep 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Film: Coco
7:00 PM Stage: Amadeus
7:30 PM Stage: The Virgin Trial
7:30 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
7:30 PM Stage: Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin
Thursday, Sep 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Film: The Icebox
6:00 PM Soaring Eagles Pow Wow Dance Class
6:00 PM Music: Southern Scratch
7:00 PM Stage: Noura
7:30 PM Stage: Intimate Apparel
7:30 PM Stage: The Virgin Trial
8:00 PM Stage: Noura
8:00 PM Stage: The Winter's Tale
8:00 PM Stage: Amadeus
8:00 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
8:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin
Friday, Sep 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Just Like Us
7:00 PM Japanese Film: Late Spring
7:30 PM Music: Alejandro Sanz
7:30 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
8:00 PM Stage: The Virgin Trial
8:00 PM Stage: Noura
8:00 PM Stage: The Winter's Tale
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Stage: Amadeus
8:00 PM Stage: Intimate Apparel
8:00 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
8:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin
Saturday, Sep 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM North San Diego Latino Book & Family Festival
11:00 AM San Diego Cabrillo Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Amadeus
2:00 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
2:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin
3:00 PM The Virgin Trial
3:00 PM Stage: Intimate Apparel
3:30 PM Film: Island Soldier
7:00 PM Stage: Just Like Us
7:30 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
8:00 PM Film: Yesterday
8:00 PM Stage: Noura
8:00 PM Stage: The Winter's Tale
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Stage: The Virgin Trial
8:00 PM Stage: Amadeus
8:00 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
8:00 PM Stage: Intimate Apparel
8:00 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
8:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin
Sunday, Sep 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM San Diego International Dragon Boat Race
1:30 PM Book Signing: Iris Yang
2:00 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
2:00 PM Stage: Just Like Us
2:00 PM Film: The Taming of the Shrew
2:00 PM Stage: The Virgin Trial
2:00 PM Stage: The Winter's Tale
2:00 PM Stage: Amadeus
2:00 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
2:00 PM Stage: Intimate Apparel
2:00 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
2:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin
3:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
5:00 PM Music: Bho Shambo
6:00 PM Film: Aladdin (2019)
7:00 PM Music: Maná
7:00 PM Stage: Amadeus
7:00 PM Stage: Noura
7:00 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
7:30 PM Music: Maná
Monday, Sep 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Oktoberfest Beer, Cheese & Sausage Tasting
Tuesday, Oct 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
7:30 PM Stage: Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin
Wednesday, Oct 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Noura
7:00 PM Stage: Just Like Us
7:30 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
7:30 PM Stage: The Virgin Trial
7:30 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
7:30 PM Stage: Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin

Museums & Exhibitions

Check out these museum exhibitions and special showings!

Calendar
03/26/2017 - Reception for Art Exhibit: Street Photography around the World
Opening reception for the exhibition, "Street Photography around the World," featuring the work of nationally known photographer, Arthur Lavine, and his cousin, Dana Levine.

Rancho Bernardo resident, Arthur Lavine, whose career spanned seven decades, died this past summer. As a way to honor him, his wife, Rhoda Lavine, and his cousin, Dana Levine, created a joint exhibition focused on street photography.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Spanish Village Gallery 21
Balboa Park
1770 Village Place
San Diego, CA 92101
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Reception:
Sunday, March 26 - 1:00 PM
Ongoing through April 3, 2017
Gallery open daily - 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.gallery21art.org
03/20/2017 - Art Exhibit: Louis M. Schmidt 'Persons Unknown'
The Japanese Friendship Garden represents an exhibition of Louis M. Schmidt: "Persons Unknown." He is delighted to bring his ongoing series shooting in different cities around world. In this exhibition, the artist selected photographs of four recent trips to Tokyo, Japan.

The exhibition introduces his unique vision of a way of looking at people in a city and curiosity of life in Japan. He captivates urban images through abstract view of pedestrians, architecture and city details.

Admission/Cost:
Adults - $14
Students, Seniors (65+) and Active Duty Military (Must show ID) - $12
Members - $3
Children Under 6 and under - Free

3rd Tuesday of every month - Free

Location:
Japanese Friendship Garden San Diego
2215 Pan American Road East
San Diego, CA
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Ongoing until April 23, 2017

Exhibit Hours:
Monday through Sunday - 10:45 AM to 4:45 PM
Last Ticket Sale 3:45 PM

*Free Tuesday* (3rd Tuesday of every month) - 11 AM to 4:45 PM
Last Ticket Sale 3:45 PM

For more information, please visit: www.niwa.org
04/02/2017 - Music: Bossa Brazil
In the 1960s, a melodic fusion of samba and jazz known as bossa nova exploded from the exotic melting pot of Brazil, establishing itself as the perfect soundtrack for seduction!

Music by: Antonio Carlos Jobim, Caetano Veloso, Milton Nascimento, Francis Hime, Sergio Assad and Celso Machado.
Voice, flutes, guitar, bass, percussion, piano.

Mingling at intermission will feature wine from Martin Steinley Wine Merchant.

Let Camarada charm you, and perhaps ignite sleeping passions, with the romantic and lyrical sounds of Bossa Brazil!

Admission/Cost: $25 - $30

Location:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
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Sunday, April 2 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.mingei.org
03/17/2017 - Art Exhibition: Kulvinder Kaur Dhew & Bruce Dehnert
Kulvinder Kaur Dhew and Bruce Dehnert come together to exhibit at the James Alan Rose Gallery. Dhew, whose paintings, drawings and digital prints have been included in collections as assorted as Kazuo Ishiguru and MTV Europe and Dehnert, an esteemed potter and sculptor, are artists whose work can often reference similar themes using very different media. In this exhibition, Dhew's drawings are a sustained exploration of charcoal on paper and depict elemental climatic events. Dehnert presents a body of wood-fired ceramics that portray a decorative approach and the use of a kiln to provide a surface that presents the process through which the work has passed.
Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Francis Parker Middle-Upper School
James Alan Rose Art Gallery
6501 Linda Vista Road
San Diego, CA 92111
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Opening Reception:
Friday, March 17 - 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Exhibition:
Ongoing March 17 through April 26

Gallery Hours:
7:30 AM to 3:30 PM
(Holidays and school breaks excepted.)

For more information, please visit: www.francisparker.org
03/25/2017 - Japanese Brush Painting Art Exhibition
Join the Friends of Taka Sumi-e brush painting society members as they explore The Year of the Rooster in paintings, fashions, painting demonstration, music and more. This is the 15th annual exhibition, which takes place in Room 101. Friends of Taka society members are also students at the San Diego Community College Continuing Education program.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Casa del Prado Building
Room 101 (Majorca)
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Saturday, March 25 - 11:00 AM
Sunday, March 26 - 11:00 AM

For more information, please visit: www.takasumi-e.com
03/08/2017 - Artist Talk With Dan McCleary
Dan McCleary will discuss print work he's been doing in Oaxaca, Mexico for the past 16 years with printmaker Fernando Sandoval.

Oceanside Museum of Art (OMA) is a cultural jewel located in downtown Oceanside with a view of the Pacific Ocean and the historic Oceanside Pier. In addition to contemporary art exhibitions, OMA offers classes, lectures, concerts, docent tours and community events. The museum is a gathering place where friends meet to share and enjoy rich cultural experiences.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $10

Location:
Oceanside Museum of Art
704 Pier View Way
Oceanside, CA
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Wednesday, March 8 - 10:30 AM

For more information, please visit: www.oma-online.org
02/13/2017 - 'Every Which Way' Exhibition
"Every Which Way" is the third in an annual series of exhibitions inspired by San Diego State University's campus-wide initiative, the Common Experience. Comprised of artwork created by faculty and students from the School of Art + Design, the exhibition explores the current theme "Experience Movement" through multiple disciplines and interpretations. The selection in "Every Which Way" includes approaches ranging from participatory and playful to pieces that examine political and social issues.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
SDSU Downtown Gallery
725 W Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
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Ongoing, through April 9, 2017

Thursday through Monday - 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
(closed Tuesday and Wednesday)

For more information, please visit: art.sdsu.edu
02/16/2017 - The Museum of Contemporary Art's Downtown At Sundown
The Museum of Contemporary Art's popular Downtown at Sundown brings together visual and performing arts for an after-hours party.

On the third Thursday of every month, enjoy free Museum admission and exhibition tours, DJ-spun tunes, free entry at SDSU Downtown Gallery, drink specials at the adjacent Stone Brewing Company and The Flight Path Wine Bar & Bistro, food trucks, and so much more.

Admission/Cost: FREE (All ages)

Location:
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego: Downtown
1100 Kettner Boulevard
San Diego, CA
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Thursday, February 16 - 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.mcasd.org, or call: (858) 454-3541.
02/12/2017 - Art of the 20th Century
The first decades of the 20th Century witnessed a schism in the arts as painters and sculptors in Europe and the Americas began to break with academic traditions. Rallying under the banner of expressive freedom and an independence from established institutions, these artists began to explore new social realities, and the even more radical concept of a purely abstract art. Adding to this transatlantic transmission of ideas was an unprecedented internationalism. A new era of travel and communication would, for example, lead Mexican modernist Diego Rivera to Paris. Conversely, wars, suffering and the dream of a new life led even more European artists to emigrate to the United States.

Tracing a trajectory through a century of art, from the School of Paris to Surrealism and Pop, the paintings and sculptures on view do not present a traditional survey divided by national schools. Instead, this display combines artists from Europe, the United States and Latin America to highlight the international aspects of modernism. In so doing, the installation showcases the special strengths of the museum's collection of modern and contemporary art together with a select group of loans.

Admission/Cost:
Adults - $15
Members - Free
Youth, 17 and under* - Free
College Students, full time with ID - $8
Seniors, 65 and older with ID - $10
Military, active, retired with ID - $10

*Children younger than 14 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian (age 18 years or older) at all times.

Location:
San Diego Museum of Art
San Diego, CA
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Dates/Times:
Ongoing until December 31, 2019
Sundays - 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Mondays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesdays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Wednesdays - closed
Fridays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturdays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdmart.org, or call: (619) 232-7931.
02/13/2017 - German Expressionism at SDMA
In 2011, the Museum received an extraordinary gift from the Estate of Vance E. Kondon and Liesbeth Giesberger: 48 exceptional works by the leaders of the German and Austrian avant-garde in the first half of the 20th century, including Otto Dix, George Grosz, Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele. Presented as a temporary exhibition in 2012, these works comprise a remarkable collection of German Expressionist paintings, drawings and prints.

Today, a selection from this private collection, as well as a few other German Expressionist works from the museum's permanent collection, are on display.

Admission/Cost:
Members - Free
Youth, 17 and under* - Free
College Students, full time with ID - $8
Seniors, 65 and older with ID - $10
Military, active, retired with ID - $10
Adults - $15

*Children younger than 14 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian (age 18 years or older) at all times.

Location:
The San Diego Museum of Art
San Diego, CA
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Dates/Times:

Ongoing, until December 31, 2019

Sundays - 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Mondays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesdays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Wednesdays - Closed
Thursdays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Fridays - 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdmart.org, or call: (619) 232-7931.
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